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Cricket: Echo Room: Cricket lives and thrives on sound principles

Cricket: Echo Room: Cricket lives and thrives on sound principles

Watching cricket on TV during these Covid times makes me realize that: Ever since I became addicted to the game around 10, cricket has been about sound as much as anything else. The visuals are of course important. I remember becoming fascinated with the color photographs in The Illustrated Weekly of India of the players …

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Australia ICC Test Team of the Year, Marnus Labuschagne, Pat Cummins, Joe Root, Kane Williamson

Australia ICC Test Team of the Year, Marnus Labuschagne, Pat Cummins, Joe Root, Kane Williamson

Australia could only handle one player on the ICC test team of the year, despite reclaiming the top spot in the team rankings with best test bowler Pat Cummins, a curious omission. It’s the first time Australia has held the No. 1 test team mantle since May 2020, but it wasn’t enough to see them …

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Craig Tiley interview, Tennis Australia CEO, fired, booed on court, latest news

Craig Tiley interview, Tennis Australia CEO, fired, booed on court, latest news

Tennis Australia CEO Craig Tiley says he will not consider resigning amid the fallout from Novak Djokovic’s deportation saga. Tiley’s appearances have been scarce since Djokovic’s visa saga unfolded, with Tennis Australia being accused by some of misinforming the world’s number one about his ability to enter the country despite not being vaccinated. Speak with …

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Travis Head, ICC Test batting rankings, Australia, bowling rankings, Marnus Labuschagne, Steve Smith

Travis Head, ICC Test batting rankings, Australia, bowling rankings, Marnus Labuschagne, Steve Smith

Australian Ashes hero Travis Head was the top mover in the MRF Tires ICC Test Player Rankings after his Man of the Series winning performance against England in the summer. Head looted an Ashes top 357 run averaging 59.50 with a strike rate of 86.02, including two centuries, half a century and a high of …

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Justin Langer coaching future, Australian cricket team, news, video, Tim Paine, Adam Gilchrist, Wallabies

Justin Langer coaching future, Australian cricket team, news, video, Tim Paine, Adam Gilchrist, Wallabies

Justin Langer expects discussions about his future as coach of the Australian cricket team to begin “soon”, while alluding to his frustration at outside speculation that he should be moved. Langer stressed that Cricket Australia had always intended to wait until after the Ashes to decide its fate. Before those encounters flare up, however, Langer …

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BBL cricket 2022: Glenn Maxwell century, greatest score in history, Melbourne Stars vs Hobart Hurricanes

BBL cricket 2022: Glenn Maxwell century, greatest score in history, Melbourne Stars vs Hobart Hurricanes

Melbourne Stars captain Glenn Maxwell has shattered the record books with an “outrageous” batting performance at the MCG. Australian cricketer Glenn Maxwell made history with the highest individual score in the Big Bash League, cracking 154 out of 64 balls against the Hobart Hurricanes on Wednesday night. The Melbourne Stars captaincy spawned his century in …

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Justis Huni covid, next fight, latest news, schedule

Justis Huni covid, next fight, latest news, schedule

Already featured in the Australian boxing history books, Justis Huni could now become the subject of medical journals after he appeared to contract Covid-19 for the second time, just days after overcoming his first infection. The Australian heavyweight champion became worryingly ill with the virus during his Christmas training camp in the US before finally …

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Horse Racing Tips: Best Newcastle Bets with Shayne O’Cass

Horse Racing Tips: Best Newcastle Bets with Shayne O’Cass

A Brad Widdup-trained mare put the writing on the wall for her first win in 2022 with an outstanding return at the Beaumont circuit. BEST BETS, DOOR MAIL Daily Telegraph analyst Shayne O’Cass gives his best bets and rules every race for Newcastle. The Form: Complete the NSW Racing Thoroughbred form, including video replays and …

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Ashes 2022, Australia vs England, cricket news, Justin Langer coaching contract, why Cricket Australia must offer new deal

Ashes 2022, Australia vs England, cricket news, Justin Langer coaching contract, why Cricket Australia must offer new deal

Last August it was time to talk about Justin Langer. The players spoke, the wounded coach listened, the results turned. Now it’s time for Cricket Australia to move swiftly to re-sign Langer, or risk minimizing the value of winning at the elite level. It’s worth recapping that the unrest was real and the frustration from …

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