CA to consider Gabba success in India draw
Cricket Australia will take into account a player desire to start the Indian series at the Gabba when a decision is made on who hosts the tourists next summer.
Glenn Maxwell has returned from a mental health break to lead the Melbourne Stars in their BBL campaign.
Brisbane Heat recruit Ben Laughlin says he is ready to be unleashed at the Gabba, although he considers it the hardest place to bowl in Twenty20 cricket.
Australia have won the toss and will bat first against New Zealand in Perth, with Black Caps quick Trent Boult ruled out with a side strain.
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.
New Zealand quick Trent Boult got through a net session seemingly unscathed on Wednesday night to remain a chance of playing the first Test against Australia.
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.
Rising Test star Marnus Labuschagne has cemented his spot at No.3 following a series of scintillating displays with the bat.
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.
Adam Gilchrist believes Steve Smith can take the captaincy from Tim Paine when he retires, as Alex Carey continues to nip at the wicketkeeper’s heels.
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.
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