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Chris Dutton

Chris Dutton is a sporters reporter at The Canberra Times.

Cricket

Prime Minister's XI: Captain Brett Lee promises 'total wipe-out' of England

Chris Dutton Prime Minister's XI captain Brett Lee has promised to help Australia ''wipe England away'' in Canberra.

Cricket

Big names return for NSW-WA Sheffield Shield showdown at Canberra's Manuka Oval

Sport: WA cricket team trains at Manuka Oval Sunday afternoon, Adam Vogues. 9th of March 2014. Canberra Times photograph by Katherine Griffiths

Chris Dutton Seven Test players, ODI star Adam Voges, a hat-trick of Canberra's cricket talent and a Sheffield Shield final up for grabs.

Soccer, Cricket

Double trouble as ACT Meteors and Canberra United get ready for Ellyse Perry

Ellyse Perry

Chris Dutton Ellyse Perry looms as Canberra's tormenter in clashes with the ACT Meteors and Canberra United.

Cricket

Gilchrist in line to lead PM's XI

Chris Dutton The greatest wicketkeeper in Australian cricket history, Adam Gilchrist, may play the old foe one more time.

Cricket

Yes Prime Minister, I'm ready

Ryan Carters.

Chris Dutton Rising Canberra star Ryan Carters hopes he's found the ''recipe for runs'' and another blistering century has launched the 23-year-old into contention for the Prime Minister's XI.

Cricket

Second century puts rising star Carters in contention for Prime Minister's XI

Chris Dutton Another century launches Ryan Carters into contention for Prime Minister's XI.

Cricket

Ashes cricket: Brett Lee warns Australia bouncers won't cut it in Adelaide Test

BRISBANE, AUSTRALIA - NOVEMBER 24:  Ian Bell of England jumps as he evades a short pitched ball from Mitchell Johnson of Australia during day four of the First Ashes Test match between Australia and England at The Gabba on November 24, 2013 in Brisbane, Australia.  (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

Chris Dutton Test great Brett Lee has warned Australia it must scrap its bouncer barrage and adopt a smarter bowling strategy in Adelaide if it wants to beat England in the second Test, which starts on Thursday.

Cricket

Brett Lee proud to lead Prime Minister's XI

Brett Lee has been named the captain of the Prime Ministers XI at Manuka Oval.

Chris Dutton A four-wicket haul for the Prime Minister's XI launched Brett Lee's international career and the fast-bowling great wants to help usher in the next Australian star when he captains the side next...

Cricket

Ryan Carters: model student of the game

Ryan Carters

Chris Dutton Former Australia bowler Geoff Lawson says Canberra star Ryan Carters is ready to launch his cricket career.

Cricket

Canberra's revamped Manuka Oval joins Australian sport's big boys, says curator

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Chris Dutton Manuka Oval curator Brad van Dam says the iconic Canberra venue can prove itself ''one of the big boys'' of Australian sport.

Cricket

Nathan Lyon has cemented his place in Test team: Mark Waugh

Nathan Lyon

Chris Dutton Former Canberra spinner Nathan Lyon has put ''points in the bank'' to prove his critics wrong, Australian great Mark Waugh says.

Cricket

Comets Shane Devoy and Michael Spaseski fight for final spot in PM's XI

sport.-3rd January 2014. CACT Comets players Shane Devoy and Michael Spaseski. Both are in contention for a spot in the PM's XI team to play against England at Manuka Oval. Canberra Times photo by Karleen Minney.

Chris Dutton ACT Comets stars do battle for one chance to shine in the Prime Minister's XI.

Meteors coach wants finals message

Chris Dutton The ACT Meteors coach Andrew Dawson says his team wants to send a message to the competition in its debut play-off campaign.

Cricket

Manuka Oval sellout looms as past and future stars turn out for PM's XI

Brad Hodge

Chris Dutton, David Polkinghorne Two Australian cricket veterans, the first sellout crowd in almost a decade and a prelude to hosting the Big Bash League - next week's Prime Minister's XI looms as one of the biggest in the fixture's...

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Cricket

Ex-Comets aim for bright showing

Chris Dutton Canberra's cricket contingent has declared it's time to ''make an impact'' on the big stage.

Cricket

Mix right for Tuggeranong

Jono Dean

Chris Dutton The pain of semi-final heartbreak will drive Tuggeranong to chase its first two-day title in nine years and skipper Michael Wescombe is confident his side has the right mix to steal the trophy from...

Cricket

Stewart hoping to bowl selectors over

Fletcher Stewart

Chris Dutton Fletcher Stewart's cricket career has taken him around the world and the all-rounder hopes a season with Cricket ACT will help him make the next step.

Cricket

Fit Britt helps Meteors take off

Canberra Meteors captain Kris britt, batting in the nets.

Chris Dutton Kris Britt hopes the ACT Meteors’ new and strict fitness regimen will provide the launching pad she needs to make a return to international cricket.

Dean boys told: have a bash at big league

30 March 2012, Sport, Canberra Times photo by ROHAN THOMSON. Chakradher Rabinuthala, Chris Cairns, and Syed Jaffry. Chris Cairns, former New Zealand cricketer has helped organise an India v Pakistan community cricket game. 


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Chris Dutton Former New Zealand all-rounder Chris Cairns has implored Jono Dean to make a sacrifice and move interstate to become a devastating addition to the Big Bash League.

Cricket

Winter aims for Australian World Cup cricket squad

Nick Winter is aiming for the Australian squad

Chris Dutton Cricket ACT rising star Nick Winter will use a stint in Darwin to launch his bid for selection in the Australian under-19 World Cup squad.