Monday, 22 January 2018

Tag Archives: Australia

Smith’s Ton Ensures Boxing Day Test Draw

Smith ton ensures Test draw

MELBOURNE: Steve Smith again proved the immovable obstacle for England as he posted another century to bat out a draw for Australia in the fourth Ashes Test in Melbourne on Saturday, denying the tourists their first win of the series. The Australia skipper stonewalled the English bowling attack to remain ...

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Alastair Cook, Broad Defy Critics as England Hit Back in Ashes

Stuart Broad

MELBOURNE: Alastair Cook hit a long-awaited century and Stuart Broad snapped up four wickets as England’s much-maligned old guard finally enjoyed a day to remember in the Ashes series on Wednesday. At 3-0 down after three Tests, the Ashes urn is already lost to Australia but Cook and Broad showed ...

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Ashes: Tom Curran to make England Test debut on Boxing Day

Tom Curran

MELBOURNE: Surrey pace bowler Tom Curran will make his England Test debut against Australia on Boxing Day. The 22-year-old replaces the injured Craig Overton for the fourth Ashes Test at the Melbourne Cricket Ground. “He’s a feisty character and he gets the ball to move around a bit,” said England ...

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Australia coach Lehmann to step down in 2019

Darren Lehmann

MELBOURNE: Australia cricket coach Darren Lehmann will not seek to renew his contract when his current deal expires at the end of 2019, he said in an interview. Lehmann outlined his plans to Fox Sports, declaring the English summer season in 18 months will be his last hurrah. “That will ...

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Police search for motive behind Melbourne Flinders Street car attack

Melbourne car attack

MELBOURNE: The driver of an SUV that plowed into a crowd of pedestrians in Melbourne has been released from hospital into police custody as officers investigate the motive for the attack. The 32-year-old suspect was arrested Thursday after slamming a white SUV into a crowd of people on Flinders Street ...

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At least 14 injured after car driven into crowd in Melbourne

Melbourne-crash

MELBOURNE: Fourteen people have been injured, several of them critically, after a car ploughed into a crowd in central Melbourne in what police described as a “deliberate act”. In a terrifying incident during the pre-Christmas shopping rush, the white SUV rammed into a large number of pedestrians at high speed on the pavement outside ...

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Cricket-Broad not up to it, Cook has scars, says Mitchell Johnson

Mitchell Johnson

PERTH: Nathan Lyon’s wish to see the end of some England careers after another Ashes whitewash could easily come true if the tourists’ struggling senior players fail to lift quickly, former Australia paceman Mitchell Johnson has said. Johnson captured 37 wickets in the 5-0 sweep of Alastair Cook’s England in ...

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Mitchell Starc makes Wasim Akram proud

Mitchell Starc

MELBOURNE: Australian bowling spearhead Mitchell Starc bowled one of the best deliveries one will see on the cricketing field, the delivery is being called by bowling greats as the ‘ball of the 21st century.’ The Ashes series came to life, after James Vince and Dawid Malan fight back came to ...

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Playing in Australia is a dream come true, says Shadab

Shadab Khan

BRISBANE: Pakistan’s dynamic teen leg-spinner Shadab Khan is excited to play in Australia, a dream that he says would become a reality with his debut in the Big Bash League. “In the press conference, I said that playing in Australia was a dream for me and it has now become ...

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