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Australia tour of India, 2020 schedule, team player,live scores

Australia tour of India, 2020 schedule, team player,live scores

  • Jan 06, 2020
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Australia is going to play 3 ODIs with India starting from 14th January 2020. Aaron Finch will be leading the Australian squad against India in the Year 2020. The all-rounder D-Arcy Short will be replacing the fast bowler Sean Abbott because of his side strain he got during the Big Bash League match for the Sidney Sixers on Friday. Trevor Hohns, the Australian selector said in a statement, "It is unfortunate for Sean who is an important part of our white-ball squad plans leading into the ICC T20 World Cup and the (2023 50-over) World Cup."This year, Australia will be the host of the upcoming ICC T20 World Cup. It is for the first time in the tournament's history that Australia will host the T20. The Australia squad for India ODIs will include Aaron Finch (c), Ashton Agar, Alex Carey (vc), Pat Cummins (vc), Peter Handscomb, Josh Hazlewood, Marnus Labuschagne, Kane Richardson, D'Arcy Short, Steve Smith, Mitchell Starc, Ashton Turner, David Warner, and Adam Zampa. The 15 man squad will be led by Aaron Finch. On the other hand, the India squad will include Virat Kohli (c), Rohit Sharma, Shikhar Dhawan, Lokesh Rahul, Shreyas Iyer, Manish Pandey, Rishabh Pant, Yuzvendra Chahal, Kuldeep Yadav, Navdeep Saini, Jasprit Bumrah, Shardul Thakur, Mohammed Shami, Kedar Jadhav, Shivam Dube, and Ravindra Jadeja. The squad will be led by Virat Kohli.The Australia Tour of India 2020 Schedule INDIA vs AUSTRALIAMatch: 1st ODILocation: Wankhede Stadium, MumbaiDate: Jan 14 2020, TuesdayTiming: 14:00 (IST) | 08:30 (GMT) INDIA vs AUSTRALIAMatch: 2nd ODILocation: Saurashtra Cricket Association Stadium, RajkotDate: Jan 17 2020, FridayTiming: 14:00 (IST) | 08:30 (GMT INDIA vs AUSTRALIAMatch: 3rd ODILocation: M.Chinnaswamy Stadium, BengaluruDate: Jan 19 2020, SundayTiming: 14:00 (IST) | 08:30 (GMT)Read More: Check out the list of the Top Sporting events happening all around the World in the year 2020

Yuvraj terms Australia bushfire tragic, calls for action against climate change

Yuvraj terms Australia bushfire tragic, calls for action against climate change

  • Feb 07, 2020
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Australia is facing one of its most devastating bushfire crisis which has already left at least 18 people dead and several injured.On Thursday, Yuvraj Singh, the World Cup winner in India and the World Cup winner, described the tragic forest fires in Australia as tragic and said it was time to act against the serious problem of climate change.Australia faces one of the most devastating forest fire crises that has already left at least 18 people dead.In the context of this critical situation, Australia will be presented to New Zealand in the third Test at the Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG), which begins on Friday.After Australian player David Warner, who shared a photo of a person with a dog watching devastating forest fires, and praised firefighters and volunteers, Yuvraj turned to Twitter to express his sympathy for those affected by the tragedy.“Australia has burned more than 12 million acres this season, it is not even in the middle of the peak season. The tragic news about #bushfiresAustralia has lost 480 million animals. This is the height of climate change, it is time to take some measures. Pray for all those affected,” Yuvraj wrote. On his Twitter account with a series of pictures of the tragedy.Upset bout this situation, cricketers from Australia and New Zealand decided to wear black bracelets on the opening day of the third test here on Friday as a sign of respect for firefighters trying to extinguish the flames.Cricket Australia has already announced that the next ODI series will be used in March against New Zealand to raise funds that will go to the Australian Red Cross relief and recovery fund for the rehabilitation of those affected.Read More: India vs New Zealand: Prithvi Shaw returns to Test squad; Mayank Agarwal replaces Rohit Sharma in ODIs

Cricket Australia wants to host 2021 T20 World Cup; ICC says no decision taken

Cricket Australia wants to host 2021 T20 World Cup; ICC says no decision taken

  • May 28, 2020
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MUMBAI: Cricket Australia (CA) chairman Earl Eddings wrote a letter to the International Cricket Council's Financial and Trade Affairs Committee (F&CA) requesting that Australia be allowed to host the 2021 World Cup T20, instead of 2020.By doing this, Eddings and CA have reiterated that they will not be in a position to organize the 2020 version of the tournament, scheduled for October 18 to November 15. Indeed, the Eddings letter specifically requests that Australia be allowed to host the 2021 version instead of 2022, given multiple commercials at stake.The email, which was sent by Eddings (TOI owns this message), was flagged only for members of the Financial & Commercial Affairs Commission (F&CA). The CA chair is also a member of the panel, while BCCI is not part of this committee. F&CA is chaired by the president of Pakistan Cricket Council, Ehsan Mani, who was promoted to the presidency after former BCCI president Shashank Manohar took over the board. TOI understands that CA sent this message more than a week ago.Boards say they are fascinated by the ICC statement given that the CA has made its position very clear: it does not expect the 2020 event to be organized.“Why does the ICC not acknowledge that they have a letter from the CA chief? These are things that give the administration a bad name. As they said (CPI),” the current president (Manohar) confirmed is not looking for an extension. About your state. "Is this the whole truth?" Say the sources that follow developments.Eddings' shared concern in the message is his stated view that "it would be harmful to cricket if the cancellation of the" Australian event "(this year's T20 World Cup) is replaced by the award of the T20 World Cup in October 2022".Eddings message says: “Fortunately, Australia has succeeded in“ Curve (Covid) ”, which means there is more certainty of being able to play in Australia in 2021 (which is essential to maintaining membership distribution). It will give India a year Another is to solve any of the issues related to Covid, "stressing that India should host the 2022 event.Cricket Australia says it has invested heavily in the last women's T20 to "make it a success" and has spent a lot of money marketing the event. Given the current financial burden, CA adds that there will be no guarantee for continued government support in 2022 that has agreed to pay $ 4.5 million to tourism partner rights.Will India agree to host the 2022 event?As long as BCCI hosts the IPL every year and its bilateral obligations are respected in the country, India will lose little. "The proceeds of the ICC event are not actually compared to the stakes that the T20 League Chamber of Commerce and all other international cockroaches have at home. So if India really wants to provide service to Australia, why not?" Say developments follow. Ultimately, it is bound to be a political rather than a commercial decision, given that financial stakeholders have little or no profit in the negotiations.What's in store on Thursday?With the ICC stressing that chairman Shashank Manohar will not seek to extend his term and documents drafted for nominations after understanding between members, the only other agenda item other than discussing the T20 World Cup is deciding the election date. Sources say, "Technically, the deadline for nominations will be about two weeks after ratification, which is Thursday. Therefore, elections can be held in late June or early July." From now until the next elections, he expected the T20 World Cup to continue and be a "political debate".Article Source: timesofindiaRead More: How to reschedule T20 World Cup? ICC committee debates in BCCI's absence

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Australian All-rounder announces retirement from all forms of cricket

  • Nov 04, 2020
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Shane Watson, Australian Player, and Chennai Super King's Player announced that he will retire from all forms of cricket, thus ending his nearly two-decade career. The 2020 IPL match against Kolkata Knight Riders on October 29 became his last professional match at the adult level.He finished his last season in IPL playing CSK with 299 points.Watson announced his retirement from international cricket in 2016 and from BBL last year.“It all started as a dream when I was a kid, and I would say to my mom while watching a test match when I was five years old:“ I want to play cricket for Australia. "When I officially announce my retirement from cricket," Watson said in a video clip on Tuesday, "I feel crazy lucky to have lived my dream, and more."“It really seems like the right time. Knowing that I played my last cricket match, for my beloved CSK, which has been incredibly good for me for the past three years. I think I am ending my playing days when I was 39 after all the setbacks caused by The injuries I've been through along the way, I feel very lucky. "Watson won two IPL titles: with Rajasthan Royals in 2008 and CSK in 2018.In 145 IPL games, he scored 2,029 points and also took 92 wickets. It was also distinguished by four centuries and twenty-one centuries. He is the only cricketer in IPL history to date to score more than 2000 points and take more than 50 wickets as well.The 39-year-old has played in several T20 tournaments around the world and is retiring with 8,821 rounds and 216 wickets from 343 games.

India-Australia Tour

India-Australia Tour 2020 | Full Squad | Schedule | Timings

  • Nov 16, 2020
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Team India, who were away from international cricket for over 8 months due to the pandemic, is on a two-month long tour to Australia where they will play three ODIs, three T20Is, and four Test matches.The full-fledged series will commence on November 27 and it will end on January 19. The tour will kick start with a limited-overs leg. Here’s everything you need to know about the India tour of Australia 2020-21.ScheduleLimited-over series scheduleThe 3 ODIs will be played on November 27, 29, and December 2, followed by the T20Is on December 4, 6, and 8.Test Series ScheduleThe first Test is set to be played under lights from December 17 to 21 at the Adelaide Oval. The second is the Boxing Day Test which will be at the Melbourne Cricket Ground from December 26 to 30. The third Test will be at the Sydney Cricket Ground from January 7 to 11 and the final Test at the Gabba from January 15 to 19.Venue and timings (IST)ODI seriesFirst ODI: November 27, Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG), 9:10 AM ISTSecond ODI: November 29, SCG, 9:10 AM ISTThird ODI: December 2, Manuka Oval, 9:10 AM ISTT20I seriesFirst T20: December 4, Manuka Oval, 1:40 PM ISTSecond T20: December 6, SCG, 1:40 PM ISTThird T20: December 8, SCG, 1:40 PM ISTTest seriesFirst Test: December 17-21, Adelaide Oval, 9:30 AM IST (day-night)Second Test: December 26-30, MCG, 5:00 AM ISTThird Test: January 7-11, SCG, 5:00 AM ISTFourth Test: January 15-19, Gabba, 5:30 AM IST Credits: https://www.insidesport.co/Schedule of Tour matchesAustralia A vs India A, 1st Practice match – Dec 6 at Drummoyne Oval, Sydney at 5:00 am ISTAustralia A vs India, 2nd Practice match (Day-night) – Dec 11 at Sydney Cricket Ground at 9:30 am IST Squads:India T20I squad: Virat Kohli (Captain), Shikhar Dhawan, Mayank Agarwal, KL Rahul (vice-captain and wicket-keeper), Shreyas Iyer, Manish Pandey, Hardik Pandya, Sanju Samson (wicket-keeper), Ravindra Jadeja, Washington Sundar, Yuzvendra Chahal, Jasprit Bumrah, Mohd. Shami, Navdeep Saini, Deepak Chahar, T Natarajan.India ODI squad: Virat Kohli (Captain), Shikhar Dhawan, Shubman Gill, KL Rahul (vice-captain & wicket-keeper), Shreyas Iyer, Manish Pandey, Hardik Pandya, Mayank Agarwal, Ravindra Jadeja, Yuzvendra Chahal, Kuldeep Yadav, Jasprit Bumrah, Mohd. Shami, Navdeep Saini, Shardul Thakur, Sanju Samson (wicket-keeper).India Test squad: Virat Kohli (Captain), Rohit Sharma, Mayank Agarwal, Prithvi Shaw, KL Rahul, Cheteshwar Pujara, Ajinkya Rahane (vice-captain), Hanuma Vihari, Shubman Gill, Wriddhiman Saha (wicket-keeper), Rishabh Pant (wicket-keeper), Jasprit Bumrah, Mohd. Shami, Umesh Yadav, Navdeep Saini, Kuldeep Yadav, Ravindra Jadeja, R. Ashwin, Mohd. Siraj.Australia T20I and ODI squad: Aaron Finch (capt), Sean Abbott, Ashton Agar, Alex Carey, Pat Cummins, Cameron Green, Josh Hazlewood, Moises Henriques, Marnus Labuschagne, Glenn Maxwell, Daniel Sams, Kane Richardson, Steve Smith, Mitchell Starc, Marcus Stoinis, Matthew Wade (wicket-keeper), David Warner, Adam Zampa.Australia Test Squad: Tim Paine (capt), Sean Abbott, Joe Burns, Pat Cummins, Cameron Green, Josh Hazlewood, Travis Head, Marnus Labuschagne, Nathan Lyon, Michael Neser, James Pattinson, Will Pucovski, Steve Smith, Mitchell Starc, Mitchell Swepson, Matthew Wade, David WarnerAlso Read: Top 10 Fantasy Cricket Websites in India

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India's Retro-inspired Jersey For Australia Tour

  • Nov 17, 2020
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The India team will fly directly from Dubai to Sydney and the tour will start with a limited over game, which will be played in Sydney. With all the details completed, there is always some speculation about the team's outfit throughout the series.According to a report in Outlook, it was reported that Team India will be wearing a new Limited Game jersey. The new shirt is designed with an old feel. The new kit will be in navy blue, a change from the usual sky blue the team has become accustomed to in recent years. The new navy blue shirts will also feature the patron of the new MPL Collection. MPL Sports, the new official sponsor of BCCI, has replaced Nike in a new three-year deal worth 120 million rupees and a share of the revenue.BCCI tweeted pictures of Team India in PPE suit of the same color scheme and captioned it as, "Let's embrace the new normal" with flexible biceps emoji.The Australian team will also be wearing an original shirt designed specifically for the T20 Series. The new shirt was designed to recognize and enhance the role of indigenous Australians in sport.The Team India Tour 2020-21 will kick off in Australia with the ODI Series of three matches, beginning November 27, while the Test phase will begin on December 17 in Adelaide.Also Read: India-Australia Tour 2020 | Full Squad | Schedule | Timings

India Vs Australia T20

India-Australia Tour 2020 | First T20 | Prediction | Much more

  • Dec 04, 2020
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Defeated in a three-match ODI series, the Indian team will now face Australia in a three-match T20 series that begins Friday, December 4. The visitors lost the first two ODI's during the chase and only won the third ODI after they chose to hit first. The teams that first hit posted a total of over 300 on all three occasions and the stalking squads did not exceed that total.Now Virat Kohli & Company. They will seek revenge when confronting the hosts in a shorter format.IND vs AUS 1st T20 Dream11 Team Prediction LIVE Match DetailsMatch: India vs Australia (IND vs AUS)Date: 4th Dec 2020Time: 1:40 PM IST Venue: Manuka Oval, CanberraDream11 IND vs AUS 1st T20 Probable XIDream11 India Probable XI – Shikhar Dhawan, KL Rahul (WK), Virat Kohli (C), Shreyas Iyer, Manish Pandey, Hardik Pandya, Ravindra Jadeja, Deepak Chahar, Yuzvendra Chahal, Jasprit Bumrah, and T NatarajanDream11 Australia XI –  D’Arcy Short/Matt Wade, Aaron Finch (C), Steve Smith, Glenn Maxwell, Alex Carey (WK), Cameron Green, Mitchell Starc, Josh Hazlewood, Ashton Agar, Adam Zampa, and Sean AbbottIND vs AUS 1st T20 LIVE:SonyLIV to enjoy the Live Streaming of the IND vs AUS 1st T20IND vs AUS 1st T20 Dream11 Fantasy League PLAYING 11KL Rahul(C), Aaron Finch, Manish Pandey, Steve Smith(VC), Virat Kohli, Glenn Maxwell, Hardik Pandya, Adam Zampa, Josh Hazlewood, Jasprit Bumrah, and T NatarajanIND vs AUS T20 squadsIndia T20Is Full Squad: Virat Kohli (capt), Shikhar Dhawan, Mayank Agarwal, KL Rahul (vice-capt, wk), Shreyas Iyer, Manish Pandey, Hardik Pandya, Sanju Samson (wk), Ravindra Jadeja, Washington Sundar, Yuzvendra Chahal, Jasprit Bumrah, Mohammed Shami, Navdeep Saini, Deepak Chahar, T NatarajanAustralia T20 Squad: Aaron Finch (Captain), Sean Abbott, Ashton Agar, Alex Carey, Pat Cummins, Cameron Green, Josh Hazlewood, Moises Henriques, Marnus Labuschagne, Glenn Maxwell, Daniel Sams, Kane Richardson, Steve Smith, Mitchell Starc, Marcus Stoinis, Matthew Wade (wicketkeeper), David Warner, Adam Zampa.Also Read: India-Australia Tour 2020 | Full Squad | Schedule | Timings  

IND VS AUS

India vs Australia 1st Test | IND vs AUS Probable XI | Fantasy Playing Tips | More

  • Dec 16, 2020
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India and Australia(IND VS AUS) will now face the Border-Gavaskar Cup in a four-round series beginning on December 17th. The first test will be a day and night game in Adelaide. It will be a great opportunity for India, led by Captain Virat Kohli, who will return to India after this test as they can dominate Australia and New Zealand in the ICC rankings to become # 1.In the meantime, Australia will be a club of concern given its performance in the training game. The Men of Down Under team, who will miss their hitting star David Warner in the first test, fought the percussion attack on Muhammad al-Shami and Jaspreet Bumrah. However, they will gain confidence from the fact that Steve Smith and Aaron Finch, among other big names, were out of the game.The second test will take place on December 26-30 in Melbourne. The third and fourth tests will be conducted in Sydney and Gaba.Match: India vs Australia (IND vs AUS)Ind vs Aus Date: 17 to 21 Dec 2020Ind vs Aus Time: 9:30 PM IST Ind vs Aus Venue: Manuka Oval, CanberraIND vs AUS 1st Test Probable XIIndia Probable XI – Virat Kohli, Prithvi Shaw, KL Rahul, Cheteshwar Pujara, Ajinkya Rahane (vice-capt), Rishabh Pant (wk), R. Ashwin, Kuldeep Yadav, Jasprit Bumrah, Mohammed Shami, Mohammed SirajAustralia XI –   Tim Paine (c), Marnus Labuschagne Steve Smith, Joe Burns, David Warner, James Pattinson, Pat Cummins, Nathan Lyon, Mitchell Starc, Josh Hazlewood, Mitchell SwepsonIND vs AUS 1st Test LIVE:Cricket fans in the Indian Sub-Continent will have to subscribe to SonyLIV to enjoy the uninterrupted Live Streaming of the IND vs AUS 1st TestFor Live Score Click.IND vs AUS 1st Test Dream11 Fantasy League PLAYING 11Virat Kohli, Cheteshwar Pujara, Steve Smith, David Warner, KL Rahul, Tim Paine, R. Ashwin, Nathan Lyon, Mitchell Starc, Josh Hazlewood, Jasprit BumrahIND vs AUS Test squadsIndia Tests Full Squad: Virat Kohli (capt), Rohit Sharma, Mayank Agarwal, Prithvi Shaw, KL Rahul, Cheteshwar Pujara, Ajinkya Rahane (vice-capt), Hanuma Vihari, Shubman Gill, Wriddhiman Saha (wk), Rishabh Pant (wk), Jasprit Bumrah, Mohammed Shami, Umesh Yadav, Navdeep Saini, Kuldeep Yadav, Ravindra Jadeja, R. Ashwin, Mohammed SirajAustralia Test squad: Tim Paine (c), Sean Abbott, Joe Burns, Pat Cummins, Cameron Green, Josh Hazlewood, Travis Head, Marnus Labuschagne, Nathan Lyon, Michael Neser, James Pattinson, Will Pucovski, Steve Smith, Mitchell Starc, Mitchell Swepson, Matthew Wade, David WarnerAlso Read: India-Australia Tour 2020 | First T20 | Prediction | Much more 

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Australian Open 2021 delayed,will be playing in Melbourne from February 8 to 21

  • Dec 28, 2020
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The ATP confirmed on Thursday the updated schedule for the start of the new tennis season, which includes the postponement of the Australian Open, which will now start 3 weeks later than planned. The ATP has published the first seven weeks' matches during which the annual ATP 250 event in Maharashtra will not be held as scheduled.The Australian Open was due to start on January 18, but a 3-week delay will allow players to arrive in Melbourne and self-quarantine and prepare for the ATP 250 and ATP Cup events in the lead up to the start scheduled for January 8. February.The ATP season 2021 will begin with the Delray Beach Open, ATP 250 event and another hard court event licensed for one year in Antalya, Turkey from January 5-13. The event will then move to Doha, where the Australian Open qualifiers will be held. It was held from January 10 to 13 before players headed to Melbourne for quarantine.“The Australian Open Men's Qualifiers will be held from January 10-13 in Doha, and specific dates from January 15 to 31 will allow travel and a 14-day quarantine period for all players and support personnel to travel to Melbourne as per the requirements of Australian immigration and public health authorities.The ATP said: “The controlled quarantine period will allow players to prepare before the 12-team ATP Cup in Melbourne, which is being played alongside the international moved Adelaide, as well as the additional ATP 250 tournament, which is all being held. In Melbourne." Also Read: World TeamTennis to Allow up to 500 Fans at MatchesNovak Djokovic will start her title retention in Melbourne, while Sofia Kenin will also strive to defend her title. It's a big boost for Roger Federer, as the great Swiss expected a delay, considering he was racing against time to recover from knee problems.Australian Open authorities expect 25 to 30 percent of the usual crowds to attend the first major tournament of the season in Melbourne, but with the Covid-19 situation in the country under control, chances are it will be. Allow more viewers.Meanwhile, it has been confirmed that as many as 3 ATP 250 events did not occur in 2021 due to the pandemic. They include the ASB Classic (Auckland) and the New York Open, while the Tata Maharashtra Open (Pune) cannot be shown in its scheduled week in February.Updated ATP 2021 calendar - first 7 weeksDatesLocationTournament5-13 Jan.Delray BeachDelray Beach Open5-13 Jan.AntalyaAntalya Open10-13 Jan.DohaAustralian Open Qualifying31 Jan.- 6 FebMelbourneMelbourne 1 (Adelaide Relocation)31 Jan- 6 FebMelbourneMelbourne 21-5 Feb.MelbourneATP Cup8-21 Feb.MelbourneAustralian Open Also Read: Check out five significant types of swimming styles!

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ISL 2020-21: Hyderabad FC vs FC Goa ISL LIVE, ISL FIXTURES, ISL POINTS TABLE

  • Dec 30, 2020
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Hyderabad will face FC Goa in a thrilling showdown on Wednesday in the Indian Super League (ISL).Hyderabad manager Manolo Marquez faced a difficult task early in the season. Injuries to major foreign players such as Fran Sandaza, Louis Suster, and Joel Chianese put the system at a disadvantage. However, the team did very well, collecting nine points from seven matches.Young Indians grabbed everyone's attention, but the team still missed serving the foreigners. Two consecutive defeats put Hyderabad in eighth place. A victory over FC Goa will be decisive in their search for the top four.FC Goa is one of the strongest teams in this Indian Super League (ISL). As Marquez said before the match, Gaurs "is definitely one of the favorites to finish the season in the top four".FC Goa is currently sixth in the standings with 11 points from eight matches as per the ISL Fixtures. They come to this clash with a victory. The team has relied a lot on Igor Angolo this Indian Super League (ISL). They need other players to step up if they want to stay in the competition for first place in the Indian Super League (ISL).ISL Fixtures of Hyderabad FC vs FC Goa head to headHyderabad FC has a forgotten record against FC Goa at Indian Super League (ISL). Last Indian Super League (ISL) season, FC Goa completed the double on System. The last time these two teams met, Hyderabad FC lost 1-4 to FC Goa as per the ISL Fixtures.Hyderabad FC vs FC Goa ISL Fixtures team newsAfter facing Fran Sandaza against the Kerala Blasters, Manolo Marquez revealed that Luis Suster and Joel Chianese would also be returning to the team.With FC Goa with no notable exceptions from the end, the match promises to be exciting as per the ISL Fixtures.ISL Fixtures Hyderabad FC vs FC Goa Predicted XIsHyderabad FC (4-2-3-1): Subrata Pal, Asish Rai, Odei Onaindia, Chinglensana Singh, Akash Mishra, Joao Victor, Lluis Sastre, Liston Colaco, Joel Chianese, Halicharan Narzary, Aridane SantanaFC Goa (4-2-3-1): Mohammad Nawaz, Seriton Fernandes, James Donachie, Ivan Gonzalez, Saviour Gama, Lenny Rodrigues, Edu Bedia, Jorge Ortiz, Brandon Fernandes, Alexander Jesuraj, Igor AnguloPrediction of Hyderabad vs. FC GoaWith Hyderabad FC's attack boosting the return of the aliens, and FC Goa also playing, the match should be entertaining. We expect the scoreboard to be flat at the end of full time.Predictions: Hyderabad FC 2-2 FC GoaAlso Read: KL RAHUL: SUPERB LOOKING TATTOOS AND THEIR MEANING 

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Indian women's tour of Australia postponed to next season

  • Dec 31, 2020
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MELBOURNE, Dec. 31 (PTI) The Australian cricket company said Thursday that the Indian women's team has waited for the resumption of international cricket since the ongoing suspension of the coronavirus outbreak and their scheduled tour of Australia has been postponed for next season for Ind vs Aus.The Indian team, which last played the T20 World Cup Final in March, was scheduled to play three ODI(Ind vs Aus) matches on January 22 in Canberra, January 25 in Melbourne, and January 28 in Hobart.However, the governing body added that the tour(Ind vs Aus) will now be part of preparations for the 2022 World Cup, which have been postponed to March-April due to the pandemic, and will include three Ind vs Aus T20Is.Read What was said on Ind vs Aus Women:"We very much hope that an expanded schedule between the Australian and Indian teams will be presented for the next season, which will be a great result for fans in both countries," Nick Hockley, Acting Executive Director, said in a statement."We initially hoped to play against India this summer, but the impact of the global pandemic made it necessary to postpone it until next season. India lost to Australia by 85 shots in its last international match at the Melbourne Cricket Ground."It would be great to host the Indian women's team once again, which was center stage in the unforgettable T20 World Cup Final at the MCG International Cricket World Cup in March, and do so with a much more expanded schedule than was originally planned," Hockley said.The dates and locations of the postponed tour will be confirmed in due course.Also read: Big Bash 2020-21 Adelaide Strikers vs Perth Scorchers | Preview, probable XI, Much More

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Australia Open 2021 Champions to See a Drastic Change in Prize Money

  • Dec 31, 2020
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I'm not sure I can blame the Covid, but the Australia Open 2021 men's draw has been drastically cut this year.Australia Open 2021: Single champion to win $ 2,750,000 The men's singles champion's wallet is down 33% to $ 2,750,000 from $ 4,120,000 this year.The runner-up will come out next year with a cash prize check of $ 1,500,000, down 27% from 2,065,000 in 2020.Semi-finalists in Melbourne Park will receive a cash prize of $ 850,000, which is 18% less than the $ 1,040,000 guaranteed amount in this year's semifinals of Australia Open 2021.However, the prize money to reach the Australia Open 2021 quarter-finals remains the same this year at $ 525K.Australia Open 2021: Increase Payments to Reach Rounds 16, 32 and 64While the end of business payouts for this year's first Grand Slam tournament decreased, prize money to reach rounds 16, 32, and 64 increased by 7, 19%, and 17%, respectively.While those who qualify for the Round of 16 will receive $ 320,000 apiece, up from $ 300,000 this year, those who do not make it past the Round of 32 will receive $ 215,000 each, which is a marginal increase. $ 180,000 in 2020.Those who drop in the first round will also see an 11% salary increase, from $ 90K this year to $ 100,000.Australia Open 2021: Double Champions to take home $ 600,000The total of doubles business finale prizes also saw a decline, with tournament winners receiving $ 600,000, 21% less than $ 760,000 this year of Australia Open 2021.The second-place pair will get $ 340,000, down slightly from $ 380,000 in 2020.However, the prizes for the semi-finalists and quarter-finals are unchanged from this year, at $ 200,000 and $ 110,000, respectively.As with the men's singles draw, here too, the payouts of those who hit rounds 16, 32, and 64 saw a slight increase.Those who qualify for the fourth round will receive $ 65,000, up from 62,000 this year, while those who drop into the role of 32 will receive $ 45,000, a marginal increase from $ 38,000 this year.Australia Open 2021: The rating bag has been marginally raised from 2020Those who lose in the first round will also win higher bonuses of $ 30,000, up 20% on the $ 25,000 this year.The championship winner in the mixed doubles category will also receive a $ 150,000 cut from $ 190,000 this year. The runner-up will receive $ 85,000, down 15% from $ 100,000 this year of Australia Open 2021.However, the rating portfolio has increased marginally as of this year of Australia Open 2021.Also Read: Australian Open 2021 delayed, will be playing in Melbourne from February 8 to 21

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Australian Open 2021 organizers forced to cancel the quarantine stay plan for international players

  • Jan 05, 2021
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The Australian Open 2021 organizers have to find new accommodations in quarantine for international players after apartment owners at the completed hotel in Melbourne threatened legal action.The Australian Open 2021 has been postponed for three weeks while plans are in place for quarantine arrangements.Australian tennis and government authorities have arranged for the players a mandatory 14-day quarantine service in the Westin Melbourne ahead of the Australian Open 2021 on February 8-21.The international players are expected to arrive in Melbourne from mid-January and will be allowed to train a maximum of 5 hours per day in Melbourne Park during the quarantine period.Look what was said at Australian Open 2021On Tuesday, the plan was scrapped after Westin apartment owners complained that they had not been properly consulted and would seek a court order against them.“After consultation between Westin Melbourne's owners, current hotel residents, and COVID-19 Quarantine Victoria, the decision has been made to accommodate the players and their support teams arriving in Melbourne for the next ATP Championship at an alternate location. From the hotel,” Westin said. in SENTENCE.Victoria State Police Secretary Lisa Neville told reporters on Tuesday that an alternative quarantine hotel had been secured for the players, which "will be suspended today or tomorrow."Several of the world's best players plan to compete in tournaments in Melbourne Park a week before the Grand Slam season opens. The ATP Cup, two ATP events, and two WTA tournaments will be held in Melbourne a week before the Australian Open 2021Also Read: Australia Open 2021 Champions to See a Drastic Change in Prize Money

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Is the elimination of Line officials at the 2021 Australian Open a smart move?

  • Jan 06, 2021
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With the advent of technology, tennis is doing its part to incorporate it. But this has a price. It seems likely that the linemen will be eliminated from the sports day in and day out as the falcon's eye is gaining prominence. The Australian Open 2021 has taken the step to implement the Hawk's Eye as the lead legal brand sponsor judge. But was the decision a preview of the future, or was it a precaution due to COVID-19?Why were the strip men eliminated from the Australian Open 2021?It was recently announced that the Australian Open 2021 would wear Hawk's eye in place of stadium officials. Hawkeye calls or the electronic line will be used throughout the tournament, but not in the qualifying event.This decision can be seen in two ways. First, the COVID-19 model. With the emergence of the new strain of Coronavirus, Australia has taken vigorous measures to control it. There is a facility limit and players must be quarantined for a period of 14 days. So it stands to reason that there will be fewer people in the stadiums, and getting rid of the line guards is one way to do that.Novak Djokovic sees no reason to have line judges The second is the transition to technology. Over the years, Hawk-eye has become more accurate and faster. Hence, the call for the dismissal of line officials gained momentum. The main defender of this was world number one Novak Djokovic. The Serbian was firmly against the use of guards in tournaments. His statement coincided with an incident with the assistant referee at the 2020 US Open, but the player said his statement was not due to his exclusion.“The technology is so advanced right now, there is absolutely no reason why you should keep line umpires on the Court. That’s my opinion” Djokovic said.Rafael Nadal opposes the dismissal of the linesmenBut wearing a falcon's eye eliminates the human element in tennis. World number two Rafael Nadal opposed Djokovic's idea of a non-linear judge.“Personally, I prefer the line umpires to what we have here… If you ask me what I would like to see in the future… Well, I believe we have room for evolution as a sport as tennis has not changed a lot in the last fifty years, compared to other sports, that is a reality, but at the same time I do not believe that this is the way to improve the “show.” Nadal said.Why eliminating service lines causes problems in the Australian Open 2021?Nadal can get it here. The sport will evolve over time, but eliminating the referees is not the way. The correct way is to merge both of them together. As in football, there are referees and technology working simultaneously so that all decisions are correct. Likewise, tennis can have a line and technique experts to oversee legal signs.Excluding line, officials would mean the loss of livelihoods for thousands of people. Many people trust him, and that's hard and skillful work. Eliminating them will leave them without their main source of income.Also Read: Australia Open 2021 Champions to See a Drastic Change in Prize MoneyHow will we get the new referees' chair without assistants?Moreover, the tennis match culture will change with the elimination of the umpires. Tennis hasn't changed much in years and has had a specific way of playing. Moreover, another interesting argument is that the rulers of the See are no longer rulers. So, tennis would need a way to find new referees if the linemen were removed.“Another way to think about it is that tennis is an industry and [automation is] a significant change. How are we going to create a new generation of umpires? I started as a line judge; how will young umpires get their chance?” ATP umpire Ali Nili said.Currently, electronic line calls have been used in the US Open Finals and the 2020 ATP Finals. The Australian Open 2021 is also on the train. It is meant to be a precaution, given COVID-19, but what could be an uncertainty could become a habit in the future.Also Read: Australian Open 2021 organizers forced to cancel the quarantine stay plan for international players

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Australian Open 2021 to Issue Hefty Fine for Protocols Breach

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We are just a month away from the start of the Australian Open 2021. But while the excitement is at its peak, the situation surrounding the outbreak cannot be taken lightly. As a result, the championship decided to impose heavy fines on anyone who did not follow the protocols.It is an attempt to inculcate the importance of safety regulations in all Melbourne Park attendees. Therefore, not only will the actions be limited to the culprit, but they will also affect your team members equally.Organizers have already agreed to bring all players and team members via charter flights on January 15 and 16.Fines and fees at the Australian Open 2021If someone leaves without permission from a licensed Victorian government official, the person faces a tour fine of up to $ 20,000.However, a fine will not be the only way to resolve the issue. The Australian Open 2021 has listed the number of strict measures one could face in the event of a violation.Initially, to maintain tournament fitness, the perpetrator may face disqualification. Moreover, the loss of prize money is possible.Apart from that, prolonged quarantine and isolation in a hotel room ordered by the government are also listed as measures.In particular, the Australian Open 2021 is the first tournament to allow time out of hotel rooms during the quarantine. Accordingly, the organizers expect players to follow the rules if they want to enjoy the benefits.Finally, the guilty person may also face arrest and deportation from Australia. Players are also advised that a violation of their team members will be considered a violation by them.Given the circumstances, players hope that no restrictions will be taken lightly. When it comes to tennis, everyone works hard to win their first major tournament of the year.Hopefully, there isn't a single instance of default and Happy Slam will happily start.Also Read: Australian Open 2021 delayed,will be playing in Melbourne from February 8 to 21

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Novak Djokovic is rejuvenating with his family before the Australian Open 2021

  • Jan 11, 2021
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One of the most brutal players on this tour was world number 1, Novak Djokovic. Over the years, he has built a reputation for not matching his opponents like no other. The way the Serbian player covers the tennis courts makes it almost as if there are two players on his side of the court.The results obtained and the success of Novak Djokovic has been phenomenal in the last decade. It turns out that he is the only player in the modern era to have won four major tournaments in a row (Wimbledon 2015, US Open 2015, Australian Open 2016, French Open 2016).Novak Djokovic is spending quality time with his family in MarbellaAs the world enters the new year, the Grand Slam champion has traveled 17 times to Marbella, Spain. Serbs trained in the warmer climates rather than the snowy regions of Serbia.Since the much-needed break was fine after a somewhat erratic season, Djokovic decided to travel to the seaside location to relax. Even the world's No. 1 has bought properties in the area.After a disappointing season last year, the Serbian ace will surely look to bounce back next Australian Open season. He will also want to forget some of the episodes he played in the previous season, such as being disqualified for accidentally hitting a woman with the ball at the US Open.Also Read: Australia Open 2021 Champions to See a Drastic Change in Prize MoneyNovak Djokovic is the favorite at the Australian Open 2021It won't be long before the eight-time Australian Open champion leaves for Australia. Ahead of the Australian Open 2021, the Serbian will be leading the event in Adelaide. He will also lead Serbia in the ATP Cup, the defending champion.With the Serbian player having enjoyed one of the most successful periods of his career in Melbourne, he will definitely be the favorite at the Australian Open 2021.Also Read: Australian Open 2021 to Issue Hefty Fine for Protocols Breach

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Will Roger Federer play Australian Open 2021?

  • Jan 12, 2021
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Every fan is desperate for the Australian Open 2021 for one reason only. It is believed that the great Roger Federer will be back on the field after a year at Grand Slam. The excitement in the tennis world is at an all-time high and they want to welcome the Swiss master with open hands.Roger Federer suffered a knee injury at the Australian Open last year. The semi-final match against Novak Djokovic was the last professional tennis match he had ever played. Then he underwent two knee operations during the long period of rest due to the Coronavirus epidemic. The injury did not allow the legend to go out on the field all season.However, just a month after the Australian Open 2021, Roger Federer delivered some unfortunate news. The winner of the 20 Grand Slam decided to withdraw from the Grand Slam. It is definitely a heartbreaking moment for fans. However, they do realize Roger Federer may be back soon.Why is Roger Federer not playing the Australian Open 2021?Roger Federer's withdrawal from the Australian Open 2021 surprised fans. According to Craig Tilly, CEO of Tennis Australia, Roger Federer couldn't recover in time. The Swiss were definitely not feeling well and so he decided to retire. However, there were also some other claims.According to an Australian Open 2021 official, Roger Federer's decision was not to withdraw from the Grand Slam, but rather to the influence of his wife Mirka. The official further claimed that Roger Federer withdrew due to his family and quarantine issues, not due to injury.Roger Federer biographer Simon Graf described all of these claims as false and unfounded. It was believed Roger Federer would definitely have played in Grand Slam if he were completely fit.Whatever the reason, it is clear that world number five Roger Federer will not be playing in Melbourne now. It looks like the fans will have to wait a little longer to see the legend on the field again.When will Roger Federer return to the court?There is no official confirmation of Roger Federer's return at this time. However, Graf believes Roger Federer will definitely play the Dubai Tennis Championships in March 2021.Roger Federer certainly hasn't had an impressive record at the US Open or the French Open in the past decade. Since he's not playing in the Australian Open 2021 now, he's sure to be aiming for Wimbledon 2021 now.Also Read: Novak Djokovic is rejuvenating with his family before the Australian Open 2021

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Cricket Australia Announces Schedule For Mens And Womens Ashes Series For 2021-22

  • May 19, 2021
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Cricket Australia said they were hopeful of organizing an Ashes series before full groups later this year however they would follow government counsel when it came to conceding voyaging allies as the timetable for the England's men’s & women’s visits was delivered on Tuesday.The five-Test men's Ashes will begin in Brisbane on December 8 preceding a day/night match in Adelaide. The conventional Boxing Day Test at the Melbourne Cricket Ground will at that point happen.Sydney, however, will be the scene for the fourth Test, instead of the arrangement finale as has been standard, with the fifth Test at Perth's Optus Stadium.Both those last two matches are planned for January.Australia lost 2-1 at home to India in a vital four-Test arrangement 2-1 played before decreased groups due to the Covid pandemic between November 2020 and January this year. Unnecessary travel to Australia from the UK isn't presently allowed because of Covid-19."The exercises gained from effectively conveying a protected summer in 20-21 gives us certainty on what we're ready to accomplish, and we're all expecting a mid year of full groups and an Ashes air we're completely familiar with," said Nick Hockley, Cricket Australia's break CEO.Women’s SeriesIn the mean time a multi-design arrangement between the England and Australian ladies will begin with an oddball Test in Canberra from January 27-30, trailed by three Twenty20s and three one-day internationals."2022 will be an astonishing year for ladies' cricket," said England and Wales Cricket Board CEO Tom Harrison."With an Ashes, a World Cup in New Zealand and a home Commonwealth Games in Birmingham, this could be a milestone year for our group."Australia hold the men's Ashes following a 2-2 attract England in 2019, when their ladies' side won the comparing arrangement by the decided edge of 12 focuses to four.Men's Ashes 2021/22Dec 8-12: 1st Test, Gabba, BrisbaneDec 16-20: 2nd Test, Adelaide Oval, Adelaide (day/night)Dec 26-30: 3rd Test, Melbourne Cricket Ground, MelbourneJan 5-9: 4th Test, Sydney Cricket Ground, SydneyJan 14-18: 5th Test, Optus Stadium, PerthWomen's AshesJan 27-30: Test, Manuka Oval, CanberraFeb 4: 1st T20, North Sydney Oval, SydneyFeb 6: 2nd T20, North Sydney OvalFeb 10: 3rd T20, Adelaide OvalFeb 13: 1st ODI, Adelaide OvalFeb 16: 2nd ODI, Junction Oval, MelbourneFeb 19: 3rd ODI, Junction Oval, MelbourneAlso Read: IPL 2021: BCCI president Sourav Ganguly gives good news to IPL fans

Tokyo Olympics: Russian men end US mastery in 100m backstrokes, Australia's ladies sparkle again in the swimming

  • Jul 27, 2021
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Russian men swimmers finished America's strength in the 100m backstrokes while Kaylee McKeown gave Australia's ladies another Olympic gold to celebrate at the Tokyo Games on Tuesday. Tom Dean won gold and colleague Duncan Scott the silver in the 200 free-form as the two British swimmers left their adversaries afterwards, Brazil's Fernando Scheffer taking the bronze. "It's stunning. It's a little glimpse of heaven having gold around my neck ... I contracted COVID twice over the most recent a year ... sitting in my level in segregation, Olympic gold was 1,000,000 miles away," he said. Also Read: Shikhar Dhawan Finishes 10,000 Runs In International Cricket As OpenerIn the men's 100 backstrokes, an occasion won by US swimmers at the last six Games, Evgeny Rylov and Kliment Kolesnikov took best positions on the platform with Rio champion Ryan Murphy of the United States coming third. McKeown conveyed a staggering late fightback in the ladies' 100 backstrokes to pip Canada's Kylie Masse and add to Ariarne Titmus' gold in the 400m free on Monday just as the group gold in the 4x100 free-form hand-off. The 20-year-old McKeown's time was only two-hundredths of a second short of the world record she set in the Australian preliminaries in June. McKeown would more likely than not have had the option to contend at Tokyo if the Games had been hung on time last year with her dad battling with mental disease. He passed on in August. "It's not really what I have experienced, everybody has their own excursion. It just so happens I have made some intense memories," she said when gotten some information about her arrangements. In another race that went last possible minute - Lydia Jacoby of the United States won gold in the ladies' 100m breaststrokes, the 17-year-old Alaskan completing in 1:04.95, 0.27 seconds in front of Tatjana Schoenmaker of South Africa. Also Read: Tokyo Olympics Australia's Ariarne Titmus Shocks American Katie Ledecky

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Afghanistan cricket get green signal to play their 1st Test since Taliban's takeover, to face Australia in November

  • Sep 02, 2021
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The war-torn country's cricket board confirmed on Wednesday that the Afghan team has got approval from the Taliban to play a one-off test match against Australia in September. The game is scheduled for November 27 in Hobart.The test match will be Afghanistan's first match since the Taliban takeover earlier this month. The Australian cricket team also claimed the match was well underway."CA will continue to work with the Australian and Tasmanian governments ahead of the Afghan team's expected arrival later this year."The Taliban have said they will not interfere with the Afghan men's national cricket team, the country's biggest sporting success in recent years, although the fate of the more modest women's cricket programs remains unclear.Also Read- Taliban will never change, they treat women like zeroes: Former Afghanistan footballer Fanoos BasirAustralian broadcaster SBS reported Tuesday that the Taliban would honour Afghanistan scheduled cricket matches, although a representative of the hardline Islamist movement indicated that tours may depend on relations with other countries."In the future, we want good relations with all countries," the broadcaster quoted Ahmadullah Wasiq, the deputy head of the Taliban's cultural commission, as saying."When good relations are established, the Afghan players can go (to Australia) and they can come here."No country recognized the Taliban as the government of Afghanistan after they captured Kabul on August 14.Also Read- Afghan national team footballer Zaki Anwari dies in fall from US plane at Kabul airportAlso Read- Cristiano Ronaldo becomes all-time highest goalscorer in international football with brace against Ireland

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Australia pacer James Pattinson retires from international cricket

  • Oct 20, 2021
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Australian fast bowler James Pattinson has announced his decision to retire from international cricket after realizing he would not be in the reckoning for the Ashes Series due to fitness issues. The 31-year-old, who has played 21 test matches and 15 ODI matches, though will continue to play domestic cricket.Pattinson had recently suffered a knee injury during an intra-squad Victorian trial game"Leading into pre-season I really wanted to give the Ashes a crack but, in the end, I haven't had the preparation I would have liked heading into the coming season," Pattinson was quoted as saying by cricket.com.au in a statement."If I was to be part of the Ashes, I would need to do myself and my teammates justice. I didn't want to be in a position of battling with my body when you need to be 100 per cent fit and ready to go at any time. That would not be fair to myself or the team.Also Read- Yuvraj Singh Arrested, Released on Bail Over Casteist Remark on Yuzvendra Chahal "It was then I felt that instead of trying to play at the very highest level, knowing I have only got three or four years of cricket left, I would focus more on Victoria, helping the young guys develop, perhaps some cricket in England and spending more time with my family." He claimed 81 Test wickets and 16 ODI scalps in his career after making his Test debut in December 2011 alongside Mitchell Starc and David Warner against New Zealand in Brisbane. His last Test was against New Zealand in Sydney in January 2020, while he last played an ODI back in September 2015 against England at Leeds.Also Read- England Captain Eoin Morgan Ready To Drop Himself In Bid For T20 World Cup Glory

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Warner tries to recreate Cristiano Ronaldo Coke bottle moment in PC

  • Oct 29, 2021
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Australian opener David Warner tried to recreate the ‘Cristiano Ronaldo Coke bottle moment’ in the post-match press conference after the match between Australia and Sri Lanka. Ronaldo had removed the Coke bottles from his table in the press conference earlier this year, and this resulted in a loss of $4 Billion for Coca Cola. Warner tried to do the same, but was asked to put the Coke bottles back on the table. In fact, Warner even asked whether he needs to put the Coke bottles back as well. The 35-year-old also cheekily stated ‘If it is good enough for Cristiano, it is good enough for me’..@davidwarner31 trying to be @Cristiano “if it’s good enough for Cristiano, it’s good enough for me” pic.twitter.com/Nyc7NfyKEs— Thakur (@hassam_sajjad) October 28, 2021David Warner’s superb half-century helps Australia trounce Sri LankaIn the encounter between Australia and Sri Lanka in t20 worldcup on October 28, 2021, Sri Lanka scored a decent total of 154/6 on the scoreboard. In reply, David Warner was in red hot form with the willow and scored a whirlwind 65 off 42 deliveries at the top of the order to help Australia breeze past the target with 7 wickets and 3 overs to spare. The left-handed batting dynamite struck 10 fours in his enterprising innings. Apart from Warner, Australian captain Aaron Finch and veteran hitter Steven Smith have also contributed useful runs. While Finch scored an impressive 23 balls 37, Smith stayed till the end and helped himself to a patient 28*. David Warner is one of the best hitters to ever play for the Australian team in the T20I format of the game. Warner is currently the second top scorer for the Australian team's in T20I cricket and has plundered 2344 runs in 83 innings at an average of 31.67 and a strike rate of close to 140. Warner has also scored 1 hundred and 19 fifties in T20I cricket as well. Warner will next take the field for the Australian side on 30th October 2021, when the kangaroos clash against their arch-rivals England at the Dubai International Cricket StadiumAlso Read- I believe that India can win the T20 World Cup: Virender Sehwag

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Pat Cummins appointed Australias new Test captain, Today Sports News

  • Nov 26, 2021
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Australia’s new Test captain | Today Sports NewsAustralian Defibrillator Pat Cummins is the new test captain of the Australian Cricket Team, officially announced Friday by the Australian Cricket Company. Former captain Steve Smith has also officially returned to the protagonist of Australian cricket as a backup for Pat Cummins.The last fastest player to lead Australia at the test level was Ray Lindwall during the 1956 game. Cummins is the Australian captain in the 47th round.Cummins' appointment leaves Australia as captain within three weeks of Ash's first testing of England following the dramatic resignation of former captain Tim Payne last week and the exposure of the 2017 sexting case. It will be done afterward."Australia’s new Test captain"In 2018, Smith was dismissed from the captain following a South African ball handling the scandal. In addition to losing the team's leadership, he was banished from the leadership position for two years."I am honored to accept the role that will be wonderful summer ashes," Cummins said in his statement. “We look forward to providing the same leadership that Tim (Pain) has given the group over the years.”The first of the five ash tests against the United Kingdom will begin on December 8th in Brisbane."He is an outstanding player and leader," said Nick Hockley, CEO of Cricket Australia. "He has received a lot of respect from his teammates and every corner of the game for his attitude and achievements both inside and outside the field."Official Tasmanian cricket authorities (CT) said on Friday a week later that Tim Paine, who was the focus of the entire episode, missed the Ashes v England series during his "leave of absence". The ticket gatekeeper has taken a step forward. He said. Australian Leaders Over the "Sexting" Scandal In a brief statement, government associations said Ben was scheduled to play in Tasmania for a day's home match in Hobart on Friday, but "for the time being". He said he couldn't.For live today sports news updates to visit here:- PITCHHIGH

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Australia bars Novak Djokovic cancels entry visa

  • Jan 06, 2022
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MELBOURNE: Australia said on Thursday it had revoked Novak Djokovic's entry visa, paving the way for his arrest and deportation in a sea change for the world's number one tennis player.The Serbian arrived in Melbourne last night after celebrating on social media that he had been given a medical exemption from playing in the tournament without evidence of being fully vaccinated against Covid-19.The exemption from the vaccine granted by Australian Open organizers after medical panels approved their request has sparked outrage among Australians, who have endured two years of Covid-19 restrictions and lockdowns.But the nine-time Australian Open champion could not control the limit."Mr. Djokovic did not provide reasonable evidence that he met the requirements to enter Australia, and his visa was subsequently revoked," the Australian Border Force said in a statement."Non-citizens who do not have a valid visa upon entry or whose visas have been canceled will be detained and deported from Australia," he added.The player stayed at the airport all night but was taken with his team in the early hours of Thursday morning.It is not clear if he will leave Australia later in the day or remain in a hotel or government residence in quarantine during a possible legal battle against deportation.Several local media outlets, including The Age and Sydney Morning Herald, have said Djokovic's lawyers will try to overturn the ruling.The Serbian president rebuked Australia for "misbehaving" with its star.President Aleksandar Vucic said on Instagram that he spoke to Djokovic on the phone and told him that "every Serbia is with him and our authorities are taking all measures to end the abuse of the best tennis player in the world as quickly as possible.". "Serbia Novak Djokovic will fight for justice and truth, in accordance with all standards of international public law."Djokovic's father called his son to welcome the hero upon his return."Our pride, Novak is back... We all have to do what welcomes us!" Sarjan Djokovic said on Instagram.She said her son was "held for five hours" at Melbourne airport."It's a battle for a liberal world, it's not just Novak's battle, it's the whole world's battle," he told the Serbian media, Sputnik.But Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison said the country's strict border policies were key to keeping the death toll low."Rules are special rules when it comes to our borders," he said."No one is above these rules.Morrison had warned the day before that if Djokovic had no evidence of an exemption, "he would be on the next plane home."Home Affairs Minister Karen Andrews said the government "did not apologize" for border protection."People who do not meet our stringent requirements will be denied entry to Australia, regardless of who they are," she said in a statement.After the Australian government's decision, there was a wave of outrage when Djokovic was acquitted.Stephen Burns, former vice president of the Australian Medical Association, said the exemption sent a "terrifying message" to those trying to stop the spread of COVID-19.All participants in the first 2022 Grand Slam tournament must, as of January 17, be vaccinated against COVID-19 or receive a medical exemption, which is granted only after evaluation by two independent expert panels.Championship coach Craig Tilley said the defending champions "received no special privileges" but urged him to explain why he was given the opportunity to quell the anger of the fans.Among the conditions that allow entry without vaccination is whether the person has had COVID-19 in the past six months. It has not been revealed whether this is the case for Djokovic.Tilley said that of the nearly 3,000 players and support staff who traveled to Australia for the tournament, only 26 had applied for exemptions from vaccinations. Only some of them succeeded.Stand up for the integrity of the exemption request process."Anyone who meets these conditions can enter," Tilley said. "No special privileges were offered. Novak was not given special opportunities."Djokovic expressed his opposition to the COVID-19 vaccine in April 2020, when he suggested it might be mandatory for the tournament to resume.While Djokovic was being questioned at the airport, his coach Goran Ivanisevic posted a picture of him and other Serbian staff in the back room on Instagram, patiently waiting for a decision at the airport.Also, Read - BCCI Announce Ranji Trophy postponed due to rising Covid-19 cases

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Novak Djokovic waits on the Australian government to cancel visa

  • Jan 14, 2022
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MELBOURNE (AFP) - World number one tennis player Novak Djokovic waited on Friday to see if the Australian government would revoke his visa for a second time, as he seeks 21 major tennis titles at the Australian Open on Monday.Defending champion Djokovic was included in Thursday's draw as the top seed and will face his Serbian colleague Miomir Kikmanovic in his first match, likely on Monday or Tuesday.The decision to revoke his visa could lead to a second court battle by the Serbian tennis star after an earlier annulment court overturned and released him from immigration custody on Monday.Melbourne's Edge newspaper, citing a source from Prime Minister Scott Morrison's Liberal Party, said the government was "strongly inclined" to cancel visas.Vaccine skeptic Djokovic sparked widespread outrage in Australia when he announced last week that he was heading to Melbourne for the Australian Open, granting visitors a medical exemption from coronavirus vaccination requirements.Australia has experienced some of the longest lockdowns in the world, has a 90% vaccination rate among adults, and an uncontrolled outbreak of Omicron has led to nearly a million cases in the past two weeks.Finance Minister Simon Birmingham said on TV Friday morning that the visa decision belonged to the country's immigration minister, Alex Hawke, but that overall, the government's policy-setting was "clear as glass".On Today's Channel 9 program, he said, "Any people entering Australia who are not Australian citizens should get a double dose of the vaccine, unless they have a clear and valid medical exemption to the contrary."An online survey by News Corp Media found that 83% support the government's attempt to deport the tennis star.Although fans, including many Australian Serbs, loudly supported him when he was arrested, anti-Semites hailed him as a hero and his family welcomed him as a champion of individual rights.The Melbourne Commission, which represents business and arts leaders, says the city's reputation as a host of events has been damaged by the controversy.Martin commission executive director told The Age. Letts: "Djokovic's visa and epic vaccination had a disastrous effect on everyone involved, and it's a tragedy given the excellence of our infrastructure and tournament planning."previous article-  Australia bars Novak Djokovic cancels entry visa