Steve Smith's unbeaten 103 steered Australia to 326/6 on day one of the third Ashes Test at the WACA.
Australia are closing in on regaining the Ashes after ending the first day of the third Test at 2/5 with Sky Bet to take victory and with it, the series.
Michael Clarke is this year's winner of the Sir Garfield Sobers Trophy as the ICC player of the year.
Trent Boult took 10 wickets as New Zealand crushed West Indies by an innings and 73 runs in the second Test.
A century from Jonny Bairstow helped the England Performance Programme to a four-wicket win over a Western Australia XI.
The ECB has awarded increment contracts to five England players, including Ravi Bopara, for 2013-14.
Rain at Centurion forced the third one-day international between South Africa and India to be abandoned.
Shahid Afridi took Pakistan to a three-wicket victory over Sri Lanka in the first of two Twenty20 encounters in Dubai.
Gary Ballance insists he will be ready for a Test debut should he get an Ashes call after impressing with 89 in Perth.
Mitchell Johnson is vowing to continue his intimidation of England and appears amused by the tourists' plans to fight fire with fire.