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

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.

Rookie's aggression impresses the right people on first tour

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Chris Barrett A young Australian's first trip to England more often than not included a couple of nights in a hostel, a loop or two of the London Eye and a few lagers. For

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Zimbabwe cricketer sacked over Mitchell Johnson video

Zimbabwe's cricket team.

Sending around a video of Mitchell Johnson's bouncers, and implying Zimbabwe's batsmen might be in for a tough time against the quickest man in world cricket, has been deemed worthy of a fine and...

Aaron Finch building first-class case for Test cricket

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Batting alongside Aaron Finch at Lord's was enough to convince Sachin Tendulkar that the stocky Australian opener was on the cusp of Test cricket.

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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.

Suresh Raina ton sets up huge India win over England

India's Suresh Raina.

Suresh Raina's dynamic century laid the platform for world champions India's crushing 133-run win over England in the second one-day international at Cardiff on Wednesday.

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.

Meg Lanning, Nicole Bolton shine in one-day win over Pakistan

Nicole Bolton turned in a player-of-the-match performance for Australia.

The Australian women’s cricket team has continued its dominance of Pakistan with an eight-wicket win at Brisbane’s Peter Burge Oval to go 3-0 up in their four-match one-day international...

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.

Australia can cope without Michael Clarke: George Bailey

George Bailey leads his team off the pitch after victory against Zimbabwe.

In the worst-case scenario that Michael Clarke broke down on the eve of next year's World Cup, Australia's hopes wouldn't be shot according to his deputy George Bailey.

Richie Benaud may call the cricket from his lounge room

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Andrew Webster Channel Nine boss David Gyngell has asked the ailing but resilient voice of cricket to call Australia's series against India from his Coogee home.

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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.

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. 

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

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.

Aaron Finch bags ton in Australian innings against South Africa

Australia batsman Aaron Finch celebrates a century

Aaron Finch has recorded his fourth one-day international century to lift Australia to a strong position in their tri-series opening clash with South Africa in Harare.

Zimbabwe's Tinashe Panyangara sacked for sharing Mitchell Johnson video with teammates

Strike bowler: Mitchell Johnson.

Ben Horne Mitchell Johnson's path of inadvertent destruction has continued in Harare with a Zimbabwean cricketer sacked - apparently for posting a video of the Australian bowling fast.

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South Africa chase down record total to overcome Australia in tri-series run feast

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Ben Horne South Africa have pulled off the second-biggest run-chase in their one-day international history to sink Australia in their tri-series clash in Harare.

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