Sheffield Shield: Will Pucovski-Marcus Harris pair smashes Waughs' record with 486-run opening stand
The pair shared in a massive 486-run opening stand for Victoria against South Australia, surpassing the previous mark of 464 set by Steve and Mark Waugh for New South Wales in 1990.
India vs Australia: Visitors' skipper Tim Paine relishing 'mouth-watering' year-end series, says revenge is not on his mind
Australia had suffered their first-ever Test series against India at home in the summer of 2018-19 when they missed prolific batsmen Steve Smith and David Warner, who were serving bans following a ball-tampering scandal that shook world cricket
Glenn Maxwell trains with Victoria in a bid to return to Australia squad after taking mental health break
Australia's Glenn Maxwell seems to be moving closer to a comeback from his mental health break after the all-rounder was seen training with his state side Victoria.
Australia vs Pakistan: Cameron Bancroft, Joe Burns back; Usman Khawaja, Marcus Harris axed for Pakistan Tests
Cameron Bancroft is one of three specialist openers for Australia, along with Joe Burns and David Warner, but is more likely to play down the order if selected for the two Tests starting in Brisbane next week, followed by a day-night clash in Adelaide.
McDonald has worked closely with a number of current Australian players, including Aaron Finch, Marcus Harris and James Pattinson, and coached in Britain and India
Australia vs Pakistan: Alex Carey to lead A side; batting spots up for grabs before hosts take on visitors in two-match Test series
Australian selectors on Tuesday flagged a number of batting spots still up for grabs in the upcoming Test series against Pakistan, with an A-side promising a run-off among a number of contenders.
Aaron Finch was dumped from Tests after scoring just 97 runs in three matches as an opener against India last summer, later declaring his chances of padding up again had 'probably slipped away'.
Ashes 2019: Ricky Ponting says David Warner certain for Pakistan Test series despite poor outing in England, backs youngster Will Pucovski for No 6 spot
Ricky Ponting said that only David Warner, Steve Smith and Marnus Labuschagne are the batsmen certain for the summer Test series at home against Pakistan
Despite a late flurry of runs, Australia had to settle for a first-innings deficit of 69, with paceman Archer finishing with figures of 6-62
All-rounder Mitchell Marsh has been recalled to the 12-man squad in place of Travis Head to ease the workload on Australia's impressive pace attack.
Ashes 2019: Australia coach Justin Langer calls for patience with young batsmen who have struggled to get runs
Australia took an unassailable 2-1 lead in the five-Test series following their 185-run win in the fourth Test at Old Trafford and now have the chance to wrap up their first series win in England since 2001, when Steve Waugh’s men won 4-1.
Ashes 2019, England vs Australia Highlights, 4th Test Day 2 at Manchester: Steve Smith double ton puts Australia in control
Catch scores and latest updates from Day 2 of the fourth Ashes Test between England and Australia at Old Trafford, Manchester
Ashes 2019: Australia drops Usman Khawaja, James Pattinson for fourth Test as Steve Smith returns after concussion injury
Selectors named a 12-man squad for the fourth Test, with David Warner and Marcus Harris as openers but leaving out Khawaja, who has averaged just 20.33 in six innings
Ashes 2019: Australian selector Trevor Hohns says Mitchell Marsh is 'good' option for fourth Test after his performance in tour match
Marsh top-scored with 74 in Australia's 338-5 declared against Derbyshire and then took two wickets in three balls as Derbyshire were skittled out for 112
Ashes 2019: Mitchell Starc presses case for call-up to Test squad with four-wicket haul as Australia beat Derbyshire in tour match
The three-day match against Derbyshire was also Steve Smith's first innings since suffering a concussion in the second Test after being hit by a Jofra Archer bouncer
Ashes 2019: Steve Smith's return at Old Trafford could be decisive in Australia's quest to retain urn, believes Tim Paine
Australia captain Tim Paine believes Steve Smith's return could be decisive in their quest to retain the Ashes.
The Australia number three, Khawaja, is hardly alone in his struggles, with only Steve Smith (126.00), Marnus Labuschagne (71.00) and Travis Head (32.00) averaging above 30.
Ashes 2019: Jofra Archer's Headingley heroics prove there's mature head on shoulders of tearaway pacer
In space of two weeks, Jofra Archer has displayed his maturity and ability to adjust. At Lord's, Archer had to contend with slope across the pitch, at Leeds, he had to overcome the uphill approach to stumps.
Ashes 2019: Cameron Bancroft returns to Australia Test squad after completion of 2018 ball-tampering scandal ban
Former captain Smith and his then deputy Warner were both given 12-month suspensions by Cricket Australia, with Cameron Bancroft being banned for nine months
Ashes 2019: Glenn Maxwell, Marcus Stoinis likely to miss series after not being included in 25 player squad for intra-Australia match
After a lean performance in the World Cup, both Maxwell and Stoinis have been excluded for an intra-Australia match which will decide the Ashes squad