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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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England defeat New Zealand by 20 runs in the Men’s T20 Cricket World Cup in Brisbane

England has kept its T20 World Cup hopes alive with a tense, 20-run victory over New Zealand at the Gabba. Skipper Jos Buttler scored a sensational 73, having been twice dropped — on 8 and on 40 — as England made 6-179. Glenn Phillips’ magnificent 62 off 36 balls kept New Zealand in the chase …

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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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Match Preview – Australia vs West Indies, West Indies Australia 2022/23, 1st Test

Big Picture For the first time in nearly seven years, two sides with a great history meet in Test cricket. That history has been sadly one-sided for a long time, but this is an overdue meeting for Australia and West Indies. The last time West Indies won a Test on these shores was back in …

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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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The landscape of cricket has changed: Tim Southee on players giving up national contracts

Pacer Tim Southee admits that more Kiwi players may follow their teammates’ lead and refrain from New Zealand Cricket contracts in order to pursue lucrative overseas deals. In the first match, the hosts trumped India by seven wickets. New Zealand chased down the target of 306 sets by India with 2.5 overs to spare in …

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