Australia grilled by media after T20 World Cup exit | Cricket News

[ad_1] SYDNEY: Defending champions Australia were labeled “mediocre” on Sunday after failing to reach the Twenty20 World Cup semi-finals, with local media calling for the exit to be “swift and brutal”. Aaron Finch’s star-studded side entered the tournament confident of becoming the first rugby world champions, but it all went horribly wrong from day one. … Read more

England beat Sri Lanka to reach semi-finals of T20 World Cup, Australia eliminated | Cricket News

[ad_1] SYDNEY: Ben Stokes hit a gritty unbeaten 42 as England reached the semi-finals of the Twenty20 World Cup on Saturday with a thrilling four-wicket win over Sri Lanka, dashing the hopes of defending champions Australia, whose title defense is now over has ended. England needed to win to reach the last four of Group … Read more

T20 World Cup Australia vs Afghanistan: Australia survive Rashid scare to keep slim semi-final hopes alive | Cricket News

[ad_1] ADELAIDE: Defending champions Australia let survive Rashid Khan onslaught to claim a narrow four-run win over Afghanistan and keep their slim semi-final hopes alive in the T20 World Cup Friday here. The win moved Australia into second place in Group 1 with seven points from five matches, the same as New Zealand, who became … Read more

Watch: Virat Kohli’s love affair with Australia – Remember the batting maestro’s first Test ton in Adelaide | Cricket News

[ad_1] NEW DELHI: Virat Kohli’s unbeaten match-winning half-century Adelaide In the T20 World Cup Super12 match against Bangladesh on Thursday, the former India captain’s love for the conditions Down Under, especially at the Adelaide Oval. A decade back, at the same venue in 2012, Kohli scored his maiden Test century. He contributed 116 in India’s … Read more

T20 World Cup: Smiled from ear to ear when I heard about T20 World Cup in Australia, says Virat Kohli | Cricket News

[ad_1] ADELAIDE: Virat Kohli says he was “grinning from ear to ear” when Australia retained the hosting rights of the ongoing T20 World Cup as his records Down Under speak volumes. Aiming to rediscover his glory days, the Indian batting maestro, who started the campaign with a magnificent 82 against arch-rivals Pakistan, extended his superb … Read more

T20 World Cup: Injury concerns mount over Australia ahead of crucial match against Afghanistan | Cricket News

[ad_1] ADELAIDE: Defending champions Australia are grappling with injury concerns for three key players, including captain Aaron Finch who is uncertain to lead the team in their crucial T20 World Cup match against Afghanistan on Friday. finch, Tim David and Marcus Stoinis suffered hamstring injuries during Australia’s 42-run win over Ireland in Brisbane on Monday. … Read more

T20 World Cup: Australia keep semi-final hopes alive with win against Ireland | Cricket News

[ad_1] BRISBANE: Defending champions Australia kept their semi-final hopes alive T20 World Cup as they recorded a 42-run win over Ireland here on Monday. Skipper Aaron Finch (63) hit a fine half-century to guide Australia to 179 for five before the bowlers bowled Ireland out for 137 in 18.1 overs. Lorcan Tucker was the only … Read more

T20 World Cup: Australia wary of giant-killer Ireland | Cricket News

[ad_1] MELBOURNE: Australia captain Aaron Finch said his side cannot afford to take Ireland lightly in Monday’s T20 World Cup competition, especially after Andy Balbirnies side carried out a massive killing spree against England. Ireland stunned England in a rain-soaked Super 12 contest on Wednesday to join defending champions Australia and England on three points, … Read more

T20 World Cup: Glenn Maxwell wants Australia to repeat last year’s Super 12 final Cricket News

[ad_1] MELBOURNE: Australia’s Super 12 position at the T20 World Cup is similar to that of last year’s victorious campaign, said all-rounder Glenn Maxwell, predicting his side will once again reach the semi-finals with comfortable wins in their last two matches. Aaron Finch’s men beat Bangladesh and West Indies in their last two group matches … Read more