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Lehman open to coach England cricket team
Sydney, Jan 10 (IANS) Recognised as one of the world's sharpest cricket brains, Darren Lehman has said that he is ready to coach the England team.

Saturday, January 10, 2009 8:40:58 PM

Aussie selectors call players meeting
Sydney, Jan 10 (IANS) Australian selectors have called the country's contracted players for a meeting to douse the simmering discontent among them over failing to get a national berth.

Saturday, January 10, 2009 8:15:54 PM

Hayden's future in selectors' hands
Sydney, Jan 10 (IANS) Australian opener Matthew Hayden's Ashes hope now rests on the selectors who will meet soon to pick 25 players for the central contract for the 2009-10 season.

Saturday, January 10, 2009 3:27:48 PM

Dementieva finishes a perfect week to lift Auckland title
Auckland, Jan 10 (DPA) Olympic women's tennis champion Elena Dementieva completed a dream week to start her 2009 season, winning the ASB Classic title 6-4, 6-1 Saturday over Elena Vesnina without dropping a set all week.

Saturday, January 10, 2009 1:34:19 PM

Flooded farmers toast Australia's whacky weather
Sydney, Jan 10 (DPA) More rain fell in north Australia Saturday raising the spirits of drought-depressed farmers, engorging already swollen rivers and putting dusty cattle ranches under water.

Saturday, January 10, 2009 1:24:36 PM

Australia spurns US request to take Guantanamo inmates
Sydney, Jan 10 (DPA) Australia rejected Saturday a formal request from the US to resettle Chinese nationals currently detained in the Guantanamo Bay military prison.

Saturday, January 10, 2009 11:12:43 AM

Ponting backs Hauritz for Australia's Test squad
Sydney, Jan 9 (IANS) Australian captain Ricky Ponting has backed Nathan Hauritz to become a permanent fixture in the Test squad following the off-spinner's call-up to the one-day and Twenty20 squads.

Friday, January 09, 2009 6:29:45 PM

Smith to meet surgeon Saturday
Sydney, Jan 9 (IANS) South Africa cricket captain Graeme Smith, suffering from a chronic tennis elbow, will meet a surgeon Saturday.

Friday, January 09, 2009 5:40:36 PM

A refuelled Tait keen to play against South Africa
Sydney, Jan 9 (IANS) Australian speedster Shaun Tait says he is raring to play against South Africa in Sunday's Twenty20 opener in Melbourne.

Friday, January 09, 2009 5:34:31 PM

Dropped Hayden still among top-ranked batsmen
Sydney, Jan 9 (IANS) Australian opener Matthew Hayden might have been dropped by the the national selectors but the veteran is still ranked among the world's best one-day batsman.

Friday, January 09, 2009 5:27:06 PM

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