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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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Pakistan protests to ICC over Ajmal’s omission from award list


September 4th, 2012 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 4 (IANS) The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Tuesday filed a complaint to the International Cricket Council (ICC) over the omission of spinner Saeed Ajmal from the shortlist for ... Read more...

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Lunch Scoreboard: India vs New Zealand, Second Test, Day One


August 31st, 2012 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 31 (IANS) Following is the scoreboard at lunch on the first day of the second cricket Test between India and New Zealand at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium ... Read more...

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Harbhajan deserves to play for India in all formats: Ganguly


August 28th, 2012 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) Former India cricket captain Sourav Ganguly feels that off-spinner Harbhajan Singh has been kept away from the national team for too long and he ... Read more...

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West Indies tour helped me prepare for comeback: Pujara


August 23rd, 2012 - 11:16 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 23 (IANS) Cheteshwar Pujara, who struck his maiden Test century here Thursday, said the recent India A's tour of the West Indies helped him prepare well for his ... Read more...

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India vs New Zealand; First Test; Lunch scoreboard


August 23rd, 2012 - 1:48 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 23 (IANS) Scoreboard at lunch on the first day of the first Test between India and New Zealand at the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium, Uppal, here Thursday.India ... Read more...

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India set 315-run target for Sri Lanka


July 21st, 2012 - 7:54 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, July 21 (IANS) India scored 314 for six in 50 overs after a shaky start against Sri Lanka in the first One-day International of the five-match series here ... Read more...

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Sammy praises ‘unplayable’ Narine


July 19th, 2012 - 7:42 pm ICT by IANS
Basseterre (St. Kitts), July 19 (IANS/CMC) Captain Darren Sammy has praised off spinner Sunil Narine as 'unplayable' and reliable following a career-best spell which swept the West Indies to a ... Read more...

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Lee’s international career in numbers


July 13th, 2012 - 1:28 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, July 13 (IANS) Australian fast bowler Brett Lee, who announced his retirement from international cricket Friday, played for his country for 13 years.Lee played in 76 Tests, 217 One-Day ... Read more...

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Windies gunning for whitewash, says Russell


July 6th, 2012 - 11:40 am ICT by IANS
Kingston (Jamaica), July 6 (IANS/CMC) All-rounder Andre Russell has said West Indies was eyeing a whitewash after brushing aside New Zealand by nine wickets in the opening One-Day International.Set a revised ... Read more...

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Vettori to return to shortest format with World T20


June 20th, 2012 - 7:01 pm ICT by IANS
Wellington, June 20 (IANS) All-rounder Daniel Vettori has declared himself available for the Twenty20 World Cup in September, New Zealand Cricket (NZC) announced Wednesday.Last year, Vettori had opted out of ... Read more...

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Yuvraj eyes a comeback at T20 World Cup


June 20th, 2012 - 5:25 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, June 20 (IANS) Indian cricketer Yuvraj is in no mood to rush his comeback into the national side after undergoing cancer treatment. However, he hopes to be fit for ... Read more...

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Chanderpaul doubtful for Birmingham Test


June 8th, 2012 - 2:59 am ICT by IANS
Birmingham (England), June 8 (IANS/CMC) Veteran left-hander Shivnarine Chanderpaul is a doubt for the final Test against England after picking up a side strain.The 37-year-old was taken to hospital here Thursday ... 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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Eyes on struggling Windies pace duo ahead of Lord’s Test


May 15th, 2012 - 2:50 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 15 (IANS/CMC) Fitness concerns hover over the fast bowling pair of Kemar Roach and Ravi Rampaul ahead of Thursday's start of the first Test against England at Lord's.Roach did ... Read more...

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Adams backs Sammy as Windies skipper


May 10th, 2012 - 2:59 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 10 (IANS/CMC) Former West Indies captain Jimmy Adams has extended his support to embattled current skipper Darren Sammy, ahead of the three-Test series against England.The Jamaican, who led the ... Read more...

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Daredevils set Knight Riders 154-run target


May 7th, 2012 - 11:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 7 (IANS) A great bowling spell by Jacques Kallis helped Kolkata Knight Riders restrict Delhi Daredevils to 153 for nine in 20 overs in the Indian ... Read more...

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Rampaul in line for first outing of series


April 22nd, 2012 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
Port of Spain (Trinidad), April 22 (IANS/CMC) West Indies fast bowler Ravi Rampaul could be in line for his first match of the series against Australia when the third and final ... Read more...

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Pietersen pays Yuvraj a visit


April 12th, 2012 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, April 12 (IANS) England's star batsman Kevin Pietersen paid a visit to India's flamboyant left-hander Yuvraj Singh at his residence here Thursday.Yuvraj came back home Monday after undergoing treatment ... Read more...

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Morne relishes role as Daredevils’ first-change bowler


April 11th, 2012 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 11 (IANS) South African fast bowler Morne Morkel has no complaints about coming in as the first-change bowler for Delhi Daredevils in the Indian Premier League (IPL).Morkel, ... Read more...

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Kings XI’s Harmeet Singh warned for bowling beamers


April 9th, 2012 - 8:44 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, April 9 (IANS) Kings XI Punjab's medium pacer Harmeet Singh Bansal team received an official warning and reprimand for bowling waist-high full-tosses during the match against the Pune Warriors ... Read more...

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We need to train hard: Gilchrist


April 9th, 2012 - 12:15 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, April 9 (IANS) Kings XI Punjab needs to train harder to get their campaign back on track, captain Adam Gilchrist said after his team's second successive loss in the ... Read more...

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Train in sauna to battle Sri Lanka heat, Gough tells England


March 26th, 2012 - 3:57 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 26 (IANS) Former England fast bowler Darren Gough has some advice for the English team that aims to conquer Sri Lanka in their own backyard -- train in ... Read more...

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Rohit can be a good finisher: Dhoni


March 19th, 2012 - 12:18 am ICT by IANS
Mirpur (Dhaka), March 18 (IANS) Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni Sunday praised his batsmen for a stellar performance but reserved special praise for the talented Rohit Sharma, who he ... Read more...

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Windies spinner Narine ready for Aussie challenge


March 14th, 2012 - 2:53 pm ICT by IANS
Bridgetown (Barbados), March 14 (IANS/CMC) West Indies off-spinner Sunil Narine believes he is learning quickly and says his first brush with international cricket last December has put him in good stead ... Read more...

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Scoreboard of India’s innings against Sri Lanka


March 13th, 2012 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
Mirpur (Dhaka), March 13 (IANS) Scoreboard of India's innings against Sri Lanka in the second ODI of the Asia Cup at the Sher-e- Bangla National Stadium here Tuesday.India: Gautam Gambhir ... Read more...

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India can defend Asia Cup: Ganguly


March 12th, 2012 - 10:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 12 (IANS) After dismal tours of England and Australia, former captain Sourav Ganguly said Monday that India have to win the Asia Cup that kicked-off in Dhaka ... Read more...

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Nicest guy Dravid phenomenal: Watson


March 9th, 2012 - 3:23 pm ICT by IANS
Adelaide, March 9 (IANS) Australian all-rounder Shane Watson has showered praise on retired Indian batsman Rahul Dravid, calling him a "phenomenal man" and the "nicest guy" he has ever met ... Read more...

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Vijay Hazare Trophy: Madan, Sharma propel Punjab into semis (Lead)


March 7th, 2012 - 9:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 7 (IANS) Chandan Madan (78 not out) and all-rounder Bipul Sharma took Punjab past Hyderabad into the semi-finals of the Vijay Hazare Trophy here Wednesday.Chasing a target ... Read more...

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Vijay Hazare Trophy: Madan and Sharma take Punjab into semis


March 7th, 2012 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 7 (IANS) Chandan Madan (78 not out) and all-rounder Bipul Sharma took Punjab past Hyderabad into the semi-finals of the Vijay Hazare Trophy here Wednesday.Chasing a target ... Read more...

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I am now more determined: Dinda


March 1st, 2012 - 12:52 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 29 (IANS) Returning to the Indian squad after a gap of nearly two years, Bengal pacer Ashok Dinda Wednesday said he was now a more determined cricketer and ... Read more...

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Ajmal passes doosra tips to Worcestershire team-mate


February 29th, 2012 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 29 (IANS) Pakistan spinner Saeed Ajmal, who tormented the England team in the recent cricket Test series, is happy passing on the secrets of the doosra to Worcestershire ... Read more...

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Beckham gives piggy ride to daughter


February 26th, 2012 - 1:59 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Feb 26 (IANS) David Beckham seems to be a dotting dad - the ace footballer was clicked giving his seven-month-old daughter, Harper Seven, a piggyback ride during ... Read more...

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Pathan ready to fill all-rounder’s slot in Team India


February 24th, 2012 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Feb 24 (IANS) Left-arm pacer Irfan Pathan Friday said he would fit in with skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni's scheme of a fast-bowling all-rounder in the Indian team.Pathan said he ... Read more...

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Scoreboard: Sri Lanka’s innings in tri-series ODI


February 21st, 2012 - 2:50 pm ICT by IANS
Brisbane, Feb 21 (IANS) The scoreboard of Sri Lanka's innings against India in the eighth match of the ODI tri-series here Tuesday.Sri Lanka Mahela Jayawardene c Sehwag b Pathan ... Read more...

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