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57 min ago | International Business Times

Cricket News: England Cricketers Blame Dismal Performance to Hotel Ghosts

During the arduous ongoing nine Tests of futility, England is trying to come to terms with what ails the team, natural or supernatural, may it be.

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4 hrs ago | The Telegraph

What a view! Worth the wait that dragged on for 28 years

Indians celebrate Moeen Ali's breakthrough dismissal on Monday on their way to what will count as a historic win at cricket's most hallowed ground, against the imposing backdrop of the 124-year-old Lord's pavilion.

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8 hrs ago | The Age

Hussain says Cook should resign

LONDON Former England captain Nasser Hussain has urged Alastair Cook to stand down as skipper after a 95-run defeat by India at Lord's condemned the side to its tenth Test without a win.

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8 hrs ago | In-depth Africa

Cricket: Morne Morkel, big beneficiary of Galle victory

As the celebrations after South Africa's win in Galle begin to settle down, there will be little time to regroup.

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10 hrs ago | DNA India

India Tour of England: Is Ishant Sharma finally coming into his own?

In other words, Ishant Sharma embodies the careers of several Indian fast bowlers - he is talented, he has swing and pace, he has the selectors' backing, and he got tongues wagging in the very early stages of his career with some top-grade performances against quality opposition.

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14 hrs ago | The Cricketer International

Dhoni and Cook take it slow

Number of away Tests that India have lost after setting their opposition a 300-plus target in Test cricket - versus Australia at Perth in 1977.

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18 hrs ago | News24

Sport24.co.za | Ball 'bust': SA marked side now

Cape Town Specifically as far as South Africa are concerned, the permanently vexing issue of ball tampering, and what is right and what is not, ought to go away for a long time ... they would be mightily stupid if they failed to ensure that.

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20 hrs ago | Newkerala.com

Gurinder Sandhu on stand-by for Australia A

Indian origin cricketer Gurinder Sandhu has been included in the Australia A squad as a stand-by for injured pacer Josh Hazlewood.

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23 hrs ago | Horse

1717 - Australia's Prime Ministers - No.1 - Edmund Barton

Edmund Barton was Australia's First Prime Minister. He almost was not; twice . Barton became a member of parliament for the Electoral district of University of Sydney; this was before many people even had the right to vote.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

Malaysian National News Agency

New Zealand, Australia To Consider Joint Tourism Promotion

New Zealand is to host a meeting of Australian state and federal tourism ministers next month to discuss ways the two countries can work together to attract foreign visitors, China's Xinhua news agency reported, citing a senior official as saying on Monday.

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Times of Oman

Cricket: England battling to save Test as India strike

India's Ravindra Jadeja celebrates taking the wicket of England's Sam Robson for seven runs during the fourth day of the second Test cricket match between England and India, at Lord's Cricket Ground in London, England.

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The Telegraph

Don't judge the captains on results only, says Strauss

London: Andrew Strauss, a successful former captain of England , spoke to The Telegraph on Saturday afternoon.

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Daily Times

Sleeping people and not contributing' led Big Three take control of ICC: Richardson

LAHORE: Dave Richardson, the International Cricket Council chief executive, has criticised those persons who did nothing during the ICC meetings over the years and helped 'Big Three' - India, Australia and England - take control of the world body.

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The Cricketer International

Iqbal alleges conspiracy over exclusion

He was recently denied a PCB contract and was overlooked for the tour of Sri Lanka, leaving his future in doubt.

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The Cricketer International

Smith will not return to Surrey

Graeme Smith has taken a step closer to full retirement with confirmation he will not complete his three-year deal with Surrey in 2015 after receiving medical advice following knee surgery.

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The New Zealand Herald

Cricket: Steyn, Morkel lead South Africa to victory

Dale Steyn grabbed a match haul of 9-99 as South Africa thrashed Sri Lanka by 153 runs on Sunday on the fifth and final day of the first Test.

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Sydney Morning Herald

Billionaire who wants to change rugby league

Marwan Koukash is prepared to shift to Australia to realise his dream of owning an NRL club, claiming he can help transform rugby league into a truly international game.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

The Age

Alastair Cook must go as England captain

There is only one man who knows exactly how Alastair Cook is feeling about the captaincy.

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Scotsman.com

Glasgow 2014: Moneghetti braced for worst-case scenario

Australia's reign at the top of the Commonwealth Games medals table faces its biggest threat in decades at Glasgow and the team's management has been at pains to prepare the sports-mad public for the worst - defeat by England.

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The Cricketer International

Local pitches vital to Test cricket

Uniform pitches are a problem all over the world. They all play much the same. It is crucial that the indigenous qualities of surfaces in their various climates and conditions are allowed to flourish The best news of the day at Lord's came out of Trent Bridge.

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