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Michael Clarke may have to fly ahead due to injuries

Ben Horne Australian captain Michael Clarke has revealed he may need to travel in advance of teammates for future overseas tours such as next year’s Ashes, to avoid breaking down.

Cathryn Fitzpatrick relishing role at helm of Australia's Southern Stars

Setting the platform: Southern Stars coach Cathryn Fitzpatrick, right, says the players are well looked after but they are expected to perform.

Jesse Hogan Once the world's fastest female bowler, Cathryn Fitzpatrick is now delivering for Australia from the other side of the fence, as coach of the Southern Stars.

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Australia tight-lipped on injuries during Ashes

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Chris Barrett Australia's desperation to gain any competitive advantage for the Ashes has it turning to secrecy.

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Ashes squad to keep mum on injuries

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Chris Barrett Australia won't divulge the nature of any injuries suffered during a match unless the player is ruled out of a Test.

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Jackson Bird says injuries to fast bowlers are not down to 'easier' road

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Daniel Lane Test paceman Jackson Bird has challenged the notion that today's breed of fast bowler is ''softer'' than previous generations as he, James Pattinson, Mitchell Starc and Pat Cummins battle to return...

Pattinson to put injuries behind him, physio says

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Andrew Wu Injured paceman James Pattinson is on the verge of overcoming the growing pains that have disrupted his promising international career, Australia's team physiotherapist Alex Kountouris says.

Review to stem tide of injuries

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Chris Barrett AUSTRALIA'S high performance chief Pat Howard conceded the spate of fast-bowling injuries was ''not good enough'', saying a wide-ranging review of the management of pacemen was under way to stem the...

Perera in mix as injuries hit Lankans

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Chris Barrett Sri Lanka is likely to turn to one of its Big Bash contingent for the final match of the Test series.

Stars to take injuries into bat

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Chloe Saltau Several Southern Stars will carry niggling injuries into women's World Cup.

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Australia ravaged by injuries as five ruled out of first Test

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Chris Barrett Australia's preparations for the first Test against New Zealand are in turmoil with five players - Ryan Harris, Mitchell Johnson, Pat Cummins, Shaun Marsh and Shane Watson - all ruled out today.

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Pattinson injuries no worry for Arthur

James Pattinson is set to miss the start of the Caribbean tour due to injury but there's no way coach Mickey Arthur is going to ask the young Australian quick to ease up.

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Injuries strip Aussie bowling stocks to the bone

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Andrew Wu Australia have been stripped to the bare essentials with their fast-bowling stocks for the third Test after Peter Siddle and James Pattinson were sent home from the Caribbean due to back injuries on...

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From bad to worse: injuries to Lee and Watson add salt to Australia's wounds

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Chris Barrett Australia have endured a disastrous day in the north-east of England, completing a 3-0 one-day series defeat and losing Shane Watson and Brett Lee to calf injuries.

Injuries sideline Symonds, Lee, Watson

Adam Cooper Australian trio Andrew Symonds, Brett Lee and Shane Watson are all in doubt to make next year's tour of South Africa due to injury.

India, England hit by injuries

Pace bowlers Ishant Sharma of India and Ryan Sidebottom of England will miss Friday's opening match of the seven-game one-day series in Rajkot due to injuries.

Bulls set to buck injuries

By Wayne Heming Queensland's inglorious position on the Pura Cup table has tempted selectors to rush players back from injury for this weekend's clash with South Australia.

Injuries, Proteas cripple Black Caps

A horror day for New Zealand in the first cricket Test against South Africa ended with fast bowler Shane Bond heading home injured.

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. 

Andrew Flintoff wants to play in Big Bash League

Andrew Flintoff says he has received contract offers from Australia.

Andrew Flintoff is considering playing in the Big Bash League this Australian summer after starring in the climax of its English Twenty20 equivalent.

Mature Mitch Marsh dreams of World Cup

He's flirted with the international scene in the past, but rising cricket star Mitch Marsh feels he's now mature enough to make a permanent thing of it.