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The most likely area to experience destructive wind gusts is on the coast between Geraldton, 200 km north of Perth, and Denham, 500 km north of Perth. In picture - Damaged houses due to tropical cyclone Seroja in Indonesia.(Reuters)

Western Australia braces for 'worst case scenario' as cyclone Seroja nears

Reuters | | Posted by Srivatsan K C, Melbourne
PUBLISHED ON APR 10, 2021 01:39 PM IST
Australia's Bureau of Meteorology forecasts destructive winds with gusts to 150 km per hour (93 miles per hour), and heavy rains that could cause significant damage to coastal communities as the cyclone moves across the coast and further inland.
Passengers on a Qantas flight arrived in Perth, the capital of Western Australia, from Sydney to emotional scenes of families reuniting after months of separation.(Unsplash)
Passengers on a Qantas flight arrived in Perth, the capital of Western Australia, from Sydney to emotional scenes of families reuniting after months of separation.(Unsplash)

Australia’s western state removes quarantine requirements for more travellers

Sydney | By Reuters | Posted by Jahnavi Gupta
UPDATED ON DEC 08, 2020 11:54 AM IST
Australia’s western state began on Tuesday to allow travellers from Victoria and New South Wales to enter without having to quarantine for the first time in eight months.
Australia Test captain Tim Paine (L) and Marnus Labuschagne (R)(Twitter)
Australia Test captain Tim Paine (L) and Marnus Labuschagne (R)(Twitter)

Paine, Labuschagne, others airlifted to NSW after COVID-19 outbreak in South Australia

Press Trust of India | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON NOV 17, 2020 05:31 PM IST
A cluster of COVID-19 cases in Adelaide prompted other states like Western Australia and the Northern Territory to close their borders with South Australia
The Melbourne Cricket Ground in Australia.(Getty Images)
The Melbourne Cricket Ground in Australia.(Getty Images)

India’s tour of Australia likely to begin in east coast after WA denies quarantine relaxation

Melbourne | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON SEP 07, 2020 12:32 PM IST
The Western Australia state government made it clear that there won’t be any relaxation in quarantine guidelines in their territory.
Australia's D'Arcy Short plays a shot against India during the 2nd T20 cricket match at Chinnaswamy Stadium.(PTI)
Australia's D'Arcy Short plays a shot against India during the 2nd T20 cricket match at Chinnaswamy Stadium.(PTI)

I definitely back myself in red-ball cricket: D’Arcy Short

Melbourne | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON JUL 19, 2020 05:12 PM IST
The 29-year-old batsman, who has so far played 8 ODIs and 20 T20Is for Australia, said the pressure of performance bogged him down as he failed to grab his opportunities.
Australia's Nathan Coulter-Nile tosses a ball in the air during a training session ahead.(AP)
Australia's Nathan Coulter-Nile tosses a ball in the air during a training session ahead.(AP)

‘I know the boys had nothing to do with the decision,’ Nathan Coulter-Nile out to prove WA wrong

Reuters | By Reuters
UPDATED ON JUN 26, 2020 03:50 PM IST
Coulter-Nile, the team’s leading wicket-taker in their victorious campaign last summer, said that while he understood WA were making changes in a bid to end a 21-year Sheffield Shield title drought he did not agree with the decision.
File image of Nathan Coulter-Nile.(File)
File image of Nathan Coulter-Nile.(File)

Snubbed by WA, Coulter-Nile seeking new team to prove detractors wrong

Melbourne | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON JUN 25, 2020 05:05 PM IST
Coulter-Nile, who has taken 86 wickets in limited overs cricket for Australia, said he is now “fired up” to face Western Australia. “I’d love to face Western Australia, I’d definitely be fired up for it,” he told cricket.com.au.
Dozens of eager surfers jumped railings and hit the water even before the beach officially opened at 7 am, five weeks after police sealed the area off because of large crowds ignoring social distancing orders.(Unsplash)
Dozens of eager surfers jumped railings and hit the water even before the beach officially opened at 7 am, five weeks after police sealed the area off because of large crowds ignoring social distancing orders.(Unsplash)

Surf’s up: Sydney reopens its famous Bondi Beach

Sydney | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON APR 28, 2020 04:54 PM IST
Hundreds of Sydney-siders rushed into the waves at the city’s famous Bondi Beach on Tuesday as Australia took the first steps in easing coronavirus restrictions.
Australia cricketer suffers head blow.(Screenshot)
Australia cricketer suffers head blow.(Screenshot)

Match abandoned on ‘dangerous’ MCG pitch after two players sustain head blows - Watch

Melbourne | By Indo Asian News Service
UPDATED ON DEC 07, 2019 03:40 PM IST
Several batsmen were hit by rising deliveries when umpires finally decided to suspend the play after Western Australia reached 89/3 after 40 overs less than an hour into the second session.
Usman Khawaja during coin toss in Marsh Cup Final.(WACA/ Twitter)
Usman Khawaja during coin toss in Marsh Cup Final.(WACA/ Twitter)

Marsh Cup Final: Usman Khawaja’s unique coin toss leaves opposition captain in splits - Watch

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON NOV 26, 2019 01:11 PM IST
Usman Khawaja, who is the captain of Queensland, isn’t part of Australia’s ongoing series against Pakistan at home.
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

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
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.
Steve Smith in action.(Twitter)
Steve Smith in action.(Twitter)

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

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
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.
File image of Aaron Finch(AP)
File image of Aaron Finch(AP)

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

Perth | By AFP
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.
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

Perth | By AFP
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.
Players were taken off the field(Screengrab)
Players were taken off the field(Screengrab)

Bizarre! Fire forces early lunch in Shield clash in Australia

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondeny
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.
File image of Jason Behrendorff(Getty Images)
File image of Jason Behrendorff(Getty Images)

Australian pacer Jason Behrendorff to undergo career-saving spinal surgery

Melbourne | By Indo Asian News Service
UPDATED ON OCT 08, 2019 12:19 PM IST
Behrendorff also revealed he had conversations with Pattinson and former New Zealand pacer Shane Bond about the surgery and their experiences recovering from it.
Officers discovered an estimated $688,000 of illicit drugs.(Unsplash)
Officers discovered an estimated $688,000 of illicit drugs.(Unsplash)

Angry at being disturbed, giant seal ‘helps’ bust drug smuggling ring

Sydney | By Indo Asian News Service
UPDATED ON SEP 13, 2019 11:54 AM IST
Realising that they had been found, the perpetrators made a bid to escape - only to discover that a “big, huge seal” was blocking their way.
The country’s disaster mitigation agency said on Twitter a woman in South Halmahera died due to the quake, without giving further details.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
The country’s disaster mitigation agency said on Twitter a woman in South Halmahera died due to the quake, without giving further details.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)

Quake causes panic in eastern Indonesia; one killed

JAKARTA | By Reuters
UPDATED ON JUL 16, 2019 10:56 AM IST
Indonesia’s meteorology agency (BMKG) recorded the quake at 7.2 magnitude and was not in danger of causing a tsunami.
An earthquake measuring 5.5 on the Richter scale jolted Western Australia on Monday morning.(Representative Image/Reuters File Photo)
An earthquake measuring 5.5 on the Richter scale jolted Western Australia on Monday morning.(Representative Image/Reuters File Photo)

5.5 magnitude earthquake strikes Western Australia

Perth [Australia] | By Asian News International
PUBLISHED ON JUL 15, 2019 06:01 AM IST
Monday’s tremor had a depth of 10 kilometres and has an epicentre in the Indian Ocean, close to Derby in Western Australia.
A strong 6.6-magnitude earthquake struck off northwest Australia Sunday, the US Geological Survey said. (Representative Image)(REUTERS)
A strong 6.6-magnitude earthquake struck off northwest Australia Sunday, the US Geological Survey said. (Representative Image)(REUTERS)

Strong 6.6 earthquake hits off northwest Australia

Sydney | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON JUL 14, 2019 02:02 PM IST
Videos posted on social media showed cars and buildings shaking and groceries being knocked from shelves, with some residents reporting minor damage to businesses.
A Victoria Police personnel works at the scene of a multiple shooting outside Love Machine nightclub in Prahran, Melbourne, Australia(REUTERS)
A Victoria Police personnel works at the scene of a multiple shooting outside Love Machine nightclub in Prahran, Melbourne, Australia(REUTERS)

Two critical in Melbourne nightclub shooting

Melbourne | By Agence France-Presse
PUBLISHED ON APR 14, 2019 05:43 AM IST
Police said four men were taken to hospital -- two in a critical condition -- after “multiple people were shot” outside the venue in the trendy inner-city suburb of Prahran early Sunday morning.
File image of Cameron Bancroft.(Reuters)
File image of Cameron Bancroft.(Reuters)

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

Melbourne | By ANI
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.
An Australian man triggered an emergency police response after a noisy exchange with a spider startled a passerby into reporting what sounded like a violent disturbance to the authorities, media reported.(File Photo)
An Australian man triggered an emergency police response after a noisy exchange with a spider startled a passerby into reporting what sounded like a violent disturbance to the authorities, media reported.(File Photo)

‘Why don’t you die?’: Australian’s fight with a spider sparks police call

Reuters | By Reuters
UPDATED ON JAN 03, 2019 08:11 AM IST
A neighbour was walking past a house in the west coast city of Perth on Wednesday when they heard a man repeatedly yelling “why don’t you die?” and a toddler screaming.
Virat Kohli, second left, leads his team out for a ceremony before their cricket test match against Australia in Sydney.(AP)
Virat Kohli, second left, leads his team out for a ceremony before their cricket test match against Australia in Sydney.(AP)

India vs Australia: Why both teams are wearing black armbands in Sydney Test

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JAN 03, 2019 06:37 AM IST
India were wearing black armbands on Thursday as a mark of respect to the passing of Ramakant Achrekar - the childhood coach of Sachin Tendulkar.
Aaron Hardie dismissed Virat Kohli during India’s warm-up match against Cricket Australia XI.(Twitter)
Aaron Hardie dismissed Virat Kohli during India’s warm-up match against Cricket Australia XI.(Twitter)

First Joe Root, now Virat Kohli: Teen Australian giant-killer strikes again

Sydney | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON NOV 29, 2018 01:41 PM IST
Aaron Hardie had Virat Kohli caught and bowled for 64 as India prepared for next week’s opening Test by scoring 358 all out against a Cricket Australia XI on day two of the four-day match.
Australia's Josh Hazlewood (L), Nathan Lyon (2/L), Mitchell Starc (2/R) and Pat Cummins (R)(AFP)
Australia's Josh Hazlewood (L), Nathan Lyon (2/L), Mitchell Starc (2/R) and Pat Cummins (R)(AFP)

India vs Australia: Hosts rest trio from Shield game ahead of Test series

Sydney | By Reuters
UPDATED ON NOV 22, 2018 01:54 PM IST
Pat Cummins, Mitchell Starc and Josh Hazlewood are all part of Australia’s 14-man squad for the opening two tests in Adelaide and Perth, and the New South Wales Blues trio will sit out the clash against Western Australia.
File image of Australia cricketer Matthew Wade.(Getty Images)
File image of Australia cricketer Matthew Wade.(Getty Images)

India vs Australia: Matthew Wade should be in mix for Test series - George Bailey

Brisbane | By PTI
UPDATED ON NOV 21, 2018 12:14 PM IST
Wade had kept wickets for Tasmania in Shield games against Western Australia and Queensland but since then has played as a batsman.
File picture of Will Pucovski(Getty Images)
File picture of Will Pucovski(Getty Images)

Mental health issues sideline Australian cricket young gun Will Pucovski

Sydney | By AFP
UPDATED ON OCT 27, 2018 10:44 AM IST
The 20-year-old smashed a superb 243 for Victoria against Western Australia last week, putting him on the radar of Test selectors.
File image of Usman Qadir in action during a domestic cricket match in Australia.(Getty Image)
File image of Usman Qadir in action during a domestic cricket match in Australia.(Getty Image)

Abdul Qadir’s son to play for Australia PM XI against South Africa

Sydney | By Reuters
PUBLISHED ON OCT 19, 2018 12:40 PM IST
Usman Qadir earned his spot on the back of a promising start to his time in state competition with Western Australia, taking 3-50 on debut against Victoria in a one-dayer last month.
George Bailey has played with Tim Paine for Australian domestic side Tasmania.(AP)
George Bailey has played with Tim Paine for Australian domestic side Tasmania.(AP)

George Bailey opens up about Tim Paine’s ‘meteoric rise’

Melbourne | By Asian News International
UPDATED ON SEP 10, 2018 04:49 PM IST
George Bailey stated that Tim Paine, who is under pressure following his poor batting record after being appointed as the captain, is a natural leader who commands respect through his playing style.
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