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Sack Ponting from captaincy now: Peter Roebuck
Sydney, Jan 7 (IANS) Former Somerset captain Peter Roebuck Monday called for sacking Australia captain Ricky Ponting in the aftermath of the umpiring and racial issues that tainted the home side's win in the second Test here Sunday.

Monday, January 07, 2008 9:24:51 PM

Cricket Australia gags Symonds
Sydney, Jan 7 (IANS) Australian all-rounder Andrew Symonds has been gagged by Cricket Australia (CA) and International Cricket Council (ICC) from commenting in his weekly column in a leading daily on his alleged racial row with Harbhajan Singh which resulted in the Indian off-spinner being banned for three Tests.

Monday, January 07, 2008 6:34:27 PM

Indians delay departure to Canberra, still in Sydney
Sydney, Jan 7 (IANS) The Indian cricket team stayed put in Sydney and delayed its departure to Canberra in order to complete the paperwork regarding the appeal against the ban imposed on Harbhajan Singh.

Monday, January 07, 2008 6:28:33 PM

Epic Test will be remembered for wrong reasons: Steve Waugh
Sydney, Jan 7 (IANS) Legendry Australian captain Steve Waugh, whose world record of 16 consecutive Test wins was equalled by his successor Ricky Ponting in the second Test match here Sunday, said the magnificent Test match will probably be remembered for all the wrong reasons.

Monday, January 07, 2008 4:04:07 PM

Gavaskar calls Aussies 'hypocrites'
Sydney, Jan 7 (IANS) Former India captain Sunil Gavaskar has accused the Australian cricket team of hypocrisy after Indian off-spinner Harbhajan Singh was handed out a three Test ban for allegedly making a racist jibe at Australian all-rounder Andrew Symonds.

Monday, January 07, 2008 3:37:01 PM

Did Harbhajan's pat on the butt lead to a rap on his knuckles?
Sydney, Jan 7 (IANS) A pat on the butt may well have been the reason for the rap on the knuckles and much more for Harbhajan Singh.

Monday, January 07, 2008 3:17:38 PM

Big fish containing more mercury bad for children
Sydney, Jan 7 (IANS) Children below six years of age should not be fed big fish as they contain higher levels of mercury that could harm the brain and nervous system, Australian scientists have warned.

Monday, January 07, 2008 1:16:42 PM

Bhajji ban: Indian board fully backs team (Lead, Changing dateline)
Sydney/New Delhi, Jan 6 (IANS) The Indian board decided to appeal against the International Cricket Council's (ICC) decision late Sunday to ban off-spinner Harbhajan Singh for three Tests after he was found guilty of racial abuse against Australian all-rounder Andrew Symonds during the second Test in Sydney.

Sunday, January 06, 2008 11:58:05 PM

Harbhajan banned for three Tests
Sydney, Jan 6 (IANS) Indian off-spinner Harbhajan Singh was late Sunday banned for three Test matches after he was found guilty of racial abuse against Australia's Andrew Symonds during the second Test here.

Sunday, January 06, 2008 11:00:01 PM

Questioning my integrity? asks a miffed Ponting (Lead)
Sydney, Jan 6 (IANS) Australian captain Ricky Ponting, while admitting that some dubious umpiring decisions did take place during the second Test at the Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG), was visibly angry and flustered at his press-meet.

Sunday, January 06, 2008 6:40:53 PM

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