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The Australia men's national cricket team represents Australia in men's international cricket. As one of the oldest teams in Test cricket history, playing in the first ever Test match in 1877, the team also plays One-Day International (ODI) and Twenty20 International (T20I) cricket, participating in both the first ODI, against England in the 1970–71 season and the first T20I, against New Zealand in the 2004–05 season, winning both games. The team draws its players from teams playing in the Australian domestic competitions – the Sheffield Shield, the Australian domestic limited-overs cricket tournament and the Big Bash League.
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Ashes: England's Joe Root takes sensational catch as series drawn v AustraliaEngland captain Joe Root takes a sensational catch to remove Josh Hazlewood and wrap up a 135-run victory for the hosts that sees the Ashes end in a 2-2 draw.
Ashes: England's Stuart Broad bowls Australia's Marcus Harris at The OvalEngland's Stuart Broad bowls Australia opener Marcus Harris for nine as they chase 399 to win the final Ashes Test and the series at The Oval.
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Ashes 2019: Joe Denly's 94 puts England in control against AustraliaJoe Denly narrowly misses out on a maiden century but still helps England into a match-winning position on the third day of the final Ashes Test.
The Hundred: Australian Tom Moody to coach Oval sideFormer Warwickshire, Worcestershire and Australia all-rounder Tom Moody will coach The Hundred team based at The Oval.
Ashes: Ben Stokes out after slashing a short ball up to Nathan LyonBen Stokes departs for 20 after looping up an easy catch off Mitchell Marsh as Australia pick up a third wicket against England at The Oval.
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