It all started with a DM, that snowballed into a trans-Pacific search for the man in the Australia A jersey at Super Bowl XXX. Just who was he, and why on earth is he wearing a cricket jersey at a Super Bowl?
Peter Handscomb, Matthew Wade and Mitchell Marsh have been added to the squad for Sunday's four-day game at Canterbury
- Australian thoughts turn to Ashes as World Cup trio join squad to face Lions
- Fit-again Marsh ready for captaincy gig in India
- I will open the batting - Cheteshwar Pujara
- Contrite Quiney reserves judgement on tourists
After toiling for long periods through the day and about 45 minutes left in the day, India wrapped up the Australia tail and chased down 55 in under seven overs
Mitchell Marsh and Peter Handscomb struggled again while Mohammed Siraj bagged his second ten-wicket haul in three first-class matches
The Maharashtra batsman shepherded a lower-order resistance to help India to a lead of 31 runs in the first innings
He's battled more injuries than most, and the allrounder who was touted as a future Australia captain by Justin Langer has the opportunity to take a step towards that goal
His unbeaten 73, one of three half-centuries in a breezy chase, swelled his Quadrangular series tally to 306 runs in four innings without being dismissed
The batsman has put his subcontinent failures behind him worked on his game and fitness. It showed in the unbeaten ton he struck for Australia A against India B
Usman Khawaja was the other hero with an unbeaten hundred, while Manish Pandey's century for India B went in vain
The Australia A captain followed a century with two wickets to keep his side's hopes alive in the Quadrangular A series
The 21-year-old quick has been fast-tracked into the national set-up, vindicating his decision to let go of AFL ambitions and pursue his cricketing dreams instead
Having missed out on an ODI spot thanks to a failed fitness test, Rayudu marked his return to action with an assured, unbeaten 62
Having grown up facing his father and older brother, who were both spinners, the art of using his feet was ingrained early. But he's had to make finer adjustments
Cheteshwar Pujara has said that KL Rahul, Umesh Yadav and Amit Mishra will be rested for the second unofficial Test against Australia A in Chennai and that he would open the innings for the side
After three competitive days, Ireland were overturned on the final day in Belfast as Moises Henriques' four wickets bowled Australia A to a 93-run victory
A dramatic day of three declarations and two stunning centuries ended with Australia A in the ascendancy. Ireland, 51 for 3, need a further 250 for victory.
Australia A's bowlers showed their Ashes potential as they ripped through Scotland's batsmen in Edinburgh, wrapping up a win by 360 runs with a day to spare.
Brad Haddin proved his class with an opening day century for Australia A against Scotland at the Grange to put his side in healthy shape at the close on day one.
A fiery spell from Dale Steyn, described by Jacques Rudolph as the "quickest I have seen in six or seven years," was the final act of the drawn tour match at the SCG. After the South African top eight had all batted, they chose to give their quicks a last
The top three South African batsmen spent significant time in the middle, with the captain Graeme Smith scoring a confident 60 before retiring
Watching Rob Quiney compile a sprightly innings for Australia A against the South Africans, the selectors John Inverarity and Rod Marsh would have seen plenty to like
Two century stands denied the South African attack the chance to live up to their reputation as the world's best
Is there a cleaner striker of a ball in English cricket than Craig Kieswetter? Those who watched him make 112 not out on the second day of the England Lions game against Australia A at Edgbaston might find it hard to believe so.
Australia A completed a thumping win over Zimbabwe XI on the final day at Harare Sports Club.
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