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Border wary of hungry England striking back

Allan Border

Lee Gaskin Beware the wounded Lion - that’s the message from former Australian captain Allan Border as a desperate England aims to hang on to the Ashes.

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Ashes 2013: Allan Border warns of England fightback in Perth

ADELAIDE, AUSTRALIA - DECEMBER 09: Alastair Cook of England looks on after a press conference at the end of day five of Second Ashes Test Match between Australia and England at Adelaide Oval on December 9, 2013 in Adelaide, Australia.  (Photo by Morne de Klerk/Getty Images)

Lee Gaskin Beware the wounded Lion - that's the message from former Australian captain Allan Border.

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Brett Lee backs Jackson Bird against England

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - JANUARY 04:  Jackson Bird of the Stars celebrates the dismissal of Ben Rohrer of the Renegades during the Big Bash League match between the Melbourne Renegades and the Melbourne Stars at Etihad Stadium on January 4, 2014 in Melbourne, Australia.  (Photo by Michael Dodge/Getty Images)

Lee Gaskin Fast bowling great Brett Lee has backed Jackson Bird to continue England's miserable summer and use the Prime Minister's XI game as a stepping stone back to the national side.

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McDermott boys to take on England

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Brothers Ben and Alister McDermott who will both play in the PM's XI team.
Filed: Monday, 13 January 2014 4:34:56 pm 
Photo by Rohan Thomson, The Canberra Times

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Lee Gaskin Alister and Ben McDermott now have at least one thing in common - selection in the Prime Minister's XI team.

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Bopara gives England hope at long last

Gone: Brett Lee appeals for Joe Root's dismissal.

Lee Gaskin Tourists finally have something to smile about: a win against the PM's XI.

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England overcome disastrous start to crush PM's XI

English captain Alastair Cook celebrates with James Tredwell.

Lee Gaskin Finally, there is something for England to smile about with a comprehensive win against the Prime Minister's XI at Manuka Oval.

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ACT Meteors fast bowler Rene Farrell chasing World Cup glory with Southern Stars

Rene Farrell.

Lee Gaskin ACT Meteors fast bowler Rene Farrell is relishing the pressure of bowling the final over for Australia.

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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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Saturday Serve – Sheffield Shield still has an important place in Australian cricket

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Lee Gaskin The resurgence of the Australian Test team proves the Sheffield Shield still has an important place in the game's future.

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Steve Smith to target WA youngsters in Sheffield Shield final

NSW captain Steve Smith with his WA opposite Adam Voges at Manuka Oval.

Lee Gaskin The NSW captain plans to use intimidatory bowling to gain an edge over the callow Warriors.

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Cricket ACT pushing for indoor training centre

Lee Gaskin Cricket ACT has high hopes as it continues to build its case for a bigger slice of the national pie.

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Adam Hewitt back just in time to help Wests/UC in title defence

Lee Gaskin Stress fractures in his back forced last season's grand final hero Adam Hewitt to miss the start of Wests/UC's title defence.

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Tennis ball cricket is coach Anil Rideegammanagedera's secret to training

Lee Gaskin Hitting a tennis ball around the streets of Galle was how a man with one of the longest surnames in world cricket learnt the game.

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Cameron Suidgeest steps up a gear but still faces nervous times

Lee Gaskin The nerves are kicking in for ACT Comets debutant Cameron Suidgeest as he makes his Futures League initiation.

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Adam Ritchard keen to deliver an all-round Sunday service for Tuggeranong

Lee Gaskin Adam Ritchard's long-term ambition is to become a minister in the Christian church.

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Cricket: PM's XI a well-balanced team, says Brett Lee

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Australia's Brett Lee at Manuka oval ahead of the PM's XI tomorrow.
Filed: Monday, 13 January 2014 2:19:40 pm 
Photo by Rohan Thomson, The Canberra Times

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Lee Gaskin Brett Lee has defended the selection of the Prime Minister's XI side, declaring the combination of old heads, fringe national players and untried youngsters can continue England's miserable summer.

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Haddin key to Ashes: Ponting

Lee Gaskin Ricky Ponting believes Brad Haddin can be the X-factor for Australia in winning back the Ashes.

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Floros works towards shield spot with rampaging Bulls

Lee Gaskin Canberra's Jason Floros hopes to force his way into the powerful Queensland Sheffield Shield team.

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Ryan Carters says Invitational XI ready to strike a blow

Ryan Carters.

Lee Gaskin Ryan Carters believes the Australian Invitational XI can have a ''real crack'' at England.

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Ticket prices bowl over Canberra for 2015 World Cup

West Indies' Tino Best

Lee Gaskin Big crowds will be expected to pack Manuka Oval for the 2015 World Cup after organisers released affordable prices for Canberra’s three games.