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What happened to Mongoose bats?


April 12th, 2012 - 4:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 12 (IANS) The long handle-short blade Mongoose bat that was made famous in the third season of the Indian Premier League (IPL) by Australian legend Matthew Hayden ... Read more...

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Clarke close to signing $1 mn bat deal


January 9th, 2012 - 12:00 am ICT by IANS
Syndey, Jan 8 (IANS) Three days after an epic 329 not out, with a bat that didn't have a sponsor's logo, against India at the historic Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG), ... Read more...

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Scorchers score a 10-run win over Heat in Big Bash League


December 29th, 2011 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
Perth, Dec 29 (IANS) Perth Scorchers leapt to fourth position in Twenty20 Big Bash League table by narrowly beating the Brisbane Heat at the WACA Ground here Thursday.Electing to bat ... Read more...

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O’Brien hoping for an encore of Bangalore knock


August 25th, 2011 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 25 (IANS) Ireland's charismatic batsman Kevin O'Brien said he would love to tonk the England side the way he did in Bangalore in the World Cup when the ... Read more...

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Hayden picks up stakes in Brisbane Heat


July 26th, 2011 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, July 26 (IANS) Former Australian batsman Matthew Hayden picked up equity in Brisbane Heat Twenty20 franchise, for whom he turns out as a player in the inaugural season of ... Read more...

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Hayden returns to cricket with Big Bash League


July 25th, 2011 - 1:53 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, July 25 (IANS) Former Australian batsman Matthew Hayden will return to cricket with the inaugural Big Bash League where he will play for Brisbane Heat.Hayden, 39, has not played ... Read more...

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Harbhajan thanks Tendulkar for adding variety to his bowling


July 8th, 2011 - 2:27 pm ICT by IANS
Roseau (Dominica), July 8 (IANS) Indian off-spinner Harbhajan Singh, who has become the 11th bowler to pick up 400 wickets in Tests, says it was batting legend Sachin Tendulkar ... Read more...

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Is Hayden planning a comeback in Big Bash?


July 2nd, 2011 - 4:59 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, July 2 (IANS) Former Australian opening batsman Matthew Hayden is planning a return to competitive cricket with the Big Bash Twenty20 tournament starting in December.Hayden, who is now a ... Read more...

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Hayden support 10-team World Cup, says it is for premium sides


June 16th, 2011 - 1:40 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 16 (IANS) Former Australian opener Matthew Hayden feels that the International Cricket Council (ICC) has taken the right decision in cutting down to ten the number of participating ... 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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Symonds, Bhajji finally make peace


May 8th, 2011 - 6:41 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, May 8 (IANS) Leaving their bitter past behind, Andrew Symonds and Harbhajan Singh are "getting along great" while playing for Mumbai Indians in the ongoing Indian Premier League.According ... Read more...

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I hit out because I was tired: Watson


April 12th, 2011 - 8:18 am ICT by ANI
Dhaka, Apr. 12 (ANI): Australian all-rounder Shane Watson has revealed that he decided to hit out against Bangladesh and score his record breaking unbeaten 185 because he was tired.Watson said the stifling ... Read more...

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I wanted to hit as many sixes or get out: Watson (Lead)


April 11th, 2011 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, April 11 (IANS) Australian all-rounder Shane Watson Monday said he ended up smashing a record 15 sixes as he was getting tired in the middle and either wanted to ... Read more...

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Watson hits record 15 sixes in win against Bangladesh


April 11th, 2011 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, April 11 (IANS) All-rounder Shane Watson hit a record 15 sixes - and an equal number of fours - in his blistering 185 not out as Australia posted a ... Read more...

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Watson hits record 15 sixes as Aussies thrash Bangladesh in Dhaka ODI


April 11th, 2011 - 6:20 pm ICT by ANI
Dhaka, Apr 11(ANI): All-rounder Shane Watson belted an unbeaten 185 off 96 balls, which included 15 sixes and 15 fours, to record the highest score by an Australian in ODI history, as ... Read more...

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Big Bash must rely Indian, Windies stars, not ageing Oz ones: Julian


April 11th, 2011 - 8:17 am ICT by ANI
Sydney, Apr.11 (ANI): Former fast bowler and now TV commentator Brendon Julian has said Australia's Big Bash 20-20 competition would be taking a backward step if it relies on aging stars like ... Read more...

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Ex-ICC chief Speed’s book reveals India-Oz Monkeygate ‘collusion’


April 8th, 2011 - 2:09 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Apr. 8 (ANI): Former International Cricket Council boss Malcolm Speed has published a letter in which the Indian and Australian boards are accused of colluding in a way that could ... 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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CA to investigate widespread doctoring of pitches by Oz domestic teams


March 18th, 2011 - 2:02 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Mar 18 (ANI): Cricket Australia will investigate reports of widespread doctoring of pitches for Sheffield Shield matches by local sides to get favourable result.CA's playing conditions committee, which includes former players ... Read more...

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A series of firsts for Ireland against England (Statistical Highlights)


March 3rd, 2011 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 3 (IANS) From their maiden win against England to the fastest century in the World Cup, Ireland had a series of firsts in their three-wicket win over their ... Read more...

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Sangakara’s best innings in World Cup (Statistical highlights)


February 21st, 2011 - 1:54 am ICT by IANS
Hambantota, Feb 21 (IANS) Sri Lanka beat Canada by 210 runs in a World Cup Group A match here Sunday.Stastical Highlights:* Sri Lankan skipper Kumar Sangakkara (92 off 87 balls) ... 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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Tendulkar is leading run-scorer in World Cup (Statistics, World Cup Countdown)


February 8th, 2011 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 8 (IANS) Batting maestro Sachin Tendulkar has notched up many records during the five World Cups he has played spanning over two decades. Tendulkar will be making his ... Read more...

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Nice ploy by Hayden to sell his book, says Harbhajan


February 5th, 2011 - 7:24 pm ICT by IANS
Sonepat, Feb 5 (IANS) Off-spinner Harbhajan Singh Saturday blasted former Australian opening batsman Matthew Hayden, who in his autobiography wrote that the bowler and ex-India captain Sourav Ganguly chickened out of ... Read more...

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Kapil, Dravid, Ganguly among CEAT award winners as best World Cup cricketers


February 4th, 2011 - 2:20 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Feb 4(ANI-Business Wire India): Former Indian captains Kapil Dev, Rahul Dravid and Sourav Ganguly are among nine cricketers who have been honoured with the 'CEAT Cricket Rating World Cup Awards 2011' ... Read more...

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Hayden to lead push to prevent axing of Sheffield Shield final


February 2nd, 2011 - 3:02 pm ICT by ANI
Brisbane, Feb.2 (ANI): Former Australian opening batsman Matthew Hayden will spearhead an emotional last-minute push to save the Sheffield Shield final as it faces being swept away by the Twenty20 revolution.The proposal ... 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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Ex-Test stars slam Oz selectors repeated snub of Hodge


January 16th, 2011 - 1:16 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan.16 (ANI): Former Australian Test stars have called on the selectors to explain their treatment of Victorian Brad Hodge as he faces the prospect of being snubbed for the World Cup.The ... Read more...

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Cricket Players Shoot For Patiala House


January 8th, 2011 - 6:50 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
are Wasim Akram, Andrew Symonds, Matthew Hayden, Graham Gooch, Herschelle Gibbs, Brendon McCullum, Kamran Akmal, Tillakaratne Dilshan and Nasir Hussain to name a few.It was on the insistence of director ... Read more...

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Australia’s party over, hangover begins, says Holding


December 30th, 2010 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 30 (IANS) Former West Indies fast bowler Michael Holding said that Australia's party as the top team is over and what the former No.1 are experiencing is a "hangover".Australia has ... Read more...

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Ex- opener Trescothick to use Mongoose bat to win Lord’s million-dollar six jackpot


December 1st, 2010 - 3:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec.1 (ANI): Former England opener Marcus Trescothick will be trying to hit a million-dollar six with a Mongoose bat that was also used by former Australian opener Matthew Hayden.According to The ... Read more...

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Gabba is Australia’s biggest Ashes advantage: Hayden


November 22nd, 2010 - 5:57 pm ICT by ANI
Brisbane (Australia), Nov.22 (ANI): Former Australian and Queensland opener Matthew Hayden has predicted that the Gabba ground in Brisbane is Australia's biggest Ashes advantage.When asked about the Australian side and its preparations, ... Read more...

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Criticism ahead of Ashes opener gives Aussies an edge over England: Hayden


November 21st, 2010 - 1:03 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Nov 21(ANI): Former Australian batsman Matthew Hayden believes that stinging criticism ahead of the Ashes series has given the home team an edge over an England team lulled by their smooth ... Read more...

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