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Harbhajan concerned with his woeful form


April 28th, 2012 - 7:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Apr 28 (IANS) Mumbai Indians skipper Harbhajan Singh, who has been out of the national team since September last year, was concerned with his woeful form that ... Read more...

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Selectors have to take a call on Harbhajan


October 28th, 2011 - 12:47 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 27 (IANS) The national cricket selectors will Friday have to decide whether they should bring Harbhajan Singh back to the India squad for the first two Tests ... Read more...

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Harbhajan fails to make comeback to ODI squad


October 18th, 2011 - 12:27 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 17 (IANS) India's off-spinner Harbhajan Singh failed to make a comeback in the ODI side as the selectors Monday decided to retain the 15-member squad for ... Read more...

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Bhajji unfazed by captaincy


September 23rd, 2011 - 10:39 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 23 (IANS) If Harbhajan Singh is feeling the heat for his recent poor form, followed by an injury-induced absence from the ODI series against England and now ... Read more...

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Pollard seeks to make amends


September 21st, 2011 - 10:05 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 21 (IANS) Kieron Pollard, known for his big-hitting prowess, is obviously chafing at the bit going into the Champions League T20 in a bid to make up ... Read more...

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Swann declares himself fit for Edgbaston Test


August 5th, 2011 - 1:58 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 5 (IANS) England spinner Graeme Swann has declared himself fit for the third Test at Edgbaston after initial scans suggested he might have broken a bone ... Read more...

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Kohli, Ojha to replace Yuvraj, Harbhajan in England (Lead)


August 3rd, 2011 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
L0ondon, Aug 3 (IANS) Injuries to Harbhajan Singh and Yuvraj Singh ruled them out of the remaining two cricket Tests against England and in their place batsman Virat Kohli ... Read more...

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Harbhajan, Yuvraj ruled out of England series


August 3rd, 2011 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 3 (IANS) India's off-spinner Harbhajan Singh and middle-order batsman Yuvraj Singh Wednesday were ruled out of the England series with injuries and have been replaced with Pragyan ... Read more...

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HI announces squad for Sultan Azlan Shah


April 19th, 2011 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) Hockey India (HI) Tuesday announced an 18-member squad with a new captain and coach at the helm for the Sultan Azlan Shah tournament starting May ... Read more...

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Gayle fit to play against England


March 16th, 2011 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 16 (IANS) The best news for the West Indies on the eve of their World Cup Group B game against England here Thursday is the availability of their ... Read more...

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West Indies overpower Ireland to stay in the hunt (Roundup)


March 11th, 2011 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
Mohali, March 11 (IANS) The West Indies continued their resurgence in the World Cup with a hard fought victory over Ireland, who for a fair distance looked well on course ... Read more...

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Smith, Pollard take West Indies to 275 (Lead)


March 11th, 2011 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
Mohali, March 11 (IANS) Devon Smith struck his maiden ODI century and Kieron Pollard hit 94 off 55 balls as the West Indies recovered from a slow start to post ... Read more...

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Gayle out of Ireland match with abdominal strain


March 11th, 2011 - 12:06 pm ICT by IANS
Mohali (Punjab), March 10 (IANS) An abdominal strain forced West Indies explosive opener Chris Gayle out of their World Cup Group B match against Ireland at the Punjab Cricket Association ... Read more...

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Ireland elect to field against West Indies


March 11th, 2011 - 11:01 am ICT by IANS
Mohali, March 11 (IANS) Ireland won the toss and decided to field against West Indies in the World Cup Group B match at the Punjab Cricket Association Stadium here Friday.West ... Read more...

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Injury-plagued Oram says World Cup is his ‘carrot’ to nix his retirement fears


December 5th, 2010 - 5:46 pm ICT by ANI
Auckland, Dec 5(ANI): New Zealand all-rounder Jacob Oram, who is fighting to overcome a knee injury, has said that he will consider retiring if he fails to make the Black Caps' 15-man ... Read more...

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McCullum’s double ton helps New Zealand draw Test (Roundup)


November 16th, 2010 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Nov 16 (IANS) Brendan McCullum hit his maiden double century as New Zealand drew the second cricket Test against India at the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium here Tuesday.New Zealand ... Read more...

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New Zealand set India 327-run target (Tea Report)


November 16th, 2010 - 5:26 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Nov 16 (IANS) New Zealand declared their second innings at 448 for eight after Brendon McCullum slammed his maiden double century, setting India a target of 327 at tea on the ... Read more...

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New Zealand stretch lead to 217 against India (Lunch Report)


November 16th, 2010 - 2:12 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Nov 16 (IANS) Brendan McCullum was unbeaten on 171 as New Zealand cruised to 339 four four in the second innings against India at lunch on the fifth day as the ... Read more...

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‘Comeback kids’ Katich, Bollinger likely to join Ashes squad


November 13th, 2010 - 1:47 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Nov 13(ANI): Australian opening batsman Simon Katich and fast bowler Doug Bollinger are likely to be named in the Ashes squad after proving their fitness in domestic circuit.Katich had been ... Read more...

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Cricket Australia terms Twenty20 as important as Tests


October 13th, 2010 - 3:07 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Oct 13 (ANI): Cricket Australia has effectively labelled the Twenty20 format of the game as important as five-day cricket in their explanation for damaging the preparations of Mike Hussey and Doug ... Read more...

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Net sessions being played with same intensity as match ahead of Bangalore Test: Hussey


October 8th, 2010 - 3:00 pm ICT by ANI
Bangalore, Oct 8(ANI): Australian batsman Mike Hussey has said that the inexperienced players in his country's 15-man squad are taking maximum advantage of net sessions in Indian conditions to earn a place ... Read more...

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Mott bats for substitutes for injured players in cricket at par with other sports


October 7th, 2010 - 6:32 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Oct 7 (ANI): NSW coach Matthew Mott has demanded mid-match substitutes for injured players, and cited pacer Doug Bollinger's injury as evidence in Australia's loss to India in the first Test ... Read more...

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Injured Bollinger remains in contention for second Test against India


October 7th, 2010 - 3:38 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Oct 7 (ANI): Injured Australian pacer Doug Bollinger remains in contention to take part in the second Test against India after scans revealed that he suffered only a very minor ... Read more...

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Oz concerned Twenty20’s power risking player burnout following Bollinger’s injury


October 6th, 2010 - 4:11 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Oct 6 (ANI): Australia is concerned that Twenty20's increasing power over player management decisions may have cost them the Mohali Test match.Ricky Ponting was not able to use his best ... Read more...

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Davydenko beats Nadal to win Shanghai Masters


October 18th, 2009 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
Shanghai, Oct 18 (DPA) Nikolay Davydenko delivered a blow to the comeback hopes of top seed Rafael Nadal with a 7-6(3), 6-3 victory in the final of the Shanghai Masters here ... Read more...

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Djokovic closer to overhauling Murray; Nadal beats Safin


October 9th, 2009 - 11:19 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Oct 9 (DPA) Novak Djokovic can return to the world number three ranking later this month if he reaches the final of the China Open tennis. The Serb second seed put ... Read more...

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Murray chances rated 50-50 for Shanghai Masters


October 7th, 2009 - 2:59 pm ICT by IANS
Shanghai, Oct 7 (DPA) World number three Andy Murray could spring a Shanghai surprise if he withdraws from next week's tennis Masters after reports that his recent wrist injury is still ... Read more...

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Nadal seals his comeback with overhaul of Monfils


September 9th, 2009 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 9 (DPA) Rafael Nadal rallied to defeat Gael Monfils 6-7(4), 6-3, 6-1, 6-3 while Andy Murray was humbled by Croat Marin Cilic 7-5, 6-2, 6-2 at the US ... Read more...

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Murray, Nadal keep pace with Federer in New York


September 7th, 2009 - 3:11 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 7 (DPA) Andy Murray ended the storybook return to tennis of American injury victim Taylor Dent with a 6-3, 6-2, 6-2 defeat to join Rafael Nadal in the ... Read more...

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Two-time champion Haas beats Safin to reach LA semi-final


August 1st, 2009 - 2:29 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Aug 1 (DPA) Top seed Tommy Haas survived an error-plagued opening set to send Marat Safin out of the Los Angeles Open Friday, entering the semi-finals with a 7-6 ... Read more...

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Black Caps to come up with Plan B to neutralise Indian juggernaut


March 10th, 2009 - 1:10 pm ICT by ANI
Hamilton (New Zealand), Mar.10 (ANI): The Black Caps have reportedly decided to switch tactics against India in Hamilton tomorrow provided, of course, skipper Daniel Vettori gets the option and the pitch ... Read more...

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Why not him, Nathan Bracken asks selectors


March 5th, 2009 - 3:05 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, March 5 (IANS) Australian fast bowler Nathan Bracken demanded an explanation from chief selector Andrew Hilditch as to why he had been excluded not once but twice from the Test team ... Read more...

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Geeves to replace Doug Bollinger in Australia squad


March 1st, 2009 - 10:42 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, March 1 (IANS) Tasmania fast bowler Brett Geeves will replace Doug Bollinger in the Australian Test squad in South Africa. Cricket Australia (CA) said Sunday that Bollinger, who was the twelfth man ... Read more...

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