Australia's Test team has ventured to Bangladesh, and the first Test in Dhaka is just over a week away. Attention is back on the field for the country's top cricketers, and we look at 10 key storylines to keep an eye on during the two-Test series.
Daniel Cherny Steve Smith has given hints about Australia's likely XI for the first Test in Bangladesh starting next Sunday, with Ashton Agar firming for the position of second spinner, and Matthew Wade likely to retain the wicket-keeping spot ahead of Peter Handscomb.
James Buckley Meg Lanning will miss the upcoming women's Ashes after undergoing surgery on her right shoulder.
Adam Collins It's grim to put it so bluntly, but whenever the West Indies play Test cricket these days, their opposition invariably sees it as preparation for something more meaningful.
Caden Helmers Tom Rogers has signed a full contract with Tasmania and Aiden Blizzard isn't surprised at all.
The Northern Inland Cricket Council will be conducting an open trial for all interested junior players on August 27.
James Buckley Ashleigh Gardner has signed a two-year deal with the South Australian Scorpions in the WNCL.
Daniel Cherny Mitchell Swepson will prepare to play in Australia's coming Test series against Bangladesh but concedes he is probably third in line behind fellow spinners Nathan Lyon and Ashton Agar.
James Buckley Englishman Mason Crane might be on his way back to Australia to help his country defend the Ashes.
David Polkinghorne Cricket ACT chief executive Cameron French says maintaining independence from Cricket NSW is a key issue for his board.
Tamworth commemorates Vietnam Veterans Day.
A dominant scrum set the platform for Gunnedah as they thrashed Narrabri in Sunday's semi-final.
Gunnedah fullback Dylan Lake showed why he is Group 4's No.1 excitement attraction.