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Umpires under scanner over Hauritz's dismissal
Melbourne, Dec 28 (IANS) Umpires Aleem Dar and Billy Doctrove came under the scanner after ruling Australian off-spinner Nathan Hauritz out on the second day of the second Test against South Africa at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG).

Sunday, December 28, 2008 3:52:22 PM

Duminy's maiden ton resurrects South Africa
Melbourne, Dec 28 (IANS) Jean Paul Duminy stood tall with his maiden Test century to resurrect South Africa's first innings to 459 against Australia on the third day's play in the Boxing Day Test at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) here Sunday.

Sunday, December 28, 2008 3:43:14 PM

Hayden's poor form a concern for Australia
Melbourne, Dec 27 (IANS) As Matthew Hayden failed at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG), which was supposed to be his favourite hunting ground, questions are being raised: who will replace the Australian opener for the final Test in Sydney?

Saturday, December 27, 2008 6:35:01 PM

Siddle proved a riddle for South Africa
Melbourne, Dec 27 (IANS) Peter Siddle sizzled in front of his home crowd picking up three wickets to push South Africa onto the back foot by stumps on the second day of the Boxing Day Test at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) here Saturday.

Saturday, December 27, 2008 6:25:04 PM

Jaarsveld to fly in as cover for Smith
Sydney, Dec 27 (IANS) Vaughn Bernard van Jaarsveld will fly in as a stand by option to South African skipper Graeme Smith, whose elbow injury might keep him out of next week's Sydney Test.

Saturday, December 27, 2008 5:22:46 PM

Scott Styris out for six weeks with a broken thumb
Auckland, Dec 27 (IANS) A broken thumb will keep New Zealand all-rounder Scott Styris out of cricket for six weeks, team officials said.

Saturday, December 27, 2008 5:07:33 PM

Betting ads on Network Nine leaves cricket spectators furious
Melbourne, Dec 27 (IANS) Online betting agency Betfair's ads on Nine Network during the Boxing Day cricket Test between Australia and South Africa has caused a furore. Anti-betting campaigners are furious because it is exposing children to gambling.

Saturday, December 27, 2008 4:31:52 PM

Moderate quake jolts New Zealand capital
Wellington, Dec 27 (DPA) An earthquake measuring 5.1 on the Richter scale struck New Zealand's capital Wellington Saturday morning, the Geological department said.

Saturday, December 27, 2008 3:36:08 AM

Ponting hits century as Australia make 280/6
Melbourne, Dec 26 (IANS) Captain Ricky Ponting hit back at his critics with a rebellious century as Australia made 280 for six in the first innings on the opening day of the Boxing Day Test against South Africa here Friday.

Friday, December 26, 2008 6:50:44 PM

Bad boy Tomic gets 'rehabilitation' chance in Brisbane
Brisbane, Dec 25 (DPA) Controversial Australian teenager Bernard Tomic has been handed a holiday gift by officials at the new Brisbane International event.

Thursday, December 25, 2008 6:36:56 PM

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