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Brad Haddin as good as it gets, says Adam Gilchrist

Chris Wilson Test great Adam Gilchrist says Brad Haddin's glovework in this Ashes series is close to perfection.

The Warner era: Players adapting to changed cricket landscape

David Warner.

Will Brodie David Warner's barnstorming success at Test match level signals a landmark in cricket evolution. The modern cricket landscape is now so varied that it contains several, distinct types of player.

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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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Great summer, but no grace

Tim Lane dinkus

Tim Lane Michael Clarke's men could not have dreamt of the success that they have recently achieved.

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A.B. De Villiers has no head for figures

AB de Villiers of South Africa

Jesse Hogan De Villiers is not just modest about his achievements - he is downright dismissive of them.

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South Africa's A.B. de Villiers the ultimate all-rounder

PORT ELIZABETH, SOUTH AFRICA - FEBRUARY 21: AB de Villiers of South Africa leaves the field after getting out to Nathan Lyon of Australia during day two of the Second Test match between South Africa and Australia at AXXESS St George's Cricket Stadium on February 21, 2014 in Port Elizabeth, South Africa.  (Photo by Morne de Klerk/Getty Images)

Jesse Hogan A.B.de Villiers excelled at, among other sports, golf, tennis and rugby before deciding to grace cricket with his presence. But the world's No.

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It doesn't take much to go over the top

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Greg Baum Sixes have become so commonplace that the hoisting of one no longer is a self-contained event in any cricket match.

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Australian Test opener David Warner vows to go to the next level

Fine balance: David Warner will respect the Proteas bowlers, but will still punish anything loose and in his zone.

Jesse Hogan Dynamic opener David Warner is taking a leaf or two out of the Chris Rogers playbook.

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Cricket toughs it out

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Jake Niall Australia's summer sport revival had fans jumping on the bandwagon - all very Tiger-ish really.

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Old-timers connect successors to rich heritage in Baggy Blue

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Geoff Lawson The members of the former NSW players group, the Baggy Blues, who turned up at the SCG on Friday afternoon for the past-players function reckoned they weren't disappointed at not having any cricket...

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Troubles despite triumphs

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Dean Jones It's been a summer of success for Australia, but there are still many problems to be oversome, writes Dean Jones.

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Player push to move Big Bash to October to save Shield

Brett Lee and Jordan Silk of the Syndey Sixers during the Big Bash League match.

Chris Barrett Australia's players have tabled a recommendation to Cricket Australia that the Big Bash League to be played in October in future seasons.

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Moises Henriques not the right choice for South African tour

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Dean Jones Australia’s selectors have done a good job this summer. Scheduling by Cricket Australia was good and the preparation for the players to nail England early was well planned and executed.

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England batsman Eoin Morgan run out fair and square, according to cricket laws

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Chloe Saltau The run-out of England batsman Eoin Morgan at the MCG on Friday night drew howls of protest from commentators, but it appears the laws of cricket - not the third umpire - were responsible for his...

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$1 million bonus for Ashes heroes

Michael Clarke

Andrew Wu Australia's cricketers have earned a bonus of nearly $1 million after their annihilation of England in all forms of the game this summer – and there could be more cash to come if they can continue...

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Melbourne Renegades eager to sign Kevin Pietersen for BBL

Chloe Saltau Cricket's newest free agent will be chased hard by the Melbourne Renegades.

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Demise of Kevin Pietersen divides opinion in cricket world

Pietersen

Stathi Paxinos Polarising batting star predictably divides opinion after the demise of his international career.

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Timing off as Swann song hits wrong note

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Dean Jones I truly felt sorry for Graeme Swann during his retirement press conference. It's always sad to see a quality cricketer retire when he still has something to offer.

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Ashes 2013: Steve Smith’s century steers Australia out of trouble

Michael Clarke

Steve Smith’s sparkling century led Australia’s fightback as the home side reached 6-326 at stumps on day one of the third Ashes Test.

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Kallis let numbers do talking

Number's up: Morne Morkel (left) and Graeme Smith take Jacques Kallis for his lap of honour at Durban.

Jonathan Liew The South African great, who finished his Test career with a victory over India, could always separate cricket from life.