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Deccan Chronicle Holdings reject bid for Deccan Chargers


September 13th, 2012 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 13 (IANS) The Indian Premier League (IPL) team Deccan Chargers owned by Deccan Chronicle Holdings Ltd. (DCHL) remained unsold Thursday after the sole bid from PVP Ventures was ... Read more...

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Open to coaching India: Ganguly


September 6th, 2012 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) Former India captain Sourav Ganguly Thursday expressed his willingness to coach the national cricket team if the board feels he is the best candidate ... Read more...

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Amnesty for More, BCCI wants Kapil too back in fold


July 16th, 2012 - 11:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) The Indian cricket board Monday formally ratified the amnesty plea of Kiran More, former India wicketkeeper, who had gone over to the rebel Indian Cricket ... Read more...

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Ranji Trophy format tweaked a second time in 10 years


July 16th, 2012 - 11:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) The Indian cricket board Monday put its seal on restructuring domestic cricket as recommended by its technical committee headed by Sourav Ganguly.The Board of Control ... Read more...

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Irfan Pathan replaces injured Vinay Kumar for Sri Lanka tour


July 13th, 2012 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) All-rounder Irfan Pathan has replaced injured fast bowler R.Vinay Kumar in India's squad for the upcoming Sri Lanka tour."R. Vinay Kumar suffered a right hamstring ... Read more...

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Pakistan, India discuss cricketing ties


July 5th, 2012 - 1:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 5 (IANS) Cricketing ties were amongst the many issues discussed between Indian Foreign Secretary Ranjan Mathai and his Pakistani counterpart Jalil Abbas Jilani during their two-day talks ... Read more...

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Selectors to decide captaincy: Gambhir


June 8th, 2012 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 8 (IANS) After having thrown his hat in the ring, opening batsman Gautam Gambhir Friday refused to be drawn into the debate over India's Test captaincy ... Read more...

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Himachal spent Rs.2.36 crore on security for IPL matches


May 17th, 2012 - 3:08 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, May 17 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh government spent Rs.2.36 crore on providing security during Indian Premier League (IPL) matches in the last two years, a Right to Information (RTI) ... Read more...

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BCCI’s probe panel interrogates Shalabh Shrivastava


May 16th, 2012 - 10:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) Ravi Sawani, heading the inquiry committee set up by the Indian cricket board to probe the latest spot-fixing allegations in the sport, interrogated one of ... Read more...

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No complaint on Eden pitch: Rajeev Shukla


April 15th, 2012 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 15 (IANS) Indian Premier League (IPL) chairman Rajeev Shukla Sunday expressed satisfaction with the Eden Gardens pitch, saying there has been no complaint from any of the sides ... Read more...

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Farooq Abdullah orders in-house probe into JKCA fund scam


April 12th, 2012 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, April 12 (IANS) An in-house probe by a four-member team was ordered Thursday by Jammu and Kashmir Cricket Association (JKCA) president Farooq Abdullah into the multi-crore fund scam in ... Read more...

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Modi not impressed with IPL’s opening ceremony


April 4th, 2012 - 12:43 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 3 (IANS) Former Indian Premier League (IPL) chairman Lalit Modi was not impressed with the glamorous opening ceremony of the Twenty20 league in Chennai."Can't bear to watch ... Read more...

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Tendulkar, Sehwag take Twitter route to celebrate World Cup anniversary


April 2nd, 2012 - 6:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 2 (IANS) India's cricket stars took the Twitter route to celebrate the first anniversary of the 2011 World Cup win.Sachin Tendulkar, for whom winning the World ... Read more...

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We have emerged as the big boys in world cricket: Rahul Dravid


March 27th, 2012 - 11:47 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 27 (IANS) Former India captain Rahul Dravid Tuesday said during his 16-year-long career, the Indian team has emerged from being second class citizens on tours to becoming the ... Read more...

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Centre will bring Lokpal bill: Farooq Abdullah


March 24th, 2012 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, March 24 (IANS) Union Minister for New and Renewable Energy and National Conference president Farooq Abdullah Saturday said that while the central government is keen to bring the Lokpal ... Read more...

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‘Farooq doesn’t handle J&K; cricket finances’


March 12th, 2012 - 10:51 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, March 12 (IANS) Former Jammu and Kashmir Cricket Association (JKCA) treasurer Ehsan Mirza, against whom the cricketing body has lodged an FIR in a multi-crore financial scam, has said ... Read more...

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Will ‘The Wall’ Dravid retire?


March 8th, 2012 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 8 (IANS) India's prolific batsman Rahul Dravid has sparked speculation of retiring from Test cricket after calling a joint press conference along with Board president N. Srinivasan ... Read more...

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India to play one-off Twenty20 in South Africa


March 5th, 2012 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 5 (IANS) India will be travelling to South Africa for a one-off Twenty20 international slated for March 30 in Johannesburg that will also be a tribute match ... Read more...

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Surprised over Tiwary’s omission: Ganguly


February 15th, 2012 - 12:23 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 14 (IANS) Expressing surprise over Manoj Tiwary being kept out of the Indian team in the ongoing tri-series in Australia, former Indian cricket captain Sourav Ganguly Tuesday ... Read more...

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No one ready to pay full sponsorship of Team India: Sahara


February 13th, 2012 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 13 (IANS) Sahara India said Monday that no corporate was ready to shell out more than 50-60 percent of the current value of the sponsorship of Indian ... Read more...

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My NCA vision not in alignment with other members: Kumble


December 12th, 2011 - 11:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 12 (IANS) Former India captain Anil Kumble, who Monday stepped down as the chairman of the National Cricket Academy (NCA), said that his vision for the premier ... Read more...

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All down to hard work: Dravid on getting Polly Umrigar Award


December 11th, 2011 - 12:18 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 10 (IANS) Presented the Polly Umrigar Award in recognition of the 1,285 runs with six centuries he made from 15 Tests between October 2010 and September 2011, ... Read more...

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Wadekar to be honoured with C.K.Nayudu Lifetime Achievement Award


November 22nd, 2011 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 22 (IANS) Former India captain Ajit Wadekar will be honoured with the Col. C.K. Nayudu Lifetime Achievement Award.Wadekar will receive the award at the annual BCCI Awards Ceremony ... Read more...

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Modi’s plea against passport revocation turned down


November 4th, 2011 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 4 (IANS) Suspended Indian Premier League chairman Lalit Modi's appeal challenging revocation of his passport has been turned down by the Chief Passport Office (CPO) here. The regional ... Read more...

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IOA rejects revised sports bill


October 18th, 2011 - 5:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) A day after the sports ministry came out with a revised sports bill, the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) Tuesday rejected the measure, saying the government ... Read more...

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Himachal cricket body officials get jail for match disruption


October 14th, 2011 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Oct 14 (IANS) Over five and a half years after a domestic cricket match scheduled here was put off, a court here Friday held six people, including two ... Read more...

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Lalit Modi’s plea for independent probe rejected


September 26th, 2011 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday dismissed a petition by former Indian Premier League (IPL) commissioner Lalit Modi seeking an independent inquiry into the allegations of financial ... Read more...

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BCCI’s new chief denies any conflict of interest


September 20th, 2011 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) Board of Control for Cricket in India's (BCCI) newly appointed president N.Srinivasan said Tuesday that there is no conflict of interest in his heading the ... Read more...

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Manoj Tiwary replaces injured Sharma in India’s ODI squad


September 4th, 2011 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 4 (IANS) Middle-order batsman Manoj Tiwary was Sunday named as a replacement for the injured Rohit Sharma in India's One-day squad for the remaining four matches against England.Sharma ... Read more...

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Sumant Misra passes away


September 4th, 2011 - 12:32 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) Former Davis Cupper and secretary of the All-India Lawn Tennis Association Sumant Misra, 89, passed away here Saturday after a brief illness.Misra leaves behind ... Read more...

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Cabinet rejects proposed sports bill (Lead)


August 31st, 2011 - 12:22 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) The union cabinet Tuesday rejected the proposed National Sports Development Bill aimed at bringing more transparency and accountability in the functioning of the National ... Read more...

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India should prioritise their cricket: Warne


August 23rd, 2011 - 4:11 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 23 (IANS) Australian spin legend Shane Warne says India's resounding loss against England in the Test series has exposed their weakness in the longer format and it is ... Read more...

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Tight security in Birmingham but business as usual in Edgbaston


August 10th, 2011 - 2:47 pm ICT by IANS
Birmingham, Aug 10 (IANS) Despite widespread riots in the city of Birmingham, it will be business as usual at Edgbaston where England take on India in the third cricket Test ... Read more...

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Sehwag to bolster Indian squad in England


August 2nd, 2011 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) Virender Sehwag will be leaving for England Wednesday morning to join the struggling Indian team which is 0-2 down in the four-match Test series.India ... Read more...

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SBI to acquire its subsidiary SBICI Bank


July 21st, 2011 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 21 (IANS) State Bank of India (SBI) will acquire its wholly-owned subsidiary SBICI Bank Ltd, which runs two branches in Mumbai and has business of nearly ... Read more...

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