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Hauritz, Lee and Tait named in Australia one-day squad

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Nathan Hauritz, Brett Lee and Shaun Tait have been named in the Australia squad to face England in the first of seven one-day internationals on Sunday.

Batsman David Hussey is also included but Callum Ferguson and Shaun Marsh have failed to make the squad, putting their places in the World Cup in doubt.

The deadline for the naming of the World Cup squad is 19 January, two days before the second one-dayer.

Full story: BBC Sport

 

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Hauritz ton puts NSW on top at SCG

Nathan Hauritz scored his maiden first class century to put NSW well on top at tea on day two of the Sheffield Shield clash against South Australia at the SCG.

Hauritz achieved the milestone on the stroke of tea when he flicked Robert Cassell through midwicket for his 12th boundary, ending Wednesday’s second session unbeaten on 103.

Full story: Sky News Australia

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Test hopefuls fluff lines at SCG

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Another Sheffield Shield clash, another day of mixed fortunes for those hoping to break into Australia’s ailing Test set-up.

With spots surely up for grabs going into next week’s third Ashes Test in Perth, those aiming to impress in the match between NSW and South Australia at the SCG on Tuesday mostly fluffed their lines.

Redbacks batsman Callum Ferguson (14) was the first to fall in a calamitous collapse for the visitors, who lost 7-21 around the tea break on their way to being dismissed for just 188 after winning the toss and batting on a flat pitch.

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Ferguson wafted at a wide delivery from Moises Henriques (4-13) as he and fellow all-rounder Steven Smith (4-57) tore through the Redbacks to take them from 2-133 to 9-154 in the middle of the day.

But Smith, who is another possible for Test selection, couldn’t back up his effort with the bat, falling late for eight as the Blues made it to 3-79 by stumps, a deficit of 109 runs.

Full story: The Age

 

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Ian Bell and Tim Bresnan shine for England

Ian Bell celebrates his century

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Ian Bell hit a majestic 192 before England were all out for 523 on day three of the final warm-up match ahead of the first Ashes Test in Brisbane.

Bell, 121 overnight, batted for six hours in all before Australia A reached 128-3 in their second innings, still trailing by 165 with a day to go.

Tim Bresnan, who hit 36 in a stand of 80 with Bell for the ninth wicket, first removed Ed Cowan for 33.

He then got rid of Test hopefuls Usman Khawaja (0) and Callum Ferguson (10).

Full story: BBC Sport

 

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Gooch – Nothing matters except winning Ashes (VIDEO)

England legend Graham Gooch says the tourists are in Australia with one objective – to win the Ashes.

Gooch, England’s highest Test run scorer, is helping England’s batsmen put the finishing touches on their preparations ahead of the final tour game with Australia A.

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