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  1. Clarke on fitness deadline for 1st India...Read the original story w/Photo

    54 min ago | Bangkok Post

    Injured skipper Michael Clarke faces a fitness deadline this week to have any chance of playing for Australia in next month's first Test against India, chief selector Rod Marsh said Monday. Clarke was named in a 12-man squad subject to a fitness test on the left hamstring he injured in the recent one-day series against South Africa in Perth.

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  2. Mitchell Stark and James Faulkner of Australia celebrate victoryRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Sporting Life

    South Africa's total of 280 for six was built around a three-figure second-wicket stand between Quinton de Kock and Rilee Rossouw and some late blows from Farhaan Barhardien . But Australia's second-wicket pair, Aaron Finch and Shane Watson, also put on 100 and when Steve Smith added 67 the chase seemed well in hand - but a collapse left Faulkner to finish the job in the final over.

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  3. Indian eves hoping for a winning start against ProteasRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Newkerala.com

    Riding high on confidence after notching an innings win in the one-off Test at Mysuru last week, the Mithali Raj-led Indian women's cricket team will seek to carry the momentum into the one-day series against South Africa commencing here Monday. All three One-Day Internationals will take place here Nov 24, 26 and 28 as part of the seven-round ICC Women's Championship, which is a qualifying tournament for the 2017 ICC Women's World Cup.

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  4. Clarke must be running by WednesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Age

    ... that Shane Watson would reprise the number-three role he filled last summer against England. In the tour to South Africa following the Ashes the Australia hierarchy intended to move Watson to number six in order for him to bowl more and latter in ...

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  5. Clarke included in test squad pending fitness testRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

    " Michael Clarke has been selected to lead Australia in the first test against India despite concerns over back and hamstring injuries that forced him out of the limited-overs series win over South Africa. Australia selectors announced the 12-man squad Monday for the Dec. 4-8 match, including Clarke subject to fitness, and calling in uncapped paceman Josh Hazlewood.

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  6. Crack-er of a game! Streaker tackled to the ground during the One...Read the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    His naked run which came in the 29th over, was ended abruptly when security quickly tackling him to the ground It usually isn't a big game of cricket unless someone gets naked and tries to run as far across the field as possible before being tackled. And Sunday night was no exception, as Australia rose to the top of the ICC one-day international rankings with a two wicket win against South Africa, an enthusiastic fan decided to take on Sydney Cricket Ground's security.

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  7. Narrow winRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | The Telegraph

    Sydney: Australia scrambled over the line for a two-wicket victory in the fifth one-day International against South Africa on Sunday, to move back to the top of the world rankings, less than three months before the World Cup. What looked like a stroll to a convincing 4-1 series triumph, when Steve Smith departed for 67 with Australia 11 runs from their target of 275, was transformed into a tense finale by Robin Peterson.

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  8. Australia's 12-man Test squad to face IndiaRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | ABC News

    ... 22 catches during the 5-0 Ashes whitewash, Haddin has averaged a paltry 8.87 in his past five Tests against South Africa and Pakistan. Throw in a shoulder injury picked up in the second Test in the UAE and a glut of strong state wicketkeepers (like ...

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  9. Candice Falzon supports fiance David Warner during his clash...Read the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    What cricket game? Candice Falzon supports fiance David Warner during his clash against South Africa...but is too busy doting on baby Ivy Mae to watch She was there to cheer on her husband David Warner as he and his team went head-to-head with the South Africa cricket team. The 29-year-old was seen doting over the tiny tot in the stands at Australia vs. South Africa match.

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  10. India's Test squad to face AustraliaRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | ABC News

    It will warm up in a pair of two-day clashes against a Cricket Australia XI in South Australia, the first starting in Glenelg on November 24 and the other in Adelaide on November 28. India's long-standing Test captain since 2008, Mahendra Singh Dhoni has his work cut out to arrest a sorry run of form in the five-day game for cricket's most high-profile team. Successive series losses against South Africa, New Zealand and England - all away from home - have seen India's old travelling gremlins come back to haunt the team under the guidance of their World Cup-winning skipper.

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  11. Australia scramble to victory in final ODI against ProteasRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Daily Times

    SYDNEY: Australia scrambled over the line for a two-wicket victory in the fifth one-day international against South Africa on Sunday to move back to the top of the world rankings less than three months before the World Cup. What looked like being a stroll to a convincing 4-1 series triumph when Steve Smith departed for 67 with Australia 11 runs from their target of 275 was transformed into a tense finale by Robin Peterson.

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  12. Clarke Named In Australia Test SquadRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Cricket World

    Michael Clarke has been named in a 12-man Australia Test squad to play India in the opening Test in Brisbane despite continuing to undergo treatment on a hamstring injury. Clarke damaged his left hamstring during the first One-Day International against South Africa and sat out the remainder of the series.

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  13. Australia survive late scare to win ODIRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Stuff.co.nz

    ... could also be applied to the Australian cricket team, which continued its strong form with another victory over South Africa - though this time it got too close to comfort - winning by two wickets with just five balls left. Again, it was left to the ...

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  14. Clarke, Hazlewood make Test squadRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Northern Territory News

    ... before and during the August one-day tour of Zimbabwe and aggravated it in the one-day series opener against South Africa in Perth this month. "I think that is really important as with his recent history we can't have him breaking down in the first ...

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  15. Australia back on top of the worldRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Northern Territory News

    THEY made it hard for themselves, but Australia are back on top of the ODI world rankings after beating South Africa by two wickets in the final ODI at the SCG, wrapping up the series 4-1. Australia chased down a revised total of 275 off 48 overs after a rain interrupted game, with Aaron Finch and Shane Watson setting up the victory.

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  16. Live Cricket Score Indians vs Cricket Australia XI, 1st Tour Game at AdelaideRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 21 | CricketCountry.com

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  17. Bill Ashdown and Bert Wensley beat a team of 11 all by themselvesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 21 | CricketCountry.com

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  18. Rohit Sharma, Suresh Raina in interesting tussle ahead of Indiaa s Test series against AustraliaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 21 | CricketCountry.com

    ... to England earlier this year, he was benched for four Tests and only managed a solitary game at Southampton. In South Africa and New Zealand, he played and missed numerous times as the bowlers tempted him outside the off-stump. His nonchalant manner ...

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  19. Did Tendulkar's strike rate drop later in his career?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 21 | CricketCountry.com

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  20. De Villiers blames over-thinking as plans for awryRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | The Cricketer International

    Given the intricacy of South Africa's planning for next year's World Cup, it is difficult to believe it has all come down to this: a 4-1 defeat to the opposition they believed they needed to beat to consider themselves ready. These matches are the last one-day cricket South Africa will play before the announcement of their World Cup squad on January 7 and the series has left them pondering whether they have actually had too long to think about a prize that has always eluded them "Obviously, we're hurting.

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