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  1. Nic Maddinson on verge of Sheffield Shield cricket return for NSW BluesRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Sydney Morning Herald

    ... captain Moises Henriques following his efforts for Australia in the recent three-match Twenty20 series loss to Sri Lanka. "He's been in very good nick there, very pleasing to get through that tournament batting and bowling and fielding," Johnston ...

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  2. Glenn Dyer's TV RatingsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Crikey

    It was a dead game so far as the result was concerned, but last night's third and final international T20 game between Australia and Sri Lanka was notable, not for the Australian w It was a dead game so far as the result was concerned, but last night's third and final international T20 game between Australia and Sri Lanka was notable, not for the Australian win but for the low ratings and the fact that it was beaten by a collection of programs in various time slots on other networks that would normally place well behind night cricket games. The game on Nine had 849,000 national viewers, but 7.30 on the ABC managed 874,000, the 7pm bit of The Project had 876,000 on Ten and Julia Zemiro's Home Delivery managed 856,000 at 8pm on the ABC.

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  3. India seek to extend dominanceRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Telegraph

    ... victories over New Zealand (3-0), England (4-0) and Bangladesh (one-off Test). Since they were last defeated, by Sri Lanka in Galle, India have played only one away series, against West Indies last year. Of their past 20 Tests at home, India have ...

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  4. Can Steve Smith reinvent Australia?Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Indian Express

    ... who best captured this perception problem with a tweet after Smith was sent home midway during a dismal series of Sri Lanka in December. Australia had been whitewashed in Tests, and Smith was convinced by Lehmann and selector Rod Marsh to head back ...

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  5. Dickwella banned for 2 matchesRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Fiji Times

    Sri Lanka opener Niroshan Dickwella has been banned for two limited-over matches after his latest breach of ICC code of conduct, the International Cricket Council said yesterday. Dickwella was found guilty of "showing dissent at an umpire's decision" during the second Twenty20 International against Australia in Geelong on Sunday, for which he received two demerit points and was fined 30 percent of his match fee.

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  6. The one Aussie who gives Kohli chillsRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | NEWS.com.au

    ... Smith as the most extraordinary he'd seen, Starc is unquestionably still Australia's key man. Starc decimated Sri Lanka on slow decks last year and even though Kohli tried to insist India are focusing on themselves, he couldn't help admit to the ...

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  7. Kohli issues Starc warning to India's batsmen in PuneRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | ABC News

    Australia paceman Mitchell Starc has raised his game to the next level and India's batsmen need to be wary of his ability to trouble them with reverse swing, home captain Virat Kohli said ahead of the first Test in Pune. The 27-year-old left-arm paceman was the leading wicket-taker for the side on the turning pitches in Sri Lanka last year, a series in which Australia was blanked 3-0.

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  8. 'That's hurt me and I'm angry'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 20 | NEWS.com.au

    Cricket: Travis Head believes the Australia T20 need to pick up their game in the final T20 against Sri Lanka. AUSTRALIA has secured a consolation win over Sri Lanka in the third Twenty20 International at the Adelaide Oval.

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  9. Haseeb Hameed withdraws from MCC side to undergo sinus surgeryRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Hampshire Chronicle

    ... finger whilst batting for England, and has been working his way back to full fitness with the Lions squad in Sri Lanka. Hameed had originally been named in a youthful MCC side to play in the annual season-opener against the county champions. Matt ...

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  10. Australia vs Sri Lanka 2017: Adam Zampa, James Faulkner earn consolatory win for hosts1 hour agoRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | India.com

    Adelaide [Australia], Feb. 22: Leg-spinner Adam Zampa and all-rounder James Faulkner came out with a splendid display of bowling performance as Australia defeated Sri Lanka by 41 runs in the final T20 of the three-match series here at the Adelaide Oval on Wednesday. Chasing a mammoth target of 188, the Upul Tharanga-led team were bundled out for 146 in 18 overs, thus handing over Australia the consolatory win, which was also their first in six attempts against Sri Lanka at home.

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  11. Hameed withdraws from MCC squadRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | The Cricketer International

    Haseeb Hameed will miss MCC's season curtain-raising fixture against the Champion County, Middlesex, next month, to undergo a sinus operation. Hameed, who made a strong impression in three Test appearances for England against India last year, before leaving the tour early with a broken finger, is currently in Sri Lanka with the England Lions squad.

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  12. Klinger's maiden fifty and other highlightsRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | CricketCountry.com

    Sri Lanka's tour of Australia ended on a sour note with the home side snatching the third and final Twenty20 International game. Leading 2-0, the visitors put Australia in to bat first after winning the toss The first innings saw some ferocious and calculated batsmanship on display.

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  13. Sky Live: India v AustraliaRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Sky Sports

    Australia captain Steve Smith has dismissed predictions that his side face another series whitewash in India but admitted his players need to show more fight, starting with the first Test in Pune, live on Sky Sports 2 HD from 3.50am on Thursday. India, the No 1 ranked Test team in the world, are on a record-breaking 19-match unbeaten run, while Australia - who they knocked from top spot - were beaten 3-0 on their last tour, against Sri Lanka in August.

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  14. It's going to be tough series, says Steve SmithRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | The Indian Express

    Ind vs Aus 2017: Steve Smith said he had learnt a lot in the art of captaincy in Sri Lanka when Australia lost 0-3. Unfazed by taunts that this is weakest Australian side ever to tour India, captain Steven Smith said the visitors are more than capable of coming good in the "difficult series".

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  15. Aussies beat Sri Lanka to avoid T20 whitewashRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | ABC News

    Legspinner Adam Zampa and allrounder James Faulkner both claimed three wickets as Australia avoided a T20 series whitewash with a 41-run triumph against Sri Lanka on Wednesday night. The Sri Lankans, seeking 188 for victory, were bowled out for 146 in 18 overs - but they still win the three-game series 2-1.

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  16. India and Australia renew rivalry on bone-dry wicketRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | DurhamRegion.com

    ... the No.1 ranked test side in the world. Under Virat Kohli, India has won six back-to-back test series, starting in Sri Lanka in 2015. Since defeat at Galle on that tour, they are also unbeaten in 19 tests, winning 15 of them. "England was a tough ...

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  17. Sri Lanka scum to Zampa's spin, Australia win 3rd T20IRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | The Indian Express

    Sri Lanka were handsomely placed at 60 for loss of one wicket at the end of the powerplay. Australia captain Aaron Finch handed the ball to Adam Zampa, hoping for another breakthrough.

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  18. Adam Zampa's 3-for stars in Australiaa s win at Adelaide; Sri Lanka claim series 2-1Read the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | CricketCountry.com

    Sri Lanka , chasing 188 runs to win the third and final Twenty20 International against Australia , got off to a flier at the Adelaide. Dilshan Munaweera, in particular kept the visitors in hunt, while an astute bowling spell by Adam Zampa saw the hosts come out triumphant.

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  19. Exciting end caps fine show in ICC Women's World Cup Qualifier 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Newkerala.com

    ... the ICC Womens World Cup and the ICC Womens Championship even before the last round of the Super Six stage while Sri Lanka and Pakistan were the other teams to advance. These four now join Australia, England, New Zealand and the West Indies, who had ...

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  20. Haseeb Hameed requires sinus surgeryRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Sporting Life

    ... finger whilst batting for England, and has been working his way back to full fitness with the Lions squad in Sri Lanka. Hameed had originally been named in a youthful MCC side to play in the annual season-opener against the county champions. Matt ...

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