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India in tatters

Inspired bowling on a helpful track left India in complete disarray at 136 for 9 in 38.1 overs on the rain-curtailed Day One of the first Test against South Africa on Thursday.
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Warne rules out return

Shane Warne has ruled out a Test comeback, but admits he was tempted by the idea.
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Waugh wants lie detectors

Steve Waugh believes the use of lie detector tests on players could be a step towards ridding cricket of corruption.
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Hawke Cup celebration

New Zealand Cricket is to recognise the centenary of the Hawke Cup over the summer.
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Haddin confident of turnaround

With the Ashes on the line heading into the third Test, Australia wicket-keeper Brad Haddin admits the side hit rock bottom during the Adelaide debacle and shamed the legendary baggy green cap.
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Mixed approach for Strauss

England must measure their caution with a little adventure to retain the Ashes in the third Test at Perth.
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England pick Tremlett

Chris Tremlett will replace Stuart Broad in the England side for the third Ashes Test, starting in Perth on Thursday.
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Ponting puts Beer on ice

Michael Beer's fairytale Ashes debut could still be put on ice after Australian skipper Ricky Ponting refused to dismiss speculation he'll take four fast bowlers into Thursday's third Test in Perth.
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Legal notice for Majeed

Akmal brothers Kamran and Umar have sent legal notice to alleged bookie Mazhar Majeed for dragging their names into the match-fixing scandal.
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Respect due for India

Ashwell Prince insists India's bowlers will be given their due respect when the three-match Test series begins at Centurion on Thursday.
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Anderson ready to bowl

English pace bowler James Anderson has dismissed suggestions he'll struggle to be physically and mentally ready for the third Ashes Test after a lightning dash home for the birth of his child.
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Cricket corruption is rife

The lawyer representing former Pakistan captain Salman Butt at next month's International Cricket Council hearing has claimed corruption is rife in world cricket.
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England keep it real

England coach Andy Flower feels that three days of hard slog at the MCG will have his team's mindset back down to earth after their convincing Ashes Test win in Adelaide.
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Butt determined to return

Former Pakistan captain Salman Butt insists his love for cricket has not diminished despite the player facing spot-fixing allegations which, if proved, could end his professional career.
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India have concerns - van Zyl

Corrie van Zyl believes India's concern over conditions in South Africa is the reason behind their early arrival ahead of the first Test at Centurion this week.
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Speed still the key

Brett Lee says the day he can't send down 150km/h deliveries on a regular basis will be the day he hangs up his boots.
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Searching for answers

In the backdrop of an 11-match losing streak, after tour he describes as his 'worst as a New Zealand cricketer', captain Daniel Vettori admits there are no quick-fix remedies to arrest the struggling side's slump.
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Auckland, ND on top

Auckland maintained its hold of the top of the points table with a one-run win over Canterbury in Sunday's round of HRV Cup games.
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Prior tips unbeaten tour

With three Tests still to play, England have set themselves a target to complete their Ashes campaign undefeated.
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Bell stands up for quicks

Batsman Ian Bell has defended the performance of England's reserve pace bowlers in the tour match underway in Melbourne.
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