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Hussey to miss England tour


June 10th, 2012 - 6:28 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, June 10 (IANS) Michael Hussey has opted out of Australia's upcoming tour of Ireland and England due to the birth of his fourth child. Peter Forrest has been named ... Read more...

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Hussey relieved of domestic duty ahead of S. Africa tour


October 10th, 2011 - 3:46 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Oct 10 (IANS) Michael Hussey will not play in the Sheffield Shield this week as Cricket Australia (CA) has advised him rest before the national team leaves for a ... Read more...

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Ponting not to rest for Bangladesh tour


March 17th, 2011 - 12:54 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Mar 17 (ANI): Australia skipper Ricky Ponting is already looking beyond the World Cup, as he has no intention of taking rest for next month's tour of Bangladesh.The 36-year-old skipper missed ... Read more...

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Warne still has ‘issues’ with Ponting’s field settings for Hauritz on India tour


November 13th, 2010 - 2:04 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Nov 13 (ANI): The Australian selectors are still debating over whether spinner Nathan Hauritz has a role to play in the first Ashes Test at the Gabba, but bowling legend Shane ... Read more...

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Cricket Australia now completely satisfied with security scenario for Indian tour


September 29th, 2010 - 3:01 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Sep 29 (ANI): Following clarifications from Indian Board officials, Cricket Australia has expressed satisfaction with security arrangements for the current tour of India, despite having earlier raised concerns over Bangalore's M ... Read more...

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Ponting not expecting miracles from Oz players during India tour


September 20th, 2010 - 12:57 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Sep 20 (ANI): Not expecting miracles from the Australian team in the coming two-Test series against world No.1 India, skipper Ricky Ponting says he wants a high level of performance from ... Read more...

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Ponting not expecting miracles on India tour


September 19th, 2010 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Sep 19 (IANS) Minutes before leaving for the all-important India tour, Australia cricket captain Ricky Ponting Sunday said he is not expecting miracles from his team but will demand a high ... Read more...

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‘Medieval Knight’ Ponting grunts his way to full fitness ahead of India tour


September 19th, 2010 - 2:14 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Sept.19 (ANI): Australian cricket team captain Ricky Ponting looks like a medieval knight developing his explosive power to smash the cricket ball to all parts of the ground these days.Ponting has ... Read more...

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NSW pacer Hazlewood ruled out of Oz team’s India tour


September 19th, 2010 - 1:03 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Sept.19 (ANI): Upcoming Australian left-arm fast bowler Josh Hazlewood has been ruled out of Australia's tour of India because of a lower back injury.The New South Wales quick has developed the ... Read more...

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Australian fast bowler Hazlewood out of India tour


September 18th, 2010 - 6:25 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Sep 18 (IANS) Young fast bowler Josh Hazlewood was Saturday ruled out of the Australian squad for the tour of India after he suffered a back injury during practice. Cricket Australia (CA) ... Read more...

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Watson, Haddin were approached by Mumbai bookmaker during last England tour


August 31st, 2010 - 1:07 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Aug 31 (ANI): A suspected Mumbai gangster approached Australian cricketers Shane Watson and Brad Haddin during the tour of England last year.Watson was approached in the bar of the team's West ... Read more...

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Ponting not in favour of changes in Oz batting line up for India tour


July 26th, 2010 - 1:45 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Jul 26 (ANI): Australian skipper Ricky Ponting has said that the prospect of changes to the team's batting line-up for October's Test tour of India is remote.Only Simon Katich (46.75) and ... Read more...

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Ponting keen to make fresh start during England tour


June 13th, 2010 - 4:57 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, June 13(ANI): Australian skipper Ricky Ponting has said that he has used the brief break before the tour of England to sit back and think about his patchy form over the ... Read more...

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Haddin doubtful for England tour


June 4th, 2010 - 2:00 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, June 4(ANI): Australian wicketkeeper Brad Haddin is still struggling with an elbow injury, which may force him to withdraw from the impending series against Pakistan in England.The England tour comprises five ... Read more...

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New captain for Pakistan after Australia tour


January 23rd, 2010 - 10:44 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 23 (IANS) Mohammad Yousuf's captaincy in Australia has displeased the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB), with chairman Ijaz Butt Saturday saying they will decide on the new captain after the tour. Pakistan ... Read more...

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Injured Hilfenhaus doubtful for New Zealand tour


January 18th, 2010 - 3:45 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Jan 18(ANI): Injured Australian fast bowler Ben Hilfenhaus is taking longer to recuperate than first thought, making him doubtful for Australia's tour of New Zealand starting next month.Hilfenhaus, who has carried ... Read more...

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Slater says cricket WAGS are a major distraction on tour


May 26th, 2009 - 3:06 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, May 26 (ANI): Former Australian opener Michael Slater has said that wives and girlfriends are a major distraction on tour, and has also rubbished Cricket Australia for inviting the WAGS to ... Read more...

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Oz seniors will have to guide young uns during Proteas tour


February 6th, 2009 - 1:52 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Feb.6 (ANI): There is palpable excitement around the selection of New South Wales batting prodigy Phillip Hughes, who is among four uncapped Australians in a squad charged with defending Australia''s ... Read more...

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Shane Watson says Flintoffs advice in 2005 paid off during India tour


November 18th, 2008 - 3:09 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Nov 18 (ANI): Australian all-rounder Shane Watson, who impressed with both bat and ball in the just concluded four-Test series against India which his side lost 0-2, has said that ... Read more...

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Lance Armstrong cleared to race in Australian Tour


October 9th, 2008 - 7:56 am ICT by IANS
Sydney, Oct 9 (DPA) US cyclist Lance Armstrong will make his official comeback to professional road racing in January at the Tour Down Under in Australia, organisers of the Adelaide stage race ... Read more...

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Ex-Indian coach Chappell to play a double agent during Aussie tour


September 23rd, 2008 - 11:25 am ICT by ANI
Sydney , Sept 23 (ANI): Former Australian cricketer Greg Chappell, who had a two-year coaching stint with the Indian team, has turned a double agent and will play a key role ... Read more...

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Australian opener Jacques ready for India tour


September 20th, 2008 - 3:43 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Sep 20 (IANS) Fresh from a holiday in New York, Australian opener Phil Jacques said that he is rearing to go against India in the four-match Test series for the Border-Gavaskar ... Read more...

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Casson says no one has told him why he was omitted from India tour


September 16th, 2008 - 1:38 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Sept.16 (ANI): Out of favor young Australian leg spinner Beau Casson is yet to hear from the national selectors why he was not considered for the tour of India despite ... 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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Gilchrist backs Hayden for another Ashes tour


August 29th, 2008 - 10:55 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Aug 29 (IANS) Legendary Australian batsman and wicket-keeper Adam Gilchrist has backed former teammate Matthew Hayden to go on and complete a fourth Ashes tour next year.Hayden has battled several leg ... Read more...

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Clarke could miss West Indies tour


May 9th, 2008 - 1:55 pm ICT by admin
Sydney, May 9 (IANS) Australian vice-captain Michael Clarke is in doubt for this month's West Indies tour for personal reasons. Clarke, who was at the Australians training camp in Brisbane, has requested ... Read more...

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PCB plans to host OZ cricket tour


March 14th, 2008 - 3:19 pm ICT by admin
Sydney, March 13: The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) is planning to reschedule a tour by the Australia cricket team in November or March after the original trip was postponed on Tuesday. PCB's ... Read more...

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Australian coaches prepare for Pakistan tour


February 18th, 2008 - 8:25 pm ICT by admin
Sydney, Feb 18 (IANS) With Cricket Australia (CA) technically not in a position to abandon the tour of Pakistan before its security team visits the country, coach Tim Nielsen and his assistants ... Read more...

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Australia almost certain to call off Pakistan tour


February 17th, 2008 - 10:28 pm ICT by admin
Sydney, Feb 17 (IANS) Australia is almost certain to call off their tour to Pakistan despite the host board's assurances of foolproof security, according to a media report here Sunday. Cricket Australia ... Read more...

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India’s warning to CA on pulling out of Pakistan tour


February 16th, 2008 - 9:20 pm ICT by admin
Sydney, Feb 16 (IANS) Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has warned Cricket Australia (CA) of "serious consequences" if it chooses to pull out of the Pakistan tour in the ... Read more...

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