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Australia news live update: new Covid rules in NSW as medical chief says ‘missing link’ in cases still unknown

Mask-wearing mandatory for all indoor public venues, including public transport, as health authorities brace for more coronavirus cases due to the level of activity of a man in his 50s while infectious. Follow latest updatesFull report: authorities search for ‘missing link’ between traveller from US and positive Sydney manSydney restrictions: new rules for Mother’s Day weekend explainedSydney Covid hotspots: list of coronavirus exposure sites Sydney Roosters caught up in Covid scare 5.24am BS...
Tags: Health, UK, Australia, India, US, Australia news, United States, Infectious Diseases, Coalition, Australian politics, New South Wales, Sydney, New South Wales politics, Labor party, Liberal party, South Australia


Australia news live: crossbench MPs call on PM to undo India travel ban; RBA keeps interest rates at record low

Scott Morrison all but rules out lifting the ban early as cricketer Michael Slater adds to voices condemning the decision. Follow live 8.12am BST Scott Morrison claims it is “highly unlikely” that anyone will be jailed for returning to Australia from India under the country’s harsh biosecurity laws, as he resists calls from the peak medical association for the penalties to be dropped.Facing a backlash from within Coalition ranks and mounting community anger over the government’s decision to ...
Tags: Health, Australia, India, Australia news, Coalition, Australian politics, Scott Morrison, RBA, Michael Slater, Mostafa, Coronavirus, COVID, Elias Visontay


Scott Morrison lectured the states against snap border closures – now he's done exactly that | Katharine Murphy

The prime minister is intent on masking the government’s lack of preparation by presenting the India travel ban as an inspired plan to prevent a third Covid waveScott Morrison claims it is ‘highly unlikely’ Australians returning from India will be jailedIndia travel ban: does the health justification stack up and is the move legal?Karl Stefanovic, the breakfast television host, opened Tuesday morning with a bouncer. “Prime minister, good morning to you. Do you have blood on your hands?” With cow...
Tags: Health, India, Australia news, Australian politics, Scott Morrison, Morrison, Slater, Rockhampton, Michael Slater, Stefanovic, Katharine Murphy, Australian foreign policy, Coronavirus, COVID


Australia news live: AMA demands Scott Morrison reverse India travel ban

Cricketer Michael Slater adds to voices condemning ban after chief medical officer Paul Kelly warns it could cause the deaths of Australians overseas. Follow live 3.31am BST With that, I shall pass the blog over to the amazing Mostafa Rachwani to take you through the rest of the day. 3.30am BST Here is the full exchange between Cameroonian woman Lillian and Scott Morrison. She is has begged the prime minister to provide support to her family in the African nation. "My people are being k...
Tags: Health, Australia, India, Africa, Australia news, Australian politics, Scott Morrison, Paul Kelly, Ama, Lillian, Michael Slater, Coronavirus, Mostafa Rachwani


Australia news live: Penny Wong says she understands why people think government’s India policy is racist

Cricketer Michael Slater adds to voices condemning ban after chief medical officer Paul Kelly warns it could cause the deaths of Australians overseas. Follow live 11.16pm BST Scott Morrison has been asked why Australia didn’t ban travellers from the US or UK despite similar rates of infection during their respective spikes, and if the characterisation of the Indian policy as “racist” is fair. Morrison’s tactic when asked this is to talk about China, which by the most generous of characterisa...
Tags: Health, UK, Australia, China, India, US, Australia news, Australian politics, Scott Morrison, Penny Wong, Paul Kelly, Morrison, Michael Slater, Coronavirus


Australia news live: Penny Wong says she understands why people think government’s India travel ban is racist

Cricketer Michael Slater adds to voices condemning ban after chief medical officer Paul Kelly warns it could cause the deaths of Australians overseas. Follow live 12.33am BST Opposition Leader Anthony Albanese is speaking now from MacKay in Queensland. 12.33am BST While we have a second why don’t we jump back to the prime minister’s comments this morning. Scott Morrison has told Seven’s Sunrise that the government will not jump to conclusions as the defence department reviews a Chinese’...
Tags: Health, Australia, India, Australia news, Australian politics, Queensland, Scott Morrison, Darwin, Anthony Albanese, Penny Wong, Paul Kelly, Mackay, Seven, Michael Slater, Coronavirus


When Mike Atherton was run-out for 99 – was this the worst ‘no’ in the history of cricket?

The most powerful ‘no’ in film is the one in Rise of the Planet of the Apes when Caesar reveals that he is far more than a “damn dirty ape”. It happens a surprisingly long way into the film, which allows for quite a lot of emotional build-up. It’s well-timed too, coming in response to the guy who’s a towering twunt behaving at his most toweringly twunty. It also references one of the most memorable lines in cinema. You don’t really get the full sense of it from watching the cli...
Tags: England, Australia, Sex, Features, South Africa, Zimbabwe, Graham Gooch, Oval, Mark Waugh, Ian Healy, Mcc, Boon, Anakin Skywalker, Mike Hussey, Mike, Gooch


The Antagonists XI: a team we couldn’t bear to lose to

The basic premise of The Realm’s England XI is that it comprises players we love and can’t help but root for. To maximise excitement, they obviously have to play against a team we absolutely could not bear to lose to: The Antagonists XI. The first time we picked this team, it was a failure. It came out kind of samey with just a dash of incoherence. So we tried again. We gave it a bit more thought and tried to be more creative. That team was even worse. So for our third attempt, w...
Tags: England, Australia, Sex, Pakistan, Zimbabwe, Warner, Stuart Broad, David Warner, Steve Smith, Adam Gilchrist, Steve Waugh, Mitchell Johnson, Hayden, Justin Langer, Langer, Brett Lee


1990s Ashes Rematch: Drama on day 5

Last month we pitted a 90s England XI against a 90s Australia XI using International Cricket Captain’s ‘All Time Greats’ mode and the Aussies won. This is the rematch Down Under. Australia (446-5) trail England (575-5 dec) by 129 runs. We’ve done some pretty pointless things in our time, but playing out the fifth day of this match and then writing about it is unquestionably the most pointless today. Here’s what happened on day four. As we resume, Steve Waugh is on 120, Ian Healy...
Tags: England, Australia, Sex, Chris Lewis, Steve Waugh, Mark Waugh, Aussies, Graham Thorpe, Barmy Army, Ian Healy, Frank Tyson, Miller, Salisbury, Lewis, Stewart, Gus


1990s Ashes Rematch: Bevan mystery deepens on day 3

Last month we pitted a 90s England XI against a 90s Australia XI using International Cricket Captain’s ‘All Time Greats’ mode and the Aussies won. This is the rematch Down Under. Day two ended with England 413-4. Nasser Hussain is unbeaten on 145 having batted through the day. Robin Smith is on 22. Mark Taylor still hasn’t given Michael Bevan a bowl. Morning session After much talk about declarations on commentary (Shane Warne thinks Michael Atherton should have declared halfway th...
Tags: England, Australia, Sex, Smith, Shane Warne, Taylor, Chris Lewis, Mark Waugh, Aussies, Jonathan Agnew, Miller, Salisbury, Lewis, Stewart, Slater, Jack Russell


The 1990s-est Ashes, day five: England and Australia slowly build all-time thriller

Last week we picked our 1990s-est England team and our 1990s-est Australia team. This week we’re pitting them against each other in a one-off exhibition Test match with the aid of Cricket Captain 2018’s ‘All-Time Greats’ mode. (This follows Sim Series: Sri Lanka v England last month.) England (19-0 and 338 all out) need 360 runs to beat Australia (519 all out and 197-2 dec). Here’s what happened on day four. Mike Atherton and Nick Knight walk to the crease. The sun is shining, the p...
Tags: England, Australia, Sex, Devon, Taylor, Sri Lanka, England cricket news, Jonathan Agnew, Australia Cricket News, Miller, Stewart, Fleming, Mullally, Mike Atherton, Nick Knight, Atherton


The 1990s-est Ashes, day four: Australia refuse to be rushed

Last week we picked our 1990s-est England team and our 1990s-est Australia team. This week we’re pitting them against each other in a one-off exhibition Test match with the aid of Cricket Captain 2018’s ‘All-Time Greats’ mode. (This follows Sim Series: Sri Lanka v England last month.) England (313-7) trail Australia (519 all out) by 206 runs. Here’s what happened on day three. Mark Ealham and Alan Mullally walk out to bat. It’s sunny, but the pitch is turning and uneven. England st...
Tags: England, Australia, Sex, Sri Lanka, England cricket news, Mark Waugh, Australia Cricket News, Slater, Mullally, Mike Atherton, Nick Knight, Malcolm, Colin Miller, Mark Taylor, Phil Tufnell, Tufnell


Sim Nineties: the 1990s-est Ashes – day one

Last week we picked our 1990s-est England team and our 1990s-est Australia team. This week we’re pitting them against each other in a one-off exhibition Test match with the aid of Cricket Captain 2018’s ‘All-Time Greats’ mode. (This follows Sim Series: Sri Lanka v England last month.) The match is being played in England because that’s what we decided. If you think that gives England an advantage, consider (a) what happened in the Ashes during the 1990s (Australia won every series, ho...
Tags: England, Australia, Sex, Devon, Sri Lanka, England cricket news, Steve Waugh, Mark Waugh, Jonathan Agnew, Australia Cricket News, Ian Healy, Jesus Christ, Slater, Shane, Agnew, Mullally


Michael Slater retains World Cup commentary role after flight altercation

ESPNcricinfo understands he was spoken to by host broadcasters and reminded of the behavioural standards all commentators must uphold
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Michael Slater: Former Australia cricketer removed from flight

Michael Slater, now a popular Australian commentator, apologises for his "disruptive" behaviour.
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Ex-Australia batsman Slater removed from flight

Michael Slater, now a popular Australian commentator, apologises for his "disruptive" behaviour.
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Simon Taufel Reminisces about the past and talks about umpiring

"The best way I can describe it is that umpiring chose me. I didn't choose it." - Simon Taufel, renowned former international cricket umpire and former member of ICC's elite panel of umpires. Having spent over a decade as an ICC umpire, Simon Taufel is now semi-retired and recently spoke to Betway, over Skype from Australia, about his career, what he is up to currently, and how he feels umpiring has changed and can be improved going forward. Taufel stood in 74 te...
Tags: Australia, Sex, Dave, South Africa, New South Wales, Cape Town, Skype, David Warner, Steve Smith, Icc, West Indies, Adam Gilchrist, Bancroft, Cameron Bancroft, Michael Slater, Simon Taufel


Mister Bone Saw got a standing ovation at Davos in the Desert

The assassination and dismemberment of dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi (previously) finally accomplished what decades of detailed reports of human rights abuses and years of increasingly grave details of a brutal proxy war in Yemen could not do: it made the Saudi royal family into international pariahs, even among the plutocrat class who had fattened themselves off of Saudi money. But not everyone is willing to write off the House of Saud and its current leader Mohammed bin Salman, AK...
Tags: Post, News, Boston, Africa, Davos, Middle East, Citigroup, Treasury, Yemen, Riyadh, Mohammed bin Salman, Seattle Times, House of Saud, Northern Trust, Moelis Co, Alan Rappeport


Australia player-by-player; Going at it home and away - final Ashes notes

Steve Smith said that he felt the series turned on Nathan Lyon's run out of James Vince on the first afternoon at Brisbane. The city was unseasonably cool, the Gabba pitch one England would have knelt down in prayer for, low and sluggish and about as typical of Queensland as Julian Assange. Vince was on 83 and cruising like a rich granny, England 143-2, ahead for the first and, as it turned out, last time. Smith was right, Brisbane was England's chance. How fleeting it was, and how suddenly it w...
Tags: England, Australia, Sex, Queensland, Bt Sport, Sydney, Brisbane, Ecb, Melbourne, Warner, Smith, Ian Bell, Perth, David Warner, Steve Smith, Mitchell Starc


Shane Warne Facebook video earns cricketers seatbelt fines

Former Test cricketers Shane Warne, Kevin Pietersen and Michael Slater are fined for not wearing seatbelts after Warne posted a video of them in a moving car.
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Warne, Pietersen & Slater fined for Facebook seatbelt slip-up

Former Test cricketers Shane Warne, Kevin Pietersen and Michael Slater are fined for not wearing seatbelts after Warne posted a video of them in a moving car.
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Warne, Pietersen & Slater fined for seatbelt slip-up

Former Test cricketers Shane Warne, Kevin Pietersen and Michael Slater are fined for not wearing seatbelts after Warne posted a video of them in a moving car.
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Warne video earns stars seatbelt fine

Former Test cricketers Shane Warne, Kevin Pietersen and Michael Slater are fined for not wearing seatbelts after Warne posted a video of them in a moving car.
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Shane Warne and Kevin Pietersen fined for video seatbelt blunder

Test cricketers Warne, Pietersen and Michael Slater each fined $300 after Warne posted video on Facebook showing them unbuckledFormer Test cricketers Shane Warne, Michael Slater and Kevin Pietersen must pay up after failing to buckle up during a recent visit to Hobart.Tasmanian police on Tuesday confirmed they had issued an infringement notice to the trio – a 47-year-old from Victoria, a 46-year-old from New South Wales and a 36-year-old from the UK – which will cost them $300 each (£175). Conti...
Tags: Facebook, UK, Sport, Australia news, Cricket, Australia sport, New South Wales, Road Safety, Victoria, Tasmania, Hobart, Shane Warne, Kevin Pietersen, Warne, Michael Slater


The Ashes, 4th Test, day 1: Boxing Day

For my article regarding our 'Baggy Green team that regained the urn', have a read via the following link. To follow the Baggy Green Blog fanatics on Facebook, please "like" and join in the banter via this link. Australia won the toss and elected to field first (interesting move by Michael Clarke)England 1st Innings: 6/226 from 89.0 oversKevin Pietersen 67*, Michael Carberry 38Ryan Harris 2-32, Mitchell Johnson 2-59, Shane Watson 1-11Here's a quick run down regarding the highlights of day 1:The ...
Tags: Facebook, England, Australia, South Africa, Hugh Jackman, New Zealand, Michael Clarke, Ian Bell, Kevin Pietersen, Joe Root, Michael Carberry, Ryan Harris, Brad Haddin, Mitchell Johnson, Shane Watson, Nathan Lyon


"He talked it up and so he got met"

England were getting hammered in Australia in 2013-14. Brett Lee, the retired Australian fast bowler who hadn't bowled more than 4 overs in a match since the middle of 2012, took up Piers Morgan's bravado on social media and a battle ensued on the cricket pitch.On call to report it, were two former Test captains, the greatest leg spinner of all time, and a successful county professional turned broadcaster. It made for great television during the break and going by the number of spectators lined ...
Tags: England, Australia, Piers Morgan, Sydney, Michael Clarke, Phil Hughes, Shane Warne, Michael Vaughan, Sachin Tendulkar, Andrew Flintoff, James Anderson, Mitchell Johnson, Vaughan, Dale Steyn, Malcolm Marshall, Morgan


Cricket should stop treating women as second-class citizens

The sport’s administrators, media and fans continue to patronise, diminish and undermine women’s cricket. It’s backwards and we need to up our gameGeoff Lemon for The Nightwatchman, part of the Guardian Sport NetworkIt has to be the most embarrassing cricket footage I’ve ever seen. Worse than those compilations of Inzamam-Ul-Haq run-outs. Worse than Steve Harmison bowling to second slip or Darryl Tuffey’s 14-ball over. You can watch it again and again, squirming more each time yet strangely comp...
Tags: England, Sport, Cricket, Australia sport, Women's Ashes, England Women's Cricket Team, Southern Stars, Women's Cricket, Michael Vaughan, Channel Nine, Vaughan, Steve Harmison, Meg Lanning, David Brent, Slater, Perry


Australia v India: second Test, day three – as it happened

Australia had the upper hand after a Steve Smith century and 50s from Mitchells Johnson and Starc. Read our live coverage from the Gabba.Day two - as it happenedBrad Haddin equals Australian record for dismissals 6.49pm AEST Today the Indian bowling attack was brutalized by Australia’s ever-wagging tail, the last six of whom put on 295 runs compared to 87 from their Indian counterparts. The highlight of Australia’s 505 was first-time skipper Steve Smith’s joyous 133, which came from 191 deli...
Tags: UK, England, Abc, Australia, India, Sport, Cricket, Australia sport, Watson, India cricket team, Australia cricket team, Canberra, Johnson, Smith, Lyon, Steve Smith


Australia v India: second Test, day one – as it happened

Murali Vijay hits a century as Australia toil in the heat of their Gabba cauldron. See Russell Jackson and Geoff Lemon’s over-by-over report. 6.50pm AEST In summary then, it was India’s dayMurali Vijay was never less than superb today. He peeled off 144 from 213 deliveries to underpin India’s 311-4 at stumps and along with Rahane (75 not out) has India in a healthy position heading into day two. 6.36pm AEST 83rd over: India 311-4 (Rahane 74, Sharma 26)We might only get through 84 overs t...
Tags: England, Hope, Australia, India, Sport, Cricket, Australia sport, Brisbane, Adelaide, Watson, India cricket team, Australia cricket team, Warner, Jackson, Johnson, Michael Clarke


Australia v India: first Test, day one – as it happened

The death of Phillip Hughes loomed large on Day One, but David Warner’s century put Australia on top at the Adelaide Oval. Read Geoff Lemon and Russell Jackson’s over-by-over coverage. 6.43pm AEST With the wicket of Haddin, Day One has drawn to a close. It was a day dominated by bat in the early stages as David Warner channeled the hopes of the nation and somehow controlled his emotions to post a marvelous century in honour of his close friend Phillip Hughes.Today the Australian players wore...
Tags: Australia, India, Sport, Cricket, Australia sport, Adelaide, Clarke, Watson, India cricket team, Australia cricket team, Nice, Johannesburg, Warner, Michael Clarke, Smith, Phillip Hughes