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Australia eye Chappell-Hadlee Trophy

March 11, 2010 | Cricket, General | | No Comments

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Australia set to kick off New Zealand tour

February 25, 2010 | Cricket, General | | No Comments

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Friday, February 26, Wellington
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Australia romp to 125-run triumph

February 20, 2010 | Cricket, General | | No Comments

hopesIn a summer of big one-day wins, Australia saved one of their heftiest victories for last. After Ricky Ponting, James Hopes and Shane Watson set up a daunting 5 for 324, Doug Bollinger continued his torment of Chris Gayle and the West Indies top order crumbled – again – to leave the crowd in no doubt about the approaching result less than five overs in to the chase.

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West Indies search for a consolation win

February 18, 2010 | Cricket, General | | No Comments

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Friday, February 19, MCG
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Ponting shines with 106 in series win

February 15, 2010 | Cricket, General | | No Comments

pontingRicky Ponting sparkled with his 29th ODI century to lead Australia to a 50-run victory that sealed the series against West Indies. Ponting’s side has out-played both touring teams this summer and the captain stepped up with an outstanding 106 as his side posted a ground-record 324.

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Australia open series with 113-run thrashing

February 8, 2010 | Cricket, General | | No Comments

bollingerAnother series, another opponent, same result. Two days after completing a tri-format clean-sweep against Pakistan, Australia continued their unbeaten summer with a 113-run victory over West Indies, set up by Shane Watson’s half-century and Doug Bollinger’s new-ball efforts. Chris Gayle’s prediction of a 4-1 West Indies win can still come true but they have only one day to regroup before Tuesday’s second match in Adelaide.

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Ponting rates his bowlers the world’s best

February 7, 2010 | Cricket, General | | No Comments

pontingRicky Ponting believes Australia’s pace attack is the best in the world and hasn’t ruled out Shaun Tait being used in one-day internationals after breaking the 160kph barrier in Friday night’s Twenty20 win. Tait’s Man-of-the-Match performance in his first game for Australia in a year served as another reminder of the depth in the country’s fast-bowling ranks, which has been tested over the past few months.

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Under-strength West Indies chase respect

February 6, 2010 | Cricket, General | | No Comments

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Sunday, February 7, MCG
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Clarke vows to raise his Twenty20 game

February 5, 2010 | Cricket, General | | No Comments

clarkMichael Clarke knows he must improve his Twenty20 credentials if he is to be the long-term leader of the side. Clarke has taken over full-time from Ricky Ponting, who retired from the format last year, but is already under pressure in the role with a rise in support for the big-hitting Cameron White.

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Test performance should inspire WI – Coach

January 31, 2010 | Cricket, General | | No Comments

kemarAn encouraging performance in the Tests in Australia last year should inspire West Indies to challenge Ricky Ponting’s team in the upcoming five-match ODI series, David Williams, the interim coach, has said. West Indies were beaten convincingly in the first Test in Brisbane, but fought back to draw the second in Adelaide before losing by a narrow margin of 35 runs in Perth.

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