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Shaun Marsh, James Faulkner, Peter Siddle fall out of  Cricket Australia's list of centrally contracted players

Shaun Marsh, James Faulkner, Peter Siddle fall out of Cricket Australia's list of centrally contracted players

While wicketkeeper Peter Nevill and spinner Steve O'Keefe have also been overlooked, all-rounders Ashton Agar, Hilton Cartwright and paceman Billy Stanlake have earned their maiden contracts.

IPL 2017, Match 6 Preview: Gujarat Lions aim to bounce back against Sunrisers Hyderabad

IPL 2017, Match 6 Preview: Gujarat Lions aim to bounce back against Sunrisers Hyderabad

The Lions were demolished by the KKR opening pair of Chris Lynn and Gautam Gambhir during their 184-run opening stand in their opening tie at Rajkot on Friday.

Indian Premier League 2017: Gujarat Lions rope in Mohammad Kaif as assistant coach

Indian Premier League 2017: Gujarat Lions rope in Mohammad Kaif as assistant coach

Kaif had a great stint with both the Indian U-19 and the senior team. He is the first U-19 Indian captain to win the World Cup

Australia vs Pakistan, 1st ODI: Matthew Wade's maiden ton, pacers guide Aussies to 93-run win

Australia vs Pakistan, 1st ODI: Matthew Wade's maiden ton, pacers guide Aussies to 93-run win

Pakistani batsmen failed to put up a fight, as Australian pacers bowled with a disciplined line and length.

Aussie bowler Chris Tremain sends down 11 deliveries in bizarre over

Aussie bowler Chris Tremain sends down 11 deliveries in bizarre over

Here's the sequence: Wd, Nb, 0, Wd, Wd, W, 1, 1, Wd, 0, 1

Australia pace spearhead Mitchell Starc undergoes surgery after freak injury

Australia pace spearhead Mitchell Starc undergoes surgery after freak injury

He spearheaded Aussie attack in the recently concluded tour of Sri Lanka.

Australia lose Shaun Marsh, James Faulkner for South Africa tour

Australia lose Shaun Marsh, James Faulkner for South Africa tour

The tour comprises six ODIs with the first against Ireland on September 27 followed by five against South Africa beginning on September 30.

Sri Lanka vs Australia, 2nd T20I: Glenn Maxwell spoils Tillakaratne Dilshan`s farewell; fuels Aussies to series triumph

Sri Lanka vs Australia, 2nd T20I: Glenn Maxwell spoils Tillakaratne Dilshan`s farewell; fuels Aussies to series triumph

The 39-year-old Dilshan, who participated in 87 Tests, 330 ODIs and 80 T20s, was given a standing ovation by a raucous home crowd as he ended his 17-year-long glittering career.

WATCH: James Faulkner's BRILLIANT hat-trick vs Sri Lanka in 2nd ODI

WATCH: James Faulkner's BRILLIANT hat-trick vs Sri Lanka in 2nd ODI

Bruce Reid, Anthony Stuart, Brett Lee, Clint McKay and Dan Christian are the other five Australians with ODI hat-tricks.

Australia beat Sri Lanka by 3 wickets in 1st ODI

Australia beat Sri Lanka by 3 wickets in 1st ODI

Australia, who suffered their first series whitewash against the hosts in the three Tests, chased down 228 in 46.5 overs.

Video alert! ‘Cute’ Gujarat Lions - Ravindra Jadeja, Suresh Raina and team- welcome you to Gujarat

Video alert! ‘Cute’ Gujarat Lions - Ravindra Jadeja, Suresh Raina and team- welcome you to Gujarat

We can see the dashing cricketers in traditional Gujarati attire doing their bit to promote the state they represent in the Indian Premier League.

WATCH: HILARIOUS! When Australian all-rounder James Faulkner turned Gujarati for a day

WATCH: HILARIOUS! When Australian all-rounder James Faulkner turned Gujarati for a day

Apart from cricket, players also need to fulfill sponsor engagements by attending events and shoots.

Indian Premier League 2016, Match 15: Gujarat Lions vs Sunrisers Hyderabad – As it happened...

Indian Premier League 2016, Match 15: Gujarat Lions vs Sunrisers Hyderabad – As it happened...

Unbeaten for the first three games, the new team from Rajkot crash landed at their own den after suffering a 10-wicket defeat to Sunrisers Hyderabad.

Indian Premier League 2016, Match 6: Gujarat Lions vs Rising Pune Supergiants – As it happened...

Indian Premier League 2016, Match 6: Gujarat Lions vs Rising Pune Supergiants – As it happened...

Strong Gujarat Lions win easy to get their second victory in a row.

Gujarat Lions, IPL 2016, Team Preview: Suresh Raina's opportunity to win title as captain

Gujarat Lions, IPL 2016, Team Preview: Suresh Raina's opportunity to win title as captain

Raina is leading an outfit for the first time in the IPL, and it's also an opportunity for him to display his captaincy skills.

REVEALED: Virat Kohli tells why he became emotional after MS Dhoni hit winning runs vs Australia

REVEALED: Virat Kohli tells why he became emotional after MS Dhoni hit winning runs vs Australia

Kohli also said that he had decided to target James Faulkner in the 18th over.

India vs Australia: ICC World Twenty20, Match 31, Super 10 Group 2 – As it happened...

India vs Australia: ICC World Twenty20, Match 31, Super 10 Group 2 – As it happened...

Virat Kohli scored a brilliant unbeaten 82 off 51 balls to guide India to the last four. India will play West Indies in the second semi-final of the 2016 ICC World Twenty20.

Bowlers day out in World T20: After James Faulkner, Mustafizur Rahman becomes 2nd bowler to take five wickets

Bowlers day out in World T20: After James Faulkner, Mustafizur Rahman becomes 2nd bowler to take five wickets

Yesterday, Australian bowler James Faulkner took five Pakistani wicket to set up a 21 run win in their group match at Mohali.

Pakistan crash out of 2016 ICC World Twenty20 after 21-run defeat to Australia

Pakistan crash out of 2016 ICC World Twenty20 after 21-run defeat to Australia

Earlier in the tournament, the 2009 champions had lost to India and New Zealand in the five-team group.

James Faulkner's injury adds to Australia woes

James Faulkner's injury adds to Australia woes

Australia had injury added to insult after being thrashed in the opening one-day international against New Zealand with an injured James Faulkner returning home Thursday.