On the first day of Test cricket at Optus stadium began well for Australia, the WACA Ground lurked like a ghost.
The daughter of the former CA chief is very impressive.
Australia have two vice-captains who could have been overlooked for the top role had Tim Paine missed the Perth Test.
It's been a wonderful competition, but standards of play are higher in many overseas tournaments.
Australia are in the game on a pitch already showing signs of variable bounce but should have been in a significantly stronger position.
There are concerns about the Big Bash being extended to the middle of February, with some believing the less-is-more approach should have been maintained.
Shane Warne's scathing attack on Mitchell Starc has gone down like a lead balloon with the left-arm paceman.
The tourists opted to overlook a specialist spinner in Perth – and the ramifications as the match unfolds could be great.
Cricket Australia's new chief executive is keen to re-direct the sporting body in a more community-minded direction.
South Australian set to fill in for Aaron Finch.
English cricket great Michael Vaughan predicts a fast and bouncy Perth Stadium wicket will backfire on Australia when the second Test against India gets under way on Friday.
Aaron Finch worked closely with Ricky Ponting on day he was given another crack to prove his wares as a Test opener on home soil.
Australia were courageous in narrow defeat in Adelaide, but that means nothing in a new week and new stadium.
Shane Watson says the banned Australian captain will return an even better player and leader once eventually appointed a new deputy.
Sydney Thunder skipper Shane Watson is in career-best form in the shortest format, but could not handle the intense scrutiny of being an Aussie cricketer again.
Tim Paine will be the owner of an unwanted piece of history if Australia cannot square the series in Perth.
While ticket sales for the second Test have been slow, the WACA is anticipating a sell-out for the Perth Scorchers' first home match of the BBL on Boxing Day.
The Optus Stadium curator has been rebuked by Cricket Australia as the tourists declare they are ready for a fast and bouncy deck.
Looking ahead to the second Test match in Perth, we might reflect on the myths that were busted in Adelaide.
Optus Stadium will be different to the WACA for many reasons, most notably the absence of Perth's Fremantle Doctor that made swing bowling a relative breeze.
Who will captain the Australian Test side if Tim Paine was to miss a significant period with injury?
Perth Stadium's drop-in pitch for its inaugural Test match fixture that begins on Friday is predicted to produce pace and bounce but batsmen from both sides won't be the only ...
Mitchell Starc was the only paceman involved in the centre-wicket practice at the WACA in a move at odds with the team's public praise of the left-arm quick.
Suspended opener Cameron Bancroft was briefly reunited with the Test team as Marcus Harris aims to bed down the position he claimed from his close friend.
Perth Stadium manager Mike McKenna has made it clear he wants "iconic" cricket matches at the $1.6 billion stadium.
Finding a strong opening combination remains remains a problem for a country that has boasted some of the best cricket has seen.
What does this team have that the earlier Indian teams didn’t? To understand that we will have to go back a little in the Indian cricket history.
Glenn Maxwell has urged the public to be more patient with Australia’s cricketers, describing the world of social media as a “dangerous” place.
Details have emerged of the messy power struggle between India captain Virat Kohli and Anil Kumble, which ended with the latter effectively forced to step down as coach.
Australia's Test side is in the midst of its worst streak of batting performances in 34 years as they look to level the series against India.