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Chris Dutton

Chris Dutton is a sporters reporter at The Canberra Times.

Cricket

Ryan Carters: model student of the game

Chris Dutton Former Australia bowler Geoff Lawson says Canberra star Ryan Carters is ready to launch his cricket career.

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Ex-Comets aim for bright showing

Chris Dutton Canberra's cricket contingent has declared it's time to ''make an impact'' on the big stage.

Cricket

Little league a teaser to the Big Bash prize

Sport.  ACT Comets coach Mark Higgs at the cricket nets at Manuka Oval, he will be making a playing comeback next week. 14 November 2012. Photo: Jeffrey Chan of Canberra Times.

Chris Dutton Mark Higgs wants to rediscover his competitive edge to launch himself on to the Big Bash League radar and complete a spectacular comeback with a contract in the Twenty20 competition.

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Matthews backs selectors' call to omit injured star from Test team

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NCH SPORT  Former Australian Test Cricketer Greg Matthews, speaking at the Newcastle Club. Newcastle  10th December 2009  Newcastle  NCH SPORT PIC JONATHAN CARROLL SPECIAL 00000000

Chris Dutton Shane Watson hasn't scored enough runs to be a specialist batsman and the Australian star shouldn't be granted special dispensation to play only part of a Sheffield Shield match in Canberra, former...

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Haddin may join Ponting's Canberra farewell

Brad Haddin

Chris Dutton Manuka Oval is preparing for a dream double act with Brad Haddin set to join Ricky Ponting in a blockbuster Prime Minister's XI game in Canberra next year.

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ACT hopes for star power to take on West Indies

gayle

Chris Dutton Power-hitter Chris Gayle is set to ignite Manuka Oval twice in eight days and Cricket ACT is hopeful Australian selectors will pick a full-strength side to take on the West Indies master blaster in...

Time-tight Higgs happy for Ponting to call shots

Chris Dutton Mark Higgs is the coach but Ricky Ponting will be the boss when the Prime Minister's XI plays the West Indies at Manuka Oval on Tuesday.

Cricket

Winter crosses fingers for smooth run

Nick Winter.

Chris Dutton A broken knuckle almost ended Nick Winter's cricket dreams but the Canberra fast-bowler says it's his turn to cause havoc and his Prime Minister's XI teammates are in his sights.

Cricket

Lighting up the ACT's new dawn

The lights at Manuka oval are turned on for the first time .

Chris Dutton NEW LIGHTS and a new era - Cricket ACT wants to use Manuka Oval's transformation as the catalyst for the sport's revival in the capital.

Cricket

Gayle fireworks set to light up centenary celebrations

Chris Gayle.

Chris Dutton Chris Gayle is poised to recapture his big-hitting best and spoil Ricky Ponting's farewell party at Manuka Oval on Tuesday, West Indies skipper Darren Sammy says.

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Lyon claims spot in ODI, T20 sides

Nathan Lyon

Chris Dutton Former ACT Comets bowler Nathan Lyon has taken a step towards becoming Australia's first-choice spinner in all formats after he was selected in the one-day international and Twenty20 sides today.