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World T20: McCullum’s record century powers New Zealand to 59-run win


September 21st, 2012 - 8:44 pm ICT by IANS
Pallekele, Sep 21 (IANS) Brendon McCullum's record-breaking century powered New Zealand to a 59-run win over Bangladesh in their first match of the World Twent20 cricket tournament at the Pallekele ... Read more...

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World T20: South Africa send Zimbabwe packing (Lead)


September 21st, 2012 - 12:32 am ICT by IANS
Hambantota, Sep 20 (IANS) South Africa cantered to a 10-wicket win over Zimbabwe, knocking them out of the World Twenty20 Championship, in a Group C encounter at the Mahinda Rajapaksa ... Read more...

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Windies will be gunning for Australia: Edwards


September 19th, 2012 - 2:19 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Sep 19 (IANS/CMC) Confident strike bowler Fidel Edwards says the West Indies will be firing from all cylinders in an effort to win their opening game against Australia in the ... Read more...

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Dhoni happy with Yuvraj’s return to international cricket


September 12th, 2012 - 1:26 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 12 (IANS) India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni says that Yuvraj Singh can draw confidence from his performance against New Zealand in Tuesday's Twenty20 as he made a return ... Read more...

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Yuvraj centre of attraction at Vizag T20 (Preview)


September 7th, 2012 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
Visakhapatnam, Sep 7 (IANS) All eyes would be on comeback man Yuvraj Singh when India take on New Zealand in the first of the two Twenty20 Internationals here Saturday, ... Read more...

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Don’t create the hype around Yuvraj: Dhoni


September 7th, 2012 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
Visakhapatnam, Sep 7 (IANS) Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni said it was important that Yuvraj Singh should not burdened with the hype of his return to international cricket, after ... 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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Not enough runs on board: Taylor


September 3rd, 2012 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 3 (IANS) Obviously disappointed at having lost the Test series 0-2 to India, New Zealand skipper Ross Taylor Monday felt that his team had its moments in ... Read more...

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Kohli leads strong Indian response (Roundup)


September 1st, 2012 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 1 (IANS) Indian middle-order revelled in summer sunshine as the home team overcame a shaky start to post 283 for five at stumps in reply to New ... Read more...

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I kept it simple: Ojha


August 31st, 2012 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 31 (IANS) Bowling in the right areas and keeping it simple paid rich dividends, said left-arm spinner Pragyan Ojha who came away with four wickets against New ... Read more...

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Positive intent paid off, says Guptill


August 31st, 2012 - 7:24 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 31 (IANS) A positive approach backed by aggression paid off for New Zealand, according to their opening batsman Martin Guptill as the Kiwis ended the first day ... Read more...

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Shah’s ton puts Saurashtra on top


August 27th, 2012 - 9:14 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 27 (IANS) Skipper Jaydev Shah slammed a century (115) to put Saurashtra on top as they scored 397 for nine in their allotted 90 overs against Kerala in ... Read more...

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Taylor confident of fightback in second Test


August 26th, 2012 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 26 (IANS) New Zealand captain Ross Taylor is confident that despite losing the first Test against India here, his side can make a comeback in the series ... Read more...

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We need to rectify mistakes: Franklin


August 25th, 2012 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 25 (IANS) New Zealand all-rounder James Franklin hopes the batsmen would rectify mistakes they committed in the first inning."I think we started pretty well in the second inning. ... Read more...

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ICC U-19 World Cup Final: Australia lock horns with India (Preview)


August 25th, 2012 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
Townsville, Aug 25 (IANS) A classic final of the ICC U-19 World Cup is on the cards when reigning World Champions Australia take on two-time winners India at the Tony ... Read more...

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Looking to start in a positive mood, says Dhoni


August 22nd, 2012 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 22 (IANS) Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni said the team was looking to start in a positive mode the two-match Test series against New Zealand, which begins ... Read more...

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South Africa qualifies for U-19 Super League quarter-finals


August 15th, 2012 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
Brisbane, Aug 15 (IANS) South Africa topped Group D and qualified for the Super League quarter-final of the ICC U-19 Cricket World Cup 2012 after defeating Sri Lanka by four ... Read more...

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CAB trying to rope in Kapil as bowling consultant


July 28th, 2012 - 11:42 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 28 (IANS) Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB) president Jagmohan Dalmiya said Saturday that the association is trying to rope in India's World Cup winning captain Kapil Dev as ... Read more...

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Sammy plays down idea of second frontline spinner


July 25th, 2012 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
St.John's (Antigua), July 25 (IANS/CMC) West Indies captain Darren Sammy has down played the idea that another frontline spinner could have been included in the 13-man squad chosen to play ... Read more...

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Narine breaks into ICC top 20


July 25th, 2012 - 3:11 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, July 25 (IANS/CMC) West Indies off-spinner Sunil Narine has broken into the top 20 for the first time in the International Cricket Council Player Rankings for ODI bowlers.Narine, buoyed ... Read more...

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Sammy hopes to carry winning momentum into Test series


July 24th, 2012 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
St. John's (Antigua), July 24 (IANS/CMC) West Indies captain Darren Sammy said Monday his side would be going all out to win the Test series against New Zealand, starting here ... 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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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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Sulieman Benn plays down talk of dream comeback


June 25th, 2012 - 6:41 pm ICT by IANS
Port of Spain (Trinidad), June 25 (IANS/CMC) Temperamental left-arm spinner Sulieman Benn has played down his last-over heroics which propelled the West Indies A to a thrilling three-wicket win over India ... Read more...

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Tiwari and Saha keep India afloat in third Test


June 19th, 2012 - 10:00 am ICT by IANS
Gros Islet (St Lucia), June 19(IANS/CMC) India A look like losing the third and final cricket 'Test' and with it the series to West Indies A after pacers Delorn Johnson and ... Read more...

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Legendary fast bowler Wes Hall knighted


June 17th, 2012 - 2:36 am ICT by IANS
Bridgetown (Barbados), June 17 (IANS/CMC) Wes Hall, the legendary West Indies fast bowler, who inspired successive generations of great Caribbean pace men, has been knighted in the Queen's Birthday honours list.The ... Read more...

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Kumble hopes India’s Test reverses serve as wake-up call


June 17th, 2012 - 1:24 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 16 (IANS) Former Indian cricket captain Anil Kumble Saturday expressed frustration over India losing eight back to back Test matches,but hoped the reverses would serve as a ... Read more...

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India A struggling at 77 for six


June 6th, 2012 - 2:15 am ICT by IANS
Bridgetown (Barbados), June 6 (IANS/CMC) India A, chasing 186 for victory, were 77 for six at lunch on the fourth day of their four-day 'Test' against West Indies A at Kensington ... Read more...

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ICC cricket committee to re-consider legality of switch-hit


May 28th, 2012 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 28 (IANS) The International Cricket Council (ICC) cricket committee will be meeting at the Lord's in London for its two-day annual conference starting Wednesday to re-consider the legality ... Read more...

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We targeted Gambhir but Bisla changed the game: CSK coach


May 28th, 2012 - 3:57 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 28 (IANS) A dejected Chennai Super Kings coach Stephen Fleming admitted that Kolkata Knight Riders opener Manvinder Bisla changed the course of the final here.The Super Kings lost ... Read more...

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Samuels and Sammy can bail us out again, says Rampaul


May 28th, 2012 - 3:10 pm ICT by IANS
Nottingham, England, May 28 (IANS/CMC) Fast bowler Ravi Rampaul said the West Indies had placed their confidence again in the pair of captain Darren Sammy and Marlon Samuels to bail the ... Read more...

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Century-maker Samuels gives it back to Anderson


May 26th, 2012 - 4:14 pm ICT by IANS
Nottingham (England), May 26 (IANS/CMC) Batsman Marlon Samuels did not hesitate to poke fun at England seamer James Anderson, following his superb Test century that helped rescue the West Indies on ... Read more...

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ICC launches spot-fixing probe against Kenyan player


May 24th, 2012 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, May 24 (IANS) The International Cricket Council (ICC) has launched an investigation into fresh match-fixing claims involving a Kenyan player during a 2011 World Cup match against Pakistan at ... Read more...

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Knight Riders beat Daredevils, qualify for main IPL final(lead)


May 23rd, 2012 - 2:00 am ICT by IANS
Pune, May 23 (IANS) Kolkata Knight Riders continued their good run and secured their maiden final berth in the Indian Premier League(IPl) final with a convincing 18-run win over ... Read more...

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Windies performance has answered critics, says Sammy


May 22nd, 2012 - 3:03 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 22 (IANS/CMC) West Indies captain Darren Sammy said despite losing the opening Test to England, his side has managed to answer many of the critics who had written off ... Read more...

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