SYDNEY - Australian cricket captain Ricky Ponting and off-spinner Nathan Hauritz remain on a collision course after the latter declared he would be sticking to his tried-and-true formula leading into the Ashes series this summer.
PERTH - England are hoping to disprove the old saw that nice guys finish last during this Ashes series by winning the intimidation war not by sledging, but by bringing their skills to bear on Ricky Ponting's side, writes former fast bowler Derek Pringle in The Telegraph.
PERTH - Wicketkeeper-batsman Matt Prior has said that England would focus on building intensity through its skills, bowling and fielding.
MELBOURNE - Dropped Australian all-rounder James Hopes has received support from captain Rick Ponting ahead of next February's cricket World Cup.
BERLIN - Olympique Lyon and Inter Milan Tuesday failed to secure their early progress in Champions League football as they slumped to defeats, while Barcelona drew in Copenhagen to be denied an early place in the knock-out stage.
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- Sharapova feels “spoiled” with 250K dlrs engagement ring
- Interim coach Batista named permanent successor to Maradona
- Gold medallist jailed for bribing his way to Asian Games
- Vettori backs UDRS but system won’t be used during India tour
- Loss to Bangladesh no reason to take Kiwis lightly, says Harbhajan
- Ashes: Hilditch, Chappell differ on Oz Test XI composition
- Amir confident of ICC clean chit over ’spot-fixing’ charges after full hearing
- Gilani to press for PCB chief Ijaz Butt’s dismissal with Zardari
- McGrath tips Australia to win Ashes series 5-0
- Ponting backs under-pressure Hussey to come good in Ashes
- Vettori says facing a top team on their home turf is the toughest challenge
- ‘Spot-fixing’ scam diverted attention from possible ‘home games’: Butt
- Ashes: Aussies will err if they leave out ‘Mr.Cricket’ Hussey, says Arthur
- Leander Paes On ‘KBC’
- Ex-Proteas opener Gibbs was a loner, claims Coach Arthur
- South Africa defeat Pakistan by two runs in third ODI in Dubai
- Andy Irons Passes Away
- ‘Metrosexual’ David Beckham reveals hair-free legs