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I probably lacked mental strength in the past, says Duminy
Melbourne, Jan 22 (IANS) As a youngster, South Africa's latest cricketing star Jean Paul Duminy never believed that he could ever make it to the top tier. But now after making his mark on the Australia tour, he feels he is indeed cut out for the big league.

Thursday, January 22, 2009 6:46:35 PM

Ponting backs Warner to fire against Proteas Sunday
Sydney, Jan 22 (IANS) Australian captain Ricky Ponting has advised new sensation David Warner to back himself and trust his ability as he plays in front of his home crowd for the first time at the Sydney Cricket Ground here Friday.

Thursday, January 22, 2009 6:11:57 PM

Symonds slams NSW for hiring Brendon McCullum
Melbourne, Jan 22 (IANS) Andrew Symonds has lambasted New South Wales for recruiting big-hitting Kiwi Brendon McCullum for the interstate Twenty20 final, keeping an eye on the lucrative T20 Champions League in India.

Thursday, January 22, 2009 6:04:34 PM

Friday order of play at Australian Open
Melbourne, Jan 22 (DPA) The following is the order of play on show courts Friday at the Australian Open.

Thursday, January 22, 2009 5:50:20 PM

Clark, Jaques to test fitness this weekend
Melbourne, Jan 22 (IANS) Stuart Clark and Phil Jaques will be aiming to return to competitive cricket this weekend after recovering from injuries to declare themselves fit for the tour to South Africa.

Thursday, January 22, 2009 5:42:11 PM

Johnson returns for third one-dayer against South Africa
Melbourne, Jan 22 (IANS) Australian pacer Mitchell Johnson, following a fortnight's rest, has been rushed back to join the one-day side for Friday's match against South Africa at the Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG).

Thursday, January 22, 2009 5:35:35 PM

Serena the shopper buys from boutique bargain rack
Melbourne, Jan 22 (DPA) Hard economic times have not come down too hard on Serena Williams with the second seed making a lightning raid on a Chapel Street boutique.

Thursday, January 22, 2009 4:17:35 PM

Mediterranean man Baghdatis hooked to lamb
Melbourne, Jan 22 (DPA) The Australian Open diet of Marcos Baghdatis's choice certainly breaks a few training rules with the Cypriot unable to resist lashings of Greek food.

Thursday, January 22, 2009 4:14:31 PM

Australian Open: Nadal crushes Croatian to reach third round
Melbourne, Jan 22 (DPA) Rafael Nadal continued his charge through the Australian Open Thursday, crushing Croatian Roko Karanusic 6-2, 6-3, 6-2 to comfortably reach the third round.

Thursday, January 22, 2009 3:53:21 PM

Cleric rapped for claiming rape impossible within marriage
Sydney, Jan 22 (DPA) A Melbourne cleric was urged Thursday to retract a ruling that Muslim men were free to rape their wives and hit them if they disobeyed.

Thursday, January 22, 2009 3:45:23 PM

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