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Clarke warns India aggression could backfire
Melbourne, Dec 25 (IANS) Michael Clarke has warned India's cricketers that any aggression they employ during the first Test could backfire badly and play into Australia's hands.

Tuesday, December 25, 2007 2:31:42 PM

Damp wicket gives India a bright chance in first Test (Preview)
Melbourne 25 Dec (IANS) Australian captain Ricky Ponting's remark that the Melbourne Cricket Ground pitch is 'very, very damp' - quite logical, given the recent rainfall and limited sunshine in this city - could mean the ball may initially seam and swing in the first India-Australia Test commencing on Boxing Day Wednesday.

Tuesday, December 25, 2007 2:19:26 PM

MCG pitch should suit Indian batsmen and bowlers
Melbourne, Dec 24 (IANS) Rahul Dravid will almost certainly open the innings for India in the traditional Boxing Day Test against Australia, the first of the four-Test series Down Under.

Monday, December 24, 2007 1:12:31 PM

Bollywood arrives in MCG to shoot cricketers
Melbourne, Dec 24 (IANS) Bollywood has roped in cricketers from Australia, England and New Zealand to shoot a film at the Boxing Day Test in Melbourne and then the New Year Test in Sydney.

Monday, December 24, 2007 12:32:19 PM

No home advantage in Melbourne: Stuart Clark
Melbourne, Dec 24 (IANS) Australia's paceman Stuart Clark is the latest to express doubts over the efficacy of playing the first Test against India in Melbourne. He fears Australia may have forfeited a degree of home-ground advantage and he wants the administrators to schedule future series-openers in Brisbane or Perth where pitches would suit their fast bowlers.

Monday, December 24, 2007 11:04:26 AM

Great white shark sets 3,000 km swim record
Wellington, Dec 24 (DPA) A great white shark, electronically tagged in March in New Zealand, has swum more than 3,000 km to Australia's Great Barrier Reef, it was reported Monday.

Monday, December 24, 2007 10:14:19 AM

Aggression will be key to success against Australia: Laxman
Melbourne, Dec 23 (IANS) As one of Australia's chief tormentors over the past eight years, V.V.S. Laxman has emphasised the importance of aggression if India is to succeed this summer, and he regards the Australian attack as superior to the one he exploited four years ago.

Sunday, December 23, 2007 7:59:19 PM

Concerns over new courts for the Australian Open
Melbourne, Dec 23 (IANS) Concerns over the controversial decision to tear up the Australian Open tennis courts and replace them with an unproven new surface are escalating, following injuries to Mark Philippoussis and Jelena Dokic.

Sunday, December 23, 2007 7:39:28 PM

Johnson's success against India's top guns is the key
Melbourne, Dec 23 (IANS) Australian tearaway Mitchell Johnson's impressive record against India will make him the preferred choice over Shaun Tait for the Boxing Day (Dec 26) Test match.

Sunday, December 23, 2007 7:15:18 PM

Ponting insists on playing Hogg in Boxing Day Test
Melbourne, Dec 23 (IANS) When most people feel Brad Hogg may not make an impression on the Indian players, Australia captain Ricky Ponting is apparently bent upon going into the Boxing Day (Dec 26) Test with the 36-year-old left-arm spinner.

Sunday, December 23, 2007 5:56:41 PM

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