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ICC invests to detect illegal bowling action


August 27th, 2012 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Aug 27 (IANS) The International Cricket Council (ICC) has entered the second phase of an agreement with a consortium of high profile Australian cricket, sports science and sports engineering ... Read more...

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We are capable of making a comeback: Kiwis’ Jeetan Patel


August 24th, 2012 - 10:37 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 24 (IANS) New Zealand spinner Jeetan Patel believes his team is capable of making a comeback in the first Test against India."We have to come back tomorrow and ... Read more...

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Ganguly defends Samuels’ bowling action


April 16th, 2012 - 11:04 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, April 16 (IANS) Pune Warriors captain Saurav Ganguly Monday defended the suspect bowling action of his off-spinner Marlon Samuels.Samuels has been warned by the Indian Premier League (IPL) organisers ... Read more...

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Samuels reported for suspected bowling action


April 15th, 2012 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, April 15 (IANS) Pune Warriors India all-rounder Marlon Samuels has been reported for a suspected illegal action for bowling certain deliveries during his team's match against the Chennai Super ... Read more...

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ICC comes to defence of Saeed Ajmal


March 19th, 2012 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
Mirpur (Dhaka), March 19 (IANS) The International Cricket Council has come out in defence of Pakistan's Saeed Ajmal after the Indian team reportedly expressed doubts over the legality of the ... Read more...

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ICC clears Snehal Pradhan’s bowling action


February 8th, 2012 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Feb 8 (IANS) The International Cricket Council (ICC) Wednesday cleared bowling action of Indian women's team fast bowler Snehal Pradhan.Pradhan's action was deemed illegal in July and she was ... Read more...

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Saqlain backs Ajmal’s doosra


January 24th, 2012 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Jan 24 (IANS) Former Pakistan spinner Saqlain Mushtaq, backing his compatriot Saeed Ajmal's bowling action, has said it is for the International Cricket Council (ICC) and not former ... Read more...

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Australia drop Starc, Christian from 11 for Boxing Day Test


December 24th, 2011 - 12:17 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Dec 24 (IANS) Australia have left out young fast bowler Mitchell Starc and all-rounder Dan Christian from the playing 11 for the first cricket Test against India, starting Monday.Swing ... Read more...

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Shane Warne’s bronze statue unveiled outside hallowed MCG


December 22nd, 2011 - 1:01 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Dec 22 (IANS) Shane Warne was immortalised in bronze Thursday with a new statue of the legendary Australian cricketer being unveiled outside the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG).Almost five years ... Read more...

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ICC clears Samuels’ bowling action


September 29th, 2011 - 1:28 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Sep 29 (IANS/CMC) West Indies all-rounder Marlon Samuels has been cleared to bowl again in international matches -- over three years after he was banned for his illegal bowling action.The ... Read more...

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Harbhajan has highly suspicious action, claims Hair


August 24th, 2011 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Aug 24 (IANS) Former Australian umpire Darrell Hair, who called spinner Muttiah Muralitharan for throwing, has said in his book that several international bowlers, including India's Harbhajan Singh, have ... Read more...

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Woman cricketer Snehal suspended for illegal bowling action


August 10th, 2011 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) Indian women's cricket team seamer Snehal Pradhan has been suspended from bowling in international cricket for illegal action.The International Cricket Council (ICC) Wednesday said an ... Read more...

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India’s Snehal Pradhan reported for suspected illegal bowling action


July 4th, 2011 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, July 4 (IANS) Snehal Pradhan, a medium-pacer in the Indian women's cricket team, has been reported to the International Cricket Council (ICC) for a suspected illegal bowling action. Pradhan ... Read more...

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ICC clears Shane Shillingford’s bowling action


June 5th, 2011 - 11:27 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, June 5 (IANS) West Indies' off-spinner Shane Shillingford's action was cleared by the International Cricket Council ICC) Sunday."ICC confirmed that following significant remedial work, an independent test has ... Read more...

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Warne set to be immortalised in bronze statue


May 30th, 2011 - 5:25 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, May 30 (IANS) Australian spin legend Shane Warne is all set to be immortalised in bronze at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG).The cricket legend, who has returned from his ... Read more...

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Imran, Wasim, Walsh, Ambrose were my heroes, says Sajid Mahmood


May 2nd, 2011 - 6:31 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 2(ANI): England fast bowler Sajid Mahmood has said that growing up as a youngster in Lancashire, fast bowling legends Imran Khan, Wasim Akram, Courtney Walsh and Curtly Ambrose were his ... Read more...

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Holding’s ‘illegal Doosra’ comments directed at Pak spinners “not prudent”: Qasim


May 1st, 2011 - 12:32 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, May 1(ANI): Former Pakistan spinner Iqbal Qasim has insisted that "doosra" is a legal delivery, and advised former Jamaican fast bowling legend-turned-commentator Michael Holding to take his reservations over this ... Read more...

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“Doosra” cannot be bowled legally: Michael Holding


April 27th, 2011 - 2:52 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, April 27(ANI): Former Jamaican fast bowling legend-turned-commentator Michael Holding has questioned the legality of "doosra", saying that he believes it cannot be bowled legally.Pakistan's spinners have been a major force in ... Read more...

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Mumbai Indians came to cheer their ‘Slinga Malinga’ (World Cup Diary)


March 18th, 2011 - 7:32 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai , March 18 (IANS) Many young fans who turned up at the Wankhede Stadium here Friday said they came to see their Indian Premier League (IPL) team Mumbai Indians ... Read more...

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Speedster Tait now more comfortable about completing ODI quota of overs


February 4th, 2011 - 1:09 pm ICT by ANI
Perth, Feb.4 (ANI): Australian fast bowler Shaun Tait is now more keen than before to complete his quota of ten overs in a one-day international.In the recent past, his haywire bowling action ... Read more...

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Injured Australian fast bowler Bracken calls it a day


January 29th, 2011 - 3:55 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 29 (IANS) Australian fast bowler Nathan Bracken Saturday announced his retirement from all forms of cricket due to a persistent knee injury. Bracken represented Australia in 116 One-day Internationals ... Read more...

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Windies star Shillingford’s bowling action found to be illegal


December 21st, 2010 - 4:06 pm ICT by ANI
Dubai, Dec. 21 (ANI): The International Cricket Council today confirmed that an independent test had found the bowling action of the West Indies' off-spinner Shane Shillingford to be illegal and, as such, ... Read more...

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Qadir’s ‘googly gift’ revived Afridi’s career as a match-winning bowler


December 20th, 2010 - 3:56 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Dec 20(ANI): Former Pakistani spinner Abdul Qadir has revealed that he was the man behind the turnaround in ODI and Twenty20 captain Shahid Afridi's fortunes and abilities.Qadir said that when Afridi's ... Read more...

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Johnson hopes urgent correction to technique will help recall cause


December 3rd, 2010 - 5:38 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Nov 28(ANI): Australian fast bowler Mitchell Johnson believes that his efforts to address some technical deficiencies in his bowling action will help him reclaim his spot for the Perth Test.Johnson ... Read more...

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Railways off-spinner Parida calls it a day


November 13th, 2010 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) Railways off-spinner Kulamani Shankar Parida, 33, Saturday announced his retirement from first-class cricket.Parida left the Karnail Singh Stadium a disappointed man as his bowling action has come ... Read more...

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Australia’s questioning of Murali’s bowling action unjustified: Sangakkara


October 20th, 2010 - 2:31 pm ICT by ANI
Brisbane (Australia), Oct. 20 (ANI): Sri Lankan cricket captain Kumar Sangakkara has said that questioning off-spinner Muttiah Muralitharan's bowling action is "unjustified." Speaking ahead of Friday's one-day game against Queensland, the ... Read more...

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Strauss hails Flintoff as ‘the ultimate impact cricketer’


September 17th, 2010 - 1:17 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 17(ANI): England captain Andrew Strauss has called all-rounder Andrew Flintoff "the ultimate impact cricketer" who would put his "body on the line" for his team.Flintoff has announced his retirement from ... Read more...

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Retired Flintoff to launch TV career


September 17th, 2010 - 12:32 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 17(ANI): England all-rounder Andrew Flintoff, who has announced his retirement from all formats of cricket because of a long-standing knee injury, will now launch a TV career.Flintoff has a big ... Read more...

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Murali a good human being: Bedi


July 22nd, 2010 - 8:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) Former India captain Bishan Singh Bedi, a diehard critic of Muttiah Muralitharan's bowling action, Thursday praised the Sri Lankan off-spinner for his wonderful qualities as a ... Read more...

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PCB to work on ’suspended’ off-spinner Javeria Wadood’s bowling action


July 7th, 2010 - 3:18 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, July 7(ANI): The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has said that it would work on the bowling action of 'suspended' off-spinner Javeria Wadood.Wadood has been suspended from playing international cricket by the ... Read more...

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Ponting encourages Tait to make a Test comeback


July 2nd, 2010 - 1:44 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 2 (ANI): Australian skipper Ricky Ponting is reported to have urged South Australian spearhead Shaun Tait to make a comeback to Test cricket.So impressed was Ponting with the resurgence of ... Read more...

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Pawar is ICC president, world cricket divided over Howard’s rejection (Roundup)


July 1st, 2010 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
Singapore/Melbourne, July 1 (IANS) Indian Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar Thursday took over the reins of the International Cricket Council (ICC) on a day when the game's governing body stood divided in two ... Read more...

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Speed says Howard was rejected because he would foil the ICC saboteurs


July 1st, 2010 - 1:49 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, July 1 (ANI): Former ICC President Malcolm Speed has said the decision of the ICC governing board to reject the nomination of former prime minister John Howard is a disgrace and ... Read more...

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Siddle admits not being fit enough to stand rigours of international cricket


June 16th, 2010 - 4:42 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Jun 16 (ANI): Australian fast bowler Peter Siddle has admitted that he has not been fit enough to stand up to the rigours of a full international bowling workload.A promising young ... Read more...

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Pakistani off-spinner reported for suspect action during T20 women World Cup


May 7th, 2010 - 9:43 pm ICT by ANI
Dubai, May 7 (ANI): Pakistan women's team off-spinner Javeria Wadood has been reported for suspected bowling action during the ICC Women's World Twenty20 in St Kitts.On-field umpires Rod Tucker and Marais ... Read more...

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