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Keith Stackpole's wife confesses
Melbourne, Dec 28 (IANS) Former Australian Test player Keith Stackpole's wife Peg has confessed that she had no idea about the game until she married the right-handed batsman 45 years ago.

Friday, December 28, 2007 3:10:24 PM

Gilchrist's tribute to dead farmer
Melbourne, Dec 28 (IANS) Wicket-keeper Adam Gilchrist wore a black armband in the first Test to mourn the death of his friend, farmer Bill Rowe, who died on Boxing Day from injuries received in a Christmas Day beach attack in Geraldton, Australia. Rowe was from Yalgoo, a tiny historic town 500 km north of Perth.

Friday, December 28, 2007 3:09:20 PM

I had no talent as a cricketer, says Australian PM
Melbourne, Dec 28 (IANS) New Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd, while commenting on the first Test, disclosed that former England captain Colin Cowdrey was a bigger childhood hero for him than any of his countrymen.

Friday, December 28, 2007 3:08:13 PM

Clark 'sorted out' Indian batsmen on laptop (Australia album)
Melbourne, Dec 28 (IANS) Australia speedster Stuart Clark, who hastened India's downfall in the first innings with a four-wicket haul in the ongoing first Test here, had 'sorted out' each and every rival batsmen on his laptop beforehand.

Friday, December 28, 2007 3:06:45 PM

India will need a miracle on a dodgy MCG wicket (Match Analysis)
Melbourne Dec 28 (IANS) The 'drop in' wicket at the MCG appeared dodgy enough on Day One. It looked dodgier at the end of Day 3, worn out and full of cracks. The effect of the heavy roller disguised the devil in it during the eight overs India were called upon to bat on it.

Friday, December 28, 2007 3:05:51 PM

Bowling slow paid dividends for me: Harbhajan
Melbourne, Dec 28 (IANS) Off-spinner Harbhajan Singh, who entered the 250-wicket club Friday, feels that bowling slow in the second innings Friday, on the slow and low Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) pitch did the trick for him and earned him three crucial Australian wickets.

Friday, December 28, 2007 2:48:04 PM

Indian batsmen have uphill task to save Melbourne Test (Roundup, Stumps Day Three)
Melbourne, Dec 28 (IANS) Set to get an improbable 499 runs in the fourth innings to win the first Test after Australia declared their second innings at 351 for seven, India ended the third day at six without loss at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) here Friday.

Friday, December 28, 2007 2:09:56 PM

We are confident of winning this match: Clarke
Melbourne, Dec 28 (IANS) Michael Clarke said Friday that Australia are confident of winning the Melbourne Test match as it would be improbable for India to achieve the huge target of 499 runs.

Friday, December 28, 2007 2:03:53 PM

India-Australia Test match scoreboard - Stumps Day Three
Melbourne, Dec 28 (IANS) The following is the third day's scoreboard Friday of the first Test match between India and Australia being played at the Melbourne Cricket Ground.

Friday, December 28, 2007 12:59:58 PM

India need 493 runs more to win Melbourne Test
Melbourne, Dec 28 (IANS) India were six for no loss in the second innings at stumps while chasing Australia's target of 499 runs on the third day of first Test match at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) here Friday.

Friday, December 28, 2007 12:58:07 PM

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