Free Press Journal
  • Rabada to learn ban appeal result by Wednesday

    Cape Town : Fast bowler Kagiso Rabada will learn the result of his appeal against a ban for the remaining two Tests against Australia within 48 hours following a hearing today, Cricket South Africa said.

  • 90 houses destroyed by Australia wildfires

    Canberra: At least 90 houses and properties were destroyed by wildfires raging in various parts of southeastern Australia over the weekend, officials said on Monday. Some 70 houses were burnt down by a fire in the town of Tathra, which has been blazing since early Sunday morning, reports Efe news.

  • Australian women humiliate India 3-0 in ODI series

    Vadodara : Indian women suffered their most embarrassing series defeats in recent times as Australia completed a 3-0 rout with a comprehensive 97-run drubbing of the hosts in the three-match ODI series.

  • Pride at stake for Indian Eves in 3rd ODI against Oz

    Vadodara : The series already lost, India women would look to salvage some pride when they take on mighty Australia in the third and final game of the series, a part of the ICC Women ODI Championship, here today.

  • Australian women crush India, seal ODI series

    Vadodara : The Southern Stars from Australia reasserted their supremacy with a comprehensive 60-run victory against Indian women as they sealed the three-match series by taking an unassailable 2-0 lead, here.

  • Oz wrap up Test as Warner, De Kock bust-up probed

    Durban : Australia wrapped up a 118-run win on the fifth day of the first Test against South Africa on Monday but the result is likely to be overshadowed by an ugly bust-up between David Warner and Quinton de Kock.

  • ‘Personal insults’ behind Warner-De Kock row

    Durban : Personal insults were at the root of a row between Australia’s David Warner and South Africa’s Quinton de Kock during the tea break of the fourth day of the first Test, their captains said.

  • Australia takes on winless India

    Ipoh (Malaysia) : Winless so far, India face an uphill task as they take on in-form world champions Australia in a crucial match of the Azlan Shah Cup hockey tournament, here tomorrow.

  • Abbott bouncer fells batsman in chilling Hughes reminder

    Melbourne : Australian cricketer Sean Abbott, who bowled the bouncer that struck and killed Phillip Hughes, was involved in another chilling incident that felled a batsman in the domestic Sheffield Shield on Sunday.

  • Markram fights but Oz close to victory

    Durban : Aiden Markram led a stirring South African fightback but could not prevent Australia from closing in on victory on the fourth day of the first Test at Kingsmead on Sunday.

  • Oz Test fails to attract fans

    Durban : It was billed as one of cricket’s great battles but it hasn’t translated into a rush on the turnstiles. The first Test between South Africa and Australia at Kingsmead features the world’s second and third-ranked teams, both bristling with world-class fast bowlers and stroke-playing batsmen. Yet the crowds have been negligible.

  • Australia take lead past 400

    Durban : South Africa fought back on the third day of the first Test but could not stop Australia from taking their lead beyond 400 at Kingsmead on Saturday.

  • Oz takes control as AB fights a lone battle

    Durban : Mitchell Starc proved why he is looked at as the spearhead of the Australian bowling attack against South Africa at the Kingsmead here on Friday. With a brilliant and hostile bowling spell (10.4/3/35/5) he reduced the Proteas to a mere 162 in their first innings. Nathan Lyon (16/3/50/3) supported him while the lone batting star for the hosts was AB De Villiers who remained unconquered on 71. With three days

  • Mithali to lead India in ODI series against Australia

    New Delhi : Opener Mithali Raj will lead a 15-member Indian women’s team in the three-match ODI series against Australia to be held at Vadodara from March 12-18, BCCI said on Tuesday.

  • Kohli was little over the top in SA, but growing: Waugh

    Monaco : Virat Kohli’s aggression was a “little over the top” in the recent tour of South Africa but it is all a part of his development as a charismatic India captain, feels former Australia skipper Steve Waugh.