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Sania Mirza's run comes to an end
Melbourne, Jan 19 (IANS) Sania Mirza's run at the Australian Open tennis came to an end when she lost in straight sets to eighth seed American Venus Williams in the third round Saturday.

Saturday, January 19, 2008 7:05:35 PM

Sehwag steals limelight with the ball
Perth, Jan 19 (IANS) India opener Virender Sehwag may not have been a great hit with the bat but he did steal the show with the ball in his comeback match, the third Test against Australia that India won here Saturday.

Saturday, January 19, 2008 6:22:02 PM

Pathan credits Prasad, Akram and Sekhar for his return
Perth, Jan 19 (IANS) It was a happy return to Team India for Irfan Pathan Saturday, the all-rounder who only last month registered his maiden Test hundred against Pakistan at Bangalore.

Saturday, January 19, 2008 6:02:38 PM

Australia's first defeat in Perth in 10 years
Perth, Jan 19 (IANS) Australia's 72-run loss to India in the third Test at the Western Australian Cricket Association (WACA) Ground here Saturday was their first in almost 10 years. Their previous defeat was in February 1997 in the hands of the West Indies.

Saturday, January 19, 2008 5:59:09 PM

None gave us a chance, Kumble points out
Perth, Jan 19 (IANS) Perth was always going to be a difficult frontier for India to conquer, but the visitors proved the pundits wrong by stopping the Australian juggernaut here in the third Test match Saturday. Indian captain Anil Kumble rated the win as superb as none thought his team could do it.

Saturday, January 19, 2008 4:02:47 PM

India win third Test, keep series alive (Second Lead)
Perth, Jan 19 (IANS) A resurgent, pepped up India thrashed Australia by 72 runs on the fourth day of the third Test here Saturday to keep alive hopes of drawing the four-Test series. India now trail 1-2 in the four-match series, with the final Test to be played in Adelaide from Thursday.

Saturday, January 19, 2008 4:01:45 PM

Gear problems for A1 Team India in Taupo qualifying
Taupo (New Zealand), Jan 19 (IANS) A1 Team India, fresh off its recent victory at China in December, had an unfortunate start to the weekend as it struggled with its car's gearbox during the qualifying session at the Taupo Motorsport Park here Saturday.

Saturday, January 19, 2008 3:32:22 PM

India beat Australia to win third Test in style (Lead)
Perth, Jan 19 (IANS) India defeated Australia by 72 runs on the fourth day of the third Test here Saturday to keep the series alive. India now trail 1-2 in the four-match series, with the final Test to be played in Adelaide.

Saturday, January 19, 2008 3:03:39 PM

Scoreboard after India's win in third Test
Perth, Jan 19 (IANS) Following is the scoreboard after India's 72-run win over Australia on the fourth day of the third Test here Saturday:

Saturday, January 19, 2008 3:02:20 PM

Pathan loves Australian pitches, Kookaburra ball
Perth, Jan 19 (IANS) It is no surprise that India's swing bowler Irfan Pathan did the early damage in Australia's second innings. According to The Australian, the Indian might have been raised in a Baroda mosque but in many ways he sees Australia as his cricketing home.

Saturday, January 19, 2008 1:26:09 PM

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