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Bangladesh take their first steps into the pink-ball world

They have a lot of work to do, even without worrying about the complications of day-night Test cricket

Raton Gomes

Teams begin day-night training with optional session in Indore

In Kolkata, plans to make the start of the Test a memorable one take shape

Former coach speaks

Australia v Pakistan

Mickey Arthur: What Pakistan must do to win in Australia

Expects the top six to score heavily, but is concerned by the inexperience in the pace department

PCB

Smith wary of Abbas but eager to challenge young quicks

The No. 1 batsman in the world is looking to test the durability of Pakistan's pace bowlers

Australia v Pakistan

1st Test, Brisbane

Pooran 'will learn from his mistake' - Smith on latest ball-tampering case

The Australia batsman also welcomed the current discussions around mental health of cricketers

Tim Paine contemplates last wave of summer

Unfazed by the speculation about his future, Paine gears up for possibly his last home summer as captain

Pakistan's young quicks going to be a challenge for us - Cummins

Pat Cummins on Australia's new-ball bowling, and their batsmen's preparations for Pakistan

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Hassan Azad

Leicestershire's top run-maker

'If I go through a session without scoring a run, that's a win for me'

The top scorer in the second division of the County Championship this year has made a name for getting stuck in at the crease.

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WBBL

Australia domestic season

Hobart Hurricanes' Emily Smith banned for putting team on social media

Smith posted team news on Instagram an hour before the match against the Sydney Thunder and is effectively banned for three months

Behaviour in cricket

Australia news

CA to tighten net around discriminatory sledging

At the end of this summer the board will review its behavioural codes in line with new ICC regulations

BPL draft

Who went where

Sherfane Rutherford to play Bangladesh Premier League

Chattogram sign up Chris Gayle; Dawid Malan also bags contract

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