New Zealand have set India a target of 261 in their fourth one-day international, having squandered a strong start by Martin Guptill.
Test veteran Peter Siddle looked sharp in his return to first-class cricket as Victoria took the box seat in their Sheffield Shield clash with Tasmania.
Queensland's Joe Burns admits his 129 may not have been enough to break back into the Australian Test team.
Test spearhead Mitchell Starc has failed to fire in his return from injury for NSW in their day-night Sheffield Shield clash with Queensland at the Gabba.
South Australia has a slender first innings lead over Western Australia in the Sheffield Shield clash at the WACA.
Russell Domingo has extended his contract as South African cricket coach until after next year's tour of England.
South African batting coach Neil McKenzie says Australia's Test bowlers lack any fear factor.
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A jam-packed cricket schedule means Australia's Test stars will be in India and miss a home Twenty20 series in February, but Pat Howard isn't concerned.
Shaun Marsh proved his fitness with a solid 73 for Western Australia on day one of the Sheffield Shield clash with South Australia at the WACA.
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James Anderson has not been included in England's initial 16-man squad for the five-Test series against India.
The reigning premiers looked a chance to break the back-to-back curse for a fair part of the year but ultimately fell short.