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  • Travis Head's late Sri Lanka selection proves Australian selectors are getting nervous - ABC Online

    Travis Head's late Sri Lanka selection proves Australian selectors are getting nervous - ABC Online;

    Two days after Australia's Test belting to lose the current Sri Lanka series in straight sets, national selectors have yanked a young South Australian batsman out of his off-season county side at Yorkshire and flew him in. Not for the third and final ...and more »

  • Australians doing it all wrong against spin in the subcontinent - Hindustan Times

    Australians doing it all wrong against spin in the subcontinent - Hindustan Times;

    Of the 17 Tests played in the subcontinent since 2008, Australia lost 12, drew four and won just one. Australia has ignored addressing its flaw in batting in order to negotiate spin. cricket Updated: Aug 11, 2016 19:31 IST. Siddhartha Sharma Hindustan ...and more »

  • Geelong to host T20 international men's and women's cricket matches - ABC Online

    Geelong to host T20 international men's and women's cricket matches - ABC Online;

    International cricket will come to Geelong for the first time this summer when the city hosts part of the international T20 series. Cricket Australia has announced that Australia will play Sri Lanka at Kardinia Park on February 19. It will be a double ...and more »

  • Starc gets rankings boost, Smith's lead cut - cricket.com.au

    Starc gets rankings boost, Smith's lead cut - cricket.com.au;

    Australia spearhead Mitchell Starc has catapulted into the top 10 of the ICC Test bowling rankings after his career-best 11-94 in the second Test against Sri Lanka in Galle. Starc has jumped into seventh place following his first 10-wicket haul in ...and more »

  • Getting smashed in Test cricket is great, the reasons we lost are better - The Roar

    Getting smashed in Test cricket is great, the reasons we lost are better - The Roar;

    Getting smashed in Test cricket is great. It means we get to be really angry and yell at people for the dumb mistakes that we didn't realise they had made until they lost. Everybody knows that a mistake in sport is only a mistake if you subsequently lose.and more »

  • Shaun Marsh firms to make Test return in final Test match against Sri Lanka - Herald Sun

    Shaun Marsh firms to make Test return in final Test match against Sri Lanka - Herald Sun;

    SHAUN Marsh is the only player in Australia's squad who has made a Test century in Sri Lanka and he looks likely to get another chance in Colombo next weekend. The reserve batsman who hit a hundred on debut in Kandy in 2011 has been overlooked for ...and more »

  • Australian selectors recall Travis Head for five-match one-day series against Sri Lanka - Herald Sun

    Australian selectors recall Travis Head for five-match one-day series against Sri Lanka - Herald Sun;

    Australia's Travis Head has been recalled by the national selectors for the one-day series against Sri Lanka. Picture: Gregg Porteous. CRICKET Australia has changed its mind about Travis Head, dumping the young gun from the one-day international squad ...and more »

  • Big win for cricket fans at Adelaide Oval - The Advertiser

    Big win for cricket fans at Adelaide Oval - The Advertiser;

    AN OVERDUE, critical mass of cricket is returning to Adelaide Oval following confirmation of a long-term content deal and extra Twenty20 clash featuring Sri Lanka this summer. Adelaide will host an Australia Day limited-overs match and New Year's Eve ...and more »

  • Australia set to face spinning track in Colombo - ESPNcricinfo.com

    Australia set to face spinning track in Colombo - ESPNcricinfo.com;

    Australia face another trial by spin in Colombo after the surface at the SSC was revealed to have been prepared along similar lines to the track in Galle. Two days out from the third Test, the pitch showed even less signs of moisture or grass than ...and more »

  • One of the worst performances I've seen from Australia: Kim Hughes - Cricbuzz

    One of the worst performances I've seen from Australia: Kim Hughes - Cricbuzz;

    Kim Hughes, the former Australian captain, has experienced some dark days on the cricket field. In the mid-1980s, Australia languished and humiliatingly lost five consecutive Tests against the might of West Indies prompting a tearful Hughes to resign ...and more »