David Warner's 178 propelled Australia to 417, handing Afghanistan a 275-run defeat in Perth
David Warner's 178 propelled Australia to 417, handing Afghanistan a 275-run defeat in Perth © AFP


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After dismissing the value of coaches, Shane Warne goes after gyms


Who is the BBL aimed at?

Michael Jeh: There's nothing wrong with the quality of the cricket on offer, but the bells and whistles surrounding it are intrusive and overwhelming

What do we talk about when we talk about aggression?

Alex Bowden: Why do people think players who get up in the opposition's faces also have aggressive approaches in their cricket?

Switching from pace to legspin

In which Nicholas Hogg, compelled by the depredations of age, attempts a change in cricket speciality

Aaron Finch is congratulated after taking a blinder
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David Warner dealt with the short deliveries with ease
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Steven Smith took a stunning catch despite a Mitchell Marsh-shaped distraction
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James Faulkner fails to get his bat down in time to a Hamid Hassan delivery
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Glenn Maxwell shows off his knack for the unorthodox
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David Warner's 133-ball 178 was the highest score by an Australian in World Cups
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Country Fixtures Country Results
NSW v Tasmania at Sydney - Mar 5-8
Tasmania 237 NSW 226/7
Queensland v West Aust at Brisbane - Mar 5-8
West Aust 417/7d Queensland 111/2
Victoria v South Aust at Adelaide - Mar 5-8
Victoria 534/6d South Aust 134/5
32nd Match, Pool A: Australia v Sri Lanka at Sydney
Mar 8, 2015 (14:30 local | 03:30 GMT | 22:30 EST -1d | 21:30 CST -1d | 19:30 PST -1d)
Queensland v South Aust at Brisbane
Mar 13-16, 2015 (10:00 local | 00:00 GMT | 20:00 EDT -1d | 19:00 CDT -1d | 17:00 PDT -1d)
Victoria v Tasmania at Alice Springs
Mar 13-16, 2015 (10:30 local | 01:00 GMT | 21:00 EDT -1d | 20:00 CDT -1d | 18:00 PDT -1d)
West Aust v NSW at Perth
Mar 13-16, 2015 (10:30 local | 02:30 GMT | 22:30 EDT -1d | 21:30 CDT -1d | 19:30 PDT -1d)
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