The Big Bash League has been a tearaway success. But Cricket Australia must not lose sight of which form of the game is most important.
It'll be all over for the losers as Adelaide host the Renegades.
Jon Pierik Mitchell Marsh's injury setback could yet inadvertently help him enjoy greater preparation for next month's Test tour of India.
Eamonn Tiernan Adam Voges is set to retire from international cricket after he captains the PM's XI against Sri Lanka next month.
Jon Pierik Pay talks between players and Cricket Australia are set to reopen this week, with hopes progress can soon be made.
Doubts have been raised over the Test future of South African star A.B. de Villiers, with the champion batsman set to meet South African team management.
Andrew Wu Australia's plans for the tour of India have already hit a snag with all-rounder Mitchell Marsh battling a shoulder injury that has ruled him out of the rest of the one-day series against Pakistan.
Andrew Wu On the day the touring party for India was named, Australia were given a sobering reminder of their weakness against spin as Pakistan's long drought ended on Sunday at the MCG.