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Ballooning spiders leave Australian region covered in webs | World News

An arachnid invasion left swathes of Australia’s Gippsland region covered in webs as the spiders sought higher ground to escape flooding. A sea of silk engulfed an area in Australia’s southeast hit by flooding earlier in June, caused by sheet web spiders that normally live on the ground looking for shelter according to ecologist Dieter Hochuli. “When we get these ...

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Khawaja working with CA to ensure more South Asian representation in Australian cricket

Batsman Usman Khawaja is working with Cricket Australia to ensure more South Asian representation in his adopted country’s cricketing ecosystem, about a decade after becoming the first Muslim to wear the baggy green following a brush with racism. When he made his international debut at the SCG, his home ground, in an Ashes Test in 2011, the top-order batter became ...

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‘Australian conditions should have favoured Australians’: Kohli dismisses India’s concern over conditions in WTC final

The inaugural ICC World Test Championship kick-started from August 1, 2019 and the first ever final will be contested between India and New Zealand from June 18, 2021 in a one-off Test match to be played in Southampton in England. The inaugural championship was interrupted by the Covid-19 pandemic in 2020 as it sent the entire FTP for a toss. ...

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CA yet to discuss Australian players’ participation in remaining IPL matches in UAE

Cricket Australia on Monday said it’s yet to start discussions on whether Australian cricketers would compete in the IPL when the T20 league re-commences in the UAE in September. Nick Hockley, who was confirmed as CA chief executive on Monday after performing the duties in an interim role, said a decision on IPL can wait as Australian players were just ...

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‘Welcome home’: David Warner reunites with family as Australian players out of quarantine after return from India- WATCH

After days of hasty travel and hard quarantine, the Australian players – who took part in the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021 – are finally back home. A group of 38 Australians left for the Maldives on May 6 after the tournament was indefinitely suspended on May 4, due to the rising cases of Covid-19 in its bio-bubble. They have ...

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‘Any BCCI could locate that money’: Former Australian batsman Hodge says players still owed 35% money by Kochi Tuskers

Board of Control of Cricket in India (BCCI) had expanded the Indian Premier League to 10 teams in 2011. Kochi Tuskers Kerala and Pune Warriors India were added to the group of teams for the season to expand the league. However, after just one season, Kochi Tuskers’ franchise’s contract was terminated by the BCCI as they failed to pay bank ...

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‘He copped absolute barrage from all’: Aussie opener says Pujara batted ‘like an Australian’ at Gabba

The final day of the 4th Test between India and Australia at Gabba in Brisbane saw some of the most thrilling cricketing action in history. Chasing 327 on the final day, India saw some brilliant batting performances as they scripted a historic win to register 2nd consecutive Test series victory Down Under. Opener Shubman Gill scored 91 runs, while Cheteshwar ...

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‘Double whammy for KKR, Biggest loss for SRH’: Aakash Chopra on absence of Australian players in rescheduled IPL 2021

Former Indian cricketer Aakash Chopra has analysed the impact of the absence of Australian players on the teams of the Indian Premier League if the remainder of the 2021 season is staged after the T20 World Cup later this year. The cricketer-turned-commentator has opined that Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR), Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) and Delhi Capitals (DC) are the sides that ...

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‘Don’t think Australian public is ready to see Smith as leader’: Brad Hogg names ‘most deserving candidate’ to lead AUS

Former cricketer Brad Hogg has backed pacer Pat Cummins as the ‘most deserving candidate’ to lead the Australian cricket team. The leadership of the Australian cricket team became a talking point ever since Tim Paine & Co lost the Border-Gavaskar Trophy to India earlier this year. Paine’s position has been under scrutiny while there has been chatter of late whether ...

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‘Joe Root will be enjoying this’: Michael Vaughan explains how ‘cracks in Australian team’ can help England in The Ashes

Former England captain Michael Vaughan feels that the recent statement of Cameron Bancroft on the infamous 2018 sandpapergate scandal will affect the Australians in the upcoming Ashes series. The Australian batsmen, in a recent interview with the Guardian, had hinted that the Aussie bowlers might have known about ball-tampering. Later on Tuesday, bowlers Pat Cummins, Mitchell Starc, Josh Hazlewood, and ...

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