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Australian batsmen look to ‘take the game on’

Time to attack: Steve Smith.Credit:AP Nottingham: Australia's batsmen have been urged to maintain an aggressive ethos if they to overcome their fellow heavyweight nations when the World Cup enters its high-stakes phase. Australia are neatly placed to make the semi-finals, boasting a 4-1 record, with Bangladesh to come on Thursday at Trent Bridge. However, there […]

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‘It’s a joke, someone stop this crap’

Former Victorian wicketkeeper Darren Berry lost it watching India’s win over Pakistan at the World Cup overnight, blaming a series of blunders on the unnecessary accessories on some players’ hands. Virat Kohli and Co. secured bragging rights with an 89-run win on the Duckworth-Lewis method in a rain-interrupted match after taking control from the start […]

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Filthy reactions reveal real Smith

There’s something of a mad scientist in Steve Smith when he bats and no matter how good the innings he’s constructed, he’s never entirely satisfied with his creation. Smith is always busy in the middle. Whether it’s fidgeting with his gear, crabbing across the crease or contorting his body in weird ways to open up […]