Sunday, 21 October 2018

Tag Archives: Australia

FIFA World Cup group qualifying scenarios for knockout rounds

MOSCOW: With the second round of World Cup group games completed on Sunday, qualification for the knockout rounds is now clearer. The top two teams in each group go into the last 16. In the case of teams finishing level on points, FIFA has put in place seven tie-breakers starting ...

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Hockey Champions Trophy: Australia beat Pakistan by 2-1

NETHERLANDS: Pakistan faced another defeat in the Champions Trophy taking place in Breda, Netherlands on Sunday as Australia downed the green shirts by 2-1. Australia, one of the most successful teams in the Champions Trophy with 14 titles under its belt, added another win to its list of glory. Pakistan ...

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Paul Farbrace Takes Cricket England Charge For T20Is

LONDON: England head coach Trevor Bayliss will run the rule over some of the most promising talents in the county game while his assistant Paul Farbrace takes temporary charge of the team for the upcoming Twenty20 internationals against Australia and India, it was announced Friday. One of the biggest criticisms ...

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Amir likely to be rested for Zimbabwe series

Mohammad Amir is likely to be rested from at least one portion of Pakistan’s upcoming tour of Zimbabwe. ESPNcricinfo understands the fast bowler asked to be rested after the tour of Ireland, England and Scotland. It is possible he may miss the entire trip in a bid to be fresh ...

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England smash 481 vs Australia to record highest ODI score

Alex Hales celebrates after scoring a century vs Australia.- © AFP NOTTINGHAM: England smashed 481/6 to register the highest ever one-day international total against Australia in the third ODI at Trent Bridge, Nottingham on Tuesday. Incidentally, the previous highest ODI score of 444/3 was also held by the Three Lions ...

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England thrash Australia by three wickets in 1st ODI

LONDON: England returned to winning ways after their shock six-run defeat by Scotland with a three-wicket victory over Australia in their one-day international series-opener at The Oval on Wednesday. However, the world’s top-ranked ODI side made hard work of chasing down a modest target of 215 before finishing on 218 ...

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Ponting to join Australia coaching staff in England

LONDON: Australia great Ricky Ponting will join the backroom staff of head coach Justin Langer during the team s tour of England. Former Australia captain Ponting, one of the outstanding batsmen of his generation, was already due to be in Britain to commentate on the five-match one-day international series against 2019 ...

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Australia and Netherlands formally accuse Russia of downing MH17

MELBOURNE: The Netherlands and Australia have formally accused Russia of being responsible for the 2014 downing of a Malaysia Airlines passenger jet in 2014 that killed 298 people. The move on Friday came a day after international investigators concluded that the missile which smashed into the flight MH17 came from a Russian military ...

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Australian skipper Tim Paine denies Warner rift

SYDNEY: Australian skipper Tim Paine denied David Warner was a divisive figure widely disliked within the team, insisting he would be welcomed back after his ban for a cheating scandal. Disgraced former vice-captain Warner is serving a year-long suspension for his part in the plan to use sandpaper to tamper ...

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