Australia captain Paine dismisses Archer’s ‘panic’ jibe

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450 total views, 2 views today “Former Australia wicketkeeper Ian Healy (L) chats with Australia captain Tim Paine (R)in the nets during a training session on the eve of the fourth Ashes Test. Manchester (United Kingdom) Australia captain Tim Paine has hit back at suggestions from England fast bowler Jofra Archer that the tourists “panicked” during their extraordinary loss to England in the third Ashes Test at Headingley. Paine’s team were on course for a victory that would have seen Australia retain the Ashes at 2-1 up with two to play only…

Fail, fail, fail, fail, win: Edmonton Royals style

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1,270 total views, 1 views today The first four games that Edmonton Royals played in this year’s GT20, they lost. The first was a two-wicket defeat. The second, they fell short by 27 runs. The third they lost by four wickets, with two balls remaining. In fourth, they were overpowered by six wickets. Today, in their fifth game, they tasted victory. And they remain in contention for the play-offs. Just. The Royals may have occupied the bottom of the table, but they haven’t necessarily been the worst team in the tournament. Some…

Kohli leads India recovery after shock Sharma dismissal

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470 total views, 1 views today Southampton (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Virat Kohli scored his third consecutive World Cup fifty as India recovered from the shock of losing Rohit Sharma early against Afghanistan on Saturday. Indian skipper Kohli won the toss under sunny skies in Southampton and chose to bat but they were in early trouble when Sharma was bowled by Mujeeb Ur Rahman for just one, leaving India seven for one in the fifth over. Sharma has been in superb form at the World Cup in England and Wales, scoring a…