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Chris Barrett is a Sports Writer with The Sydney Morning Herald.

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It's just not cricket: Richie Benaud may have to sit out rest of the series

Chris Barrett, Jesse Hogan, Andrew Wu Viewers eager for the return of Channel Nine commentary doyen Richie Benaud for the tail end of the Ashes series may have to brace themselves for disappointment.

Cricket

Exiled Warner finds his-A game

David Warner

Chris Barrett David Warner is not due to rejoin the Ashes squad in Manchester until next Monday but in his absence he has made a strong case for a Test recall with a big hundred in the second match of the...

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Cricket

No discussion about Ponting's future: Arthur

Ricky Ponting

Chris Barrett Australia coach Mickey Arthur says selectors have had no conversation "whatsoever" about Ricky Ponting's immediate future but the veteran has been put on notice that he needs runs in Perth or he may...

Cricket

Perth place not in doubt but Ponting is on notice

Ricky Ponting

Chris Barrett AUSTRALIA coach Mickey Arthur says selectors have had no conversation ''whatsoever'' about Ricky Ponting's immediate future but the veteran has been put on notice that he needs runs in Perth or he...

Spin depth an issue as India tour looms

Michael Beer could be among the spinners considered for the tour of India.

Chris Barrett National selector John Inverarity concerned at the depth of spin-bowling stocks.

Marsh in line to return to top level

John Inverarity and Shane Watson in the nets on Sunday.

Chris Barrett Left-hander was stood down by his Big Bash League franchise less than three months ago.

Bash star Marsh on verge of T20 recall

Shaun Marsh

Chris Barrett LESS than three months after being stood down by his Big Bash League franchise and then dumped by his state, Shaun Marsh is set to complete an international resurrection by winning a place in...

Arthur picked as Australia's new head cricket coach

Mickey Arthur at today's press conference.

Chris Barrett Cricket Australia has named South African Mickey Arthur as the Australian team's new head coach at a media conference this afternoon.