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2 hrs ago | West Australian
NSW have received a major boost in their bid to seal a berth in the Sheffield Shield final, with Australian Test stars Steve Smith and Nathan Lyon returning to face Western Australia in a must-win clash in Canberra starting on Tuesday.
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6 hrs ago | The Telegraph
Calcutta: Dr Ali Bacher, a former captain of South Africa and a much-respected administrator, spoke to The Telegraph almost exclusively on Graeme Smith.
10 hrs ago | Gazetteherald.co.uk
Not many 16-year-olds can say they have starred for their country at a World Cup, but Matthew Fisher can hold his head high in the knowledge that he was one of England's star performers in the recent ICC Under-19s World Cup in the United Arab Emirates, writes Will Jackson .
14 hrs ago | BleacherReport
South Africa and Australia begin their three-match Twenty20 series at St. George's Park on Sunday.
From bar room brawler to test match troubadour, cricketing bad boy David Warner has made a swift transition into one of the sport's extraordinary talents and brought a new dynamism to opening the batting in tests.
The 30-year-old Perpignan player has a neck injury and his place is taken by Scarlets' Jake Ball, 22. Ball will make his second Test start having come in to partner Charteris when Alun Wyn Jones dropped out ahead of the 27-6 victory over France.
The England and Wales Cricket Board axed 33-year-old Pietersen from all future plans last month, in the aftermath of their Ashes drubbing in Australia Gayle will be in action, after injury, against England in Sunday's opening Twenty20 international at the Kensington Oval - where Pietersen, of course, will be absent.
GLOUCESTERSHIRE are optimistic that seam bowlers James Fuller and David Payne will be fit in time for the new county cricket season.
The second photo shows Denis Compton, who batted for England over the same period in 78 Test matches and who scored 123 first class centuries.
South Africa and Australia will be aiming to hone their Twenty20 international skills when they start a three-match series at St George's Park on Sunday.
Melbourne, March 7 : South Australia's Johan Botha has received a reprimand and two suspension points for two separate breaches of the Cricket Australia Code of Behaviour during the ninth round of the Bupa Sheffield Shield against New South Wales.
Australia's cricketers are poised to complete their dramatic revival with a rise to world number one following their Test series win in South Africa.
Joe Root's maiden one-day international hundred helped England edge a nervy first series victory for almost seven months, against West Indies.
He might have gone unsold at the players' auction this year but retired Australian pacer Brett Lee has said he remains a huge fan of the Indian Premier League and the Twenty20 event could throw up the elusive fast-bowling talent that India desperately needs.
For 11 years, Smith has done a job that in other countries many people do not hold on to for even one.
Jonathan Trott will return to cricket in Warwickshire's two-day pre-season match against Gloucestershire, which begins on April 1. The 32-year-old right-hander left England's tour of Australia after the first Ashes Test in the winter due to a stress-related illness.
The England batsman pulled out of the winter Ashes tour of Australia after the first Test because of a stress-related illness.