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Lee Gaskin

Lee Gaskin is a sports reporter at The Canberra Times.

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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Ashes 2013: Allan Border warns of England fightback in Perth

ADELAIDE, AUSTRALIA - DECEMBER 09: Alastair Cook of England looks on after a press conference at the end of day five of Second Ashes Test Match between Australia and England at Adelaide Oval on December 9, 2013 in Adelaide, Australia.  (Photo by Morne de Klerk/Getty Images)

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

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Brett Lee backs Jackson Bird against England

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - JANUARY 04:  Jackson Bird of the Stars celebrates the dismissal of Ben Rohrer of the Renegades during the Big Bash League match between the Melbourne Renegades and the Melbourne Stars at Etihad Stadium on January 4, 2014 in Melbourne, Australia.  (Photo by Michael Dodge/Getty Images)

Lee Gaskin Fast bowling great Brett Lee has backed Jackson Bird to continue England's miserable summer and use the Prime Minister's XI game as a stepping stone back to the national side.

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Brad Haddin hungry for Ashes redemption

SPORT: Australian cricketers L-R Brad Hadden and Nathan Lyon at Manuka oval, Canberra.  4th SEPTEMBER 2013 .Photo by MELISSA ADAMS of The Canberra Times.

Lee Gaskin Australian wicketkeeper Brad Haddin is hungry to reclaim the Ashes and believes a more settled preparation will assist the home side in regaining the treasured urn.

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Pace stocks cover injured: McDermott

Sport.  Australian fast bowling legend Craig McDermott speaking to media before the start of a cricket clinic with ACT U-15 and U- 17 players at Manuka Oval.  23 November 2012.   Canberra Times Photo by Jeffrey Chan.

Lee Gaskin Australia has the fast-bowling depth to overcome the large injury toll to our pace brigade, former great Craig McDermott says.

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Lehmann backs Blues to cover star duo

Mitchell Starc

Lee Gaskin QUEENSLAND coach Darren Lehmann believes NSW has the depth to cover the loss of international duo Shane Watson and Mitchell Starc in this week's Sheffield Shield match in Canberra.

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Khawaja has the goods to step up

Usman Khawaja

Lee Gaskin Usman Khawaja failed twice at Manuka Oval this week, but Queensland coach Darren Lehmann backed the stylish left-hander to be considered as Ricky Ponting's long-term replacement in the Test team.

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Haddin looks to a triumphant homecoming

Steven Smith,

Lee Gaskin Veteran wicketkeeper Brad Haddin will be looking to secure a triumphant Canberra homecoming as he attempts to steer NSW to a crucial Sheffield Shield win on Friday.

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Ring-in Abbott sings the Blues

Sean Abbott

Lee Gaskin Sean Abbott was supposed to kick back on the central coast this week - instead he hit the winning runs for NSW in a thrilling Sheffield Shield match in Canberra.

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Psy-chology of building cricket's future

Richard Chee Quee

Lee Gaskin Richard Chee Quee's challenge to capture the attention of budding young cricketers.

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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.