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‘BBL hindering Test cricket’s growth in Australia’

The sparkling Big Bash League is freezing Test cricket’s growth in Australia, and something needs to be done to preserve the longest form of the game, according to senior cricket writer Peter Badel.

Watson’s current batting form similar to ‘Chinese takeaway’

Shane Watson’s failure to convert good starts into big scores in Test cricket is similar to a Chinese takeaway that looks good initially but leaves one craving for more in the end, according to cricket writer Peter Badel.