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Australia v Pakistan, 2nd Test, Melbourne, 1st day

Bird holds his own amid uncertainty

Dec 26, 2016: Earlier in the year Jackson Bird, pace bowler, was dropped for his batting. He faces competition from faster, younger men. But, unsurprisingly, he still got the job done on Boxing Day

Brydon Coverdale at the MCG

South Africa in Australia 2016-17

Renshaw, Maddinson, Handscomb to make Test debuts

Nov 20, 2016: Australia's selectors have made a host of changes for the Adelaide Test, with five men dropped after the loss to South Africa in Hobart

Daniel Brettig in Adelaide

South Australia v Tasmania, Sheffield Shield 2016-17, Adelaide, 3rd day

Sayers takes 11 in big South Australia win

Nov 6, 2016: Chadd Sayers finished with a career-best match tally of 11 for 76 as he bowled South Australia to victory by an innings and 94 runs over Tasmania at Adelaide Oval

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Australia A v India A, 2nd unofficial Test, Brisbane, 1st day

Australia A seamers dismantle India A on curtailed day

Sep 15, 2016: Australia A's seamers dismantled India A's top order before Hardik Pandya led the visitors' comeback with 79 to help them to 9 for 169 at stumps on the first day in Brisbane

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Nottinghamshire v Durham, Specsavers Championship Div 1, Trent Bridge, 2nd day

Wessels and Bird cement Nottinghamshire dominance

May 29, 2016: Riki Wessels made an unbeaten 159, his highest score for Nottinghamshire since he fell one short of a double hundred against Sussex at Hove in May 2012

Jon Culley at Trent Bridge

South Australia v Tasmania, Sheffield Shield 2015-16, Adelaide, 2nd day

Head, Sayers star in big South Australia win

Mar 16, 2016: A career-best 192 from captain Travis Head and a 10-wicket match from Chadd Sayers set up a massive win for South Australia over Tasmania inside two days at Gliderol Stadium in Glenelg

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Tasmania v NSW, Sheffield Shield 2015-16, Hobart, 2nd day

NSW seamers strike after Kurtis Patterson 100

Mar 6, 2016: A sturdy hundred by Kurtis Patterson helped New South Wales secure a first-innings lead over Tasmania before Trent Copeland and Doug Bollinger put the hosts under pressure in Hobart

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Tasmania v NSW, Sheffield Shield 2015-16, Hobart

Bird trips up NSW after Tasmania's collapse

Mar 5, 2016: Tasmania maintained their late season surge by reducing New South Wales to 4 for 26 in reply to 242 after day one of the Sheffield Shield match at Bellerive Oval

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County news

Bird joins Nottinghamshire as Siddle replacement

Feb 29, 2016: Nottinghamshire have signed Jackson Bird, the Australia fast bowler, as a replacement for Peter Siddle who faces an extended period on the sidelines after being diagnosed with a stress fracture of the back

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New Zealand v Australia, 2nd Test, Christchurch, 4th day

Bird pleased to make impression after nervous return

Feb 23, 2016: Jackson Bird completed the first five-wicket haul of his Test career on the fourth day at Hagley Oval; he thought the opportunity might never come

Brydon Coverdale in Christchurch

New Zealand v Australia, 1st Test, Wellington

Bird to play ahead of Pattinson

Feb 11, 2016: Jackson Bird will play his first Test since the 2013 Ashes tour after he was given the nod ahead of James Pattinson for the first Test against New Zealand

Brydon Coverdale in Wellington

Australia in New Zealand 2015-16

Bird, Sayers in Test squad for NZ tour

Jan 19, 2016: Jackson Bird and Chadd Sayers have been included as specialist seam bowling role players in Australia's Test squad for the tour of New Zealand next month

Daniel Brettig in Canberra

West Indies in Australia 2015-16

How deep are Australia's pace reserves?

Dec 1, 2015: With Ryan Harris and Mitchell Johnson retired and Mitchell Starc out injured, Australia's fast-bowling depth is set to be seriously tested over the next few months

Brydon Coverdale

Tasmania v SA, Sheffield Shield, 3rd day

Bird takes five but South Australia on top

Nov 29, 2015: Jackson Bird's first five-wicket haul in 18 months might help him regain the attention of Australia's selectors, but it is unlikely to help Tasmania avoid defeat in their Sheffield Shield match against South Australia in Hobart

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NSW v Tasmania, Sheffield Shield, Sydney

Bird helps give Tasmania the edge

Nov 15, 2015: Three wickets from Jackson Bird helped Tasmania into a strong position on the second day of their clash with New South Wales at Bankstown Oval, where the Blues went to stumps on 6 for 150

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Matador Cup 2015-16

Uncapped Lees, Doran in Tasmania squad

Sep 22, 2015: Tasmania have picked 18-year-old wicketkeeper-batsman Jake Doran and uncapped 21-year-old bowler Ryan Lees in their squad for next month's Matador Cup one-day competition

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Hampshire v Middlesex, Royal London Cup, Group B, Ageas Bowl

Edwards leads dismantling of Middlesex

Aug 1, 2015: International bowlers Jackson Bird and Fidel Edwards sliced through Middlesex as Hampshire cruised to a ten-wicket win in the Royal London Cup


Hampshire v Durham, LV= Championship Div One, Sothanpton, 1st day

Durham's middle order steady the ship

Jul 19, 2015: Jackson Bird stunted a Durham afternoon comeback with two wickets in two balls as Hampshire edged the first day of their LV= County Championship Division One clash at the Ageas Bowl


Worcestershire v Hampshire, LV= County Championship Div One, New Rd, 1st day

Mitchell keeps Bird at arms length

Jul 6, 2015: Daryl Mitchell carried on his crusade against Hampshire as Worcestershire recovered from an early crisis in the New Road clash between the bottom two teams in Division One


Hampshire v Notts, LV= Championship, Division 1, Trent Bridge, 2nd day

Clegg-mania intrudes on Beefy's steakhouse

Apr 27, 2015: The fact that Hampshire, and the club's Ageas Bowl ground, remains a key local concern was evidenced by a walk-on part in the general election hoopla on Monday

Alan Gardner at the Ageas Bowl
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