Sheffield Shield

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Marcus North has not given up on Ashes recall but Western Australia runs must come first

Western Warriors batsman Marcus North has been in exceptional form at the start of the current Australian season. He still believes calls for him to be recalled into the national side are premature.

Ashton Agar knows what is needed to get back that Ashes Baggy Green

Ashton Agar, who made 98 on Test debut in the Ashes earlier this year, knows what is needed for him to feature in Australia’s home Ashes series which starts in Brisbane tomorrow.

Simon Katich calls time on his cricket career to make his mark on AFL

Simon Katich is swapping sports after bringing the curtain down on an 18-year playing career in cricket. The former Australia Test batsman, who has most recently been playing domestic cricket for Lancashire and Western Australia, has accepted a job as the player development co-ordinator with the Australian Rules football club Greater Western Sydney.

Glenelg delighted with success of first Shield match

It has been a long time coming, but Glenelg District Cricket Club say hosting last week’s Sheffield Shield opener between South Australia and Queensland was definitely worth the wait.

Michael Clarke reprimanded for dissent during NSW’s Shield clash

Australia captain Michael Clarke has been reprimanded for breaching Cricket Australia’s Code of Behaviour on day two of the New South Wales v Tasmania Sheffield Shield match at Blacktown International Sportspark in Sydney.

Ryan Sidebottom can shine for Bushrangers this summer, says Cameron White

For the English readers amongst you, there will be one name that stands out when you look down the Victorian Bushrangers squad list for 2013/14. Ryan Sidebottom.

Michael Clarke keen to give NSW a flyer as Glenelg prepares to shine

Australia captain Michael Clarke has revealed that he is keen to help New South Wales get off to a flyer in the Sheffield Shield competition before leading an Ashes charge in Brisbane next month.

Justin Langer feels Western Warriors are not far away

Western Warriors coach Justin Langer believes his young side aren’t far away from breaking through despite finishing fifth at this month’s RYOBI One-Day Cup. The Warriors arrived back in Perth on Wednesday after a fortnight in Sydney where they won one out of six matches in the carnival-style RYOBI Cup.

Matthew Wade talks of cancer battle and urges ‘grow a Mo’

Victoria captain and wicketkeeper Matthew Wade has again spoken of his battle with testicular cancer in a bid to encourage the men of Australia to embrace the spirit of Movember and grow a Mo.

David Hussey aiming to enjoy Twenty20 cricket in IPL, Big Bash and beyond

David Hussey has set his sights on joining the world-wide Twenty20 travelling circus having ended nearly 10 years of playing county cricket for Nottinghamshire.

Cameron White steers Vics to three-in-three before querying Ryobi Cup format

Cameron White’s unbeaten 82 from 126-balls saw Victoria maintain their unblemished record with a third Ryobi Cup win. They beat New South Wales by two wickets with 25 balls to spare to cement their place at the top of the table.

QUEENSLAND Team of the Week: Stuart Law set to maintain Lehmann’s success

Here at World Cricket Badger, we are introducing a Team of the Week feature where we look in depth into a state, county or franchise. We will be working our way around the globe. This week we start off in Australia with the country’s most successful state during the last couple of years, Queensland Bulls. … Continue reading »

Jon Wells tips new coach Dan Marsh for success with Tasmania

EXCLUSIVE: There may have been a winter of change at Tasmania, but they are hoping it will be a case of same old, same old this summer according to batsman Jon Wells as the Tigers get set to kick off the Australian domestic season this weekend.

Michael Klinger confident of success for South Australia and Adelaide Strikers

World Cricket Badger caught up with South Australia and Adelaide Strikers batsman Michael Klinger ahead of the start of the Australian domestic summer this weekend. It kicks off with the Ryobi Cup one-day competition in Sydney. We talk to Klinger, who has just spent the English summer captaining Gloucestershire in county cricket, about all things … Continue reading »

Australian domestic schedule announced for 2013-14 season

Cricket Australia (CA) has today announced a new-look domestic fixture for 2013-14 with the RYOBI One-Day Cup to be played as a dedicated tournament in October before the Bupa Sheffield Shield and KFC T20 Big Bash League.

Cricket Australia announces day-night first-class cricket trial

Cricket Australia (CA) has announced plans to trial day-night first-class cricket with the longer term aim of playing a Test in Australia under lights.

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