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Malan Century Buoys England Ahead of Ashes

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TOWNVILLE: Dawid Malan became England’s second century-maker as the tourists built a big lead over Cricket Australia XI in the final Ashes warm-up game in Townsville on Friday. The Middlesex left-hander converted his overnight 57 into 109 as England amassed a first innings of 515 against the inexperienced local side. ...

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Australia batsmen hold key to potential Ashes whitewash: McGrath

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SYDNEY: Legendary Australian paceman Glenn McGrath is fond of predicting Ashes whitewashes for his compatriots over England – but this time round he is not so sure. The 47-year-old, who brought the curtain down on his stellar Test career 10 years ago with a 5-0 cleansweep of England, told Saturday’s Daily ...

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After Australia, working with Pakistan is a good experience: Arthur

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SYDNEY: Pakistan cricket team Head Coach Micky Arthur stated that after Australia his experience with Pakistan team remain good. “PCB has given me full authority to work for betterment of the team,” he said. The head coach further said that he has fallen in love with coaching job.  “You become ...

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Ravi Shastri earns more salary than Kohli

Ravi Shastri

NEW DELHI: Team India head coach Ravi Shastri is the world’s highest-earning cricket coach in the world. According to a report by Cricinfo, Shastri’ draws a salary of 1.17 million dollars per year from the BCCI which is even more than skipper Virat Kohli. But most importantly it does not ...

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I was suspended for a lot less, says Warner

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LONDON: Australia’s vice-captain David Warner has compared the Ben Stokes affair to his 2013 suspension for punching Joe Root, saying his transgression was “a lot less than we’ve seen on the footage” of the England allrounder in a Bristol bar. Warner’s glancing blow at Root was called a “despicable thing” ...

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Khawaja Criticises Cricket Australia Selection Policy

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SYDNEY: Australia batsman Usman Khawaja has criticised the country´s selection policy and says the constant team changes hampered his attempts to develop his all-round game. The 30-year-old left-hander scored 55 runs in four innings during Australia´s 3-0 test series defeat in Sri Lanka in 2016 before being dropped for the ...

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Stone Thrown at Australian Cricket Team Bus in India

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GUWAHATI: Australia’s team bus attacked with stones in Guwahati. In a shameful incident, a rock was thrown at Australian cricket team’s bus after their victory over India in the second Twenty20 International in Guwahati last night (October 10). Australia defeated the hosts by eight wickets to level the three-match rubber ...

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Australia beats India in 2nd T20, levels series

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GUWAHATI: Australia swept to an eight-wicket victory over India in their second Twenty20 on Tuesday, after Moises Henriques and Travis Head piled on an unbeaten 109-run partnership for the second wicket to level the three-match series. Australia needed only 15.3 overs to reach 122-2 in reply, after Jason Behrendorff had ...

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Never supported Australia due to racism: Khawaja

Usman Khawaja

MELBOURNE: Test batsman Usman Khawaja has said being racially vilified when he was growing up in Sydney led him to support other countries rather than back Australian sports teams. The Pakistan-born 30-year-old said in a blog post that racial abuse was widespread on the playing field during his junior days ...

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