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Australia need ‘kick up backside’, says spin legend Warne

Australia need ‘kick up backside’, says spin legend Warne

SYDNEY= (AFP) – Shane Warne has dismissed Australia’s struggling Test side as “ordinary” and said they needed a “kick up the backside” after their series flop against Pakistan.Australia suffered a 373-run defeat against Pakistan in the second of the two-Test series last week after a familiar batting collapse, following a fightback to secure a draw […]

Buttler grateful for Warne guidance as England Test recall looms

Buttler grateful for Warne guidance as England Test recall looms

LONDON :Australia may regret Shane Warne s latest encouragement of a talented English cricketer if Jos Buttler s return to Test duty proves a success. Buttler was the eye-catching choice when new England national selector Ed Smith named his first Test squad for the series opener with Pakistan at Lord s on Thursday. Although widely regarded as one […]