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Tag Archives: Australia

Australia’s Finch sets Surrey record with T20 ton

(AFP) LONDON: Australian batsman Aaron Finch made an unbeaten 131, the highest score by a Surrey batsman in a Twenty20 match, as his side ended Sussex’s unbeaten start to English cricket’s Blast tournament with a 52-run win at Hove. But it might have been a different story for the Australia Twenty20 ...

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Pakistan wins tri-series title against Australia

Pakistan batsman Fakhar Zaman in action during the final of the tri-series played between Pakistan and Australia in a T20 tri-series which at the Harare Sports Club, July 8 2018. / AFP PHOTO / Jekesai NJIKIZANA

(AFP) HARARE: Opener Fakhar Zaman cracked a career-best 91 to help set up Pakistan s six-wicket win over Australia in the final of the Twenty20 tri-series at Harare Sports Club on Sunday. Zaman shared in a century stand with Shoaib Malik as Pakistan recovered from an early wobble in their pursuit ...

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Glenn Maxwell powers Australia to T20 win over Zimbabwe

HARARE: Glenn Maxwell hit a half-century for Australia as they chased down Zimbabwe’s 151 for nine with a ball to spare in a tightly-contested Twenty-20 match on Friday. Maxwell’s 56 – his first half century since February against England in Hobart – helped ease the pain for an Australian middle ...

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Zaman’s career-best 73 sparks Pakistan to victory over Australia

HARARE: Shaheen Afridi took three wickets as Pakistan completed a clinical 45-run victory over Australia on Thursday in the Twenty20 tri-series in Zimbabwe. Pakistan batted first and opener Fakhar Zaman registered a career-best 73 as they raced to 194 for 7. Then left-arm seamer Afridi starred with three wickets as ...

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Finch revels in record as Australia smash Zimbabwe

HARARE: Australia captain Aaron Finch revelled in his record-breaking innings against Zimbabwe, saying it was “up there” as one of the best innings he has ever played. Finch powered his way to 172, beating his own world record high score in Twenty20 Internationals. Finch and fellow opener D Arcy Short ...

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Billy Stanlake tears through Pakistan for easy win

HARARE: Australia fast bowler Billy Stanlake rediscovered his aggressive streak to demolish Pakistan’s top order and set up a nine-wicket win for his side in the second match of the T20 tri-series in Zimbabwe. “The boys have been talking to me in the last few days about being a little ...

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Australia Beat India to Win Champions Trophy Final

BREDA: Australia defeated India in the final to win the 37th and last edition of the Champions Trophy Hockey 2018 in Breda, Netherlands. Australia were the superior side in the penalty shootout after the match ended 1-1 in regulation time. History repeated itself as the outcome of the 2018 edition ...

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World T20 No.1 spot on line in Zimbabwe

HARARE: Pakistan travel to Zimbabwe as the world’s top rated team but if the Australians are able to put their torrid tour of England behind them they could claim that status for themselves. Australia are in dire need of a confidence booster after enduring a 6-0 drubbing across limited overs ...

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It’s good to be on the field, a smile on my face: David Warner

TORONTO: Australia opener out for 1 on return to cricket, but is “excited” to be back playing, reported ICC.  David Warner’s return to cricket since the ball-tampering scandal lasted all of two balls as he was bowled by Sri Lanka’s Lasith Malinga for 1 in their Global T20 Canada match ...

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Australia captain Tim Paine says Buttler is better than Dhoni

MANCHESTER: For long Mahendra Singh Dhoni has been rated as the best wicketkeeper-batsman in white ball cricket but Australia captain Tim Paine is of the opinion that England’s Jos Buttler has surged ahead of the former Indian captain. Buttler is in the form of his life, having played a pivotal ...

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