Johnson sees old wounds in England Exclusive

Stoinis with his father, Chris // supplied

Unbroken dream has new impetus for Stoinis

Allrounder's push for Test selection this summer took a back seat so he could spend priceless time with his dying father

Johnson joins Aussies for Ashes net session

A familiar face reunited with the Australian Fast Bowlers' Cartel at the WACA nets as home side seek an Ashes-securing win in Perth this week

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Umpire shocker almost lets Black Cap off the hook

The correct decision was ultimately reached, but Ian Gould went the long way around to get there in New Zealand's Test against West Indies

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Sri Lanka skittle India, snap losing streak

Suranga Lakmal took 4-13 and India were at one point reduced to 7-29 before MS Dhoni (65) took them to 112 - a total easily reach by Sri Lanka

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KFC blooper reel: 'You had one thing to do!'

Even Australia's Test stars can't get everything right all the time, as this hilarious behind the scenes footage from a recent shoot shows


Day two highlights: CA XI v England

Time got the better of both the CA XI and England on day two at Richardson Park, with the CA XI requiring just 24 runs and England two wickets to seal victory in their drawn tour match.

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Dean destroys England with rapid ton

A quickfire century from CA XI captain Travis Dean from just 70 balls helped almost pull off an improbable tour match win against England in Perth, only for time to get the best of both sides.

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Match Highlights: Thunder v Sixers

Sydney Sixes completed an impressive opening Rebel WBBL weekend when a rapid-fire knock from Alyssa Healy fired them to victory over the Thunder

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Healy hammers the Thunder attack

Sixers opener Alyssa Healy got her team's chase off to a flying start, finding the boundary 11 times on her way to a 27-ball 49 against the Thunder

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Healy's super leg-side stumping

Sixers 'keeper Alyssa Healy combined with Sarah Aley at North Sydney Oval with her sharp work producing the latest in their string of leg-side stumpings

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Blackwell half-century boosts Thunder

Thunder skipper Alex Blackwell led from the front, posting a 52-ball 58 in the WBBL|03 Sydney Smash against the Sixers at North Sydney Oval

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Match Highlights: Strikers v Hurricanes

Strikers captain Suzie Bates paved the way for a crushing 83-run win over the Hobart Hurricanes before Amanda-Jade Wellington did the damage with the ball

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Wily Wellington wreaks havoc

Adelaide Strikers leg-spinner Amanda-Jade Wellington had the Hobart Hurricanes in all sorts, taking a remarkable 3-9 from her four-over spell in Glenelg

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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


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