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Ponting completes ton as Australia take control (Lunch Report)
Adelaide, Jan 27 (IANS) Australia were 425 for three at lunch on the fourth day of the fourth Test against India here Sunday, with captain Ricky Ponting scoring his 34th century and Michael Clarke nearing his sixth.

Sunday, January 27, 2008 8:55:02 AM

Sania looking for first major mixed doubles title
Melbourne, Jan 26 (IANS) The unseeded pair of Sania Mirza and Mahesh Bhupathi have kept Indian hopes alive in the Australian Open by easing into the mixed doubles final, which will be played here Sunday. While Bhupathi will be looking for a seventh mixed doubles title, Sania will be playing in her first major final of a Grand Slam.

Saturday, January 26, 2008 8:04:29 PM

Hayden criticises India for negative bowling
Adelaide, Jan 26 (IANS) After scoring his 30th Test century, that took him past legendary Don Bradman's mark, Australian opener Matthew Hayden charged India of adopting negative tactics by bowling wide on the third day of the final Test here Saturday.

Saturday, January 26, 2008 8:02:21 PM

Kumble claims 20 wickets in successive away series against Aussies
Adelaide, Jan 26 (IANS) India captain Anil Kumble Saturday took 20 wickets in the ongoing Test series against Australia. He has done it in two successive away series against the same opponents for the first time.

Saturday, January 26, 2008 7:26:34 PM

Bhupathi eyeing seventh mixed doubles and 11th Grand Slam title
Melbourne, Jan 26 (IANS) Mahesh Bhupathi is eyeing his seventh mixed doubles and 11th Grand Slam title when he and his protege Sania Mirza take on Serbian Nenad Zimonojic and his Chinese partner Tiantian Sun in the Australian Open final here Sunday.

Saturday, January 26, 2008 6:53:46 PM

Hayden sets several landmarks with century
Adelaide, Jan 26 (IANS) With his 30th Test century here Saturday, Australian opener Matthew Hayden has overtaken South African Jacques Kallis and legendary Australian Donald Bradman who have scored 29 centuries each.

Saturday, January 26, 2008 6:53:07 PM

Kangaroos to be put on the pill
Sydney, Jan 26 (DPA) Australian scientists have come up with a contraceptive suitable for kangaroos that they claim could do away with the controversial killing of the nation's emblem, news reports said Saturday.

Saturday, January 26, 2008 6:52:33 PM

Tendulkar couldn't have heard Harbhajan: Procter
Adelaide, Jan 26 (IANS) Sachin Tendulkar was not within earshot when Andrew Symonds was allegedly called a 'monkey' by Harbhajan Singh, reveals a leaked document from Harbhajan's disciplinary hearing.

Saturday, January 26, 2008 5:50:08 PM

Gilchrist announces retirement, surprising all
Adelaide, Jan 26 (IANS) Long-serving Australian wicketkeeper-batsman Adam Gilchrist Saturday announced his retirement from international cricket, a decision that took everyone by surprise as he will be calling it a day four short of playing hundred Tests.

Saturday, January 26, 2008 4:49:53 PM

Hayden gets a ton but Australia still trail by 204 runs (Roundup, At Stumps)
Adelaide, Jan 26 (IANS) It was a hard day for the Indian bowlers as Mathew Hayden got to his 30th Test century and helped Australia reduce their first innings deficit to 204 runs at the end of the third day's play in the fourth and the final Test here Saturday.

Saturday, January 26, 2008 3:22:35 PM

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