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Pitch at SCG will be lively, will get full Test despite clouds: Curator

Pitch at SCG will be lively, will get full Test despite clouds: Curator

Sydney, Jan 6 (IANS) The pitch for the third Test between India and Australia at the Sydney Cricket Ground will be lively like the one dished out last year against New Zealand, SCG curator Adam Lewis has said."It is going to be similar...I think we will have a bit of pace in it. We always start off ...

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Aus plan for India spinners: Use reverse sweeps, hit over the top

Aus plan for India spinners: Use reverse sweeps, hit over the top

Sydney, Jan 6 (IANS) Australian batsmen are being encouraged to go after the Indian spinners with whatever shots they feel comfortable with, including sweeps and reverse sweeps in the remaining two Test matches of the ongoing four-match series.The Aussies have struggled to get going against the Indi...

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NZ seal series sweep against Pak with innings win in 2nd Test

NZ seal series sweep against Pak with innings win in 2nd Test

Christchurch, Jan 6 (IANS) New Zealand on Wednesday registered a dominant win by an innings and 176 runs against Pakistan in the second and final Test at the Hagley Oval.Spearheaded by new sensation and Player of the Match Kyle Jamieson, who took 6/48 in Pakistan's second innings to returned with br...

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Ind vs Aus: Fans at SCG must wear masks at all times

Ind vs Aus: Fans at SCG must wear masks at all times

Sydney [Australia], January 6 (ANI): New South Wales government on Wednesday made the wearing of face masks mandatory at all times for the crowd in the upcoming Test between India and Australia at the Sydney Cricket Ground.The third Test between India and Australia is set to begin on January 7 and t...

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Aus vs Ind: Warner to play SCG Test, confirms Paine

Aus vs Ind: Warner to play SCG Test, confirms Paine

Sydney, Jan 6 (IANS) Australia opener David Warner will play the third Test of the ongoing four-match series against India beginning Thursday at the Sydney Cricket Ground, captain Tim Paine has confirmed.Warner had missed the first two Tests with a groin injury he picked in the preceding ODI series ...

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Ind vs Aus: Visitors look to siege SCG with eye on retaining Border-Gavaskar Trophy

Ind vs Aus: Visitors look to siege SCG with eye on retaining Border-Gavaskar Trophy

Sydney [Australia], January 6 (ANI): After being bundled out for 36 in the first Test, most of the former players and cricket pundits had ruled out India's chances of making a comeback in the second Test. What followed, however, was a scintillating show as the visitors under stand-in skipper Ajinkya...

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NZ vs Pak, 2nd Test: Jamieson's six-wicket haul gives hosts victory on day four

NZ vs Pak, 2nd Test: Jamieson's six-wicket haul gives hosts victory on day four

Christchurch [New Zealand], January 6 (ANI): Kyle Jamieson's six-wicket haul gave New Zealand a much-deserved victory on day four of the second Test by an innings and 176 runs on Wednesday here at the Hagley Oval, Christchurch.New Zealand who declared their first innings after gaining a lead of 362 ...

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Ind vs Aus: SCG curator hopes rain doesn't play spoilsport in 3rd Test

Ind vs Aus: SCG curator hopes rain doesn't play spoilsport in 3rd Test

Sydney [Australia], January 6 (ANI): As India and Australia gear up for the third Test of the series, Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG) curator Adam Lewis is confident of witnessing high-quality cricket between both the teams even if there is rain.The Test will start on Thursday and the weather forecast i...

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Aus vs Ind: Fan who attended MCG Test diagnosed with Covid-19

Aus vs Ind: Fan who attended MCG Test diagnosed with Covid-19

Melbourne, Jan 6 (IANS) One of the specatators, who attended the Boxing Day Test between Australia and India at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG), has tested positive for Covid-19, the Melbourne Cricket Club (MCC) informed on Wednesday."The Melbourne Cricket Club (MCC), as ground managers of the MC...

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On Kapil Dev's 62nd birthday, let's relive 83' WC triumph

On Kapil Dev's 62nd birthday, let's relive 83' WC triumph

New Delhi [India], January 6 (ANI): Not many cricket captains can say they have the honour of leading their national side to World Cup triumph, but Kapil Dev, not only has this honour but he will always be known for giving the country their first Cricket World Cup title in 1983.As the legendary Indi...

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