Brydon Coverdale

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Steve O'Keefe bowled Virat Kohli with a straighter delivery

Australia in Bangladesh 2017

Injured Starc out of Bangladesh Tests, O'Keefe dropped

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

Steven Smith and Darren Lehmann address the media after arriving in India

Champions Trophy 2017

Pay dispute not an 'excuse' for early exit - Lehmann

After suffering a knockout at the hands of England, Australia's coach Darren Lehmann denied that the ongoing pay dispute involving Cricket Australia and the nation's cricketers played any role in his team's performance

Rain threatened Australia's Champions Trophy chances, but not Steven Smith's bat

England v Australia, Champions Trophy, Group A, Edgbaston

Australia's last chance to get their campaign started

For Australia this is a must-win game; for England, a victory would continue their winning momentum into the semi-finals, but their real incentive must surely be the chance to eliminate their oldest foe

Kane Williamson drives elegantly

Australia v New Zealand, Group A, Edgbaston

Rain ruins New Zealand's prospects

A Kane Williamson hundred and a Josh Hazlewood six-for highlighted yet another Champions Trophy washout between Australia and New Zealand at Edgbaston

Steven Smith and David Warner are all smiles as they hold the trophy

Champions Trophy 2017

Smith insists Australia focused on the cricket

Amid the protracted pay dispute, Australia's cricketers have a major tournament to turn out for, and captain Steven Smith insists that's where their focus lies

The Australian team pose after completing a 4-1 series win against Pakistan

Champions Trophy 2017

Fit, firing seam attack key as Australia eye record third title

The prospect of having Mitchell Starc, Josh Hazlewood, Pat Cummins and James Pattinson all available simultaneously has boosted Australia's chances of holding both major ODI world titles simultaneously

World Series Cricket signings pose - with a fast-food clown - at the launch of Kerry Packer's venture

Player pay disputes

When pay fall-outs led to pull-outs

From Kerry Packer's World Series Cricket to West Indies' walkout of their tour of India in 2014, five instances when player-pay disputes affected international cricket