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Gavaskar calls Aussies 'hypocrites'
Sydney, Jan 7 (IANS) Former India captain Sunil Gavaskar has accused the Australian cricket team of hypocrisy after Indian off-spinner Harbhajan Singh was handed out a three Test ban for allegedly making a racist jibe at Australian all-rounder Andrew Symonds.

Monday, January 07, 2008 3:37:01 PM

Did Harbhajan's pat on the butt lead to a rap on his knuckles?
Sydney, Jan 7 (IANS) A pat on the butt may well have been the reason for the rap on the knuckles and much more for Harbhajan Singh.

Monday, January 07, 2008 3:17:38 PM

Big fish containing more mercury bad for children
Sydney, Jan 7 (IANS) Children below six years of age should not be fed big fish as they contain higher levels of mercury that could harm the brain and nervous system, Australian scientists have warned.

Monday, January 07, 2008 1:16:42 PM

Bhajji ban: Indian board fully backs team (Lead, Changing dateline)
Sydney/New Delhi, Jan 6 (IANS) The Indian board decided to appeal against the International Cricket Council's (ICC) decision late Sunday to ban off-spinner Harbhajan Singh for three Tests after he was found guilty of racial abuse against Australian all-rounder Andrew Symonds during the second Test in Sydney.

Sunday, January 06, 2008 11:58:05 PM

Harbhajan banned for three Tests
Sydney, Jan 6 (IANS) Indian off-spinner Harbhajan Singh was late Sunday banned for three Test matches after he was found guilty of racial abuse against Australia's Andrew Symonds during the second Test here.

Sunday, January 06, 2008 11:00:01 PM

Questioning my integrity? asks a miffed Ponting (Lead)
Sydney, Jan 6 (IANS) Australian captain Ricky Ponting, while admitting that some dubious umpiring decisions did take place during the second Test at the Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG), was visibly angry and flustered at his press-meet.

Sunday, January 06, 2008 6:40:53 PM

Kumble expects Australians to play honestly, sincerely (Lead)
Sydney, Jan 6 (IANS) A normally calm and composed India captain Anil Kumble could not hide his disappointment at the erring umpires here Sunday, and said expects the Australian cricket team to play the game honestly and sincerely.

Sunday, January 06, 2008 5:56:05 PM

BCCI to protest to ICC against erring umpires
Sydney, Jan 6 (IANS) The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) will lodge a protest with the International Cricket Council (ICC) against erring umpires Mark Benson and Steve Bucknor, who stood in the second Test at the Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG), said team manager Chetan Chauhan here Sunday.

Sunday, January 06, 2008 5:23:54 PM

Umpires did commit some mistakes, admits Ponting
Sydney, Jan 6 (IANS) Australian captain Ricky Ponting admitted that some dubious umpiring decisions did take place during the second Test at the Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG) here, but he refrained from making any further comment after his team beat India by 122 runs with barely an over or two to go in the match.

Sunday, January 06, 2008 3:49:19 PM

Too many 'things' went against us: Kumble
Sydney, Jan 6 (IANS) India captain Anil Kumble did not hide his disappointment at the dubious umpiring decisions during the second Test at the Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG) here, as he couched his words by saying 'things' while meaning decisions, and said what had happened on the field had not gone unnoticed.

Sunday, January 06, 2008 3:30:06 PM

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