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New look and feel for freshly formed Big Bash teams

The Australian domestic Twenty20 competition, the Big Bash League, moved a step closer to its new and revamped avatar, with eight new sides announcing fresh and innovative team names and colours

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Back-breaking pain is over for Jaques

New South Wales' most experienced opener has only been spoken of in Test terms when remembering his past exploits

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Victoria v Queensland, Sheffield Shield final, Melbourne, 5th day

McGain spins Victoria to Sheffield Shield win

Victoria claimed back-to-back Sheffield Shield trophies for the first time since 1980 after Bryce McGain bowled them to a 457-run victory

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Victoria v Queensland, Sheffield Shield final, Melbourne, 4th day

Unbeatable Victoria prepare for Shield victory

Victoria enacted the Sheffield Shield's version of torture on Queensland as they moved closer to lifting the trophy

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Victoria v Queensland, Sheffield Shield final, Melbourne, 3rd day

Victoria's batsmen dominate third day

Victoria had their best day of the final as they amassed a 321-run lead that has effectively eliminated Queensland from the game

Victoria v Queensland, Sheffield Shield final, Melbourne, 2nd day

Victoria on top after dealing with Broad obstacle

In the most important game of the season the Bushrangers' attack clicked again, but Ryan Broad refused to give in and his 82 dragged the Bulls to 6 for 199

Victoria v Queensland, Sheffield Shield final, Melbourne, 1st day

Wade steps up to save Victoria

Matthew Wade took advantage of Queensland's absent killer instinct to stage a strong recovery at the MCG