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South Africa in pursuit of history (Preview)
Sydney, Jan 2 (IANS) South Africa will be aiming to dislodge Australia from the top spot in Tests in the third and final cricket Test starting here Saturday.

Friday, January 02, 2009 7:35:35 PM

Cricket South Africa must review its ties with Zimbabwe
Melbourne, Jan 2 (IANS) If sporting boycotts were valid in the apartheid years, Cricket South Africa (CSA) needs to review its relationship with the spiteful crooks running Zimbabwe Cricket (ZC), feels Australian columnist Peter Roebuck.

Friday, January 02, 2009 5:06:06 PM

Gavaskar, Kapil, Bedi in cricket's Hall of Fame
Sydney, Jan 2 (IANS) Former India captains Sunil Gavaskar, Kapil Dev and Bishan Singh Bedi were among the 55 cricketing greats who were inducted in the International Cricket Council's (ICC) newly-formed Hall of Fame here Friday.

Friday, January 02, 2009 5:00:53 PM

Smith to miss ODI series to undergo elbow surgery
Sydney, Jan 2 (IANS) South African captain Graeme Smith will miss the one-day series against Australia and New Zealand and undergo a surgery to cure his tennis elbow.

Friday, January 02, 2009 2:52:13 PM

Sydney Cricket Ground to turn pink during third Test
Sydney, Jan 2 (IANS) In support of the McGrath Foundation, the Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG) is all set to turn pink during the third Test between South Africa and Australia starting here Saturday.

Friday, January 02, 2009 2:10:57 PM

Australia agrees to accept Guantanamo prisoners, with conditions
Canberra, Jan 2 (Xinhua) Australian acting Prime Minister Julia Gillard said Friday that her government can accept some of the terror suspects held at the US military prison in Guantanamo Bay on condition of a rigorous assessment process.

Friday, January 02, 2009 1:53:12 PM

Australian system needs overhaul: Buchanan
Sydney, Jan 1 (IANS) Former Australian coach John Buchanan believes the national side’s series loss to India and South Africa is a 'fantastic opportunity' to complete a long overdue overhaul of the system.

Thursday, January 01, 2009 9:11:05 PM

Australia's slide started with India series: Roebuck
Sydney, Jan 1 (IANS) Eminent cricket writer Peter Roebuck, who called for Ricky Ponting's sacking in the aftermath of Sydney controversy, traced Australia's downfall to that series against India from where he feels the world champions lost their stomach to fight.

Thursday, January 01, 2009 8:54:07 PM

Former Australian stars want selectors to go
Sydney, Jan 1(IANS) Inclusion of injured all-rounder Andrew Symonds in the Melbourne Test against South Africa has put the Australian selectors under fire with former stars calling for their ouster.

Thursday, January 01, 2009 8:40:48 PM

Smith to miss one-dayers against Australia
Sydney, Jan 1 (IANS) South Africa skipper Graeme Smith will not play in the one-day series against Australia because of a prolonged elbow injury, coach Mickey Arthur said.

Thursday, January 01, 2009 8:16:04 PM

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