Australia's women's cricket team is operating in a new era of professionalism and it showed as they lapped the competition at the World T20, writes Richard Hinds.
Cricket Australia responds to the packed schedule for 2019, prioritising Sheffield Shield and the ICC Cricket World Cup over the lucrative Indian Premier League.
Australia advances to the last four of the Women's World Twenty20, with Alyssa Healy starring once again as her team beats New Zealand by 33 runs.
Australia makes it two from two at the women's World T20 in Guyana with a big win over Ireland — but Alyssa Healy grabs the headlines with the fastest 50 in tournament history.
Australia's women's team has a comfortable six-wicket win over New Zealand in Brisbane to seal the three-match T20 international series 2-0.
Despite some players calling for their bans to be lifted, Steve Smith and David Warner will not be appearing in the BBL, the league's boss says.
Cricket Australia has locked in a series-opening Test against India at Adelaide Oval but is still hoping to secure a deal for a day-night fixture.
Winding the clock back, former Australian Test all-rounder Shane Watson pummels nine fours and six sixes to notch a 57-ball century in Chennai's Indian Premier League win over Rajasthan.
Debate is raging in the cricket world over the future of the international Twenty20 but, as Steve Wilson writes, it would be folly to throw out the global game for yet more domestic expansion.
It's all about the Big Show at Bellerive Oval, as Glenn Maxwell takes three wickets, survives a controversial non-catch and hits a six for a century to win the T20I for Australia over England.