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Aussies worried about batting collapses ahead of Ashes series

Australia captain Steve Smith has stressed his batting line-up needs to address their tendency to collapse before this year's Ashes series against England.

Australian cricket team’s bus window hit by rock in Bangladesh

Security has been increased on the Australian cricket team's tour of Bangladesh after an object, believed to be a rock, was thrown at the team bus and broke a window.

Lyon ticks another name off list with 6 wickets in Dhaka

When Nathan Lyon passed Hugh Trumble's mark of 141 for the most number of Test wickets taken by an Australian off-spinner in Jamaica in June 2015, his teammates dubbed him the GOAT.

Boycott sorry for ‘unacceptable’ remarks about West Indies

Former England batsman and BBC cricket commentator Geoffrey Boycott has apologised for making an allegedly racist comment while discussing knighthoods handed out to West Indies cricketers.

Sporting stacks and celebration stuff-ups

The misfiring high-five between Brad Haddin and James Faulkner reminds us that even elite athletes occasionally have less-than-graceful moments.

Angry Tait slams incorrect spot-fixing reports

Australian fast-bowler Shaun Tait is considering legal action after local commercial media outlets incorrectly linked him to a spot-fixing scandal in India.

Warner right for Bangladesh tour despite injury scare: Lehmann

Australia vice-captain David Warner will be right to play in this month's Test tour of Bangladesh, despite suffering a blow to the neck during a practice game in Darwin, coach Darren Lehmann has said. Warner retired hurt after he was struck on the n

Respect between genders leads to women’s cricket finally being taken seriously

Women's cricket has a history that dates back to the 1800s, but it's spent much of that time in the shadows. This year, however, will be remembered as the year women's cricket was finally taken seriously. Included in a joint Memorandum of Understan


Root warns England new boys to expect Ashes barrage

London - England captain Joe Root has warned his team's emerging young stars to expect a barrage of abuse "which hits you like a train" when they face old rivals Australia.For the likes of Mark Stoneman, Tom Westley, Dawid Malan, Toby Roland-Jones an

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