Ben Hilfenhaus

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Pink ball fails to swing for Tasmania's Ben Hilfenhaus

Ben Hilfenhaus

Chloe Saltau Ben Hilfenhaus struggled to swing the pink ball as Victoria hunted its first win since November.

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Sheffield Shield: Tasmania's Ben Hilfenhaus rattles Queensland Bulls with hat-trick

Ben Hilfenhaus

A Ben Hilfenhaus hat-trick ensured a Queensland collapse before lunch on day three of the Sheffield Shield match against Tasmania at Bellerive.

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Hat-trick for Tasmania's Ben Hilfenhaus

Ben Hilfenhaus.

Hat-trick hero reminds selectors he remains ready for Australian duty if a vacancy arises.

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David Warner will only be satisfied by a series win

David Warner.

Jesse Hogan On day four Warner became only the 15th Australian to score a century in each innings

Victoria held to draw by Tasmania in Sheffield Shield

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - MARCH 06:  Xavier Doherty and Luke Butterworth of the Tigers walk off after the end of day four of the Sheffield Shield match between Victoria and Tasmania at Melbourne Cricket Ground on March 6, 2014 in Melbourne, Australia.  (Photo by Robert Prezioso/Getty Images)

Chloe Saltau It was a demoralising day to sum up Victoria's season.

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Alex Doolan misses CA contract as Johnson, Warner and Haddin the big winners

CENTURION, SOUTH AFRICA - FEBRUARY 10: Alex Doolan looks on during an Australian nets session at Centurion Park on February 10, 2014 in Centurion, South Africa.  (Photo by Morne de Klerk/Getty Images)

Chris Barrett Australian selectors have given an indication of their top-order intentions by including Shaun Marsh and Phillip Hughes in a compressed 18-man central contract list but excluding incumbent No.

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Nathan Coulter-Nile injured in IPL

Australian quick Nathan Coulter-Nile could be out for an extended period after injuring a hamstring playing in the Indian Premier League.

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The Ashes: Nathan Lyon has grounds to believe Australia could be on a roll

BRISBANE, AUSTRALIA - NOVEMBER 22:  Nathan Lyon of Australia celebrates dismissing Ian Bell of England during day two of the First Ashes Test match between Australia and England at The Gabba on November 22, 2013 in Brisbane, Australia.  (Photo by Cameron Spencer/Getty Images)

Chloe Saltau Three years after he was part of the Adelaide Oval ground crew branded as "pathetic" by Kevin Pietersen, Nathan Lyon returns to his new-look spiritual home certain he can do what he and Australia's...

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Ashes team to be more settled

Chloe Saltau John Inverarity says he still has the appetite to lead the selection panel.

One-day format gets shot in the arm

David Sygall The crowds for most matches will be sparse, but Cricket Australia chief executive James Sutherland is confident the substantial revamp of the domestic one-day series into a month-long carnival-style...

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Siddle bids to take on world

Peter Siddle

Chloe Saltau Peter Siddle has asked the selectors to consider him for a 2015 World Cup berth.

Australia choose eight pace bowlers to win back Ashes urn

Mitchell Johnson

Chloe Saltau Australia have decided on a squadron of eight fast bowlers for the Ashes, but team performance boss Pat Howard insists there is room for someone to come from the clouds.

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Eight quicks picked on Ashes hit-list

Nathan Coulter-Nile.

Chloe Saltau Australia decides on squadron of eight fast bowlers for the Ashes, but team performance boss insists there is still room for someone to come from the clouds.

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Australian quicks to step on the gas to reclaim Ashes in Perth

Mitchell Johnson.

Chris Barrett Heading to his home ground, Mitchell Johnson's best could still be to come.

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The stars come out to play for a festive bash

The Heat

Michael Chammas Michael Chammas assesses the chances of the eight teams in this year’s Big Bash.

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Let the willow wielding commence

Luke Wright of the Stars bats during the T20 Big Bash League match between the Hobart Hurricanes and the Melbourne Stars

Jesse Hogan Here is your comprehensive analysis of each Big Bash League team along with individual strengths, weaknesses and season predictions.

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Hilfenhaus the hero in Hobart's record BBL chase

Ben Hilfenhaus of the Hobart Hurricanes is embraced by his teammates after taking his team to victory over the Brisbane Heat.

Brisbane Former Test seamer silences the Brisbane crowd to seal a record win for the Hurricanes.

Heat lose James Hopes to injury

James Hopes.

Adding injury to insult, Brisbane Heat will need to bounce back from Saturday night's three-wicket loss to Hobart Hurricanes without their skipper James Hopes.

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Queensland paceman Ben Cutting hopes to overcome bowling woes

Ben Cutting's start to the Big Bash League has been poor.

Jesse Hogan Ben Cutting vows to spend his new year punishing himself in the nets.

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Australian players played through pain to win Ashes

Australian physiotherapist Alex Kountouris works on Shane Watson's back before the Boxing Day Test.

Chloe Saltau That Australia kept the same 11 on the park for all five Ashes Tests is a modern miracle.