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ICCs anti-corruption tribunal against 3 Pak cricketers ends 'without decision'
Some of the former Pakistan cricketers and fans appeared frustrated as they heard that an anti-corruption tribunal against three cricketers ended in Doha without a decision. ANI

Cricket Australia should look overseas for future coaches: Fraser
Former England pacer Angus Fraser has said that Australia should consider looking overseas for future coaches, and added that coach Tim Nielsen needed results to preserve his job. ANI

Waqar Younis feels IPL snub better for Pakistan cricket
Pakistan cricket coach Waqar Younis is more than happy for his players to be missing from the lucrative Indian Premier League (IPL) Twenty20 tournament. ANI

Black Caps need rapid 'mental' turnaround: Ross Taylor
Kiwi batsman Ross Taylor hopes some of new New Zealand cricket coach John Wright's mental toughness as a player will rub off on the current crop of batsmen as they seek a quick turnaround from the first test train wreck at Seddon Park. ANI

England's Ashes mastermind says Oz selection policy has 'evaporated'
Ken Schofield, who helped engineer England's recent Ashes dominance, has said Australia's selection policy has "evaporated", and advised Cricket Australia to consider employing a full-time chairman of selectors. ANI

Oz, English cricketers come out in support of Queensland flood victims
Australian cricketers have appealed for donations to help Queensland's flood victims, while their English counterparts have decided to donate part of their match fees to the relief fund. ANI

Henry's return could see boost in Arsenal's confidence
Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger has said that striker Thierry Henry's return could see his young team bursting with extra confidence. ANI

Beckham won't be playing against Man U
Midfielder David Beckham's loan deal from LA Galaxy to Tottenham will be completed in time by Friday, but the ace midfielder will not be able to play against his former club Manchester United, as he is short of the fitness level needed to compete in the Premier League. ANI

Akram surprised that no IPL franchise picked Ganguly, Gayle
Former Kolkata Knight Riders' bowling coach Wasim Akram has expressed surprise over Indian Premier League (IPL) owners not picking former Indian captain Saurav Ganguly for the fourth edition of the event. ANI

Misbah should be Pak World Cup captain: Sikander Bakht
Former Test cricketer Sikander Bakht has said that current Test captain Misbah-ul-Haq should captain the World Cup side instead of Shahid Afridi. ANI

Waqar hopes Pak cricket will get off to a fresh start
Pakistan coach Waqar Younis is hoping that the national team will get off to a fresh start and play some controversy-free cricket once a decision is taken by an independent tribunal in the spot-fixing case involving Mohammad Asif, Salman Butt and Mohammad Aamir in Doha. ANI

White now being seen as the face of modern Australian cricket
In the eyes of the Australian selectors, the power and resourcefulness that Victoria captain Cameron White brings to the shorter forms of the game appear to have come at the expense of a technique sound enough to hold down a Test spot. ANI

Pak Spot Gate: ICC corruption panel says it wants more time
The International Cricket Council's anti-corruption panel has said that it requires more time to decide the fate of three Pakistan cricketers who have been accused of corruption during a Test match in England last year. ANI

Border unveils revolutionary search plan for Ashes heroes
Cricket Australia has turned to Baggy Green Idol Allan Border to help it to unearth the country's next cricketing superstar. ANI

Premier League star blackmailed over orgy with 3 blondes
An alleged plot to blackmail a Premier League footballer over his having an orgy with three Swedish blondes is being investigated by the police. ANI

Andre Agassi uses 'nude' image of wife Steffi Graf for charity
Tennis legend Andre Agassi has reportedly shown a 'nude' picture of his wife Steffi Graf on his mobile phone to the winning bidder at a charity auction in Taiwan. ANI

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