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James Hopes puts Queensland in strong position against Victoria

Queensland skipper James Hopes did the damage on the first day of the Sheffield Shield clash against Victoria at the MCG.

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.

Sheffield Shield: Queensland 7-386 against Victoria

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Peter Forrest's unbeaten innings of 123 has Queensland in the box seat with a 176-run first-innings lead over Victoria at lunch on day three of their Sheffield Shield clash

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Bulls poised to take first-innings points

Joe Burns.

Queensland are poised to establish a healthy first-innings lead over Victoria in their Sheffield Shield clash at the MCG.

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Sheffield Shield: Vics hold up Queensland

Rob Quiney

Victoria are providing stubborn resistance as Queensland attempt to secure the outright win they need to progress to the Sheffield Shield final, with the Bushrangers 1-174 at lunch on the final day...

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WA's Marcus North makes good on move up the order

Western Australia veteran Marcus North.

Lee Gaskin After being dropped last season for the first time in 10 years, Marcus North needed a new challenge.

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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.

Cooper shines with ton in Sheld at Gabba

Century to South Australian batsman Tom Cooper puts his side on top on day one of Sheffield Shield match against Queensland at the Gabba.

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Usman Khawaja's 182 steers Queensland to victory over South Australia in historic run chase

Show-stopper: Usman Khawaja, who steered Queensland to victory.

Jim Morton, Brisbane Left-hander leads Queensland to second-biggest run chase in Sheffield Shield history.

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Burns' ton puts Bulls in control at Gabba

Queensland opener Joe Burns cuts during his knock of 102 on day three of the Sheffield Shield match against Victoria at the Gabba on Tuesday.

Queensland opener put his team in control of Sheffield Shield clash with Victoria.

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Shield cricket: Bulls roar up the ladder

BRISBANE, AUSTRALIA - DECEMBER 11:  Alister McDermott of the Bulls celebrates after dismissing Aaron Finch of the Bushrangers during day four of the Sheffield Shield match between the Queensland Bulls and the Victoria Bushrangers at The Gabba on December 11, 2013 in Brisbane, Australia.  (Photo by Chris Hyde/Getty Images)

Laine Clark Momentum is finally going Queensland's way in the Sheffield Shield - which makes the eight-week first class break for the Big Bash League all the more frustrating.

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The stars come out to play for a festive bash

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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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One-time under-19 cricket captain Michael Klinger opens up about his aspirations

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Peter Hanlon Being good enough to captain the Australian under-19 team is no guarantee of later success in the national team.

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Live Big Bash League: Sydney Thunder v Brisbane Heat

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James Polson Follow the action live as Sydney Thunder host the Brisbane Heat.

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Stars pushed to limit

Luke Wright on the attack for the Stars against the Brisbane Heat. The opener made 37 from 33 balls.

Brisbane Loss of three Australian internationals does not halt Melbourne Stars juggernaut.

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Heat's chances alive after defeating Strikers

Daniel Vettori (back to camera) celebrates with wicketkeeper Craig Kieswetter and Ryan Harris after getting the wicket of Jono Dean.

Adelaide Daniel Vettori stars as defending champions Brisbane Heat score a 32-run win.

Steve Smith explains David Warner's timely return to form

Steve Smith

Adrian Proszenko NSW captain Steve Smith was asked to explain the reason behind a form surge that has David Warner in rare nick just as the English tourists arrive on Australian shores.

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