Monday, 27 March 2017

Tag Archives: David Warner

Cheteshwar Pujara, Saha put India on top in third Test

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RANCHI: Cheteshwar Pujara said Sunday the spinners should win the third Test for India after his double century and a marathon partnership with centurion Wriddhiman Saha put the hosts on top against Australia. After declaring their first innings on 603 for nine late in the final session on day four ...

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Bowling will be crucial to beat India, says Warner

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SYDNEY: Star opener David Warner asserted on Wednesday that the Australian bowlers will have to be at the top of their game if the visitors are to emerge triumphant during their upcoming Test series against India. With the wickets in the subcontinent known to favour spinners, Warner felt that the ...

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Finch to captain Aussie Twenty20 team against Sri Lanka

SYDNEY: Opening batsman Aaron Finch will lead the Australian Twenty20 team in the upcoming series against Sri Lanka with captain Steve Smith and vice-captain David Warner resting ahead of the tour of India. Finch, who was stand-in captain in Monday’s one-day international against New Zealand, will take the helm for ...

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Australia win ODI series against Pakistan

ADELAIDE: Australia cruised to a 57-run victory over Pakistan in the fifth and final one-day international at the Adelaide Oval on Thursday. After setting an imposing total of 369-7, thanks to a record opening partnership of 284 between David Warner and Travis Head, the Australians bowled Pakistan out for 312. ...

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Smith wants defence, Warner eyes attack in India Test

SYDNEY: The country’s on-field leaders hold opposing views over the strategy required for success with the bat in India, days before Australia’s Test squad start a pre-series training camp in Dubai. While captain Steve Smith believes defence will be the key for Australia to end their woes on the subcontinent, ...

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Warner ton sets up series win for Australia

SYDNEY: A David Warner hundred. A catalogue of Pakistan fielding errors. A big win for Australia. It was as if the fourth one-day international in Sydney was a recap of the Test campaign earlier this summer. Certainly the result was the same – a series victory for Australia. Unlike in ...

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Pakistan out for 315, Australia do not enforce follow-on

SYDNEY: David Warner smashed the second fastest 50 in Test history to give Australia a flying start in their chase for runs and a declaration on the fourth day of the third Test against Pakistan Friday. At tea, the home team had stretched its lead to 340 runs at 117 ...

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Warner, Renshaw tons lead Australia to 365-3 at stumps

David Warner celebrated his 18th Test century off only 78 balls SYDNEY: David Warner joined the illustrious company of Don Bradman and Victor Trumper with a Test century before lunch as rookie partner Matthew Renshaw flourished for his maiden hundred against Pakistan on Tuesday. Warner smashed a whirlwind 18th Test ...

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Warner’s whirlwind ton leads Aussie fightback

MELBOURNE: Azhar Ali carved out an unbeaten double-century to set Pakistan up for a first innings declaration at 443-9 but a belligerent David Warner had Australia charging out of the blocks in response on day three of the second test on Wednesday. Opener Warner fired a rapid 144 before Wahab Riaz ...

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Criticism of team, captain Smith just ‘bizarre’: Warner

BRISBANE: Australia’s Vice-Captain David Warner has found it “bizarre” that pundits and fans continue to criticise the team despite winning their last two test matches after a run of five losses. Australia beat Pakistan by 39 runs in a thrilling finish in the first test in Brisbane last week. Misbah-ul-Haq’s ...

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