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Ponting survives axe, CA endorses him as skipper


December 31st, 2010 - 2:34 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Dec 31 (IANS) Despite calls for his sack getting louder everyday, Ricky Ponting looks certain to survive the axe as his deputy Michael Clarke and Cricket Australia (CA) have endorsed him ... Read more...

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Ponting must remain captain as Clarke is not ready to lead: Chappell


December 19th, 2010 - 1:23 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Dec 19 (ANI): Australian selector Greg Chappell has said that Ricky Ponting must remain Test captain because there are no obvious successors at present.In an interview that would completely change the ... Read more...

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Oz selectors not under pressure due to continuous criticism: Hilditch


December 11th, 2010 - 2:57 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Dec 11 (ANI): Australian cricket's chairman of selectors Andrew Hilditch has denied that selectors were feeling pressured by the continuous criticism of their decisions.Hilditch and fellow selectors Greg Chappell, Jamie Cox ... Read more...

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Ashes debacle: Hilditch and Co need face hard truth and come up with answers: SMH


December 8th, 2010 - 4:01 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Dec.8 (ANI): Australia's selectors must draw a line in the sand and overhaul their plans and the players chosen to deliver for them in the ongoing Ashes series.According to the Sydney ... Read more...

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Johnson dropped from Australian XI for second Ashes Test?


December 1st, 2010 - 5:15 pm ICT by ANI
Adelaide, Dec 1(ANI): Australia has dropped struggling fast bowler Mitchell Johnson for the second Test match of the Ashes series, starting in Adelaide on Friday, unconfirmed media reports have said.According to Fox ... Read more...

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Pace bowler Harris gives selectors six screeching reasons to pick him for Adelaide


December 1st, 2010 - 1:26 pm ICT by ANI
Adelaide (Australia), Dec.1 (ANI): South Australian right-arm fast bowler Ryan Harris has given the national selectors six telling reasons to include him in Ponting's squad for the second Ashes Test against England ... Read more...

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Ashes: Oz selectors have avoided difficult decision for another week


November 16th, 2010 - 4:34 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Nov.16 (ANI): A former Australian cricketer has sarcastically said that the selectors should have named all 66 Sheffield Shield players in the Ashes squad after they announced a bulging preliminary squad ... Read more...

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Clarke pushes Hauritz’s case but Chappell not buying yet


November 13th, 2010 - 3:13 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Nov 13 (ANI): Australia's vice captain Michael Clarke was happy with his assessment of Nathan Hauritz's form, but not selector Greg Chappell whose opinion counts the most.Hauritz bowled well and claimed ... Read more...

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Hughes sacked from Australia’s selection panel


October 29th, 2010 - 2:41 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Oct 29 (IANS) Former fast bowler Merv Hughes was dropped as a selector as Cricket Australia's (CA) board of directors Friday unanimously confirmed the composition of the National Selection Panel (NSP), ... Read more...

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Marching orders to one of Oz selectors will be “a pity”: Hilditch


October 27th, 2010 - 12:51 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Oct 27(ANI): Cricket Australia's chairman of selectors Andrew Hilditch has said that issuing marching orders to one of his panel members this week will be "a pity".Cricket Australia is expected to ... Read more...

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Boon, Cox or Hughes face sack following Chappell’s CA full-time selector appointment


October 26th, 2010 - 1:06 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Oct 26(ANI): One of Australia's cricket selectors -David Boon, Jamie Cox or Merv Hughes - will reportedly be sacked after a Cricket Australia (CA) board meeting in Melbourne on Friday.The need ... Read more...

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Merv Hughes may lose selectors spot to make way for Greg Chappell


August 25th, 2010 - 1:43 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Aug 25 (ANI): To make way for full-time selector Greg Chappell, former bowler Merv Hughes may be dumped from Cricket Australia's selection panel.Hughes joined the selection panel in 2005.One of Hughes, ... Read more...

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‘Frustrated’ Oz selectors uncertain about future after Chappell’s appointment


August 23rd, 2010 - 2:15 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Aug 23 (ANI): Cricket Australia selectors are frustrated, as they are not certain about their future, and one of them is all set to lose his job after Greg Chappell was ... Read more...

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Selector Merv Hughes is in a fix over his part time occupations


June 20th, 2010 - 5:57 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney June 20, (ANI): Former Australian cricketer Merv Hughesis in a fix whether to opt for Cricket Australia's new full-timeposition of national selector or not.Marv's main worry is the ... Read more...

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CA to appoint fulltime selector before Ashes


June 18th, 2010 - 7:13 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Jun 18 (ANI): Cricket Australia's requirement for the full time selector is going to be fulfilled before the Ashes campaign, with one of them Jamie Cox, David Boon or Merv Hughes ... Read more...

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Hilditch eyeing regaining Ashes on English soil in 2013


March 27th, 2010 - 5:48 pm ICT by ANI
Australia's chief cricket selector Andrew Hilditch is not only planning for next summer's Ashes revenge but also for regaining the Ashes on English soil in 2013.Hilditch says that he and the ... Read more...

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Pink balls too quick for Aussie quickie tail-enders!


February 3rd, 2010 - 5:46 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Feb. 3 (ANI): Even as Cricket Australia stepped up its push to stage day-night Tests by commencing a trial of pink balls in Futures League matches on Tuesday, the country's tail-enders ... Read more...

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Pink cricket ball experiment starts


February 2nd, 2010 - 2:53 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Feb.2 (ANI): Pink cricket balls were used in Futures League fixtures in Adelaide and Brisbane on Tuesday, with a white ball used in a second XI match in Melbourne.The trials are ... Read more...

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Ponting not keen on tinkering with Sheffield Shield


January 27th, 2010 - 3:13 pm ICT by ANI
Adelaide, Jan.27 (ANI): Australian cricket captain Ricky Ponting is not keen tinkering with the Sheffield Shield, not even Jamie Cox's proposal to play August/September matches in the Top End.Ponting believes such a ... Read more...

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Australian spinners fail to get confidence vote from colleagues


December 23rd, 2009 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Dec 23 (IANS) With none of the Australian spinners getting a vote of confidence from the national and state-contracted players to be automatically selected, it is a big blow for ... Read more...

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Hughes hammers way back into national reckoning


December 20th, 2009 - 1:56 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Dec. 20 (ANI): A brilliant 122 in the Sheffield Shield clash against Victoria could result in a Test recall for NSW opener Phillip Hughes.NSW declared their first innings closed on 8-390 ... Read more...

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Warnie wants Hussey dumped, Hughes in


December 12th, 2009 - 2:15 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Dec.12 (ANI): Former Australian leg spinner Shane Warne has called on the national selectors to sack veteran Mike Hussey.Warne believes young opener Phillip Hughes, who scored 75 against Queensland at ... Read more...

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South Australia sign Afridi for Twenty20 Big Bash


October 27th, 2009 - 2:13 pm ICT by ANI
Adelaide, Oct 27(ANI): South Australia have signed Pakistani all rounder Shahid Afridi as the replacement for Sri Lankan spinner Ajantha Mendis for the Twenty20 Big Bash this summer.Southern Redbacks said that Afridi ... Read more...

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Benaud calls for overhaul of Australian selection panel


August 30th, 2009 - 3:02 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Aug 30 (ANI): Former Test selector John Benaud has blamed the Australian selection panel for a series of blunders, including dumping opening batsman Phil Hughes for Shane Watson, opting for wicketkeeper ... Read more...

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Hilditch says he’s pleased with Ashes selectors’ decisions


August 27th, 2009 - 1:36 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Aug.27 (ANI): Cricket Australia's embattled chairman of selectors Andrew Hilditch has said that he is pleased with the selection decisions made in the Ashes series and says he has no plans ... Read more...

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Former Australian players slam selection panel for Ashes defeat


August 25th, 2009 - 3:10 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Aug 25(ANI): Former Australian cricketers Shane Warne and Tom Moody have criticised the selectors, following Australia's Ashes-losing defeat in the Fifth Test at The Oval.Warne said that he was 'staggered' by ... Read more...

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Roebuck clears Punter, holds selectors responsible for Ashes loss


August 25th, 2009 - 2:42 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Aug 25(ANI): Former Australian cricketer and now a newspaper columnist Peter Roebuck has said that England deserved to win the Ashes, as they had the better-balanced side, and blamed the Australian ... Read more...

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Poor batting, not absence of spin cost Australia the Ashes: Hilditch


August 25th, 2009 - 2:02 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Aug 25 (ANI): Chairman of Australian selectors, Andrew Hilditch, has rejected criticism for not playing spinner Nathan Hauritz in the fifth Ashes Test, and said that Australia lost the Test because ... Read more...

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Ponting still wary about fielding Lee in fourth Ashes Test


August 7th, 2009 - 12:26 pm ICT by ANI
Leeds (UK), Aug.7 (ANI): Australian captain Ricky Ponting still appears wary about calling on Brett Lee, his most experienced bowler, to do duty against England in the fourth Ashes Test, which begins ... Read more...

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Gillespie comes out in support of Johnson


July 22nd, 2009 - 3:10 pm ICT by ANI
Adelaide (Australia), July 22 (ANI): Former Australian fast bowler Jason Gillespie believes it is quite hard to reverse a crisis of form mid-series but has come out in support of Mitchell Johnson ... Read more...

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Johnson may get one last chance for continuing Ashes duty at Northampton


July 21st, 2009 - 2:30 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 21 (ANI): Australian fast bowler Mitchell Johnson is expected to be handed one last chance to keep his Test spot by impressing in Australia's practice match at Northampton starting Friday.The ... Read more...

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Watson cleared for Ashes selection


May 14th, 2009 - 1:03 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, May 14 (ANI): Australian all-rounder Shane Watson has been cleared for Ashes selection by the medical staff.According to Fox Sports, Watson was assessed by Cricket Australia medical staff following his return ... Read more...

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Oz wicketkeepers battle for potential Ashes berth


March 2nd, 2009 - 2:18 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Mar.2 (ANI): Wicketkeepers in Australia are locked in a keen battle for being incumbent Brad Haddin''s understudy during the Ashes in England. A Fox Sports report says that the leading contenders ... Read more...

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Oz selectors should stick with experience: Ponting


February 1st, 2009 - 1:27 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Feb 1 (ANI): Skipper Ricky Ponting believes that Australian selectors should stick with experience as two strenuous tours of South Africa and England are in the offing over six months.Ponting ... Read more...

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Oz selectors watching NSW batting prodigy Hughes closely


January 29th, 2009 - 12:15 pm ICT by ANI
Canberra, Jan.29 (ANI): Australian cricket selector Jamie Cox flew last night from Adelaide to Canberra a distance of 1600 kilometers to assess whether New South Wales batting prodigy Phillip Hughes is ... Read more...

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