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Cricketing world wishes Yuvraj


September 8th, 2012 - 5:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 8 (IANS) Yuvraj Singh, who is making a comeback after recovering from a rare germ cell cancer, is being wished by the cricketing world before his first ... Read more...

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Dean Jones becomes a professional golfer


July 11th, 2012 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, July 11 (IANS) Former Australian batsman Dean Jones has traded his cricket bat for golf clubs as he announced Wednesday that he will compete on the Australian seniors tour ... 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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Jones asks India to drop Laxman and Vinay for two spinners


January 20th, 2012 - 11:03 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 20 (IANS) Former Australian cricketer Dean Jones feels India should drop veteran batsman V.V.S Laxman and pacer Vinay Kumar to make place for spinners Ravichandran Ashwin and Pragyan ... 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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Jones in contention for Pakistan cricket coach’s job


October 6th, 2011 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Oct 6 (IANS) Former Australian batsman Dean Jones has confirmed applying for the post of Pakistan cricket coach.Jones hasn't got an official information from the Pakistan Cricket Board ... Read more...

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RCA to file criminal complaint against Warne


May 15th, 2011 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, May 15 (IANS) Rajasthan Royals captain Shane Warne is in for more trouble. The Rajasthan Cricket Associtaion (RCA) Sunday decided to file a criminal complaint against the Australian for ... 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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Australia needs hard nuts like “Punter” despite World Cup debacle: Dean Jones


March 27th, 2011 - 3:23 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Mar 27(ANI): Former Australian batsman Dean Jones has urged Cricket Australia against dumping Ricky Ponting from the team following their early exit from the World Cup.Ponting arrived home on Sunday morning ... Read more...

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Oz selectors’ axe poised over Cameron White, says Jones


March 22nd, 2011 - 1:33 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Mar. 22 (ANI): Former Australian middle order batsman Dean Jones is of the view that Victorian all-rounder Cameron White's days in the national squad are numbered, given his current poor form ... Read more...

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For Dhoni, winning World Cup will remain a dream: Dean Jones


March 13th, 2011 - 7:26 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, March 13 (IANS) Former Australian cricketer Dean Jones feels that for Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni, winning the World Cup will remain a dream.In his column in The ... 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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Border has credentials to takeover as Oz cricket coach: Jones


February 12th, 2011 - 11:56 am ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Feb.12 (ANI): Should current Australian cricket team coach Tim Neilsen be axed, then former captain Allan Border must be among the frontrunners to take on the assignment, says former middle-order batsman ... Read more...

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Dean Jones backs Australia to win fourth World Cup in a row


February 11th, 2011 - 3:20 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Feb 11 (ANI): Former Australian batsman Dean Jones, a member of Allan Border's team that first lifted the World Cup in 1987, believes that the fourth straight triumph should go down ... Read more...

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Oz teen’s advice on Clarke’s flawed technique ‘right on the money’: Jones


January 21st, 2011 - 1:33 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 21(ANI): The Australian teenager who advised Michael Clarke against "pushing at the ball" in order to find batting form is right on the money, according to former batman Dean Jones.Seventeen-year-old ... Read more...

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Nielsen defends Clarke, Hughes over ‘out on town’ drinking before losing Ashes


January 20th, 2011 - 4:45 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 20(ANI): Australian coach Tim Nielsen has defended Michael Clarke and Phil Hughes over allegations that the two batsmen were drinking the night before the team lost the Ashes on home ... Read more...

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Oz cricketers Clarke, Hughes were ‘out on town’ drinking before losing Ashes


January 18th, 2011 - 1:21 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan.18 (ANI): Australian cricketers Michael Clarke and Phil Hughes were 'out on the town' drinking the night before Australia lost the Ashes on home soil.The Telegraph quoted witnesses as claiming that ... Read more...

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Cricket Australia must make cricket a more inclusive game in Australia: Jones


January 15th, 2011 - 3:21 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Jan 15(ANI): Former Australian batsman Dean Jones has urged Cricket Australia (CA) to work harder to broaden its recruiting horizons."The process must start by making cricket in Australia a more inclusive ... Read more...

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ODIs tougher for players than Tests, says Dean Jones


January 8th, 2011 - 9:41 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 8(ANI): Former Australian batsman Dean Jones has described one-day cricket as "much tougher" than the longer version of the game.Jones stressed that the limited-overs format tested the mettle of all ... Read more...

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Steve Waugh should coach Australian team: Jones


January 7th, 2011 - 3:13 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 7 (ANI): Cricket Australia needs to draw on its former greats to restore it as a cricket power and former skipper Steve Waugh should take control of the Australian side, ... Read more...

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Clarke needs to be tougher batsman to win over Oz fans: Dean Jones


January 1st, 2011 - 12:30 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Jan 1(ANI): Australian stand-in captain Michael Clarke must start making runs to win the hearts of Australian fans again, according to former batsman Dean Jones.Clarke was named captain after Ricky Ponting ... Read more...

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Oz players should be contractually bound to play in Sheffield Shield: Jones


December 31st, 2010 - 1:50 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Dec 31(ANI): Former Australian batsman Dean Jones reckons Australian players should be contractually required to play at least one Sheffield Shield match a season to strengthen the competition.Jones said that the ... Read more...

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Dean Jones says Haddin not Clarke should lead Aussies in Sydney Test


December 30th, 2010 - 2:05 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Dec 30(ANI): Former Australian batsman Dean Jones has said that wicketkeeper Brad Haddin and not vice-captain Michael Clarke should lead Australia in the fifth Ashes Test in Sydney.Ricky Ponting has been ... Read more...

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Boxing Day Test at MCG, the ultimate high for an Oz cricketer: Dean Jones


December 24th, 2010 - 2:49 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Dec. 24 (ANI): Former Australian cricketer Dean Jones has said that for an Australian Test batsman to walk onto the MCG on Boxing Day is the ultimate high.However, he adds: ... Read more...

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Hughes must improve his ‘awful’ technique for a future in cricket: Jones


December 18th, 2010 - 12:53 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Dec 18(ANI): Australian opening batsman Phillip Hughes must get his technique right if he wants to be a part of the national team on a long-term basis, according to former batsman ... Read more...

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Beer’s selection proves Hilditch has ‘officially lost the plot’: MacGill


December 11th, 2010 - 2:00 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Dec 11 (ANI): The selection of Michael Beer into the Australian Test team proves that selectors chairman Andrew Hilditch has officially lost the plot, according to former spinner Stuart MacGill.Left arm ... Read more...

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Australia’s captaincy can pull Warne out of retirement: Jones


December 10th, 2010 - 1:07 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Dec 10 (ANI): To rescue the Australia team from another Ashes debacle, Shane Warne could come out of the retirement if he is offered the captaincy, according to cricketer-turned-commentator Dean Jones.The ... Read more...

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Ex-Oz cricketer Jones calls for two coaches to ensure success


November 6th, 2010 - 3:09 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Nov.6 (ANI): Former Australian cricketer Dean Jones has said that it is time for the Australian cricket team to have two separate coaches - one for the Test team and one ... Read more...

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“Sick child” Pak needs help from “true friend” to pull it out of morass: Jones


October 30th, 2010 - 1:28 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Oct 30 (ANI): The "sick" Pakistan cricket team, which has "become a laughing stock in world cricket," needs a true friend who can guide it out of its present messy situation, ... Read more...

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Clarke needs a mind-blowing knock to establish he’s Oz captaincy material: Jones


October 23rd, 2010 - 6:04 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Oct. 23 (ANI): Australian vice-captain Michael Clarke needs one authority-stamping knock in international cricket to make heads turn and establish his credentials as the man best suited to succeed Ricky Ponting ... Read more...

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Jones asks Aussies to learn the ‘art of cricket’ from ‘genius’ Tendulkar


October 16th, 2010 - 12:59 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Oct 16 (ANI): Master blaster Sachin Tendulkar's dominance in batting is well known, but what makes him a genius and separates him from other batsmen in world is his ability ... Read more...

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Spot fixing: Probe into controversial MCG match likely


September 5th, 2010 - 6:48 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Sept 5 (ANI): The chairman of the International Cricket Council's anti-corruption and security unit, Ronnie Flanagan, has said that ICC could widen its probe into the alleged 'spot-fixing' scandal, to cover ... Read more...

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Dean Jones’ mistress was a dancer and promotional model


July 25th, 2010 - 12:10 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, July 25 (ANI): Retired Australian cricketer Dean Jones' mistress was a dancer and promotional model when she started her affair with him.Kerri-Anne Hamilton, who had a 10-year affair with Jones and ... Read more...

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Jones’ “Father of the Year” award revoked


July 19th, 2010 - 6:25 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, July 19 (IANS) Former Australian cricketer Dean Jones' 2007 Father of the Year award was revoked following his admission that he had an affair for nine years with Sydney ... Read more...

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Dean Jones’ Father of the Year award revoked after confessing affair


July 19th, 2010 - 3:09 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, July 19 (ANI): Former Australian cricketer Dean Jones has been stripped of the Victorian Father of the Year award after he admitted bearing an illegitimate child with an air hostess.Jones confessed ... Read more...

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