Steve Smith responded to the challenge laid by coach Darren Lehmann by creaming a match-winning century as he and Peter Handscomb mastered Pakistan's spinners to propel Australia to a commanding seven-wicket victory in Perth.
Andrew Wu Broadcaster Channel Ten has landed in hot water with Cricket Australia for providing advice on tactics to Adelaide Strikers captain Brad Hodge during a live interview in a game on Wednesday night.
Daniel Cherny Emma Kearney isn't sure she'll get much sleep on Friday night but says that won't matter if her Melbourne Stars can clinch a place in the Women's Big Bash League finals.
Cameron Mee With the series tied at 1-1, follow our live coverage as Australia take on Pakistan in Perth.
Daniel Cherny He was dressed like he'd been plucked from "C-Grade club cricket", but Seb Gotch has showed he has what it takes to make it in the professional game.
Andrew Wu The man who led Australia to their only series victory in India in nearly 50 years, Adam Gilchrist, has highlighted the importance of defence over aggression as Steve Smith's men prepare for mission impossible.