Australia

Steve Smith's captaincy ban ends amidst coronavirus outbreak

Smith's captaincy ban was imposed in the calamitous aftermath of the 2018 Sandpapergate in which he had admitted that he had allowed opener Cameron Bancroft to tamper the ball.

Mar 29, 2020, 16:09 PM IST

Australia to host FIBA Women's Basketball World Cup 2022

Australia will host the FIBA Women's Basketball World Cup in 2022 after being awarded the hosting rights for the prestigious tournament by the world governing body of basketball.

Mar 27, 2020, 11:42 AM IST

Jason Gillespie goes into self-isolation after returning from England

Former Australian pacer Jason Gillespie has gone into self-isolation as a precautionary measure against coronavirus after recently making a return from England where he was serving as head coach of Sussex county cricket club.

Mar 23, 2020, 15:24 PM IST

Knee injury forces Matthew Wade to pull out of English county championship

Wade has appeared in a total of 32 Tests, 94 One-Day International (ODI) and 29 Twenty20Is for Australia so far.

Mar 19, 2020, 11:20 AM IST

PM Narendra Modi extends good wishes ahead of India-Australia clash in ICC Women's T20 WC final

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday (March 7, 2020) extended his good wishes to India and Australia Women’s team ahead of their clash in T20 World Cup finals in Melbourne.

Mar 07, 2020, 21:16 PM IST

India face England, Australia play South Africa on ICC T20 Women's World Cup semifinals

India face 2009 winner England in the first semifinal of the ICC Women’s T20 World Cup on Thursday (March 5, 2020) with four-time champion Australia taking on South Africa in the second knockout match later in the day. Both the semifinals will be played at the iconic Sydney Cricket Ground in Australia.

Mar 03, 2020, 19:23 PM IST

Two small planes collide in Australia, killing four onboard

Two small planes collided Wednesday, killing four people and scattering debris across grassland in southeastern Australia.

Feb 19, 2020, 10:13 AM IST

ICC Women's T20 World Cup: Check out India's record at showpiece event

Overall, India have a decent record in the mega-event, having clinched 13 victories in 26 outings they have made so far.

Feb 17, 2020, 17:22 PM IST

Australia to evacuate 200 of its citizens from Diamond Princess cruise ship

Australian Government will evacuate more than 200 of its citizens onboard a coronavirus-stricken cruise ship being held under quarantine in the Japanese port of Yokohama, says Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison.

Feb 17, 2020, 13:51 PM IST

ICC Women's T20 World Cup: Skippers ready to showcase their skills in Australia

The International Cricket Council (ICC) Women’s T20 World Cup 2020 is officially up and running with all 10 captains excited to showcase their skills to both Australia and the world.

Feb 17, 2020, 12:01 PM IST

ICC confirms all squads for T20 Women's World Cup

The International Cricket Council (ICC) on Friday confirmed the squads which will be taking part in the upcoming ICC Women’s T20 World Cup 2020, which is slated to take place from February 21 to March 8 in Australia.

Feb 14, 2020, 16:17 PM IST

ICC Women's T20 World Cup: Ashleigh Gardner backs Australia to stick to natural batting approach

Australia will kickstart their Women's T20 World Cup campaign against India at Sydney Showground Stadium on February 21. 

Feb 14, 2020, 12:42 PM IST

Cricket News: ICC Women's T20 World Cup: Complete schedule, squads, TV timings

A total of ten teams will battle it out for the coveted trophy over a period of 17 days.

Feb 13, 2020, 12:20 PM IST

Sachin Tendulkar comes out from retirement to face Ellyse Perry

Opportunity for all cricket fans across the world to watch The little Master Blaster back in action as he comes out from retirement to face Ellyse Perry for one over during the Big Appeal double-header at the Junction Oval in Melbourne.

Feb 08, 2020, 13:44 PM IST

Australia celebrates as heavy rains dampen huge bush fires

Much of Australia`s wildfire-ravaged east coast was drenched on Friday by the biggest rainfall in almost 20 years, dousing some of the most dangerous blazes and providing welcome relief to farmers battling an extended drought.

Feb 07, 2020, 14:34 PM IST

Australia opener Jake Fraser-McGurk scratched by monkey, out of ICC Under 19 World Cup

Australia opener Jake Fraser-McGurk will return home from the ongoing ICC Under-19 Cricket World Cup in South Africa after being scratched on the face by a monkey at a nature reserve, Cricket Australia (CA) said on Wednesday. Fraser-McGurk, who was attacked while on a team outing after last week’s victory over England in Kimberley, will undergo precautionary treatment in Australia, CA said.

Jan 29, 2020, 12:39 PM IST

Australia scientists develop coronavirus in lab to help in vaccine efforts

The flu-like virus broke out in the central Chinese city of Wuhan at the end of 2019. While China has since moved to lock down most of Hubei province, which has a population around the same as Italy, the virus has still spread to more than a dozen countries from France to the United States.

Jan 29, 2020, 12:16 PM IST

Four new species of 'walking sharks' found off Australian coast

As Australia battles a raging bush fire that has destroyed much of flora and fauna of the region, according to a recent study several new species of sharks have been discovered in the waters off northern Australia and Indonesia.

Jan 22, 2020, 18:21 PM IST

Australian bushfires hit coal output, hazardous conditions to return

The warning from the world`s biggest miner showed how an unusually long bushfire season that has scorched an area one-third the size of Germany is damaging the world`s No. 14 economy. Australia`s tourism and insurance industries have already foreshadowed they face a A$1 billion ($687 million) hit each from the fires.

Jan 21, 2020, 09:55 AM IST

Australian government to aid tourism industry as bushfires recede

The number of fires burning across Australia`s east and south coast has gone under 100 over the weekend for the first time in weeks, bringing relief from a disaster that has scorched an area roughly a third the size of Germany since September.

Jan 19, 2020, 12:27 PM IST