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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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Hayden picks up stakes in Brisbane Heat


July 26th, 2011 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, July 26 (IANS) Former Australian batsman Matthew Hayden picked up equity in Brisbane Heat Twenty20 franchise, for whom he turns out as a player in the inaugural season of ... Read more...

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Hayden support 10-team World Cup, says it is for premium sides


June 16th, 2011 - 1:40 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 16 (IANS) Former Australian opener Matthew Hayden feels that the International Cricket Council (ICC) has taken the right decision in cutting down to ten the number of participating ... Read more...

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Lawson calls for Cricket Australia clean up


February 12th, 2011 - 12:33 pm ICT by ANI
Brisbane (Australia), Feb.12 (ANI): Former Test fast bowler Geoff Lawson has called for a cleanout of Cricket Australia stables to revive the nation's miserable cricket fortunes, especially in Tests.Speaking at a ... Read more...

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Hayden to lead push to prevent axing of Sheffield Shield final


February 2nd, 2011 - 3:02 pm ICT by ANI
Brisbane, Feb.2 (ANI): Former Australian opening batsman Matthew Hayden will spearhead an emotional last-minute push to save the Sheffield Shield final as it faces being swept away by the Twenty20 revolution.The proposal ... 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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Flintoff says he hopes to make 20-20 comeback for Queensland


August 24th, 2010 - 10:40 am ICT by ANI
London, Aug.24 (ANI): England all-rounder Andrew Flintoff is hoping to make his comeback from knee surgery in Twenty20 for Queensland in January.The former Test all-rounder, who has not played since September, said: ... Read more...

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Queensland hopeful of securing Flintoff for KFC Twenty20


August 4th, 2010 - 5:05 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 4 (ANI): Queensland Bulls have confirmed they are hopeful of securing England all-rounder Andrew Flintoff for this season's KFC Twenty20 Big Bash in spite of his latest knee injury."Flintoff has ... Read more...

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Gabba sold out for first day of Ashes four months ahead of series


July 24th, 2010 - 3:21 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Jul 24 (ANI): The Ashes series will open to a packed house at the Gabba with less than 100 first-day tickets remaining on sale.Four months before the series begins in Brisbane ... Read more...

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Symonds regrets signing last Australia contract


February 19th, 2010 - 12:21 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Feb 19 (ANI): Troubled all rounder Andrew Symonds has said that his one big regret is signing his last Australia cricket contract where he agreed to try to swear off the ... Read more...

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Queensland pacer Ben Cutting on fast track to be Test fast bowler


February 6th, 2010 - 2:53 pm ICT by ANI
Brisbane, Feb.6 (ANI): With Queensland losing the services of Mitchell Johnson, Andrew Bichel and Michael Kasprowicz, a new kid on the pacers block has emerged in the form of Ben Cutting.Cutting has ... Read more...

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Gabba gets tough on boozers and hooligans


November 25th, 2009 - 2:48 pm ICT by ANI
Brisbane (Australia), Nov.25 (ANI): CROWDS watching cricket at the Gabba here, will be subjected to some very tight restrictions, including a blitz on drunks and hooligans.One-third of the ground will be alcohol-free ... Read more...

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Bidding starts in Australia for expensive Freddie Flintoff


October 14th, 2009 - 2:54 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct.14 (ANI): Former England Test all-rounder Andrew "Freddie" Flintoff's declaration that he is keen to play in Australia is likely to spark a fierce inter-state bidding war for cricket's freelance gun ... Read more...

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Hayden to join Cricket Australia board


August 11th, 2009 - 10:37 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Aug 11 (IANS) Former Australian opener Matthew Hayden is set to become a member of the board of Cricket Australia (CA), replacing former captain Allan Border who stepped down after seven ... Read more...

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“Carefree” Symonds successfully holds on to self-imposed booze ban


June 24th, 2009 - 4:00 pm ICT by ANI
Brisbane, June 24(ANI): Three weeks after being sent home from the Twenty20 World Cup following indiscipline charges, Australian cricketer Andrew Symonds successfully held on to a self-imposed booze ban before playing for ... Read more...

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Symonds loses Cricket Australia contract


June 12th, 2009 - 1:12 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, June 12 (ANI): Cricket Australia have withdrawn their contract offer to troubled all-rounder Andrew Symonds and added injury-prone speedster Shaun Tait to their 25-man list.Cricket Australia chief operations manager Michael Brown ... Read more...

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Symonds not too keen on Queensland contract


June 12th, 2009 - 1:05 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, June 12 (IANS) Queensland cricket might have found itself a little extra money to offer to Andrew Symonds for 2009-10 but it seems that the all-rounder is no mood to play ... Read more...

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Troubled Symonds has numerous foreign offers to play


June 8th, 2009 - 4:20 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, June 8 (ANI): Troubled all rounder Andrew Symonds, who was send back to Australia from Twenty 20 World Cup in England for breaking alcohol related rules, has "numerous" foreign offers before ... Read more...

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Queensland Cricket says won’t turn its back on Symonds


June 7th, 2009 - 1:20 pm ICT by ANI
Brisbane (Australia), June 7 (ANI): Cricket powerbrokers in Queensland, Australia, have said that they will not be turning their backs on out-of-favour Australian all-rounder Andrew Symonds.According to Australian dailies, Symonds was tipped ... Read more...

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Queensland cricket authorities back Symonds


June 6th, 2009 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, June 6 (IANS) Troubled all-rounder Andrew Symonds has got the backing of Queensland cricket authorities as he fights to save his career. Symonds arrived at Brisbane airport with his international career in ... Read more...

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Symonds says needs time to reflect about his cricket future


June 6th, 2009 - 1:12 pm ICT by ANI
Brisbane (Australia), June 6 (ANI): Cricketer Andrew Symonds returned to Brisbane on Saturday and admitted he needed time to consider what he was going to do about his playing future.Symonds arrived at ... Read more...

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Queensland backs Symonds after booze binge


March 24th, 2009 - 6:20 pm ICT by ANI
Brisbane, Mar.24 (ANI): Queensland Bulls skipper Chris Simpson has defended Australian all rounder and team mate Andrew Symonds, lashing out at suggestions that the latter was out of control at an ... Read more...

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Rehabing Symonds booted out of bar for being too drunk


March 23rd, 2009 - 11:59 am ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Mar 23 (ANI): Trouble seems to be never ending for Australian all rounder Andrew Symonds undergoing rehab, who was reportedly asked to leave a Brisbane bar because he was too ... Read more...

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Aussie Martin Love to retire from cricket (Lead)


February 24th, 2009 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Feb 24 (IANS) Australian Martin Love, who scored a hundred in his last Test innings, has decided to call it a day. Queensland's biggest run scorer said he had no regrets, despite ... Read more...

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Martin Love to quit cricket


February 24th, 2009 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Feb 24 (IANS) New Zealand batsman Martin Love, whose last Test innings was a hundred, has decided to hang his boots. Queensland's greatest run scorer said he had no regrets, despite being ... Read more...

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CA bosses say Symonds knows what he has to do to regain his spot


February 6th, 2009 - 2:22 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Feb.6 (ANI): Cricket Australia officals have said that all rounder Andrew Symonds knows what he has to do to regain his spot in the Australian cricket team, and added that ... Read more...

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Symonds to tell Cricket Australia bigwigs about targeting Ashes comeback


February 5th, 2009 - 2:43 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Feb.4 (ANI): All rounder Andrew Symonds will today tell Cricket Australia officials he is determined to fight on, despite one of the toughest months of his life after being dropped ... Read more...

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Symonds left out of South Africa series


February 3rd, 2009 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Feb 3 (IANS) Troubled Australian all-rounder Andrew Symonds has been left out of the cricket tour of South Africa.The decision was made after directors of Cricket Australia met today and discussed ... Read more...

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Symonds fined by Cricket Australia for on-air abuse


January 29th, 2009 - 2:59 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 29 (IANS) Controversial Australian all-rounder Andrew Symonds Thursday was fined $4000 (Aus) by Cricket Australia (CA) over his radio interview in which he called New Zealand cricketer Brendon McCullum a ... Read more...

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Queensland coach lays down the law for Symonds


January 27th, 2009 - 12:35 pm ICT by ANI
Brisbane, Jan.27 (ANI): Queensland cricket team coach Trevor Barsby has told troubled all-rounder Andrew Symonds that all support mechanisms are in place to help him deal with his problems, but ultimately, ... Read more...

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Hayden can revitalise Test career by modeling his game on Border


December 19th, 2008 - 5:43 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Dec 19 (ANI): Legendary South African cricketer Barry Richards believes that Matthew Hayden can revitalise his Test career by using Allan Border as his mature age role model.Richards believes the ... Read more...

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Queensland Bulls team extends full support to Symonds


November 25th, 2008 - 12:51 pm ICT by ANI
Brisbane, Nov.25 (ANI): The Queensland cricket team has come out in full support of Test batsman Andrew Symonds after he was allegedly accused of participating in a brawl in a Brisbane ... Read more...

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Symonds gets into trouble again


November 24th, 2008 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Nov 24 (IANS) Despite undergoing a mental rehabilitation, the international career of Australian cricketer Andrew Symonds is still hanging in balance as the all-rounder was allegedly involved in a physical altercation ... Read more...

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Symonds seeks help of leading sports psychologist


September 9th, 2008 - 3:51 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Sep 9 (ANI): Australian all-rounder Andrew Symonds has contacted a leading sports psychologist as he wrestles with the issue of making a return to international cricket.The Daily Telegraph reported that ... Read more...

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Symonds to pocket 200 K dollars even if he does not tour India


September 7th, 2008 - 6:08 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Sept.7 (ANI): Australian all-rounder Andrew Symonds will get almost 200,000 dollars over the next 10 weeks, even if fails to make the squad for India. Cricket Australia apparently is not ready ... Read more...

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