Australia hit more stormy weather as Indian spinners take control

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All day it felt like the storm was closing in. A clear morning gave way to violent buffets of wind. The flags over the Members Pavilion stood out so stiff they could have been cardboard. The clouds overhead increased layer by layer, until the air itself grew so thick that you felt like dipping a slice of bread in it.

All around Sydney, blotches of yellow and orange into deep dried-blood red clustered over the rain radar, from Hornsby to Mosman, over Homebush and Bankstown. Somehow for hours the Sydney Cricket Ground stayed safely in a decreasing dry centre.

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Written by Geoff Lemon
This news first appeared on https://www.theguardian.com/sport/2019/jan/05/australia-hit-more-stormy-weather-as-indian-spinners-take-control under the title “Australia hit more stormy weather as Indian spinners take control”. Bolchha Nepal is not responsible or affiliated towards the opinion expressed in this news article.