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Back to the future? Smith and Clarke share injury issues

Steve Smith

Chris Barrett Steve Smith defying back condition similar to that suffered by Michael Clarke to thrive in Tests.

One-day captain Darren Bravo issues Windies rallying cry

Darren Bravo

One-day captain Darren Bravo says something must be done in West Indies cricket after the humiliating defeat in the Test series against New Zealand.

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Sammy issues Gayle warning for Manuka

Chris Gayle

Chris Dutton CHRIS GAYLE is poised to recapture his big-hitting best and spoil Ricky Ponting's farewell party at Manuka Oval on Tuesday, West Indies skipper Darren Sammy says.

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CA issues challenge to cricket in ACT

14 November 2011.  AFR Magazine.  James Sutherland, CEO Cricket Australia.

Photograph by Arsineh Houspian.  +(61) 401 320 173.  arsineh@arsineh.com

Lee Gaskin Cricket Australia boss James Sutherland says Canberrans should treat the inaugural visit of the Australian team like it's the last, to prove the demand for elite cricket is genuine.

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Lyon has "technical issues" to work on - Arthur

Nathan Lyon

Chris Barrett Australia head coach Mickey Arthur has defended the controversial axing of Nathan Lyon for the second Test, saying the sidelined off-spinner has "technical issues" to work on.

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Coaches 'let issues reach crisis'

Coach Mickey Arthur

Chloe Saltau Player representatives say team management to blame for issues reaching crisis point.

CA backs staff despite 'issues' with whitewash

Mickey Arthur

Chris Barrett Cricket Australia boss James Sutherland says national team management, including Mickey Arthur, John Inverarity and Pat Howard, retain the board's full support but agrees the 4-0 loss in India was...

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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.

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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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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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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.

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.

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Villani finds her groove in time for World Twenty20 final

Jess Jonassen (right) and Elyse Villani share a laugh during a nets session ahead of the ICC World Twenty20 Women's final.

Chloe Saltau Australian coach and former fast bowler Cathryn Fitzpatrick was a formidable woman with a ball in her hand and no less so when she eyeballed Elyse Villani and delivered some harsh truths about a...

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Ryan Harris, the bowling coach, urges patience for Pat Cummins

James Faulkner.

Chloe Saltau The national selectors have loaded up on potential Test all-rounders for a winter development series in the Top End, which will also serve as a coaching apprenticeship for recovering fast bowler Ryan...

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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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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...

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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.

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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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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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