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Steve Smith Says Haven’t Had Too Many Stresses Playing Short Bowling | Cricket News

Australian run-machine Steve Smith has dared the lethal Indian fast bowling unit to bring on the short stuff in the upcoming marquee Test series, saying he has faced a lot of it in his life. According to the former captain, trying short-pitched bowling against him could work in Australia's favour. "If teams are trying to get me out like that it's probably a big benefit for the team because it takes a lot out of people's bodies if you continually bowl short," Smith told News Corp. "I've faced a lot of short bowling in my life and I haven't had too many stresses with it. I suppose we'll just wait and see."Against New Zealand in the 2019-2020 season, S...
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Australia vs India: Shreyas Iyer Quarantines In “Perfect Company” | Cricket News

Shreyas Iyer shared a picture of himself quarantining in his Sydney hotel room.© Twitter Shreyas Iyer took to Twitter on Friday to share a picture of him quarantining in his hotel room in Sydney. The 25-year-old captioned the picture, "Quarantining in perfect company" -- the company being himself. The right-hander reached Sydney with the rest of the Indian team for the tour of Australia on Thursday. Iyer alon...
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Australia vs India: Justin Langer Hints Joe Burns Will Retain Opening Spot For 1st Test Ahead Of Will Pucovski | Cricket News

Justin Langer said he loved the combination of Joe Burns and David Warner.© AFP Australia head coach Justin Langer on Friday hinted that Joe Burns will retain his place at the top of the batting order for the first Test against India from December 17. Batsman Will Pucovski was named in the Test squad on Thursday. Pucovski has been in some fine form. The right-handed batsman smashed two double centuries in She...
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Australia vs India: Justin Langer Hails “Human” Virat Kohli For Baby Move | Cricket News

Justin Langer expressed "respect" Friday for Virat Kohli putting family before cricket, while strongly suggesting Joe Burns would remain opener for Australia in the first Test against India. India skipper Kohli and his Bollywood star wife Anushka Sharma are expecting their first child in January, and he is set to return home after the opening Test in Adelaide ends on December 21. Given the superstar batsman would have to quarantine again for 14 days if heading back to Australia, it appears certain he will miss the final three Tests in Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane. His absence improves Australia's chances of avenging their home series defeat to Ind...
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Team India Arrive In Australia, BCCI Posts Pictures Of Players With Families. See Pics | Cricket News

Indian cricketers landed in Sydney on Thursday for the upcoming tour of Australia, comprising of three One-day Internationals, three Twenty20 Internationals and four Test matches. The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) took to Twitter to share pictures of players arriving in Australia. "Dubai Airplane Sydney Hello Australia! #TeamIndia is here," the photos were captioned on Twitter. The BCCI also posted pictures of players with their families as they arrived in Sydney, where all the cricketers will undergo a mandatory 14-day quarantine. "We have our army of little ones to help us breeze through the quarantine. #TeamIndia #AUSvIND," the phot...