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Why players aren’t stalling the pay deal

CA chief executive James Sutherland says independent arbitration is the next step in working out a pay deal. Cricket Australia chief executive James Sutherland fronts the media in Melbourne regarding pay deal talks. Picture: Robert Cianflone/Getty Images. Former Test batsman Callum Ferguson has dismissed Cricket Australia’s suggestions the players’ union …

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Proteas drawing on Aussie experience against Poms

Faf du Plessis can see parallels between the England tour and the Australia series. SOUTH Africa captain Faf du Plessis believes his side could be on the verge of another impressive away series win if they maintain their recent form against England. The Proteas head into Thursday’s third Test at …

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Ashes hopefuls to make Test debuts

Toby Roland-Jones will make his Test debut against South Africa. MIDDLESEX paceman Toby Roland-Jones will make his England Test debut against South Africa on Thursday after Mark Wood was ruled out with injury. Durham fast bowler Wood missed Wednesday’s final training session for the third Test with an ongoing heel …

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Root, Vaughan make up after scathing criticism

Joe Root and Michael Vaughan have patched things up after the latter’s scathing criticism of England. JOE Root has spoken to Michael Vaughan and accepts the reasons for his stinging criticism of England in their Trent Bridge defeat. Root was taken aback initially last week when Vaughan accused his England …

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Aussies shamed by Poms’ big bucks

Cricket: The Australian mens team have made the decision to boycott the tour of Bangladesh in the wake of the ongoing pay dispute. England captain Joe Root looks to have got one over Steve Smith already. THE nation’s best cricketers may take home the Ashes this summer, but they cannot …

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Poms top Aussies in battle of the Cashes

Cricket: The Australian mens team have made the decision to boycott the tour of Bangladesh in the wake of the ongoing pay dispute. England captain Joe Root looks to have got one over Steve Smith already. THE nation’s best cricketers may take home the Ashes this summer, but they cannot …

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Revenue concession shows end might be in sight

Cricket: The Australian mens team have made the decision to boycott the tour of Bangladesh in the wake of the ongoing pay dispute. Steve Smith may be back on the field sooner rather than later. NEARLY $700 million has been taken off the table in cricket’s pay war as robust …

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Is this finally the end of ugly pay war?

Cricket: The Australian mens team have made the decision to boycott the tour of Bangladesh in the wake of the ongoing pay dispute. Steve Smith may be back on the field sooner rather than later. NEARLY $700 million has been taken off the table in cricket’s pay war as robust …

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A world of difference in women’s game

Cricket: Harmanpreet Kaur has lead India past Australia and into the Women’s World Cu final. Australian vice-captain Alex Blackwell. MUCH has changed in women’s cricket since Alex Blackwell first went to a World Cup back in 2005. Back then players were dragging around two cricket coffins, as they call them, …

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Injured Lynn will miss Big Bash

Cricket: Mitchell Johnson has warned there’s no guarantee the upcoming Ashes series will go ahead. Brisbane Heat fans won’t see master blaster Chris Lynn in action in this year’s Big Bash League. CHRIS Lynn has had enough of being cricket’s one-armed warrior and will have surgery on Monday that will …

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