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Lyon, O’Keefe among wickets in drawn game
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Lyon, O’Keefe among wickets in drawn game

February 19th, 2017 | by admin
Australians 469 for 7 dec (Smith 107, Shaun Marsh 104, Mitchell Marsh 75, Wade 64) and 110 for 4 drew with India A 176 for 4 (Iyer 202*, Gowtham 74, Lyon 4-162) The Australian spinners got through a heavy workload – 28 5...
Smith, Shaun Marsh dominate with tons in warm-up
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Smith, Shaun Marsh dominate with tons in warm-up

February 17th, 2017 | by admin
Australians 327 for 5 (Smith 107, Shaun Marsh 104, Handscomb 45) v India A Steven Smith and Shaun Marsh struck boundary-laden centuries on the first day of Australia’s warm-up game against India A at the Brabourne Stadium...
Sri Lanka sneak through after Gunaratne fifty
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Sri Lanka sneak through after Gunaratne fifty

February 17th, 2017 | by admin
Sri Lanka 5 for 172 (Gunaratne 52, Munaweera 44) beat Australia 6 for 168 (Finch 43, Malinga 2-29) by five wickets Australia’s “best of the Big Bash League” took Sri Lanka to the final ball. The hosts and their...
Malinga set for return against new-look Australia
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Malinga set for return against new-look Australia

February 16th, 2017 | by admin
Match facts   February 17, 2017 Start time 1940 local (0840 GMT) Big Picture   On Friday, February 17, two different teams will represent Australia in two different matches on two different continents. The...
‘I still want to play Test cricket’
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‘I still want to play Test cricket’

February 14th, 2017 | by admin
Over the next week, Aaron Finch will break a record. And yet it’s a record he hopes he will not hold forever. Assuming he does not miss any of the three T20s against Sri Lanka, Finch will overtake David Hussey to become the...
Voges announces international retirement
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Voges announces international retirement

February 14th, 2017 | by admin
Adam Voges has indicated that his days as an international cricketer are over. A day before he is scheduled to lead the Prime Minister’s XI against the visiting Sri Lankans in Canberra, Voges said it would be his last game...
Angelo Mathews unavailable for Australia tour due to injury
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Angelo Mathews unavailable for Australia tour due to injury

February 5th, 2017 | by admin
Angelo Mathews’ hamstring injury will keep him out of the forthcoming T20 series in Australia, Sri Lanka Cricket has confirmed. A stand-in captain is expected to be named on Tuesday, when the selectors decide on the squad....
Taylor and Boult wrest trophy for NZ
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Taylor and Boult wrest trophy for NZ

February 5th, 2017 | by admin
New Zealand 281 for 9 (Taylor 107, Brownlie 63, Faulkner 3-59, Starc 3-63) beat Australia 257 (Finch 56, Head 53, Boult 6-33) by 24 runs This was some sort of day for New Zealand. Ross Taylor equalled Nathan Astle’s record...
Napier City Council to launch inquiry into McLean Park fiasco
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Napier City Council to launch inquiry into McLean Park fiasco

February 2nd, 2017 | by admin
The Napier City Council is set to launch an inquiry* into the abandonment of the second Chappell-Hadlee ODI at McLean Park on Thursday, according to a stuff.co.nz report. Not a ball was bowled despite there being no rain for four...
Been there, done that, going nowhere?
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Been there, done that, going nowhere?

February 2nd, 2017 | by admin
Cameron White’s criticisms of Australia’s selection processes have raised the question of whether performances in the Sheffield Shield and Matador Cup are losing relevance On Tuesday, Cameron White pointed out a few...