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'Mindset shift': Finch seeing positives ahead of World Cup defence

'Mindset shift': Finch seeing positives ahead of World Cup defence

Whether they win or lose today's series-decider at the MCG, Australian captain Aaron Finch believes the flagging one-day side has finally turned a corner.

  • by Michael Ramsey

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Steve Smith surgery a success, but return date still in doubt
Steve Smith

Steve Smith surgery a success, but return date still in doubt

Steve Smith's elbow surgery has been hailed a success, but there is still mystery over when he will return to competitive cricket.

  • by Andrew Wu
Australia's one-day tale of woe: everything you need to know
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Australia's one-day tale of woe: everything you need to know

As Australia get ready to take on India in a one-day series, the numbers are damning as the team tries to prepare for this year's defence of their World Cup title.

  • by Jon Pierik
Time running out to prepare World Cup defence
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Analysis

Time running out to prepare World Cup defence

Selectors need to get serious, stop the musical chairs, and stop resting players from one-day internationals.

  • by Dean Jones
Snubbed Maxwell ploughs on with Ashes push
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Snubbed Maxwell ploughs on with Ashes push

Test cricket remains Glenn Maxwell's main focus after his decision to sign with English county side Lancashire for the upcoming season.

WACA chief blames Cricket Australia for poor Perth Stadium crowds
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WACA chief blames Cricket Australia for poor Perth Stadium crowds

WACA chief executive Christina Matthews has layed the blame for poor attendance figures for the historic second Test at Perth Stadium squarely at the feet of Cricket Australia.

  • by David Prestipino
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Chris Gayle to receive half of defamation payout pending appeal
Chris Gayle

Chris Gayle to receive half of defamation payout pending appeal

The cricketer will receive half of the $300,000 awarded against him in defamation proceedings against The Age and The Sydney Morning Herald, pending an appeal.

  • by Michaela Whitbourn
'We want 90,000 there': Australia’s women look to the future
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'We want 90,000 there': Australia’s women look to the future

The Australian women’s team has won five of the last six T20 world tournaments, and are hoping to replicate their success at the MCG in two years' time.

  • by Paul Sakkal
Jason Behrendorff sets sights on Australian World Cup spot
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Jason Behrendorff sets sights on Australian World Cup spot

Jason Behrendorff and Mitchell Starc are set to form a left-arm combination on Sunday, and the Canberra junior hopes he can continue that at World Cups.

  • by Chris Dutton
World T20 final: How the Australian women's team saved cricket
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World T20 final: How the Australian women's team saved cricket

The Australia women's team has shown how the game should be played in reaching the World Twenty20 final in the Caribbean.

  • by Jon Pierik
Let Smith, Warner and Bancroft play Sheffield Shield cricket: Lehmann
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Let Smith, Warner and Bancroft play Sheffield Shield cricket: Lehmann

Former Australian cricket coach Darren Lehmann believes it is Australian cricket's interest to let banned internationals Steve Smith, David Warner and Cameron Bancroft play Sheffield Shield cricket to bring back the crowds and sharpen their skills for England in April 2019. 

  • by Tony Moore