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Chris Barrett is a Sports Writer with The Sydney Morning Herald.


Arthur warns Australians on size of rebuilding task

Chris Barrett, Perth and Andrew Wu, Sydney Australia has enjoyed a glorious summer but it is not the start of a golden era.

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Arthur says age problems still remain

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Chris Barrett and Andrew Wu Australia have enjoyed a glorious summer against England but with a team featuring two 36-year-olds and five others over 31 it is not necessarily the start of a new golden era.


Bill Lawry's call: MCG Test to be one fans will treasure

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Chris Barrett As Mitchell Johnson ripped through England in Brisbane and Adelaide, and then finished off Alastair Cook’s team in Perth, about the only thing missing was the famous call of Bill Lawry.

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Monty Panesar struggling to find form on and off the pitch

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Andrew Wu, Chris Barrett Monty Panesar does not seem to be having much success on and off the field.


Brukner takes aim at Tottenham manager

Chris Barrett and Andrew Wu It is in England where Australian team doctor Peter Brukner has been making a splash.

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The night Richie’s slow delivery felled Greig

Chris Barrett, Chloe Saltau Sadly absent in Adelaide are Channel Nine commentary icons Richie Benaud, Tony Greig and Bill Lawry, but a new book written by the late Greig's son tells of one of their finest - or not so fine -...


Barf time for Greig

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Chris Barrett, Chloe Saltau Mark Greig's family memoir tells the untold story of his father Tony, and the rest of the commentry crew.

A star in the shadows, legend leaves a huge void

Michael Hussey

Chris Barrett The timing was so Michael Hussey. As the cricket world mourned the passing of veteran and icon Tony Greig, the veteran Australian batsman quietly announced his international retirement.

'Visionary' Greig remembered

Tony Greig.

Chris Barrett BILL LAWRY recalls his first meeting with Tony Greig – the man who would become his commentary box offsider for more than three decades – like it was yesterday.

Mr Cricket decides to walk and leaves an Ashes void

Mike Hussey

Chris Barrett Veteran Australian batsman quietly announces his international retirement.


Tributes touched a cricketing treasure


Chris Barrett TONY GREIG was deeply touched by the warm wishes of some of the game's biggest names during his battle with lung cancer, in particular an offer by Australian captain Michael Clarke to take his young...


Australia's grim tour of England ends in another defeat

Michael Clarke

Chris Barrett in Manchester If this was indeed some kind of preview for next English summer, the Ashes will not be pretty viewing.

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