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Male crabs bluff to scare rivals away
Sydney, Nov 17 (IANS) Dishonesty helps male fiddler crabs scare rivals away. They grow claws that are seemingly powerful but actually weak and puny.

Monday, November 17, 2008 11:47:41 AM

Watson bats for Symonds for Gabba Test
Sydney, Nov 16 (IANS) Shane Watson has tipped Andrew Symonds for the first Test against New Zealand that begins Thursday, though it can scuttle his chances to be in the side.

Sunday, November 16, 2008 8:44:49 PM

Room for two all-rounders in Australian team: Steve Waugh
Melbourne, Nov 15 (IANS) Former captain Steve Waugh feels there is room for both the all-rounders Andrew Symonds and Shane Watson in the Australian team for the series against New Zealand.

Saturday, November 15, 2008 4:48:28 PM

Ponting welcomes Symonds' inclusion in the side
Melbourne, Nov 15 (IANS) Australian captain Ricky Ponting has welcomed the comeback of troubled all-rounder Andrew Symonds to the side, saying he is invaluable.

Saturday, November 15, 2008 4:47:39 PM

Bush snubs Rudd over G20 slur
Sydney, Nov 15 (DPA) Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd received a frosty welcome from US President George W. Bush when he arrived for the White House dinner that opened the Group of 20 (G20) summit in Washington, news reports said Saturday.

Saturday, November 15, 2008 1:44:23 PM

Yesteryear stars beat Australia XI in Twenty20
Brisbane, Nov 14 (IANS) Andrew Symonds made 45 in his comeback match but not enough to save Australia XI from a 64-run loss to the All Stars in a Twenty20 charity fundraiser at the Gabba here Friday night.

Friday, November 14, 2008 7:23:01 PM

Symonds still not mentally fit, says sports psychologist
Sydney, Nov 14 (IANS) It seems that Cricket Australia (CA) have jumped the gun by including Andrew Symonds in the national squad for the two Tests against New Zealand as sports psychologist Phil Jauncey reveals that the all-rounder is still not mentally fit.

Friday, November 14, 2008 7:21:47 PM

Umpire Bucknor makes a comeback to cricket after 11 months
Sydney, Nov 14 (IANS) After being dumped by the International Cricket Council (ICC), following the controversial Sydney Test in January, umpire Steve Bucknor makes a comeback to cricket after 11 months and will stand in the two Tests between Australia and New Zealand.

Friday, November 14, 2008 12:22:02 PM

Now double bladed bats for Twenty20 cricket
Sydney, Nov 13 (IANS) Twenty20 fever is now catching up with bat makers, who are now trying to coming up with a design to enable batsmen to hit the ball with both sides of the blade.

Thursday, November 13, 2008 8:25:30 PM

New Zealand inspired by India's win over Australia
Melbourne, Nov 13 (IANS) India's win over Australia has broken their aura of invincibility with even New Zealand, who are touring Down Under, declaring world champions are indeed beatable.

Thursday, November 13, 2008 8:15:22 PM

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