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Trevor Hohns wants to see more of captain Alex Carey

Australia’s selection chairman Trevor Hohns feels Alex Carey should be given more leadership exposure so that he may be a legitimate captaincy contender whenever Tim Paine’s time is up, even if he is doubtful whether there would be room for both to play in the Test team this summer. Having …

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Stoinis dropped from T20I squad; McDermott, Stanlake recalled

Marcus Stoinis has been dropped from Australia’s T20I squad following his disappointing 50-over World Cup, with Ben McDermott and Billy Stanlake among those recalled to face Sri Lanka and Pakistan as plans are formed ahead of next year’s men’s T20 World Cup. Just seven of the squad that faced India …

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Behrendorff opts for same lower spine surgery as Pattinson

Australia fast bowler Jason Behrendorff has confirmed he will undergo the same lower spine surgery as James Pattinson in order to solve his ongoing back issues and help prolong his career. Behrendorff, 29, met with New Zealand-based surgeon Rowan Schouten in Sydney last week for an initial consultation and has …

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Can the Sheffield Shield answer these Test questions?

Australia retained the Ashes in England for the first time in 18 years yet the 2-2 result arguably left as many questions as answers about how their Test side will be shaped moving forward. There are four Sheffield Shield rounds before the first of five home Tests against Pakistan and …

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