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World Cup: England end Australia’s title defence, face NZ in final

BIRMINGHAM: England snuffed out Australia’s title defence and stormed into the Cricket World Cup final with a comprehensive eight-wicket victory over the five-times champions in the second semi-final on Thursday. SCORECARD: England vs Australia Eoin Morgan’s men skittled out Australia for 223 before romping to their target in 32.1 overs in a lop-sided battle between the hosts and the holders ... Read More »

Cricket WC : Smith defiance helps Australia to 223 all out against England

Australia were on the ropes at 14-3 in the seventh over when Smith forged an obdurate century partnership with Alex Carey, who batted for the major part of his 46 with a bandaged jaw after sustaining a nasty blow on his chin. Australia captain Aaron Finch’s decision to bat appeared to backfire with Chris Woakes and Jofra Archer blowing away ... Read More »

ICC World Cup: Australia beat England by 64 runs

While Australia became the first team to reach the semifinals of the showpiece, England’s defeat, their second straight following the stunning reverse to Sri Lanka, made their path to the last four way tougher than it was not less than a week ago. Captain Finch rose to the occasion with his second century of the tournament before England rallied to ... Read More »

World Cup: Australia outclass England, become first team to reach semis

LONDON: It was reminiscent of the Australian swagger of yore as Aaron Finch‘s pacers bossed arch-rivals England on their way to the World Cup semifinals with a 64-run victory on Tuesday. BLOG | SCORECARD | FULL SCHEDULE | POINTS TABLE While Australia became the first team to reach the semifinals of the showpiece, England’s defeat, their second straight following the ... Read More »

Warner takes Australia closer to World Cup semifinals

The left-handed opener contained his natural aggressive self before swinging his arms freely to build a 166-run knock, which steered Australia to a mammoth 381 for five, their second highest score in World Cup. Warner, who had hit a hundred against Pakistan as well, added 121 runs with his skipper Aaron Finch (53) in a risk-free opening partnership and then ... Read More »

World Cup: Warner stars as Australia beat Bangladesh by 48 runs

NOTTINGHAM: Australia moved closer to World Cup semifinals after David Warner inspired the defending champions to a comfortable 48-run win over a combative Bangladesh with his second century of the tournament. SCORECARD| FULL SCHEDULE | POINTS TABLE The left-handed opener contained his natural aggressive self before swinging his arms freely to build a 166-run knock, which steered Australia to a ... Read More »

Cricket Australia selects HCL Technologies as digital technology partner

HCL Technologies and Cricket Australia (CA) have entered into a multi-year partnership, with HCL being chosen as the Digital Technology Partner of CA. The company will help the Australian cricket’s governing body provide an elevated and immersive digital experience to cricket fans, players, partners, employees, and volunteers across the country and around the world, through CA’s digital offerings. The company ... Read More »

World Cup 2019: Australia beat Pakistan by 41 runs

Pakistan’s Imam-ul-Haq contributed 53 runs and Mohammad Hafeez scored 46 runs while Pat Cummins picked up 3 wickets for Australia. Earlier, put into bat, Australia were all out for 307 in 49 overs. While David Warner scored a superb 107, captain Aaron Finch made 82. For Pakistan, Mohammad Amir took five wickets. India will face New Zealand on Thursday in ... Read More »

World Cup: Warner century powers Australia to 41-run win over Pakistan

TAUNTON: David Warner was not in his usual destructive self but effective nevertheless, his first international century since completing the ball-tampering ban setting up Australia’s 41-run win over Pakistan in the World Cup on Wednesday. SCORECARD | WORLD CUP SCHEDULE | POINT TABLE Australia looked set for a total in excess of 350 while Warner and captain Aaron Finch (82) ... Read More »

ICC World Cup: India secure 36-run victory against Australia

LONDON: Shikhar Dhawan‘s classy hundred and a quality bowling effort powered India to a 36-run victory over Australia, denying two fallen heroes a fairytale script while sounding a warning bell for their opponents in the World Cup on Sunday. SCORECARD | FULL SCHEDULE | POINTS TABLE The legend of Dhawan in ICC tournaments continued to grow as his stylish 117 ... Read More »

World Cup: Formidable Australia offer tougher test for India

LONDON: The stage is the Oval, a fabled, historic venue which staged the first-ever Test match on English soil way back in 1880. The event is the World Cup and the protagonists India and Australia. WORLD CUP SCHEDULE This is the real deal, the first major test of India’s World Cup credentials. Captain Virat Kohli found many positives in the ... Read More »

AUS v WI, WC Live: Regular wickets jolt Australia

LIVE SCORECARD | LIVE BLOG |WORLD CUP SCHEDULE Overs 24: Australia 110/514 RUNS! Alex Carey (25*) has changed his gears now, hit Sheldon Cottrell for three fours in the over. After 7 runs in six overs, Australia have scored 24 in two. Game On! Overs 23.3: FOURS! Alex Carey (20*) smacks Sheldon Cottrell for back-to-back fours. Australia 104/5 * 100 ... Read More »

Australia Polls: Scott Morrison celebrates ‘Miracle’ win

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison who emerged victorious in the nation’s election on May 18, defying polls that predicted a loss to the Liberal-led conservatives, thanked the people for re-electing him. According to the Australian Electoral Commission, out the roughly 17 million votes that have been counted till now, Morrison’s Liberal-led conservative coalition won 76 seats, the number needed to ... Read More »

General polls underway in Australia

Voting is underway in Australia’s first general election since political infighting ousted the nation’s fourth leader in a decade. Australia has mandatory voting and a record 16.4 million enrolled voters. Around 7,000 polling stations have been set up across the nation. Prime Minister Scott Morrison has made economic management the centerpiece of the campaign for his conservative Liberal-National coalition, which ... Read More »

Hockey: India go down 5-2 to Australia

Australia’s Trent Mitton, Flynn Ogilvie, Blake Govers and Tim Brand scored in their victory while Nilakanta Sharma and Rupinderpal Singh registered their names on the scoresheet for India. India needed to score heavily in the last quarter, if they were to make a comeback into the match. The visitors tried to create chances but the Australian defence made sure that, ... Read More »

Hockey: India go down 5-2 to Australia in the final match of the tour

Australia’s Trent Mitton, Flynn Ogilvie, Blake Govers and Tim Brand scored in their victory while Nilakanta Sharma and Rupinderpal Singh registered their names on the scoresheet for India. India needed to score heavily in the last quarter if they were to make a comeback into the match. The visitors tried to create chances but the Australian defence made sure that ... Read More »

2nd ODI: India beat Australia by 8 runs; take 2-0 lead in 5-match series

Chasing a target of 251 runs, the visitors were dismissed for 242 runs in 49.3 overs. Asked to bat first, the hosts were bowled out for 250 runs in 48.2 overs. Despite Kohli’s century and a disciplined innings from Vijay Shankar, most Indian batsmen failed to rise to the occasion. Coming in to bat after Rohit Sharma was dismissed in ... Read More »

2nd ODI between India, Australia to be played in Nagpur today

The match starts at 1.30 in the afternoon. The hosts, having taken the 1-0 lead in the five match series, will be aiming for another complete performance and extend the lead.  In the series opener on Saturday, the Virat Kohli led team ticked all the boxes to thrash Australia by six wicket, a welcome win after losing the T20 series ... Read More »

India beat  Australia by 6 wickets in 1st ODI; lead 5-match series 1-0

Mahendra Singh Dhoni took a chase deep for the umpteenth time but it needed Kedar Jadhav’s street smartness to get India back on winning track as they beat Australia by six wickets in the first ODI at Hyderabad. The hosts then returned to chase down the target with Dhoni and Kedar forging a 141-run unfinished partnership to score 240 for ... Read More »

Bushfires rage in Australia

Lightning strikes sparked at least 100 fires across the state of Victoria over the last 24 hours and emergency warnings were issued when two of the fires joined together to form one large blaze at Bunyip State Park, about 100 kilometres south east of Melbourne. State has implement a Total Fire Ban for Sunday with heatwave weather conditions expected. Another ... Read More »

India beat Australia by six wickets in 1st ODI

India had restricted Australia to a modest 236 for seven after the visitors opted to bat. The hosts then returned to overhaul the target with 10 balls to spare, scoring 240-4 in 48.2 overs. Kedar Jadhav (81) and MS Dhoni (59) hit superb unbeaten half-centuries to take the team home. Brief Scores: Australia: 236 for 7 in 50 overs (Usman ... Read More »

India to take on Australia in 1st ODI today

The team is slowly moving into the World Cup mode and even a 0-2 loss in the just-concluded T20 series won’t see any shift in plans as far as skipper Virat Kohli and coach Ravi Shastri are concerned. There will be at least four players for whom the series will be like a ‘pre test’, a good score ensuring that ... Read More »

Australia beat India by 7 wkts to win T20I series

Riding on skipper Virat Kohli’s unbeaten 72 off 38 balls, India scored a competitive 190 for four. However Maxwell hammered the host bowling attack scoring an unbeaten 113 off 55 balls with nine sixes and seven fours as Australia chased the target in 19.4 overs. Read More »

India vs Australia 2nd T20

The focus remains firmly on the World Cup but India would also be desperate to ensure that a home series does not slip out of their grip when they take on Australia in the second and final T20 match in Bengaluru. India are 0-1 down after a poor batting performance led to a three-wicket loss in the first match in ... Read More »

2nd T20: India eye series-saving win over Australia

India will lock horns against Australia in the 2nd and final T20 match at M. Chinnaswamy stadium in Bengaluru on Wednesday. For Team India, this game is a must-win fixture and will be looking to go all guns blazing. Australia on the other hand will be keen to wrap up the series today which would allow them to test their ... Read More »

Starc fires as Australia dismantle Sri Lanka and secure Test series win

In their last Test before David Warner and Steve Smith’s likely Ashes returns, Australia claimed their first multi-game series victory in any format since the ball-tampering saga last March. Sri Lanka were as disappointing as any touring team to Australia in many years, all out for just 149 chasing an unlikely 516 for victory. But it is the manner in ... Read More »

Suven Life Sciences secures Product Patents in Australia, Singapore

Suven Life Sciences (Suven) has secured one product patent from Australia and one product patent from Singapore corresponding to the New Chemical Entities for the treatment of disorders associated with Neurodegenerative diseases and patents are valid through 2036. The granted claims of the patents include the class of selective 5-HT4 and M1 PAM compounds respectively and are being developed as ... Read More »

India beat Australia by 6 wickets in 2nd ODI at Adelaide

Skipper Virat Kohli scored 104.  Earlier, Australia scored 298 for 9.  Shaun Marsh smashed his 7th hundred before Bhuvaneshwar Kumar produced a brilliant spell in the death overs to limit Australia to under 300. Bhuvaneshwar claimed 4 wickets while Mohammed Shami took  3 wickets. With today’s win, India have levelled the 3 match ODI series 1-1. India have already won ... Read More »

1st ODI: Australia beat India by 34 runs

With this win Australia have taken 1-0 lead in the three-match ODI series. Chasing a tough total of 289, India could only muster 253/9 in the stipulated 50 overs as Rohit Sharma’s masterful knock of 133 went in vain. Rohit and MS Dhoni’s  century stand after India’s top-order was rattled by the Aussie pacers. Read More »

Sydney Test: India give Australia Follow-on

The bad light and poor weather condition forced early stumps on Day 4 at the Sydney Cricket Ground. Usman Khawaja and Marcus Harris were at the crease with Australia concluded the day at six without loss, trailing India by 316 runs, after being bowled out for 300. Only 27.3 overs were possible on the fourth day of Sydney test which ... Read More »

Sydney Test: Rain delays play between India and Australia on Day 4

At stumps on day 3, hosts were 236 for 6 in their first innings, trailing India by 386 runs. India is in a commanding position in the test after they declared their first innings at 622 for 7. With 2-1 lead in the four-match Test series, India already retains the Border- Gavaskar Trophy, irrespective of result in this match. Read More »

India crash to 140 all out, Australia level series

India crumbled in the face of Australia’s remarkable metamorphosis and crashed to a 146-run defeat in the second Test in Perth on Tuesday, surrendering a rare hard-earned ascendancy in a series Down Under. The hosts levelled the four-match series 1-1 after India were bowled out for 140 runs in 56 overs in their second innings on the fifth and final ... Read More »

India bounce back but Australia still on top

Perth : India recovered from a patchy start to reduce Australia to 277 for six on the opening day of the second Test but the hosts still walked out with advantage considering the bowler-friendly conditions, here on Friday. A 112-run opening stand between Marcus Harris (70) and Aaron Finch (50) vindicated their decision to bat on green top before Indian bowlers ... Read More »

Australia wins by 21 runs in 4th ODI

It was tough to imagine an Australian side of the old 3-0 down in a series after the powerful positions they got themselves into in the three preceding games. In failing to obtain fully on a 231-run opening stand, they left themselves susceptible to a fourth such reversal, but clearly better fielding than India and superb bowling from their quicks ... Read More »