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Richie Benaud's baggy green up for sale
Sydney, Oct 23 (IANS) Former Australian cricket captain Richie Benaud's coveted baggy green cap will be auctioned in Melbourne on Nov 5 and is expected to fetch up to A$ 25,000 (US$16,640).

Thursday, October 23, 2008 10:05:46 AM

Lee is not in right mental state: D'Costa
Sydney, Oct 22 (IANS) Brett Lee's on-field spat with skipper Ricky Ponting has not come as a shock for Neil D'Costa, one of Australia's leading coaches, who says the pacer's recent marriage break-up is the reason behind his current mental state.

Wednesday, October 22, 2008 9:58:50 PM

Australian media remind India of spirit of the game
Sydney, Oct 22 (IANS) The Australian media sees Zaheer Khan's confrontation with Matthew Hayden in the Mohali Test as not in the 'spirit' Indian captain Anil Kumble talked of during the summer's controversial series Down Under.

Wednesday, October 22, 2008 7:05:02 PM

Shaun Marsh to replace injured Jacques against India
Sydney, Oct 22 (IANS) Western Australian opening batsman Shaun Marsh will replace injured Phil Jacques in the squad for the remainder of the Border-Gavaskar Test series in India.

Wednesday, October 22, 2008 6:03:13 PM

Buchanan and Healy differ on sending Symonds to India
Melbourne, Oct 22 (IANS) Former Australian coach John Buchanan believes that Andrew Symonds should be sent an sos to rescue the side from its Test crisis in India, but former Test wicketkeeper Ian Healy is opposed to the idea.

Wednesday, October 22, 2008 5:28:21 PM

Honoured to be overtaken by Sachin, says Lara
Canberra, Oct 22 (IANS) West Indies batting legend Brian Lara feels honoured to be overtaken by Sachin Tendulkar as the leading run scorer in Tests.

Wednesday, October 22, 2008 5:26:47 PM

Medical breakthrough to overcome organ rejection
Sydney, Oct 22 (IANS) Scientists have developed a new tissue-typing technology that is faster, cheaper and more accurate than current methods to overcome rejection of transplanted organs.

Wednesday, October 22, 2008 3:06:50 PM

'No mechanical fault in plane in which Indian pilot crashed'
Sydney, Oct 22 (IANS) A preliminary investigation report Wednesday found no indication of mechanical fault with the aircraft in which Indian trainee pilot Akash Ananth died after the wing of his Cessna 150 was clipped by another plane and he crashed in the populated Cheltenham suburb of Melbourne in August.

Wednesday, October 22, 2008 1:30:04 PM

Corals mate with other species to survive
Sydney, Oct 22 (IANS) Faced with a dire shortage of mates of their own kind, corals may be able to cross-breed with certain other coral species to avoid extinction, suggests a new study.

Wednesday, October 22, 2008 11:23:10 AM

Genes in wild grasses could help crops resist rust
Sydney, Oct 22 (IANS) Researchers have identified new sources of stem and leaf rust resistance in wild grass relatives of wheat, sourced mostly from the 'fertile crescent' of the Middle East. The discovery may lead to major increases in wheat production worldwide.

Wednesday, October 22, 2008 10:54:44 AM

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