Steve Smith and David Warner have both been named in Australia's 15-man squad ahead of this year's Cricket World Cup, but Josh Hazlewood and Peter Handscombe miss out.
Coming off the ball tampering scandal, Justin Langer was tasked with being the person to mend what had a become fractured team. Now Australia has some serious momentum heading into the World Cup, writes Clint Thomas.
Basketball has joined a host of other sports in embracing a shorter form of the game, which will be played at the next Olympics. However, governing bodies need to be careful not to forget their sport's roots in the pursuit of dollars, writes Ben Lisson.
The end of the ball-tampering bans of Steve Smith and David Warner was a bit anti-climactic — the real question is when, and if, they (and Cameron Bancroft) will draw a line under the scandal by telling the full story, writes Geoff Lemon.
Australia crushes Pakistan 5-0 in the ODI series with a 20-run victory in the final match in Dubai, as Glenn Maxwell explodes with a rapid 70 runs from just 33 balls.
With their ball-tampering suspensions now served, Steve Smith and David Warner are both eligible to play cricket again for Australia — but they will not be returning as leaders.
Australia is looking to make it two ODI series wins in a row when it takes on Pakistan in Abu Dhabi with a 2-0 lead in the five-match series. Follow all the action in our live ScoreCentre.
Bruce Yardley, who was Australia's first choice spinner in the 1980s and went on to be one of the biggest influences on Sri Lankan spin king Muttiah Muralitharan, dies at the age of 71 after a battle with cancer.
The cricket world is divided over the sensational Mankad dismissal in the Indian Premier League, with Shane Warne and Mitchell Johnson sitting in opposing camps.
The former Australian opener sends a reminder to World Cup selectors exactly a year to the day after the events of the ball-tampering scandal in South Africa, blasting 85 off 53 balls in his return to the IPL.