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No Indian in ICC Test team


August 30th, 2012 - 7:01 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Aug 30 (IANS) No Indian cricketer found a place in the International Cricket Council's (ICC) Test Team of the Year announced Thursday.The team announcement was made by ICC ... Read more...

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England captain Strauss retires from professional cricket


August 29th, 2012 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 29 (IANS) England Test captain Andrew Strauss Wednesday announced his retirement from professional cricket with immediate effect.The 35-year-old Middlesex opening batsman, who led England to two Ashes victories ... Read more...

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Kohli gets two nominations for ICC Awards


August 13th, 2012 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Aug 13 (IANS) India batsman Virat Kohli has been nominated in two categories for the International Cricket Council (ICC) awards to be held in Colombo, Sri Lanka next ... Read more...

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Cook urges consistency, Clarke wants review


July 11th, 2012 - 9:42 pm ICT by IANS
Manchester, July 11 (IANS) England captain Alastair Cook wants his side to build on its 4-0 whitewash of Australia while his counterpart Michael Clarke has called for a performance review ... Read more...

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England consolidate their lead in Test rankings


June 12th, 2012 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, June 12 (IANS) England claimed the series 2-0 against the West Indies and have now taken an outright lead as the number one team ahead of South Africa in ... Read more...

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England retain same side for Trent Bridge Test


May 23rd, 2012 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 23 (IANS/CMC) England have named an unchanged 13-man squad for the second Test against the West Indies, starting at Trent Bridge Friday.Chief selector Geoff Miller said he was pleased ... Read more...

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Uncapped Bairstow included in England Test squad


May 13th, 2012 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 13 (IANS) Middle-order batsman Jonny Bairstow has received his maiden call-up to the England Test squad for the series opener against the West Indies Thursday.Bairstow, who has ... Read more...

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Swann jumps to fourth in Test rankings


April 8th, 2012 - 3:50 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, April 8 (IANS) Off-spinner Graeme Swann's 10-wicket haul not only helped England to a Test victory in Colombo but also lifted him six places to fourth spot in ... Read more...

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Tendulkar rises to fourth in Test rankings, Siddle in top 10


December 30th, 2011 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Dec 30 (IANS) India's Sachin Tendulkar has moved two places to fourth in the latest International Cricket Council rankings for Test batsmen while the man who dismissed him ... Read more...

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Ojha breaks into top-15 of ICC Test rankings, India remain second


November 27th, 2011 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Nov 27 (IANS) India spinner Pragyan Ojha has broken into the top-15 of the International Cricket Council (ICC) Test bowlers' rankings for the first time in his career ... Read more...

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Dravid breaks into top-10 of ICC rankings


November 18th, 2011 - 5:41 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Nov 18 (IANS) Indian batting great Rahul Dravid moved four places to eighth in the latest International Cricket Council (ICC) rankings for Test batsmen released Friday while teammate ... Read more...

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We batted really badly: Cook (Lead)


October 26th, 2011 - 1:41 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 26 (IANS) After going down by 95 runs to India in the fifth and last ODI to finish on the wrong side of a 5-0 whitewash, England captain ... Read more...

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Learning experience for youngsters, we need to improve: Cook


October 26th, 2011 - 12:25 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 25 (IANS) After India clinched a 5-0 series win, England skipper Alastair Cook said Tuesday it was a learning experience for the youngsters, adding that the team ... Read more...

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Scoreboard: India vs England, fifth ODI


October 25th, 2011 - 11:58 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 25 (IANS) Scoreboard of the fifth ODI between India and England at the Eden Gardens here Tuesday.India: Ajinkya Rahane c Kieswetter b Bresnan 42 Gautam Gambhir b Finn 38 Virat ... Read more...

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England put India in to bat in fifth ODI


October 25th, 2011 - 4:21 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 25 (IANS) England won the toss and chose to field against India in the fifth and final One-day International at the Eden Gardens here Tuesday.Manoj Tiwary was ... Read more...

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Kohli, Raina power India to six-wicket victory (Lead)


October 24th, 2011 - 12:23 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 23 (IANS) Half centuries from Virat Kohli and Suresh Raina gave India a comprehensive six-wicket victory over England at the Wankhede stadium here Sunday, and a 4-0 ... Read more...

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Scoreboard: India vs England, fourth ODI


October 23rd, 2011 - 11:36 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 23 (IANS) Scoreboard of the fourth ODI between India and England here Sunday:England: Alastair Cook lbw b Ashwin 10 Craig Kieswetter lbw b Praveen Kumar 29 Jonathan Trott ... Read more...

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Scoreboard of England’s innings against India in 4th ODI


October 23rd, 2011 - 7:41 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 23 (IANS) Scoreboard of England's innings against India in the fourth ODI here Sunday: England: Alastair Cook lbw b Ashwin 10 Craig Kieswetter lbw b Praveen Kumar 29 Jonathan ... Read more...

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Rahane shines as India take 3-0 lead against England (Roundup)


October 21st, 2011 - 12:48 am ICT by IANS
Mohali, Oct 20 (IANS) India took an unassailable 3-0 lead in the five-match here Thursday, beating England by five wickets in the third One-day International.Chasing England's 298 for four, ... Read more...

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Trott, Patel help England post a challenging total against India (Lead)


October 20th, 2011 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
Mohali, Oct 20 (IANS) Riding on an unbeaten 98 from Jonathan Trott and half centuries from Samit Patel and Kevin Pietersen, England posted a challenging 298 for four in 50 ... Read more...

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ODI Scoreboard: England’s innings against India


October 20th, 2011 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
Mohali, Oct 20 (IANS) Scoreboard of England's innings against India in the third ODI here Thursday:England: Alastair Cook lbw b Vinay Kumar 3 Craig Kieswetter b Kohli 36 Jonathan ... Read more...

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England elect to bat in third ODI against India


October 20th, 2011 - 4:05 pm ICT by IANS
Mohali, Oct 20 (IANS) England won the toss and elected to bat against India in their third ODI cricket match here Thursday.India lead 2-0 in the five-match ODI series.Teams: India: ... Read more...

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Disappointing but have not lost self belief, says Cook


October 15th, 2011 - 12:48 am ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Oct 14 (IANS) England captain Alastair Cook termed the defeat in the first ODI against India as disappointing but said the team has not lost its self-belief. After the ... Read more...

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India win toss, elect to bat (Lead)


October 14th, 2011 - 4:03 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Oct 14 (IANS) India won the toss and elected to bat in their first One-day cricket International against England at the Rajiv Gandhi international stadium here Friday.The ... Read more...

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Series will be a massive challenge, says Cook


October 13th, 2011 - 10:27 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Oct 13 (IANS) England captain Alastair Cook feels his team will have a tough challenge on hand when it takes on India in their five-match One-day International (ODI) series, ... Read more...

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India look for revenge as they take on confident England (Preview)


October 13th, 2011 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Oct 13 (IANS) India will be looking for revenge as they take on England in first of the five match One-day series at the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium ... Read more...

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India have good chance of going past England in ODI rankings


October 12th, 2011 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Oct 12 (IANS) India will get the opportunity to surpass England in the International Cricket Council (ICC) One-day rankings when they face each other in the five-match series ... Read more...

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England humiliate Hyderabad XI


October 11th, 2011 - 11:12 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Oct 11 (IANS) Scott Borthwick claimed five wickets and Stuart Meaker three to help England inflict a humiliating 253-run defeat on Hyderabad XI in the second warm-up match at ... Read more...

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Scoreboard: England vs Hyderabad XI


October 9th, 2011 - 3:35 am ICT by IANS
Hyderbad, Oct 9 (IANS) Following is the scoreboard of the first warm-up match between England and Hyderabad XI here Saturday.EnglandAlastair Cook c Ibrahim Khaleel (wk) b Anwar Ahmed 6 ... Read more...

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England takes on Hyderabad XI in warm-up match Saturday


October 7th, 2011 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Oct 7 (IANS) Ahead of the five-match One-day series against India, the England cricket team hopes to get some good practice when it takes on Hyderabad XI in the ... Read more...

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Result in home series won’t matter in India, says Alastair Cook


October 5th, 2011 - 6:44 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Oct 5 (IANS) England captain Alastair Cook feels the convincing win over India back home last month will not mean much when they face the World Champions in their ... Read more...

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England team arrives in Hyderabad


October 4th, 2011 - 12:44 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Oct 4 (IANS) The England cricket team arrived here Tuesday for a five-match one-day series and a Twenty20 game against India.The first one-day international is scheduled to be played ... Read more...

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Cook rubbishes Gul’s ball-tampering charge against Anderson, Broad


October 3rd, 2011 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 3 (IANS) England's One-Day International captain Alastair Cook Monday rubbished Pakistan fast bowler Umar Gul's charge that fast bowlers James Anderson and Stuart Broad indulged in ball tampering.Gul ... Read more...

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England rest Anderson for ODI series in India


September 27th, 2011 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 27 (IANS) England have rested pace spearhead James Anderson for the five-match ODI series in India and have included promising Surrey seamer Stuart Meaker in the 15-man squad ... Read more...

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Real challenge is in sub-continent tour, says Cook


September 17th, 2011 - 5:39 pm ICT by IANS
Cardiff, Sep 17 (IANS) England captain Alastair Cook said Friday that the challenge for his team would be to replicate their success of summer in the next month's tour to ... Read more...

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