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Varthaman IAF’s Eastern Air Command chief


August 1st, 2011 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Aug 1 (IANS) Air Marshal S. Varthaman Monday took over as chief of the Indian Air Force' Eastern Air Command Monday, a defence official here said.Varthaman took over the ... Read more...

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‘New approaches helping Australian team’


July 14th, 2011 - 4:05 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, July 14 (IANS) Fast bowler Mitchell Johnson said the injection of new coaching staffs, who have brought new approaches, is helping the Australian squad.Johnson said after the disastrous Ashes ... Read more...

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Hauritz’ duel with Ponting in Sheffield Shield match could decide his Ashes fate


November 17th, 2010 - 1:37 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Nov 17 (ANI): Australian skipper Ricky Ponting will be in better condition to decide on spinner Nathan Hauritz's fate when the two face each other in New South Wales' Sheffield Shield ... Read more...

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Batsmen in ‘Australia A’ team in contention for Ashes spot: Hilditch


November 9th, 2010 - 1:55 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Nov 9(ANI): Australia's chairman of selectors Andrew Hilditch has said that several batsmen in the 'Australia A' side are in contention for a berth in the upcoming Ashes series against England.Australia ... Read more...

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Morgan has four Tests against Pak to book his Ashes place


July 28th, 2010 - 5:40 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jul 28 (ANI): England batsman Eoin Morgan has four Tests against Pakistan to book his place for the Ashes series.Morgan, 23, has the chance to build on his two Test ... Read more...

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BCCI requests CA to replace four ODIS with two Tests


May 5th, 2010 - 1:46 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, May 5 (IANS) Desperate to play more Tests, the Indian cricket board has requested Cricket Australia (CA) to replaced its scheduled seven one-day matches in India in October with two Tests ... Read more...

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Pakistan will bounce back for ODIs, T20: Afridi


January 16th, 2010 - 1:11 pm ICT by IANS
Hobart (Australia), Jan 16 (IANS) Pakistan's one-day vice captain Shahid Afridi is hoping that the team will bounce back in their limited-overs series against Australia after losing the Test series. The flamboyant allrounder ... Read more...

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For Katich, the Ashes is about fighting back


July 7th, 2009 - 2:34 pm ICT by ANI
Cardiff (Wales), July 7 (ANI): For Australian opener Simon Katich, participating in an Ashes tour is all about fighting back.Revealing that captain Ricky Ponting and coach Tim Nielsen have introduced a ritual ... Read more...

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Lee can be a formidable force in England: Gillespie


June 22nd, 2009 - 3:59 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, June 22 (ANI): Retired Australian bowler Jason Gillespie cannot be sure of Brett Lee's form, but believes his former new-ball partner can be a formidable force in England if he gets ... Read more...

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Lee not upto Test standard, says Lawson


June 14th, 2009 - 1:10 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, June 14 (ANI): In a brutal assessment of fast bowler Brett Lee's form,ex-Australian cricketer and former coach of the Pakistan cricket team, Geoff Lawson has said that the 32-year-old quick wasn't ... Read more...

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CAT for IIMs to go online from this year


April 28th, 2009 - 5:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) Hundreds of thousands of students aspiring to get into the prestigious Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs) will now be answering the Common Admission Test (CAT) online from ... Read more...

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Waqar says Pak pace attack too inexperienced for international cricket


February 24th, 2009 - 2:24 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Feb.24 (ANI): The lack-luster performance by the Pakistani bowlers in the on-going Test match against Sri Lanka has irked former speedster Waqar Younis. Younis has termed the present Pakistani pace attack ... Read more...

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Ponting tells selectors to pick Hayden’s replacement early


February 4th, 2009 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Feb 4 (IANS) Australian captain Ricky Ponting wants the Australian selectors to make up their minds now on Matthew Hayden's replacement for the series against South Africa.The Australian squad for the ... Read more...

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Ponting calls on selectors to take quick decision on new Aussie opener


February 4th, 2009 - 4:21 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Feb.4 (ANI): Australias Test selectors should make a quick decision on who will replace Matthew Hayden as opener, said captain Ricky Ponting on Tuesday. The Australian squad for the three-Test tour ... Read more...

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Proteas fear a resurgent Matthew Hayden


January 2nd, 2009 - 2:08 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Jan.2 (ANI): The South African cricket team is anticipating a severe batting backlash from Australian opener Matthew Hayden, who has been knocked over cheaply four times in the ongoing series ... Read more...

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Oz selectors tell seniors to ship up or shape up


December 23rd, 2008 - 2:59 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Dec 23 (ANI): Australian selectors have spared pace bowler Brett Lee and out of form opener Mathew Hayden for the Boxing Day Test against South Africa, but the senior players ... Read more...

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Can the Aussies repeat their magic of 2004?


October 7th, 2008 - 2:44 pm ICT by ANI
Bangalore, Oct.7 (ANI): Can the Australian team repeat the magic of winning a series in India? Having done so in 2004 after a gap of 35 years, this seems to be ... Read more...

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Harbhajan will be a threat for us: Hayden


September 21st, 2008 - 6:44 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Sep 21 (IANS) Australian opener Matthew Hayden feels that Harbhajan Singh will be the biggest threat to the Aussies in the four-Test series against India next month.Hayden said he has set ... Read more...

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Bhajji warns Oz rookie spinners against baptism by fire


September 13th, 2008 - 1:18 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Sept.13 (ANI): Indian off-spinner Harbhajan Singh has warned Australia''s rookie spinners that they can expect a baptism by fire at the hands of Indian batsmen during next months Border-Gavaskar series. "We ... Read more...

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Injuries to spinners pose problems for Oz ahead of India tour


September 10th, 2008 - 2:56 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Sept.10 (ANI): Australias preparations for the tour of India have been dealt another blow, with spinners Beau Casson and Bryce McGain ruled out of this week''s unofficial Test against India ... Read more...

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