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My heart broke: Ponting on Christchurch terror attack

MUMBAI: Even though he is sitting thousands of miles away on another continent, Ricky Ponting, the former skipper of the Australian cricket team, is deeply shocked by the Christchurch terror attack in New Zealand which left 49 people dead and over 40 injured on Friday. “You know my heart broke ...

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Hasnain corrects Waugh’s prediction by making it big in PSL

KARACHI: Four years ago, Australia’s maestro Steve Waugh had predicted Shaheen Shah Afridi and Mohammad Hasnain will make it big by playing international cricket. Shaheen corrected Waugh’s prediction by featuring in all three international formats in the last one year. It’s now Hasnain’s turn, who is set to make a ...

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5th ODI: Aussies beat India, snatch series

DELHI: Australia beat India by 35 runs to win the fifth and final ODI and secure a 3-2 victory in the series. It is the first ODI series’ win for Australia since January 2017 and the fourth on Indian soil, the last coming in 2009. It was India’s first loss ...

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Australia confident of stunning ODI series win over India

NEW DELHI: Vice-captain Alex Carey said that Australia are confident of sealing what would be a stunning one-day international series victory in India after two wins on the trot. Having been two down to the hosts, Australia bounced back to win the third and fourth ODIs to level the series, ...

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Melania Trump ‘mistook former female Australia FM for partner’

SYDNEY: Australia´s former foreign minister Julie Bishop says she was mistaken for the spouse of a politician by US First Lady Melania Trump, in her latest comments on the subordinate role of women in conservative politics.  Bishop has been vocal about the treatment of senior female politicians since she stepped down ...

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Kohli slams DRS after historic Australia defeat

NEW DELHI: Skipper Virat Kohli has slammed the decision review system (DRS) as “not consistent” after India had a referral turned down by the TV umpire and went on to lose the fourth one-day international to a record Australia chase in Mohali. Ashton Turner hit an unbeaten 43-ball 84 to ...

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Australia outplay army cap wearing India in 3rd ODI

RANCHI: Opener Usman Khawaja’s maiden one-day international century and incisive bowling helped Australia outplay India by 32 runs to stay alive in the five-match series on Friday. Adam Zampa led the bowling charge with three wickets including the prized scalp of India captain Virat Kohli, for 123, to help dismiss ...

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Smith and Warner left out of Australia’s ODI squad for Pakistan

SYDNEY: Steve Smith and David Warner were Friday left out of Australia´s one-day squad for the series against Pakistan despite being eligible for the final two games after their ball-tampering bans expire. Selector Trevor Hohns said it had been decided they would be better served playing their way back into ...

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Radio stations drop Michael Jackson music over abuse claims

SYDNEY: Radio stations in Australia, Canada and New Zealand are refusing to play Michael Jackson’s music in the wake of fresh allegations against him of child sex abuse. Sydney’s Nova Entertainment on Thursday became the latest radio group to announce they are taking the late “King of Pop” off the ...

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Australia central bank calm as house prices skid

SYDNEY: Australia’s top central banker said on Wednesday a downturn in Australia’s once-booming housing market was unlikely to derail the country’s enviable record of 27 years of recession-free expansion and urged banks to ease credit supply. As property prices cool and household consumption slows, the labour market has become particularly ...

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