Wednesday, 3 June 2020

Tag Archives: Australia

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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Ready for decider against Pakistan: Australia’s Starc

MELBOURNE: A well-grassed wicket might have been the last thing Mitchell Starc expected to see after landing in Abu Dhabi but Australia´s pace spearhead was loath to get his hopes up ahead of the second test against Pakistan. The left-armer was made to toil on a typically lifeless pitch in ...

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Azhar Ali admits pressure will be on Pakistan

ABU DHABI: Senior batsman Azhar Ali admitted Pakistan will be under pressure of expectations in the second Test against Australia starting in Abu Dhabi from Tuesday. Pakistan dominated much of the first Test in Dubai but failed to get the last two wickets as Australia finished at 362-8. Set a ...

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Ton-up Khawaja helps Australia draw first Test

DUBAI: Opener Usman Khawaja hit a fighting hundred to foil Pakistan and help Australia escape with a draw in the first Test in Dubai. The left-hander hit a solid 141 for his seventh Test hundred, while skipper Tim Paine (61 not out) and Travis Head (72) also hit half centuries ...

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