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Sixers out to spoil all-Melbourne BBL final

The Melbourne Stars have secured the first spot in Sunday’s BBL Final – and cross-town rivals the Renegades are hoping to make it an all-Melbourne affair. But they have the Sydney Sixers to get through first. FOLLOW LIVE FROM 7PM. SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA – FEBRUARY 02: Stephen O'Keefe of the Sixers celebrates the wicket of Callum […]

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Canes keen to continue Stars' BBL misery

The Melbourne Stars will have to overcome a horror Big Bash League semi-final record, and topple the top-placed Hobart Hurricanes, to keep alive their dream of a maiden title –  but D’Arcy Short might have something to say about that. FOLLOW LIVE FROM 7PM. Hobart Hurricanes If Hobart Hurricanes star D’Arcy Short is feeling pressure […]

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Joe Root praised for standing up to homophobia after telling West Indies player: ‘Don’t use it as an insult. There’s nothing wrong with being gay’

Joe Root has been hailed as a “role model” for standing up to alleged homophobic remarks during the third Test between England and the West Indies in St Lucia.  The England captain responded after an incident with fast bowler Shannon Gabriel, stating: “There is nothing wrong with being gay.” Gabriel was warned by the umpires for […]