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Moises Henriques labels Shield final most important game of his career

Lee Gaskin He's represented Australia, but Moises Henriques labels the Sheffield Shield final as the most important game of his career.

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Saturday Serve – Sheffield Shield still has an important place in Australian cricket

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Lee Gaskin The resurgence of the Australian Test team proves the Sheffield Shield still has an important place in the game's future.

Test stars to boost NSW Blues' Sheffield Shield hopes

Lee Gaskin Fresh from their resounding triumph in South Africa, Test stars Steve Smith and Nathan Lyon could be parachuted into the NSW Sheffield Shield team for this week's trip to Canberra.

Sheffield Shield final to be played in Canberra

Steve Smith skies a delivery and is caught by Jason Behrendorff off the bowling of Ashton Agar.

Lee Gaskin Canberra will host the Sheffield Shield final for the first time after NSW hung on for a thrilling three-wicket victory against Western Australia at Manuka Oval on Friday.

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Steve Smith to target WA youngsters in Sheffield Shield final

NSW captain Steve Smith with his WA opposite Adam Voges at Manuka Oval.

Lee Gaskin The NSW captain plans to use intimidatory bowling to gain an edge over the callow Warriors.

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Floros works towards shield spot with rampaging Bulls

Lee Gaskin Canberra's Jason Floros hopes to force his way into the powerful Queensland Sheffield Shield team.

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Lyon pitched from the sidelines into fiery heat of Ashes

Nathan Lyon.

Lee Gaskin Nathan Lyon was the groundsman used as training fodder the last time England played in Adelaide three years ago.

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Blake Dean keen to shine with Sydney Thunder in Big Bash League

Lee Gaskin Opening batsman one year to leg-spinner the next. ACT Comets all-rounder Blake Dean doesn't mind what role he has at the Sydney Thunder as he prepares to train and play alongside a stack of...

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ACT awaits World Cup announcement with bated breath

?pics of Manuka and lights by Ben Wrigley who works for Cox Architecture, designers of the lights.

Ian Warden Gang Gang, Canberra Times, 6th February 2013.

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Lee Gaskin Canberra will be in the international spotlight when a revamped Manuka Oval rolls out the red carpet to the 2015 cricket World Cup.

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Winter into Redbacks as Lyon packs his bag

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ACT Cricketer Nathan Lyon at a cricket clinic for asylum seekers next to Manuka oval ahead of the PM's XI tomorrow.
28 Jan 2013.
Photo: Rohan Thomson. The Canberra Times.

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Lee Gaskin ACT Comets young gun Nick Winter will be among several familiar faces at the South Australian Redbacks.

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Lyon will fight for Ashes spot

Sport. Media function to promote next month's British and Irish Lions V Wallabies Rugby Test and the coming cricket Ashes test in England, at the AIS. Australian spin bowler, Nathan Lyon, speaks at the function. May 8th. 2013 Photograph by Graham Tidy The Canberra Times.

Lee Gaskin Nathan Lyon has consulted Michael Clarke about what he needs to do to retain his place in the Test side for the Ashes.

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Haddin bides his time

DARWIN, AUSTRALIA - AUGUST 9:  Brad Haddin poses during the official Australian Test cricket team headshots session on August 9, 2012 in Darwin, Australia. (Photo by Mark Nolan/Getty Images)

Lee Gaskin Brad Haddin wants retribution on the old enemy and still harbours ambitions to break back into the Australian team for next year's Ashes series.

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Haddin ready to run up third shield ton

NSW cricketer Brad Haddin helps with students from Canberra Grammar school

Lee Gaskin Three centuries in as many Sheffield Shield games would put Brad Haddin in pretty esteemed company.

Jayawardene calls for strong start against 'wounded' Australians

Lee Gaskin Sri Lanka captain Mahela Jayawardene is bracing for a vicious backlash from Michael Clarke's men as the visitors attempt to break through for their first Test victory in Australia.

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Jayawardene wary of 'wounded soldiers'

Mahela Jayawardene

Lee Gaskin SRI LANKA captain Mahela Jayawardene is bracing for a vicious backlash from Michael Clarke's men as the visitors try to break through for their first Test victory in Australia.

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Sri Lankan bowlers toil on first day of tour

Sport. The Chairman's XI versus Sri Lanka 3 day cricket match at Manuka Oval, Canberra. First session day 1. Chairman's XI batsman, Scott Henry in action. December 6th. 2012  Photo Graham Tidy, The Canberra Times.

Lee Gaskin Based on first impressions, Sri Lanka is in store for a long, hot and ultimately unsuccessful Australian summer.

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Cricket in the spotlight

19TH FEBRUARY 2012 -SPORT -STORY CHRIS DUTTON- THE CANBERRA TIMES- PHOTO BY MELISSA ADAMS.
Steve Luby of Evatt.

Lee Gaskin Welcome to Canberra's day-night cricket revolution.

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Ponting backs rotation and Nine

Ricky Ponting

Lee Gaskin Retired great Ricky Ponting says rotating players in and out of the Australian team is part of the modern game, but reckons Channel Nine has every right to feel short-changed for showing games with...

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Nine has a valid point, but players need to be rested, says Ponting

Ricky Ponting

Lee Gaskin Retired great Ricky Ponting admits Channel Nine has every right to feel short-changed.

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Unbeaten 300 puts Dean with elite

Jono Dean, Prime Minister's XI 2013

Lee Gaskin SIR DONALD BRADMAN, Michael Clarke, Mark Taylor and Matthew Hayden have all reached the magic triple-century milestone.