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State announces record profit for financial year

Queensland Cricket rides on Ashes fortune

Aug 14, 2007: Queensland Cricket (QC) has posted a record profit for the 2006-07 financial year, due in no small part to last year's Ashes Test at the Gabba

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First Test, Brisbane

Australia v England 2006-07

2007: Review of the Ashes, 2006-07

Lawrence Booth

Coach happy with tactics against legspinner

'We played Warne very well' - Fletcher

Nov 29, 2006: Duncan Fletcher believes the way his batsmen countered Shane Warne at the Gabba will be a big boost for the remainder of the series

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Fast bowler wants improved display

Lee ready to get a grip on England

Nov 29, 2006: Brett Lee is confident he will not suffer the same problems with his delivery stride in Adelaide as he looks to improve on a disappointing first Test

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Top Performer - Ricky Ponting

In the shoes of Bradman

Nov 29, 2006: In the haze of Australia's failure to enforce the follow-on in the first Test it was easy to lose sight of the brilliant quality of Ricky Ponting's batting

Peter English

The Ashes, 2006-07

Give Harmy a break

Nov 28, 2006: Tim de Lisle justifies why Steve Harmison should be rested for Adelaide

Tim de Lisle

Fast bowling cover replaces twin spin option

Tait and Johnson return for Adelaide

Nov 28, 2006: Australia have thrown out the possibility of using two spinners and asked for fast-bowling reinforcements as they search for a 2-0 Ashes lead

Peter English

Australia v England, 1st Test, Brisbane, 5th day

Normality restored

Nov 27, 2006: The hype has been dissipated and normality has been restored. The Poms are Down Under and they are getting pummelled, just as they have been in every series in Australia for the past 20 years.

Andrew Miller at Brisbane

Australia v England, 1st Test, Brisbane, 5th day

Clark escapes from McGrath's shadow

Nov 27, 2006: Stuart Clark operates like he has been on the Test scene for years. A friendly, self-assured man, he has just taken seven wickets in his first match at home. It wasn't a surprise to Clark or his team-mates when he equalled the output of Glenn McGrath's se

Peter English at Brisbane

Australia v England, 1st Test, Brisbane, 5th day

We must get even better says Ponting

Nov 27, 2006: Ricky Ponting says Australia must not get carried away by their win at the Gabba

Peter English at Brisbane

Australia v England, 1st Test, Brisbane, 5th day

'We can't mope around' - Flintoff

Nov 27, 2006: England's captain, Andrew Flintoff, vowed to remain upbeat in spite of the hammering that his side had been given in the first Test at the Gabba

Andrew Miller at Brisbane

Australia v England, 1st Test, Brisbane, 5th day

Australia surge to 277-run victory

Nov 27, 2006: England's slim chances of saving the Brisbane Test effectively ended after four balls when Kevin Pietersen flicked Brett Lee to Damien Martyn at short midwicket

The Bulletin by Andrew Miller at Brisbane

Australia v England, 1st Test, Brisbane, 5th day

Short cuts: Hero to zero

Nov 27, 2006: Plays of the day from the fifth day of the Brisbane Test

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Australia v England, 1st Test, Brisbane, 4th day

Pietersen v Warne

Nov 26, 2006: Stat highlights of the fourth day's of the first Ashes Test between Australia and England at Brisbane

George Binoy

Australia v England, 1st Test, Brisbane, 4th day

Langer silences debate

Nov 26, 2006: In the lead-up to the first Test there were concerns Justin Langer would not see out the series. With a collection of 82 and 100 not out he has escaped any threat of the hangman

Peter English

Australia v England, 1st Test, Brisbane, 4th day

Philosophical Collingwood proud of England's fight

Nov 26, 2006: Paul Collingwood praised the character of his team after a day in which they finally got stuck into the Australians

Andrew Miller at Brisbane

Australia v England, 1st Test, Brisbane

Harmison admits he froze

Nov 26, 2006: Steve Harmison has admitted he "froze" on the opening day of the Ashes at the Gabba

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Australia v England, 1st Test, Brisbane, 4th day

Ponting injury not considered serious

Nov 26, 2006: A recurring back injury prevented Ricky Ponting from fielding throughout the fourth day, but he is expected to return as Australia attempt to finish off England at the Gabba on Monday

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Australia v England, 1st Test, Brisbane

Gabba crowd smashes previous record

Nov 26, 2006: Record crowds have packed the Gabba for the first three days of the opening Ashes Test, beating the previous record set during the Bodyline series

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Queensland Cricket offers apology

Fans see red over offensive song

Nov 26, 2006: The off-field dramas involving England fans have continued after Queensland Cricket was forced to apologise for playing a derogatory song during the tea break at the Gabba

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