Sunday, 16 December 2018

Tag Archives: Australia

Cricketer Usman Khawaja’s brother arrested over terror ‘hit list’

MELBOURNE: The brother of Australian cricketer Usman Khawaja was arrested Tuesday for allegedly framing a love rival as the author of a terrorist hit list. Arsalan Khawaja, 39, is accused of trying to set up his former university colleague Mohamed Kamer Nizamdeen, by convincing police that the 26-year-old was part ...

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Chris Gayle wins Australia masseuse defamation payout

SYDNEY: West Indies cricket star Chris Gayle Monday won a Aus$300,000 (US$221,000) payout from an Australian media group which claimed he exposed himself to a massage therapist. The all-rounder was accused by Fairfax Media, publisher of The Sydney Morning Herald and The Age, in a series of stories in the ...

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Clarke denies Australia culture soured under his watch

SYDNEY: Michael Clarke has branded a prominent Australian sports journalist a “headline chasing coward” in a rant on social media after the broadcaster linked the Cape Town ball-tampering scandal with cultural failings during his captaincy. Journalist Gerard Whateley said on his programme on local radio station SEN that Australia had ...

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Kohli steers India to victory in final Australia Twenty20

SYDNEY: Virat Kohli smashed an unbeaten 61 to steer India to victory with two balls to spare in the third and final Twenty20 against Australia on Sunday, ensuring the series ended all square. The prolific batsmen lived up to his reputation, coming in when the two openers fell in quick ...

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Gardner shines in Australia’s crushing WWT20 win over England

NORTH SOUND: All-rounder Ashleigh Gardner starred with bat and ball as Australia cruised to an eight-wicket victory over England in the final of the Women’s World T20 in Antigua. Gardner and teenage leg-spinner Georgia Wareham combined for five wickets to restrict the English to 105 all out off 19.4 overs ...

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Australia thrash Windies to reach Women’s World T20 final

KOLKATA: Australia dethroned the West Indies and booked a place in Saturday’s Women’s World Twenty20 final with a crushing 71-run victory in the first semi-final at the Sir Vivian Richards Stadium in Antigua. Stunned by the Caribbean side in the 2016 final in Kolkata, the three-time champions were at their ...

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Adam Zampa spins Australia to four-run win over India

MELBOURNE: Adam Zampa picked up two wickets in a miserly spell of leg spin bowling as Australia edged India by four runs in an enthralling rain-shortened Twenty20 International on Wednesday. Chasing 174 in 17 overs, after being adjusted by the Duckworth Lewis method, for a 1-0 lead in the three-match ...

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Uncapped Harris, Tremain make Australia squad for India Tests

MELBOURNE: In-form opener Marcus Harris is set to make his debut after being picked in Australia’s squad for their first two Tests against India alongside fellow rookie Chris Tremain. The 26-year-old, who smashed 250 not out against New South Wales last month and is the Sheffield Shield’s second-highest run-scorer, is ...

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Shastri says India ‘taking no prisoners’ in Australia

BRISBANE: Coach Ravi Shastri vowed Sunday India will “take no prisoners” in their quest to win a Test series in Australia for the first time, but cautioned against underestimating the struggling home team. India play four Tests and three one-day internationals from early December, with three Twenty20s before that, starting ...

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