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West Indies vs. Australia: Usman, Marnus and the day Aussie cricket grew up

A barefoot circle. At knee. A Muslim-Christian partnership. On Wednesday, the baggy green truly represented the whole nation, writes DANIEL CHERNY. It would have been unthinkable a generation ago. A Muslim and a Christian piling on runs together for Australia on the opening day of the Test summer hours after the Australian and West Indian …

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Brian Lara, watershed moment, career, Australia vs West Indies, first Test, Perth Stadium, Kerry O’Keeffe

West Indies legend Brian Lara has revealed the watershed moment that saw his batting average soar in the twilight of his career when most batsman are heading the other way. Kerry O’Keeffe asked Lara what the secret was to improving his batting as he got older when most batsman decline as their hand-eye coordination begins …

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Australia vs West Indies, live cricket scores, first Test, scorecard, start time, how to watch, stream, news, Adam Gilchrist, Shane Warne

The summer of Test cricket has arrived with the first day of the first Test between Australia and the West Indies at Perth Stadium. Having won the toss, Australia is 1-22 with Usman Khawaja (8) and Marnus Labuschagne (5) at the crease. Australia suffered an early blow in the fourth over with David Warner (5) …

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Jason Demetriou, concussion protocols, South Sydney Rabbitohs, Cameron Murray, James Graham, head knock

Rabbitohs coach Jason Demetriou wants his players to be “smarter” in their tackling technique and believes there’s a “competitive advantage” in getting it right. Head injuries have become an alarming issue in the world of contact sports — especially rugby league — in recent years due to the impact it can have on post-career players. …

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Australia vs West Indies Test series, preview, Shane Warne dropped from 1999 tour of Caribbean, friendship with Brian Lara

On the 30th anniversary of one of the great Test series played in Australia, foxsports.com.au sat down with West Indies cricket legend Brian Lara for his reflections. In the final piece of a three-part series, Lara lifts the lid on a different side to Shane Warne and the special bond the pair shared — both …

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Cricket news: Australia vs West Indies great Brian Lara believes Usain Bolt holds key

Brian Lara says Jamaica’s blueprint for developing world class athletes should be replicated by West Indies cricket, writes SHANNON GILL. Brian Lara insists West Indies cricket should study the approach of Usain Bolt and Jamaican athletics to revive its fortunes and return to its glory days. The West Indies face unique challenges in the cricketing …

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Lachlan Ilias hooked, South Sydney Rabbitohs vs St George Illawarra Dragons, Jason Demetriou, Adam Reynolds contract

Rabbitohs coach Jason Demetriou has opened up on his controversial decision to hook young halfback Lachlan Ilias during Round 15’s first-half bloodbath against the Dragons. The Dragons ran in six tries in the space of 26 minutes to shoot out to a 32-nil lead in what Demetriou called a “horrific” game. Before half time ticked …

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Boxing 2022: Justis Huni Vs Kiki Leutele press conference, whinging, punching power, Demsey McKean

Things are getting serious just days out from Justis Huni’s fight with Kiki Leutele on Friday night in Brisbane. The barbs have been flying thick and fast in the lead up to the fight at Nissan Arena as Leutele’s team have promised the fireworks, including taking aim at judges in Australia after the one blemish …

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Australia vs West Indies, first Test, Perth, teams, weather, tickets, fixtures, times, scores, squads, ultimate guide

The first men’s Test of the Australian summer has finally arrived with a new-look West Indies team coming to these shores for the first time in seven years. Kraigg Brathwaite’s team have it all to do to upset red hot favorites Australia, who are coming off a convincing 4-0 Ashes series triumph over England the …

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