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Russian seeds rolled out of Melbourne third round
Melbourne, Jan 19 (DPA) Subdued Svetlana Kuznetsova became the highest seed to fall on a grim, grey day at the Australian Open with the second seeded crashing out to Polish Agnieszka Radwanska 6-3, 6-4 here Saturday.

Saturday, January 19, 2008 12:42:54 PM

Indian treat for fans at Australian Open
Melbourne, Jan 19 (IANS) India's Sania Mirza will play her Australian Open third round singles match against Wimbledon champion and eight seed Venus Williams in the opening match of the night session here Saturday.

Saturday, January 19, 2008 12:17:19 PM

'Ek aur over karega?' And Ishant did it
Perth, Jan 19 (IANS) When on Virender Sehwag's insistence captain Anil Kumble asked Ishant Sharma if he would bowl one more over in Saturday's morning session in the third Test against Australia, the lanky Delhi pacer agreed and dismissed Ricky Ponting with the next ball.

Saturday, January 19, 2008 11:36:12 AM

India need seven more wickets to win Perth Test (Lunch report)
Perth, Jan 19 (IANS) Australia, chasing 413 to win, were 142 for three wickets in their second innings on the fourth day of the third Test against India here Saturday. Ricky Ponting's side, already 2-0 ahead in the four-match Test series, require 271 more to win, and time is no constraint.

Saturday, January 19, 2008 11:10:13 AM

Pathan can be an outstanding all-rounder: Steve Waugh
Perth, Jan 19 (IANS) Former Australia captain Steve Waugh is highly impressed with left-handed Irfan Pathan, who he says, has the potential to become an outstanding Test match all-rounder.

Saturday, January 19, 2008 11:08:31 AM

Australia 142 for three wickets at lunch
Perth, Jan 19 (IANS) Australia, chasing 413 to win, were 142 for three wickets in their second innings on the fourth day of the third Test against India here Saturday. They need 271 more to win.

Saturday, January 19, 2008 10:11:48 AM

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

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