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Ponting and Australia lucky to go to lunch at 95/2 (Lunch Report)
Sydney, Jan 2 (IANS) Left-arm medium-pacer Rudra Pratap Singh dismissed the Australian openers cheaply and if only umpire Mark Benson had not missed hearing Ricky Ponting's leg glance to Mahendra Singh Dhoni off Sourav ganguly, India would have had a terrific opening session in the second Test at the Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG) here Wednesday.

Wednesday, January 02, 2008 9:55:43 AM

Get bird's eye view of Australia's rainforest
Cairns (Australia), Jan 2 (DPA) Most tourists visiting Australia go to Cairns in northern Queensland as the launching point for the islands, coral and fish of the Great Barrier Reef. But the nearby tropical rainforests, which stretch across 9,000 square kilometres of the state, are an equally stunning example of Down Under's natural wonders.

Wednesday, January 02, 2008 7:28:36 AM

PCB chief rules out playing at neutral venue
Sydney, Jan 1 (IANS) Chairman of the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Nasim Ashraf made it clear that he would rather risk the cancellation of the tour by Australia and lose the accruing millions of dollars by way of revenue than agree to shift the series to neutral venue.

Tuesday, January 01, 2008 8:05:34 PM

Sehwag not in 13 for the Sydney Test (Lead)
Sydney, Jan 1 (IANS) Despite former captains and pundits of the game making a case for his inclusion in the eleven for the second Test against Australia, starting at the Sydney Cricket Ground here Wednesday, dashing stroke-maker Virender Sehwag does not find a place in the 13 announced here tonight.

Tuesday, January 01, 2008 7:11:04 PM

Kumble buys time to get his playing eleven
Sydney, Jan 1 (IANS) Captain Anil Kumble might be asking himself lot of questions before finalising the right combination for the second Test, starting Wednesday, but on the eve of it he put up a brave front to say that he is banking on the past record of his team at the Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG).

Tuesday, January 01, 2008 7:10:28 PM

India looking for a fresh start at Sydney (Preview)
Sydney, Jan 1 (IANS) India trailing 0-1 in the four-Test series could opt for a specialist opening pair with Virender Sehwag coming in at the expense of Yuvraj Singh for the second Test beginning at the Sydney Cricket Ground Wednesday.

Tuesday, January 01, 2008 5:49:24 PM

Tendulkar, Kumble have happy SCG memories (Statistical highlights)
Sydney, Jan 1 (IANS) Australia have a tremendous record at the Sydney Cricket ground, where they have won 51 of their 95 Tests for a winning percentage of 53.68. They have lost 27 games and only 17 of their games have ended in draws.

Tuesday, January 01, 2008 3:25:33 PM

Bond's exit leaves New Zealand bowling in tatters
Sydney, Jan 1 (IANS) The exit of tearaway Shane Bond to join the rebel Indian Cricket League (ICL) has left New Zealand in troubled waters as they are now left with a second string bowling attack in the Test series at home versus England in March and February.

Tuesday, January 01, 2008 3:00:47 PM

Australians will be safe in Pakistan: Shoaib Malik
Sydney, Jan 1 (IANS) Pakistan captain Shoaib Malik has pleaded with the Australian cricketers not to call off their tour to Pakistan in March as that would damage the game in his country.

Tuesday, January 01, 2008 2:21:36 PM

India beat Australia in thrilling Hopman Cup tie
Perth, Jan 1 (IANS) India toiled hard to defeat hosts Australia 2-1 in their second tie of the Hopman Cup Tuesday, and kept alive their chances of making it to the final of the International Tennis Federation (ITF) team event.

Tuesday, January 01, 2008 2:10:51 PM

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