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Cricket Australia likely to send their players to SLPL


June 21st, 2011 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, June 21 (IANS) Cricket Australia (CA) is likely to allow its players to participate in next month's inaugural Sri Lanka Premier League (SLPL) Twenty20 tournament.CA's stand is in stark ... Read more...

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Never got this much love and respect back home, laments Gayle


May 29th, 2011 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 29 (IANS) Chris Gayle, the highest run-getter in the Indian Premier League this season, is overwhelmed with the love and support he during his stint with runners-up Royal ... Read more...

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Surrey signs fast bowler Dirk Nannes


May 27th, 2011 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, May 27 (IANS) Australian pace bowler Dirk Nannes has joined Surrey for this season's English domestic Twenty20 tournament, the county announced Thursday.Nannes, 35, with 134 wickets is the leading-wicket ... Read more...

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Daredevils looking for back-to-back win: Shipperd


April 25th, 2011 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 25 (IANS) Delhi Daredevils will look for a back-to-back win at home when they meet Royal Challengers Bangalore in the Indian Premier League (IPL) at the ... Read more...

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Windies board unhappy at Gayle preferring IPL to home series


April 20th, 2011 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
St John's (Antigua), April 20 (IANS) The West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) has cleared Chris Gayle to play for Royal Challengers Bangalore in the Indian Premier League (IPL), but said ... Read more...

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IPL scoreboard: Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Mumbai Indians


April 13th, 2011 - 2:19 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, April 13 (IANS) Scoreboard of the Indian Premier League match between Royal Challengers Bangalore and Mumbai Indians here Tuesday.Royal Challengers Bangalore:Mayank Agarwal b Malinga ... Read more...

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‘It’s time to get ready for human mission to Mars’


March 13th, 2011 - 11:53 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 13 (ANI): It is time to head to Mars, says a group of astrobiologists at Washington State University and Arizona State University."The time for a human mission to Mars is ... Read more...

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Dalglish given emotional treat by Liverpool fans


March 7th, 2011 - 3:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 7 (ANI): Liverpool boss Kenny Dalglish was treated to the most emotional day of his life when midway through the second half against Manchester United, fans rose as one to ... Read more...

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Nannes to join Aussies as standby player for World Cup


March 7th, 2011 - 10:03 am ICT by ANI
Sydney, Mar 7(ANI): Australian chairman of selectors Andrew Hilditch has said that Victorian Bushrangers fast bowler Dirk Nannes will join the squad as a standby player for the World Cup.It comes after ... Read more...

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Race to replace injured Bollinger in Oz World Cup squad down to three players


March 6th, 2011 - 12:38 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Mar 6 (ANI): Australia captain Ricky Ponting has said that pacers Peter Siddle and Dirk Nannes, as well as veteran Mike Hussey, were in the frame to join the World cup ... Read more...

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Siddle, Nannes and Pattinson likely replacements for injured Doug Bollinger


March 1st, 2011 - 4:11 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Mar 1 (ANI): Victoria pace bowlers Peter Siddle, Dirk Nannes and James Pattinson are firming up as favourites to replace injured Doug Bollinger in the Australian World Cup squad.Cricket Australia is ... Read more...

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Paine injury shows Oz cricketing chiefs have taken leave of their senses: Roebuck


November 23rd, 2010 - 6:10 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Nov.23 (ANI): Noted cricket columnist Peter Roebuck has slammed Cricket Australia for organizing what he called a "poorly timed and irrelevant costume drama at the Gabba on Sunday night", which resulted ... Read more...

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Oz reserve keeper Paine ruled out for season with finger injury


November 23rd, 2010 - 1:43 pm ICT by ANI
Hobart (Tasmania, Australia), Nov.23 (ANI): Reserve Australian wicketkeeper will miss the entire Australia summer of cricket after breaking his finger.Paine is set for at least a six-week stint on the sidelines ... Read more...

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Lee left out of Oz Twenty20 squad


October 25th, 2010 - 11:30 am ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Oct. 25 (ANI): Former Australian and New South Wales fast bowler Brett Lee has been overlooked for Australia's squad for a Twenty20 International against Sri Lanka in Perth on Sunday.Lee, ... Read more...

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‘Nothing sexual’ between Cheryl Cole and Derek Hough


September 26th, 2010 - 2:04 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 26 (ANI): Rumours that Cheryl Cole has an intimate relationship with dancer friend Derek Hough have completely been denied.A source close to Cheryl has confirmed that the good-looking dance couple ... Read more...

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Siddle’s pace in nets eye opening: Shipperd


August 26th, 2010 - 2:26 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Aug 26 (ANI): Victoria's coach Greg Shipperd has said that Peter Siddle's "pace in the nets has been eye-opening".Siddle is the star attraction at a three-day Twenty20 tournament in Darwin that ... Read more...

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Arafat becomes second bowler to reach 100 T20-wicket milestone


July 28th, 2010 - 3:20 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 28(ANI): Pakistan all-rounder Yasir Arafat became the second bowler to take 100 Twenty20 wickets when he picked up four wickets playing for Sussex against Nottinghamshire at Trent Bridge.The other ... Read more...

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Watson believes his Twenty20 World Cup bowling battering was wake-up call


June 4th, 2010 - 2:18 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, June 4(ANI): Australian all-rounder Shane Watson reckons the battering that his bowling received during the Twenty20 World Cup in the West Indies was a wake-up call for him to improve.Watson ... Read more...

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Clarke retained as Australia’s Twenty20 captain


May 24th, 2010 - 2:00 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, May 24 (ANI): Michael Clarke has been retained as Australia's Twenty20 captain after his tenure was under review over his poor batting in the shortest version of the game,Clarke was named ... Read more...

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“Not far off” England could match Oz ‘head to head’ in T20 WC final : Collingwood


May 14th, 2010 - 12:52 pm ICT by ANI
Gros Islet, May 14 (ANI): Australia have not lost a single match in the World T20 Championship until now and have been playing some very competitive cricket, however, England skipper Paul Collingwood ... Read more...

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Australia not taking Pakistan lightly in semi-final


May 13th, 2010 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
Gros Islet (St.Lucia), May 13 (IANS) Australian captain Michael Clarke can't resist the temptation of facing England in the World Twenty20 final, but for now he is not thinking beyond Friday's semi-final ... Read more...

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Australian T20 team has best depth: Mark Waugh


May 13th, 2010 - 3:07 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, May 13 (ANI): After struggling to come to grips with the short format since it became an international fixture in 2005, Australia are now one win from advancing to their first ... Read more...

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Must-win match for West Indies against Australia


May 10th, 2010 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
Gros Islet (St Lucia), May 10 (IANS) After inflicting crushing defeats on India and Sri Lanka, a fired-up Australia will be eying to round off their third and last Super Eights match ... Read more...

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Australia beat Sri Lanka by 81 runs in Super Eights


May 10th, 2010 - 4:35 am ICT by IANS
Bridgetown, (Barbados), May 10 (IANS) Australia beat Sri Lanka by 81 runs in a Super Eights match of World Twenty20 here Sunday. Deciding to bat first, Australia were in deep trouble after losing ... Read more...

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Clarke banks on ace openers to see him through to 20-20 finals


May 9th, 2010 - 12:39 pm ICT by ANI
Barbados, May 9 (ANI): Australian cricket captain Michael Clarke believes that at present he has the world's two best openers in David Warner and Shane Watson, and hopes they can help the ... Read more...

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Australia, Sri Lanka to fight for semi-final berth


May 8th, 2010 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
Bridgetown (Barbados), May 8 (IANS) Australia and Sri Lanka would be looking to seal a semi-final berth when they meet in their second Super Eights match of the World Twenty20 here Sunday. Australia ... Read more...

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‘Emboldened’ Clarke challenges rival teams to match Australia’s performance


May 8th, 2010 - 12:12 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, May 8 (ANI): The thumping 49-run win over India in the World Twenty20 tournament has boosted the confidence of Australian skipper Michael Clarke, who has challenged rival nations to match his ... Read more...

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Australia crush India by 49 runs


May 7th, 2010 - 11:40 pm ICT by IANS
Bridgetown (Barbados), May 7 (IANS) Australia crushed India by 49 runs in their Super Eight match of the World Twenty20 here Friday. Put in to bat, Australia went on a six-hitting spree to ... Read more...

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Gambhir says India’s vaunted spinners won’t suffer against Australia


May 7th, 2010 - 2:10 pm ICT by ANI
Barbados (West Indies), May 7 (ANI): Opening batsman Gautam Gambhir has rubbished claims that India's spin-heavy attack will suffer a murderous assault at the hands of Australia's batsmen on the pace-friendly ... Read more...

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Hussey saves Australia blushes in Bangladesh win


May 6th, 2010 - 12:55 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, May 6 (ANI): Australia entered the Super Eights phase of the Twenty20 World Cup by defeating by Bangladesh by 27-runs.Dirk Nannes claimed a career-best 4-18 to take Australia to a ... Read more...

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Australia beat Bangladesh in World Twenty20


May 6th, 2010 - 3:08 am ICT by IANS
Barbados, May 6 (IANS) Australia defeated Bangladesh by 27 runs in the last Group A match of the World Twenty20 here. Set to chase 142, Bangladesh were all out for 114 in 18.4 ... Read more...

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Elbow infection can keep Johnson out of crucial tie against Bangladesh


May 5th, 2010 - 1:31 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, May 5 (ANI): An elbow infection might keep left-arm fast bowler Mitchell Johnson out of Australia's Group A clash with Bangladesh on Thursday.Johnson left Wednesday's training session to have medical treatment. ... Read more...

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Clarke says Australians put up a brilliant show against Pakistan


May 3rd, 2010 - 2:45 pm ICT by ANI
St. Lucia (West Indies), May 3 (ANI): Captain Michael Clarke has said that his side put in an all-round brilliant performance to secure a 34-run win over Pakistan in their World Twenty20 ... Read more...

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Australia beat Pakistan by 34 runs


May 3rd, 2010 - 3:52 am ICT by IANS
Gros Islet (St. Lucia), May 3 (IANS) Australia beat defending champions Pakistan by 34 runs in a Group A match of the World Twenty20 here Monday. Deciding to bat, Australia were all ... Read more...

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Lee says word is out about Australia’s menacing pace arsenal


April 26th, 2010 - 1:11 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Apr 26 (ANI): Fast bowler Brett Lee is hoping to become part of the Australian attack in the World Twenty20, and said that word is already out on the streets of ... Read more...

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