One hit wonder? Not likely.
Australia have completed a 10-wicket victory in the first Ashes Test at the Gabba, with England facing all manner of on-field and off-field problems as they attempt to pick up the pieces.
Swing king Chadd Sayers is firming to make his Test debut on his Adelaide home ground after being retained in Australia’s squad despite missing the cut for the Ashes opener in Brisbane.
Test great Justin Langer has denied throwing Matt Renshaw “under the bus”, saying he was merely highlighting the increasing pressure that is building on the out-of-form opener.
Cameron Bancroft continued his late charge for an Ashes berth with an unbeaten 161 for Western Australia in their Sheffield Shield match against South Australia.
He may have a dodgy knee but Steve Johnson will make Greater Western Sydney “walk taller” in Saturday’s AFL preliminary final against Richmond at the MCG, co-captain Phil Davis says.