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Nathan Lyon absence proves costly for Australia

Australia's Nathan Lyon.

South African captain AB de Villiers admits he was shocked Australia left spinner Nathan Lyon out of their attack for the tri-series one-dayer in Harare.

Proteas stay away from baiting Australia

Australia captain George Bailey concedes defeat to captain A B deVilliers.

South Africa turned the tables on Australia in Harare with the second-biggest ODI run-chase in their history, but refused to call it revenge for their bitter Test loss earlier this year.

Zimbabwe cricketer sacked over Mitchell Johnson video

Zimbabwe's cricket team.

Sending around a video of Mitchell Johnson's bouncers, and implying Zimbabwe's batsmen might be in for a tough time against the quickest man in world cricket, has been deemed worthy of a fine and...

South Africa chase down record total to overcome Australia in tri-series run feast

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Ben Horne South Africa have pulled off the second-biggest run-chase in their one-day international history to sink Australia in their tri-series clash in Harare.

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Shane Warne, Gary Kirsten advise teams before Test series decider

Shane Warne

Contrasting cricketing figures Gary Kirsten and Shane Warne provided valuable advice to their respective national sides before the Test series decider in Cape Town started on Saturday.

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Ryan Harris on the radar of BBL teams

Ryan Harris.

Chloe Saltau Big Bash teams are sniffing around Test hero Ryan Harris, who is yet to re-sign with Brisbane Heat. 

Jesse Hogan

Australia and England: the likely teams

A view inside the Australian dressing room at Trent Bridge ahead of the First Test.

Jesse Hogan The likely teams for Australia and England ahead of the third Ashes clash at Perth.

Cricket

Road trips a killer for touring Test cricket teams

Chris Barrett dinkus

Chris Barrett The last calendar year was a graveyard for touring nations, spelling out just how challenging Australia's next assignment promises to be.

Sachin Tendulkar and Shane Warne to lead Lord's teams

Sachin Tendulkar

English cricket fans are set to get one more chance to see Sachin Tendulkar and Shane Warne in action at Lord's after the pair were confirmed as captains for a match marking the ground's 200th...

Cricket

Dilshan could be target of BBL teams

Tillakaratne Dilshan comforts his wife, Manjula Thilini, after she broke down when he announced his retirement from Test cricket in Colombo.

Jesse Hogan Tillakaratne Dilshan has re-emerged as a Big Bash League target.

Cricket

Agar teams with Matthews

Ashton Agar with Western Australia coach Justin Langer.

Andrew Wu New kid on the block bids to reclaim a berth in Australia's side for the Ashes series.

Cricket

Christian and Bollinger among those discarded by Indian Premier League teams

Michael Clarke

Jesse Hogan All-rounder Daniel Christian and former Test paceman Doug Bollinger are among 13 Australian discarded by their Indian Premier League teams.

Who's a run machine to all the teams? Clarke!

Malcolm Knox

Malcolm Knox IT'S getting to the point where people will go to the cricket to say they saw Michael Clarke bat in 2012.

Cricket

Missing stars put teams to the test

30 January 2011, sport, Melissa Adams, Canberra Times, story James Buckley.
Queanbeyan v Tuggeranong at Manuka oval. Queanbeyan wicket keeper, Aaron Ayer and Tuggeranong batsman, Sam Thornton.  SPECIAL 0

Lee Gaskin Tuggeranong's batting depth will be put to the ultimate test with three of their mainstays missing from Saturday's crucial John Gallop Cup match with Eastlake.

Prime Minister's XI

Flashy 50 will make BBL teams take notice

PM's player Jono Dean signs a autograph for Oliver Dunn,6 of Downer.

David Polkinghorne Prime Minister's XI: Was this the innings that launches the Big Bash League career Jono Dean so badly wants?

Cricket

Women's teams to contest new-look Ashes

London England and Australia will break with tradition this season when the women's version of the Ashes is conducted across all three international formats.

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For two nervous, skittish teams, the tone is set

Greg Baum

Greg Baum If the first day of an Ashes series sets the tone, this one was irresolute, signalling one direction, then changing its mind.

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Sorry, Mickey Arthur, but Aussies make better coaches of Australian teams

Peter FitzSimons

Peter FitzSimons Way back in 1997, when it emerged that Woody Allen had run off with his step-daughter Soon-Yi, David Letterman began his Tonight Show monologue that evening with a searing salutation: “Here’s a...

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IPL teams cleared of spot-fixing: report

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Probe ordered by India's cricket chiefs into betting scandal in the IPL has found no wrongdoing, sources say.

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ICC might give teams extra DRS reviews

Jesse Hogan But ICC will not countenance scrapping or even paring back Decision Review System.

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