Philip Henderson The first wicket is yet to come, but Beau Casson at the very least guaranteed himself a memorable Test debut in the field.
Andrew Wu The man who knocked out the star-studded Sydney Sixers, Craig Simmons, has provided the latest fairytale story of a club cricketer who has hit the big time through the Big Bash League.
Daniel Lane Had the strip of worn grass the Lyon brothers used as their backyard pitch been pancake-flat rather than sloping, the chances are the man proclaimed Australia's new king of spin would be a tradesman...
Daniel Lane NATHAN LYON says he won't be intimidated by South Africa's formidable batsmen when bowling to them on the pace-friendly Gabba for the first Test next month.
Daniel Lane NATHAN LYON insists he won't be intimidated by South Africa's world-class batting line-up or bowling to them on the pace-friendly Gabba for the first Test next month.
Tom Wald Ricky Ponting has backed Nathan Hauritz to become a Test mainstay following the off-spinner's call-up to the national one-day and Twenty20 squads.
Wayne Heming Recalled batsman Craig Philipson plans to use the domestic Twenty20 competition as a springboard back into Queensland's one-day and Sheffield Shield line-ups.
Sam Lienert Off-spinner Nathan Hauritz's hopes of earning a recall to the Australian side would not have been buoyed by the words of MCG curator Cameron Hodgkins.
Western Australia coach Tom Moody believes not much will separate the injury-hit Warriors from last-placed NSW at the SCG on Tuesday.
James Dampney NSW captain Dominic Thornely feels he has the perfect model the Blues should be mirroring as they try to get their struggling cricket team into form.
Daniel Brettig Beau Casson is a victim of the desperate spin cycle that has wrong-footed national selectors as much as the players themselves, chairman Andrew Hilditch says.
Paul Carter Tasmania needs maximum points from the Sheffield Shield match on Tuesday against cellar-dwellers NSW to stay in touch with competition Victoria and Qld.
Beau Casson's tough start to the season continues with the spinner in doubt for cellar-dweller NSW's Sheffield Shield match against Tasmania on Tuesday.
It's every spinner's nightmare when a batsman comes after you and Nathan Hauritz never knew quite what to do.
Daniel Brettig Australian captain Ricky Ponting says it's likely that Nathan Hauritz will play in Friday's second cricket Test against New Zealand at Adelaide Oval.
A career-best performance from paceman Chris Swan helped give Queensland first day honours over NSW in their Sheffield Shield cricket clash at the SCG.
New South Wales have won the toss and elected to bat on Friday, the opening day of the Sheffield Shield cricket match against Queensland at the SCG.
Adrian Warren NSW will be keen to generate some much needed momentum in a so far pointless month of domestic competition when they face the Bulls in a Sheffield Shield match.
Adam Cooper & Adrian Warren Victorian captain Cameron White has been urged to bowl himself more if he wants to secure a place in the Australian Test side as a leg spinning allrounder.
Adrian Warren Century-making opener Jamie How saved NZ from total humiliation against a severely depleted New South Wales on the opening day of their tour match at the SCG.