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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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Avoid extreme exercises - they may kill


June 4th, 2012 - 4:26 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 4 (IANS) Avoid extreme exercises - they can kill.Micah True, a legendary marathon runner, died suddenly while on a routine 12-mile training run in March.The pathological changes ... Read more...

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List of unsold players in the IPL auction-5


February 4th, 2012 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 4 (IANS) The following is the list of unsold players in the Indian Premier League (IPL) auction-5 here Saturday:James Anderson - base price $300,000 Tamim Iqbal - base price ... Read more...

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Happy Festivus!


December 23rd, 2011 - 9:28 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Dec 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) When writer Dan O'Keefe introduced the circular holiday Festivus in 1966, little did he know that it will grow to be a popular culture. His son ... 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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Katich stripped of New South Wales captaincy


October 12th, 2011 - 4:10 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Oct 12 (IANS) Australian batsman Simon Katich was Wednesday removed as captain of New South Wales after having led the state team for nine years. All-rounder Stephen O'Keefe has ... Read more...

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RCB to field against NSW in first CLT20 semi-final


October 7th, 2011 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Oct 7 (IANS) Royal Challengers Bangalore won the toss and put New South Wales Blues in to bat in the first semi-final of the Champions League T20 at the ... Read more...

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CL T20 Scoreboard: Super Kings vs Blues


October 5th, 2011 - 12:59 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, Oct 4 (IANS) Following is the score-board of the Champions League T20 match between Chennai Super Kings and New South Wales Blues here Tuesday.New South Wales Blues:David Warner ... Read more...

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Warner century puts Blues in semis


October 5th, 2011 - 12:55 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, Oct 4 (IANS) Little opener David Warner's 69-ball 136 not out floored defending champions Chennai Super Kings while powering the New South Wales into the semi-finals of the Champions ... Read more...

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New South Wales to bat against Super Kings


October 4th, 2011 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Oct 4 (IANS) New South Wales Blues won the toss and chose to bat against Chennai Super Kings in a Champions League Group A fixture at M.A. Chidambaram Stadium ... Read more...

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CLT20 scoreboard: Mumbai Indians vs New South Blues


October 2nd, 2011 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Oct 2 (IANS) Scoreboard of the Champions League match between Mumbai Indians and New South Blues here Sunday:Mumbai Indians: Aiden Blizzard b Clark 1 Sarul Kanwar c O'Keefe ... Read more...

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Risk paid off in Super Over: Katich


September 28th, 2011 - 10:03 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sept 28 (IANS) It was a risk having a spinner bowl the Super Over but it eventually paid off for New South Wales Blues according to skipper Simon Katich, ... Read more...

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CL T20 scoreboard: T&T; vs New South Wales


September 28th, 2011 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 28 (IANS) Scoreboard of the Champions League Twenty20 match between Trinidad and Tobago and New South Wales Blues played here Wednesday.Trinidad and Tobago: Lendl Simmons lbw Henriques 42 Adrian Barath ... Read more...

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T&T; to bat against New South Wales


September 28th, 2011 - 5:13 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 28 (IANS) Trinidad and Tobago won the toss and elected to bat against New South Wales in a Group A Champions League T20 fixture at the M.A. Chidambaram ... Read more...

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O’Keefe hoping to give a different spin


September 21st, 2011 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 21 (IANS) After getting a peek at international cricket last season when he played a few T20 games for Australia and subsequently was in the Test squad but ... Read more...

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Beverley Knight eyeing motherhood


August 30th, 2011 - 9:33 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 30 (IANS) Soul singer Beverley Knight is keen to become a mother after finding true love with her fiance.The British star got engaged to production technician James O'Keefe ... Read more...

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Didn’t play as we would have hoped, admits White


August 7th, 2011 - 5:13 pm ICT by IANS
Pallekele (Sri Lanka), Aug 7 (IANS) Australia's Twenty20 captain Cameron White was frustrated at his team's 35-run loss in the Twenty20 match against Sri Lanka here Saturday night.Sri Lanka captain ... Read more...

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Palin chooses anti-abortion fundraiser over White House Correspondents’ Dinner


May 2nd, 2011 - 2:05 pm ICT by ANI
Bethesda (Maryland, US), May 2 (ANI): Former Alaska governor and 2008 Republican vice-presidential candidate Sarah Palin has boasted to a group of anti-abortion advocates that she had a chance to attend ... Read more...

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Former Oz Test stars want youth into Australian one-day cricket team


March 27th, 2011 - 3:47 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Mar 27 (ANI): Former Test stars have called for Michael Clarke to be handed the one-day captaincy in the next fortnight as pressure intensifies on national selectors to inject new blood ... Read more...

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Sting operation shows NPR executive calling tea party ’seriously racist’, Americans ‘uneducated’


March 9th, 2011 - 3:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 9 (ANI): A sting operation conducted by James O'Keefev has shown NPR executive Ron Schiller calling the tea party racist and the GOP anti-intellectual.Schiller had made the comments to a ... Read more...

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White to captain Aussies for first time in ODIs


February 4th, 2011 - 1:02 pm ICT by ANI
Perth, Feb.4 (ANI): Victorian all-rounder Cameron White will captain Australia for the first time in a one-day international in Perth against England on Sunday.With the series sealed in Australia's favour 5-1, the ... Read more...

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Scientists one step closer to developing vaccine for MRSA


January 17th, 2011 - 5:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 17 (ANI): Scientists at the University of Rochester Medical Center are one step closer to developing a vaccine for life threatening methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) infections following bone and joint ... Read more...

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Australia beat England by four runs to win in Melbourne Twenty20


January 14th, 2011 - 6:57 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan.14 (ANI): Australia squared the two-match Twenty20 series against England on Friday, by beating the visitors by four runs in the second Twenty20 international that was played at the Melbourne Cricket ... Read more...

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Australia set England 148 to win in Melbourne Twenty20


January 14th, 2011 - 5:11 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan.14 (ANI): Australia has set a 148-run target for England to achieve in the second Twenty20 international being played at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) here this evening.Opener David Warner (30) ... Read more...

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NSW delighted over their players’ success in IPL auction


January 10th, 2011 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 10 (IANS) The auctions for the Indian Premier League (IPL)-4 sparked celebrations in Australia's New South Wales after quite a few of its players made the cut.Moises Henriques, Simon ... Read more...

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Christian hits jackpot among lesser-known players


January 9th, 2011 - 10:54 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Jan 9 (IANS) Australian medium-pacer Daniel Christian was the one to hit the jackpot among the lesser-known players at the Indian Premier League (IPL) auction Sunday.Christian was taken by Deccan Chargers ... Read more...

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Christian tops list on day two of IPL auction (Lead)


January 9th, 2011 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Jan 9 (IANS) Little-known Daniel Christian was the most expensive among the players sold on the concluding day of the Indian Premier League (IPL) auction here Sunday.Christian was bought by ... Read more...

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Brett Lee, Shaun Tait in Australia’s T20 squad


January 7th, 2011 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 7 (IANS) Australia Friday announced a 12-man squad for the two Twenty20 Internationals against England starting Wednesday with all-rounder Cameron White named captain after Michael Clarke decided to retire from ... Read more...

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White appointed captain of Australia’s T20 team


January 7th, 2011 - 12:41 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Jan 7 (ANI): Victorian skipper Cameron White has been appointed captain of Australia for two T20 games against England next week, with Tasmanian wicketkeeper Tim Paine his deputy.White will captain Australia's ... Read more...

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Lee, Hodge named in Oz 30-man 2011 World Cup squad


December 17th, 2010 - 1:26 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Dec 17(ANI): Experienced fast bowler Brett Lee and batsman Brad Hodge have been included in Australia's 30-man squad for next year's World Cup in the subcontinent.Lee has retired from Test cricket, ... Read more...

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Ashes debacle: Hilditch and Co need face hard truth and come up with answers: SMH


December 8th, 2010 - 4:01 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Dec.8 (ANI): Australia's selectors must draw a line in the sand and overhaul their plans and the players chosen to deliver for them in the ongoing Ashes series.According to the Sydney ... Read more...

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England on a roll ahead of Ashes opener with 10 wicket drubbing of Australia A


November 20th, 2010 - 1:51 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Nov 20 (ANI): England got a perfect boost for the first Test when they beat Australia A at the Bellerive Oval.England needed just nine runs in their second innings and ... Read more...

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Time running out for Hauritz, as other Oz tweakers make Sheffield Shield impact


November 19th, 2010 - 6:30 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Nov.19 (ANI): Time appears to be running out for Test off-spinner Nathan Huaritz.In a match where he was supposedly playing for his Test future, Hauritz was not given the ball by ... Read more...

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Bell scores 192 as England pile on runs against Australia A


November 19th, 2010 - 5:10 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Nov 19 (ANI): Ian Bell warmed up for next week's first Ashes Test in Brisbane with a massive innings of 192 against Australia A.England were bowled out for 523 in their ... Read more...

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Pietersen’s inability to handle left-arm spin, not giant ego his Achilles heel


November 19th, 2010 - 2:21 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Nov 19 (ANI): England batsman Kevin Pietersen's inability to handle left-arm spin bowling with confidence has strengthened Xavier Doherty's chances of playing in the first Ashes Test in Brisbane.Australia A's ... Read more...

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