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India lose Ganguly, Yuvraj before lunch in Sydney Test (Lunch Report)
Sydney, Jan 4 (IANS) India let Australia get back into the second cricket Test by losing the wickets of free-stroking Sourav Ganguly and Yuvraj Singh in the first session as they moved to 322 for five on the third day at the Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG) here Friday.

Friday, January 04, 2008 9:05:22 AM

Sachin-Sourav stand important, says Laxman
Sydney, Jan 3 (IANS) India's century-maker V.V.S. Laxman admitted the century he scored at the MCG Thursday boosted his confidence, and said he sees the second Test 'delicately balanced' after two days of play.

Thursday, January 03, 2008 5:46:52 PM

Dravid completes 50th fifty in Test cricket
Sydney, Jan 3 (IANS) Rahul Dravid may be struggling right now, but he did manage to get to his 50th fifty in Test cricket with his 53 in the first innings of the second Test at the Sydney Cricket Ground here Thursday.

Thursday, January 03, 2008 4:42:07 PM

Sania-Bopanna keep clean doubles record despite loss (Lead)
Perth, Jan 3 (IANS) Sania Mirza and Rohan Bopanna kept their unbeaten record in doubles Thursday though India failed to get into the final of the Hopman Cup. Even as India was playing the Czech Republic, the United States on an adjoining court blanked hosts Australia to book their ninth entry into the final of the tennis tournament.

Thursday, January 03, 2008 4:29:37 PM

Laxman hits third successive ton at SCG (Statistical highlights - Sydney Test, Day 2)
Sydney, Jan 3 (IANS) India's V.V.S. Laxman became only the third batsman to register three centuries in successive innings at the Sydney Cricket Ground with his 109 off 142 deliveries Thursday. That followed his 167 off 198 balls in 1999-00 and 178 off 298 balls in 2003-04.

Thursday, January 03, 2008 4:17:26 PM

Australian players to benefit from Pakistan tour's cancellation
Sydney, Jan 3 (IANS) If the tour of Pakistan is cancelled Australian cricketers can go and play in the Indian Premier League (IPL).

Thursday, January 03, 2008 3:48:25 PM

Pakistan is safe, Geoff Lawson tells Australians
Sydney, Jan 3 (IANS) Former Australia fast bowler turned Pakistan coach Geoff Lawson has expressed disappointment over ill-informed comments on the situation in Pakistan and personally assured the Australian cricketers and officials that they'll be safe in the country.

Thursday, January 03, 2008 3:46:10 PM

We are in a pretty good spot, says Brett Lee
Sydney, Jan 3 (IANS) Getting two crucial wickets of Rahul Dravid and V.V.S. Laxman towards the end saw Australia end the second day once again on a high note. Pacer Brett Lee, speaking for the hosts, was elated with those late successes Thursday.

Thursday, January 03, 2008 3:34:56 PM

India lose to Czech Republic in Hopman Cup
Perth, Jan 3 (IANS) Sania Mirza lost her singles match against Lucie Safarova of the Czech Republic as India went down 1-2 in their final league match of the Hopman Cup at the Burswood Dome here Thursday.

Thursday, January 03, 2008 2:41:21 PM

Australia strike back after Laxman blaze (Roundup, At Stumps)
Sydney, Jan 3 (IANS) The Sydney Cricket Ground continued to prove a happy hunting ground for V.V.S. who scored his 12th century, to bring back the smile robbed by the umpires, in the Indian camp in the second Test. Laxman's century guided India to 216 for three in reply to Australia's first innings score of 463 at close on the second day of the second Test match here Thursday.

Thursday, January 03, 2008 1:23:06 PM

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