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Brad Haddin as good as it gets, says Adam Gilchrist

Chris Wilson Test great Adam Gilchrist says Brad Haddin's glovework in this Ashes series is close to perfection.

Australian tour can help Zimbabwean cricket, says Stuart MacGill

Stuart MacGill says he is not as well-informed about the political situation in Zimbabwe now.

Chloe Saltau Ten years after he opted out of a tour to Zimbabwe for moral reasons, Stuart MacGill believes Australia's current visit could help the nation's struggling cricket team. 

Pssst: The day 'Pup' bottled it

Michael Clarke

Linda Pearce Back in 2003, Michael Clarke was a young, uncapped batsman on his first tour of the West Indies.

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Kevin Pietersen will seize the chance to shine in Lord's bicentenary match, says Shane Warne

Run machine: Former England batsman Kevin Pietersen.

Shane Warne believes Kevin Pietersen will seize the chance to shine when they line up in a star-studded Rest of the World side in the Lord's bicentenary match on Saturday.

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Sam Whiteman polishes his game in the A series

Early starter: Sam Whiteman, 22, made his first-grade debut at the age of 15.

Chloe Saltau Sam Whiteman thinks playing against grown men since he was 12 has prepared him well for professional cricket, but he found one opponent more intimidating than most.

Aaron Finch stands tall among legends at Lord's

Aaron Finch led the MCC to victory.

Joe Barton In a dream Lord's debut, Australian opener Aaron Finch's unbeaten 181 propelled the MCC side to a dominant seven-wicket victory over Shane Warne's Rest of the World side on Saturday.

Brett Lee beamer breaks Shane Warne's hand

Rest of the World's captain Shane Warne waits for the presentations with teammate Virender Sehwag (L) after the cricket match against MCC to celebrate 200 years of Lord's at Lord's cricket ground in London, July 5, 2014.  REUTERS/Philip Brown (BRITAIN - Tags: SPORT CRICKET)

Shane Warne suffered a broken hand after being struck by an unintentional beamer from former Australia team mate Brett Lee in the MCC's seven-wicket win over the Rest of the World at Lord's on...

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Shane Warne and Michael Hussey in mix to lead Prime Minister's XI against England in January

Shane Warne is a chance to lead the Prime Minister's XI.

Chris Dutton The 'King of Spin' Shane Warne and 'Mr Cricket' Michael Hussey loom as the Prime Minister's XI's secret weapons in the bid to get a big crowd at Manuka Oval in Canberra's hectic sporting calendar.

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Why wicketkeepers are taking over the world

Rod Marsh.

Steve James Glovemen have moved into positions of power throughout the game.

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Batting for keeps: race is on

Brad Haddin is still the leading wicketkeeper in Australia.

Jesse Hogan Battle to be Brad Haddin's successor has widened.

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Hard slog yet to pay off for gloveman Chris Hartley

Chris Hartley in action for the Bulls.

Jesse Hogan Gloveman Chris Hartley has earned selectors' praise - if not a place in the national squad.

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Gilchrist to be inducted into ICC Hall of Fame

Adam Gilchrist.

Hard-hitting wicketkeeper-batsman will become 19th Australian to be honoured.

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Ashes 2013: Mitchell Johnson wants same XI for Perth Test

ADELAIDE, AUSTRALIA - DECEMBER 09:  (EDITORS NOTE: THIS IMAGE WAS CREATED WITH DIGITAL FILTERS)  Mitchell Johnson of Australia after winning the Second Ashes Test Match between Australia and England at Adelaide Oval on December 9, 2013 in Adelaide, Australia.  (Photo by Gareth Copley/Getty Images)

Chris Barrett Don't change a thing. That is the message from Ashes destroyer Mitchell Johnson as Australia prepare to field the same line-up in three consecutive Tests for the first time in seven years.

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Ashes 2013: Australia getting behind 'fighter' Clarke: Gilchrist

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Chris Barrett Adam Gilchrist believes the Australian public are finally looking beyond the flashy cars and clothes and accepting Michael Clarke as a "fighter" as the captain prepares for the 100th Test against...

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Bailey is proving a big hit in Tests, too

George Bailey.

Peter Hanlon George Bailey is on track to be the greatest six-hitter the game has seen.

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Michael Clarke: How Australia fell back in love with Pup

Michael Clarke

Andrew Webster There were times when his teammates couldn't stand him and fans hated him, but the skipper has changed, writes Andrew Webster.

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Another rescue act puts red-hot Haddin in elite company

Brad Haddin

Jesse Hogan When Australia have been in trouble in this Ashes series Brad Haddin has been the fireman, rescuing his team from perilous situations.

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Restraint pays dividends for wicketkeeper Brad Haddin

Brad Haddin of Australia shows his relief.

Jesse Hogan When Australia has been in trouble in this Ashes series, Brad Haddin has been the hero to save his team.

Chris Barrett and Jesse Hogan

Perth furnace not as hot as some

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The Tonk In the vernacular of the Big Bash League they call the WACA Ground, where the Perth Scorchers play, ''the furnace''. And they're not wrong.

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Live: Day three, 3rd Ashes Test, Perth

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Rohan Connolly Join Rohan Connolly for all the day three action from the third Ashes Test in Perth.

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