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Umpire comments prove costly for KP

Melbourne Stars’ Kevin Pietersen has been fined. CONTROVERSIAL Melbourne Stars batsman Kevin Pietersen has been fined $5000 for comments made about an umpiring decision in his side’s BBL semi-final loss to Perth. The former England international, who was wearing a Network Ten microphone, labelled a decision not to give Sam …

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Lynn hits a six with serious horse power

Not afraid of the pacers: Big-hitting Brisbane Heat batsman Chris Lynn, seen belting a six against the Perth Scorchers at the WACA Ground, is a part-owner of the pacer Lynnsanity. Picture: Getty Images LYNNSANITY is no longer just a word trending on Twitter. It’s a horse. And it’s part-owned by …

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Better care call for ‘guys spat out other side’

Cricket: New South Wales batsman Nic Maddinson will miss the Blues Sheffield Shield match against Queensland starting tomorrow… after taking an indefinite break from cricket for personal reasons. Australian batsman Nic Maddinson is dismissed against South Africa BURNT out star Nic Maddinson’s extended leave from the game has shone the …

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‘There’s nothing ideal about the schedule’

Cricket: After more than 130 matches, top order batsman Ed Cowan was finally set to experience the unbridled joy of taking his maiden first class wicket. But cricket can be such a cruel mistress. David Warner will be in India when the T20s are being played. CRICKET Australia CEO James …

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CEO admits to serious dilemma

Cricket: After more than 130 matches, top order batsman Ed Cowan was finally set to experience the unbridled joy of taking his maiden first class wicket. But cricket can be such a cruel mistress. David Warner will be in India when the T20s are being played. CRICKET Australia CEO James …

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Burns confident he can return to Test arena

Cricket: He’s a virtual unknown, but Mitch Swepson is sure India will be doing their homework on Australia’s newest legspinner. Queensland’s Joe Burns on his way to a century in the Sheffield Shield match against NSW at the SCG. JOE Burns has declared the purge in Hobart won’t mark the …

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Could Kiwi spinner end up playing for Australia

Cricket: After more than 130 matches, top order batsman Ed Cowan was finally set to experience the unbridled joy of taking his maiden first class wicket. But cricket can be such a cruel mistress. Spinner Will Somerville sends down a delivery for NSW. IF injury was to befall one of …

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‘I was dropped after three games’

Is this India’s next superstar? LAST week, the cricketing world was rocked. Hard. An unknown batsman by the name of Mohit Ahlawat pulled off the impossible, scoring a triple-century from just 72 deliveries in a Twenty20 match for his side. His innings included an incredible 39 sixes and saw him …

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Redbacks bats must lift: Head

Callum Ferguson heads back to the pavilion after being dismissed against Victoria. Picture: Michael Klein SOUTH Australia is under pressure to find immediate solutions to a funk ruining its dream of Sheffield Shield final atonement. Three losses in four games fuelled by fundamental batting failure has seen New South Wales …

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India ends plucky Bangladesh’s resistance

Cricket: Highlights from the Test Match between India and Bangladesh. India’s captain Virat Kohli celebrate the win over Bangladesh. INDIA wrapped up a comprehensive 208-run victory over Bangladesh in the one-off Test in Hyderabad on Monday, with spinners Ravichandran Ashwin and Ravindra Jadeja ending the visitors’ plucky resistance on the …

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