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Victoria v New South Wales, Sheffield Shield 2017-18, Junction Oval, 1st day

O'Keefe eight-for, Harris ton highlight low-scoring day

Mar 3, 2018: The opener made 109 out of a Bushrangers total of 199, while the Blues left-arm spinner picked up career-best figures of 8 for 77

ESPNcricinfo staff

Test bowling nominees

Turn, turn, turn

Jan 15, 2018: Seven of our top ten Test bowling performances of 2017 came from spinners. Who was the best?

Akshay Gopalakrishnan

New South Wales v Victoria, Sheffield Shield 2017-18, Sydney

Holland's five-for sets up Victoria's victory charge

Nov 26, 2017: Left-arm spinner Jon Holland's five-wicket haul gave Victoria to platform to inflict a target of 468 on New South Wales

ESPNcricinfo staff

Australia in Bangladesh

O'Keefe selection questioned by Hastings

Sep 6, 2017: Australia seamer Hastings raised two questions over O'Keefe's selection: the left-arm spinner's NSW suspension and a lack of recent match practice

Daniel Brettig

Australia in Bangladesh 2017

Remorseful O'Keefe digests whirlwind recall

Sep 1, 2017: Steve O'Keefe admits he thought his career was over earlier, but understands how he finds himself back in the Test squad in Bangladesh

Adam Collins and Daniel Brettig

Bangladesh v Australia, 1st Test, Mirpur

Australia's loss to Bangladesh: Unwanted history? Yes. Disaster? No

Aug 31, 2017: Australia's first-ever defeat to Bangladesh has drawn a fevered response down under, one that may reveal more about the post-pay war climate than the actual merits or otherwise of the team's performance

Daniel Brettig

Australia tour of Bangladesh 2017

O'Keefe recalled to replace Hazlewood

Aug 29, 2017: Steve O'Keefe has been recalled in place of the injured Josh Hazlewood to be part of Australia's squad for the second Test against Bangladesh

Daniel Brettig and Adam Collins

Australia in Bangladesh 2017

Injured Starc out of Bangladesh Tests, O'Keefe dropped

Jun 16, 2017: Mitchell Starc will miss Australia's Test tour of Bangladesh in August due to injury, while left-arm spinner Steve O'Keefe has been axed despite bowling Australia to victory with a 12-wicket haul against India in Pune earlier this year

Brydon Coverdale

Australia news

O'Keefe banned, fined for offensive outburst

Apr 7, 2017: Steve O'Keefe has been banned from this year's domestic limited-overs competition by New South Wales and fined for the second time in eight months

Daniel Brettig

Australia in India 2016-17

Smith and spinners stand out for Australia

Mar 29, 2017: Marks out of ten for Australia's players at the end of their 1-2 series loss to India

Brydon Coverdale

How a spinner can break the rhythm of the batsman

Mar 18, 2017: By learning how to subtly change the pace of his deliveries

Ashley Mallett

The Malaysian-born Test record-holder

Feb 28, 2017: Also: who is the best demolisher of tails, and who "scored" the longest duck?

Steven Lynch

ICC news

Smith garners highest career-rating points in latest ICC rankings

Feb 26, 2017: Steven Smith's new tally of 939 rating points puts him at sixth in the all-time list of highest points, behind Don Bradman, Len Hutton, Jack Hobbs, Ricky Ponting and Peter May

ESPNcricinfo staff

Australia in India 2017

How good was Australia's Pune victory?

Feb 26, 2017: There was a high degree of difficulty, but series will tell tale of just how great a Test win Pune was

Daniel Brettig

India v Australia, 1st Test, Pune

O'Keefe's second-day spell was exceptional - Lehmann

Feb 26, 2017: While Lehmann lauded O'Keefe, who had returns of 6 for 35 in both innings, he was also fulsome in his praise for Nathan Lyon

Brydon Coverdale

India v Australia, 1st Test, Pune

The rabble that won

Feb 25, 2017: It was 4502 days since Australia won a Test in India. Few gave them a chance to do it this time. They responded in style

Melinda Farrell in Pune

India v Australia, 1st Test, Pune, 3rd day

Smith lauds O'Keefe, batsmen for adapting to 'driest surface'

Feb 25, 2017: Australia's win in Pune was so special, captain Steven Smith knew to a day how long it had been since they won a Test in India

Brydon Coverdale

India v Australia, 1st Test, Pune, 3rd day

O'Keefe, Smith set up famous Australia victory

Feb 25, 2017: Steve O'Keefe took 12 wickets and Steven Smith scored a remarkable century as Australia completed a 333-run win over India in the first Test in Pune

The Report by Brydon Coverdale

India v Australia, 1st Test, Pune, 2nd day

O'Keefe chooses the big stage to defy beliefs

Feb 24, 2017: In the past, Steve O'Keefe has dismissed Kevin Pietersen, Virat Kohli, and many more in first-class cricket. Yet Australia have consistently found reasons not to pick him

Jarrod Kimber in Pune

India v Australia, 1st Test, Pune, 2nd day

O'Keefe resuscitates Test career with 6.1 overs

Feb 24, 2017: Steve O'Keefe produced his second-best first-class figures, of 6 for 35, in a fine spell of spin bowling after lunch to lead Australia's charge, and put his own career back on track

Brydon Coverdale
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