Image: Virat Kohli, right, speaks to his teammates during a training session. Photograph: Morne de Klerk/Getty Imagess Former Australian cricketer Geoff Lawson feels India would need a combination of tight technique and tough minds to get the better of Michael Clarke and Co. in the much-anticipated Test series starting Adelaide on December 9. Range of tributes to honour Hughes ahead of first TestAustralia v India: Dhoni's captaincy under the microscope "They will need some tough minds as well as tight techniques to reverse the away game trend," Lawson wrote in The Sydney Morning Herald. "On the last trip, Sachin Tendulkar was in search of a 100th international hundred and could find neither the technique nor the temperament to deal with Peter Siddle, James Pattinson, Ben Hilfenhaus, Mitchell Johnson then Ryan Harris and Mitchell Starc. "The margins of victory varied between significant and humongous – two losses by an inning and one by almost 300 runs," he said. Lawson also … [Read more...] about What Team India needs in Australia? Tough minds, tight techniques!
Email ABC Radio Adelaide By Malcolm Sutton Posted December 18, 2018 11:35:34 Sorry, this video has expired Video: Students walk out of school to rally for action on climate change (Photo - ABC News: Andie Noonan) (ABC News) Related Story: Fact check: Are carbon emissions coming down in Australia? Related Story: A brief history of seven killings, or how climate policy keeps sinking PMs Related Story: 'I've seen smarter cabinets at Ikea': Striking students rally for climate Related Story: Kids are skipping school today to go to a climate change protest — should you let them? Related Story: Young climate protesters thwarted by security at Shorten's office Map: Australia Mass protests of the scale held during the Vietnam War are just around the corner for people concerned about climate change, environmentalists have warned, as a growing number of activists turn their attention to those who fund fossil fuel industries. Key points:Climate inaction protests and … [Read more...] about Intensifying climate change protests ‘could rival Vietnam War activism’
But in SuperCoach BBL, coaches should strive for predictability in their bowling ranks. Bowlers need to deliver at least two overs a game to be eligible for the economy rate bonus and every ball they bowl increases their chances of taking a wicket (worth 25 points). Perth Scorchers have been stung by injuries to Andrew Tye and Jason Behrendorff after the departure of spearhead Nathan Coulter-Nile to Melbourne Stars. SCROLL DOWN TO SEE EVERY BBL09 CLUB’S BOWLING DEPTH RATED However, the Scorchers’ loss will likely prove every SuperCoaches’ gain. Jhye Richardson, Matthew Kelly and English international Chris Jordan are all but certain to be Perth’s first-choice seamers and the loss of Coutler-Nile, Tye and Behrendorff should guarantee them four overs a game. Brisbane Heat has great depth in its spinning stocks and has booted its pace depth with the recent signings of Ben Laughlin and Cameron Gannon. James Pattinson could yet feature in the Test team to face … [Read more...] about SuperCoach BBL: How will each club share its 20 overs between bowlers?
Email ABC Investigations By Steve Cannane and Kyle Taylor / 7.30 and Background Briefing Posted December 05, 2019 19:30:44 Photo: James Poppleton says punters "can't win" at his former workplace. (ABC News: Kyle Taylor) Related Story: Betting apps are crafting personalised texts and it's making us take more risks Related Story: The little-known strategy to stop punters winning too much Map: Australia On a hot Saturday afternoon in Darwin, James Poppleton is mopping the sweat from his brow. It hasn't rained for 160 days.On this particular day, he's got even more reason to perspire.He's about to speak out against his former employer — one of the world's largest betting companies.Mr Poppleton worked for 18 months as a customer account supervisor at bet365.What he saw during his time at the company disturbed him so much he's blowing the whistle on bet365's practices — despite the personal risk."Australians have an innate sense of fairness almost built-in, and … [Read more...] about In this sports betting company, the winners are called ‘problem customers’
Former Australia captain Ian Chappell lashed out at Pakistan after they succumbed to yet another series defeat Down Under earlier this week. The visitors were on the wrong side of an innings and 48-run defeat in the recently-concluded Day-Night Test in Adelaide as Australia clinched the series 2-0. Courtesy of this latest defeat, Pakistan have extended their losing streak to 14 matches in Australia. They also went past Bangladesh’s unwanted record who lost 13 matches in a row in Australia between 2001-04. Also Read: ‘He is a good player but...’: Former Pak all-rounder makes big Kohli claim“It’s an appalling record really,” Chappell told Wide World of Sports. “There were a few people in Pakistan who jumped up and down when I said after the last tour that Australia should stop inviting them, if that’s what it takes to get them to wake up to themselves.“Talent wise they’re better than 14 … [Read more...] about ‘Worst of the lot’: Ian Chappell blasts Pakistan after another series defeat in Australia