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Windies will be gunning for Australia: Edwards


September 19th, 2012 - 2:19 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Sep 19 (IANS/CMC) Confident strike bowler Fidel Edwards says the West Indies will be firing from all cylinders in an effort to win their opening game against Australia in the ... Read more...

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We can go all the way: Chris Gayle


September 13th, 2012 - 3:27 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Sep 13 (IANS/CMC) Talismanic opener Chris Gayle has backed the West Indies to reach the final of the World Twenty20 Championship beginning Sep 18.The big-hitting left-hander, the hottest commodity in ... Read more...

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India win U-19 World Cup as Chand-Patel overpower Australia (Lead)


August 26th, 2012 - 5:05 pm ICT by IANS
Townsville (Australia), Aug 26 (IANS) Skipper Unmukt Chand scored a spectacular hundred to help India upstage defending champions Australia by six wickets and win the Under-19 World Cup here Sunday. ... Read more...

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Windies, Australia to renew ODI rivalry


July 22nd, 2012 - 2:55 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, July 22 (IANS/CMC) The West Indies will renew their rivalry with Australia when they head Down Under for a five-match One-Day International series next February 2013.The tour will be ... Read more...

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Radford hopes West Indies tail can follow Aussie lead


April 25th, 2012 - 3:25 pm ICT by IANS
Roseau (Dominica), April 25 (IANS/CMC) West Indies assistant coach Toby Radford says his side is hoping it can replicate Australia's lower order effort, as it looks to rebound Wednesday ... Read more...

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Wade and Starc rally Australia after Shillingford strikes


April 24th, 2012 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
Roseau (Dominica), April 24 (IANS/CMC) A four-wicket haul by off-spinner Shane Shillingford underlined a disciplined West Indies bowling effort while an unbroken 43-run eighth-wicket stand rallied Australia on the opening ... Read more...

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Gibson rues another “bad hour” after Windies collapse


April 18th, 2012 - 4:36 pm ICT by IANS
Port of Spain (Trinidad), April 18 (IANS/CMC) West Indies coach Ottis Gibson was left lamenting yet another "bad hour" after his side lost five wickets for 19 runs in the ... Read more...

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West Indies will keep believing despite loss, says Sammy


April 12th, 2012 - 2:08 pm ICT by IANS
Bridgetown (Barbados), April 12 (IANS/CMC) West Indies captain Darren Sammy said the three-wicket loss to Australia in the opening Test here will not damage his side's growing self confidence and has ... Read more...

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Deonarine named in Windies squad for first Test


April 5th, 2012 - 2:26 pm ICT by IANS
Bridgetown (Barbados), April 5 (IANS/CMC) Left-hander Narsingh Deonarine has been recalled after two years in the wilderness while out-of-form openers Kraigg Brathwaite and Kieran Powell have clinched spots in the 13-man ... Read more...

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Ponting wary of Windies threat


April 3rd, 2012 - 5:23 pm ICT by IANS
Bridgetown (Barbados), April 3 (IANS/CMC) Former captain Ricky Ponting says Australia are bracing for a strong challenge from a rejuvenated West Indies and would spare no effort in thoroughly preparing for ... Read more...

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Sammy warns Windies will be just as dangerous in Tests


April 1st, 2012 - 4:46 pm ICT by IANS
Bridgetown (Barbados), April 1 (IANS/CMC) West Indies captain Darren Sammy has warned Australia to expect more of his side's fighting spirit when the three-Test series kicks off here next weekend.He was ... Read more...

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Windies beat Australia by 14 runs in second T20


March 31st, 2012 - 1:24 pm ICT by IANS
Bridgetown (Barbados), March 31 (IANS/CMC) For the second time in as many weeks, West Indies walked away with a share of the spoils after they beat Australia by 14 runs to ... Read more...

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Bravo-Ramdin-Rampaul-Barath return boosts T&T;


March 29th, 2012 - 2:59 pm ICT by IANS
Port Of Spain (Trinidad), March 29 (IANS/CMC) Trinidad and Tobago will be strengthened by the return of four international players for their regional four-day semifinal clash with Barbados this weekend.The ... Read more...

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Jaded Windies lose opening T20 to Australia


March 28th, 2012 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
Gros Islet (St.Lucia), March 28 (IANS/CMC) The West Indies showed little of the endeavour that characterised the preceding One-day series as Australia romped to an uncomplicated eight-wicket victory in the ... Read more...

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Windies go down fighting as series ends tied


March 26th, 2012 - 12:40 pm ICT by IANS
Gros Islet (St.Lucia), March 25 (IANS/CMC) A valiant West Indies fought to the end but their dreams of beating Australia in a one-day series for the first time in nearly two ... Read more...

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Windies spinner Narine ready for Aussie challenge


March 14th, 2012 - 2:53 pm ICT by IANS
Bridgetown (Barbados), March 14 (IANS/CMC) West Indies off-spinner Sunil Narine believes he is learning quickly and says his first brush with international cricket last December has put him in good stead ... Read more...

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Australia will be back at the top, says ex-coach Nielsen


January 19th, 2012 - 11:34 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 19 (IANS) Former Australia coach Tim Nielsen feels that his former team is very close to be back at the helm of Test cricket within 12 months.Australia lead ... Read more...

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This Indian team can beat any side, says BCCI president


January 19th, 2012 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) Indian cricket board president N.Srinivsan backed the beleaguered team, saying the players selected for the Australia tour were the best in the country and have ... Read more...

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To whitewash India, Aussies must stop Sehwag and Tendulkar: Chappell


December 31st, 2011 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Dec 31 (IANS) Former Test captain Ian Chappell feels that if Australia can shut down Virender Sehwag and Sachin Tendulkar they can inflict a 4-0 whitewash on India ... Read more...

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India will find it tough in first two Tests: Akram


December 25th, 2011 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 25 (IANS) Former Pakistan captain Wasim Akram feels India may struggle against Australia in the first two Tests.The series begins with the Boxing Day Test at the ... Read more...

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Ian Chappell concerned with lack of depth in Australian batting


December 22nd, 2011 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Dec 22 (IANS) Former captain Ian Chappell feels that lack of emerging talent in Australian batting was allowing struggling veteran players like Ricky Ponting to prolong their careers."It's an ... Read more...

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No killer instinct: Pollard


December 12th, 2011 - 12:29 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 11 (IANS) Kieron Pollard was all but inconsolable after his maiden One-day century went in vain as the West Indies went down to India by 34 runs here ... Read more...

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Ireland on track to win Mission Hills Golf World Cup


November 26th, 2011 - 11:47 pm ICT by IANS
HAIKOU (China), Nov 26 (IANS) Pre-tournament favourites Graeme McDowell and Rory Mcllroy's glistening performance took them to a two-stroke lead on top at the Mission Hills Golf World Cup after ... Read more...

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Lot of hard work to do in sub-continent: Swann


August 28th, 2011 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 28 (IANS) England spinner Graeme Swann admits he had a relatively easy summer, when India were whitewashed 4-0 in the Test series."If you take The Oval game out ... Read more...

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Lillee was bit of a fairy if he got hit himself: Greig


May 18th, 2011 - 5:03 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 18 (IANS) A day after he called for an end to India's domination in the International Cricket Council (ICC), former England captain Tony Greig stirred another controversy by ... Read more...

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Assange claims to be more popular among Aussies than any Oz PM


April 12th, 2011 - 1:37 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 12 (ANI): Controversial Wikileaks founder Jullian Assange has claimed he is more popular among Australians that any of the country's prime ministers have been for years."If we look at Australian ... Read more...

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Shahid Afridi rules out returning to Test cricket


April 9th, 2011 - 11:50 am ICT by ANI
Karachi, April 9(ANI): Pakistan's limited-overs captain Shahid Afridi has made it clear that he will never return to Test cricket- the longest format of the game that he had quit last year.Afridi ... Read more...

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Afridi desperate to improve batting after daughter’s taunt


April 8th, 2011 - 10:48 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, April 8 (IANS) Pakistani captain Shahid Afridi is desperate to improve his batting after even his daughter started joking about his poor form with the bat."I will focus on ... Read more...

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India’s win triumph of substance over style: Pakistani daily


April 4th, 2011 - 1:22 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 4 (IANS) India's winning the cricket World Cup was "the triumph of substance over style and artistry", a leading Pakistani daily said Monday."Ranked as a top ... Read more...

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Is Liz Hurley, Shane Warne’s relationship about to get back on track?


April 3rd, 2011 - 1:46 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 3 (ANI): Liz Hurley is apparently considering participating in Australian Dancing With The Stars.The beauty has been approached by the producers of the show - meaning her on-off relationship with ... Read more...

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Ponting resigns as Australian Test, ODI captain but will continue playing as batsman


March 29th, 2011 - 10:12 am ICT by ANI
Sydney, Mar 29(ANI): Australian skipper Ricky Ponting has announced to step down from captaincy of both Australia Test and one-day cricket sides with immediate effect, but has expressed his willingness to continue ... Read more...

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Oprah Winfrey tweets ‘her love for Aussies’


March 28th, 2011 - 7:04 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 28 (ANI): Oprah Winfrey has declared her love for Australia in a live 'tweetup' with her millions of followers on social networking site Twitter.During the weekend, as the 'Season ... Read more...

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Oz ODI woes on Indian sub-continent grossly exaggerated: Fox Sports


March 24th, 2011 - 12:46 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Mar 24(ANI): The myth of Australia's woes on the Indian sub-continent is grossly exaggerated, especially when it comes to their one-day record, according to Fox Sports."The Aussies have lost only seven ... Read more...

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Can India end Australia’s dominance in World Cup? (Preview)


March 23rd, 2011 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, March 23 (IANS) Going by the relative strengths of India and Australia, the World Cup quarterfinal between two strong rivals here Thursday will be fought on level terms ... Read more...

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India may “influence ICC to make a spinning track” for Australia encounter: Basit Ali


March 23rd, 2011 - 3:29 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar 23(ANI): Former Pakistan Test cricketer Basit Ali has said he thinks that India will influence the International Cricket Council (ICC) to make a favourable spinning track at the Ahmedabad ... Read more...

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