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Sachin’s 100 international hundreds


March 16th, 2012 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
Following is the list of 100 international centuries hit by Sachin Tendulkar. Tendulkar has 51 Test centuries.List of Test centuries: 1.119n.o. vs.England, Old Trafford Cricket Ground, Manchester, Aug 14, 1990 2.148n.o. vs. ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka’s thrilling win eliminates India from CB series (Lead)


March 2nd, 2012 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, March 2 (IANS) Sri Lanka's thrilling nine-run win over Australia in the last pool match at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) eliminated India from the finals of the ... Read more...

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Clarke likely to sit out of MCG ODI


February 29th, 2012 - 2:55 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Feb 29 (IANS) Australia captain Michael Clarke is set to miss out the final group game Friday against Sri Lanka in the Commonwealth Bank tri-series ODI cricket tournament, the ... Read more...

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Australia recall Pattinson, drop Harris


February 28th, 2012 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Feb 28 (IANS) Young fast bowler James Pattinson Tuesday was recalled to the 13-member Australian squad, at the expense of Ryan Harris, for the remainder for the CB tri-series.Captain ... 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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India set an improbable target by Sri Lanka (Lead)


February 28th, 2012 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS
Hobart, Feb 28 (IANS) India were Tuesday set an improbable 321-run target in 40 overs against Sri Lanka in the 11th ODI at the Bellerive Oval here if they ... Read more...

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Victoria batting for 2015 World Cup final at MCG


February 22nd, 2012 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 22 (IANS) Premier of Victoria state of Australia Ted Baillieu Wednesday announced that his government will be working hard to secure the 2015 Cricket World Cup final ... 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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Scoreboard: India vs. Australia, First ODI


February 5th, 2012 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Feb 5 (IANS) Scoreboard of the ODI tri-series opener between Australia and India at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) here Sunday:Australia: Matthew Wade b R Sharma 67 David Warner ... Read more...

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Scoreboard of Australia’s innings against India in first ODI


February 5th, 2012 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Feb 5 (IANS) Scoreboard of Australia's innings against India in the first One-day International at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) Sunday: Australia Mathew Wade b R Sharma 67 David ... 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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India elect to field in tri-series opener


February 5th, 2012 - 10:22 am ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Feb 5 (IANS) India put Australia into bat in the opening match of the Commonwealth Bank Series at the Melbourne Cricket Ground here Sunday.Teams:India: Mahendra Singh Dhoni (captain), ... Read more...

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Dhoni hails India’s exceptional fielding


February 3rd, 2012 - 10:42 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Feb 3 (IANS) India's cricket captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni commended his side for an exceptional fielding effort in the second Twenty20 International against Australia at the Melbourne Cricket Ground ... Read more...

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India finally taste win Down Under, win second T20 (Lead)


February 3rd, 2012 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Feb 3 (IANS) India finally tasted success in Australia winning the second and last Twenty20 international by eight wickets with their outstanding outcricket at the Melbourne Cricket Ground ... Read more...

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Scoreboard: India vs. Australia, Second T20


February 3rd, 2012 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Feb 3 (IANS) The scoreboard of the second Twenty20 International between India and Australia at the Melbourne Cricket Ground here Friday.Australia innings: David Warner c Gambhir b Praveen 8 Aaron Finch ... Read more...

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India win second T20 by eight wickets


February 3rd, 2012 - 7:01 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Feb 3 (IANS) India won the second Twenty20 International against Australia by eight-wickets at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) here Friday.Chasing a target of 132, India made 135 ... 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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Scoreboard of Australia’s innings against India in T20


February 3rd, 2012 - 5:21 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Feb 3 (IANS) The scoreboard of Australia's innings against India in the second Twenty20 International at Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) here Friday:Australia innings: David Warner c Gambhir b P.Kumar 8 Aaron Finch run ... Read more...

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Australia opt to bat against India in second T20


February 3rd, 2012 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Feb 3 (IANS) Australia captain George Bailey won the toss and opted to bat against India in the second Twenty20 International at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) Friday.India ... Read more...

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I’ve been dropped, not rested: Haddin


January 31st, 2012 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
Melboure, Jan 31 (IANS) Australia's National Selection Panel (NSP) chairman John Inverarity inists that ODI wicketkeeper Brad Haddin has been rested but the Test vice captain feels he has been ... Read more...

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Australia name unchanged XI for second Test


January 2nd, 2012 - 3:02 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 2 (IANS) Australian captain Michael Clarke Monday named an unchanged XI for the second Test against India starting Tuesday at the Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG) here.Clarke decided to ... Read more...

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Bounce India out from Sydney ground, says Clarke


December 31st, 2011 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Dec 31 (IANS) Australian captain Michael Clarke challenged his bowlers to bounce India out from the second Test that starts Tuesday at the Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG)."I love the ... 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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Lee lauds Australia’s latest pace sensation Pattinson


December 31st, 2011 - 12:55 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Dec 31 (IANS) Australia's former Test pace spearhead Brett Lee has praised the latest pace sensation James Pattinson, and has said he should continue his combative, intimidatory approach ... Read more...

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All-pace attack can backfire: Siddle


December 30th, 2011 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Dec 30 (IANS) Australian fast bowler Peter Siddle says his team is open to an all-pace attack for the second Test against India in Sydney though the strategy ... 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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Clarke expects Indian fightback in Sydney


December 29th, 2011 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Dec 29 (IANS) Australia captain Michael Clarke wants his team to be consistent throughout the series against a "formidable" Indian team, following their 122-run win in the first Test ... 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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We are tentative starters: Dhoni


December 29th, 2011 - 4:38 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Dec 29 (IANS) India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni conceded they are "tentative starters" on a tour and praised the Australian bowlers after their 122-run loss in first Test at ... Read more...

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Australia convincingly win MCG Test (Second Lead)


December 29th, 2011 - 2:03 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Dec 29 (IANS) The Indian batting crumbled against a lively pace attack as Australia won the first Test at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) by 122 runs here ... Read more...

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Scoreboard: India vs Australia, First Test, Day 4


December 29th, 2011 - 1:07 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Dec 29 (IANS) Final scoreboard of the first cricket Test between India and Australia at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) here Thursday:Australia 1st innings: 333 all out India 1st ... Read more...

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Australia beat India by 122 runs at MCG (Lead)


December 29th, 2011 - 12:54 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Dec 29 (IANS) Australia beat India by 122 runs in the first cricket Test with a day to spare and took a 1-0 lead in the four-match series at ... Read more...

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India in dire straits against Australia (Second Lead)


December 29th, 2011 - 12:24 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Dec 29 (IANS) Losing six wickets for 64 runs, Indian batting collapsed again for the second time in the match as the team chased the now improbable target ... Read more...

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Tea scoreboard: India vs. Australia, First Test, Day 4


December 29th, 2011 - 11:51 am ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Dec 29 (IANS) Following is the scoreboard at tea on the fourth day of the first cricket Test between India and Australia at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) ... Read more...

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