Cricket Australia has launched a review into the circumstances around the JLT Cup match between NSW and Victoria ending prematurely due to an unsafe pitch.
Chris Barrett is a Sports Writer with The Sydney Morning Herald.
Past and present players have deeper pockets this week after their share of a $58 million adjustment ledger landed in bank accounts.
Umpires abandoned the JLT Cup match between NSW and Victoria due to an unsafe wicket at North Sydney Oval.
The teenager announced himself in the senior interstate ranks in stunning fashion at North Sydney Oval on Sunday.
Lyon was at North Sydney Oval, where NSW took on Victoria, but was a spectator only after landing awkwardly while fielding for the Blues against Queensland at Drummoyne Oval on Friday.
The Australian batsman is out to build on a breakout international summer last year in the Ashes.
A meeting of the International Cricket Council board on Friday in Auckland gave approval to the introduction of a nine-nation Test championship from 2019 and a 13-country one-day league from 2020.
Four-day matches would not be a feature of the sport's new Test championship due to a need to ensure all games across its two-year cycle are scheduled for the same duration.
Peter Siddle's state coach has issued a reminder that the seasoned Victorian should not be overlooked for the Ashes.
Peter Handscomb is ruling out wearing the gloves for Australia in the Test arena to retain his focus on scoring runs and he piled on plenty of them on Tuesday.handsocm