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Hussey picks faith over state for Perth Test

Former Test batter backs Peter Handscomb, says fellow Western Australian Mitch Marsh is not needed for WACA Test

Rohit's double ton of fun schools Sri Lanka

Rohit Sharma has scored his third ODI double ton, his second hundred coming off just 36 balls and featuring four consecutive sixes, against Sri Lanka


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When an Ashes series was won on the first ball

Australian legend Steve Waugh looks back on the 1994-95 Ashes series, where opener Michael Slater set the tone for a dominant series win


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Weet-Bix King of the Six is back!

With the Big Bash just around the corner and a new Weet-Bix King of the Six crown up for grabs, look back at some of the best sixes from last season


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Smith undecided on XI, praises Handscomb

Captain Steve Smith discusses the possibility of recalling Mitchell Marsh for the third Test and the prospect of regaining the Ashes urn in Perth


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WACA curator prepares for final Ashes pitch

WACA curator Matthew Page discusses what to expect from the pitch for the third Magellan Ashes Test, the final Ashes contest at the historic venue


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Root backs England to respond to 0-2 deficit

England's Joe Root discusses how he and his side are faring as they look to avoid an Ashes series defeat in the third Test against Australia in Perth


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Gotch's early contender for catch of BBL|07

Normally a wicketkeeper, Seb Gotch took this incredible one-handed catch from the second ball of Sydney Thunder's innings in their BBL warm-up match


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The key to bowling a yorker, by Mitch Starc

Australia's left-arm pace sensation Mitch Starc is famous for his searing yorker, and here he explains to fans in detail how to bowl them


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Match highlights: Stars down Thunder in Albury

Big guns Kevin Pietersen and Marcus Stoinis found form with the bat as Melbourne Stars beat Sydney Thunder in their KFC BBL warm-up match


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Match highlights: Voges stars in Festival of Cricket

Former Australia batsman Adam Voges put on a show with bat and ball as a host of current and former players took part in the Festival of Cricket in Perth


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Keeper's brilliant throw runs out Maxwell

Sydney Thunder wicketkeeper Jay Lenton creates something out of nothing to remove Glenn Maxwell, just as he and Kevin Pietersen were putting on a show


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Pietersen, Maxwell take down Nair in BBL warm-up

First Kevin Pietersen and then Glenn Maxwell took the long handle to Sydney Thunder's Arjun Nair, hitting a six and a four each in the spinner's first over


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Ashes Folklore: Alderman's 'bad tackle'

Terry Alderman's lethal swing bowling was put on hold for more than a year after a pitch invasion led to one of the most unfortunate injuries of all time


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Gill Espie's Action News Special Report

Optus Sport's gun reporter polls the Adelaide Oval crowd to find out whether Jason Gillespie really is cricket's greatest ever all-rounder


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Mike Hussey Masterclass: The Cover Drive

One of Australia's greats offers his advice on how to execute the perfect cover drive. Watch more expert masterclasses on the Optus Sport app