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Yes Moments: Clarke bowls Australia to victory

Former Australia skipper Michael Clarke recalls that magical SCG afternoon in 2008 when the young pup took three wickets in an over to secure a famous win against India


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Yes Moments: Sanga's hurricane in Hobart

Sri Lankan legend Kumar Sangakkara breaks down a magnificent fighting knock at Bellerive Oval in 2007 and recalls how Trevor Bayliss's advice helped him reach 192


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Yes Moments: 'The best ball I've bowled'

After 15 years of trying, Ryan Harris produced the "perfect" ball, one of the all-time great Ashes deliveries that knocked Alistair Cook over first ball at the WACA in 2013


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'In six years we have reached the summit'

Misbah provides the captain's view of one of the most fascinating journeys in cricket history

Pitch swap leads to XI rethink

Australia skipper David Warner says the national selectors had decided on a starting XI for the fourth ODI in Dambulla before a change in wicket ordered a rethink


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Steyn questions Wagner's courage

Proteas firebrand Dale Steyn was happy to offer Black Cap Neil Wagner plenty of advice - on and off the field - during the second Test


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Runs, tons and a miracle in Mackay

Kurtis Patterson and Nic Maddinson took Australia A to 6-322 and India A fell one run short in a thrilling one-day clash in Mackay


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Pandey blasts 110 in Mackay

Manish Pandey hit his second hundred of the quadrangular series for India A - a superb 110 - against Australia A in Mackay


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Maddinson blitzes whirlwind Mackay ton

Called up late for Australia A, Nic Maddinson put his name up in lights again with a blistering century against India A in the must-win match in Mackay


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Kurtis carves out key century

Australia A opener Kurtis Patterson put the India A attack to the sword with a century for the home side in Mackay in a must-win match


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Wickets galore in Centurion battle

South Africa have a huge lead in the second Test against New Zealand but the Black Caps have hit back as 13 wickets fall on day three


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Faf ton, controversial late wicket boost Proteas

A fifth Test century from Faf du Plessis and some late wickets has put South Africa on top in the second Test against New Zealand in Centurion


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Aussies claim a thriller in Dambulla

There was a dramatic finish, a man-of-the-match knock, and a superb fighting hundred as Australia beat Sri Lanka in Tillakaratne Dilshan's ODI farewell


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Close call sends Marsh on his way in collapse

Shaun Marsh stood his ground but was given out by the third umpire as Australia lost their top three in quick time in the third ODI against Sri Lanka


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Dynamic Dinesh does it again

Sri Lanka's Dinesh Chandimal made it six fifties in his past seven ODIs before kicking on to 102 to take his side to 226 in the third ODI in Dambulla


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Bailey praises bowlers, reflects on Australia's win

George Bailey says a more balanced life off the field has helped his recent form, including his match-winning innings against Sri Lanka