Saturday, 27 November 2021

Tag Archives: Aussie

Aussie spinner Nathan Lyon signs for Hampshire

SYDNEY: Australian off-spinner Nathan Lyon said he was relishing “a fabulous opportunity” after agreeing a deal to become Hampshire s overseas player in next season’s County Championship. The 31-year-old, a key member of Australia’s Test team during the recent Ashes series, played a handful of games for Worcestershire in 2017, ...

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Steve Smith barred from playing Bangladesh T20 league

DHAKA: The Bangladesh Cricket Board on Thursday announced that it has barred former Australian captain Steve Smith from participating in the forthcoming Bangladesh Premier League Twenty20 tournament, following an objection raised by some franchises. Smith, serving a one-year ban from international cricket and Australia’s domestic Sheffield Shield and Big Bash ...

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Fresh allegations against Aussie players set to be aired

SYDNEY: Fresh allegations of spot-fixing against “current and former Australian players” are set to be aired by the television news network Al Jazeera in a follow-up to the investigative documentary aired earlier this year. Cricket Australia has confirmed the allegations relate to “historical matches from 2011”, a year in which ...

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England must silence Aussie crowds to win Ashes: Swann

LONDON: England must silence the baying home crowds if they are to stand any chance of getting on top of Australia during the upcoming Ashes series, said former spinner Graeme Swann. Swann , who retired mid-way through England ‘s ill-fated tour in 2013/14, described the noise levels at the Gabba ...

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