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Australia derailed by India’s spinners

India’s rookie wrist spinners derailed Australia yesterday as the visitors tried to chase down 164 from 21 overs in a rain-shortened match in Chennai.

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The Liebke Ratings: India vs Australia first ODI

After a quick diversion into a rained-out Champion’s Trophy, a thoroughly unpleasant pay dispute and a hard-fought Test series in Bangladesh, Australia finally resumed their tour of India that began way back in, oh, let’s say, March.

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India vs Australia start time: When does the first ODI start? Date, time, venue, squads, broadcast information

Australia move from one sub-continental country to another when they commence a long limited overs tour of India before heading back home for the summer of cricket. The first ODI is scheduled to begin at 6pm (AEST) on Sunday, September 17.

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India vs Australia live stream: How to watch the first ODI online or on TV

Fresh off a drawn Test series in Bangladesh, Australia will head to India for a drawn out limited overs tour before returning home. This is The Roar‘s guide to live streaming the first ODI online and watching it on TV.

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JP Duminy calls time on Test career

South Africa batsman JP Duminy has decided to quit Test cricket but will continue to feature in the shorter formats of the game, the 33-year-old said on Saturday.

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Lyon won’t be king in Ashes showdown

Prior to the Ashes in 2010-11, an off-spinner was considered by many to be the trump card for one of the protagonists.

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Weakened Australia headed for thrashing in India

Australia will start their five-match ODI series in India on Sunday with a vastly weakened attack, missing their two best bowlers as well as their second-highest wicket taker from last year.

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With no Lyon in India, Australia might struggle

I still can’t believe it. What, no Nathan Lyon in the squad for India? Sounds like “no, no, Nanette” to me.

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Australia vs Bangladesh: Four things I learned

Australia and Bangladesh fought out a vastly entertaining drawn Test series over the past fortnight. Here are four things I learned from this contest.

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Lyon reaches best ever Test bowling ranking

Nathan Lyon’s record-breaking tour of Bangladesh has propelled him to a career-high in the world Test bowling rankings.

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Even Kim Jong-un probably reckons fourth-grade cricketer’s yarn is “a bit much”

The cricket world is in shock after Glenworth Valley CC fourth-grade captain Vinnie ‘The Glove’ Glover reportedly bowled the “single greatest spell in the history of the game”, according to himself.

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Australia are bunnies in Asia no more

Australia have continued their renaissance in Asia after registering a comfortable win in the second Test in Bangladesh yesterday to draw the series.

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The Liebke Ratings: Bangladesh vs Australia second Test

After a tight loss in the first Test, Australia went into the second Test against Bangladesh hopeful that they could hold their own against the powerhouse home side.

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Australia nudge ahead in Bangladesh

Australia suffered another middle-order collapse but still managed to earn a valuable 72-run lead on the third day of the second Test in Bangladesh.

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Handscomb’s gritty innings reminiscent of Deano’s tied Test heroics

Watching Peter Handscomb’s heroic innings in the Chittagong Test against Bangladesh on Tuesday reminded me of Dean Jones’ never-say-die double century in the Chennai tied Test in September 1986.

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Hussey had great vision judging Lyon’s heart for Test cricket

When Mike Hussey hung up his baggy green against Sri Lanka at the SCG in 2013, he had one final job to do – name his replacement as lead singer of the Australian cricket team’s victory song.

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Australian batsman David Warner leaves the field

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Australian batsman Peter Handscomb

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Australian bowler Nathan Lyon

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Nathan Lyon of Australia looks on

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Australians (L-R) Brad Haddin, Nathan Lyon and David Warner embrace.(AAP Image/Julian Smith)

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Steve Smith Usman Khawaja

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Matthew Wade keeping

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Australia's David Warner

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Ranking Australia’s ‘big four’ quicks ahead of the Ashes

With the Ashes looming, there has been much discussion about Australia’s ‘big four’ fast bowlers: Pat Cummins, Josh Hazlewood, James Pattinson, and Mitchell Starc.

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What can we learn from Virender Sehwag’s recent coaching comments?

Post-retirement from international cricket, Virender Sehwag is mostly in the news due to his entertaining tweets and comments.

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Glenn Maxwell must play in the Ashes

By Edward L'Orange, 19 Sep 2017
Glenn Maxwell must play in the Ashes

If Glen Maxwell is overlooked for the opening Test of the upcoming Ashes series, it will be a snubbing at which even Usman Khawaja would blush.

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Selection blunders are hurting Australia

By mrrexdog, 19 Sep 2017
Selection blunders are hurting Australia

Hilton Cartwright made his ODI on debut on Sunday, but never looked comfortable and was dismissed for one.

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One ball to rule them all: Pink!

By Michael Camilleri, 19 Sep 2017 New author!
One ball to rule them all: Pink!

Cricket should move to using one coloured ball – pink.

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India vs Australia Highlights: 1st ODI Cricket live scores, blog

Match result India have taken a 1-0 lead in their five-match ODI series against Australia, winning the first ODI in a rain-affected match.

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India vs Australia: ODI series preview and prediction

Australia might have the Ashes on the mind, but they will make a pit-stop on the way home from Bangladesh with a long limited overs tour of India on the cards.

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The IPL flavour adds to Australia’s power

MS Dhoni will flinch his shoulder when he stands with his hands on his knees behind the stumps. Steve Smith will fidget with his arms Both of them will share a smile. They may even share a quick chat.

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The ‘A to Z’ of the Australian attack will struggle against India

What is clear from cricket conversations on various forums, including this one, is that the Aussie public is largely indifferent to the ODI series that will start this weekend between Australia and India.

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India need to stick with the young spinners

By Giri Subramanian, 15 Sep 2017
India need to stick with the young spinners

The Indian team over the past few years have been very reluctant to experiment with the spin bowling options.

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Arise, Sir David: Resilient Warner confirms his status as a great of the game

Almost two years after former Prime Minister Tony Abbott bestowed a Knighthood of the Order of Australia upon Prince Phillip, is it too late to have this ‘captain’s call’ reversed, because after his exploits in Chittagong last week, I would like to award it to David Andrew Warner.

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The perils of trying out options before the World Cup

The 2019 World Cup is still two years away and before that, as per the Indian captain Virat Kohli, the team is keen to keep each and every option open.

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Why willow? The magic wood and English monopoly

By Edward L'Orange, 12 Sep 2017
Why willow? The magic wood and English monopoly

As a cricket tragic, the timber used to make cricket bats has always fascinated me. Why willow?

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Are the selectors gaslighting Usman Khawaja?

By Stephen Vagg, 12 Sep 2017
Are the selectors gaslighting Usman Khawaja?

Another Test, another omission for Usman ‘bad in Asia’ Khawaja. What does this mean for Ussie’s career?

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Australian cricket has entered bizarro world

The Australian cricket team defeated Bangladesh at Chittagong last week to tie the two-Test series after losing the first match in Dhaka.

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The winds of change are set to blow through Sri Lankan cricket

Sr Lankan cricket slid into the murky depths of despair after a disastrous Indian invasion that reduced them to a less-than-amateur opposition. The ensuing mental scarring will undoubtedly remain with them for a long, long time.

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Mehedi Hasan Miraz Bangladesh Cricket 2017

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Australian bowler Nathan Lyon

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Tamim Iqbal vs Australia

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David Warner celebrates his second century in Adelaide

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Australia's David Warner

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Peter Siddle appeals for and celebrates taking a wicket in one motion

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Ashton Agar vs Bangladesh

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