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Sheffield Shield final: NSW on the cusp of remarkable turnaround

Final countdown: Moises Henriques takes a screamer at Blues training in Canberra on Thursday.

Andrew Wu The adage that Australian cricket is strong when NSW is strong could not have rung more true in a summer where both country and state have made giant strides in the long climb back from the outhouse...

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Warner blasts 145 before bowlers take over to put South Africa in peril

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Jesse Hogan Any discontent about Australia waiting until the second half of day four to declare was promptly hushed by three new-ball wickets.

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David Warner: Proof of his quality in the pounding of South Africa

David Warner of Australia celebrates after reaching 100.

Jesse Hogan For all Warner had proved about his capabilities as a Test batsman, there was still something missing to be truly accepted and respected.

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David Warner magic has South Africans feeling more heat

Jesse Hogan Cape Town The world's best team was made to look feeble as David Warner again demonstrated a level of consistency many assumed was beyond him, especially in Tests.

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Alan Davidson tribute match to help bushfire appeal

Alan Davidson Former australian bowler .Please move to the Sydney desk for A Quinn at the Newcastle Herald
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A host of celebrities will pad up for a charity Twenty20 cricket match in Sydney on Sunday, November 17 to raise funds for the victims of the recent bushfires in NSW.

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Test legend Alan Davidson scoffs at rotation policy for fast bowlers

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Daniel Lane Alan Davidson, 84, laughed at the notion he has probably bowled more deliveries in his Sydney backyard over the past 10 days while preparing to open the attack in a charity T20 match than Australia's...

Ashes 2013: Doug Bollinger set to provide cover for Australian pace attack

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Daniel Lane Doug Bollinger could be poised to gain his long-desired shot at Ashes redemption with the big-hearted NSW bowler set to be placed on standby for the Perth Test to cover any possible injuries in the...

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Bollinger's return to form puts him in contention for third Test

Return: Doug Bollinger could be in the squad for the third Test.

Daniel Lane Doug Bollinger could be poised to gain his long-desired shot at Ashes redemption.

Live: Sydney Thunder v Adelaide Strikers

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Tom Decent Follow all the action live as the Thunder host the Strikers.

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Our highest scoring batsman in England right now plays for the other side

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Chris Barrett A week before Australia lobbed on England's south coast, there was another Australian here compiling runs, and lots of them.

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Lack of investment added to Thunder's woes, says chief

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Jesse Hogan The new chief executive of Cricket NSW has conceded a lack of off-field investment was a significant factor in Sydney Thunder's abysmal performance in the first two seasons of the Big Bash League,...

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Live Ashes

Live: Day two, fourth Ashes Test

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Jesse Hogan Join Jesse Hogan for coverage of the second day's play from Chester-le-Street.

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No trivial feat: Chris Rogers passed the Test of time before reaching milestone

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Chris Barrett For years, Chris Rogers was destined to be the answer to a sports trivia question: Who was the opening batsman who played the single Test for Australia in 2008, replacing the injured Matthew Hayden?...

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NSW cruises to eight-wicket Shield win

New South Wales crushed Western Australia by eight wickets inside three days in the Sheffield Shield clash at the WACA last night.

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Sixers quicks make Yorkshire pudding

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Andrew Wu in Cape Town Mitchell Starc's captain at Yorkshire declared the left-armer capable of becoming the world's No.1 bowler in Test and limited-overs cricket after the Sydney Sixers continued their winning run at the...

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Fast learner now master of bowling

Dale Steyn speaks to the media at the SCG on Thursday.

Chris Barrett Dale Steyn doesn't look like a killer, but to batsmen he could very well resemble one.

Chilled off the field, Steyn promises to bring some heat

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Chris Barrett ''Where else in the world do you get the opportunity to basically kill someone with two bouncers an over? Or try, legally?'' With that rhetorical question the world's leading fast bowler announced...

Live cricket commentary: Australia v Sri Lanka - 1st ODI, Melbourne

Phillip Hughes of Australia bats during game one of the Commonwealth Bank One Day International series between Australia and Sri Lanka at the Melbourne Cricket Ground on January 11, 2013 in Melbourne, Australia.  (Photo by Quinn Rooney/Getty Images)

Phil Mitchell Join us for comprehensive live blog coverage of the first one-day international between Australia and Sri Lanka from the MCG. Phil Mitchell is in the chair.

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Jaques to retire from Australian cricket

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Former Australian Test opener Phil Jaques is retiring from domestic first class cricket at the end of the summer to join English side Yorkshire on a British passport.

Bowling blitz fires Queanbeyan into Konica Cup decider

Bowling blitz fires Queanbeyan into Konica Cup decider

Blake Dean paid credit to the performance of his bowlers after his quick-fire innings helped Queanbeyan to an easy Konica Cup semi-final win over Weston Creek yesterday.