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West Indies in Australia 2015-16

Home Test starts overseas campaign

Jan 2, 2016: Australia's quest for overseas success in 2016 will start at home, with the inclusion of Steve O'Keefe as a second spinner made with an eye towards the tour of Sri Lanka later in the year

Daniel Brettig in Sydney

West Indies in Australia 2015-16

Siddle facing uphill battle to play

Jan 1, 2016: Peter Siddle will have to overcome years of Australian fast-bowling convention in order to take his place in the XI for the Sydney Test, after being the one man not rolling his arm over in the nets on New Year's Day

Daniel Brettig

West Indies in Australia 2015-16

O'Keefe 'more than likely' for SCG - Lehmann

Dec 30, 2015: Steve O'Keefe appears set to play the third Test against West Indies, although Sydney's questionable weather forecast could yet scupper his bid to add to his solitary Test cap

Brydon Coverdale

NSW v Queensland, Sheffield Shield, 3rd day

O'Keefe helps put NSW within sight of victory

Nov 29, 2015: Steve O'Keefe might have missed selection in the Adelaide Test, but he has helped put New South Wales on the path to a likely victory in their Sheffield Shield match against Queensland at the SCG

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NZ in Australia 2015-16

'Result wicket without a doubt' - O'Keefe

Nov 23, 2015: The drop-in pitch at Adelaide Oval has an even covering of grass, which will offer ample help to seamers and spinners alike said Steve O'Keefe

Daniel Brettig in Adelaide

New Zealand in Australia, 2015-16

Pattinson, Shaun Marsh in Adelaide squad

Nov 18, 2015: James Pattinson has been anointed as the man to step into Mitchell Johnson's shoes for the day-night Test in Adelaide

Daniel Brettig

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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India A v Australia A, 2nd unofficial Test, Chennai, 3rd day

Australia A scent win after key wickets

Jul 31, 2015: After having been skittled out for 135 for the first innings, the India A batsmen showed the technique to quell the Australia A attack in the second unofficial Test in Chennai, but the visitors are still well-placed to force a result and take the two-matc

The Report by Deivarayan Muthu in Chennai

NSW v Tasmania, Sheffield Shield, Sydney, 3rd day

NSW hold the aces after Sandhu-Lyon show

Mar 7, 2015: Gurinder Sandhu, Steve O'Keefe and Nathan Lyon propelled New South Wales to a weighty first-innings score before striking with the ball to leave Tasmania in deficit of 10 runs with four wickets in hand

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NSW v Tasmania, Sheffield Shield, Sydney, 2nd day

NSW recover from mini-collapse

Mar 6, 2015: A 94-run partnership between Steve O'Keefe and Peter Nevill guided New South Wales to within 11 runs of Tasmania's first-innings score of 237

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Sheffield Shield 2014-15

Lyon, O'Keefe spin out Tasmania

Mar 5, 2015: Steve O'Keefe and Nathan Lyon took three wickets each and restricted Tasmania to 237 in the first innings of their Sheffield Shield match in Syndey

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Sheffield Shield 2014-15

O'Keefe, Lyon spin NSW to victory

Feb 17, 2015: Offspinner Nathan Lyon and left-arm spinner Steve O'Keefe took four wickets each to bundle Victoria out for 169, giving New South Wales a 156-run win

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Victoria v NSW, Sheffield Shield 2014-15, 2nd day

Bollinger hat-trick headlines NSW dominance

Feb 16, 2015: Doug Bollinger collected a hat-trick and Steve O'Keefe claimed figures of 4 for 46, as New South Wales bundled Victoria out for 114 and stretched their lead to 304 at stumps on the second day in Wagga Wagga.

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Tasmania v NSW, Sheffield Shield 2014-15, Hobart

NSW on top after Nevill double-ton

Feb 9, 2015: Peter Nevill soared to an undefeated double century as New South Wales left Tasmania with a mighty deficit to overcome entering the final day of the Sheffield Shield match at Bellerive Oval

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South Australia v New South Wales, Adelaide, 4th day

O'Keefe bowls New South Wales to victory

Nov 11, 2014: Steve O'Keefe picked up five wickets on his return from the Test series in the UAE to deliver a 168-run win to New South Wales over South Australia at Adelaide Oval

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Australia news

We adapted too slowly - O'Keefe

Nov 6, 2014: Australia spinner Steve O'Keefe has admitted that "there's a few things" he'd like to change with his bowling, after being hit for 219 runs on his difficult debut in the Dubai Test

Daniel Brettig

Pakistan v Australia, 2nd Test, Abu Dhabi, 1st day

Doolan loses out to 'x-factor' Maxwell

Oct 30, 2014: Alex Doolan's inertia at the crease in Dubai cost him his place for the second Test in Abu Dhabi, according to Australia's coach Darren Lehmann

Brydon Coverdale in Abu Dhabi

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

Australia take the Sarfraz route

Oct 23, 2014: Sarfraz Ahmed might have dragged Pakistan's total into seriously worrying territory for Australia, seriously quickly, but they hope they can match his aggressive approach to keep themselves in the game

Brydon Coverdale in Dubai

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

After endless wait, a testing initiation

Oct 23, 2014: Steve O'Keefe is accurate, has a good arm ball, and an excellent first-class record, but might need more than that to succeed in Test cricket

Brydon Coverdale in Dubai

Pakistan v Australia 2014-15

Australia wait on Dubai pitch

Oct 19, 2014: Michael Clarke and Mitchell Marsh should be fit for the first Test against Pakistan, but Australia's chairman of selectors Rod Marsh said the final XI may not be decided until the morning of the match

Brydon Coverdale
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