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Chris Barrett

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

Cricket

Hosts talk themselves into box seat

James Pattinson

Chris Barrett THE outcome was a placid draw, but the way we arrived there was anything but peaceful.

One wayward little bird sends tensions flying

James Pattinson and Peter Siddle.

Chris Barrett The outcome was a placid draw, but the contents were anything but peaceful.

Cricket

Bowled Warner: slugger turns tweaker

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Chris Barrett THE blond hair, the zinc cream, the pre-slimming physique and even the delivery stride are strangely reminiscent of the greatest leg-spinner to tread this turf or any other.

Cricket

Debutant Du Plessis saves Proteas

Siddle

Chris Barrett South Africa have survived a dramatic final afternoon of the second Test in Adelaide, with a heroic eight-hour century from debutant Faf du Plessis cutting short Australia's aspirations for a return...

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We didn't win, but we didn't lose: Clarke stays confident

Michael Clarke

Chris Barrett MICHAEL CLARKE says Australia will fly to Perth with every confidence they can wrest top spot in the Test world rankings from South Africa, after having their immediate aspirations cut short in a...

Cricket

We tried everything, says Clarke

Man of the match: South African batsman Faf du Plessis after his match-saving century.

Chris Barrett, Adelaide Michael Clarke says Australia will fly to Perth with every confidence it can wrest top spot in the Test world rankings from South Africa, after having its immediate aspirations cut short via a...

CA to invest $30m from TV-rights windfall into grassroots

James Sutherland

Chris Barrett Cricket Australia will outlay nearly $30 million, pocketed from its record television-rights windfall, on grassroots cricket.