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Aussies complete England humiliation

Sydney: As expected Australia romped to an innings and 123-runs victory over England here Monday at the SCG to complete an emphatic 4-0 triumph in the 5-Test Ashes series. The visitors were dismissed for 180 in their second innings. England … Continue reading

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Aussies close in on innings triumph

Sydney: Australia were closing on an innings victory with England fighting a desperate rearguard on 93 for four at stumps on the fourth day of the fifth Ashes Test at the SCG here, Sunday, still 210 runs from forcing their … Continue reading

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Khawaja, Smith frustrate England

  Sydney: Steve Smith (44 batting, 88b, 3×4) racked up another milestone as he continued to torment England and Usman Khawaja (91 batting, 204b, 7×4, 1×6) neared a century to put Australia in a strong position after day two of … Continue reading

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England may blood rookie Crane

  Sydney: Even with the series beyond them and the Ashes urn already back in Australia, England will be desperate to back up an encouraging performance in Melbourne and secure a consolation victory in the fifth and final Test which … Continue reading

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Anderson quashes tampering claims

Sydney: England pace bowler James Anderson has described accusations as ridiculous that he was involved in tampering with the ball during the drawn fourth Ashes Test against Australia in Melbourne last week. The 35-year-old was shown on television appearing to … Continue reading

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Smith scuttles England plans 

Melbourne: Australia captain Steve Smith (102 n o, 275b, 6×4) tormented England with another century as the fourth Ashes Test ended in a frustrating draw for Joe Root’s side on a lifeless Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) pitch here, Saturday. Smith … Continue reading

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Rain interrupts England charge

  Melbourne: A morning that brought two wickets for England and a sniff of a drought-breaking Ashes win gave way to a bleak afternoon for the tourists as rain washed out most of day four, Friday and left Australia well-placed … Continue reading

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Cook record double ton lifts England

  Melbourne: Alastair Cook (244 batting, 409b, 27×4) reeled off a record-breaking double century to put England in command of the fourth Ashes Test with a formidable 164-run first innings lead here at the MCG, Thursday. The stoic opener emphatically … Continue reading

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Aussies plan more misery for Poms

Melbourne: Australia will look to extend their Christmas cheer into the dead rubber Boxing Day Test by subjecting a demoralised England to a fourth consecutive loss in the Ashes at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) when the game begins Monday. … Continue reading

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Cummins worried about Starc heel

Melbourne: Australia will have to manage Mitchell Starc’s heel problem properly or risk losing their in-form pace spearhead to a long-term injury, team mate Pat Cummins said here Saturday. Starc is a big doubt for the fourth Test against England … Continue reading

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