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Big Bash League final may become permanent fixture in Canberra

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Lee Gaskin The door remains open for the Big Bash League final to become a permanent fixture in Canberra.

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Paul Marsh faces big issues in move from cricket to AFLPA

On the right path: The Southern Stars celebrate winning the ICC Women’s World Twenty20.

Chloe Saltau On his last day as chief executive of the Australian Cricketers Association, Paul Marsh tackles the big issues in that sport and the ones he will confront when he takes the top job at the AFL Players...

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Small matter between Jimmy Anderson and Ravindra Jadeja revives bigger issues

In the spotlight: India's Ravindra Jadeja pulls up his shirt collar as he walks across the field during a training session before the second cricket test match against England at Lord's.

Chloe Saltau What happened in the corridor? In the absence of CCTV cameras between the playing field and the dressing rooms at Trent Bridge, we might never know.

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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...

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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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.

Nathan Lyon absence proves costly for Australia

Australia's Nathan Lyon.

South African captain AB de Villiers admits he was shocked Australia left spinner Nathan Lyon out of their attack for the tri-series one-dayer in Harare.

Proteas stay away from baiting Australia

Australia captain George Bailey concedes defeat to captain A B deVilliers.

South Africa turned the tables on Australia in Harare with the second-biggest ODI run-chase in their history, but refused to call it revenge for their bitter Test loss earlier this year.

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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...

Bowlers called but chuckers beating the system: Hussey

Rules are there: Michael Hussey.

Chloe Saltau Mike Hussey believes bowlers with dubious actions have been able to beat the system too easily, and fears traditional spinners will have little impact at next year's World Cup in Australia and New...

Australian sledging personal: AB de Villiers

South African captain AB de Villiers says Australia's sledging cricketers can't expect the Proteas to want to be mates with them off the field.

Sri Lanka level ODI cricket series with Pakistan

Thisara Perera smashed 65 off 36 balls and then grabbed three wickets as Sri Lanka thumped Pakistan by 77 runs in the second one-dayer on Tuesday to level the three-match series 1-1.

Joe Root's reply to Graeme Swann: We're backing Alastair Cook

Derek Pringle Recent team-mates they might have been but Joe Root has batted away criticisms made by Graeme Swann that England do not have a "cat in hell's chance" of winning the World Cup next year.

Australian sledging personal: AB De Villiers

Keeper, star batsman. Captain.

South African captain AB de Villiers says Australia's sledging cricketers can't expect the Proteas to want to be mates with them off the field.

Mitchell Marsh stars at no.3 for Australia

Mitchell Marsh

Ben Horne Shane Watson's place in the World Cup picture has become a little less stable, after Mitchell Marsh announced himself as Australia's new no.

Why Australian cricket is excited about Mitchell Marsh

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Chloe Saltau Mitchell Marsh might be excited about playing a role for the team against South Africa on Wednesday, but the most exciting thing about him is that he is capable of playing two roles.