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Chris Barrett

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

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Road trips a killer for touring Test cricket teams

Chris Barrett The last calendar year was a graveyard for touring nations, spelling out just how challenging Australia's next assignment promises to be.

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Ashes teams bid to clear up confusion over DRS

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Chris Barrett A leading official from the International Cricket Council will meet with Australia and England ahead of the fourth Test in Durham in response to confusion from both teams about the use of the...

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Alex Doolan misses CA contract as Johnson, Warner and Haddin the big winners

CENTURION, SOUTH AFRICA - FEBRUARY 10: Alex Doolan looks on during an Australian nets session at Centurion Park on February 10, 2014 in Centurion, South Africa.  (Photo by Morne de Klerk/Getty Images)

Chris Barrett Australian selectors have given an indication of their top-order intentions by including Shaun Marsh and Phillip Hughes in a compressed 18-man central contract list but excluding incumbent No.

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Ryan Harris puts Australian ambitions ahead of big dollars in Indian Premier League

Chris Barrett Ryan Harris will put country before cash, skipping the Indian Premier League auction to instead have knee surgery and stretch out his late-blooming Test career as far as he can.

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Australians all smiles over English departures

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Chris Barrett Bailey admits taking 'a little bit of pride' in the fact that England's tour has been so disastrous.

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Harris puts country ahead of cash

Ryan Harris sign an autograph

Chris Barrett Ryan Harris will not to enter the IPL auction to undergoe surgery in a bid to extend his Test career.

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Big Bash League versus Australian Open: Network Ten claims bragging rights over Seven

Chris Barrett Network Ten chief executive Hamish McLennan has hailed its acquisition of the Big Bash League as "the deal of the century", taking a swipe at rival Seven West Media in the process as the booming...

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Faulkner in the road of England

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Chris Barrett Michael Clarke has tagged James Faulkner 'the new Michael Bevan' after he stared mission impossible in the face with one of the great one-day performances.

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Faulkner in the road of England

Chris Barrett Michael Clarke has tagged James Faulkner 'the new Michael Bevan' after he stared mission impossible in the face with one of the great one-day performances.

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Channel Ten crowing over the success of Big Bash telecasts

The Sixers celebrate the wicket of Michael Hussey.

Chris Barrett Network Ten chief executive Hamish McLennan has hailed the acquisition of the Big Bash League as 'the deal of the century'.

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James Faulkner's fireworks lift Australia to ODI victory

James Faulkner

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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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

Alex Doolan

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

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Shaun Marsh wins recall for tour of South Africa

Good to be back: Shaun Marsh and James Pattinson congratulate each other after recalls for the South Africa tour.

Chris Barrett Left-hander again in running to reclaim top-order position but only after hitting rock bottom.

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How Shaun Marsh earned his second chance

Shaun Marsh

Chris Barrett The script wasn't meant to go this way for Shaun Marsh.

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Few surprises for Test squad for South Africa

Alex Doolan

Chris Barrett Alex Doolan expected to challenge for a Test debut and Jackson Bird tipped to return.

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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...

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More cricket betting scam fears as Brit reappears at ODI

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Chloe Saltau and Chris Barrett Man investigated for illegal betting at BBL game in Melbourne reappeared at ODI in Sydney.

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India seeks to host ICC event every three years

Sachin Tendulkar

Chris Barrett India will reportedly push to host International Cricket Council events such as the World Cup, World Twenty20 and Champions Trophy once every three years as the game's superpower looks to flex its...

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