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Contested, unbelievable, age-old: what are the definitive backyard cricket rules?

Karen Hardy
Updated December 26 2023 - 10:34am, first published 10:33am

If Cricket Australia is serious about getting this once proud cricketing nation interested in the game again then it should focus on the most important day on the calendar - Boxing Day.

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Karen Hardy

Karen Hardy

Canberra Times lifestyle reporter

I've covered a few things here at The Canberra Times over the years, from sport to education. But now I get to write about the fun stuff - where to eat, what to do, places to go, people to see. Let me know about your favourite things. Email:

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