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England captain Strauss retires from professional cricket


August 29th, 2012 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 29 (IANS) England Test captain Andrew Strauss Wednesday announced his retirement from professional cricket with immediate effect.The 35-year-old Middlesex opening batsman, who led England to two Ashes victories ... Read more...

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Sachin’s 100 international hundreds


March 16th, 2012 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
Following is the list of 100 international centuries hit by Sachin Tendulkar. Tendulkar has 51 Test centuries.List of Test centuries: 1.119n.o. vs.England, Old Trafford Cricket Ground, Manchester, Aug 14, 1990 2.148n.o. vs. ... Read more...

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Controversial run-outs unjustified: Dhoni


February 26th, 2012 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Feb 26 (IANS) India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni has criticised the two run-out decisions that went against the team during the 10th match of the tri-series versus Australia ... Read more...

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India fall flat against Australia, almost out of tri-series (Roundup)


February 26th, 2012 - 6:56 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Feb 26 (IANS) India succumbed to a 87-run defeat against Australia in the 10th match of the tri-series here Sunday and stare at exiting from the tournament.India's batting ... Read more...

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Tendulkar conferred SCG honorary life membership


February 26th, 2012 - 4:45 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Feb 26 (IANS) Cricket Australia, the Government of New South Wales and the Sydney Cricket Ground Trust felicitated India's batting maestro Sachin Tendulkar with an honorary life ... Read more...

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Warner, Hussey, Wade take Australia to 252/9 (Lead)


February 26th, 2012 - 3:46 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Feb 26 (IANS) Australia made 252 for nine in a must-win match for India, thanks to fifties from David Warner, Matthew Wade and David Hussey.Warner (68) provided the ... Read more...

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No more rotational policy, says Dhoni


February 25th, 2012 - 6:30 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Feb 25 (IANS) India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni Saturday said it was time to end the rotational policy for the remainder of the tri-series and best eleven will take ... 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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Sri Lanka thrash Australia by eight wickets


February 17th, 2012 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Feb 17 (IANS) Sri Lanka recorded their first victory in the Commonwealth Bank Tri-Series, beating Australia by eight-wickets in a rain-marred match at Sydney Cricket Ground Friday.Australia were ... Read more...

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Injury rules out Mitchell for rest of season


February 17th, 2012 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Feb 17 (IANS) Australia all-rounder Mitchell Marsh has been ruled out of cricket for months with a bone stress injury in his lower back, and he will miss the ... Read more...

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India will come hard at us: Arthur


January 30th, 2012 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 30 (IANS) Australia coach Mickey Arthur warned that India would come hard against the hosts in the two Twenty20 internationals and the forthcoming tri-series, also involving Sri Lanka, ... Read more...

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Wet pitches hamper Indians’ practice session


January 30th, 2012 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 30 (IANS) The Indian cricket team's training session at the ANZ Stadium in Sydney Olympic Park here Monday was hampered due to damp and soft practice pitches ahead ... Read more...

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My chances are running out, says Marsh


January 17th, 2012 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
Perth, Jan 17 (IANS) Australian batsman Shaun Marsh admitted he is in danger of losing his place in the Test side after a slew of failures in the ongoing series ... Read more...

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Big Bash: Now watch cricket through eyes of the umpires


January 17th, 2012 - 4:03 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 17 (IANS) Now cricket fans can enjoy the game through the eyes of the umpires. Specially designed sunglasses for umpires will now act as cameras and will be ... Read more...

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Not worried with Zaheer’s comments: Ponting


January 11th, 2012 - 7:26 pm ICT by IANS
Perth, Jan 11 (IANS) Former Australian captain Ricky Ponting is not bothered with Zaheer Khan calling him a grinder and said he was happy with his batting style."What Zaheer has ... Read more...

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Clarke close to signing $1 mn bat deal


January 9th, 2012 - 12:00 am ICT by IANS
Syndey, Jan 8 (IANS) Three days after an epic 329 not out, with a bat that didn't have a sponsor's logo, against India at the historic Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG), ... Read more...

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It will be interesting how India bat at Perth: Arthur


January 7th, 2012 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 7 (IANS) Australia coach Mickey Arthur says it will be interesting to see how India bat on a bouncy wicket at Perth after struggling on a batting-friendly ... Read more...

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Now TV serials shot in foreign shores


January 7th, 2012 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 7 (IANS) From the famous Sydney Opera House in Australia to beautiful exotic locales in Switzerland and Macau, small screen fiction as well as reality shows are ... Read more...

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Pattinson ruled out of India series, Star named replacement


January 6th, 2012 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 6 (IANS) Australian fast bowler James Pattinson has been ruled out of remaining two Tests against India due to foot injury and has been replaced with Mitchell Star ... Read more...

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Warne sees Clarke as one of finest Australian captains


January 6th, 2012 - 1:42 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 6 (IANS) Spin wizard Shane Warne backed his former teammate Michael Clarke to emerge as one of the finest Australian Test captains.Warne was proud of his close mate, ... Read more...

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We have always put the team first: Clarke


January 6th, 2012 - 1:22 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 6 (IANS) Australian captain Michael Clarke said Friday that the philosophy of always putting the team first was key in the innings and 68 runs win over ... Read more...

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India crushed at SCG by an innings and 68 (Roundup)


January 6th, 2012 - 1:21 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 6 (IANS) India churned out their best batting display overseas in the last six months but could not prevent an embarrassing innings and 68 runs defeat by ... Read more...

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Scoreboard: India vs Australia, Second Test


January 6th, 2012 - 12:37 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 6 (IANS) Final scoreboard of the second cricket Test between India and Australia at the Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG) here Friday:India 1st innings: 191 all outAustralia 1st ... Read more...

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India on verge of innings defeat at SCG (Second Lead)


January 6th, 2012 - 12:12 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 6 (IANS) India were on the verge of an innings defeat, the sixth consecutive overseas, as they trailed Australia by 117 with two wickets in hand at ... Read more...

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Tea scoreboard: India vs Australia, Second Test, Day Four


January 6th, 2012 - 11:57 am ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 6 (IANS) Scoreboard at tea on the fourth day of the second cricket Test between India and Australia at the Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG) here Friday.India 1st ... 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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Lunch scoreboard: India vs Australia, Second Test, Day Four


January 6th, 2012 - 9:04 am ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 6 (IANS) The following is the scoreboard at lunch on the fourth day of the second cricket Test between India and Australia at the Sydney Cricket Ground ... Read more...

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India 243/3 in second innings at lunch


January 6th, 2012 - 8:47 am ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 6 (IANS) India were 243 for three in the second innings, trailing Australia by 225 runs, at lunch on the fourth day of the second cricket Test ... Read more...

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Expected us to do better in Australia, says Dravid


January 5th, 2012 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 5 (IANS) India's batting great Rahul Dravid said he expected his team to perform better in Australia than what it did on the disastrous summer tour of England.India ... Read more...

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Clarke achieves glory at SCG without sponsor


January 5th, 2012 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 5 (IANS) Australian captain Michael Clarke struck a landmark triple century at the historical Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG) but for the first time in his career there was ... Read more...

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Bradman, Taylor’s record didn’t cross my mind, says Clarke


January 5th, 2012 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 5 (IANS) Australia captain Michael Clarke Thursday said he didn't think of Don Bradman and Mark Taylor's record when he made a surprise declaration and all that he ... Read more...

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Honoured to be part of Clarke’s great innings: Hussey


January 5th, 2012 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 5 (IANS) Australia's veteran middle-order batsman Mike Hussey was happy to be part of history with skipper Michael Clarke during their record 334-run unbroken stand for the fifth ... Read more...

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Kohli fined 50 percent match fees for obscene gesture


January 5th, 2012 - 5:23 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 5 (IANS) Indian batsman Virat Kohli has been fined 50 percent of his match fees for showing a middle finger to a section of the crowd while fielding ... Read more...

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Taylor praises Clarke for putting team ahead of personal milestones


January 5th, 2012 - 3:41 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 5 (IANS) Former Australian captain Mark Taylor Thursday praised Michael Clarke for putting the team before his personal milestone during the second Test against India at the Sydney ... Read more...

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Clarke’s triple century makes it tough for India (Roundup)


January 5th, 2012 - 3:09 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 5 (IANS) A landmark triple century by Australian captain Michael Clarke on the third day Thursday has left India with an improbable task of saving the second ... Read more...

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