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We have strangled India: Siddle


January 19th, 2012 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 19 (IANS) Australian pacer Peter Siddle doesn't want to be rested and said he would like to strangle India in the fourth and the final Test in Adelaide ... Read more...

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Shane Warne’s bronze statue unveiled outside hallowed MCG


December 22nd, 2011 - 1:01 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Dec 22 (IANS) Shane Warne was immortalised in bronze Thursday with a new statue of the legendary Australian cricketer being unveiled outside the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG).Almost five years ... Read more...

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ICC starts poll for greatest team ahead of 2000th Test


July 11th, 2011 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, July 11 (IANS) The International Cricket Council (ICC) Monday started a fan poll to pick the greatest Test team of all time in the runup to the 2000th ... Read more...

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Lillee was bit of a fairy if he got hit himself: Greig


May 18th, 2011 - 5:03 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 18 (IANS) A day after he called for an end to India's domination in the International Cricket Council (ICC), former England captain Tony Greig stirred another controversy by ... Read more...

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Yuvraj first to get three Man of Match awards in 2011 World Cup (Statistics)


March 21st, 2011 - 5:49 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 21 (IANS) Indian middle-order batsman Yuvraj Singh Sunday became the first player to receive the Man of the Match award three times in the 2011 World Cup.Yuvraj stroked ... Read more...

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Brett Lee ranked alongside Oz greats Lillee and McGrath


March 2nd, 2011 - 5:52 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Mar 2 (ANI): Australian fast bowler Brett Lee has been ranked alongside Dennis Lillee and Glenn McGrath as Australia's greatest one-day pace bowlers.Lee, 34, will become the seventh-most prolific bowler ... Read more...

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Statistics make Brett Lee greatest bowler in World Cup history


February 18th, 2011 - 12:35 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Feb 18 (ANI): In the 36-year history of the cricket World Cup, no bowler has taken wickets as consistently, as Australia's Brett Lee, statistics indicate.Lee, who will lead Australia's attack during ... Read more...

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When Sachin played under Imran


February 8th, 2011 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 8 (IANS) Not many know, but India's batting maestro Sachin Tendulkar had played under Pakistan captain Imran Khan in 1988 -- a year before he made his international ... 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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Melbourne Cricket Club to honour Shane Warne


December 26th, 2010 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Dec 26 (IANS) The Melbourne Cricket Club has announced that spin wizard Shane Warne will be the 11th Australian sporting great to be honoured with a statue outside the famous venue.The ... Read more...

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Oz bowling attack is the worst in 30 years: Thomson


December 2nd, 2010 - 2:18 pm ICT by ANI
Adelaide, Dec.2 (ANI): Forme Australian fast bowler Jeff Thomson has described the current Australian bowling attack as the worst he has seen in 30 years."It's a worry for the selectors. With Mitch ... Read more...

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Oz ‘hat-trick hero’ Siddle upheld legends’ die-hard’ Ashes tradition: Roebuck


November 26th, 2010 - 3:40 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Nov 26(ANI): Australian hat-trick hero Peter Siddle upheld a great Ashes tradition when he changed the course of a tense first day's play of the Ashes opener with a single over, ... Read more...

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Tendulkar named in ESPN-Cricinfo’s all-time Test World XI


October 25th, 2010 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) Sachin Tendulkar is the only Indian batsman to find a place in the ESPN-Cricinfo's all-time Test World XI.Tendulkar is also the lone player from the current ... Read more...

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Lillee says Aussies will win Ashes, backs bowlers to deliver


October 22nd, 2010 - 2:46 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct. 22 (ANI): Former Australian fast bowler Dennis Lillee believes his country will regain the Ashes from England and has backed Ricky Ponting's bowling attack to deliver the coveted urn."If I ... Read more...

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Better bowling attack will win Australia the Ashes, says Lillee


October 21st, 2010 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 21 (IANS) Former fast bowler Dennis Lillee believes a stronger bowling attack will win Australia the forthcoming Ashes series against arch-rivals England.Lillee, who took 355 wickets in ... Read more...

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Lee rates his longevity as his greatest triumph


October 9th, 2010 - 2:25 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Oct 9 (ANI): Injury-prone Australian fast bowler Brett Lee, who is playing in a Sydney first-grade match against Bankstown today, has said that he rated his longevity in cricket as his ... Read more...

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Tait should be definite starter in Ashes squad: Ex-pacer Hogg


August 19th, 2010 - 2:04 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Aug.19 (ANI): Former Australian fast bowler Rodney Malcolm Hogg has insisted that out-of-favour Test quick Shaun Tait should be a definite starter for Australia in the forthcoming Ashes series against England ... Read more...

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Brett Lee retires from Test cricket


February 24th, 2010 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Feb 24 (IANS) Australian paceman Brett Lee Thursday announced his retirement from international Test cricket to prolong his career in other formats of the game. Lee, who has been curtailed by injury ... Read more...

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Lee to retire from Test cricket


February 23rd, 2010 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
Perth, Feb 23 (IANS) Australian pacer Brett Lee is set to retire from Test cricket on the advice of England rival and close friend Andrew Flintoff. Lee's retirement is expected to be ... Read more...

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Grimmett, Greg Chappell inducted into ICC Cricket Hall of Fame


December 5th, 2009 - 5:08 pm ICT by ANI
Adelaide (Australia), Dec.5 (ANI): Two more Australia legends, Clarrie Grimmett and Greg Chappell, were formally inducted into the ICC Cricket Hall of Fame during the tea interval on the second day of ... Read more...

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Windies won’t wilt against Aussies, says coach Williams


November 22nd, 2009 - 5:09 pm ICT by ANI
Brisbane, Nov. 22 (ANI): West Indian cricket team coach David Williams has warned the Australians that the visitors will not to wilt under pressure from the hosts this summer, even as former ... Read more...

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Lee declares he’ll quit if can’t retain being Australia’s Test spearhead


October 18th, 2009 - 12:49 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Oct. 18 (ANI): Australian fast bowler Brett Lee has declared his intention to return as the Test spearhead this summer, and vowed to quit if he can't measure up.Laughing off ... Read more...

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Warne to enter Sports Australia Hall of Fame in October


August 12th, 2009 - 1:27 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug.12 (ANI): Australian spin legend Shane Warne was thrilled yesterday when he was told that he would be inducted into the Sport Australia Hall of Fame in October."That's fantastic news. It ... Read more...

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Leaving Clark out of Lord’s Test was a blunder: Thomson


July 24th, 2009 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, July 24 (IANS) Former Australian speedster Jeff Thomson has blasted the team's Ashes bowling as "rubbish" and claimed it was a major blunder to leave Stuart Clark on the sidelines for ... Read more...

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Mitchell Johnson’s mum’s rant on cricketers favouring ‘bitchy’ girlfriends


July 8th, 2009 - 3:22 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jul 8 (ANI): Aussie cricketer Mitchell Johnson's mum Vikki Harber has lashed out at Cricket Australia for turning its back on parents in favour of flying over "bitchy" girlfriends to the ... Read more...

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Creating fear in England ranks is my objective, says Johnson


July 6th, 2009 - 2:39 pm ICT by ANI
Cardiff (Wales), July 6 (ANI): Australia's left arm fast bowler Mitchell Johnson has said that he intends to maintain the tradition of intimidation and creating fear in the opposition when the Ashes ... Read more...

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Border reveals his All Stars Ashes team over last 30-years


June 24th, 2009 - 5:01 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, June 24(ANI): Former Australian cricket captain Allan Border has named Australia's best players to have played against England in the past 30 years in July's special Ashes issue of Alpha magazine.Border, ... Read more...

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Axing Symonds for being `too Australian” wrong, says former cricketer Jones


June 5th, 2009 - 12:54 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, June 5 (ANI): Former Australian cricketer Dean Jones has criticized Cricket Australia and the team management for axing Andrew Symonds, and suggested that he has paid a price for being "too ... Read more...

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Oz pacer Johnson doesn”t being called an all-rounder


March 23rd, 2009 - 3:36 pm ICT by ANI
Cape Town (South Africa), Mar.23 (ANI): When former Australian fast bowler Dennis Lillee famously said a decade ago that Mitchell Johnson had enormous potential as a Test cricketer, he could have ... Read more...

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Ian Chappell calls Johnson a rare jewel in Australian cricket


March 3rd, 2009 - 1:25 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Mar 3 (ANI): Former Australian Test captain Ian Chappell has praised fast bowler Mitchell Johnson for his man-of-the-match performance in Australias 162-run win over South Africa in Johannesburg.The Herald Sun ... Read more...

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Lillee summoned to save Oz pacer Watson’’s career


February 15th, 2009 - 3:00 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Feb.15 (ANI): Former Australian fast bowler Dennis Lillee has been called in to help Shane Watson resurrect his injury-plagued career. According to Fox Sports, Watson has battled 11 injuries in the ... Read more...

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Ex-Proteas opener Barry Richards cherishes the ultimate accolade


January 31st, 2009 - 12:52 pm ICT by ANI
Perth, Jan.31 (ANI): South Africa batting legend, Barry Richards, received a commemorative cap in Perth on Friday to mark his induction into ICC Cricket Hall of Fame After presenting the cap, ICC ... Read more...

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Barry Richards receives commemorative cap


January 30th, 2009 - 10:49 pm ICT by IANS
Perth, Jan 30 (IANS) South Africa batting legend Barry Richards received a commemorative cap here Friday to mark his induction into International Cricket Council's (ICC) Cricket Hall of Fame.Richards said he will ... Read more...

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Australia need to be patient to overcome downslide: Chappell


January 1st, 2009 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 1 (IANS) Former Australian captain Greg Chappell feels a patient approach is required as the national cricket team attempts to regain its aura of invincibility.In 2008, Australia slipped from the ... 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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