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ICC World Cup 2015: Allan Border implores Australia to embrace favourites tag

Daniel Lane Former national captain Allan Border, who guided Australia to their first World Cup victory 27 years ago, said it was up to Michael Clarke’s Aussies to handle the pressure now on them to win the...

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Mitchell Johnson only threat to Michael Clarke for Allan Border Medal

Michael Clarke with his wife, Kyly, at the 2013 Allan Border Medal ceremony.

Jesse Hogan Captain's consistency across series in England and India should see him win.

Allan Border Medal Awards 2014

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Red carpet arrivals at the Allan Border Medal Awards night for Australian Cricket 2014. Photography by Ben Rushton. Like these photos? Go to www.fairfaxphotos.com

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Mitchell Johnson wins 2014 Allan Border Medal

Allan Border medal 2014 winner Mitchell Johnson
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January 20 2014

Andrew Wu Mitchell Johnson's return to the elite ranks of the game in this country was formally acknowledged on Monday night when the born-again paceman added Australian cricket's highest individual honour to...

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Ashes 2013: Allan Border warns of England fightback in Perth

ADELAIDE, AUSTRALIA - DECEMBER 09: Alastair Cook of England looks on after a press conference at the end of day five of Second Ashes Test Match between Australia and England at Adelaide Oval on December 9, 2013 in Adelaide, Australia.  (Photo by Morne de Klerk/Getty Images)

Lee Gaskin Beware the wounded Lion - that's the message from former Australian captain Allan Border.

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Let Mitchell Johnson 'bust some heads': Allan Border tells Michael Clarke

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Michael Chammas Former Australian captain Allan Border has urged Michael Clarke to give enigmatic fast bowler Mitchell Johnson "a licence to bust some heads".

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Allan Border, Dean Jones in Canberra for MS

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Lee Gaskin A host of Australian cricketing greats will be in Canberra for two days raising awareness for multiple sclerosis.

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Allan Border tells Michael Clarke to give Mitchell Johnson a licence to bust some heads

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Michael Chammas Allan Border has urged Michael Clarke to give Mitchell Johnson 'a licence to bust some heads'.

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Allan Border and David Gower on the fear and exhilaration of facing fast bowling

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Derek Pringle There is no greater apprehension for batsmen than facing great fast bowling nor no greater satisfaction when they succeed against it, a paradox that produces Test cricket's most gladiatorial...

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Michael Clarke with his wife Kyly at the 2013 Allan Border Medal.

Australian cricketers on the red carpet for the Allan Border Medal at Crown Casino in Melbourne.

Watson wins the Allan Border Medal

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All-rounder Shane Watson wins the Allan Border Medal by 100 points to make it two in a row.

Clarke claims third Allan Border Medal

Michael Clarke wins his third Allan Border Medal

Michael Clarke capped a sensational opening year as Australia captain by claiming his third Allan Border Medal on Monday night.

Allan Border Medal 2012

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Michael Clarke caps sensational opening year as Australian captain by claiming his third Allan Border Medal.

2012 Allan Border Medal

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Not even the Oscars could outshine the wives and girlfriends of Australia's best cricketers at the 2012 Allan Border Medal awards in Melbourne.

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Mitchell Marsh, Sam Whiteman save Australia A v India A

Mitchell Marsh of Australia A celebrates his century. There was far more to come.

A 371-run partnership between Western Australian teammates Mitchell Marsh and Sam Whiteman lifted Australia A to 9-522 at stumps on Tuesday's third day of their four-day match against India A in...

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James Faulkner best with the bat for Australia A

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Australia A captain falls just short of his maiden first-class century on the opening day of the four-day match against India A.

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India A take lead against Australia A

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India A have taken a 78-run first innings lead against Australia A after another ton to prolific wicketkeeper/batsman Naman Ojha at Allan Border Field on Tuesday.

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Victoria's cricketers to be pushed off the MCG

Victoria won the 2009 Sheffield Shield at the Junction Oval.

Chloe Saltau An unprecedented scheduling squeeze means Victoria’s Sheffield Shield team may have to play home games interstate.

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Cricket Australia imports Indian soil to conquer spin demons

India's Ravichandran Ashwin celebrates taking the wicket of Australia's Nathan Lyon during the first cricket test match, at the Melbourne Cricket Ground December 28, 2011.   REUTERS/Tim Wimborne   (AUSTRALIA - Tags: SPORT CRICKET)

Chloe Saltau If Australia is to stay at No.1, it will have to get better at playing spin, and Cricket Australia is going to great lengths to make that happen.

Jayawardene double leaves Bangladesh facing defeat

Sri Lanka's Mahela Jayawardene attempts a reverse sweep during his innings of 203 not out.

Dhaka Veteran Sri Lankan batsman becomes Test cricket's sixth-highest run-getter.