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‘Apprehensive’ Cummins blows out white-ball cobwebs

Cummins, who will spearhead Australia’s attack during the upcoming tour of India that features two T20s and five ODIs, finished with figures of 2-28. “I was a little bit apprehensive coming here,” Cummins said in Canberra. “I’d had a few days’ rest. Didn’t really have a good bowl. Loading “But once …

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Prince Philip, 97, gives up driver’s licence after crash

London:  Prince Philip has decided to stop driving at the age of 97, less than a month after he was involved in a collision that left two women injured, Buckingham Palace said on Saturday. The palace said in a statement that “after careful consideration,” Queen Elizabeth II’s husband “has taken …

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Books That Changed Me: Jessica Dettmann

This story of Sydney bikie gangs and the Milperra massacre instilled in me a love of crime-writing only equalled by my fear of actual crime. Horrifying and fascinating, it was entirely inappropriate for a 10-year-old to read. A salient reminder to be careful which books I leave around, now I …

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TV viewing highlights: Wednesday February 13

McMAFIA ​Double episode series premiere ★★★★★ Rebecca Harper stars in the provocative new drama McMafia.Credit:Nick Wall 8.30pm, SBS The underworld crime story conceit of the innocent desperate to unshackle himself from his dark legacy is beautifully reworked in James Norton’s ambitious London banker, Alex Godman, son of a Russian mobster. …

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