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Australian sporting greats slam board over Hayden repriman
Sydney, Feb 29 (IANS) Cricket Australia (CA) officials have been labelled 'sooks' (an Australian slang for a weak, timid person) as two of country's sporting greats described the warning given to Matthew Hayden as 'over the top', the media reported.

Friday, February 29, 2008 4:05:13 PM

New Zealand's most wanted man arrested in US
Wellington, Feb 29 (DPA) New Zealand's most wanted man, Nai Yin Xue, suspected of murdering his wife in September in Auckland and then abandoning their three-year-old daughter in Australia, has been arrested in the US, it was reported Friday.

Friday, February 29, 2008 11:16:22 AM

Glove controversy haunts Gilchrist
Sydney, Feb 28 (IANS) Close on the heels of Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni's gloves being found to breach specifications, Australian wicketkeeper Adam Gilchrist has given his keeping gloves for inspection to cricket administrators, fearing they may be illegal too.

Thursday, February 28, 2008 4:43:44 PM

Australian cricketers still irked because Hayden scolded
Melbourne, Feb 28 (IANS) Australian players are annoyed with Cricket Australia (CA) for reprimanding Matthew Hayden for his comments on Harbhajan Singh as they feel their board has not backed the team during the escalating tensions with India this summer, according to a media report here Thursday.

Thursday, February 28, 2008 3:44:44 PM

Warne anoints McGain as Hogg's replacement
Melbourne, Feb 28 (IANS) Spin legend Shane Warne has anointed Victorian Bryce McGain as the front-runner to fill Australia's spin department vacuum after Brad Hogg's surprise retirement from the game.

Thursday, February 28, 2008 3:23:49 PM

Gilchrist comes to Hayden's defence
Sydney, Feb 28 (IANS) As the war of words between India and Australia gets hotter, there is no ceasefire in sight. Adam Gilchrist Thursday dismissed Harbhajan Singh's comment that Mathew Hayden was an unpopular figure in international cricket.

Thursday, February 28, 2008 11:51:25 AM

Dhoni's gloves legal, says Indian manufactures
Sydney, Feb 27 (IANS) The allegedly 'illegal' gloves India skipper wicket-keeper Mahendra Singh Dhoni wore during the 10th match of the Commonwealth Bank Series against Australia were legal, the India manufacturers of the gloves claimed Wednesday.

Wednesday, February 27, 2008 9:46:14 PM

Hayden gets off with a rap on the knuckles (Roundup)
Sydney/Melbourne, Feb 27 (IANS) In what might not sound like music to Indian fans, Matthew Hayden was Wednesday let off with just a mild reprimand from the Australian cricket board for his 'obnoxious little weed' comment about Harbhajan Singh.

Wednesday, February 27, 2008 7:57:08 PM

Hayden charged for his remark against Harbhajan (Lead)
Sydney/Melbourne, Feb 27 (IANS) Opener Matthew Hayden's 'obnoxious-little-weed' comment against India's Harbhajan Singh has landed him in trouble, with Cricket Australia (CA) Wednesday instituting a probe into the incident.

Wednesday, February 27, 2008 4:17:56 PM

Australian board charges Hayden with code of behaviour breach
Sydney, Feb 27 (IANS) Australian batsman Matthew Hayden was Wednesday charged with a breach of the Cricket Australia (CA) Code of Behaviour following his unsavoury comment on Indian off-spinner Harbhajan Singh.

Wednesday, February 27, 2008 3:57:47 PM

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