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Roy spoils Finch party

Melbourne: Opener Jason Roy (180, 151b, 16×4, 5×4) blasted a mesmerising century to hand England a comfortable five-wicket win against Australia in the first ODI at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) here, Sunday. After opener Aaron Finch (107, 119b, 10×4, … Continue reading

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Lots at stake for India U-19 colts

Mount Maunganui: Optimism mingled with an eagerness to know what lies ahead as India’s potential future stars gear up to lock horns with Australia in their big- ticket campaign opener of the ICC U-19 World Cup here, Sunday. Coached by … Continue reading

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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 ton puts Oz in command

  Sydney: Usman Khawaja (171, 381b, 18×4, 1×6) hit his first Ashes hundred and Shaun Marsh (98 batting, 207b, 10×4) was approaching his sixth Test century as Australia eased 133 runs ahead of England on 479 for four after the … Continue reading

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Germany, Aussies share points

Bhubaneswar: Defending champions Australia played out an exciting 2-2 draw in an exciting Pool B match of the Men’s Hockey World League Finals at the Kalinga Stadium here Saturday. Blake Glovers and Aaron Kleinschmidt of Australia scored in the 39th … Continue reading

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Oz planning to Bolt Poms

Sydney: Australia’s cricketers have called on retired sprint king Usain Bolt to boost their running between the wickets during the Ashes Test series. The Jamaican track superstar, the world record holder in the 100m and 200m and eight-time Olympic champion, … Continue reading

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Starc reality hits Proteas

Perth: A failed review capped a miserable day for South Africa on the opening day of their first cricket Test against Australia at the WACA Ground, here Thursday.After fast bowler Mitchell Starc (4/71) returned in style to international cricket to … Continue reading

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Well done, Akhilesh

What’s happening on the political turf in Uttar Pradesh — the somewhat chaotic but sprawling state where India’s destiny used to be shaped for long — looks interesting and offers some hope for the future. The young Chief Minister Akhilesh … Continue reading

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South Africa annihilate Aussies

Cape Town: David Warner (173, 136b, 24×4) hit a magnificent century for Australia but could not prevent South Africa from completing a clean sweep by winning the fifth and final ODI by 31 runs at Newlands here Wednesday evening.Warner made … Continue reading

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