Caden Helmers A group of Canberra cricketers will vie for the chance to play the curtain-raiser to the Sydney Thunder's Big Bash League clash with the Adelaide Strikers on Sunday.
Matt Short has been appointed as vice-captain of the Cricket Australia XI that will compete in the domestic one-day competition this season.
Daniel Short Ballarat Cricket Association has forecast its plans to implement a standalone Twenty20 competition to be played under the Friday night lights.
Daniel Cherny Just when Peter Siddle and James Pattinson will again send down a ball in anger remains unclear.
Mt Clear has lured Darcy Thomson to be vice-captain of the club in season 2016-17.
Caden Helmers Former Wests/UC pairing Nathan Lyon and Ryan Carters have been named in NSW's 14-man one-day squad.
Tom Decent The NSW Blues will be bolstered by the return of Josh Hazlewood and Pat Cummins sporadically throughout the Matador Cup, but can cope without last year's spearhead Mitchell Starc in their quest for back-to-back titles, according to coach Trent Johnston.
Jon Pierik Thirty years on from his defining Test innings, Dean Jones still feels the physical impact of his 210 against India in Chennai.