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Hussey relieved of domestic duty ahead of S. Africa tour


October 10th, 2011 - 3:46 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Oct 10 (IANS) Michael Hussey will not play in the Sheffield Shield this week as Cricket Australia (CA) has advised him rest before the national team leaves for a ... Read more...

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Five Oz players available for Sheffield Shield, Ryobi Cup selection


October 6th, 2011 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Oct 6 (IANS) Former skipper Ricky Ponting and experienced bastsman Mike Hussey are among five members of the Australian squad for the South Africa series who will be available ... Read more...

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Hauritz in bar brawl, undergoes facial surgery


September 10th, 2011 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Sep 10 (IANS) Australian spinner Nathan Hauritz had to undergo a facial surgery after he injured himself during an altercation at a nightclub in Hervey Bay, Queensland.Cricket Australia (CA) ... Read more...

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Women’s ex-captain in running for CA’s top post


August 20th, 2011 - 3:29 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Aug 20 (IANS) Belinda Clark, Australia's most successful women cricketer and captain, has emerged as one of the front runners for Cricket Australia's (CA) newly created post of cricket ... Read more...

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Will Rod Marsh replace Hilditch?


July 10th, 2011 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, July 10 (IANS) Legendary wicketkeeper Rodney Marsh may take over as the Cricket Australia (CA) chairman of selectors from Andrew Hilditch, who is under fire over Australia's Ashes loss ... Read more...

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CA to rope in Harper to educate its umpires


June 30th, 2011 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, June 30 (IANS) Cricket Australia (CA) will be using the experience of umpire Daryl Harper to train and educate its umpires.Harper, who was supposed to stand in the third ... Read more...

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Steve Rixon appointed Australia’s fielding coach


June 28th, 2011 - 10:19 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, June 28 (IANS) Former wicket-keeper Steve Rixon was Tuesday appointed as the Australian cricket team's fielding coach.Rixon, who played Test and one-day cricket for Australia during the late 1970s ... Read more...

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Cricket Australia likely to send their players to SLPL


June 21st, 2011 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, June 21 (IANS) Cricket Australia (CA) is likely to allow its players to participate in next month's inaugural Sri Lanka Premier League (SLPL) Twenty20 tournament.CA's stand is in stark ... Read more...

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Gillespie to be Australia A assistant coach for Zimbabwe tour


June 3rd, 2011 - 4:48 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, June 3 (IANS) Former Australian bowler Jason Gillespie was Friday appointed the assistant coach for Australia A's upcoming tour of Zimbabwe, beginning later this month. Gillespie, who captured 259 ... 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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Tait retires from ODIs to focus on T20 career


March 28th, 2011 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, March 28 (IANS) Australian fast bowler Shaun Tait Monday announced his retirement from One-day cricket to concentrate on Twenty20s. "I have decided to retire from One-day cricket for both ... Read more...

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Arthur firming up as favourite to coach Australia


January 20th, 2011 - 3:48 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 20 (ANI): Mickey Arthur's probability as the Australian coach-in-waiting has increased with Cricket Australia wanting the South African to join its elite coaching set-up.CA backed Arthur in landing the head ... Read more...

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Australia to get a new manager after cricket World Cup


December 27th, 2010 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Dec 27 (IANS) Cricket Australia (CA) Monday appointed Gavin Dovey to be the new manager of the Australian team after 2011 cricket World Cup. Dovey, an expatriate Austrlian, is currently Rugby ... Read more...

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‘Free spirit’ Symonds happy out of cricketing spotlight


December 23rd, 2010 - 1:08 pm ICT by ANI
Brisbane, Dec. 23 (ANI): Former Australian Test player Andrew Symonds has gone from the glare of the spotlight to the anonymity of farming life in North Queensland.In 2006, during the last Ashes ... Read more...

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Chopping, changing selection policy reason for poor Oz team performance: Waugh


December 9th, 2010 - 4:59 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Dec.9 (ANI): Everyone agrees the Australian Test team is broken but even the most learned can't agree on how to fix it.Former captain Steve Waugh believes the team's slide had been ... Read more...

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Cricket Australia refused Hussey’s request to skip T20 CL for India Test series


October 8th, 2010 - 2:33 pm ICT by ANI
Bangalore, Oct 8(ANI): Australian batsman Mike Hussey has revealed that he had requested Cricket Australia (CA) to excuse him from the Twenty20 Champions League in order to prepare for the Test series ... Read more...

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Gayle, Pollard, Bravo need WICB clearance to play in T20 Big Bash: CA chief


October 5th, 2010 - 5:29 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Oct 5(ANI): Cricket Australia acting Chief Executive Michael Brown has said that West Indies players Chris Gayle, Kieron Pollard and Dwayne Bravo can't participate in the Twenty20 Big Bash without the ... Read more...

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Cricket Australia retains Nielsen as coach


August 24th, 2010 - 3:21 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Aug 24 (IANS) Cricket Australia (CA) Tuesday renewed Australian coach Tim Nielsen's contract until the end of the next Ashes series in England in 2013. Nielsen, a former South Australian wicketkeeper, and ... Read more...

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CA appoint Greg Chappell as national talent manager


August 23rd, 2010 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Aug 23 (IANS) Cricket Australia (CA) has appointed Australian cricket legend and current Centre of Excellence (COE) head coach Greg Chappell as its first National Talent Manager (NTM), a role which ... Read more...

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Greg Chappell made Australia’s first fulltime national selector


August 23rd, 2010 - 12:53 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Aug 23 (ANI): Former Australian Test skipper Greg Chappell has been named as the country's first full-time selector.Cricket Australia appointed Chappell, who will vacate his current position as the head ... Read more...

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Greg Chappell eyeing Cricket Australia’s first ‘fulltime selector’ job


August 17th, 2010 - 12:50 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Aug 17(ANI): Over two decades after resigning as a Test selector, former Australian cricketer Greg Chappell is poised for a re-appearance as Cricket Australia's first fulltime selector.The former Indian coach ... Read more...

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Trialing of split format for limited overs cricket will hurt Oz WC preparations: Hussey


July 20th, 2010 - 3:16 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, July 20 (ANI): The rush to trial the new split format for limited overs cricket this domestic summer will hamper Australia's run to the World Cup, feels middle-order batsman Michael Hussey ... Read more...

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Man killed in bizarre custody plot


July 16th, 2010 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
Dallas, July 16 (IANS) A Dallas man died while executing a twisted plot to win custody of his child, police said. According to investigators, 20-year-old Dwayne Lamont Moten hired a friend to shoot ... 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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Grant is tipped to claim another giant FA Cup scalp


April 13th, 2010 - 3:05 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 13 (ANI): Portsmouth boss Avram Grant is being tipped to claim another giant FA Cup scalp by slaying his former club Chelsea in the final.Grant stepped in to ... Read more...

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Cricket Australia to review its outdated system for awarding national contracts


April 2nd, 2010 - 4:55 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Apr 2 (ANI): Cricket Australia has pledged to review its outdated system for awarding national contracts to reflect the growth of Twenty20 and the changing priorities of international cricketers, as reports ... Read more...

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Fergie brands FA chiefs as dysfunctional and biased


March 20th, 2010 - 2:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar.20 (ANI): Manchester United coach Alex Ferguson has branded FA's disciplinary chiefs as 'dysfunctional' and implied they were biased in the wake of Steven Gerrard's let-off for elbowing Portsmouth's Michael ... Read more...

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Clarke’s decision to leave New Zealand not a ‘last-minute’ move


March 11th, 2010 - 4:19 pm ICT by ANI
Auckland, Mar 11(ANI): Australian vice-captain Michael Clarke's decision to leave New Zealand in the middle of a tour over the drama surrounding his fiancee, Lara Bingle, is not as last-minute as it ... Read more...

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Clarke desperate to return to Test side


March 11th, 2010 - 1:03 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Mar 11 (ANI): Michael Clarke, who abandoned the ODI series in New Zealand to return to Sydney and decide whether or not to continue his relationship with fiancee Lara Bingle, is ... Read more...

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Clarke must sort out off-field problems before joining team: Ponting


March 10th, 2010 - 7:20 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Mar. 10 (ANI): Australian cricket captain Ricky Ponting has reportedly told Cricket Australia officials that he doesn't want vice-captain Michael Clarke back in his side until the troubled star has sorted ... Read more...

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Michael Clarke to fly back home


March 8th, 2010 - 6:53 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, March 8 (IANS) Australian cricket vice-captain Michael Clarke will fly back home from the ongoing New Zealand tour due to personal reasons. It is not known how long Clarke will be away ... Read more...

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Australians told that India is safe for IPL


February 28th, 2010 - 12:52 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Feb.28 (ANI): Australian cricketers are set to play in the third edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) after a Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade official delivered a secret briefing ... Read more...

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Cricket Australia in global quest for night Tests


February 9th, 2010 - 5:12 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Feb.9 (ANI): Cricket Australia (CA) will go global with its quest for day-night Test cricket when it meets the International Cricket Council in Dubai today.While preliminary trials have taken place ... Read more...

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Recall to Test squad best gift this christmas: Hughes


December 21st, 2009 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Dec 21 (IANS) For Phillip Hughes, recall to the Australian squad for the Boxing Day Test is the best Christmas present. The left-hander was named in the 13-man squad as cover for ... Read more...

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Victorian quick McKay stunned by Oz Test call-up


December 1st, 2009 - 2:19 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Dec.1 (ANI): Victorian fast bowler Clint McKay has revealed that he is excited to be part of the Australian Test squad, and adds that he was stunned when he got the ... Read more...

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