Thursday, 20 February 2020

Tag Archives: Tim Paine

Australia lock down top order after big win over Pakistan

SYDNEY (Reuters) – Captain Tim Paine thinks Australia might have found a top order for the foreseeable future after putting together an innings of 580 with minimal contribution from Steve Smith in their victory over Pakistan in the first test on Sunday. Smith was a colossus when Australia retained the ...

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Paine hits out at Stokes for ‘cheap shot’ at Warner

BRISBANE: Australia captain Tim Paine has blasted England all-rounder Ben Stokes for taking a “cheap shot” at David Warner, claiming he was using the controversial opening batsman to spike sales of his new book. In his book, which is being serialised in a British newspaper, he claims Warner’s sledging motivated ...

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Tim Paine will lead the Kangaroos against Pakistan

SYDNEY: Australia have announced 14-man squad for the upcoming two-match series, starting in Brisbane next week followed by Adelaide, against Pakistan. Tim Paine will lead the Kangaroos against Pakistan while former captain Steve Smith and David Warner are also part of the team. It is pertinent here to mention that ...

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Australia having a ‘mare’ with Ashes DRS calls

MANCHESTER: Australia captain Tim Paine admitted he was having “a mare” after twice failing to review umpiring decisions in the fifth Ashes Test even though the challenges would have brought wickets. England, seeking to level the series at 2-2, are firmly in control of the final Test with two days ...

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Ton-up Khawaja helps Australia draw first Test

DUBAI: Opener Usman Khawaja hit a fighting hundred to foil Pakistan and help Australia escape with a draw in the first Test in Dubai. The left-hander hit a solid 141 for his seventh Test hundred, while skipper Tim Paine (61 not out) and Travis Head (72) also hit half centuries ...

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Australia captain Tim Paine says Buttler is better than Dhoni

MANCHESTER: For long Mahendra Singh Dhoni has been rated as the best wicketkeeper-batsman in white ball cricket but Australia captain Tim Paine is of the opinion that England’s Jos Buttler has surged ahead of the former Indian captain. Buttler is in the form of his life, having played a pivotal ...

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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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Paine, Starc may miss Boxing Day Ashes Test

MELBOURNE: Wicketkeeper Tim Paine has joined pace spearhead Mitchell Starc as a doubt for Australia in the Boxing Day Test against England in Melbourne. Starc hobbled through Melbourne airport on crutches cushioning a bruised heel but was not yet ready to concede defeat. “It won’t be my choice,” he told ...

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