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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 face WACA house of pain

  Perth: England, battered from their latest off-field booze-related scandal, will try to cling on to the Ashes urn at a venue where they haven’t won since 1978 in Thursday’s third Test. The WACA ground here has always been Australia’s … Continue reading

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England fightback, a little to late

Adelaide: England finally got the pink ball to swing on the third night of the second Ashes Test here, but it still looked too little, too late and Australia will go into day four on 53 for four with a … Continue reading

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Honours even on day 1

Adelaide: England captain Joe Root was no doubt mindful of recent history at Adelaide Oval when he sent Australia in to bat on winning the toss in the second Ashes Test here, Saturday. In the two previous day-night Tests, the … Continue reading

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Defiant Smith stall England

Brisbane: Skipper Steve Smith (64 batting, 148b, 6×4) led a rescue mission to revive Australia’s fortunes after a top-order batting collapse in the Ashes Test against England in here Friday at the Gabba. Chasing England’s first innings score of 302, … Continue reading

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Vince, Stoneman hold England

  Brisbane: England’s James Vince (83, 170b, 12×4) was spectacularly run out with a century beckoning on his Ashes debut as Australia hit back to leave the first Test finely balanced after day one at the Gabba here Thursday. Captain … Continue reading

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England await the ‘demons of Gabbatoir’

  Brisbane: Joe Root’s tourists will have to conquer England’s historical psychological demons at the ‘Gabbatoir’ if they are to avoid another potentially fatal start to their Ashes campaign this week. The Woolloongabba Ground here – an Aboriginal word for … Continue reading

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