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Phil Jaques, who has played for Australia in 11 Test Matches between 2005 and 2008 has announced his retirement from Australian Cricket. The left-handed opening batsman who is just 32 years of age will retire from International and First Class Cricket for Australia at the end of this season.

Hosts Hobart Hurricanes defeated Sydney Sixers by a thumping margin of 42 runs in yesterday's Big Bash League match at the Bellerive Oval in Hobart. A solid 107-run stand for the 2nd wicket between opener Phil Jacques (73 from 55 balls with 6 fours and a six) and Travis Birt (65 from 41 balls with 4 fours and 3 sixes) took the Hurricanes to a healthy total of 169 for 3.