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Sachin’s 100 international hundreds


March 16th, 2012 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
Following is the list of 100 international centuries hit by Sachin Tendulkar. Tendulkar has 51 Test centuries.List of Test centuries: 1.119n.o. vs.England, Old Trafford Cricket Ground, Manchester, Aug 14, 1990 2.148n.o. vs. ... Read more...

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Southee can become best swing bowler in world cricket within 12 months: Donald


March 27th, 2011 - 12:27 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Mar 27 (ANI): New Zealand's bowling coach Allan Donald believes that Tim Southee could become the best swing bowler in world cricket within the next 12 months.The South African legend has ... Read more...

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New Zealand PM Key nervous to face Warne


March 9th, 2011 - 3:28 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Mar.9 (ANI): New Zealand Prime Minister John Key claims that he will be nervous while facing legendary leg spinner Shane Warne in the 'Fill the Basin for Christchurch' charity Twenty20 ... Read more...

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Warne offers chance to fans to face him during Christchurch earthquake fund-raiser


March 8th, 2011 - 2:47 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, May 8(ANI): Australian leg-spin legend Shane Warne's fans are being offered the chance to bid to face an over from him to raise money for New Zealand's earthquake victims.The auction ... Read more...

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Warne signs up for Christchurch earthquake fund-raiser


March 4th, 2011 - 2:47 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Mar 4 (ANI): Shane Warne will captain a charity Twenty20 cricket match for earthquake-devastated Christchurch at Wellington's Basin Reserve."It's the least I can do," Warne posted on his Twitter account Warne888 ... Read more...

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Ryder now more circumspect with his tweets


February 1st, 2011 - 3:13 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington (New Zealand), Feb.1 (ANI): New Zealand middle order batsman Jesse Ryder will continue to use Twitter, but with a difference. He has decided not to use it during games.Ryder caused ... Read more...

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Allan Donald gives reverse swing lessons to Kiwi bowlers ahead of 2011 World Cup


January 22nd, 2011 - 2:19 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Jan 22 (ANI): Legendary South African fast bowler Allan Donald, who took over as New Zealand bowling coach, unraveled the mysteries of reverse swing in his first lesson to Kiwi ... Read more...

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Pakistan team united like the 1992 WC winning side: Intikhab


January 20th, 2011 - 4:46 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, Jan 20 (IANS) Pakistan's cricket officials believe that the match-fixing scandal in which some of their players were involved has brought the team together ahead of the World Cup in February.Intikhab ... Read more...

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Pakistan on top after day one of Wellington Test against Kiwis


January 15th, 2011 - 3:21 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Jan 15(ANI): Pakistan were on top in the second Test against New Zealand, as the home team scrambled to 246-6 at the close of play on the first day at ... Read more...

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Waqar expects wounded Kiwis to hit back hard on fast and bouncy Wellington track


January 13th, 2011 - 2:08 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Jan 13(ANI): Pakistan cricket team coach Waqar Younis is expecting a fast and bouncy track at Basin Reserve in Wellington, where it plays the second and final test against New Zealand, ... Read more...

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Black Caps need rapid ‘mental’ turnaround: Ross Taylor


January 12th, 2011 - 6:33 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington (New Zealand), Jan.12 (ANI): 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 ... Read more...

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Vettori fit for Wellington Test against Pakistan


January 10th, 2011 - 5:04 pm ICT by ANI
Hamilton, Jan 10(ANI): New Zealand captain Daniel Vettori has said that he is not suffering from any serious illness despite feeling lethargic for several days, and will be fit to lead the ... Read more...

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Injury-plagued Oram takes first step towards 2011 World Cup goal


December 28th, 2010 - 12:40 pm ICT by ANI
Auckland, Dec 28(ANI): New Zealand all-rounder Jacob Oram, who is fighting to overcome a knee injury, has taken his first small step towards playing at next year's 50-over World Cup in the ... Read more...

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Pak Test skipper describes Kiwis as tough challengers on home soil


December 14th, 2010 - 4:40 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Dec. 14 (ANI): PakistanTest captain Misbah-ul-Haq has described the New Zealand cricket team as strong opponents on home soil."I think no one should consider New Zealand's [poor] performances on Asian pitches ... Read more...

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My role in a team is to bowl over 150ks to intimidate batsmen, take wickets: Lee


December 14th, 2010 - 3:20 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Dec 14(ANI): Australian fast bowler Brett Lee, who is in New Zealand to play five matches for Wellington in a domestic Twenty20 championship, has said that his role in that team ... Read more...

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Ex-Kiwi cricketer Young angry over rumours of wrong doing in historic win against Pak


September 6th, 2010 - 5:37 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Sep 6 (ANI): Bryan Young, who led New Zealand to a historic victory in the third Test against Pakistan in 1994, is angered over rumours of wrong doing casting aspersions on ... Read more...

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Indus water commissioner to brief parliament committee


June 11th, 2010 - 10:55 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 11 (IANS) Pakistan's Indus Water Commissioner Jamaat Ali Shah will give a detailed briefing to parliament's Kashmir Committee on the thorny water dispute between Pakistan and India Monday. According to the ... Read more...

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Ponting hoping ‘all rounder’ Watson found fit for Hamilton Test


March 24th, 2010 - 3:06 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 24 (ANI): Australian captain Ricky Ponting has said that he is worried over the fitness of all-rounder Shane Watson for second and final Test against New Zealand in Hamilton, starting ... Read more...

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” Different” Bollinger’s record in Test cricket is exceptional: Ponting


March 24th, 2010 - 3:05 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Mar 24 (ANI): Australian captain Ricky Ponting has said that pacer Doug Bollinger's record in Test cricket has been exceptional.Bollinger bowled 40 overs on a good batting pitch at Wellington's Basin ... Read more...

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Test debutant Harris’ ‘beer therapy’ to overcome windy Wellington ordeal


March 24th, 2010 - 2:13 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Mar 24 (ANI): Test debutant Ryan Harris quietly celebrated Australia's victory over New Zealand in the first Test with beer, as the team was tired facing tough windy conditions in the ... Read more...

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McCullum could bid adieu to wicket keeping gloves


March 23rd, 2010 - 4:31 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Mar. 23 (ANI): New Zealand wicketkeeper/batsman Brendon McCullum could bid adieu to wicket keeping gloves after the second cricket test against Australia.McCullum hit his fifth century as New Zealand stretched the ... Read more...

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Ponting in fresh umpiring row


March 22nd, 2010 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, March 22 (IANS) Australian captain Ricky Ponting was involved in an umpiring row as he held up the game for several minutes after he was unhappy with the Umpire Decision Review ... Read more...

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McCullum, Vettori help New Zealand live another day against Aussies at Wellington


March 22nd, 2010 - 3:08 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Mar 22 (ANI): Brendon McCullum's unbeaten 94 and skipper Daniel Vettori's 77 helped pull New Zealand off the mat and take a 67 runs lead against Australia at end of fourth ... Read more...

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Kiwis fighting to save Wellington Test against Australians


March 20th, 2010 - 1:47 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Mar.20 (ANI): Replying to Australia's imposing total of 459 for five declared, New Zealand were precariously placed at 108 for the loss of four wickets on the second day of ... Read more...

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Streaker’s dash overruns Clarke sledging


March 19th, 2010 - 1:52 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Mar. 19 (ANI): A streaker got the Basin Reserve crowd going today just as Australian vice-captain Michael Clarke arrived at the crease. The crowd of around 4000 people met Clarke's ... Read more...

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Johnson looking forward to bowl at first-change in Wellington Test


March 18th, 2010 - 3:32 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Mar.18 (ANI): Left arm Australian fast bowler Mitchell Johnson says that he is looking forward to bowling first change in the first test against New Zealand to be played at Wellington's ... Read more...

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Kiwi pacer Arnel all set to debut against Australia


March 18th, 2010 - 2:34 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Mar 18 (ANI): New Zealand seamer Brent Arnel (31) is all set to make his debut against Australia for Friday's first Test against in Wellington's Basin Reserve cricket ground.Kiwi skipper ... Read more...

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‘Fit’ Harris can make Test debut against New Zealand


March 18th, 2010 - 2:34 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Mar 18 (ANI): Australian captain Ricky Ponting has said that fast bowler Ryan Harris could make his debut in Friday's first Test against New Zealand, if he overcomes his side strain.South ... Read more...

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Clarke thanks Warne for support following Bingle break-up


March 17th, 2010 - 1:32 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Mar.17 (ANI): Australian vice-captain Michael Clarke has thanked former team mate Shane Warne for his support during his break-up from Sydney model Lara Bingle."I have spoken to Warney, I've spoken to ... Read more...

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Kiwis have not ordered a dust bowl pitch for Wellington: Greatbatch


March 16th, 2010 - 2:21 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Mar.16 (ANI): New Zealand cricket team coach Mark Greatbatch has said there has been no request from his team to turn the Basin Reserve here into a dustbowl for the first ... Read more...

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Chris Martin relishing Aussie challenge


March 16th, 2010 - 1:06 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Mar.16 (ANI): New Zealand fast bowler Chris Martin is looking forward to the challenge of facing Australia in the first Test to be played in Wellington from Friday.Martin has a ... Read more...

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Fit again Ryder may get a chance to play against Australia


March 8th, 2010 - 7:15 pm ICT by ANI
Hamilton, Mar.8 (ANI): Canterbury shot-maker Jesse Ryder has proofed his fitness, and may get a chance to play against Australia, reports the Dominion Post.The Black Caps all-rounder made a low-key return ... Read more...

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Clarke to consult umpires on Warner’s stance ahead of Oz-Kiwi 20-20 clash


February 25th, 2010 - 1:44 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Feb.25 (ANI): Australian cricket captain Michael Clarke will meet with umpires before Friday's Twenty20 clash with New Zealand to thrash out rules regarding David Warner's batting stance.Left-hander Warner attempted to face ... Read more...

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Napier Test: Pakistan replies strongly to Kiwis in second knock


December 13th, 2009 - 3:16 pm ICT by ANI
Napier (New Zealand), Dec. 13 (ANI): Pakistan gave a befitting second innings reply to New Zealand in the third and final Test being played at the Basin Reserve ground here on Sunday, ... Read more...

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Pak team defuses rumours of conflict between pacers


December 9th, 2009 - 1:59 pm ICT by ANI
Napier (New Zealand), Dec.9 (ANI): The Pakistan team management today acted to defuse rumours of a conflict between two of their fast bowlers Mohammad Aamer and Umar Gul after New Zealand were ... Read more...

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