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Lara and Bakewell to be inducted in ICC Hall of Fame


September 13th, 2012 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Sep 13 (IANS) The International Cricket Council (ICC) Thursday announced that they will be inducting West Indies great Brian Lara and Englishwoman Enid Bakewell into its Hall of Fame.Lara ... Read more...

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Brilliant Gayle, Samuels give West Indies 2-0 lead


July 8th, 2012 - 5:25 pm ICT by IANS
Kingston (Jamaica), July 8 (IANS/CMC) Chris Gayle struck a record-breaking 20th One-Day International century while Marlon Samuels hammered his first in six years as the West Indies brushed aside hapless ... 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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Windies can impress but Shiv needs to bat higher, says Lara


May 17th, 2012 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 17 (IANS/CMC) Batting legend Brian Lara has predicted a tough England series for the West Indies and says veteran left-hander Shivnarine Chanderpaul needs to bat higher in the team ... Read more...

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Chanderpaul in 10k club, says will help young batsmen


April 27th, 2012 - 3:57 pm ICT by IANS
Roseau (Dominica), April 27 (IANS/CMC) Left-hander Shivnarine Chanderpaul, who became only the 10th player in history to surpass 10,000 Test runs, has pledged to continue helping the next generation of West ... Read more...

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Chanderpaul joins 10,000-run club but Windies face defeat


April 27th, 2012 - 2:51 pm ICT by IANS
Roseau (Dominica), April 27 (IANS/CMC) Veteran left-hander Shivnarine Chanderpaul surpassed 10,000 runs in Test cricket but was one of two key wickets to fall in the last half-hour, leaving the ... Read more...

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Chanderpaul moves to fifth in Test rankings


April 14th, 2012 - 3:55 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, April 14 (IANS/CMC) Veteran West Indies left-hander Shivnarine Chanderpaul is steadily making his way back to the top of world cricket, moving three spots to fifth in the latest International ... Read more...

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Chanderpaul’s 25th Test ton put West Indies on top


April 9th, 2012 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
Bridgetown (Barbados), April 9 (IANS/CMC) Shivnarine Chanderpaul's 25th Test century underpinned a gallant batting effort as West Indies battled their way into a strong position on the second day of the ... Read more...

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KKR is a balanced side, will do well: Akram


April 3rd, 2012 - 1:29 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 2 (IANS) Describing the Kolkata Knight Riders as a balanced side, the Indian Premier League franchisee's bowling coach Wasim Akram Monday exuded hope that the team would ... Read more...

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Ian Chappell says Lara better than Ponting and Tendulkar


January 31st, 2012 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 31 (IANS) Former Australian captain Ian Chappell rates Brian Lara as a superior batsman to the resurgent Ricky Ponting and little master Sachin Tendulkar.Chappell says Lara's ability ... Read more...

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Lara says Dhoni should get another chance


January 13th, 2012 - 8:53 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 13 (IANS) Legendary West Indies batsmen Brian Lara Friday backed beleaguered India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni saying he needs another chance despite the team's poor run in ... Read more...

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Trinidad and Tobago PM arrives in India


January 5th, 2012 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 5 (IANS) Trinidad and Tobago Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar, who traces her roots to India, arrived here Thursday on a 10-day visit during which she will ... Read more...

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Taylor praises Clarke for putting team ahead of personal milestones


January 5th, 2012 - 3:41 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 5 (IANS) Former Australian captain Mark Taylor Thursday praised Michael Clarke for putting the team before his personal milestone during the second Test against India at the Sydney ... Read more...

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Dwayne Bravo says expect more runs from stylish brother


November 26th, 2011 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
Port of Spain, Nov 26 (IANS/CMC) Out-of-favour West Indies all-rounder Dwayne Bravo has warned of more runs to come from his younger brother Darren Bravo. The emerging batting star has scored ... Read more...

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Bravo’s ton puts West Indies in command at Wankhede


November 23rd, 2011 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 23 (IANS) Darren Bravo's third century in four Tests and half-centuries by all the five top-order batsmen saw the West Indies reach a mammoth first-innings score of 575 ... Read more...

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India humiliate West Indies at Eden, lead series 2-0


November 17th, 2011 - 4:47 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 17 (IANS) Darren Bravo's valiant century went in vain, as India fashioned a thumping innings and 15 runs win over the West Indies to wrap up the ... Read more...

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Caribbean cricket infrastructure ‘terrible’, says Lara


November 13th, 2011 - 5:17 pm ICT by IANS
Port of Spain, Nov 13 (IANS/CMC) West Indies batting legend Brian Lara has described the Caribbean cricket infrastructure as "terrible" and says it will take much more than just talent for ... Read more...

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Haven’t got the credit for scoring so many runs: Chanderpaul


November 6th, 2011 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 6 (IANS) In an indirect attack on his cricket board, West Indies' veteran batsman Shivnarine Chanderpaul, who en route his 24th Test century became the second highest ... Read more...

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Akhtar could make best batsmen nervous: Gul


October 2nd, 2011 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, Oct 2 (IANS) Pakistan fast bowler Umar Gul said Shoaib Akhtar, when at his best, could ruffle the best batsmen in the world including West Indian great Brian ... Read more...

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Four Indians figure in ‘All-time Greatest Test team’


July 18th, 2011 - 10:49 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, July 18 (IANS) Four Indians - Sachin Tendulkar, Virender Sehwag, Sunil Gavaskar and Kapil Dev - have made it to the 'Alltime Greatest Test team' through an online ... Read more...

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Harbhajan thanks Tendulkar for adding variety to his bowling


July 8th, 2011 - 2:27 pm ICT by IANS
Roseau (Dominica), July 8 (IANS) Indian off-spinner Harbhajan Singh, who has become the 11th bowler to pick up 400 wickets in Tests, says it was batting legend Sachin Tendulkar ... Read more...

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I am still hungry for success: Chanderpaul


July 7th, 2011 - 8:25 pm ICT by IANS
Roseau (Dominica), July 7 (IANS) Shivnarine Chanderpaul is delighted to become the most capped Test player in the history of West Indies cricket and says he is still hungry for ... Read more...

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Chanderpaul to become most capped Windies player


July 6th, 2011 - 2:14 pm ICT by IANS
Rosseau (Dominica), July 6 (IANS/CMC) Veteran left-handed batsman Shiv Chanderpaul will Wednesday eclipse legendary former fast bowler Courtney Walsh as the most capped West Indies player when he turns out for ... Read more...

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Wins will give West Indies momentum in Tests: Bravo


June 17th, 2011 - 2:26 pm ICT by IANS
Kingston, June 17 (IANS) West Indies' explosive batsman Darren Bravo feels that comprehensive wins in the last ODIs against India will give the hosts confidence ahead of the three-match Test ... Read more...

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Tendulkar was the most awkward opponent, says Warne


May 21st, 2011 - 2:20 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 21 (IANS) Spin legend Shane Warne won his last battle with old rival Sachin Tendulkar, but the legendary Australian still feels that the batting maestro was consistently ... Read more...

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List of South Africa’s bizarre losses in World Cup


March 26th, 2011 - 1:46 am ICT by IANS
Dhaka, March 25 (IANS) South Africa's worst fears came true Friday as they once again failed to win a World Cup knock-out match since making their debut in the mega ... Read more...

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Darren Bravo a Lara look-alike at the crease


February 24th, 2011 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
By Avishek Roy New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) The crouching stance of Brian Lara cannot be missed. His diminutive frame, the poise at the crease, the swift shuffle before playing the ball and ... Read more...

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Long way to go before we are back at 1999 level: Zimbabwe coach


February 10th, 2011 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 10 (IANS) Zimbabwe hope to get their cricket, torn asunder by political upheavals in the past decade, back on track at the 2011 World Cup by at least reaching ... Read more...

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Tendulkar is leading run-scorer in World Cup (Statistics, World Cup Countdown)


February 8th, 2011 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 8 (IANS) Batting maestro Sachin Tendulkar has notched up many records during the five World Cups he has played spanning over two decades. Tendulkar will be making his ... Read more...

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India have good chance of winning World Cup: Gambhir


January 27th, 2011 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 27 (IANS) Gautam Gambhir believes India have a good chance to win the ICC World Cup to be held in the sub-continent from Feb 19 -- given the favourable ... Read more...

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India favourites to win World Cup: Lara


January 18th, 2011 - 11:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) West Indian batting legend Brian Lara Tuesday said India are the favourites for the World Cup, beginning Feb 19 in the sub-continent but cautioned them about the ... Read more...

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IPL owners missed out on broader picture: Lara


January 18th, 2011 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) Legendary West Indies batsman Brian Lara Tuesday said he was not overly disappointed at going unsold in the Indian Premier League (IPL) auction but said the team ... Read more...

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Gayle disappointed by IPL snub


January 11th, 2011 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 11 (IANS) West Indies big-hitter Chris Gayle is disappointed at being overlooked by Indian Premier League (IPL) franchises.Gayle, who is currently playing for Western Australia (WA) in the Twenty20 Big ... Read more...

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Former Windies batsman Joey Carew passes away


January 10th, 2011 - 12:22 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Jan 10(ANI): Former West Indies opening batsman and chairman of selectors Joey Carew died on Saturday at the age of 73.Carew had played 19 Tests from 1963 to 1972, during which ... Read more...

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Indians 7 biggest grossers at IPL auction (Lead, News Analysis)


January 9th, 2011 - 11:01 pm ICT by IANS
By Veturi Srivatsa New Delhi, Jan 9 (IANS) The Indian Premier League (IPL) auction 2011 has predictably demolished a lot of myths and theories about both the sport and business. For one, ... Read more...

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