Cook was walking back to the pavilion within the first over but Ravi Bopara stares with the ball to earn 172-run victory
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Tuesday 11 January 2011
Nathan Hauritz, Brett Lee and Shaun Tait have been called up to the Australia squad for the first Commonwealth Bank Series one-day international against England in Melbourne in Sunday.
Friday 03 December 2010
You know things are not quite right Down Under when Jeff Thomson, Pommie-basher-in-chief, starts talking up England's chances. The scourge of the tourists' batting on the infamous 1974-75 tour says that the current Australia attack is the worst in 30 years. "The fact is the Poms are more disciplined, their bowlers are better," he said.
Thursday 14 October 2010
Australia paceman Brett Lee has leapt to the defence of under-fire Test skipper Ricky Ponting and insisted the team will bounce back in the Ashes.
Saturday 26 June 2010
Australia will recognise the species if not the position. There are millions of gum trees around their country and right now they are up one.
Saturday 01 May 2010
Tuesday 16 February 2010
Veteran Australia paceman Brett Lee has conceded he may never play for his country again as he battles to recover from elbow surgery.
Friday 01 January 2010
Monday 02 November 2009
Andrew Strauss has demanded his England side view their Ashes triumph as only a stepping stone to become the world's best team.
Thursday 29 October 2009
A quickfire century by captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni set up India's 99-run victory over Australia yesterday in Nagpur as the home team levelled the one-day series 1-1.
Wednesday 28 October 2009
Monday 05 October 2009
Defending champions Australia today beat New Zealand by six wickets to retain the Champions Trophy in the final at Centurion.
Thursday 24 September 2009
Coach Andy Flower insists England are excited rather than weary as they head into the Champions Trophy tomorrow.
Monday 21 September 2009
Thursday 17 September 2009
Peter Siddle has admitted it would be "very pleasing" if Australia could claim a whitewash against England in their one-day series.
Saturday 05 September 2009
Katie Hopkins continues campaign to become Britain's most hated talking head with poorly timed Bob Crow tweet
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