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Australian fans sink boot into Steve Smith’s underperforming, overpaid team

Australian fans sink boot into Steve Smith’s underperforming, overpaid team

The team was recently involved in a pay dispute with Cricket Australia and fans were unsparing putting the money that the cricketers earn and their underperformance in one sentence.

Sep 26, 2017, 11:34 AM IST
Australian cricket team's bats for charity

Australian cricket team's bats for charity

"The bats will be auctioned, which will assist IVI undertake vision screening of 7,000 children from underprivileged backgrounds in and around Chennai," said IVI's CEO Vinod Daniel

Sep 15, 2017, 19:47 PM IST
Australia arrive in India for limited-overs tour

Australia arrive in India for limited-overs tour

Fresh from a 2-1 win in their recent Test series in Bangladesh, the Australians will play five One-Day Internationals (ODI) and three Twenty20 Internationals (T20I) in India.

Sep 09, 2017, 19:41 PM IST
En route to Dhaka, here’s what a delighted David Warner posted on social media; see pictures

En route to Dhaka, here’s what a delighted David Warner posted on social media; see pictures

Australia have not played a Test in Bangladesh since Ricky Ponting's team visited in 2006, six years after Bangladesh were granted Test status.

Aug 19, 2017, 17:38 PM IST
Cricket Australia warns players as pay row deadline looms

Cricket Australia warns players as pay row deadline looms

With the increasing likelihood of no agreement, media are reporting that some players will seek employment in foreign T20 leagues if they are left without a contract.

Jun 29, 2017, 10:31 AM IST
ICC Champions Trophy: Winners from previous seven editions

ICC Champions Trophy: Winners from previous seven editions

Winners from previous seven editions

May 30, 2017, 09:12 AM IST
Keen on carrying IPL form to Champions Trophy, says Sunrisers Hyderabad skipper David Warner

Keen on carrying IPL form to Champions Trophy, says Sunrisers Hyderabad skipper David Warner

Talking about the IPL, he said the fact that the grand finale of the IPL will be held in Hyderabad also give them the extra incentive to do well.

May 05, 2017, 17:32 PM IST
Dharmasala Test: Steve Smith and co rub noses with Dalai Lama ahead of series decider against India

Dharmasala Test: Steve Smith and co rub noses with Dalai Lama ahead of series decider against India

On a more serious note, Smith said the team learnt all about kindness and compassion.

Mar 24, 2017, 16:02 PM IST
Watch: These Mitchell Starc deliveries will send chill down Indian players' spines

Watch: These Mitchell Starc deliveries will send chill down Indian players' spines

The 4-Test series is scheduled to get underway on Feb 23, with first match in Pune.

Feb 19, 2017, 12:44 PM IST
5th ODI: Australia defeat Pakistan, clinch series 4-1 after record opening stand between David Warner, Travis Head

5th ODI: Australia defeat Pakistan, clinch series 4-1 after record opening stand between David Warner, Travis Head

Warner went into the match with five centuries in his last 10 one-day innings and the diminutive left-hander brought up his sixth of the season in just 78 balls.

Jan 26, 2017, 17:56 PM IST
Australia vs Pakistan: Mitchell Starc, Mitchell Marsh to miss third ODI against Azhar Ali & Co

Australia vs Pakistan: Mitchell Starc, Mitchell Marsh to miss third ODI against Azhar Ali & Co

Marsh, aged 25, will miss the rest of the ODI series but was named in Australia`s 16-man squad to tour India next month and hopes to recover in time.

Jan 16, 2017, 11:15 AM IST
Australia vs Pakistan, 1st ODI: Matthew Wade's maiden ton, pacers guide Aussies to 93-run win

Australia vs Pakistan, 1st ODI: Matthew Wade's maiden ton, pacers guide Aussies to 93-run win

Pakistani batsmen failed to put up a fight, as Australian pacers bowled with a disciplined line and length.

Jan 13, 2017, 16:44 PM IST
3rd Test, Day 5: Australia defeat Pakistan by 220 runs, clinch three-match series 3-0

3rd Test, Day 5: Australia defeat Pakistan by 220 runs, clinch three-match series 3-0

The visitors got off to a horrible start as Josh Hazlewood claimed Azhar Ali's wicket in the first over of the day.

Jan 07, 2017, 09:41 AM IST
Six Tests in Australia could well define Steve Smith's captaincy going forward, reckons Steve Waugh

Six Tests in Australia could well define Steve Smith's captaincy going forward, reckons Steve Waugh

Waugh said Smith was the type of player who responds when the going gets tough and expects him to be thinking hard about how he will handle the South Africa and Pakistan challenges.

Oct 18, 2016, 10:19 AM IST
Mitchell Starc receives 30 stitches after freak mishap during training

Mitchell Starc receives 30 stitches after freak mishap during training

Starc, who had ankle surgery earlier this year, was Australia`s top performer with 24 wickets at 15.16 in the losing three-Test series in Sri Lanka last month.

Sep 16, 2016, 07:23 AM IST
Steve Smith wants Australia batsmen to ''reinvent'' game to avoid whitewash against Sri Lanka

Steve Smith wants Australia batsmen to ''reinvent'' game to avoid whitewash against Sri Lanka

They brace for another trial by spin, this time at the Sinhalese Sports Club Ground.

Aug 12, 2016, 16:55 PM IST
Steve Smith optimistic of injured David Warner's return for Lanka Test series

Steve Smith optimistic of injured David Warner's return for Lanka Test series

Smith said it was tough to miss the swashbuckling opener, who was named Man of the Match on Saturday for his first ODI century outside Australia at the Warner Park.

Jun 13, 2016, 15:49 PM IST
I have not applied for any role with Australian cricket team, clarifies Jason Gillespie

I have not applied for any role with Australian cricket team, clarifies Jason Gillespie

Speculations were rife that Gillespie, who has been head coach at Yorkshire for four years and was last year touted as a candidate for the England coaching job, was the frontrunner for the role.

May 25, 2016, 13:19 PM IST
AUS vs IND: Australia create history by winning 19th consecutive ODI match at home

AUS vs IND: Australia create history by winning 19th consecutive ODI match at home

The Australian side has won 18 of their last 19 ODI matches, while, one match ended without a result.

Jan 21, 2016, 19:10 PM IST
Nathan Lyon ready to spearhead Aussie bowling attack

Nathan Lyon ready to spearhead Aussie bowling attack

Australian off-spinner Nathan Lyon has said that he is ready to step up in the absence of injured pace spearhead Mitchell Starc and recently retired Mitchell Johnson for the upcoming Test series against West Indies.

Dec 04, 2015, 16:05 PM IST