Monday, 14 October 2019

Tag Archives: Australia

Former Australian Test cricketer Bruce Yardley passes away

SYDNEY” Former Australian Test cricketer, coach and commentator Bruce Yardley lost his battle to cancer and passed away on Wednesday at the age of 71. Yardley, who debuted for Australia aged 30, started his cricketing career as a medium-pacer but later turned to be an off-spinner. In 33 Tests for ...

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Finch leads Australia to victory over Pakistan in second ODI

SHARJAH: Australia thrashed Pakistan again and by the same margin of eight wickets to take a 2-0 lead with three matches remaining in the five-match One-day International series here at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium on Sunday night. Chasing a daunting target of 285, they completed the victory with ease in ...

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Smith and Warner back in the game after long ban

MELBOURNE: Steve Smith and David Warner have been welcomed back into the Australian fold with “hugs and cuddles” at a team meet-up in Dubai, and said it was like they’d never left. The disgraced pair, whose year-long bans for ball-tampering expire this month, were invited by coach Justin Langer as part ...

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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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