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'Recuperating' Smith likely to be fit for UK tour
South African Test captain Graeme Smith has started his rehabilitation programme after undergoing surgery on his left ankle and is likely to be fit for the UK tour in July.

Wade dismisses talks of cricket rivalry with Haddin
Dismissing talks of rivalry with Brad Haddin, Australia's ODI wicketkeeper Matthew Wade has said it would be stupid not to try to learn from him.

Clarke sought assistance from long-time friend and fitness trainer to make him, Oz team better
There was a time last year, when Michael Clarke knew he had to get better, and when he became captain, he knew he had to make the team better.

Underwear flasher Jessica Bratich shows off back at award ceremony
Mitchell Johnson's wife Jessica Bratich bared her back rather than underwear at the Allan Border Medal this year.

Cricket WAGs dazzle on Allan Border Medal red carpet in not so baggy greens
The Australian cricketers' ladies paraded into Crown for the Allan Border Medal in Melbourne, flaunting fashionable outfits with plunging backlines and bling on the fingers, ears and wrists.

Oz captain Clarke hoping to improve on top Test score of 329
Having won the Allan Border Medal for Best Cricketer of the Year, Australia's cricket captain Michael Clarke is now hoping to surpass his top score of 329.

Border expects either Clarke or Hussey to become Australia's Cricketer of the Year
Australian cricketing great Allan Border has said he would expect either Michael Clarke or Michael Hussey to win the coveted Allan Border Medal, which is presented to the best Australian player of the past season.

Clarke becomes only captain to score double, triple centuries in single Test series
Australian skipper Michael Clarke has made a world record by becoming the only captain in 135 years to smash a double and triple century in the same Test series.

Ponting, Hussey may tour England for Ashes series in 2013
Australia's selectors chairman John Inverarity has said Ricky Ponting may now tour England next year at the age of 38.

Sydney cricket ground goes pinker than ever for McGrath Foundation
The Sydney Cricket ground marked Pink Stumps day 2012 during the second test match between India and Australia on Thursday, in support of the battle against breast cancer.

Ex-Oz pacer Rodney Hogg reveals his ten best batting greats
Former Australian fast bowler Rodney Hogg still rates West Indian batting great Vivian Richards as the best batter he has confronted at the international level.

Majority of Oz cricket fans back Ponting for Test series against India: Poll
Australian cricket fans have backed batsman Ricky Ponting for the four-Test series against India before deciding on his retirement from international cricket.

Ponting or Hussey will be axed for Boxing Day Test against India: Border
Former skipper Allan Border has predicted that Ricky Ponting or Michael Hussey will be axed for the Boxing Day Test against India, after Australia's defeat against New Zealand in the second Test.

Wright calls on New Zealand batsmen to show 'substance' in Hobart Test
New Zealand coach John Wright has called on the team's batsmen to show enough "substance" and curb their attacking instincts, ahead of second Test match against Australia.

Return of old guard could pose happy headache for Oz selectors
The impending return of Shane Watson, Shaun Marsh and Patrick Cummins into the national squad could pose a happy dilemma for Australian selectors in the wake of the arrival and performance of new recruits.

After run glut against Australia 'A', Black Caps optimistic about good show at the Gabba
New Zealand is optimistic about putting in a good performance against Australia in the forthcoming Test series after three key batsmen - Jesse Ryder (175), Brendon McCullum (146) and captain Ross Taylor (138) scored big hundreds against Australia 'A' in a drawn four-day match.

'I don't feel time is here yet' to retire from cricket: Ponting
Former Australian skipper and right-handed batsman Ricky Ponting has said he will retire only when his hard work does not yield good results, though he admitted he was racing against time to preserve his career.

Oz cricket legend Harvey says Ponting must retire as 'he had his day'
Australian cricket legend Neil Harvey has called on former skipper Ricky Ponting to retire from cricket.

Blazing Kiwi McCullum keen to dish out a battering on Australia
A thunderous 146 of 115 balls by Kiwi batsman Brendon McCullum against Australia "A" is being seen as instructive ahead of next Thursday's first Test against Australia at the Gabba.

'The future has to be catered for': nervous wait for Haddin, Ponting
The Australia-South Africa Test series has ended with a one all score line, and now the new selection committee headed by John Inverarity has the onerous task of deciding on the futures of star batsman Ricky Ponting and wicketkeeper-batsman Brad Haddin.

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