Jesse Hogan The story earlier this month of Brett Goodes stepping out of elder brother Adam's long shadow to excel on his AFL debut for the Western Bulldogs resonated with Brenton McDonald, for obvious reasons.
Chloe Saltau Paceman prohibited from playing competitive cricket before Test squad leaves for India.
Andrew Wu JACKSON BIRD'S shock Test debut forced his father Ian to change his Christmas and New Year plans. Ian had been planning to fly from Romania to watch Bird wear the green of the Melbourne Stars in...
South African bowler Imran Tahir finished Australia's first innings at Adelaide Oval with 0-180 from 23 overs - the ninth worst figures in Test history.
Jeff's what the doctor ordered on a docile pitch, but name behind Lyon's new doosra remains an enigma
Chris Barrett, Andrew Wu MYSTERY surrounds the origins of the name behind Nathan Lyon's new alternative, back-spinning delivery.
Chloe Saltau Shane Watson's unreliable body means Australia has faced this state of emergency before.
Chloe Saltau The only good thing about Shane Watson's unreliable body is that Australia has faced this particular state of emergency before.
Chris Barrett Nathan Lyon fully expects South Africa's cavalcade of top batsmen to attack him.
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.
Greg Baum The Outright Foundation is trying to promote Test cricket, the form of the game without short cuts.
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.
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.
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.
Adam Cooper Young Victorian spinner Jon Holland is a man short on sleep as his nerves get the better of him before his state-level cricket debut.
Todd Balym NSW spinner Beau Casson doesn't really know how or why he plummeted out of Australian Test favour but hasn't given up hope of a recall on home soil.
Justin Chadwick West Australian cricket coach Tom Moody says there must be more to the Andrew Symonds "gone fishing" saga than meets the eye.
Bryce McGain will miss both Australia's home Test series after surgery on the shoulder tendon problem that forced him to return home from the tour of India.
Daniel Brettig Cameron White's steadfast adherence to his own cricketing instincts has been rewarded with a baggy green cap, the 402nd handed out to an Australian Test player.
Justin Chadwick As NSW prepare for their Sheffield Shield clash with WA, Blues skipper Dominic Thornely admits his team is unsure whether Stuart MacGill wants in or not.