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ICC U-19 World Cup Final: Australia lock horns with India (Preview)


August 25th, 2012 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
Townsville, Aug 25 (IANS) A classic final of the ICC U-19 World Cup is on the cards when reigning World Champions Australia take on two-time winners India at the Tony ... Read more...

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U-19 World Cup: Australia beat South Africa, enter final


August 21st, 2012 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
Townsville (Australia), Aug 21 (IANS) Australia beat a tenacious South Africa by four wickets to secure their place in the Under-19 Cricket World Cup final here Tuesday. Australian captain Will ... Read more...

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U-19 World Cup: Australia beat England by six wickets


August 11th, 2012 - 3:24 pm ICT by IANS
Townsville (Australia), Aug 11 (IANS) Australia had an ideal start in their defence of the Under-19 Cricket World Cup here Saturday when they beat arch-rivals England by six wickets. Australian ... Read more...

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Dhoni made $26.5 million last year, Tendulkar $18.6 million


August 1st, 2012 - 1:17 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 1 (IANS) India's "Captain Cool" Mahendra Singh Dhoni and batting maestro Sachin Tendulkar lead world's highest-paid cricketers with as many as six Indians making it to the ... Read more...

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RCB look to maintain momentum against hapless Warriors


May 10th, 2012 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, May 10 (IANS) Royal Challengers, who got back their Indian Premier League (IPL) campaign with a convincing win against Mumbai Indians, will be looking to strengthen their position ... Read more...

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Gambhir is just brilliant: Lee


May 7th, 2012 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 7 (IANS) Kolkata Knight Riders' Australian speedster Brett Lee lauded skipper Gautam Gambhir for leading from the front with strong individual performance."Gambhir is just brilliant. He ... Read more...

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Brett Lee launches music therapy school in Delhi (With Image)


May 7th, 2012 - 7:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 7 (IANS) Australian cricket star Brett Lee Monday donned the mantle of a healer when he inaugurated his Music Therapy Academy as one of the core initiatives ... Read more...

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Sachin, Waugh, Deepika to be Kerala Tourism ambassadors?


May 7th, 2012 - 6:43 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, May 7 (IANS) Cricketers Sachin Tendulkar and Steve Waugh, actress Deepika Padukone, and footballer Didier Drogba are possible names being considered as goodwill ambassadors for promoting Kerala Tourism ... Read more...

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Pune Warriors banking on Clarke against Mumbai Indians


May 2nd, 2012 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, May 2 (IANS) Pune Warriors will be banking on Australian captain Michael Clarke to bring back their Indian Premier League (IPL) campaign on track when they face Mumbai ... Read more...

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Sammy’s half-century in vain as Aussies wrap up series


April 28th, 2012 - 3:02 pm ICT by IANS
Roseau (Dominica), April 28 (IANS/CMC) Captain Darren Sammy posted his highest Test score in vain as the West Indies plunged to a 75-run defeat in the third and final Test against ... Read more...

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Ponting calls for separate window for IPL


April 3rd, 2012 - 5:53 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, April 3 (IANS) Former Australia captain Ricky Ponting has once again highlighted the need for a separate window for the Indian Premier League (IPL).Ponting, who played in the inaugural ... Read more...

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Test cricket is pretty tough for India: Chappell


March 7th, 2012 - 10:45 pm ICT by IANS
Adelaide, March 7 (IANS) Former India coach Greg Chappell mocked the Indian team saying they are not fit for Test cricket. The former Australian captain went a step ahead ... Read more...

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Clarke, Pattinson to miss deciding final


March 7th, 2012 - 2:57 pm ICT by IANS
Adelaide, March 7 (IANS) Injuries have sidelined Australian captain Michael Clarke and pacer James Pattinson for the third and deciding final Thursday of the Commonwealth Bank tri-series against Sri Lanka ... Read more...

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Bellerive Oval doesn’t seem to miss Ponting


February 24th, 2012 - 2:51 pm ICT by IANS
Hobart (Australia), Feb 24 (IANS) Some Tasmanians may believe former skipper Ricky Ponting deserved a One-Day International farewell at his home ground Bellerive Oval, yet a near-capacity crowd turned up ... Read more...

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Relationship with Ponting won’t be strained: Clarke


February 24th, 2012 - 2:14 pm ICT by IANS
Hobart, Feb 24 (IANS) Australian captain Michael Clarke has said his role in dropping Ricky Ponting from the ODI squad will not strain his relationship with the ex-skipper.Clarke said he ... Read more...

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Ponting retires from ODIs, vows to carry on in Tests (Lead)


February 21st, 2012 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Feb 21 (IANS) Former Australian captain Ricky Ponting retired from ODIs Tuesday, a day after he was dropped from the squad for the rest of the Commonwealth Bank Series, ... Read more...

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Dhoni criticizes batsmen’s shot selection


February 12th, 2012 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
Adelaide, Feb 12 (IANS) India registered their first win at the Adelaide Oval beating Australia by four wickets in the ODI tri-series Sunday. However, Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni ... Read more...

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Ian Chappell says Lara better than Ponting and Tendulkar


January 31st, 2012 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 31 (IANS) Former Australian captain Ian Chappell rates Brian Lara as a superior batsman to the resurgent Ricky Ponting and little master Sachin Tendulkar.Chappell says Lara's ability ... Read more...

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India loses Adelaide Test — another 0-4 whitewash (Lead)


January 28th, 2012 - 10:37 am ICT by IANS
Adelaide, Jan 28 (IANS) India suffered another 0-4 whitewash in seven months, losing the fourth and final Test against Australia by a massive 298 runs at the Adelaide Oval ... Read more...

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Ponting to sue Indian software firm


January 26th, 2012 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourn, Jan 26 (IANS) Former Australian captain Ricky Pontibg is likley to sue a Indian software for using his face in a mobile phone application without permission.Retired greats Glen McGrath, ... Read more...

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Kohli blasts Australia for sledging


January 26th, 2012 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
Adelaide, Jan 26 (IANS) Young middle-order batsman Virat Kohli, who struck his maiden Test century Thursday, blasted the Australian team for their over-indulgence in sledging and also the local ... Read more...

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Will not let Sachin get the hundred: Clarke


January 25th, 2012 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
Adelaide, Jan 25 (IANS) Australian captain Michael Clarke said Wednesday that his team will not let Sachin Tendulkar score his elusive 100th ton in the fourth Test though he ... Read more...

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India 61/2 at stumps


January 25th, 2012 - 2:31 pm ICT by IANS
Adelaide, Jan 25 (IANS) India were 61 for two in the first innings, in reply to Australia's 604 for seven declared, on the second day of the fourth and ... Read more...

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Won’t be retiring at the end of this Test: Ponting


January 24th, 2012 - 5:45 pm ICT by IANS
Adelaide, Jan 24 (IANS) Former Australian captain Ricky Ponting Tuesday sent out a strong message to his detractors with his 41st Test century and said he won't be retiring after ... Read more...

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Anything less than a whitewash will be sad: Clarke


January 22nd, 2012 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
Adelaide, Jan 22 (IANS) Australian captain Michael Clarke is looking for a 4-0 whitewash against India as the two team gear up for the fourth and the final Test at ... Read more...

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Don’t know where Indian cricket is headed: Warner


January 13th, 2012 - 11:00 pm ICT by IANS
Perth, Jan 13 (IANS) Australian opener David Warner said Friday that he fears about the future of Indian cricket once batting greats like Sachin Tendulkar and Rahul Dravid, who ... Read more...

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Clarke praises injury-prone Harris


January 12th, 2012 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
Perth, Jan 12 (IANS) Australian captain Michael Clarke backed rejuvenated fast bowler Ryan Harris to fire on a bouncy WACA track here and considers the injury-prone bowler equal to Glenn ... Read more...

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Not worried with Zaheer’s comments: Ponting


January 11th, 2012 - 7:26 pm ICT by IANS
Perth, Jan 11 (IANS) Former Australian captain Ricky Ponting is not bothered with Zaheer Khan calling him a grinder and said he was happy with his batting style."What Zaheer has ... Read more...

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Clarke close to signing $1 mn bat deal


January 9th, 2012 - 12:00 am ICT by IANS
Syndey, Jan 8 (IANS) Three days after an epic 329 not out, with a bat that didn't have a sponsor's logo, against India at the historic Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG), ... Read more...

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Warne sees Clarke as one of finest Australian captains


January 6th, 2012 - 1:42 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 6 (IANS) Spin wizard Shane Warne backed his former teammate Michael Clarke to emerge as one of the finest Australian Test captains.Warne was proud of his close mate, ... Read more...

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We have always put the team first: Clarke


January 6th, 2012 - 1:22 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 6 (IANS) Australian captain Michael Clarke said Friday that the philosophy of always putting the team first was key in the innings and 68 runs win over ... Read more...

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India crushed at SCG by an innings and 68 (Roundup)


January 6th, 2012 - 1:21 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 6 (IANS) India churned out their best batting display overseas in the last six months but could not prevent an embarrassing innings and 68 runs defeat by ... Read more...

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Clarke achieves glory at SCG without sponsor


January 5th, 2012 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 5 (IANS) Australian captain Michael Clarke struck a landmark triple century at the historical Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG) but for the first time in his career there was ... Read more...

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Taylor praises Clarke for putting team ahead of personal milestones


January 5th, 2012 - 3:41 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 5 (IANS) Former Australian captain Mark Taylor Thursday praised Michael Clarke for putting the team before his personal milestone during the second Test against India at the Sydney ... Read more...

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Clarke’s triple century makes it tough for India (Roundup)


January 5th, 2012 - 3:09 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 5 (IANS) A landmark triple century by Australian captain Michael Clarke on the third day Thursday has left India with an improbable task of saving the second ... Read more...

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