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Peter Forrest ready for the Caribbean

The only sound Peter Forrest wants to hear other than wedding bells this Easter is leather slapping on willow to a backdrop of Calypso...

Cricket umpire kills teenage spectator with bat

A cricket umpire killed a teenage spectator in Bangladesh by hitting him on the head with a bat in a dispute over a contested...

NSW have been carrying Aussie cricket for years

Queenslander Bulls batsman Peter Forrest was a key selection, but he grew up in Windsor and played his junior cricket for Hawkesbury. Tasmania, meanwhile, have...

Duncan Fletcher compains about damp wickets

ANZ Stadium is about to host its first international game but neither Australia nor India is happy about training at the ground in Sydney's...

Katich thinks Warner is a leader

Simon Katich has joined the growing chorus extolling David Warner's leadership virtues, which will be on display again when the batting dynamo fills the...

Shaun Marsh needs to step up

Embattled Australia batsman Shaun Marsh will need a big score in the fourth Test against India or he risks being dropped from the side...

Ajmal will knock Poms off No 1 spot on his own

Pakistan off-spinner Saeed Ajmal was in mesmerising form on day one of the first Test against England in Dubai, taking career-best figures of 7-55....

It ain’t half hot mum, in Australia

I was very happy to be invited over to Australia to enjoy the second sport played by the Roos. Or are they the hockey players,...

Big Bash League is going to get bigger

Gold Coast, Canberra, Newcastle and Geelong are all in the running to have a Big Bash League team as soon as next summer as...

Ponting’s career may have just been saved

Former Australia captain Ricky Ponting has cheekily admitted that his innings of 62 in the second Test against South Africa may have gone a...

WA hit 2nd spot in Sheffield Shield

Western Australia moved to 14 points in second spot on the Sheffield Shield table following their stunning five-wicket win over Victoria. Set 362 to win,...

Australia lose first Test to South Africa

First Test, Cape Town (day three): Australia 284 & 47 v South Africa 96 & 236-2 Graeme Smith and Hashim Amla both hit centuries to help...

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