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Trent Johnston does the chicken dance

Australia news

Trent Johnston appointed NSW interim head coach

Former Ireland captain Trent Johnston has been appointed interim head coach of New South Wales following the departure of Trevor Bayliss to England

Trevor Bayliss gives some fielding practice

England news

Bayliss a shrewd investment by England

When Trevor Bayliss returned home from Sri Lanka and found himself overlooked for the New South Wales job he had to find work away from cricket, but it was brief hiatus before he was reaffirming his talents as a calm, astute coach

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Ed Cowan cuts on his way to 51

Australia news

New South Wales sign Ed Cowan

Opening batsman Ed Cowan will officially be part of the New South Wales squad again after being handed a state contract for 2015-16

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Cameron Bancroft steadied Western Australia after an early wicket

WA v NSW, Sheffield Shield, Perth, 3rd day

WA soar after Bancroft, Klinger epic

Cameron Bancroft and Michael Klinger added a Sheffield Shield record 317 unbroken runs for the second wicket, as Western Australia made a strong reply to New South Wales' first-innings score of 407

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Moises Henriques tucks a ball to leg

Western Australia v New South Wales, Sheffield Shield, 2nd day

Henriques century lifts NSW to 407

Captain Moises Henriques slammed his fourth first-class ton to help New South Wales post a sizeable total in their first innings at the WACA

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Moises Henriques toasts his century

Western Australia v New South Wales, Sheffield Shield, 1st day

Maddinson, Henriques drive NSW on rain-affected day

New South Wales prospered thanks to fifties from Nic Maddinson and Moises Henriques, reaching 225 for 4, before rain and bad light intervened

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

NSW recover from mini-collapse

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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Adam Voges' 126 formed the backbone of Nottinghamshire first innings score

New South Wales v Western Australia, Sheffield Shield 2014-15, 3rd day

Western Australia on top despite conceding lead

Western Australia had the upper hand at the end of the penultimate day despite conceding a first-innings lead of 45 runs, as New South Wales struggled at 5 for 65 in their second dig.

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Peter Nevill drives through the off side

Sheffield Shield 2014-15

Nevill, Sandhu deflate Western Australia

Peter Nevill and Gurinder Sandhu starred with the bat to help New South Wales to 345 in their first innings