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Indian origin cricketer Arjun Nair included in Cricket Australia's National Performance Squad

Sportskeeda - ‎Jul 21, 2016‎
For the upcoming quadrangular one-day series to be held in Queensland, Cricket Australia has named an 18-man National Performance Squad and Indian-origin spinner Arjun Nair has been named in this team. The 18-year-old carrom ball spinner is a part of ...

Five things that could turn the Test on day five - ‎50 minutes ago‎
The No.1 Test team in the world have their back against the wall and an unlikely challenger is full of fight and confidence.
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Coach's national identity matters little to cricket's tight-knit teams

The Guardian - ‎Jul 27, 2016‎
The flag, the anthem and some sense of national identity never meant much for me. All those years ago, if I remember correctly, I was as motivated playing for West Australia as for Somerset or England. Playing for your mates in the team is what matters ...
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Maxwell gets red-ball shot with Australia A - ‎Jul 28, 2016‎
Following the release of the Test squad for Sri Lanka in May, Maxwell reaffirmed his goals of returning to the Test set-up as an allrounder - with Australia set to tour India early next year - revealing he had opted out of playing domestic cricket in ...

Aus A Winter series: All you need to know - ‎Jul 27, 2016‎
Those two teams will be joined by India A and Cricket Australia's National Performance Squad in a quadrangular 50-over series with matches in Townsville and Mackay, a key component of Cricket Australia's commitment to take cricket to all parts of ...
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Jon Holland drafted into Australia A cricket squad, as Ashton Agar books in for surgery

The Sydney Morning Herald - ‎Jul 21, 2016‎
The quadrangular series is a combination of four-day and one-day matches against South Africa A, India A and Cricket Australia's national performance squad. Former Test `keeper Brad Haddin will be coach Troy Cooley's assistant for the opening two ...

Jon Holland's road from Sheffield Shield back-up to Test selection

Fox Sports - ‎22 hours ago‎
Holland only has two five-wicket hauls to his name in Sheffield Shield cricket, one of which came during this year's Sheffield Shield final (more on that later).

Michael Clarke opens up on his cricket future

The New Daily - ‎16 hours ago‎
The acquisition of Clarke would be a major coup for any of the sides in Australia's Twenty20 competition and add another major element of interest to what has quickly become one of the highlights of the sporting calendar.

Clarke: “It hit me every day” - ‎22 hours ago‎
Instead of viewing the chronic back pain as a curse, Clarke said dealing with the pain helped him become a better cricketer. Michael Clarke kept his back pain private so that opposing teams couldn't use his pain to thier advantage. Picture: Ryan Pierse ...

Securing support for Women's Big Bash League is 'hard work', admits Cricket Australia

MuMbrella - ‎Jul 28, 2016‎
It is a national product and had a huge TV audience. It [support] is happening but I think it's going to take a while.” Cricket Australia Logo 2003. Speaking with Mumbrella on the sidelines of the Summit, Everard revealed C.A., was “weeks away” from ...
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Alen Stajcic: How tough Australian coach turned Matildas into Rio 2016 Olympic medal contenders

Fox Sports - ‎Jul 28, 2016‎
BRUTAL preparation, no BS and a playing style that sums up what it means to be Australian. That's the formula prescribed by Matildas coach Alen ... European rugby teams look at it differently to the Australian teams, the cricket team, the football team ...

Rookie Renshaw ready for SA challenge - ‎Jul 28, 2016‎
South Australia's Patrick Page suffered a toe injury and with Renshaw nearby in the north of England visiting family, team management seized the chance to bring him in as a replacement. He scored an unbeaten 69 from 108 balls as Australia claimed an ...

Former Age editor Andrew Holden to head Cricket Australia's communications team

The Sydney Morning Herald - ‎Jul 25, 2016‎
Holden will begin in the his new role on August 8. "I'm absolutely delighted to be joining Cricket Australia. It is an outstanding organisation and I am looking forward to contributing to its success in making cricket Australia's number one national ...
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Abbott, Bulls trio headline NP Squad - ‎Jul 20, 2016‎
New South Wales allrounder Sean Abbott and a trio of Queenslanders headline an 18-man National Performance Squad that will compete in the upcoming Quadrangular Winter 'A' Series.

Soccer: WA State team to take on Perth Glory in Heritage Cup

Community Newspaper Group - ‎Jul 28, 2016‎
In WA's 120th year of league soccer - and as Glory celebrates two decades since its first steps in Australia's national competition - some of the best players from the National Premier League WA (NPL WA) will combine to take on the A-League side ...

Olympians strike gold with gender equality

The West Australian - ‎Jul 27, 2016‎
However, those honest conversations have resulted in cricket becoming a leader in the arena of gender equality and that was highlighted last year with the launch of the inaugural Women's Big Bash League season, with clubs such as the Perth Scorchers ...

A pair of GOATs, and a couple of bridesmaids

The Roar - ‎Jul 28, 2016‎
The current Test series in Sri Lanka has brought together Australia's most successful finger spinner, Nathan Lyon, with the man who has been the bridesmaid for many years, Stephen O'Keefe.

These girls love cricket

Goulburn Post - ‎Jul 28, 2016‎
LOOKING FORWARD: Goulburn's ACT Meteors Indoor Cricket representatives Mikaylah John and Meg Woodberry are looking forward to the coming summer cricket season and continuing to play indoor cricket for the ACT state teams. Photo: Darryl Fernance.
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Rabada sweeps South Africa awards - ‎Jul 26, 2016‎
Meanwhile, South Africa will formally introduce racial quotas at national team level, the CSA board said on Tuesday. The organisation has come under fire from the South African government for a lack of transformation in its national teams, leading to a ...

The brutal formation of Matildas' medal hopes - ‎Jul 28, 2016‎
BRUTAL preparation, no BS and a playing style that sums up what it means to be Australian. That's the formula prescribed by Matildas coach Alen ... European rugby teams look at it differently to the Australian teams, the cricket team, the football team ...