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Ashes 2013: Allan Border warns of England fightback in Perth

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

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Allan Border, Dean Jones in Canberra for MS

Allan Border


Cricket Super Star

Lee Gaskin A host of Australian cricketing greats will be in Canberra for two days raising awareness for multiple sclerosis.

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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NZ's Nicole Browne back to shine with Meteors at Twenty20

Lee Gaskin Nicola Browne enjoyed her first two stints with the ACT Meteors so much she couldn't help but come back for a third.

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Inspired by Mitch Johnson, Ashes in sights again for Rene Farrell

Lee Gaskin Mitchell Johnson's Ashes revival is an inspiration for recalled bowler Rene Farrell to do the same for the Australian women's team.

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ACT Meteors fail to recover from top-order collapse against Qld Fire

Lee Gaskin The ACT Meteors will need an improved performance from their top order after going down to the Queensland Fire on Friday.

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Higgs after Queensland job

mark higgs

Lee Gaskin Mark Higgs will throw his hat in the ring for the Queensland job vacated by new Australian mentor Darren Lehmann.

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Chellew's big break thanks to unreliable mate

30 September 2012 Sport, Journalist Lee Gaskin The Canberra Times, Photo Jay Cronan. ACT Comets new recruit from Perth Chris Chellew.

Lee Gaskin Chris Chellew arrived at his audition for Foxtel's reality television series Cricket Superstar annoyed at the mate who bailed at the last minute after dragging him into it.

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Ponting not ready to walk into the sunset

Ricky Ponting

Lee Gaskin Canberra has been added to what could be the Ricky Ponting farewell tour, as the former Australian captain comes under increasing pressure in his spot in the Test team.

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Devoy takes the shine off Duke ball

Sport.   Cricket ACT Comets vs South Australia. ACT Comets Shane Devoy, Aaron Ayre and Josh Connolly celebrate after getting South Australia's Cullen Bailey out during the match at Freebody Oval.13 December 2012. Canberra Times Photo by Jeffrey Chan.

Lee Gaskin Match-winning ACT Comets spinner Shane Devoy used the experimental English-made Duke ball to skittle South Australia, but doesn't believe it should replace the Kookaburra in Australian cricket.

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ACT move a win for Connolly

23 October 2012, Sport, Journalist Lee Gaskin, The Canberra Times, Photo by Jay Cronan. ACT Comet newest recruit Josh Connolly overlooks Manuka Oval ready for the season.

Lee Gaskin He left Queensland chasing his first-class cricket dream, now Josh Connolly faces his home state with the aim of delivering the ACT Comets the Futures League title.

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Seven wickets notch up the seventh tie in ACT history

Sport. West UC bowler Ben Oakley during the match at Kippax Oval. 17 November 2012.  Canberra Times Photo by Jeffrey Chan.

Lee Gaskin A super seven-wicket haul for in-form paceman Ben Oakley delivered just the seventh tie in Cricket ACT first-grade history.

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Winter looks to give Comets a parting gift

Fast bowler Nick Winter.

Lee Gaskin Even after a summer to remember in the capital, Nick Winter is hoping to move on next year.

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Oakley ready to blaze a trail on road to finals

Sport. One day cricket captains at Manuka Oval, ahead of Sunday's final under lights. Eastlake's Adam Tett, left and Wests/UC captain, Ben Oakley, eye off the cup. 13th. February 2013 Photograph by Graham Tidy, The Canberra Times.

Lee Gaskin In-form paceman Ben Oakley holds the key to Wests/UC turning the tables on Eastlake and taking valuable momentum into the Douglas Cup finals.