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Chris Barrett

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

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From rock bottom, Australia could be on top of world

Chris Barrett Next major priority for Australian team and Cricket Australia is the World Cup.

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Australia to announce squad in preparation for South Africa tour

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Chris Barrett Australia will on Monday name a 15-man squad for next month’s tour of South Africa.

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Fears over India going it alone are behind Cricket Australia's support for ICC shake-up

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Chris Barrett Position paper proposes far greater powers for India, Australia and England.

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Cricket Australia backs dramatic shake-up of ICC in bid to prevent India breaking away

Chris Barrett Fears that India could break away from the International Cricket Council are behind Cricket Australia's support for a controversial plan to shake up the world governing body, say sources inside the...

Shane Warne to mentor Australia's spinners for World Twenty20 tournament

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Chris Barrett Australia has landed a coup by luring Shane Warne back into the national set-up in an official capacity.

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Steve Rixon has 'little respect' for Cricket Australia after being axed

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Chris Barrett and Andrew Wu You get the impression Steve Rixon knows he will not be in the queue for a job at Cricket Australia any time soon.

Ashes: Elder statesman Chris Rogers leads the way again for Australia at SCG

Chris Barrett The Seniors Tour continues in the Ashes with Chris Rogers, who is within striking distance of another Test hundred, joining Brad Haddin in Australia's leading trio of run-scorers this summer.

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Ashes feuds forgotten as England joins Australia in dressing room

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Chris Barrett Australian and England came together for three hours in the home dressing room at the SCG.

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Australia put their trust in pace attack

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Chris Barrett Australia will take as many as six fast bowlers to South Africa next month as they prepare to cope with the dual demands of heavy workloads against the world No.

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Australia's pacemen are to be called upon in South Africa

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Chris Barrett Australia will take as many as six fast bowlers to take on the world's top team next month.

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Australia to sit in on Bangladesh briefing

DHAKA, BANGLADESH - MARCH 04: Captain Darren Sammy of West Indies jumps as he celebrates with team mate Sulieman Benn after Benn's wicket of Rubel Hossain of Bangladesh during the 2011 ICC World Cup Group B match between Bangladesh and West Indies at Shere-e-Bangla National Stadium, Mirpur on March 4, 2011 in Dhaka, Bangladesh. (Photo by Daniel Berehulak/Getty Images)
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Chris Barrett Concerns rise over security guarantees at World T20 tournament.

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George Bailey admits Australia proud of turning England's tour into a disaster

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Chris Barrett George Bailey admits that Australia take "a little bit of pride" in the fact that England's tour here has been so disastrous three of their players have returned home.

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Australia and India's one-day wonders revive tired format

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Chris Barrett Who said one-day cricket was dead? Australia's seven-match jaunt on the subcontinent was derided as meaningless, a kowtowing exercise before the game's deepest pockets in India, and an unwanted...

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Johnson key to Australia's Ashes hopes, says McGrath

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Chris Barrett Glenn McGrath has anointed Mitchell Johnson as key to Australia's Ashes chances this summer, adamant that the rejuvenated left-armer must feature in the first Test against England.

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Ashes: Heads could roll if Australia lose series

LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 25:  Michael Clarke of Australia looks dejected after day five of the 5th Investec Ashes Test match between England and Australia at the Kia Oval on August 25, 2013 in London, England.  (Photo by Ryan Pierse/Getty Images)

Chris Barrett, Chloe Saltau Sacked Australia coach Mickey Arthur says Cricket Australia heavyweights James Sutherland, Pat Howard and even Michael Clarke are in danger of losing their jobs if England win a fourth consecutive...

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James Faulkner's fireworks lift Australia to ODI victory

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Chris Barrett Allrounder James Faulkner inflicted more misery on hapless England by delivering a remarkable one-day victory for Australia at the Gabba on Friday.

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George Bailey relishes his Ashes Test call-up for Australia

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Chris Barrett He is intelligent, articulate and the ultimate team man, but mature-age Test debutant George Bailey is banking on more than his nice-guy image in the Ashes.

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Australia captain Michael Clarke practises against bouncers for Ashes series against England

Chris Barrett Targeted with the short ball by England, Michael Clarke has begun a behind-the-scenes mission to ready himself for an onslaught from Stuart Broad and his teammates this summer.

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Ashes 2013: Australia considers all-pace attack for first Test

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Chris Barrett Australia is seriously considering fielding four fast bowlers in first Test against England if all-rounder Shane Watson is deemed unfit to bowl.

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Steve Smith says Australia's batsmen will target Graeme Swann

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Chris Barrett Steve Smith has confirmed that he intends to go after Graeme Swann in the first Ashes Test.