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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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CA congratulates Paul Reiffel on Test umpiring debut


July 25th, 2012 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, July 25 (IANS) Cricket Australia (CA) Wednesday congratulated former Test fast bowler Paul Reiffel, who will be making his Test umpiring debut in the match between the West Indies ... Read more...

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Windies, Australia to renew ODI rivalry


July 22nd, 2012 - 2:55 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, July 22 (IANS/CMC) The West Indies will renew their rivalry with Australia when they head Down Under for a five-match One-Day International series next February 2013.The tour will be ... Read more...

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Australian cricket team to play Afghanistan next month


July 2nd, 2012 - 1:52 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, July 2 (IANS) World No.1 ODI team, Australia will play the emerging Afghanistan in the Middle East next month in the latest step that recognises Afghanistan's increasing importance in ... Read more...

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Johnson lucky to get a Cricket Australia central contract


June 22nd, 2012 - 5:08 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, June 22 (IANS) Cricket Australia (CA) provided pacer Mitchell Johnson a lifeline by giving him a central contract, which was formally cut from 25 to 17 here Friday.The new ... Read more...

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ICC rules out window for IPL in FTP


June 13th, 2012 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, June 13 (IANS) The International Cricket Council (ICC) has ruled out a window for the lucrative and the highly popular Indian Premier League (IPL) in its Future Tours Programme ... Read more...

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Australian Katich retires from first class cricket


June 12th, 2012 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, June 12 (IANS) Former Australian Test opener Simon Katich Tuesday announced his retirement from first class cricket at home.In a statement, Robert Joske Management, the agency that manages Katich ... Read more...

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Hussey to miss England tour


June 10th, 2012 - 6:28 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, June 10 (IANS) Michael Hussey has opted out of Australia's upcoming tour of Ireland and England due to the birth of his fourth child. Peter Forrest has been named ... Read more...

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Australian capital to host maiden ODI


June 8th, 2012 - 11:54 am ICT by IANS
Canberra, June 8 (IANS) Cricket Australia (CA) and the Australian Capital Territory (ACT) government announced Friday that the men's cricket team will play its first ever one-day international match here ... Read more...

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Strike last option for Australian cricketers


June 4th, 2012 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, June 4 (IANS) Australian Cricketers Association (ACA) chief executive Paul Marsh said a strike is the last option and the players would prefer to roll the existing pay agreement ... Read more...

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Bichel doesn’t want to be Aussie bowling coach


May 18th, 2012 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, May 18 (IANS) Andy Bichel, bowling coach of Indian Premier League (IPL) side Chennai Super Kings, says he does not want to be Australia's next bowling coach because of ... Read more...

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Pakistan’s domestic T20 winners to play in Champions League: BCCI


May 12th, 2012 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 12 (IANS) The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) Saturday decided to invite Pakistan's domestic Twenty20 champions for the Champions League tournament to be hosted by ... Read more...

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Mumbai Indians sign Smith for injured Johnson


May 2nd, 2012 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 2 (IANS) Mumbai Indians have signed up West Indies all-rounder Dwayne Smith as a cover for Australian pacer Mitchell Johnson, who has been ruled out with an injury.Johnson ... Read more...

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Cricket Australia plans smaller board


April 24th, 2012 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, April 24 (IANS) Cricket Australia (CA) said Tuesday it would seek the approval of the state associations for a smaller board.CA needs a majority of 11-14ths to be passed ... Read more...

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Injured Siddle and Pattinson out for remainder of tour


April 20th, 2012 - 4:08 pm ICT by IANS
Port of Spain (Trinidad), April 20 (IANS/CMC) Australian fast bowlers Peter Siddle and James Pattinson have been ruled out of the remainder of the West Indies tour and will return home ... 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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Bollinger hopes IPL stint earns him Australia recall


April 10th, 2012 - 5:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 10 (IANS) Chennai Super Kings speedster Doug Bollinger wants to take "more and more" wickets in the Indian Premier League (IPL), hoping it gets him a recall ... Read more...

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Haddin not to return to West Indies, Wade set for Test debut


March 23rd, 2012 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, March 23 (IANS) Australian wicketkeeper Brad Haddin will not the return the West Indies due to family reasons.Haddin flew back from the Caribbean last week due to personal reasons, ... 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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Tendulkar conferred SCG honorary life membership


February 26th, 2012 - 4:45 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Feb 26 (IANS) Cricket Australia, the Government of New South Wales and the Sydney Cricket Ground Trust felicitated India's batting maestro Sachin Tendulkar with an honorary life ... Read more...

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CA chief defends axed Ponting


February 26th, 2012 - 1:08 am ICT by IANS
Sydney, Feb 25 (IANS) Cricket Australia's chief executive James Sutherland came out in support of former captain Ricky Ponting over claims he acted selfishly after his axing from Australia's one ... Read more...

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Cricket Australia to cut down on number of central contracts


February 24th, 2012 - 2:49 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Feb 24 (IANS) Cricket Australia (CA) is planning to cut down the number of central contracts handed out to players as a part of its new Memorandum of Understanding ... Read more...

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Victoria batting for 2015 World Cup final at MCG


February 22nd, 2012 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 22 (IANS) Premier of Victoria state of Australia Ted Baillieu Wednesday announced that his government will be working hard to secure the 2015 Cricket World Cup final ... Read more...

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CA has to improve communication with fans: Sutherland


February 18th, 2012 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Feb 18 (IANS) Cricket Australia (CA) chief executive James Sutherland admitted that it needs to improve communication between national selectors and the public to avoid situations like a public ... Read more...

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Bailey replaces Clarke for Sunday’s ODI against India (Lead)


February 17th, 2012 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Feb 17 (IANS) Australian skipper Michael Clarke will miss Sunday's ODI against India in Brisbane and has been replaced by George Bailey in the 14-member squad announced by Cricket ... Read more...

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ICC would be silly to reject Woolf report: CA


February 17th, 2012 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Feb 17 (IANS) Cricket Australia (CA) chief executive James Sutherland said Friday that the International Cricket Council (ICC) executive board would be silly to reject the recommendations of the ... Read more...

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Injury rules out Mitchell for rest of season


February 17th, 2012 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Feb 17 (IANS) Australia all-rounder Mitchell Marsh has been ruled out of cricket for months with a bone stress injury in his lower back, and he will miss the ... Read more...

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Haddin dropped due to poor form, says CA


February 17th, 2012 - 4:28 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Feb 17 (IANS) Cricket Australia (CA) chief executive James Sutherland confirmed that wicket-keeper Brad Haddin has been dropped from the ODI side due to poor form.Sutherland also said that ... Read more...

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Clarke to miss ODI against Sri Lanka


February 13th, 2012 - 4:04 pm ICT by IANS
Adelaide, Feb 13 (IANS) Australia captain Michael Clarke will sit out of Friday's ODI against Sri Lanka in the tri-series due to a hamstring strain.Clarke underwent scans Monday. It was ... Read more...

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NSW says it won’t block Cricket Australia reforms


February 11th, 2012 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Feb 11 (IANS) New South Wales (NSW) said it would not block the much needed reforming in Cricket Australia's (CA) century-old board structure.There are concerns that NSW, CA's most ... Read more...

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Australia to rest Mike Hussey against India


February 11th, 2012 - 5:25 pm ICT by IANS
Adelaide, Feb 11 (IANS) Australia will be resting veteran batsman Mike Hussey for Sunday's One-Day International against India while all-rounder Mitchell Marsh has been brought back into the squad ... Read more...

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Bracken to sue CA over knee injury


February 9th, 2012 - 6:10 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Feb 9 (IANS) Former Test fast bowler Nathan Bracken will be suing Cricket Australia (CA) for $1 million over a knee injury that ruined his career.Bracken, who played five ... 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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Lee ruled out of tri-series with broken toe


February 5th, 2012 - 3:06 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Feb 5 (IANS) Australian fast bowler Brett Lee has been ruled out of the One-day tri-series with a broken toe, sidelining him for around four to six weeks.Lee hurt ... Read more...

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Australian players fear state boards may thwart CA reforms


February 3rd, 2012 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Feb 3 (IANS) Australian cricketers fear that some of the state boards may block the much needed reforms in Cricket Australia (CA).As CA gears up for its first major ... Read more...

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