Brad Haddin sent a huge injury scare through the Australian camp after hurting his shoulder early in the second Test on Friday.
Australia's wretched Middle East campaign lurched further into the mire on Friday after Brad Haddin hurt his shoulder during Pakistan's continued onslaught in the second Test.
Only a few days out from Australia's great race and it appears you would have more chance of scaling the barbed wire walls at Werribee and riding Admire Rakti to victory on Tuesday yourself than diving deep into the camp of the Melbourne Cup favourite.
A stunning catch by veteran David Hussey and paceman Scott Boland's six wickets drag Victoria to an unlikely day-one advantage over NSW, which squandered a strong start to finish 8-266.
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Racing officials are fearful that expected heavy rain on Friday night would have a dramatic effect on Saturday’s opening meeting of the four-day Melbourne Cup carnival.
Julia Gillard's conduct as a lawyer was "questionable" and evidence in the Royal Commission into trade unions "supports a finding" that she received money from her allegedly corrupt former boyfriend Bruce Wilson, counsel assisting the inquiry has said.
The wave of Asian migration will help make next year's World Cup the biggest event in Australia since the Sydney Olympics, according to Cricket Australia chief executive James Sutherland.
North Melbourne will be forced to pick up key defender Cameron Delaney as a rookie or else pay him out for another year after he was one of eight Kangaroos delisted on Friday.