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Nathan Coulter-Nile injured in IPL

Australian quick Nathan Coulter-Nile could be out for an extended period after injuring a hamstring playing in the Indian Premier League.

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Watson seeks ways to revive Royals' season

Shane Watson

Shane Watson says he may have to move himself up the order as his Rajasthan Royals continue to struggle in the Indian Premier League.

Glenn Maxwell continues blazing IPL form

Glenn Maxwell

Australian Glenn Maxwell has continued his scintillating form in the Indian Premier League with another big score.

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Farbrace set for England role

Paul Farbrace when Sri Lanka assistant coach, 2007.

Sri Lanka head coach Paul Farbrace has resigned and is set to take up the position of assistant coach of England.

Hussey could take up Vic coaching role

Set for coaching role: David Hussey.

JESSE HOGAN Victoria's determination to get the contracts of its coach and assistant coach in lockstep could see David Hussey given a chance to step straight into an assistant coaching position while still playing.

Panel to probe IPL spot-fixing scandal

IPL.

The Indian cricket board on Sunday decided to recommend to the Supreme Court a three-man panel to probe a spot-fixing scandal.

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Bushrangers sign young NSW fast bowler

Chris Tremain.

CHLOE SALTAU 2:50am Victoria has signed young NSW fast bowler Chris Tremain for the next two seasons to boost its pace depth in the expected absence of Test quicks James Pattinson and Peter Siddle on national duty.

Glenn Maxwell stars in Indian Premier League

Glenn Maxwell hitting out for Australia.

Big-hitting Glenn Maxwell has starred in a match full of Australians, hitting 89 off just 45 balls.

Windies bowler Kemar Roach in car accident

Kemar Roach.

West Indies fast bowler Kemar Roach has escaped serious injury when his BMW car flipped over several times on a rain-lashed Bridgetown road.

Kevin Pietersen has no way back: ECB

Former England batsman Kevin Pietersen will not be welcomed back to the fold.

Julian Guyer Kevin Pietersen's hopes of reviving his international career appeared to end on Saturday when England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) managing director Paul Downton said there was no way back for the star batsman.

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Peter Moores to be England coach again

Second chance: David Moores.

Peter Moores has been appointed as the new England head coach, the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) announced on Saturday.

Peter Moores set for recall as England cricket coach

Second chance: David Moores.

Julian Guyer Peter Moores is set to be recalled as England cricket coach five years after being dramatically axed from the job, the BBC and The Times both reported on Friday.

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Jonathan Trott walks out on cricket again over mental strain

Jonathan Trott

Patrick Sawer When Jonathan Trott returned home early from the Ashes tour last November citing mental health problems, the world of sport wished him a speedy recovery.

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Jonathan Trott to take another stress break from cricket

Jonathan Trott attends the EPL match match between West Bromwich Albion and Tottenham Hotspur on April 12.

London England batsman is set to take another break from cricket due to stress.

Jonathan Trott needs another cricket break: report

England batsman Jonathan Trott walks from the pitch on day three of the first Ashes cricket Test between England and Australia at the Gabba in November 2013.

England batsman Jonathan Trott is set to take another break from cricket due to the same stress issues that forced him to quit the recent Ashes series, according to a report on Thursday.

Cricket supremo ban upheld by judges

India's BCCI Board of Control for Cricket.

Nick Hoult The head of Indian cricket and the next chairman of the International Cricket Council is facing 12 allegations in a fixing investigation which may have wide-reaching implications for the world game.

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Rising star Sam Robson ready for England Test selection: Chris Rogers

Sam Robson batting for Middlesex.

Resigned to the fact Sam Robson won't play for Australia, Test opener Chris Rogers says England would be mad not to call up the rising cricket star.

Michael Hussey makes disappointing Mumbai debut

Miserable Mumbai start: Mike Hussey pictured during his stint with the Sydney Thunder.

Michael Hussey has made a disappointing debut for the Mumbai Indians, going out for three as his new side suffered a crushing 41-run loss to the Kolkata Knight Riders in their opening Indian Premier League match.

Mitch Johnson ponders limited-overs future

Australia's Mitchell Johnson.

CHLOE SALTAU Mitchell Johnson is prepared to ditch one or both of the limited overs formats if it helps him repeat his menacing of England in next year's Ashes.

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Handy pay day for Australian Test side

Australian players celebrating winning the third Test against South Africa.

SYDNEY, April 16 AAP - Cricket Australia has pocketed $397,000 after finishing second on the annual Test rankings.

Cameron White rewarded with four-year contract extension

Robust form rewarded: Cameron White (right).

JESSE HOGAN Cameron White is to set to finish his Victorian career rivalling Brad Hodge and Darren Berry for most appearances after his robust form was rewarded.

Tom Moody takes Renegades role

Tom Moody when coaching Sri Lanka.

CHLOE SALTAU The Melbourne Renegades have turned to Tom Moody, the former Australian allrounder and Sri Lanka coach, to scour the cricket world for players capable of propelling the team up the Big Bash League ladder.

Australian-born Sam Robson boosts England Test bid

Sam Robson.

Australia-born Sam Robson has pressed his England Test claims with an unbeaten century.

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Michael Clarke involved in first MLB pitch

Michael and Kyly Clarke at the baseball.

Only weeks after baseballers played on the hallowed turf of the SCG, Test cricket captain Michael Clarke has returned the favour.

WA signs Michael Klinger

Western Australia has moved quickly in replacing retired former captain Marcus North, by signing respected South Australian batsman Michael Klinger.

Brad Elborough Western Australia has moved quickly in replacing retired former captain Marcus North, by signing respected South Australian batsman Michael Klinger.

Veteran batsman Michael Klinger moves to WA

Brad Elborough Western Australia has moved quickly in replacing retired Marcus North by signing respected South Australian batsman Michael Klinger.

Kevin Pietersen hopes for Test recall

Kevin Pietersen.

Sacked batting star Kevin Pietersen still hopes to return to international cricket and become the first England player to score 10,000 Test runs, according to an interview published on Thursday.

Cricket wants Junction Oval on its terms

Junction Oval

CHLOE SALTAU Cricket Victoria will only consider sharing the Junction Oval with the St Kilda Football Club if the summer sport is the main tenant.

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Ryan Harris, Chris Rogers among Wisden's five cricketers of the year

It's been a good year: Ryan Harris.

Two of Australia's key Ashes performers, Ryan Harris and Chris Rogers, have been named on the list of Wisden's five cricketers of the year.

Coach Cathryn Fitzpatrick a fan of CA Southern Stars contract system

That winning feeling: Who said money didn't lead to happiness?

ANDREW WU Cricket Australia's decision to implement changes which made the Southern Stars the highest-paid female sporting team in the country has been hailed as a key factor in the team's third consecutive international Twenty20 world title.

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Stars in their own right

Australia's successful women should not be compared to the men.

A poor season, but a decade of success

Cricket Victoria's chief responds to Dean Jones' criticism.

Ball-tampering takes shine off series

Australians don't grasp how much their nasally catcalling grates.

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Australian team wins but loses fans

The results will be remembered. So too the way they were achieved.

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Australia claims Test victory in thriller

Australia defeats SA by 245 runs with only a few overs to spare.

Barking Aussies leave Pup apologising

Serie win has been marred by players woofing at Faf du Plessis.

The Warner era:

Players adapting to changed cricket landscape.

The latest worst ball ever

Abdur Rehman's nightmare first over.

The ultimate test still takes five days

Despite concerns about the conduct of our team, we still love Test cricket.

The most intimidating batsman for 40 years

Dave Warner scares the living daylights out of bowlers.

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Old solution brings a new-found strength

An exercise in benchmarking has become another triumph in its own right.

Cricketing families

Parents play a key role in the sport's future.

A new plan of attack

The good thing about bowling is that you get another chance.

Not so 'slow one'

Mitch Johnson bowls so fast, sometimes you feel like an extra.

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Cups a link to the past

World Cup wins resonate far beyond the tournament itself.

Traditional values

In regards to KP's sacking, England cricket has said "enough".

The Pietersen career

The tempestuous career of Kevin Pietersen never lacked drama.

Death of David Hookes

It's been 10 years since David Hookes' death.

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Ashes afterglow

After a golden summer of success, what will the future bring?

Just not cricket

It's 2025. Nostalgia for the good old days is growing.

KP sacking is wrong

Kevin Pietersen should be central to England’s future.

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