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Geeves to replace Doug Bollinger in Australia squad
Melbourne, March 1 (IANS) Tasmania fast bowler Brett Geeves will replace Doug Bollinger in the Australian Test squad in South Africa.

Sunday, March 01, 2009 9:08:09 PM

India win hockey Test series in New Zealand
Auckland, March 1 (IANS) Skipper Sandeep Singh and Dilip Tirkey struck as India beat New Zealand 2-0 in the fourth and last hockey match at the Lloyd Elsmore Stadium here Sunday and wrapped up the four-match Test series.

Sunday, March 01, 2009 8:08:30 PM

Johnson holds no hard feelings against Siddle, Hilfenhaus
Sydney, March 1 (IANS) Australian fast bowler Mitchell Johnson holds no grouse against tailenders Peter Siddle and Ben Hilfenhaus, who left him stranded on 96 in the first innings in the ongoing first Test in South Africa.

Sunday, March 01, 2009 6:42:30 PM

Johnson's batting ability no surprise to old club mates
Sydney, March 1 (IANS) Australian fast bowler Mitchell Johnson's batting prowess might have surprised the cricket world but his former club mates from the Northern Suburbs District Cricket Club in Brisbane always knew of his potential to be an all-rounder.

Sunday, March 01, 2009 4:50:22 PM

I waited long enough for the opportunity: North
Sydney, March 1(IANS) Australia's Marcus North who hit a century on debut against South Africa said he had waited for the opportunity for a long time and is 'hungry' to make the most of it.

Sunday, March 01, 2009 4:25:07 PM

New Zealand cricketer's body snubs BCCI
Wellington, March 1 (IANS) The New Zealand Cricket Players' Association (NZCPA) will make no concessions to bully-boy tactics from the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) as a compromise is sought to allow six Indian players to play in the State Championship.

Sunday, March 01, 2009 4:20:31 PM

Scott Styris fails to find favour with selectors
Wellington, March 1 (IANS) Experienced New Zealand all-rounder Scott Styris has been left wondering by the selectors after he was left out of the one-day series against India starting Tuesday at Napier.

Sunday, March 01, 2009 4:05:14 PM

Not playing McGain a blunder, says Warne
Sydney, March 1 (IANS) Spin wizard Shane Warne said Australia should have taken a specialist spinner in Bryce McGain for the Test series in South Africa.

Sunday, March 01, 2009 3:59:47 PM

Boys use pistol to rob shop of ice cream, biscuits
Wellington, March 1 (DPA) Three robbers, described by witnesses as boys looking no more than 14 years old, robbed at gunpoint a suburban Auckland shop owned by an Indian, fleeing with ice cream and chocolate biscuits, according to news reports Sunday.

Sunday, March 01, 2009 10:04:57 AM

Recession-weary Australians find thrift fun
Sydney, March 1 (DPA) Paul Camilleri of Sydney's plush Restaurant Sojourn is offering a three-course lunch for 30 Australian dollars ($19).

Sunday, March 01, 2009 8:16:02 AM

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