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Canberra Times
Siddle back bowling but Pattinson with work to dofirst Test against the Proteas in Perth begins on November 3, with players give
Siddle back bowling but Pattinson with work to do
Canberra Times / Posted 52 minutes ago
first Test against the Proteas in Perth begins on November 3, with players given only the one chance to impress in the Sheffield Shield, with that campaign starting on October 25. Pattinson, 26, claimed six wickets in the second Test in New... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Old McDonald new Bushrangers coachup a job as Australian assistant coach. McDonald, 35, was a mainstay of the Vi
Old McDonald new Bushrangers coach
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 2 hours ago
up a job as Australian assistant coach. McDonald, 35, was a mainstay of the Victorian team for a decade, playing in two Sheffield Shield winning sides. From freaky flips to milestone magic, these are the most exciting, silly and downright crazy... Read more
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The Age
Old McDonald new Bushrangers coachup a job as Australian assistant coach. McDonald, 35, was a mainstay of the Vi
Old McDonald new Bushrangers coach
The Age / Posted 4 hours ago
up a job as Australian assistant coach. McDonald, 35, was a mainstay of the Victorian team for a decade, playing in two Sheffield Shield winning sides. From freaky flips to milestone magic, these are the most exciting, silly and downright crazy... Read more
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Canberra Times
Old McDonald new Bushrangers coachup a job as Australian assistant coach. McDonald, 35, was a mainstay of the Vi
Old McDonald new Bushrangers coach
Canberra Times / Posted 5 hours ago
up a job as Australian assistant coach. McDonald, 35, was a mainstay of the Victorian team for a decade, playing in two Sheffield Shield winning sides. From freaky flips to milestone magic, these are the most exciting, silly and downright crazy... Read more
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Queensland Times
Miller speech leaves ALP faithful stunnedone delegate said in future many more will be claiming to have been there. "It
Miller speech leaves ALP faithful stunned
Queensland Times / Posted 11 hours ago
one delegate said in future many more will be claiming to have been there. "It will be like when Queeensland won the Sheffield Shield for the first time," the source said. "In years to come there will be 500 people saying they were there for... Read more
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SportsFan
Doherty not focused on national selectionagainst Sri Lanka, hasn't made the grade since early 2015 and later the same ye
Doherty not focused on national selection
SportsFan / Posted 2 days ago
against Sri Lanka, hasn't made the grade since early 2015 and later the same year failed to be picked for his state Sheffield Shield side, since admitting he lost passion for the game. But the left-armer, who has been picked to captain... Read more
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ESPN Cricinfo
'At times I probably went too hard for change'than dictating as much at what he calls "the front end". Various measures at l
'At times I probably went too hard for change'
ESPN Cricinfo / Posted 2 days ago
than dictating as much at what he calls "the front end". Various measures at lower levels have included an overhaul of the Sheffield Shield points system, the addition of a CA XI to the Matador Cup, and moving that tournament into a carnival-style... Read more
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The Age
Cricket Australia pay system creating gap between best and the rest, say female playerstwice in the 50-over competition. Their preference is for the WNCL to be played
Cricket Australia pay system creating gap between best and the rest, say female players
The Age / Posted 2 days ago
twice in the 50-over competition. Their preference is for the WNCL to be played either side of the WBBL, which is how the Sheffield Shield is scheduled. "What we heard unanimously from the playing group was WNCL is our Sheffield Shield, we don't... Read more
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ESPN Cricinfo
Head sets sights on spinning allrounder rolemy goal' - Travis Head It has been a big 12 months for Travis Head. High expec
Head sets sights on spinning allrounder role
ESPN Cricinfo / Posted 3 days ago
my goal' - Travis Head It has been a big 12 months for Travis Head. High expectations have been placed on Head since his Sheffield Shield debut at the age of 18 and his potential was always on display, but the one large gap in his record was... Read more
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ESPN Cricinfo
Proud history, bright future, uncertain presentin Ireland and played two games against Sri Lanka A in 2014, but heard little f
Proud history, bright future, uncertain present
ESPN Cricinfo / Posted 4 days ago
in Ireland and played two games against Sri Lanka A in 2014, but heard little from the selectors. He has since scored a Sheffield Shield hundred for New South Wales and was named as the Futures League Player of the Year last season. Then there... Read more
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The Age
Australian Cricketers' Association calls on Cricket Australia to give equal rights to women playersCricket Australia to give female players the same rights as their male colleagu
Australian Cricketers' Association calls on Cricket Australia to give equal rights to women players
The Age / Posted 6 days ago
Cricket Australia to give female players the same rights as their male colleagues. Photo: Robert Cianflone This season's Sheffield Shield competition will feature three different balls – the traditional Kookaburra, the pink ball used for... Read more
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Canberra Times
Australian Cricketers' Association calls on Cricket Australia to give equal rights to women playersCricket Australia to give female players the same rights as their male colleagu
Australian Cricketers' Association calls on Cricket Australia to give equal rights to women players
Canberra Times / Posted 6 days ago
Cricket Australia to give female players the same rights as their male colleagues. Photo: Robert Cianflone This season's Sheffield Shield competition will feature three different balls – the traditional Kookaburra, the pink ball used for... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Australian Cricketers' Association calls on Cricket Australia to give equal rights to women playersCricket Australia to give female players the same rights as their male colleagu
Australian Cricketers' Association calls on Cricket Australia to give equal rights to women players
Brisbane Times / Posted 8 days ago
Cricket Australia to give female players the same rights as their male colleagues. Photo: Robert Cianflone This season's Sheffield Shield competition will feature three different balls – the traditional Kookaburra, the pink ball used for... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Australian Cricketers' Association calls on Cricket Australia to give equal rights to women playersCricket Australia to give female players the same rights as their male colleagu
Australian Cricketers' Association calls on Cricket Australia to give equal rights to women players
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 8 days ago
Cricket Australia to give female players the same rights as their male colleagues. Photo: Robert Cianflone This season's Sheffield Shield competition will feature three different balls – the traditional Kookaburra, the pink ball used for... Read more
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ESPN Cricinfo
Australian spin triad on cards for IndiaWe think we've had the right balance but our batters haven't made enough runs.
Australian spin triad on cards for India
ESPN Cricinfo / Posted 8 days ago
We think we've had the right balance but our batters haven't made enough runs. It's pretty simple. When you look at [Sheffield] Shield cricket, it's very hard to determine who's going to be a good player of spin and not on Australian wickets.... Read more
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SportsFan
Marsh throws a spanner in the worksaccurately? There has never really been a question that he is a good batsman –
Marsh throws a spanner in the works
SportsFan / Posted 9 days ago
accurately? There has never really been a question that he is a good batsman – averages of 64.18 and 46.90 in the last two Sheffield Shield seasons suggest as much – but he has been a stopgap for almost all of his career. Now 33, can the selectors... Read more
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The Age
At home with Jim Maxwellaround the Members' Stand picking up discarded soft-drink bottles to make a few
At home with Jim Maxwell
The Age / Posted 11 days ago
around the Members' Stand picking up discarded soft-drink bottles to make a few bob. Later he and a mate would go to Sheffield Shield games filling in their scorebooks. He got serious about playing the sport at Cranbrook. Although he lived... Read more
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Canberra Times
Marathon coach Dick Telford leaving athletes to themselvesreally top competition." Telford has forged a successful coaching career after
Marathon coach Dick Telford leaving athletes to themselves
Canberra Times / Posted 13 days ago
really top competition." Telford has forged a successful coaching career after helping the Victorian cricket team to two Sheffield Shield wins as a coaching co-ordinator in the late 1970s. It's a game in which success can be hard to achieve given... Read more
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FOXSPORTS.com.au
Evergreen Klinger hungry for more runsfeels his time may have passed him in Test cricket, with T20 his best chance.
Evergreen Klinger hungry for more runs
FOXSPORTS.com.au / Posted 13 days ago
feels his time may have passed him in Test cricket, with T20 his best chance. But his main focus is helping WA win a Sheffield Shield title that’s eluded them since 1998-99. “I still hold hope (of playing for Australia),” he said. “But I’m... Read more
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Perth Now
Evergreen Klinger hungry for more runsfeels his time may have passed him in Test cricket, with T20 his best chance.
Evergreen Klinger hungry for more runs
Perth Now / Posted 13 days ago
feels his time may have passed him in Test cricket, with T20 his best chance. But his main focus is helping WA win a Sheffield Shield title that’s eluded them since 1998-99. “I still hold hope (of playing for Australia),” he said. “But I’m... Read more
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ESPN Cricinfo
Sri Lanka, not pitches, won this seriesMarsh. These two were ostensibly the spare batsmen on tour, though Henriques is
Sri Lanka, not pitches, won this series
ESPN Cricinfo / Posted 13 days ago
Marsh. These two were ostensibly the spare batsmen on tour, though Henriques is more an allrounder with precious few recent Sheffield Shield runs behind him. The methods he and Marsh offer will fascinate, given the team's commitment to a more... Read more
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Canberra Times
Alex Ross begins series for Australia Ayourself from other players." As well as focusing on taking the Redbacks one f
Alex Ross begins series for Australia A
Canberra Times / Posted 13 days ago
yourself from other players." As well as focusing on taking the Redbacks one further in the one-day tournament and the Sheffield Shield after being runners-up in both last season, the former Canberra resident is also hopeful of playing at... Read more
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ESPN Cricinfo
Zampa hoping to improve red-ball credentialsAhead of Australia's Test tour of India early next year, Adam Zampa is hoping t
Zampa hoping to improve red-ball credentials
ESPN Cricinfo / Posted 14 days ago
Ahead of Australia's Test tour of India early next year, Adam Zampa is hoping to impress in the Sheffield Shield Adam Zampa might be Australia's specialist white-ball spinner at the moment, but he hopes to use the upcoming summer to prove that his... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Langer: Australia’s spin woes systemicand Western Australia coach Justin Langer, who says there is no easy fix to the
Langer: Australia’s spin woes systemic
The Courier Mail / Posted 16 days ago
and Western Australia coach Justin Langer, who says there is no easy fix to the problem but that turning pitches in the Sheffield Shield would help. “The analogy I like to use is that it’s like chilli,” Langer told foxsports.com.au. “In India... Read more
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FOXSPORTS.com.au
Justin Langer defends underfire Test batsmenand Western Australia coach Justin Langer, who says there is no easy fix to the
Justin Langer defends underfire Test batsmen
FOXSPORTS.com.au / Posted 16 days ago
and Western Australia coach Justin Langer, who says there is no easy fix to the problem but that turning pitches in the Sheffield Shield would help. “The analogy I like to use is that it’s like chilli,” Langer told foxsports.com.au. “In India... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Time to turn to Swepson, says Mallettneeds bolstering. Apparently Holland was picked to replace the injured O’Keeff
Time to turn to Swepson, says Mallett
Adelaide Now / Posted 16 days ago
needs bolstering. Apparently Holland was picked to replace the injured O’Keeffe due to his eight-wicket haul in the Sheffield Shield final against South Australia at Glenelg Oval. Amazing he got any wickets at all given the ludicrous “far... Read more
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FOXSPORTS.com.au
Time to turn to Swepson, says Mallettneeds bolstering. Apparently Holland was picked to replace the injured O’Keeff
Time to turn to Swepson, says Mallett
FOXSPORTS.com.au / Posted 16 days ago
needs bolstering. Apparently Holland was picked to replace the injured O’Keeffe due to his eight-wicket haul in the Sheffield Shield final against South Australia at Glenelg Oval. Amazing he got any wickets at all given the ludicrous “far... Read more
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FOXSPORTS.com.au
Travis Head backed to make Test debut by Jason Gillespiefour List A matches in the domestic one-day competition. That form follows on f
Travis Head backed to make Test debut by Jason Gillespie
FOXSPORTS.com.au / Posted 16 days ago
four List A matches in the domestic one-day competition. That form follows on from a player of the year season in the Sheffield Shield, in which he scored three centuries and 721 runs. On Sunday, following Head’s call-up Lehmann said: “He’s... Read more
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The North West Star
Thommo and Maher lead Bulls masters tour of Mount IsaHe was a legend of Queensland cricket in a playing career from 1993 to 2008, fe
Thommo and Maher lead Bulls masters tour of Mount Isa
The North West Star / Posted 17 days ago
He was a legend of Queensland cricket in a playing career from 1993 to 2008, featuring in the Bulls’ unforgettable maiden Sheffield Shield triumph in 1994-95. Maher also played for Australia at one-day and first-class level, including a role in... Read more
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Adelaide Now
How Shield time machine can fix spin woesof spin based on their form in Australia on dull drop-in pitches. “We have sai
How Shield time machine can fix spin woes
Adelaide Now / Posted 17 days ago
of spin based on their form in Australia on dull drop-in pitches. “We have said for a while that we would like the (Sheffield) Shield wickets to go back a little bit in time where they are all different,” Lehmann said. “You had Perth which... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Head latest Aussie to graduate from YorkshireI can get more consistent in first class cricket I can potentially get picked m
Head latest Aussie to graduate from Yorkshire
The Courier Mail / Posted 17 days ago
I can get more consistent in first class cricket I can potentially get picked more often for higher honours,” said 2015-16 Sheffield Shield player of the year Head. “Hopefully the next few months I can learn my craft a little bit, back scores up... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Head latest Aussie to graduate from YorkshireI can get more consistent in first class cricket I can potentially get picked m
Head latest Aussie to graduate from Yorkshire
Adelaide Now / Posted 17 days ago
I can get more consistent in first class cricket I can potentially get picked more often for higher honours,” said 2015-16 Sheffield Shield player of the year Head. “Hopefully the next few months I can learn my craft a little bit, back scores up... Read more
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FOXSPORTS.com.au
Sri Lanka v Australia Travis HeadI can get more consistent in first class cricket I can potentially get picked m
Sri Lanka v Australia Travis Head
FOXSPORTS.com.au / Posted 17 days ago
I can get more consistent in first class cricket I can potentially get picked more often for higher honours,” said 2015-16 Sheffield Shield player of the year Head. “Hopefully the next few months I can learn my craft a little bit, back scores up... Read more
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Herald Sun
How Shield time machine can fix spin woesof spin based on their form in Australia on dull drop-in pitches. “We have sai
How Shield time machine can fix spin woes
Herald Sun / Posted 17 days ago
of spin based on their form in Australia on dull drop-in pitches. “We have said for a while that we would like the (Sheffield) Shield wickets to go back a little bit in time where they are all different,” Lehmann said. “You had Perth which... Read more
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ESPN Cricinfo
Lehmann yearns for variety in domestic pitchesspinners, and more time for the batsmen to build innings or save matches. But a
Lehmann yearns for variety in domestic pitches
ESPN Cricinfo / Posted 17 days ago
spinners, and more time for the batsmen to build innings or save matches. But also the pitches need to be more like their Sheffield Shield progenitors; the Gabba has always been much grassier for the FC games, but when the tests roll around they... Read more
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SportsFan
Revitalise Aussie cricket pitches: Lehmanntime, called for Australia's first-class pitches to revert to their former natu
Revitalise Aussie cricket pitches: Lehmann
SportsFan / Posted 17 days ago
time, called for Australia's first-class pitches to revert to their former nature. When Lehmann was making his way in Sheffield Shield cricket in the late 80s and early 90s, the wickets across the country were varied and exposed batsmen and... Read more
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FOXSPORTS.com.au
Sri Lanka v Australia third Test: how taking Shield wickets back in time can fix spin woesof spin based on their form in Australia on dull drop-in pitches. “We have sai
Sri Lanka v Australia third Test: how taking Shield wickets back in time can fix spin woes
FOXSPORTS.com.au / Posted 17 days ago
of spin based on their form in Australia on dull drop-in pitches. “We have said for a while that we would like the (Sheffield) Shield wickets to go back a little bit in time where they are all different,” Lehmann said. “You had Perth which... Read more
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The Courier Mail
How Shield time machine can fix spin woesof spin based on their form in Australia on dull drop-in pitches. “We have sai
How Shield time machine can fix spin woes
The Courier Mail / Posted 17 days ago
of spin based on their form in Australia on dull drop-in pitches. “We have said for a while that we would like the (Sheffield) Shield wickets to go back a little bit in time where they are all different,” Lehmann said. “You had Perth which... Read more
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ESPN Cricinfo
Lehmann yearns for variety in domestic pitchesfactor over time had been the preparation of increasingly friendly pitches for
Lehmann yearns for variety in domestic pitches
ESPN Cricinfo / Posted 17 days ago
factor over time had been the preparation of increasingly friendly pitches for seam bowlers to aid each state's bid for the Sheffield Shield, followed by a reverse directive from the team performance manager Pat Howard for flatter surfaces. While... Read more
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Daily Examiner
International cricket to be played in Coffs HarbourAustralia," Cr Knight said. Coffs Harbour's claim to international cricket com
International cricket to be played in Coffs Harbour
Daily Examiner / Posted 18 days ago
Australia," Cr Knight said. Coffs Harbour's claim to international cricket comes after the city successfully hosted the Sheffield Shield match between New South Wales and South Australia in February. "Coffs Harbour is the only Australian... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Heads up - Australian selectors show faith in TravisRedbacks' youngest skipper in history when appointed to the role in February 20
Heads up - Australian selectors show faith in Travis
Brisbane Times / Posted 18 days ago
Redbacks' youngest skipper in history when appointed to the role in February 2015, and last summer guided his side to the Sheffield Shield title, while scoring 721 runs at 36.05. While rediscovering their groove is Australia's immediate priority... Read more
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Canberra Times
Heads up - Australian selectors show faith in TravisRedbacks' youngest skipper in history when appointed to the role in February 20
Heads up - Australian selectors show faith in Travis
Canberra Times / Posted 18 days ago
Redbacks' youngest skipper in history when appointed to the role in February 2015, and last summer guided his side to the Sheffield Shield title, while scoring 721 runs at 36.05. While rediscovering their groove is Australia's immediate priority... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Travis Head-ed to Sri Lankareasons. Head made his ODI debut against the West Indies in June. The 22-year
Travis Head-ed to Sri Lanka
Adelaide Now / Posted 18 days ago
reasons. Head made his ODI debut against the West Indies in June. The 22-year-old captain of South Australia was named Sheffield Shield player of the year in March after scoring 699 runs including three centuries. “Travis is a long-term... Read more
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SportsFan
O'Keefe fined $10k over pub debaclethe leg injury in just his third Test after fighting his way back into the team
O'Keefe fined $10k over pub debacle
SportsFan / Posted 18 days ago
the leg injury in just his third Test after fighting his way back into the team with some stand-out performances in Sheffield Shield cricket for NSW. "I have spoken to Steve and he is very disappointed with his behaviour," Cricket NSW CEO... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Heads up - Australian selectors show faith in TravisRedbacks' youngest skipper in history when appointed to the role in February 20
Heads up - Australian selectors show faith in Travis
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 18 days ago
Redbacks' youngest skipper in history when appointed to the role in February 2015, and last summer guided his side to the Sheffield Shield title, while scoring 721 runs at 36.05. While rediscovering their groove is Australia's immediate priority... Read more
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FOXSPORTS.com.au
Australia cricket tour of Sri Lanka: Travis Head recalled for one day seriesreasons. Head made his ODI debut against the West Indies in June. The 22-year
Australia cricket tour of Sri Lanka: Travis Head recalled for one day series
FOXSPORTS.com.au / Posted 18 days ago
reasons. Head made his ODI debut against the West Indies in June. The 22-year-old captain of South Australia was named Sheffield Shield player of the year in March after scoring 699 runs including three centuries. “Travis is a long-term... Read more
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Herald Sun
Travis Head-ed to Sri Lankareasons. Head made his ODI debut against the West Indies in June. The 22-year
Travis Head-ed to Sri Lanka
Herald Sun / Posted 18 days ago
reasons. Head made his ODI debut against the West Indies in June. The 22-year-old captain of South Australia was named Sheffield Shield player of the year in March after scoring 699 runs including three centuries. “Travis is a long-term... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Travis Head-ed to Sri Lankareasons. Head made his ODI debut against the West Indies in June. The 22-year
Travis Head-ed to Sri Lanka
The Courier Mail / Posted 18 days ago
reasons. Head made his ODI debut against the West Indies in June. The 22-year-old captain of South Australia was named Sheffield Shield player of the year in March after scoring 699 runs including three centuries. “Travis is a long-term... Read more
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ESPN Cricinfo
Head handed Sri Lanka apprenticeshipto be taken with the Test squad to go to India next year, provided he can maint
Head handed Sri Lanka apprenticeship
ESPN Cricinfo / Posted 18 days ago
to be taken with the Test squad to go to India next year, provided he can maintain his upward curve of run-making in the Sheffield Shield as captain of South Australia. "We'll probably look at if there are any players who go home at the end of... Read more
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The Age
Heads up - Australian selectors show faith in TravisRedbacks' youngest skipper in history when appointed to the role in February 20
Heads up - Australian selectors show faith in Travis
The Age / Posted 18 days ago
Redbacks' youngest skipper in history when appointed to the role in February 2015, and last summer guided his side to the Sheffield Shield title, while scoring 721 runs at 36.05. While rediscovering their groove is Australia's immediate priority... Read more
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