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Jul 12, 2014: Simon Katich has announced his retirement from T20s, thus ending his career as a player in all forms of the game
Sixers v Scorchers, BBL 2013-14, Sydney
Jan 10, 2014: Yasir Arafat took 2 for 1 in the One-Over Eliminator to deliver Perth Scorchers a thrilling win over the Sydney Sixers
Big Bash League 2013-14
Dec 19, 2013: Money isn't a worry for the Big Bash League organisers this year. However, the tournament built more around celebrity culture rather than quality cricket, still faces a challenge
Nov 14, 2013: Shane Watson has replaced his former opening partner Simon Katich on the executive committee of the Australian Cricketers Association
Oct 24, 2013: CA has admitted that their handling of Katich, in dropping the senior in June 2011, was a mistake on their part as the Test team would have benefited from his experience
Oct 15, 2013: Simon Katich has a simple piece of advice for those players fighting to establish themselves as consistent run-makers at state and international level - no one else can do it for you
Victoria v Western Australia, Ryobi Cup, Sydney
Oct 15, 2013: Simon Katich's comeback fifty was overshadowed by Jon Holland's impressive display with the ball, as Victoria downed Western Australia by 59 runs
Lancashire v Leicestershire, Old Trafford, 3rd day
Sep 13, 2013: Manchester's infamous rain may have delayed Lancashire's promotion celebrations but Simon Katich departs for a brighter climate this weekend content he has fully contributed to their successful return to Division One.
Worcestershire v Lancashire, New Road, 2nd day
Aug 23, 2013: A dazzling century by Simon Katich helped power promotion-chasing Lancashire to the brink of a first-innings lead against Worcestershire
Lancashire v Glamorgan, Old Trafford, 3rd day
Jul 17, 2013: For all that Lancashire sit contentedly atop the Division Two table, their batting order in 2013 has displayed all the stability of a post-war Italian government.
Northamptonshire v Lancashire, 3rd day, Northampton
Jul 10, 2013: Former Australia batsman Simon Katich's sensational double-century put Lancashire in control on the third day of their top-of-the-table clash against Northamptonshire.
Northants v Lancashire, Wantage Road, 2nd day
Jul 9, 2013: The day before his countrymen begin their attempt to regain the Ashes, Simon Katich registered his second century of the season to put Lancashire in a strong position
Essex v Lancashire, Chelmsford, 2nd day
Jun 13, 2013: Simon Katich scored his first century of the season, and his first for his new club, to guide Lancashire close to Essex's first innings score with wickets in hand
Surrey v Lancashire, YB40 Group B, Guildford
Jun 9, 2013: Simon Katich hit a match-winning 57 from 37 balls to lead Lancashire to a five-wicket win over Surrey at Guildford.
Lancashire v Gloucestershire, Aigburth, 1st day
May 29, 2013: Simon Katich is a pretty hard-headed cricketer. That, at least, was proved literally true when he was declared fit for this game against Gloucestershire
Lancashire v Kent, Old Trafford, 3rd day
Apr 26, 2013: In a week where aging Australian batsmen have been in the headlines, Simon Katich gave Lancashire a chance to pressure Kent on the final day at Old Trafford
Lancashire v Worcestershire, Old Trafford, 4th day
Apr 11, 2013: Simon Katich and Ashwell Prince put on a 181-run stand that could be the sign of thing to come for Lancashire's opponents in Division Two
Hurricanes v Scorchers, BBL, Hobart
Jan 1, 2013: Hobart Hurricanes announced themselves as a force to be reckoned with after a dominant victory over Perth Scorchers in freezing conditions in Hobart
Nov 14, 2012: Simon Katich, the experienced Australian batsman, will be available for the entire 2013 season as Lancashire aim to make a speedy return to Division One of the championship.
Delhi v Perth, Group B, CLT20, Cape Town
Oct 21, 2012: It's usually the captain's duty to perform the post mortem after even the most grisly of defeats, but Perth Scorchers' skipper Marcus North couldn't bring himself to face the (admittedly tiny) press corps after his team's three-wicket defeat to Delhi Dare
After the tragedy of Phillip Hughes' death, this match showed that cricket and life will continue to go on. This time Test cricket dug in and got through to tea.
Virat Kohli's innings on the final day transcended the conditions, the bowlers and his batting partners, and when it was all in vain, he displayed remarkable grace in defeat
Both batsmen seemingly have buckets of talent at their disposal and the backing of their captains, but soft dismissals relentlessly follow both around the Test arena
Josh Hazlewood has been on Australian cricket's radar since he was a teenager. The player that made a Test debut at the Gabba was a much-improved version of the tearaway from 2010
The new stand-in captain has the makings of a long-term leader, given his ability to stay ahead of the game
Turning your back on a system that the whole cricketing world wants a discussion on, refusing to discuss it because it is not 100%, is not good enough
The failed gamble of handing Karn Sharma a Test debut despite him having a moderate first-class record means India have to rethink who their spinner will be
After a long time we have seen an Indian team and captain enjoy the challenge of trying to overcome stronger opposition in an overseas Test