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Warner replaces injured Marsh in Australian squad


November 14th, 2011 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Nov 14 (IANS) David Warner has been called up as replacement for injured Shaun Marsh for the second cricket test against South Africa at Wanderers, Johannesburg starting Thursday.Marsh was ... 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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Australia picks Cummins for South Africa Test tour


October 17th, 2011 - 12:56 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Oct 17 (IANS) Teenage fast bowler Patrick Cummins was selected in the 15-member Australian squad for next month's Test tour of South Africa.The 18-year-old could become the second youngest ... Read more...

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Marsh replaces Brett in Australian ODI squad for South Africa


October 13th, 2011 - 4:22 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Oct 13 (IANS) Cricket Australia's National Selection Panel (NSP) Thursday announced that all-rounder Mitchell Marsh will replace the injured Brett Lee in the Australian squad for the One-day ... 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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CA makes sweeping changes, sacks Hilditch and Chappell from selection panel


August 19th, 2011 - 3:58 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Aug 19 (IANS) Cricket Australia (CA) Friday made sweeping changes by sacking national selection panel chairman Andrew Hilditch and stripped Greg Chappell of his role as a selector while ... Read more...

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CA’s contract system should be overhauled: Hohns


August 13th, 2011 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Aug 13 (IANS) Cricket Australia (CA) former chairman of selectors Trevor Hohns has joined the chorus with his successor Andrew Hilditch for restructuring the contract system to a more ... Read more...

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Former Australia selectors’ chief Hohns makes a comeback


August 8th, 2011 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Aug 8 (IANS) Former Cricket Australia (CA) chairman of selectors Trevor Hohns is making a comeback as Queensland's chairman of selectors this season.Hohns replaces former Queensland wicketkeeper Ray Phillips ... Read more...

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Australian cricketers want changes in contract system


July 28th, 2011 - 5:41 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, July 28 (IANS) Australian Cricketers' Association (ACA) is planning to call for an overhaul of Cricket Australia (CA) central contract, which stands almost irrelevant after the selection of Nathan ... Read more...

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Lyon becomes international off-spinner from a groundsman


July 26th, 2011 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, July 26 (IANS) The shock selection of off-spinner Nathan Lyon in the Australian squad for the tour of Sri Lanka next month explains how desperate the selectors were to ... Read more...

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Copeland, Lyon new faces in Australia’s squad for Sri Lanka series


July 26th, 2011 - 2:46 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, July 26 (IANS) Speedster Trent Copeland and off-spinner Nathan Lyon are the new faces in Australia's 15-man squad for the three-match Test series in Sri Lanka next month.The squad, ... Read more...

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Will Rod Marsh replace Hilditch?


July 10th, 2011 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, July 10 (IANS) Legendary wicketkeeper Rodney Marsh may take over as the Cricket Australia (CA) chairman of selectors from Andrew Hilditch, who is under fire over Australia's Ashes loss ... Read more...

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ACA endorses Katich’s stand on part-time selectors


June 22nd, 2011 - 9:42 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, June 22 (IANS) The Australian Cricketers Association (ACA) has come out in support of Simon Katich's stand against part-time selectors in Cricket Australia (CA).ACA president Michael Kasprowicz said Katich's ... Read more...

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Axeing of Katich is unfathomable: McGain


June 16th, 2011 - 4:20 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, June 16 (IANS) Australia's veteran leg-spinner Bryce McGain, who was discarded after playing a Test, feels the axeing of Test batsman Simon Katich shows the "blatant ageism" by ... Read more...

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Selectors have committed atrocity against Katich: Minister


June 13th, 2011 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, June 13 (IANS) Australian defence minister Stephen Smith has backed beleaguered Simon Katich saying the opening batsman was the victim of an "extraordinary" blunder by the country's selectors, who ... Read more...

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Katich slams CA, denies Clarke’s hand in sacking


June 10th, 2011 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, June 10 (IANS) Simon Katich said he is extremely "disappointed and frustrated" with Cricket Australia's (CA) decision to sack him but denied that new captain Michael Clarke had any ... Read more...

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Katich among seven players to lose Australian contract


June 8th, 2011 - 2:22 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, June 8 (IANS) Australian opening batsman Simon Katich is among seven players who have lost their central contracts. Cricket Australia (CA) has set its focus on blooding youngsters and ... Read more...

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Clarke wants Australian cricket to provide united front ahead of upcoming matches


April 16th, 2011 - 12:55 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Apr 16 (ANI): New captain Michael Clarke wants Australian cricket to provide a united front heading into important assignments in Sri Lanka and South Africa before home series against New Zealand ... Read more...

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Sack Ponting and Hilditch: John Benaud


March 17th, 2011 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, March 17 (IANS) Former Test selector John Benaud feels it is high time for Cricket Australia (CA) to sack Andrew Hilditch as the chief selector and replace Ricky Ponting ... Read more...

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Oz selectors chief Hilditch’s job is safe for time being


March 11th, 2011 - 2:30 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Mar 11 (ANI): Chief selector Andrew Hilditch's job is safe for the time being, as Cricket Australia announced that no decisions would be made until after the review into the team's ... 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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Michael Hussey replaces injured Bollinger in Oz World Cup team


March 6th, 2011 - 9:00 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Mar 6(ANI): Australian batsman Michael Hussey has been recalled into the 15-man World Cup team a month after he was ruled out of it due to injury.It comes a week after ... Read more...

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Oz selectors delay replacement for Bollinger seeing Hussey’s optimism to return


March 1st, 2011 - 4:11 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Mar 1 (ANI): Mike Hussey's optimism about a stunning return to the Australian World Cup squad after being forced out by a hamstring injury, has forced Cricket Australia selectors' to delay ... 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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Cricket Australia ‘deliberately stalling’ review of Ashes loss


February 21st, 2011 - 1:50 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Feb 21 (ANI): Cricket Australia is said to be 'deliberately stalling' the review of Australia's disastrous Ashes campaign which is unlikely to be completed in time for their next Test series.Six ... Read more...

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Hilditch, Nielsen could lose jobs under CA shake-up


February 9th, 2011 - 2:22 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Feb.9 (ANI): Australian cricket's chief selector Andrew Hilditch and national team coach Tim Nielsen may lose their jobs in the wake of the Ashes series defeat to England.One of the biggest ... Read more...

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Injured Hussey, Hauritz out of Australia’s World Cup squad


February 8th, 2011 - 2:20 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Feb 8 (IANS) Australia's World Cup campaign suffered a blow with injured batsman Michael Hussey and off-spinner Nathan Hauritz ruled out of the mega event beginning in the subcontinent Feb 19.Cricket ... Read more...

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Injured Hussey, Hauritz ruled out of Oz World Cup squad


February 8th, 2011 - 12:22 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Feb 8(ANI): Australian batsman Mike Hussey and off-spinner Nathan Hauritz have been ruled out the 15-man national squad for the upcoming World Cup due to injury.The duo will be replaced by ... Read more...

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Cricket Australia ‘post mortem’ a step in the right direction: Roebuck


February 5th, 2011 - 3:55 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Feb 5(ANI): Cricket Australia's decision to initiate an extensive review into the national team's capitulation in the recent Ashes series against England is a step in the right direction, cricket columnist ... Read more...

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Tait proves fitness, Ferguson added to Oz squad for ODIs against England


February 1st, 2011 - 1:40 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Feb 1 (ANI): Australia fast bowler Shaun Tait has recovered from his strained buttock muscle and is almost certain to play in Wednesday's sixth one-day match against England at the SCG.Tait's ... Read more...

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Hodge’s lack of versatility behind World Cup snub, says Hilditch


January 23rd, 2011 - 11:40 am ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 23(ANI): Cricket Australia selection chairman Andrew Hilditch has suggested that Brad Hodge's lack of versatility had this time proven his undoing.Despite topping the run-scorer's list in the domestic one-day ... Read more...

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Doherty to replace injured Hauritz for next two ODIs against England


January 22nd, 2011 - 2:18 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 22 (ANI): Tasmanian spinner Xavier Doherty will replace injured Nathan Hauritz for the next two one-day internationals against England.Doherty will join the Australian squad in Sydney on Saturday evening ... Read more...

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Hilditch’s PR bungle describes Hauritz’s ‘one-day record in India as excellent’


January 20th, 2011 - 1:58 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Jan 20 (ANI): After facing criticism during Australia's dreadful Ashes summer, Chief selector Andrew Hilditch committed a PR bungle when he described off-spinner Nathan Hauritz's "one-day record in India is excellent".Hilditch ... Read more...

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Tait backs CA’s one spinner policy for World Cup


January 19th, 2011 - 2:44 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Jan 19 (ANI): Australia fast bowler Shaun Tait has said he is not surprised that selectors have chosen only one specialist spinner for the World Cup.The decision to leave out Tasmania ... Read more...

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Hastings a surprise selection in Australia World Cup squad


January 18th, 2011 - 1:00 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 18 (ANI): Inexperienced all-rounder John Hastings has been a surprise selection in Australia's 15-man World Cup squad.Michael Hussey was also named despite suffering a serious hamstring injury on Sunday. Hussey ... Read more...

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