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Mitchell Johnson only threat to Michael Clarke for Allan Border Medal

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

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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 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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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 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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Ashes 2013: Allan Border warns of England fightback in Perth

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

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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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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

Michael Clarke.

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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Cameron White rewarded with four-year contract extension

Robust form rewarded: Cameron White (right).

Jesse Hogan Cameron White is to set to finish his Victorian career rivalling Brad Hodge and Darren Berry for most appearances after his robust form was rewarded.

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Hashim Amla in bizarre Twenty20 dismissal

Hashim Amla had made a calm 41 before his luck run out.

South African batsman Hashim Amla was involved in one of the most bizarre dismissals seen in international cricket during the Proteas thrilling two-run win over New Zealand at the World Twenty20 in...

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South Africa's Test cricket leadership dilemma

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Jesse Hogan Nothing can prepare a cricket team for losing a total of 281 Tests' experience in the space of nine and a half weeks.

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South African Test captain Graeme Smith announces his retirement

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Chloe Saltau and Jesse Hogan, Cape Town Graeme Smith's teammates pushed him through the SCG dressing room door and watched him storm out ''like a cowboy bursting into a saloon''.

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South African captain Graeme Smith is a tower of strength at the top of the order

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Jesse Hogan While the South African captain, Graeme Smith did not endear himself to some in the old guard, Mike Hussey says he subsequently earned the Australians' respect.

AB de Villiers unsure whether he wants the Test captaincy of South Africa

South Africa's AB de Villiers

Jesse Hogan The world's best batsman, A.B. de Villiers, is unsure whether he wants to succeed Graeme Smith as South Africa's Test captain, declaring his bigger priority is to help the Proteas end their trophy...