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3 hrs ago | The Winnipeg Free Press

Australia cricket team arrives for 1st tour to Zimbabwe in 10 years

The Australia cricket team arrived for its first tour of Zimbabwe in a decade on Thursday, promising to play hard and shrugging off questions over the trip.

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6 hrs ago | South Wales Argus

Glamorgan chief Hugh Morris excited by India's return to the Swalec Stadium

EXCITED: Glamorgan chief executive Hugh Morris, pictured during his time with the ECB, is excited about welcoming India back to Cardiff GLAMORGAN have got used to the eyes of the cricketing world being on the Swalec Stadium but chief executive Hugh Morris admits it's special when India are the visitors.

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8 hrs ago | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

Goliath grouper eats shark in one bite off Florida beach

WATCH: Goliath grouper eats shark in one bite off Florida beach A Florida man fishing off west coast of Florida in the Gulf of Mexico catches a black tip shark.

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9 hrs ago | West Australian

Brad Hogg, 43, back for another BBL season

Ageless spinner Brad Hogg will step out for another Big Bash League season with the Perth Scorchers at the age of 43. The popular tongue-out wrist-spinner never came to terms with life after cricket, signing up with the Scorchers for the inaugural BBL season in 2011.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

ABC News

One of Australia's largest wine companies Treasury Wine Estates posts ...

Treasury Wine Estates, one of Australia's largest winemakers, says it's moving toward being profitable again, despite announcing a $100 million loss.

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Wall Street Journal

Back to Nature in the Australian Countryside

This five-building property sits on more than 100 acres and includes fruit orchards, a river, a timber plantation and a rainforest.

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The Age

Afghan cricketers training in Jalalabad in eastern Afghanistan.

Afghanistan's cricket coach says the team are on course for next year's World Cup and looking forward to touring Australia and New Zealand next month.

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Rediff.com

Cricket Buzz: De Kock equals record as SA beat Zimbabwe

The 21-year-old wicketkeeper-opening batsman made 38 to equal the mark of England's Jonathan Trott in reaching the landmark of 1,000 runs in only 21 one-day games.

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Daily Times

PCB to revive international cricket in Pakistan: Shaharyar : August 20, 2014,

LAHORE Pakistan Cricket Board Chairman Shaharyar Khan has said that each department would be strengthened based on professionalism, specialization and integrity.

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Indian Television

Rajasthan Royals to partner South Australian Government in exclusive cricketing endeavour

MUMBAI: Rajasthan Royals today announced its association with the South Australian Government in an exclusive cricketing endeavour that will give 15 young Indian cricketers an opportunity to travel to Adelaide, Australia to experience South Australia's world class cricket facilities as part of Adelaide's ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 program.

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The Cricketer International

India could face 4-0 loss in Australia - McGrath

Former Australia fast bowler Glenn McGrath has suggested that India are likely to cop another 4-0 Test series loss in Australia unless they improve on all aspects of their cricket.

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Yeovil Express

Chris Jones to pursue career outside of cricket

SOMERSET batsman Chris Jones said he made his decision to retire "after much thought, and deliberation" in order to pursue a career outside of the game.

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Sky Sports

County cricket: Imran Tahir is set to return to Hampshire

South Africa spinner Imran Tahir is set to return to Hampshire for the final two games of the County season, in mid-September.

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Suria

Sri Lanka ponder life after golden...

Sri Lanka are banking on young talent to see them through a transitional phase in Test cricket despite the departure of one batting great, another approaching retirement and an ageing spinner in the ranks.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

NEWS.com.au

What on Earth is Australia thinking?

ZIMBABWE rates worse than Iraq on the official list of failed states. Why would Michael Clarke's team travel there? There is one good reason.

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The Age

Misbah-ul Haq safe as Pakistan cricket captain

LAHORE, Pakistan Pakistan's newly elected cricket chief on Tuesday backed captain Misbah-ul Haq despite a Test series defeat in Sri Lanka, calling it a setback - not a disaster.

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ABC News

Australia cruises to cricket practice match win

Australia cruised to a four-wicket one-day win over Queensland in the team's final hit-out before the limited-overs tour of Zimbabwe.

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Sporting Life

Geraint Jones: Will not be offered a new deal by Kent

The wicketkeeper-batsman, who played a full part in England's historic victory over Australia nine years ago, has been kept out of the side this season by Sam Billings.

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Trinidad Guardian

WICB favours Arthur as new coach

Just days after the West Indies Cricket Board changed the regional selection panel, they continued their house cleaning yesterday by removing Ottis Gibson as coach of the regional side.

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Outlook

Ravi Shastri Appointed Team Director, Fletcher Retains Post

Cracking the whip following India's shambolic Test series against England, the BCCI today virtually sidelined coach Duncan Fletcher by appointing former captain Ravi Shastri as the Team Director while giving a "break" to bowling coach Joe Dawes and fielding coach Trevor Penny for the upcoming one-day series.

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