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Warne to enter Oz Cricket Hall of Fame, Clarke favourite for Border medal


February 26th, 2012 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Feb 26 (IANS) Australia's legendary leg-spinner Shane Warne is set to be inducted into the Australian Cricket Hall of Fame at Monday's Allan Border Medal (ABM) function while current ... Read more...

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Katich among seven players to lose Australian contract


June 8th, 2011 - 2:22 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, June 8 (IANS) Australian opening batsman Simon Katich is among seven players who have lost their central contracts. Cricket Australia (CA) has set its focus on blooding youngsters and ... Read more...

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Michael Clarke turns up with ‘wild thing’ Shaun Tait at Allan Border Medal


February 8th, 2011 - 3:05 pm ICT by ANI
Perth, Feb 8 (ANI): While most of the Australian cricketers made their entrances with their gorgeous wives or girlfriends at the Allan Border Medal in Melbourne on Monday, Michael Clarke managed to ... Read more...

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CA should dump ‘vapid AB Medal fashion show’, not Shield final: Roebuck


February 8th, 2011 - 2:12 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Feb 8(ANI): Noted cricket columnist Peter Roebuck reckons that if Cricket Australia is going to cancel anything, it ought to be the infernal Allan Border Medal and not the Sheffield Shield ... Read more...

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Shane Watson bags second consecutive Allan Border Medal


February 7th, 2011 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Feb 7 (IANS) Australian all-rounder Shane Watson won his second successive Allan Border Medal after he was declared the Test and one-day player of the year.The Age reported that Watson claimed ... Read more...

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Watson becomes second man after Ponting to win back-to-back Allan Border Medals


February 7th, 2011 - 7:07 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Feb 7(ANI): Australian all-rounder Shane Watson has become the second man after Ricky Ponting to pick up the coveted Allan Border Medal two years running.First awarded in 2000, the medal is ... Read more...

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Walters reckons he’s up to T20 challenge in IPL, Big Bash


February 7th, 2011 - 2:48 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Feb.4 (ANI): AT 65 and having given up smoking, former Australian cricketer Doug Walters says he's now waiting for an Indian Premier League (IPL) or Big Bash call-up.The latest member of ... Read more...

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Watson may be second man after Ponting to win back-to-back Allan Border Medals


February 4th, 2011 - 1:24 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Feb.4 (ANI): Australian all-rounder Shane Watson is poised to follow in the footsteps of Ricky Ponting and become just the second man to pick up the coveted Alan Border Medal two ... Read more...

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Clarke refuses to quit Twitter, asks critics to ‘take a chill pill’


January 30th, 2011 - 1:21 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 30 (ANI): Australia's stand-in cricket Michael Clarke has said that he would not quit Twitter unless ordered by Cricket Australia.Clarke, 29, has contributed a solitary half-century in 12 test and ... Read more...

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Lara Bingle’s ’soft spot’ for ex-fiance Michael Clarke


January 26th, 2011 - 2:24 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 26 (ANI): It looks like Aussie model Lara Bingle still has feelings for ex-fiance Michael Clarke.Bingle took to Twitter to defend Clarke after he received flak while playing cupid for ... Read more...

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Red-hot Watson eyeing big bucks in India from endorsements


January 22nd, 2011 - 5:35 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 22 (ANI): Australian all-rounder Shane Watson's good form has increased his demand in India, where his profile has skyrocketed since steering Rajasthan Royals to a title and being named player ... Read more...

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Injured Lee out of World Twenty20


April 28th, 2010 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, April 28 (IANS) Injury-plagued Australian paceman Brett Lee is out of the World Twenty20 owing to a strained muscle in his right arm. Lee picked up the injury during Australia's one-run loss ... Read more...

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Bollinger, Watson and Harris likely to share one-mn dollar CA pay bonanza


April 4th, 2010 - 1:55 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Apr 4 (ANI): Australian cricketers Doug Bollinger, Shane Watson and Ryan Harris will share in a one million dollars pay bonanza as Cricket Australia is expected to announce a 25-man contract ... Read more...

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Haley Bracken emerges as cricket’s leading WAG


March 23rd, 2010 - 6:00 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Mar 23 (ANI): Australian cricketer Nathan Bracken's wife Haley has come into the limelight as cricket's leading WAG.Haley, who recently did a raunchy photoshoot for Zoo magazine, had also stolen the ... Read more...

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Thomson blasts “garbage” surrounding Clarke-Bingle scandal


March 21st, 2010 - 3:55 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Mar 21(ANI): Former Australian fast bowler Jeff Thomson has questioned vice-captain Michael Clarke's need to leave New Zealand to end his engagement with fiancée Lara Bingle.Thomson said that Clarke should ... Read more...

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‘Bingle had no negative influence on Clarke’


March 18th, 2010 - 4:57 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Mar 18 (ANI): Neil D'Costa, who spotted Michael Clarke as a seven-year-old and helped mould him into a cricket star, has rebutted suggestions that Lara Bingle was a negative influence on ... Read more...

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Clarke rates Tendulkar’s 175 against Aussies among top five tons


February 19th, 2010 - 1:04 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Feb 19 (ANI): Australia's vice captain Michael Clarke has rated master blaster Sachin Tendulkar's 175 against them at Hyderabad in 2009 among the top five centuries he has witnessed as ... Read more...

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Clarke backs all-rounder Smith will perform in ODIs


February 18th, 2010 - 11:22 am ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Feb.18 (ANI): Australia vice-captain Michael Clarke has said that leg-spinning all-rounder Steve Smith's selection in the national one-day squad is a welcome development, and added that Smith should see his inclusion ... Read more...

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Wife says Nathan Bracken loved her “nude” dress


February 17th, 2010 - 5:42 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Feb 17 (ANI): Sexy WAG Haley Bracken says her Aussie fast bowler hubby Nathan Bracken loved the dress she wore to the Allan Border Medal presentation.Haley had emerged as the showstopper ... Read more...

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Nathan Bracken’s wife steals limelight with ‘nude’ dress


February 16th, 2010 - 6:00 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Feb 16 (ANI): Haley Bracken, the wife of Aussie paceman Nathan Bracken, left little to imagination courtesy a revealing outfit she wore at the Allan Border Medal last night.According to the ... Read more...

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Watto feels `dreamy’ after winning Allan Border Medal


February 16th, 2010 - 1:44 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Feb.16 (ANI): Australian all-rounder Shane Watson says that this summer has been once dreamy sequence of success on the field, reaching its peak on Monday night with him winning the coveted ... Read more...

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Katich credits fate, sheer grit and Simmo for Oz Test comeback


February 16th, 2010 - 1:31 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Feb.16 (ANI): Australian and New South Wales Test opener Simon Katich has credited fate for his amazing comeback to the national squad and to winning the Australia Test Cricketer of The ... Read more...

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Watson, the man to beat for Allan Border Medal


February 15th, 2010 - 5:05 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Feb 15(ANI): Australian all-rounder Shane Watson has emerged as the man to beat for the Allan Border Medal.Watson's contributions in both Tests and ODIs in the voting period makes him an ... Read more...

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Johnson, Watson emerge favourites for AB Medal


February 14th, 2010 - 4:29 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Feb.14 (ANI): Australian left-arm fast bowler Mitchell Johnson and all-rounder Shane Watson are leading contenders for Monday night's Allan Border Medal count, which recognises Australia's best player of the past year.Both ... Read more...

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Lawry, McKenzie to join Oz cricket Hall of Fame on Monday


February 14th, 2010 - 12:56 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Feb.14 (ANI): Former team-mates Bill Lawry and Graham McKenzie will be inducted into the Australian Cricket Hall of Fame on Monday night.The pair, who roomed together during the 1961 Ashes tour ... Read more...

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Johnson likely to be promoted in new contract list


March 31st, 2009 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, March 31 (IANS) Australian pace spearhead Mitchell Johnson is close to becoming the nation's highest-paid player as the selectors decide their 25-man contract list in the next few weeks. Johnson, who was ... Read more...

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Pacer Johnson may become Australia’s highest-paid cricketer


March 31st, 2009 - 6:27 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Mar. 31 (ANI): With 47 in three home and away series in 2008-2009, Australian fast bowler Mitchell Johnson is all set to become the nation's highest-paid cricketer.In the 25-man contract list ... Read more...

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Hayden compares Hughes to Langer


March 8th, 2009 - 2:05 pm ICT by ANI
Brisbane, Mar.8 (ANI): Retired Australian Test opener Matthew Hayden has hailed his replacement, Phillip Hughes. Australian cricket was celebrating Hughes''s maiden ton (115) on the opening day of the second Test against ... Read more...

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Pup Clarke couldn’t care less about his critics


February 26th, 2009 - 6:04 pm ICT by admin
Johannesburg, Feb.26 (ANI): Australian cricket vice-captain Michael Clark has said that he couldn't care less about critics."With my life outside of cricket, I've had to accept there will be things said about ... Read more...

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I wouldn’t change a thing about my life: Michael Clarke


February 26th, 2009 - 1:46 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Feb 26 (IANS) Michael Clarke says he is paid to play cricket for Australia and wouldn't change a thing about his life as he is enjoying both his game as well ... Read more...

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Ponting wants to know more about debutant Hughes


February 17th, 2009 - 6:59 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Feb 17 (IANS) Australian skipper Ricky Ponting said he wants to learn all he could about the youngest member of touring squad to South Africa, the 20-year-old opener Phil Hughes. "I will ... Read more...

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Clarkes Lara theme affecting Oz team unity


February 6th, 2009 - 12:48 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Feb.6 (ANI): Australian vice-captain Michael Clarkes desire to spend as much time as possible with his fiancee Lara Bingle is creating heart burn within the team, and rumor mills are ... Read more...

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Ponting, Clarke named Allan Border medallists


February 4th, 2009 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Feb 4 (IANS) Australian captain Ricky Ponting and vice captain Michael Clarke were joint winners of the Allan Border medal for 2008-09.Clarke was also judge the Test Player of the Year ... Read more...

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Ponting backs Symonds to make a comeback


February 4th, 2009 - 3:24 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Feb.4 (ANI): Australian cricket captain Ricky Ponting is convinced that troubled all rounder Andrew Symonds will make a comeback to international cricket sooner than later. The Courier-Mail quoted Ponting as saying ... Read more...

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Cricket Australia deems Symonds unfit to tour


February 4th, 2009 - 3:11 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Feb.4 (ANI): Andrew Symonds international cricket career is hanging in the balance after Cricket Australia ruled the troubled all-rounder emotionally unfit to tour South Africa. The board of directors endorsed the ... Read more...

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