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USA sweep Canada to reach Women's T20 and Cricket World Cup Qualifiers

The Qualifier in Florida saw the rivals square off in three T20 internationals over three days, with the table-toppers advancing to represent their region at the ICC Women’s T20 World Cup Qualifier 2019.

May 22, 2019, 17:23 PM IST

Australia PM struggles to meet tax relief election pledge, central bank urges stimulus

Reserve Bank of Australia Governor Philip Lowe said the main reason for a downward shift in economic momentum was a slowdown in household consumption.

May 21, 2019, 13:55 PM IST

Australia's Steve Smith, David Warner ready for hostile crowds at World Cup: Coach Justin Langer

The pair have returned from year-long bans following a ball-tampering scandal in South Africa and are expected to play vital roles in Australia`s title defence although they will not be in leadership positions. 

May 19, 2019, 16:33 PM IST

Australian PM heads to church, football after 'miracle' election win

Scott Morrison`s Liberal-led conservative coalition has won or is leading in 76 seats, the number needed to form a majority government, according to the Australian Electoral Commission. 

May 19, 2019, 14:35 PM IST

IPL awards fiasco: Angry Diana Edulji hits out at BCCI acting president

What seemed to have irked Edulji is that Khanna presented a two-year-old email from acting secretary Amitabh Chaudhary where the former IPS officer had also written in favour of the convention being followed.

May 16, 2019, 17:15 PM IST

Six teams looking to keep T20 World Cup dreams alive in Africa final

Botswana, Ghana, Kenya, Namibia, Nigeria and Uganda came through sub-regional qualifiers last year to reach the Africa Final.

May 14, 2019, 13:44 PM IST

Shane Watson gets six stitches after batting with bleeding knee in IPL final

The 37-year-old sustained an injury to his leg when he dove at the non-striker's end in order to make his ground during the third over of Chennai's chase of 150 runs against Rohit Sharma's side. 

May 14, 2019, 13:14 PM IST

Australia's Dan Worrall out of Ashes contention after fresh back injury

The 2019 Ashes series is slated to take place from August 1 to September 16. 

May 14, 2019, 10:47 AM IST

Australia pick 16-year-old Mary Fowler for FIFA World Cup

Queenslander Fowler, who was also eligible to play for Ireland through her father, has been capped only four times for the `Matildas`.

May 14, 2019, 09:53 AM IST

Indian men's hockey team draws 1-1 with Australia A

India made two good saves in the initial minutes of the first quarter while defending back-to-back penalty corners.

May 13, 2019, 14:33 PM IST

South African legend AB de Villiers pulls out of Big Bash League

While Cricket Australia has decided to make it a 14-match league affair on a home-and-away basis, there is a possibility that a lot of big names will not be available for the better part of the tournament due to the cramped international calendar.

May 12, 2019, 17:28 PM IST

Steve Smith has got his timing and class back: Aaron Finch

With the likes of Smith, Warner and Mitchell Starc in the line-up, the skipper is confident that they will regain the trophy as most of them know what it takes to win one. 

May 10, 2019, 18:41 PM IST

Cricket Australia reveals 2019-20 summer schedule

It will also be the first time since January 1994 that no international game will be played on Australia Day -- January 26. 
 

May 07, 2019, 18:17 PM IST

Steve Smith, David Warner make Australian return in warm-up game against New Zealand XI

Pace spearhead Mitchell Starc and all-rounder Glenn Maxwell were rested for the first of the three unofficial warm-ups against New Zealand. 

May 06, 2019, 16:38 PM IST

Steve Smith, David Warner will need to learn 'humility': Australian coach Justin Langer

Former captain Smith and Warner were selected in Australia`s World Cup squad last month after their ball-tampering bans expired but they will play under skipper Aaron Finch and a new leadership group.

May 03, 2019, 13:55 PM IST

India, England top Test and ODI rankings after annual update

The rankings were updated after series results from 2015-16 were removed, and outcomes from 2016-17 and 2017-18 are weighted at 50 per cent, an ICC statement read.

May 02, 2019, 15:33 PM IST

Elvis movie to be shot by Baz Luhrmann in Australia

No schedule for a start of production was announced.

May 01, 2019, 12:38 PM IST

IPL 2019: David Warner bids adieu to Team Hyderabad with emotional message

Warner ended things at the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium with seven boundaries and two sixes to seal a comfortable 45-run win for Hyderabad against Ravichandran Ashwin-led Punjab. 

Apr 30, 2019, 21:57 PM IST

Faulkner clarifies he's not gay after post with 'boyfriend' causes confusion

The cricketer, who turned 29 on Monday, posted a picture of him with his housemate Jubb and his mother Roslyn Faulkner celebrating his birthday with the hashtag #togetherfor5years. 

Apr 30, 2019, 16:26 PM IST

On 29th birthday, Australian pacer James Faulkner reveals he's gay

On the professional front, Faulkner has notched up a total of 1,033 runs and bagged 96 wickets in 69 ODIs he played for Australia so far.

Apr 29, 2019, 21:36 PM IST