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India bowled out for 438 against New Zealand (Lead)


August 24th, 2012 - 5:19 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 24 (IANS) Riding on a fine 159 by Cheteshwar Pujara, India ended their first innings at 438 shortly before the tea session against New Zealand on the second ... Read more...

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India extend lead at lunch (Lead)


August 24th, 2012 - 2:29 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 24 (IANS) India extended their lead by 64 runs without loss to get to 371 for five in their first innings at lunch on the second day of ... Read more...

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U-19 World Cup: India set up title clash with Australia (Lead)


August 23rd, 2012 - 4:44 pm ICT by IANS
Townsville (Australia), Aug 23 (IANS) In-form opener Prashant Chopra and Baba Aparajith helped India chalk out a nine-run win over New Zealand here Thursday and enter the Under-19 Cricket World ... Read more...

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Federer-Berdych set-up Madrid Open final


May 13th, 2012 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, May 13 (IANS) Roger Federer defeated Janko Tipsarevic while Tomas Berdych edged past Juan Martin del Potro to set-up the men's singles final at the Madrid Open tennis ... Read more...

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Albert Pujols signs up with the Los Angeles Angels


December 8th, 2011 - 11:13 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Dec 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) There was shock on Thursday when Los Angeles Angels announced that they have swooped St. Louis Cardinals’ Albert Pujols. The high profile move was made ... Read more...

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Important we show confidence in Yuvraj: Dhoni


November 17th, 2011 - 9:13 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 17 (IANS) Stylish batsman Yuvraj Singh may not be in the best of form, but Indian skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni feels he needs backing as it is important ... Read more...

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We bowled well in the end: Dhoni


September 29th, 2011 - 2:37 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sept 29 (IANS) A relieved Mahendra Singh Dhoni, skipper of the Chennai Super Kings, said his team's bowling in the last four overs contributed hugely to the four-wicket win ... Read more...

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Tie was a fair result: Cook


September 12th, 2011 - 2:05 am ICT by IANS
London, Sep 12 (IANS) England captain Alastair Cook said that the tie was a fair result in the rain-affected fourth One-day International against India at the Lord's here Sunday.The match ... Read more...

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Luck at times hasn’t been with us but morale is high: Dhoni


September 10th, 2011 - 5:12 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 10 (IANS) Indian cricket captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni blamed the bowlers but was still hopeful of a turnaround despite suffering their second consecutive loss against England in the ... Read more...

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Sticking to basics was key to Vijay’s IPL success


May 29th, 2011 - 4:14 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 29 (IANS) The decision to stick to basics and work on his singles rather than playing just the big shots were the key to his success, said opening ... Read more...

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Hussey stars in Chennai Super Kings win


April 16th, 2011 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 16 (IANS) Michael Hussey (83 not out) marked his return to Indian Premier League (IPL) as he anchored the Chennai Super Kings to a 21-run victory against the ... Read more...

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Mishra stars in Pune Warriors’s win over Kochi Tuskers (Lead)


April 14th, 2011 - 1:47 am ICT by IANS
Navi Mumbai, April 14 (IANS) Riding on a cameo from Mohnish Mishra, Pune Warriors maintained their unbeaten run in the battle of Indian Premier League (IPL) debutants with a four-wicket ... Read more...

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Pune Warriors begin IPL campaign with victory over Kings XI Punajb (Lead)


April 11th, 2011 - 12:55 am ICT by IANS
Navi Mumbai, April 10 (IANS) Pune Warriors began their Indian Premier League campaign in style with a thumping seven wicket victory over Kings XI Punjab at the DY Patil ... Read more...

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Diaspora also celebrates India’s World Cup win


April 3rd, 2011 - 1:42 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 3 (IANS) Wherever they were and whatever the local time, the Indian diaspora were keenly following the India-Sri Lanka final and were ecstatic as India lifted ... Read more...

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Afridi refuses to blame ’sluggish’ Misbah for loss to India in WC semi-final


April 2nd, 2011 - 1:03 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, April 2(ANI): Pakistan's limited-overs captain Shahid Afridi has come to the rescue of Test skipper Misbah-ul-Haq, who received heavy criticism from all quarters following the team's 29-run defeat at the ... Read more...

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Pakistan team gets rousing welcome on return


April 1st, 2011 - 10:39 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, April 1 (IANS) The Pakistani cricket team, which lost to arch-rivals India in the 2011 World Cup semifinal, was accorded a heroes' welcome by its fans on its return home ... Read more...

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Dhoni wants warm up match performance replicated in World Cup


February 17th, 2011 - 2:31 am ICT by IANS
By Anand Philar Chennai, Feb 17 (IANS) Two easy wins in as many warm-up games notwithstanding, skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni said that the Indian team needs to replicate these performances in ... Read more...

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Batting powerplay can prove decisive, says Suresh Raina (Interview, World Cup Countdown)


February 9th, 2011 - 3:29 pm ICT by IANS
By Abhishek Roy New Delhi, Feb 9 (IANS) On flat wickets in the subcontinent the batting powerplay can prove decisive. That's how Suresh Raina thinks ahead of the World Cup and he expects ... Read more...

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H&R Block And General Motors Pull Out Their Advertisements From MTV’s “Skins”


January 23rd, 2011 - 8:22 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Jan 23, (THAINDIAN NEWS) MTV's "Skins" has raised so much eyebrows that now it has gone to affect the sponsorship of the show. With many objecting to the bold and ... Read more...

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Justin Bieber Amongst Top 50 Women On The Web!


January 9th, 2011 - 8:52 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Jan 9, (THAINDIAN NEWS) It has undoubtedly come across as a big shock for all the Justin Bieber fans as the teen crooner's name features on the list of the ... Read more...

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Imran Khan To Wed Avantika Malik In Less Than A Week


January 3rd, 2011 - 3:46 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
It was almost a year ago that Imran Khan got engaged to his longtime girlfriend Avantika Malik, and actor Imran Khan is now prepared to take the relationship to the ... Read more...

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Afridi says Eden Park not fit to host ODI


December 27th, 2010 - 2:40 pm ICT by ANI
Auckland (New Zealand), Dec. 27 (ANI): Pakistan cricket captain Shahid Afridi has said that the redeveloped Eden Park cricket ground here is okay for Twenty20 internationals, but not for 50-over one-day ... Read more...

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Larry King Receives A Gala Send Off


December 18th, 2010 - 8:03 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Dec 18, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Larry King received a royal send off on Thursday evening first on television when the final episode of his show was attended by his friends like ... Read more...

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Brit boxer Amir Khan retains WBA light-welterweight title


December 12th, 2010 - 6:32 pm ICT by ANI
Las Vegas, Dec 12(ANI): British boxer Amir Khan has retained his WBA light-welterweight title with a superb points victory over Argentina's Marcos Maidana in Las Vegas.Khan floored his opponent with a body ... Read more...

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‘Burnt-out’ Johnson needs a month off, says mentor Mortimer


December 1st, 2010 - 1:26 pm ICT by ANI
Brisbane (Australia), Dec. 1 (ANI): A plumbing van driver who once saved Mitchell Johnson's cricket career, has warned Australia that the quick is burned out, and needs at least a month off ... Read more...

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I didn’t know how to face Cronje, says Tendulkar


October 30th, 2010 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 30 (IANS) Sachin Tendulkar, arguably the greatest batsman the game of cricket has seen after Sir Don Bradman, Saturday revealed that it was the innocuous bowling of former South ... Read more...

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Waqar blames batsmen for team’s heavy defeat against SA in UAE T20 opener


October 27th, 2010 - 5:31 pm ICT by ANI
Abu Dhabi, Oct 27 (ANI): Following Pakistan's six-wicket defeat against South Africa in their opening Twenty20 match in the UAE, Pakistan cricket coach Waqar Younis has said that his players did not ... Read more...

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Lisa Rinna Reveals Her Casting Couch Experience


October 12th, 2010 - 7:46 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
October 12, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Lisa Rinna is the very latest in the long list of actresses to have accused Hollywood big shots of following the tradition of ... Read more...

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Ranbir speaks about his career


September 20th, 2010 - 9:06 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
September 20, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): It has been 3 years since Ranbir Kapoor set foot in the world of showbiz and already he is considered in the same league as the ... Read more...

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Saul Alvarez Puts Down Veteran Carlos Baldomir At Round Six


September 19th, 2010 - 7:08 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Los Angeles, Sep 19, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The audience at Staples Center, Los Angeles on Saturday night were left with all praise for rising boxing star Mexican fighter Saul Alvarez who ... Read more...

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Prakashraj and Pony Verma get married


August 26th, 2010 - 3:20 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
August 26, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): The National award winning Telugu actor, producer and director Prakashraj finally got married on August 24. The bride's name is Pony Verma and she is a ... Read more...

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Lack of strategists in Pak’s think-tank behind England tour debacle: Abdul Qadir


August 10th, 2010 - 3:05 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Aug 10(ANI): Former Pakistan cricketer Abdul Qadir believes that lack of strategy has hurt the national team in the ongoing disastrous tour of England.Pakistan lost the Edgbaston Test against England ... Read more...

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Black Cap batters have to throw caution to the winds: Styris.


May 10th, 2010 - 7:29 pm ICT by ANI
St.Lucia (West Indies), May 10 (ANI): New Zealand all-rounder Scot Styris has said that the Black Caps will need to throw caution to the winds and "seize the game against England by ... Read more...

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Clarke gives Warner the freedom to go for big hits


May 1st, 2010 - 4:27 pm ICT by IANS
Gros Islet (St.Lucia), May 1 (IANS) Australian skipper Michael Clarke has given a free hand to opener David Warner to go for the big shots whenever he likes in the ongoing World ... Read more...

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We cannot take Aghanistan lightly: Dhoni


April 29th, 2010 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
Gros Islet, April 29 (IANS) India might have been termed the favourites to win World Twenty20 but their captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni is not taking their opening match against debutants Afghanistan ... Read more...

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