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Jon Tuxworth

Jon Tuxworth is a sports reporter at The Canberra Times.

Opinion

Bowled over by Pup's change, and it demands an apology

Australia's captain Michael Clarke celebrates making 200 runs against South Africa during their cricket test match in Adelaide, Australia, Thursday, Nov. 22, 2012. The three-game series is even with a draw from the first test. (AP Photo/Rick Rycroft)

Jon Tuxworth Dear Pup, on behalf of the Australian sports media and cricket fans across this sunburnt nation, it's time to officially say sorry.

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Cricket

Rohrer's rearguard knock just fails Blues

Ben Rohrer

Jon Tuxworth Ben Rohrer almost guided New South Wales to a miracle win over Queensland at Manuka Oval.

Cricket

Payback run out cost me ton: Khawaja

Usman Khawaja

Jon Tuxworth Australian Test hopeful Usman Khawaja is adamant he was robbed of a chance to post a century after he was controversially run out in Queensland's Ryobi Cup win over New South Wales at Manuka Oval on...

Cricket

Manuka has bright future, says Haddin

NSW cricketer Brad Haddin

Jon Tuxworth Brad Haddin believes the addition of lights at Manuka Oval means Canberra is poised to be a contender for more marquee events.

Cricket

Hussey hands Canberra a double farewell

Michael Hussey

Jon Tuxworth The shock retirement of Michael Hussey will ''add another dimension'' to the biggest year of cricket in Canberra's history.

Cricket

Khawaja ready to return the favour for Punter

Usman Khawaja,

Jon Tuxworth Prime Minister’s XI: Usman Khawaja will never forget how Ricky Ponting bent over backwards to make him feel welcome when he first walked into an Australian dressing room.

Cricket

Ponting applauds Dean for fast knock

CANBERRA, AUSTRALIA - JANUARY 29: Jono Dean of the PM's XI celebrates his half century during the International Tour Match between the Prime Minister's XI and West Indies at Manuka Oval on January 29, 2013 in Canberra, Australia.  (Photo by Mark Nolan/Getty Images)

Jon Tuxworth and David Polkinghorne The brutality of his Prime Minister's XI knock was likened to that of a ''right-handed David Warner'' and earned the admiration of former Australian skipper Ricky Ponting.