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  • Will the hosts once again win the cricket World Cup? Most likely January 25, 2015

    As we come closer to the World Cup, all the teams are busy sorting their permutations and combinations. Every World Cup brings with it a bank of surprises that opens up the tournament, but this one is all set to get a notch higher as there are no clear favourites...
  • Tri-series: Steven Smith ton takes Australia to a 3-wicket win over England January 23, 2015

    Stand-in captain Steve Smith made an unbeaten 102 to guide Australia to a tense three-wicket win over England in the tri-series one-day cricket international on Friday, clinching their place in the final. Smith, who led Australia in an ODI for the first time in the absence of George Bailey - suspended...
  • Heather Watson wins Hobart International January 17, 2015

    Hobart: Britain's Heather Watson defeated American Madison Brengle 6-3, 6-4 on Saturday to win the Hobart International title without dropping a set. The players traded service breaks early in the first set with wind gusts impacting the strength of serves. But Watson's powerful baseline play saw her prevail, giving her a...
  • Form guide of 2015 World Cup participants January 14, 2015

    Sydney: The 2015 World Cup takes place in Australia and New Zealand from February 14 to March 29 where India will be the defending champions in the 14-nation tournament. One month out from the start, AFP Sports updates the current form and prospects of the competing teams: Pool A Afghanistan - Afghanistan's main...
  • CLT20: Hobart Hurricanes' Ben Laughlin reprimanded October 2, 2014

    Hyderabad: Hobart Hurricanes player Ben Laughlin on Thursday received an official reprimand for breaching the Oppo CLT20 Code of Behaviour during his team's match against Kolkata Knight Riders at the Rajiv Gandhi Stadium here. "Laughlin admitted to Level 1 offence (Article 1.3) of showing dissent at an umpire's decision," a media...
  • CLT20: Clinical Kolkata post easy win over Hobart to storm into final October 2, 2014

    Hyderabad: Veteran Jacques Kallis brought his years of experience into play as he guided Kolkata Knight Riders to their maiden Champions League T20 final having comfortably beaten Australia's Hobart Hurricanes by seven wickets, here on Thursday. Chasing a target of 141, Kallis anchored the chase to perfection with an invaluable unbeaten...
  • As it happened: Kolkata Knight Riders vs Hobart Hurricanes, CLT20, 1st semifinal October 2, 2014

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) The seemingly invincible Kolkata Knight Riders will start outright favourites when they square off against Australia's Hobart Hurricanes in the semi-finals of the Champions League T20 on Thursday. Kolkata Knight Riders are on a roll having remained unbeaten in the CLT20...
  • CLT20: Sunil Narine still has a long career ahead of him, says Trevor Bayliss October 1, 2014

    Hyderabad: Kolkata Knight Riders coach Trevor Bayliss said on Wednesday that his star West Indian import Sunil Narine, who has been reported for illegal bowling action, will work his way through the tough times as he is a strong character. Asked about Narine being reported for suspected illegal bowling action, Bayliss...
  • CLT20: Herculean task for Hobart Hurricanes to beat KKR in semi-finals October 1, 2014

    Hyderabad: The seemingly invincible Kolkata Knight Riders will start outright favourites when they square off against Australia's Hobart Hurricanes in the semi-finals of the Champions League T20 on Thursday. Kolkata Knight Riders are on a roll having remained unbeaten in the CLT20 and registering 13 wins in a row since the...
  • CLT20: Clinical Hurricanes beat Tridents by 6 wickets to enter semis September 28, 2014

    Hobart Hurricanes produced a professional performance as they beat Barbados Tridents in convincing manner to enter the semi-finals of the Champions League T20 on Sunday. In their final group league encounter against the Caribbean outfit, Hobart bowlers stuck to their task dismissing the opposition for a paltry 113 in 19.4 overs...
  • As it happened: Hobart Hurricanes vs Barbados Tridents, CLT20 Match 16 September 28, 2014

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Hobart Hurricanes will start as favourites when they take on the winless Barbados Tridents in a Group B encounter of the Champions League Twenty20 on Sunday. With two wins from three games, the Aussies come into this match after a...
  • CLT20: Tridents eye elusive win as they clash with Hurricanes September 28, 2014

    Mohali: Hobart Hurricanes will start as favourites when they take on the winless Barbados Tridents in a Group B encounter of the Champions League Twenty20 here on Sunday. With two wins from three games, the Aussies come into this match after a huge win over Northern Knights whom they had bundled...
  • Hurricanes skipper Tim Paine credits team effort for easy win over Knights September 24, 2014

    Hobart Hurricanes skipper Tim Paine was full of praise for his bowlers and batsmen and said it was a complete team effort that earned the Australian side a comfortable 86-run win over Northern Knights in the CLT20 match on Tuesday. The Hurricanes produced a commanding performance to beat the Knights by...
  • CLT20: Hurricanes register easy 86-run win over Knights September 23, 2014

    Raipur: Hobart Hurricanes produced a commanding performance to beat Northern Knights by 86 runs in a Group B match to keep their hopes afloat in the Champions League Twenty20 here on Tuesday. Sent into bat, the Hurricanes rode on a brilliant half-century from Aiden Blizzard and Shoaib Malik's quickfire 45 to...
  • As it happened: Hobart Hurricanes vs Northern Knights September 23, 2014

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) New Zealand's Northern Knights will look to continue their winning momentum when they face an upbeat Hobart Hurricanes from Australia. It will also be a battle between Northern's Kane Williamson, whose copybook skills will be pitted against unorthodox pyrotechnics from Hurricanes'...
  • CLT20: It's Williamson vs Blizzard as Northern Knights face Hobart Hurricanes September 23, 2014

    Raipur: New Zealand's Northern Knights will look to continue their winning momentum when they face an upbeat Hobart Hurricanes from Australia in a Champions League T20 match on Tuesday. It will also be a battle between Northern's Kane Williamson, whose copybook skills will be pitted against unorthodox pyrotechnics from Hurricanes' Aiden...
  • CLT20, Cobras vs Hurricanes: as it happened September 21, 2014

    (For ballbyball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) After losing their star allrounder JeanPaul Duminy, an injuryhit Cape Cobras take on Hobart Hurricanes in an Champions League T20 match at the Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket stadium on Sunday. Both the teams have lost their first games in Group...
  • CLT20: Duminyless Cape Cobras face Hobart Hurricanes September 21, 2014

    Hyderabad: After losing their star allrounder JeanPaul Duminy, an injuryhit Cape Cobras take on Hobart Hurricanes in an Champions League T20 match at the Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket stadium, on Sunday. Cobras were dealt a severe blow on Friday after Duminy was ruled out of the tournament due to an injury,...
  • CLT20: Hurricanes can take lot of positives from their loss, says coach Damien Wright September 19, 2014

    Mohali: Losing their opening Champions League Twenty20 tie against Kings XI Punjab, Hobart Hurricanes coach Damien Wright admitted he was disappointed but said his side would take a lot of positives from the game. "Disappointed but there are a lot of positives we are going to take out of the game,...
  • George Bailey promises better show after KXIP win their CLT20 opener September 18, 2014

    Mohali: Kings XI Punjab captain heaped praise on Glenn Maxwell and Thisara Perera after the fivewicket win against Hobart Hurricanes here on Thursday and promised his team will get better in the Champions League T20. "A terrific innings from Maxy and TP (Perera) there, it takes some courage to come out...
  • CLT20: Perera, Maxwell star as Kings XI Punjab win battle of debutants September 18, 2014

    Mohali: A cracking knock from Glenn Maxwell helped Kings XI Punjab overcome a poor start to their chase and win the battle of firsttimers against Hobart Hurricanes by five wickets in the Champions League T20 on Thursday. Kings were reduced to 51 for four in the chase of 145 before Maxwell...
  • As it happened: Kings XI Punjab vs Hobart Hurricanes, CLT20 September 18, 2014

    (For ballbyball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) After their bestever show at IPL 7, Kings XI Punjab will look to continue their aggressive brand of cricket when they start their campaign against Hobart Hurricanes in a Group B match of the Champions League Twenty20 on Thursday. Riding on...
  • Kings XI Punjab look to tame Hobart Hurricanes in CLT20 debut September 18, 2014

    Mohali: After their bestever show at IPL 7, Kings XI Punjab will look to continue their aggressive brand of cricket when they start their campaign against Hobart Hurricanes in a Group B match of the Champions League Twenty20 on Thursday. Riding on their powerpacked batting lineup, Punjab took the IPL7 by...
  • Three Big Bash League teams fined for breaching contract guidelines September 14, 2014

    Melbourne: Cricket Australia (CA) on Sunday announced that KFC Big Bash League teams, the Hobart Hurricanes, Brisbane Heat and Sydney Sixers, have each been fined for breaching the competition's Player Contracting and Remuneration Guidelines. The CA Integrity Unit found the Hurricanes entered into agreements with two players (Ben Dunk and Alex...
  • Darren Sammy to play for Tasmania in Big Bash League July 22, 2014

    Tasmania: West Indies T20 captain Darren Sammy is to make his debut in Australia's Big Bash League (BBL) this summer after signing with the Hobart Hurricanes. "With players like George Bailey, Alex Hales and Ben Dunk, there is a lot of exciting talent in the team already," CMC quoted Sammy as...
  • As it happened: Australia vs England, 1st T20 January 29, 2014

    (For ballbyball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page.) Australia captain George Bailey won the toss and opted to bat against England in the first Twenty20 in Hobart. After a closely fought ODI series, Australia and England shift their focus to the shortest format of the game. Playing XI:...
  • Garbine Muguruza wins 1st WTA singles tournament January 11, 2014

    Melbourne: Qualifier Garbine Muguruza of Spain defeated Klara Zakapalova of the Czech Republic 64, 60 to win the Hobart International on Saturday, her first WTA singles title. The 20yearold Muguzura, who did not drop a set from the qualifiers to the final, joins 2012 champion Mona Barthel as the only qualifiers...