Thursday, 24 October 2019

Tag Archives: Australia

Ganguly names his favourites to reach World Cup 2019 semi-finals

NEW DELHI: The former India captain, who led the team to the 2003 World Cup finals expects that current round robin format will be one of the most “keenly contested” tournament. “My pick for the four semifinalists spot would be India, Australia, England and Pakistan. India are one of the ...

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ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2019 – Team Squads

LONDON: Full list of squads announced for the ICC Men s Cricket World Cup 2019, which gets underway on 30 May in England and Wales. All teams have announced 15-member provisional squads for the World Cup. Teams can still make changes until one week before the start of the tournament. England: ...

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Assange’s father calls on Australia to bring him home

SYDNEY: WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange’s father called on Australia to bring his son home, saying he was shocked to see his son’s condition after his arrest in London last week. John Shipton – who was secretary of the Wikileaks Party when his son tried to run for a senate seat ...

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Warner and Smith named in Australia World Cup squad

SYDNEY: Steve Smith and David Warner, who  were banned  following a ball-tampering incident, have   returned to Australia’s ODI squad for the upcoming ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup in England and Wales. Former captain Smith and opening batsman Warner have not played international cricket since their ban following a ball-tampering incident ...

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China warns Australia at WTO about 5G restriction

GENEVA: China told Australia at the World Trade Organization that Australia’s restriction on Chinese 5G telecoms technology was “obviously discriminative” and appeared to break global trade rules, according to a transcript seen by Reuters. China’s representative at the WTO’s Council on Trade in Goods said measures to restrict 5G technology ...

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Holland man completes world’s longest electric car trip

SYDNEY: A Holland man has completed 95,000 kilometre trip on his electric car in Sydney to prove the viability of such vehicles in tackling climate change. Wiebe Wakker drove his car nicknamed “The Blue Bandit” across 33 countries. The trip that was funded by public donations took over three years ...

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Smith backs fellow ball-tamperer Bancroft as Durham captain

SYDNEY: Shamed former Australia captain Steve Smith has backed fellow ball-tamperer Cameron Bancroft as an astute choice to skipper English county side Durham after his appointment raised eyebrows. Smith, Bancroft and David Warner were all banned over the scandal involving sandpaper to alter the ball in South Africa last year, ...

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Arthur satisfied with youngsters in Australia ODIs

Pakistan cricket team head coach Mickey Arthur expressed his satisfaction over the performance of youngsters in the five-match ODI series against Australia. Arthur – speaking at a press conference in Lahore – said that the ODI series against Australia was a chance to try young players in the team. “It ...

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