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

Cricket

Danger duo out to halt Australia's resurgence

Vernon Philander and Dale Steyn

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...

Cricket

Proteas ready to rumble

Graeme Smith and Dale Steyn

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.

Cricket

Bring it on, Warner tells South Africa trio

BRISBANE, AUSTRALIA - NOVEMBER 06:  David Warner bats during an Australian nets session at The Gabba on November 6, 2012 in Brisbane, Australia.  (Photo by Chris Hyde/Getty Images)

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...

Tell Steyn to bring it on, says Warner

Australian opener David Warner

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...

Take me on, Warner dares Proteas

Australian opener David Warner.

Chris Barrett Test opener brazenly issues a challenge to South Africa's much-feted fast bowling trio.

Proteas eye replacement after Duminy's departure

South Africa's JP Duminy prepares to bat during the South African cricket team's training session at the Gabba stadium in Brisbane, Australia, Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2012. The first of three test matches between Australia and South Africa starts in Brisbane on Friday. (AP Photo/Tertius Pickard)

Chris Barrett J.P. DUMINY had surgery on Saturday on the ruptured Achilles tendon that ended the South African batsman's tour of Australia before it had even begun, with Proteas selectors convening to decide on a...

Proteas weigh fill-in for Duminy

Out for six months: Injured J.P. Duminy.

Chris Barrett South African batsman has surgery on ruptured Achilles tendon that has ended his tour.