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The Australian cricketers on top of Mount Eden in Auckland on the eve of their Group A match against New Zealand
The Australian cricketers on top of Mount Eden in Auckland on the eve of their Group A match against New Zealand © Getty Images
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Specials

'An amenities block converted into a museum for the boy from Bowral'

Melinda Farrell and George Dobell visit the Bradman museum and tour the International Cricket Hall of Fame

    The silver bullet

A pub brawl, a sacked coach and his anti-establishment replacement - the months leading up to Australia's 5-0 win, as chronicled in Daniel Brettig's Whitewash to Whitewash

    Where women glow and men plunder

Diary: Down under, the sun is hot, the creepy-crawlies king-size, and the conversations convivial. By George Dobell

    Warne's World Cup shame

Rewind: When taking a weightloss tablet cost him a year of his career

    The mystery of the sporting rivalry

Simon Barnes: Despite all the complex historical baggage of India-Pakistan, on the field all they are doing is playing

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Blogs

Who is the BBL aimed at?

Michael Jeh: There's nothing wrong with the quality of the cricket on offer, but the bells and whistles surrounding it are intrusive and overwhelming

What do we talk about when we talk about aggression?

Alex Bowden: Why do people think players who get up in the opposition's faces also have aggressive approaches in their cricket?

Switching from pace to legspin

In which Nicholas Hogg, compelled by the depredations of age, attempts a change in cricket speciality

Points Table

Teams Mat Won Lost Tied N/R Pts Net RR
Qld Academy 4 4 0 0 0 17 +0.779
NSWIS 4 4 0 0 0 16 +1.083
WA XI 4 2 2 0 0 9 +0.225
BCB Academy 4 2 2 0 0 9 -0.632
ACT 4 1 3 0 0 5 +0.144
Tasmania IS 4 1 3 0 0 5 -0.213
NT 4 0 4 0 0 0 -1.463

Statistics

Institute Challenge Series, 2007 (in Australia Other one-day/limited-overs matches)

Tournament Results
ACT v BCB Academy at Darwin - Aug 31, 2007
BCB Academy won by 77 runs
NSWIS v WA XI at Darwin - Aug 31, 2007
NSWIS won by 40 runs
NT v Tasmania IS at Darwin - Aug 31, 2007
Tasmania IS won by 6 wickets (with 83 balls remaining)
BCB Academy v Qld Academy at Darwin - Aug 30, 2007
Qld Academy won by 8 wickets (with 131 balls remaining)
NSWIS v Tasmania IS at Darwin - Aug 30, 2007
NSWIS won by 5 wickets (with 36 balls remaining)
NT v WA XI at Freds Pass - Aug 30, 2007
WA XI won by 33 runs
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