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Sean Abbott scored a quick 33 and took 3 for 22 to help the National Performance Squad beat Australia A by 52 runs in Darwin
Sean Abbott scored a quick 33 and took 3 for 22 to help the National Performance Squad beat Australia A by 52 runs in Darwin © Getty Images
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James Muirhead fields near the boundary
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Sean Abbott celebrates a wicket
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Steve Waugh with children at the Magic Bus Learning and Development Centre
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Cricket Australia selector Mark Waugh at the game
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Mitchell Marsh and Kane Richardson took eight wickets between them
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Mitchell Marsh in his delivery stride
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Country Fixtures Country Results
Australia A v Sth Africa A at Palmerston
Jul 24, 2014 (10:00 local | 00:30 GMT | 20:30 EDT | 19:30 CDT | 17:30 PDT)
NPS v India A at Darwin
Jul 24, 2014 (10:00 local | 00:30 GMT | 20:30 EDT | 19:30 CDT | 17:30 PDT)
Australia A v NPS at Darwin
Jul 26, 2014 (10:00 local | 00:30 GMT | 20:30 EDT | 19:30 CDT | 17:30 PDT)
Australia A v Sth Africa A at Darwin
Jul 29, 2014 (10:00 local | 00:30 GMT | 20:30 EDT | 19:30 CDT | 17:30 PDT)
NPS v India A at Palmerston
Jul 29, 2014 (10:00 local | 00:30 GMT | 20:30 EDT | 19:30 CDT | 17:30 PDT)
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