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Mar 25, 2015

Cricket-India ready to make tough Australia visit all worthwhile

SYDNEY, March 25 (Reuters) – Like a racehorse trained to peak for the big race after months of preparation, India’s cricketers are confident they have timed their run to perfection at the World Cup.

The Indians have already spent four months in Australia with nothing to show for their efforts.

Mar 23, 2015

Bitter rivalry adds edge to World cup semi-final

SYDNEY (Reuters) – The love-hate relationship between Australia and India has added extra spice to Thursday’s World Cup semi-final at the Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG).

There is no shortage of mutual respect between the two teams but as the two most powerful nations in contemporary cricket, they are also the fiercest of rivals.

Mar 23, 2015

Cricket-Bitter rivalry adds edge to World cup semi-final

SYDNEY, March 23 (Reuters) – The love-hate relationship between Australia and India has added extra spice to Thursday’s World Cup semi-final at the Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG).

There is no shortage of mutual respect between the two teams but as the two most powerful nations in contemporary cricket, they are also the fiercest of rivals.

Mar 23, 2015

Faulkner confident Australia can finish off India

SYDNEY (Reuters) – James Faulkner has built a reputation as Australia’s best finisher, the man who can always be relied on to get the team across the line in a tight finish.

Faulkner hasn’t done that so far in the World Cup. Injured just before the tournament started, he missed Australia’s first three matches and has been slowly working his way back to full fitness.

Mar 23, 2015

Cricket-Faulkner confident Australia can finish off India

SYDNEY, March 23 (Reuters) – James Faulkner has built a reputation as Australia’s best finisher, the man who can always be relied on to get the team across the line in a tight finish.

Faulkner hasn’t done that so far in the World Cup. Injured just before the tournament started, he missed Australia’s first three matches and has been slowly working his way back to full fitness.

Mar 22, 2015

Rugby-Waratahs beat Brumbies in Super rugby

SYDNEY, March 22 (Reuters) – The New South Waratahs beat the ACT Brumbies 28-13 on Sunday to get their Super rugby title defence back on track in a match that shone a light on the best and worst of Australian rugby.

Matches between the Waratahs and Brumbies are always bruising, physical battles and Sunday’s clash at the Sydney Football Stadium kept faith with that tradition.

Mar 19, 2015

Dhoni becomes just third captain to get 100 ODI wins

MELBOURNE (Reuters) – Mahendra Singh Dhoni may never match the mountain of runs, nor enjoy the same fanatical following as Sachin Tendulkar, but he does have one thing over his former team mate.

When it comes to captaining India’s one-day international cricket team, Dhoni is in a class of his own.

Mar 19, 2015

Cricket-Dhoni becomes just third captain to get 100 ODI wins

MELBOURNE, March 19 (Reuters) – Mahendra Singh Dhoni may never match the mountain of runs, nor enjoy the same fanatical following as Sachin Tendulkar, but he does have one thing over his former team mate.

When it comes to captaining India’s one-day international cricket team, Dhoni is in a class of his own.

Mar 19, 2015

Dhoni praises India for turning things around

MELBOURNE (Reuters) – India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni praised his team mates for the way they have quickly pulled themselves out of a form slump to reach the semi-finals of the World Cup.

The defending champions were struggling just over a month ago but have now won seven matches in a row, thrashing Bangladesh by 109 runs on Thursday to reach the last four.

Mar 19, 2015

Cricket-Dhoni praises India for turning things around

MELBOURNE, March 19 (Reuters) – India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni praised his team mates for the way they have quickly pulled themselves out of a form slump to reach the semi-finals of the World Cup.

The defending champions were struggling just over a month ago but have now won seven matches in a row, thrashing Bangladesh by 109 runs on Thursday to reach the last four.

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