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Hartley, Coulter-Nile win state awards

The wicketkeeper Chris Hartley has been named Queensland's player of the year for 2012-13 while the fast bowler Nathan Coulter-Nile won Western Australia's equivalent award after a strong summer

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Gannon reported for suspect bowling action

Cameron Gannon will undergo bio-mechanical testing of his action after being reported under Cricket Australia's doubtful bowling action procedure

Tasmania v Queensland, Sheffield Shield final, Hobart, 3rd day

Gulbis takes Tasmania closer to title

A rain delay and some good bowling from the home side affected Queensland's chances of taking a lead over Tasmania in the Sheffield Shield final, as they finished at 185 for 7

Tasmania v Queensland, Sheffield Shield final, Hobart, 1st day

Silk, Cosgrove give Tasmania a strong start

Tasmania openers Jordan Silk and Mark Cosgrove played cautiously to give their side a strong start on the first day of the Sheffield Shield final against Queensland

Tasmania v Queensland, Sheffield Shield Final, Hobart

Ponting favours tough batting school

It has seldom been tougher to make runs in the Sheffield Shield than it has been this season. Ricky Ponting has fit right in.