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Ponting hopeful of recovery before ODI
Brisbane, Feb 2 (IANS) Australia captain Ricky Ponting is optimistic that he will recover in time for the inaugural match against India in the Commonwealth Bank Tri-Series starting Sunday.

Saturday, February 02, 2008 7:33:26 PM

Australian cricket fans urged to behave
Brisbane, Feb 2 (IANS) Anticipating a backlash from the crowd as a fallout of the Harbhahan Singh-Andrew Symonds spat, authorities here have urged the Australian fans not to 'embarrass' their team by directing racial or other abuse at Harbhajan or his teammates, Australian media reported here Saturday.`

Saturday, February 02, 2008 6:23:33 PM

India launch ODI tri-series with tie against Australia (Preview)
Brisbane, Feb 2 (IANS) Flannels make way for coloured pyjamas as India will try to win, for the first time, the annual triangular one-day series in Australia that gets underway with a day-night game against the hosts here Sunday.

Saturday, February 02, 2008 3:14:04 PM

'BCCI wants equity, justice and fair play'
Melbourne, Feb 2 (IANS) The Indian cricket board is all for 'equity, justice and fair play' and does not want money to rule the roost, former board president I.S. Bindra has said.

Saturday, February 02, 2008 2:42:34 PM

Both Symonds and Harbhajan to blame, says Smith
Sydney, Feb 2 (IANS) South African captain Graeme Smith has criticised Australian Andrew Symonds and Harbhajan Singh of India for the Sydney racial farce and accused both of them of disrespecting the spirit of cricket.

Saturday, February 02, 2008 2:19:03 PM

Bindra willing to become ICC CEO: paper
Melbourne, Feb 2 (IANS) Former Indian cricket board chief I.S. Bindra says he is willing to become the CEO of the International Cricket Council (ICC) but 'some logistic problems' are holding him back.

Saturday, February 02, 2008 2:06:43 PM

Ponting uncertain for tri-series opener against India
Melbourne, Feb 2 (IANS) Australia may miss their inspirational skipper Ricky Ponting in the tri-series opener against India Sunday in Brisbane as he is yet to recover fully from a back injury, coach Tim Nielsen has said.

Saturday, February 02, 2008 12:24:26 PM

Ball being developed for night Test cricket
Sydney, Feb 2 (IANS) Negotiations are underway with scientists to develop an appropriate ball that will be visible to batsmen during night Test cricket and will last 80 overs.

Saturday, February 02, 2008 10:27:13 AM

'Aussies pressured to downgrade racism charges against Harbhajan'
Sydney, Feb 2 (IANS) Australian players are gearing to air their grievances in writing to Cricket Australia that they felt pressured into accepting a move to downgrade a charge of racism against Indian off spinner Harbhajan Singh.

Saturday, February 02, 2008 10:05:28 AM

Australia scores eighth Twenty20 win, first against India
Melbourne, Feb 1 (IANS) Australia's eighth win in 14 Twenty20 internationals here Friday was also their first in three games over India. Pakistan and South Africa have also registered eight wins each.

Friday, February 01, 2008 7:48:46 PM

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