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Plan to enforce building curbs near Gurgaon defence depot


September 8th, 2012 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, Sep 8 (IANS) Gurgaon officials Saturday reviewed the process of keeping a check on construction activities in unauthorised colonies that have mushroomed within the restricted zone of 900 metre ... Read more...

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Time for Tendulkar to introspect: Chappell


March 3rd, 2012 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, March 3 (IANS) Former Australia cricket captain Ian Chappell said India's batting great Sachin Tendulkar has to take a look at himself and ask if he is playing ... Read more...

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Lee wants to bowl despite broken foot


March 1st, 2012 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, March 1 (IANS) Australian fast bowler Brett Lee wants to continue playing ODIs despite a sore right foot which scans have revealed is still broken.The 35-year-old admitted that the ... Read more...

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Kohli fashions a miracle chase for India (Roundup)


February 28th, 2012 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
Hobart, Feb 28 (IANS) Virat Kohli produced a career-best unbeaten 133 to fashion India's miracle chase of getting 321 in just 36.4 overs against Sri Lanka in the ... Read more...

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Hilfenhaus to replace injured Lee in Australian ODI squad


February 6th, 2012 - 3:28 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Feb 6 (IANS) In-form Test bowler Ben Hilfenhaus has replaced Brett Lee in the Australia ODI squad for the ongoing cricket tri-series involving India and Sri Lanka.Lee has been ... Read more...

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Lee ruled out of tri-series with broken toe


February 5th, 2012 - 3:06 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Feb 5 (IANS) Australian fast bowler Brett Lee has been ruled out of the One-day tri-series with a broken toe, sidelining him for around four to six weeks.Lee hurt ... Read more...

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Adelaide joins the race to host 2015 World Cup final


February 3rd, 2012 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
Adelaide, Feb 3 (IANS) Adelaide has joined Sydney and Melbourne in the race to host the 2015 ICC Cricket World Cup final.CA chief executive James Sutherland said the Melbourne Cricket ... Read more...

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ANZ Stadium, MCG in running for 2015 World Cup final venue


January 30th, 2012 - 9:42 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 30 (IANS) Cricket Australia chief executive James Sutherland kept everybody guessing about the idea of ANZ Stadium in Sydney Olympic Park hosting the 2015 World Cup final.ANZ Stadium ... 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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India will come back strongly in Sydney: Ganguly


December 30th, 2011 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Dec 30 (IANS) Former captain Sourav Ganguly is confident India will bounce back in the second Test against Australia at the Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG) starting Tuesday.India suffered a ... Read more...

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Our batting line-up flopped: Dhoni (Lead)


December 29th, 2011 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Dec 29 (IANS) India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni Thursday attributed the team's 122-run loss in the first Test here to the failure of the batsmen and praised the ... Read more...

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McDermott hailed for turning around Australian pace attack


December 29th, 2011 - 6:43 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Dec 29 (IANS) Former Australian Test fast bowler Craig McDermott has done a great job with the pace battery since taking over in May as the bowling coach.The results ... Read more...

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Pre-season training with Tasmania bowling coach helped Hilfenhaus


December 28th, 2011 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Dec 28 (IANS) Australia pacer Ben Hilfenhaus, who bagged his maiden fifer in Tests, said Wednesday that pre-season training with Tasmania bowling coach Ali de Winter helped him emerge ... Read more...

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I have a lot more cricket left in me: Haddin


December 28th, 2011 - 4:20 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Dec 28 (IANS) Australia's Test vice-captain and wicketkeeper Brad Haddin believes that his place in the team is not under threat despite his unimpressive performance in the ongoing ... Read more...

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Watson could miss entire series against India


December 27th, 2011 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Dec 27 (IANS) Australian star all-rounder Shane Watson's recovery from a calf injury has been slower than expected and he could miss the entire Test series against India.Watson was ... Read more...

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India have the edge, admits Haddin


December 27th, 2011 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Dec 27 (IANS) Australian wicket-keeper batsman Brad Haddin conceded that India are slightly ahead in the first Test, though Sachin Tendulkar's prized scalp in the day's last over ... Read more...

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Katich resigns to his fate, says Cowan worthy successor


December 26th, 2011 - 11:04 am ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Dec 26 (IANS) Simon Katich has finally resigned to his fate of being an ex-Test player and has backed his former New South Wales teammate Ed Cowan, who made ... Read more...

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India will find it tough in first two Tests: Akram


December 25th, 2011 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 25 (IANS) Former Pakistan captain Wasim Akram feels India may struggle against Australia in the first two Tests.The series begins with the Boxing Day Test at the ... Read more...

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Pattinson taps England bowling coach to tackle India


December 23rd, 2011 - 4:12 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Dec 23 (IANS) Australia's young fast bowler James Pattinson is taking advice from England's bowling coach David Saker to plot the downfall of the famed Indian batting order ... Read more...

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Boxing Day Test: Shaun Marsh confident of regaining fitness


December 22nd, 2011 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Dec 22 (IANS) Australia's top-order batsman Shaun Marsh is confident of regaining his fitness for the Boxing Day Test against India at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) from ... 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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Fletcher has addressed how to tackle mind games: Ojha


December 21st, 2011 - 4:13 pm ICT by IANS
Canberra, Dec 21 (IANS) India's left-arm spinner Pragyan Ojha said that coach Duncan Fletcher has held a meeting with the team to discuss how to tackle mind games by ... Read more...

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Arthur tells Ponting and Hussey to perform or perish


December 20th, 2011 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
Canberra, Dec 20 (IANS) Australia coach Mickey Arthur acknowledges that the presence of Ricky Ponting and Michael Hussey is important for the development of the side in transition but says ... 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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Hurley tosses the coin at MCG


December 17th, 2011 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Dec 17 (IANS) Australian spin legend Shane Warne's partner Liz Hurley tossed the coin at Melbourne's first Big Bash blockbuster.The British actress wasn't a lucky charm for her fiance, ... Read more...

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Warne burns bowling arm, doubtful for Big Bash


December 12th, 2011 - 4:02 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Dec 12 (IANS) Australian spin legend Shane Warne's availability for the Big Bash league is now doubtful as he suffered burns on his bowling arm while cooking.The former leg-spinner ... Read more...

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Sheffield Shield to be played under twilight


August 17th, 2011 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Aug 17 (IANS) Eight Sheffield Shield matches will be played in twilight time slots as per Cricket Australia's (CA) new domestic cricket schedule released Wednesday. In what is seen ... 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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Cricket Australia reinstate tri-series with India and Sri Lanka


June 14th, 2011 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourbe, June 14 (IANS) After a four-year hiatus, Cricket Australia (CA) have reinstated the ODI tri-series with India and Sri Lanka in February in their summer schedule for the 2011-12 ... Read more...

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Cricket Victoria trying to rope in Warne to promote Big Bash


May 16th, 2011 - 1:43 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, May 16 (IANS) Cricket Victoria are trying to rope in Australian spin wizard Shane Warne as the brand ambassador for the two Victoria-based teams of the Twenty20 Big Bash ... Read more...

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Watson could do a Tendulkar soon, warns Hussey


April 13th, 2011 - 9:13 am ICT by ANI
Dhaka, Apr. 13 (ANI): Middle order Australian batsman Mike Hussey believes opener Shane Watson may soon overtake Indian batsman Sachin Tendulkar's top one-day international score of 200, after blasting the Australian ... Read more...

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Katich keen to regain Oz Test spot


February 23rd, 2011 - 3:07 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Feb.23 (ANI): New South Wales opener and captain Simon Katich's hunger to wear the baggy green remains as strong as ever, as he starts his campaign today to convince national selectors ... Read more...

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Ex-Test opener Jacques puts his hand up for Oz team selection


February 22nd, 2011 - 1:07 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Feb.22 (ANI): Former Australian left-hand opener Phil Jaques appears to be putting his hand up again for national selection after scoring consecutive first class centuries against Victoria, despite a lion-hearted effort ... Read more...

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Phil Jaques still hopeful of Oz Test comeback


February 19th, 2011 - 2:26 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Feb 19(ANI): Australian batsman Phil Jaques has said that he still harbours dreams of returning to the highest level of the sport.Jaques had played 11 Tests until 2008, till persistent back ... Read more...

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Ratings prove one-day international cricket isn’t dead yet


January 25th, 2011 - 12:58 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan.25 (ANI): If fresh ratings are anything to go by, one-day international cricket has been given the 'kiss of life'.Figures released by industry body Free TV show the opening one-day international ... Read more...

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