Liam Badkin

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Target set as Aussies aim for chase down

THREE days in and the picture is clear for Australia if it is to get the win in its second test against the West Indies at the Gabba. Following the conclusion of day three in the day-night test, the Aussies will need 156 more runs, and currently hold eight wickets in hand, after Steve Smith […]

Aussies on the board in unpredictable second day

DAY two of the second test between Australia and the West Indies had it all. From athletic catches to impressive drives, things got interesting as the visitors continued their best performance on Australian soil in recent memory. The match could be heading towards a boilover, with the West Indies leading Australia by 35 runs early […]

Amazing Aussies silence crowd to win ODI World Cup

IN one of the more remarkable underdog wins in recent history, Australia defeated India to the tune of six wickets to take out the One Day International (ODI) World Cup on Sunday night. It was an almighty effort from the Australians, with the team driven to victory by a heroic performance from opening batsman Travis […]

Aussies book spot in final with tense win over Proteas

ALTHOUGH it was not always smooth sailing, Australia has claimed a three-wicket win over South Africa to advance to the 2023 One Day International (ODI) World Cup final after a tense semi-final. It looked as if the Aussies were in the box seat for much of the first innings, but the five-time champions had to […]

‘Bison’ blasts Bangladesh to keep Aussies rolling

AUSTRALIA will enter the semi-finals of the One Day International (ODI) World Cup on a high, after Mitch Marsh powered the side to a strong win over Bangladesh on Saturday night. Marsh was an unstoppable force at the crease as the Aussies pulled off their first ever successful run chase of a score over 300. […]

Maxwell doubles up in Mumbai miracle

IN one of the most memorable knocks in the history of the sport, Glenn Maxwell has single-handedly delivered Australia to a three-wicket win over Afghanistan in Tuesday night’s ODI World Cup match. The Aussies looked in serious trouble at 7/91 when chasing down Afghanistan’s total of 291, before Maxwell came to the crease with a […]

Aussies hold on to eliminate Ashes foes

IT may have been nervous times for fans of the Australian men’s cricket team, but the team managed to conjure a 33-run win over England, to eliminate the latter from the 2023 One Day International (ODI) World Cup. In Saturday night’s game at Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad, England needed to upset an Aussie side […]

Maxwell makes history in Aussie annihilation

A RECORD-BREAKING performance from all-rounder Glenn Maxwell, a masterclass from opener David Warner and a late appearance from Adam Zampa combined to steer Australia to a 309-run win over the Netherlands in the ODI World Cup. Maxwell smashed the fastest century in World Cup history, powering home to 106 runs in just 46 deliveries, taking […]

Aussies on the board after crushing collapse from Sri Lanka

AFTER losing its opening two games of the tournament, Australia has snagged a breakthrough win at the 2023 ICC One-Day World Cup with a five-wicket triumph over Sri Lanka on Monday night. The Aussies looked in dire straits once again after the opposition stormed out to a powerful opening partnership. However, a huge batting collapse […]

Aussies in all sorts after South Africa smashing

AUSTRALIA’S One Day International (ODI) World Cup campaign is hanging by a thread after a second consecutive loss, this time falling to South Africa by 134 runs. It is the five-time champions’ worst ever loss at a World Cup. The Aussies went into Thursday night’s game in Lucknow fresh off a loss to India earlier […]

Aussies spun out as India making winning World Cup start

AUSTRALIA was convincingly defeated by India in either sides’ opening match at the 2023 ICC World Cup on Sunday night, with the latter emerging victorious to the tune of six wickets. The Aussies fell victim to the conditions at times, as India chased down their sub-200 total with ease, surpassing it with over eight overs […]

Khan retained for second consecutive year in BBL Draft

SUNDAY night saw the second annual Big Bash League (BBL) Overseas Player Draft ahead of the BBL|13 season, which commences later this year. In a surprise to absolutely no one, Rashid Khan was retained by the Adelaide Strikers for the second year in a row. There was no doubt that Adelaide would be holding onto […]

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