Five questions facing the Aussies Exclusive

Ricky Ponting names his team of the IPL

Former Australia captain appoints David Warner as skipper of his star-studded best XI from the 10th edition of the IPL

Ricky Ponting names his team of the IPL

Former Australia captain Ricky Ponting appoints David Warner as skipper of his star-studded best XI from IPL 2017

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Handscomb smashes 76-ball county century

Australia batsman Peter Handscomb struck his first red-ball ton for Yorkshire on the final day of their their County Championship clash with Lancashire

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Aussies cut loose in Champs Trophy hit-out

Australia's big guns showed plenty of early firepower during an intra-squad training session south of London as the batsman swung hard against the white ball

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Hazlewood pumped up for Champions Trophy

Australian fast bowler Josh Hazlewood speaks about the mouth-watering prospect of playing the 'big four' quicks after an intense intra-squad match

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Smith, Johnson shine in IPL final: Ponting

Ricky Ponting reviews the key contributions of Pune captain Steve Smith and Mumbai strike weapon Mitch Johnson in the IPL final


Stoinis 'on track' but faces battle to retain ODI spot

Marcus Stoinis had feared a shoulder injury would rule him out of the Champions Trophy but has recovered to take his place in the squad but is no guarantee to keep his spot in the XI

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Six balls that won Mumbai the title

Mitchell Johnson had ball in hand with Steve Smith and Dan Christian at the other end needing 11 runs for victory in the IPL final, with the speedster turning back the clock

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Smith switches things up in losing cause

Rising Pune Supergiant skipper Steve Smith showed his class with a battling fifty in the IPL Final but was distraught to get out in the final over

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Johnson, Mumbai prevail in final ball thriller

It all came down to the final ball, with Aussie veteran Mitchell Johnson delivering the knockout blow to hand Mumbai their third IPL title with an astonishing victory

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Aussies do it all in IPL decider

There were Australian players aplenty in the IPL final, with each contributing to the match before Steve Smith and Mitchell Johnson played key roles in the outcome of the decider

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Ponting pays tribute to fiercest rival

Former Australia captain Ricky Ponting discusses his relationship with Harbhajan Singh, which started out as rivals before joining forces in the IPL with Mumbai

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Mitchell Johnson reprises role as terroriser

It was the Mitchell Johnson of old, with the late-inclusion striking fear into the Kolkata top-order and drawing praise from a former adversary