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Dhoni made $26.5 million last year, Tendulkar $18.6 million


August 1st, 2012 - 1:17 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 1 (IANS) India's "Captain Cool" Mahendra Singh Dhoni and batting maestro Sachin Tendulkar lead world's highest-paid cricketers with as many as six Indians making it to the ... 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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Forrest, Wade in Australia’s Test squad; Haddin retained


March 14th, 2012 - 4:27 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, March 14 (IANS) Wicket-keeper Brad Haddin Wednesday retained his place in the 16-member Australia squad announced Wednesday for the first Test in the West Indies. Peter Forrest and Matthew ... Read more...

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‘Moneyball’-stunning, perennially topical (IANS Movie Review)


February 25th, 2012 - 2:56 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Moneyball"; Cast: Brad Pitt, Johan Hill, Philip Seymour Hoffman; Director: Bennett Miller, Rating: ****1/2The irony of most team sports is that individual star players become bigger than both the ... Read more...

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Clarke says Ponting’s ODI career may not be over (Lead)


February 24th, 2012 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Feb 23 (IANS) Australia captain Michael Clarke admitted Friday that he supports the decision to drop Ricky Ponting from the One-Day International squad but says the former captain's ODI ... Read more...

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Relationship with Ponting won’t be strained: Clarke


February 24th, 2012 - 2:14 pm ICT by IANS
Hobart, Feb 24 (IANS) Australian captain Michael Clarke has said his role in dropping Ricky Ponting from the ODI squad will not strain his relationship with the ex-skipper.Clarke said he ... Read more...

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Clarke admits role in Ponting’s axing


February 23rd, 2012 - 7:40 pm ICT by IANS
Hobart, Feb 23 (IANS) Australia captain Michael Clarke Thursday admitted to his role in axing of Ricky Ponting from the one-day team.Clarke is a member of John Inverarity headed National ... Read more...

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Ponting concedes he has played his last ODI


February 21st, 2012 - 4:59 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Feb 21 (IANS) Ricky Ponting Tuesday conceded that he might have played his last One-day International after being dropped from the Australian side for the remainder of the ... Read more...

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Scoreboard: India vs. Australia, seventh ODI


February 19th, 2012 - 6:53 pm ICT by IANS
Brisbane, Feb 19 (IANS) Scoreboard of the India-Australia match, the seventh of the ODI tri-series.Australia: David Warner c Tendulkar b Pathan 43 Ricky Ponting c Pathan b Khan 7 Peter Forrest c ... Read more...

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Scoreboard of Australia’s innings


February 19th, 2012 - 2:50 pm ICT by IANS
Brisbane, Feb 19 (IANS) Scoreboard of Australia's innings against India in the seventh match of the ODI tri-series here Sunday. Australia: David Warner c Tendulkar b Pathan 43 Ricky Ponting c ... Read more...

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Jaded Ponting cannot be rested, says Arthur


February 18th, 2012 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
Brisbane, Feb 18 (IANS) Australia coach Mickey Arthur said Saturday that fatigued Ricky Ponting cannot be rested with Michael Clarke injured.The 37-year-old Ponting has played all six of Australia's Tests ... Read more...

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Scoreboard: India vs. Australia, fourth ODI


February 12th, 2012 - 6:44 pm ICT by IANS
Adelaide, Feb 12 (IANS) Scoreboard of the India-Australia match in the ODI tri-series at the Adelaide Oval here Sunday.Australia: David Warner run out (Sharma/Vinay Kumar) 18 Ricky Ponting c Kohli ... Read more...

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Australia bat against India


February 12th, 2012 - 10:27 am ICT by IANS
Adelaide, Feb 12 (IANS) Australia won the toss and decided to bat in the fourth match of the tri-series against India here Sunday.India rested Sachin Tendulkar while Australia Michael ... Read more...

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Australia to rest Mike Hussey against India


February 11th, 2012 - 5:25 pm ICT by IANS
Adelaide, Feb 11 (IANS) Australia will be resting veteran batsman Mike Hussey for Sunday's One-Day International against India while all-rounder Mitchell Marsh has been brought back into the squad ... Read more...

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Scoreboard: India vs. Australia, First ODI


February 5th, 2012 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Feb 5 (IANS) Scoreboard of the ODI tri-series opener between Australia and India at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) here Sunday:Australia: Matthew Wade b R Sharma 67 David Warner ... Read more...

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Scoreboard of Australia’s innings against India in first ODI


February 5th, 2012 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Feb 5 (IANS) Scoreboard of Australia's innings against India in the first One-day International at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) Sunday: Australia Mathew Wade b R Sharma 67 David ... Read more...

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India elect to field in tri-series opener


February 5th, 2012 - 10:22 am ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Feb 5 (IANS) India put Australia into bat in the opening match of the Commonwealth Bank Series at the Melbourne Cricket Ground here Sunday.Teams:India: Mahendra Singh Dhoni (captain), ... Read more...

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Ian Chappell says Lara better than Ponting and Tendulkar


January 31st, 2012 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 31 (IANS) Former Australian captain Ian Chappell rates Brian Lara as a superior batsman to the resurgent Ricky Ponting and little master Sachin Tendulkar.Chappell says Lara's ability ... Read more...

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Scoreboard: India vs. Australia, Day Four, Fourth Test


January 27th, 2012 - 3:11 pm ICT by IANS
Adelaide, Jan 27 (IANS) The scoreboard at stumps on day four of the fourth and final cricket Test between India and Australia at the Adelaide Oval here Friday:Australia first ... Read more...

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Tea Scoreboard: India vs. Australia, Day Four, Fourth Test


January 27th, 2012 - 12:09 pm ICT by IANS
Adelaide, Jan 27 (IANS)The scoreboard at tea on day four of the fourth and final cricket Test between India and Australia at the Adelaide Oval here Friday:Australia first innings: ... Read more...

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Australia extend lead to 486 as Ponting strikes 50 (Lead)


January 27th, 2012 - 10:05 am ICT by IANS
Adelaide, Jan 27 (IANS) Australia were 154 for five and extended their lead to 486 runs at lunch on day four of the fourth Test against India here Friday.Resuming their ... Read more...

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Lunch Scoreboard: India vs. Australia, Day Four, Fourth Test


January 27th, 2012 - 9:41 am ICT by IANS
Adelaide, Jan 27 (IANS) The scoreboard at lunch on day four of the fourth and final cricket Test between India and Australia at the Adelaide Oval here Friday.Australia first innings: ... Read more...

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Scoreboard: India vs. Australia, Day Three, Fourth Test


January 26th, 2012 - 3:00 pm ICT by IANS
Adelaide, Jan 26 (IANS) The scoreboard at stumps on the third day of the fourth and final cricket Test between India and Australia at the Adelaide Oval here Thursday:Australia ... Read more...

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Australia end day three at 50/3, lead by 382 runs


January 26th, 2012 - 2:22 pm ICT by IANS
Adelaide, Jan 26 (IANS) Australia were 50 for three and 382 runs ahead of India at stumps on day three of the fourth Test at the Adelaide Oval here Thursday.Ricky ... Read more...

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Stage set for Tendulkar to get his 100th century: Ganguly


January 25th, 2012 - 10:28 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 25 (IANS) Former India captain Sourav Ganguly says Sachin Tendulkar should end his last series against Australian by getting his 100th international century in Adelaide, the city ... Read more...

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Scoreboard: India vs. Australia, Day Two, Fourth Test


January 25th, 2012 - 2:54 pm ICT by IANS
Adelaide, Jan 25 (IANS) The scoreboard at stumps on the second day of the fourth and final cricket Test between India and Australia at the Adelaide Oval here Wednesday.Australia ... Read more...

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India pick four as Australia amass 563/7 (Second Lead)


January 25th, 2012 - 1:17 pm ICT by IANS
Adelaide, Jan 25 (IANS) India picked up four wickets in the afternoon session of the fourth Test as Australia extended their first innings score to a mammoth 563 for ... Read more...

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Tea Scoreboard: India vs. Australia, Fourth Test, Day Two


January 25th, 2012 - 12:16 pm ICT by IANS
Adelaide, Jan 25 (IANS) The scoreboard at tea on day two of the fourth and final Test between India and Australia at the Adelaide Oval here Wednesday.Australia first innings ... Read more...

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Lunch Scoreboard: India vs. Australia, Fourth Test, Day Two


January 25th, 2012 - 9:33 am ICT by IANS
Adelaide, Jan 25 (IANS) The scoreboard at lunch on day two of the fourth and final Test between India and Australia at the Adelaide Oval here Wednesday.Australia first innings ... Read more...

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Scoreboard: India vs. Australia, Fourth Test, Day One


January 24th, 2012 - 2:48 pm ICT by IANS
Adelaide, Jan 24 (IANS) The scoreboard at stumps on the first day of the fourth and final Test between India and Australia at the Adelaide Oval here Tuesday:Australia first ... Read more...

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Ponting completes 13,000 Test runs; Australia 214/3 at tea (Second Lead)


January 24th, 2012 - 1:44 pm ICT by IANS
Adelaide, Jan 24 (IANS) Ricky Ponting became the third batsman to complete 13,000 runs in Test cricket and along with captain Michael Clarke took Australia to 214 for three ... Read more...

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Tea scoreboard: India vs. Australia, Fourth Test, Day One


January 24th, 2012 - 12:22 pm ICT by IANS
Adelaide, Jan 24 (IANS) Scoreboard of Australia's innings at tea on day one of the fourth and final Test against India at the Adelaide Oval here Tuesday.Australia first innings: Ed ... Read more...

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Ashwin’s double strike leave Australia at 98/3 (Lead)


January 24th, 2012 - 10:15 am ICT by IANS
Adelaide, Jan 24 (IANS) Indian off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin struck twice to leave Australia at 98 for three at lunch on the opening day of the fourth Test at the ... Read more...

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Lunch scoreboard: India vs. Australia, Day One, fourth Test


January 24th, 2012 - 9:35 am ICT by IANS
Adelaide, Jan 24 (IANS) The scoreboard at lunch on day one of the fourth and final Test between India and Australia at the Adelaide Oval here Tuesday.Australia first innings:Ed ... Read more...

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Australia bat in fourth Test


January 24th, 2012 - 7:07 am ICT by IANS
Adelaide, Jan 24 (IANS) Australia won the toss and decided to bat against India in the fourth and final cricket Test at the Adelaide Oval here Tuesday.Wicket-keeper Wriddhiman Saha ... Read more...

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