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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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Behrendorff has high hopes for summer

Lee Gaskin Jason Behrendorff hopes Champions League Twenty20 campaign the springboard for a successful summer.

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Verdict looms on Watson warm-up at Manuka Oval before Test

Shane Watson

Lee Gaskin NSW will announce on Friday whether Australian all-rounder Shane Watson will make his comeback from injury in next week's Sheffield Shield match in Canberra.

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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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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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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.

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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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Captain Khawaja in clash for Ponting spot

Usman Khawaja

Lee Gaskin Test hopefuls Usman Khawaja and Alex Doolan will go head to head in Canberra next week in the final audition for the role of Ricky Ponting's replacement.

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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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Ideal surface gives Clarke some cause for thought

Michael Clarke

Lee Gaskin ONE look at the Manuka Oval pitch and some inside knowledge from Brad Haddin has convinced Michael Clarke the winless West Indies are going to be difficult to contain on the flat surface.

Near full-strength side ready to tackle Windies at Manuka

Shane Watson Manuka Oval selection.

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

Clarke gears up for flat-track shoot-out

News/Sport. Australian cricket captain, Michael Clarke, at his hotel, ahead of the One Day International game against the West Indies at Manuka Oval on Wednesday. 5th. February 2013 Photograph by Graham Tidy, The Canberra Times.

Lee Gaskin One look at the Manuka Oval pitch and some inside knowledge from Brad Haddin have convinced Australian skipper Michael Clarke the winless West Indies are going to be difficult to contain on the flat...

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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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Stars back Canberra bid for international games

CANBERRA, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 06:  Australian captain Michael Clarke thanks the crowd in the outfield 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 Australian captain Michael Clarke has joined cricket greats in throwing support behind Canberra becoming a regular fixture on the international calendar.

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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.