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‘He’s going to be a star’: Nathan Lyon’s heir apparent earns maiden Test call-up after breakthrough summer
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‘He’s going to be a star’: Nathan Lyon’s heir apparent earns maiden Test call-up after breakthrough summer

Ten months ago, Todd Murphy was a fringe state cricketer with one first-class match to his name, struggling to break into Victoria’s starting XI – but after a breakthrough summer in the Sheffield Shield, the spectacled 22-year-old is on the verge of becoming Australia‘s 465th men’s Test cricketer. On Wednesday morning, Murphy was one of...

‘Lost a fair few players’: Langer admits to ‘hard’ truth, explains why he declined doco interview
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‘Lost a fair few players’: Langer admits to ‘hard’ truth, explains why he declined doco interview

Justin Langer has revealed why he opted against being interviewed for the second series of The Test as current players weighed in on the former coach’s dramatic exit. Langer’s departure will be a central element of the behind-the-scenes documentary, to be released on Prime Video on Friday, offering an insight into how players reacted to...

‘Walking on eggshells’: Some Australian players were ‘afraid’ of Justin Langer
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‘Walking on eggshells’: Some Australian players were ‘afraid’ of Justin Langer

The Australian cricket team has shed more light on what led to Justin Langer’s departure as coach, revealing players were “walking on eggshells” around him. Cricket Australia and Langer mutually agreed to part ways last February after players expressed concerns over his coaching style and Langer rejected a reduced contract extension. It came as a...

Forgotten stars, young guns and a huge smokey: The Australian spinners fighting for a ticket to India
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Forgotten stars, young guns and a huge smokey: The Australian spinners fighting for a ticket to India

Next up, India. Following another undefeated home summer, Australia’s attention quickly turns to the Border-Gavaskar Trophy, which has been in India’s possession for nearly six years. It’s notoriously difficult to defeat India in their background; of their most recent 43 home Tests, they’ve lost two. Notably, Australia doesn’t have any warm-up matches scheduled ahead of...

Australia vs South Africa, cricket news, first Test vs India, selection, squad: Cameron Green, Mitchell Starc in doubt for Nagpur
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Australia vs South Africa, cricket news, first Test vs India, selection, squad: Cameron Green, Mitchell Starc in doubt for Nagpur

Australia’s Sydney selection conundrum might return for Nagpur with news that Cameron Green and Mitchell Starc are “touch and go” for the series opener against India. The duo are missing the third and final Test against South Africa after suffering finger injuries that could keep them out of action well into February. Green, who is...

2022 in Review: The 10 most-read stories on Foxsports.com.au
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2022 in Review: The 10 most-read stories on Foxsports.com.au

Farewell, 2022. You were really something. It was an enormous year from start to finish, as the world opened up and we finally began to transition into a post-Covid landscape. There were packed houses across the globe and the sporting stories lived up to their expectations. Watch Australia v South Africa. Every test match live...