There is a day coming soon enough, Australia hopes, when they can field a grand slam of the generation's best fast bowlers.
Chris Barrett Glenn Maxwell's pre-match comments have created tension in the Australian camp in Sydney ahead of Sunday's first one-day international against New Zealand.
Caden Helmers A stress fracture has derailed Jason Behrendorff's Test ambitions just as former Australian captain Allan Border called for the fast bowler to be sized up for a baggy green.
Myles Houlbrook-Walk Ellyse Perry is in the form of her life as the Australian all-rounder heads into the Women's National Cricket League (WNCL) final with the New South Wales Lendlease Breakers.
Daniel Cherny The hole in the lives of the Riewoldt family where their daughter and sister should be is more noticeable this time of year.
Ronny Lerner, AAP Former Victorian wicketkeeper Darren Berry has likened the festering Glenn Maxwell-Matthew Wade feud to a "pimple getting squeezed to the top".
Larissa Nicholson At just 15, Annabel Sutherland will be part of a younger, new look Melbourne Renegades this WBBL season.
Andrew Wu Former great Waqar Younis says Pakistan will not fear Steve Smith's team and that this summer is his country's best chance to record a historic series victory in Australia.
Chris Barrett Glenn Maxwell says it has been "painful" to be batting further down the order than wicketkeeper and captain Matthew Wade at state level, believing the decision may have hurt his chances of a Test recall this summer despite an imposing first-class record.
Ronny Lerner Veteran pace bowler Peter Siddle has admitted that seeing so many young and inexperienced players included in the last Australian Test side made older players like him nervous about their futures.