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We are eager to do well in World T20: Dhoni


September 12th, 2012 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Sep 12 (IANS) India cricket captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni Wednesday said it was important for the team to do well in the World Twenty20 tournament after the triumph ... Read more...

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India lose but Yuvraj makes successful return (Roundup)


September 12th, 2012 - 1:01 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 11 (IANS) India faltered towards the end of their chase to lose the second and final Twenty20 International against New Zealand by a run here Tuesday. The ... Read more...

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I can’t wait to step on the field: Yuvraj Singh


September 5th, 2012 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 5 (IANS) India cricketer Yuvraj Singh, who has recovered from cancer, says he can't wait to step on the field for the two Twenty20s against New Zealand slated ... Read more...

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Ashwin, Kohli achieve career-best rankings


September 4th, 2012 - 3:01 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Sep 4 (IANS) Off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin broke into the top 20 for the first time in the ICC rankings for Test bowlers released Tuesday.Virat Kohli, who scored 103 ... Read more...

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Kohli, Dhoni carry India to victory (Lead)


September 3rd, 2012 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 3 (IANS) India survived some anxious moments following a middle-order slump to beat a brave New Zealand by five wickets and complete a 2-0 sweep in the ... Read more...

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Taylor leads Kiwi fight back


August 31st, 2012 - 6:56 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 31 (IANS) Skipper Ross Taylor backed his brave words with a solid century (113) to lead a New Zealand fight back as the visitors ended a truncated ... Read more...

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India set for series sweep (Preview)


August 30th, 2012 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 30 (IANS) After a lapse of 17 years, New Zealand face India at the Mangalam Chinnaswamy Stadium here looking to score their only third cricket Test win ... Read more...

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First Test: Ashwin spins India to innings victory (Roundup)


August 26th, 2012 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 26 (IANS) Off-spinner Ravichandra Ashwin ended with match figures of 12 for 85 as Indian won the first cricket test against New Zealand by an innings and ... Read more...

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First Test: India four wickets away from win (Tea Report)


August 26th, 2012 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 26 (IANS) India claimed five wickets in the afternoon session to restrict New Zealand to 146/6 at tea on the fourth day of the first cricket Test ... Read more...

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India tightens noose on New Zealand at lunch (Lead)


August 25th, 2012 - 2:51 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 25 (IANS) India tightened the noose on New Zealand bowling out the visitors for a meagre 159 and, with a lead of 279 runs in the first ... Read more...

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India bowl out New Zealand for 159 at lunch


August 25th, 2012 - 1:49 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 25 (IANS) India bowled out New Zealand in their first innings for 159 at lunch on the third day of the first cricket Test match taking a lead ... 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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West Indies bring back Darren Bravo for T20 World Cup


August 23rd, 2012 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
St. John's (Antigua), Aug 23 (IANS/CMC) The return of left-handed stroke-maker Darren Bravo is the only difference in an otherwise predictable 15-man squad for next month's Twenty20 World Cup in Sri ... Read more...

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India-New Zealand First Test: India loses both openers at lunch (Lead)


August 23rd, 2012 - 1:53 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 23 (IANS) India were 97 for two at lunchon the first day of the first cricket test against New Zealand at the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium here.Electing ... Read more...

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U-19 World Cup: India face New Zealand for place in final (Preview)


August 22nd, 2012 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
Townsville (Australia), Aug 22 (IANS) As the Indian senior team takes on New Zealand in the first of the two-match Test series starting in Hyderabad, the colts from either side ... Read more...

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Kiwis’ confidence up in absence of Dravid, Laxman


August 22nd, 2012 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 22 (IANS) New Zealand captain Ross Taylor said the confidence of his team has gone up in the absence of experienced Indian batsmen Rahul Dravid and V.V.S. ... Read more...

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India to make fresh start against New Zealand (Preview)


August 22nd, 2012 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 22 (IANS) The Indian cricket team will be without two of its finest stalwarts - Rahul Dravid and V.V.S. Laxman - when it takes the field against ... Read more...

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Tendulkar pays Laxman a visit


August 22nd, 2012 - 4:08 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 22 (IANS) Batting maestro Sachin Tendulkar paid a visit to his former team mate V.V.S. Laxman, who surprisingly retired from international cricket ahead of India's first Test ... Read more...

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Badrinath replaces Laxman in India Test squad


August 19th, 2012 - 5:45 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 19 (IANS) The All-India Senior Selection Committee Sunday named Subramaniam Badrinath as V.V.S. Laxman's replacement in the Indian cricket team for the two-Test series against New Zealand starting ... Read more...

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Laxman declares international innings (Third Lead)


August 18th, 2012 - 11:59 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 18 (IANS) Stylish batsman V.V.S. Laxman Saturday ended all speculation about his career by announcing his retirement from international cricket with immediate effect, barely a week after he ... Read more...

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Laxman declares international innings (Second lead)


August 18th, 2012 - 8:47 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 18 (IANS) Stylish batsman V.V.S. Laxman Saturday ended all speculation about his career by announcing his retirement from international cricket with immediate effect, barely a week after he ... Read more...

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Yuvraj returns for T20 World Cup, Harbhajan recalled (Second Lead)


August 10th, 2012 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 10 (IANS) Yuvraj Singh overcame cancer and now he has fought his way back into the Indian squad for next month's Twenty20 World Cup. His Punjab teammate ... Read more...

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West Indies on right track: Head coach Gibson


August 10th, 2012 - 2:52 pm ICT by IANS
Kingston (Jamaica), Aug 10 (IANS/CMC) West Indies head cricket coach Otis Gibson says he is deeply inspired by his side's recent series win against New Zealand in all three formats of ... Read more...

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Samuels puts West Indies on course for victory


August 5th, 2012 - 5:04 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 5 (IANS/CMC) Marlon Samuels defied a dropped chance and the "distraction" of the Olympics women's 100 metres final being shown at the ground to score a pivotal 52 that ... Read more...

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Roach leads Windies demolition of Black Caps


August 3rd, 2012 - 5:28 pm ICT by IANS
Kingston (Jamaica), Aug 3 (IANS/CMC) Kemar Roach underlined his role of strike bowler for the West Indies with another telling bowling performance, helping demolish New Zealand's fragile batting in the ... Read more...

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West Indies eyeing first clean sweep in ten years (Preview)


August 2nd, 2012 - 3:09 pm ICT by IANS
Kingston (Jamaica), Aug 2 (IANS/CMC) Inspired by the dream of a series sweep, the West Indies will be gunning for another win against New Zealand when the second and final ... Read more...

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Gayle impressed with Powell’s century


July 31st, 2012 - 2:53 pm ICT by IANS
North Sound (Antigua), July 31 (IANS/CMC) Explosive West Indies batsman Chris Gayle says he is impressed with the tactics employed by fellow opener Kieran Powell to achieve his maiden Test century.Powell ... Read more...

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Roach, Gayle fire West Indies to victory


July 30th, 2012 - 3:13 pm ICT by IANS
North Sound (Antigua), July 30 (IANS/CMC) Kemar Roach put the chains in motion before Chris Gayle coolly navigated the West Indies to a nine-wicket victory over New Zealand in the first ... Read more...

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Gayle hits 14th Test ton against New Zealand


July 28th, 2012 - 12:29 am ICT by IANS
North Sound (Antigua), July 27 (IANS/CMC) Chris Gayle plundered his 14th Test hundred, celebrating his long-awaited return to Test whites in grand fashion as West Indies continued their dominance ... Read more...

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Narine revives Windies with late wickets


July 26th, 2012 - 3:57 pm ICT by IANS
North Sound (Antigua), July 26 (IANS/CMC) Sunil Narine fought back for the West Indies in the final hour with two wickets - including Martin Guptill - in the first ... Read more...

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Roach makes bright return as Black Caps struggle


July 21st, 2012 - 3:25 pm ICT by IANS
St. John's (Antigua), July 21 (IANS/CMC) West Indies fast bowler Kemar Roach made a successful return to action following injury, producing a four-wicket haul to limit New Zealand on a ... Read more...

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Gibson says West Indies should cherish series win


July 18th, 2012 - 11:09 am ICT by IANS
Basseterre (St Kitts), July 18 (IANS/CMC) Head coach Ottis Gibson says West Indies' win over New Zealand in the recent One-day series is one to "cherish", adding that his side ... Read more...

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Best thrilled at role in series victory


July 16th, 2012 - 3:23 pm ICT by IANS
Basseterre (St Kitts), July 16 (IANS/CMC) Fast bowler Tino Best said he knew his second spell in Saturday's fourth One-Day International against New Zealand would have been crucial ... Read more...

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No Bravo for warm-up match against Black Caps


July 15th, 2012 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
St. John's (Antigua), July 15 (IANS/CMC) Stylish West Indies left-hander Darren Bravo appears to be in a race against time to be fit for the opening Test against New Zealand ... Read more...

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Windies overcome Taylor century, win series


July 15th, 2012 - 5:46 pm ICT by IANS
Basseterre (St Kitts), July 15 (IANS/CMC) The defiant West Indies withstood a brilliant Ross Taylor hundred to beat New Zealand by 24 runs in the fourth One-Day International and ... Read more...

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