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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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Clarke not averse to recalling Katich in Australian team


December 16th, 2011 - 5:25 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Dec 16 (IANS) In a desperate move to shore up the injury-hit, out-of-form Australia Test team, skipper Michael Clarke seems inclined to recalling his estranged team mate Simon Katich.Katich, ... 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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Former players back Katich; why sack only him, asks Warne


June 9th, 2011 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, June 9 (IANS) Spin legend Shane Warne feels that Simon Katich should not have been the only 30-plus cricketer left out from Cricket Australia (CA) central contracts.Warne stopped short ... Read more...

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‘New Oz captain’ Clarke needs to earn respect from his teammates: Dean Jones


April 2nd, 2011 - 6:58 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Apr 2(ANI): Former Australian batsman Dean Jones has said that new captain Michael Clarke's first job is to win the players' respect, and that comes from leading by example."I remember when ... Read more...

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Dean Jones reveals Oz dressing room yarns far worse than Ponting’s


February 26th, 2011 - 2:10 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb.26 (ANI): Former Australian cricketer and now television commentator Dean Jones has expressed surprise over information coming out of the dressing room that Ricky Ponting had allegedly broken a TV ... Read more...

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Ric Charlesworth, the best man to coach Aussie cricketers: Roebuck


January 21st, 2011 - 2:37 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Jan.21 (ANI): Dr Richard Charlesworth is the best candidate to coach the Australian cricket team, feels cricket columnist Peter Roebuck.Describing as a man of many parts, sporting and otherwise, Roebuck ... Read more...

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`I’m no messiah for Kiwi cricket,’ says Coach Wright


December 24th, 2010 - 6:28 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington (New Zealand), Dec. 24 (ANI): The appointment of former New Zealand captain John Wright as the national team's head coach came with a rush this week.It was a follow-up to the ... Read more...

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The Ashes 2010: England’s beanpole bowlers have a big advantage


November 19th, 2010 - 5:19 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov.19 (ANI): Tall bowlers have the best averages, and according to England bowling coach David Saker, Steve Finn, Chris Tremlett and Stuart Broad, who are the tallest group to represent England, ... Read more...

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Month long ship trip for cricket tour best way to build team spirit: Oz legend Davidson


November 5th, 2010 - 5:10 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Nov 5 (ANI): Australian Test great Alan Davidson has said that a month at sea on a ship bound for England is the best way to build team spirit, but it ... Read more...

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Watson snubs possibilities of his ‘Hayden-Langer man love’ with Katich


August 28th, 2010 - 2:13 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Aug 28(ANI): Australian all-rounder Shane Watson has said that people would not see any man love between him and his opening partner Simon Katich, like former opening pair Matt Hayden and ... Read more...

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Watson should bat at No.5: Warne


August 25th, 2010 - 6:57 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Aug 25 (ANI): Australian cricket legend Shane Warne wants opener Shane Watson to bat lower down the order so that the all-rounder's full potential can be realised.Watson has scored 990 runs ... Read more...

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‘60 Minutes’ Reveals The Plight Of Orthodox Christians In Turkey


August 9th, 2010 - 7:59 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Aug 9, (THAINDIAN NEWS) In the latest episode of '60 minutes' the audience found themselves shocked to learn that one of the most important Christian leaders of the world feels ... Read more...

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Simpson to help Katich improve his tweakers


June 12th, 2009 - 1:47 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, June 12 (IANS) After helping Simon Katich sharpen his batting skills for the last Ashes tour, former Australian captain and coach Bob Simpson can again be seen helping the left-handed batsmen ... Read more...

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Dravid is not a natural catcher: Mark Waugh


March 27th, 2009 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, March 27 (IANS) Australian Mark Waugh, whose record of catches is about to be broken by Rahul Dravid, feels the Indian is not a natural catcher but he makes up ... Read more...

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Latest Oz cricket star Hughes loves breeding `chooks”


February 17th, 2009 - 8:08 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney/Johannesburg, Feb.17 (ANI): Australian captain Ricky Ponting wanted to learn all he could about the youngest member of the touring squad, Phillip Hughes, and would have been most surprised to hear ... Read more...

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Benaud celebrates 50 years of his appointment as captain


January 3rd, 2009 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 3 (IANS) Richie Benaud celebrated the golden anniversary of his appointment as Australia's 28th Test captain at the Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG) here Saturday. Not all his team mates could ... Read more...

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Oz selectors have no balance or flair: Benaud


January 1st, 2009 - 8:19 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Jan.1 (ANI): Australias cricket selectors have been accused of ignoring the decline of opener Matthew Hayden, and believe this is to the detriment of Australian cricket. John Benaud, one of the ... Read more...

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Former Australian captains back Ponting


December 29th, 2008 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Dec 29 (IANS) As Australian skipper Ricky Ponting finds himself in firing line of critics due to the team's listless performance, former captains Bill Lawry, Richie Benaud and Mark Taylor find ... Read more...

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Sydney cricket ground stand not to be named after Waugh


May 17th, 2008 - 5:52 pm ICT by admin
Sydney, May 17 (IANS) Steve Waugh may be the fans' favourite to have a new multi-million dollar stand being built at the Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG) named after him, but he does ... Read more...

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