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Australian board defends Ponting, Hilditch over series loss
Sydney, Jan 3 (IANS) Cricket Australia (CA) chairman Jack Clarke Saturday defended captain Ricky Ponting and chairman of selection panel Andrew Hilditch for the team's Test series loss to South Africa.

Saturday, January 03, 2009 2:23:38 PM

Lorgat should be credited for South Africa's success
Sydney, Jan 3 (IANS) International Cricket Council (ICC) chief executive Haroon Lorgat can take some credit for South Africa's march towards the No.1 spot in Tests.

Saturday, January 03, 2009 12:24:50 PM

Another Qantas Airbus has midair emergency: Report
Sydney, Jan 3 (DPA) The autopilot on a Qantas Airways Airbus A330 suddenly disconnected 500 kilometres after taking off from Perth in Western Australia last week, a news report revealed Saturday.

Saturday, January 03, 2009 9:01:24 AM

Gap between our best and worst is huge: Ponting
Sydney, Jan 2 (IANS) As Australia Saturday head into the last Test trailing 0-2, captain Ricky Ponting admits it is a disappointing position to be in at the Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG) that has been a happy hunting ground for the hosts.

Friday, January 02, 2009 8:32:50 PM

South Africa fearing a resurgent Hayden at Sydney
Sydney, Jan 2 (IANS) Matthew Hayden might be struggling, but the burly opener is the only Australian batsman who is feared the most by South Africa.

Friday, January 02, 2009 7:40:23 PM

South Africa in pursuit of history (Preview)
Sydney, Jan 2 (IANS) South Africa will be aiming to dislodge Australia from the top spot in Tests in the third and final cricket Test starting here Saturday.

Friday, January 02, 2009 7:35:35 PM

Cricket South Africa must review its ties with Zimbabwe
Melbourne, Jan 2 (IANS) If sporting boycotts were valid in the apartheid years, Cricket South Africa (CSA) needs to review its relationship with the spiteful crooks running Zimbabwe Cricket (ZC), feels Australian columnist Peter Roebuck.

Friday, January 02, 2009 5:06:06 PM

Gavaskar, Kapil, Bedi in cricket's Hall of Fame
Sydney, Jan 2 (IANS) Former India captains Sunil Gavaskar, Kapil Dev and Bishan Singh Bedi were among the 55 cricketing greats who were inducted in the International Cricket Council's (ICC) newly-formed Hall of Fame here Friday.

Friday, January 02, 2009 5:00:53 PM

Smith to miss ODI series to undergo elbow surgery
Sydney, Jan 2 (IANS) South African captain Graeme Smith will miss the one-day series against Australia and New Zealand and undergo a surgery to cure his tennis elbow.

Friday, January 02, 2009 2:52:13 PM

Sydney Cricket Ground to turn pink during third Test
Sydney, Jan 2 (IANS) In support of the McGrath Foundation, the Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG) is all set to turn pink during the third Test between South Africa and Australia starting here Saturday.

Friday, January 02, 2009 2:10:57 PM

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