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Late Australian batsman Phill Hughes(Twitter)

India vs Australia: Both teams to pay 63-second tribute to Phil Hughes on his 6th death anniversary

By hindustantimes.com | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON NOV 25, 2020 07:05 PM IST
November 27, 2020 will mark the sixth death anniversary of Phil Hughes who lost his life after getting hit by a bouncer during a Sheffield Shield game. Hughes was not-out on 63 when the ill-fated incident took place.
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Photo of Australian Cricket team players(Twitter)
Photo of Australian Cricket team players(Twitter)

India vs Australia: ‘I feel really confident’, young Australian spinner is ready to challenge India

By hindustantimes.com | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON NOV 21, 2020 03:17 PM IST
The Australian spin all-rounder hasn’t featured in any 50-over game since March in South Africa with lack of local competition due to the COVID-19 pandemic, robbing him of any chance of pushing his case.
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Photo of Will Pucovski batting in Sheffield Shield(Twitter)
Photo of Will Pucovski batting in Sheffield Shield(Twitter)

India vs Australia: ‘Have earned the right to be named in squad for India Tests’, says Will Pucovski

By hindustantimes.com | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON NOV 17, 2020 02:49 PM IST
Pucovski feels he has “earned the right” to be in the red-ball squad and is better prepared to make his Test debut compared to a couple of seasons ago.
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Former Australian captain Mark Taylor(Twitter)
Former Australian captain Mark Taylor(Twitter)

“I would pick him to open” – Mark Taylor finds the potential Australian opener for India Tests

By hindustantimes.com | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON NOV 15, 2020 06:21 PM IST
Former Australian captain Mark Taylor has urged the national selectors to pick in-form Will Pucovski to open the batting against India in the upcoming Border-Gavaskar Trophy.
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Will Pucovski bats for Victoria.(AP)
Will Pucovski bats for Victoria.(AP)

I’m off social media, says Pucovski ahead of India Tests

By Press Trust of India | Melbourne
UPDATED ON NOV 14, 2020 01:54 PM IST
Very few young Australian cricketers have generated as much buzz in recent years as Pucovski, thanks to his prolific form in Sheffield Shield.
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Mithcell Starc batting against Tasmania in Sheffield Shield(Twitter)
Mithcell Starc batting against Tasmania in Sheffield Shield(Twitter)

Sheffield Shield: Furious Starc throws bat after being left stranded on 86* as captain declares innings - WATCH

By hindustantimes.com | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON NOV 10, 2020 08:24 PM IST
NSW captain declared the innings when Starc was batting on 86*. The declaration didn’t please Mitchell Starc as he threw away his bat on the ground in agony, as soon as he reached the NSW dugout.
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Cricket - First T20 International - England v Australia - Ageas Bowl, Southampton, Britain - September 4, 2020 Australia coach Justin Langer before play Dan Mullan/Pool via REUTERS(REUTERS)
Cricket - First T20 International - England v Australia - Ageas Bowl, Southampton, Britain - September 4, 2020 Australia coach Justin Langer before play Dan Mullan/Pool via REUTERS(REUTERS)

Australia may not tinker much with squad for Test series against India, hints Justin Langer

By Press Trust of India | Perth
UPDATED ON SEP 21, 2020 04:20 PM IST
The series, India’s first since February-March contest in New Zealand, is set to start on December 3 but there is still some confusion over the venues since different Australian states have different lockdown protocols.
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Alister McDermott(Queensland Cricket)
Alister McDermott(Queensland Cricket)

Injury-ravaged Alister, son of Craig McDermott, retires at 29

By Press Trust of India | Melbourne
UPDATED ON JUL 31, 2020 01:03 PM IST
McDermott showed early promise, debuting as an 18-year-old in 2009 in first-class cricket and was on the verge of making the national team in 2011.
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HOBART, AUSTRALIA - MARCH 17: A general view of a Kookaburra turf four piece cricket ball is seen before play on day one of the Sheffield Shield final match between the Tasmanian Tigers and the New South Wales Blues at Bellerive Oval on March 17, 2011 in Hobart, Australia.(Getty Images)
HOBART, AUSTRALIA - MARCH 17: A general view of a Kookaburra turf four piece cricket ball is seen before play on day one of the Sheffield Shield final match between the Tasmanian Tigers and the New South Wales Blues at Bellerive Oval on March 17, 2011 in Hobart, Australia.(Getty Images)

No Dukes, Cricket Australia to use Kookaburra in first-class cricket from 2020-21 season

By Press Trust of India | Melbourne
UPDATED ON JUL 02, 2020 10:55 AM IST
Australia has been using Dukes ball since the 2016-17 season in Shield matches with an aim to help its cricketers prepare for the hostile English conditions.
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CA cancels final round of Sheffield Shield, defers decision on title match

By Press Trust of India | Melbourne
UPDATED ON MAR 15, 2020 03:15 PM IST
CA chief executive Kevin Roberts said the Shield final round had been cancelled “in an effort to reduce travel” and he hoped it would “contribute to the global effort to slow, and eventually stop, the spread of coronavirus”.
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Will Somerville(Getty Images)
Will Somerville(Getty Images)

Ailing New Zealand call up Will Somerville for third Test in Sydney

By AFP | Wellington
UPDATED ON DEC 30, 2019 11:08 AM IST
Off-spinner Somerville, who was raised in Australia and played Sheffield Shield for New South Wales, will replace injured pace bowler Trent Boult for the Test starting in Sydney on Friday.
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Mitchell Swepson(Getty Images)
Mitchell Swepson(Getty Images)

Australia add leg-spinner Mitchell Swepson to Sydney Test squad

By AFP | Melbourne
UPDATED ON DEC 26, 2019 09:18 AM IST
The 26-year-old leg-spinner joined the side for preparation during the ongoing second Test in Melbourne and will remain with them leading into the Sydney Test from January 3, where conditions often assist slow bowlers.
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General view of Melbourne Cricket Ground.(Getty Images)
General view of Melbourne Cricket Ground.(Getty Images)

Australia vs New Zealand: Steve Smith wants MCG to retain Boxing Day Test despite pitch concerns

By Reuters | Melbourne
UPDATED ON DEC 09, 2019 04:46 PM IST
A Sheffield Shield match at the MCG was abandoned on Sunday because of a dangerous pitch with several Western Australia batsmen sustaining blows to the body from deliveries that reared up at them.
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Representative image: General view of Melbourne Cricket Ground.(REUTERS)
Representative image: General view of Melbourne Cricket Ground.(REUTERS)

Unsafe MCG pitch forces abandonment of Sheffield Shield match

By Reuters | Melbourne
UPDATED ON DEC 08, 2019 09:12 AM IST
The match hosted by Victoria was suspended on Saturday after Western Australia batsmen sustained blows to the body from deliveries rearing up at them before being abandoned after a further pitch inspection on Sunday.
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Hughes was 25 when he was hit on the neck by a bouncer during a Sheffield Shield match in Sydney(Michael Clarke Instagram)
Hughes was 25 when he was hit on the neck by a bouncer during a Sheffield Shield match in Sydney(Michael Clarke Instagram)

Wish you were here, posts Michael Clarke as Australian cricket remembers Phillip Hughes

By PTI | Melbourne
UPDATED ON NOV 27, 2019 10:52 AM IST
Hughes was 25 when he was hit on the neck by a bouncer during a Sheffield Shield match in Sydney and died without regaining consciousness exactly five years ago. He was just three days short of his 26th birthday at the time.
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File image of Steve Smith.(Action Images via Reuters)
File image of Steve Smith.(Action Images via Reuters)

‘Sometimes emotions get better of you’: Steve Smith apologises for dissent charge

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON NOV 18, 2019 08:19 AM IST
Steve Smith was handed a 25 per cent fine for showing dissent on the umpire’s decision during the Sheffield Shield game against Western Australia, earlier this week.
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Australia pacer James Pattinson(Action Images via Reuters)
Australia pacer James Pattinson(Action Images via Reuters)

Australia’s James Pattinson banned for personal abuse, will miss 1st Test against Pakistan

By Reuters | London
UPDATED ON NOV 18, 2019 08:21 AM IST
Pattinson was vying with Mitchell Starc for the third pace-bowling spot in the Australia side for the opening match in the two-test series, which starts in Brisbane on Thursday
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Steve Smith in action.(Twitter)
Steve Smith in action.(Twitter)

Steve Smith left fuming after controversial dismissal during Sheffield Shield clash - Watch

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON NOV 13, 2019 08:23 AM IST
Steve Smith was dismissed in quite a controversial fashion and that left him stunned as he was clearly not happy with the umpire’s decision.
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File image of Aaron Finch(AP)
File image of Aaron Finch(AP)

Australian captain Aaron Finch battling to be fit for Sri Lanka T20

By AFP | Perth
UPDATED ON OCT 21, 2019 10:03 AM IST
The top-order batsman is sitting out Victoria’s ongoing Sheffield Shield clash against Western Australia in a bid to be ready for the first of three games against the Sri Lankans in Adelaide on Sunday.
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File image of Steve Smith(Action Images via Reuters)
File image of Steve Smith(Action Images via Reuters)

Steve Smith should be made captain once Tim Paine’s time is up: Ricky Ponting

By Indo Asian News Service | Melbourne
UPDATED ON OCT 15, 2019 12:34 PM IST
Paine has often been criticised for his poor form with the bat and questions have been raised about his position in the team. Recently, the 35-year-old, however, scored a Sheffield Shield century after 13 years.
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File image of Mitchell Marsh(Action Images via Reuters)
File image of Mitchell Marsh(Action Images via Reuters)

Punched wall, injured hand: Australia’s Mitchell Marsh involved in bizarre incident

By AFP | Perth
UPDATED ON OCT 14, 2019 09:50 AM IST
The Western Australia all-rounder, who was recalled to the Test side for the final game of the Ashes against England last month, was on his way to a big score Sunday against Tasmania when he was caught and bowled for 53.
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File image of Australia cricketer David Warner.(Action Images via Reuters)
File image of Australia cricketer David Warner.(Action Images via Reuters)

Sheffield Shield: David Warner slams ton in domestic cricket to reverse slump in form

By Indo Asian News Service | Brisbane
UPDATED ON OCT 11, 2019 08:01 PM IST
David Warner had a forgettable tour of England although Australia retained the Ashes with a 2-2 draw of the five Test series.
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Players were taken off the field(Screengrab)
Players were taken off the field(Screengrab)

Bizarre! Fire forces early lunch in Shield clash in Australia

By HT Correspondeny | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON OCT 10, 2019 12:09 PM IST
“Fire services are on site and have assessed the situation. Players have been allowed back into the Pavilion for lunch. Play resumed at 1.10pm local time after the lunch break,” read a statement from the WACA.
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Australia's captain Tim Paine, right, and Australia's David Warner(AP)
Australia's captain Tim Paine, right, and Australia's David Warner(AP)

Tim Paine backs struggling Warner to regain Test form

By Indo Asian News Service | Melbourne
UPDATED ON OCT 02, 2019 01:29 PM IST
Following his struggle, questions have been raised about David Warner’s position in the Test squad. However, Tim Paine has backed the opener to keep his spot
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File image of Steve Smith(Getty Images)
File image of Steve Smith(Getty Images)

Was Steve Smith reminded of Phillip Hughes after being hit by Jofra Archer?

By Indo Asian News Service | Leeds
UPDATED ON AUG 28, 2019 03:04 PM IST
On Day Four of the Lord’s Test, Smith retired hurt on 80 after being hit on the neck by a 92.4 mph delivery from Archer.
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File image of Australia cricketer Steve Smith.(Action Images via Reuters)
File image of Australia cricketer Steve Smith.(Action Images via Reuters)

Ashes 2019: ‘He hasn’t got me out’ - Steve Smith looking forward to Jofra Archer showdown in Manchester

By Reuters | Manchester
UPDATED ON AUG 28, 2019 02:32 PM IST
England vs Australia: Steve Smith did not relish being a spectator at Headingley but said he expected to be back in the thick of it in Manchester.
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Australia's Alex Carey is struck on the helmet by the ball off the bowling of England's Jofra Archer.(Action Images via Reuters)
Australia's Alex Carey is struck on the helmet by the ball off the bowling of England's Jofra Archer.(Action Images via Reuters)

Concussion substitutes could be introduced during Ashes series

By Press Trust of India | London
UPDATED ON JUL 17, 2019 10:02 PM IST
Phil Hughes’ untimely death prompted the ICC affiliates to work on raising awareness about the short and long-term effects of a concussion.
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Daniel Fallins of CA XI passes a concussion test after being hit on the helmet by a delivery from Craig Overton of England during day four of the four day tour match between the Cricket Australia XI and England at Adelaide Oval on November 11, 2017 in Adelaide, Australia.(Getty Images)
Daniel Fallins of CA XI passes a concussion test after being hit on the helmet by a delivery from Craig Overton of England during day four of the four day tour match between the Cricket Australia XI and England at Adelaide Oval on November 11, 2017 in Adelaide, Australia.(Getty Images)

Concussion subs set to make debut in Ashes

By Indo Asian News Service | New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUL 17, 2019 12:44 PM IST
The debate of using concussion substitutes had started following the death of Phillip Huges after he was struck by a bouncer in a List-A match in 2014
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Former Australian leg-spinner Shane Warne speaks during an interview, in New Delhi.(PTI)
Former Australian leg-spinner Shane Warne speaks during an interview, in New Delhi.(PTI)

We played more cricket than current generation and found time to improve: Shane Warne

By Press Trust of India | New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAR 17, 2019 05:35 PM IST
Shane Warne did not accept that a choc-a-bloc international calender comprising three formats leave youngsters with very little time to work on their game.
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File image of Cameron Bancroft.(Reuters)
File image of Cameron Bancroft.(Reuters)

It’s too early to think of Test comeback: Cameron Bancroft

By ANI | Melbourne
UPDATED ON FEB 27, 2019 10:04 PM IST
“I’ve played one game. You don’t earn the right after one game to achieve a feat like playing Test cricket. I feel like I still have plenty of work to do. But it’s really awesome to be back playing for WA in Shield cricket, and I’m loving it so far,” Cricket.com.au quoted Cameron Bancroft, as saying.
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