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Holland man completes world’s longest electric car trip

SYDNEY: A Holland man has completed 95,000 kilometre trip on his electric car in Sydney to prove the viability of such vehicles in tackling climate change. Wiebe Wakker drove his car nicknamed “The Blue Bandit” across 33 countries. The trip that was funded by public donations took over three years ...

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Smith backs fellow ball-tamperer Bancroft as Durham captain

SYDNEY: Shamed former Australia captain Steve Smith has backed fellow ball-tamperer Cameron Bancroft as an astute choice to skipper English county side Durham after his appointment raised eyebrows. Smith, Bancroft and David Warner were all banned over the scandal involving sandpaper to alter the ball in South Africa last year, ...

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Arthur satisfied with youngsters in Australia ODIs

Pakistan cricket team head coach Mickey Arthur expressed his satisfaction over the performance of youngsters in the five-match ODI series against Australia. Arthur – speaking at a press conference in Lahore – said that the ODI series against Australia was a chance to try young players in the team. “It ...

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It’d be great to win 5-0, says Glenn Maxwell

DUBAI: Glenn Maxwell and Australia are targeting a 5-0 sweep of Pakistan to finish their dual tour of India and the UAE, which has delivered the tourists as a group and Maxwell himself an enormous amount of growth. “It’s very exciting for us, and that’s all the motivation you need, ...

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Former Australian Test cricketer Bruce Yardley passes away

SYDNEY” Former Australian Test cricketer, coach and commentator Bruce Yardley lost his battle to cancer and passed away on Wednesday at the age of 71. Yardley, who debuted for Australia aged 30, started his cricketing career as a medium-pacer but later turned to be an off-spinner. In 33 Tests for ...

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Finch leads Australia to victory over Pakistan in second ODI

SHARJAH: Australia thrashed Pakistan again and by the same margin of eight wickets to take a 2-0 lead with three matches remaining in the five-match One-day International series here at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium on Sunday night. Chasing a daunting target of 285, they completed the victory with ease in ...

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Smith and Warner back in the game after long ban

MELBOURNE: Steve Smith and David Warner have been welcomed back into the Australian fold with “hugs and cuddles” at a team meet-up in Dubai, and said it was like they’d never left. The disgraced pair, whose year-long bans for ball-tampering expire this month, were invited by coach Justin Langer as part ...

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