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Suspension fear forces Ponting to bowl Clarke, Symonds
Perth, Jan 19 (IANS) Under fire for not unleashing their most dangerous pacers for long spells in the third Test against India here, Australia has revealed that the fear of suspension for skipper Ricky Ponting prevented it from going for the jugular.

Saturday, January 19, 2008 10:03:50 AM

Rise of Kumble a remarkable story
Perth, Jan 19 (IANS) In an era where there have been shorter boundaries, bigger bats and more attacking flare, it's amazing to think Test cricket's top three wicket-takers are spinners, the Herald Sun has reported.

Saturday, January 19, 2008 9:40:02 AM

Australian coach Nielsen feels 17th Test win possible
Perth, Jan 18 (IANS) Australian coach Tim Nielsen hoped that his team will create a world record of 17 consecutive Test wins despite being outplayed by India on the third day of the Test here Friday.

Friday, January 18, 2008 8:44:37 PM

Laxman, Dhoni partner new record in Perth
Perth, Jan 18 (IANS) The 75-run seventh-wicket partnership between V.V.S. Laxman and Mahednra Singh Dhoni in India's second innings of the Perth Test Friday is India's best for the seventh wicket at the Western Australia Cricket Association Ground, obliterating the 44 between Dhoni and Irfan Pathan in the first innings here in the third Test.

Friday, January 18, 2008 8:19:52 PM

Tendulkar is India's leading run-getter
Perth, Jan 18 (IANS) Sachin Tendulkar, after six innings in the current series, is the leading run-getter for India - 327 at an average of 65.40. He is the only Indian in the current Test series against Australia to have averaged 60-plus.

Friday, January 18, 2008 8:01:22 PM

Pathan 53rd Indian to score 1,000 runs in Tests
Perth, Jan 18 (IANS) Irfan Pathan completed his 1000 runs in Test Cricket - 1032 at an average of 31.27 in 27 Tests, including one century and six fifties, during India's second innings in the Perth Test against Australia here Friday.

Friday, January 18, 2008 8:00:26 PM

Laxman second Indian to score 300 runs in the series
Perth, Jan 18 (IANS) Vangipurappu Venkata Sai Laxman, during the course of his critical knock of 79 off 156 balls in the second innings of the Perth Test Friday, became the second Indian batsman after Sachin Tendulkar to aggregate 300 runs in the four-Test series -- 303 at an average of 50.50.

Friday, January 18, 2008 6:18:17 PM

Australia need 348, India eight wickets, to win Perth Test (Final report)
Perth, Jan 18 (IANS) India were in a great position to win the third Test here as they dismissed both Australian openers after setting the hosts a 413-run target for their record 17th Test victory on the trot at the Western Australia Cricket Association Ground here Friday.

Friday, January 18, 2008 5:53:38 PM

Women should not get more money than men: Sharapova
Melbourne, Jan 18 (IANS) She may be the biggest draw as far as glamour goes in world tennis, but world No.5 Maria Sharapova is against the move to increase the women's share of the prize pool to more than 50 percent of the total.

Friday, January 18, 2008 5:07:24 PM

Scoreboard at stumps on third day of second Test
Perth, Jan 18 (IANS) Following is the scoreboard at stumps on the third day of the third Test against India here Thursday:

Friday, January 18, 2008 4:24:49 PM

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