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Australia set India 329-run target in WC semifinal
Sydney, March 26 (IANS) Bouyed by Steven Smith's fine century (105 runs off 93 balls), Australia posted 328/7 after chosing to bat against India in the second cricket World Cup semi-final here on Thursday.

Thursday, March 26, 2015 12:52:18 PM

'Proteas will have to wait for 4 more years'
Sydney, March 26 (IANS) Former South Africa captain Graeme Smith said on Wednesday that the Proteas will have to wait for another four years to lift their first cricket World Cup trophy following their defeat to New Zealand in the semifinal on Tuesday.

Thursday, March 26, 2015 12:18:03 PM

Australian journalist concerned over colleagues' Egypt trial
Canberra, March 26 (IANS) Australian journalist Peter Greste on Thursday said he was deeply concerned about the future of his two Al Jazeera colleagues who are still facing trial in Egypt.

Thursday, March 26, 2015 11:54:11 AM

Australian PM names new army, air force chiefs
Canberra, March 26 (IANS) Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott on Thursday announced the new army and air force chiefs.

Thursday, March 26, 2015 11:54:10 AM

Australia opt to bat against India
Sydney, March 26 (IANS) Australia captain Michael Clarke won the toss and opted to bat against India in the cricket World Cup semifinal at the historic Sydney Cricket Ground here on Thursday.

Thursday, March 26, 2015 8:54:03 AM

Google doodle basks in India-Australia cricket frenzy
Sydney, March 25 (IANS) Internet giant Google has once again cashed in on the World Cup fever with a new colourful doodle on its home page that screams of the semi-final encounter between India and Australia on Thursday at the Sydney Cricket Ground.

Wednesday, March 25, 2015 9:48:14 PM

Starc can be lethal in any strip: Brett Lee
Sydney, March 25 (IANS) Former Australian pacer Brett Lee believes fast bowler and countryman Mitchell Starc can prove to be a menace for the opposition batsmen in any sort of condition or strip.

Wednesday, March 25, 2015 9:42:14 PM

Focus will be on Indian pacers: Srinath
Sydney, March 25 (IANS) Former fast bowler Javagal Srinath on Wednesday said that the centre of attraction will be Indian pacers and the batting top order as spinners won't get much turn against Australia in Thursday's cricket World Cup semi-final here.

Wednesday, March 25, 2015 6:58:05 PM

India snub supporters at SCG
Sydney, March 25 (IANS) India's disregard for their fans continued on Wednesday with their supporters locked out of the Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG) and captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni refusing to fulfil his media obligations on the eve of their cricket World Cup semifinal match against Australia.

Wednesday, March 25, 2015 5:48:06 PM

Australia favourites against India: Hayden
Sydney, March 25 (IANS) Ahead of the do-or-die cricket World Cup semi-final between India and Australia, former explosive opening batsman Matthew Hayden was on Wednesday confident that the co-hosts will beat India to enter the final.

Wednesday, March 25, 2015 4:38:09 PM

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