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Indian bowlers in fine form in second practice match

Dec 4 2014, 3:00am CST

Adelaide, Dec 4 (IANS) Pacer Varun Aaron powered India's bowling charge, picking four wickets here Thursday, to bowl out Cricket Australia XI for 243 runs in Day 1 of their final two-day tour game before the four-... Read more Dec 4 2014, 3:00am CST
 
 

Aguero to 'try and convince' Messi to join City

Dec 4 2014, 2:56am CST

London, Dec 4 (IANS) Manchester City star forward Sergio Aguero has vowed to try and persuade Argentine team-mate Lionel Messi into signing with the English football club. Read more Dec 4 2014, 2:56am CST
 
 

Harris raring to make a comeback from injury

Dec 4 2014, 2:42am CST

Sydney, Dec 4 (IANS) Australian fast bowler Ryan Harris Thursday said he is both physically and mentally fit to make a comeback to the national squad, to play the first Commonwealth Bank Test against India starting Dec... Read more Dec 4 2014, 2:42am CST
 
 

European golfing duo target Thailand meet

Dec 4 2014, 2:38am CST

Chonburi (Thailand), Dec 4 (IANS) Two of Europe's most consistent performers will be looking to end 2014 with a bang at the Thailand Golf Championship which takes place at the award-winning Amata Spring Country... Read more Dec 4 2014, 2:38am CST
 
 

Ancelotti wins La Liga Manager of Month for November

Dec 4 2014, 2:30am CST

Madrid, Dec 4 (IANS/EFE) The Spanish Professional Football League, LFP, has named Real Madrid manager Carlo Ancelotti as La Liga Manager of the Month in November. Read more Dec 4 2014, 2:30am CST
 
 

China's Wang Yifu named ISSF vice president

Dec 4 2014, 1:32am CST

Beijing, Dec 4 (IANS) China's national shooting team head coach Wang Yifu has been named vice president of the International Shooting Sports Federation (ISSF). Read more Dec 4 2014, 1:32am CST
 
 

Argentine footballer killed by rival team's fans

Dec 4 2014, 1:10am CST

Buenos Aires, Dec 4 (IANS) An Argentine footballer from a local league in La Rioja province died late Wednesday after he was beaten by a gang of rival fans last Sunday, the league from Aimogasta confirmed Wednesday. Read more Dec 4 2014, 1:10am CST
 
 

No Ibrahimovic, Terry in David Luiz's dream XI

Dec 4 2014, 1:08am CST

Paris, Dec 4 (IANS) David Luiz's dream team has been unveiled on the Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) website where the Brazilian defender could not squeeze the Ligue 1 champions' star striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic into... Read more Dec 4 2014, 1:08am CST
 
 

Shaun Marsh added to Australian Test squad

Dec 4 2014, 12:54am CST

Melbourne, Dec 4 (IANS) Left-handed batsman Shaun Marsh Thursday was added to Australia's Test squad as attention turned towards the four-match Test Series against India starting Dec 9 at the Adelaide Oval. Read more Dec 4 2014, 12:54am CST
 
 

Windies past contracts crisis: Richie Richardson

Dec 4 2014, 12:48am CST

Johannesburg, Dec 4 (IANS/CMC) Team manager Richie Richardson says the West Indies have moved beyond the recent controversial impasse with their union and board and are fully focussed on the upcoming cricket Test series... Read more Dec 4 2014, 12:48am CST
 
 

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