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Australia skipper Tim Paine fully supportive of Steve Smith's return to captaincy
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Australia skipper Tim Paine fully supportive of Steve Smith's return to captaincy

Australian captain Tim Paine has addressed speculation over whether Steve Smith will again lead the team once a ban ends in March, saying he would be fully supportive if it happens "one day".

Veteran South African pacer Dale Steyn signs with Melbourne Stars ahead of upcoming Big Bash League season
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Veteran South African pacer Dale Steyn signs with Melbourne Stars ahead of upcoming Big Bash League season

36-year-old Dal Steyn, South Africa's highest wicket-taker in Test cricket with 439 scalps, had retired last month from the longest format of the game

Sydney Thunder acquires England batsman Alex Hales for upcoming season of Big Bash League
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Sydney Thunder acquires England batsman Alex Hales for upcoming season of Big Bash League

Hales has amassed 1644 runs in T20Is with a blistering strike rate of 136.65. The right-handed batsman has previously played for the Melbourne Renegades, Adelaide Strikers and Hobart Hurricanes in the BBL.

AB de Villiers set to make Big Bash League debut after signing for Brisbane Heat
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AB de Villiers set to make Big Bash League debut after signing for Brisbane Heat

South African great AB de Villiers will make his debut in Australia's Twenty20 Big Bash League during the 2019-20 season after signing with Brisbane Heat, the team announced on Tuesday.

Former Australia pacer Glenn McGrath to train Australian national performance squad touring MRF Pace Academy in Chennai
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Former Australia pacer Glenn McGrath to train Australian national performance squad touring MRF Pace Academy in Chennai

Glenn McGrath who is the director of the MRF Pace Academy will train the Australian performance squad as they play matches against teams from the academy

Former Australia all-rounder Andrew McDonald to coach Birmingham-based team in The Hundred
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Former Australia all-rounder Andrew McDonald to coach Birmingham-based team in The Hundred

McDonald this year became the first coach to secure an Australian domestic treble, leading Melbourne Renegades to a first Big Bash title, while also securing the Sheffield Shield and One-Day Cup with his native Victoria.

French Open 2019: Ashleigh Barty says her 'next goal' is to become World number 1 after clinching maiden Grand Slam title
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French Open 2019: Ashleigh Barty says her 'next goal' is to become World number 1 after clinching maiden Grand Slam title

Ashleigh Barty said that she certainly did not think the French Open would be her first Grand Slam title, but with the Roland Garros crown sealed, she will head into the next few majors as one of the favourites and targeting her "next goal" of becoming the world number one.

South African cricket icon AB de Villiers pulls out of next edition of Big Bash League
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South African cricket icon AB de Villiers pulls out of next edition of Big Bash League

South African legend AB de Villiers has decided to pull out of the next edition of Big Bash League (BBL) after initially committing to play during the final phase of the tournament.

Former Australia all-rounder Shane Watson retires from Big Bash League, will continue playing in select overseas tournaments
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Former Australia all-rounder Shane Watson retires from Big Bash League, will continue playing in select overseas tournaments

Former Australia all-rounder Shane Watson on Friday retired from the native Big Bash League, effectively ending his professional career at home.

IPL 2019: Shane Warne inspired me to bowl with a big and brave heart, says Delhi Capitals' Sandeep Lamichchane
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IPL 2019: Shane Warne inspired me to bowl with a big and brave heart, says Delhi Capitals' Sandeep Lamichchane

Delhi Capitals' up-and-coming leg-spinner Sandeep Lamichanne has received advice from the master of the craft, Shane Warne, who asked him to bowl with a "big and brave heart".

Stephen Fleming steps down as Melbourne Stars coach in Big Bash League after four seasons in charge
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Stephen Fleming steps down as Melbourne Stars coach in Big Bash League after four seasons in charge

Melbourne Stars coach Stephen Fleming has quit after four seasons in charge, having witnessed his team implode to city rivals the Renegades in this year's Big Bash League final.

IPL 2019: Sunil Narine deserves credit for maintaining high standards despite change in bowling action, says KKR bowling coach
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IPL 2019: Sunil Narine deserves credit for maintaining high standards despite change in bowling action, says KKR bowling coach

Narine's action was found to be suspect a multiple times and had to undertake corrective measures under Crowe, who is now a part of Knights' set-up.

Shaun Marsh ends long-running association with Perth Scorchers in BBL, joins Aaron Finch-led Melbourne Renegades
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Shaun Marsh ends long-running association with Perth Scorchers in BBL, joins Aaron Finch-led Melbourne Renegades

Shaun Marsh has joined the Melbourne Renegades for the upcoming season of Big Bash League (BBL), a move that can be considered as a shock move as this decision has broken a long term association of the Marsh family with Western Australia.

Cameron Bancroft smashes unbeaten 138 for Western Australia on return to First-class cricket after 'sandpapergate'
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Cameron Bancroft smashes unbeaten 138 for Western Australia on return to First-class cricket after 'sandpapergate'

Cameron Bancroft completed his nine-month suspension for cheating in late December and has since played Twenty20 cricket for the Perth Scorchers in the Big Bash League.

India vs Australia: After another promising Big Bash season, upcoming T20I series a shot at redemption for D'Arcy Short
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India vs Australia: After another promising Big Bash season, upcoming T20I series a shot at redemption for D'Arcy Short

For Australian opener D'Arcy Short to brush all the critics aside, he needs to remain positive and bludgeon the Indian bowlers in the two T20Is.

BBL: Coach Daniel Vettori parts ways with Brisbane Heat; franchise looks to make 'fresh start'
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BBL: Coach Daniel Vettori parts ways with Brisbane Heat; franchise looks to make 'fresh start'

Daniel Vettori's decision came soon after fellow ex-Black Caps skipper Brendon McCullum confirmed that this would be his last season playing for the Heat in the Australian Twenty20 tournament.

Mitchell Starc ruled out of Australia's limited overs tour of India with muscle tear
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Mitchell Starc ruled out of Australia's limited overs tour of India with muscle tear

"Unfortunately, scans have revealed that Mitchell Starc sustained a substantial tear to his left pec muscle while bowling on the final day of the Test match in Canberra," said national selector Trevor Hohns.

Brendon McCullum to retire from Big Bash League at end of current season to focus on coaching career
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Brendon McCullum to retire from Big Bash League at end of current season to focus on coaching career

Brendon McCullum, who retired from international cricket in 2016, will play his last BBL match for out-of-title contention Brisbane Heat in their season-ending game against Melbourne Stars at the Gabba.

Australia vs Sri Lanka: Matthew Wade slams CA over Test snub, questions selection criteria
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Australia vs Sri Lanka: Matthew Wade slams CA over Test snub, questions selection criteria

Matthew Wade said, "I'm not sure what's going on. It's just a little bit frustrating that on one hand you can say one thing about one player and on the other hand (say) it's why someone's getting picked."

Cricket Australia to investigate floodlight failure at the Gabba ahead of day-night Test against Sri Lanka
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Cricket Australia to investigate floodlight failure at the Gabba ahead of day-night Test against Sri Lanka

Cricket Australia was Friday desperately working to find out why floodlights failed in a Big Bash League (BBL) game at the Gabba, barely a week away from the venue hosting a day-night Test against Sri Lanka.