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Sydney Cricket Ground poaches traditional Australia Day one-dayer from Adelaide Oval

Chris Barrett Sydney has pinched the rights for Australia Day cricket this summer from Adelaide, with Michael Clarke's team to host India in a one-day international at the redeveloped SCG on the January public...

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Proteas' A.B. de Villiers breaks another record with 12th consecutive Test 50

South Africa's A.B. de Villiers

Jesse Hogan Sporting prodigy A.B. de Villiers is laden with records, even beyond his chosen field of cricket. As of Thursday he had another one all to himself.

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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 the most intimidating batsman for 40 years

Australia's David Warner.

Brendan McArdle Australian star scares the living daylights out of bowlers like no one before him.

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Mitchell Johnson still wary of de Villiers

Mitchell Johnson

Jesse Hogan Mitchell Johnson says the continuing presence of the world's top-ranked batsman, A.B. de Villiers, at the crease would ensure Australia did not get carried away from having South Africa stricken at...

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Mitchell Johnson strikes to leave South Africa in trouble at stumps

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Jesse Hogan Mitchell Johnson claims three vital wickets in an opening spell at Centurion Park that was as hostile as anything he produced during the Ashes.

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New Zealand batsman Brendon McCullum becomes first Kiwi to amass Test triple century

Brendon McCullum

Wellington Brendon McCullum has become the first New Zealand player to score a Test triple century.

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Unsung Peter Siddle is proving a problem for world cricket's elite batsmen

Peter Siddle.

Jesse Hogan Most underrated paceman proving to be a nemesis for some of the world's elite batsmen.

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Nathan Lyon strikes late to give Australia the edge in second Test

PORT ELIZABETH, SOUTH AFRICA - FEBRUARY 20: Nathan Lyon of Australia bowls during day one of the Second Test match between South Africa and Australia at AXXESS St George's Cricket Stadium on February 20, 2014 in Port Elizabeth, South Africa.  (Photo by Morne de Klerk/Getty Images)

Jesse Hogan Nathan Lyon says Australia are proud to have restricted South Africa to 5-214 on an opening day where three of their batsmen reached half-centuries in Port Elizabeth.

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Dean Elgar spearheads South Africa's second-Test recovery on day one

Mitchell Johnson

Jesse Hogan Cakewalk of Centurion is over for Australia's bowlers, with recalled batsman spearheading South Africa's recovery from another poor start.

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Dhawan smashes second highest limited overs score

Shikhar Dhawan.

Shikhar Dhawan smashed the second highest score in limited overs cricket when he pummelled 248 from 150 balls for India A against South Africa A at the LC de Villiers Oval in Pretoria on Monday.

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Why I prefer longer form of short game

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Dean Jones What would you rather watch, a Twenty20 international or a one-day international match? Do you have more fun playing T20 cricket compared to a 50-over match? I asked many players around the country...

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In awe of an Indian masterclass

Peter Roebuck INDIA'S accomplished batsmen continued their destruction of Australian bowling on a sunblessed second day in Sydney.

Success goes to the single-minded

Peter Roebuck AMONG modern batsmen, Sachin Tendulkar is the master of the single. In some respects, it is not much of a claim. It's a bit like saying Roger Federer has the best ball toss around.

How Sachin Tendulkar survived cricketing Beatlemania

Sachin Tendulkar

Chris Barrett and Daniel Lane Revered by 1.2 billion people, Sachin Tendulkar managed to become one of history's greatest cricketers by placing himself in a bubble for more than 20 years.

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Why double century seems a knock too far for today's batsmen

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Dean Jones MICHAEL Clarke is a man with a taste for big scores and on Friday at Adelaide Oval he seemed well on the way to his fifth double-century before falling for 148.

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Ben Rohrer's career has taken off since joining the Renegades

Ben Rohrer

Jesse Hogan Ben Rohrer has returned to his short-term home with belated but major career recognition.

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Qadir hopes to spin a ripping yarn, just like dad

High hopes: Usman Qadir, the son of Pakistani great Abdul Qadir, practises his leg-spin bowling at training on the Gold Coast.

Chloe Saltau Young bowler Usman Qadir doesn't have to look far for a hero.

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NZ remove Indian openers in first Test

Wellington New Zealand claimed two key scalps to make a promising start to the first cricket Test against India in Hyderabad.

Comets' Dean hopeful of fulfilling T20 dream

Canberra cricketer Jono Dean will find out if he will play for the Perth Shorchers in the Twenty20 season this year.

David Polkinghorne Jono Dean has a nervous wait to find out whether he's made the Perth Scorchers squad for the Champions League Twenty20 tournament in South Africa next month.