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Last updated: Friday, February 27, 2015 4:36:09 PM

Crowe to be inducted into ICC's Hall of Fame Saturday
Sydney, Feb 26 (IANS) New Zealand great Martin Crowe will be inducted into the International Cricket Council's (ICC) Cricket Hall of Fame during the World Cup match between New Zealand and Australia in Auckland Saturday, the game's world governing body announced Thursday.

Thursday, February 26, 2015 1:26:13 PM

Shenwari inspires Afghans to 1-wicket win over Scotland (Roundup)
Dunedin, Feb 26 (IANS) A valiant knock from Samiullah Shenwari (96) inspired Afghanistan to a thrilling one-wicket victory against Scotland in a World Cup Pool A game at the University Oval here Thursday.

Thursday, February 26, 2015 12:24:03 PM

Four Australians poisoned after consuming Thai tuna
Sydney, Feb 26 (IANS) Four Australian nationals suffered food poisoning after eating tuna imported from Thailand at a cafe in Sydney, media reported Thursday.

Thursday, February 26, 2015 11:54:03 AM

Windies aim to buck recent history against South Africa
Sydney, Feb 26 (IANS) A buoyant West Indies will try to defy a recent run of poor results and extend their winning streak when they take on South Africa in a crucial cricket World Cup Pool B match here Friday.

Thursday, February 26, 2015 11:42:17 AM

Australian researchers build world's first 3D-printed jet engine
Canberra, Feb 26 (IANS) Australian researchers have created the world's first 3D-printed jet engine in a manufacturing breakthrough that engineers expect will lead to cheaper, lighter and more fuel-efficient jets.

Thursday, February 26, 2015 11:22:17 AM

Indonesia considering death penalty stance: Tony Abbott
Canberra, Feb 26 (IANS) Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott Thursday said Indonesia is "carefully considering" its stance on the death penalty on two Australian citizens.

Thursday, February 26, 2015 10:42:16 AM

Afghanistan dismisses Scotland for 210
Dunedin, Feb 26 (IANS) Afghanistan bowled Scotland out for 210 runs in a World Cup Pool A game at the University Oval here Thursday.

Thursday, February 26, 2015 8:08:03 AM

Australian man dies in Syria fighting against IS
Canberra, Feb 26 (IANS) An Australian man fighting against Islamic State (IS) militia in Syria has been killed, becoming the first Westerner to die fighting alongside Kurdish forces, Xinhua news agency reported Thursday.

Thursday, February 26, 2015 6:32:18 AM

We have to continue the good work: Ireland skipper
Brisbane, Feb 25 (IANS) An elated Ireland captain William Porterfield said after the victory over the United Arab Emirates (UAE) in a Pool B World Cup contest here Wednesday that they have to keep their good performance going as they will face some tougher sides ahead.

Wednesday, February 25, 2015 7:34:04 PM

We'l take one game at a time: Ireland's Wilson
Brisbane, Feb 25 (IANS) Adjudged man-of-the-match for his 80-run knock against the United Arab Emirates (UAE) in a World Cup Pool B encounter here Wednesday, Ireland's Gary Wilson said they would only take one game at a time and look to win four to qualify for the quarterfinals.

Wednesday, February 25, 2015 7:04:04 PM

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