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T20 World Cup 2021: Virat Kohli sits out as Rohit Sharma leads India against Australia in warm-up game

Australia won the toss and opted to bat first against India in the warm-up match of the ongoing ICC Men's T20 World Cup on Wednesday at ICC Academy Ground in Dubai.

Oct 20, 2021, 15:36 PM IST

T20 World Cup 2021: Australia's Glenn Maxwell WARNS opponents, says ‘write off David Warner at your own risk’

Warner's poor form has continued all season, with the Australian having an unforgettable Indian Premier League 2021 for Sunrisers Hyderabad, which was followed by a first-ball duck in the World Cup warm-up game against New Zealand on October 18. In fact, he lost his captaincy during the India leg of the IPL 2021 and was replaced by New Zealand's Kane Williamson.
 

Oct 19, 2021, 17:24 PM IST

T20 World Cup 2021: Australia all-rounder Marcus Stoinis likely to bowl against India in warm-up game

Australia all-rounder Marcus Stoinis feels he is on the "right track" and is ready to bowl against India in their next warm-up fixture of the ongoing T20 World Cup 2021 on Wednesday.

Oct 19, 2021, 15:04 PM IST

chlamydia vaccine for koalas

About 400 Australian koalas will be vaccinated against chlamydia as part of a trial that it could play a significant role in the longer-term survival of the animals. Chlamydia, a sexually transmitted disease also found in humans, has spread widely among Australian koalas, affecting half the animals in some areas.

Oct 19, 2021, 13:38 PM IST

ICC T20 World Cup 2021: Australia have set out to win, don't want anything less, says Mitchell Starc

Australia have lost 16 of their last 24 Twenty20 internationals going back to the start of 2020, but the paceman said there was good reason for those disappointing results.

Oct 17, 2021, 14:09 PM IST

Sydney opens for business, ends hotel quarantine obligation from November 1

"For double vaccinated people around the world, Sydney, NSW, is open for business," New South Wales (NSW) Premier Dominic Perrottet.

Oct 15, 2021, 16:13 PM IST

T20 World Cup 2021: Maxwell will be a huge asset for Australia, says Finch

 Australia skipper Aaron Finch has said the side will be flexible in picking up the players for the middle-order in the upcoming T20 World Cup. Glenn Maxwell will also get a chance to show his skills up the order as he did for RCB this season.

Oct 15, 2021, 14:44 PM IST

Afghanistan female footballers and families evacuated by Australia out of Taliban control

Qatar`s assistant foreign minister Lolwah Alkhater said around 100 Afghan soccer players and their families were among the passengers to arrive on a recent flight from Kabul.

Oct 15, 2021, 12:21 PM IST

Ashes 2021: Michael Vaughan doubts England's bowlers, says THIS

Former England Micheal Vaughan doubts his teams bowling attack referring to the age of James Anderson and a strong Australian Team.

Oct 11, 2021, 17:57 PM IST

School generates its own renewable energy in Australia

A Tasmanian high school is bringing renewable energy technologies to its community and inspiring the next generation of problem solvers. The Zayed Energy Hub at Huonville is connecting energy innovators in the town and giving students the opportunity to combat climate change.

Oct 11, 2021, 17:28 PM IST

Ashes 2021: Australia ‘desperately’ wants to play the fifth Test in Perth

Nick Hockley the chief executive of Cricket Australia (CA) has said the board is " desperately" trying to stage the fifth Ashes Test in Perth. 

Oct 11, 2021, 17:00 PM IST

Sydney opens to vaccinated after 100-plus days of lockdown

Some businesses opened at midnight due to demand from people impatient to enjoy their freedom.

Oct 11, 2021, 08:20 AM IST

After ‘hundred days of blood, sweat, no beers’, Sydney set to ease key COVID-19 curbs

"It`s a big day for our state, and to everyone across the New South Wales: you`ve earned it," Perrottet said. 

Oct 10, 2021, 09:00 AM IST

Ashes 2021: England committed to Test series against Australia after Joe Root confirms participation – report

England skipper Joe Root confirmed his participation in the five-test series against Australia at the meeting and will likely be joined by a full-strength squad, the Daily Telegraph reported, despite players' having voiced hesitancy over touring in a COVID-19 "bubble".

Oct 06, 2021, 17:08 PM IST

China's COVID-19 pandemic may have begun in May 2019: Report

As a group of researchers of the World Health Organization is trying to trace the origins of the coronavirus, it has now emerged that the COVID-19 pandemic may have begun in China in May 2019 – much earlier than previously thought.

Oct 06, 2021, 08:14 AM IST

Ashes 2021: Australia vs England Test series cancellation will cost Oz cricket over Rs 1000 crore- Reports

As per a report, any boycott because of the England players' refusal to undergo resort-style quarantine for themselves and their families around the five-Test series would leave an Australian Dollars (AUD)200 million (approximately Rs 10.85 billion) blackhole in Australian cricket's finances.

Oct 05, 2021, 17:53 PM IST

Will have chance in Paris to discuss rebuilding French trust, says US Secy Antony Blinken

Blinken is in Paris seeking to rebuild diplomatic relations after the pact between the United States, Australia and Britain resulted in Canberra scuttling a $40 billion defence contract for French submarines.

Oct 05, 2021, 16:54 PM IST

Ashes in doubt as ECB to speak to players this week to discuss fate of Australia tour

Ashes continues to remain in doubt after a number of England players have raised concerns about strict quarantine protocols they are likely to be in for the duration of the tour. Later this week the ECB Board will meet to decide whether the conditions in place are sufficient for the tour to go ahead and enable the selection of a squad befitting a series of this significance.

Oct 04, 2021, 16:16 PM IST

Australia declares Covishield as 'recognised vaccine', looks forward to welcome Indian students, travellers

Australia's department of health's Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) has declared the Covishield vaccine as a ‘recognized vaccines’ for purposes of travel into Australia.

Oct 01, 2021, 22:52 PM IST