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Another Hussey dons the Australian cap
Melbourne, Jan 30 (IANS) David Hussey, younger brother of Australian batsman Michael Hussey is all set to make his debut against India in a Twenty20 match at Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) here Friday, the media reported here Wednesday.

Wednesday, January 30, 2008 3:52:59 PM

Indian team never chartered a plane for return: official
Melbourne, Jan 30 (IANS) An Indian cricket team official Wednesday rubbished reports that they had chartered a plane to fly back home Tuesday, in case Harbhajan Singh was not exonerated from the racial slur charges.

Wednesday, January 30, 2008 1:43:35 PM

Night curfew in cyclone-hit Fiji, seven killed (Lead)
Wellington, Jan 30 (DPA) A 24-hour curfew from 6 p.m. Wednesday was declared in the town of Nadi, near Fiji's main international airport, after it was flooded by tropical Cyclone Gene which strafed the Pacific island state, killing at least seven people.

Wednesday, January 30, 2008 1:42:47 PM

Australian cricketers told to cut the lip
Sydney, Jan 30 (DPA) Australians were shocked Wednesday when their head of state broke protocol to criticise the world-champion cricket team for verbally abusing its opponents.

Wednesday, January 30, 2008 11:43:48 AM

Seven die in Fiji cyclone
Wellington, Jan 30 (DPA) Seven people died after tropical Cyclone Gene strafed Fiji, cutting power lines and water supplies, wrecking crops and filling evacuation centres with families driven from their homes by flooding, according to reports received in New Zealand Wednesday.

Wednesday, January 30, 2008 11:39:24 AM

Drained Aussie quickie Tait rested from all cricket (Lead)
Melbourne, Jan 29 (IANS) Australian fast bowler Shaun Tait, suffering from 'physical and emotional exhaustion', is being rested from all forms of the game to undergo a special programme aimed at his rehabilitation.

Tuesday, January 29, 2008 5:37:36 PM

Cricket Australia to use Gilchrist as mentor for juniors
Melbourne, Jan 29 (IANS) Cricket Australia (CA) has decided to use retiring Adam Gilchrist as a mentor for junior players.

Tuesday, January 29, 2008 5:19:34 PM

Tait stuns cricket world by quitting
Adelaide, Jan 29 (IANS) Australian speedster Shaun Tait, who made a forgettable comeback during the Perth Test against India, has decided to quit the game, citing emotional and physical exhaustion.

Tuesday, January 29, 2008 5:16:37 PM

Harbhajan cleared of racism charge, penalised for verbal abuse (Lead)
Adelaide, Jan 29 (IANS) The Indian cricket board's strong stance paid rich dividends as off-spinner Harbhajan Singh was cleared from charges of racial abuse though he was penalised for verbal abuse by independent appeals commissioner Justice John Hansen, who heard his appeal against a three-Test ban here Tuesday.

Tuesday, January 29, 2008 4:12:55 PM

Suharto's rights record appalling: New Zealand PM
Wellington, Jan 29 (DPA) New Zealand Prime Minister Helen Clark said Tuesday that former Indonesian president Suharto's human rights record was 'appalling' and she would not sign a condolence book for him.

Tuesday, January 29, 2008 3:08:42 PM

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