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January 2, 2019 11:54 AM Big Bash League: Jos Buttler shines but Joe Root fails again

England's Jos Buttler made his third half-century in four innings as Joe Root failed again for Sydney Thunder in the Big Bash League. Buttler scored 55 off 54 balls in the Thunder's thrilling one-run win over Perth Scorchers in Sydney. England Test captain Root managed only five and now averages 13 in five matches in his first season in Australia's Twenty 73

December 30, 2018 11:03 AM Cameron Bancroft makes two on Big Bash return after ban for ball-tampering

Cameron Bancroft made only two on his return from a nine-month ban for ball-tampering as Perth Scorchers lost to Hobart Hurricanes in the Big Bash. The 26-year-old Australia batsman, whose ban ended on Saturday, lasted only three deliveries in the Scorchers' 107-8 in Launceston. Bancroft was caught using sandpaper to alter the condition of the ball against 70

December 29, 2018 2:46 AM World War 3 fears EXPLODE as Russia tests new NUCLEAR bomber for first time

FEARS of conflict between major world powers surged after Russia tested a newly ungraded supersonic long-range bomber, which is capable of carrying nuclear weapons. On Friday the Tupolev Tu-22M3M supersonic bomber flew for the first time. The aircraft can reportedly hit targets as far as 2,200km away (1,367 miles). Russia is modernising its armed forces 110

December 22, 2018 10:39 AM Cameron Bancroft: Australia opener almost quit to teach yoga

Australia opener Cameron Bancroft says he almost quit cricket to teach yoga after receiving a nine-month ban for ball-tampering during a Test match. Bancroft, who admitted using sandpaper on the ball in South Africa in March, was banned with Australia captain Steve Smith and his deputy David Warner. He returns on 30 December, playing for Perth in the Big Bash Twenty 68

December 22, 2018 3:53 AM World War 3: Russia tests 'unstoppable' HYPERSONIC missile capable of outpacing US systems

FEARS about the defence of western nations are growing after Russia tested a new hypersonic missile which is too fast to be stopped by any defence measure in the world. A total of ten of the 3M22 Tsirkon anti-ship missiles were tested by the Russian Navy. The news was reported by the state-run Tass Russian News Agency. They were fired at targets several 74

December 21, 2018 9:15 AM Uncle test-flying nephew’s Christmas present in deep shit

AN uncle who gave his nephew’s Christmas drone a sneaky test flight is worried he might not get it back without complications. Joseph Turner of Crawley thought he would give the £65 drone “a quick go” but lost control and is unsure where it went, other than near “a big wide empty road”. He said: “If I’ve scuffed the casing, I can probably get the marks 57

December 20, 2018 5:01 PM Gatwick CONSPIRACY: Drone expert CONVINCED object is UFO or 'plastic bag with lights on'

A DRONE expert has claimed that the closure of Gatwick Airport has nothing to do with an errant drone but is in fact either a UFO or a conspiracy hatched in order to ban drone use once and for all. The editor of Drone User magazine, Steve Timewell, made the astonishing claims on TalkRadio this afternoon. The drone efficianado said: “The sensationalist 80

December 17, 2018 11:22 AM Australia v India: Virat Kohli and Tim Paine clash in second Test in Perth

Australia captain Tim Paine and India counterpart Virat Kohli clashed on day four of the second Test in Perth as the hosts closed in on victory. Umpire Chris Gaffaney had to step in at one point when the two exchanged words while Paine was batting. During India's second innings, keeper Paine, speaking to Murali Vijay, said: "I know he's your captain 65

December 16, 2018 9:16 PM Team Sky cyclist Geraint Thomas wins BBC Sports Personality of the Year

The Welshman was the third British cyclist to win the Tour de France and says he hopes for continued success. Thomas was the first Welshman to win the Tour de France in July, the first Grand Tour success of his 12-year career. He came top in a public vote, edging out Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton and England captain Harry Kane. "It's been an amazing 57

December 15, 2018 10:38 AM Australia v India: Virat Kohli stands firm for tourists in Perth

India captain Virat Kohli made an unbeaten 82 as he led his side's recovery on an absorbing second day of the second Test against Australia. Australia added 49 to their overnight score to reach 326 all out before reducing the tourists to 8-2 in Perth. Cheteshwar Pujara and Kohli steadied the innings and got to 82 when the former was dismissed by Mitchell 52