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Australian cricketers get up close and personal during national anthem - ‎Feb 9, 2016‎
Some of the players were getting more than a little touchy-feely as they linked arms while Advance Australia Fair was played.

WATCH: Aussie Cricket Team Attacks The Crack During National Anthem

Pedestrian TV - ‎Feb 9, 2016‎
In the journalism biz, you've often got to editorialise a plethora of complex situations and events; distill subjects with wide-ranging causes down into digestible commentary.
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Relaxed Khawaja feels like he belongs - ‎15 hours ago‎
The six innings that Khawaja has played across five Tests since being recalled to Australia's Test team last November - punctuated only by a hamstring strain that sidelined him for two and rain that prevented him from batting in Sydney over new year ...
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The transition from Under-19 to senior cricket

The Roar - ‎6 hours ago‎
Later of course he became national selector and manager of the senior team for a glorious period of 18 months when India became Test number one team as well as ODI world champions. Coming back .... Listen to the New Zealand Australia Test match live: ...
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Again, Shane Warne not on solid ground

Sydney Morning Herald - ‎13 hours ago‎
He has repeatedly vindicated the wisdom of Cricket Australia in not entrusting him with leadership of the national team. Clearly the choice of Waugh as captain was the right call in early 1999: not only that, it has grown more right with every passing ...

Bankstown all rounder Thomas Sowden becomes first millennial to play Sydney first-grade cricket

Sydney Morning Herald - ‎15 hours ago‎
Sowden - who was born on February 17, 2000 - was part of the NSW team that won last year's under-15s Schoolboys National Championship, and represented the Australian under-16s against Pakistan, scoring 91 in a one-dayer. "He can bat anywhere in the ...

The real story of how the Shane Warne Foundation fell apart

The Border Mail - ‎8 hours ago‎
With the patronage of luminaries such as James Packer, Eddie McGuire and Piers Morgan, plus a roster of past and present AFL and cricket stars, the foundation had become one of the most prominent celebrity charities in the country. Yet less than three ...

Pharmacists hold 9th National Cricket Carnival

Australian Journal of Pharmacy (registration) (blog) - ‎Feb 10, 2016‎
Despite heavy local flooding the city of Newcastle recovered well and successfully hosted the Pharmacists of Australia for their 9th National Cricket Carnival recently. Teams from Queensland, New South Wales, Victoria and South Australia played for the ...
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Nevill leads World T20 squad shocks - ‎Feb 8, 2016‎
As Australia attempts to secure the only major global cricket trophy that has managed to elude them. "We feel our batting depth in this squad is sufficient enough that we can have a specialist wicket-keeper in the squad," said National Selector Rod Marsh.
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ARU starts to realise women are essential to rugby's future

The Australian (subscription) - ‎Feb 12, 2016‎
Cricket Australia came to that conclusion some time ago, bringing the women's game more into the mainstream and making the Big Bash League far more female-friendly.

An ode to the Australian summer of racing

CyclingTips - ‎Feb 11, 2016‎
When Chris Froome (Sky) crossed the finish line atop Arthurs Seat on the final day of the Jayco Herald Sun Tour, he didn't just bring that race to a close - he also closed out the Australian summer of racing. And after a long, action-packed .... He ...

How the Socceroos shocked Beckham's England

Football Australia - ‎Feb 11, 2016‎
For Socceroo fans, that night was the beginning of a very successful era with that "Golden Generation" of national team players going on to qualify for the next two World Cups. Australia also qualified for the 2014 Brazil World Cup and is on track to ...

Rio 2016: Brandon Starc now believes he is up with the best

The Australian (subscription) - ‎Feb 12, 2016‎
At the time Starc was registering his best victory in Sydney, his older brother Mitch was establishing himself as the best one-day bowler in the world, propelling the Australian cricket team to victory in a home World Cup. Starc said both events ...
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Meanwhile, Waugh says he doesn't want his 15-year-old son Austin to focus too intensely on cricket, despite making headlines for a series of strong performances for the Cricket Australia XI at last year's Under 17 National Championships in Brisbane.
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KP left out of England World T20 squad - ‎Feb 10, 2016‎
That notion was quashed by skipper Morgan on Monday and confirmed today when the England and Wales Cricket Board announced the 15-man squad that will attempt to reclaim the title they won in 2010. ... "The limited overs cricket played in the last eight ...
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Australia's women cricketers receive $500k health insurance boost

Sydney Morning Herald - ‎Feb 9, 2016‎
A Professional Footballers Australia spokesman said Football Federation Australia had agreed in its most recent negotiations with the national women's team to search for a health insurance sponsor. Team members must have top-level cover, although FFA ...

The abysmal Azzurri

The Economist (blog) - ‎8 hours ago‎
No complaints here for the Azzurri: Italy had more rugby clubs than Australia or New Zealand at the last count in 2011, whilst it has nine academies to supplement the national centre in Parma. Those players who do come through the system get many ...

Richardson forced to play the waiting game

The Advertiser - ‎Feb 10, 2016‎
With all the cricket coming up I didn't want to say anything. I wanted to get ... Richardson played four games in his return to Australia's one-day side this summer, having last won a call-up to the national team against South Africa in November, 2014 ...
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Soccer flare-ups are only part of the problem for the sport

Herald Sun - ‎Feb 11, 2016‎
And let's not forget Australia's national “football” team is nicknamed the “Socceroos”. And as to which football is the ... That is why in cricket the big-scoring Twenty20 format is proving so popular at the expense of the tired 50-over version. In ...