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Kevin Pietersen has no way back: ECB

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...

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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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It's time to love the IPL, cricket's whizziest pop-up sideshow

Doug Bollinger shows singer Katy Perry how to bat during the 2012 IPL tournament.

Barney Ronay Welcome back, then, the Indian Premier League. As of Wednesday morning the IPL is among us again, busily re-establishing itself as cricket's whizziest, gaudiest pop-up western town of a sporting...

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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.

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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.

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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...

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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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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.

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...

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Kevin Pietersen offered support to former England teammate Jonathan Trott

Kevin Pietersen

Axed England batsman Kevin Pietersen has revealed he tried to calm Jonathan Trott after first noticing the problems that forced his early Ashes departure.

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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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WA signs Michael Klinger

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

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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.

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Kevin Pietersen keen to mentor future stars

Kevin Pietersen.

Kevin Pietersen says he's looking forward to sharing the benefits of his experience with international stars of the future now his own England career had been terminated.

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Melbourne Stars in the hunt for Kevin Pietersen

Wanted: Kevin Pietersen's diary is filling up with freelance gigs.

Chloe Saltau When Kevin Pietersen became the most wanted cricketer in the world, the Melbourne Stars were initially coy about their interest in him, but now they are firming as the most likely Australian home for...

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Marcus North retires from Sheffield Shield ranks

Marcus North.

Western Australia opener Marcus North has announced his retirement from first-class cricket despite enjoying one of his finest ever seasons.

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Marcus North retires after brilliant season

Marcus North.

Brad Elborough Former West Australian captain Marcus North has retired from first class cricket in Australia.

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Sri Lanka reach T20 final after hailstorm in Mirpur

Sri Lanka sailed into the World Twenty20 final after bad weather literally poured cold water on West Indies' title defence in a rain-ruined contest on Thursday.

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Aussie cricketers keep opponents on edge

Meg Lanning  bats during the ICC Women's World Twenty20  1st Semi-Final match between Australia Women and West Indies Women in Dhaka, Bangladesh.

Australian captain Meg Lanning won't rule out further surprise selection moves as her team aims for a third straight women's Twenty20 World Cup.