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‘I’m an idiot’: ‘Gutted’ Marsh speaks

Test allrounder Mitch Marsh has vowed never to punch a wall again after breaking his hand in bizarre fashion on Sunday. It came as Marsh revealed Aussie coach Justin Langer had contacted him to “tell me I’m an idiot, basically”. Marsh will miss four to six weeks after scans confirmed he broke his right hand […]

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McDonald in mix for IPL coaching job

Victorian coach Andrew McDonald could further expand his coaching repertoire with the former Test all-rounder having interviewed to be the next head coach of the Indian Premier League's Rajasthan Royals. Cricket sources have told The Age that McDonald has gone through the application process to replace Paddy Upton, who coached the side this year. Andrew […]

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Australia’s Alyssa Healy praises ‘game changing’ maternity leave

Cricket Australia has introduced maternity leave for the first time in an initiative launched alongside the Australian Cricketers’ Association. Players with state, national or Big Bash contracts who give birth or adopt will be given up to 12 months of paid parental leave. It guarantees players a contract extension for the following year, plus other […]

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Warner secure as Pucovski stakes Test claim

David Warner has rubber-stamped his Test spot while emerging star Will Pucovski will be in the selection frame after an intriguing second day of Sheffield Shield cricket around the nation. In front of national selection chairman Trevor Hohns, Pucovski joined in the run fest at Melbourne's Junction Oval, gathering a patient 123 off 226 balls […]

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Warner marks magical batting return

Test opener David Warner has posted his 29th first-class century after bouncing back to form in NSW’s Sheffield Shield clash with Queensland at the Gabba. The Blues were 6-215 on day two, with Warner back in the rooms after a stellar knock of 125 runs off 221 balls. Stream every match of the Marsh One-Day […]

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Silverwood vows to take England back-to-basics after replacing Bayliss

‘’I want to make sure that from the get-go we are aligned’: Chris Silverwood vows to take England back-to-basics after replacing Trevor Bayliss Chris Silverwood has spoken of his determination to get England back on top He was unveiled as as Trevor Bayliss’ successor at Lord’s on Thursday afternoon Silverwood appreciates he will have to give […]

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Ashes hero Steve Smith speaks out on becoming Australia captain again

Steve Smith has played down the possibility of becoming Australia captain again after his remarkable Ashes campaign. Smith scored a staggering 774 runs in seven innings during last summer’s Ashes, helping Australia draw the series 2-2 and retain the urn. Tim Paine captained Australia during that series, having taken over from Smith last year following […]