Hamstrung Australian captain Michael Clarke has refused Darren Lehmann's request to keep his concerns about selection private.
John Howard, former prime minister and unabashed cricket tragic, has been lured into a formal role with the sport four years after Cricket Australia's bid for him to take the ICC vice-presidency bit the dust.
This summer's World Cup should be Michael Clarke's limited-overs swansong.
Just five months out from a home World Cup campaign, Australia's stunning loss to Zimbabwe in the troubled African nation has raised questions about selection policies, team attitude and medical diagnosis.
Channel Nine boss David Gyngell has asked the ailing but resilient voice of cricket to call Australia's series against India from his Coogee home.
Las Vegas may not seem like the most obvious destination for cricketing culture, but having lived there most of his life Jahangir Jadoon made it so.
She was like the Ellyse Perry of New Zealand women's sport, balancing elite level soccer and cricket, but White Ferns international bat Sara McGlashan is coming to Canberra this summer to add more firepower to the ACT Meteors women's cricket team.
Once the world's fastest female bowler, Cathryn Fitzpatrick is now delivering for Australia from the other side of the fence, as coach of the Southern Stars.
The door remains open for the Big Bash League final to become a permanent fixture in Canberra.
Mike Hussey believes bowlers with dubious actions have been able to beat the system too easily, and fears traditional spinners will have little impact at next year's World Cup in Australia and New Zealand.