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Former Australian cricketer Bob Holland dies aged 70

Bob Holland, who had been diagnosed with brain cancer earlier this year, died after suffering a brain bleed while in a Newcastle hospital, where he was being treated for broken ribs

Ken Archer bats


Archer's other arrows

Australia's oldest Test cricketer nearly became a professional baseball player, was a science teacher, and then went on to be a influential figure in radio

David Warner and Steven Smith steadied Australia

Bangladesh v Australia, 2nd Test, Chittagong, 4th day

Relief, and a few questions for Australia

Australia will come away from the Bangladesh Tests with a few questions to answer ahead of the home season: the wicket-keeper's spot, the batting line-up, and the frequent batting slides

David Warner kisses his cap after completing his century

Bangladesh v Australia, 2nd Test, Chittagong, 3rd day

'Patient' Warner masters unfamiliar grind

David Warner scored the slowest hundred of his career in an uncharacteristic manner and says it gave him the confidence to score more runs in Asia

Peter Handscomb and David Warner put Bangladesh on the back foot

Bangladesh v Australia, 2nd Test, Chittagong, 2nd day

Lehmann hails 'gutsy' Handscomb and Warner

The Australia coach praised the fight shown by the two batsmen on an extremely hot and humid day in Chittagong

Nathan Lyon roars after trapping Tamim Iqbal lbw

Bangladesh v Australia, 2nd Test, Chittagong, 1st day

'Have to put my ego away and bowl ugly' - Lyon

Nathan Lyon's fine form in Asia continued with another five-for in Chittagong, also moving past Jason Gillespie to become the seventh-highest Australian wicket-taker in Tests

Steven Smith speaks to the media after Australia's 20-run defeat

Bangladesh v Australia, 1st Test, Mirpur, 4th day

'I've got no excuse' - Smith

Following their first-ever loss to Bangladesh in Test cricket, the Australia captain says it's vital for his team to make better use of their first batting innings in the next game