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Russia not in peak condition for Euros: Physio


June 6th, 2012 - 7:05 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's players are not in the best possible physical condition ahead of Euro 2012, but their fitness is at a satisfactory level, team physiotherapist Robert ... Read more...

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Injured Siddle and Pattinson out for remainder of tour


April 20th, 2012 - 4:08 pm ICT by IANS
Port of Spain (Trinidad), April 20 (IANS/CMC) Australian fast bowlers Peter Siddle and James Pattinson have been ruled out of the remainder of the West Indies tour and will return home ... Read more...

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Dan Christian gets Australia call-up for second Test


December 5th, 2011 - 5:28 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Dec 5 (IANS) All-rounder Daniel Christian in place of injured fast bowler Ben Cutting was the only change in the 12-man Australia squad announced Monday for the second cricket ... Read more...

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Pacer Mitchell Johnson may be ruled out for summer


November 30th, 2011 - 3:19 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Nov 30 (IANS) Australian fast bowler Mitchell Johnson is likely to be sidelined for the entire summer as he would require surgery on his left toe.Cricket Australia (CA) ... Read more...

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Cameron to be with Australian one-day squad


October 17th, 2011 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Oct 17 (IANS) Cricket Australia's (CA) National Selection Panel (NSP) Monday confirmed that all-rounder Cameron White will remain with the Australian one-day squad in South Africa as cover for ... Read more...

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Brett Lee undergoes surgery in Cape Town, returning home


October 11th, 2011 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Oct 11 (IANS) Australia's fast bowler Brett Lee Monday underwent surgery for appendicitis in Cape Town and a decision on a replacement will not be taken until the one-day ... Read more...

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Oz all rounder Smith out of IPL with ankle injury


April 15th, 2011 - 4:46 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Apr.15 (ANI): Australian cricketer Steve Smith will miss the remainder of the Indian Premiere League (IPL) this season as he has to fix an ankle injury.Smith, 21, was turning out for ... Read more...

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New Zealand, Australia cricketers pay tribute to quake victims (Diary)


February 25th, 2011 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
By Abhishek Roy Nagpur, Feb 25 (IANS) New Zealand and Australian cricketers were overcome with emotion as they paid tribute to the victims of the Christchurch earthquake before the start of ... Read more...

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Injured Ponting, Haddin and Smith progressing well, says Oz team physiotherapist


February 8th, 2011 - 12:29 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Feb 8(ANI): Australian team physiotherapist Alex Kountouris has said that key members of the 15-man squad for the World Cup who had been under slight injury clouds were progressing well."Ricky Ponting ... Read more...

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Hauritz to use Warne’s recovery as motivation to return for World Cup


January 24th, 2011 - 3:15 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 24 (ANI): To return in time for the ICC World Cup beginning February 19 on the subcontinent, spinner Nathan Hauritz will use Shane Warne's remarkable recovery from a dislocated shoulder ... Read more...

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Marsh to replace injured Hussey in next three ODIs


January 18th, 2011 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 18 (IANS) Left-hand batsman Shaun Marsh will replace injured Michael Hussey in Australia's squad for the next three One-day Internationals (ODI) against England. Hussey injured his hamstring during the ... Read more...

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McKay out of World Cup reckoning


January 13th, 2011 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 13 (IANS) A stress fracture in the left foot has put Australia paceman Clint Mckay out of the cricket World Cup contention.The medical staff has advised Mckay to undergo surgery ... Read more...

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Mckay joins list of injured Australian bowlers to miss 2011 World Cup


January 13th, 2011 - 1:03 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 13 (ANI): Foot injury to Australian fast bowler Clint Mckay will keep him out of the game for at least 10 weeks, which means he will miss the World Cup.Mckay ... Read more...

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Ponting ‘devastated’ over missing fifth Ashes Test


December 30th, 2010 - 12:46 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Dec 30(ANI): Australian captain Ricky Ponting has said that he is devastated after being ruled out of the fifth Test of the Ashes series against England because of further damage to ... Read more...

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Injured Ponting out of fifth Ashes Test


December 30th, 2010 - 12:16 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Dec 30(ANI): Australian captain Ricky Ponting has been ruled out of the fifth Test of the Ashes series against England because of further damage to his broken finger.Ponting had fractured the ... Read more...

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Injured Ponting to miss Sydney Test, Clarke may take over


December 30th, 2010 - 11:18 am ICT by IANS
Sydney, Dec 30 (IANS) Australian Test captain Ricky Ponting has been ruled out of the fifth and last Test of the Ashes series in Sydney due to a broken finger and Michael ... Read more...

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Katich trains hard in bid to return for fifth Ashes Test in Sydney


December 29th, 2010 - 5:31 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Dec 29 (ANI): As opener Phillip Hughes continued with his run of low scores against England, Australian batsman Simon Katich, who has recovered from an Achilles injury, trained strongly in Sydney ... Read more...

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Coach Wright takes on an Aussie assistant


December 24th, 2010 - 6:18 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington (New Zealand), Dec. 24 (ANI): New Zealand cricket team coach John Wright has taken former New South Wales under-19 coach Trent Woodhill as his assistant coach, following some glowing recommendations.Woodhill ... Read more...

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Harris considered retiring from cricket


December 23rd, 2010 - 2:13 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Dec 23 (ANI): Australian fast bowling sensation Ryan Harris, who took nine wickets in the Perth Test, has admitted that he considered retiring from first-class cricket on the eve of the ... Read more...

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Ponting certain to play in Boxing Day Test: Langer


December 21st, 2010 - 1:26 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Dec 21 (ANI): Australia's batting coach, Justin Langer has said that Ricky Ponting is certain to play in the Boxing Day Test, and added that the captain's broken finger might be ... Read more...

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Ryan Harris declared fit to play Perth Test


December 9th, 2010 - 2:12 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Dec 8 (ANI): Australian fast bowler Ryan Harris has been passed fit to play the third Test against England.Ben Hilfenhaus was on stand-by for a return, as is Mitchell Johnson for ... Read more...

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Ashes: NSW’s Usman Khawaja called in as cover for injured Clarke


November 22nd, 2010 - 5:24 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney/Brisbane (Australia), Nov.22 (ANI): The Australian selectors have called in New South Wales middle-order batsman Usman Khawaja as cover for injured vice-captain Michael Clarke for the first Ashes Test to be played ... Read more...

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Indian wrestlers train in Sonepat for upcoming Asian Games


October 29th, 2010 - 5:45 pm ICT by ANI
Sonepat (Haryana), Oct.29 (ANI): Indian wrestlers are undergoing a training in Sonepat for the upcoming 16th Asian Games, to be held in China's Guangzhou city in November.Gold medallist wrestler, Sushil Kumar, ... Read more...

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Injury free Bollinger ready to fight for Ashes spot


October 28th, 2010 - 11:26 am ICT by ANI
Sydney, Oct. 28 (ANI): New South Wales and Australian left-arm quick Doug Bollinger has said that he is ready to fight for his Ashes spot.With scans having cleared him of serious injury, ... Read more...

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Australia calls McKay as cover up for injured Hilfenhaus


July 19th, 2010 - 5:52 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Jul 19 (ANI): Australia has called pacer Clint McKay as a spare bowler due to Ben Hilfenhaus' shoulder injury ahead of the second Test against Pakistan.Hilfenhaus injured his left shoulder diving ... Read more...

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Struggling Aussies call on Tait to halt relentless English ODI march


June 26th, 2010 - 2:01 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jun 26 (ANI): The Australian team which is struggling in the ongoing ODI series against England, has decided to boost its bowling attack by calling up pacer Shaun Tait for the ... Read more...

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Johnson doubtful against Bangladesh


May 5th, 2010 - 3:08 pm ICT by IANS
Bridgetown (Barbados), May 5 (IANS) Australian fast bowler Mitchell Johnson is doubtful for Wednesday's World Twenty20 match against Bangladesh due to an elbow infection. Johnson's has an infecton on his right elbow, not ... Read more...

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Groin injury rules Muralitharan out of World Twenty20


May 3rd, 2010 - 5:53 pm ICT by IANS
Gros Islet (St.Lucia), May 3 (IANS) Last year's finalists Sri Lanka suffered a major blow Monday after off-spinner Muttiah Muralitharan was ruled out of the tournament with a groin injury. Muralithran has ... Read more...

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Shattered Lee vows to come back against Pakistan


April 30th, 2010 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
Gros Islet (St.Lucia), April 30 (IANS) Australian speedster Brett Lee is down but not out. The fast bowler's World Twenty20 ended before it could start with an arm injury, but Lee is ... Read more...

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‘Shattered’ Lee vows to play on despite latest injury setback


April 30th, 2010 - 2:16 pm ICT by ANI
St. Lucia, Apr 30(ANI): Australian fast bowler Brett Lee has been shattered by his latest injury setback, but he is determined to play on and force his way back into the national ... Read more...

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Lee ‘gutted’ by injury blow: Oz team physio


April 29th, 2010 - 5:04 pm ICT by ANI
St. Lucia, Apr 29(ANI): Australian team physiotherapist Alex Kountouris has said that fast bowler Brett Lee is "gutted" by his latest injury, which has ruled him out of the Twenty20 World Cup ... Read more...

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Feeding Chennai’s cricket ‘lions’, chef shares kitchen secrets


March 13th, 2010 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
By Venkatachari Jagannathan Chennai, March 13 (IANS) No butter or sugar, only white meat, protein-rich and lots of fruits and milk - Praveen Anand, executive chef at the ITC Sheraton Park Hotels and ... Read more...

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Injuries an unfortunate occupational hazard for fast bowlers: Oz team physiotherapist


February 9th, 2010 - 4:49 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Feb 9(ANI): Australia team physiotherapist Alex Kountouris reckons the only way to reduce fast bowler injuries is by providing ample rest to players.As the debate continues over injuries to fast ... Read more...

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Injured Jesse Ryder out of contention for Bangladesh, Australia series


January 23rd, 2010 - 5:48 pm ICT by ANI
Auckland, Jan 23(ANI): Injured New Zealand batsman Jesse Ryder is taking longer to recuperate than first thought, easing him out of contention for the forthcoming tours by Bangladesh and Australia.Ryder ... Read more...

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Ponting says he’s never shied away from `Chin Music’


January 2nd, 2010 - 1:12 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Jan. 2 (ANI): Australian cricket captain Ricky Ponting has said that he has never shied away from facing up to the chin music dished out by his fast bowling opponents.Speaking ahead ... Read more...

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