Australia starts day two of the one-off women’s Ashes Test in a comfortable position, but will have one eye on the Canberra skies with the threat of rain across Friday and Saturday.
An admission from Big Bash boss Alistair Dobson that he would “love” to see Steve Smith play in Friday’s Final could mean little despite a third bid to get the batting star in to the injury-plagued Sydney Sixers line-up.
Australian coach and Test great Justin Langer has capped a golden on-field summer with elevation to the Australian Cricket Hall of Fame.
Moises Henriques tells Mohammad Hasnain “nice throw mate”.
West Australian Test hopefuls Josh Inglis, Mitch Marsh and Ashton Agar will not get the chance to play any red ball cricket before the Pakistan tour.
The Sydney Sixers will hope it is a case of third time lucky when they ask the Steve Smith question again before Friday’s final.
Rovman Powell’s blistering century laid the foundation for West Indies’ 20-run win over England in the third Twenty20 international at Bridgetown on Wednesday as they went 2-1 up in a five-match series.