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Women’s sport weekly wrap: Australia out of the Women’s World Cup

Good news Australian sports fans.

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Australia vs India live stream: How to watch the Women’s Cricket World Cup semi-final on TV or online

The Women’s Cricket World Cup has reached the semi-finals, and Australia have a tough task against India. This is The Roar‘s ultimate guide to live streaming the match.

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It isn’t a crime to take your time

Watching England’s demise at Trent Bridge in the second Test against South Africa, it didn’t require the predicting ability of Nostradamus to see what was coming.

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Adam Gilchrist confident pay dispute will be over in a week

Former Australian wicketkeeper Adam Gilchrist believes the pay dispute that has brought the Australian men’s cricket team to a standstill will be over within a week.

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Despite the pay dispute maelstrom enveloping the game back at home Australia’s women cricketers are only focused on booking their spot in Sunday’s World Cup final.

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Cricket pay talks set to resume

Australia’s feuding cricket parties will return to the meeting room on Wednesday in a bid to resolve the long-running pay dispute.

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South Africa level series against England

South Africa took advantage of an abject England batting display to complete a crushing 340-run win in the second Test at Trent Bridge, which levelled the series 1-1 with two games remaining.

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Proteas exposing England’s Ashes frailties

Let’s put aside Australian cricket’s pay dispute for a moment and consider the weaknesses and strengths of their Ashes opponents being highlighted during England’s current Test series against South Africa.

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Aussie women qualify for cricket World Cup semi-finals

This month, we have been so engrossed in State of Origin, Wimbledon and the controversy between Cricket Australia and players’ union that the splendid performances by Australian cricketers in World Cup in England have been largely ignored.

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DIZZY: Sort this pay dispute out and let’s get on with the cricket

As I write this, the Australian ‘A’ cricket team should have been playing their first four-day match against South Africa ‘A’ in Pretoria.

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It isn’t your traditional selection headache but Trevor Hohns and his panel face a major challenge this month as they seek to settle a Test squad in one of Australian cricket’s most uncertain hours.

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India tour looms as circuit breaker in cricket pay dispute

If the disagreement between Cricket Australia and the country’s cricketers drags on too much longer, CA will face the wrath of the sport’s most powerful group – the Board of Control for Cricket in India.

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Ellyse Perry’s 70 just not enough, England home by three

England hadn’t beaten Australia in the women’s World Cup since 1993 – until this morning.

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Stop this madness! Time to sit down and solve the cricket pay crisis

It has gone long enough. It’s time for me to speak up and put an end to this stupid war of words and inaction.

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Pay row: Sort it out, you’re looking ridiculous

Contemplating what to pen a few thoughts on this week, a couple of ideas immediately sprung to mind.

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No end in sight in cricketing pay dispute

The current cricket pay scrap already represents the longest industrial dispute in the history of Australian sport.

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Ellyse Perry Australia Cricket Women's 2017

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Australian batsman Usman Khawaja

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Australia's batsman Usman Khawaja celebrates his first Test century

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South African cricket captain Graeme Smith is dismissed against India

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Ellyse Perry batting Sydney Sixers

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India start as favourites in upcoming series against Sri Lanka

As Indian coach selection drama still continues, the focus now shifts back to cricket. India will play thre Tests, five ODIs and one T20 during their tour of Sri Lanka, starting with the first Test on July 26.

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Australia vs India: Women’s Cricket World Cup live scores, blog

Australia are gunning for their seventh Women’s World Cup triumph and their first objective will be to make it to the final when they take on their Indian counterparts on Thursday. Follow all the semi-final action of the Women’s World Cup 2017 from 7:30pm AEST right here on The Roar.

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The axing of Brad Hodge: A cataclysmal anecdote

If you came across a young bloke who wants to break big into the highly esteemed Australian cricket team, what pointers would do you give him?

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Glenn McGrath: Cricket’s pernicious minimalist

A bête noire to almost anyone with a willow in hand hoping to make runs, a bane to the batsmen’s cogitation of illustrious shots they would contemplate in their heads and a bugbear to any opposition – Glenn McGrath was a prodigy that made all the fancy adjectives you could name, a tad too cliché.

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England’s new selection policy: Sensible or underwhelming?

When England announced their supposedly new-look twelve-man squad for the first South Africa Test at Lord’s starting last Thursday, I think it’s fair to say there were some eyebrows raised.

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Who will join England, Australia and South Africa in the Women’s World Cup semis?

After victories on Wednesday night, both England and Australia have booked their place in the semi-finals for the 2017 cricket Women’s World Cup hosted in England.

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Smith, Kohli, Root or Williamson: Who is the best Test batsman?

In any cricket team, from the Australian national side, to the Lindfield U/8 Cs, the best batsman has to be your captain.

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What price for the grassroots of cricket?

By Nathan Absalom, 14 Jul 2017
What price for the grassroots of cricket?

Appeals for increased money to grassroots cricket, now where have I heard that before?

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One spectator’s take on cricket negotiations

With the advent of the Memorandum of Understanding deadline being missed, the Cricket Australia pay dispute has become a very sorry and internationally damaging state of affairs.

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Ravi Shastri’s appointment as the head coach is the right decision

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) finally broke their silence and announced Ravi Shastri as the Indian team head coach.

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Cricket isn’t owned by the players

By Dominic Marsh, 11 Jul 2017 Popular article! New author!
Cricket isn’t owned by the players

As a passionate cricket fan, I’m disappointed in the current drama unfolding between Cricket Australia and the Australian Cricketer’s Association (ACA). As a lover of Australian cricket, I’m disgusted.

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Question marks remain despite Joe Root’s debut victory

Test captaincy must seem quite easy for Joe Root at this point.

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As the contractual dispute between the Australian players and their cricket authority seems to be heading for a stalemate, Bangladesh are following the events closely.

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England crush South Africa in first Test

England comprehensively beat South Africa inside four days by 211 runs at Lord’s to go 1-0 up in the four-match series.

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Kevin Pietersen makes his return to England

Kevin Pietersen is set to make his return to English cricket, having started training with County side Surrey ahead of the upcoming domestic season.

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Australian cricket’s pact with its fans is beyond repair

Regardless of the current turmoil that has engulfed the short-term future of Australian cricket, there remains the inevitable picture that will supposedly set the sport back on course.

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Virat Kohli runs between the wickets vs Pakistan

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England's Joe Root celebrates his century during play on Day 3 of the second Ashes Test at Lord's. AFP PHOTO / CARL COURT

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Australia's David Warner and Steve Smith

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Steve Smith celebrates a run out

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Peter Handscomb (left) and Steve Smith of Australia

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Kane Richardson and Josh Hazlewood

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