Philip Henderson Australia stepped up preparations for the opening match of their West Indies cricket tour with a lengthy net and field session at Sabina Park.
Allrounder Chris Simpson has been confirmed as Queensland's new cricket captain.
Adrian Warren Australia's team leaders are looking beyond recent statistics and talking up the West Indies as they prepare to hit the Caribbean.
The Indian Premier League Twenty20 competition has begun in Bangalore, with Australian captain Ricky Ponting's side scoring a crushing opening night win.
Adam Cooper Ricky Ponting and Anil Kumble will be locking horns once again when the Indian Premier League (IPL) kicks off this weekend.
After missing out on opener Chris Rogers, the Queensland Bulls have secured South Australian paceman Ryan Harris on a three-season deal.
By Jim Morton Disgruntled batsman Chris Rogers' reason for quitting Western Australia has also cost him a lucrative national contract.
NSW wrist spinner Beau Casson has been included in Australia's 15-man Test cricket squad for next month's tour to the West Indies.
By Jim Morton Australian all-rounder Shane Watson has doused speculation of a NSW switch by assuring Queensland officials he will remain a Bull next season.
NSW captain Simon Katich's stellar season with the bat has earned the former Test player the Pura Cup player of the season award.
Victoria lost a wicket on the last ball of the day after dismissing Queensland for 191 on day one of their Pura Cup cricket match at the MCG.
By Roger Vaughan Wicketkeeper Matthew Wade's shock axing leads a number of player changes for Victoria's Pura Cup match against Queensland starting on Friday at the MCG.
By Daniel Brettig Jimmy Maher and Jason Gillespie have farewelled Australian cricket in customary fashion at Adelaide Oval.
By Daniel Brettig Queenslanders Shane Watson and Chris Hartley dominated South Australia's bowlers before the local batsmen crumbled.
By Daniel Brettig Martin Love and Shane Watson ensured South Australia paid for an ordinary first day's batting by guiding Queensland to first innings points.
By Daniel Brettig Jason Gillespie's last appearance failed to bring out anything special in South Australia's batting as the Redbacks were dismissed for 237 by Queensland.
By Daniel Brettig Jason Gillespie's last appearance in a South Australian cap will take place from Friday against Queensland in the Pura Cup match at Adelaide Oval.
By Roger Vaughan Queensland cricketer Ashley Noffke capped 12 months of career-best form by winning the State Player of the Year award at the Allan Border Medal presentation.
Chris Swan will have first crack at filling the boots of retired Qld great Michael Kasprowicz when he lines up in this weekend's Pura Cup clash against SA.
By Jim Morton Two former Queenslanders combined to deny Bulls great Michael Kasprowicz a fairytale first-class farewell at the Gabba.