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India vs Australia: Steve Smith scores another century as hosts clinch series with 51-run win in second ODI
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India vs Australia: Steve Smith scores another century as hosts clinch series with 51-run win in second ODI

Smith tormented India with his second blistering hundred in as many matches as Australia posted another huge target, reaching 389-4 off 50 overs.

India vs Australia: I am blessed with certain skills and power-hitting is not one of them, admits KL Rahul
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India vs Australia: I am blessed with certain skills and power-hitting is not one of them, admits KL Rahul

Known for his classical batting, Rahul said that even if he has to score at a high strike-rate of 160 to 170, he can do it minus the blitzkrieg.

India vs Australia: From Marcus Stoinis to Adam Zampa, Aussie players to watch out for in limited-overs series
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India vs Australia: From Marcus Stoinis to Adam Zampa, Aussie players to watch out for in limited-overs series

Ahead of the highly-anticipated limited-overs series between the two cricketing heavyweights, we take a look at Australia’s players to watch out for

India vs Australia: Ian Chappell believes heightened sense of chaos in lead-up to series could favour visitors
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India vs Australia: Ian Chappell believes heightened sense of chaos in lead-up to series could favour visitors

The Australian great's opinion is partly influenced by a remark made by cricket pundit Harsha Bhogle in January 2008, following the Monkeygate drama.

Former Australia captain Ricky Ponting says Aaron Finch and Co need to find long-term No 3 batsman in ODIs
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Former Australia captain Ricky Ponting says Aaron Finch and Co need to find long-term No 3 batsman in ODIs

The next ODI World Cup is scheduled to be held in India in 2023 and Ponting believes Australia have "work to do" on their one-day cricket ahead of the quadrennial event.

England vs Australia: Marnus Labuschagne may have to wait a bit longer for T20I debut, says Aaron Finch
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England vs Australia: Marnus Labuschagne may have to wait a bit longer for T20I debut, says Aaron Finch

With Finch and David Warner established as an opening pair and star batsman Steve Smith a powerful presence in the top order, Labuschagne may be unable to force his way into Australia's side to play England.

India pacers will not be as effective as Neil Wagner in bowling bouncers, says Australia's Matthew Wade
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India pacers will not be as effective as Neil Wagner in bowling bouncers, says Australia's Matthew Wade

India's formidable pace attack will not be as effective as New Zealand speedster Neil Wagner in bowling bouncers during their upcoming tour of Australia, feels wicketkeeper Matthew Wade.

Marnus Labuschagne says he wants to be as consistent as Virat Kohli, Steve Smith and David Warner
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Marnus Labuschagne says he wants to be as consistent as Virat Kohli, Steve Smith and David Warner

On being asked about his pick for five-day matches, Labuschagne picked Steve Smith over Virat Kohli, stating that he thinks Steve Smith has shown that he can find a way in any conditions in Test cricket.

Marnus Labuschagne rates Jasprit Bumrah as hardest to face among Indian bowlers
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Marnus Labuschagne rates Jasprit Bumrah as hardest to face among Indian bowlers

Australia batsman Marnus Labuschagne praised the Jasprit Bumrah-led Indian bowling unit and looked forward to facing them in a Test series at home later this year.

Marnus Labuschagne extends contract with English county side Glamorgan until end of 2022 season
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Marnus Labuschagne extends contract with English county side Glamorgan until end of 2022 season

Labuschagne had initially signed a two-year deal for the 2020 and 2021 seasons but, with the county season delayed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, it has been agreed that he will not come to Wales for the 2020 season.

Steve Smith considers Ravindra Jadeja as 'best fielder' currently, heaps praise on Virat Kohli, MS Dhoni and Rohit Sharma
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Steve Smith considers Ravindra Jadeja as 'best fielder' currently, heaps praise on Virat Kohli, MS Dhoni and Rohit Sharma

Former Australian skipper Steve Smith recently engaged in an Instagram Q and A session with fans. During the session, the cricketer dropped a huge compliment for Team India all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja. Smith also had high praises for MS Dhoni, Virat Kohli, KL Rahul and Rohit Sharma during the interactive social media session.

Former England captain Michael Atherton calls on ICC to allow more substitutions for injuries requiring hospital visits
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Former England captain Michael Atherton calls on ICC to allow more substitutions for injuries requiring hospital visits

Atherton, who has led England in 54 Tests, said there will be one or two issues when international cricket resume after the break

Australia pacer Pat Cummins says they have got to find a way to outlast Chesteshwar Pujara in home series
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Australia pacer Pat Cummins says they have got to find a way to outlast Chesteshwar Pujara in home series

Cheteshwar Pujara's exploits with the bat in India's series win in 2018-19 are still fresh in Pat Cummins' mind and he would like to avoid a repeat of the same in the upcoming tour.

Marnus Labuschagne says players should be ready to adapt to new laws to get back on the field
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Marnus Labuschagne says players should be ready to adapt to new laws to get back on the field

There has been widespread speculations that the use of saliva and sweat to shine the ball will be stopped to cut down the risk of spreading the highly contagious coronavirus when cricket restarts.

Coronavirus Outbreak: Australia’s Marnus Labuschagne feels there is going to be ‘heaps of cricket’ once COVID-19 subsides
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Australia’s Marnus Labuschagne feels there is going to be ‘heaps of cricket’ once COVID-19 subsides

Australia’s Marnus Labuschagne is bracing for “heaps and heaps of cricket” once the COVID-19 pandemic subsides, the prolific top-order batsman said.

CA include Marnus Labuschagne in contracted players list of 2020-21 after breakout year; Usman Khawaja dropped
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CA include Marnus Labuschagne in contracted players list of 2020-21 after breakout year; Usman Khawaja dropped

The value of each contract is still uncertain because of the coronavirus pandemic which has forced Cricket Australia to furlough the bulk of its staff.

Watch: Marnus Labuschagne gets perfect slip fielder in his pet dog during backyard training
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Watch: Marnus Labuschagne gets perfect slip fielder in his pet dog during backyard training

The viral video shows Labuschagne deflecting the ball towards his pet dog, standing in the slips. What amused many was that the dog caught the ball with much ease.

Coronavirus Outbreak: Australia cricketers Nathan Lyon, Mitchell Starc wonder how Virat Kohli will 'rev up crowd' in empty stadiums
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Australia cricketers Nathan Lyon, Mitchell Starc wonder how Virat Kohli will 'rev up crowd' in empty stadiums

India are set to play a four-match Test series in Australia later this year, but with the COVID-19 pandemic wreaking havoc, speculation is rife that the games could be held behind closed doors

VVS Laxman 'shocked' to see Rohit Sharma's name missing from Wisden list of five outstanding performers of 2019
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VVS Laxman 'shocked' to see Rohit Sharma's name missing from Wisden list of five outstanding performers of 2019

Former India batsman VVS Laxman is "surprised and shocked" to see star opener Rohit Sharma's name missing from the Wisden's list of five outstanding performers of 2019.

Coronavirus Outbreak: Australia's Marnus Labuschagne does throwdowns with taped tennis ball to keep in touch with batting
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Australia's Marnus Labuschagne does throwdowns with taped tennis ball to keep in touch with batting

Labuschagne was this week named alongside compatriots Pat Cummins and Ellyse Perry among Wisden Almanack's Players of the Year