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Pat Cummins Replaces Tim Paine As New Australia Test Cricket Team Captain

Nov 26, 2021 PTI

Pat Cummins becomes Australia's 47th Test captain succeeding Tim Paine. The last time a fast bowler captained Australia in Tests was Ray Lindwall for a single match in 1956, and only as a stand-in.

Tim Paine, Reeling Under Sexting Scandal, Quits All Forms Of Cricket

Nov 26, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

Tim Paine was removed as Australia's Test captain after his lewd messages to a co-worker came to light. Paine was named the captain of the Australian Test team in 2018 following the ball-tampering saga.

Ashes 2021-22: Tim Paine’s Inclusion Won’t Be A Distraction, Says Australia’s Nathan Lyon

Nathan Lyon’s comments come after former skipper Ricky Ponting said adding Paine in the squad could distract Australia in Ashes 2021-22. Lyon also called stumper Paine as ‘best keeper in the world’.

Ashes 2021-22: Australian Troy Cooley To Work As Consultant With England Pace Bowlers

Nov 24, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

Troy Cooley will help the English bowlers in their preparation ahead of the Ashes 2021-22 series in the training camp in Brisbane.

AUS Vs ENG: Ben Stokes' England Comeback Ahead Of Ashes Cricket Series Delayed

Ben Stokes was only added to England’s squad for the Ashes series against Australia last month after recovering from a finger injury and from taking time away to prioritize his mental health.

23 November, 2021

Perfect Time For Pat Cummins To Be Named Australia Test Cricket Team Captain, Feels Shane Warne


Tim Paine stepped down as Australia Test cricket team skipper on Friday after some inappropriate texts he sent to a female colleague in 2017 emerged publicly.

17 November, 2021

Love Batting At Gabba, Scored A Lot Of Runs There: Usman Khawaja On Return To Australia's Ashes Squad

Associated Press (AP)

Usman Khawaja has been in run-scoring form for Queensland in domestic cricket and could rival Travis Head for a batting spot in the middle order.

17 November, 2021

Usman Khawaja Recalled To Australia's Squad For Ashes Test Vs England


Australia will play an internal trial in Brisbane from December 1-3, giving time to members of T20 World Cup 2021 winning squad to undergo a 14-day quarantine under COVID-19 pandemic protocols.

15 November, 2021

Mitchell Marsh’s T20 World Cup Final Heroics Doesn’t Guarantee Him Place In Ashes Squad


Mitchell Marsh has played 32 Tests so far in his career but hasn't been able to cement his place in the side, averaging 25 in the format.

11 November, 2021

AUS Vs ENG: England All-rounder Ben Stokes Starts Training In Australia Ahead Of Ashes Cricket Series

Associated Press (AP)

Ben Stokes was a late addition to the Ashes squad after the England all-rounder had taken time off to recover from mental-health issues as well as an injury to his finger.

06 November, 2021

Allegations of Racism Levelled Against Michael Vaughan


The alleged incident occurred when Yorkshire were taking the field during a match against Nottinghamshire in 2009.


03 November, 2021

AUS Vs ENG: Will Pucovski Set To Miss Ashes Opener After Concussion Setback

Associated Press (AP)

Pucovski sustained a concussion, reportedly the 10th of his career, and was still experiencing symptoms this week.

25 October, 2021

Ben Stokes Added To England's Ashes Squad Against Australia


Ben Stokes, who had taken an indefinite break from all forms of cricket to focus on his mental health, has been added to England's Test squad for the Ashes series against Australia later this year.

15 October, 2021

Australia Captain Tim Paine ‘Devastated’ At Will Pucovski’s Latest Concussion Ahead of Ashes


Young Will Puckovski was hit on the head while batting in the nets during a training session last Tuesday. It was his 10th concussion in a short career so far.

14 October, 2021

Will Pucovski, Australia Test Opener, Suffers Another Concussion Ahead Of Ashes Series Against England


Puckovski's injury is a blow for Australia as he was a favourite to open the innings alongside David Warner in the Ashes series later this year.

11 October, 2021

Ashes: Cricket Australia Working Actively To Keep Perth Test Against England, Says CEO Nick Hockley


Perth is scheduled to host the fifth Ashes Test starting January 14. But the strict COVID-19 restrictions enforced by the West Australian government has led to doubts.

10 October, 2021

AUS Vs ENG: England Named 17-man Squad For Ashes Tour

Associated Press (AP)

Following successful discussions with Cricket Australia over arrangements for families and quarantine there have been no opt-outs.


10 October, 2021

T20 Casting A Dark Shadow Over Test Cricket: Ian Chappell


Chappell feels Test cricket will continue to survive but going forward it will remain restricted among traditional cricketing nations.

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Leader of Opposition in Uttarakhand Assembly Pritam Singh during a protest near the State Secretariat against the Devasthanam Act, in Dehradun.

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Indian Player Mayank Agarwal plays a shot during third day of the first Test cricket match between India and New Zealand, at Green Park stadium in Kanpur.

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MP & Bollywood actor Sunny Deol with his son Karan Deol (L) during Karan's birthday celebrations, at Sunny Super Sound studio in Mumbai.

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Sharad Agarwal, Head, Lamborghini India flags off a convoy of over 50 Lamborghinis as part of the Lamborghini Espierenza Giro India 2021, at Manesar in Gurugram.

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Lok Janshakti Party (Ramvilas) President Chirag Paswan inspects Bapu Auditorium for preparation of his party foundation day function, in Patna.

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