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Bracken to sue CA over knee injury


February 9th, 2012 - 6:10 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Feb 9 (IANS) Former Test fast bowler Nathan Bracken will be suing Cricket Australia (CA) for $1 million over a knee injury that ruined his career.Bracken, who played five ... Read more...

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Bracken takes Cricket Australia to court


October 12th, 2011 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Oct 12 (IANS) Former Australian fast bowler Nathan Bracken has initiated legal action against the Cricket Australia (CA), claiming that it did not protect him enough when he was ... Read more...

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Watson asks fellow players to clear their names


October 12th, 2011 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Oct 12 (IANS) All-rounder Shane Watson feels his countrymen Nathan Bracken and Ricky Ponting must clear their name at the earliest following bookie Mazhar Majeed's startling claim that Australian ... Read more...

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Bolts’ brother Sadiki keen to make it big in cricket’s fast lane


April 17th, 2011 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 17 (IANS) Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt has already achieved fame as the fastest man on earth and now his bother Sadiki is gearing up to make it big ... Read more...

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Injured Australian fast bowler Bracken calls it a day


January 29th, 2011 - 3:55 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 29 (IANS) Australian fast bowler Nathan Bracken Saturday announced his retirement from all forms of cricket due to a persistent knee injury. Bracken represented Australia in 116 One-day Internationals ... Read more...

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Oz coaching set-up needs overhaul: Bracken


January 29th, 2011 - 2:04 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Jan.29 (ANI): Retired left-arm swing bowler Nathan Bracken wants Australian cricket's coaching setup to be overhauled so players can spend more time with individual mentors.Bracken signed off tearfully on Saturday, a ... Read more...

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Oz selectors wrong to overlook Hopes in World Cup squad: Bracken


January 24th, 2011 - 5:34 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Jan 24(ANI): Australian fast bowler Nathan Bracken believes that all-rounder James Hopes should not have has been left out of the 15-man squad for the upcoming World Cup.With Australian selectors ... Read more...

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Paine might replace Hussey in Australia’s World Cup top-six: Bracken


January 20th, 2011 - 2:23 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 20 (ANI): Nathan Bracken has said Australia might have no choice but to play back-up wicket-keeper Tim Paine in the top-six due to a lack of balance in the World ... Read more...

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Oz quick Starc hopes SL ODI performance will turn ‘dream’ into World Cup ‘reality’


October 27th, 2010 - 2:45 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Oct 27(ANI): Australian fast bowler Mitchell Starc has said that his selection in the 15-man squad for the ODI series against Sri Lanka continues a stunning few weeks that he has ... Read more...

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Bollywood star Tania Zaetta’s bomb scare shock at Indian event in Sydney


August 11th, 2010 - 2:59 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Aug 11 (ANI): Australian actress Tania Zaetta, who has acted in Bollywood films, has tweeted about the bomb scare at the Hilton Hotel that robbed her of the chance to give ... Read more...

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Australian bowling stocks receive lukewarm praise before first ODI against England


June 21st, 2010 - 1:13 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 21 (ANI): The Australian cricket team's wobbly start to their one-day tour of England has attracted lukewarm praise.According to The Telegraph, the Australian bowling looks thoroughly ordinary in the run-up ... Read more...

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Injured Lee deserved national contract, will be a potent weapon: Hilditch


May 1st, 2010 - 2:04 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, May 1 (ANI): Australia's chief selector Andrew Hilditch has said that he does not regret handing a national contract to pacer Brett Lee, who has been out of the ODI side ... Read more...

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New South Wales speedster Copeland touted as the next McGrath


April 17th, 2010 - 3:39 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Apr 17 (ANI): New South Wales bowler Trent Copeland, who played just five Sheffield Shield matches last season but managed to take more wickets than Glenn McGrath, Brett Lee, Stuart Clark ... Read more...

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Bracken becomes target for T20 teams following Cricket Australia snub


April 11th, 2010 - 4:33 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Apr 11(ANI): Australian fast bowler Nathan Bracken has been inundated with offers from several clubs to become a Twenty20 specialist since losing his Cricket Australia contract.Bracken's manager, Rob Horton, ... Read more...

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Hussey vows regain CA contract despite losing 234,000 dollars in IPL earnings


April 8th, 2010 - 5:07 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Apr 8 (ANI): David Hussey, in the hope of proving the Australian selectors his commitment to the longest form of the game, gave up about 234,000 dollars in potential IPL earnings, ... Read more...

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CA drops David Hussey, Bracken and Clark from contracted players list


April 7th, 2010 - 1:39 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Apr 7 (ANI): Cricket Australia (CA) has not renewed the contracts of Victorian batsman David Hussey and NSW pacers Nathan Bracken and Stuart Clark.Victoria's Brad Hodge and South Australian wicketkeeper Graham ... Read more...

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Bollinger, Watson and Harris likely to share one-mn dollar CA pay bonanza


April 4th, 2010 - 1:55 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Apr 4 (ANI): Australian cricketers Doug Bollinger, Shane Watson and Ryan Harris will share in a one million dollars pay bonanza as Cricket Australia is expected to announce a 25-man contract ... Read more...

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Haley Bracken emerges as cricket’s leading WAG


March 23rd, 2010 - 6:00 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Mar 23 (ANI): Australian cricketer Nathan Bracken's wife Haley has come into the limelight as cricket's leading WAG.Haley, who recently did a raunchy photoshoot for Zoo magazine, had also stolen the ... Read more...

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Clark wants to nurture new generation of Oz fast bowlers


March 18th, 2010 - 2:34 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Mar 18 (ANI): Australian fast bowler Stuart Clark, who has been plagued with injury problems, has glimpsed a silver lining in the emergence of a strong new generation of fast bowlers. ... Read more...

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Clarke may follow Warne’s footsteps by never captaining Australia: Slater


March 12th, 2010 - 1:35 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Mar 12 (ANI): Australian vice captain Michael Clarke runs the risk of following in spin legend Shane Warne's footsteps and never captaining Australia at the Test level because of his "not-so-private ... Read more...

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Lee, Hodge, Bracken named in 30-man preliminary Oz squad for T20 World Cup


February 27th, 2010 - 1:29 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Feb 27 (ANI): Australian fast bowler Brett Lee, who retired from Test cricket to prolong his ODI and T20 career, has been named in the 30-man preliminary squad for this year's ... Read more...

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Lee in Australia’s preliminary squad for World Twenty20


February 26th, 2010 - 5:25 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Feb 26 (IANS) Paceman Brett Lee has been named in Australia's preliminary 30-man squad for the World Twenty20 championship beginning April 30 in the West Indies. Lee, 33, announced his ... Read more...

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Ponting demands decent break for players, fears injuries can hurt Ashes quest


February 22nd, 2010 - 1:33 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Feb 22 (ANI): Australian skipper Ricky Ponting has called for better player management, given the frantic schedule over the past two years in order to avoid long term injuries to cricketers.He ... Read more...

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Wife says Nathan Bracken loved her “nude” dress


February 17th, 2010 - 5:42 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Feb 17 (ANI): Sexy WAG Haley Bracken says her Aussie fast bowler hubby Nathan Bracken loved the dress she wore to the Allan Border Medal presentation.Haley had emerged as the showstopper ... Read more...

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Nathan Bracken’s wife steals limelight with ‘nude’ dress


February 16th, 2010 - 6:00 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Feb 16 (ANI): Haley Bracken, the wife of Aussie paceman Nathan Bracken, left little to imagination courtesy a revealing outfit she wore at the Allan Border Medal last night.According to the ... Read more...

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Lee must for Australia’s attempt to defend World Cup in sub continent: Clark


February 11th, 2010 - 2:55 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Feb 11 (ANI): Injured and facing an uncertain future in international cricket, Brett Lee has been backed to succeed at the 2011 World Cup by long-time bowling rival Stuart Clark.Lee is ... Read more...

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Greg Chappell’s recipe to protect fragile fast bowlers: regular rest and rotation


December 14th, 2009 - 1:15 pm ICT by ANI
Brisbane (Australia), Dec.14 (ANI): Former Australian cricket captain Greg Chappell wants the national team and Cricket Australia to consider a rotation system to reduce the pressure on fast bowlers.The current crop of ... Read more...

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`Pup’ Clarke in doubt for first Oz-Windies Test


November 5th, 2009 - 12:39 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Nov.5 (ANI): Australian vice-captain Michael Clarke's back injury is healing slowly and there is a doubt over him taking his appointed place in the national squad for the first test against ... Read more...

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Henriques joins Australia’s growing injury list


November 4th, 2009 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Nov 4 (IANS) All-rounder Moises Henriques Wednesday joined the Australian cricket team's ever-growing injury list and was ruled out of Thursday's One-day international against India with a hamstring injury. Henriques ... Read more...

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Oz all-rounder Henriques also ruled out of fifth ODI


November 4th, 2009 - 1:48 pm ICT by ANI
Hyderabad, Nov.4 (ANI): After fast bowler Peter Siddle, yet another of Australia's bowlers, Moises Henriques, has been sidelined with a hamstring injury and he will miss Thursday's fifth ODI against India in ... Read more...

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Lee, Johnson doubtful for second ODI; Hopes ruled out


October 26th, 2009 - 10:42 pm ICT by IANS
Nagpur, Oct 26 (IANS) The Australian cricket team has been hit hard with injuries as strike bowlers Brett Lee and Mitchell Johnson are doubtful for the second One-day international against India on ... Read more...

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Yuvraj a doubtful starter for Vadodara ODI


October 24th, 2009 - 5:03 pm ICT by ANI
Vadodara, Oct 24(ANI): Indian batsman Yuvraj Singh is a doubtful starter for the opening game of the seven-match ODI series against Australia on Sunday after failing to recover from a finger injury.Yuvraj ... Read more...

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Australian team practices hard ahead on ODI series against India


October 23rd, 2009 - 7:59 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Oct. 23 (ANI): Ahead of their seven-match ODI series against India, Australian cricket team practiced hard at the nets on Wednesday here.Indian cricket team has already departed for Baroda for the ... Read more...

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Indian team practices hard ahead of ODI series against Australia


October 21st, 2009 - 10:22 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Oct. 21 (ANI): Ahead of their seven-match ODI series against Australia, Indian cricket squad spent a couple of hours practising hard at the nets on Wednesday here.The first match of ... Read more...

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Aussie cricketers’ strip for new calendar


October 21st, 2009 - 1:41 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, October 21 (ANI): Nathan Bracken, Shane Watson, Mitchell Johnson, Simon Katich and Shaun Tait are set to leave women drooling after stripping off for a new calendar.The Australian cricketers posed for ... Read more...

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