So, Australian captain Brad Haddin wins the toss and puts India in to bat on a green pitch at the Gabba next Thursday, and Mitch Johnson is at the top of his run-up, the new ball's lacquer glinting in his hand, looking harder than it ever has before.
Even in a world of boundless complexity and confusion, our loss of Phillip Hughes still seems implausible.
The shambles of Sydney Saturdays take an upsurge at Rosehill Gardens with the Queensland influence of favourites Our Boy Malachi and Sir Moments in the two major events.
Phillip Hughes’ death has had such an impact on the cricket world that every Test- and cricket-playing nation had expressed their condolences to Cricket Australia.
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