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Harbhajan will benefit from tough competition: Kapil


November 10th, 2011 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 10 (IANS) Former India captain Kapil Dev Thursday said Harbhajan Singh, dropped from the India squad, is getting tough competition from young tweakers Pragyan Ojha and ... Read more...

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Variation was the key, says comeback man Ojha


November 6th, 2011 - 7:54 pm ICT by IANS
Abhishek Roy New Delhi, Nov 6 (IANS) India's left-arm spinner Pragyan Ojha, who was playing a Test match after a year, said that English county cricket and the Irani Trophy helped ... Read more...

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Smith braces for Lankans attacking his tweakers


March 3rd, 2011 - 2:00 pm ICT by ANI
Colombo, Mar 3 (ANI): Leg spinner Steve Smith believes that the form of Australia's pace attack of Brett Lee, Shaun Tait and Mitchell Johnson could prompt Sri Lanka to have a guarded ... Read more...

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Have to bowl differently against every team: Kreza


February 18th, 2011 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, Feb 18 (IANS) Australian spinner Jason Kreza said variation will be the key for tweakers on the sub-continent pitches during the cricket World Cup.Kreza has been working hard with the team ... Read more...

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Spinners will play a major role in World Cup: Srikkanth


January 17th, 2011 - 3:18 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 17 (IANS) Spinners will play a major role in the World Cup to be held in the sub-continent from Feb 19, Krishnamachari Srikkanth, chairman of the cricket board's selection ... Read more...

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Watson batted with the vigour needed to lift tense comrades: Roebuck


January 17th, 2011 - 2:14 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Jan 17(ANI): Australian all-rounder Shane Watson had dragged the team from wretchedness and apparently inevitable defeat to memorable victory in the first ODI against England, noted cricket commentator Peter Roebuck has ... Read more...

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Franklin hits unbeaten 72 as New Zealand make 224/9


December 4th, 2010 - 3:17 pm ICT by IANS
Vadodara, Dec 4 (IANS) James Franklin scored an unbeaten 72 as New Zealand made 224 for nine after a poor start against India in the third One-Day International at the Reliance Stadium ... Read more...

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Ashes: Pietersen ready to face Doherty test


November 22nd, 2010 - 12:28 pm ICT by ANI
Brisbane (Australia), Nov.22 (ANI): Key England batsman Kevin Pietersen has revealed that he is ready to face the challenge likely to be posed by Australian and Tasmanian left-arm spinner Xavier Doherty in ... Read more...

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North, not Hauritz should be Australia’s first-choice spinner: MacGill


November 7th, 2010 - 1:22 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Nov 7 (ANI): Former spinner Stuart MacGill has backed Marcus North to be retained for the coming Ashes series, as first-choice spinner.The selectors are debating over Nathan Hauritz, Steve Smith, Xavier ... Read more...

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Privilege to watch Tendulkar’s mastery: Roebuck


October 12th, 2010 - 12:13 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Oct 12(ANI): Noted cricket columnist Peter Roebuck has said that Indian batting maestro Sachin Tendulkar's 49th Test century against Australia at Bangalore's M. Chinnaswamy Stadium was a delight to watch.In ... Read more...

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Out-of-favour Hauritz gets Afridi’s backing


May 1st, 2010 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
Gros Islet (St. Lucia), May 1 (IANS) Nathan Hauritz found an unlikely ally in Pakistan skipper Shahid Afridi, who said dropping the spinner could prove costly for Australia. Australia ... Read more...

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Pak batsman gifted Hauritz five-wicket hauls in Melbourne, Sydney: Alam


January 12th, 2010 - 1:34 pm ICT by ANI
Hobart, Jan 12(ANI): Pakistan coach Intikhab Alam reckons that Australian off-spinner Nathan Hauritz did not earn his five-wicket hauls in back-to-back Tests in Melbourne and Sydney, instead his batsmen were responsible for ... Read more...

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Simpson to help Katich improve his tweakers


June 12th, 2009 - 1:47 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, June 12 (IANS) After helping Simon Katich sharpen his batting skills for the last Ashes tour, former Australian captain and coach Bob Simpson can again be seen helping the left-handed batsmen ... Read more...

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Cricket Australia calls for a spin summit to address deficiency in quality slow bowlers


May 6th, 2009 - 6:59 pm ICT by ANI
Brisbane, May 6 (ANI): Australia's shortage of quality spin bowlers has prompted the game's custodians to call for a "spin summit" at Cricket Australia's Centre of Excellence (COE) in Brisbane later this ... Read more...

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Oz cricketers made a hash of their skills against Proteas: Roebuck


January 27th, 2009 - 2:16 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Jan.27 (ANI): Australias cricketers have made a hash of their performances in both the Test and the one-day series against South Africa, believes cricket columnist Peter Roebuck. In an article for ... Read more...

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Former Oz greats slam selectors for axing Krejza


December 23rd, 2008 - 2:43 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Dec 23 (ANI): Australian Test selectors are under heavy pressure to justify their sudden axing of spinner Jason Krejza after just one match for Nathan Hauritz.There has been widespread support ... Read more...

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Australia will miss Symonds and quality spinners: Sehwag


September 12th, 2008 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) India's most prolific Test batsman this year Virender Sehwag feels that the absence of dashing all-rounder Andrew Symonds and experienced spinners in the Australian ranks will give ... Read more...

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Tendulkar inspires Team India to create history after 23 yrs


March 4th, 2008 - 6:57 pm ICT by admin
Brisbane, Mar 04 (ANI): India won the Commonwealth Bank Series in spectacular fashion on Tuesday.India put all the sledging of the past to rest as they beat World Champions Australia by ... Read more...

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Indian batters will gorge on Brad Hoggs tweakers: Bhajji


December 17th, 2007 - 2:20 pm ICT by admin
Melbourne, Dec.17 (ANI): Outspoken Indian off-spinner Harbhajan Singh has said that his sides veteran batters would gorge on the bowling of Australian spinner Brad Hogg should he be selected for the Boxing ... Read more...

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