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Cricket news 2022: Pheobe Litchfield and Kim Garth earn maiden Australian call-up, India tour squad

Sydney Thunder batting prodigy Phoebe Litchfield has earned her maiden call-up to the Australian team, named in a 15-player squad for December’s T20 tour of India. Australia will travel to the sub-continent next month for a five-match series against India as the Commonwealth Games champions begin preparations for the 2023 T20 World Cup in South …

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Mitchell Starc gamble exposed, reaction, semi finals, Group 1 standings

Australia’s T20 World Cup is over and the post mortem has begun with a curious selection strategy and “flat” body language coming under the microscope. Having won the title in the UAE last year, Australia didn’t make it out of the group back on home soil, paying a heavy price for its opening defeat to …

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Cricket news 2022: Teenage leg-spinner Rehan Ahmed added to England Test squad for Pakistan tour

England has added teenage leg-spinner Rehan Ahmed into its Test squad for December’s tour of Pakistan, putting the 18-year-old within touching distance of becoming the country’s youngest men’s Test cricketer in history. Ahmed, originally due to travel to Pakistan as a net bowler, was officially drafted into the squad on Wednesday despite playing just three …

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Group’s E and F get underway with Belgium, Germany and Spain in action

cnn — Some of soccer’s biggest names – notably Croatia’s Luka Modrić and Kevin De Bruyne of Belgium – will begin their World Cup campaigns on Wednesday, while the decades-long wait is nearly over for Canada fans as their team makes its tournament bow for the first time in 36 years. We’ve already seen some …

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Mark Bosnich, Harry Kewell, John Aloisi rip into Socceroos boss Graham Arnold

Australia were comprehensively swept aside by France on Wednesday morning as the reigning World Cup champions ran away with a 4-1 win. The horror outing left fans and legends of Australian football applying the blowtorch to Socceroos boss Graham Arnold with calls for him to be sacked immediately. Things looked promising in the opening 10 …

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Paul Gallen vs Justin Hodges, fight card, who is Danilo Creati?, Michael Zerafa fight, details, how to watch, start time

First time Danilo Creati ever threw punches on Australian soil, his rival was a drunk pumpkin farmer. Or more specifically, a pumpkin picker. Same deal for his second fight. Then the third? That one may have been a guy who picked rock melons. Or pumpkins. Created can’t be sure. Regardless, said opponent had definitely been …

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Talking points before Test series vs West Indies, Steve Smith, Adam Zampa

Australia’s attention will now turn to the red ball after a grueling three months of limited-overs cricket finally came to an end on Tuesday night. So are there any Test learnings to come out of Australia’s 3-0 ODI series win over England — and what about next year’s World Cup? These are the Talking Points …

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Glenn Maxwell, broken leg, Australia Test tour of India, Victoria, injury, return date

Injured Australian cricket star Glenn Maxwell has revealed some of the gruesome details from a freak accident that saw him break his leg at a backyard birthday party. Speaking with cricket.com.au‘s Unplayable PodcastMaxwell revealed he waited for nearly an hour in the rain after hearing his leg snap under the weight of a friend at …

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Prime Minister’s XI vs West Indies; selection news, Todd Murphy, Marcus Harris

Test hopeful Marcus Harris will get an early look at the touring West Indies after being picked in a strong Prime Minister’s XI side to play a four-day match in Canberra a day after being returned to the Australian squad. His Victorian captain Peter Handscomb has also been picked and gets to push his claims …

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Mitchell Starc breaks silence on T20 axe, Test plans, IPL

Mitchell Starc has broken his silence on his shock axing at the T20 World Cup, and flagged that he could soon give away at least one white ball format to protect his Test career. Starc was controversially axed for Australia’s final group stage match against Afghanistan as selectors favored the death bowling of Kane Richardson. …

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