Tag: Australia

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Jamaica’s Sunshine Girls Take Silver At Commonwealth Games

Facing the number-one team in the world twice in the same tournament proved a hill too steep to climb for Jamaica’s Sunshine Girls on Sunday after losing 55-51 to the now four-time Commonwealth Games champions Australia in the gold medal match at the NEC Arena. Despite heroic efforts from Captain Jhanielle Fowler, who scored 46 goals from 47 attempts, and […]

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Australia Urges China To Push Russia To End Ukraine War

SYDNEY — In a major policy address at the International Institute for Strategic Studies in Singapore Wednesday, Australian Foreign Minister Penny Wong said major countries with “influence” on Russia should use it to end the war in Ukraine. Describing the invasion as “unprovoked,” “illegal,” “immoral” and “inhumane,” Wong urged China, which has not condemned the invasion, to help end the conflict […]

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West Indies Set To Tour Australia

West Indies and Australia will renew their rivalry for the Frank Worrell trophy when they meet in a Test Series later this year preceded by a two-match T20I Series ahead of the ICC T20 World Cup. The first Test will be a traditional day Test match at the Perth Stadium, Western Australia from November 30 to December 4. West Indies’ […]

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Preview Of Group One In The T-20 World Cup

The T-20 World Cup is considered the blockbuster event in cricket. The 2021 staging of the event is finally here after being delayed due to the Coronavirus outbreak in 2020. The event is slated to attract a vast audience right around the world. For the next month or so, fans will be glued to their media outlets hoping to see […]

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West Indies vs. Australia CGI Insurance ODI Series — Review

The West Indies fan base has been treated to a rollercoaster summer of cricket from the Men in Maroon. It started with a demoralizing test series loss to the Proteas and then there was a deflating narrow loss to the same opposition in the T-20 series. The team rebounded in the T-20 series against the Aussies with a dominant series […]

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Windies Flunk ODI Test Against Australia

Australia’s bowling attack was in a no-holds-bar mood when they took out the Windies in the decisive third and final match of the CG Insurance ODI Series. The visitors bowled with a lot of smarts to out the home team for a paltry 152 runs from only 45.1 overs. The team from down under then brushed aside the target making […]

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Negative PCR-Test Results Pave Way For ODI Resumption — Windies vs. Australia

In a newly released statement, Cricket West Indies (CWI) “announced that all 152 persons tested for COVID-19 on Thursday evening returned negative results, following the suspension of Thursday’s second CG Insurance One-Day International (ODI) before a ball was bowled at Kensington Oval, Barbados.” The statement further noted, “All members of the West Indies and Australia teams and coaching staff, as […]

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COVID-19 Forces No Play In Windies Second One-Day Against Australia

The second one-day international between West Indies and Australia was called to a halt minutes before the scheduled start in Barbados due to a positive COVID-19 case. The Windies in a statement noted that “The established COVID-19 protocols stipulate that all members of both teams and match officials will return immediately to the team hotel and will be re-tested later […]

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Gayle Shines As Windies Take Unassailable 3-0 Lead Against Australia

The West Indies was in a no-nonsense mood last evening when they took Australia to the sword by scoring a 3 – nil lead in their T20 International series encounter in St. Lucia. Chris Gayle was back to his utmost best, hitting 67 from 38 balls as the West Indies canter to victory with 31 balls to spare. Stand-in captain […]