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By Adam Cooper and Greg Buckle Victoria are in dress rehearsal mode for Saturday's one-day cricket final, but will use Wednesday's clash against NSW to determine if parts are up for grabs.
By Adam Cooper Skipper Ricky Ponting has admitted he might rely on part-time spinners instead of struggling specialists in future Australian Test sides.
By Adam Cooper India has accused Australia of being "scared" of losing by not chasing more runs and questioned their thinking as the third cricket Test became arm wrestle.
By Adam Cooper Australian opener Phil Jaques is confident he can erase the disappointment of the low point of his fledgling Test cricket career.
By Adam Cooper Australia must turn in an historic performance to win the third cricket Test at the WACA Ground and avoid having India spoil another super streak.
By Adam Cooper India threatens to again break Australia's record winning streak after an inspired second-day performance stunned the home side.
By Adam Cooper Speedsters Brett Lee and Shaun Tait will bowl short bursts at full throttle as Australia backed an all-pace attack to create cricket history in the third Test.
By Adam Cooper Australian opener Matthew Hayden will travel to Perth this weekend but a sore hamstring may end his long streak of consecutive matches.
By Adam Cooper Australian opener Matthew Hayden remains in some doubt to play the scheduled third Test against India because of a thigh injury.
By Adam Cooper Only a remarkable Indian batting turnaround and the rewriting of history can prevent Australia winning the first cricket Test at the MCG.
By Adam Cooper Australia have India at their mercy in the first cricket Test at the MCG after their pacemen gave nothing but got plenty in return.
By Adam Cooper Ricky Ponting believes Australia still pack their punch against India post Shane Warne and Glenn McGrath.
By Adam Cooper Batsman Michael Clarke became the latest star rested as Australia continued their no-risk policy before the start of a long campaign of almost constant cricket.
By Jim Morton And Adam Cooper Test opener Matthew Hayden has joined Australia's growing casualty ward with a knee injury preventing a rare Pura Cup foray for Queensland.
By Adam Cooper Australia's Test cricket side has a new headache, as opening batsman Phil Jaques has the mumps.
By Adam Cooper Victorian star Brad Hodge has urged the Bushrangers to lift their one-day game against NSW on Wednesday at the MCG.