Monday, 19 August 2019

Tag Archives: Australia

Pakistan whitewash Australia in T20 series

DUBAI: Opener Babar Azam struck a half-century and leg-spinner Shadab Khan claimed three wickets as Pakistan secured a 3-0 T20 series whitewash over Australia with a 33-run victory in Dubai on Sunday. Azam’s 40-ball 50 lifted Pakistan to another challenging total of 150-5 before Shadab’s 3-19 helped bowl Australia out ...

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Jason Gillespie eyes Australian selector role

SYDNEY: Former Test fast bowler Jason Gillespie revealed his ambition to become a selector on Friday as Australia rebuilds after this year’s ball-tampering scandal. The current Sussex coach is well regarded after he led the Adelaide Strikers to their maiden Big Bash League T20 title this year, and took Yorkshire ...

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‘Car crash in slow motion’ after Australia humbled in T20

ABU DHABI: Australia’s sensational powerplay batting collapse was like “watching a car crash in slow motion” according to captain Aaron Finch after his side were dismissed for their third-lowest score in Twenty20 cricket on Wednesday. Finch’s side were bundled out for 89 in the first Twenty20 international against Pakistan in ...

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Babar, Imad help Pakistan To Biggest T20I Win Over Australia

  ABU DHABI: Opener Babar Azam struck an unbeaten 68 while spinner Imad Wasim capped a return to international cricket with three wickets as Pakistan crushed Australia by 66 runs in Wednesday’s opening T20I match in Abu Dhabi. Azam hit five fours and a six in his 55-ball innings as ...

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Australia hits five Myanmar generals with sanctions

SYDNEY: Australia’s government unveiled sanctions against five officers in Myanmar’s powerful military who are accused of overseeing barbaric violence against members of the Rohingya ethnic group. Following similar actions by the United States and the European Union, Australia announced it would freeze the assets of officers including a Lieutenant General ...

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Pakistan face Australia with T20 top ranking at stake

DUBAI: Pakistan face Australia in the first match of the three-match T20 series in a bid to defend their world number one ranking starting today in Abu Dhabi. Skipper Sarfraz Ahmed led Pakistan to a tri-series triumph by beating Australia in the final at Harare in July this year and needs ...

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Maxwell upbeat ahead of T20 fever

DUBAI: Australia’s swashbuckling batsman Glenn Maxwell is eagerly looking forward to take on Pakistan in the three match T20I series. The opening game of the series will be played on October 24 in Abu Dhabi followed by the business end in at the Dubai International Stadium in Dubai. The 2nd& ...

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Australia, England reject cricket fixing as probe launched

LONDON: Australia and England rejected fresh allegations about corruption in cricket by television news channel Al Jazeera, which claimed there had been 26 spot-fixing incidents in 15 international matches. In a follow-up documentary to one aired earlier this year, the Qatari-based broadcaster reported on Sunday that a small group of ...

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Australia to double jail terms for white-collar crimes

Australia said jail terms for white-collar crimes would be doubled and penalties against misbehaving companies sharply increased in a further fallout from a scathing inquiry into the finance sector. A Royal Commission was called by Canberra late last year as public anger against Australian banks grew following a string of ...

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Australia gives $37-million boost to spending on youth mental health

Australia will spend an extra A$51.8 million ($37 million) on support to young people with mental health issues, Prime Minister Scott Morrison said. The announcement comes a week ahead of a crucial by-election for Morrison’s ruling Liberal-National coalition, and the money will go to Headspace, a government youth group that ...

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