A dejected James Faulkner leaves the field after suffering an injury

World Cup 2015: Australia

Faulkner out to prove fitness for Perth

The World Cup could finally begin for James Faulkner at the WACA on Wednesday. His availability for Australia's fourth group match against Afghanistan in Perth will hinge on how he pulls up after bowling in the side's optional training session on Monday a

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James Pattinson reacts after a delivery

Australia news

Pattinson hit by hamstring injury

There is a chance the fast bowler James Pattinson will not play again this season after picking up a hamstring injury during Victoria's Sheffield Shield match against Queensland in Alice Springs

Mitchell Starc is flanked by Aaron Finch and Glenn Maxwell after striking twice in two balls

World Cup 2015: Australia

Starc asked Clarke for another over

In the first 44 years of one-day international cricket, only five Australians claimed six or more wickets in an innings: Gary Gilmour, Ken MacLeay, Andy Bichel, Glenn McGrath and Mitchell Johnson

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Adam Voges works the ball to leg

NSW v WA, Sheffield Shield, Newcastle, 4th day

WA cruise to victory after NSW fold for 97

Western Australia cruised to a seven-wicket win at the No 1 Sports Ground after New South Wales were bundled out for 97 in their second innings

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Trent Boult is mobbed after bowling Mitchell Marsh for a duck

New Zealand v Australia, World Cup 2015, Group A, Auckland

Boult strikes once, twice...five times

A week after Tim Southee destroyed England with 7 for 33 in Wellington it was the turn of his new-ball partner Trent Boult to produce an extraordinary performance

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Callum Ferguson whips one to the leg side

South Australia v Tasmania, Sheffield Shield 2014-15, 4th day

Ferguson ton gives South Australia five-wicket win

Callum Ferguson's 12th first-class hundred, an unbeaten effort, powered South Australia to a five-wicket win, after Tasmania set them a target of 289 runs on the final day at the Gliderol Stadium