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India face Australia in first tri-series final (Preview)
Sydney, March 1 (IANS) Off-field controversies will finally take a backseat as India will rely on their young guns in an attempt to wrest the advantage in the first of the best-of-three finals against Australia in the Commonwealth Bank cricket tri-series at the Sydney Cricket ground here Sunday.

Saturday, March 01, 2008 5:17:28 PM

Australia to sign UN torture treaty
Sydney, March 1 (DPA) Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd plans to sign an enforcement measure of the United Nations convention against torture, in a further step that distances him from his predecessor, news reports said Saturday.

Saturday, March 01, 2008 4:39:54 PM

Maher becomes fourth Australian to join rebel ICL
Brisbane, March 1 (IANS) Jimmy Maher has become the fourth Australian to sign for the rebel Indian Cricket League (ICL), attacking the rule that prohibits him from playing domestic country.

Saturday, March 01, 2008 3:52:40 PM

Lehmann warns CA of losing experienced pros to ICL
Sydney, March 1 (IANS) Australian Cricketers' Association (ACA) has warned Cricket Australia (CA) of running the possible risk of losing experienced players from domestic competitions if it continues to debar Indian Cricket League (ICL) contracted players from representing their states.

Saturday, March 01, 2008 2:16:17 PM

Gilchrist crosses 300 runs in tri-series (Match in Statistics)
Melbourne, Feb 29 (IANS) Although Adam Gilchrist's fine 83 went waste as Australia lost to Sri Lanka in an inconsequential match here Friday, the left-hander became the first Australian to reach 300 runs in the Commonwealth Bank Triangular Series.

Friday, February 29, 2008 10:11:54 PM

Final scoreboard of the ODI match between Australia and Sri Lanka
Melbourne, Feb 29 (IANS) Following is the final scorecard of the last group match of the Commonwealth Bank triangular series between Australia and Sri Lanka here Friday.

Friday, February 29, 2008 9:39:50 PM

India-Australia rivalry has given great cricket: Taylor
Sydney, Feb 29 (IANS) Despite the unending barrage of heated words exchanged between India and Australia this series, former Australian Test legend Mark Taylor believes that the antagonism between the two camps has given the best summer of cricket he's witnessed since retiring.

Friday, February 29, 2008 9:39:17 PM

Sri Lanka register consolation win over Australia
Melbourne, Feb 29 (IANS) A spirited display by Sri Lankan bowlers helped them claim a consolation win by 13-runs against Australia in the Commonwealth Bank one-day triangular series here Friday.

Friday, February 29, 2008 9:27:20 PM

Fiji likely to hold election in 2009
Wellington, Feb 29 (Xinhua) Fiji's interim Prime Minister Frank Bainimarama has said the country would hold general elections in March 2009 provided the People's Charter, laying down the principles of the island's governance, is in place.

Friday, February 29, 2008 7:18:58 PM

Australian board slams players for pointing fingers at it
Melbourne, Feb 29 (IANS) Cricket Australia (CA) has slammed its own players for alleging that it has not backed them to the hilt and bowed to the might of Board of Control for Cricket in India on various issues this summer.

Friday, February 29, 2008 5:27:07 PM

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