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Shane Watson inked a $1.98 million deal last weekend to play in the Indian Premier League in May, making him the highest paid player at this year’s auction.

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England have named uncapped Hampshire allrounder Liam Dawson in their 15-man squad for the Twenty20 World Cup from next month in India, but there has been no dramatic recall for Kevin Pietersen.

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There’s method in the selection madness

On the one hand, the Australia squad for the upcoming World T20 appears to be something of a kneejerk reaction to underwhelming recent performances.

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Aussie rookies face litmus Tests in New Zealand

Australian Test rookies Adam Voges, Usman Khawaja and Joe Burns enjoyed sterling home summers, but the series against New Zealand starting on Friday will give us a clearer indication of where they stand as Test batsmen.

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Have the Australian selectors at last got it right for the T20 World Cup?

Millions of words have been written and spoken about the shabby treatment Usman Khawaja has received in limited-over selections by the national panel this summer.

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Rod Marsh included three injured players in Australia’s Twenty20 World Cup squad and is confident they’ll all be fit and firing this month.

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Some stellar performances during last year’s IPL appear to have earned game-shy quick Nathan Coulter-Nile a surprise Australian call-up for the Twenty20 World Cup in India next month.

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WATCH: Shane Warne launches scathing attack on Steve Waugh

Shane Warne and Steve Waugh probably won’t be reliving the glory days anytime soon.

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WATCH: Stadium replay leads to bizarre dismissal of Mitch Marsh

Australian batsman Mitch Marsh was left fuming during his side’s defeat against New Zealand in Hamilton on Monday after he was dismissed when a stadium screen replay led to a DRS referral.

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Nevill the shock inclusion as Australia announce World T20 squad

After a summer of selection snubbings, Usman Khawaja has been named in Australia’s squad for the World T20 in India next month, with the only shock selection being Test wicketkeeper Peter Nevill being named over incumbent limited overs gloveman Matthew Wade.

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The Liebke Ratings: New Zealand vs Australia third ODI

With the series tied at one game apiece, Australia and New Zealand faced off in the final ODI, held as part of the half-time show for Super Bowl 50.

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Has Brendon McCullum retired a tad too early?

There’s no argument, Kiwi captain Brendon McCullum is one of the most explosive batsmen in the history of the sport.

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Reaching the peak: How a Big Bash League player returns to the top of their game

Strong preparation is key to a successful season in the Big Bash League. For Sydney Thunder bowler Chris Green, getting ready to compete in Australia’s premier Twenty20 cricket competition means finding a balance between informed training and listening to what his body needs.

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Brendon McCullum suggested it would have been “disrespectful” to withdraw an appeal in a tense ODI series decider against Australia.

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New Zealand skipper Brendon McCullum’s one-day career has ended in victory and controversy, earning the ire of Australia in a gripping contest in Hamilton.

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New Zealand vs Australia: How to watch the third ODI streaming online on live on TV

With this three-match one-day series between Australia and New Zealand currently all square at one game each, we head to Seddon Park in Hamilton for the decider.

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Matthew Wade

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Adam Milne catch

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Australian cricketer Mitch Marsh

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Australian bowler John Hastings gestures

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Steve Smith

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The Roar of the crowd

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When the laws and spirit of cricket clash

The recent mankad incident at the 2016 Under-19 Cricket World Cup in Bangladesh has caused great debate about whether mankading is within the spirit of the game, and whether it should be allowed in the game.

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Why the hell isn’t Cameron Boyce going to India?

In the worst selection call on a spin bowler since Nathan Lyon was bizarrely left out of the first two matches of the 2013 Ashes, Cameron Boyce has been left out of the World T20 squad.

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India misread the Pune pitch. Twice

By Suneer Chowdhary, 10 Feb 2016 Video
India misread the Pune pitch. Twice

India capitulated to their third-lowest Twenty20 score, as Sri Lanka recorded an emphatic victory in the first game of the three-match series.

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Can’t Bowl Can’t Throw Podcast: Adam Gilchrist special

Aussie legend Adam Gilchrist joins us on the latest episode of Can’t Bowl Can’t Throw.

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Sorry George, it’s time to go

By rajendra prasad, 10 Feb 2016 Video
Sorry George, it’s time to go

George Bailey debuted for Australia in 2012 against the West Indies. Since then, he has been a decent player in all three formats for Tasmania.

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India vs Sri Lanka: First T20 cricket live scores

The build up to the Twenty20 World Cup continues – and the number one ranking goes on the line – in a three-match series between India and Sri Lanka. Join The Roar for live scores of the first match from 1am (AEDT).

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Why England should be the Twenty20 World Cup favourites

Cricket is a sport which never flows in one direction, it’s always up and down.

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Is AZ the new wizard of oz?

By Trevor Kannegiesser, 9 Feb 2016 Video
Is AZ the new wizard of oz?

Has the new wunderkind of Australian cricket arrived? Because 23-year-old leg spinner Adam Zampa looks right at home in the Australian team.

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Mitchell Marsh’s dismissal is an excuse Australia don’t deserve

Let’s be clear. Mitchell Marsh was out. Stone cold, clear as day, salmon trout, out. But he was dreadfully unlucky to have been given out.

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Don’t bet against Delhi Daredevils springing a surprise in the IPL

The 2016 IPL auction concluded on Saturday, and while there were the usual spills, thrills and talking points at the end of the one-day event, one of the bigger limelight-catchers was the way Delhi Daredevils went about their business.

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How Shane Watson has become Australia’s most important player

Shane Watson is the most polarising player in Australian cricket. He has been on the receiving end of a lot of flak from various Roarers and rightly so.

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Marsh decision outlines need for consistency in cricket

Mitchell Marsh’s controversial wicket on Monday’s final ODI against New Zealand proved to be the turning point in the match, but the fact remains that it should not have been given.

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Should cricket introduce a bowling version of batting bunnies?

Every cricket fan knows that the contest between bat and ball has swung massively towards the former in recent years.

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South Africa vs England: Third ODI preview

By Scott Pryde, 9 Feb 2016 Video
South Africa vs England: Third ODI preview

South Africa will try to keep their one-day international series alive against England when the teams meet in the third match at Centurion. Can the Proteas turn things around, or will England take the series with two matches still to play?

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Australia’s unlucky XI

By DingoGray, 8 Feb 2016 Video
Australia’s unlucky XI

Whether it’s who’s going to the World T20 tournament, who’s going to New Zealand, who lost Usman Khawaja’s phone number, or how Channel Ten selected the menu in the jungle for Shane Warne’s arrival, the topic of selection is just so controversial at the moment.

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Picking the best Australian one-day team of this century

Australia has been the best one-day nation on the planet in this century.

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Brendon McCullum

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Melbourne Renegades batsman Chris Gayle

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Quinton de Kock

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Martin Guptill

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Sydney Thunder BBL Final 2016

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Joe Burns Australia cricket

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Sydney Thunder batsman Usman Khawaja

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