Decade Review 2009
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


    When Pidge strayed

My Favourite Cricket Story: Brett Lee remembers how Australia nearly lost the Old Trafford Test in the 2005 Ashes

    'The guy you want to go to war with'

My XI: Martin Crowe on the gritty approach that turned Allan Border into a run-machine

    The diggers' doctor

Ashley Mallett: One of few non-cricketers to share a bond with Don Bradman was a South Australian doctor, Donald Beard

    'You don't decline the Australian captaincy'

Seventy-nine-year-old Ian Craig talks about the "next Bradman" tag, and how Jeff Thomson caused him to retire young

    'I get kicked out of the nets when I try to bowl

Western Australia keeper Sam Whiteman chats about his slowest team-mate, and dinner with Jennifer Aniston

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Michael Clarke admits one of his biggest fears, despite agreeing to sail for charity


'Fast-bowling injuries account for two-thirds of games missed'

The Cricket Couch: Australian physio Alex Kountouris talks about player health management

Are Test batsmen maturing quicker these days?

Michael Jeh: Does Rahane, Robson, Ballance and Stokes making hundreds in their first five Tests point to a larger trend?

'I always felt ODIs were harder to play than Tests'

Dean Jones talks about the evolution of 50-over cricket, the Australian team under Border, and the second tied Test

Michael Clarke chats to a fellow crew member onboard a racing yacht
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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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Phillip Hughes slashes over the top
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Cricket Australia selector Mark Waugh at the game
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