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David Warner and Steven Smith look on before the start of the match

Australia in India 2017

Smith challenges Warner to go big in India

David Warner has not scored an overseas Test century for more than two years and Steven Smith wants his deputy to "do a Karun Nair" and make monumental scores

Australia captain Allan Border holds aloft the 1987 World Cup trophy

1987 World Cup

'How'd I do that?'

Thirty years on, Tom Moody reflects on Australia's World Cup triumph of 1987 - the tournament that no one expected them to win

Steven Smith soaks in the applause of the crowd after getting to his century

Australia v Pakistan, 4th ODI, Sydney

Azhar Ali to return in must-win game for Pakistan

With a 2-1 lead, Australia have the chance to wrap up the series against Pakistan at the SCG. Their premier fast bowler Mitchell Starc has also returned to the squad

A Thunder fan sports his team's colours

Australia news

BBL executive Nick Cummins quits Thunder for Tasmania

Nick Cummins has become the first Big Bash League executive to graduate to a role of shepherding one of Australia's state associations, moving from the Sydney Thunder to succeed the longtime Tasmania chief executive David Johnston

Matthew Wade was bowled by Shoaib Malik for 35

Australia v Pakistan, 2nd ODI, Melbourne

The straighter one strikes back

Plays of the day from the second ODI between Australia and Pakistan at the MCG

Mitchell Swepson takes part in a training drill

Australia in India 2017

Warne's tip Swepson is his own man

Uncapped legspinner Mitchell Swepson has some experience of playing in the subcontinent and against Indian batsmen, and he hopes that will help him settle on the tour of India

Junaid Khan is overjoyed after dismissing Usman Khawaja

Australia v Pakistan, 2nd ODI, Melbourne

Pakistan end 12-year win drought in Australia

Pakistan's spinners cornered Australia's batsmen on a sluggish MCG surface to restrict them to 220 and set them up for a series-squaring win in the second ODI

Darren Lehmann is all smiles during Australia's practice session

Coach

Boof, part deux

Lehmann's second autobiography offers a compelling window into his philosophies and experiences, but it's not quite timed perfectly