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Future bright under Henry, says Bird

19 Jan 2015

The Gold Coast Titans have lost more than 800 games of NRL experience as well as their foundation coach at the end of last season, but Greg Bird believes the club is on the cusp of a resurgence. With representative forwards Ashley Harrison and Luke Bailey retiring and back-rower Mark Minichiello leaving to join Super […]

Burns shows he is Ashes material

Burns shows he is Ashes material

10 Jan 2015

Test rookie Joe Burns all but booked his place in Australia’s squad for the Ashes later this year with a free-swinging half-century against India on day four of the fourth Test. With Australia pressing for quick runs to set the game up for the fifth day, Burns hit 66 off 39 balls on Friday at […]

Better than Bradman, Smith sets new bar

10 Jan 2015

Steve Smith continued his summer to remember at the SCG on Friday as he bettered Sir Donald Bradman to become the leading runscorer in a Test series against India. In a sublime summer for the stand-in Australian skipper, Smith struck 71 off 70 balls to take his series tally to 769. It eclipsed Bradman’s mark […]

Impressive backflip, Shane: Warne praises ‘strong’ Starc

Impressive backflip, Shane: Warne praises 'strong' Starc

8 Jan 2015

An inspired spell of fast bowling from Mitchell Starc at the SCG on Wednesday converted Shane Warne into the newest member of the tall left-armer’s fan club. After Australia declared at 7-572 shortly after tea on day two of the fourth Test against India, Starc struck in the very first over for the home side. […]

Smith’s Bradmanesque summer continues

Smith's Bradmanesque summer continues

8 Jan 2015

Steve Smith’s Bradmanesque efforts in this summer’s Test series against India continued on Wednesday as he notched up his fourth hundred in successive Tests. Early on the second day of the fourth Test at the SCG, a day again dominated by Australia, Smith swatted a full toss on his pads from Umesh Yadav through midwicket […]

Watson falls short again

8 Jan 2015

Shane Watson’s repeated failure to notch up career-defining scores continued against India at the SCG on Wednesday as he again fell short of his fifth Test hundred. The Australian No.3 looked destined to record just his fifth ton in 104 Test innings, on a benign pitch, before meekly holing out to Ravichandran Ashwin at deep […]

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