Fitter, better Doggett to show BBL tricks
Brendan Doggett, who was part of Australia’s Test squad last year and has joined the Sydney Thunder, is ready to return after almost a year on the sidelines.
India have beaten the West Indies by 67 runs in the third and final Twnty20 after half-centuries from Lokesh Rahul, Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma.
Western Australian officials concede Cricket Australia won’t be moving the Boxing Day Test from Melbourne now or any time soon, despite pitch concerns.
Temperatures of around 40 degrees are being forecast for the first four days of the day-night Test between Australia and NZ at Optus Stadium.
Pakistan have fought back with their four-pronged pace attack as Sri Lanka reached 5-202 at the end of day one of their first Test in Rawalpindi.
Sydney Thunder coach Shane Bond is surprised and disappointed that Usman Khawaja is with the BBL club, rather than preparing for the first trans-Tasman Test.
Tim Paine expects Australia’s big guns to rise against New Zealand in Perth with the Black Caps having not lost a Test series in two-and-a-half years.
An intense Perth heatwave means that the Optus Stadium deck is likely to feature plenty of cracks during the first Test, but batsmen shouldn’t be too worried.
Former New Zealand player Ian Smith wants the Black Caps to consider four quicks for the Perth Test in a bid to unleash quick Lockie Ferguson on Australia.
Veteran tweaker Steve O’Keefe, who hasn’t given up hope of adding to his nine Tests, says more should be done at domestic level to help young spinners develop.
Australia captain Tim Paine says his NZ counterpart Kane Williamson will be a prized scalp when the first Test gets underway in Perth on Thursday.
Australia coach Justin Langer says his heart goes out to the people of New Zealand following this week’s deadly volcanic eruption.
Skipper Azhar Ali says Pakistan’s first Test on home soil since 2009 is a moment to rejoice for the whole nation.
WA allrounder Mitch Marsh is hoping to make his return from a broken hand in at the start of the BBL season.
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