backs to the wall

India A 30/3 in second knock after conceding 106-run lead


June 19th, 2012 - 1:12 am ICT by IANS
Gros Islet (St Lucia), June 18 (IANS/CMC) India A, trailing by 106 runs on first innings, were 30 for three at lunch on the third day of the third and final ... Read more...

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We will go for broke, says ‘excited’ Strauss


March 16th, 2011 - 7:42 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 16 (IANS) With their backs to the wall and a game away from elimination from the 2011 cricket World Cup, England has no choice but to go for ... Read more...

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UK troops on standby for deployment in crisis-hit Libya


March 5th, 2011 - 11:10 am ICT by ANI
London, Mar.5 (ANI): British troops have reportedly been put on stand-by for deployment to Libya if the crisis in the country worsens.A Daily Telegraph report quoted sources as saying that ... Read more...

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Lack of practice match cost India dearly: Ganguly


December 18th, 2010 - 6:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 18 (IANS) Former captain Sourav Ganguly said Saturday that Indian team played poorly in the first Test against South Africa as they did not have any practice ... Read more...

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It’s scientifically proven: Bradman is the greatest batsman of all times


August 15th, 2010 - 12:52 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Aug 15 (ANI): Don Bradman has always been considered the best batsman of all times in cricket - but now, it has been proven scientifically.The new study included every variable that ... Read more...

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Ponting warns team of Pakistan backlash


January 2nd, 2010 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 2 (IANS) Australian captain Ricky Ponting has warned his side against underestimating the unpredictable Pakistan team in the second cricket Test beginning here Sunday. Australia won the first Test at Melbourne ... Read more...

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Security forces gear up for assault on another Maoist stronghold


June 28th, 2009 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
Lalgarh (West Bengal), June 28 (IANS) After reclaiming the Maoist den of Ramgarh, security forces were Sunday gathering intelligence inputs before launching an assault on the rebels' remaining strongholds at Kantapahari ... Read more...

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Wenger confident Arsenal will perform well against Villareal


April 15th, 2009 - 1:54 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr.15 (ANI): Arsene Wenger, the manager of Arsenal FC, is confident his side can finish off Villarreal tonight to make the Champions League semi-finals."This team is ahead of schedule. ... Read more...

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After Delhi murders, women advised to wear high heels, hit below belt


April 4th, 2009 - 1:41 pm ICT by IANS
By Sahil Makkar New Delhi, April 4 (IANS) After the sensational murders of IT executive Jigisha Ghosh and journalist Soumya Vishwanathan, police have suggested that women wear high heels to work, carry heavy ... Read more...

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Indians have their backs to the wall in Napier Test (Lead)


March 27th, 2009 - 3:03 pm ICT by IANS
Napier, March 27 (IANS) New Zealand seized control of the second cricket Test against India, reducing the visitors to 79 for three, after Jesse Ryder and Brendon McCullum carried them to ... Read more...

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Oz pacer Johnson doesn”t being called an all-rounder


March 23rd, 2009 - 3:36 pm ICT by ANI
Cape Town (South Africa), Mar.23 (ANI): When former Australian fast bowler Dennis Lillee famously said a decade ago that Mitchell Johnson had enormous potential as a Test cricketer, he could have ... Read more...

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Churchill taste first defeat in I-League


November 9th, 2008 - 10:52 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 9 (IANS) Three-time champions Mohun Bagan rode on an early strike to pip Goa's Churchill Brothers 1-0 in an I-League encounter here Sunday.Upfronter Lalam Puiya got the all-important goal for ... Read more...

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India surge towards victory in Mohali Test (Lead)


October 20th, 2008 - 8:19 pm ICT by IANS
Mohali, Oct 20 (IANS) India were in sight of victory in the second Test as Harbhajan Singh and Ishant Sharma reduced Australia to 141 for five on the fourth day at the ... Read more...

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Now or never for Mumbai Indians


May 25th, 2008 - 8:00 pm ICT by admin
Jaipur, May 25 (IANS) With their backs to the wall, Mumbai Indians face a must win situation against hosts Rajasthan Royals Monday to keep alive their semi-final hopes in the Indian Premier ... Read more...

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Mumbai Indians have a chance to make it to semi-finals


May 17th, 2008 - 7:41 pm ICT by admin
Hyderabad, May 17 (IANS) After their easy win over Kolkata Knight Riders Friday night, Mumbai Indians are back in the reckoning for a semi-final spot in the Indian Premier League (IPL) and ... Read more...

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