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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.

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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

Thisara Perera.

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.

Australia hopeful Michael Clarke will be fit for Pakistan Tests

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Jesse Hogan Michael Clarke is on track to play in next month's first Test against Pakistan, Cricket Australia says, despite its edict restricting him from running for at least a fortnight.

Injured Michael Clarke on track to make first Test against Pakistan

Greg Buckle Australian captain Michael Clarke remains on track to play in the first Test against Pakistan beginning on October 22, despite being ruled out of the preceding one-day series.

Tests show Saeed Ajmal's elbow extension beyond 40 degrees

The loss of Saeed Ajmal is a major blow to Pakistan's chances in next month's series against Australia in the United Arab Emirates.

Shahid Hashmi Pakistan's cricket chief has revealed that spinner Saeed Ajmal's arm extension was on average more than double the permitted limit during tests which led to the spinner's suspension from...

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Mitchell Marsh gets Test call-up for Australia

Mitch Marsh's great form in Zimbabwe has led to a Test call-up.

Brad Elborough Even Mitch Marsh is surprised with how fast he has found himself in the Australian Test squad.