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Don’t know where Indian cricket is headed: Warner


January 13th, 2012 - 11:00 pm ICT by IANS
Perth, Jan 13 (IANS) Australian opener David Warner said Friday that he fears about the future of Indian cricket once batting greats like Sachin Tendulkar and Rahul Dravid, who ... Read more...

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Taylor feels batting camp will be of little help


December 21st, 2011 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Dec 21 (IANS) Former Test skipper Mark taylor feels the specially designed batting camp at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) will be of little help for the struggling Australian ... Read more...

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Batting camp will make Australians ready for mind games


December 20th, 2011 - 9:42 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Dec 20 (IANS) The Australian batting camp that started here Tuesday at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) has not only been designed to help the top-order batsmen to ... Read more...

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Watson doubtful; Christian and Cowan’s chances now brighten (Lead)


December 20th, 2011 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Dec 20 (IANS) Shane Watson's hopes of playing in the Boxing Day Test suffered a set-back as he failed to take part in the opening day of Australia's batting ... Read more...

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Australian team offers condolences to Roebuck’s family


November 14th, 2011 - 4:17 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Nov 14 (IANS) The Australian team offered their condolences to the family of cricketer-turned-commentator Peter Roebuck, who died Saturday.Roebuck a frequent companion of the Australian team in their tours, ... Read more...

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Cricket Australia launches global hunt for new coach


October 18th, 2011 - 4:26 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Oct 18 (IANS) Cricket Australia (CA) Tuesday launched a global hunt for a new coach with officials pledging to think "outside the square" in their search.CA launched the search ... 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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Lee happy with Australia’s coaching support staff


July 12th, 2011 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, July 12 (IANS) Australian speedster Brett Lee feels the introduction of Justin Langer, Steve Rixon and Craig McDermott in the coaching support staff has made a big difference in ... Read more...

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We are not thinking of regaining No.1 Test ranking: Nielsen


July 4th, 2011 - 5:28 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, July 4 (IANS) Australia's cricket coach Tim Nielsen, who is under the scanner since his team's defeat in the Ashes, says they are looking for consistency rather than regaining ... Read more...

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Cricket Australia appoints McDermott as bowling coach


May 12th, 2011 - 1:16 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, May 12 (IANS) Cricket Australia (CA) Thursday appointed former fast bowler Craig McDermott as a bowling coach for the Australian team. McDermott, who took 291 wickets in 71 Tests ... 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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Ponting’s inspirational impact can lead Oz cricket back to its former glory: Langer


March 28th, 2011 - 1:08 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Mar 28(ANI): Former Australian batsman Justin Langer believes that captain Ricky Ponting is the right man to lead Australian cricket back to its former glory despite the national team's World Cup ... Read more...

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Langer may replace Kirsten as India’s head coach


March 22nd, 2011 - 1:36 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Mar 22 (ANI): Australia's batting coach Justin Langer has been tipped as a strong contender to succeed India's current head coach, South African Gary Kirsten, who is expected to resign after ... Read more...

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Langer says Oz grade cricket batsmen lacking quality practice


February 27th, 2011 - 4:38 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Feb 26(ANI): Former Australian batsman Justin Langer is concerned that his country's next generation of batsmen could suffer from not getting enough quality time in the nets due to rules designed ... Read more...

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Have to bowl differently against every team: Kreza


February 18th, 2011 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, Feb 18 (IANS) Australian spinner Jason Kreza said variation will be the key for tweakers on the sub-continent pitches during the cricket World Cup.Kreza has been working hard with the team ... Read more...

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Krejza’s place in final Oz XI as only spinner under threat from better batting part-timers


February 17th, 2011 - 6:51 pm ICT by ANI
Bangalore, Feb 17 (ANI): Australia's frontline spinner Jason Krejza's place in the team's final XI is under threat after taking 1-56 and 0-46 in warm-up matches against India and South Africa in ... Read more...

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Ponting starts preparation for World Cup


February 2nd, 2011 - 3:08 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Feb 2 (ANI): After a month on the sidelines with a broken finger, Australia captain Ricky Ponting has started preparations for his fifth World Cup.Ponting faced a series of throw-downs from ... 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 teen’s advice on Clarke’s flawed technique ‘right on the money’: Jones


January 21st, 2011 - 1:33 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 21(ANI): The Australian teenager who advised Michael Clarke against "pushing at the ball" in order to find batting form is right on the money, according to former batman Dean Jones.Seventeen-year-old ... Read more...

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Ensure senior trio do not retire together: Ganguly to selectors


January 15th, 2011 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 15 (IANS) Former Indian skipper Sourav Ganguly Saturday advised national selectors to take a lesson from the present predicament of the Australian team and ensure that the three senior ... Read more...

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Ashes ‘hammering’ suggests that Oz cricket system is not working: Roebuck


January 8th, 2011 - 6:42 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Jan 8(ANI): Noted cricket commentator Peter Roebuck has urged Cricket Australia to instigate an independent review of all cricketing bodies in the country following the 3-1 Ashes series defeat to England. ... Read more...

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Atherton’s ridicule of baggy greens leaves Australians simmering


January 4th, 2011 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 4 (IANS) Former England captain Mike Atherton's ridicule of the Australia's traditional baggy green cap has left the former World No.1 side simmering with anger, reveals their batting coach Justin ... Read more...

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England on top in rain-hit Sydney Test


January 3rd, 2011 - 5:12 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Jan 3(ANI): England were on top on a rain-affected opening day of the fifth and final Ashes Test in Sydney, as Australia reached 4-134 at stumps.Australia had made a bright start ... Read more...

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Langer says Ponting ‘worn down’ by burden of Oz captaincy


January 1st, 2011 - 5:22 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Jan 1(ANI): Australian captain Ricky Ponting has been worn down as a batsman by the pressures of leading a faltering Test team, according to batting coach Justin Langer.Ponting is in ... Read more...

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Waugh blames Oz batsmen’s cheap limited overs tricks for Ashes failure


December 28th, 2010 - 2:45 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Dec 28 (ANI): Former skipper Steve Waugh has said that the Australian batsmen are employing cheap limited overs tricks when a back to basics approach is desperately needed in the Test ... Read more...

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Langer criticizes Oz batsmen for poor batting


December 27th, 2010 - 1:13 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Dec 27 (ANI): Australia's batting coach Justin Langer has criticized his batsmen for their poor performance at the MCG.Loose strokes by Phillip Hughes and Brad Haddin, and impatient prods by Michael ... Read more...

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Oz opener Hughes must bat with ‘positive intent’ to retain Ashes spot: Langer


December 24th, 2010 - 1:12 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Dec 24(ANI): Australian opening batsman Phillip Hughes needs to show "positive intent" in order to bat himself back into form, according to batting coach Justin Langer.Hughes, who was summoned to replace ... Read more...

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Ponting certain to play in Boxing Day Test: Langer


December 21st, 2010 - 1:26 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Dec 21 (ANI): Australia's batting coach, Justin Langer has said that Ricky Ponting is certain to play in the Boxing Day Test, and added that the captain's broken finger might be ... Read more...

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Tendulkar is the greatest batsman: Brett Lee


December 18th, 2010 - 4:50 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Dec 18 (ANI): Australian fast bowler Brett Lee has described Indian batting maestro Sachin Tendulkar as the greatest batsman he has ever played against.When asked who is the best batsman ... Read more...

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Hughes will make England pay for taunting him: Langer


December 10th, 2010 - 3:22 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Dec 10 (ANI): Australia's batting coach Justin Langer has backed opener Phillip Hughes to perform in the third Test, and said England will be made to pay for taunting the under-pressure ... Read more...

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North battling to demystify enigma behind his batting peaks and troughs


November 24th, 2010 - 5:34 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Nov 24(ANI): Australian middle-order batsman Marcus North admits that he struggles to fully understand why his career has been so distorted.North has scored five centuries in 19 Tests, but he ... Read more...

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England, Australia evenly matched for Ashes combat: Langer


November 23rd, 2010 - 3:40 pm ICT by ANI
Brisbane (Australia), Nov.23 (ANI): Former Australian opener and now batting coach of the current side Justin Langer believes that both England and Australia are evenly matched going into the first Ashes Test ... Read more...

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Anderson has no intention of doing a Harmy repeat at Gabba


November 22nd, 2010 - 6:46 pm ICT by ANI
Brisbane (Australia), Nov.22 (ANI): Lancashire and England fast bowler James Anderson has vowed not to repeat Steve Harmison's first ball in The Ashes series flying straight to second slip."The only way it ... Read more...

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Collingwood backs England to overhaul ‘Gabba curse’ during Ashes opener


November 21st, 2010 - 1:04 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Nov 21(ANI): England middle-order batsman Paul Collingwood is confident that his team can overhaul 'the Gabba curse' when they play the Ashes opener against England from November 25.The Gabba in ... Read more...

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Gabba curse awaiting visiting England team for Ashes opener


November 20th, 2010 - 1:31 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Nov 20(ANI): The Gabba in Brisbane, which will host the first Ashes Test starting on November 25, is being viewed as the most dreaded venue for the visiting England team, ... Read more...

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