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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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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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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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Clarke, Hussey grind India (Lead)


January 5th, 2012 - 9:30 am ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 5 (IANS) Captain Michael Clarke posted the highest Test score at the Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG) while Mike Hussey struck the third century of the innings to ... Read more...

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Australian media digs up Monkeygate to tarnish Tendulkar’s image


January 2nd, 2012 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 2 (IANS) The Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG) is Sachin Tendulkar's favourite venue, looking at his staggering average here of 221, and there can't be a more perfect ... Read more...

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Five losses have hit belief but we will bounce back: Dhoni


January 2nd, 2012 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 2 (IANS) India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni admitted that five straight losses overseas have hit the "belief of the team" but believes that his boys are capable ... Read more...

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Sachin will not score 100th ton in Australia: McGrath


January 2nd, 2012 - 4:16 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 2 (IANS) Australian fast bowling legend McGrath predicted that India's Sachin Tendulkar will remain stranded on 99 international centuries at least for the rest of the summer.McGrath ... Read more...

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Stars favour Tendulkar scoring 100th ton at SCG: Hussey


January 1st, 2012 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 1 (IANS) Sachin Tendulkar's excellent record at the Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG) makes him a favourite to score his much awaited hundredth international ton in the 100th ... Read more...

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Tendulkar will come back strongly at SCG: Ganguly


December 31st, 2011 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Dec 31 (IANS) Former India captain Sourav Ganguly is confident that his ex-team mate Sachin Tendulkar will come back strongly against Australia in the second Test that starts ... Read more...

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Will SCG’s 100th Test inspire Sachin to score a ton?


December 30th, 2011 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Dec 30 (IANS) The second cricket Test between India and Australia here next week will be an ideal platform for Sachin Tendulkar, arguably the greatest contemporary batsman, to ... Read more...

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Harris returns to Australia Test squad


December 30th, 2011 - 5:23 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Dec 30 (IANS) Pace bowler Ryan Harris was Friday named in the 12-member Australian squad that will take on India in the second Test at the Sydney Crickt Ground ... Read more...

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Ex-England skipper Atherton believes Oz opener Hughes has turned the corner


January 4th, 2011 - 7:43 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Jan.4 (ANI): Former England cricket captain and now cricket correspondent for The Times Michael Atherton believes that stand-by Australian opener Phillip Hughes has turned the corner with his knock of 30-odd ... Read more...

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‘Bumpy’ Sydney Cricket Ground getting a dream makeover to restore iconic status


September 21st, 2010 - 2:16 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Sep 21(ANI): Less than a month before the start of a new cricket season in Australia, the Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG) is undergoing renovation, where workmen are using laser technology to ... Read more...

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Kamran gets Waqar’s backing on match-fixing allegations


May 21st, 2010 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, May 21 (IANS) Kamran Akmal, who is under scanner for allegations of match-fixing, has received the support of coach Waqar Younis who said he would have no problem selecting the ... Read more...

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Sydney Test between Australia-Pakistan could be fixed


May 20th, 2010 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, May 20 (IANS) The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has been provided evidence that players fixed the Sydney Test and a Twenty20 match during their disastrous tour of Australia earlier this year. There ... Read more...

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SCG may lose season’s first ODI next summer


February 2nd, 2010 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Feb 2 (IANS) Historic Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG) is facing serious threat of losing out on international cricket. It may may lose out next summer's first One-day international to ANZ Stadium, reported ... Read more...

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Four changes likely in Pak squad for third test following Sydney debacle


January 8th, 2010 - 2:45 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Jan. 8 (ANI): Pakistan is likely to make four changes in its squad for the Hobart test match against Australia starting January 14. The side had lost the second Test despite ... Read more...

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‘Fit again’ Kaneria eager to shine for Pak in Sydney


January 1st, 2010 - 1:57 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan.1 (ANI) : Pakistan leg spinner Danish Kaneria is eager to play the second Test match against Australia at Syndey after missing the first match due to a finger injury.Declaring himself ... Read more...

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Hauritz’s fiver helps Aussies smash Pak by 171 runs in MCG Test


December 30th, 2009 - 12:10 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Dec.30 (ANI): Chasing a mammoth total of 422 runs, Pakistan had a daunting task of surviving the penultimate day of the first Test match here, and Australian off-spinner Nathan Hauritz made ... Read more...

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Benaud to retire from television commentary


February 18th, 2009 - 6:16 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Feb 18 (IANS) Legendary Australian captain and commentator Richie Benaud Wednesday said he will retire from cricket commentary next year, thus ending almost 50 years of his companionship with the microphone. Benaud ... Read more...

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Waugh, Taylor to lead teams in Victoria bush fire T20 fundraiser


February 15th, 2009 - 4:50 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Feb. 15 (ANI): Former Australian captains Steve Waugh and Mark Taylor will lead their celebrity teams in a fundraiser Twenty20 cricket match to gather aid for Victorian bushfire victims. Waugh ... Read more...

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Clarke, Johnson to miss Sunday’s T20 against New Zealand


February 13th, 2009 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Feb 13 (IANS) Australia vice-captain Michael Clarke was ruled out of Sunday's Twenty20 international against New Zealand with a back injury and has been replaced by Victorian Rob Quiney. Fast bowler Mitchell ... Read more...

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New Zealand include McCullum brothers in Twenty20 squad


February 12th, 2009 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Feb 12 (IANS) New Zealand's hard-hitting wicketkeeper-batsman Brendon McCullum's brother Nathan along with four new faces were included in the side for Sunday's Twenty20 against Australia here at the Sydney Cricket ... Read more...

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Ponting backs Bollinger’s selection


January 3rd, 2009 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 3 (IANS) Australian captain Ricky Ponting feels that debutant fast bowler Doug Bollinger will prove Graeme Smith's wrong after the South African captain criticised his selection in the Sydney Test.Smith ... Read more...

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Australian selection policy lacks clarity: Graeme Smith


January 3rd, 2009 - 5:49 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 3 (IANS) South Africa captain Graeme Smith termed Australia's selection policy as "lacking in clarity" and also questioned the selection of fast bowler Doug Bollinger for the third and the ... Read more...

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People like Warne the bowler, not the commentator


January 3rd, 2009 - 5:04 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 3 (IANS) In an overwhelming response, Australian cricket lovers voted that spin wizard Shane Warne is not as good with the commentator's microphone as he was with the cricket ball. ... Read more...

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Gap between our best and worst is huge: Ponting


January 2nd, 2009 - 10:03 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 2 (IANS) As Australia Saturday head into the last Test trailing 0-2, captain Ricky Ponting admits it is a disappointing position to be in at the Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG) ... Read more...

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Sydney Cricket Ground to turn pink during third Test


January 2nd, 2009 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 2 (IANS) In support of the McGrath Foundation, the Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG) is all set to turn pink during the third Test between South Africa and Australia starting here ... Read more...

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Hayden says not ready to quit just yet


January 1st, 2009 - 1:08 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Jan.1 (ANI): Embattled Australian opener Matthew Hayden says he is not thinking about hanging up his gloves just yet, and warned that if he has to go, it will be ... Read more...

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Proteas vow to keep pressure on Australia at SCG


December 31st, 2008 - 2:25 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Dec.31 (ANI): South Africa has vowed to maintain the pressure on Australia during the third Test at the Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG), which begins on Saturday. Injured vice-captain Ashwell Prince revealed ... Read more...

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Bollinger confident of playing in Sydney Test


December 31st, 2008 - 2:21 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Dec 31 (IANS) Fast bowler Doug Bollinger feels that local knowledge of the Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG) may give him an edge over Tasmanian rival Ben Hilfenhaus and enable him to ... Read more...

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I think we are still No.1, says Ponting


December 30th, 2008 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Dec 30 (IANS) As Australia face whitewash for the first time in more than 120 years, captain Ricky Ponting looked confused Tuesday as South Africa took an unassailable 2-0 lead in ... Read more...

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Benaud, Taylor pay rich tributes to Bradman


October 16th, 2008 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Oct 16 (IANS) Former Australian captains Richie Benaud and Mark Taylor paid rich tributes to Don Bradman on the occasion of the legend's centenary year. Benaud and Taylor launched a new ... Read more...

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