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Ryan Harris was among the wickets as Australia fought back after a dominating stand of 262 between Ajinkya Rahane and Virat Kohli on day three
Ryan Harris was among the wickets as Australia fought back after a dominating stand of 262 between Ajinkya Rahane and Virat Kohli on day three © Getty Images
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Specials

    The first Boxing Day classic

Ashley Mallett: Nearly 150 years ago, the MCG saw the start of a much-loved tradition, with a match starring Aboriginal players

    Power to Smithy, trouble for Dhoni

Ricky Ponting: Australia's new captain admirably turned things around for his side in Brisbane

    The return of Bob Simpson

Rewind: When the 41-year-old former captain came out of retirement to lead Australia against India

    A good time to invest in Smith stock

Mark Nicholas: Australia's new captain has shown more responsibility in his batting without shedding his youthful bravado

    Australia in good hands under proactive Smith

Ricky Ponting: The new stand-in captain has the makings of a long-term leader

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Blogs

Going for glory and falling just short

Anantha Narayanan: An anecdotal account of close finishes similar to the recent Adelaide Test

Why Steven Smith's here to stay

Russell Jackson: He has experienced captaincy at every level. Most admirably, he has managed to reinvent his game to succeed at the highest level

Why the bouncer is not essential to cricket

Pranay Sanklecha: Sure, it makes for thrilling viewing, but the tests of courage it provides can be achieved by other means

Andrew Flintoff goes on the attack
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Glenn Maxwell shouldered arms to the wrong delivery
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Rob Quiney's unbeaten 45 kept Stars in the hunt
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Ryan Duffield rattled the Stars top order with quick wickets
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Chris Lynn top-scored for Brisbane Heat with 48 off 34 balls
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Ryan Harris took a fine return catch to dismiss to send R Ashwin back for a duck
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Country Fixtures Country Results
3rd Test: Australia v India at Melbourne - Dec 26-30
Australia 530 India 462/8
Syd Sixers v Scorchers at Sydney
Dec 29, 2014 (19:10 local | 08:10 GMT | 03:10 EST | 02:10 CST | 00:10 PST)
Melb Reneg v Syd Thunder at Melbourne (Docklands)
Dec 30, 2014 (19:10 local | 08:10 GMT | 03:10 EST | 02:10 CST | 00:10 PST)
Strikers v Hurricanes at Adelaide
Dec 31, 2014 (18:40 local | 08:10 GMT | 03:10 EST | 02:10 CST | 00:10 PST)
Scorchers v Syd Thunder at Perth
Jan 1, 2015 (16:10 local | 08:10 GMT | 03:10 EST | 02:10 CST | 00:10 PST)
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