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Steve Smith says Australia players ready to assume additional duties if CA reduces staff count
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Steve Smith says Australia players ready to assume additional duties if CA reduces staff count

Australia’s senior players will be ready to assume additional duties like giving throw-downs to team mates in practice if further cost-cutting means fewer support staff, leading batsman Steve Smith said on Monday.

Peter Siddle ends 15-year stint with Victoria, signs up with Tasmanian Tigers
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Peter Siddle ends 15-year stint with Victoria, signs up with Tasmanian Tigers

Siddle, who bid adieu to international cricket in December last year after snaring 221 wickets in 67 Tests, said he would look to "play good cricket" and "develop his coaching skills".

Coronavirus Outbreak: Australian Cricketers Association questions CA's claims of financial crisis, massive pay cuts
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Australian Cricketers Association questions CA's claims of financial crisis, massive pay cuts

Cricket Australia's warnings about its finances taking a hit due to the COVID-19 pandemic have been questioned by the country's players' association which has said the game's position remains positive.

Coronavirus Outbreak: Australia's Peter Handscomb uses home isolation to overcome life-long fear of horses
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Australia's Peter Handscomb uses home isolation to overcome life-long fear of horses

Saddled with plenty of downtime during the coronavirus shutdown, Australian cricketer Peter Handscomb has used home isolation productively by overcoming a life-long fear of horses.

Coronavirus Outbreak: Cricket Australia stares at financial crisis due to COVID-19 pandemic, say reports
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Cricket Australia stares at financial crisis due to COVID-19 pandemic, say reports

Cricket Australia chief executive Kevin Roberts has told staff that the governing body faces a financial crisis and would not have been able to pay its bills at the end of August without layoffs, local media reported.

Sandpapergate, two years on: Five lessons to learn from Team Australia’s bounce back
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Sandpapergate, two years on: Five lessons to learn from Team Australia’s bounce back

Two years ago, Australian cricket had plunged into its deepest crisis with the ‘Sandpapergate’ drama being played out in the third Test between South Africa and Australia at Cape Town. Under the mentorship of Justin Langer – master of the mind game – and Tim Paine, as skipper, the much-maligned team has now regained its rightful position among the best cricketing nations in the world.

Peter Siddle retires: A workhorse, fighter but above all a player who gave his everything for the team
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Peter Siddle retires: A workhorse, fighter but above all a player who gave his everything for the team

Siddle will always be remembered as a fighter, someone who kept plugging away and probably didn’t get the accolades in the media like his fellow peers. But if you ask any of the four captains (Ricky Ponting, Michael Clarke, Steve Smith or Tim Paine) he played under — who would run through a brick wall for the team? The unanimous choice would be Peter Siddle.

Bushfires and hazardous smoke place Australia cricket summer under threat of numerous disruptions
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Bushfires and hazardous smoke place Australia cricket summer under threat of numerous disruptions

Australia has been fighting wildfires for months as hot, dry conditions created an early start to the fire season, with blazes destroying more than 700 homes and nearly 3 million acres (1.2 million hectares) of bushland.

Australia vs Pakistan, Highlights, 2nd Test Day 4 at Adelaide, Full Cricket Score: Hosts complete series sweep with an innings and 48 runs win
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Australia vs Pakistan, Highlights, 2nd Test Day 4 at Adelaide, Full Cricket Score: Hosts complete series sweep with an innings and 48 runs win

Follow live score and updates from the fourth day of the second Test between Australia and Pakistan at the Adelaide Oval in Adelaide.

Highlights, Australia vs Pakistan, 2nd Test Day 3 at Adelaide, Full cricket score: Hosts in driver's seat after visitors lose Babar Azam in follow-on
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Highlights, Australia vs Pakistan, 2nd Test Day 3 at Adelaide, Full cricket score: Hosts in driver's seat after visitors lose Babar Azam in follow-on

Follow the score and updates from the third day of the second Test between Australia and Pakistan at the Adelaide Oval in Adelaide.

Highlights, Australia vs Pakistan, 2nd Test Day 2 at Adelaide, Full Cricket Score: Warner's triple ton headlines hosts' dominant day
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Highlights, Australia vs Pakistan, 2nd Test Day 2 at Adelaide, Full Cricket Score: Warner's triple ton headlines hosts' dominant day

Follow the score and updates from the second day of the second Test between Australia and Pakistan at the Adelaide Oval in Adelaide.

Highlights, Australia vs Pakistan, 2nd Test Day 1 at Adelaide, Full Cricket Score: Warner, Labuschagne tons put hosts in front
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Highlights, Australia vs Pakistan, 2nd Test Day 1 at Adelaide, Full Cricket Score: Warner, Labuschagne tons put hosts in front

Follow the score and updates from the first day of the second Test between Australia and Pakistan at the Adelaide Oval in Adelaide.

Australia vs Pakistan: Justin Langer hints at fielding unchanged XI for hosts in second Test at Adelaide
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Australia vs Pakistan: Justin Langer hints at fielding unchanged XI for hosts in second Test at Adelaide

Pace bowler James Pattinson is available for selection after serving a one-Test ban for abusing an opponent during a domestic game but Langer saw little need for change.

Cricket Australia confirms appointment of cricketer George Bailey as national selector
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Cricket Australia confirms appointment of cricketer George Bailey as national selector

George Bailey is expected to focus on selections for the Australia T20 team, with Australia to host the T20 World Cup in less than a year.

Watch: Australian all-rounder Ashton Agar left a bloody mess while trying to take brother Wes's catch in domestic fixture
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Watch: Australian all-rounder Ashton Agar left a bloody mess while trying to take brother Wes's catch in domestic fixture

Ashton Agar was hit flush in the face while fielding at mid on by a ball smacked by younger brother Wes Agar during the Marsh Cup.

Steve Smith, David Warner to represent New South Wales in Sheffield Sheild
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Steve Smith, David Warner to represent New South Wales in Sheffield Sheild

Australia batsmen Steve Smith and David Warner will play their first domestic Sheffield Shield matches in almost two years when they turn out on Thursday for New South Wales against Queensland.

Australia's one-day captain Aaron Finch aims Test return with 'big runs' in Sheffield Shield
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Australia's one-day captain Aaron Finch aims Test return with 'big runs' in Sheffield Shield

Aaron Finch was dumped from Tests after scoring just 97 runs in three matches as an opener against India last summer, later declaring his chances of padding up again had 'probably slipped away'.

Australia head coach Justin Langer recounts how job pressure in aftermath of ball-tampering scandal took a toll on his family
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Australia head coach Justin Langer recounts how job pressure in aftermath of ball-tampering scandal took a toll on his family

Justin Langer said that the media backlash over the Australian team's loss to India at home affected his family and he realised the job pressure then

Former captain and legendary Steve Waugh to mentor Australia during the Ashes
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Former captain and legendary Steve Waugh to mentor Australia during the Ashes

Test captain Tim Paine confirmed that Steve Waugh -– the last Australian skipper to win the Ashes in England in 2001 -- would be with the team for the six-week campaign.

Australia vs Bangladesh, ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: David Warner says he is 'grateful' to play in tournament after scoring match-winning ton
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Australia vs Bangladesh, ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: David Warner says he is 'grateful' to play in tournament after scoring match-winning ton

David Warner said he felt just so grateful to be playing for Australia after his run-laden return continued with a World Cup hundred against Bangladesh.