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Brett Lee breaks Shane Warne's hand

6 Jul 2014

So much for taking it easy on a mate. Brett Lee, representing the Marylebone Cricket Club against the Rest of the World team, may owe Shane Warne a glass or two of red wine after breaking the most famous hand in Australian cricket history. “I haven’t seen Binga (Lee) for a while so it was […]

We aren't weak against spin, say Aussies

2 Apr 2014

Australia remain adamant that top order is not vulnerable to spin bowling despite glaring statistics from the World Twenty20 that highlight their weakness. Australia were bounced out of the tournament in feeble fashion following losses to Pakistan, West Indies and India, suffering spin-triggered collapses in all three defeats. But in the wake of the 73-run […]

Finch, Warner give Australia T20 win

2 Apr 2014

Australia have escaped the embarrassment of a winless World Twenty20, downing Bangladesh by seven wickets in their dead rubber. Facing a tricky target of 154, Aaron Finch’s entertaining 71 anchored Australia’s successful chase of 3-158, which silenced the partisan Dhaka crowd and snapped a three-game losing streak. For the first time all tournament Australia’s top […]

India thrash Australia by 73 runs

31 Mar 2014

With their tournament already over, Australia have sunk to new lows with an embarrassing 73-run thrashing at the hands of India to remain winless in the World Twenty20. After opening the group stage with losses to Pakistan and the West Indies, Australia were eliminated from the tournament before a ball was bowled in their clash […]

Sad end to golden summer: Lehmann

30 Mar 2014

Australia’s golden summer closed with a dusty Dhaka sunset, and coach Darren Lehmann lamenting the almost certain end to their World Twenty20 tournament. Losing a limited overs tournament doesn’t come close to overshadowing Australia’s brilliant return to the top of Test cricket following an Ashes whitewash, a 2-1 Test series win over South Africa in […]

Don't blame T20 loss on bowlers: Bailey

29 Mar 2014

It would be easy to pinpoint the final three overs of Australia’s stunning World Twenty20 loss, where 48 runs were leaked, as the cause of the defeat. Too easy, Australian skipper George Bailey argues, because foundations of the loss had been laid long before Darren Sammy sent the antepenultimate ball of the match into a […]

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