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Australian High Commission grants record 150,000th visitor visa in 2015-16 program year  Jun 29, 12:06 pm
New Delhi, June 29 (ANI): India is becoming one of the fastest growing markets for Australian tourism and visitors. The Australian High Commission in New Delhi has granted a record 150,000 Visitor visas during the 2015-16 program year.
Smith lauds `outstanding` Marsh post Caribbean tri-series triumph  Jun 27, 12:50 pm
Melbourne, June 27 (ANI): Australian skipper Steve Smith has lavished praise on his team-mate Mitchell Marsh after the latter's match-winning performance guided the side to a 58-run win against hosts West Indies in the ODI tri-series final at Kensington Oval.
Chappell welcomes`inspired choice` Kumble's appointment as India coach  Jun 26, 1:34 pm
Melbourne, June 26 (ANI): Former Australian great Greg Chappell has welcomed the appointment of Anil Kumble as the head coach of the Indian cricket team and said the 'inspired choice' will take the side to new heights with a 'courageous' skipper Virat Kohli.
`Under pressure' Domingo not to blame for tri-series exit: De Villiers  Jun 26, 12:56 pm
Johannesburg, June 26 (ANI): South African skipper AB de Villiers has backed embattled coach Russell Domingo, saying he has put the side through their paces 'like never before'.
Cricket umpire dons bizarre protective shield to guard himself  Jun 25, 6:14 pm
Melbourne, June.25 (ANI): With the modern-era batsmen becoming more and more dangerous with ferocious hitting abilities, this umpire from Australia decided to guard himself with a self-designed transparent forearm shield recently in a 50-over international cricket match.
Naman Ojha named India `A` captain for tour of Australia  Jun 25, 6:00 pm
Mumbai, June.25 (ANI): Wicketkeeper-batsman Naman Ojha has been named as captain of India 'A' team for the upcoming two four-day matches against Australia 'A' and the one-day quadrangular series involving South Africa 'A', Australia 'A' and Cricket Australia's National Performance Squad.
Darren Bravo credits Brian Lara's inspiration for match-winning knock against Proteas   Jun 25, 11:48 am
Melbourne, June.25 (ANI): West Indies batting mainstay Darren Bravo has revealed that his match-winning knock against South Africa in the ongoing one-day international triangular series was inspired by Caribbean legend and his first cousin Brian Lara.
Harmanpreet Kaur joins Women's BBL, signs for Sydney Thunder  Jun 24, 6:03 pm
New Delhi, June.24 (ANI): Harmanpreet Kaur has become the first Indian women's cricketer to be signed by an overseas Twenty20 franchise after she inked a deal with defending champions Sydney Thunder for the second edition of the Australian league, which will be played in December-January.
Australian banker jailed for a year for insider trading  Jun 24, 11:34 am
Sydney (Australia), June 24 (ANI):An Australian banker has been jailed for at least a year for insider trading that netted him 1.43 million Australian dollars (1.04 million U.S. dollars).
France supports India's NSG bid, urges members to take positive decision  Jun 22, 7:27 pm
Paris, June 22 (ANI): Supporting India's bid for the Nuclear Suppliers' Group (NSG) membership , France has called on the other members meeting in Seoul, South Korea, on June 23 to take a positive decision.
Shane Warne denies link up report, says 'very very single'  Jun 22, 5:35 pm
Melbourne, June 22 (ANI): Though pictures are saying a thousand words, former Australian cricket star Shane Warne recently denied reports of being 'smitten' with a new girlfriend.
Starc to seek tips from Johnson for Sri Lanka tour  Jun 22, 1:34 pm
Melbourne, June.22 (ANI): Australia pace spearhead Mitchell Starc has said he will seek tips from former and present bowlers in order to get an understanding of the subcontinent pitches before they head to Sri Lanka for a three-match Test series, starting July 26.
`Free spirit` Maxwell's late flourish leaves Marsh `speechless`  Jun 22, 1:03 pm
Melbourne, June.22 (ANI): Australia all-rounder Mitchell Marsh has said he was left 'speechless' by Glenn Maxwell's quick-fire knock against the West Indies in Barbados, which fired the world champions into the Caribbean tri-series final.
Starc banking on ex-pacemen's tips for Sri Lanka tour   Jun 21, 6:08 pm
Melbourne, June.21 (ANI): Australia pace spearhead Mitchell Starc has said he will seek tips from former and present bowlers in order to get an understanding of the subcontinent pitches before they head to Sri Lanka for a three-match Test series, starting July 26.
Yoga lovers perform at Sydney Harbour Bridge  Jun 21, 2:54 pm
Sydney, June 21 (ANI): Australia joined the International Yoga Day celebrations with fervor on Tuesday as several enthusiasts were seen practicing various 'asanas' at the Sydney Harbour Bridge.
Smith wants Aussies to thrive under pressure in Caribbean tri-series  Jun 21, 1:52 pm
Melbourne, June 21 (ANI): Ahead of Australia's crucial game against West Indies, skipper Steve Smith has admitted that he is eager to see his young side handle the pressure when they will take on hosts for a place in the Caribbean tri-series decider.
Clarke closes door on potential domestic return   Jun 21, 12:27 pm
Melbourne, June 21 (ANI): Former Australian skipper Michael Clarke has ruled out his possible one-day return to the domestic cricket for NSW in this summer's Matador Cup.
Bob Hewitt granted bail to appeal against rape sentence  Jun 21, 11:35 am
Johannesburg, June 21 (ANI): Former tennis star Bob Hewitt, who was convicted for assault and sexual harassment of minor girls, had his bail extended in his last-ditch attempt to have his six-year jail term reduced by South Africa's Constitutional Court.
Dean Jones urges Pakistan players to take inspiration from Kohli  Jun 20, 6:13 pm
Karachi, June 20 (ANI): Former Australian cricketer Dean Jones has called on Pakistan players to draw inspiration from Indian swashbuckling batsman Virat Kohli if they want to put up consistent performance for their side.
Tainted Asif eyeing Pakistan comeback in Australia tour  Jun 20, 5:20 pm
Karachi, June 20 (ANI): Pakistan tainted fast bowler Mohammad Asif, who was convicted in the 2010 spot-fixing scandal, has vowed to perform well in the domestic arena in order to make his international comeback when his country's side travel to Australia at the end of the year.
Sporadic rain spoils De Villiers' 200th ODI   Jun 20, 11:11 am
Johannesburg, June.20 (ANI): Intermittent rain has forced an abandonment of the seventh match of the Caribbean one-day international triangular series between South Africa and Australia with only one over being bowled at the Kensington Oval in Bridgetown, Barbados.
Smith allays injury concerns ahead of Proteas clash  Jun 19, 2:53 pm
Melbourne, June 19 (ANI): Ahead of his side's tri-series clash against South Africa, Australian skipper Steve Smith has played down a thigh injury he sustained during his side's four-wicket defeat against hosts West Indies at Warner Park in St Kitts.
Hockey India announces cash award for Champions Trophy silver medallist  Jun 18, 5:07 pm
New Delhi, June 18 (ANI): Despite losing the pulsating finale of the FIH Champions Trophy, the Sreejesh-led Indian squad has won millions of hearts world over for their brave and tactical encounters against world champions Australia.
Champions Trophy: Sardar Singh hails team's performance in final despite loss   Jun 18, 12:35 pm
New Delhi, June.18 (ANI): Indian men's hockey team captain Sardar Singh, who was rested for the FIH Champions Trophy, on Saturday lavished praise on his side for their valiant performance despite losing the pulsating finale against world champions Australia.
Khawaja eyeing improved show after `horrendous` fielding  Jun 17, 9:02 pm
Melbourne, June 17 (ANI): Australian opener Usman Khawaja has admitted that he made 'horrendous' fielding efforts in his side's loss to the West Indies in the Caribbean tri-series but vowed to put up a sharper performance in the field when they take on the hosts and South Africa in Barbados in their bid to book a place in the final.