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“At the moment I’m out of [a] contract and as again with Cricket Australia, they’re quibbling over an increase, so I don’t know if I’ve got a contract”
Legendary Australia pace bowler Dennis Lillee may not be around to help left-arm seamer Mitchell Johnson and the rest of the national team’s pace attack for much longer due to a pay dispute with Cricket Australia.
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“We’ll specifically work on tactics and mindset”
Former Australia spin king Shane Warne will help coach the spinners in the Twenty20 team from early March in preparation for the World Twenty20 in Bangladesh later that month.
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Swann’s comments were condemned by the public
England spinner Graeme Swann has apologised for the “crass and thoughtless” rape comment he made after his side lost the Ashes to Australia for the first time in five years.
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“You have to have a passion for pace, to want to bowl fast in the first place”
Ian Pont is known throughout the cricketing world as one of the most prominent and accomplished fast bowling coaches and he recently spoke to me about the secrets behind becoming a pace legend, the art of reverse swing and his new coaching clinic, the Ultimate Pace Foundation.
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“I pride myself on being a morally good person, and that’s why this past week has been so difficult, as people have been quick to label me a cheat”
South Africa batsman Faf du Plessis has insisted that he is not a cheater, despite pleading guilty to ball tampering during the recently concluded second Test against Pakistan in Dubai.
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Pietersen received an undisclosed amount in damages
England batsman Kevin Pietersen has received substantial libel damages from optical services company Specsavers after they ran an advertisement which implied that the South African-born big-hitter had tampered with his bat during the recent Ashes series, which England won 3-0.
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“I immediately went up to Dav and apologised and explained the context and circumstances in which I made certain remarks”
Pakistan spinner Saeed Ajmal has issued an apology over the controversial remarks he made about head coach Dav Whatmore.
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Whatmore insists that he did not become Pakistan’s coach solely for the money
Pakistan coach Dav Whatmore has been heavily criticised as of late, but he recently revealed that he “didn’t take up this job because of the money”.
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Warner’s Ashes campaign has suffered yet another setback
First it was a suspension and fine of A$11,500 and now Australia opening batsman David Warner has suffered yet another slap in the face due to his bar brawl antics, which saw him punch England’s Joe Root at the Walkabout bar in Birmingham during the Champions Trophy.