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Fans play cricket in Yarra Park outside the MCG

Australia cricket

Across Australia with the cricket squad

A fan of the game, and a keen traveller too? Here's where your favourite Australian cricketers come from, and what charms their states hold

Steve O'Keefe appeals for the wicket of Asad Shafiq

Australia in India 2017

Australian spin faces up to economic crisis

For Australia to find any success in India, their spinners will have to keep their economy rates in check, a fact backed up by the past 20 years of Australian visits to India for Tests

Travis Head struck one four and two sixes in his hand of 30

Australia v Sri Lanka, 3rd T20I, Adelaide

The catch-trick and no-Zing bails

Plays of the day from the third T20I in Adelaide where Australia won by 41 runs but lost the series 2-1

Adam Zampa celebrates after removing Dilshan Munaweera

Australia v Sri Lanka, 3rd T20I, Adelaide

Zampa secures consolation win for Australia

Adam Zampa's dismantling of Sri Lanka arrived too late to salvage the series for Australia, and also too late for his skiddy, accurate wrist spin to be considered for the Test team to face India in Pune from Thursday

A view of the ICC Board Meeting in session

ICC news

Full Membership no longer permanent under proposed changes

Full Membership of the ICC will no longer be a permanent right but instead a privilege up for review every five years, under proposed sweeping changes to the constitution of cricket's governing body

Tim Paine reached his second half-century of the series before he was dismissed

Australia news

Fickle finger of Tim Paine's fate

Multiple surgeries and a loss of form and confidence pushed him into the shadows, but he has used T20 assiduously and will return for Tasmania this week

Asela Gunaratne gives Aaron Finch a send off

Australia v Sri Lanka, 3rd T20I, Adelaide

Dead rubber the last shot for makeshift home XI

Australia's makeshift XI are seeking a win in the Adelaide dead rubber, while Sri Lanka are hoping to remain unbeaten over the hosts in T20s down under

David Warner was out lbw

Australia in India 2016-17

Australian cricket's two Indias

For long, Australians expected hardship on a tour to India. These days the living conditions are far more friendly, and the difficulties are mostly out the middle