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India vs Australia: 'The Irrepressibles became The Immortals' local media reacts to visitors breaching
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India vs Australia: 'The Irrepressibles became The Immortals' local media reacts to visitors breaching "Fortress Gabba"

India thrillingly achieved their 328 target with just 18 balls left on the final day to win the four-Test series 2-1, the highest successful run chase at Australia's "Fortress Gabba", where the hosts had been unbeaten for 33 years.

India vs Australia: India can’t let one bad innings define their tour, says former Aussie skipper Mark Taylor
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India vs Australia: India can’t let one bad innings define their tour, says former Aussie skipper Mark Taylor

Mark Taylor added that India’s best chance to bounce back from the Adelaide humiliation is to bat first and score plenty of runs in the Boxing Day Test

India vs Australia: Mark Taylor warns against abuse of concussion substitute rule
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India vs Australia: Mark Taylor warns against abuse of concussion substitute rule

All-rounder Ravindra Jadeja was replaced by spinner Yuzvendra Chahal as a "concussion substitute" after he was hit on the head in the first T20 International in Canberra on Friday. Chahal went on to play a major role in India's 11-run win with figures of 3/25.

India vs Australia: Adam Gilchrist says Will Pucovski might miss first Test despite 'strong reason' for inclusion
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India vs Australia: Adam Gilchrist says Will Pucovski might miss first Test despite 'strong reason' for inclusion

Gilchrist said though Burns hasn't been able to have personal tally of big scores, the team and selectors value his partnership with Warner.

Virat Kohli is one of game's most influential personalities, say ex-Australia players Greg Chappell, Mark Taylor
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Virat Kohli is one of game's most influential personalities, say ex-Australia players Greg Chappell, Mark Taylor

Virat Kohli is "a very powerful guy" in world cricket who can perform both the roles of an aggressive cricketer and a statesman with great aplomb, feels former Australian captain Mark Taylor.

India vs Australia: Mark Taylor backs Will Pucovski to open innings, praises him for taking mental health break
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India vs Australia: Mark Taylor backs Will Pucovski to open innings, praises him for taking mental health break

Very few young Australian cricketers have generated as much buzz in recent years as the 22-year-old, thanks to his prolific form in Sheffield Shield.

Boxing Day Test between India and Australia at MCG won't look great without crowds, says Mark Taylor
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Boxing Day Test between India and Australia at MCG won't look great without crowds, says Mark Taylor

Mark Taylor said authorities should not hesitate in moving out the match from the MCG in the wake of rising coronavirus cases of in Victoria

Former Australia captain Mark Taylor says ban on saliva may upset balance between bat and ball in Test cricket
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Former Australia captain Mark Taylor says ban on saliva may upset balance between bat and ball in Test cricket

Mark Taylor on Sunday warned that ban on the usage of saliva, to combat the COVID-19 threat, runs the the risk of upsetting balance between bat and ball in Test cricket.

Former Australia captain Mark Taylor urges ICC to take decision on T20 World Cup this week
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Former Australia captain Mark Taylor urges ICC to take decision on T20 World Cup this week

Former Australia cricket captain Mark Taylor has urged the ICC to make a decision this week on whether the men’s T20 World Cup will go ahead in October.

Former Australia captain Mark Taylor says T20 World Cup's likely postponement will open door for IPL
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Former Australia captain Mark Taylor says T20 World Cup's likely postponement will open door for IPL

Former Australia captain Mark Taylor feels eventually this year's ICC T20 World Cup would be postponed because of the COVID-19 pandemic, opening the doors for BCCI to host lucrative Indian Premier League (IPL) in that time slot.

Coronavirus Outbreak: Adam Gilchrist, Mark Taylor feel pay cuts are inevitable for Australian cricketers
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Adam Gilchrist, Mark Taylor feel pay cuts are inevitable for Australian cricketers

Former Australia captain Mark Taylor and wicket-keeping great Adam Gilchrist believe pay cuts are inevitable for the country’s cricketers as the sport gears up to deal with the expected financial crisis posed by the novel coronavirus.

Australia vs Pakistan: Was getting ready to congratulate David Warner, thinking he may break my record, says Brian Lara
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Australia vs Pakistan: Was getting ready to congratulate David Warner, thinking he may break my record, says Brian Lara

David Warner hit an unbeaten triple century (335) during the second Test against Pakistan and looked set to pass Lara's 400-mark before skipper Tim Paine declared the innings.

Architect, guide, demolisher: When Sachin Tendulkar and Mumbai destroyed Shane Warne and Australia to script Brabourne special
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Architect, guide, demolisher: When Sachin Tendulkar and Mumbai destroyed Shane Warne and Australia to script Brabourne special

For those lucky to witness Sachin Tendulkar bat at the Brabourne Stadium against Australians in 1998 that day, it was an unforgettable experience. A special innings from a special player and memories of a lifetime.

Former Australia skipper Mark Taylor backs Steve Smith to captain team again, says he would become a 'better leader'
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Former Australia skipper Mark Taylor backs Steve Smith to captain team again, says he would become a 'better leader'

Smith was banned for 12 months over a brazen attempt to alter the ball with sandpaper under his captaincy in a Cape Town Test, and slapped with a further year's suspension from any leadership role which runs out at the end of March next year.

Ashes 2019: Australian Cricketers' Association slams fans for booing Steve Smith after being felled by Jofra Archer bouncer
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Ashes 2019: Australian Cricketers' Association slams fans for booing Steve Smith after being felled by Jofra Archer bouncer

Australia's cricket union slammed fans at Lord's for booing Steve Smith after he was felled by a bouncer from Jofra Archer, saying the sport deserves better.

ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: Australia media predicts a tough Ashes for team after one-sided defeat to hosts England in semi-final
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ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: Australia media predicts a tough Ashes for team after one-sided defeat to hosts England in semi-final

Australia media has predicted that the men from Down Under would have a tough time in the Ashes series, after the team's heavy defeat to hosts England

Islamic State fighter from New Zealand, Mark Taylor, regrets not being able to afford 'Yazidi sex slave'; expects to return home
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Islamic State fighter from New Zealand, Mark Taylor, regrets not being able to afford 'Yazidi sex slave'; expects to return home

Mark Taylor is among a half-dozen or so New Zealanders thought to have joined the militant group. He remains a citizen, but New Zealand officials say his detention abroad and apparent lack of travel documents are obstacles to his return and he may face legal consequences for his actions

India vs Australia: Virat Kohli's off-field conduct 'terrific', but cricket doesn't need his 'confrontational' approach, says Mark Taylor
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India vs Australia: Virat Kohli's off-field conduct 'terrific', but cricket doesn't need his 'confrontational' approach, says Mark Taylor

"While Kohli generally captains the side well, the way he behaves at times does not do himself or his team any good," Taylor wrote.

Cricket Australia appoints Earl Eddings as new full-time chairman; board hopes he will provide 'continuity in time of change'
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Cricket Australia appoints Earl Eddings as new full-time chairman; board hopes he will provide 'continuity in time of change'

Cricket Australia has been buffeted by a series of bad performances by the men's Test side, after a ball tampering scandal saw the captain and vice captain stood down for cheating.

Former Aussie captain Mark Taylor brushes aside talk of running for Cricket Australia chairmanship after David Peever's exit
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Former Aussie captain Mark Taylor brushes aside talk of running for Cricket Australia chairmanship after David Peever's exit

Former Test captain Mark Taylor has downplayed his chances of leading Cricket Australia (CA), with interim chairman Earl Eddings favourite to take over after the organisation was rocked by a ball-tampering scandal.