Tag: Australia

SPORTS

India vs Australia: 3 Changes Team India Could Make

The Indian cricket team gave a perfect bye-bye to 2020 as they beat the Australian team in the 2nd test match. This win by team India got a lot of attention from cricket fans and cricket experts. Because no one was expecting team Indian to deliver a stunning performance after being all out for 36 runs in the second inning […]

SPORTS

Young Gun Nicholas Pooran Set To Fire For Melbourne Stars

Following his newly appointed position as Windies’ vice-captain for the three T20 Internationals (T20Is) in New Zealand and an impressive Indian Premier League (IPL) campaign, wicketkeeper-batsman Nicholas Pooran is now set to join the Melbourne Stars in the Australian Big Bash League (BBL). The 25-year-old has been signed as a replacement for England’s wicketkeeper-batsman Jonny Bairstow. Along with a host […]

SPORTS

India Gets Ready To Do Cricket Battle Against Australia

Top-ranked team India will travel down under to take on the much-vaunted Australia cricket team in a three-match ODI series beginning on Friday, November 27, followed by as many T20Is and four Tests. Australia is No.1 on the MRF Tyres ICC Men’s Test Team Rankings. Meanwhile, India has won three of their previous four series against Australia, including a first-ever […]

BUSINESS

Australia’s Economy Sinks Into Recession

The COVID-19 pandemic has pushed Australia’s economy into its first recession in nearly 30 years. The country’s gross domestic product (GDP) decreased by seven percent in the April-to-June quarter compared to the previous three months. A country’s economy is deemed to fall in recession after two consecutive quarters of negative economic growth. Australia was the only major economy to avoid […]

NEWS

Australia — Beijing’s South China Sea Claims Baseless

Australia has made known its rejection of Beijing’s territorial and maritime claims in the South China Sea to the United Nations. The country, in doing so, has now taken a similar position to the United States, thus putting Beijing on notice. Australia said in a recent statement there was “no legal basis” to several disputed Chinese claims in the sea, […]

SPORTS

Windies Set To Travel To Australia

There are now plans afoot for the Windies to do battle against Australia in three T20 Internationals in October, Cricket Australia has announced. According to a press release by the Australian Cricket Board, the boyz from the Caribbean will go head to head with Australia at the Riverway Stadium in Townsville on October 4 at the Cazaly Stadium on October […]

SPORTS

Curtly Ambrose — I’ll Knock You Out!

“Once upon a time” is a stock phrase used to introduce a narrative of past events, typically in fairy tales and folk tales, but this story is neither – it is real! Legendary West Indies fast bowler Curtly Ambrose was tempted to put his career on the line after an infamous incident happened during the 1995 Australia tour of the […]

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CA Names ODI XI Of The Decade Without A Windies’ Player

“Gone are the days” is the title of a popular western movie that perhaps has little or no relationship to cricket except for reflecting on the “badass” Windies team in the days of old when they were king and ruled the cricketing world. In the typical Jamaican speak or vernacular, one would say, “look wah wi come to” — an […]

SPORTS

Cricket: “The Big Three” Set To Create Bangarang For ICC

According to press reports, three of the most prominent nations in world cricket (India, England, and Australia cricket boards) are seeking to thwart the International Cricket Board’s (ICC) plans to include an additional 50-overs world event to the next ICC Future Tours Program. The reports note that plans are in progress to stage an annual quadrangular limited-overs series involving India, […]