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Gilchrist crosses 300 runs in tri-series (Match in Statistics)
Melbourne, Feb 29 (IANS) Although Adam Gilchrist's fine 83 went waste as Australia lost to Sri Lanka in an inconsequential match here Friday, the left-hander became the first Australian to reach 300 runs in the Commonwealth Bank Triangular Series.

Friday, February 29, 2008 10:11:54 PM

Final scoreboard of the ODI match between Australia and Sri Lanka
Melbourne, Feb 29 (IANS) Following is the final scorecard of the last group match of the Commonwealth Bank triangular series between Australia and Sri Lanka here Friday.

Friday, February 29, 2008 9:39:50 PM

India-Australia rivalry has given great cricket: Taylor
Sydney, Feb 29 (IANS) Despite the unending barrage of heated words exchanged between India and Australia this series, former Australian Test legend Mark Taylor believes that the antagonism between the two camps has given the best summer of cricket he's witnessed since retiring.

Friday, February 29, 2008 9:39:17 PM

Sri Lanka register consolation win over Australia
Melbourne, Feb 29 (IANS) A spirited display by Sri Lankan bowlers helped them claim a consolation win by 13-runs against Australia in the Commonwealth Bank one-day triangular series here Friday.

Friday, February 29, 2008 9:27:20 PM

Fiji likely to hold election in 2009
Wellington, Feb 29 (Xinhua) Fiji's interim Prime Minister Frank Bainimarama has said the country would hold general elections in March 2009 provided the People's Charter, laying down the principles of the island's governance, is in place.

Friday, February 29, 2008 7:18:58 PM

Australian board slams players for pointing fingers at it
Melbourne, Feb 29 (IANS) Cricket Australia (CA) has slammed its own players for alleging that it has not backed them to the hilt and bowed to the might of Board of Control for Cricket in India on various issues this summer.

Friday, February 29, 2008 5:27:07 PM

Everest conqueror Hillary's ashes scattered on sea off Auckland
Wellington, Feb 29 (DPA) The ashes of Sir Edmund Hillary, the first man atop the Everest and Antarctic explorer who died in January at the age of 88, were scattered on the Hauraki Gulf off his home city of Auckland Friday, in accordance with his wishes.

Friday, February 29, 2008 5:23:54 PM

Gillespie announces retirement, to join ICL
Adelaide, Feb 29 (IANS) Fast bowler Jason Gillespie Friday announced his retirement from first class Australian cricket to play in the rebel Indian Cricket League (ICL).

Friday, February 29, 2008 4:37:44 PM

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

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