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2 hrs ago | The Cricketer International

Bonds strong, results weak for Vijay and Dhawan

For all their looking out for each other, M Vijay and Shikhar Dhawan have still not added fifty in an innings outside Asia.


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6 hrs ago | BleacherReport

India Must Consider Dropping Shikhar Dhawan and Virat Kohli After Test Failures

India need more than a miracle to save the third Test against England at Southampton, with the visitors staring down the barrel at 112 for four at the end of Day 4, chasing England's distant target of 445.


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10 hrs ago | West Australian

Johnson comeback inspires Peter Siddle

Peter Siddle is using the second coming of Mitchell Johnson as inspiration in his own quest for a Test recall.


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14 hrs ago | The Winnipeg Free Press

Jacques Kallis gives up on World Cup dream, retires from all international cricket

CAPE TOWN, South Africa - South Africa's Jacques Kallis retired from all international cricket on Wednesday, as one of the game's greatest allrounders admitted that a swansong at the World Cup next year was "a bridge too far."


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14 hrs ago | Outlook

Jacques Kallis Retires From All Formats of Cricket

South Africa's Jacques Kallis, one of the greatest all-rounders that the game has seen, today announced his retirement from all forms of international cricket, bringing the curtains down on an illustrious career spanning nearly two decades.


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18 hrs ago |

Proteas hungry for success

An extreme hunger and deep passion to represent the country underscores the resilience in the South African cricket team and even a change in captaincy didn't lead to a lessening of those attributes.


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Tue Jul 29, 2014

Sydney Morning Herald

Canberra to host 2014-15 Big Bash final

The final of the domestic Twenty20 competition will be held under lights at Manuka Oval on Wednesday, January 28. Photo: Ggaham Tidy Canberra's big summer of cricket keeps getting bigger, with the announcement on Wednesday that Manuka Oval will host the 2014-15 Big Bash League final.


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The Cricketer International

Sea, sun, scandal

July 13 Moving house is listed among the five most stressful things that can happen in one's lifetime.


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Hard not to be patriotic when we win

Sometimes you just can't help yourself. Sunday night was one of those nights. When the Blacks and the Boks are playing rugby, no matter that it be with seven or 15 men on each side, the blood runs a little quicker than it should, the head a hotter than is prudent and, before it is decent, a cheer slips out.


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Radio Times

From Gaza to the horse of King George, the 8 most memorable protests in sport

After England cricketer Moeen Ali is warned not to wear his "Save Gaza" wristband, we look back at some other moments when politics spilled over into sport England cricketer Moeen Ali has been warned not to wear wristbands with political slogans after he took to the field against India displaying the slogans "Free Palestine" and "Save Gaza".


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News24 | More SA medals in the pool?

Cape Town - South Africa will pick up more medals in the pool on the final evening of swimming at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, if bookmakers are to be believed.


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The Cricketer International

Hughes blasts Australian one-day record

Australia A 4 for 349 beat South Africa A 201 by 148 runs Scorecard and ball-by-ball details Phillip Hughes became the first Australian player to score a List A double-century, a six from the last ball of Australia A's innings blasting him past the previous record set by David Warner.


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News24 | SA's 94 overs of heroism

The Proteas, no strangers to being branded frail of heart in the past, found team-wide reserves of sheer, bloody-minded defiance to cling on for a series-clinching second Test draw in bright evening sunshine after varying periods of gloom and rain at Colombo's Sinhalese Sports Club ground on Monday.


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Mon Jul 28, 2014

Mid-Day Mumbai

This 'able' cricket team won T20 series 6-0 in South Africa

India's differently abled team whitewashed South Africa in the bilateral series held from June 30 to July 5; skipper Ravi Patil, who is polio-afflicted, is grateful to MS Dhoni for providing kits and clothing for the tour While Mahendra Singh Dhoni has yet to win a Test or one-day series in South Africa, a team of physically challenged cricketers ... (more)


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West Australian

Bell, Ballance pile on runs against India

Ian Bell ended his century drought in style after Gary Ballance made his Test-best score as England piled on the runs against India in the third Test at Southampton on Monday.


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Sport News Update, what you need to know

COMMONWEALTH GAMES: Australia are still top of the medal table after another dominant showing in the pool.


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Crowe: Countdown on to NZ's best shot at glory

STILL SMILING: Martin Crowe takes a stroll on the Basin Reserve as part of New Zealand's 1992 World Cup team's reunion during the test between New Zealand and India.


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BBC News

Trott making good progress - Brown

Warwickshire director of cricket Dougie Brown says Jonathan Trott is making good progress recovering from a stress-related illness but insists an England return is not an immediate priority.


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Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard

Inside the Pavilion: Fine Festival - " shame about the cricket

THE Festival was fine in all respects bar one and that was the most important of all, the cricket.


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DNA India

Skipper Hashim Amla stands firm as Sri Lanka chase victory against South Africa on last day

New skipper Hashim Amla is once again proving to be a thorn in Sri Lanka's side as the home side's spin attack continues to press for a series-levelling victory on the final day of the second test against South Africa on Monday.


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