Mitchell Starc is battling an ankle injury which has cast his immediate future in doubt.
Matt Murnane A worn-out Adam Scott admits the most frustrating and unfulfilling year of his career is taking its toll at the Australian Open.
Malcolm Knox As sure as night follows day, there would be a tinge of anticlimax in the first session of the third Test match. The walkways linking the city of Adelaide to its oval were lined with banners reminding spectators that they were witnesses to history. Speculation over the behaviour of the pink ball was so fervid that it would have been no surprise if the thing had exploded like a novelty golf ball.
Phil Lutton Here's what we found out about the pink ball, Mitchell Starc and Test cricket crowds after the first day in Adelaide
Daniel Lane Sean Abbott took a wicket with the fourth ball of his first over in the Sheffield Shield match against Queensland at the SCG, a match that is being treated as a solemn occasion in Australian cricket.
Andrew Wu Australia welcomed life after Mitchell Johnson and the start of cricket's brave new era by grinding New Zealand's top order into submission in the historic day/night Test.
Chris Dutton They're the ACT Brumbies who zip around the south of France on scooters, eat frog's legs and are battling the language barrier, but they all say Montpellier "feels just like home".
Adam Pengilly Jordan Spieth is slowly chipping away at Matt Jones' Australian Open lead. But tournament officials were less than impressed with the pace of play of his group and issued a warning.
Malcolm Knox The beauty of Test cricket is not only its appeal to tradition, but also its mutability.
Chris Dutton It was once the most feared fortress in the WNBL and the Canberra Capitals are hoping getting back to their Tuggeranong tin shed can spark a massive turnaround on the court.
Blacktown mayor Stephen Bali hits back at claims Lethbridge Park-Tregear area is ‘‘unliveable’’.