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Maxwell attitude impresses Lehmann


MELBOURNE Controversial all-rounder Glenn Maxwell has impressed Australia coach Darren Lehmann with his handling of criticism over some comments he made and may earn a recall in the third and final one-day match against New Zealand on Friday.


Australia unchanged for day-night test against Pakistan 07 Dec 2016

MELBOURNE Australia named an unchanged squad on Thursday for the first test against Pakistan next week, which will be the first day-night test held at Brisbane's Gabba.


No pressure on Cheika says ARU boss 07 Dec 2016

Michael Cheika has been backed by the Australian Rugby Union to remain as Wallabies coach until after the 2019 Rugby World Cup at least, despite leading the team to nine losses this year.

New Perth stadium to host 2019 Bledisloe Cup test 07 Dec 2016

SYDNEY Perth's new multi-purpose stadium will host the first Bledisloe Cup test between the world champion All Blacks and the Wallabies in 2019, the Australian Rugby Union (ARU) said on Wednesday.


Australia keen on sweep of New Zealand - Marsh 07 Dec 2016

MELBOURNE Australia will not be taking their collective foot off the gas in Friday's third one-day international against New Zealand in Melbourne, despite it being a dead rubber, according to all-rounder Mitchell Marsh.

Six-ton Warner sees Australia past New Zealand to clinch series 06 Dec 2016

SYDNEY Dave Warner smashed a sixth one-day international century of the year to drive Australia to a convincing 116-run victory over New Zealand as the hosts wrapped up the series with a match to spare in Canberra on Tuesday.

Adani secures milestone in planned $16 billion Australian coal project 05 Dec 2016

MELBOURNE India's Adani Enterprises Ltd reached a milestone on Monday in its bid to build a controversial $16 billion coal project in northern Australia, winning approval for part of a rail link to service the planned mine.


Maxwell may miss again as Australia look to rebuild confidence 05 Dec 2016

SYDNEY Controversial all-rounder Glenn Maxwell could still find himself on the outer in Australia's second one-day international against New Zealand on Tuesday.


Munro looks to anchor innings, rather than explode 05 Dec 2016

SYDNEY Aggressive batsman Colin Munro may have given an insight into New Zealand's batting order tactics after they created a debate on Monday following their 68-run loss to Australia in the first one-day international in Sydney.


Decision not to review Smith lbw was understandable - Hesson 05 Dec 2016

SYDNEY The decision not to review a leg before wicket appeal on Australia's captain Steve Smith was the right one at the time as there was significant doubt from even people off the field, New Zealand coach Mike Hesson has said.


Search resumes after Indonesian quake as death toll passes 100

PIDIE JAYA, Indonesia Rescue efforts resumed in Indonesia's Aceh province on Thursday after a strong earthquake killed more than 100 people, while medical teams struggled to treat the hundreds of injured as supplies trickled slowly into the area.