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Marcus North retires from Sheffield Shield ranks

Western Australia opener Marcus North has announced his retirement from first-class cricket despite enjoying one of his finest ever seasons.

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Marcus North retires after brilliant season

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Brad Elborough Former West Australian captain Marcus North has retired from first class cricket in Australia.

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Marcus North hopes to continue rich vein of form with Sydney Sixers in BBL

Shield's leading run-scorer missed Sixers' opening-round win due to illness.

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Marcus North puts up hand for trip to South Africa

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Tom Decent Marcus North has not given up hope of being selected for Australia's tour of South Africa in February after hitting a rich vein of form in the first half of the Sheffield Shield season.

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Marcus North moves on from family tragedy with fresh focus on Sydney Sixers

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Darren Walton As Australia's Test cricketers bask in the glory of an unexpected Ashes romp, spare a thought for Marcus North.

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

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

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Marcus North's brother killed in accident

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Former Test batsman Marcus North has been granted leave by Western Australia from the Sheffield Shield match against Queensland after his brother was killed in an accident on Friday.

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WA signs Michael Klinger

Brad Elborough Western Australia has moved quickly in replacing retired former captain Marcus North, by signing respected South Australian batsman Michael Klinger.

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Veteran batsman Michael Klinger moves to WA

Brad Elborough Western Australia has moved quickly in replacing retired Marcus North by signing respected South Australian batsman Michael Klinger.

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WA to unveil the next Jo Angel

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Tall speedster Simon Mackin makes his Sheffield Shield debut against Tasmania in Hobart, after a sound performance against England.

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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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Sydney Sixers v Melbourne Stars

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - DECEMBER 29:  Josh Hazlewood of the Sixers celebrates after claiming the wicket of Brad Hodge of the Stars during the Big Bash League match between the Sydney Sixers and the Melbourne Stars at SCG on December 29, 2013 in Sydney, Australia.  (Photo by Brendon Thorne/Getty Images)

Tom Decent Live coverage as the Sydney Sixers host the Melbourne Stars in the Twenty20 Big Bash League.

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Big Bash League: Melbourne Stars crush Sydney Sixers

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - DECEMBER 29:  Nic Maddison of the Sixers leaves the field after being dismissed during the Big Bash League match between the Sydney Sixers and the Melbourne Stars at SCG on December 29, 2013 in Sydney, Australia.  (Photo by Brett Hemmings/Getty Images)

David Sygall The stage was set for a bit of rock and roll cricket at the Sydney Cricket Ground on Sunday night. A perfect December evening, a 20,000-plus crowd and the lower concourses of the renovated M.A.

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A season with Test cricket legend Ricky Ponting convinced Alex Doolan he was good enough to play for Australia

Gun bat: Alex Doolan raced home to get his ''red ball bats'' for a possible start in the Sydney Test.

Michael Gleeson Alex Doolan learnt much from Ricky Ponting in a year.

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Live Big Bash League: Brisbane Heat v Sydney Sixers

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Phil Mitchell Follow the action live as Brisbane Heat host the Sydney Sixers.

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Rogers proves Test careers can pick up after 30

Chris Rogers completes his century at the SCG on Sunday.

Sydney Opener finished the torturous back-to-back Ashes series schedule in glory.

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Lumb hits Sixers to victory over Strikers

Michael Lumb smashes a six during his match-winning knock.

Adelaide Sydney Sixers' import braves rain and Shaun Tait to crack a lightning half-century.

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Big Bash League: Perth Scorchers down Sydney Sixers in Super Over

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Alex Nicholson The Perth Scorchers have triumphed over the Sydney Sixers in a Super Over in an absolute thriller in Friday night's Big Bash League clash at the SCG.

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Sixers pip Hurricanes by seven runs

Sixers captain Steve Smith plays a lofted shot during his knock of 52 which earned him the Man of the Match award.

Sydney Sixers captain Steve Smith stars with bat and helps team move up to joint second.