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  • CLT20: It's Williamson vs Blizzard as Northern Knights face Hobart Hurricanes 4 hours 18 minutes ago

    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 Yesterday

    (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 2 days ago

    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 4 days ago

    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 4 days ago

    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 4 days ago

    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 4 days ago

    (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 5 days ago

    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...
  • Stosur, del Potro warm up for Australian open with tough wins January 8, 2014

    Sydney: Former US Open champions Juan Martin del Potro of Argentina and Samantha Stosur of Australia rallied to win their secondround matches against tough French opponents Wednesday at Australian Open warmup tournaments. Del Potro beat Nicolas Mahut 16, 63, 64 at the Sydney International, while Stosur saved two match points and...
  • Venus, Stephens pull out of Aussie Open warmups January 5, 2014

    Brisbane: With the Australian Open just over a week away, Venus Williams and Sloane Stephens withdrew from warmup tournaments on Sunday and another American, John Isner, could soon join them. Williams, who lost the final of the Auckland WTA tournament on Saturday, pulled out of the Hobart International, informing officials on...
  • Venus Williams withdraws from Hobart International January 5, 2014

    Hobart: Venus Williams withdrew from the Hobart International on Sunday less than 24 hours after losing the Auckland WTA final. "I don't believe she has an injury," tournament director Mark Handley said. "I just think that she's played a lot of tough, close matches over in Auckland and in the leadup...
  • Can Aspirin help stop Dementia too? December 2, 2013

    London: Aspirin is generally known to be useful in preventing heart attacks and strokes, but now researchers believe the humble aspirin could also hold the key to warding off dementia and cancer. The claim has been made at the launch of the largest ever study into the health benefits of the...
  • Venus Williams to play at Hobart WTA November 13, 2013

    Sydney: Venus Williams is set to play in the Hobart WTA International in January, organisers said on Wednesday. The seventime Grand Slam champion, now ranked 48, will be making her first appearance in the tournament in the runup to the Australian Open in Melbourne, reported Xinhua. "The tournament is played on the...
  • Clarke a serious doubt for final ODI vs SL January 22, 2013

    Hobart: Australian captain Michael Clarke is a serious doubt for Wednesday's final oneday international against Sri Lanka after twisting his ankle. He was undergoing treatment and an assessment of his fitness would be made later Tuesday, Cricket Australia said. Sri Lanka lead the fivematch series 21 after the fourth leg was...
  • Ponting in reckoning for Big Bash Player of the Tournament January 14, 2013

    Melbourne: The Twenty20 Big Bash League (BBL) on Monday announced the finalists for the Player of the Tournament award. The shortlisted players represent each of the four BBL semifinalists, as well as Ricky Ponting from the Hobart Hurricanes. The following are the finalists: Aaron Finch (Melbourne Renegades), Chris Lynn (Brisbane Heat),...
  • Elena Vesnina wins Hobart International January 12, 2013

    Hobart: Russia's Elena Vesnina captured her first WTA title by beating defending champion Mona Barthel 63, 64 on Saturday in the final of the Hobart International. The 68thranked, unseeded Vesnina ended Barthel's winning run of 12straight matches in Hobart, and finally clinched her first title after five previous losses in finals. The...
  • No evidence of ball tampering in Hobart Test: ICC December 18, 2012

    Hobart: The ICC match referee, Chris Broad issued a statement and clarified after the media reported incidents of ball tampering during the first Test between Australia and Sri Lanka which concluded here on Tuesday. "The umpires frequently inspect the ball during play, and did so again after they had reviewed the...
  • Hobart Hurricanes fined for slow over rate December 18, 2012

    Melbourne: Hobart Hurricanes of Australia's domestic Twenty20 cricket tournament, the Big Bash League (BBL), have been penalised for maintaining a slow over rate in their match against the Melbourne Stars Saturday night. After time allowances were taken into consideration on Tuesday, the Hurricanes were assessed to be one over behind the...
  • Sri Lanka suspect Siddle for ball tampering December 18, 2012

    Hobart: The ICC match referee Chris Broad said he had received no official complaint from Sri Lanka despite reports about alleged ball tampering by Australia in the ongoing first Test in Hobart. Sri Lanka's team management has expressed concerns over footage it believes shows paceman Peter Siddle tampering with the...
  • 1st Test: Australia beat Sri Lanka by 137 runs at Hobart December 18, 2012

    Hobart: Mitchell Starc claimed five wickets as Sri Lanka were dismissed for 255 runs Tuesday, giving Australia a 137run win over Sri Lanka in the final session of the first Test. A dogged Sri Lanka had 36 overs to survive after going to tea at 1864, but lost its remaining six...
  • 1st Test, Aus vs SL: SL end day 4 at 65 for 2 chasing 393 to win December 17, 2012

    Hobart: Australia lead Sri Lanka by 328 runs heading into the final day of the first Test, setting the tourists a challenging victory target before restricting them to a secondinnings 652. Australia captain Michael Clarke helped his side to 2789 and a target of 393 before Shane Watson and Mitchell Starc...
  • 1st Test, Aus vs SL: SL struggle at the end of Day 2 December 15, 2012

    Hobart: Sri Lanka were deep in trouble at close of play on Saturday after Mike Hussey's 19th century put Australia firmly in control on a rainhit day two of the first Test in Hobart. Hussey's unbeaten 115 laid the platform for an aggressive declaration of 450 for 5 by Australia...
  • 1st Test: Australia 299/4 at stumps on Day 1 December 14, 2012

    Hobart: Phil Hughes topscored on his return to Australia's Test team, hitting 86 as the hosts finished Friday's opening day of the first Test against Sri Lanka on 299 for 4. Brought back after a year's absence to replace the retired Ricky Ponting at No. 3, Hughes was even on course...
  • Jayawardene to quit captaincy after Australia tour December 13, 2012

    Hobart: Mahela Jayawardene will step down as captain of the Sri Lanka test and oneday teams after the current tour of Australia and has backed Angelo Mathews to replace him. The 35yearold Jayawardene told a new conference on the eve of the first test against Australia that he thought next year...