Western Australia has fought back on the first session of the second day of its Sheffield Shield match with NSW to put itself back in the contest.
Ryan Harris is facing a lengthy stint on the sidelines after his heroics in South Africa and could miss Australia's next Test series in October.
Quack, quack, quack - that's the sound of Shaun Marsh's last three innings as the Test batsman's recent run of outs continued.
The first day of the Sheffield Shield game between NSW and WA at Manuka Oval turned up a few surprises.
The final round of the Sheffield Shield will determine which two teams contest the Shield final, with only Tasmania and Victoria out of contention.
Despite his Test sucesses, Nathan Lyon knows the ''former curator'' questions are inevitable when he returns to Manuka.
His fearsome pace bowling destroyed England and South Africa, but it is a guiding hand from Mitch Johnson which Jason Behrendorff hopes helps him build an international career.
Nathan Lyon and Justin Langer have backed the push for Manuka to host Test cricket.
Manuka Oval is on the verge of hosting the Sheffield Shield final - if NSW to beat WA to finish top of the ladder.
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