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Smith embracing the unknown in Dhaka

With Test cricket unprecedented at this time of year in Bangladesh, there are plenty of unknowns for Steve Smith's Australians as they begin their...

Aussies add bite to Bangladesh preparation

The Australian squad enjoyed a day of fishing in the Northern Territory ahead of their highly-anticipated Test tour of Bangladesh

Smith backs Khawaja, Agar to make Test returns

Steve Smith gives a strong indication that Usman Khawaja and Ashton Agar are in line for a Text return in Bangladesh, adding Peter Handscomb is...

Best bits from day three of Aussie intra-squad match

Spinners Ashton Agar and Jon Holland dominated the third day in Darwin on a pitch designed to replicate expected Bangladesh conditions

Wickets tumble on day three in Darwin

Jon Holland took four in 11 balls and Nathan Lyon grabbed two as wickets fell thick and fast on the third morning of the intra-squad match in Darwin

Extended highlights: Aussie intra-squad day 3

Test squad spinner Ashton Agar took four wickets while Jon Holland picked up five as the slow bowlers dominated the final day of the Darwin match

Holland takes four wickets in 11 balls in Darwin

Victorian spinner Jon Holland removed Hilton Cartwright, Adam Zampa, Peter Handscomb and Jake Weatherald in Australia's intra-squad match in Darwin

Best bits from day two of Aussie intra-squad match

Travis Head hit an unbeaten century while Steve Smith and Glenn Maxwell both had solid innings as Pat Cummins turned up the heat in Darwin

Extended highlights: Aussie intra-squad day two

Australia captain Steve Smith was in the runs while David Warner had to retire hurt; Pat Cummins bowled with pace and hostility and Travis Head...

Extended highlights: Aussie intra-squad day one

Josh Hazlewood was good with the new ball before Peter Handscomb hit a ton while Hilton Cartwright added 81 and Jake Weatherald nearly stole the...

Best bits from day one of Aussie intra-squad match

Peter Handscomb, Hilton Cartwright and Jake Weatherald all piled up runs while Josh Hazlewood and skipper Steve Smith himself claimed wickets on a...

Handscomb shines with century in Darwin

Watch extended highlights of Peter Handscomb's superb century against his Australia teammates from the intra-squad practice match in Darwin