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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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Inspired by Mitch Johnson, Ashes in sights again for Rene Farrell

Lee Gaskin Mitchell Johnson's Ashes revival is an inspiration for recalled bowler Rene Farrell to do the same for the Australian women's team.

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McDermott boys to take on England

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Brothers Ben and Alister McDermott who will both play in the PM's XI team.
Filed: Monday, 13 January 2014 4:34:56 pm 
Photo by Rohan Thomson, The Canberra Times

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Lee Gaskin Alister and Ben McDermott now have at least one thing in common - selection in the Prime Minister's XI team.

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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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Josh gets the phone call of his dreams

BRISBANE, AUSTRALIA - NOVEMBER 21:  Josh Hazlewood of the Blues bowls during the Ryobi One Day Cup match between the Queensland Bulls and the New South Wales Blues at The Gabba on November 21, 2012 in Brisbane, Australia.  (Photo by Chris Hyde/Getty Images)

Lee Gaskin Josh Hazlewood received the phone call every cricketer dreams of - pack your bags and welcome to the Australian Test squad.

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Overlooked Bollinger still fast and deadly accurate

Doug Bollinger

Lee Gaskin Doug Bollinger had two wickets in his first three deliveries, the new ball hooping around and the old ball reversing.

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Stars align for sell-out Manuka showdown

Shane Watson

Lee Gaskin A near full-strength national side will converge on Canberra for the city's inaugural visit by the Australian team on Wednesday.

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Watson back to best with ton

Shane Watson.

Lee Gaskin Australia can switch its focus to the upcoming tour of India after sealing the limited overs series with the West Indies in Canberra.

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Watson ton helps deliver series win

Lee Gaskin AUSTRALIA can switch their focus to the upcoming tour of India after sealing the limited-overs series with the West Indies in Canberra on Wednesday night.

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Watson inspires Manuka victory

CANBERRA, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 06:  Shane Watson of Australia celebrates his century during the Commonwealth Bank One Day International Series between Australia and the West Indies at Manuka Oval on February 6, 2013 in Canberra, Australia.  (Photo by Mark Nolan/Getty Images)

Lee Gaskin Australia can switch its focus to the upcoming tour of India after sealing the limited overs series with the West Indies in Canberra on Wednesday night.

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Nielsen a world away from chaos in India

BRISBANE, AUSTRALIA - JULY 04:  (FILE PHOTO) Coach Tim Nielsen during an Australian training session as part of their training camp at the Cricket Australia Centre of Excellence on July 4, 2011 in Brisbane, Australia. After four years at the helm of the Australian cricket team, British born Neilsen has stepped down from his position as team coach and will be taking up a new cricket role in the near future.  (Photo by Chris Hyde/Getty Images)

Lee Gaskin The last time Australia was in India, Tim Nielsen was at the helm of the national team and Shane Watson scored a century in Mohali.