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‘Beleaguered’ Hilfenhaus rebuilding action in desperate effort to save Oz Test spot

‘Beleaguered’ Hilfenhaus rebuilding action in desperate effort to save Oz Test spotSydney, Nov 16 : Under pressure fast bowler Ben Hilfenhaus is working hard on his bowling action in a desperate bid to uphold his spot in the Australia Test team that would face South Africa in the second Test at Adelaide following a below par performance in the Gabba Test.

Hilfenhaus has been one of the big victims of the worldwide Twenty20 preparation rolled out to some of the players as a lead-up to the showdown for the Test crown against South Africa, News. com. au reports.

While James Pattinson and Peter Siddle were able to play four Sheffield Shield games each for Victoria, Hilfenhaus had just one for Tasmania after returning from the World Twenty20 in Sri Lanka then Champions League in South Africa, the paper added.

Hilfenhaus will work with bowling coach Ali de Winter to try and raise the point of delivery. They worked closely together in the past when de Winter, a former Tasmanian all-rounder, remodelled the action of his fellow Tasmanian after a lingering knee injury, it said.

Hilfenhaus was the least threatening of Australia's bowlers in Brisbane, claiming the last two wickets to fall in the first innings and then going wicket less in the second. (ANI)


From goals to guns: Brazilian footballer to join army in Ukraine

Edmar-Halowski-de-LacerdaLondon, July 25 : A Brazilian footballer has been left to regret his decision to change his citizenship in order to play international football for Ukraine after the army called him up to fight with them.  Read more »

Lil Wayne's firm to manage Cristiano Ronaldo's career

Cristiano-RonaldoWashington, July 25 : Lil Wayne's co-founded firm Young Money Entertainment have been assigned to manage footie ace Cristiano Ronaldo's career.

According to TMZ.  Read more »

Kirti Azad condemns Jadeja's penalization, says BCCI must have fixed it earlier

Kirti-AzadNew Delhi, July 25 : Former Indian cricketer Kirti Azad today condemned Indian all rounder Ravindra Jadeja's penalization over his tussle with James Anderson, but suspected Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) for fixing it.  Read more »

Saeed Ajmal says his bowling remains enigma for many batsmen

Saeed Ajmal says his bowling remains enigma for many batsmenLahore: Pakistan`s top spin bowler Saeed Ajmal says his bowling still remains a mystery for many batsmen since they can`t read his `doosra`.  Read more »

Hamilton denies employing 'mind games' against Rosberg in race for F1 title

Lewis-HamiltonLondon, July 18 : Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton has said that he is not trying to employ mind games against his teammate Nico Rosberg as both battle for the Formula One championship.  Read more »

Red Bull F1 reserve Felix da Costa to race in Formula E

Antonio-Felix-da-CostaLeicestershire, UK: Amlin Aguri have announced that Red Bull Racing Formula 1 reserve driver, Antonio Felix da Costa, will join the team for the inaugural all-electric FIA Formula E Championship beginning in September.  Read more »