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Cameron Bancroft is caught out on day one of the First Test of the Ashes on August 1, 2019
Cricket Australia formally contacts Cameron Bancroft over sandpaper scandal
An interview with the batsman has placed the issue firmly back on the agenda.
May 17, 12:57
Darren Lehmann pictured in March 2018
Darren Lehmann feels he has "second lease on life" after triple heart bypass
The former Australia head coach had a triple heart bypass earlier this year.
Apr 20, 16:26
Darren Lehmann pictured in March 2018
Former Australia coach Darren Lehmann to undergo heart bypass surgery this week
Darren Lehmann was taken to hospital in Brisbane on his 50th birthday.
Feb 5, 12:06
Aaron Finch pictured on July 11, 2019
Aaron Finch and Lauren Winfield to captain Northern Superchargers in The Hundred
The Leeds franchise has become the first team in The Hundred to appoint skippers
Nov 5, 11:43
Ben Stokes pictured on September 18, 2019
The Hundred: An in-depth look at each team
Joe Root and Jonny Bairstow will play away from Headingley.
Oct 3, 16:25
Darren Lehmann pictured in March 2018
In Focus: The coaches competing in next year's Hundred
The men's player draft will take place on October 20.
Sep 18, 14:27
Darren Lehmann pictured in March 2018
Darren Lehmann, Danielle Hazell to coach Leeds-based team in The Hundred
The Australian captained Yorkshire to the County Championship title in 2001.
Aug 20, 09:28
David Willey in action during the ODI between England and Australia on June 13, 2018
Result: Eoin Morgan leads England to messy victory over Australia in first ODI
England record a three-wicket victory over Australia at The Oval in the opening ODI of their five-match series.
Jun 14, 08:25
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Darren Lehmann to step down as Australia coach
Darren Lehmann will step down as coach of Australia after the fourth Test with South Africa.
Mar 29, 13:09
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Australia head coach Darren Lehmann wants banned trio to get "second chance"
Australia head coach Darren Lehmann hopes that Steve Smith, David Warner and Cameron Bancroft are given 'second chances' following the ball-tampering scandal.
Mar 28, 16:00
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Darren Lehmann to continue as Australia coach
Cricket Australia chief James Sutherland says that Darren Lehmann will remain as Australia coach under his current contract.
Mar 27, 18:22
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Result: South Africa take eight wickets on day four to defeat Australia in second Test
South Africa take an unassailable 2-0 lead in the three-Test series against Australia by defeating the hosts by an innings and 80 runs.
Nov 15, 09:21
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Darren Lehmann extends contract as Australia head coach until 2019
Cricket Australia announces that head coach Darren Lehmann has extended his deal until 2019, but is likely to leave when it expires.
Aug 1, 09:29
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Jason Gillespie not joining Australian ranks
Current Yorkshire boss Jason Gillespie stresses that he will not be taking up any role with his native Australia.
May 31, 15:16
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Jason Gillespie heading for Yorkshire exit?
A report claims that Jason Gillespie is considering leaving Yorkshire at the end of the season, with the role of Australia bowling coach believed to be on offer.
May 30, 22:35
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Australia coach Darren Lehmann hospitalised with deep vein thrombosis
Australia head coach Darren Lehmann will sit out his side's Twenty20 series after being diagnosed with deep vein thrombosis.
Jan 23, 12:45
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Justin Langer to take charge of Australia
Justin Langer will take temporary charge of Australia for the triangular series in the Caribbean next June.
Dec 27, 12:55
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Darren Lehmann: 'Mitchell Starc could be rested'
Australia coach Darren Lehmann reveals that Mitchell Starc could be rested ahead of the fourth ODI against England.
Sep 11, 03:37
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Rain halts Australian batsmen in Belfast against Ireland
Australia finish their innings against Ireland on 222-6 after rain limits them to just 40.2 overs in the one-day international in Belfast.
Aug 27, 16:52
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Australia coach Darren Lehmann: We were "outplayed" by England
Australia coach Darren Lehmann admits that his side were outplayed by England in the key moments of the Ashes series, leading to the 3-2 defeat.
Aug 24, 04:39
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Australia bowler Josh Hazlewood rested for fifth Ashes Test
Australia rest bowler Josh Hazlewood for the fifth Ashes Test at The Oval.
Aug 19, 15:05
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Darren Lehmann backs Steve Smith to take over as Australia captain
Steve Smith should become Australia's new international captain, claims coach Darren Lehmann.
Aug 10, 04:21
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Darren Lehmann to consider Adam Voges's place in Australia side
Australia coach Darren Lehmann admits that he and the selectors will consider replacing Adam Voges in their lineup for the fourth Ashes Test at Trent Bridge.
Aug 1, 14:26
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Australia coach Darren Lehmann backs Michael Clarke to improve form
Australia coach Darren Lehmann backs captain Michael Clarke to improve his form with the bat in The Ashes.
Aug 1, 12:46
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Australia coach Darren Lehmann admits "hardest" Brad Haddin decision
Australia coach Darren Lehmann claims that not recalling Brad Haddin for the third Ashes Test was the toughest decision of his career.
Aug 1, 12:02
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Darren Lehmann: 'Chris Rogers vital to Australia hopes'
Australia coach Darren Lehmann claims that Chris Rogers is "alright" after retiring in Sunday's second Test through dizziness.
Jul 20, 17:52
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Australia cricketers 'party in London after beating England in second Ashes Test'
Australia cricketers celebrate levelling the Ashes series with England by partying in London.
Jul 20, 16:18
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Australia drop Shane Watson for second Ashes Test at Lord's?
Australia reportedly drop Shane Watson from the team for the second Ashes Test, which gets underway at Lord's on Thursday.
Jul 15, 06:37
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Australia coach Darren Lehmann: 'We could make changes for second Test'
Australia coach Darren Lehmann hints that his side could make changes for the second Test of the Ashes series at Lord's following their 169-run defeat at Sophia Gardens.
Jul 13, 05:52
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Australia coach Darren Lehmann pays Ryan Harris tribute
Australia coach Darren Lehmann hails the fighting spirit of Ryan Harris following the bowler's retirement from all forms of cricket.
Jul 4, 15:18
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Shane Watson, Mitchell Marsh to fight it out for Ashes place
Darren Lehmann praises Shane Watson and Mitchell Marsh ahead of the first Ashes Test match and admits he faces a "tight" selection dilemma.
Jun 29, 05:20
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Darren Lehmann expects a "great" Ashes series this summer
This year's Ashes series will be a "great contest", according to Australia coach Darren Lehmann.
Jun 27, 20:32
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Alec Stewart: 'Jason Gillespie is the right man for England'
Jason Gillespie can emulate Darren Lehmann's success at Australia if he becomes England's head coach, according to Alec Stewart.
May 23, 15:04
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In profile: Australia's Ashes squad
Sports Mole takes a closer look at the 17 Australian players that will be hoping to retain The Ashes in England this summer.
Apr 1, 11:29
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Michael Clarke to retire from ODIs after World Cup final
Australia captain Michael Clarke confirms that he will retire from one-day international cricket after the World Cup final against New Zealand on Sunday.
Mar 28, 04:25
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Tim Southee: 'New Zealand not worried about Melbourne Cricket Ground crowd'
New Zealand bowler Tim Southee insists that the team are not daunted by the prospect of playing in front of 100,000 spectators at the Cricket World Cup final.
Mar 27, 20:09
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Australia's Darren Lehmann: 'Steven Smith, Shane Watson partnership crucial'
Australia head coach Darren Lehmann believes that the partnership between Steven Smith and Shane Watson was "crucial" in their World Cup quarter-final win over Pakistan.
Mar 20, 11:39
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Darren Lehmann: 'Cricket World Cup lasts too long'
Darren Lehmann calls on the Cricket World Cup organisers to reduce the current seven-week time frame of the tournament.
Feb 19, 14:45
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Michael Clarke return confirmed for Bangladesh match
Australia coach Darren Lehmann confirms that captain Michael Clarke will return to the team as expected for their World Cup match against Bangladesh in Brisbane.
Feb 18, 15:52
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Michael Clarke to miss World Cup opener against England
Australia head coach Darren Lehmann confirms that Michael Clarke will miss the World Cup opener against England.
Feb 12, 03:18

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Thursday's key events

· Comeback queen and super-mum Helen Glover goes for her third Olympic gold alongside Polly Swann in the women's pair final (1.30am)
· There is also a medal on offer for GB pair Emily Craig and Imogen Grant in the lightweight women's double scull final (2.10am)

· As second-fastest qualifier for the final, Team GB's James Wilby is among the medal contenders in the men's 200m breaststroke (2.44am)
· Alys Thomas takes part in the women's 200m butterfly final, although he faces a difficult task to challenge for the medals (3.28am)
· Caeleb Dressel of the USA has been touted by some as the successor to Michael Phelps, and he has the chance to notch up a fourth Olympic gold in the men's 100m freestyle final (3.37am)

· After Team GB's men narrowly missed out on a medal, the women get their campaign underway against the Russian Olympic Committee (3am) and New Zealand (10.30am)

· It is a Great Britain vs. Netherlands double-header, with the men up first in Pool B (4.15am)
· Most eyes will be on the women's showdown between the two nations, though, as Netherlands - the world's best team - look to gain revenge on GB for defeat in the 2016 Olympic final (11am)

· Mallory Franklin takes part in the women's canoe semi-final, and will hope to do enough to qualify for the final later in the day (6am-8.45am)

· With Simone Biles now out of the women's all-around final, the competition has been blown wide open. Team GB twins Jessica and Jennifer Gadirova are among those taking part (11.50am-2.05pm)

> Today's schedule in full
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