Cummins was asked to ‘confess’ before getting Australia captain job | Cricket News

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MELBOURNE: Australia‘s newly-appointed Test captain Pat Cummins has revealed that he was asked to share any secrets he might have had before he was handed the leadership role by...

Perth Ashes Test a ’50-50′ prospect, says Western Australia chief | Cricket News

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Perth has a 50-50 chance of hosting the fifth Ashes Test between Australia and England, Western Australia Cricket Association chief executive Christina Matthews said. The Ashes finale is scheduled...

Sweden, France on song on Davis Cup opening night

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PARIS: Brothers Elias and Mikael Ymer helped Sweden sweep aside Canada, France fought back to down the Czech Republic and Croatia crushed Australia as the revamped Davis Cup opened...

australia: Australia says China’s ‘alarming’ actions at odds with peaceful rhetoric

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CANBERRA: China’s “alarming” actions do not match its rhetoric about promoting peace and prosperity in the region, Australia‘s defence minister said on Friday after a Chinese navy ship was...

Pak vs Ban: Bangladesh elect to bat first against Pakistan

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Pakistan will lock horns today with Bangladesh in the first Test of the two match series in Chittagong. The Men in Green, fresh off an impressive T20 World Cup...

Don’t see Tim Paine’s inclusion in Ashes playing XI as distraction: Nathan Lyon | Cricket News

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GOLD COAST: Australia spinner Nathan Lyon on Thursday asserted that the inclusion of an under-fire Tim Paine in the playing XI for the Ashes series will not be a...

BBC drop former England captain Vaughan from Ashes coverage amid racism allegations | Cricket News

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Former England captain Michael Vaughan will play no part in the BBC‘s coverage of the upcoming Ashes series after being named in the racism controversy involving former Yorkshire player...

Troy Cooley to work with England’s pace bowlers ahead of Ashes | Cricket News

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LONDON: Australian Troy Cooley has returned to work with the England team as a consultant bowling coach ahead of the Ashes series which starts next month in Brisbane, the...

Australia, Germany commit $90 mln to fund hydrogen projects

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MELBOURNE: Australia and Germany plan to spend around $90 million to fund hydrogen projects as part of a joint push to speed up development of the clean fuel to...

new zealand: New Zealand to start reopening borders to world from January

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WELLINGTON: New Zealand will reopen its borders to the world over the coming months, the government announced Wednesday, allowing for the return of displaced residents from January and tourists...