Friday, 6 December 2019

Tag Archives: Australia

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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India beat Australia by eight wickets to win U-19 World Cup

MOUNT MAUNGANUI: India have on Saturday beaten Australia by eight wickets to win the ICC Under-19 Cricket World Cup at Bay Oval, Mount Maunganui for fourth time. Australia set a 217-run target for India after winning the toss and electing to bat first as the Kangaroos were all out for ...

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Sam Billings and Vince vie for opening role for England

CANBERRA: Same England tour, but another month, and another format. After Australia lorded the Ashes, and England returned the compliment in the 50-over series, England are competing in a 20-over tri-series with Australia and New Zealand. The trio will play each other twice before the final in Auckland – no ...

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Security Breach: Top Secret Files Found In Australian Old Cabinet

The Australian government is holding an “urgent investigation” into how thousands of highly classified government documents found their way to the Australian Broadcasting Corporation, NPR reported. ABC published a controversial report earlier on Wednesday, detailing how they obtained hundreds of top-secret and highly classified documents in what they dubbed as ...

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Indo-Pak Band JoSH Leaves Fans Wanting More in Australia

MELBOURNE: The famous Indo-Pakistan music band JoSH performed in Melbourne as well as Sydney and left fans wanting more Punjabi hits! The band, consisting of best friends Qurram Hussain and Rupinder Magon, performed live with a team of musicians called The Fifth – a hard rock band from Fayetteville, North ...

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Curran steps up as England beat Australia in final ODI

PERTH: England finished their testing tour of Australia on a high Sunday with a thrilling 12-run win in the fifth and final one-day international in Perth. In the first match at the new Perth Stadium, the tourists set Australia 260 to win in front of a record West Australian cricket ...

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