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World T20: Australia axe Pattinson from preliminary squad


July 18th, 2012 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, July 18 (IANS) Australia's James Pattinson would have felt hard done by the the selectors as the young pacer was omitted from the preliminary 30-player World Cup Twenty20 squad ... Read more...

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Johnson lucky to get a Cricket Australia central contract


June 22nd, 2012 - 5:08 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, June 22 (IANS) Cricket Australia (CA) provided pacer Mitchell Johnson a lifeline by giving him a central contract, which was formally cut from 25 to 17 here Friday.The new ... Read more...

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Pune Warriors sign Marlon Samuels


February 24th, 2012 - 4:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) Indian Premier League (IPL) franchise Pune Warriors have signed on West Indian all-rounder Marlon Samuels in a two-year deal.The West Indian becomes the first player ... Read more...

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Seven Australian cricketers including Ponting on road to recovery


May 26th, 2011 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, May 26 (IANS) Seven Australian cricketers including former captain Ricky Ponting are making good progress following surgery in their attempts to get fit for Australia's Test tour of Sri ... Read more...

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Ganguly fifth time lucky, Pune get him for injured Nehra (Lead)


May 3rd, 2011 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 3 (IANS) Former Indian captain Sourav Ganguly is fifth time lucky. He will play for Pune Warriors in the fourth edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) ... Read more...

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Sourav Ganguly to play in IPL 4 for Pune Warriors


May 3rd, 2011 - 2:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 3 (IANS) Former skipper of Kolkata Knight Riders Sourav Ganguly, who went unsold in the Indian Premier League auction early this year, will now play for Pune ... Read more...

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IPL scoreboard: Royal Challengers Bangalore vs. Pune Warriors


April 30th, 2011 - 2:19 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, April 30 (IANS) Scoreboard of the Indian Premier League match between Royal Challengers Bangalore and Pune Warriors at the M. Chinnaswamy Stadium here Friday:Royal Challengers Bangalore:Chris Gayle ... Read more...

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IPL scoreboard: Pune Warriors vs Mumbai Indians


April 20th, 2011 - 9:14 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 20 (IANS) Scoreboard of the Indian Premier League match between Pune Warriors and Mumbai Indians here Wednesday.Pune Warriors: Jesse Ryder c Tendulkar b Ahmed 12 Tim Paine b ... Read more...

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Oz players’ head to IPL after beating Bangladesh 3-0 in ODIs


April 14th, 2011 - 1:32 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Apr 14 (ANI): Most Australian players are heading off to join their India Premier League sides after beating Bangladesh 3-0 in just concluded ODI series.The Australian players have a break until ... Read more...

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Selectors hand Clarke a squad of veterans for Bangladesh tour


April 7th, 2011 - 6:15 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Apr. 7 (ANI): Australia's National Selection Panel (NSP) has handed new captain Michael Clarke a squad of veterans for the three-match tour of Bangladesh.According to Fox Sports, of Australia's 14-man squad, ... Read more...

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Former Oz Test stars want youth into Australian one-day cricket team


March 27th, 2011 - 3:47 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Mar 27 (ANI): Former Test stars have called for Michael Clarke to be handed the one-day captaincy in the next fortnight as pressure intensifies on national selectors to inject new blood ... Read more...

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Haddin confident of retaining Oz wicketkeeper-batsman position


March 27th, 2011 - 12:48 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Mar 27(ANI): Australian wicketkeeper Brad Haddin reckons that his impressive World Cup campaign has tightened his position as first-choice wicketkeeper in all formats.Haddin's grip on the wicketkeeper-batsman position had looked uncertain ... Read more...

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Yuvraj will captain Pune Warriors in IPL 4


March 8th, 2011 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 8 (IANS) Yuvraj Singh was Tuesday named the captain of Pune Warriors for the fourth edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL).Yuvraj, who is having a good ... Read more...

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WC 2011: Siddle the ideal choice to replace injured Bollinger, says Clark


March 5th, 2011 - 10:16 am ICT by ANI
Sydney, Mar. 5 (ANI): Former Australian fast bowler Stuart Clark believes that Victorian fast bowler Peter Siddle would be the ideal replacement for injured Doug Bollinger in the Australian World Cup side, ... Read more...

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Oz selectors delay replacement for Bollinger seeing Hussey’s optimism to return


March 1st, 2011 - 4:11 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Mar 1 (ANI): Mike Hussey's optimism about a stunning return to the Australian World Cup squad after being forced out by a hamstring injury, has forced Cricket Australia selectors' to delay ... Read more...

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World Cup teams: Strengths and key players


February 18th, 2011 - 6:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 18 (IANS) The 14-team cricket World Cup will begin with the India-Bangladesh match in Dhaka Saturday. Here's a peek into the strengths of the teams, their key players ... Read more...

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Oz batting collapse shows team still searching for ‘Rock’ Hussey’s replacement


February 14th, 2011 - 2:04 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Feb 14 (ANI): Australia must find a middle-order batsman to replace Michael Hussey, with the impact of his absence more than evident during the Australian team's dramatic batting collapse in their ... Read more...

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Riding on spinners, India warm-up with 38-run win over Australia (Lead)


February 13th, 2011 - 11:54 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 13 (IANS) India warmed up for the World Cup with an impressive 38-run win over defending champions Australia in a practice game at the packed Chinnaswamy Stadium here Sunday.Indian ... Read more...

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Scoreboard: India vs. Australia, warm-up match


February 13th, 2011 - 11:17 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 13 (IANS) Scoreboard of the warm-up match between India and Australia at the Chinnaswamy Stadium here Sunday. India: Gautam Gambhir c White b Bollinger 6 Virender Sehwag b Krejza ... Read more...

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World Cup: India opt to bat against Australia in warm-up match


February 13th, 2011 - 4:09 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 13 (IANS) Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni won the toss and opted to bat against Australia in a 50-over World Cup warm-up match at the M. Chinnaswamy Stadium here ... Read more...

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CA should dump ‘vapid AB Medal fashion show’, not Shield final: Roebuck


February 8th, 2011 - 2:12 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Feb 8(ANI): Noted cricket columnist Peter Roebuck reckons that if Cricket Australia is going to cancel anything, it ought to be the infernal Allan Border Medal and not the Sheffield Shield ... Read more...

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Oz greats ask CA to come out with master plan for post-Ponting era


January 30th, 2011 - 12:47 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 30 (ANI): Former Australian greats fear that the game of cricket is crumbling under a leadership crisis in the country, and have urged Cricket Australia to come out with a ... Read more...

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Time to drop ‘overburdened’ Watson down the batting order in Tests, says ex-selector


January 27th, 2011 - 6:36 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Jan 27(ANI): Former Cricket Australia selection chairman Trevor Hohns reckons that it is time to drop 'overburdened' Shane Watson down the batting order in Test matches."For a start you have to ... Read more...

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Paine might replace Hussey in Australia’s World Cup top-six: Bracken


January 20th, 2011 - 2:23 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 20 (ANI): Nathan Bracken has said Australia might have no choice but to play back-up wicket-keeper Tim Paine in the top-six due to a lack of balance in the World ... Read more...

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Hastings a surprise selection in Australia World Cup squad


January 18th, 2011 - 1:00 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 18 (ANI): Inexperienced all-rounder John Hastings has been a surprise selection in Australia's 15-man World Cup squad.Michael Hussey was also named despite suffering a serious hamstring injury on Sunday. Hussey ... Read more...

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Hastings in Australia’s World Cup squad, Siddle dropped


January 18th, 2011 - 12:20 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 18 (IANS) Fast bowler Peter Siddle was excluded while inexperienced all-rounder John Hastings found a berth in Australia's 15-man World Cup squad that was annunced here Tuesday.Skipper Ricky Ponting and ... Read more...

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Hussey doubtful for World Cup


January 17th, 2011 - 6:28 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 17 (IANS) Australian batsman Michael Hussey is doubtful for the World Cup as he suffered a hamstring tear during the One-Day win against England at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) ... Read more...

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Australia beat England by four runs to win in Melbourne Twenty20


January 14th, 2011 - 6:57 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan.14 (ANI): Australia squared the two-match Twenty20 series against England on Friday, by beating the visitors by four runs in the second Twenty20 international that was played at the Melbourne Cricket ... Read more...

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Australia set England 148 to win in Melbourne Twenty20


January 14th, 2011 - 5:11 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan.14 (ANI): Australia has set a 148-run target for England to achieve in the second Twenty20 international being played at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) here this evening.Opener David Warner (30) ... Read more...

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No room for both Tait and Lee in Oz WC squad


January 14th, 2011 - 12:42 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan.14 (ANI): Australia's loss to England in the first of two Twenty20 matches in Adelaide a couple of days ago with both Brett Lee and Shaun Tait in the line-up, has ... Read more...

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Axed from Oz 20-20 squad, Haddin fears for career


January 11th, 2011 - 2:05 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Jan.11 (ANI): Australia's cricket selectors are yet to inform wicketkeeper Brad Haddin about his axing from the national Twenty20 side, even as he fears that his cricket career may just be ... Read more...

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New skipper Paine feels the pain of England’s mean machine


January 11th, 2011 - 1:52 pm ICT by ANI
Canberra (Australia), Jan.11 (ANI): Australia's reserve wicketkeeper Tim Paine found out on Monday how hard it has been to captain a team against England.Handed the captaincy to give selectors a chance to ... Read more...

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Paine ready to grab opportunity thrown up by Oz big boys’ Ashes failure


January 10th, 2011 - 4:23 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Jan 10(ANI): Australian wicket-keeper Tim Paine reckons that the national team's recent Test form had opened up opportunities for the next generation, and said that he will be ready, whatever that ... Read more...

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Dropped for Oz-England 20-20s, Haddin says decision odd and confusing


January 10th, 2011 - 11:43 am ICT by ANI
Sydney, Jan.10 (ANI): Australian wicketkeeper Brad Haddin has joined the rest of nation in trying to understand the decisions made by the National Selection Panel (NSP) before and during the Ashes series ... Read more...

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What the teams got on the first day of IPL-4 auction


January 8th, 2011 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Jan 8 (IANS) Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR), who finished among the bottom teams for three Indian Premier League (IPL) seasons, made some eye-catching purchases right from the start when they ... Read more...

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