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Tag Archives: Australia

Starc bowls Australia to crushing win against Sri Lanka

CANBERRA: A resurgent Mitchell Starc took five wickets as Australia wrapped up a confidence-boosting 2-0 series thrashing of Sri Lanka Monday, with the tourists skittled for 149 in the second Test at Canberra. In front of a sparse crowd on day four, Sri Lanka resumed on 17 without loss, needing ...

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Australia name Head, Cummins vice-captains for Sri Lanka tests

BRISBANE: Batsman Travis Head and pace bowler Pat Cummins have been named joint vice-captains for Australia’s two-test series against Sri Lanka starting in Brisbane, the country’s cricket board said. Cricket Australia (CA) said that the duo have been elevated to leadership roles to assist skipper Tim Paine in place of ...

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Power outages as Australia swelters through extreme temperatures

Hundreds of thousands of people sweltering through a brutal heatwave in southern Australia were left without power Friday, as the grid struggled with surging demand. Authorities said more than 200,000 customers were experiencing blackouts after it ordered forced outages to reduce the risk of the entire grid failing. “We have ...

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India defeats Australia to win ODI series

MELBOURNE: India clinched the one-day international series with a seven-wicket victory with four balls to spare in the third and deciding game against Australia in Melbourne on Friday. Veteran wicketkeeper Mahendra Singh Dhoni expertly guided India to the win with an unbeaten 87 with solid support from Kedar Jadhav on ...

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Kohli hits century as India level Australia ODI series

MELBOURNE: Virat Kohli smashed his 39th one-day international century as India claimed a dramatic six-wicket victory over Australia at a sweltering Adelaide Oval on Tuesday to level up the three-match series at 1-1. Skipper Kohli contributed of 104 of his side’s runs as they successfully chased down their victory target ...

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Rayudu reported for suspect bowling action

SYDNEY: India batsman and part-time offspinner Ambati Rayudu has been reported for a suspect bowling action during his side’s one-day international match against Australia in Sydney on Saturday. The International Cricket Council (ICC) on Sunday said that Rayudu’s action was cited by match officials after he bowled two overs for ...

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Police charge man over hazardous parcels sent to foreign offices

SYDNEY: Australian police charged a 49-year-old man for sending as many as 38 packages containing a hazardous material to diplomatic embassies and consulates across the country. More than a dozen foreign offices received suspicious packages on Wednesday, including the US and British, India and Pakistan missions in Melbourne. The man, ...

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Foreign consulates evacuated in Melbourne, Australia

MELBOURNE: Emergency services responded to multiple reports of suspicious packages found at multiple international consulates across Melbourne, Australia. Police in Australia reported that they were investigating suspicious packages sent to multiple embassies and consulates. “The packages are being examined by attending emergency services,” the Australian Federal Police said in a short statement without providing further ...

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Kohli’s hard advice for Ashes

MUMBAI: Virat Kohli the triumphant skipper, whose team recently clinched the first-ever Test series  in Australia, has a strong message for the Kangaroos ahead of their  tour to England for the Ashes. The Indian top order, who scored 262 runs in four Test matches, urged the  Aussie batsmen  to leave ...

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