Here's how the fraternity spent the day on social media.
All the news stories that hogged the headlines today.
"There was just a lot of grey area."
Hastings had represented Australia in 29 ODIs and 9 T20Is.
The veteran pacer will end his association with the Melbourne Stars.
Four captains of the men's Sydney Sixers and Melbourne Stars teams, as well as the women's Melbourne Renegades and Adelaide Strikers teams, are on the brink of suspension.
All the stats and numbers from the highest scoring match between Brisbane Heat and Melbourne Stars.
The second match of the seventh season of the Big Bash is between the two semifinalists of the last season.
"I'm at a stage in my career now where hopefully I can repay the Stars for being so good to me," he conceded.
Alan’s luck haunted him when he represented England against the Rest of World XI in a game at the Lord’s which was later announced as an unofficial game by the ICC and gained only an FC status.