A BBL homecoming for Fawad Ahmed is not out of the question with the veteran leg-spinner yet to re-sign with Sydney Thunder and on the radar of the Melbourne Renegades.
At Marvel Stadium, the Big Bash final was almost ruined by infantile circus around it. Then came the best trick of all.
Injury-prone paceman James Pattinson is set to feature in Futures League before playing again for Victoria.
West Indies batsman Chris Gayle has confirmed he will retire from one-day internationals after this year's World Cup.
Newly crowned Allan Border medallist Pat Cummins has become the first Australian bowler to top the ICC Test bowling rankings in 13 years.
Here are the five moments which defined the BBL08 grand final where the Renegades climbed off the canvas to claim a 13-run win.
Dan Christian justified his spot in our team of the tournament with a player of the match performance in the BBL final. Here's the XI.
Stars captain laments collapse as first title proves elusive.
Veteran succeeds against former club.
The town was painted red in 30 crazy minutes.
But BBL chief Kim McConnie has vowed not to be reactive, declaring the first summer of the expanded competition a success.
Sri Lanka's stunning win and the re-emergence of the West Indies have been a welcome boost for cricket's traditional format.
With the Sheffield Shield back on the agenda, Australian quick Peter Siddle says it's time to make a change.
Facing what seemed certain defeat, the tourists rallied for a famous, exhilarating triumph at Kingsmead, including a 78-run stand for the final wicket.
Winning the hearts and minds of the sporting public, and earning their hard-earned cash, is a game played at the margins.
Marcus Stoinis has enjoyed a strong BBL campaign and the Renegades know they must curb him in Sunday's final at Marvel Stadium.
Eddie McGuire has been with the Stars since day one and craves the ultimate success against the Renegades in Sunday's BBL final.
The popular voice of ABC Cricket was unimpressed with Shane Warne's antics in the box during Friday night's BBL semi-final.
The Melbourne Renegades are contractually bound to play their home finals at Marvel Stadium.
It's an all-Melbourne BBL final after the Sydney Sixers slumped to a three-wicket loss against the Renegades.
Daniel Christian set up an all-Melbourne BBL final with a brilliant innings to edge the Sydney Sixers on Friday night.
David Warner has resisted going public with the full story of the ball-tampering scandal but is willing to complete Cricket Australia's assimilation plan.
Ginninderra player-coach Mick Delaney says form is the best way for Canberra cricketers to force their way into the ACT/NSW Country Comets side.
Jackson Bird will be strongly considered to return for Sunday’s Big Bash League final as the Melbourne Stars weigh up whether to change a winning XI.
People may laugh, but I honestly think Australia can triumph in both one-day and Test cricket this year.
Australian fast bowler Josh Hazlewood hopes positive scan results on Friday clear him to return to bowling soon and allow him to ramp up his preparations for the World Cup.
The Melbourne Stars are just one win away from completing a remarkable rise from the bottom of the ladder.
Renegades captain Aaron Finch likes what he sees in the Marvel Stadium pitch for Friday night's BBL semi-final.
CA high-performance chief Belinda Clark has praised Justin Langer after a tough opening summer.
Stephen O'Keefe is cracking jokes and keeping his Sydney Sixers teammates entertained this week. It speaks of a man more at peace with himself.