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Anil Kumble takes 600th Test wicket

Indian captain Anil Kumble has become the third bowler to take 600 wickets in Test cricket.

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ICC hope India will adopt DRS

Rob Forsaith There is renewed optimism from the International Cricket Council that India will implement the Decision Review System (DRS).

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Sachin Tendulkar: the child prodigy who exceeded his potential

Huw Richards Sachin Tendulkar’s ability to generate mind-numbing numbers has survived to the very end of his prodigious career.

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England resurrect the lost art of batting for a draw

Malcolm Knox

Malcolm Knox If the Oval Test isn't a dead rubber, it's not for want of trying on England's part. Two hundred and fifteen runs in 98 overs on a featherbed wicket, maiden stacked upon maiden like a jihadist's...

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Sachin Tendulkar departs as a deity of cricket

Sachin Tendulkar.

Chloe Saltau Sachin Tendulkar's potential to be one of the greats of the game was obvious on his first tour of Australia more than 20 years ago.

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Qadir hopes to spin a ripping yarn, just like dad

High hopes: Usman Qadir, the son of Pakistani great Abdul Qadir, practises his leg-spin bowling at training on the Gold Coast.

Chloe Saltau Young bowler Usman Qadir doesn't have to look far for a hero.

Kallis v Sobers

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Chloe Saltau No Test all-rounder can match the record of the South African run machine, but few experts are willing to rate him alongside the charismatic West Indian.

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Ten-for battling hero Luby

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Chris Dutton Steve Luby's remarkable 10-wicket haul catapulted him into cricket folklore, but the way he handled his battle with depression and his inspirational story earned him the inaugural ACT Hero award on...

Horses for courses not a form thing

Geoff Lawson The Australian teams for India and England need players that suit the conditions.

Decline and fall: aged India ripe for picking

Geoff Lawson

Geoff Lawson Forthcoming Indo-Aussie Test series presents major challenges for both teams.

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Who's going to tap Sachin on the shoulder? Nobody in India

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Geoff Lawson The forthcoming Indo-Aussie Test series presents major challenges for both teams. India have recently lost 2-1 to England on home soil after winning the opening Test.

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MCC call for T20 at 2024 Olympic Games

David Warner.

Julian Guyer MCC's world cricket committee has said it would like to see Twenty20 cricket included at the 2024 Olympic Games to boost take-up of the game around the world.

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Luby takes 10, with hat-trick

Wests fourth-grade cricketer Steve Luby incredibly took all 10 wickets in an innings - including a hat-trick - in his side's match against Queanbeyan on Saturday. Luby credits cricket with changing his life around, after battling depression.

By Chris Dutton Remarkable, bewildered, phenomenal and weird – they're the only words Wests fourth-grade cricketer Steve Luby says accurately describe the feeling of achieving something most bowlers around...

England primed for tough Test in India

Cricket returns to centre stage in India after the Mumbai attacks as Kevin Pietersen's England readies for the two-Test series starting in Chennai on Thursday.

Steyn ready, says Proteas' Arthur

Greg Buckle The hottest thing in world cricket is Dale Steyn and South Africa coach Mickey Arthur says the quick set to take on Australia has "unbelievable potential".

Indian spin great Kumble retires

Indian captain Anil Kumble has announced his immediate retirement from international cricket.

Kumble retires as India, Australia draw

Daniel Brettig A farewell spell from retiring captain Anil Kumble added poignancy to the drawn third Test after sturdy Indian batting foiled slim Australian hopes of a win.

Clarke century gives Aussies hope

A Michael Clarke century and a brace of late Indian wickets gave Australia the slimmest chance of a miraculous final day victory in the third Test in New Delhi.

Aussies hang tough against India

Daniel Brettig Embattled Australia hauled itself halfway up the mountain in pursuit of India's mammoth first innings total of 7-613 in the third Test at New Delhi.