Sunday, 23 September 2018

Tag Archives: Australia

India raises ‘offensive’ lamb advert with Australia

LONDON: India has lodged a diplomatic protest with Australia over an advert depicting the Hindu god Ganesha enjoying lamb. The TV advert, by a meat industry lobby group, portrays figures from several religions sitting down to a meal. It has caused anger within the Hindu community in Australia because Ganesha ...

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Australian team bus hit by stone in Bangladesh

SYDNEY: Cricket Australia insisted Tuesday it is comfortable with security in Bangladesh following an incident in which a window on the team bus was smashed. CA said the window was broken by a “small rock or stone” as Australia´s players were returning to the team hotel after Monday´s opening day ...

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Australia, Canada, UK Issue New Travel Advisories for India

NEW DELHI: Australia, Canada and the UK have issued fresh advisories to their citizens travelling to India to avoid visiting parts of Jammu and Kashmir, Assam, Nagaland, Tripura, Manipur, Arunachal Pradesh, Chhattisgarh and the India-Pakistan border, barring the Wagah border. The Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) of the UK and Australia’s ...

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Bangladesh beat Australia by 20 runs

DHAKA: Shakib Al Hasan picked up 10 wickets in the match to wreck Australia in the second innings as Bangladesh secured a historic 20-run win over Australia. This was Bangladesh’s first Test win over Australia in five attempts. Earlier, David Warner scored his 19th Test century was dismissed by Shakib ...

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Maxwell suffers heat exhaustion on Bangladesh tour

DHAKA: Australia are feeling the heat just days before their first Test against Bangladesh for more than a decade, with batsman Glenn Maxwell revealing Wednesday he suffered heatstroke during training. “I caught a bit of heatstroke on the first day, which wasn´t a good start,” Maxwell told reporters in Dhaka. ...

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Stuart MacGill declines Bangladesh spin coaching job

DHAKA: Former Australian leg-spinner Stuart MacGill has turned down a Bangladesh offer to join the side ahead of the two-Test series against his home country, a senior cricket official said. Bangladesh were hoping to get some inside knowledge from MacGill, who took 208 wickets in 44 Tests for Australia, before ...

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Smith backs Khawaja’s Test return in Bangladesh

DARWIN: Captain Steve Smith backed Usman Khawaja to return to the Australian team for this month’s two-Test series in Bangladesh. Smith, speaking ahead of the team’s departure to Dhaka, said left-hander Khawaja was a key player for the Ashes series against England later this year and needed to work his ...

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Broad backs Anderson to fire in Ashes

LONDON: Stuart Broad is “very confident” longstanding new-ball partner James Anderson will play a “big part” in England’s upcoming Ashes defence in Australia. Anderson recently turned 35 and there are concerns a five-Test series ‘Down Under’, which starts in November, could be a tour too far for England’s all-time leading ...

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Brad Haddin appointed new fielding coach for Australia

MELBOURNE: Former wicketkeeper Brad Haddin has joined the Australian cricket team as high-performance coach. Haddin, who has signed on until the end of 2019, replaces fielding coach Greg Blewett in Darren Lehmann’s coaching staff. “I grew up in an era of players like Andrew Symonds and Ricky Ponting who gave ...

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Cricket Australia pay dispute finally resolved

SYDNEY: Cricket Australia and Australian Cricketers’ Association brokered a new pay deal to bring to an end the bitter pay dispute between the two warring parties. As per the new MoU, the players – both male and female – will receive upto 30% of the agreed revenue, which is expected ...

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