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Kumble hopes India’s Test reverses serve as wake-up call


June 17th, 2012 - 1:24 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 16 (IANS) Former Indian cricket captain Anil Kumble Saturday expressed frustration over India losing eight back to back Test matches,but hoped the reverses would serve as a ... Read more...

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Budding cricketers have lot to learn from Dravid: Ganguly


March 9th, 2012 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 9 (IANS) Saluting Rahul Dravid, who called time on his glittering international career Friday, his one-time teammate Sourav Ganguly described him as one of the greatest batsmen ... Read more...

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Ponting to sue Indian software firm


January 26th, 2012 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourn, Jan 26 (IANS) Former Australian captain Ricky Pontibg is likley to sue a Indian software for using his face in a mobile phone application without permission.Retired greats Glen McGrath, ... Read more...

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Big Bash could affect Test team’s preparations: Inverarity


December 21st, 2011 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Dec 21 (IANS) Australia's chief cricket selector John Inverarity admitted that the Big Bash Twenty20 could compromise the preparation of players vying for a Test team berth this summer.The ... Read more...

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Polygraph tests can clean cricket: Dravid


December 14th, 2011 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
Canberra, Dec 15 (IANS) Former India captain Rahul Dravid feels that lie detector tests could help innocent players clear their names of graft charges.Dravid joins Australian legend Steve Waugh in ... Read more...

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Calls for Ponting’s retirement grow stronger


November 20th, 2011 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Nov 20 (IANS) Calls for Ricky Ponting's retirement from international cricket grew stronger with Test legend Doug Walters and former wicketkeeper Ian Healy joining the chorus saying the former ... Read more...

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Trevor Hohns also willing to replace Hilditch


August 20th, 2011 - 4:51 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Aug 20 (IANS) Trevor Hohns, Australia's most successful chairman of selectors, is willing to replace part-time chairman of National Selection Panel (NSP) Andrew Hilditch, who was sacked by Cricket ... Read more...

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CA makes sweeping changes, sacks Hilditch and Chappell from selection panel


August 19th, 2011 - 3:58 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Aug 19 (IANS) Cricket Australia (CA) Friday made sweeping changes by sacking national selection panel chairman Andrew Hilditch and stripped Greg Chappell of his role as a selector while ... Read more...

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Harbhajan thanks Tendulkar for adding variety to his bowling


July 8th, 2011 - 2:27 pm ICT by IANS
Roseau (Dominica), July 8 (IANS) Indian off-spinner Harbhajan Singh, who has become the 11th bowler to pick up 400 wickets in Tests, says it was batting legend Sachin Tendulkar ... Read more...

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Wanted to score century against India: Samuels


July 1st, 2011 - 3:08 pm ICT by IANS
Bridgetown (Barbados), July 1 (IANS) West Indies batsman Marlon Samuels, who scored a gutsy 78 in the first innings of the second cricket Test, said he wanted to score a ... Read more...

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Clarke, a prisoner of Australian public perception


April 9th, 2011 - 1:07 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Apr. 9 (ANI): Public expectations of Australia's 43rd cricket captain Michael Clarke are high and it wouldn't be wrong to say that he is a prisoner of them.According to Australia's best-known ... Read more...

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A cafe to satiate cricket appetite (World Cup Diary)


March 29th, 2011 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, March 29 (IANS) Pull the bat-handle and open the door to cricket fantasy. The Cricket Club Cafe, tucked away at the serene Queen Street here, is an absolute ... Read more...

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Ponting had done enough to have say on his future as captain: Gilchrist


March 22nd, 2011 - 5:19 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Mar 22 (ANI): Former wicketkeeper Adam Gilchrist has said that out of form captain Ricky Ponting has the right to have a say on his future as the skipper, inspite of ... Read more...

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Ashes review is a great thing for Australian cricket: Hilditch


March 20th, 2011 - 1:50 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Mar. 20 (ANI): The chairman of the National Selection Panel (NSP) in Australia, Andrew Hilditch, has said that he welcomes Cricket Australia's decision to hold a review into the team's poor ... Read more...

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Ponting likely to continue as Oz skipper


March 14th, 2011 - 1:03 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Mar. 14 (ANI): Former Australian cricket captains Allan Border, Steve Waugh and Mark Taylor are unlikely to recommend the sack for current skipper Ricky Ponting during their forensic review of Australian ... Read more...

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Former captains Border, Taylor and Waugh to lead revival of Australian cricket


March 11th, 2011 - 1:58 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Mar 11 (ANI): Former captains Allan Border, Mark Taylor and Steve Waugh, will join former International Cricket Council chief executive Malcolm Speed on a panel chaired by former BHP chief executive ... Read more...

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Three former Australian captains to look into Ashes debacle


March 10th, 2011 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, March 10 (IANS) Three former Australian captains -- Allan Border, Mark Taylor and Steve Waugh -- who led their country to multiple Ashes victory will scrutinise the performance of ... Read more...

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Sachin becomes first to score 2000 runs in World Cups (Match highlights)


March 10th, 2011 - 12:10 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 9 (IANS) Sachin Tendulkar here Wednesday became the first batsman to aggregate 2,000 runs in World Cup history.He scored 27 runs in India's five-wicket win during ... Read more...

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Cricket Australia ‘deliberately stalling’ review of Ashes loss


February 21st, 2011 - 1:50 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Feb 21 (ANI): Cricket Australia is said to be 'deliberately stalling' the review of Australia's disastrous Ashes campaign which is unlikely to be completed in time for their next Test series.Six ... Read more...

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Sachin should win World Cup for us: Kapil


February 15th, 2011 - 2:42 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 15(IANS) World Cup winning captain Kapil Dev feels comments of Indian cricketers that they want to win the Cup for Sachin Tendulkar is just media hype. Kapil hoped it ... Read more...

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Best fielding side to win World Cup: Cricket legends


February 14th, 2011 - 2:08 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 14 (IANS) Former cricket legends like Steve Waugh and Vivian Richards say that the team with the best fielding side will have the highest chances of winning the World Cup ... Read more...

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Australia’s dependence on pacers to win World Cup is risky ploy: Waugh


February 13th, 2011 - 2:16 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 13 (ANI): Former skipper Steve Waugh, who captained Australia to World Cup victory in 1999, has said that relying on pacers to retain World Cup in the Indian subcontinent ... Read more...

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Play for India to win World Cup, not for Tendulkar: Waugh


February 11th, 2011 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 11 (IANS) Australia's cricket great Steve Waugh says Indian players should not be talking of winning the World Cup for Sachin Tendulkar because that's not the "right attitude," ... Read more...

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Ex-cricketers Taylor, Walters to join Aussie cricket hall of fame


February 7th, 2011 - 4:36 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Feb.7 (ANI): Former Australian Test skipper Mark Taylor and former middle-order great Doug Walters will join exalted company on Monday when they become the latest inductees in the Hall of Fame.Taylor, ... Read more...

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Ponting bracing up for sub-continental heat


February 6th, 2011 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Feb 6 (IANS) Australian captain Ricky Ponting is bracing up for the sub-continental heat during the cricket World Cup by locking himself up in a virtual hot box.Ponting, 36, hasn't played ... Read more...

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Chappell, Waugh describe Brett Lee’s comeback as Australia’s World Cup inspiration


February 5th, 2011 - 2:06 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Feb 5 (ANI): Fast bowler Brett Lee, who made a rousing return from a 15-month injury lay-off, has been hailed as Australia's World Cup "inspiration" by greats like Greg Chappell and ... Read more...

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Twitter posts not helping Clarke’s public image


January 25th, 2011 - 12:18 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan.25 (ANI): Australian cricket vice-captain Michael Clarke continues to alienate himself from the nation's public with his off-field actions.According to the Daily Telegraph, Clarke's comments on the social network site ... Read more...

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Kim Hughes says Ric Charlesworth should review ailing Oz cricket system


January 11th, 2011 - 3:31 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 11 (ANI): Former Test captain Kim Hughes wants coaching guru Ric Charlesworth to do an independent review of the Australian cricket system in the wake of a demand for revamping ... Read more...

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Clarke still confident in spite of Australia’s new underdog status


January 9th, 2011 - 6:16 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Jan.9 (ANI): Australian vice-captain Michael Clarke says he is confident the trying experience of losing the Ashes series to England will help him become a better cricketer and a better person.He ... Read more...

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Ashes ‘hammering’ suggests that Oz cricket system is not working: Roebuck


January 8th, 2011 - 6:42 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Jan 8(ANI): Noted cricket commentator Peter Roebuck has urged Cricket Australia to instigate an independent review of all cricketing bodies in the country following the 3-1 Ashes series defeat to England. ... Read more...

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‘Philanthropic’ Steve Waugh wants to be a ‘mentor’, not coach of Australian team


January 8th, 2011 - 1:25 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Jan 8 (ANI): Former skipper Steve Waugh has said that he is not interested in coaching the Australian team, after Cricket Australia announced it would be undertaking a thorough review following ... Read more...

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Steve Waugh should coach Australian team: Jones


January 7th, 2011 - 3:13 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 7 (ANI): Cricket Australia needs to draw on its former greats to restore it as a cricket power and former skipper Steve Waugh should take control of the Australian side, ... Read more...

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Atherton’s ridicule of baggy greens leaves Australians simmering


January 4th, 2011 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 4 (IANS) Former England captain Mike Atherton's ridicule of the Australia's traditional baggy green cap has left the former World No.1 side simmering with anger, reveals their batting coach Justin ... Read more...

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Clarke will smash doubts over his leadership credentials: Nielsen


December 31st, 2010 - 1:46 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Dec 31 (ANI): Australia's coach Tim Nielsen has said that Michael Clarke is a natural leader, and added that he will smash doubt over his leadership credentials from Test great Steve ... Read more...

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Roebuck urges Ponting to move to No.5 in batting order to prolong Test career


December 30th, 2010 - 4:49 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Dec 28(ANI): Australian captain Ricky Ponting should move down the batting order to prolong his Test career, according to noted cricket commentator Peter Roebuck.Ponting is in the middle of one of ... Read more...

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