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Tendulkar ton reduces Australian lead to 39 (Lead, Tea Report)
Sydney, Jan 4 (IANS) Sachin Tendulkar scored his 38th Test century and reduced the Australian lead to just 39 runs as India were 424 for the loss of seven wickets by tea on the third day of the second Test match at the Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG) here Friday.

Friday, January 04, 2008 10:31:07 AM

Laxman like an artist at work: Steve Waugh
Sydney, Jan 4 (IANS) Former Australia captain Steve Waugh has said that watching V.V.S. Laxman in full flight is to see an artist at work.

Friday, January 04, 2008 10:25:55 AM

ICC chief sore with Procter for letting off Yuvraj
Sydney, Jan 4 (IANS) International Cricket Council (ICC) Match Referee Mike Procter has invited the ire of the world body's chief executive Malcolm Speed for not punishing Indian batsman Yuvraj Singh for showing dissent in the Melbourne Test, The Australian media reported.

Friday, January 04, 2008 9:34:57 AM

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

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