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‘On top of their game’: Legend labels Aussies team to beat

‘On top of their game’: Legend labels Aussies team to beat

South African legend Graeme Smith believes the Australians are in the box seat to claim glory at the T20 World Cup in the Caribbean. Australia, led by WA’s Mitch Marsh, flew through the group stages undefeated to be the first side to qualify for the Super Eights. Having drawn a comfortable group with Bangladesh, Afghanistan...

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On This Day In 1999: Australia Beat Pakistan to Win Their Second ODI Cricket World Cup Title – News18

On This Day In 1999: Australia Beat Pakistan to Win Their Second ODI Cricket World Cup Title – News18

Published By: Nibandh Vinod Last Updated: June 20, 2024, 07:00 IST Steve Waugh led the Australian cricket team to secure their second ODI World Cup title on this day in 1999. (Image: @cricketworldcup/X, formerly Twitter) The Aussies triumphed over Pakistan in a low-scoring final at Lord’s to engrave their name on the prestigious trophy. Steve...

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Australia’s path to T20 glory set as Super 8 rivals revealed

Australia’s path to T20 glory set as Super 8 rivals revealed

Australia’s path to a historic title unification has been laid bare, with an ODI World Cup final rematch against powerhouse India looming as a pivotal credential examination. After cruising through the initial group stage unbeaten, with a healthy net run rate of +2.791, the reigning One-Day and Test champions were the first nation to be...

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Aussie superstar destroys ‘funniest result in cricket history’

Aussie superstar destroys ‘funniest result in cricket history’

Australia have given England a T20 World Cup reprieve after surviving a scare in St Lucia to claim a last-over five-wicket win over Scotland. With their own progression to the Super Eight stage already assured, Australia were well below their best as they chased down Scotland’s 5-180 with two balls to spare. Marcus Stoinis was...

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Aussies demolish cricket minnows in 24-minute blitz

Aussies demolish cricket minnows in 24-minute blitz

Australia have qualified for the final eight at the Twenty20 World Cup by posting a record-breaking nine-wicket defeat of Namibia in Antigua. After his side won the toss on Wednesday (AEST), Adam Zampa (4-12) was again the star attraction as Australia skittled Namibia for only 72 runs – the lowest total any side has ever...

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Tensions boil over during Australia’s fiery T20 World Cup win

Tensions boil over during Australia’s fiery T20 World Cup win

Australia are in the box seat to top their T20 World Cup group after a 36-run victory over defending champions England, who may need to rely on net run-rate to make the knockout stages. On a Bridgetown deck where runs flowed easily, leg-spinner Adam Zampa (2-28) was a game-changer for Australia, dispatching openers Jos Buttler...

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Aussie captain fears England advantage in T20 World Cup battle

Aussie captain fears England advantage in T20 World Cup battle

Australia captain Mitch Marsh expects England fans to dominate the stands in Barbados at their T20 World Cup clash and is ready for the Kensington Oval to feel “just like playing at Headingley”. English supporters always flock to one of their favourite islands in impressive numbers and have already been out in force on the...

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David Warner makes new claim about relentless critics

David Warner makes new claim about relentless critics

Australian veteran David Warner says he doesn’t understand the constant noise around his selection to various teams. The 37-year-old batting legend — who is most likely in his final World Cup campaign — just helped Australia get over the line against Oman with a 102 fourth-wicket partnership with allrounder Marcus Stoinis. Warner anchored the innings...

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Aussie veteran silences critics with best career performance

Aussie veteran silences critics with best career performance

Allrounder Marcus Stoinis has produced one of the best performances of his international career to power Australia to a 39-run victory over Oman in their Twenty20 World Cup opener. Stoinis did it with bat and ball, helping Australia out of a tricky position following a sluggish start to their innings in Bridgetown. The 34-year-old became...

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Pat Cummins left out of Australia’s T20 World Cup team

Pat Cummins left out of Australia’s T20 World Cup team

Australia have rested star quick Pat Cummins for their T20 World Cup opener against Oman in Bridgetown. The reigning ODI World Cup champions are batting first after Oman won the toss and elected to bowl. Cummins, who led Sunrisers Hyderabad to the Indian Premier League final last month, will sit out the match as Tasmanian...

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