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Ashes, South Africa ... now for the world

Dean Jones It won't be easy but Australia can win its first world Twenty20 crown.

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The African scream: Australia stakes claim to being best in the world

Ryan Harris of Australia bowls during day 3 of the third test match between South Africa and Australia

Chloe Saltau, Jesse Hogan The rankings don't say it yet, but Australia deserves to be considered the best team in the world in the same way Mark Taylor's Australians became unofficial world champions by toppling the mighty...

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Patched-up Ryan Harris shows his mettle in Test cauldron

Jesse Hogan Yes, his knee was stuffed. Yes, he was bowling worse than at any stage of his late-blooming international career.

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

Graeme Smith.

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.

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World Cup at the heart of cricket's past - and future

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Malcolm Knox World Cups make history. Every World Cup win has resonated far beyond the tournament itself.

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Cups a link to the past and beacon of hope for future

Malcolm Knox World cups make history. Every World Cup win has resonated far beyond the tournament itself.

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A.B.de Villiers all set for series against Australia

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Andrew Wu South Africa's batting ace A. B. de Villiers remains troubled by a hand injury that could mean he enters next month's series against Australia without a game under his belt in the new year.

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South African star A.B. de Villiers racing to be fit for First Test against Australia

Andrew Wu South Africa's batting ace remains troubled by a hand injury heading into February's Test series.

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Troubles despite triumphs

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Dean Jones It's been a summer of success for Australia, but there are still many problems to be oversome, writes Dean Jones.

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Mitchell Johnson tells how he conquered England and his demons

Mitchell Johnson

MITCHELL Johnson walks into the Kim Hughes room at the WACA Ground offering an ice-cold bottle of mineral water, an act of kindness on a blisteringly hot Perth day at odds with his dealings with...

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Moises Henriques not the right choice for South African tour

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Dean Jones Australia’s selectors have done a good job this summer. Scheduling by Cricket Australia was good and the preparation for the players to nail England early was well planned and executed.

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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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Clarke plays down talk of whitewash

Mitchell Johnson and Michael Clarke.

Chris Barrett Glenn McGrath's prediction of Ashes whitewash suddenly holding water.

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England not scared of Mitchell Johnson: Swann

Graeme Swann.

Chloe Saltau Embattled spinner Graeme Swann is adamant England is not scared of the rampant Australian fast bowler.

Border wary of hungry England striking back

Allan Border

Lee Gaskin Beware the wounded Lion - that’s the message from former Australian captain Allan Border as a desperate England aims to hang on to the Ashes.

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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: Merv Hughes backs Mitchell Johnson to take 300 Test wickets

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Andrew Wu Merv Hughes, one of the selectors who gave Mitchell Johnson his international debut, is urging the panel not to overtax the star left-armer in the fear it could lead to a premature end of his golden...

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It's back to the days of Border

Australian cricket captain Allan Border and Shane Warne during training at the SCG, 22 Jan 1994.

Derek Pringle This is a highly motivated Australian side much stronger in bowling than batting.

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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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Ashes 2013: Another ton for Michael Clarke, but urn is main focus

Michael Clarke

Chris Barrett There is something about Perth, and not just the searing heat nor time difference. A year ago it was the site of Ricky Ponting's retirement bombshell, and subsequently his final Test.