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Australia’s Steve Smith signs deal with Sussex for Ashes buildup
Smith agreed a three-game deal as part of his summer preparations and is hoping to ‘provide some guidance’ to young English players

Simon Burnton

19, Jan, 2023 @2:54 PM

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The Spin | Whatever your view, Smith’s interest shows value of County Championship
Australia’s best-since-Bradman wants to play a few games before the Ashes but the chance to learn may not be all one way

Ali Martin

18, Jan, 2023 @11:00 AM

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ECB’s Mo Bobat happy for Steve Smith to gear up for Ashes in county cricket
Mo Bobat of the ECB said he has no problem with Australia’s Steve Smith playing in the County Championship before this summer’s Ashes

Simon Burnton

13, Jan, 2023 @6:00 PM

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Tenor of Australian cricket docu-series The Test mirrors tempo of the Pat Cummins era | Angus Fontaine
With two major characters from season one dramatically killed off Game of Thrones-style, the second season presents the protagonists as humble and warm

Angus Fontaine

13, Jan, 2023 @5:42 AM

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Steve Smith in talks to play for Sussex during buildup to Ashes series
Australian batsman Steve Smith is in talks with Sussex about a short-term deal in the runup to the World Test Championship final and the Ashes series

Ali Martin

12, Jan, 2023 @9:02 PM

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Rashid Khan hits out at Australia’s decision to abandon Afghanistan series
Afghanistan’s Rashid Khan has threatened to withdraw from the Big Bash in protest at Australia abandoning their upcoming ODI series against his country

Simon Burnton

12, Jan, 2023 @5:03 PM

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Cricket Australia cancels men’s one-day internationals against Afghanistan due to concern over women’s rights
Matches scheduled for March in UAE scrapped following talks with Australian government

Guardian sport and agencies

12, Jan, 2023 @6:55 AM

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The Spin | Here’s the catch: cricket’s unique moment is being lost in all the angles
Third umpire rulings in Sydney casting doubt on three big moments highlight the way technology is killing the thrill

James Wallace

11, Jan, 2023 @12:15 PM

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Afternoon Update: Labor releases plan to cut industrial emissions; Melbourne Victory fined; and Prince Harry’s book reviewed
Albanese government to tackle big polluters with revamped safeguard mechanism

Antoun Issa

10, Jan, 2023 @6:03 AM

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South Africa hold on to draw with Australia on day five of third Test – as it happened
Over-by-over report: South Africa’s lower order was instrumental to securing a draw in the third Test in Sydney

Angus Fontaine (now) Geoff Lemon (earlier)

08, Jan, 2023 @7:19 AM

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South Africa deny Australia series sweep as Sydney Test ends in draw
Sydney Test ends in a draw with South Africa finishing day five on 106-2 as Australia claim the series 2-0 after victories in Brisbane and Melbourne

Geoff Lemon at the SCG

08, Jan, 2023 @7:04 AM

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Australia v South Africa: third Test, day four – as it happened
After a day and a half of waiting through rain and darkness, play finally resumed at the Sydney Cricket Ground

Angus Fontaine (now) Geoff Lemon (prior)

07, Jan, 2023 @8:03 AM

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