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Saeed Ajmal becomes No.1 ranked ODI bowler


September 6th, 2012 - 10:58 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Sep 6 (IANS) Pakistan off-spinner Saeed Ajmal, who was ommitted by International Cricket Council (ICC) from the shortlist for Test player of the year, has moved up two places ... Read more...

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Australia win ODI series 2-1 against Pakistan


September 4th, 2012 - 2:24 pm ICT by IANS
Sharjah, Sep 4 (IANS) Australia won the third and final One Day International (ODI) cricket match against Pakistan here by three wickets, sealing the series 2-1.Michael Clarke won the toss ... Read more...

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World T20: Australia axe Pattinson from preliminary squad


July 18th, 2012 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, July 18 (IANS) Australia's James Pattinson would have felt hard done by the the selectors as the young pacer was omitted from the preliminary 30-player World Cup Twenty20 squad ... Read more...

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Johnson lucky to get a Cricket Australia central contract


June 22nd, 2012 - 5:08 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, June 22 (IANS) Cricket Australia (CA) provided pacer Mitchell Johnson a lifeline by giving him a central contract, which was formally cut from 25 to 17 here Friday.The new ... Read more...

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Dwayne Smith wins last-ball thriller for Mumbai Indians (Lead)


May 6th, 2012 - 10:49 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 6 (IANS) Dwayne Smith pulled off a stunning last ball win for the Mumbai Indians over the Chennai Super Kings in the Indian Premier League (IPL) here ... Read more...

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Mumbai Indians sign Smith for injured Johnson


May 2nd, 2012 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 2 (IANS) Mumbai Indians have signed up West Indies all-rounder Dwayne Smith as a cover for Australian pacer Mitchell Johnson, who has been ruled out with an injury.Johnson ... Read more...

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Dwayne Smith replaces Mitchell Johnson in Mumbai Indians squad


May 2nd, 2012 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 2 (IANS) Mumbai Indians have signed West Indies all-rounder Dwayne Smith as a replacement for Australia fast bowler Mitchell Johnson for the remainder of the Indian Premier ... Read more...

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Nine IPL teams: Who will win?


April 3rd, 2012 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 3 (IANS) Chennai Super Kings will be chasing a hat-trick of titles in the Indian Premier League (IPL) that starts Wednesday. But the other seven franchises ... Read more...

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Tendulkar joins Mumbai’s conditioning camp


March 31st, 2012 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 31 (IANS) Sachin Tendulkar Saturday joined the Mumbai Indians conditioning camp at the Wankhede Stadium for the fifth season of the Indian Premier League (IPL) commencing April ... Read more...

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Mumbai Indians add five uncapped players


February 18th, 2012 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 18 (IANS) Mumbai Indians Saturday inducted five uncapped players in their squad ahead of the fifth edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL). Apoorva Wankhede, Sujit Nayak, Sushant ... Read more...

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List of players sold in IPL auction-5


February 4th, 2012 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 4 (IANS) The following is the list of 25 players who were sold in the Indian Premier League (IPL) auction-5 here Saturday:Players Sold:Brendon McCullum - $900,000 to ... Read more...

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Johnson a great buy, says Harbhajan


February 4th, 2012 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 4 (IANS) Mumbai Indians off-spinner Harbhajan Singh believes Australian pacer Mitchell Johnson, acquired at his base price of $300,000, was a great buy for the team but ... Read more...

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Super Kings snap Jadeja for $2 m, Vinay Kumar goes for $1 m(Lead)


February 4th, 2012 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 4 (IANS) India all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja lived up to his "hot property" tag in the Indian Premier League (IPL) auction here Saturday with Chennai Super Kings buying ... Read more...

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8 Indians, 32 Australians, 30 South Africans for IPL-5 auction


January 30th, 2012 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Jan 30 (IANS) Eight Indians, including veteran Test batsman V.V.S. Laxman, 32 Australians and 30 South Africans will be among the 144 players up for sale in the Indian ... Read more...

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Johnson eyeing IPL to resurrect his Test career


January 11th, 2012 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 11 (IANS) Australian fast bowler Mitchell Johnson has had a sudden change of heart and is eyeing the Indian Premier League (IPL) to regain his place in the ... Read more...

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Cowan, Cummins, Pattinson likely to earn maiden CA contracts


January 9th, 2012 - 12:15 am ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 8 (IANS) Opening batsmen Ed Cowan is likely to get a $100,000-plus pay rise and is all set to qualify for his maiden Cricket Australia (CA) deal.Besides Cowan, ... Read more...

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WACA curator predicts bouncy Perth track


January 9th, 2012 - 12:03 am ICT by IANS
Perth, Jan 8 (IANS) Western Australia Cricket Association (WACA) curator Cameron Sutherland has warned India to be prepared for a bouncy track for the third Test against Australia beginning at ... Read more...

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Rotation policy helping Test team: Cricket Australia


January 8th, 2012 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
Melburne, Jan 8 (IANS) Cricket Australia (CA) high performance manager Pat Howard feels that its rotation policy will help strengthen the Test side rather than compromise on performance.Howard says CA ... Read more...

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Clarke wants teammates to prioritise country over IPL


December 9th, 2011 - 5:25 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Dec 9 (IANS) Australian captain Michael Clarke wants his fellow players to prioritise national duty over playing in the lucrative Indian Premier League (IPL) if their fitness for international ... Read more...

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Starc,Pattinson likely to play India in Boxing Day Test


December 7th, 2011 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Dec 7 (IANS) Promising Australian fast bowlers Mitchell Starc and James Pattinson, both 21, look all set to be in the team that will play India in the Boxing ... Read more...

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India will miss Harbhajan in Australia: Gilchrist


December 7th, 2011 - 5:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 7 (IANS) Former Australian captain Adam Gilchrist feels that Harbhajan Singh will be missed by India during their tour Down Under as the feisty off-spinner can ... Read more...

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Johnson undergoes toe surgery, ruled out for six months


December 1st, 2011 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Dec 1 (IANS) Australian pacer Mitchell Johnson underwent surgery on his left toe here Thursday and will need five to six months to recover thus ruling him out of ... Read more...

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Rise in injuries to fast bowlers due to ODIs: Hadlee


November 30th, 2011 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Nov 30 (IANS) Legendary New Zealand fast bowler Richard Hadlee says the current crop of fast bowlers are getting injured frequently because of their bowling style in ODIS.Hadlee feels ... Read more...

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Pacer Mitchell Johnson may be ruled out for summer


November 30th, 2011 - 3:19 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Nov 30 (IANS) Australian fast bowler Mitchell Johnson is likely to be sidelined for the entire summer as he would require surgery on his left toe.Cricket Australia (CA) ... Read more...

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Australia field four debutants against New Zealand


November 26th, 2011 - 5:45 pm ICT by IANS
Melborne, Nov 26 (IANS) David Warner is all set to make his debut in Test cricket for Australia after a new look, inexperienced squad was picked for the home series ... Read more...

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Clarke backs out-of-form trio


November 23rd, 2011 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Nov 23 (IANS) Australian captain Michael Clarke has backed beleaguered trio Ricky Ponting, Mitchell Johnson and Brad Haddin to play a key role in the upcoming home series against ... Read more...

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Australian media bowled over by new whiz kid Cummins


November 22nd, 2011 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Nov 22 (IANS) Fast bowler Patrick Cummins has become the newest Australian sensation to win over the home media. His spell of 6/79 and his gritty 13 runs propelled ... Read more...

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Australia win a thriller against South Africa


November 21st, 2011 - 10:54 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, Nov 21 (IANS) Australia pulled off a thrilling two wicket victory over South Africa in the fiercely contested second Test to square the series 1-1.Eighteen-year-old debutant Pat Cummins (13), ... Read more...

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Fanie de Villiers offers help to struggling Mitchell Johnson


November 20th, 2011 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Nov 20 (IANS) Former South African swing bowler Fanie de Villiers is ready to help out-of-form Australian pacer Mitchell Johnson.Johnson has hardly troubled the South African batsmen in the ... Read more...

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Dravid breaks into top-10 of ICC rankings


November 18th, 2011 - 5:41 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Nov 18 (IANS) Indian batting great Rahul Dravid moved four places to eighth in the latest International Cricket Council (ICC) rankings for Test batsmen released Friday while teammate ... Read more...

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Clarke open to changes in line-up for second Test


November 12th, 2011 - 4:48 pm ICT by IANS
Cape Town, Nov 12 (IANS) Australian captain Michael Clarke has underlined the importance of winning the second Test against South Africa by saying he won't hesitate to make necessary changes ... Read more...

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After Ponting-Clarke century stand, Johnson-Cummins bowl Australia to victory


October 20th, 2011 - 3:03 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, Oct 20 (IANS) New fast bowling sensation Pat Cummins spearheaded Australia's big win over South Africa in their first one-day cricket international, taking three important wickets in a rain-affected ... Read more...

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Australia picks Cummins for South Africa Test tour


October 17th, 2011 - 12:56 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Oct 17 (IANS) Teenage fast bowler Patrick Cummins was selected in the 15-member Australian squad for next month's Test tour of South Africa.The 18-year-old could become the second youngest ... Read more...

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Marsh replaces Brett in Australian ODI squad for South Africa


October 13th, 2011 - 4:22 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Oct 13 (IANS) Cricket Australia's National Selection Panel (NSP) Thursday announced that all-rounder Mitchell Marsh will replace the injured Brett Lee in the Australian squad for the One-day ... Read more...

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Johnson hurts ankle in Sheffield Shield match


October 11th, 2011 - 6:30 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Oct 11 (IANS) Australia's bowling spearhead Mitchell Johnson injured his left ankle on the opening day of Western Australia's Sheffield Shield clash with Tasmania at the WACA Ground Tuesday.Johnson ... Read more...

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