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Tag Archives: Australia

Australia to give Windies taste of own medicine: Coulter-Nile

LONDON: West Indies used plenty of short-pitched deliveries to dismantle Pakistan in their opener but the Caribbean batsmen will get a taste of their own medicine when they face Australia, fast bowler Nathan Coulter-Nile has said. A blistering Oshane Thomas-led pace attack swept Pakistan away for a dismal 105 in ...

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Australia overpowered Sri Lanka in warm-up match

LONDON: Usman Khawaja did his World Cup prospects no harm as Australia overpowered Sri Lanka by five wickets in a warm-up match at Southampton. Khawaja, who appears to be vying for a place at number three with Shaun Marsh, made 89 in a total of 241 for five. The world ...

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Fifty children saved as Interpol bust dark web

BANGKOK: International police group Interpol said Thursday that nine people had been arrested in Thailand, Australia and the US and 50 children had been rescued after investigators took down an online paedophilia ring. More arrests were expected as police in nearly 60 countries pursue investigations stemming from an Interpol operation ...

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Khawaja struck on helmet by Russell bouncer

SOUTHAMPTON: Usman Khawaja has sent a scare through the Australia World Cup camp after being struck on the helmet while batting against West Indies in a warm-up match at Southampton. Khawaja went to hospital for scans on his jaw after suffering a nasty blow from an Andre Russell bouncer during ...

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Australian PM egged on campaign trail

SYDNEY: Australia’s election became a little more raucous on Tuesday when a protestor tried – but failed – to crack an egg on Prime Minister Scott Morrison’s head. The attacker’s egg, thrown from close range, appeared to bounce off the politician at a Country Women’s Association event in New South ...

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Australia paceman Jhye Richardson out of World Cup

SYDNEY: Australian fast bowler Jhye Richardson was ruled out of the World Cup Wednesday after failing to recover from a dislocated shoulder, with namesake Kane Richardson replacing him. He picked up the injury during Australia’s series against Pakistan in the United Arab Emirates in March, but was included in the ...

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Claire becomes the first female umpire to stand in a men’s ODI

WINDHOEK: Australia’s Claire Polosak said it was a “special day” as she made history in becoming the first female umpire to stand in a men’s one-day international. The 31-year-old officiated in the final of the World Cricket League Division 2 between hosts Namibia and Oman at the weekend and admitted ...

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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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