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Lalit Modi warns Kiwi cricketers joining ICL
Melbourne, Jan 21 (IANS) A top Indian cricket board official has warned overseas players joining the breakaway tournaments like the Indian Cricket League (ICL) of serious repercussions, raising the question whether they have 'safeguards to protect against match-fixing'.

Monday, January 21, 2008 7:12:34 PM

Bhupathi-Knowles enter Australian Open quarters
Melbourne, Jan 21 (IANS) India's Mahesh Bhupathi and his Bahamas partner Mark Knowles entered the quarterfinals of the men's doubles event at the Australian Open, thrashing the eleventh-seeded Polish duo Marius Fyrstenberg and Martcio Matkowski in straight sets, 6-3, 6-2 here Monday.

Monday, January 21, 2008 5:13:47 PM

Sydney incident helped us conquer Perth: Harbhajan
Perth, Jan 21 (IANS) Indian spinner Harbhajan Singh could not be a part of the winning Indian side that halted Australian's winning streak in the Perth Test but that hasn't doused his spirit.

Monday, January 21, 2008 3:58:53 PM

Pakistan board has insured Australia's tour
Sydney, Jan 21 (IANS) World cricket's incoming boss has said he hoped Australia would go ahead with their proposed tour to Pakistan in March, but Ricky Ponting's side will not come under pressure from the hosts if the trip is deemed unsafe, thanks to an insurance policy that means they will lose minimal money if the series is cancelled.

Monday, January 21, 2008 3:53:26 PM

Dravid, Laxman have fond memories of Adelaide
Adelaide, Jan 21 (IANS) Rahul Dravid and V.V.S. Laxman will go into the fourth and final Test against Australia with extra confidence as they had slammed centuries in the 2003 win when the team toured here.

Monday, January 21, 2008 3:52:46 PM

Bopanna-Ram duo out of Australian Open
Melbourne, Jan 21 (IANS) Rohan Bopanna and his American partner of Indian origin Rajeev Ram's run in the Australian Open was halted by the South African pair of Jeff Coetzee and Wesley Moodie, who progressed to the quarterfinals of the men's doubles event here Monday.

Monday, January 21, 2008 3:43:40 PM

India set to replace Australia as No.1: Ganguly
Perth, Jan 21 (IANS) Sourav Ganguly has warned the stunned Australians that they better watch out. India has the wherewithal to be the No.1 one Test nation.

Monday, January 21, 2008 3:38:27 PM

Lillee gave valuable inputs on 'Fremantle Doctor': Prasad
Perth, Jan 21 (IANS) India's bowling coach Venkatesh Prasad has revealed that Australian fast bowling great Dennis Lillee provided his fast bowlers valuable tips on using the 'Fremantle Doctor' wind in Perth.

Monday, January 21, 2008 2:12:10 PM

Shane Bond's fight over ICL headed for courts
Auckland, Jan 21 (IANS) New Zealand fast bowler Shane Bond's desire to play the upcoming home and away series against England despite having signed for the breakaway Indian Cricket league (ICL) has brought him in direct confrontation with his country board's and the issue is heading for the courts.

Monday, January 21, 2008 1:55:44 PM

Players' behaviour eases umpires' job: ICC president-elect
Perth, Jan 21 (IANS) Umpires' job will become easy if cricketers behave well on the field and show controlled aggression, International Cricket Council president-elect David Morgan and India's bowling Venkatesh Prassad have said.

Monday, January 21, 2008 1:11:01 PM

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