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Australia plays down 'weak against spin' talk despite World T20 fallout

Shane-WatsonSydney, Apr 1 : Australia has reportedly refused to accept that their top order is weak against spin bowling despite the glaring statistics from the World Twenty20 that highlight their weakness.  Read more »

Aussie batsmen still have major problems against spin

Aussie batsmen still have major problems against spinMirpur (Bangladesh), Mar. 31 - Australia's miserable run at this year's WorldT20 tournament in Bangladesh has exposed a glaring weakness against spin, especially on turning tracks.  Read more »

Watson creates embarrassment by not walking on being bowled by Sharma

Mirpur (Bangladesh), Mar. 31 - Australia created some embarrassing moments during its thumping loss to India in a WorldT20 match on Sunday.

One of them was by all-rounder Shane Watson, who refused to walk after being bowled for one.  Read more »

'Disappointed' Watson says World T20 is 'poorer event' without 'old foe' Pietersen

Shane-WatsonSydney, Mar 19 : Australian all-rounder Shane Watson has said that the World Twenty20 tournament is a 'poorer event' without sacked England batsman Kevin Pietersen and urged the England and Wales Cricket  Read more »

Watson says current Oz T20 squad 'best side ever had' in team history

Shane-Watson1Sydney, Mar 12 : Australian all-rounder Shane Watson has hailed his team's Twenty20 squad, saying that it is the 'best squad' that they have ever assembled in the shortest format of the game.  Read more »

Watson to lead Rajasthan Royals in IPL 2014

Shane-WatsonMumbai, March 10 : Australian all-rounder Shane Watson will captain Rajasthan Royals in the upcoming Indian Premier League (IPL).

Watson has been with the Royals since the inaugural season in 2008.  Read more »

Watson may be Oz's solution to reverse swing 'dilemma' in Cape Town 'decider'

Shane WatsonSydney, Mar 1 : Australian all-rounder Shane Watson is reportedly expected to be the solution to his team's problems with the reverse swing when he returns for the series-deciding third Test against South Africa at Cape Town.  Read more »

Watson 'shaping up' to play in 'decider' third Test against Proteas

shane-watsonSydney, Feb 25 : Australian all-rounder Shane Watson is reportedly building up to bat and bowl in the third and deciding Test against South Africa at Cape Town and may replace either Alex Doolan or Shaun Marsh in the match.  Read more »

Desperate Oz selectors hoping for Watson's return after failure of Doolan and Marsh

Shane WatsonPort Elizabeth (South Africa), Feb. 24 : The double failures of middle order batsmen Alex Doolan and Shaun Marsh in the second Test played here, have left Australia's desperate selectors hoping for  Read more »

Watson facing race against time to be fit to play second Test

Shane WatsonJohannesburg (South Africa), Feb. 17 - Australian all-rounder Shane Watson is facing a race against time to be fit for the second Test against the South Africans, which starts on Thursday in Port Elizabeth.  Read more »

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Mourinho backs Chelsea's 'old guard' to bring PL success

Jose-MourinhoLondon, Apr 17 : Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho has said that he believes his team's 'old guard' meaning the senior batch holds the key to Premier League success.  Read more »

Italy finalise 'details' for pre-World Cup friendly

Italian-football-federationRio de Janeiro, April 17 :  The Italian football federation has confirmed its interest in fine-tuning the Azzurri's World Cup preparations with a friendly against Rio de Janeiro giants Fluminense.  Read more »

Kallis may have to battle for 'extra' KKR berth with Oz 'rookie' in IPL-7

Jacques-KallisJohannesburg, Apr 17 : Retired South African all-rounder Jacques Kallis may reportedly battle for the extra berth in his Indian Premier League (IPL) team Kolkata Knight Riders with emerging Australian batsman Chris Lynn.  Read more »

Carberry still hoping to return to England Test squad despite slamming management

Michael CarberryLondon, Apr 17 - England batsman Michael Carberry is reportedly keeping his hopes alive of returning to the Test squad despite criticising the England management.  Read more »

FIA uphold decision to disqualify Ricciardo

Daniel-RicciardoParis, April 15 : International automobile federation (FIA) announced Tuesday that it will uphold the decision on Red Bull driver Daniel Ricciardo's disqualification from last month's Formula 1 Australian Grand Prix.  Read more »

Mahindra's Oliveira bags a point in GP of Americas

Miguel-OliveiraAustin (United States), April 14 : Mahindra rider Miguel Oliveira showed fighting spirit at the Moto3 Grand Prix of the Americas to emerge from a multi-bike first corner melee -- that eliminated teammate  Read more »