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‘West Indies favourites for T20 World Cup’


June 28th, 2012 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, June 28 (IANS) Australian all-rounder Shane Watson believes that the West Indies will be the team to beat in the ICC Twenty20 World Cup which kicks off in Sri ... Read more...

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‘Shanghai’ music rooted in Indian street music: Composer


June 10th, 2012 - 4:55 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 10 (IANS) Director Dibakar Banerjee's politcal thriller "Shanghai", which has oepned to a warm response from the audiences, boasts of energetic songs and a slick background score. ... Read more...

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Ponting not going anywhere: Micky Arthur


May 1st, 2012 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, May 1 (IANS) Australian coach Mickey Arthur said Tuesday that former captain Ricky Ponting was very much in the reckoning to play in next year's Ashes series in England.Ponting ... Read more...

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Clarke, Pattinson to miss deciding final


March 7th, 2012 - 2:57 pm ICT by IANS
Adelaide, March 7 (IANS) Injuries have sidelined Australian captain Michael Clarke and pacer James Pattinson for the third and deciding final Thursday of the Commonwealth Bank tri-series against Sri Lanka ... Read more...

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Jaded Ponting cannot be rested, says Arthur


February 18th, 2012 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
Brisbane, Feb 18 (IANS) Australia coach Mickey Arthur said Saturday that fatigued Ricky Ponting cannot be rested with Michael Clarke injured.The 37-year-old Ponting has played all six of Australia's Tests ... Read more...

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Decision to field backfired: Dhoni


February 1st, 2012 - 10:29 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Feb 1 (IANS) India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni said his decision to field in the first T20 International against Australia backfired, leading to a 31-run defeat at the ANZ ... Read more...

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Warner in line for Australia’s Twenty20 captaincy


January 17th, 2012 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
Perth, Jan 17 (IANS) Australia's diminutive explosive batsman David Warner is in line for Twenty20 captaincy and selectors will have a tough time when they sit down next week to ... Read more...

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Coach Arthur backs beleaguered Haddin


January 10th, 2012 - 5:04 pm ICT by IANS
Perth, Jan 10 (IANS) Australia's beleaguered Test vice-captain and wicketkeeper Brad Haddin received the much needed backing from coach Mickey Arthur to fire in the third Test against India ... Read more...

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Arthur says Harris ready for Perth


January 7th, 2012 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 7 (IANS) Australia coach Mickey Arthur has hinted at paceman Ryan Harris's return to the Australian playing eleven for the third Test beginning Friday at Perth.Harris, who has ... Read more...

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It will be interesting how India bat at Perth: Arthur


January 7th, 2012 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 7 (IANS) Australia coach Mickey Arthur says it will be interesting to see how India bat on a bouncy wicket at Perth after struggling on a batting-friendly ... Read more...

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Arthur hints at retaining bowling attack for SCG Test


December 31st, 2011 - 12:30 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Dec 31 (IANS) Australia coach Mickey Arthur has hinted at retaining the same bowling attack for the second Test against India starting Jan 3 here at the Sydney Cricket ... Read more...

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Rod Marsh is manager of Australia’s cricket coaches


December 22nd, 2011 - 3:03 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Dec 22 (IANS) Former Australian wicketkeeper Rodney Marsh has been appointed manager of the country's cricket coaches.The newly-created role of the former head coach of the Global Academy in ... Read more...

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I am ready for Boxing Day Test: Ed Cowan


December 20th, 2011 - 9:14 pm ICT by IANS
Canberra, Dec 20 (IANS) Tasmania's opening batsman Ed Cowan said he is ready for the pressure-cooker atmosphere of the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) Boxing Day after smashing a century against ... 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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Hilfenhaus revives his hope of Test comeback


December 19th, 2011 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
Perth, Dec 19 (IANS) Tasmanian fast bowler Ben Hilfenhaus revived his hopes of a Test comeback with a Man of the Match performance in Hobart Hurricanes' 31-run triumph over the ... Read more...

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Arthur backs Khawaja to come good in Tests


December 17th, 2011 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Dec 17 (IANS) Australian coach Mickey Arthur feels young batsman Usman Khawaja has the technique and ability to succeed in Test cricket.Khawaja has been seen as a potential to ... Read more...

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Preparation for Test series against India will be ideal: Ponting


December 17th, 2011 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Dec 17 (IANS) Former Australian captain Ricky Ponting, who is struggling with form, said his preparation for the Boxing Day Test against India will be the best but admitted ... Read more...

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Have no intentions to retire, says Ponting


November 24th, 2011 - 3:51 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Nov 24 (IANS) Former Australian captain Ricky Ponting said that he has no plans of retiring any time soon and asked the selectors in his no-nonsense way to give ... Read more...

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Cummins has an uncanny similarity to Steyn: Arthur


November 22nd, 2011 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Nov 22 (IANS) Australian coach Mickey Arthur finds an uncanny similarity between teen sensation Pat Cummins and South African fast bowling star Dale Steyn.Arthur was the South Africa coach ... Read more...

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South African Arthur appointed Australia’s cricket coach


November 22nd, 2011 - 10:49 am ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Nov 22 (IANS) Former South African coach Mickey Arthur has been appointed Australia cricket head coach, Cricket Australia (CA) announced here Tuesday.CA chief executive officer James Sutherland said Arthur ... Read more...

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Amitabh wins ‘distinguished personality’ award


June 15th, 2011 - 2:58 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 15 (IANS) Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan was named the most distinguished personality of 2010 at the BIG Television Awards here. He says TV is a "complex and ... Read more...

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Arthur backs Ponting to bat at No.3


April 2nd, 2011 - 1:34 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Apr 2 (ANI): Former South African cricket coach Mickey Arthur has said that Ricky Ponting should remain bat at No. 3 in Australia's batting order, despite giving up captaincy.Arthur believes it ... Read more...

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Ponting should stay at number three in Oz batting order: Mickey Arthur


March 31st, 2011 - 5:20 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Mar 31(ANI): Former South African coach Mickey Arthur reckons that former Australian captain Ricky Ponting should continue batting at number three to revitalize his game back to its absolute best."I'm ... Read more...

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Arthur asks Oz selectors to recall Hussey for World Cup


March 2nd, 2011 - 2:19 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Mar 2 (ANI): Western Australia coach Mickey Arthur has called on national selectors to hand Mike Hussey a World Cup recall, claiming the 35-year-old is fit and ready to perform for ... Read more...

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‘The Fighter’: More than a mere boxing film (IANS Film Review, Rating: ****)


February 27th, 2011 - 3:04 pm ICT by IANS
By Satyen K. Bordoloi Film: "The Fighter"; Director: David O. Russell; Actors: Mark Wahlberg, Christian Bale and Amy Adams; Rating: ****Hollywood has done endless sports films, of rising against the odds. ... Read more...

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Downey Jr. to play drug detective in ‘Inherent Vice’


February 22nd, 2011 - 4:19 am ICT by IANS
London, Feb 22 (IANS) Actor Robert Downey Jr. is reportedly in talks to take on the lead role of a drug detective in "Inherent Vice".Contactmusic.com reports that "Inherent Vice" is adapted from ... 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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Hussey to be fit for World Cup in time after undergoing surgery


January 20th, 2011 - 1:55 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 20 (ANI): The surgeon, who performed Mike Hussey's hamstring operation on Tuesday, has said the 35-year-old would be fit for Australia's third match against Sri Lanka in Colombo on March ... Read more...

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Anaganaga O Dheerudu: Get Ready To Hear The Sound Of The Movie From This Weekend


December 16th, 2010 - 1:21 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
Unlike most Telugu films AOD has music composed by four ace music directors – MM. Keeravani, Salim-Sulaiman, Koti and Mickey J Meyer. Most Telugu films has one music director but K. ... Read more...

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Arthur backs ‘exceptional’ Beer to succeed in Perth Test


December 11th, 2010 - 12:41 pm ICT by ANI
Brisbane, Dec 11(ANI): Former South Africa and Western Australia coach Mickey Arthur has backed left-arm spinner Michael Beer to succeed where Xavier Doherty and the eight other spinners selected since leg-spin legend ... Read more...

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1986 Ashes win was possible because England was a ‘damn good team’: Gatting


November 22nd, 2010 - 1:41 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov.22 (ANI): Former England cricket captain Mike Gatting has said that he has fond memories of England's last Ashes triumph in 1986-87, and would love for his country to stamp its ... Read more...

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Oz Ashes squad composition has caused uncertainty among players: Arthur


November 17th, 2010 - 5:53 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Nov 17 (ANI): Western Australia coach Mickey Arthur believes that the selectors have erred in making Mike Hussey and Marcus North fight over their positions in the Test team by including ... Read more...

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Arthur replies to PCB’s legal notice, denies making any match-fixing claims against Pak


November 16th, 2010 - 1:30 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Nov 16 (ANI): Former South Africa cricket coach Mickey Arthur, replying to the Pakistan Cricket Board's legal notice, has denied making any match-fixing accusations against the Pakistan side.Last Monday, the ... Read more...

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Arthur says ‘Pak match-fixing claim’ comments taken way out of context


November 9th, 2010 - 4:45 pm ICT by ANI
Johannesburg, Nov 9 (ANI): Former South Africa coach Mickey Arthur has denied suggesting that a One-day International against Pakistan in 2007 was fixed, saying his comments were "taken completely out of context"."There ... Read more...

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Out-of-sorts Johnson must call on experience to rediscover form before Ashes


November 9th, 2010 - 2:29 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Nov. 9 (ANI): Australia's pace ace Mitchell Johnson quickly needs to rediscover his deadly rhythm before the Ashes series against England gets underway.In his previous campaign against the old enemy last ... Read more...

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