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Stumper Gilchrist sets world record of most dismissals
Adelaide, Jan 25 (IANS) Australia's wicket-keeper Adam Gilchrist Friday set a world record of 414 dismissals, breaking the South African Mark Boucher's mark with the catch of India captain Anil Kumble in the ongoing fourth Test here.

Friday, January 25, 2008 4:54:48 PM

Tendulkar becomes series top scorer on either side
Adelaide, Jan 25 (IANS) With his masterful 153 in the second innings of the fourth Test against Australia here Friday, Sachin Tendulkar became the top scorer on either side, taking his series tally to 480 - exactly 100 more than his nearest rival.

Friday, January 25, 2008 4:48:15 PM

Kumble, Harbhajan put India on top after Day II (Round up, At Stumps)
Adelaide, Jan 25 (IANS) Half-centuries from Anil Kumble and Harbhajan Singh on top of a smashing 153 by Sachin Tendulkar helped India amass 526 in the first innings of the fourth and final Test match here Friday. At stumps Australia were 62 for no loss, giving India a 464-run lead.

Friday, January 25, 2008 3:13:33 PM

Eating chocolate daily could weaken your bones
Perth, Jan 25 (IANS) Women who eat chocolate daily may end up with weaker bones and could be more prone to fracture, a new study in Australia suggests.

Friday, January 25, 2008 3:00:21 PM

Hewitt hopes to rebuild through Davis Cup
Melbourne, Jan 25 (DPA) Melbourne: Australia's Lleyton Hewitt hopes to use next month's Davis Cup playoff against Taiwan as a confidence boost after crashing out of the fourth round of the Australian Open.

Friday, January 25, 2008 2:20:49 PM

'Squeaky' Serb raises Hantuchova hackles (Australian Open Diary)
Melbourne, Jan 25 (DPA) 'Squeaky' Serb Ana Ivanovic says that the sharp sound of her shoes on the new Plexicushion court at the Australian Open is not meant to distract.

Friday, January 25, 2008 2:19:25 PM

India-Australia Test match scoreboard: Stumps Day II
Adelaide, Jan 25 (IANS) The following is the scoreboard of the second day's play of the fourth Test match between India and Australia here Thursday.

Friday, January 25, 2008 1:55:42 PM

India enjoy 464 runs lead after Day II
Adelaide, Jan 25 (IANS) India took a 464-run lead as Australia ended the second day's game at 62 for no loss in reply to the visitors' 526 in the first innings in the fourth and final Test here Friday.

Friday, January 25, 2008 1:54:50 PM

Confidence high as Ivanovic, Sharapova head into final
Melbourne, Jan 25 (DPA) It will be the Squeak versus the Shriek when fourth seeded Serb Ana Ivanovic faces former world no.1 Maria Sharapova Saturday, with the brunette and the blonde both aiming for a first-ever title at the Australian Open.

Friday, January 25, 2008 1:53:58 PM

Gritty Kumble gets India to 526
Adelaide, Jan 25 (IANS) Captain Anil Kumble made a gritty 87 as India's first innings folded at 526 shortly after tea against Australia in the fourth and the final Test match here Friday.

Friday, January 25, 2008 12:10:36 PM

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