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Lee Gaskin

Lee Gaskin is a sports reporter at The Canberra Times.

Cricket

No pressure from Sheffield Shield finalists: Manuka Oval curator Brad Van Dam

Lee Gaskin Manuka Oval curator Brad Van Dam says he hasn't been pressured from either NSW or Western Australia to prepare the pitch a certain way for this week's Sheffield Shield final in Canberra.

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Western Australia aim to overcome the odds in Sheffield Shield final

WA coach Justin Langer.

Lee Gaskin WA coach Justin Langer is confident his side can become the first in nine years to win the Sheffield Shield away from home.

Canberra cricketer Jono Dean re-signs with Adelaide Strikers in the Big Bash League

Lee Gaskin Hard-hitting Canberra batsman Jono Dean could form a devastating one-two punch with master blaster Craig Simmons after signing a two-year contract extension with the Adelaide Strikers.

Border wary of hungry England striking back

Allan Border

Lee Gaskin Beware the wounded Lion - that’s the message from former Australian captain Allan Border as a desperate England aims to hang on to the Ashes.

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Ashes 2013: Allan Border warns of England fightback in Perth

ADELAIDE, AUSTRALIA - DECEMBER 09: Alastair Cook of England looks on after a press conference at the end of day five of Second Ashes Test Match between Australia and England at Adelaide Oval on December 9, 2013 in Adelaide, Australia.  (Photo by Morne de Klerk/Getty Images)

Lee Gaskin Beware the wounded Lion - that's the message from former Australian captain Allan Border.

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Big Bash: ACT's home-grown talent to makes its mark

Ryan Carters.

Lee Gaskin Introducing the Canberra XI set to light-up the Big Bash League.

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Comets star key to T20 title, says Tuggeranong skipper

Lee Gaskin Michael Barrington-Smith believes Shane Devoy is key to Tuggeranong's assault on the Twenty20 championship.

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Michael Shaw a blast from the past in Futures League for ACT Comets

Lee Gaskin A lot has changed in the eight years since Eastlake off-spinner Michael Shaw last represented the ACT Comets.

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Comet's hat-trick in vain as devil of a pitch and Duke ball dominate Futures League loss to WA

Lee Gaskin It will go down as one of the most bizarre games in ACT Comets' history.

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Internationals set to speed up the Meteors

Rene Farrell

Lee Gaskin The ACT Meteors will unleash a new and improved pace bowling arsenal in their quest to claim their maiden Women's National Cricket League title.

LIVE CRICKET: NSW v Queensland, Manuka Oval

Sport. Sheffield Shield cricket match at Manuka Oval between NSW and Qld. NSW bowler Josh Lalor, gets a wicket.

Lee Gaskin Follow our coverage of the NSW Blues v Queensland Bulls Sheffield Shield match, live from Manuka Oval. All times in AEDST.

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Devoy relishes chance to meet Murali

Muttiah Muralitharan

Lee Gaskin Tuggeranong spinner Shane Devoy is planning to draw on Muttiah Muralitharan's vast experience when he gets up close and personal with the most successful bowler in Test history.

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Lyon wants his share

Nathan Lyon

Lee Gaskin Test off-spinner Nathan Lyon has revealed his long-term desire to be Australia's premier spinner in all three formats of the game and not to be pigeon-holed as a baggy green specialist.

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Wests, Eastlake emerge as new power in one-day cup

Wests players celebrate the run out of Justin Haywood.

Lee Gaskin There is a changing of the guard in Canberra's limited-overs competition, with neither of last season's finalists making it through to the decider of the John Gallop Cup.

Cricket

Dropping Lyon was hasty, says Matthews

Australian spinner Nathan Lyon reacts after bowling to the Sri Lankan batsman on the final day of the first cricket Test match, in Hobart on December 18, 2012.  AFP PHOTO/William WEST   IMAGE RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - STRICTLY NO COMMERCIAL USE

Lee Gaskin Former Test spinner Greg Matthews hopes the Australian selectors will show faith in Nathan Lyon.

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Devoy set to become all-round winner

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Tuggeranong spinner Shane Devoy in action against Weston at stirling oval on Saturday
24 November 2012
Photo: Jay Cronan

Lee Gaskin ACT Comets player of the year Shane Devoy could be perfectly suited to the Big Bash League.

Cricket

SA coach wants Lyon in Australian colours

Lee Gaskin Nathan Lyon's state coach has implored national selectors to pick the Test off-spinner for Australia in all three formats of the game.

SA coach wants Lyon in Australian colours

Lee Gaskin Nathan Lyon's state coach has implored national selectors to pick the Test off-spinner for Australia in all three formats of the game.

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Spinning duel set to decide Douglas Cup semi

Lee Gaskin Spinners will take centre stage as Eastlake aims to end Queanbeyan's tilt at ACT Cricket's triple crown.