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Tag Archives: Australia

Head leads Australia to victory in fourth England ODI

ADELAIDE: Travis Head, promoted to the top of the order, led Australia to a drought-breaking win over England in the fourth one-day international in Adelaide on Friday. Replacing injured opener Aaron Finch, Head anchored a shaky Australian run chase with a polished 96, falling just shy of a deserved century ...

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Warner to lead Australia in T20 tri-series, Smith rested

MELBOURNE: David Warner will lead Australia in next month’s Twenty20 international tri-series against New Zealand and England as regular captain Steve Smith is given a break ahead of the crucial Test tour to South Africa. Opening batsman Warner , the Test vice-captain, steps up to lead Australia in the T20 ...

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England beat Australia again to lead ODI series 2-0

BRISBANE: England’s Joe Root, left, celebrates after getting the wicket of Australia’s Steve Smith, right, during the one day cricket match between England and Australia in Brisbane, Friday, Jan. 19, 2018. Brisbane: England cruised to a four-wicket victory over Australia in Friday’s second One-Day Cricket international at the Gabba to ...

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Roy record inspires England to victory

MELBOURNE: England’s opener Jason Roy recorded the highest-ever one-day international score by an England player as the tourists finally had something to celebrate with a five-wicket win over Australia on Sunday. After their wretched Ashes campaign, in which they were beaten 4-0, the tourists chased down a hefty Australian total ...

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White replaces Lynn in Australia’s ODI squad

SYDNEY: Cameron White has replaced injured Chris Lynn in Australia ‘s squad for this month’s ODI series against England, Cricket Australia said Thursday. The Victorian right-hander has been in outstanding limited-overs form with 285 runs at an average of 142.5 and a strike-rate of 115.85 for the Melbourne Renegades in ...

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ICC Under-19 Cricket World Cup opens in New Zealand

WELLINGTON: The ICC Under-19 Cricket World 2018 Cup officially got underway in style at the Hagley Oval in Christchurch, New Zealand on Sunday with an impressive ceremony showcasing New Zealand’s culture. According to a media release of the ICC, the ceremony was attended by representatives of all the 16 participating ...

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No need for England overhaul despite Ashes defeat: Anderson

LONDON: England are on the right track and do not need to overhaul their squad despite crashing to a 4-0 Ashes series defeat to Australia, vice captain Jimmy Anderson said on Monday. Anderson has experienced two 5-0 whitewashes in Australia, including the chaotic 2013-14 trip Down Under which resulted in ...

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Ashes: England facing 4-0 defeat against Australia

SYDNEY: England are facing another defeat in the final Ashes Test after Australia once again dominated on the fourth day in Sydney. The tourists closed on 93-4, still 210 short of making the home side bat again. They had been reduced to 15-2 and 43-3, but were held together by ...

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Khawaja leads the way as Australia pull away from England

SYDNEY: Australia strengthened their position on the third day of the fifth and final Ashes Test at the Sydney Cricket Ground after finishing the day at 479/4, a lead of 133 over England’s 346. It was an eventful Saturday (January 6) at the venue bathed in pink, which saw wickets ...

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Zara and Mike Tindall expecting their second child

GLOUCESTERSHIRE: Zara and Mike Tindall have announced the happy news they are expecting a baby again. The sporting couple, who live in Minchinhampton, Gloucestershire, already have one daughter Mia who is about to turn four. The Queen and the Royal Family were “very pleased” to hear the news, a Buckingham ...

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