Friday, 18 October 2019

Tag Archives: Australia

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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Cricket Australia says country comes before IPL

MELBOURNE: Players picked in Australia’s World Cup squad won’t be allowed to take part in the final few weeks of the Indian Premier League (IPL), cricket bosses said Thursday in a bid to ensure country comes first. The lucrative IPL Twenty20 tournament usually runs from late March till mid May ...

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Australia captain Finch says whole team under microscope

MELBOURNE:  Australia captain Aaron Finch has said his whole team are under pressure after losing their fourth consecutive one-day international series, with the batting order under particular scrutiny after failing to trouble South Africa. Seven months out from their World Cup defence, Australia were thrashed by 40 runs in Hobart ...

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Australia ‘different ball game’, says India’s Sharma

MUMBAI: Batsman Rohit Sharma said India were brimming with confidence after their crushing home victories over the West Indies – but warned that winning their first Test series in Australia was a challenge of a different order. India completed a 3-0 Twenty20 series sweep over the West Indies on Sunday, ...

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South Africa thrash ‘careless’ Australia by six wickets

ADELAIDE: South Africa hammered a careless Australia by six wickets in the first one-day international in Perth on Sunday, with a Dale Steyn-led pace onslaught exposing their batting frailties. Set 153 to win, Proteas’ openers Quinton de Kock (47) and Reeza Hendricks (44) helped secure victory with 124 balls to ...

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Son of Abdul Qadir wants to play for Australia

SYDNEY:  The son of Pakistani Test great Abdul Qadir has set his sights on playing for Australia, boosting his chances by taking three South African wickets for a Prime Minister´s XI. A leg-spinner like his father, Usman Qadir donned the Australian colours for the first time in the PM XI´s ...

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