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The Flemmys 2016: Cricket's night of nights

Forget the Oscars, ignore The Emmys, sorry AB but you can keep your Medal. Get ready for the show hardly anyone is talking about, hosted by the award-naming Damien Fleming

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Across the Ditch: Big screen, Big debate

Damien Fleming and Chris Rogers wrap up the third ODI, discuss the Mitchell Marsh dismissal and ask a disappointed Steve Smith about the controversy and his side's loss

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From the Vault: The Underarm Incident

In what Richie Benaud describes as 'one of the worst things I have ever seen done on a cricket field', Trevor Chappell bowls the last ball of a match against New Zealand in an infamously unsporting manner

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How The Duke roared back to life

From international outcast to spearhead in the space of the month, John Hastings has underlined his quality

Tea wrap: Kiwis rolled for 183

Nathan Lyon chipped in with three wickets in the middle session as Australia routed New Zealand for 183 shortly before tea on day one of the first Test

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Khawaja brilliance ends Boult's entertaining cameo

Trent Boult has gone down swinging in an entertaining cameo on the first day of the first Test, an excellent catch from Usman Khawaja ending his innings

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Craig bailed out of trouble in Wellington

Mitchell Marsh cursed his misfortune - and Mark Craig counted his blessings - as the bails proved particularly stubborn during this incident on day one of the first Test

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Windies dance their way into U19 final

The West Indies have danced their way into the final of the ICC Under 19 World Cup in Bangladesh, where they'll face India in the decider on Sunday

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Lunch wrap: Aussies' high five in Wellington

It was a bright beginning to the Trans-Tasman Tets series for Australia, as the tourists took five wickets in the first session to leave New Zealand in tatters at Wellington's Basin Reserve

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Nevill soars as Kiwis stumble

Wicketkeeper Peter Nevill took a stunning catch early on day one of the first Test aganist New Zealand, removing Kane Williamson to leave the hosts in trouble at Wellington's Basin Reserve

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Hazlewood - and DRS - land early blows

Australia paceman Josh Hazlewood used helpful conditions brilliantly early on day one of the series opener against the Black Caps, taking two wickets as DRS also came into play

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Watto hits one onto the road

Australian Shane Watson disturbs passing Sharjah traffic in a destructive innings for Islamabad against Lahore in the Pakistan Super League

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Bird the word for first Test in NZ

Tasmania quick Jackson Bird gets the nod for first Test since 2013, picked ahead of James Pattinson, for Brendon McCullum's 100th Test match

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McCullum prepares for 100th Test

New Zealand captain Brendon McCullum prepares for his 100th Test match and his last ever Test series, against Australia at the Basin Reserve

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Warne's World: The ball that changed my life

In an Optus Sport exclusive, The King of Spin recalls one of his best ever flippers, a delivery against the West Indies that gave him the belief to become one of the game's greats

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Catching the key ahead of first Test

As Australia prepare for the first Trans-Tasman Test against New Zealand starting on Friday, the main focus at training has been holding on to the ball