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Stream, how to watch, start time, teams, weather updates in Galle

Stream, how to watch, start time, teams, weather updates in Galle

Sri Lanka has steadied with the bat after two early wickets in the first Test against Australia at Galle, resuming batting in the second session without further loss. Pat Cummins and Mitchell Starc were on song early with Sri Lanka losing opener Pathum Nissanka and Kusal Mendis inside the first session before Dimuth Karunaratne and …

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Sri Lanka vs Australia first Test: Sri Lankan economic crisis overshadows cricket tour, cricket news 2022

Sri Lanka vs Australia first Test: Sri Lankan economic crisis overshadows cricket tour, cricket news 2022

There’s something eerily dystopian about cricket continuing unscathed while a humanitarian crisis unravels outside the gates. Last week, Australian Test captain Pat Cummins and a trio of teammates sat in a Colombo restaurant in darkness, waiting for the town’s power to be switched on. The national men’s cricket team is touring Sri Lanka for the …

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Andrew Symonds, tribute, death, mate, Fox Cricket, news, highlights, Australia Test Team, ODI World Champions

Andrew Symonds, tribute, death, mate, Fox Cricket, news, highlights, Australia Test Team, ODI World Champions

Few people knew the late great Andrew Symonds like Steve Fitzsimmons. In 1989, when a ‘big gangly fella’ arrived at All Saints on the Gold Coast and picked up a cricket bat, almost everyone knew this 13-year-old was destined for greatness. Symonds’ dad, Ken, had been employed at the newly-founded school and moved his family …

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Australia vs Sri Lanka first Test, team news, Mitch Swepson, Jon Holland, Nathan Lyon, Andrew McDonald, video

Australia vs Sri Lanka first Test, team news, Mitch Swepson, Jon Holland, Nathan Lyon, Andrew McDonald, video

Shane Warne must be looking down with despair, as Australia weighs up the value of finger spin versus wrist spin ahead of the first Test against Sri Lanka on Wednesday. On the eve of the first Test at Galle – the seaside city Warne took his 500th wicket – Australia has two positions to firm …

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Judo-Abe siblings take golds on the same day in Tokyo, at a moment of Olympic history

Judo-Abe siblings take golds on the same day in Tokyo, at a moment of Olympic history

TOKYO, July 25 (Reuters) – Japanese judoka Uta Abe triumphed in the women’s 52kg category in Tokyo on Sunday, hours before her brother Hifumi took gold in the men’s 66kg final, making history as the first siblings to win gold medals on the same day . The feat came a day after triple world champion …

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Australia vs Sri Lanka Test series;  selections, team news, Glenn Maxwell, Mitchell Starc, who partners Nathan Lyon, who is Matthew Kuhnemann?

Australia vs Sri Lanka Test series; selections, team news, Glenn Maxwell, Mitchell Starc, who partners Nathan Lyon, who is Matthew Kuhnemann?

Australia returns to Sri Lanka for the first time since 2016 and off the back of a historic series win against Pakistan earlier this year. But while Pat Cummins had a largely settled side for that series — they used just the 12 players across the three Tests — this time it is decidedly less …

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Australia vs Sri Lanka cricket fifth ODI result: Incredible crowd scenes

Australia vs Sri Lanka cricket fifth ODI result: Incredible crowd scenes

Cricket commentators had never seen anything like it as Australia had the Sri Lankan crowd cheering for them in an emotional moment. Australia has beaten Sri Lanka in the final one-day international of the series — but the result was completely overshadowed by the crazy scenes in the crowd. In touching scenes, many Sri Lankan …

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