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Simpson to help Katich improve his tweakers
Sydney, June 12 (IANS) After helping Simon Katich sharpen his batting skills for the last Ashes tour, former Australian captain and coach Bob Simpson can again be seen helping the left-handed batsmen improve his leg spin for this year's series starting next month.

Friday, June 12, 2009 12:21:21 PM

Symonds' CA contract loss is Tait's gain
Sydney, June 12 (IANS) Cricket Australia (CA) announced Friday that South Australian fast bowler Shaun Tait will be given a contract that was taken away from Queensland all-rounder Andrew Symonds.

Friday, June 12, 2009 11:46:07 AM

Symonds not too keen on Queensland contract
Sydney, June 12 (IANS) Queensland cricket might have found itself a little extra money to offer to Andrew Symonds for 2009-10 but it seems that the all-rounder is no mood to play serious cricket any more.

Friday, June 12, 2009 11:39:59 AM

Spin caused Aussies downfall in World T20: Warne
Sydney, June 11 (IANS) Shane Warne feels that the inability of Australians to play spin resulted in their early exit from the World Twenty20.

Thursday, June 11, 2009 7:42:24 PM

Symonds is driven by money: Slater
Sydney, June 11 (IANS) Former Australian opener Michael Slater feels troubled all-rounder Andrew Symonds has lost his spark to play for the national team and is driven by big bucks.

Thursday, June 11, 2009 6:38:05 PM

Australians mourn changing coastline
Sydney, June 11 (DPA) Australians were Thursday mourning an irrevocable change to the scenery along the iconic Great Ocean Road tourist drive after the collapse of the handsome Loch Ard Gorge rock formation.

Thursday, June 11, 2009 3:54:54 PM

Cockpit fire diverts Australian jet to Guam
Sydney, June 11 (DPA) A fire in the cockpit of a Jetstar Airways passenger jet flying from Japan to Australia forced its diversion to Guam Thursday, the airline said.

Thursday, June 11, 2009 1:04:09 PM

Grandma sings for 48 hours to break Guinness record
Wellington, June 11 (DPA) New Zealand grandmother Karen Davy sang for 48 hours to set a new Guinness World Record and raise money for children's kidney transplants, a newspaper reported Thursday.

Thursday, June 11, 2009 5:37:21 AM

Attacks on Indians 'fact of urban life', says Rudd
Sydney, June 10 (IANS) The unending attacks on Indian students in Australia are a 'regrettable fact of urban life', Prime Minister Kevin Rudd Wednesday, warning Indians not to avenge the assaults on them.

Wednesday, June 10, 2009 4:28:51 PM

New pay hike formula for Australian cricketers
Sydney, June 10 (IANS) The Australian cricket team were given a pay hike, hours after making an embarrassing exit from the Twenty20 World Cup.

Wednesday, June 10, 2009 1:42:37 PM

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