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India vs Australia: Hosts bounce back following an all-round show

Following a 10-wicket thrashing at Wankhede, India have bounced back in the ongoing three-match One-Day International (ODI) series against Australia with a 36-run victory at the Saurashtra Cricket Association (SCA) Stadium in Rajkot on Friday (January 17). Chasing a competitive 341 that came on the back of half-centuries from Shikhar Dhawan, …

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Australia prepare for ODI series

The Australia team have gone to great lengths to prepare for their eagerly awaited upcoming ODI series against India, which gets underway on Tuesday in Mumbai.  In an effort to leave no stone unturned, they have been practising with a wet ball, whilst, to anticipate conditions at the Wankhede Stadium …

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Sean Abbot out of ODIs against India; Short gets look-in

D’Arcy Short has been included in Australia’s ODI squad for their tour of India as a replacement for Sean Abbot, who suffered from a side strain while playing for Sydney Sixers in the Big Bash League. Abbot’s injury means that he will be sidelined for around four weeks. The series …

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Pat Cummins and the streak of no-lbws

  Pat Cummins will finish 2019 as the no.1 ranked ICC Test bowler. He will also, in all likelihood, finish as the highest wicket-taker in Tests in 2019 with 59 wickets in 12 Tests at an average of 19.33 and a strike rate of 42.9. As of now, Stuart Broad …

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Kohli equals Ponting’s record for most international centuries as captain

After becoming the fastest player to reach 5000 Test runs as captain on Day 1 of the second Test match of the series against Bangladesh on Friday, India skipper Virat Kohli added yet another feather to his illustrious cap as he equalled Australian legend Ricky Ponting’s record of 41 international …

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Sophie Molinuex recent Aussie cricketer to take a break from cricket to deal with mental health

Australia women’s all-rounder Sophie Molineux has become the latest cricketer to take a break from the game due to mental health issues. Currently playing for Melbourne Renegades in the Women’s Big Bash League, Sophie has withdrawn from Renegades’ game against Melbourne Stars in order to focus on her mental well …

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Trending! Bancroft picked for Tests against Pakistan; Khawaja, Siddle dropped

Cameron Bancroft, Joe Burns, Michael Neser and Travis Head have been named in the 14-member squad for the upcoming two-Test match series between Australia and Pakistan. Usman Khawaja, Marcus Harris and Peter Siddle have not been picked.  Bancroft was not in Australia A squad for the tour game against Pakistan …

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Nic Maddinson withdraws citing mental health issues

Australia A batsman, Nic Maddinson, on Saturday pulled himself out of the warm-up fixture against Pakistan citing mental health issues. The 27-year old batsman has formerly represented Australia in Test cricket and was in contention for the upcoming Test series against Pakistan.  Western Australia batsman and recent Test opener Cameron …

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Steven Smith to be back as Test captain as early as next year?

Despite the Ashes win, Tim Paine’s Test captaincy still hangs on a thread as Steven Smith is widely believed to return to power post his leadership ban that ends in March next year. Smith had led the team for a while until the ball-tampering saga in 2018 saw him being …

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