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Day-night revolution keeps Tests relevant

Latest development in the evolution of the sport's traditional format should be embraced by the cricket community

How Kookaburra's pink balls are made

Brett Elliot, Group General Manager, Kookaburra explains how much effort has gone into getting the pink cricket ball ready for the first-ever day-night Test

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Competition for spots driving Aussies: Watson

Allrounder is impressed and excited by Australia's depth of talent as the tourists look to win in England for the first time in 14 years

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I'm ready to go now: Smith

Australia's world No.1 ranked Test batsman says he's ready for the first Test after a first-innings century against Kent in last week's tour match in Canterbury

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Haddin confused by England sledging strategy

Australia's veteran wicketkeeper is revelling in the Ashes theatre but is perplexed by England's sledging tactics

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Hazlewood realistic about Cardiff chances

Fast bowler hopes selection for the first Ashes Test will take care of itself with a solid performance against Essex in Australia's second tour match

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Starc won't change swinging ways

Admittedly not as intimidating as Australia's other fast bowling Mitchell, Starc says he'll continue to bowl his way ahead of the first Ashes Test in Cardiff

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Johnson confident after strong showing

Mitchell Johnson says his strong showing in Australia's tour match against Kent last week has him full of confidence with the first Ashes Test just over a week away

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Historic day-night Test set for Adelaide

Pink balls and whites under lights is the bold new initiative with the third Australia-New Zealand Test set to be a day-night fixture

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Trans-Tasman rivalry resumes in a big way

Australia's fierce sporting history with New Zealand is set to have further chapters added, beginning with the first-ever day-night Test

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Mathews, Karunaratne blast off to victory

Sri Lanka skipper Angelo Mathews and Dimuth Karunaratne dominated on day five to help their side level the three-Test series against Pakistan at one win apiece

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That Moment - Lyon leads team song

Off-spinner Nathan Lyon leads Australia in a rousing rendition of Underneath the Southern Cross at the SCG after completing a 5-0 Ashes whitewash in 2013-14

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Quicks dismantle Pakistan on day four

The music was a bit loud for Misbah's liking, but that was the least of Pakistan's worries as Sri Lanka closed to within 153 runs of victory