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Zimbabwe 'not a token tour' for Australia, says Michael Clarke

Michael Clarke

Michael Clarke wants results from Australia's ODI tour of Zimbabwe.

Ryan Harris says Australia will keep up its aggression against India

Keep aggressive: Ryan Harris.

Chloe Saltau Recovering Test paceman Ryan Harris has declared the Australians won’t temper their aggression as they seek to extend India’s woeful away-from-home record this summer.

Pakistan cricketer Sana Mir hails team's progress before Australia series

Captain of the Pakistani women's team Sana Mir.

Chloe Saltau Sana Mir won’t accept that she is a pioneer for women’s cricket in Pakistan. That title, she says, has to go to other "strong women of Pakistan".

Australia cruises to victory over Queensland in one-day warm-up

No Maroon for unlikely Queenslander: Dave Warner was drafted to play for Queensland in a practice match.

Maroon did not agree with unlikely Queensland import David Warner but, in the end, his Bulls were seeing red after Australia cruised to victory in their final hitout before their one-day tour of...

Moises Henriques to miss Australia A clash with injury

Injured: Moises Henriques.

Moises Henriques has been ruled out of Australia A's second four-day match against South Africa A with a groin strain.

Australia's World Cup goal to sideline white-ball specialists from Sheffield Shield

Tight schedule: Glenn Maxwell will have limited opportunity to push his red-ball claims.

Jesse Hogan Test aspirants who have established themselves in Australia's limited-overs teams, such as James Faulkner and Glenn Maxwell, are set to play only one or two Sheffield Shield matches this summer,...

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Mitch Marsh and Nathan Lyon earn one-day recalls for Australia

Recalled: Nathan Lyon.

Jesse Hogan Mitch Marsh and Nathan Lyon joined by Ben Cutting and Kane Richardson for upcoming one-day series in Zimbabwe as Phillip Hughes, Xaiver Doherty and Clint Mckay miss selection.

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Cricket Australia follows India instead of leading, says departing players' chief Paul Marsh

Harbhajan Singh (centre) asks Andrew Symonds to move as umpire Steve Bucknor looks on during the second Test at the SCG in 2008.

Chloe Saltau As he prepares to take the top job at the AFL players' union, departing cricketers' association chief Paul Marsh says Cricket Australia's desire to pacify India has made it a follower rather than a...

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Mitchell Marsh, Sam Whiteman save Australia A v India A

Mitchell Marsh of Australia A celebrates his century. There was far more to come.

A 371-run partnership between Western Australian teammates Mitchell Marsh and Sam Whiteman lifted Australia A to 9-522 at stumps on Tuesday's third day of their four-day match against India A in...

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James Faulkner best with the bat for Australia A

James Faulkner.

Australia A captain falls just short of his maiden first-class century on the opening day of the four-day match against India A.

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India A take lead against Australia A

Naman Ojha.

India A have taken a 78-run first innings lead against Australia A after another ton to prolific wicketkeeper/batsman Naman Ojha at Allan Border Field on Tuesday.

South Africa set to chase Australia's top Test ranking

Key man: South African cricket captain Hashim Amla.

Sri Lanka have set South Africa a target of 369 to win the second Test in Colombo and reclaim the number one Test ranking from Australia.

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Australia batsman Shaun Marsh suffers another major injury blow

Shaun Marsh.

Jesse Hogan The injury curse that has beset Shaun Marsh has struck again, with the batsman in danger of missing the first half of the home summer due to impending elbow surgery.

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South Africa secure draw to reclaim No.1 Test cricket ranking from Australia

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South Africa reclaimed top spot in cricket's test rankings after grimly hanging on for a draw in the second and final test against Sri Lanka on Monday to win the series 1-0.

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Australia still backing suspended Indian cricket supremo for ICC role

N. Srinivasan.

Chloe Saltau Australia is standing by the man it backed for world cricket's top job, no matter how much squeamishness that might cause among those who prefer their supremos without conflicts or scandals.

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Cricket Australia gives Siddle mid-July deadline on playing with Nottinghamshire

Peter Siddle

Fast bowler Peter Siddle will leave English county club Nottinghamshire next month, recalled by Cricket Australia ahead of a one-day series in Zimbabwe.

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England, India and Australia's power grab at the ICC is the worst thing that has ever happened to our sport

Scyld Berry On Thursday, the Full Council of the International Cricket Council is poised to rubber-stamp the worst thing that has ever happened to cricket, and nobody thereafter can do anything about it.

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Australia coach Darren Lehmann wants cricket cleaned up

Chris Cairns denies being corrupt.

Chris Dutton Australia coach Darren Lehmann has implored International Cricket Council officials to "clean the game up" and send a strong message to the world as international match-fixing scandals engulf the...

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Cricket Australia imports Indian soil to conquer spin demons

India's Ravichandran Ashwin celebrates taking the wicket of Australia's Nathan Lyon during the first cricket test match, at the Melbourne Cricket Ground December 28, 2011.   REUTERS/Tim Wimborne   (AUSTRALIA - Tags: SPORT CRICKET)

Chloe Saltau If Australia is to stay at No.1, it will have to get better at playing spin, and Cricket Australia is going to great lengths to make that happen.

Australia receives spoils of number one ranking

Michael Clarke

 Australian Cricket captain, Michael Clarke got his hands on the Reliance ICC Test mace on Wednesday, proof that his side is the number-one ranked Test side in the world.