Australia depart for UAE and series against Pakistan

Australia skipper Tim Paine has advocated the need for patience in their Test series against Pakistan next month as the squad flew out to the UAE

Highlights: Tasmania v Victoria, JLT One-Day Cup

Victoria's strong batting line-up proved no match for the big-hitting of Matthew Wade as Tasmania opened their JLT Cup campaign with a win

Wade smacks record ton in Townsville

Sit back and enjoy some scintillating batting from Tasmania's Matthew Wade in his record-breaking JLT One-Day Cup century in Townsville

Highlights: Western Australia v NSW, JLT One-Day Cup

Skipper Ashton Turner shakes off illness to help Western Australia overcome a one-man show from NSW Blues debutant Daniel Sams in their JLT Cup...

Peter Handscomb on the 'hurt' of Test axing

Victorian batsman Peter Handscomb discusses his run of low scores and scrutiny by Ricky Ponting of his technique during the Ashes

Ponting picks his vice-captain, backs Finch

Speaking at the launch of BKT's relationship with the KFC BBL, former Test skipper Ricky Ponting runs his eye over Australia's squad to tour the UAE

Sarfraz reflects on one of his best Test innings

Pakistan captain Sarfraz Ahmed believes his influential century against Australia in the UAE in 2014 was one of the best knocks of his Test career

Sarfraz praises Lyon's gains, previews Test series

Pakistan captain Sarfraz Ahmed looks ahead to the series against Australia in the UAE, calling out Nathan Lyon's improvements as a Test bowler

Highlights: Queensland v Victoria, JLT One-Day Cup

Glenn Maxwell scored 80 and Will Sutherland picked up five wickets as Victoria held off a wagging Bulls' tail to claim victory in their JLT Cup opener

Sutherland picks up five in super spell

Victorian young gun Will Sutherland started his JLT Cup campaign in style, collecting a five-wicket haul against Queensland in Townsville

Maxwell launches JLT Cup campaign with fighting 80

Glenn Maxwell led Victoria out of early trouble with a measured 80 (91) against Queensland in the JLT Cup opener in Townsville

Lynn primed for first one-day campaign since 2013

Chris Lynn is set to captain a depleted Queensland side in the JLT Cup in what will be the skipper's first domestic one-day tournament in five years