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ICC U-19 World Cup: Australia march into semis


August 19th, 2012 - 4:50 pm ICT by IANS
Townsville (Australia), Aug 19 (IANS) Australia pulled off a clinical five-wicket victory over Bangladesh Sunday to secure a spot in the semi-finals of the ICC under-19 cricket World Cup. Bangladesh, ... Read more...

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Cricket Australia plans smaller board


April 24th, 2012 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, April 24 (IANS) Cricket Australia (CA) said Tuesday it would seek the approval of the state associations for a smaller board.CA needs a majority of 11-14ths to be passed ... Read more...

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CSA to release Botha from central contracts


March 31st, 2012 - 5:22 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, March 31 (IANS) Cricket South Africa (CSA) will be releasing Johan Botha from his central contract after the World Twenty20 in Sri Lanka in September.The Twenty20 captain said it ... Read more...

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Strong earthquake strikes central Australia, no damage


March 24th, 2012 - 7:41 pm ICT by BNO News
ERNABELLA, Australia (BNO NEWS) -- The central region of Australia was struck by the country's largest earthquake in nearly 15 years on Friday evening, seismologists said, but there were no reports of ... Read more...

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Dawes to replace Simons as India bowling coach


February 14th, 2012 - 6:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 14 (IANS) Former Queensland fast bowler Joe Dawes will be the new bowling coach of India, as the Board Of Control For Cricket In India (BCCI) has ... Read more...

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NSW says it won’t block Cricket Australia reforms


February 11th, 2012 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Feb 11 (IANS) New South Wales (NSW) said it would not block the much needed reforming in Cricket Australia's (CA) century-old board structure.There are concerns that NSW, CA's most ... Read more...

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Australian players fear state boards may thwart CA reforms


February 3rd, 2012 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Feb 3 (IANS) Australian cricketers fear that some of the state boards may block the much needed reforms in Cricket Australia (CA).As CA gears up for its first major ... Read more...

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Australians experience hottest new year since 1900


January 4th, 2012 - 8:31 am ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 4 (IANS) Australians have been asked to heed safety advice from authorities as much of the country swelters through what is already shaping up to be a record-breaking ... Read more...

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Cowan thanks mentor Roebuck for kick-starting his career


December 21st, 2011 - 6:48 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Dec 21 (IANS) Australia's new Test opener Ed Cowan thanked noted cricket columnist the late Peter Roebuck for helping him in his career.The 29-year-old from New South Wales, who ... Read more...

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Retail spending in Australia rises in November


December 20th, 2011 - 3:15 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Dec 20 (IANS) Retail spending in Australia rose in November, according to a survey released Tuesday by Commonwealth Bank of Australia (CBA).The Commonwealth Bank Business Sales Indicator (BSI) rose ... Read more...

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Ankle scare for Ishant as Indians toil hard


December 15th, 2011 - 5:00 pm ICT by IANS
Canberra, Dec 15 (IANS) Fast bowler Ishant Sharma could bowl just 5.3 overs as the Indians had a hard day on field on the first day of their first practice ... Read more...

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World’s first super predator had acute vision


December 8th, 2011 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Dec 8 (IANS) Over 500 million-year-old fossil eyes of the extinct Anomalocaris have been found in a pristine condition. They show the world's first apex predator had extremely acute ... Read more...

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Pollard confirmed for Somerset’s 2012 T20 campaign


October 16th, 2011 - 3:12 pm ICT by IANS
Taunton (England), Oct 16 (IANS/CMC) Twenty20 specialist Kieron Pollard has been retained by English County Somerset for their T20 campaign next season. The big-hitting West Indies batsman, who has made his ... Read more...

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Knight Riders suffer second consecutive defeat in Champions League (Lead)


September 28th, 2011 - 1:49 am ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 28 (IANS) Kolkata Knight Riders remained at the bottom of group B as they lost by 19 runs to South Australia Redbacks for their second consecutive defeat ... Read more...

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Warriors romp to 50-run victory over Redbacks


September 25th, 2011 - 9:42 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderbad, Sep 25 (IANS) Opener Jon-Jon Smuts scored a fluent 88 as Warriors' romped to a 50-run wicket victory over South Australia in the Champions League Twenty20 match at the ... Read more...

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Asteroids are linked to meteorites striking earth


September 18th, 2011 - 2:00 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Sep 18 (IANS) Asteroids in space are linked to meteorites that land on earth, a new discovery claims. Analysis of dust samples from an asteroid known as Itokawa has ... Read more...

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Mineral-rich rice to ease world’s nutritional disorder


September 12th, 2011 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Sep 12 (IANS) White rice is unable to meet daily nutritional requirements because it has lower levels of iron, zinc and pro-vitamin A. Scientists have now engineered iron-rich rice ... Read more...

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Teen falls to death from Australia bridge


August 29th, 2011 - 12:26 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Aug 29 (IANS) A teenaged boy, who was attempting to scrawl graffiti on the Southern Expressway bridge in South Australia, fell to his death early Monday morning.Southern Expressway bridge ... Read more...

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Leicestershire, Somerset complete Champions League line-up


August 28th, 2011 - 3:06 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 28 (IANS) Leicestershire and Somerset have joined the Nokia Champions League Twenty20 field after winning their respective England domestic T20 semifinals at Edgbaston Saturday. On a remarkable day ... Read more...

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Final squads of 11 teams for Champions League named


August 22nd, 2011 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) The final squads of 11 of the 13 teams for next month's Nokia Champions League Twenty20 (CLT20) tournament in India have been announced. Eight ... Read more...

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South Australia beckons Indian investors


August 2nd, 2011 - 7:17 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 2 (IANS) The South Australia province Tuesday invited Indian investors to tap the huge potential of the largely unexplored mining sector along with education and renewable energy segments."We ... Read more...

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Ancient animals could see in dark


July 1st, 2011 - 5:53 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 1 (IANS) Scientits have discovered 515-million-year-old eye fossils which prove that ancient animals had excellent vision and could even see in the dark.Resembling "squashed eyes from a recently ... Read more...

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Cricket Australia likely to send their players to SLPL


June 21st, 2011 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, June 21 (IANS) Cricket Australia (CA) is likely to allow its players to participate in next month's inaugural Sri Lanka Premier League (SLPL) Twenty20 tournament.CA's stand is in stark ... Read more...

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Champions League T20 to have 13 teams, qualifying stage


June 20th, 2011 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 20 (IANS) The Champions League T20 will have 13 teams this time around with six of them fighting it out in the qualifiers.The tournament will be held in ... Read more...

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Tourist dies of mosquito-borne virus in Australia


May 26th, 2011 - 12:29 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, May 26 (IANS) A 19-year-old Canadian woman has died after contracting a rare and incurable mosquito-borne virus while on holiday in Australia's northern region, officials said.The department of health ... Read more...

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Australia also needs director of cricket to regain top cricket billing: Buchanan


April 23rd, 2011 - 8:12 am ICT by ANI
Sydney, Apr. 23 (ANI): John Buchanan who is about to embark on a four-year stint in control of New Zealand's high-performance program, has said he believes Australia also needs a Director of ... Read more...

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Child porn charges against MP leaves South Australian Labor Party shocked


April 22nd, 2011 - 5:00 pm ICT by ANI
Adelaide, Apr. 22 (ANI): The Labor Party in South Australia is reeling from a sex scandal involving one of its lawmakers.Poor poll results, party infighting and calls for a leadership change have ... Read more...

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Australian Labour MP charged with child pornography offences


April 21st, 2011 - 1:22 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Apr 21 (ANI): An Australian Labour MP has been charged for allegedly accessing child pornography.The man, who cannot be named until his committal, was arrested at his house in Adelaide's northeast ... Read more...

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CA urged to appoint independent governing body


April 14th, 2011 - 1:54 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Apr 14 (ANI): Cricket Australia (CA) has been urged to appoint an independent governing body.Under CA's current rules, the state cricket associations each appoint their own delegates to the board, with ... Read more...

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Tait retires from ODIs to focus on T20 career


March 28th, 2011 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, March 28 (IANS) Australian fast bowler Shaun Tait Monday announced his retirement from One-day cricket to concentrate on Twenty20s. "I have decided to retire from One-day cricket for both ... Read more...

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Tait retires from one-day international cricket


March 28th, 2011 - 12:14 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Mar 28(ANI): Australian fast bowler Shaun Tait has announced his retirement from one-day international cricket just days after his team's World Cup quarterfinal exit.The 28-year-old, who no longer plays first-class cricket, ... Read more...

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Davison to retire after the ‘fitting’ Australia game


March 15th, 2011 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 15 (IANS) Canada's veteran allrounder John Davison will retire from international cricket after the team's last World Cup league game against Australia Wednesday.Davison, at a media interaction ahead ... Read more...

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Ex-Oz keeper Manou retires from first class cricket


March 12th, 2011 - 1:02 pm ICT by ANI
Adelaide, Mar. 12 (ANI): Former Australian wicketkeeper Graham Manou announced his retirement from first class cricket on Saturday.Thirty-one-year-old Manou emotionally announced his retirement from the game on the third morning of South ... Read more...

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Cricketers urged to boycott T20 Champions League


March 9th, 2011 - 1:26 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Mar 9 (ANI): The Federation of International Cricketers' Associations (FICA) has asked players to boycott this year's T20 Champions League as some of the prize money from last year's event remains ... Read more...

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Australia witnesses second wettest summer


March 7th, 2011 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, March 7 (IANS) Australia has witnessed its second wettest summer this year since records first began being maintained 111 years ago. The above-average rainfall is expected to continue."Nationally we ... Read more...

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