Wiese quits SA for Sussex
South African all-rounder David Wiese has joined Sussex as a Kolpak player on a three-year contract.
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Australia's pride is restored but India looms as entirely different proposition | Sam Perry
With Pakistan accounted for, Australia can reflect upon many positives but drawing inferences from the series ahead of the next would be ill-advisedThe rot has stopped and normal service has resumed. After thorough defea ...
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Shane Watson blasts Thunder to win over Hurricanes in Big Bash League
Hobart Hurricanes 161-8; Sydney Thunder 162-4 Thunder win by six wickets with 19 balls remainingSkipper Shane Watson blasted Sydney Thunder to their second Big Bash win for the season with a six-wicket victory over Hobar ...
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Eoin Morgan brings his white-ball expertise on return to lead England
England’s one-day captain is back in charge for the trip to India and victory would obscure any lingering discontent about his opting out of the Bangladesh tourEoin Morgan arrives in India in good form. The last ball he ...
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New Zealand blast to T20 win over Bangladesh to seal series whitewash
New Zealand 194-4; Bangladesh 167-6 Black Caps win match by 27 runs and series 3-0New Zealand completed a Twenty20 whitewash of Bangladesh with a 27-run win in the third and final international in Mount Maunganui.The win ...
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Australia quick Josh Hazlewood to sit out first ODI against Pakistan
Fast bowler rested for series opener with upcoming tour to India in mindMitchell Starc also in line to miss some of series after recent effortsJosh Hazlewood will be the first bowler rested during the Pakistan one-day se ...
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Kevin Pietersen's quickfire 73 helps Stars to Melbourne derby win over Renegades
Stars beat Renegades by 46 runs in comfortable Big Bash League winRenegades scrape to victory in corresponding women’s game Kevin Pietersen led the Melbourne Stars to a thumping 46-run win over the Renegades in their Big ...
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Steve Smith hails Australia's resurgence after four straight Test victories
Australia beat Pakistan by 220 runs in third Test to seal series 3-0Captain says his side are playing the kind of cricket he wants them to playAustralia captain Steve Smith has hailed his team’s Lazarus-like resurrection ...
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Big-hitting Chris Lynn called up for Australia's ODI series against Pakistan
Big Bash star gets nod for five-match series starting in Brisbane on FridayBilly Stanlake also named in squad; Aaron Finch and George Bailey droppedUncapped middle-order batsman Chris Lynn has been rewarded for his Big B ...
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Australia ease to clean sweep as spinners turn screw on Pakistan
Australia 538-8 dec & 241-2 dec; Pakistan 315 & 244Hosts win third Test by 220 runs and secure 3-0 series whitewashNathan Lyon and Steve O’Keefe spun Australia to a 220-run win over Pakistan in the third ...
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Australia v Pakistan: third Test, day five - live!
Live updates from the final day of play at the SCGEmail: firstname.lastname@example.org | Tweet: @GeoffLemonSport 1.48am GMT Yes, be gentle. I can always trust Mr Howcroft to be considerate. Geoff Lemon it is indeed, back w ...
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'Kolpaks can raise the standard'
After Kyle Abbott and Rilee Rossouw made the controversial decision to turn their backs on international cricket in favour of joining Hampshire, Rob Key discusses the thorny issue of Kolpak contracts…
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England’s Alastair Cook to meet Andrew Strauss for captaincy talks next week
• Director of cricket has scheduled discussion to consider captain’s future• Management team unsure which way deliberations are likely to goAndrew Strauss, the director of England cricket, is to resume his review of the ...
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Voges to rejoin Middlesex
Adam Voges will join Middlesex for a fourth spell next season as they bid to defend their Specsavers County Championship title.
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Virat Kohli succeeds MS Dhoni as India’s limited overs captain
• Test captain will lead ODI and T20 side against England• Dhoni stood down as limited overs captain on WednesdayVirat Kohli has been named as India’s captain for the one-day international series and Twenty20 internation ...
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David Warner fireworks set Australia on path towards victory over Pakistan
Australia 538-8 dec & 241-2 dec; Pakistan 315 & 55-1Warner hits second quickest half century in Test historyAustralia’s batsmen embarrassed Pakistan’s patched-up attack on Friday at the SCG, handing Natha ...
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The cricketer who laughed: beleaguered Yasir Shah still a lovable figure | Russell Jackson
If a cricketer can be judged by his mood when the chips are down, the Pakistan spinner has won plenty of admirers on his side’s dismal tour of AustraliaIf they ever publish a modern reboot of Frank Tyson’s holiday house ...
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WBBL star Deandra Dottin replaced by holidaying England international
Lauren Winfield happens to be in Australia on holidayReplacement sought after Dottin fractured cheekboneBrisbane Heat have replaced injured WBBL star Deandra Dottin with England wicketkeeper-batter Lauren Winfield, who i ...
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Concussed Matt Renshaw withdrawn from third Test against Pakistan
Opener was hit twice on the helmet at the Sydney Cricket GroundConcussion symptoms persisting before play on day four at SCGYoung Australian opener Matt Renshaw will play no further part in the SCG Test, having been diag ...
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Australia v Pakistan: third Test, day four - live!
Australia v Pakistan, third Test, day four live from the SCGEmail: email@example.com | Tweet: @GeoffLemonSport 11.27pm GMT David Barham, who runs the Big Bash telecast for Ten, is now on ABC radio talking to Wh ...
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