Articles relating to Australia

Taufel benefits from Aus exit

2011-04-01 09:44

Australia may not have made it to the World Cup final, but their failure has been good news for one Australian.


Four time World Cup champions Australia have lost their edge of late, but will still be the force to be reckoned with at the 2011 Cricket World Cup.
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Warne: 'Pup' to toughen up

2011-04-01 07:26

New Australia captain Michael Clarke is an astute tactician, but needs to be more "formal and firm", according to Shane Warne.

Cricket World Cup 2011

Clarke named as Aus captain

2011-03-30 06:48

Michael Clarke has been selected as Australia's new Test and one-day captain, with Ricky Ponting still a presence in the team.

Cricket World Cup 2011

The day Aussies went 'soft'?

2011-04-01 06:30

Newly appointed Michael Clarke seems to represent a seismic change to Australian cricket captaincy characteristics.

Cricket World Cup 2011

Aus PM leads Ponting tribute

2011-03-29 10:01

Prime Minister Julia Gillard has paid resigned captain Ricky Ponting one of the highest tributes in Australian vernacular.

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Shane Watson

Australian all-rounder Shane Watson can take a game away from almost any opposition in the first few overs with his aggressive batting style.
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Ponting a 'polarising' captain

2011-03-29 08:46

Ricky Ponting's resignation ends one of the most successful and most polarising reigns as captain of the Australia cricket team.

Cricket World Cup 2011

Tait bows out of ODI arena

2011-03-28 14:17

Australia's Shaun Tait has retired from one-day cricket to concentrate on Twenty20 and preserve his career.

Cricket World Cup 2011

'Devastated' Ponting no hero

2011-03-25 08:39

Australia captain Ricky Ponting is devastated at his side's World Cup exit despite making a century against India.

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Ponting tinged by Ashes losses

2011-03-29 07:14

Ricky Ponting, who has quit as Australian captain, may find his magnificent career overshadowed by three Ashes series losses.

Cricket World Cup 2011

Ponting deadline looms

2011-03-28 06:43

Under-fire Australia captain Ricky Ponting has been given just three days to decide his future, as a tour of Bangladesh beckons.

Cricket World Cup 2011

Muted praise for Ponting

2011-03-25 07:26

There has been muted praise for Ricky Ponting's century against India, but calls remain for him to step down as Australia skipper.

Cricket World Cup 2011

Ponting steps down as captain

2011-03-29 06:28

Australia's long-standing skipper Ricky Ponting, who faced much criticism before and during the World Cup, has resigned.

Cricket World Cup 2011

Lion-hearted Lee spills blood

2011-03-25 09:31

Australia captain Ricky Ponting has hailed fast bowler Brett Lee's commitment to the effort, despite being on the losing side.

Cricket World Cup 2011

Yuvraj sends Australia packing

2011-03-24 19:14

Yuvraj Singh has steered hosts India to a five wicket victory over three-time defending CWC champions Australia.

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Proteas the 'Team of the Decade'

South Africa's cricketers have done themselves proud, writes Fidel Castro, culminating in a prestigious ICC award for being the Associate Member Team of the Decade for services rendered to World Cricket...starting with Basil D'Oliveira's rescuing of a shocking England attack...

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Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka are a dominant force in the shorter formats, and they will look to go one better than their 2007 runners-up spot in the 2011 World Cup.


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Mahendra Singh Dhoni

Indian skipper MS Dhoni is not only an outstanding wicketkeeper and an astute captain, but also one of India's many extremely destructive batsmen.


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Nike released a new commercial following Tiger Woods' 15th Major victory at the Masters tournament in Augusta National Golf Club.

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The day Aussies went 'soft'?

2011-04-01 07:37

Newly appointed Michael Clarke seems to represent a seismic change to Australian cricket captaincy characteristics. Read More


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