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Australia beat Pakistan by 94 runs, lose series 1-2


September 11th, 2012 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Sep 11 (IANS) Australia registered a commanding 94-run win in the third and final Twenty20 International against Pakistan after losing the first two games. A record 111-run opening stand ... Read more...

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Not enough runs on board: Taylor


September 3rd, 2012 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 3 (IANS) Obviously disappointed at having lost the Test series 0-2 to India, New Zealand skipper Ross Taylor Monday felt that his team had its moments in ... Read more...

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Conditions in Adelaide will suit Indians better: Clarke


January 23rd, 2012 - 4:46 pm ICT by IANS
Adelaide, Jan 23 (IANS) Australia captain Michael Clarke admitted Monday that conditions at the Adelaide Oval will suit the Indians more than the hosts in the fourth and the final ... Read more...

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Sehwag realises patience is key against Australian quicks


January 23rd, 2012 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
Adelaide, Jan 23 (IANS) India's destructive opening batsman Virender Sehwag has finally realised that he has to show patience against Australia as the visitors gear up to play for ... Read more...

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Bowling to Indians a great challenge, says Lyon


January 22nd, 2012 - 3:06 am ICT by IANS
Adelaide, Jan 21 (IANS) Australia's off-spinner Nathan Lyon, who is likely to play in the Adelaide Test against India, says bowling to the best batsmen against spin has taught him ... Read more...

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Jones asks India to drop Laxman and Vinay for two spinners


January 20th, 2012 - 11:03 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 20 (IANS) Former Australian cricketer Dean Jones feels India should drop veteran batsman V.V.S Laxman and pacer Vinay Kumar to make place for spinners Ravichandran Ashwin and Pragyan ... Read more...

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Tips from Akram helped against India: Starc


January 14th, 2012 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
Perth, Jan 14 (IANS) Australia's young left-arm quick Mitchell Starc Saturday said tips from legendary Pakistan fast bowler Wasim Akram helped him to swing the ball well in the ... Read more...

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It wouldn’t be ‘wrong decision’ to play four quicks: WACA curator


January 12th, 2012 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
Perth, Jan 12 (IANS) WACA ground curator Cameron Sutherland Thursday said it wouldn't be a "wrong decision" to play four quicks in Perth.Asked whether Australia should play four fast bowlers ... Read more...

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Clarke praises injury-prone Harris


January 12th, 2012 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
Perth, Jan 12 (IANS) Australian captain Michael Clarke backed rejuvenated fast bowler Ryan Harris to fire on a bouncy WACA track here and considers the injury-prone bowler equal to Glenn ... Read more...

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Australia still undecided on bowling attack


January 12th, 2012 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
Perth, Jan 12 (IANS) Australia captain Michael Clarke Thursday said he would wait till Friday before deciding whether to field a four-match pace attack against India in the third cricket ... 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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Tendulkar closing in on 100th international ton (Lead)


January 6th, 2012 - 9:23 am ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 6 (IANS) Batting great Sachin Tendulkar was nearing his 100th international ton as India made 243 for three in the second innings, trailing Australia by 225 runs, ... Read more...

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Australia may unleash Harris on a bouncy WACA track


January 5th, 2012 - 4:08 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 5 (IANS) Australa will be unleashing fast bowler Ryan Harris in a four-pronged pace battery in next week's third Test against India on a bouncy WACA track in ... Read more...

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We have intimidated Indian batsmen, says Pattinson


January 3rd, 2012 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 3 (IANS) Australia's young fast bowling sensation James Pattinson, who picked up four for 43, feels that the Indian batsmen have been intimidated with the aggression of ... Read more...

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Bounce India out from Sydney ground, says Clarke


December 31st, 2011 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Dec 31 (IANS) Australian captain Michael Clarke challenged his bowlers to bounce India out from the second Test that starts Tuesday at the Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG)."I love the ... Read more...

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Australia convincingly win MCG Test (Second Lead)


December 29th, 2011 - 2:03 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Dec 29 (IANS) The Indian batting crumbled against a lively pace attack as Australia won the first Test at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) by 122 runs here ... Read more...

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India in dire straits against Australia (Second Lead)


December 29th, 2011 - 12:24 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Dec 29 (IANS) Losing six wickets for 64 runs, Indian batting collapsed again for the second time in the match as the team chased the now improbable target ... Read more...

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India may find Australian conditions difficult: Warner


December 24th, 2011 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Dec 24 (IANS) Explosive Australian opener David Warner feels that India's inability to adapt to conditions overseas and their mental frailty can be exposed in the Boxing Day Test ... Read more...

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Indians will have trouble on quick pitches: Taylor


December 22nd, 2011 - 3:03 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Dec 22 (IANS) Former Australian captain Mark Taylor feels that Indian batsmen, who are pampered by flat tracks at home, will be exposed fast and bouncy pitches in ... Read more...

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Ryder smashes record 16 sixes against Australia A


November 27th, 2011 - 7:30 pm ICT by IANS
Brisbane, Nov 27 (IANS) New Zealand batsman Jesse Ryder made a mockery of his critics who ridiculed him for being too fat to play cricket by smashing a world ... Read more...

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All-round strength of Cobras will be key against NSW Blues


September 23rd, 2011 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 23 (IANS) South African champions Cape Cobras and their Australian counterparts New South Wales Blues face off here Saturday in what promises to be a humdinger of a ... Read more...

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New South Wales Blues fired up to regain CL T20 title


September 19th, 2011 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 19 (IANS) Touted as among the favourites for the Champions League T20 title, the 2009 winners New South Wales Blues believe that they have sufficient firepower to live ... Read more...

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KKR move to the top with win over Deccan Chargers (Lead)


May 4th, 2011 - 1:47 am ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 3 (IANS) A Yusuf Pathan (47) onslaught in the death overs and an impressive bowling display helped Kolkata Knight Riders post a comfortable 20-run victory over Deccan Chargers ... Read more...

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Ponting defends pace gamble in World Cup


March 26th, 2011 - 2:12 pm ICT by ANI
Ahmedabad, Mar. 26 (ANI): Australian captain Ricky Ponting has defended his decision to go into the quarterfinal match against India with his pace arsenal, and rejected suggestions that Brett Lee, Shaun Tait ... Read more...

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‘Frustrated’ Ponting asks struggling Oz spinners to deliver against Pak


March 18th, 2011 - 1:39 pm ICT by ANI
Bengaluru, Mar 18 (ANI): Australia skipper Ricky Ponting is frustrated with his struggling spinners as they are not able to put pressure on the batsmen and check the flow of runs.Jason Krejza ... Read more...

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Smith braces for Lankans attacking his tweakers


March 3rd, 2011 - 2:00 pm ICT by ANI
Colombo, Mar 3 (ANI): Leg spinner Steve Smith believes that the form of Australia's pace attack of Brett Lee, Shaun Tait and Mitchell Johnson could prompt Sri Lanka to have a guarded ... Read more...

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Sri Lankan spinners will come hard at me: Steve Smith


March 2nd, 2011 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, March 2 (IANS) Australian leg-spinner Steve Smith knows the Sri Lankan batsman would come hard at him when the two teams clash in a World Cup match here Saturday.The ... Read more...

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Australia has reached its pre-World Cup goals: Nielsen


February 28th, 2011 - 4:47 pm ICT by ANI
Colombo, Feb.28 (ANI): Australia coach Tim Nielsen believes the team's World Cup form had reached its pre-tournament goals, and has reposed full faith in pacers Brett Lee, Shaun Tait and Mitchell ... Read more...

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Pakistan hurt but dangerous: Shoaib Akhtar


February 14th, 2011 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Feb 14 (IANS) Veteran pacer Shoaib Akhtar Monday said Pakistan are a "dangerous and hurt" bunch, who are aware that they need to win the World Cup to revive the ... Read more...

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Hastings to play important role in Australia’s World Cup defence: Border


February 14th, 2011 - 3:11 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Feb 14 (ANI): Former Australia captain Allan Border has said that Victoria medium-pacer John Hastings, who was relatively unknown a year ago, is set to play an important role in Australia's ... 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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Oz cricket circles debating usefulness of Brisbane cricket academy


February 7th, 2011 - 9:13 am ICT by ANI
Brisbane/Sydney, Feb.7 (ANI):Opinions are divided over how to nurture the next generation of Australian cricketers.Officials of state cricket bodies and the Brisbane-based Centre of Excellence are increasingly at loggerheads over whether the ... Read more...

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Wright is the man with a World Cup plan for the Black caps


February 4th, 2011 - 2:53 pm ICT by ANI
Hamilton (New Zealand), Feb.4 (ANI): When New Zealand coach John Wright brings his country's national cricket team to the Indian subcontinent for the World Cup later this month, he will have two ... Read more...

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Tendulkar, Gambhir steer India to 237/4 (Lunch report)


January 4th, 2011 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
Cape Town, Jan 4 (IANS) Sachin Tendulkar and Gautam Gambhir endured ferocious fast bowling from Dale Steyn and Morne Morkel to steer India to 237 for four at lunch on the ... Read more...

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Thomson backs four-pronged pace for Melbourne Ashes Test


December 23rd, 2010 - 1:25 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Dec 23(ANI): Former Australian fast bowler Jeff Thomson has urged the national selectors to retain the four front-line quicks in the bowling line-up for the Boxing Day Test of the Ashes ... Read more...

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