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Don’t create the hype around Yuvraj: Dhoni


September 7th, 2012 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
Visakhapatnam, Sep 7 (IANS) Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni said it was important that Yuvraj Singh should not burdened with the hype of his return to international cricket, after ... Read more...

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Delhi airport recognised for carbon emission cut


July 17th, 2012 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 17 (IANS) The Indira Gandhi International (IGI) Airport here Tuesday became the fifth airport in the Asia-Pacific region to receive accreditation for its efforts at reducing carbon ... Read more...

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Strike last option for Australian cricketers


June 4th, 2012 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, June 4 (IANS) Australian Cricketers Association (ACA) chief executive Paul Marsh said a strike is the last option and the players would prefer to roll the existing pay agreement ... Read more...

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Cricket Australia to cut down on number of central contracts


February 24th, 2012 - 2:49 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Feb 24 (IANS) Cricket Australia (CA) is planning to cut down the number of central contracts handed out to players as a part of its new Memorandum of Understanding ... Read more...

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Australian players fear state boards may thwart CA reforms


February 3rd, 2012 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Feb 3 (IANS) Australian cricketers fear that some of the state boards may block the much needed reforms in Cricket Australia (CA).As CA gears up for its first major ... Read more...

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Cricket Australia, player’s union heading for confrontation


September 11th, 2011 - 3:17 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Sep 11 (IANS) Cricket Australia (CA) and the Australian Cricketers' Association (ACA) are heading towards a possible confrontation if the board chooses to follow Don Argus's key recommendations that ... Read more...

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Australian cricketers want changes in contract system


July 28th, 2011 - 5:41 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, July 28 (IANS) Australian Cricketers' Association (ACA) is planning to call for an overhaul of Cricket Australia (CA) central contract, which stands almost irrelevant after the selection of Nathan ... Read more...

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Punjab seeks Rs.400 crore central assistance


July 16th, 2011 - 4:10 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 16 (IANS) Punjab has urged the Planning Commission to expedite the release of additional central assistance (ACA) of Rs.400 crore to the state, the government said here Saturday.Punjab ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka slash budget, put Australia tour in doubt


June 28th, 2011 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, June 28 (IANS) Australia's tour to Sri Lanka in August is in doubt after Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) trimmied its budget, specially the security bill which was slashed from ... Read more...

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Dispute over player’s payment could postpone Big Bash by 12 months


May 14th, 2011 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, May 14 (IANS) Cricket Australia's (CA) ambitious Twenty20 league, the Big Bash, could be postponed by a year due to several unresolved issues, the most important of them being ... Read more...

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Oz players tell Cricket Australia Board members to sack themselves


January 15th, 2011 - 4:15 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 15 (ANI): Australian cricketers have asked the cricket board to resign in the wake of the Ashes debacle, and have called for an independent commission to run the game.Cricket Australia ... Read more...

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Dumped Hauritz rewarded for astounding domestic performance in December


January 15th, 2011 - 3:20 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Jan 15(ANI): Australian off-spinner Nathan Hauritz has bounced back from his disappointing Ashes omission by winning the Australian Cricket Association (ACA)'s player of the month award for December.Playing for New ... Read more...

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Oz reserve keeper Paine ruled out for season with finger injury


November 23rd, 2010 - 1:43 pm ICT by ANI
Hobart (Tasmania, Australia), Nov.23 (ANI): Reserve Australian wicketkeeper will miss the entire Australia summer of cricket after breaking his finger.Paine is set for at least a six-week stint on the sidelines ... Read more...

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Oz players want cricket calendar changed for T20 Big Bash involvement


October 30th, 2010 - 12:51 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Oct 30(ANI): The Australian Cricketers Association (ACA) has informed Cricket Australia that leading players want the cricket calendar for the month of January revamped in order to join the Twenty20 Big ... Read more...

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Cash-rich Indian consortia ready to buy stakes in Oz domestic T20 teams


October 29th, 2010 - 1:08 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Oct. 29 (ANI): Cash rich Indian consortia have reportedly indicated a keen interest to invest in domestic Twenty20 teams in Australia, even as the Australian Cricketers' Association has come out in ... Read more...

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Australian cricketers’ body chief protests against ICC player ‘entrapment’ plan


October 21st, 2010 - 1:12 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Oct. 21 (ANI): Cricketers have lost trust in the International Cricket Council (ICC) when it comes to reporting suspicious encounters, Australian players' association boss Paul Marsh, has said, especially in the ... Read more...

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ICC’s plan to use undercover agents irks cricketers


October 20th, 2010 - 2:44 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Oct 20 (IANS) The International Cricket Council's (ICC) plan to use undercover agents to test the loyalty of the players has come under heavy criticism with Australian players union boss ... Read more...

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Oz players protest CA attempts to take their 10 percent IPL earnings


September 8th, 2010 - 1:47 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Sep 8 (ANI): The Australian Cricketers Association has urged players to refuse to sign Cricket Australia contracts next year as a row has erupted over an attempt to take 10 per ... Read more...

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‘American Country Music Awards’ Show Launched By Fox


August 4th, 2010 - 4:30 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
August 4, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): In recent music news, Fox is going to launch the first American Country Music Awards.The fascinating thing about this award is that it's completely based on votes ... Read more...

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Rockmelons originated in Asia, not Africa


July 20th, 2010 - 3:16 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, July 20 (ANI): A recent study has revealed that that the cultivated rockmelon originated in Asia, not Africa, as previously thought.The research compared the DNA of melons around the world and ... Read more...

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Shifting of IPL semi-finals venue comforting: Oz players association


April 20th, 2010 - 1:11 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Apr 20 (ANI): Australian Cricketers' Association boss Paul Marsh has said that the shifting of the IPL semi-finals venue was really comforting in the wake of two crude bomb blasts outside ... Read more...

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Gilchrist happy with IPL security, says Oz cricket bosses apply double standards


March 11th, 2010 - 1:48 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Mar 11 (ANI): Adam Gilchrist has backed comments by Damien Martyn that suggest Australian cricket bosses are applying double standards when it comes to assessing security threats on the subcontinent. He ... Read more...

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Marsh rejects Martyn’s double standards claim over participation in IPL


February 26th, 2010 - 12:56 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Feb 26 (ANI): Former Test star Damien Martyn's charge that the Australian Cricketers Association was applying double standards in assessing the security threat for the IPL have been dismissed by the ... Read more...

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Oz players’ body to hand over security demands to IPL


February 23rd, 2010 - 2:21 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Feb 23(ANI): With the security of international players in India under scrutiny, the Australian Cricketers' Association (ACA) has decided to hand over a list of safety demands to the authorities of ... Read more...

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International players’ association concerned about Al-Qaida threat to IPL


February 20th, 2010 - 12:00 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Feb 20(ANI): The third edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) is under siege, with the international players' association warning that some members will not participate in the tournament as ... Read more...

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Smith gets his chance in T-20 call-up


February 2nd, 2010 - 4:05 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Feb 2 (ANI): New South Wales all-rounder Steve Smith is set to make his international debut in Friday's Twenty20 match against Pakistan.Smith, along with Travis Birt and Dirk Nannes, are the ... Read more...

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Oz cricketers body steps to stop impostors targetting Test cricketers


January 31st, 2010 - 12:58 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Jan.31 (ANI): Bogus social networking Internet sites are being created under the names of Australia's top cricketers.The Australian Cricketers Association said it had helped several players and managers to remove ... Read more...

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Security experts warn Australian, New Zealand IPL players


January 29th, 2010 - 11:35 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 29 (IANS) Threats of potential terrorist attacks during the Indian Premier League (IPL) have put the Australian and New Zealand cricketers in a quandary. The players associations of the ... Read more...

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New Zealand cricketers most likely to part ways with national side


December 27th, 2009 - 6:03 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec. 27 (ANI): The Chief of Australian Cricketers' Association, Paul Marsh, has predicted that world's top cricketers would soon part ways from their national sides, and New Zealand players are most ... Read more...

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Australian cricketers feel they are playing too many ODIs


December 23rd, 2009 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Dec 23 (IANS) A recent survey conducted by the Australian Cricketers' Association (ACA) has revealed that 80 per cent of cricketers believe they play too many one-dayers, and three-quarters of ... Read more...

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Curator hopes sixth India-Australia ODI to be a high-scoring


November 7th, 2009 - 8:48 pm ICT by ANI
Guwahati, Nov 7(ANI): On the eve of the sixth ODI between India and Australia, Chief curator of Assam Cricket Association (ACA) Sunil Kumar Barua said that he hopes the game would be ... Read more...

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Guwahati wicket promises another India-Australia run-feast


November 6th, 2009 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Nov 6 (IANS) After the run-feast at Hyderabad, fans can expect another high-scoring entertainer between India and Australia in the sixth One-Day International at the Nehru Stadium here Sunday. Chief curator of ... Read more...

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Probe ordered into ’sexual exploitation’ of women cricketers


June 23rd, 2009 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 23 (IANS) The Andhra Pradesh government Tuesday ordered probe into allegations that suspended secretary of Andhra Cricket Association (ACA) V. Chamundeswarnath sexually exploited women cricketers. State Home Minister P. ... Read more...

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World’’s smallest whale shark found in Philippines


March 10th, 2009 - 3:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 10 (ANI): Activists in the Philippines have rescued what they believe might be the world''s smallest living whale shark in recorded history. According to a report in Telegraph, maritime ... Read more...

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No change in Australian plan to play Pakistan in Dubai


March 4th, 2009 - 2:12 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, March 4 (IANS) Cricket Australia (CA) chief executive James Sutherland said the Australians' limited-overs series against Pakistan to be played in Dubai late next month would proceed as planned "at this ... Read more...

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