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Lee Gaskin

Lee Gaskin is a sports reporter at The Canberra Times.

Cricket

Carters credits ton to Canberra connection

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - NOVEMBER 23:  Ryan Carters of the Blues celebrates scoring his century during day two of the Sheffield Shield match between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Bulls at Sydney Cricket Ground on November 23, 2013 in Sydney, Australia.  (Photo by Matt King/Getty Images)

Lee Gaskin Ryan Carters has credited his closer ties with Canberra as a key factor in helping him break through for his maiden first-class century.

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Khawaja out to prove Test skills among stars

Brad Haddin

Lee Gaskin Australia's forgotten batsman Usman Khawaja will have the perfect opportunity to press his claims for a Test recall in next week's star-studded Sheffield Shield match in Canberra.

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Injured Watson to miss Manuka match

Shane Watson

Lee Gaskin Shane Watson will miss next week's Sheffield Shield game in Canberra so the injured all-rounder can continue his rehabilitation with the Australian Test squad.

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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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Relaxed Khawaja rediscovers his touch

Usman Khawaja

Lee Gaskin Queensland batsman Usman Khawaja is keen for a big score in Canberra this week to keep his name near the top of the Australian selectors' list.

LIVE CRICKET: NSW v Queensland, Manuka Oval

Sport. Sheffield Shield cricket match at Manuka Oval between NSW and Qld. NSW bowler Josh Lalor, gets a wicket.

Lee Gaskin Follow our coverage of the NSW Blues v Queensland Bulls Sheffield Shield match, live from Manuka Oval. All times in AEDST.

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Lyon wants his share

Nathan Lyon

Lee Gaskin Test off-spinner Nathan Lyon has revealed his long-term desire to be Australia's premier spinner in all three formats of the game and not to be pigeon-holed as a baggy green specialist.

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ACT move a win for Connolly

23 October 2012, Sport, Journalist Lee Gaskin, The Canberra Times, Photo by Jay Cronan. ACT Comet newest recruit Josh Connolly overlooks Manuka Oval ready for the season.

Lee Gaskin He left Queensland chasing his first-class cricket dream, now Josh Connolly faces his home state with the aim of delivering the ACT Comets the Futures League title.

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ACT all-rounder saves day for the Bulls

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 27:  Jason Floros of the Bulls plays a shot during the Ryobi One Day Cup final match between the Victorian Bushrangers and the Queensland Bulls at Melbourne Cricket Ground on February 27, 2013 in Melbourne, Australia.  (Photo by Robert Prezioso/Getty Images)

Lee Gaskin Shocked simply to get the call-up for the Ryobi Cup final, Jason Floros cast aside an injury-affected season to play a leading role in the Queensland Bulls securing the title.