AUSTRALIA has lost the wickets of Mitchell Marsh and Brad Haddin cheaply in the first session on day three. FOLLOW IT LIVE.

THE opening clash of the Twenty20 summer at Adelaide Oval was meant to be all about Kevin Pietersen. Then Tim Ludeman went to work.

MELBOURNE City boss John van‘t Schip has confirmed his international marquee Robert Koren will make his debut in the Melbourne derby on Saturday night.

MARK Philippoussis will play a role in Spanish ace Rafael Nadal’s preparation for next month’s Australian Open.

STEVE Smith has emerged as Australia’s new Captain Courageous after taking the fight to India, steeled by a run-scoring surge.

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Club Records

TEAM RECORDS
Highest Score For:                     828 v. Essendon 1891/92
Highest Score Against:             568 by Richmond 1999/00
Lowest Score For:                     48 v. Prahran 1924/25
Lowest Score Against:             17 by St.Kilda 1931/2 (SF)
Most Matches:                            S.M. McCooke 314

BATTING RECORDS
Highest Aggregate - Career:    W.G. Ayres 11,154
Highest Aggregate - Season:  W.G. Ayres 1166 - 1999/00
Highest Individual - Score:       W.W. Armstrong 438 v. Uni. 1903/04.

PARTNERSHIP RECORDS

Wkt Runs Batsmen Versus Season
1 331* W.H. Ponsford (165*) & K.E. Rigg (150*) University 1935/36
2 307* D.J. Broad (144 r.h.) & J.K. Moss (148*) Waverley 1975/76
3 277 A.J. Kent (164) & P.M. Nevill (122*) Foots-Vic Uni 2006/07
4 280* C.E. Bradley (178*) & R.J. Herman (105*) University 1988/89
5 214 R.G. Johnstone (100) & H.H. Bowden (131*) South Melbourne 1914/15
6 201 S.M. McCooke (117*) & P.D. King (93) North Melbourne 1984/85
7 154 G.R. Hazlitt (103) & W.W. Armstrong (89) Carlton 1907/08
8 371* W.W. Armstrong (264*) & V.S. Ransford (124*) St Kilda 1919/20
9 148 D.A. Eade (66 r.h.) & N.M. Carlyon (61) Collingwood 1968/69
10 109* W.W. Armstrong (88*) & H. Ironmonger (32*) South Melbourne 1917/18

BOWLING RECORDS
Highest Aggregate - Career:      J.Daniel 485
Highest Aggregate - Season:     L.E. Nagel 86 - 1939/40
Best Analysis - Innings:               I.H.W. Jones 10/37 v. Footscray 1957/58
Best Analysis - Match:                 J. Phillips 13/89 (7/13 & 6/76) v. Univ. 1891/92

WICKET-KEEPING RECORDS
Most Victims - Career:                 R.I. Templeton 663 (621 ct 42 st)
Most Victims - Season:               R.I. Templeton 46 (46 ct) 1994/95
Most Victims - Innings:                R.I. Templeton 7 (7 ct) v. Univ. 1981/82
                                                         R.I. Templeton 7 (7 ct) v. St. K 1988/89
                                                         R.I. Templeton 7 (6 ct 1st) v. Foots 1991/92
                                                         R.I. Templeton 7 (7 ct) v. Coll. 1993/94
Most Victims - Match:                   R.I. Templeton 10 (9 ct 1st) v. N'cote 1982/83
                                                         R.I. Templeton 10 (10 ct) v. St. K 1988/89