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Pietersen left out of England Test squad for India tour


September 18th, 2012 - 7:17 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 18 (IANS) Kevin Pietersen's name was missing from the English squad for India tour that was announced by the selectors Tuesday, who looked to the future with ... Read more...

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Is Andrew Strauss going to be a MP?


August 30th, 2012 - 9:49 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Aug 30 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Andrew Straus just quit cricket for good. Strauss who is 35 years old is a conservative party supporter who offered himself as an auction prize and won ... 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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Pietersen to feature in World T20 as commentator


August 24th, 2012 - 9:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) Axed from the national team, former England captain Kevin Pietersen, who was the star of the last Twenty20 World Cup, will still feature in this ... Read more...

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England maintain lead in Test rankings, India slip to 5th


July 14th, 2012 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, July 14 (IANS) England extended their lead as the top team in the latest International Cricket Council (ICC) Test rankings released Saturday while India slipped one place to be ... 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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Rain washes out second day’s play in Edgbaston Test


June 8th, 2012 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
Birmingham, June 8 (IANS/CMC) After washing out play without a ball bowled on the opening day, rain again forced the abandonment of the second day of the third and final Test ... Read more...

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Rain washes out play in Birmingham Test


June 8th, 2012 - 3:04 am ICT by IANS
Birmingham (England), June 8 (IANS/CMC) Rain has wrecked the opening day of the third and final Test between England and West Indies at Edgbaston here, forcing play to be abandoned without ... Read more...

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Sammy backs Roach to overcome no-ball problem


May 27th, 2012 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
Nottingham, May 27 (IANS/CMC) Captain Darren Sammy has backed fast bowler Kemar Roach to overcome the no-ball problem that haunted him on the second day of the second Test here Saturday ... 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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West Indies no walkovers, says Strauss


May 22nd, 2012 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 22 (IANS/CMC) England captain Andrew Strauss rubbished the talks that the West Indies were easy walkovers after his side was forced to fight before securing a five-wicket win in ... Read more...

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Chanderpaul defying England in Lord’s Test


May 20th, 2012 - 4:02 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 20, (IANS/CMC) England batsman Ian Bell has underscored the need to get Shivnarine Chanderpaul's wicket early on the fourth day as the hosts go in search of a comprehensive ... Read more...

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Bowlers lacked consistency: WI Coach


May 19th, 2012 - 3:54 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 19 (IANS/CMC) The West Indies bowlers failed to produce the disciplined effort required to limit England on the second day of the opening Test here at Lord's, assistant coach ... Read more...

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Indian parliamentarians for a global parliament at UN


May 17th, 2012 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) In order to improve the democratic character of global governance, Indian parliamentarians have lent their support to a global campaign for the creation of ... 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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Flower backs out-of-sorts Strauss on eve of squad announcement


May 13th, 2012 - 4:53 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 13 (IANS/CMC) England coach Andy Flower has given out-of-form captain Andrew Strauss a vote of confidence on the eve of the announcement of the squad to face West Indies ... Read more...

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Australia goes ahead of India in Test rankings


April 29th, 2012 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, April 29 (IANS) Australia's 2-0 Test series win in the West Indies put them ahead of India in third position in the International Cricket Council (ICC) Test Championship rankings ... Read more...

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Australia may fall back on quicks thrashed in last Ashes


April 21st, 2012 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
Port of Spain (Trinidad), April 21 (IANS) Australia may again fall-back to the quicks, who were thrashed during the Ashes, as they attempt to reclaim the urn from Andrew Strauss ... Read more...

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Australia lack firepower to reclaim Ashes: Holding


April 21st, 2012 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
Port of Spain, April 21 (IANS) Legendary West Indies fast bowler Michael Holding feels that Australia lacks the fire-power to reclaim the Ashes from Andrew Strauss's Englishmen."I don't think this ... Read more...

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South Africa aim for clean sweep to claim No.1 ranking


March 6th, 2012 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, March 6 (IANS) South Africa will be aiming to carry the winning momentum from its ODI series into the three-Test series against New Zealand starting in Dunedin Wednesday which ... Read more...

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ICC, PCB should decide Aamer’s return: Misbah


February 3rd, 2012 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Feb 3 (IANS) Pakistan cricket captain Misbah-ul-Haq has said it was for the International Cricket Council (ICC) and Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) to decide if fast bowler Mohammad Aamer, ... Read more...

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Tough days ahead for Strauss-led England: Vaughan


December 11th, 2011 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 11 (IANS) Former England captain Michael Vaughan feels that tough days are ahead for Andrew Strauss-led England as they face Pakistan and India in Test series next ... Read more...

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Panesar, Davies return to England squad


December 9th, 2011 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 9 (IANS) Popular off-spinner Monty Panesar and Steven Davies have been recalled to the England squad for the three-Test series against Pakistan in Dubai and Abu Dhabi next ... Read more...

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David Cameron enjoys watching the EastEnders


December 6th, 2011 - 12:30 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Dec 5 (THAINDIAN NEWS) British Prime Minister David Cameron has spoken about his family’s favorite television shows. He revealed that his family is all for the Christmas saying they take the ... Read more...

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Strauss to practice in India for Pakistan series


November 17th, 2011 - 10:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 17 (IANS) England's Test captain Andrew Strauss will prepare for January's Test series against Pakistan in United Arab Emirates (UAE) by joining the touring England Performance Programme (EPP) ... Read more...

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Strauss calls ICC’S Anti-Corruption watchdog ‘toothless tiger’


November 5th, 2011 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 5 (IANS) England's Test captain Andrew Strauss has called the world cricket body's Anti-Corruption and Security Unit (ACSU) a "toothless tiger" following the spot-fixing scandal that resulted in ... Read more...

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Asif’s lawyer accuses Butt of ‘pressurising’ him


October 18th, 2011 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 18 (IANS) Mohammad Asif's lawyer has accused former Pakistan cricket captain Salman Butt of "pressurising" him to bowl his infamous no-ball at the Lord's Test last year.Butt, who ... Read more...

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Strauss concerned with the future of Tests


October 18th, 2011 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 18 (IANS) England Test captain Andrew Strauss fears that Test cricket might be killed due to an overdose of ODIs and Twenty20s.Strauss, who led England to the No.1 ... Read more...

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Pietersen not the right man to captain England: Swann


October 10th, 2011 - 10:33 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 10 (IANS) Spinner Graeme Swann says Kevin Pietersen, despite his abundant talent, is not the right man to lead England.Swann said appointment of Andrew Strauss as the captain ... Read more...

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England will stay No.1 for a long time: Harminson


October 8th, 2011 - 9:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 8 (IANS) Former England pace bowler Steve Harmison feels the current side will reign at the top of world cricket for years.Harmison, alongwith Andrew Flintoff, Marcus ­Trescothick and ... Read more...

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Strauss, Flower receive OBEs


October 5th, 2011 - 3:46 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 5 (IANS) Test skipper Andrew Strauss and head coach Andy Flower received OBEs at Windsor Castle for guiding England to an Ashes victory in Australia last winter.Strauss and ... Read more...

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Three different skippers will prove beneficial: Flower


October 2nd, 2011 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 2 (IANS) England cricket head coach Andy Flower feels the policy of three different captains for three formats can prove beneficial for the team in the future keeping ... Read more...

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Cook an excellent leader: Flower


October 2nd, 2011 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 2 (IANS) England head coach Andy Flower feels the maturity of their One-day side's skipper Alastair Cook will prove vital to team's success in the forthcoming series against ... Read more...

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Confident England looking to upset world champions India


August 23rd, 2011 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 23 (IANS) Having outplayed India 4-0 in the cricket Test series, England captain Andrew Strauss said they are confident of beating the world champions in the limited overs ... Read more...

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England’s top order batting is the key: Willis


August 23rd, 2011 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 23 (IANS) Former England fast bowler Bob Willis has said the current side's fantastic run in Test cricket was possible because of the solid performance of the top ... Read more...

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