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Hazlewood likely out of first Test with Achilles problem

Josh Hazlewood is almost certainly out of the first Test against India, leaving Scott Boland in line to play alongside Pat Cummins as the pace component of Australia’s attack in the Border-Gavaskar opener. An Achilles problem has been troubling Hazlewood in the lead-up to the first Test, and after failing to shake it, the 32-year-old […]

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Heat upset Sixers to make Big Bash final

An inexperienced Brisbane Heat have upset the Sydney Sixers to qualify for the Big Bash final against red-hot favourites the Perth Scorchers at Perth Stadium on Saturday night. Desperately missing the wizardry of Indian tourist Steve Smith, the Sixers were undone by what should have been a significant home ground advantage, struggling to 9/116 on […]

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Handscomb in Test reckoning as selectors wait on Green

Peter Handscomb is in line to be recalled to bat in the middle order for Australia in the first Test against India in Nagpur should Cameron Green’s fractured finger not recover in time. Green and Handscomb each spent time batting on specially scarified pitches at Bon Andrews Oval in North Sydney as part of the […]