Steve Smith makes an unbeaten 59 in his first match since being appointed Rajashtan Royals captain after they sack Ajinkya Rahane.
David Warner is back, there is confidence with the bat and the team have two in-form spinners - will Australia win the World Cup? Adam Collins analyses their chances.
Steve Smith and David Warner are named in Australia's World Cup squad after serving year-long bans for ball-tampering.
Australia's Cameron Bancroft makes 33 on his debut for Durham as the hosts made slow progress on day one against Sussex.
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Durham captain Cameron Bancroft says he is happy to be enjoying his cricket again and would like to see David Warner and Steve Smith play for Australia at this year's World Cup.
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