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Aussies win back respect in Dubai

More Sports / Cricket Oct 12, 2018

Aussies win back respect in Dubai

Leading a scandal-hit team dismissed as Australia's worst in 30 years, captain Tim Paine's pledge to win back hearts and minds seemed a fanciful, if noble aspiration in the lead-up to the test series against Pakistan. In the end, it took only five days of ...

Fourth Ashes test ends in frustrating draw

More Sports / Cricket Dec 30, 2017

Fourth Ashes test ends in frustrating draw

Australia captain Steve Smith tormented England with another century as the fourth Ashes test ended in a frustrating draw for Joe Root's side at the Melbourne Cricket Ground on Saturday. Smith marched off unbeaten after a 275-ball knock of 102, having nudged Australia to 263 ...