Melbourne, Dec 19 (IANS) India vice-captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni obliquely admitted that his team will be going into the Boxing Day (Dec 26) Test match against Australia rather ill-prepared if they are looking to end the hosts' 14-Test winning streak.
Wednesday, December 19, 2007 9:31:31 PM
Wellington, Dec 19 (DPA) New Zealand and Australia announced Wednesday they will lead a formal diplomatic protest against Japan's move to catch more than 1,000 whales in the Antarctic over the southern hemisphere summer.
Wednesday, December 19, 2007 2:22:23 PM
Canberra, Dec 19 (Xinhua) Australian Foreign Minister Stephen Smith Wednesday announced that Australia will send an aircraft and a custom ship to monitor Japanese whaling vessels off Antarctica.
Wednesday, December 19, 2007 12:35:53 PM
Melbourne, Dec 19 (IANS) Two-time Grand Slam runner-up and one of the top tennis players of Australia in recent years Mark Philippoussis has injured his right knee yet again and is heading for his fifth surgery for a damaged cartilage, the media reported here Wednesday.
Wednesday, December 19, 2007 12:29:30 PM
Melbourne, Dec 19 (IANS) Adam Gilchrist will wear pink wicket-keeping gloves in the first Test against India at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) to raise awareness for breast cancer research, it was reported by the media here Wednesday.
Wednesday, December 19, 2007 11:17:31 AM
Melbourne, Dec 19 (IANS) Sachin Tendulkar is a man of few carefully chosen words and as he wheeled his luggage towards the team bus he said quietly but firmly that he was not too old to play a meaningful part in a tour that could put the finishing touches on his great career.
Wednesday, December 19, 2007 11:02:08 AM
Melbourne, Dec 19 (IANS) Anil Kumble has identified Brad Hogg as Australia's weak link only two days after the Indian skipper's off-spinning team mate Harbhajan Singh said Indian batsmen would feast on the left-arm wrist spin of Hogg who was 'not close to the class' of the retired Shane Warne or the injured Stuart MacGill.
Wednesday, December 19, 2007 9:09:15 AM
Adelaide, Dec 19 (IANS) After Shane Warne's retirement Australian selectors had pinned their hopes on Stuart MacGill but the leg-spinner's wrist injury sent them scouting for new faces.
Wednesday, December 19, 2007 9:05:03 AM
Wellington, Dec 18 (DPA) New Zealand cabinet minister Trevor Mallard was fined $375 (500 New Zealand dollars) Tuesday after admitting in parliament that he punched an opposition legislator during a fight in a public place.
Tuesday, December 18, 2007 3:02:15 PM
Sydney, Dec 18 (IANS) New Zealand cricket coach John Bracewell has personally apologised to Adam Gilchrist for attributing motives to the Australian vice-captain's resting from the third and last one-day international in Hobart last Thursday, it was reported by the media here Tuesday.
Tuesday, December 18, 2007 12:55:34 PM
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