Cricket
 Green stars as WA beat Redbacks at WACA
Star allrounder Cameron Green was the hero as Western Australia started their one-day season with a thrilling win over South Australia.
 Cricket Australia charters flight from NZ
Australia's fifth and final T20 match against New Zealand will begin on Sunday at 12noon (10am AEDT) to allow Australia to head home that night.
 No crowds, no worries for Black Caps
Despite four players isolating after being in Auckland, coach Gary Stead says NZ have no availability issues for Wednesday's T20 clash with Australia.
 Changes likely with T20 series on line
Adam Zampa or Ashton Agar could be dropped for the third T20 against New Zealand as selectors search for a winning formula.
 Warner to return for NSW, Smith still out
NSW superstar David Warner will face South Australia in a one-dayer at Adelaide Oval, marking his first game since Australia's Test series loss to India.
 Black Caps quartet miss training
Three of New Zealand's starting XI in the T20 series against Australia will not resume Black Caps duty until they return negative tests for COVID-19.
 Maxwell pumped for IPL link-up with Kohli
Glenn Maxwell has revealed his strategy for dealing with sledging from Kiwi fans during the T20 series in New Zealand as he eyes off another IPL stint.
 Wellington to host remainder of T20 series
"Logistical complications" have forced New Zealand Cricket to shift Australia's fifth and final T20 match to Wellington.
 Warner, Smith close to Shield returns
Injured batsmen Steve Smith and David Warner may both return for NSW next week.
 WA tail-enders survive in Shield draw v SA
The Redbacks have been left to rue the one that got away after WA tail-enders Cameron Gannon and Liam O'Connor dug in to secure a thrilling Shield draw.
 Australia plot series reversal, route home
Australia's T20 cricketers were considering a boycott of Auckland's Eden Park if playing there meant quarantining on the way home from their New Zealand series.
 Handscomb ton steers Vics to Shield draw
Peter Handscomb's unbeaten 124 has helped Victoria salvage a draw in their Sheffield Shield clash with NSW at Bankstown Oval.
 Lyon baffled by 'crying' over Indian pitch
Nathan Lyon can't understand why there has been so much "crying" over the spin-friendly pitch that led to a chaotic Test defeat for England in Ahmedabad.
 Green century gives WA a sniff at WACA
Cameron Green hit an unbeaten 168 in the Shield clash between Western Australia and South Australia, with SA taking an overall lead of 243 into the final day.
 COVID alert changes Aussie T20 tour of NZ
Australia's scheduled T20 match against New Zealand in Auckland has been shifted, with Wellington to host the next two games, with no crowds.
 Lyon key, Victoria 1-129 in Shield clash
Victoria have reached 1-129 at stumps on day three of the rain-hit Sheffield Shield clash at Bankstown Oval, reducing NSW's lead to 45 runs.
 Aussie cricketers use gap to plot revival
Josh Philippe's international career took off with 45 in Dunedin but the T20 ace says he "definitely left a few runs out there" in Australia's tight loss.
 Darlington NSW's youngest-ever captain
Hannah Darlington has capped a big week, following her first call-up to the Australia squad by becoming the youngest cricket captain in NSW's 165-year history.
 Head, Bancroft make a statement at WACA
Travis Head has scored his highest first-class score of 223 in his first Sheffield Shield game for South Australia since being dropped from the Test team.
 Bowlers to blame in T20s: Kane Richardson
Australia quick Kane Richardson says the bowling lineup needs to heat up if the T20 side is to win the series against New Zealand.