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Chris Barrett is a Sports Writer with The Sydney Morning Herald.
Chris Barrett Australia are all but resigned to losing a second player from their 15-man squad to South Africa, with recalled batsman Shaun Marsh not expected to overcome a calf strain.
Chris Barrett Phil Hughes is off to South Africa after all, his Test career resurrected after Shaun Marsh was unable to recover from a calf strain in time to make his own return against the world No.1 Proteas.
Chloe Saltau, Chris Barrett, Andrew Wu IN BRISBANE'S inner north, close enough to the Ashes action at the Gabba to be a tease to Australia's selectors, Sydney-born batsman Sam Robson is training with the England performance squad that...
Chris Barrett AUSTRALIA coach Mickey Arthur admits there is an unescapable personal element to the Test series against the nation he once led to the summit of world cricket, saying provocatively: ''I really would...
Chris Barrett 'I really would love to get one over South Africa' says Australia coach Mickey Arthur.
Chris Barrett Vernon Philander is a relative newcomer to the South African set-up, but with fellow fast bowlers Dale Steyn and Morne Morkel, he has more than held his own among the world's elite in his short...
Chris Barrett, Andrew Wu IT WAS almost as if they scripted it. More than half the South African touring party had come through the arrivals section at Sydney International Airport in dribs and drabs, making their way past...
Chris Barrett, Sydney The all-conquering South Africans have arrived in Sydney ahead of the much anticipated three-Test series against Australia quietly confident but without their customary swagger.
Chris Barrett THE worst-kept secret in Australian cricket is set to be confirmed today with the anticipated selection of Matthew Wade for the first Test against South Africa likely to effectively end Brad Haddin's...
Chris Barrett THE desire of Michael Hussey to play on until next year's Ashes double header faces stiff examination in the next month, with alarming statistics revealing he averages less than 10 against South...
Chris Barrett Vernon Philander is not very tall, but it is coming out of the hand that counts.
Chris Barrett VERNON PHILANDER was whacked on his bowling shoulder in the SCG nets yesterday, applying an ice pack to the wound for the remainder of South Africa's first Australian training session.
Chris Barrett Dale Steyn doesn't look like a killer, but to batsmen he could very well resemble one.
Chris Barrett ''Where else in the world do you get the opportunity to basically kill someone with two bouncers an over? Or try, legally?'' With that rhetorical question the world's leading fast bowler announced...
Chris Barrett VICTORIA’S Rob Quiney is set for a Test debut against South Africa on Friday after being called into the Australia squad as cover for the injured Shane Watson.
Chris Barrett, Brisbane The words slipped out of Australian coach Mickey Arthur's lips before he had realised.
Chris Barrett Test opener David Warner has brazenly issued a challenge to South Africa's much-feted fast bowling trio, inviting them to take him on verbally as well as with the ball in Friday's first Test at the...
Chris Barrett TEST opener David Warner has brazenly issued a challenge to South Africa's much-feted fast bowling trio, inviting them to take him on verbally as well as with the ball in Friday's first Test at the...
Chris Barrett Test opener brazenly issues a challenge to South Africa's much-feted fast bowling trio.
Chris Barrett Craig McDermott cuts formal ties with Cricket Australia and opens his own travelling fast-bowling school.