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Australia's Matt Renshaw: 'Every team tries to do what they can to win' – video

The batsman Matthew Renshaw has been called up to the depleted Australian cricket squad for their tour of South Africa, following the ball-tampering scandal that has engulfed the team. He is available for select ...

Guardian Tuesday, 27th March 2018, 1:49PM - Read article


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England's Trevor Bayliss embarrassed by Australian ball-tampering

England’s Australian coach a former mentor of Steve SmithBayliss has no reason to suspect ball-tampering at AshesEngland’s Australian coach Trevor Bayliss admits he is embarrassed by the ball-tampering shame which has en ...

Guardian Tuesday, 27th March 2018, 10:40AM - Read article


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Cricket Australia set to wield axe over ball-tampering scandal – live!

Smith set to lose captaincy and could face year-long banMatthew Engel: on the field the captain is responsibleAnd you can email Tom here or tweet him here 9.46am BST Steve Waugh is the latest former Australia player to a ...

Guardian Tuesday, 27th March 2018, 9:47AM - Read article


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Matthew Renshaw to join Australian Test squad after Sheffield Shield victory

Queenslander to fly to South Africa and join embattled teamRenshaw unbeaten on 81 as Bulls beat Tasmania in final Matthew Renshaw has been added to Australia’s Test squad and will fly to South Africa after the opener gui ...

Guardian Tuesday, 27th March 2018, 8:19AM - Read article


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Ball tampering scandal could be Australian fans' tipping point | Paul Connolly

We’re a forgiving lot but this could be the final straw for those already tired of this team’s behaviourAmid the wildfire generated by Australia’s admission of ball-tampering in South Africa there’s speculation as to whe ...

Guardian Tuesday, 27th March 2018, 2:10AM - Read article


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Australian cricket ball tampering: coach Darren Lehmann reportedly set to resign – live!

Updates as Australia wakes up to reports the coach will quitOn a cricket field the captain is responsible | Matthew Engel‘Say it ain’t so, Steve’ – at least cricket still mattersFeel free to get in touch on email or twee ...

Guardian Tuesday, 27th March 2018, 1:57AM - Read article


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Never mind coaches or supremos – on a cricket field the captain is responsible | Matthew Engel

In Australia sporting leadership still matters but no one above told Steve Smith he should have resigned over the ball-tampering affairThe greatest on-field scandal in the history of cricket was the Bodyline crisis of 19 ...

Guardian Monday, 26th March 2018, 11:04PM - Read article


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Think you’re immune to advertising? It’s the greatest trick Facebook ever pulled | Suzanne Moore

Now that digital ads are fragmented and microtargeted, we have no idea how minds are being changed – and that’s scaryUnlike the rest of you mere mortals, I am immune to advertising. The billions of dollars, all the creat ...

Guardian Monday, 26th March 2018, 5:46PM - Read article


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‘Say it ain’t so Steve’: at least this scandal shows cricket still matters | Barney Ronay

While the ball-tampering furore will die down, it feels as if Steve Smith and his side brought much of this on themselves by neglecting the values Australians attach to their national sport“It ain’t true, is it, Joe?”“Ye ...

Guardian Monday, 26th March 2018, 5:41PM - Read article


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Steve Smith set to lose Australia captaincy and could face year-long ban

• Smith loses captaincy of IPL side after ball-tampering scandal• Senior bowlers ‘upset by association with leadership group’Steve Smith looks set to be permanently stripped of the Australian captaincy and could face a b ...

Guardian Monday, 26th March 2018, 4:41PM - Read article


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Joe Root says soul searching needed before second New Zealand Test

England captain reflects on defeat at Eden ParkConcern over Ben Stokes’ continuing back problemsBefore the first Test against New Zealand, Joe Root hinted at changes in the way England were going to go about their busine ...

Guardian Monday, 26th March 2018, 12:30PM - Read article


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It’s just not cricket. But ball-tampering is what you’d expect in today’s world | Simon Jenkins

If we cannot trust each other in sport, we can hardly put our faith in an election result – or a presidentSo sportsmen cheat. Big deal. Sometimes they get caught. Bad luck. Sometimes they cheat blatantly and are accused ...

Guardian Monday, 26th March 2018, 12:09PM - Read article


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Joe Root does not suspect Australia of ball-tampering during Ashes series

England captain says revelations ‘disappointing’ for cricket Australian captain and deputy stood down in scandal Joe Root says he does not suspect Australia of any ball-tampering during the recent Ashes series. The Engla ...

Guardian Monday, 26th March 2018, 11:09AM - Read article


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A brief history of ball-tampering – video

The fallout continues for the Australia cricket team after their captain Steve Smith admitted overseeing ball-tampering during the third Test in South Africa, although this is far from the first time a player has been ca ...

Guardian Monday, 26th March 2018, 10:59AM - Read article


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Joe Root on Australia ball-tampering: 'It's disappointing for Test cricket' – live

Jason Gillespie: Steve Smith must go after scandalAustralian outrage born of team’s moralising hypocrisy 10.32am BST The former Australian fast-bowler Jeff Thomson has called for Steve Smith, Cameron Bancroft and everyon ...

Guardian Monday, 26th March 2018, 10:32AM - Read article


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New Zealand seal victory over England by an innings and 49 runs in first Test

England 58 and 320; New Zealand 427-8 decNew Zealand win by an innings and 49 runsEngland’s abominable overseas record continues to deteriorate. They have now lost 10 of their last 12 matches away from home. Despite a re ...

Guardian Monday, 26th March 2018, 8:30AM - Read article


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Australia’s real leadership failures are in politics, not cricket | Van Badham

Where’s the national outrage over a terrified boy being abandoned to violent despair by our political leaders?Australian cricketer Cameron Bancroft has been caught on video shoving some yellow sticky tape into his underp ...

Guardian Monday, 26th March 2018, 7:15AM - Read article


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'Clown Under': papers roast Steve Smith and Australian team after cricket scandal

UK papers call Australian team ‘hypocrites’ and ‘cheats’ but reaction is more muted in South AfricaThe Australian cricket team have been roasted on newspaper front pages – particularly in the UK – after the ball-tamperin ...

Guardian Monday, 26th March 2018, 4:32AM - Read article


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Australian outrage over ball tampering born out of team’s moralising hypocrisy | Kate O'Halloran

Past statements about rival teams are now coming back to bite certain Australian playersIn the Hobart Test series of 2016-17, Faf du Plessis received three demerit points and lost 100% of his match fee for ball tampering ...

Guardian Monday, 26th March 2018, 4:04AM - Read article


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New Zealand v England: first Test, day five – live

Live updates from the final day of the first TestBroad: ‘Australia start fights and moan when someone comes back’Day four report: Root dismissal leaves England facing defeatYou can email Daniel here or tweet him here 4.1 ...

Guardian Monday, 26th March 2018, 12:10AM - Read article


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