India in Australia 2011-12

Brad Hogg's return no joke

Brad Hogg is adamant he will be more than a 40-year-old sideshow in Australia's Twenty20 plans, starting with two matches against India in Sydney and Melbourne

Perth Scorchers v Sydney Sixers, BBL final, Perth

Henriques helps Sixers to BBL title

The Sydney Sixers began the Big Bash League as one of the least fancied sides but they won the tournament after Moises Henriques set up their chase in the final against the Perth Scorchers

Hobart Hurricanes v Sydney Sixers, BBL semi-final, Hobart

Bowlers, Maddinson help Sixers reach final

The Sydney Sixers only managed to reach 153 in the semi-final in Hobart, but their bowlers restricted the strong Hobart Hurricanes batting line-up, and sealed a spot in the final

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Perth Scorchers v Melbourne Stars, 1st semi-final, Perth

Mitchell Marsh and Gibbs power Scorchers to final

Herschelle Gibbs and Mitchell Marsh provided the batting fireworks before a double-wicket maiden from Ben Edmondson sucked the momentum out of the Stars' chase

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Melbourne Stars v Adelaide Strikers, BBL, MCG

McKay, Hussey take Stars to semis

Melbourne Stars have earned a spot in the semi-finals, knocking Brisbane Heat out of fourth place with a comfortable six-wicket win over Adelaide Strikers at the MCG

Melbourne Renegades v Brisbane Heat, BBL, Melbourne

Heat win to keep semi-final hopes alive

Astute bowling from Alister McDermott followed lively innings from Daniel Vettori and Roelof van der Merwe to shut out the Melbourne Renegades and keep the Brisbane Heat in touch with a semi-final spot