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Dean Jones in 1992.

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Some cricketers made more runs. Some had better averages. But no Australian player of his time created more excitement or won more devotion than Dean Jones, who...
Dean Jones bats during an ODI in 1992.

Dean Jones: Australia loses a sporting hero far too soon | Geoff Lemon |...

It is not supposed to unfold like this. Some scraps of information filtering through the internet late on a Thursday evening, unsourced, surely a hoax. The text...
Sam Cook of Essex celebrates the wicket of Eddie Byrom.

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Dean Jones holds a stump as he races to embrace his captain, Allan Border, after Australia beat England in 1987 World Cup final.

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Dean Jones, who died suddenly in Mumbai where he had been doing media work on the IPL, was never one of those Australians who seemed to be...
Katherine Brunt

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Zak Crawley celebrates reaching 200 against Pakistan

The Spin awards: a biosecure summer of unsung heroes like no other | Cricket

At first, after the unbeatable thrills of 2019, the men’s international cricket season of 2020 looked like being an anticlimax. Then, as one nation after another locked...
Don Bradman Oval in Bowral, NSW.

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England bowlers Jack Leach, Dom Bess, Moeen Ali and Adil Rashid no longer have a spin coach at national level.

Graeme Swann: ‘England’s spinners are not as good as they could be’ | Sport

Graeme Swann has spent the past 14 days in quarantine in a Mumbai hotel room, just a stroll from where he and Monty Panesar bowled England to...
Maxwell and Carey

Anatomy of a masterpiece: Glenn Maxwell innings leaves cricket craving more | Geoff Lemon...

“I don’t understand how I’m able to hit sixes.” Glenn Maxwell said that in an interview. It sounds strange, because so far in professional cricket he has...

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