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South Australian spinners disappoint selectors
Adelaide, Dec 19 (IANS) After Shane Warne's retirement Australian selectors had pinned their hopes on Stuart MacGill but the leg-spinner's wrist injury sent them scouting for new faces.

Wednesday, December 19, 2007 9:05:03 AM

New Zealand minister fined for fight in parliament
Wellington, Dec 18 (DPA) New Zealand cabinet minister Trevor Mallard was fined $375 (500 New Zealand dollars) Tuesday after admitting in parliament that he punched an opposition legislator during a fight in a public place.

Tuesday, December 18, 2007 3:02:15 PM

New Zealand coach Bracewell apologises to Gilchrist
Sydney, Dec 18 (IANS) New Zealand cricket coach John Bracewell has personally apologised to Adam Gilchrist for attributing motives to the Australian vice-captain's resting from the third and last one-day international in Hobart last Thursday, it was reported by the media here Tuesday.

Tuesday, December 18, 2007 12:55:34 PM

Australian coach Nielsen insists on a spinner
Melbourne, Dec 18 (IANS) Australian cricket coach Tim Nielsen reiterated his preference to play a specialist spinner in the upcoming Test series against India, it was reported by the media here Tuesday.

Tuesday, December 18, 2007 12:16:24 PM

Australia, Japan brace for whaling spat
Sydney, Dec 18 (DPA) The Australian government was Tuesday warned against sending a warship to confront the Japanese whaling fleet expected this week in the Southern Ocean.

Tuesday, December 18, 2007 11:12:47 AM

Team India reaches Melbourne, Australia call in Tait
Melbourne, Dec 18 (IANS) The Indian cricket team arrived here to get a clear message from Australia, who named paceman Shaun Tait in their 12-man squad for the first of the four-Test series, starting here on Boxing Day. The selectors have also named left-arm spinner Brad Hogg.

Tuesday, December 18, 2007 10:34:20 AM

Hogg will bowl to best batsmen against spin: Harbhajn
Meloburne, Dec 17 (IANS) India's outspoken off-spinner, Harbhajan Singh said that Indian batsmen will gorge on the bowling of Brad Hogg, should the Western Australian be selected for the Boxing Day (Dec 26) Test, the media reported here Monday.

Monday, December 17, 2007 5:38:26 PM

Cricket Australia to commission study for night Test ball
Melbourne, Dec 17 (IANS) Cricket Australia (CA) will commission a study into finding a revolutionary new ball which would allow Test cricket to be played at night, the media reported here Monday.

Monday, December 17, 2007 2:44:58 PM

Tait has perfect bowling action: Lee
Sydney, Dec 17 (IANS) Australian speedster Brett Lee has come out in support of his fellow fast bowler Shaun Tait, whose action has been questioned by New Zealand captain Daniel Vettori, the media here reported Monday.

Monday, December 17, 2007 1:04:27 PM

Indian origin scientist's research helps make milk products healthier
Sydney, Dec 15 (IANS) An Indian-origin Australian scientist is helping make our glass of milk healthier by reducing fat content and the level of saturated fatty acids in it.

Sunday, December 16, 2007 11:14:04 AM

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