Sports News Update – what you need to know

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CRICKET – Australia heads into day two against England in Adelaide on 5-273 with Michael Clarke (48no) and Brad Haddin (7no) at the crease.

CRICKET – Cricket Australia is tight-lipped about punishment imposed on a staffer who posted on Twitter a controversial picture regarding England spinner Monty Panesar.

CRICKET – England spinner Graeme Swann believes that his team’s decision to play two spinners could prove pivotal by the end of the Adelaide Test.

ATHLETICS – Six-time national 100m sprint champion Josh Ross is facing a two-year ban for missing three drug tests this year.

SOCCER – Adelaide United host leaders Brisbane Roar and Perth Glory will be aiming to snap a two-match losing streak when they take on Wellington in the west on Friday night.