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Clarke to outline Australia’s plan to be numero uno of world cricket

Clarke to outline Australia’s plan to be numero uno of world cricketMelbourne, Oct 15  : Australian skipper Michael Clarke wants cricket to be the nation's top sport and will outline Australia's plan to return to the top of world cricket on Monday.

At the Cricket Australia season launch in Sydney, Clarke will also use the inaugural "captain's address" to promote the sport's vision to be the nation's favourite.

Under the banner "Cricket''s Back", the Australian skipper will speak of the team's blueprint for sustained success across the Test and one-day formats with an incredibly busy 15 months ahead.

The start of the push back to top place begins with Australia's three-Test series against current world No. 1 South Africa next month, The Daily Telegraph reports.

The series against the Proteas will be followed in quick succession by Test and one-day series against Sri Lanka, a one-day series against the West Indies and four Tests in India before back-to-back Ashes series in 2013. (ANI)


Liverpool owner John W Henry says PL title bid 'ahead of schedule' for club

John-W-HenryLondon, Apr 20 : Liverpool owner John W Henry has said that the club's Premier League title bid is 'ahead of schedule'.

Henry said that Liverpool had its sights set on a top-four finish because they were building the team.  Read more »

Barca president Bartomeu insists no elections this summer

Josep-Maria-BartomeuMadrid, April 20 : FC Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu insisted that he and his board of directors intend to see out the remaining two years of their mandate.  Read more »

Saqlain Mushtaq advises bowlers to accept ICC's '15-degree limit' rule

Saqlain-MushtaqKarachi, Apr 20 : Pakistani spin bowling legend Saqlain Mushtaq has said that players should move on accept the current rules of the ICC regarding 15 degrees of permissible straightening of the elbow joint for all bowlers in international cricket.  Read more »

Hafeez imparting young cricketers in native city with 'Skills to Shine'

Hafeez imparting young cricketers in native city with 'Skills to Shine'Karachi, Apr 19 : Pakistani all-rounder Mohammad Hafeez, who recently resigned from the Twenty20 captainship post, is reportedly mentoring upcoming cricketers  Read more »

Indian driver Chandhok and team qualify third

Indian driver Chandhok and team qualify thirdSilverstone (England), April 19 : India's Karun Chandhok along with his Murphy Prototypes teammates Rodolfo Gonzalez and Alex Kapadia qualified third in his first ever European Le Mans (ELMS) race here Saturday.  Read more »

Rosberg plans on discussing concerns on 'over the line' Bahrain GP with Hamilton

Nico RosbergLondon, Apr 18  : Mercedes racer Nico Rosberg is reportedly planning to discuss concers regarding their fight for victory in Bahrain, which went 'over the line', with his teammate Lewis Hamilton.  Read more »