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I think we are still No.1, says Ponting
Melbourne, Dec 30 (IANS) As Australia face whitewash for the first time in more than 120 years, captain Ricky Ponting looked confused Tuesday as South Africa took an unassailable 2-0 lead in the Test series.

Tuesday, December 30, 2008 8:48:02 PM

Chief selector Hilditch backs Hayden for a longer run
Melbourne, Dec 30 (IANS) Australia's chief selector Andrew Hilditch backed out-of-form Matthew Hayden's selection for the Sydney Test, saying he is central to the team's future plans.

Tuesday, December 30, 2008 8:47:28 PM

Australia have been beaten by a better side, says Roebuck
Melbourne, Dec 30 (IANS) Former Somerset captain and columnist Peter Roebuck feels Australia's period of cricketing domination is over.

Tuesday, December 30, 2008 8:36:45 PM

Proteas' losses to Aussies now a thing of past: Steyn
Melbourne, Dec 30 (IANS) South Africa's young fast bowler Dale Steyn said Tuesday his side's frequent defeats to Australia is now a thing of the past.

Tuesday, December 30, 2008 6:12:12 PM

Shane Watson cannot bowl for six months
Melbourne, Dec 30 (IANS) Injury once again haunts Australian all-rounder Shane Watson who will be out of action for six weeks and will not bowl for six months because of stress fractures in his back.

Tuesday, December 30, 2008 5:21:09 PM

Australia retain Hayden, name three uncapped players for Sydney Test
Melbourne, Dec 30 (IANS) Australia has retained out of form opener Matthew Hayden and called up three uncapped players, pacemen Doug Bollinger, Ben Hilfenhaus and all-rounder Andrew McDonald, for the inconsequential third Test against South Africa in Sydney from Saturday.

Tuesday, December 30, 2008 5:18:25 PM

Air New Zealand makes first biofuel-powered commercial flight
Auckland, Dec 30 (Xinhua) Air New Zealand Tuesday successfully conducted the first biofuel powered commercial aviation test flight.

Tuesday, December 30, 2008 4:07:20 PM

Warne wants umpire Aleem Dar sacked
Melbourne, Dec 30 (IANS) Spin wizard Shane Warne wants Elite Panel umpire Aleem Dar sacked after the Pakistani committed a blunder in dismissing Mike Hussey during the second Test against South Africa at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG).

Tuesday, December 30, 2008 3:12:11 PM

Proteas win second Test, Australia lose home series after 15 years
Melbourne, Dec 30 (IANS) Australia's domination of world cricket seems to be nearing the end as they lost their first home series since 1992-93, following South Africa's nine-wicket win in the second Test at the Melbourne Cricket Ground here Tuesday to take an unassailable 2-0 lead in the three-match rubber.

Tuesday, December 30, 2008 2:06:44 PM

Former Australian captains back Ponting
Melbourne, Dec 29 (IANS) As Australian skipper Ricky Ponting finds himself in firing line of critics due to the team's listless performance, former captains Bill Lawry, Richie Benaud and Mark Taylor find the attack unjustified.

Monday, December 29, 2008 6:10:26 PM

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