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Why Canberra should host the fifth Ashes Test

James Buckley
By James Buckley
Updated December 8 2021 - 7:33am, first published 1:00am
Canberra is in the mix to host its second ever Test match after Australia beat Sri Lanka at Manuka Oval in 2019 to win the Warne-Muralitharan Trophy. Picture: Getty Images

Canberra was famously chosen as the site for a federated Australia's new capital in the early 1900s, solving a long-standing dispute between Sydney and Melbourne over which was the country's premier city.

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James Buckley

James Buckley

Sports Editor

James is a Queanbeyan boy enjoying his second stint at the Canberra Times, more than eight years on from his first. In between he's traveled the world, and spent time covering sport in Sydney.

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