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Cool Cook matches sparkling Strauss

Cool Cook matches sparkling Strauss

Justin Goulding

Contrasting half-centuries from Andrew Strauss and Alastair Cook enabled England to take a sizeable chunk out of Australia's lead. Chasing 280, England closed day two on 167 for three.

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Swanny lends a hand

Swanny lends a hand

Swanny offers some kind advice to an Australian news network in the latest instalment of his diary. Other highlights include a message from a mystery guest and a defence of last week's episode.

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Bresnan salutes miserly England

Bresnan salutes miserly England

Rob Barnett

Tim Bresnan hailed England’s collective bowling display as they limited Australia to 134 for four on day one of the final Ashes Test. He took 2-47 in 16 overs of the 59 possible on a rain-reduced day.

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Khawaja: I had a ball

Khawaja: I had a ball

Chris Devine

Australia debutant Usman Khawaja spoke of his enjoyment after making an encouraging first impression in the final Ashes Test at the SCG.

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England to the fore

England to the fore

Justin Goulding

England defied unseasonal weather and unlikely top-order resistance to make inroads with the ball in the final Ashes Test. Australia were reduced to 134 for four in the 59 overs possible on day one.

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Ponting faces finger operation

Ponting faces finger operation

Ricky Ponting will have surgery on the fractured finger he suffered during the third Ashes Test in Perth. Ponting was injured when he parried a catch from second slip to wicketkeeper Brad Haddin.

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A home away from home

A home away from home

England's tally of 21 Test wins in Sydney is their highest at any venue in Australia. Always spurred on by huge and vociferous travelling support, they often save their best performances for the SCG.

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Strauss: We must remain focused

Strauss: We must remain focused

Andrew Strauss believes his England side can make history several times over in 2011, as long as they keep their eye on the ball - starting with the final Ashes Test against Australia in Sydney.

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Clarke leans on Ponting

Clarke leans on Ponting

Ricky Ponting will be a reassuring presence for his stand-in Michael Clarke as Australia try to put 2010 behind them in the final Ashes Test.

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Tough start for Clarke - Strauss

Tough start for Clarke - Strauss

Andrew Strauss believes Michael Clarke faces a “sink-or-swim” challenge when he takes over from the injured Ricky Ponting as Australia captain.

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