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BCCI, CA to press ICC for annual IPL window
Melbourne, Feb 22 (IANS) The International Cricket Council might have stood by its Future Tours Program (FTP) but it is under constant pressure from the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) and the Australian counterpart to reconsider their decision and create a window for the cash-rich Indian Premier League (IPL), according to a media report here Friday.

Friday, February 22, 2008 9:40:25 PM

Australia through to Commonwealth Bank tri-series final
Melbourne, Feb 22 (IANS) Australia defeated Sri Lanka by 24 runs by Duckworth Lewis method to confirm their place in the final of the of the Commonwealth Bank tri-series here Friday.

Friday, February 22, 2008 8:56:41 PM

Scorecard at the end of Australia-Sri Lanka ODI
Melbourne, Feb 22 (IANS) Following is the scorecard at the end of the Australia-Sri Lanka one-day international (ODI) in Commonwealth Bank Triangular Series at the Melbourne Cricket Ground here Friday:

Friday, February 22, 2008 8:06:44 PM

Muralitharan sets caught and bowled record
Melbourne, Feb 22 (IANS) Spin wizard Muttiah Muralitharan has set a record for most 'caught and bowled' dismissals (30), eclipsing New Zealand's Chris Harris' tally of 29 during their Commoonwealth Bank tri-series league match against Australia at MCG here.

Friday, February 22, 2008 7:37:32 PM

IPL makes John Wright fear for world cricket
Brisbane, Feb 22 (IANS) Former India coach John Wright has feared that while India, with its elite Twenty20 competitions, could become a cricket super power, it could spell doom for teams like New Zealand.

Friday, February 22, 2008 5:29:28 PM

Australia pledges to keep troops in Afghanistan
Canberra, Feb 22 (Xinhua) Australia Friday stated that it would keep its troops in Afghanistan for a long term, despite its decision to withdraw forces from Iraq, the defence minister said.

Friday, February 22, 2008 3:31:51 PM

Sachin, Harbhajan and Yuvraj go shopping in Sydney
Sydney, Feb 22 (IANS) Master blaster Sachin Tendulkar, Harbhajan Singh and Yuvraj Singh turned heads on trendy Oxford St here Thursday when they walked into the Ed Hardy store in Paddington, reports Australian media.

Friday, February 22, 2008 2:50:15 PM

ICC should carve out time to fit Twenty20, says Ponting
Melbourne, Feb 22 (IANS) With cricketing nations swept away by the billion dollar Indian Premier League (IPL), Australian captain Ricky Ponting said that International Cricket Council (ICC) will now need to make an adjustment in its international programmes to fit in the new tournament, the media reported here Friday.

Friday, February 22, 2008 2:45:57 PM

IPL payments may split Australian dressing room
Melbourne, Feb 22 (IANS) Cricket Australia (CA) has been warned the overflowing rivers of gold from the Indian Premier League - with Andrew Symonds collecting an astonishing $1.35 million - threaten to fracture the Australian dressing room, according to media reports here.

Friday, February 22, 2008 2:19:31 PM

No Pakistan tour, no IPL: Australian board warns Symonds
Melbourne, Feb 22 (IANS) Cricket Australia has warned Andrew Symonds of a possible ban from the Indian Premier League (IPL) if he decides to boycott next month's Pakistan tour because of security fears, Australian media reported Friday.

Friday, February 22, 2008 2:17:40 PM

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