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 Australian cricket team - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Australian cricket team, together with the English cricket team, is the joint oldest team in Test cricket having played its first Test match in 1877.
The team has won 315 of the 682 Test matches it has played against other countries and today is regarded as the leading Test match playing nation by the International Cricket Council by heading its Test Championship table.
Australia was the cricket team to first devise and and put in practise the strategy of decapitation.
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 Cricket - Uncyclopedia
Cricket terminology is a peculiar dialect, consisting of words that sound like English but make little to no sense to non-cricketers.
Their most famous cricketing moment came when Aamir Khan led a team of nonedescript villagers to a great win over an English team in 1837, after which they recieved tax rebates for 3 years (which they are making up for over the last 180 years).
Cricket is the only means by which poor Pakistan can ooze out their inborn and inherent frustration over India(Otherwise slammed and battered by India everywhere).Currently one of the more successful nations whenever Darrell Hair is not umpiring.
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 rediff.com: cricket channel - Lessons for Corporations from the Australian cricket team
The watershed event in recent Australian cricketing history was probably the appointment of Allan Border as captain in 1984.
While it can be argued that the team was winning under Taylor and thus there was no reason to drop him, it also indicates that this ‘policy’ is one more bit of hocus pocus for public consumption or, if you prefer, a bit of folklore about Australian cricket.
When the Indian team returned from their disastrous tour of Australia in 1999/2000, some of the senior players commented that, in terms of training methods and facilities, Australian cricket was 20 years ahead of Indian cricket.
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 Australian Cricket team - Uncyclopedia
The successful applicants must be able to consume god like consumptions of beer and sleep with various females in continuous orgy like ceremonies (only interrupted by the occasional play of cricket) all the while maintaining a healthy married relationship and denying various pregnancies across the globe.
Australian Cricket players are versatile, in which their battles of conquest can wither be laid out over a bloody battle of a single day, or the mind wrenching painful agony of a test Series, where several week long encounters are strung together over several months.
Adam Gilchrist, as do most of the Australian Cricket Team, failed to answer that last question, and were thrown into the depths of ridicule by the English tabloid.
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 Australian Cricket Team   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
He took over the captaincy of the Australian one-day team in 1997-98 and then of the Test team upon Mark Taylor's retirement in early 1999, and was in command when Australia won its second World Cup later that year.
Over recent years, Ponting's cricket career has nevertheless stalled to some extent due to his growing inability to meet deliveries just outside the line of off stump with a fully straight bat and the development of some weaknesses in his technique against high quality spin bowling.
From his cricketing origins in the western suburbs of Melbourne until the late 1990s, Miller's career was primarily built on his reputation as a strongly built right-arm paceman who could move the ball both ways (mostly off the wicket rather than through the air) and who had the capacity to vary his pace cleverly.
www.rfprobes.com.au /cricket/ausieplyr.htm   (3319 words)

 Top 10 ODI Teams
The Australian cricket team is today regarded as one of the leading international teams in world cricket, having been the unquestionably dominant team for much of the previous decade.
The Pakistani cricket team is a national cricket team representing Pakistan.
The English cricket team is a cricket team which represents England and Wales, operating under the auspices of the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB).
www.whereincity.com /cricket/top-teams.php   (766 words)

 australian cricket team, australian cricket board, australian cricket news, western australian cricket
The Australian cricket team (together with the English cricket team) is the oldest team in Test cricket having played its first Test match in 1877.
In 1865, a match was arranged between a team of Aboriginal cricketers and European settlers from various pastoral stations; the indigenous team won.
Australian cricket during the 1980s was comparatively unsuccessful, particularly following the retirement of players such as Marsh and Lillee.
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 Indian Cricket Team- Australian Cricket Team - West Indian Cricket Team
Australian, West Indies and Indian cricket teams have seen players of excellent skill, technique and sportsmanship.While it is difficult to mention all of them, this article gives you a broad picture of the game in each of these countries.
The West Indian cricket team has been dominating the cricketing scene for decades, but of late has been suffering from poor form and is in the process of rebuilding a team of similar stature.
While the West Indies cricket team has been ranked fifth amongst the ODI teams, they cannot be written off, as they have been known to turn a match on its head.
www.clearleadinc.com /site/aus-ind-cricket.html   (1177 words)

 Steve Waugh plans to retire after 2003 World Cup
Australian cricket captain Steve Waugh has said he is planning to retire from the game after the 2003 World Cup.
About the present series, the Australian skipper said that though "we have won a match so far but we still have a long way to go before the series is over" and any comment at this point would be premature.
His father, who is a former cricketer and now in the business of selling newspapers, was very tense because the whole issue had been hyped up in Australian newspapers.
www.members.tripod.com /carunya/steve_waugh_plans_to_retire_afte.htm   (586 words)

 Aboriginies - the first Australian cricket team   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
This lack of representation at the highest level is disappointing considering that the first Australian cricket team to tour England was comprised solely of Aborigines and performed so admirably, that they won world wide accolades.
The Australian public called for him to be selected for a test against South Africa but like his predecessors, an umpire no-balled him for throwing.
Never-the-less, the fact that the significance of his genetics are being exagerated demonstrates the enthusiasm that cricketing officials now have for building upon the fl foundations that their predecessors have spent 100 years trying to destroy.
www.convictcreations.com /football/aborigines.htm   (951 words)

 Australia Quizzes and Australia Trivia -- FunTrivia
A variety of questions of Australian cricketers, who are not record breakers nor players who play their career in the Test or One-Day Squad.
This quiz is testing you on the Australian Cricket domestic series known as the Pura Cup for the final match of the 2003-04 season.
The Australian "A" team has often been a springboard to national selection or a chance for injured stars to prove their fitness.
www.funtrivia.com /quizzes/sports/cricket/australia.html   (931 words)

 Australian Cricket Team Profile, Australian Cricket Team, Australia, Performances of Australian Cricket Team, ...
Australia’s cricket team has belief in the concept that cricket as a sport can only have appeal to fans and participants when the values of the game are firmly established at both the local and the international levels.
The Australian Cricket Team, along with the English Cricket Team is the oldest Cricket Team in the world.
One of the major strengths of the Australian Cricket Team is that the players who represent the team are perhaps some of the finest in the world.
www.cricketscorelive.com /team-profiles/australia   (461 words)

 Australian team wakes up to get the most unexpected shock
Mumbai, February 26: The touring Australian cricket team awoke here on Monday to the news that one of their sport and their nation's greatest icons, Sir Donald Bradman, was dead.
The Australians would continue the three-Test Indian tour as planned and play the first Test as a tribute to Bradman, who was described last year by Australian Prime Minister John Howard as a national treasure.
May be, this is a wake up call for all the people who are playing cricket to play for the right reasons and to look towards the future of the game rather than just to their own needs," he said.
yehhaicricket.com /legends/bradman/art/australian_wakesup.html   (472 words)

 PM - Australian cricket team cancel Pakistan tour   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
MARK COLVIN: The Australian cricket team won't be travelling to Pakistan this October.
BOB MERRIMAN: The Australian Cricket Board directors, who met this morning, took that fully into consideration, and certainly it is of concern.
However, the prime concern to Australian cricket is the safety and security of its team.
www.abc.net.au /pm/stories/s644978.htm   (671 words)

 Green Range Cricket Club :: Image :: The 2nd grade team as the Australian cricket team from the early 80's   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Image :: The 2nd grade team as the Australian cricket team from the early 80's
The 2nd grade team as the Australian cricket team from the early 80's
Team of the decade (1987-1996): Trevor Hart, Nathan Stevenson, Shaun Marshall, Colin Farrall (back) l to r Adrian Oorschot's sister, Ross Halls, Ray Hart, Neville Etheridge (front) l to r
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 indya.com Aussie Tour - Australian cricket team arrives in India   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Mumbai, February 14: The Australian cricket team arrived in India on Wednesday, bidding to extend their record of 15 consecutive Test wins.
Waugh has said his side could claim to be one of the best teams in history only by winning the Indian series, a feat achieved by only one team, South Africa, in the past 13 years.
The Australians have not won a Test series in India since Bill Lawry led them to a 3-1 win in 1969 and skipper Steve Waugh has said his team can claim to be the best in history only if they win on the current tour.
www.indya.com /aussietour/news_arrive.htm   (469 words)

 Australian national cricket captains - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
This is a list of cricketers who have captained the Australian cricket team for at least one Test match.
This is a list of cricketers who have captained the Australian Under-19 cricket team for at least one under-19 Test match.
This is a list of cricketers who have captained the Australian women's cricket team for at least one women's Test match.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Australian_national_cricket_captains   (978 words)

 Cricketers donate winnings to help tsunami victims. 30/12/2004. ABC News Online
The Australian cricket team has donated its prize money for winning the second Test against Pakistan to a fund for the tsunami victims in Asia.
The team's $13,000 cheque for victory in Melbourne will now be sent to the disaster fund, while Cricket Australia (CA) wants to arrange a charity match against Pakistan to raise more money.
CA has also asked other cricket nations to help raise funds for the thousands affected by the tsunami, including those in the cricket-mad nations of Sri Lanka and India.
www.abc.net.au /news/newsitems/200412/s1273866.htm   (311 words)

 Australian Cricket Team
One of Wisden's Five Cricketers of the 20th Century, along with Sir Donald Bradman, Jack Hobbs of England and Garry Sobers and Sir Vivian Richards, both of the West Indies.
Missed six matches in the 2002/03 VB Series and the fourth and fifth Orange Test matches against England after dislocating his right shoulder diving for the ball during the VB Series match against England in Melbourne on 15 December.
Has had spectacular success in English county cricket at Northamptonshire, he averaged 79 in the 2001 winter, 72 in 2002 and 89 in 2003.
www.colinolsen.com /Sports/AustralianCricketTeam.html   (782 words)

 The Invincibles - The 1948 Australian Cricket team - Page four
When reviewing the most notable cricketing performances of the last 100 years, both individually and collectively, the deeds of the "1948 Invincibles" stand alone.
It is indeed rare to find a piece of cricket memorabilia that so magnificently and appropriately celebrates the sporting deeds of a cricket team that good judges regard as the greatest ever.
The majority of the surviving members of this great team have personally signed each individual edition, which is authenticated for originality of signatures and limitation of numbers, by a group of Australia’s leading Accountants and Solicitors.
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 The Invincibles - The 1948 Australian Cricket team - Page two
The 1948 Australian Cricket Team led by D.G. Bradman accomplished what no side before or since could achieve and that was to complete a tour of England undefeated.
The greatness of The Invincibles position in the history of cricket is further enhanced when you consider that in the era when they played, cricket pitches remained uncovered during the games duration.
Comparisons, between teams of different eras is difficult and achieves little, but it is fact that over 50 years of cricket have been played and no team has come close to their achievements.
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 cricket.org.uk - cricket website
Cricket Australia has warned fans that "idiots" would not be tolerated at the upcoming Ashes series against England.
Australian cricket captain Ricky Ponting addresses a press conference at the launch of his latest book 'A Captain's Diary' in Sydney, Thursday, Nov. 8, 2006.
Ponting will lead the Australian cricket team in a quest to regain the Ashes from England in a five test series beginning in Brisbane on Nov. 23.
www.cricket.org.uk   (568 words)

 'Australia will never forfeit a match'- International Cricket-News-Sections-Indiatimes - Cricket   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
MELBOURNE: Australian cricket coach John Buchanan has disapproved Pakistan's forfeiture of the Oval Test to England, saying his side would never do it even if they get embroiled in any controversial situation.
Buchanan hoped that the ICC resolved the stand-off between Pakistan cricket team and Australian umpire Darrell Hair sooner than later.
"Who knows how I'd handle it and how the Australian cricket team would handle it in that situation, but you'd like to think that we'd be able to do the right thing by the game and by everybody concerned," Ponting said.
cricket.indiatimes.com /articleshow/1920703.cms   (292 words)

 The Australian: CRICKET   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
FORMER supermarket shelf stacker Sajid Mahmood could be considered the accidental cricketer, or an accident-prone cricketer at the very least.
NSW overcame a mid-innings lapse and a willing South Australian attack to chase down a competitive score and consign the Redbacks to their third successive domestic loss in the one-day cup match at Adelaide Oval last night.
AUSTRALIAN cricket captain Ricky Ponting has been trying unsuccessfully to contact Indian board president Sharad Pawar to apologise for an incident during the Champions Trophy presentation last Sunday.
www.theaustralian.news.com.au /opindex/0,9320,sp541^^TEXT,00.html   (640 words)

 Abc of Cricket (via CobWeb/3.1 planet03.csc.ncsu.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Ashes cricket, cricket schedules and reference information about the sport of cricket with facts about the cricket pitch.
February 25, 2001 is a date known by cricket followers far and wide as the one that marks the passing of the great Sir Donald George Bradman.
UK Ashes fans traveling to Australia for the 2006/07 Ashes Cricket Series are advised that if they purchased tickets from Ebay sellers who have resold tickets, they may be in for a big shock as many have been canceled by Cricket Australia.
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