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Captaincy inspires Jess Duffin and raises question of Australia comeback

There is someone playing in the WBBL finals this weekend who has been player of the match in a World T20 final and a World Cup final. Someone who has reached the highest level of two sports and still plays both concurrently at the domestic level.

Wildcats expose flaws in Sydney Kings

Damian Martin of the Wildcats addresses the team after winning the Round 10 NBL match between the Perth Wildcats and the Sydney Kings. Paul Kane/Getty Images The Sydney Kings no longer appear flawless. In the top-of-the-table clash, the Perth Wildcats dominated the rebounding battle and pulled down 24 offensive boards in their 96-77 NBL win ...

Career-high Kohli powers India to six-wicket win over Windies

Skipper Virat Kohli struck a blistering 94 to power India to a six-wicket win after chasing down 208 against the West Indies in the opening Twenty20 international on Friday. Kohli put on a key 100-run second-wicket stand with KL Rahul, who made 62, as the ...

Taipans strike against Breakers in big win

Cairns gave their NBL finals hopes a major boost with a destructive 108-90 win against the New Zealand Breakers. The Taipans led from start to finish at the Cairns Convention Centre, extending their margin by as much as 22 points before cruising to a comfortable victory. The home side had too much firepower for their trans-Tasman rivals, with ...

Pakistan pride is hurt with defeats in Australia, says Azhar

ISLAMABAD (AP) Pakistan test captain Azhar Ali wants to quickly forget the two losses to Australia and prepare for next week’s home test series against Sri Lanka. Pakistan couldn’t win a single international match in Australia, losing the Twenty20 series 2-0 and then the test matches, which were part of World Test Championship, in Brisbane ...

Cricket-African cricket's decade of mismanagement and missed opportunities

In a decade bookended by African sporting accomplishment, from the continent hosting its first soccer World Cup to South Africa's remarkable Rugby World Cup triumph, the game of cricket finds itself without a comparable crowning achievement to boost its profile in the region and generate much-needed revenue. By Joel Dubber Dec 6 (Reuters) - In ...