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Australia win toss, elect to bat
Sydney, March 2 (IANS) Australia won the toss and asked India to bowl in the first of the three finals of the Commonwealth Bank Triangular Series here Sunday.

Sunday, March 02, 2008 8:58:17 AM

Global cricketers' body flays ban on ICL players
Sydney, March 1 (IANS) The global cricketers' union has criticised the banning of players for taking part in the rebel Indian Cricket League (IPL), accusing boards of hypocrisy.

Saturday, March 01, 2008 10:04:56 PM

Gilchrist to bid farewell to Sydney Cricket Ground Sunday
Sydney, Mar 1 (IANS) When Adam Gilchrist walks down at the Sydney Cricket Ground Sunday, memories of 15 years will come gushing in. After all, it is the same ground where Gilchrist made his first-class debut against New South Wales (NSW).

Saturday, March 01, 2008 8:53:32 PM

Murali to quit ODIs to pursue thousand Test wickets
Melbourne, Mar1 (IANS) Muttiah Muralitharan will soon quit one-day cricket so that he can achieve his goal of reaching the milestone of 1,000 Test wickets, but he will do so only after overtaking Wasim Akram's world record of 502 wickets in the shorter version of the game.

Saturday, March 01, 2008 8:51:59 PM

IPL will be good for cricket, says Gilchrist
Sydney, March 1 (IANS) The Indian Premier League (IPL) has the power to mend international cricket's destructive feuding, feels Australian wicketkeeper Adam Gilchrist.

Saturday, March 01, 2008 8:30:00 PM

Tired of controversies, Hussey to focus on finals
Sydney, March 1 (IANS) Australian batsman Michael Hussey has asked his team to put behind the controversies that shrouded the summer of spiteful rivalry with India and focus on winning the Commonwealth Bank tri-series as the two teams clash in the first of the best-of-three finals here Sunday.

Saturday, March 01, 2008 8:17:21 PM

Pressure will be on Australia, says Dhoni
Sydney, March 1 (IANS) Indian skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni Saturday said his young side has shown the hunger to succeed at the international level and pressure will be on Australia in the first of the best-of-three finals of the Commonwealth Bank tri-series at the Sydney Cricket Ground Saturday.

Saturday, March 01, 2008 7:10:27 PM

Ban on players joining ICL disappointing: Gillespie
Melbourne, March 1 (IANS) Former Australian paceman Jason Gillespie is anguished at Cricket Australia 's (CA) decision to slap a ban on its first-class cricketers who join the rebel Indian Cricket League (ICL).

Saturday, March 01, 2008 6:00:47 PM

India face Australia in first tri-series final (Preview)
Sydney, March 1 (IANS) Off-field controversies will finally take a backseat as India will rely on their young guns in an attempt to wrest the advantage in the first of the best-of-three finals against Australia in the Commonwealth Bank cricket tri-series at the Sydney Cricket ground here Sunday.

Saturday, March 01, 2008 5:17:28 PM

Australia to sign UN torture treaty
Sydney, March 1 (DPA) Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd plans to sign an enforcement measure of the United Nations convention against torture, in a further step that distances him from his predecessor, news reports said Saturday.

Saturday, March 01, 2008 4:39:54 PM

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