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Clarke praises injury-prone Harris


January 12th, 2012 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
Perth, Jan 12 (IANS) Australian captain Michael Clarke backed rejuvenated fast bowler Ryan Harris to fire on a bouncy WACA track here and considers the injury-prone bowler equal to Glenn ... Read more...

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Australia will whitewash India, says McGrath


January 2nd, 2012 - 4:42 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 2 (IANS) Fast bowling great Glenn McGrath has predicted that Australia will beat India 4-0 in the ongoing four-match series here Down Under.Australia thrashed India by 122 runs ... Read more...

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Fletcher has addressed how to tackle mind games: Ojha


December 21st, 2011 - 4:13 pm ICT by IANS
Canberra, Dec 21 (IANS) India's left-arm spinner Pragyan Ojha said that coach Duncan Fletcher has held a meeting with the team to discuss how to tackle mind games by ... Read more...

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McGrath warns India against Australian quicks; backs Ponting


December 20th, 2011 - 4:17 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Dec 20 (IANS) Australian fast bowling legend Glenn McGrath warned India to watch out for Australia's fast bowlers and said he expected Ricky Ponting to find form in the ... Read more...

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McGrath ready to mentor Australian fast bowlers


December 18th, 2011 - 12:04 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Dec 18 (IANS) Legendary Australian fast bowler Glenn McGrath wants to act as a mentor to help and guide the country's new generation of pacemen. As the first word ... Read more...

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Series against India will be highly competitive: Warner


December 13th, 2011 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 13 (IANS) Australian opener David Warner, who made his maiden Test century and was named man-of-the-match against New Zealand in the second cricket Test at Hobart ... Read more...

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There is something wrong with Cricket Australia: Chappell


August 22nd, 2011 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Aug 22 (IANS) Former Australian captain Ian Chappell feels the country's cricket board relying on the Argus report to plug the loopholes in the team suggests there is something ... Read more...

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Fit again Bollinger hopes for Test recall


August 16th, 2011 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Aug 16 (IANS) A fit again Doug Bollinger is hoping that his ODI performance against Sri Lanka will force the Australian selectors to consider him for the upcoming South ... Read more...

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Four Indians figure in ‘All-time Greatest Test team’


July 18th, 2011 - 10:49 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, July 18 (IANS) Four Indians - Sachin Tendulkar, Virender Sehwag, Sunil Gavaskar and Kapil Dev - have made it to the 'Alltime Greatest Test team' through an online ... Read more...

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‘Ishant could be India’s answer to Tremlett in England series’


July 10th, 2011 - 6:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) India's bowling coach Eric Simmons feels the tall and lanky Ishant Sharma could be a perfect answer to England fast bowler Chris Tremlett in the ... Read more...

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Tremlett could pose problems for Indian batsman: Boycott


June 21st, 2011 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 21 (IANS) Former England captain Geoffrey Boycott feels that fast bowler Chris Tremlett has the ability to trouble the Indian batsman during the forthcoming Test series at home.Boycott ... Read more...

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West Indies team lacks consistency and confidence, says Walsh


June 21st, 2011 - 6:03 pm ICT by IANS
Kingston (Jamaica), June 21 (IANS) Fast bowling legend Courtney Walsh feels that the West Indies cricket team lacks confidence and consistency.Walsh, however, said there is potential in West Indies ... Read more...

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Glenn McGrath’s waterfront family home up for sale


April 8th, 2011 - 3:05 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, April 8 (ANI): Cricket legend Glenn McGrath's family house, which he shared with his late wife Jane, is up for sale.The waterfront family haven, in which the former Australian cricketer married ... Read more...

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Muralitharan cheered by fans at his last ODI (Lead)


April 3rd, 2011 - 3:21 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 3 (IANS) It was not the fairytale ending that legendary Sri Lankan spinner Muttiah Muralitharan would have hoped for in his swansong international match, but the prolific ... Read more...

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Oz selectors will need to decide on Katich, Hussey’s future in national squad


March 30th, 2011 - 12:08 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Mar. 30 (ANI): How many ageing batsmen can Australian cricket carry as it seeks to regenerate itself after consecutive Ashes losses and the World Cup. That will be the question uppermost ... Read more...

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There’s no pressure on team: Afridi


March 29th, 2011 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
Mohali, March 29 (IANS) Pakistan captain Shahid Afridi, in a calculated move, says his side was not expected to enter the cricket World Cupsemifinals and thus are under no ... Read more...

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Afridi on a roll would be India’s bogeyman


March 26th, 2011 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, March 26 (IANS) One man who can turn the scales for Pakistan against arch rivals India is none other than their captain Shahid Khan Afridi who, with a ... Read more...

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We want our cricket to talk: Ponting


March 23rd, 2011 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, March 23 (IANS) Ricky Ponting Wednesday pooh-poohed reports of his quitting Australia's cricket captaincy and insisted that he intends to continue leading the team in Tests and ... Read more...

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Australia confident about taking on India: Hussey


March 22nd, 2011 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, March 22 (IANS) Australia's experienced middle order batsman Michael Hussey feels their past good performances against India in their backyard gives them the confidence to come on top during ... Read more...

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Hussey unfazed with Yuvraj’s barbs about Oz chances in WC quarterfinal


March 22nd, 2011 - 6:20 pm ICT by ANI
Ahmedabad, Mar 22(ANI): Australian batsman Michael Hussey has hit back at Indian batsman Yuvraj Singh, who said that his team is targeting seizing the moment and capitalize on the defending World Cup ... Read more...

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India eyeing targeting Australia’s weaknesses to win WC quarterfinal: Yuvraj


March 21st, 2011 - 1:03 pm ICT by ANI
Chennai, Mar 21(ANI): Indian batsman Yuvraj Singh has said that his team is targeting seizing the moment and capitalize on Australia's weakness when they meet in Thursday's World Cup quarterfinal in Ahmedabad.Ricky ... Read more...

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McGrath skips McGrath Foundation charity event


March 20th, 2011 - 12:56 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Mar 20 (ANI): Glenn McGrath and his new wife, Sara Leonardi, were nowhere to be seen at Pink Slipper Luncheon at Rosehill Gardens, an annual event held to raise money for ... Read more...

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Sohail blames team management for not using Shoaib properly


March 18th, 2011 - 5:11 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, March 18 (IANS) Former Pakistan captain Aamir Sohail Friday blamed the team management for failing to get the best out of retiring fast bowler Shoaib Akhtar in the ... Read more...

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‘Pakistan wasted Shoaib Akhtar at World Cup’


March 18th, 2011 - 3:19 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, March 18 (IANS) Former Pakistan cricket captain Aamir Sohail has blamed the team management for its failure to get the best out of retiring fast bowler Shoaib Akhtar ... Read more...

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Watson, Haddin in record first-wicket stand for Australia at World Cup


March 17th, 2011 - 1:32 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 17 (IANS) Shane Watson and Brad Haddin's first-wicket stand of 183 runs against Canada in a Group A match Wednesday is Australia's highest at the World Cup.The partnership ... 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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Oz pacer Tait back to his best in World Cup 2011


February 28th, 2011 - 1:28 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Feb.28 (ANI): Australian right-arm quick Shaun Tait appears to have come back from the dead as far as his cricketing fortunes are concerned.There was a time when he was nearly lost ... Read more...

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No more favourites, Australia begin their title defence Monday


February 20th, 2011 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, Feb 20 (IANS) For the first time, World champions Australia will start their title defence not as the favourites but banking heavily on their pace attack against Zimbabwe in a Group ... 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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By the first match, we will be in good shape: Ponting


February 17th, 2011 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
By Sirshendu Panth Dhaka, Feb 17 (IANS) Australian captain Ricky Ponting admitted Wednesday that the defending champions were rusty in their two warm-up games, but sounded confident that his team will rise over ... Read more...

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McGrath has most World Cup records (Statistics, World Cup Countdown)


February 7th, 2011 - 6:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 7 (IANS) Fast bowling legend Glenn McGrath leads the pack of Australian cricketers who have records to their names in the World Cup.Be it the maximum number of wickets, ... Read more...

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When Sachin sledged to rattle McGrath, the ploy worked!


February 5th, 2011 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 5 (IANS) Sachin Tendulkar says he, too, has sledged, but only once and that as part of team strategy. The batting maestro needled Australian fast bowler Glenn McGrath ... Read more...

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I will welcome responsibility of captaining Australia: Watson


January 30th, 2011 - 2:30 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Jan 30 (ANI): Shane Watson, who is being pushed forward as a candidate to succeed Ricky Ponting, would welcome the responsibility of captaining Australia.Watson has been among Australia's best players in ... Read more...

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Oz selectors delighted with Lee’s form going into World Cup


January 25th, 2011 - 12:55 pm ICT by ANI
Adelaide (Australia), Jan.25 (ANI): Australian fast bowler Brett Lee could be just as invaluable to Australia's World Cup campaign in the Indian subcontinent as current golden boy Shane Watson, given his form ... Read more...

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Fleming backs former teammates for Australia’s bowling coach job


January 22nd, 2011 - 10:16 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 22 (IANS) Former Australian fast bowler Damien Fleming has endorsed the names of former Test players Andy Bichel, Jason Gillespie and Michael Kasprowicz as the next bowling coach of the ... Read more...

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