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Sri Lanka vs Australia: Ashton Agar fails to recover from side strain, ruled out of second Test
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Sri Lanka vs Australia: Ashton Agar fails to recover from side strain, ruled out of second Test

Agar, a left-arm spinner, suffered a side strain in the one-day internationals last month and will be replaced by Jon Holland in the squad for the final Test starting Friday.

Pakistan vs Australia: Spinner Ashton Agar tests positive for COVID-19 before first ODI
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Pakistan vs Australia: Spinner Ashton Agar tests positive for COVID-19 before first ODI

Australian team management said physiotherapist Brendan Wilson also tested positive during regular testing of the squad.

Australia vs Sri Lanka: Glenn Maxwell magic helps hosts beat visitors by six wickets, seal T20I series
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Australia vs Sri Lanka: Glenn Maxwell magic helps hosts beat visitors by six wickets, seal T20I series

Maxwell slammed 39 off 25 balls as a dominant Australia thumped Sri Lanka by six wickets to win their third straight T20I clash and seal the series in Canberra on Tuesday.

Australia announce full-strength squad for Pakistan tour
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Australia announce full-strength squad for Pakistan tour

Bowler Josh Hazelwood will be back in action after missing most of Australia's recent 4-0 demolition of England in the Ashes.

IPL 2021: Australian pacer Nathan Ellis lands contract ahead of second leg of tournament
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IPL 2021: Australian pacer Nathan Ellis lands contract ahead of second leg of tournament

The 26-year-old Ellis was named as one of three Australian reserve players for the upcoming T20 World Cup, which will follow the IPL

Bangladesh vs Australia: Dan Christian, Mitchell Swepson help visitors register first victory in T20I series
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Bangladesh vs Australia: Dan Christian, Mitchell Swepson help visitors register first victory in T20I series

Chasing 105 for victory, Australia depended on Christian's 15-ball blitz and Ashton Agar's 27 to achieve their target in 19 overs of the fourth match in Dhaka.

West Indies vs Australia: Mitchell Starc, Matthew Wade star as visitors clinch ODI series with six-wicket win
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West Indies vs Australia: Mitchell Starc, Matthew Wade star as visitors clinch ODI series with six-wicket win

Opening batsman Evin Lewis played a lone hand with an unbeaten 55 as the tourists bundled out the home side for 152 off 45.1 overs batting first with Mitchell Starc leading the rout with figures of three for 43.

Australia's Ashton Agar not surprised by reports stating top Aussie players may pull out from upcoming tours
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Australia's Ashton Agar not surprised by reports stating top Aussie players may pull out from upcoming tours

It has been reported that at least seven top players, including Steve Smith and Pat Cummins, may withdraw from West Indies and Bangladesh tours.

New Zealand vs Australia: Aaron Finch, bowlers shine as Aussies crush Kiwis by 50 runs to level T20I series 2-2
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New Zealand vs Australia: Aaron Finch, bowlers shine as Aussies crush Kiwis by 50 runs to level T20I series 2-2

The result sets up a winner-takes-all blockbuster in the final match at the same venue on Sunday, with Australia in red-hot form after struggling early in the series.

New Zealand vs Australia: Ashton Agar's six-for helps visitors beat Black Caps by 64 runs in third T20I
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New Zealand vs Australia: Ashton Agar's six-for helps visitors beat Black Caps by 64 runs in third T20I

Agar's match-turning six for 30, including three in one over, derailed a New Zealand fightback as Australia avoided a series loss in the third Twenty20 international.

India vs Australia: Spinner Mitchell Swepson 'disappointed' with his performance in first T20I
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India vs Australia: Spinner Mitchell Swepson 'disappointed' with his performance in first T20I

The 27-year-old Swepson, who had replaced left-arm spinner Ashton Agar in the side, after the latter suffered a calf-muscle injury, returned with figures of 1/21 in two overs.

India vs Australia: Hardik Pandya, Jasprit Bumrah pull one back for the visitors; Aussies win series 2-1
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India vs Australia: Hardik Pandya, Jasprit Bumrah pull one back for the visitors; Aussies win series 2-1

An in-form Hardik Pandya blasted 92 not out off 76 balls and Ravindra Jadeja's useful 66 off 50 took India to a healthy 302 for 5 in 50 overs after an inept show in the first 30 overs.

India vs Australia: Ashton Agar feels experience of outthinking batsmen during Sheffield Shield will come handy
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India vs Australia: Ashton Agar feels experience of outthinking batsmen during Sheffield Shield will come handy

The 27-year-old Agar had featured in both the limited-over formats for Australia last summer but missed his spot in the ODIs on their tour of England in September.

England vs Australia: Mitchell Marsh stars in Aussies' win in 3rd T20I as they retain top spot in rankings
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England vs Australia: Mitchell Marsh stars in Aussies' win in 3rd T20I as they retain top spot in rankings

England were without captain Eoin Morgan (dislocated finger) and fellow star batsman Jos Buttler, who was absent for personal reasons after making a match-winning 77 not out in a six-wicket victory on Sunday.

England vs Australia: Jos Buttler's quickfire 77 sees hosts win by six wickets to clinch T20I series
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England vs Australia: Jos Buttler's quickfire 77 sees hosts win by six wickets to clinch T20I series

He faced just 54 balls, including eight fours and two sixes, with this innings becoming Buttler's highest score in a T20 international, surpassing his 73 not out against Sri Lanka at Southampton four years ago.

Shane Warne says spin bowling in Australia going downhill because of less match exposure to spinners
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Shane Warne says spin bowling in Australia going downhill because of less match exposure to spinners

Warne, one of the greatest leg-spinners the game has produced, said there is a dearth of quality spinner who can fill in the shoes of Nathan Lyon and urged CA to ensure that states include a spinner in every Sheffield Shield game.

South Africa vs Australia: Heinrich Klaasen impresses with the bat as hosts sweep ODI series with six-wicket victory
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South Africa vs Australia: Heinrich Klaasen impresses with the bat as hosts sweep ODI series with six-wicket victory

Klaasen played a knock of 68 not out — to go with a century and another half-century in the series — which led South Africa to a comfortable victory despite Marnus Labuschagne's 108 for Australia against his country of birth

South Africa vs Australia: David Warner, Mitchell Starc guide visitors to series win in Newlands
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South Africa vs Australia: David Warner, Mitchell Starc guide visitors to series win in Newlands

David Warner returned to the scene of the ball-tampering scandal and played a central role in a victory this time as Australia beat South Africa by 97 runs in the final Twenty20 to clinch the series 2-1 on Wednesday.

South Africa vs Australia: Hosts fined 20 percent of match fee for maintaining slow over rate in first T20I
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South Africa vs Australia: Hosts fined 20 percent of match fee for maintaining slow over rate in first T20I

South Africa were found to be one over short after time allowances were taken into account, which led to the fine

South Africa vs Australia: Hat-trick hero Ashton Agar reveals how chat with 'rockstar' Ravindra Jadeja inspired him
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South Africa vs Australia: Hat-trick hero Ashton Agar reveals how chat with 'rockstar' Ravindra Jadeja inspired him

The 26-year-old Agar has revealed how a chat with Jadeja during Australia's ODI tour of India last month inspired him ahead of his match-winning performance against South Africa at the Wanderers