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When do we turn adult - at 21 or 30?


July 30th, 2012 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 30 (IANS) For many people it may remain a puzzle throughout their lifetime but Australian researchers feel the traditional belief of many individuals viewing age 21 to be ... Read more...

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FICA backs legal action against Bangladesh on players’ dues


July 12th, 2012 - 2:12 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, July 12 (IANS) The Federation of International Cricketers' Association (FICA) has said it would support the legal action if the players who have not been paid for playing in ... Read more...

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Australian killer auditions for film role


July 3rd, 2012 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, July 3 (IANS) An Australian walked into a film set and auditioned for a role in a thriller, just days after he allegedly beheaded his neighbour, a media report ... Read more...

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Indian taxi drivers scared to drive in Australia


June 19th, 2012 - 5:50 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, June 19 (IANS) Indian-origin taxi drivers in Melbourne, whose vehicles were attacked by a gang wielding baseball bats, say they are so scared they don't want to drive at ... Read more...

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David Hussey not giving up Test hopes


February 8th, 2012 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Feb 8 (IANS) Australia's ODI and Twenty20 specialist David Hussey said he is still not giving up the hope of bagging his maiden baggy green.The 34-year-old Hussey said the ... Read more...

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Warner’s switch-hit can become popular in Tests: Hussey


February 2nd, 2012 - 6:28 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Feb 2 (IANS) Australia's Twenty20 specialist David Hussey feels that his team mate David Warner's switch-hit is a phenomenon that could become a prominent Test cricket shot.Th left-handed Warner ... Read more...

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Minor Australian kids charged with rape, arson


January 29th, 2012 - 11:03 am ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 29 (IANS) Crime by minors is soaring in Australia as nearly 300 children under 10 years have been charged with offences like rape and arson, a newspaper has ... Read more...

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Ponting to sue Indian software firm


January 26th, 2012 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourn, Jan 26 (IANS) Former Australian captain Ricky Pontibg is likley to sue a Indian software for using his face in a mobile phone application without permission.Retired greats Glen McGrath, ... Read more...

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Anything less than a whitewash will be sad: Clarke


January 22nd, 2012 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
Adelaide, Jan 22 (IANS) Australian captain Michael Clarke is looking for a 4-0 whitewash against India as the two team gear up for the fourth and the final Test at ... Read more...

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Lyon to fine tune skills with Warne ahead of Adelaide Test


January 18th, 2012 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 18 (IANS) Australian spinner Nathan Lyon will be taking tips from spin wizard Shane Warne as he gears up for the fourth and the final Test against India ... Read more...

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Big Bash: Now watch cricket through eyes of the umpires


January 17th, 2012 - 4:03 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 17 (IANS) Now cricket fans can enjoy the game through the eyes of the umpires. Specially designed sunglasses for umpires will now act as cameras and will be ... Read more...

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Chanderpaul taught me how to play long innings: Warner


January 16th, 2012 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
Perth, Jan 16 (IANS) David Warner learnt the art of occupying the crease for a long time from West Indies' veteran Shivnarine Chanderpaul, whose fourth-fastest Test century was also equalled ... Read more...

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Hewitt says he is a dangerous floater at Australian Open


January 7th, 2012 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 7 (IANS) Lleyton Hewitt, the youngest World No.1 a decade ago, is today ranked a lowly 186th coming from an injury-marred 2011 and he considers himself the ... Read more...

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India-Australia series the most watched Down Under


January 7th, 2012 - 5:01 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 7 (IANS) The hammering the Indians are getting in Australia notwithstanding, the series is the most watched Down Under, surpassing the popularity of even the Ashes.The television viewership ... Read more...

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Australian bowling attack can be world’s best: Arthur


December 31st, 2011 - 6:21 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Dec 31 (IANS) Australia coach Mickey Arthur feels that his team's pace attack has the potential to be the best in the world and he's happy with his top ... Read more...

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Phil Hughes punched by a stranger in a bar


December 29th, 2011 - 7:05 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Dec 29 (IANS) Australia's axed Test opener Phil Hughes was punched by a stranger while he was drinking, and lost his shirt during the melee that took place at ... Read more...

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Sans Zaheer, India’s bowling attack will be in trouble: Clarke


December 23rd, 2011 - 4:23 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Dec 23 (IANS) Australian captain Michael Clarke feels that without pace spearhead Zaheer Khan, the Indian bowling attack will be surely in great trouble during the four-match Test ... Read more...

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Bowling will be India’s weak link: Warne


December 19th, 2011 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
Brisbane, Dec 19 (IANS) Australia's spin legend Shane Warne feels that bowling will be India's weak link in the four-Test series starting in Melbourne on Boxing Day.Warne said injuries to ... Read more...

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Things not going my way in last few innings: Hussey


December 19th, 2011 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Dec 19 (IANS) Australia's veteran batsman Mike Hussey says he is in a good frame of mind and is doing his best to prove his critics wrong during the ... Read more...

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Never called up selector: Katich


December 18th, 2011 - 12:59 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Dec 18 (IANS) Australia's veteran opener Simon Katich has not given up his hope of making a comeback to the Test side and denied reports that he had tried ... Read more...

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Dravid could be an inspiration for Ponting


December 17th, 2011 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Dec 17 (IANS) Former Australian captain Ricky Ponting, who is struggling with form, can look up to Rahul Dravid as a inspiration that Test batsmen can fire even ... Read more...

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Arthur backs Khawaja to come good in Tests


December 17th, 2011 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Dec 17 (IANS) Australian coach Mickey Arthur feels young batsman Usman Khawaja has the technique and ability to succeed in Test cricket.Khawaja has been seen as a potential to ... Read more...

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Preparation for Test series against India will be ideal: Ponting


December 17th, 2011 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Dec 17 (IANS) Former Australian captain Ricky Ponting, who is struggling with form, said his preparation for the Boxing Day Test against India will be the best but admitted ... Read more...

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Katich calls up Inverarity to check his name


December 17th, 2011 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Dec 17 (IANS) Renegade veteran Simon Katich has called up national selector John Inverarity to check whether his name was mentioned in a selection meeting before the Boxing Day ... Read more...

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Important for Sehwag and Zaheer to fire together: Ian Chappell


December 17th, 2011 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Dec 17 (IANS) Former Australian captain Ian Chappell feels that India's bowling doesn't match up as well as the New Zealand attack did in favourable conditions to humble ... Read more...

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Clarke wants teammates to prioritise country over IPL


December 9th, 2011 - 5:25 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Dec 9 (IANS) Australian captain Michael Clarke wants his fellow players to prioritise national duty over playing in the lucrative Indian Premier League (IPL) if their fitness for international ... Read more...

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Cricket Australia could be in for overhaul


December 6th, 2011 - 11:35 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Dec 6 (IANS) Cricket Australia's century-old governance system could be in for an overhaul when a secret report to the CA board is submitted Wednesday."It is understood that the ... Read more...

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Ryder smashes record 16 sixes against Australia A


November 27th, 2011 - 7:30 pm ICT by IANS
Brisbane, Nov 27 (IANS) New Zealand batsman Jesse Ryder made a mockery of his critics who ridiculed him for being too fat to play cricket by smashing a world ... Read more...

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Roebuck was being questioned for sexual assault: Reports


November 14th, 2011 - 1:23 am ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Nov 13 (IANS) Cricketer turned commentator Peter Roebuck, who committed suicide Saturday, was being questioned by police about an alleged sexual assault, according to media reports.Cape Town police captain ... Read more...

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Indians hit as Australia axes 15,000 student visas


October 25th, 2011 - 5:49 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Oct 25 (IANS) Immigration authorities in Australia have cancelled 15,066 foreign student visas in the last one year, and the worst hit are Indians.Of the total, 3,624 students lost ... Read more...

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Tendulkar had been surprisingly fragile: Chappell


October 24th, 2011 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Oct 24 (IANS) Former India coach Greg Chappell, in his new book "Fierce Focus", claims batting maestro Sachin Tendulkar has occasionally been mentally fragile.Tendulkar is idolised by ... Read more...

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Former World No.1 Hingis expected to play in Australian Open


October 4th, 2011 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Oct 4 (IANS) Former World No.1 Martina Hingis of Switzerland, along with compatriot Roger Federer, is expected to return to the Grand Slam with the 2012 Australian Open ... Read more...

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Hauritz in bar brawl, undergoes facial surgery


September 10th, 2011 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Sep 10 (IANS) Australian spinner Nathan Hauritz had to undergo a facial surgery after he injured himself during an altercation at a nightclub in Hervey Bay, Queensland.Cricket Australia (CA) ... 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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Warner credits Langer for improving his consistency


August 8th, 2011 - 11:42 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Aug 8 (IANS) Australian batsman David Warner says working with former Test opener Justin Langer, who is now team's batting coach, has made him more consistent.Warner, 24, has been ... Read more...

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