Cricket
 Pattinson can be Heat X-factor: Vettori
Brisbane coach Dan Vettori says former Test fast bowler James Pattinson looms as the Heat's X-factor in the Big Bash League - as an allrounder.
 Injured batting star Shaw resumes running
Injured Indian opening batsman Prithvi Shaw has resumed running in his recovery from an ankle injury which ruled him out of the first Test against Australia.
 Victoria take control of WA Shield clash
Victoria have taken an overall lead of 240 against WA in their Sheffield Shield match, but spinner Jon Holland expects a tough haul to seal the win.
 Paine invokes spirit of Dubai in pep talk
Australia will require something special to defeat India in Adelaide, where Tim Paine has told teammates to show the same belief they exhibited in Dubai.
 Indian batsmen shelve egos in first Test
India's assistant coach Sanjay Bangar says batsmen shelving their egos has the tourists on the cusp of victory against Australia in the first Test in Adelaide.
 O'Keefe shaping as key to Blues victory
South Australia will resume day four of their Sheffield Shield clash with NSW at 0-18, still needing 143 runs to make the home side bat again.
 Shaun Marsh is a hero in waiting: Lyon
Nathan Lyon says much-maligned batsman Shaun Marsh is ready to become an Australian hero by guiding the team to victory in the first Test against India.
 Injury scare for Indian quick Bumrah
Indian paceman Jasprit Bumrah has returned to the attack in the first Test against Australia at Adelaide Oval after appearing to hurt his shoulder.
 Big-hitting Thunder outlast Brisbane Heat
A whirlwind half century from Harmanpreet Kaur headlined a strong all-round batting display as Sydney Thunder bounced back to winning ways.
 Wet the winner in Ballarat in WBBL
Rain has been the victor as WBBL sides Melbourne Renegades and Adelaide Strikers have fallen just short of completing their match in Ballarat.
 Perry maintains rich vein of batting form
Ellyse Perry is used to setting milestones but the allrounder's weekend form with the bat suggests she could outdo her own WBBL benchmark.
 Lyon fills boots after Kohli dismissal
Australian offspinner Nathan Lyon's six dismissals of India superstar Virat Kohli are the most by any bowler in Test cricket.
 Test cricket run chases at a glance
Fast facts about run chases in Test cricket.
 Hurricanes claim WBBL win after run-fest
A whirlwind half century from player of the match Smriti Mandhana has lifted Hobart Hurricanes to a record WBBL score and a first win of the campaign.
 Worrall hurt as Blues take Shield lead
South Australian Daniel Worrall's Ashes prospects have been bit by a back injury as NSW declared at 8-541 with a healthy lead in their Sheffield Shield clash.
 Burns, Labuschagne give Qld Shield hope
Chasing 414 or victory, Queensland are 2-164 at stumps on day three of their Sheffield Shield match against Tasmania at Bellerive Oval.
 DRS wouldn't have saved Finch: Lyon
India have again benefited from the Decision Review System in Adelaide after another howler from umpire Nigel Llong in the first Test against Australia.
 Aussies back Starc after Johnson roasting
Former Australian paceman Mitchell Johnson has questioned Mitchell Starc for a lack on intent against India in the first Test.
 Maddinson hurt, but Vics dominating WA
After top-scoring in the first innings of his Victorian debut with a century, opener Nic Maddinson needs surgery on a broken arm.
 Aussies 4-104, chasing 323 to win 1st Test
Australia have slipped to 4-104 at stumps on day four of the first Test against India, needing a further 219 runs to win at Adelaide Oval.