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Australian tour can help Zimbabwean cricket, says Stuart MacGill

Stuart MacGill says he is not as well-informed about the political situation in Zimbabwe now.

Chloe Saltau Ten years after he opted out of a tour to Zimbabwe for moral reasons, Stuart MacGill believes Australia's current visit could help the nation's struggling cricket team. 

Australia in Zimbabwe for sport, not politics: Darren Lehmann

Australia coach Darren Lehmann.

Australian coach, along with skipper Michael Clarke, returns to the troubled African nation having been part of the last Australian side to visit back in 2004.

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Allan Border, Dean Jones in Canberra for MS

Allan Border


Cricket Super Star

Lee Gaskin A host of Australian cricketing greats will be in Canberra for two days raising awareness for multiple sclerosis.

Rodney Cavalier confident SCG's new grandstand will be finished in time for fifth Ashes Test

Tom Decent The SCG Trust is confident the new stand at the ground will be ready for the New Year Test, which starts on January 3.

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Monty Panesar calf strain opens door for Scott Borthwick's baptism of fire in Sydney Test

In the frame: Scott Borthwick.

Andrew Wu England set to call up 23-year-old Durham leg-spinner as it looks to avoid a 5-0 whitewash.

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Nathan Lyon tipped to become Australia's best ever off-spinner

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David Polkinghorne Nathan Lyon is tracking to become Australia's greatest wicket-taking off-spinner, former Test all-rounder Greg Matthews claiming he has the potential to reach 400.

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Piers Morgan blasted by Matt Prior as Kevin Pietersen fallout continues

The Tonk

Andrew Wu Matt Prior has launched a savage attack on Piers Morgan after the talk show host accused the England wicketkeeper of undermining former coach Andy Flower during the Ashes.

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Time for action on unfair bowling

Dubious: South African Johan Botha has twice been reported for a suspect bowling action.

Ashley Mallett Cricket Australia has a chance to show the ICC that it will not tolerate unfairness.

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MacGill condemns treatment of Lyon

Nathan Lyon

Chloe Saltau Australian spin mentor Stuart MacGill has implored selectors not to abandon Nathan Lyon.

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Ashes 2013: England vulnerable, says Australian legends

Geoff Lawson

Adrian Proszenko England may be hot favourites to win their fourth straight Ashes series but a panel of former Australian cricketers believes they are vulnerable and ready for the taking.

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Cricket experts answer the burning Ashes questions

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Who will win the Ashes and what will be the score?

Ashes and a summer of cricket: experts agree a scorcher lies ahead

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The experts - Damien Fleming, Ian Healy, Brendon Julian and Stuart MacGill - have spoken. Read through their views on all you need to know about the Ashes and another crucial summer of cricket.

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Ashes 2013: Australia's mind games smack of desperation

Michael Vaughan

Michael Vaughan In a dressing room I was always worried and wary of the quiet ones: they were the assassins.

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David Hussey will fight to earn a recall to Victoria's Sheffield Shield cricket side

Chloe Saltau

Chloe Saltau To say David Hussey saw his axing from Victoria's Sheffield Shield team coming is an understatement.

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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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Great recent Adelaide Test matches

Adelaide Oval.

Matt Murnane The city of churches often produces big innings, massive turnarounds and thrillers which are decided in the final hour.

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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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Players must be ready to fire in Big Bash

Ready to go: Shane Warne.

Adam Cooper When Aaron Finch took to Shane Warne last week at Etihad Stadium, it must have been tempting for some to grant the Big Bash's marquee player leeway for a limited pre-season campaign.

Season takes shape before ball is bowled

Adam Cooper WHEN Aaron Finch took to Shane Warne last week at Etihad Stadium, it must have been tempting for some to grant the Big Bash League's marquee player leeway for a limited pre-season campaign.

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Johnson roars back to brink of a hat-trick

Mitchell Johnson

Chloe Saltau Clearing hurdles introduced by rotation policy gives Mitchell Johnson more satisfaction than his 200th wicket.