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Aussie team goes out of favour of home fans
Sydney, Jan 8 (IANS) The Australian team has fallen out of favour even with their own fans back home after the fracas in the second Test here with India. A poll conducted by Fox Sports revealed that 57.66 percent of Australians who took part in the poll said they would 'no longer support this side'.

Tuesday, January 08, 2008 3:03:15 PM

Bucknor sacked, Harbhajan can play in Perth Test (Lead)
Melbourne, Jan 8 (IANS) Team India heaved a sigh of relief as controversial West Indies umpire Steve Bucknor will not be officiating while Harbhajan Singh can play in the third Test against Australia in Perth starting Jan 16, the top International Cricket Council (ICC) official announced here Tuesday.

Tuesday, January 08, 2008 12:38:32 PM

Fresh optimism spurs Safin's approach in Australia
Melbourne, Jan 8 (DPA) Marat Safin confessed Tuesday that one of his biggest tasks for the Australian tennis summer will be getting accustomed to the new blue court colour, which he will confront for the first time as he plays in the AAMI Classic tune-up.

Tuesday, January 08, 2008 12:15:55 PM

Bucknor to be replaced by Bowden for Perth Test
Melbourne, Jan 8 (IANS) Umpire Steve Bucknor will not be officiating in the third Test between India and Australia in Perth starting Jan 16, a top International Cricket Council (ICC) official announced here Tuesday.

Tuesday, January 08, 2008 12:02:58 PM

Ruthless Australians rattle world cricket (News Analysis)
Sydney, Jan 8 (DPA) Australia's bratty world-champion cricket team is learning that winning is not everything.

Tuesday, January 08, 2008 10:50:07 AM

Nicole Kidman announces pregnancy
Sydney, Jan 8 (DPA) Oscar-winning actress Nicole Kidman is expecting a child with country-crooner husband and fellow Australian Keith Urban.

Tuesday, January 08, 2008 10:22:41 AM

Sack Ponting from captaincy now: Peter Roebuck
Sydney, Jan 7 (IANS) Former Somerset captain Peter Roebuck Monday called for sacking Australia captain Ricky Ponting in the aftermath of the umpiring and racial issues that tainted the home side's win in the second Test here Sunday.

Monday, January 07, 2008 9:24:51 PM

Cricket Australia gags Symonds
Sydney, Jan 7 (IANS) Australian all-rounder Andrew Symonds has been gagged by Cricket Australia (CA) and International Cricket Council (ICC) from commenting in his weekly column in a leading daily on his alleged racial row with Harbhajan Singh which resulted in the Indian off-spinner being banned for three Tests.

Monday, January 07, 2008 6:34:27 PM

Indians delay departure to Canberra, still in Sydney
Sydney, Jan 7 (IANS) The Indian cricket team stayed put in Sydney and delayed its departure to Canberra in order to complete the paperwork regarding the appeal against the ban imposed on Harbhajan Singh.

Monday, January 07, 2008 6:28:33 PM

Epic Test will be remembered for wrong reasons: Steve Waugh
Sydney, Jan 7 (IANS) Legendry Australian captain Steve Waugh, whose world record of 16 consecutive Test wins was equalled by his successor Ricky Ponting in the second Test match here Sunday, said the magnificent Test match will probably be remembered for all the wrong reasons.

Monday, January 07, 2008 4:04:07 PM

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