Nathan Ellis provided another moment of brilliance in an entertaining season of the Big Bash League.
New South Wales off-spinner Steve O'Keefe was appalled by the Sydney weather condition in which their Sheffield Shield match was played.
Marsh Cup: Usman Khawaja decided to start the theatrics right at the toss in the Marsh Cup final between Western Australia and Queensland.
Australia vs Pakistan: Usman Khawaja and Marcus Harris were axed with Cameron Bancroft and Joe Burns replacing them in the Australia Test squad.
Marnus Labuschagne has retained his place with Usman Khawaja being dropped to make way for Steve Smith's return.
Justin Langer revealed that "seasoned pro" Usman Khawaja is set to bat at No.3 in the Ashes opener after he passed the fitness test.
Usman Khawaja had trained lightly on Sunday under the watchful eyes of Australia's medical support staff.
Usman Khawaja injured his left hamstring during Australia's last league match against South Africa which they lost by 10 runs.
Steve Smith starred with the bat as Australia beat the Windies by seven wickets in an unofficial World Cup warm-up match.
Australia's resurgence could not have been more perfectly timed as they defend their World Cup title in England in two months.
The thrilling win gave Australia a 4-0 lead in the 5-match ODI series against Pakistan with the last match also in Dubai on Sunday.
Aaron Finch smashed a 143-ball 153 not out for his 13th ODI hundred -- his highest score in ODIs -- to give Australia a 2-0 lead in the five-match series.
Australia first beat India 2-0 in the two-match T20 Series and have now pulled off a 3-2 series win after being 0-2 down.
Chasing a target of 273, India were bowled out for 237 runs in 50 overs.
Australian batsmen put a lot of work into net training sessions to deal with India's spin arsenal, said the vice-captain.
It was yet another superlative effort from Virat Kohli, who lacked adequate support from the other end as Australia won by 32 runs.
Usman Khawaja put his flying skills to the test, taking control of an Airbus A380.
At stumps, Sri Lanka were 17 without loss, chasing a huge 516 to win with two days remaining.