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Langer wants Australia to tour England and for IPL to happen

Justin Langer has transformed Australia 's fortunes since taking over as the Head Coach

Australia head coach Justin Langer wants the team to tour England and he also batted for star players to participate in the Indian Premier League (IPL) to help cricket get back on its feet following a long break put forward by coronavirus pandemic. Langer’s comments came in the aftermath of …

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Have already started preparing for Australia tour, says Kuldeep Yadav

Kuldeep Yadav has revealed that he has already started preparing for the Australia tour, scheduled to take place towards the end of the year. India are currently scheduled to play three T20Is against Australia in October. Then in December-January, both teams will contest in the four-Test series where India will …

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Rohit Sharma has the ability to handle tough Australian conditions in Tests: Michael Hussey

Indian batman Rohit Sharma’s Test career took a turn for the better when he was given an opportunity to open in the series against South Africa at home last year. Before that, his numbers in red-ball cricket were quite mediocre not he smashed 3 tons, which included a double century …

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Aaron Finch in awe of Virat Kohli’s consistency

Aaron Finch, the limited-overs skipper of the Australian team has heaped praise on his Indian counterpart Virat Kohli for his consistency in all three formats as batsman. Furthermore, he also talked highly about the ‘impressive’ way Kohli has led the team in recent years. “Every player, regardless of who it …

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“First hit in three months” -Steve Smith is back in training

Steve Smith has hit the nets for the first time in three months, Australia’s premier batsman said in a social media post on Monday.   View this post on Instagram   First hit in the nets in 3 months. Good news… I remembered how to hold the bat 😂 A …

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Have already started planning for 2023 WC in India, says Finch

Australia limited-overs captain Aaron Finch has said that he already has set his eyes on the 2023 World Cup and is constantly thinking about the 2020 T20 World Cup. Finch’s team last played in March in a closed-door ODI match against New Zealand at the Sydney Cricket Ground before the …

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Tim Paine ‘fascinated’ ahead of Test cricket’s resumption

Tim Paine, the Australia Test captain will be keeping a close eye on proceedings when England lock horns against West Indies in the much-anticipated Test series starting on July 8. The three-match series will mark the resumption of cricket following a few month’s suspension due to global COVID-19 outbreak. “I …

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Chesteshwar Pujara feels Pink-Ball Test in Australia will be “different challenge” altogether

Chesteshwar Pujara, India’s No.3 batsman in Tests, feels the much-anticipated Pink-ball fixture in Adelaide during this year’s Border-Gavaskar trophy is going to be a different experience altogether, especially for his colleagues in the batting department. “It’s different from what we are used to with red ball. The format is the …

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This Day That Year: SA’s hopes of reaching final dashed by Australia in ’99 WC classic

South Africa are yet to win a cricket World Cup despite boasting of some of the greatest players in their ranks over the years. It was on this day in the 1999 World Cup that their tag of being ‘chokers’ on the big stages took shape after a gut-wrenching tie …

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Steve Smith “can’t wait” for Border-Gavaskar series

Steve Smith, the classy Australian batsman said he cannot wait for India’s proposed tour later this year, which he expects to be an “awesome” series. Recently he was interacting with his fans during an Instagram live, when he expressed his views on the much anticipated series. “Can’t wait. Going to …

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