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Ange sends social media wild after cheering on Aussies at Lord’s

Ange sends social media wild after cheering on Aussies at Lord’s

Australian manager Ange Postecoglou doesn’t officially start his new role as head coach of Premier League side Tottenham Hotspur until tomorrow – but he’s made himself at home in the English capital, enjoying a day watching the Ashes at Lord’s. Postecoglou was spotted in the Cricket Australia Suite as Australia took control of the second...

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Steve Smith, Bradman inspirations behind iconic Bluey cricket episode revealed

Steve Smith, Bradman inspirations behind iconic Bluey cricket episode revealed

Steve Smith’s influence extends far beyond his cricket performances at Lord’s; he is now making his mark on the world through the animated character Rusty the Red Kelpie in the globally acclaimed “Bluey”. In a recent interview with News Corp, creator of the series Joe Brumm revealed that Rusty’s technique was inspired by Smith’s janky...

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Bluey’s ode to backyard cricket a perfect lesson on what the game is about

Bluey’s ode to backyard cricket a perfect lesson on what the game is about

It’s not summer, but cricket is back at the forefront of the Australian sporting consciousness. Australia are World Test Champions after beating India overnight. The Ashes are just around the corner. But as most Australians will know, those series are just window dressing compared to the bitter rivalries that dominate backyards around the country every summer. Backyard...