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Sangakkara wants players to accept umpires' verdicts
Brisbane, Feb 8 (IANS) Australia is pressing for better training, more pay and support for top cricket umpires following some glaring mistakes in the ongoing triangular series even as Sri Lankan wicket-keeper Kumar Sangakkara has called upon players to accept the umpires' decisions 'humbly'.

Friday, February 08, 2008 3:32:26 PM

Australian board can't stop players from IPL: Ponting
Sydney, Feb 8 (IANS) Throwing his weight behind the multi-million dollar Indian Premier League (IPL), captain Ricky Ponting said the potential clash of sponsors' interests of his board and that of the Twenty20 tournament would not stop his Australian teammates from playing in India.

Friday, February 08, 2008 1:43:30 PM

Interesting times ahead for India, Australia: Ponting
Sydney, Feb 8 (IANS) Australian captain Ricky Ponting says both his and the Indian Test teams are in the rebuilding phase and when the process in completed in about one-and-half years it would be interesting to follow the two sides.

Friday, February 08, 2008 1:17:05 PM

Ponting may be most influential since Bradman: CA chief
Sydney, Feb 8 (IANS) During this summer of discontent, Ricky Ponting may have earned the wrath of many, but Cricket Australia (CA) chief executive James Sutherland feels the World Cup-winning Australian captain may go on to become the most influential Australian cricketer since Don Bradman.

Friday, February 08, 2008 12:06:16 PM

Lehmann errors add to worries for Germany's Loew
Vienna, Feb 8 (DPA) If Germany didn't have a goalkeeper problem, they've got one now.

Friday, February 08, 2008 11:35:43 AM

Australian cricketers seek bigger fraction of board revenue
Sydney, Feb 7 (IANS) Seeking a bigger share of income, especially the Twenty20 version, Australia's top cricketers are set to collide with their board, which says the current system of Test and first-class players receiving 25 percent of all revenue is fine.

Thursday, February 07, 2008 2:26:56 PM

Australia have best record at Sydney Cricket Ground (Venue statistics)
Sydney, Feb 6 (IANS) Australia, who clash with Sri Lanka in the Commonwealth Bank Triangular One-day Series here Friday, have the best record at the Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG) of the nine teams that have played at this venue as they have won 70 of their 106 matches for 66.04 success rate.

Wednesday, February 06, 2008 5:42:34 PM

Catches will be dropped in future too: Gilchrist
Sydney, Feb 6 (IANS) Australian wicketkeeper Adam Gilchrist has hit back at the media for criticising the team's catching in the One-Day International (ODI) against India in Brisbane, saying catches would be dropped in future too.

Wednesday, February 06, 2008 2:58:40 PM

Umpire Koertzen makes 'embarrassing rash of bloopers'
Sydney, Feb 6 (IANS) South African umpire Rudi Koertzen continues to make 'embarrassing rash of bloopers' and the latest example was his giving India's Rohit Sharma out caught behind against Sri Lanka Tuesday when bowler Muttiah Muralitharan did not even appeal, the media reported Wednesday.

Wednesday, February 06, 2008 2:57:45 PM

'I felt pretty shattered after Harbhajan verdict' (Andrew Symonds' Weekly Diary)
Sydney, Feb 6 (IANS) Australia's Andrew Symonds says he was 'pretty shattered' on hearing that India's Harbhajan Singh was let off with a minor fine for allegedly racially abusing him in a Test match last month.

Wednesday, February 06, 2008 2:30:41 PM

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