On the other hand, Alex Carey (49) missed out on a fifty but his fine innings helped Australia extend the vital lead under the circumstances.
In the world of sports, on this very day, the world’s second most popular sports took its birth. The white caps and demeanour of this fascinating game earned the epithet of ‘Gentlemen’s Game’. The enchanting game has lured even Zimbabwe’s former President and dictator Robert Mugabe, who had once said, “Cricket civilizes people and creates […]
Manchester: Australia pacer Josh Hazlewood took four wickets to leave England on the brink of a Ashes setback as they were reeling at 200/5, still trailing by 297 runs at stumps on Day 3 of the fourth Test here on Friday. England still need 98 runs to avoid follow on after Australia rode Steve Smith’s […]
Manchester: Steve Smith produced a batting masterclass to bring up his third double hundred as Australia posted a mammoth 497/8 to declare and take a huge step in retaining the Ashes, on Day 2 of the rain-affected fourth Ashes Test on Thursday. At stumps, England were 23/1, still trailing by 474 runs with three days […]
Birmingham: England entered their first World Cup final since 1992 decimating five-time champions Australia by eight wickets after a fearless knock from Jason Roy here on Thursday. Chasing 224 in a World Cup semifinal was not expected to be a walk in the park but England made it just that with an aggressive approach that […]
London: It was reminiscent of the Australian swagger of yore as Aaron Finch’s pacers bossed arch-rivals England on their way to the World Cup semifinals with a 64-run victory here Tuesday. While Australia became the first team to reach the semifinals of the showpiece, England’s defeat, their second straight following the stunning reverse to Sri […]