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OPEC crude price rises by almost $3 a barrel
Vienna, Feb 12 (DPA) The price of crude oil produced by the Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) increased by almost three dollars a barrel at the beginning of the week, OPEC said Tuesday.

Tuesday, February 12, 2008 8:29:47 PM

Australia still the best: Clark
Perth, Feb 12 (IANS) Australian speedster Stuart Clark has dismissed Indian players' comments that the world champions were 'scared' of being beaten.

Tuesday, February 12, 2008 5:59:40 PM

Australian troops to East Timor to round up rebel soldiers
Sydney, Feb 12 (DPA) A contingent of Australian troops landed in East Timor Tuesday with a mandate to round up rebel soldiers who lost their leader in a failed attempt to assassinate the troubled country's two top leaders.

Tuesday, February 12, 2008 5:44:59 PM

Sri Lanka scores biggest overseas win over India
Canberra, Feb 12 (IANS) Sri Lanka's eight-wicket win over India in the Commonwealth Bank Triangular One-day Series here Tuesday is their biggest win by wickets over their opponents away from home, eclipsing their seven-wicket win in Goa in December 1990.

Tuesday, February 12, 2008 5:42:07 PM

Dhoni completes 100 dismissals, 3,000 runs
Canberra, Feb 12 (IANS) India's one-day team captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni played his 100th match Tuesday and celebrated the occasion by becoming the first Indian wicketkeeper to complete 3,000 runs.

Tuesday, February 12, 2008 5:41:19 PM

Triangular series is wide open: Dhoni
Canberra, Feb 12 (IANS) After the eight-wicket defeat by Sri Lanka here Tuesday, India skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni said the Commonwealth Bank Triangular One-Day Series is still wide-open.

Tuesday, February 12, 2008 4:27:32 PM

Winning toss was crucial for us: Jayawardane
Canberra, Feb 12 (IANS) A relieved Sri Lankan captain Mahela Jayawardane, after his team's eight-wicket win over India here Tuesday, said that winning the toss played an important role in winning their first match of the Commonwealth Bank Triangular One-day Series.

Tuesday, February 12, 2008 3:45:50 PM

Top cricket umpire Taufel plans to quit
Melbourne, Feb 12 (IANS) Australia's Simon Taufel, cricket's best umpire for the last four years, has revealed that he wants to quit the game as continuous travel is taking a toll on him and his family.

Tuesday, February 12, 2008 3:01:41 PM

India, Australia cricket officials meet in London
Melbourne, Feb 12 (IANS) Legal representatives from Cricket Australia (CA) and the Indian Premier League (IPL) will meet in London to break the impending impasse over the Australian cricketers' participation in the billion-dollar league in India starting April 18, the media reported here Tuesday.

Tuesday, February 12, 2008 2:45:57 PM

Sri Lanka beat India in rain-marred match (Lead)
Canberra, Feb 12 (IANS) Tillakaratne Dilshan scored a breezy half-century to help Sri Lanka register their first win, a convincing eight-wicket victory over India in a rain-marred match of the Commonwealth Bank Triangular One-day Series here Tuesday.

Tuesday, February 12, 2008 2:31:39 PM

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