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Australia ready to sweep into final

Cricket: Elyse Perry has guided Australia to the semi finals of the womens world cup with a half century and three wickets against South Africa. Nicole Bolton batting against India during the group stages of the ICC Women’s World Cup. WHEN Alex Blackwell asked Belinda Clark for her best piece …

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Rain relents as Aussies lose toss and field

The groundsmen are well prepared for the elments thrown at them. GROUND staff have started to clear the water from the pitch but play in the second semi-final of the women’s cricket World Cup is unlikely to start for a while yet. A ground inspectation is due to take place …

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‘Custard’ Aussies creamed by India

Cricket: Harmanpreet Kaur has lead India past Australia and into the Women’s World Cu final. Australia batsman Ellyse Perry reacts after being dismissed during the ICC Women’s World Cup 2017 semi-final. AUSTRALIA coach Matthew Mott said his team “went to custard” as they were bundled out of the World Cup …

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Aussies smashed out of WC by epic India ton

Australia batsman Alex Blackwell is bowled as Sushma Verma celebrates victory for India. DERBY — Indian sensation Harmanpreet Kaur has produced the innings of a lifetime – and cricket’s most memorable century celebration – to eliminate Australia from the Women’s World Cup. The Sydney Thunder star put Australia to the …

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Left proves to be all right for super bat

Camberwell’s Simon Hill produced a sensational effort after scoring nearly 80 per cent of his club’s total. Picture: Richard Serong THE batsman who scored almost all his side’s runs in a Premier Cricket match says being one of only two left-handers was the difference. Simon Hill hit an unbeaten 137 …

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‘Small, weak, not really an athlete’

Alastair Cook and Joe Root (r) pose with the urn as England celebrate winning the Ashes. JOE ROOT is so steeped in cricket that he had a cardboard bat placed in his hands just a few days after he was born. By the age of five, pictures were being taken …

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Moises to relaunch Test career in T20 arena

Cricket: Australia’s Test stars are preparing for the upcoming India series, while their T20 counterparts are set to face Sri Lanka in a three match series. Moises Henriques is in career-best form. MOISES Henriques’ career-best form might have come too late for a call-up to India, but for Australia’s second-string …

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Harper, Pucovski still troubled by head knocks

Cricket: Victorian wicketkeeper Sam Harper has been taken to hospital for scans on his skull after he was hit in the head by the bat of South Australian Jake Lehmann. Sam Harper gets clobbered by Jake Lehmann’s bat. THE immediate playing future of two young Victorians remains up the air …

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Test discard’s return to cricket delayed

Cricket: Australia allrounder James Faulkner says fans will just have to get used to seeing an understrength T20 team due to the volume of cricket being played around the world. Nic Maddinson took an indefinite break from cricket after the Big Bash season. NIC Maddinson came back to cricket at …

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Lyon assurance caps remarkable change of fortune

Cricket: Indian captain Virat Kohli says his team is jelling well ahead of the series against Australia. Nathan Lyon is ready to turn around some ordinary form in India. NATHAN Lyon has been officially locked in as Australia’s first-choice spinner for the tour of India. ‘I JUST GAVE UP”: Watto …

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