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Tony Abbott blames 'hangover' for awkward name slip   Dec 18, 3:19 pm
Melbourne, Dec 18 (ANI): Australia Prime Minister Tony Abbott has blamed a hangover for calling TV host David Koch "Chris" twice.
Oz trail India by 187 with six wickets remaining after bad light ends play on day two   Dec 18, 1:30 pm
Sydney, Dec 18 (ANI): Australia trail India by 187 runs with six wickets remaining after game was suspended on the second day of the second Test at Brisbane cricket ground due to bad lighting.
Ashley Giles says Cook's form big worry for England ahead of WC   Dec 18, 1:17 pm
London, Dec 18 (ANI): England's former coach Ashley Giles has said that current captain Alastair Cook's form is a big worry ahead of the World Cup, that would be hosted jointly by Australia and New Zealand next year.
Bolt says dropping 200-metres from Olympics would be 'ridiculous'   Dec 18, 12:28 pm
Wellington, Dec 18 (ANI): Jamaican sprint superstar Usain Bolt is against the changes to Olympics athletics programmes and has termed the reports suggesting the 200-metres being among five events at risk of being removed from the Games as ridiculous, saying that it must not happen.
Ian Botham says replacing 'under-fire' Cook will improve England's chances at WC   Dec 18, 12:28 pm
London, Dec 18 (ANI): Former England all-rounder Ian Botham has stated that replacing under fire captain Alastair Cook would improve England's chances of performing better in the World Cup, although it won't automatically mean they would win it.
Warne says outcome of Clarke's surgery 'better than expected'  Dec 18, 11:44 am
Johannesburg, December 18 (ANI): Former Australia spinner Shane Warne has admitted that Michael Clarke's hamstring surgery had the best result, indicating a possibility that Australian skipper could make a comeback at the World Cup.
Cody Simpson says Arnie's son parties harder than Miley Cyrus  Dec 18, 11:14 am
Washington, Dec 18 (ANI): Australian pop singer Cody Simpson has said that Arnold Schwarzenegger's son Patrick Schwarzenegger is more hard core than Miley Cyrus when it comes to partying.
Ian Chappell wants Smith as Oz captain in place of Clarke if performs well in India series  Dec 17, 3:46 pm
Sydney, December 17 (ANI): Former Australian captain Ian Chappell has said that the new stand-in skipper Steve Smith could be appointed as the team's full time Test captain if he performs well, suggesting that injured Michael Clarke should be selected as a batsman if he returns.
Darren Gough brands England squad 'bunch of schoolboys' post Lanka series loss  Dec 17, 3:46 pm
Sydney, Dec 17 (ANI): Former England pace spearhead Darren Gough has branded the current lot of players as a bunch of schoolboys and has slammed the selectors and captain Alastair Cook for their series loss against Sri Lanka.
Now, 'on fire' Kieron Pollard blasts six sixes in an over   Dec 17, 3:46 pm
Sydney, Dec 17 (ANI): West Indies' big-hitting middle-order all-rounder Kieron Pollard blasted an amazing 36 runs off one over that included a wide in a batting performance for the domestic Australian team the Adelaide Strikers.
Scathing Warne slams lethargic Starc over 'nonchalant' approach  Dec 17, 2:47 pm
Sydney, December 17 (ANI): Former Australia spinner Shane Warne has slammed paceman Mitchell Starc for showing a nonchalant approach in the second Test against India at Brisbane.
Australia had denied Iran's extradition request for Sydney siege gunman   Dec 17, 2:36 pm
London, Dec 17 (ANI): Iran had requested the extradition of the Sydney cafe gunman 14 years ago, but was reportedly turned away by Australia.
Warner says late Hughes will always remain in his memories  Dec 17, 2:22 pm
Sydney, Dec 17 (ANI): Australian batsman David Warner has stated that late batsman Phillip Hughes would always be in his memories.
Murali Vijay's ton guides India to 311/4 at end of day 1 of Brisbane Test  Dec 17, 1:47 pm
Sydney, Dec 17 (ANI): India amassed a massive 311 runs for the loss of four wickets at the draw of stumps on the first day of the second Test in Brisbane against Australia, thanks to opener Murali Vijay's splendid ton.
Dhoni backs India to perform well on fast wickets in ongoing Oz Test series  Dec 17, 12:01 pm
Johannesburg, Dec 17 (ANI): India cricket team captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni, who returned from injury to lead the tourists in Wednesday's Brisbane Test against Australia, has backed his team to perform well on fast wickets on likely lively pitches.
Clarke sympathises with India over umpire's 'howler decision' to dismiss Pujara  Dec 17, 10:42 am
Sydney, Dec 17 (ANI): Indian batsman Cheteshwar Pujara's dismissal after a Josh Hazlewood delivery brushed his helmet caused an explosion on Twitter in cricket-loving India, with even Australian skipper Michael Clarke sympathizing with the visitors.
Jason Gillespie feels ICC should raise Ireland's Test status 'sooner rather than later'  Dec 16, 4:46 pm
London, Dec 16 (ANI): Former Australia fast bowler Jason Gillespie has called for Ireland to be elevated to Test-cricket status, as he believes the move would reward the nation's performances in limited-overs internationals and provide a necessary boost to the long format of the game.
Sydney crisis: PM Modi pays condolence to victims' families  Dec 16, 2:06 pm
New Delhi, Dec. 16 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday paid his condolences to the families of the two innocent people who lost their lives in the hostage crisis at Sydney's Lindt Cafe.
Steyn says Hughes' passing will not change his 'aggressive' approach to bowling   Dec 16, 2:06 pm
Johannesburg, Dec 16 (ANI): South Africa pace express Dale Steyn has said that Australia cricketer Phillip Hughes' passing would not change his aggressive approach to bowling.
Harris, Siddle out, Hazlewood, Starc in for Gabba Test against India  Dec 16, 1:08 pm
Sydney, Dec 16 (ANI): Veteran Australian pacer Ryan Harris and fast bowler Peter Siddle have been reportedly ruled out of the second Test against India, as Josh Hazlewood and Mitchell Starc have been called into the bowling attack against the tourists at Gabba.
Dhoni returns from thumb injury to captain India in Gabba Test  Dec 16, 12:44 pm
Sydney, Dec 16 (ANI): India cricket team captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni would reportedly return from a thumb injury to lead his men in the second Test at the Gabba against Australia on Wednesday.
Smith confident of being able to successfully manage senior players on captaincy debut  Dec 16, 12:25 pm
Sydney, Dec 16 (ANI): Australian batsman Steve Smith is confident that he would be able to successfully lead senior players until Michael Clarke returns, as his appointment as the team's 45th Test captain reportedly came as a shock to even teammates.
Gabba Test to have greater police presence in light of Sydney siege  Dec 16, 12:15 pm
Sydney, Dec 16 (ANI): The second Test between India and Australia which is going to be hosted at the Gabba is reportedly set to have a greater police presence in light of the Sydney siege, as law enforcers are reportedly ramping up their numbers across Queensland.
India well prepared to tackle Sydney like crisis, says Parrikar  Dec 16, 11:54 am
New Delhi, Dec.16 (ANI): Union Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Tuesday said that India was well prepared to tackle situations like the Sydney hostage crisis, which claimed the lives of two Australian citizens and an armed gunman.
Clarke to go under knife in bid to overcome hamstring injury  Dec 16, 11:33 am
London, Dec 16 (ANI): Australia cricket team captain Michael Clarke would reportedly go under the knife on Tuesday in order to overcome a hamstring injury, which has been troubling the skipper time and again.
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