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Uncapped Kurtis Patterson earns late Australia call-up for Sri Lanka Tests

Uncapped Kurtis Patterson earns late Australia call-up for Sri Lanka Tests

Patterson smashed unbeaten knocks of 157 and 102 in Cricket Australia XI's two innings during the three-day tour match against Lanka at Hobart's Blundstone Arena.

Jan 21, 2019, 09:15 AM IST
Cricket a special part of my life but not the priority: Virat Kohli

Cricket a special part of my life but not the priority: Virat Kohli

Kohli will now lead India in the five-match ODI series against New Zealand from January 23 at McLean Park. 

Jan 21, 2019, 07:53 AM IST
 Mitchell Johnson names Glenn Maxwell as Australian captain in his 2019 World Cup squad

Mitchell Johnson names Glenn Maxwell as Australian captain in his 2019 World Cup squad

Australia will begin their World Cup defence against Afghanistan in Bristol on June 1.

Jan 20, 2019, 17:27 PM IST
 Nuwan Pradeep ruled out of Australia Tests with hamstring injury

Nuwan Pradeep ruled out of Australia Tests with hamstring injury

The two sides will play the opening Test, which will be a day-night affair, from January 24 in Brisbane before Sri Lanka and Australia head into the second match from February 1 in Canberra. 

Jan 20, 2019, 13:54 PM IST
Virat Kohli is greatest ODI batsman to have played the game: Michael Clarke

Virat Kohli is greatest ODI batsman to have played the game: Michael Clarke

Kohli, the world's no.1 Test and ODI batsman, led India through a historic tour of Australia, during which the team won the Test and ODI rubbers and drew the T20 International series. 

Jan 20, 2019, 13:37 PM IST
Take the ball or they will say I am retiring: MS Dhoni jokes with Sanjay Bangar

Take the ball or they will say I am retiring: MS Dhoni jokes with Sanjay Bangar

Before heading into the ODI series, there were question marks hanging over Dhoni’s selection in the national squad. 

Jan 20, 2019, 12:34 PM IST
 Hardik Pandya-KL Rahul controversy: BCCI wants to wait for SC's order on SGM

Hardik Pandya-KL Rahul controversy: BCCI wants to wait for SC's order on SGM

Pandya and Rahul have been suspended pending an inquiry for their sexist comments on a TV chat show and the matter is pending in the Supreme Court. 

Jan 19, 2019, 15:32 PM IST
Australia women's coach Alen Stajcic sacked five months before 2019 FIFA World Cup

Australia women's coach Alen Stajcic sacked five months before 2019 FIFA World Cup

Australia will be one of the favourites at the June 7 to July 7 World Cup, where they are one of the top six seeded nations at the tournament. 

Jan 19, 2019, 12:19 PM IST
Man charged with murder of Israeli exchange student in Melbourne

Man charged with murder of Israeli exchange student in Melbourne

Maasarwe, 21, an international exchange student, was killed when walking home after a night out with friends in Melbourne earlier this week, with the police arresting the suspect on Friday.

Jan 19, 2019, 11:41 AM IST
Josh Hazlewood ruled out of Sri Lanka Tests with back injury

Josh Hazlewood ruled out of Sri Lanka Tests with back injury

Australia and Sri Lanka are slated to play two-match Test series from January 24 in Brisbane. 

Jan 19, 2019, 11:26 AM IST
Roads melting as Australian heat wave drags on

Roads melting as Australian heat wave drags on

Records across South Australia, New South Wales and Victoria over the past week include 48.9 Celsius in Port Augusta, 47.8 Celsius in Andamooka and 46.4 Celsius in Griffith.

Jan 18, 2019, 15:26 PM IST
Foreign stars will play Pakistan Super League (PSL) ties in Pakistan, says PCB chief amid security concerns

Foreign stars will play Pakistan Super League (PSL) ties in Pakistan, says PCB chief amid security concerns

Several cricketers have indicated a lack of desire towards travelling to Pakistan in the past, which seems likely to change following the PCB chief's confirmation.

Jan 18, 2019, 15:04 PM IST
Australian police arrest man after killing of Israeli woman studying in Melbourne

Australian police arrest man after killing of Israeli woman studying in Melbourne

Homicide detectives took the man into custody as part of an investigation into the killing of Aiia Maasarwe, 21, whose body was found by passers-by near La Trobe University early on Wednesday.

Jan 18, 2019, 10:46 AM IST
MS Dhoni, Kedar Jadhav guide India to historic bilateral ODI series win in Australia

MS Dhoni, Kedar Jadhav guide India to historic bilateral ODI series win in Australia

India beat Australia by seven wickets in the third ODI at MCG to clinch their first-ever bilateral series win in the 50-over format in Australia. 

Jan 18, 2019, 07:24 AM IST
Israeli student killed in Australia while video chatting with sister

Israeli student killed in Australia while video chatting with sister

 Homicide investigators believe she was assaulted and killed in a random attack shortly after getting off the number 86 tram, just over a kilometre from her home.

Jan 17, 2019, 13:08 PM IST
World Cup 2019: ICC opens portal for public screening requests of tournament

World Cup 2019: ICC opens portal for public screening requests of tournament

The portal comprises of guidelines, license fees, permissions as well as a registration gateway for staging a public screening event. 

Jan 16, 2019, 18:56 PM IST
Lord's gets permission for constructing new stands to increase stadium`s capacity

Lord's gets permission for constructing new stands to increase stadium`s capacity

The new three-tier stands, to be built at the stadium`s Nursery End, will cost 50 million pounds ($64.37 million).

Jan 16, 2019, 17:42 PM IST
Thousands of lightning strikes spark wildfires in Australia

Thousands of lightning strikes spark wildfires in Australia

Fire crews have been battling remote blazes throughout the state`s wilderness which due to their inaccessibility are proving particularly difficult to manage.

Jan 16, 2019, 13:23 PM IST
Heat wave in Australia as mercury touches 50

Heat wave in Australia as mercury touches 50

The Ministry of Health in the New South Wales state warned that due to a combination of heat and sunlight, the increase in the ozone level could cause respiratory problems.

Jan 16, 2019, 11:20 AM IST
After scripting history in Australia, Virat Kohli eyes 'Test superpower' status for India

After scripting history in Australia, Virat Kohli eyes 'Test superpower' status for India

The Asian giants recently recorded a historic 2-1 Test series triumph against Australia away from home, in the four-match series.

Jan 16, 2019, 10:01 AM IST