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England score dramatic one-run win against West Indies, level T20I series
Bridgetown (Barbados), Jan 24 (IANS) Jason Roy's middle-order flurry and plenty of luck helped England claim their first win in any format since November 1, defeating hosts West Indies by a single run in the second T20 International at the Kensington Oval here on Monday (IST).
2022-01-24
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
After Ashes success, Australia's big challenge is to do well overseas: Lyon
Sydney, Jan 24 (IANS) Australian off-spinner Nathan Lyon feels that while the country's cricket team has ample depth, the real test will come when the side plays overseas tours, especially in the sub-continent.
2022-01-24
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
Australia accuses China of hijacking PM Morrison's WeChat account
Sydney, Jan 24 (IANS) Senior coalition MPs in Australia on Monday accused China of foreign interference after Prime Minister Scott Morrison's account on Chinese instant messaging platform WeChat was hijacked.
2022-01-24
Category: International, Australia,Technology
Pandemic causing 'generation-defining disruption' among children
Sydney, Jan 24 (IANS) More than the impact of being infected with Covid-19, children are facing many indirect effects of the pandemic in terms of health and wellbeing.
2022-01-24
Category: International, Australia,Health/Medicine
Australia approves Novavax amid Omicron battle
Canberra, Jan 24 (IANS) Australia on Monday approved Novavax for people aged 18 and over, making it the fourth Covid-19 vaccine to be approved for use in the country after AstraZeneca, Moderna and Pfizer amid the continued battle against the Omicron-fuelled pandemic.
2022-01-24
Category: International, Australia,Health/Medicine
Cost of living, healthcare top poll concerns among Australians: Survey
Canberra, Jan 24 (IANS) A new survey published on Monday has revealed that Australian voters have rated cost of living and healthcare as their biggest issues ahead of this year's general elections.
2022-01-24
Category: International, Australia,Politics
Holder takes 4 wickets as England suffer crushing 9-wicket loss to West Indies
Bridgetown (Barbados), Jan 23 (IANS) England's T20 International series against hosts West Indies got off to a disappointing start with the Eoin Morgan-led side suffering a nine-wicket defeat in a D/N match at the Kensington Oval on Sunday (IST).
2022-01-23
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
Have to come back in next game with a fresh game plan: Eoin Morgan
Bridgetown (Barbados), Jan 23 (IANS) England captain Eoin Morgan stressed upon coming back stronger in the next match against West Indies with a fresh game plan.
2022-01-23
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
This is the 'blueprint' I want from my players: Pollard after big win over England
Bridgetown (Barbados), Jan 23 (IANS) West Indies skipper Kieron Pollard said after his side's nine-wicket victory over England in the opening T20I that this is the "blueprint" he wants his players to adopt going forward.
2022-01-23
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
Aus to establish eDNA research centre to boost biosecurity
Canberra, Jan 23 (IANS) The Australian government has announced a new environmental DNA (eDNA) research centre to boost biosecurity.
2022-01-23
Category: International, Australia,Politics
Aus state announces Covid smart plan for schools
Sydney, Jan 23 (IANS) Australia's state of New South Wales (NSW) on Sunday announced a Covid-19 smart plan which aims to minimise the risk of infection after returning to school amid an uphill battle against the current wave of the pandemic.
2022-01-23
Category: International, Australia,Politics
With focus on T20 World Cup 2022, England and West Indies begin crucial series
Bridgetown (Barbados), Jan 22 (IANS) With the focus on the ICC T20 World Cup 2022 in Australia, West Indies and England will begin their preparations for the mega-event in right earnest when they clash in the first of the five T20Is at Kensington Oval here on Sunday (IST).
2022-01-22
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
It's just one of those things I'll never forget: Usman Khawaja on Ashes Sydney Test
Sydney, Jan 22 (IANS) Australia batter Usman Khawaja said the happenings during the fourth Test at the Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG) is something he will never forget in his life. In the drawn Test, Khawaja made a smashing comeback in the longest format of the game, notching up 137 and 101 not out in both innings and was adjudged 'Player of the Match' for his twin tons.
2022-01-22
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
Introduction to international cricket late has matured me as a player: Conway
Sydney, Jan 21 (IANS) Prolific New Zealand run-getter Devon Conway feels his introduction to the international cricket arena a bit later in life is the reason for his ability to score runs in different conditions, as it has matured him as a player.
2022-01-21
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
Sydney Sixers fume after CA blocks Smith from competing in BBL
Sydney, Jan 21 (IANS) Australian Test team vice-captain Steve Smith will not be able to compete in the Big Bash League (BBL) this season after Cricket Australia (CA) blocked Sydney Sixers' move following opposition from other stakeholders.
2022-01-21
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
Meta, Google grilled over misinformation and cyberbullying, Twitter next
Sydney, Jan 20 (IANS) An Australian government committee on Thursday grilled Meta (formerly Facebook) and Google about the spread of misinformation and cyberbullying across their platforms.
2022-01-20
Category: International, Australia,Technology
ACA boss Greenberg confident all selected Aussie cricketers will tour Pakistan
Sydney, Jan 19 (IANS) Australian Cricketers' Association (ACA) CEO Todd Greenberg is confident that all the players selected for the month-long tour of Pakistan will not have any reservations touring the country in March-April this year.
2022-01-19
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
Australia to rebate visa fees for int'l students, backpackers
Canberra, Jan 19 (IANS) Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison on Wednesday said the government would rebate visa fees for international students and backpackers to support the workforce challenge amid surging Covid-19 cases nationwide.
2022-01-19
Category: International, Australia,Health/Medicine,Politics
Ponting, Waugh back Langer to get contract extension, coach says he's not edgy
Sydney, Jan 19 (IANS) Former Australian captains Steve Waugh and Rickey Ponting have backed chief coach Justin Langer to continue in his post beyond his current contract, which expires in June after the team's month-long tour of Pakistan in March-April this year.
2022-01-19
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
Australian scientist charts progress of global biology project
Sydney, Jan 19 (IANS) An international team of scientists has reached a milestone in their 10-year project which they believe will ultimately change biological studies, according to one of Australia's leading geneticists.
2022-01-19
Category: International, Australia,Politics,Science/Tech
Australia may soon inoculate 29mn pets against Covid: Report
Sydney, Jan 19 (IANS) A vet in Australia is strongly pursuing with the regulatory bodies to inoculate the country's pets against Covid with the vaccine for pets, developed in Russia, the media reported.
2022-01-19
Category: International, Australia,Health/Medicine
More volcanic upheavals likely to follow, warns Aussie expert
Sydney, Jan 18 (IANS) Ongoing volcanic upheavals are expected to follow the massive January 15 eruption off the coast of Tonga, according to a leading Australian geologist.
2022-01-18
Category: International, Australia,Environment/Wildlife
Australia's No.1-ranked T20I woman batter Mooney out of Ashes with broken jaw
Sydney, Jan 18 (IANS) The Australian women's cricket team suffered a huge setback on Tuesday after their world No.1-ranked T20I batter Beth Mooney was ruled on the eve of the Ashes with a broken jaw.
2022-01-18
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
Root, Anderson and Aussie players share a drink; noise complaint forces police to intervene: Report
Hobart, Jan 18 (IANS) England Test captain Joe Root, pace bowler Jimmy Anderson and assistant coach Graham Thorpe were reportedly ordered by police to leave the Hobart hotel bar in the early hours of the morning following the team's loss in the fifth and final Ashes Test here.
2022-01-18
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
Australia sees deadliest day amid Covid resurgence
Canberra, Jan 18 (IANS) Australia recorded its highest ever number of Covid-19 deaths on Tuesday, as the latest resurgence continued to push up the hospitalisation rates to record levels.
2022-01-18
Category: International, Australia,Health/Medicine
Life expectancy of Australians rise to record high
Canberra, Jan 17 (IANS) Life expectancy of Australians has increased to a record high during the Covid-19 pandemic, a new study published on Monday revealed.
2022-01-17
Category: International, Australia,Human Interest/Society,Politics
Aus state warned over high Covid deaths amid surge
Sydney, Jan 17 (IANS) Authorities of Australia's New South Wales (NSW) state warned on Monday that the number of Covid-19 deaths is "likely to be high" over the coming days due to the ongoing surge in community transmission.
2022-01-17
Category: International, Australia,Health/Medicine
Gilchrist feels Starc was a bit unlucky in missing out on Player of the Series award in Ashes
Hobart, Jan 17 (IANS) Former Australia wicket-keeper batter Adam Gilchrist believes left-arm pacer Mitchell Starc might consider himself 'a bit unlucky' to not have taken home the 'Player of the Series' award in the Ashes. Starc played all five matches in the Ashes, picking 19 wickets at an average of 25.36.
2022-01-17
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
Karatsev gets perfect boost ahead of Australian Open with win over Murray in Sydney
Sydney, Jan 16 (IANS) World No. 20 Aslan Karatsev got the perfect lift ahead of the Australian Open, beginning on Monday, as the Russian produced near-flawless tennis to defeat Great Britain's former world No.1 Andy Murray 6-3, 6-2 in the Sydney Tennis Classic here.
2022-01-16
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Tennis
The Ashes, 5th Test: Australia 141/8 at dinner, lead by 256 runs
Hobart, Jan 16 (IANS) Australia were reduced to 141/8 in their second innings at dinner, leading by 256 runs against England on the third day of the fifth and final Ashes Test, here on Sunday.
2022-01-16
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
Ashes: Gillespie tells Robinson to find fitness for bowling all day in Tests
Hobart, Jan 16 (IANS) Former Australia pacer Jason Gillespie has asked England pacer Ollie Robinson to find the fitness for bowling all day in Test cricket. He added that Robinson was not lazy but agreed bowling in Test cricket is a step up from the levels of the County Championship.
2022-01-16
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
The Ashes, 5th Test: England bowl out Australia for 155, set 271-run target to win
Hobart, Jan 16 (IANS) England bowled out Australia for 155 in their second innings on Day 3, setting a target of 271 runs for them to win the fifth and final Ashes Test, here on Sunday.
2022-01-16
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
The Ashes, 5th Test: England 68/1 at Tea, need 203 runs to win against Australia
Hobart, Jan 16 (IANS) England were 68/1 at Tea on Day 3 and needed 203 runs to win the fifth and final Ashes Test against Australia, here on Sunday.
2022-01-16
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
South Africa-India series showed ample emotion missing from Ashes: Ian Chappell
Sydney, Jan 16 (IANS) Former Australia captain Ian Chappell believes the recently-concluded Test series between South Africa and India showed ample emotion which has been missing from the Ashes. He added that there was some exquisite batting on display in the Test series between South Africa and India despite the conditions being overwhelmingly in favour of the bowling side.
2022-01-16
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
The Ashes, 5th Test: Australia thrash England by 146 runs, clinch series 4-0
Hobart, Jan 16 (IANS) Australia thrashed England by 146 runs in the fifth and final Test on Day 3, to clinch the 2021/22 Ashes series 4-0, here on Sunday.
2022-01-16
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
Bowlers lead Australia to 4-0 Ashes series win after another England collapse (Ld)
Hobart, Jan 16 (IANS) Showing their sheer dominance, fast bowlers helped Australia thrash England by 146 runs in the fifth and final Test on Day 3, to clinch the 2021/22 Ashes series 4-0 and to retain the urn, here on Sunday.
2022-01-16
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
'Stuff of dreams': Cummins after Australia's dominating 4-0 Ashes win over England
Hobart, Jan 16 (IANS) After clinching the 2021-22 Ashes series 4-0, Australia skipper Pat Cummins on Sunday called the triumph against England a 'stuff of dreams', adding that the five-match series brought so many positives for his side.
2022-01-16
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
Ashes: Australia's Scott Boland and Cameron Green revel in 4-0 win
Hobart, Jan 16 (IANS) Australian cricketers Scott Boland and Cameron Green revealed their thoughts after the hosts' completed a 142-run romp against England to sign off from the Ashes series with a 4-0 scoreline. On Day Three of the pink-ball encounter at Blundstone Arena, England collapsed sensationally from 68/0 to 124 all out. Green took the first three wickets before Boland took three scalps as well to end Englands miserable tour of Australia.
2022-01-16
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
Sir Alastair Cook says England's Hobart defeat has to be their 'rock bottom'
Hobart, Jan 16 (IANS) Former England captain Sir Alastair Cook said on Sunday that the thrashing in Hobart handed to Joe Root's side 'has to be our rock bottom'. Cook's comments come after England had a dismal collapse yet again to end the Ashes with a 146-run loss. England crumbled from 68/0 to 124 all out in just an hour and a half on day three of the pink-ball affair.
2022-01-16
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
Australian scientists find biological marker in long Covid patients
Sydney, Jan 15 (IANS) A team of researchers from the University of New South Wales (UNSW) and St Vincent's hospital Sydney have found clear biological marker in patients experiencing long Covid.
2022-01-15
Category: International, Australia,Health/Medicine,Science/Tech,Technology
5th Test, Day 2: England bowl out Australia for 303 in 1st innings
Hobart, Jan 15 (IANS) England bowled out Australia for 303 in their first innings on the second day of the fifth and final Ashes Test, here on Saturday.
2022-01-15
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
Karatsev sets up title clash with Murray in Sydney
Sydney, Jan 15 (IANS) Top seed Aslan Karatsev of Russia set a first ATP Tour meeting with Great Britain's Andy Murray after fighting his way to a 6-3, 6-7(13), 6-3 win over world No. 26 Daniel Evans in the second Sydney Tennis Classic semifinal here.
2022-01-15
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Tennis
Green's maiden Test century just round the corner, feels Ponting
Hobart, Jan 15 (IANS) Former Australian captain Ricky Ponting feels a maiden Test century is round the corner for tall all-rounder Cameron Green after he slammed a 109-ball 74 in the fifth Ashes Test at the Bellerive Oval here on Friday evening.
2022-01-15
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
5th Test, Day 2: England reach 34/2 at dinner, trail Australia by 269 runs
Hobart, Jan 15 (IANS) England were struggling for 34/2 in their first innings at dinner, trailing Australia by 269 runs on the second day of the fifth and final Ashes Test, here on Saturday.
2022-01-15
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
Ponting slams Burns for not showing desperation while taking a single in Hobart Test
Hobart, Jan 15 (IANS) Former Australia captain Ricky Ponting on Saturday questioned England opener Rory Burns's commitment to the team, saying he should have at least made a diving attempt to save his wicket on the second day of the fifth and final Ashes Test at the Bellerive Oval here on Saturday.
2022-01-15
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
The Ashes, 5th Test: England 124/6 at Tea, trail Australia by 179 runs on Day 2
Hobart, Jan 15 (IANS) England were 124/6 in their first innings at Tea, trailing Australia by 179 runs on the second day of the fifth and final Ashes Test, here on Saturday.
2022-01-15
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
Australia close to peak of Omicron wave: CMO
Canberra, Jan 15 (IANS) Australia's Chief Medical Officer (CMO) Paul Kelly on Saturday said he was optimistic that the country's Omicron Covid-19 wave was close to its peak.
2022-01-15
Category: International, Australia,Health/Medicine
The Ashes, 5th Test: Australia bowl out England for 188, take 115-run 1st innings lead
Hobart, Jan 15 (IANS) Continuing their domination in the series, Australia bowled out England for 188 in their first innings to take a 115-run lead on the second day of the fifth and final Ashes Test, here on Saturday.
2022-01-15
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
Badosa gears up for Australian Open with hard-fought title win in Sydney Classic
Sydney, Jan 15 (IANS) World No.9 Paula Badosa of Spain overcame a strong challenge from world No.4 Barbora Krejcikova, defeating the 26-year-old 2021 French Open champion 6-3, 4-6, 7-6(4) to claim the Sydney Tennis Classic title on Saturday.
2022-01-15
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Tennis
Ashes: ECB CEO Harrison approaches CA in involving England players in Sheffield Shield
Hobart, Jan 15 (IANS) Tom Harrison, CEO of the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB), has approached Cricket Australia (CA) in involving England players in the Sheffield Shield. In the past, Australian cricketers participating in the ongoing Ashes like Marcus Harris, Marnus Labuschagne, Travis Head and Michael Neser plied their trade in the County Championship 2021.
2022-01-15
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket