World-class fast bowler Nicola Browne has chosen club and career over country, turning down the opportunity to represent New Zealand to re-sign with the ACT Meteors.
On the day Australian cricket marked 200 days until the World Cup, Phil Hughes laid down a marker of his own.
Canberra’s big summer of cricket is set for an even earlier start, with Ireland and Afghanistan to play the ACT Comets in September and October as a warm-up to their World Cup campaigns.
Kevin Pietersen will put bums on seats, dollars in the bank and nightclubbers with smartphones at the ready.
Melbourne Stars have landed their biggest fish yet with the signing of exiled England star Kevin Pietersen for the next two seasons.
ACT's Vinesh Bennett and Matthew Floros selected in Australian men's indoor cricket team for World Cup.
Australian captain Michael Clarke has spent his off-season reflecting on Australia's meteoric rise to the top of cricket's world rankings and says he does not regret anything from infamous "Homework-gate" scandal in India last year.
England cricketers have been spooked by ghosts at their team hotel. An historical survey of such events reveals that they only occur to teams in steep decline.
Peter Siddle will this week begin a training regimen focused on regaining his pace, and with it his fast-bowling berth in the Test team, for the October series against Pakistan and the home-summer series against India.