Sunday, 15 September 2019

Tag Archives: Usman Khawaja

Smith backs Khawaja’s Test return in Bangladesh

DARWIN: Captain Steve Smith backed Usman Khawaja to return to the Australian team for this month’s two-Test series in Bangladesh. Smith, speaking ahead of the team’s departure to Dhaka, said left-hander Khawaja was a key player for the Ashes series against England later this year and needed to work his ...

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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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Australia cruise to victory on Steven Smith ton

PERTH: “We’ve traditionally chased pretty well here at the WACA,” Steven Smith said after sending Pakistan in to bat. Perhaps what he meant was that he chases pretty well at the WACA. Last summer, Smith plundered 149 as Australia hunted down a target of 310 against India, winning in the ...

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Smith ton puts Australia in command against Pakistan

Steve Smith of Australia celebrates his century during day one of the First Test match between Australia and Pakistan at The Gabba on December 15, 2016 in Brisbane, Australia. BRISBANE: Skipper Steve Smith scored a hundred and rookies Matt Renshaw and Peter Handscomb half-centuries as Australia took an early grip ...

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Luck deserts Warner as Proteas maintain grip

HOBART – Luck deserted Australia in their desperate bid to salvage the second Test with South Africa snaring the vital wicket of David Warner in unfortunate circumstances in Hobart. Warner, who was seeking redemption after his reckless dismissal in the opening over of the first innings, lost his wicket while ...

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