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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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Hope no one makes me shout in Rajya Sabha: Tendulkar


June 22nd, 2012 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) Batting maestro Sachin Tendulkar, known for his soft-spoken nature, said Friday that he would avoid shouting in parliament and would politely make out his ... Read more...

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Viv blasts woeful Windies, says Ramdin has ‘deteriorated’


May 29th, 2012 - 4:22 pm ICT by IANS
Nottingham, May 29 (IANS/CMC) West Indies' legendary captain Sir Vivian Richards has blasted the Caribbean side's disastrous batting in the second Test at Trent Bridge against England and has criticised ... Read more...

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Sharma blitzkrieg propels Mumbai to imposing 182 (Lead)


May 12th, 2012 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 12 (IANS) A classy century studded with dazzling strokes by Rohit Sharma, with able support from veteran Herschelle Gibbs, powered Mumbai Indians to an imposing 182 for ... Read more...

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Windies bowlers can handle England, says Gibson


May 5th, 2012 - 2:18 pm ICT by IANS
Hove (England), May 5 (IANS/CMC) West Indies head coach Ottis Gibson is backing his bowlers to win him the three-Test series against England and says the tourists will do their homework ... Read more...

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Ponting not going anywhere: Micky Arthur


May 1st, 2012 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, May 1 (IANS) Australian coach Mickey Arthur said Tuesday that former captain Ricky Ponting was very much in the reckoning to play in next year's Ashes series in England.Ponting ... Read more...

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Daley, Mohammed star in West Indies eves’ win


April 26th, 2012 - 2:06 pm ICT by IANS
Bridgetown (Barbados), April 26 (IANS/CMC) Off-spinner Anisa Mohammed undermined the Sri Lanka batting with a five-wicket haul to spur West Indies women to a resounding 88-run win over Sri Lanka ... Read more...

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Royals outclass Challengers for first away win (Lead)


April 16th, 2012 - 1:38 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, April 16 (IANS) Showing class and style, Rajasthan Royals (RR) humiliated a strong Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) late Sunday, registering their first home away win with 59 runs in ... Read more...

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RCB hope to make up for twin losses


April 14th, 2012 - 11:27 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, April 14 (IANS) Hosts Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) hope to get back to winning ways after losing back-to-back matches when they take on Rajasthan Royals (RR) in an Indian ... Read more...

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Desperate for son, father batters infant daughter


April 9th, 2012 - 3:04 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, April 9 (IANS) A three-month-old baby girl here is battling for life after being allegedly beaten by her father who wanted a boy, police said. The baby's head is ... Read more...

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Daredevils can spring nasty surprise: Bayliss


April 5th, 2012 - 12:04 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 4 (IANS) Conceding that even a depleted Delhi Daredevils side was capable of springing a "nasty surprise", Kolkata Knight Riders coach Travor Bayliss said Wednesday the ... Read more...

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I always look forward to the IPL: Morgan


March 28th, 2012 - 11:13 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 28 (IANS) Kolkata Knight Riders player Eoin Morgan says he always looks forward to learning lessons from the Indian Premier League, which the left hander holds as a ... Read more...

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Pakistani daily rues match fixing in cricket


March 15th, 2012 - 12:34 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 15 (IANS) Illegal bookies in India and elsewhere remain undeterred as the latest fixing claims focus on the role of Bollywood actresses being used as honey traps for ... Read more...

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Bowling to Indians a great challenge, says Lyon


January 22nd, 2012 - 3:06 am ICT by IANS
Adelaide, Jan 21 (IANS) Australia's off-spinner Nathan Lyon, who is likely to play in the Adelaide Test against India, says bowling to the best batsmen against spin has taught him ... Read more...

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Clarke aims to take Australia back to the top


January 15th, 2012 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
Perth, Jan 15 (IANS) Australia captain Michael Clarke was upbeat about regaining the Number One spot in all formats of the game after his side thrashed India by an innings ... Read more...

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We have intimidated Indian batsmen, says Pattinson


January 3rd, 2012 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 3 (IANS) Australia's young fast bowling sensation James Pattinson, who picked up four for 43, feels that the Indian batsmen have been intimidated with the aggression of ... Read more...

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Arthur tells Ponting and Hussey to perform or perish


December 20th, 2011 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
Canberra, Dec 20 (IANS) Australia coach Mickey Arthur acknowledges that the presence of Ricky Ponting and Michael Hussey is important for the development of the side in transition but says ... Read more...

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Bowling will be India’s weak link: Warne


December 19th, 2011 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
Brisbane, Dec 19 (IANS) Australia's spin legend Shane Warne feels that bowling will be India's weak link in the four-Test series starting in Melbourne on Boxing Day.Warne said injuries to ... Read more...

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Hilfenhaus revives his hope of Test comeback


December 19th, 2011 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
Perth, Dec 19 (IANS) Tasmanian fast bowler Ben Hilfenhaus revived his hopes of a Test comeback with a Man of the Match performance in Hobart Hurricanes' 31-run triumph over the ... Read more...

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We will exploit Australia’s weakness against swing: Rohit


December 16th, 2011 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
Canberra, Dec 16 (IANS) Right-handed middle-order batsman and occasional right-arm offbreak bowler Rohit Sharma has said that India will look to exploit Australia's weakness against swing bowling."I heard they are ... Read more...

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Loss to New Zealand a wake up call before India series: Clarke


December 12th, 2011 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Dec 12 (IANS) Australia have plenty to think about ahead of the Boxing Day Test against India. They lost to New Zealand at home after 25 years Monday, prompting ... Read more...

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England paid the price for bullying India at home: Vaughan


October 27th, 2011 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 27 (IANS) Former captain Michael Vaughan said the England deserve to top the rankings in Test cricket but was concerned about their deteriorating performance in the ODIs after ... Read more...

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Royal Challengers beat Redbacks in a thriller


October 6th, 2011 - 1:04 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Oct 5 (IANS) A confident home team Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) Wednesday beat a defiant South Australian Redbacks (SAR) by two wickets in a thriller at the Chinnaswamy stadium ... Read more...

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MLB playoffs: NY Yankees need to win today’s game at any cost


October 4th, 2011 - 9:57 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Detroit, Oct 4 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The New York Yankees have fallen behind after they lost game three in their playoff series against the Detroit Tigers. That makes Tuesday Night’s game between ... Read more...

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I will instill self-belief in Pakistan team: Coach Mohsin


October 4th, 2011 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, Oct 4 (IANS) The Pakistani cricket team's interim coach, Mohsin Khan, is confident that he will help instill self-belief in the "home" series against Sri Lanka, starting in the ... Read more...

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Mumbai sweat to beat Trinidad in a thriller


September 27th, 2011 - 3:00 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 27 (IANS) In a thriller that went down to wires, spirited Mumbai Indians (MI) late Monday laboured hard to beat a defiant Trinidad & Tobago (T&T;) by ... Read more...

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India look a pale shadow of an average team: Boycott


August 12th, 2011 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 12 (IANS) Former England batsman Geoffrey Boycott has said the Indian cricket team in the ongoing series against England has looked like a pale shadow of an average ... Read more...

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Fletcher hails West Indies improvement under Gibson


July 13th, 2011 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
Bridgetown (Barbados), July 13 (IANS/CMC) India coach Duncan Fletcher has praised the development of the West Indies team under new coach Ottis Gibson. His praise came in the wake of India's ... Read more...

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Jakati’s catch turned the tide: Hussey


May 4th, 2011 - 11:23 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 4 (IANS) Man of the Match Michael Hussey and Rajasthan Royals captain Shane Warne concurred that the caught and bowled wicket by Shadab Jakati to dismiss Shane Watson ... Read more...

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Swann reveals how he thought of giving up cricket


April 23rd, 2011 - 1:38 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr. 23 (ANI): England off-spinner Graeme Swann has loved cricket all his life, but he admits there have been times this winter when he hated the sight of training kit and ... Read more...

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Marsh blames loose bowling for Pune Warriors loss


April 18th, 2011 - 12:02 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Apr 18 (ANI): Geoff Marsh, coach of 'Pune Warriors', has blamed some loose bowling for the loss against Delhi Daredevils.'Delhi Daredevils' trounced 'Pune Warriors' by three wickets in a high ... Read more...

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Lap dancing bar bouncer batters Man City Balotelli’s Maserati


April 6th, 2011 - 3:25 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr. 6 (ANI): Manchester City football ace Mario Balotelli had his Maserati bashed in by a bouncer after he was kicked out of a lap-dancing club.Some of his group were accused ... Read more...

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It is an important match for every player: Misbah


March 27th, 2011 - 5:38 pm ICT by IANS
Mohali, March 27 (IANS) Pakistan vice captain Misbah-ul-Haq is expecting his team to click against arch-rivals India in their World Cup semifinal here Wednesday.Misbah told reporters here at the Punjab ... Read more...

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Kiwis could be punished for altercation with Proteas batters: ICC


March 26th, 2011 - 2:22 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Mar. 26 (ANI): The New Zealand cricket team could face the prospect of being punished for an on field incident during Friday's quarterfinal match against South Africa.According to a stuff.co.nz report, ... Read more...

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Nathan Astle: Black Cap batsmen must step up


March 24th, 2011 - 7:14 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Mar.24 (ANI): Former New Zealand batsman Nathan Astle believes that the Black Caps must not mix it up and play three spinners in the match on Friday against South Africa, but ... Read more...

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