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Last updated: Tuesday, March 03, 2015 9:12:09 PM

Ireland beat UAE by two wickets (Roundup)
Brisbane, Feb 25 (IANS) Ireland defeated the United Arab Emirates (UAE) by two wickets in a World Cup Pool B game at the Gabba here Wednesday.

Wednesday, February 25, 2015 5:38:04 PM

Australia's Watson hungry to return to form
Auckland, Feb 25 (IANS) Underperforming Shane Watson Wednesday said he feels like ending a run drought when Australia take on New Zealand in a World Cup Pool A game at the Eden Park here on Saturday.

Wednesday, February 25, 2015 4:58:03 PM

Indian-origin man charged with deceiving woman spared jail
Sydney, Feb 25 (IANS) An Indian-origin man in the Australian who was charged with deceiving a woman about his appearance on a dating website and then engaging in sexual activity with her, has been spared jail but his actions were criticised Wednesday by a judge as "selfish, immature and inappropriate".

Wednesday, February 25, 2015 4:12:06 PM

Irish batsman Joyce survives bail scare
Brisbane, Feb 25 (IANS) In one of the most unusual scenes seen on the cricket ground, Ireland batsman Ed Joyce survived being bowled off an Amjad Javed delivery in a World Cup Pool B encounter against the United Arab Emirates (UAE) here Wednesday when the ball hit the stumps leaving the red-lights flashing but failing to dislodge the bails.

Wednesday, February 25, 2015 3:30:03 PM

NZ 'slight favourites' against Australia: Steve Waugh
Auckland, Feb 25 (IANS) Former World Cup-winning captain Steve Waugh Wednesday said New Zealand will be going into Saturday's World Cup Pool A encounter at the Eden Park here against Australia as "a slight favourites".

Wednesday, February 25, 2015 3:02:18 PM

Australia may send more troops to Iraq
Canberra, Feb 25 (IANS) Australia is set to send more troops to Iraq to join the fight against Islamic State (IS), according to media reports Wednesday.

Wednesday, February 25, 2015 2:56:20 PM

Southee and Boult our best ever new-ball combination: Hadlee
Auckland, Feb 25 (IANS) New Zealand cricket legend Richard Hadlee Wednesday declared the pair of Tim Southee and Trent Boult as the country's greatest ever new-ball combination.

Wednesday, February 25, 2015 2:26:16 PM

Anwar's 106 lifts UAE to 278/9 against Ireland
Brisbane, Feb 25 (IANS) In-form Shaiman Anwar's 106 powered the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to 278/9 against Ireland in a World Cup Pool B game at the Gabba here Wednesday.

Wednesday, February 25, 2015 1:58:03 PM

207 militants killed by Chadian army in Nigeria
N'Dj Feb 25 (IANS) At least 207 Boko Haram militants were killed by Chadian army in Nigeria Tuesday, according to a Chadian army statement released Tuesday night.

Wednesday, February 25, 2015 4:38:03 AM

Tendulkar, Gayle choose same day for ODI double ton!
Canberra, Feb 24 (IANS) While their batting styles may not be similar, cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar and West Indies' devastating opener Chris Gayle chose the same day -- Feb 24 -- to score their respective One-Day International (ODI) double-centuries.

Tuesday, February 24, 2015 6:48:03 PM

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