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Noted radio commentator Suresh Saraiya dies


July 19th, 2012 - 1:24 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 18 (IANS) Suresh Saraiya, well-known cricket commentator on radio, died following a heart attack Wednesday evening. He was 76 and survived by daughter Neeta.Saraiya was popular commentator ... Read more...

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Lee ruled out of tri-series with broken toe


February 5th, 2012 - 3:06 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Feb 5 (IANS) Australian fast bowler Brett Lee has been ruled out of the One-day tri-series with a broken toe, sidelining him for around four to six weeks.Lee hurt ... Read more...

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Egypt, England eye title at U-21 Squash World Cup


January 31st, 2012 - 5:21 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 31 (IANS) Many young squash stars of the future eager to make their mark in this week's WSF Under-21 World Cup will arrive here fresh from notable success ... Read more...

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Boots potential cause for foot injuries in pacers: CA


January 17th, 2012 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 17 (IANS) Cricket Australia (CA) suspects that the boots worn by speedsters Patrick Cummins, James Pattinson and Josh Hazlewood could be the reason behind their foot injuries.The trio ... Read more...

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Clarke asks his team to play fair against India


December 24th, 2011 - 4:13 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Dec 24 (IANS) Australian captain Michael Clarke has asked his teammates to play fair against India in the four-Test series starting Monday with the Boxing Day Test here, ... Read more...

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Shaun Marsh considering to go under knife


December 15th, 2011 - 5:15 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Dec 15 (IANS) Australia's opening batsman Shaun Marsh is considering to go under the knife within the next three-four months to alleviate a disc swelling in his spine and ... Read more...

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Dan Christian gets Australia call-up for second Test


December 5th, 2011 - 5:28 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Dec 5 (IANS) All-rounder Daniel Christian in place of injured fast bowler Ben Cutting was the only change in the 12-man Australia squad announced Monday for the second cricket ... Read more...

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South African Arthur appointed Australia’s cricket coach


November 22nd, 2011 - 10:49 am ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Nov 22 (IANS) Former South African coach Mickey Arthur has been appointed Australia cricket head coach, Cricket Australia (CA) announced here Tuesday.CA chief executive officer James Sutherland said Arthur ... Read more...

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Sydney Thunder laps up Gayle for Big Bash


June 30th, 2011 - 4:06 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, June 30 (IANS) Big Bash team Sydney Thunder Thursday bought West Indies opener Chris Gayle. The New South Wales team spent almost half its salary cap on the explosive ... Read more...

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Cricket Australia appoints McDermott as bowling coach


May 12th, 2011 - 1:16 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, May 12 (IANS) Cricket Australia (CA) Thursday appointed former fast bowler Craig McDermott as a bowling coach for the Australian team. McDermott, who took 291 wickets in 71 Tests ... Read more...

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Sreesanth should not cross limit, says Dhoni


February 17th, 2011 - 2:58 am ICT by IANS
By Anand Philar Chennai, Feb 15 (IANS) Skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni has drawn a Laxman Rekha of sorts in front of the temperamental seamer Shantakumaran Sreesanth who has been involved in onfield arguments ... Read more...

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Christian tops list on day two of IPL auction (Lead)


January 9th, 2011 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Jan 9 (IANS) Little-known Daniel Christian was the most expensive among the players sold on the concluding day of the Indian Premier League (IPL) auction here Sunday.Christian was bought by ... Read more...

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England didn’t ’specifically target’ Ponting, Clarke: Strauss


December 30th, 2010 - 2:30 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Dec 30(ANI): England captain Andrew Strauss has said that his team had not specifically targeted Australian captain Ricky Ponting and vice-captain Michael Clarke in the ongoing Ashes series.Cutting down the opposition's ... Read more...

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Clarke’s form may force CA to look at options for Ponting’s successor: Sutherland


December 28th, 2010 - 5:57 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Dec 28(ANI): Cricket Australia (CA) Chief Executive James Sutherland has said that the board was not discussing the issue of Ricky Ponting's captaincy, but admitted that it was important to have ... Read more...

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Waugh sees Haddin, Paine as Oz captaincy options


December 27th, 2010 - 4:57 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Dec 27 (ANI): Former Test captain Steve Waugh sees captaincy options for Australia other than Michael ClarkeHe has discussed the possibility of including two wicketkeeper-batsmen in the Australia team with ... Read more...

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Australia’s captaincy can pull Warne out of retirement: Jones


December 10th, 2010 - 1:07 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Dec 10 (ANI): To rescue the Australia team from another Ashes debacle, Shane Warne could come out of the retirement if he is offered the captaincy, according to cricketer-turned-commentator Dean Jones.The ... Read more...

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Experts say Australia’s Ashes hopes are in tatters


December 7th, 2010 - 8:16 pm ICT by ANI
Adelaide/Melbourne, Dec.7 (ANI): Cricket experts and fans say that the current Australia team can't reclaim the Ashes from England.The harsh reality of England's comprehensive victory at the Adelaide Oval on Tuesday (an ... Read more...

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Ferguson prepared for more verbal onslaught from Anderson, Broad


November 16th, 2010 - 4:59 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Nov 16 (ANI): Callum Ferguson is ready for more verbal onslaught from England pacers Jimmy Anderson and Stuart Broad during the England VS Australia A match in Hobart.Anderson and Broad targeted ... Read more...

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Australia must reverse downward slide during Ashes series: Katich


November 10th, 2010 - 2:33 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Nov 10 (ANI): Australian opener Simon Katich wants the team to reverse its downward slide during the Ashes series, as poor results against Pakistan in England and India on the subcontinent ... Read more...

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Strauss vows to ‘grind Australia down’ to retain Ashes


October 31st, 2010 - 1:02 pm ICT by ANI
Perth, Oct 31(ANI): England captain Andrew Strauss has vowed that his side would grind the Ricky Ponting-lead Australia team down during the upcoming Ashes series.The England team arrived in Australia on Saturday ... Read more...

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India are better than what scores might suggest, says Charlesworth


October 14th, 2010 - 5:00 pm ICT by IANS
By Anand Philar New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) The men's hockey gold medal at the 19th Commonwealth Games was another "brick in the wall" for Australia who are now preparing for the 2012 ... Read more...

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CWG hockey: Arch-rivals Oz, Kiwis to square off for women’s gold (Preview)


October 12th, 2010 - 4:00 pm ICT by IANS
By Anand Philar New Delhi, Oct 12 (IANS) Australia hope to take another step towards regaining their position at the top of women's hockey hierarchy by winning the gold medal at ... Read more...

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‘India lover’ Lee eyeing 2011 World Cup return to Australia team


October 10th, 2010 - 6:06 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Oct 10(ANI): Injury-prone Australian pacer Brett Lee has said that his main goal is to be selected in the national squad for next year's World Cup in the Indian subcontinent."With ... Read more...

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CWG hockey: South Africa-Australia draw throws open semis


October 8th, 2010 - 2:43 pm ICT by IANS
By Anand Philar New Delhi, Oct 8 (IANS) Australia and South Africa played out a disappointing 1-1 draw to throw open the race for semi-final berths from Pool A wide open in the ... Read more...

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VVS Laxman Leads India To Victory Against Australia


October 5th, 2010 - 7:08 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Ace cricketer VVS Laxman scored a magnificent 73 to bring India back from the verge of defeat and in the end Australia was beaten by a wicket in the ... Read more...

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Kiwi player sees no issues with netball tournament ahead of Delhi CWG


October 3rd, 2010 - 1:41 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct 3(ANI): New Zealand netball player Laura Langman has denied talks that the netball tournament at the Delhi Commonwealth Games was "highly doubtful".Langman said that from what she had seen, ... Read more...

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Australia begin India tour with warm-up match


September 25th, 2010 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Sep 25 (IANS) The visiting Australian cricket team officially started their tour of India with a warm-up three-day match against the Board President's XI team at the picturesque Sector 16 ... Read more...

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Australia team to move to Games Village on September 27


September 24th, 2010 - 8:37 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep. 24 (ANI): Australian Commonwealth Games Chief, Perry Crosswhite, indicated here today that the Australian contingent would be ready to move into the Games Village on September 27.He stated ... Read more...

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Cricket Australia surprised by ICC probe of Down Under matches against Pakistan


May 22nd, 2010 - 5:41 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, May 22 (ANI): Officials of Cricket Australia have expressed surprise over a move by the ICC's Anti-Corruption and Security Unit (ACSU) to investigate Pakistan's tour of Australia.According to The News, ACSU's ... Read more...

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Kings XI Punjab have good mix of players: Sangakara


March 10th, 2010 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
Mohali (Punjab), March 10 (IANS) Newly appointed captain of Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) Kumara Sangakara feels that despite injuries to Yuvraj Singh and Brett Lee, he has a good mix of players ... Read more...

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Symonds regrets signing last Australia contract


February 19th, 2010 - 12:21 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Feb 19 (ANI): Troubled all rounder Andrew Symonds has said that his one big regret is signing his last Australia cricket contract where he agreed to try to swear off the ... Read more...

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Injuries an unfortunate occupational hazard for fast bowlers: Oz team physiotherapist


February 9th, 2010 - 4:49 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Feb 9(ANI): Australia team physiotherapist Alex Kountouris reckons the only way to reduce fast bowler injuries is by providing ample rest to players.As the debate continues over injuries to fast ... Read more...

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Pak looking to salvage some pride in lone T20 against Australia


February 5th, 2010 - 1:11 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Feb.5 (ANI): Following its thrashing in both the Test and one-day series, Pakistan would be looking to salvage some national in the lone T20 match against Australia today (Friday).Pakistan will seek ... Read more...

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Pak suffers big blow ahead of Sydney Test, Mohammed Aamer out with groin injury


January 2nd, 2010 - 5:55 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Jan.2 (ANI): Pakistan suffered a huge blow just a day before the start of the second Test against Australia here with young pace sensation Mohammed Aamer being ruled out of the ... Read more...

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Boxing Day Test: Hughes called up as cover for injured Ponting


December 21st, 2009 - 1:41 pm ICT by ANI
Perth, Dec 21(ANI): Australian opening batsman Phillip Hughes has been recalled as cover up for injured skipper Ricky Ponting for the Boxing Day Test against Pakistan, at the MCG starting on Saturday.Though ... Read more...

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