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Man United co-owner Avram Glazer buys a UAE T20 League franchise

Manchester United co-owner Avram Glazer buys a franchise in the new UAE T20 League – with businessman making his first venture into cricket after losing in the bidding war for the two new money-spinning IPL teams Manchester United co-owner Avram Glazer has made his first foray into cricket  Glazer, 61, completed the purchase of a franchise […]

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Last dance: Judgement day for Ashes stars, says Botham

Ashes legend Ian Botham says legacies will be on the line this summer, as the England great prepares to honour a man who sparked Australia’s “halcyon days”. Botham, in Australia as a commentator with Seven, will be in Brisbane ahead of next week’s first Test for the unveiling of a statue honouring former Australian captain […]

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Buttler was laser focus from England amid Ashes distractions

‘The guys who deal with distractions an Ashes throws up will play the best’: Jos Buttler calls on laser focus from England amid Covid chaos, lack of warm-ups and Tim Paine resignation Jos Buttler joined up with his England team-mates after a period of quarantine Rain in Queensland has scuppered chances of play on first day […]

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Money or politics? Cricket Australia’s Ashes Test conundrum

West Australian premier Mark McGowan’s closed border populism has left Cricket Australia with an age-old conundrum to decide on the venue for the fifth Ashes Test – loyalty to the game’s federal structure or hunger for revenue in the time of COVID-19. Sources have told The Age and The Sydney Morning Herald there may be […]