australian cricket

ICC invests to detect illegal bowling action


August 27th, 2012 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Aug 27 (IANS) The International Cricket Council (ICC) has entered the second phase of an agreement with a consortium of high profile Australian cricket, sports science and sports engineering ... Read more...

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Katich was one of Australia’s best: Waugh


June 12th, 2012 - 5:16 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, June 12 (IANS) Former Australian opening batsman Mark Waugh has paid rich tributes to Simon Katich, who Tuesday announced his retirement from first class cricket, saying he should be ... 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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Law to be head coach at Australia’s Centre of Excellence


April 17th, 2012 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, April 17 (IANS) Former Australian batsman Stuart Law, who stepped down as the Bangladesh coach, will now take over as the Cricket Australia Centre of Excellence (COE) High Performance ... Read more...

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Foreign players also benefit from IPL: Sekar


March 25th, 2012 - 5:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 25 (IANS) Delhi Daredevils mentor T.A. Sekar Sunday said it is not just Indian youngsters but also international players who benefit from the experience of playing ... Read more...

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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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Sangakkara wants an urgent review of Sri Lanka cricket


February 13th, 2012 - 3:28 pm ICT by IANS
Adelaide, Feb 13 (IANS) Former captain and star batsman Kumar Sangakkara wants an urgent review of Sri Lankan cricket, and has said first class structure should be overhauled on ... Read more...

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Watson needs another week to recover fully


February 11th, 2012 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Feb 11 (IANS) Australian cricket all-rounder Shane Watson Saturday said he needs another week to recover fully from his calf injury and is not pushing himself for an international ... Read more...

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Australia froths at Indian mouthwash advertisement


February 7th, 2012 - 2:07 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Feb 7 (IANS) The Australian cricket body has ordered the removal of a boundary-rope advertisement of an Indian mouthwash in Hindi after health authorities launched a probe over its ... Read more...

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Decision to field backfired: Dhoni


February 1st, 2012 - 10:29 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Feb 1 (IANS) India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni said his decision to field in the first T20 International against Australia backfired, leading to a 31-run defeat at the ANZ ... 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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Australia dominate with centuries by Clarke, Ponting (Roundup)


January 24th, 2012 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
Adelaide, Jan 24 (IANS) Unbeaten centuries by skipper Michael Clarke and his predecessor Ricky Ponting took Australia to a mammoth 335 for three in the first innings after the ... Read more...

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Conditions in Adelaide will suit Indians better: Clarke


January 23rd, 2012 - 4:46 pm ICT by IANS
Adelaide, Jan 23 (IANS) Australia captain Michael Clarke admitted Monday that conditions at the Adelaide Oval will suit the Indians more than the hosts in the fourth and the final ... Read more...

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Warner will thrive under heavy workload


January 19th, 2012 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
Adelaide, Jan 19 (IANS) Australian cricket's latest poster boy David Warner's heavy workload in all the three forms of the game is a not a concern for Cricket Australia (CA).Warner ... Read more...

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Cummins may also miss ODI series: NSW chief


January 9th, 2012 - 12:09 am ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 8 (IANS) Cricket New South Wales (NSW) chief executive David Gilbert has said local teen Pat Cummins may miss the summer tri-nation ODI series even if he recovers ... Read more...

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Rotation policy helping Test team: Cricket Australia


January 8th, 2012 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
Melburne, Jan 8 (IANS) Cricket Australia (CA) high performance manager Pat Howard feels that its rotation policy will help strengthen the Test side rather than compromise on performance.Howard says CA ... Read more...

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Australian cricket’s gain in Christian is rugby’s loss


December 22nd, 2011 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Dec 22 (IANS) Australian cricket's gain in all-rounder Dan Christian has been the loss for the country's National Rugby League (NRL).Christian has been selected for Australia in the Boxing ... Read more...

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McGrath ready to mentor Australian fast bowlers


December 18th, 2011 - 12:04 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Dec 18 (IANS) Legendary Australian fast bowler Glenn McGrath wants to act as a mentor to help and guide the country's new generation of pacemen. As the first word ... Read more...

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Big Bash launch pales in comparison with IPL


December 17th, 2011 - 3:29 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Dec 17 (IANS) A spectator turnout of 12,285 at the Sydney Cricket Ground for the launch of the Big Bash League (BBL) may not have pleased Cricket Australia (CA) ... Read more...

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Watson is the highest earning Australian cricketer


December 14th, 2011 - 4:01 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Dec 14 (IANS) All-rounder Shane Watson, who is racing against time to get fit for the Test series against India, is the highest earning Australian cricketer ahead of captain ... Read more...

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Warne calls for fresh legs in Australian team


December 13th, 2011 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Dec 13 (IANS) After Australia's loss to New Zealand in the second Test, Shane Warne has called for more youngsters to be inducted in the Test side.Struggling veterans Ricky ... Read more...

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Ponting, Hussey to play against India on Boxing Day, says Arthur


December 13th, 2011 - 5:08 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Dec 13 (IANS) Australian cricket coach Mickey Arthur feels that Ricky Ponting and Michael Hussey still have a lot to offer to the Australian team and are guaranteed a ... Read more...

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Symonds to enter ‘Bigg Boss 5′ this week


December 5th, 2011 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 5 (IANS) Australian cricket all-rounder Andrew Symonds is set to enter the "Bigg Boss 5" house this week.Symonds will be the second international celebrity to enter the ... Read more...

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Ponting is elephant in the room, says Cairns


November 30th, 2011 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Nov 30 (IANS) Former New Zealand captain Chris Cairns called Australian great Ricky Ponting the "elephant in the room" and said Cricket Australia (CA) needs to end his 16-year ... Read more...

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Lawson criticises CA’s selection policy


November 28th, 2011 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Nov 28 (IANS) Former Australia pacer Geoff Lawson has lashed out at Cricket Australia's (CA) selectors for leaving out young pace sensation Pat Cummins from the first Test against ... Read more...

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Have no intentions to retire, says Ponting


November 24th, 2011 - 3:51 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Nov 24 (IANS) Former Australian captain Ricky Ponting said that he has no plans of retiring any time soon and asked the selectors in his no-nonsense way to give ... Read more...

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John Buchanan says Australian team vulnerable


November 22nd, 2011 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Nov 22 (IANS) New Zealand's director of cricket John Buchanan believes that the re-building of the Australian team has left it vulnerable.Buchanan feels there are surprises in store for ... Read more...

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Pakistani, Australian cricket boards form anti-graft unit


November 16th, 2011 - 8:44 pm ICT by IANS
London/Melbourne, Nov 16 (IANS) In the wake of three Pakistani cricketers being convicted of spot-fixing, both the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) and Cricket Australia (CA) have set-up anti-corruption watchdogs ... Read more...

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Australian team offers condolences to Roebuck’s family


November 14th, 2011 - 4:17 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Nov 14 (IANS) The Australian team offered their condolences to the family of cricketer-turned-commentator Peter Roebuck, who died Saturday.Roebuck a frequent companion of the Australian team in their tours, ... Read more...

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Australia’s cricket future is in good shape


October 27th, 2011 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Oct 27 (IANS) Cricket Australia's (CA) chairman Jack Clarke said Thursday that he was retiring confident of Australian cricket's future after key strategic decisions made in the last year. ... Read more...

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Simpson, Hadlee to be honoured


October 26th, 2011 - 3:55 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Oct 26 (IANS) Cricketing legends Bob Simpson and Richard Hadlee will be honoured at the annual Bradman Foundation Gala Dinner Wednesday night at the Sydney Cricket Ground.Simpson has an ... Read more...

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Warne’s choices for Australia’s chairman of selectors


October 20th, 2011 - 7:26 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Oct 20 (IANS) Legendary spinner Shane Warne says Geoff Lawson, Dean Jones, Tom Moody or Trevor Hohns would do a great job if they were given the nod to ... Read more...

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Darren Lehmann can be a great coach: Shane Warne


October 20th, 2011 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Oct 20 (IANS) Shane Warne thinks his former teammate Darren Lehmann will make a standout chairman of selectors or coach of Australia, but the South Australian is not in ... Read more...

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Former rugby player named performance manager of Australian cricket


October 13th, 2011 - 3:41 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Oct 13 (IANS) Former Australian rugby international Patrick Howard is to join Cricket Australia (CA) in the new role of general manager, team performance (GMTP). Howard is also a ... 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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