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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

Discipline is key to New Zealand's bowling success
Wellington, Feb 28 (IANS) It hasn't been a smooth summer for New Zealand bowlers, but they haven't been generous towards opponents by tossing away freebies.

Saturday, February 28, 2009 8:05:32 PM

Mitchell Johnson smashes Gilchrist's record
Johannesburg, Feb 28 (IANS) Australian fast bowler Mitchell Johnson smashed Adam Gilchrist's national record when he blasted South African spinner Paul Harris for 26 runs in one over on the second day of the first cricket Test here at the Wanderers.

Saturday, February 28, 2009 2:34:01 PM

New Zealand to boost security for the ODI series
Wellington, Feb 28 (IANS) New Zealand Cricket (NZC) will increase on-ground security in the forthcoming One-Day International matches against India following a bottle-throwing incident during the second Twenty20 International here.

Saturday, February 28, 2009 2:33:00 PM

Michael Slater's 'Slumdog' connection
Sydney, Feb 28 (IANS) Oscar winning movie 'Slumdog Millionaire' has left some cricket fans baffled with the inclusion of Australian batsman Michael Slater's name as a possible answer to one of the TV quiz questions in one of the movie's crucial scenes.

Saturday, February 28, 2009 2:01:10 PM

Reaching 10,000 run mark means a lot, says Kallis
Sydney, Feb 28 (IANS) South African cricketer Jacques Kallis has become the eighth player to join Test cricket' 10,000-run club in the first Test against Australia at Wanderers.

Saturday, February 28, 2009 1:58:24 PM

There's no point sulking: Dhoni
Wellington, Feb 27 (IANS) Despite losing the two Twenty20 international matches in the series against New Zealand, India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni asked his boys not to loose heart and gear up for the one-day and Test series starting Monday.

Friday, February 27, 2009 7:53:18 PM

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