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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

ESPNcricinfo staff

New Zealand in Australia 2015

Bancroft, Burns, Khawaja included in PM's XI

Oct 19, 2015: Youth will mingle with experience as Test hopefuls Cameron Bancroft, Joe Burns and Usman Khawaja join Adam Voges and Peter Siddle in a strong Prime Minister's XI to face the New Zealanders in Canberra on Friday

Daniel Brettig

Ireland v Australia, Only ODI, Stormont

Warner, Burns set up Australia victory

Aug 27, 2015: Australia tuned up for the limited-overs leg of their tour of England with a 23-run DLS win over Ireland in Belfast

Ger Siggins in Stormont

Australia in England 2015

Ashton Agar to face England again

Aug 12, 2015: Ashton Agar will return to international cricket for the first time since his memorable cameo in the 2013 Ashes series, after being chosen as the lone spin bowler in Australia's ODI squad

Daniel Brettig in Nottingham

India A v Australia A, Tri-series, Chennai

Joe Burns, the stable and sensible

Aug 7, 2015: His 131-ball 154 may not mean he is destined for international greatness, but it showed how well he thinks with bat in hand, and how well he susses up conditions

Alagappan Muthu in Chennai

India A v Australia A, Tri-series, Chennai

Burns, Khawaja set up bonus-point win

Aug 7, 2015: At a time when Australia are scouring high and low for batting options, Joe Burns and Usman Khawaja put themselves front and centre with a couple of effortless centuries against India A in Chennai to lead a 119-run rout

Alagappan Muthu in Chennai

Australia v South Africa, A-team tri-series, Chennai

Bowlers, openers set up big Australia A win

Aug 5, 2015: After restricting South Africa to 171, Australia A won by nine wickets with 19 overs to spare, earning a bonus point to boot

The Report by Alagappan Muthu in Chennai
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