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Hughes to open if Clarke is absent

In-form left-hander Phil Hughes is set to be catapulted to the top of the Australian one-day batting order should captain Michael Clarke spend time on the sidelines with a hamstring problem.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

Nerve News

New Zealand becoming popular with Indian students

New Zealand has emerged as a popular destination for Indian students, the country's high commissioner to India has said.

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Stuff.co.nz

Doctor Who's spectacular tour arrives in Auckland

Howzat. Fifth Doctor Who actor Peter Davison is returning to New Zealand to host the Doctor Who Symphonic Spectacular at Auckland's Vector Arena.

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The Cricketer International

World Cup prep priority for Mathews

Sri Lanka have 10 ODIs at home and seven matches in New Zealand before they play the World Cup curtain raiser on February 14. Angelo Mathews , Sri Lanka's captain, has expressed his desire to build a team and hone a World Cup strategy starting from the ODI series against Pakistan.

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Rediff.com

Anushka staying with Kohli in England angers team manager

The under-performing Kohli has come under severe criticism for his poor showing with the bat during the series after he finished with just 134 runs in the five matches.

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Rediff.com

Stephen Fleming: 'A Dhoni under pressure is still your best option'

Former New Zealand captain and Chennai Super Kings coach Stephen Fleming offers his take on India's Test debacle in England and suggests remedial measures to revive the team's fortunes.

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Ananova

Zimbabwe's Utseya reported

The all-rounder is the latest player to have his action queried by match officials, having been called into question following Thursday's third one-day international against South Africa.

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Ananova

Ajmal to undergo testing

Saeed Ajmal will miss part of Pakistan's one-day series against Sri Lanka to have tests on his bowling action in Australia.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

The Cricketer International

Wright stops worrying about England

The phrase "I'm in the form of my life" has been heard from a few English cricketers in recent weeks.

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Stuff.co.nz

Anderson out, Vettori in for Northern Knights

IN A SPIN: Daniel Vettori will play for the Northern Knights in the Champions League but all-rounder Corey Anderson is expected to turn out for the Mumbai Indians.

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Iol.co.za

Prior plots England return

Matt Prior has dismissed suggestions his England career is over and has targeted April's series in the West Indies for his return from a long-standing Achilles problem.

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Yahoo!

Australia in Zimbabwe for cricket tour

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

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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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The Economist

Bagehot: The great game

"IT IS in the matter of patience", wrote Lord Harris, an early England cricket captain and later ruler of the British empire's favourite game, "that I think the Indian will never be equal to the Englishman."

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Gazetteherald.co.uk

Kane Williamson could still see out Yorkshire's County Championship campaign

As things stand, the White Rose's overseas batsman is set to miss the last two LV= County Championship matches against Nottinghamshire and Somerset and a potential Royal London One-day Cup final due to commitments with Northern Districts back home.

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Kent Online

Kent Cricket assistant coach Matt Walker is confident the Spitfires...

Kent assistant coach Matt Walker doesn't care who his side play in the Royal London One-Day Cup quarter finals he's confident they can keep up their impressive run of form in the competition.

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The Indian Express

BCCI sees no future for Fletcher, taps Dravid for mentor role

The current coach's time has run out and is only a matter of time before he's out of the picture.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

The Telegraph

Glad the door was shut on me in IPL, says Alex

London: Having received his maiden call-up in the England ODI squad, hard-hitting batsman Alex Hales feels that the Indian Premier League snub he got during the last edition, helped him turn into a better player.

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Scotsman.com

Cricket: New Zealand hammer hapless Scotland

Scotland received another painful World Cup wake-up call yesterday as they were slapped down again by New Zealand's rampant second-stringers.

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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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