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Anuj Bidve’s killer jailed for life


July 27th, 2012 - 6:39 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 27 (IANS) The man who shot dead Indian student Anuj Bidve in a "motiveless" murder in Greater Manchester has been jailed for life, the BBC reported Friday.Kiaran Stapleton, ... Read more...

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‘Psycho’ guilty of murdering Indian student Bidve


July 27th, 2012 - 12:16 am ICT by IANS
London, July 26 (IANS) A killer who called himself "Psycho" has been found guilty of murdering Indian student Anuj Bidve at random on a British street, The Independent reported Thursday.Kiaran ... Read more...

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Lee’s international career in numbers


July 13th, 2012 - 1:28 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, July 13 (IANS) Australian fast bowler Brett Lee, who announced his retirement from international cricket Friday, played for his country for 13 years.Lee played in 76 Tests, 217 One-Day ... Read more...

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South Africa dump Boxing Day Test for T20s


June 6th, 2012 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, June 6 (IANS) South Africa for the first time in two decades have dumped the traditional Boxing Day Test, played in Durban since Proteas re-entered international sport in 1992, ... Read more...

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Peaches Geldof shows off her baby bump


January 28th, 2012 - 12:28 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Jan 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Peaches Geldof has gone public with her baby bump. The 22-year-old is pregnant with fiancé Thomas Cohen’s baby. The baby is expected to be born on ... Read more...

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My chances are running out, says Marsh


January 17th, 2012 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
Perth, Jan 17 (IANS) Australian batsman Shaun Marsh admitted he is in danger of losing his place in the Test side after a slew of failures in the ongoing series ... Read more...

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Anuj’s parents plead for justice, to return with body Saturday


January 6th, 2012 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 6 (IANS) The distraught parents of murdered Indian student Anuj Bidve have met with the authorities here and pleaded for justice for their son who was shot dead ... Read more...

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Sinead O’Connor calls off divorce


January 5th, 2012 - 3:20 am ICT by IANS
London, Jan 5 (IANS) Just a week after announcing that her fourth marriage was over in just 16 days, Irish singer Sinead O'Connor seems to have changed her mind as ... Read more...

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Anuj Bidve’s killer remanded in custody


January 2nd, 2012 - 11:28 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 2 (IANS) A man describing himself as "Psycho Stapleton" was charged with murdering Indian student Anuj Bidve who was shot dead on Boxing Day, BBC reported Monday.Kiaran Stapleton, ... Read more...

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History beckons both India and Australia but spotlight remains on Tendulkar


January 2nd, 2012 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 2 (IANS) Both India and Australia will enter the history books when they play the 100th Test at the Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG) here Tuesday but the ... Read more...

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Five losses have hit belief but we will bounce back: Dhoni


January 2nd, 2012 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 2 (IANS) India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni admitted that five straight losses overseas have hit the "belief of the team" but believes that his boys are capable ... Read more...

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Australia will whitewash India, says McGrath


January 2nd, 2012 - 4:42 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 2 (IANS) Fast bowling great Glenn McGrath has predicted that Australia will beat India 4-0 in the ongoing four-match series here Down Under.Australia thrashed India by 122 runs ... Read more...

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Will SCG’s 100th Test inspire Sachin to score a ton?


December 30th, 2011 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Dec 30 (IANS) The second cricket Test between India and Australia here next week will be an ideal platform for Sachin Tendulkar, arguably the greatest contemporary batsman, to ... Read more...

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Tendulkar rises to fourth in Test rankings, Siddle in top 10


December 30th, 2011 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Dec 30 (IANS) India's Sachin Tendulkar has moved two places to fourth in the latest International Cricket Council rankings for Test batsmen while the man who dismissed him ... Read more...

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Racism not ruled out in Indian student’s killing


December 30th, 2011 - 7:05 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 30 (IANS) The killing of 23-year-old Indian student Anuj Bidve in Britain is being treated by police as a "hate crime", after a woman who reportedly held the ... Read more...

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Clarke expects Indian fightback in Sydney


December 29th, 2011 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Dec 29 (IANS) Australia captain Michael Clarke wants his team to be consistent throughout the series against a "formidable" Indian team, following their 122-run win in the first Test ... Read more...

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Phil Hughes punched by a stranger in a bar


December 29th, 2011 - 7:05 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Dec 29 (IANS) Australia's axed Test opener Phil Hughes was punched by a stranger while he was drinking, and lost his shirt during the melee that took place at ... Read more...

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Boxing Day Test was like a dream come true: Pattinson


December 29th, 2011 - 6:59 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Dec 29 (IANS) Australia's young fast bowler James Pattinson Thursday said the Boxing Day Test against India was like a dream come true for him.Pattinson, who was adjudged ... Read more...

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Our batting line-up flopped: Dhoni (Lead)


December 29th, 2011 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Dec 29 (IANS) India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni Thursday attributed the team's 122-run loss in the first Test here to the failure of the batsmen and praised the ... Read more...

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We are tentative starters: Dhoni


December 29th, 2011 - 4:38 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Dec 29 (IANS) India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni conceded they are "tentative starters" on a tour and praised the Australian bowlers after their 122-run loss in first Test at ... Read more...

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Watson could miss entire series against India


December 27th, 2011 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Dec 27 (IANS) Australian star all-rounder Shane Watson's recovery from a calf injury has been slower than expected and he could miss the entire Test series against India.Watson was ... Read more...

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India have the edge, admits Haddin


December 27th, 2011 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Dec 27 (IANS) Australian wicket-keeper batsman Brad Haddin conceded that India are slightly ahead in the first Test, though Sachin Tendulkar's prized scalp in the day's last over ... Read more...

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Older players like Tendulkar inspire Ponting


December 27th, 2011 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Dec 27 (IANS) Former Australia captain Ricky Ponting Tuesday said older players like Sachin Tendulkar inspired him to score a flamboyant 62 in the first innings against India ... Read more...

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Warner, Marsh and Ponting victims of Yadav’s burst


December 26th, 2011 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Dec 26 (IANS) Umesh Yadav's fiery spell at the Boxing Day Test was reminiscent of his Indian teammate Ishant Sharma's spells of burst when India toured Down Under four ... Read more...

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Ponting’s was the best of my three wickets, says Yadav


December 26th, 2011 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Dec 26 (IANS) India's fastest bowler on the Australia tour Umesh Yadav said he would cherish Ricky Ponting's scalp the most among his three wickets on the opening ... Read more...

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Cowan appeals to ICC for mandatory use of DRS


December 26th, 2011 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Dec 26 (IANS) Debutant Australian Opener Ed Cowan Monday appealed to the International Cricket Council (ICC) for mandatory use of the controversial Decision Review System (DRS) following two dubious ... Read more...

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Handling injuries Shaun Marsh’s biggest challenge: Moody


December 26th, 2011 - 5:11 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Dec 26 (IANS) Former Australian all-rounder Tom Moody, the man who transformed Shaun Marsh's career, feels that the young batsman's biggest challenge after giving up part lifestyle is his ... Read more...

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Yadav picks up three; Cowan, Ponting 50s take Australia to 170/3 (Second Lead)


December 26th, 2011 - 1:11 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Dec 26 (IANS) Indian pacer Umesh Yadav picked up three wickets but impressive half-centuries by debutant Ed Cowan and an under-pressure Ricky Ponting took Australia to 170 for three ... Read more...

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Katich resigns to his fate, says Cowan worthy successor


December 26th, 2011 - 11:04 am ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Dec 26 (IANS) Simon Katich has finally resigned to his fate of being an ex-Test player and has backed his former New South Wales teammate Ed Cowan, who made ... Read more...

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Yadav strikes twice after Australia make a determined start (Second Lead)


December 26th, 2011 - 9:57 am ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Dec 26 (IANS) India pacer Umesh Yadav struck twice reducing Australia to 68 for two in the first innings on the first morning of the Boxing Day Test as ... 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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Australia fully prepared for India: Haddin


December 25th, 2011 - 6:11 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Dec 25 (IANS) Australian wicketkeeper-batsman Brad Haddin says the team has put behind it the recent loss to New Zealand and is fully prepared to take on India in ... Read more...

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India may find Australian conditions difficult: Warner


December 24th, 2011 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Dec 24 (IANS) Explosive Australian opener David Warner feels that India's inability to adapt to conditions overseas and their mental frailty can be exposed in the Boxing Day Test ... Read more...

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Dhoni dismisses fitness concerns ahead of Boxing Day Test


December 24th, 2011 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Dec 24 (IANS) India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni has shrugged off fitness concerns in his team ahead of the first Test against Australia, beginning here Monday, and stressed ... 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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