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Smith falls but Australia push to 336-5 in Boxing Day Test

12 December, 2019 8:29 am 8:29 am

MELBOURNE (Reuters) – New Zealand paceman Neil Wagner denied Steve Smith his first century of the home summer but Australia’s batsmen dug in to push to 336 for five at lunch on day two of the Boxing Day Test on Friday. Middle order batsman Travis Head reached his eighth half-century and was 57 not out … Read More


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Josh Hazlewood to miss Boxing Day Test

12 December, 2019 12:18 pm 12:18 pm

SYDNEY (ICC) – Australia coach Justin Langer confirmed that fast bowler Josh Hazlewood, who suffered a hamstring injury on day two of the first Test against New Zealand, will miss the next Test in Melbourne. Hazlewood pulled up in his run-up while setting out to deliver his ninth ball in the first New Zealand innings. … Read More


India spinners in race to be fit for Boxing Day Test

12 December, 2018 10:49 am 10:49 am

MELBOURNE (Reuters) – India spinners Ravichandran Ashwin and Ravindra Jadeja are both under an injury cloud ahead of the Boxing Day Test against Australia, leaving the tourists with a potential selection conundrum. India coach Ravi Shastri said offspinner Ashwin was still recovering from an abdominal strain that caused him to miss the second Test in … Read More