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Axed Test opener Burns to lead Australia A

Aug 29, 2016: Axed Test opener Joe Burns has been named in the Australia A squad to play a pair of four-day matches against India A in Brisbane next month

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Australia in Sri Lanka 2016

Joe Burns undeterred by scarring Sri Lanka Tests

Aug 10, 2016: After a lean first two Tests, in which he managed just 34 runs in four innings, Joe Burns hopes that he - and his team - can put in an improved performance in Colombo

Daniel Brettig

Sri Lankan XI v Australians, 2nd day, Colombo

Have to commit to batting all day in subcontinent - Burns

Jul 19, 2016: Patience may be a key virtue for Australia's Test batsmen in Sri Lanka, according to Joe Burns, who hit 72 in the ongoing practice match at the P Sara Oval

Andrew Fidel Fernando

Darren Lehmann on Australia's rise

'Nowhere near where we want to be'

Mar 8, 2016: Darren Lehmann's Australians are not resting on their recent arrival as the No. 1 Test team in the world. Far from it, in fact

Brydon Coverdale

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

Burns steps out of the shadows

Feb 21, 2016: A consistent Joe Burns has always been overshadowed in Australia's power-packed batting line-up and he needed a century like the one in Christchurch to confirm his credentials

Brydon Coverdale in Christchurch

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

Burns, Smith tons help Australia dominate

Feb 21, 2016: Centuries from Steven Smith and Joe Burns underlined a dominant day for Australia on the second day of the Christchurch Test

The Report by Daniel Brettig

Australia in NZ 2015-16

Khawaja, Burns left out of ODI squad

Jan 24, 2016: Usman Khawaja and Joe Burns will enter Australia's tilt for the Test match No. 1 ranking without a single warm-up innings on New Zealand soil, after the national selectors resisted temptation to significantly alter the ODI squad

Daniel Brettig

Sydney Sixers v Brisbane Heat, BBL 2015-16, Sydney

Burns, Simmons leave Sixers' hopes in the balance

Jan 10, 2016: Sydney Sixers, finalists last season, were left all but out of contention in this season's Big Bash League, after suffering six-run loss against Brisbane Heat

The Report by Will Macpherson at the SCG

Australia v West Indies, 2nd Test, Melbourne, 1st day

Burns repays selectors' faith

Dec 26, 2015: Usman Khawaja's return looked like it might force Joe Burns out of Australia's Test side; instead, it was Shaun Marsh who had to watch on as they celebrated Boxing Day centuries

Brydon Coverdale

Australia v West Indies, 2nd Test, Melbourne

Khawaja, Burns subdue West Indies

Dec 26, 2015: Usman Khawaja celebrated his Australia recall and Joe Burns his retention by combining for an unbeaten stand to shut out West Indies on day one of the Boxing Day Test

The Report by Daniel Brettig at the MCG

West Indies in Australia 2015-16

Shaun Marsh dropped for Boxing Day

Dec 25, 2015: Joe Burns has retained his place for the Boxing Day Test, with Shaun Marsh dropped after scoring 182 in Australia's win over West Indies in Hobart

Brydon Coverdale in Melbourne

West Indies in Australia 2015-16

Marsh and Burns vying for Test spot

Dec 22, 2015: Joe Burns and David Warner could be Australia's long-term opening solution, but first Burns has to avoid the axe for the Boxing Day Test

Brydon Coverdale in Melbourne

New Zealand in Australia 2015-16

Burns urges batsmen to have open minds

Nov 22, 2015: Joe Burns, who has experience playing with the pink ball, has urged batsmen to remember that it will not behave like the traditional red one

Brydon Coverdale

Australia v New Zealand, 1st Test, Brisbane, 3rd day

Burns soaks in special ton on home turf

Nov 7, 2015: After getting to his maiden Test hundred with a six, and outpacing David Warner on the third day of the Brisbane Test against New Zealand, Joe Burns said he had planned to take six singles to get to his century

Brydon Coverdale

Australia v New Zealand, 1st Test, Brisbane, 3rd day

Burns, Warner blast off after Williamson classic

Nov 7, 2015: Australia's openers David Warner and Joe Burns both coshed hundreds to stretch the home side's lead at the Gabba after a classical century by Kane Williamson

The Report by Daniel Brettig

Australia v New Zealand, 1st Test, Brisbane, 1st day

Warner, Burns, Khawaja dominant

Nov 4, 2015: David Warner and his new opening partner Joe Burns set the perfect platform for Australia to enjoy a dominant day at the Gabba

Daniel Brettig

New Zealand in Australia 2015-16

Opener Burns swears by rational approach

Nov 2, 2015: If Joe Burns can bring his characteristic calm approach to his new role as Australia's opener in the first Test against New Zealand starting in Brisbane on Thursday, he will greatly improve his chances of bedding down a permanent spot

Brydon Coverdale in Brisbane

New Zealand in Australia 2015-16

Selectors 'spoke a lot' about Klinger

Oct 30, 2015: Joe Burns and Usman Khawaja got the nod, Cameron Bancroft and Shaun Marsh just missed out, but there was also plenty of discussion about the veteran Michael Klinger in Australia's selection meeting ahead of the first Test against New Zealand

Brydon Coverdale

New Zealand in Australia 2015-16

Burns and Khawaja named in Test squad

Oct 30, 2015: Joe Burns and Usman Khawaja have been preferred to the younger Cameron Bancroft in Australia's 12-man squad for the first two Tests against New Zealand

Brydon Coverdale

Cricket Australia XI v New Zealand, Canberra

Burns, Khawaja boost Test hopes with tons

Oct 24, 2015: Joe Burns and Usman Khawaja did their chances of a Test call-up no harm with unbeaten centuries on the first day of a non-first-class two-day fixture against the touring New Zealanders in Canberra

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