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Knight’s spinners shine as England join Australia in final

11 November, 2018 8:58 am 8:58 am

Heather Knight, the England captain, took 3/9, and left-arm spinners Sophie Ecclestone and Kirstie Gordon took two wickets each as they set up an eight-wicket win to seal a spot in the final of the ICC Women’s World T20 2018. Choosing to bat at Sir Vivian Richards Stadium in Antigua without Mithali Raj in the … Read More

Australia look to hit back in one-off T20I

11 November, 2018 6:41 pm 6:41 pm

SYDNEY (92 News) – Having lost the three-match one-day international series 2-1 to the South Africans, Australia will try to make sure they end the series on a high note. Australia, despite their third position in the MRF Tyres ICC Men’s T20I Team Rankings, have lost three of their last five T20I series and will … Read More

Playing Australia brings out the best in us: Faf du Plessis

10 October, 2018 9:00 am 9:00 am

DUBAI (92 News) – Faf du Plessis, the South Africa captain, expects a “nice and hostile” reception when his team travels to Australia for a limited-over series. The teams are set to play three one-day internationals and one Twenty20 International. It will be the first time they will face off since the acrimonious Test series … Read More

Mandhana, Kaur impress in first ‘A’ game against Australia

10 October, 2018 8:35 am 8:35 am

NEW DELHI (92 News) – A quick half-century from Smriti Mandhana and Harmanpreet Kaur’s 45 helped India A beat Australia A by four wickets in the first Twenty20 match in Mumbai. India, who have named a full-strength squad for the series that also acts as their preparation for the upcoming ICC Women’s World Twenty20 2018 … Read More

Siddle expects batsmen to do ‘something special’ in Abu Dhabi

10 October, 2018 9:20 am 9:20 am

ABU DHABI (92 News) – Peter Siddle understands that it’s Advantage Pakistan in the second and final Test in Abu Dhabi, but expects the Australian batsmen to fight it out. As things stand, Australia are 47/1 in a chase of 538, with Shaun Marsh out and no clear word on whether Usman Khawaja, the centurion … Read More

We still see two results on the board: Aaron Finch

10 October, 2018 10:32 am 10:32 am

DUBAI (92 News) – It was just some really good bowling, says Aaron Finch of Mohammad Abbas, whose five-for has put Pakistan in pole position to win the Abu Dhabi Test. In what has been a low-scoring second Test so far, paceman Abbas has stood out, head and shoulders above the other bowlers on view. … Read More

Played attacking shots to put Australia on back foot: Sarfraz Ahmed

10 October, 2018 9:30 am 9:30 am

DUBAI (92 News) – Sarfraz Ahmed’s aggressive 94-run knock on the first day of the second Test against Australia helped Pakistan recover from 57/5 and took them to a healthy position. Ahmed’s counter-attack after Pakistan were in trouble before lunch not only put the Australian bowlers off guard for a while but also took his … Read More

Georgia Wareham gets ready for Pakistan ODIs with five-for

10 October, 2018 8:40 am 8:40 am

SYDNEY (92 News) – She’s never played one-day international cricket, but Georgia Wareham put herself in the mix for the first fixture against Pakistan with a five-wicket haul in a warm-up game. The ICC Women’s World T20 2018 is just around the corner, and Australia have a series of three ODIs – as part of … Read More

Australia considers recognising Jerusalem as Israel’s capital

10 October, 2018 11:05 am 11:05 am

SYDNEY/JERUSALEM (Reuters) – Australia will consider recognising Jerusalem as Israel’s capital and shifting its embassy there from Tel Aviv, Australia’s Prime Minister said on Tuesday. The status of Jerusalem is one of the thorniest obstacles to a peace deal between Israel and the Palestinians. Israel regards all of the city, including the eastern sector that … Read More

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‘I am confident of winning this Test’ – Sarfraz Ahmed

10 October, 2018 10:35 am 10:35 am

DUBAI (92 News) – Pakistan skipper Sarfraz Ahmed is confident ahead of the second Test against Australia and says he is proud of how his team showed fight in Dubai. After reducing Australia to 136/3 in pursuit of a 461-run target, Pakistan were best placed for victory at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium in the … Read More

Pakistan lose six wickets for 204 runs in second Test

10 October, 2018 9:40 am 9:40 am

ABU DHABI (92 News) – Pakistan on Tuesday lost six wickets for 204 runs in second Test against Australia in the morning session. Australian bowler Nathan Lyon took four wickets in six delivers. Mohammad Hafeez was the first to return to the pavilion as Mitchell Starc removed him for four. Azhar Ali was next to … Read More

Pakistan win toss, elect to bat first against Australia in second Test

10 October, 2018 8:05 am 8:05 am

ABU DHABI (92 News) – Pakistan skipper Sarfraz Ahmed won the toss and elected to bat in the second and final Test against Australia in Abu Dhabi on Tuesday. Australia kept the same side which drew the first Test in Dubai last week. After reducing Australia to 136/3 in pursuit of a 461-run target, Pakistan … Read More

Fakhar to be included in second Test squad against Australia

10 October, 2018 9:43 pm 9:43 pm

ABU DHABI (92 News) – Replacing injured Imamul Haq, Fakhar Zaman will be included in the Second Test against Australia as Pakistan’s opening batsman. Pakistan will play the second Test against Australia on October 16. This will be Fakhar’s first Test match for the national side. The batsman is coming of a disappointing performance during … Read More

Mohammad Abbas eyes record run to 50 wickets

10 October, 2018 9:40 am 9:40 am

DUBAI (92 News) – Mohammad Abbas, the Pakistan pace bowler, needs one more scalp to reach 50 Test wickets, and has his sights firmly set on breaking a record. Abbas, playing just his ninth Test, has already picked up seven wickets in the opening match against Australia in Dubai. If he gets one more, he … Read More

An exciting day ahead: Travis Head

10 October, 2018 8:10 am 8:10 am

Australia ended Day Four of the first Test against Pakistan as they started it – well behind in the game, and with plenty left to do before they can even countenance drawing the game, let alone win it. But debutant Travis Head’s partnership of 49 with Usman Khawaja gave his side some sort of hope … Read More