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Chris Dutton

Chris Dutton is a sports reporter at The Canberra Times.

Cricket

Prime Minister's XI: Captain Brett Lee promises 'total wipe-out' of England

Chris Dutton Prime Minister's XI captain Brett Lee has promised to help Australia ''wipe England away'' in Canberra.

Cricket

Big names return for NSW-WA Sheffield Shield showdown at Canberra's Manuka Oval

Sport: WA cricket team trains at Manuka Oval Sunday afternoon, Adam Vogues. 9th of March 2014. Canberra Times photograph by Katherine Griffiths

Chris Dutton Seven Test players, ODI star Adam Voges, a hat-trick of Canberra's cricket talent and a Sheffield Shield final up for grabs.

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Ashes cricket: Brett Lee warns Australia bouncers won't cut it in Adelaide Test

BRISBANE, AUSTRALIA - NOVEMBER 24:  Ian Bell of England jumps as he evades a short pitched ball from Mitchell Johnson of Australia during day four of the First Ashes Test match between Australia and England at The Gabba on November 24, 2013 in Brisbane, Australia.  (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

Chris Dutton Test great Brett Lee has warned Australia it must scrap its bouncer barrage and adopt a smarter bowling strategy in Adelaide if it wants to beat England in the second Test, which starts on Thursday.

Cricket

Comets' chance to shine among stars of Big Bash League

Sri Lankan bowler Muttiah Muralitharan successfully appeals for the wicket of England's batsman Ravi Bopara, unseen, during the Cricket World Cup quarterfinal match between England and Sri Lanka in Colombo, Sri Lanka, Saturday, March 26, 2011. (AP Photo/Eranga Jayawardena)

Chris Dutton ACT Comets coach Mark Higgs has challenged his players to prove they can perform on the big stage when they get a chance to impress Big Bash League scouts in a three-game series against the Melbourne...

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Manuka's route to the elite level

Canberra-born retired cricketer Michael Bevan returning for community cricket match at Crace next month. For Private Capital. By Megan Doherty.

 

 

 

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Chris Dutton Canberra needs to gain entry to one of Australia's premier cricket competitions before Manuka Oval can become a regular fixture on the international calendar, one-day great Michael Bevan says.

Cricket

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.