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Classy Khawaja notches opening day ton

HE left it late, but Usman Khawaja notched up his first ton against India yesterday as Australia worked into a strong position on day one of the fourth Test in Ahmedabad. The left-handed opener carried his bat throughout the day’s play, flicking a gimme from Mohammed Shami off his pads to tick over triple figures […]

Gujarat finally on the board after huge score

AFTER a shaky start to the tournament, the Gujarat Giants are finally on the board in the Women’s Premier League, after downing the Royal Challengers Bangalore by 11 runs. After the Giants posted a whopping 7/201 from their 20 overs, the Royal Challengers gave it an almighty crack but could not quite get there. Despite […]

Records tumble as Warriors go back-to-back

WESTERN Australia’s dominance of Australian domestic cricket continued yesterday as the Warriors claimed back-to-back Marsh One-Day Cup titles. The hosts broke all sorts of records in their 181-run thumping of South Australia at the WACA, en route to becoming 50-over champions for the 16th time. Promoted to the top of the order upon D’Arcy Short‘s […]

Preview | 2023 Border-Gavaskar Trophy – 4th Test

INDIA has already retained the Border-Gavaskar Trophy, but Australia can still level the series in the fourth and final Test in Ahmedabad. In front of what is set to be a bumper crowd at Narendra Modi Stadium, the mettle of either side will be tested. We run you through all you need to know before […]

Aussies star as Delhi stays undefeated

THE Aussies were the stars of the show for both sides overnight in Mumbai as the Delhi Capitals continued their high-scoring undefeated start to the season with a 42-run win over the UP Warriorz. The Capitals made a whopping 4/211 from their 20 overs, before restricting the Warriorz to the still competitive 5/169 from their […]

Preview | 2022/23 Marsh One-Day Cup final

THE 2022/23 Marsh One-Day Cup final is set to go down on Wednesday, with reigning champion Western Australia hosting South Australia at the WACA Ground in Perth. A host of gun 50-over players are set to take the field, and we take you through all you need to know ahead of this season’s decider. NEED […]

Mumbai’s marvellous Matthews helps guide the Indians to 2/2

THE MUMBAI Indians are two from two this Women’s Premier League (WPL) season after they comfortably defeated the Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) by nine wickets. After RCB were bowled out for 155 in the 19th over, Mumbai’s top order ensured that the chase was a pretty simple one, reaching the target in the 15th over. […]

Sheffield Shield update: Final race goes down to the wire

VICTORIA and Queensland will vie for a Sheffield Shield final berth in the last round of the 2022/23 season, with only one place in the decider up for grabs. Second spot is currently occupied by the Bulls, who need to win or hope third placed Victoria loses in the Shield triple-header starting on March 14. […]

Big scores, big tallies as Dehli and UP get the win

THERE were two games overnight in the Women’s Premier League, with Delhi and the UP Warriorz getting wins in matches with big scores and even bigger individual performances with the ball. Delhi far too strong for Bangalore The Delhi Capitals have made a statement in their opening match of the tournament, defeating the Royal Challengers […]

Mumbai makes history as Gujarat in Giant early trouble

THE Mumbai Indians have created history, defeating the Gujarat Giants by 143 runs to win the very first match in the inaugural Women’s Premier League tournament. Mumbai batted first and made a whopping 5/207, before Gujarat underperformed and were bowled out for a mere 64 in the 16th over. Gujarat had more problems than just […]

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