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O’Keefe banned, fined for offensive outburst
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O’Keefe banned, fined for offensive outburst

April 7th, 2017 | by admin
Steve O’Keefe has been banned from this year’s domestic limited-overs competition by New South Wales and fined $20,000 by Cricket Australia for making highly offensive comments while intoxicated at the after-party...
The last lap of India’s marathon season
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The last lap of India’s marathon season

March 24th, 2017 | by admin
The hosts are grappling with sore shoulders, knees and groins, and a whole lot of tired minds. But with the series at stake, they will need one collective push Kanpur, Kolkata, Indore. Rajkot, Visakhapatnam, Mohali, Mumbai,...
Shreyas Iyer called up as cover for Kohli
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Shreyas Iyer called up as cover for Kohli

March 23rd, 2017 | by admin
Mumbai batsman Shreyas Iyer has been called up to Dharamsala as cover for Virat Kohli, who still hasn’t completely recovered from his shoulder injury. Even as India maintained Iyer is cover – and not a replacement...
Hazlewood expects result pitch for decider
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Hazlewood expects result pitch for decider

March 23rd, 2017 | by admin
Australia fast bowler Josh Hazlewood expected a result-oriented pitch for the series-deciding fourth Test against India in Dharamsala, though not necessarily the juicy kind that helped Adam Gilchrist’s team clinch the most...
Shami question part of India’s rare green-pitch musings
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Shami question part of India’s rare green-pitch musings

March 22nd, 2017 | by admin
Three days ahead of the fourth Test, the surface at the HPCA Stadium wore a smattering of grass. Will that, or Mohammed Shami’s availability, subject to fitness, change India’s combination? Remember the Nagpur pitch?...
Runs will come, it will turn around – Warner
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Runs will come, it will turn around – Warner

March 21st, 2017 | by admin
That this series remains alive with one Test to play is a significant achievement for Australia. That they have reached this point without a contribution of note from David Warner is all the more remarkable. Australia’s...
Smith proud as ‘magnificent plans’ come off
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Smith proud as ‘magnificent plans’ come off

March 20th, 2017 | by admin
Steven Smith believes “momentum” is with Australia and India would be “hurting” after a day-five resistance mission in Ranchi kept the series level at 1-1. Australia refused to crumble on the final day...
India break down another big total
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India break down another big total

March 19th, 2017 | by admin
For the third time this home season, the team took the lead after its opposition put up 400 batting first but the Ranchi effort was special Nathan Lyon had already bowled 29 overs in India’s innings when he came on to bowl...
Jadeja leads India’s charge after Pujara 202
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Jadeja leads India’s charge after Pujara 202

March 19th, 2017 | by admin
Australia 23 for 2 (Jadeja 2-6) and 451 trail India 603 for 9 dec (Pujara 202, Saha 117, Vijay 82, Rahul 67, Cummins 4-106) by 129 runs Cheteshwar Pujara secured the longest occupation ever by an Indian batsman in a Test match as...
Smith, Maxwell lead Australia dominance
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Smith, Maxwell lead Australia dominance

March 17th, 2017 | by admin
Test hundred number 19, nine of them made overseas, was a measure of the quality Australia’s captain Steven Smith has brought to Ranchi to give his team a chance of unseating India at home. Ball number 147, kept out by...