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Tag Archives: Australia

England smash 481 vs Australia to record highest ODI score

Alex Hales celebrates after scoring a century vs Australia.- © AFP NOTTINGHAM: England smashed 481/6 to register the highest ever one-day international total against Australia in the third ODI at Trent Bridge, Nottingham on Tuesday. Incidentally, the previous highest ODI score of 444/3 was also held by the Three Lions ...

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England thrash Australia by three wickets in 1st ODI

LONDON: England returned to winning ways after their shock six-run defeat by Scotland with a three-wicket victory over Australia in their one-day international series-opener at The Oval on Wednesday. However, the world’s top-ranked ODI side made hard work of chasing down a modest target of 215 before finishing on 218 ...

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Ponting to join Australia coaching staff in England

LONDON: Australia great Ricky Ponting will join the backroom staff of head coach Justin Langer during the team s tour of England. Former Australia captain Ponting, one of the outstanding batsmen of his generation, was already due to be in Britain to commentate on the five-match one-day international series against 2019 ...

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Australia and Netherlands formally accuse Russia of downing MH17

MELBOURNE: The Netherlands and Australia have formally accused Russia of being responsible for the 2014 downing of a Malaysia Airlines passenger jet in 2014 that killed 298 people. The move on Friday came a day after international investigators concluded that the missile which smashed into the flight MH17 came from a Russian military ...

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Australian skipper Tim Paine denies Warner rift

SYDNEY: Australian skipper Tim Paine denied David Warner was a divisive figure widely disliked within the team, insisting he would be welcomed back after his ban for a cheating scandal. Disgraced former vice-captain Warner is serving a year-long suspension for his part in the plan to use sandpaper to tamper ...

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Pakistan lead annual ICC Twenty20 cricket rankings

FILE PHOTO DUBAI: Pakistan retained the top spot in the annual International Cricket Council (ICC) Twenty20 cricket rankings after delivering stellar performances in T20 tournaments over the past year. In the T20I rankings led by Pakistan, there is no change in the top seven places but Afghanistan are now ahead ...

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Macron says Australian PM’s wife is ‘delicious’

 Picture: Mick Tsikas-Pool/Getty Images SYDNEY: Was it a Freudian slip by French President Emmanuel Macron? A joke linked to French gastronomy? Or even, a week after his visit to Washington, a parody of U.S. President Donald Trump’s infamous comments about Macron’s wife? Whatever the case, Macron raised eyebrows in Sydney ...

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Chris Hemsworth wants Matt Damon banned from Australia

LOS ANGELES: Chris Hemsworth has joked Matt Damon shouldn’t be allowed to return to Australia in order to preserve the reputation of the country. The ‘Avengers: Infinity War’ star has invited his friend to visit him a few times, but each time the 47-year-old actor – who raises Alexia, 19, ...

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Shane Warne slams Cricket Australia

File Photo SYDNEY: Former Australia spinner Shane Warne criticised Cricket Australia, saying that “greed” is the main reason behind the board’s decision to expand the Big Bash League next summer. An extended Big Bash League (BBL) – with an increase in fixtures from 35 to 43 – is set to ...

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Australia deputy PM quits amid sex scandal

CANBERRA: The Deputy Prime Minister of Australia Barnaby Joyce announced his decision to resign from his post on Friday after widespread calls to quit due to his affair with his former Media Adviser Vikki Campion. “On Monday morning I will step down as the Leader of The Nationals and Deputy Prime ...

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