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Mark Cosgrove returns to South Australia

Four years after being dumped by South Australia, batsman Mark Cosgrove is returning to the Redbacks.

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World T20: Consolation win for Australia

Australian opener Aaron Finch plays a drive during his knock of 71 that earned him the man of the match award.

Australia signs off its disappointing World Twenty20 campaign with a consolation victory over Bangladesh.

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Australia into women's T20 final

The Australians celebrate their win over the West Indies.

Australia claims eight-run win over West Indies to win through to the Women's World T20 final.

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Women's World T20: Australia makes it a hat-trick of titles

Meg Lanning hits a boundary during her innings of 44.

Dhaka Two-time defending champions Australia powered to a six-wicket win over old foes England to win its third consecutive title in the women's World Twenty20 in Dhaka on Sunday.

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Australia out of World T20 as Pakistan beats Bangladesh

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Mirpur Pakistan defeated Bangladesh by 50 runs in a Group 2 match in the Twenty20 World Cup at Shere Bangla National Stadium on Sunday, ensuring Australia's exit from the tournament.

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Australia suffer big loss to India in World T20

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With their tournament already over, Australia have sunk to new lows with an embarrassing 73-run thrashing at the hands of India to remain winless in the World Twenty20.

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Australia denies it is weak against spin after T20 failures

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Australia remain adamant that top order is not vulnerable to spin bowling despite glaring statistics from the World Twenty20 that highlight their weakness.

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Aaron Finch defends Australia's spin snub at World T20

Aaron Finch.

Questionable team selections hangs over Australia's failed World Twenty20 campaign as much as poor shot selection and shoddy fielding.

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Australia's World T20 player ratings

No spin: Australia still doesn't treat T20 matches with the same seriousness as it does Test matches.

How the players performed during Australia's ill-fated World T20 campaign.

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Fired-up Windies rock Australia's Twenty20 hopes with late-overs hitting

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Joe Barton Australia have all but been knocked out of the World Twenty20 after Chris Gayle and Darren Sammy conspired to hand the West Indies a six-wicket win.

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Western Australia aim to overcome the odds in Sheffield Shield final

WA coach Justin Langer.

Lee Gaskin WA coach Justin Langer is confident his side can become the first in nine years to win the Sheffield Shield away from home.

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Cricket Australia chief executive James Sutherland on Canberra future

Cricket Australia chief executive James Sutherland.

Lee Gaskin Canberra hosting the Sheffield Shield final won't fast-track the city's Big Bash League campaign.

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World T20: Australia v Pakistan

Brad Hodge

Scott Spits Track all the action from Australia's opening match against Pakistan at the World T20 in Bangladesh.

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Maxwell's heroics fail to get Australia home

Glenn Maxwell

Joe Barton Australia faces an uphill battle to end its Twenty20 World Cup drought, despite a masterclass from million-dollar man Glenn Maxwell which nearly stole victory from Pakistan in Dhaka on Sunday night.

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Australia needs to be flawless in T20: Glenn Maxwell

Glenn Maxwell

Joe Barton, Dhaka Australia will need to be flawless if it is to end its World Twenty20 title drought, after an upset first-up loss to Pakistan on Sunday, star all-rounder Glenn Maxwell admits.

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Australia women's title defence off to shaky start

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Joe Barton, Dhaka Wicketkeeper Alyssa Healy is hopeful a short turnaround will work in Australia's favour after the defending Twenty20 World Cup champions lost their opening fixture to New Zealand by seven runs.

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Australia backs its aggression in T20 World Cup

David Warner continued his rare form.

Early onslaught in warm-up victory a taste of things to come, says Darren Lehmann.

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New South Wales tailenders deny South Australia win in Sheffield Shield

Josh Hazlewood

Stoic New South Wales tailenders have denied South Australia victory and ensured four states will scrap to reach this year's Sheffield Shield final.

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Hobbling Ryan Harris the hero as Australia snatches victory

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Jesse Hogan It took until the last half-hour of the last session, but Australia has finally banished the demons of Adelaide with a stunning 245-run victory in Cape Town.

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Openers David Warner and Aaron Finch in hot form as Australia beats New Zealand in World T20 warm-up game

Australia's Dave Warner plays a shot during the cricket T20 International cricket match against South Africa in Durban, March 12, 2014. REUTERS/Rogan Ward (SOUTH AFRICA - Tags: SPORT CRICKET)

Fatullah, Bangladesh Australia's early onslaught in its World Twenty20 warm-up victory over New Zealand is only a taste of things to come, says coach Darren Lehmann.