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The Inner Circle: Smith's secret to success

In the latest episode of 'The Inner Circle', Australia captain Steve Smith reveals a mid-innings technique change he made in 2013 that changed everything

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Adam Zwar's 'Cricket Nation': Episode four

Adam Zwar asks our armchair experts who the biggest cricket villain is to have visited Australia's shores.

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From The Vault: Amir bags five at the 'G

A young Mohammad Amir claimed the scalps of some of Australia's greatest batsmen on his way to the maiden-five wicket haul of his Test career at the MCG in 2009

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Passionate Rabada leading by example

Kagiso Rabada is already acting as a role model to young South Africans

Yasir's 10 hands Pakistan series-clinching win

A 10-wicket haul from star legspinner Yasir Shah has guided Pakistan to a series-clinching victory over the West Indies in Abu Dhabi

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Extended highlights: WA on top as Marsh, Dorff fire

Shaun Marsh compiled 73 before the lights came on and a flurry of wickets followed, including two to Jason Behrendorff to leave SA reeling

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Extended Highlights: Blues gain the ascendancy

Kurtis Patterson and Steve Smith notched tons against Queensland before Josh Hazlewood chipped in with a late wicket at the Gabba

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Extended highlights: Vics dominate day one

Four Victoria batsmen passed 50 on day one of their Sheffield Shield match against Tasmania at the MCG, including a century to opener Marcus Harris

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Head removes Marsh with a screamer

Shaun Marsh looked on track for triple-figures before Redbacks captain Travis Head took a blinder off his own bowling to remove him for 73

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Klinger puts Redbacks to the sword

WA veteran Michael Klinger got his Sheffield Shield season off to a strong start, hitting 61 before chopping on to South Australia seamer Chadd Sayers

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Marsh makes 73 in WACA fitness test

Shaun Marsh made a patient half-century for WA in their Sheffield Shield opener as he looks to prove his fitness ahead of the first Test

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Harris hits first ton of Shield season

Victoria recruit Marcus Harris belted a whirlwind century in his maiden first-class outing for the Bushrangers, bringing up triple-figures off just 117 balls

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Patterson peels off pink ball ton

Kurtis Patterson got his Sheffield Shield season off to flying start, peppering the covers as he raced to a fifth first-class century at the Gabba

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Handscomb notches half-century in Shield opener

Peter Handscomb continued his good winter form, passing 50 for the Bushrangers in their Sheffield Shield match against Tasmania before falling for 78

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Smith starts summer in style with century

Test skipper Steve Smith was in excellent touch for NSW in their Sheffield Shield opener against Queensland, eventually falling for 117 at the Gabba

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White continues Bushrangers onslaught

Cameron White continued his good form, recording an unbeaten 50 on day one of their Sheffield Shield clash against Tasmania at the MCG