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Shane Warne slams Cricket Australia

File Photo SYDNEY: Former Australia spinner Shane Warne criticised Cricket Australia, saying that “greed” is the main reason behind the board’s decision to expand the Big Bash League next summer. An extended Big Bash League (BBL) – with an increase in fixtures from 35 to 43 – is set to ...

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Australia deputy PM quits amid sex scandal

CANBERRA: The Deputy Prime Minister of Australia Barnaby Joyce announced his decision to resign from his post on Friday after widespread calls to quit due to his affair with his former Media Adviser Vikki Campion. “On Monday morning I will step down as the Leader of The Nationals and Deputy Prime ...

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Pakistan retain top T20 ranking after ICC error

WELLINGTON: Australian cricket chiefs have clarified that Pakistan still top the Twenty20 world rankings, despite Australia’s victory in the T20 tri-series also featuring New Zealand and England. Cricket Australia said this week that Australia would take the number one spot if they were unbeaten in the tri-series, a feat they ...

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Australia down Black Caps in T20 final, take No.1 ranking

WELLINGTON: Having led the Australians to win the T20 Tri-Series in Auckland, David Warner has plenty of time to reflect on his success. He’ll be 19 hours in the air from Auckland to Johannesburg to join his Test teammates for the long-awaited four-Test series against South Africa. Last night in ...

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Tri-series T20: England beats New Zealand by 2 runs

HAMILTON: New Zealand will face Australia in the final of the Tri-Series despite losing to England by two runs in a deciding Twenty20 cricket international on Sunday. Captain Eoin Morgan returned from injury to help England avoid its fourth-straight loss in the series, scoring an unbeaten 80 from 46 balls ...

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Tri-Series: England, New Zealand in fight for final spot

ICC: England take on New Zealand in a do-or-die clash in the sixth Twenty20 International of the triangular series in Hamilton on Sunday, 18 February, for a chance to play Australia in the final. Australia’s record run-chase in their last league match against New Zealand on Friday meant England still ...

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Steve Smith wins Allan Border Medal

MELBOURNE: Australia cricket captain Steve Smith capped off a golden 12 months by winning his second Allan Border Medal in Melbourne on Monday. Smith, hailed as the country’s finest batsman since Donald Bradman, polled 246 votes, well ahead of two-time medal winner David Warner (162 votes) and Nathan Lyon (156 ...

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Maxwell century scripts Australia’s victory over England

HOBART: After being contentiously omitted from Australia’s team for the one-day global series which England won 4-1, Maxwell re-emphasized his allround value in the shortest format with his second consecutive match-winning performance. That proved the trigger for England to slump badly, as Australia took 6-43 and threatened to skittle the ...

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Shaniera Akram reveal she is Punjabi at heart

LAHORE: Pakistan’s legendary fast bowler Wasim Akram’s wife Shaniera might have been Australian by birth but her latest social media pictures are revealing the true ‘Punjabi’ in her. For the upcoming Pakistan Super League (PSL), Wasim left his former franchise ‘Islamabad United’ and joined the ‘Multan Sultans’ as his new team. ...

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Doug Bollinger announces retirement

SYDNEY: Australia bowler Doug Bollinger announced his retirement from all formats of the game on Monday. The pacer appeared for Sydney Sixers in the recently concluded Big Bash League. The New South Wales-born Bollinger donned the jersey of Australia in all the three formats. With the announcement, the career which ...

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