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Australia batsman Shaun Marsh suffers another major injury blow

Jesse Hogan The injury curse that has beset Shaun Marsh has struck again, with the batsman in danger of missing the first half of the home summer due to impending elbow surgery.

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Fast bowler Peter Siddle to chase more pace in bid for Test recall

Peter Siddle: the race for pace.

Jesse Hogan Peter Siddle will this week begin a training regimen focused on regaining his pace, and with it his fast-bowling berth in the Test team, for the October series against Pakistan and the home-summer...

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England's cricket demise gets scary

Stuart Broad

Will Brodie England cricketers have been spooked by ghosts at their team hotel. An historical survey of such events reveals that they only occur to teams in steep decline.

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Alastair Cook nears his tipping point

Another failure: Alastair Cook watches the game from the pavilion after being dismissed for 10 on the second day of the Test.

Nick Hoult For the second time in three days Gary Ballance saved Alastair Cook from scrutiny although this time he was proud to play such a role in protecting the England captain.

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Sri Lanka's Mahela Jayawardene to retire from Tests

Mahela Jayawardene.

Former Sri Lanka captain Mahela Jayawardene will retire from Test cricket following the home series against South Africa and Pakistan, the country's cricket board said on Monday.

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Daniel Vettori still in World Cup cricket frame

Daniel Vettori delivers a ball during the Lord's bicentenary match.

Former Black Caps skipper Dan Vettori remains in the frame for next year's cricket World Cup.

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Kevin Pietersen says England has Ashes hangover

England captain Alastair Cook after his team's loss to Sri Lanka.

Kevin Pietersen has said an "underlying current of unhappiness" within the England side that developed during the Ashes thrashing in Australia played a part in the team's first home Test series...

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Day-night Tests one step closer

The suitability of the pink ball remains the only obstacle before night Test cricket can be introduced.

David Barbeler They have a concept, they have a venue, now they just need to find the ball.

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Jacques Kallis to line up for Sydney Thunder in Canberra Big Bash warm-up

Here to make a difference: Jacques Kallis will play for the Sydney Thunder in the Big Bas

Lee Gaskin The Sydney Thunder has promised to bring its strongest possible squad, including champion all-rounder Jaques Kallis, to Canberra for a Big Bash League warm-up in December.

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England v India on Australian TV in last-minute deal

England captain Alastair Cook is under pressure for the home series against India.

Chloe Saltau Australian cricket fans will get to see international cricket from England this winter after all, after Fox Sports signed a last-minute deal with the England and Wales Cricket Board.

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Geoff Lawson applauds Sheffield Shield's move back to the bush

Chris Barrett Former Test bowler Geoff Lawson has hailed the decision to take NSW Sheffield Shield games to his home town of Wagga Wagga this summer but says Cricket Australia does not do enough to promote the...

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NSW-born Angus Robson makes his mark in England

Talented player on the rise: Angus Robson.

Tom Decent There's a fair chance you've never heard of Angus Robson, the Eastern Suburbs cricketer who plundered a tour match hundred against India for Leicestershire a week ago.

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Sam Whiteman polishes his game in the A series

Early starter: Sam Whiteman, 22, made his first-grade debut at the age of 15.

Chloe Saltau Sam Whiteman thinks playing against grown men since he was 12 has prepared him well for professional cricket, but he found one opponent more intimidating than most.

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England players missing out: Tom Moody

Missing out: Jos Buttler is an example of players missing out on experience by not playing Twenty20 cricket overseas due to a clash with county competitions, according to Tom Moody.

Tom Moody has revealed he was not ready to return to international cricket when the England coaching job came up this year and warned that Alastair Cook's team is suffering from a lack of...

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Indian court issues arrest warrant against cricket captain Dhoni

MS Dhoni

Mumbai An Indian court issued an arrest warrant against national cricket team captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni on Tuesday for allegedly hurting the religious sentiments of Hindus, according to local media...

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Alastair Cook ready to quit as England collapse against Sri Lanka

Alastair Cook

Derek Pringle Leeds: Two captains will turn up at Headingley for the final rites to this Test but with two very different futures hanging on the result.

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Coulter-Nile set to miss Zimbabwe tour

Over and out: Nathan Coulter-Nile.

Australia has almost certainly lost another player for their upcoming limited overs tour of Zimbabwe with Nathan Coulter-Nile ruled out due to injury.

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Captain Alastair Cook needs to steady England ship or face mutiny

England captain Alastair Cook listens to the presentations after losing on the fifth day of the second Test.

Alastair Cook has done little to suggest he is the right man to lead the side into a new era of success.

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England, India and Australia's power grab at the ICC is the worst thing that has ever happened to our sport

Scyld Berry On Thursday, the Full Council of the International Cricket Council is poised to rubber-stamp the worst thing that has ever happened to cricket, and nobody thereafter can do anything about it.

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Narayanaswami Srinivasan defends rise to chairman of ICC

New ICC chairman Narayanaswami Srinivasan.

Suspended Indian cricket chief hits out at media for what he described as 'unfair' criticism of him in the lead-up to his appointment as new chairman of the International Cricket Council.