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Australia retain squad for Adelaide Test


January 17th, 2012 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 17 (IANS) Australia Tuesday announced an unchanged 12-member squad for the fourth and final Test in Adelaide starting Jan 24 as they chase a 4-0 whitewash of India.Having ... Read more...

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No rift in Indian dressing room: Dravid


January 11th, 2012 - 5:05 pm ICT by IANS
Perth, Jan 11 (IANS) India's veteran batsman Rahul Dravid Wednesday rubbished Australian media reports of a rift in the dressing room and defended the decision of some of the players ... Read more...

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Australia name unchanged XI for second Test


January 2nd, 2012 - 3:02 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 2 (IANS) Australian captain Michael Clarke Monday named an unchanged XI for the second Test against India starting Tuesday at the Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG) here.Clarke decided to ... Read more...

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Harris returns to Australia Test squad


December 30th, 2011 - 5:23 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Dec 30 (IANS) Pace bowler Ryan Harris was Friday named in the 12-member Australian squad that will take on India in the second Test at the Sydney Crickt Ground ... Read more...

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India let Australia off the hook (Roundup)


December 26th, 2011 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Dec 26 (IANS) India let Australia off the hook and allowed them to end the first day in the first Test at 277 for six in the first innings ... Read more...

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Australia drop Starc, Christian from 11 for Boxing Day Test


December 24th, 2011 - 12:17 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Dec 24 (IANS) Australia have left out young fast bowler Mitchell Starc and all-rounder Dan Christian from the playing 11 for the first cricket Test against India, starting Monday.Swing ... Read more...

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Australia elect to bat against Pakistan


March 19th, 2011 - 3:56 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, March 19 (IANS) Australia won the toss and decided to bat against Pakistan in a World Cup Group A match at the R Premadasa Stadium here Saturday.Australia are ... Read more...

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Canada elect to bat against Australia


March 16th, 2011 - 3:51 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 16 (IANS) Canada won the toss and elected to bat against Australia in a World Cup Group A match at the Chinnaswamy Stadium here Wednesday.Canada are playing 16-year-old ... Read more...

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Australia elect to bat against Kenya


March 13th, 2011 - 4:07 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 13 (IANS) Australia won the toss and decided to bat against Kenya in a World Cup Group A match at the Chinnaswamy Stadium here Sunday.Australia have made one ... Read more...

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Khawaja, Beer to make debuts in Sydney Ashes Test


January 2nd, 2011 - 12:52 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Jan 2(ANI): Pakistan-born batsman Usman Khawaja and spinner Michael Beer will make their debuts for Australia in the fifth and final Test of the Ashes series, starting in Sydney on Monday.Stand-in ... Read more...

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Win in Sydney not enough to wash Ashes debacle: Haddin


January 1st, 2011 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 1 (IANS) Australian vice-captain Brad Haddin Saturday admitted that the team's performance in the ongoing Ashes series will remain unacceptable irrespective of whatever happens in the final Test starting here ... Read more...

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Aussies can’t shy away from disappointing Ashes series performance: Haddin


January 1st, 2011 - 11:33 am ICT by ANI
Sydney, Jan 1(ANI): Australian stand-in vice-captain Brad Haddin reckons that his team's Ashes performance will be considered unacceptable even if they win the fifth and final Test against England in Sydney to ... Read more...

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Clarke will smash doubts over his leadership credentials: Nielsen


December 31st, 2010 - 1:46 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Dec 31 (ANI): Australia's coach Tim Nielsen has said that Michael Clarke is a natural leader, and added that he will smash doubt over his leadership credentials from Test great Steve ... Read more...

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Australia ‘100 per cent behind’ stand-in captain Clarke: Haddin


December 31st, 2010 - 12:42 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Dec 31(ANI): Vice-captain Brad Haddin has said the team is fully behind Michael Clarke as he prepares to lead Australia for the first time in the fifth and final Test of ... Read more...

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1500 Homes Evacuated: Herriman, Utah Fire Caused by Nat’l Guard Training


September 20th, 2010 - 9:59 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Sep 20 (THAINDIAN NEWS) At least four homes have been destroyed and over 1500 more evacuated because of the 3500 acre fire which is raging in Herriman, Utah which was said ... Read more...

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UK troops find ‘bomb factory’ in Afghan operation


August 1st, 2010 - 5:21 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 1(ANI): The UK Ministry of Defence (MoD) has said that the British troops targeting a Taliban stronghold in Afghanistan have found a cache of bomb-making equipment.The operation, which began ... Read more...

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New Zealand ODI series: No replacement for injured Marsh


March 2nd, 2010 - 5:13 pm ICT by ANI
Napier, Mar 2(ANI): Australia have decided against replacing injured opener Shaun Marsh and will take only 13 players into their ODI series against New Zealand, starting on Wednesday.Marsh had been ruled ... Read more...

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Clarke to lead Australians against All Star Team


November 20th, 2009 - 3:19 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Nov 20 (IANS) Michael Clarke, who missed the ODI series in India due to a back injury, will lead the Australians against Shane Warne-led All Star team in Sunday night's All ... Read more...

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Wayamba Eleven elect to bat against Victoria


October 13th, 2009 - 5:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 13 (IANS) Wayamba Elevens of Sri Lanka won the toss and elected to bat against Victoria Bushrangers of Australia in their Champions League Twenty20 Group D cricket match at ... Read more...

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Watson says he’ll soon be fit despite groin strain


May 9th, 2009 - 2:49 pm ICT by ANI
Brisbane, May 9 (ANI): Injury prone Australian all-rounder Shane Watson insists he has only a minor groin strain and will be fit for next month's Twenty20 World Cup in England.The Queenslander also ... Read more...

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Brad Haddin and Shane Watson fined for dissent


May 8th, 2009 - 5:48 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, May 8 (IANS) Australia's stand-in captain Brad Haddin and all-rounder Shane Watson have been fined for showing dissent at umpiring decisions in Thursday's Twenty20 game against Pakistan in Dubai. Watson was fined ... Read more...

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Ponting rested, Henrique in Australian Twenty20 squad


February 11th, 2009 - 6:11 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Feb 11 (IANS) Young New South Wales (NSW) all-rounder Moises Henriques has been named in the 13-man Australian squad for Sunday's Twenty20 match against New Zealand at the Sydney Cricket Ground. Chairman ... Read more...

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Ponting expects West Indies series to be tough


May 13th, 2008 - 3:29 pm ICT by admin
Port of Spain, May 13 (IANS) Australian captain Ricky Ponting expects a tough fight from the West Indies in the three-Test series, starting at Sabina Park, Kingston, next Thursday. Talking to reporters ... Read more...

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