Category: Ashes

Bookies attempt to fix the Ashes series

Bookies attempt to fix the Ashes series

Ahead of the third Ashes test, fixing bombshell rocked the series. A leading British newspaper claiming to have exposed attempts to rig the third Test in Perth between Australia and England. Two bookmakers, including an Indian “Mr Big”, allegedly offered to sell details of rigged periods of play which could be bet on to win huge sums, The Sun reported. […]

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Ben Duckett suspended after bar fight with James Anderson

Ben Duckett suspended after bar fight with James Anderson

English batsman Ben Duckett has recently been punished for breaching the code of conduct of the English side. Duckett, who is currently a part of the England Lions side, will not play the remaining fixtures of the series against Australia this season. In addition to the suspension, Ben Duckett has also been heavily fined. According to the ESPNcricinfo, Duckett was […]

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Steve Smith calls James Anderson the ‘biggest sledger’

Steve Smith calls James Anderson the ‘biggest sledger’

The Ashes contest has started to heat up. After James Anderson’s bully commnets, Australian skipper Steve Smith has now counter-attacked by calling him ‘one of the biggest sledgers in the game of cricket.’ Anderson has a history of verbal spats with former Aussie players and Smith didn’t hold back much. Joe Root, England’s skipper, had previously expressed his displeasure at […]

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Mason Crane might make his Ashes debut in 2nd test

Mason Crane might make his Ashes debut in 2nd test

After a disappointing start to the Ashes opener, the England team is suffering another blow. The Lions’ preparation suffered for the 2nd test after Moeen Ali sustained a cut to his index finger. The English all-rounder was injured in the first Test in Brisbane and he has not bowled since arriving in Adelaide. His injury, though, can now path ways […]

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Maxwell smashes 278 for Victoria after being ignored for Ashes

Maxwell smashes 278 for Victoria after being ignored for Ashes

Australia all-rounder Glenn Maxwell, who was first picked for the 1st Ashes Test as an replacement to Warner but later got ignored, has scored a massive double-century in the ongoing Sheffield Shield season for Victoria. Maxwell was initially ignored for the first two Test matches of the ongoing Ashes series between England and Australia. Maxwell’s knock is probably a big […]

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‘I thought you were smarter than that,’ Lyon taunts media

‘I thought you were smarter than that,’ Lyon taunts media

Nathan Lyon, Australia’s senior test player taunts media as he insists on his controversial comments about ending English careers during the Ashes. “I thought you were smarter than that,” he said while talking to the media. Australia’s all-time leading off-spinner said he had no regrets about the comments, when asked on Friday if he would say the same thing again. […]

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Maxwell added to Australia squad as cover for Warner

Maxwell added to Australia squad as cover for Warner

Glenn Maxwell, teh Australian allrounder have been roped in by the selectors of Cricket Australia as cover for the injured vice-captain David Warner. The all-rounder was initially ignored and Shaun Marsh was picked ahead of him as a specialist batsman at number 6 position. Maxwell was the part of the squad which travelled India and Bangladesh earlier this year for […]

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Chennai: Australian cricket team captain Steve Smith  during his arrival to participate first ODI against India, at Chennai Airpot on Saturday. PTI Photo by R Senthil Kumar(PTI9_9_2017_000177B)

Warner confident to play the 1st Ashes Test: Smith

Steve Smith, the Australian skipper has said that the opener David Warner is recovering from the neck injury, and he is confident to take part in the 1st Ashes Test at the Gabba in Brisbane, 23rd November. Warner hurt his neck while taking a catch at training this week. All-rounder Glenn Maxwell was called up as a cover for Warner, […]

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