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‘A’ team’s programme paying dividends, says Windies selector


June 22nd, 2012 - 3:32 pm ICT by IANS
St.John's (Antigua), June 22 (IANS/CMC) Chief selector Clyde Butts has hailed the value of the A-team programme, following West Indies A's successful outing against India A in the three-Test series earlier ... Read more...

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Jeff Crowe to complete half-century in Tests as Match Referee


April 6th, 2012 - 3:12 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, April 6 (IANS) Former New Zealand captain Jeff Crowe will become the fifth International Cricket Council (ICC) Match Referee to complete a half-century of Tests.Crowe will achieve the milestone ... Read more...

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Australia ease to comfortable victory in tour match


April 5th, 2012 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
Cave Hill (Barbados), April 5 (IANS/CMC) Apart from a couple of early wickets for the WICB President's XI, there was little or no drama as Australia duly completed an eight-wicket victory ... Read more...

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India may slip to fourth spot in ICC Test rankings


March 30th, 2012 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, March 30 (IANS) A series win for Australia in the three-match Test series against the West Indies may push India one place down to the fourth spot in the ... Read more...

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Jailed boxing champion spends Christmas with family


December 28th, 2011 - 4:52 pm ICT by IANS
Bridgetown, Dec 28 (IANS/CMC) Jailed amateur heavyweight boxing champion Anderson Emmanuel, charged with stealing jewellery and cash, was granted bail and spent Christmas with his family.Anthony Jones, president of the Amateur ... Read more...

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India’s football friendly against Barbados cancelled


August 17th, 2011 - 4:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) The Indian football team's international friendly against Barbados slated for Wednesday in Bridgetown had to be cancelled after coach Armando Colaco was upset with the ... Read more...

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Afridi warns against complacency in ODI series against Windies


May 2nd, 2011 - 6:41 pm ICT by ANI
Bridgetown, May 2(ANI): Pakistan captain Shahid Afridi is warning against complacency as his team look to maintain their winning momentum in the five-match ODI series against West Indies.The visitors hold an unbeatable ... Read more...

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Misbah guides Pakistan to series-clinching victory over Windies in 3rd ODI


April 29th, 2011 - 5:31 pm ICT by ANI
Bridgetown, April 29(ANI): Pakistan have clinched the one-day international (ODI) series against the West Indies as Misbah-ul-Haq dragged the visiting team to a three-wicket victory in the third one-dayer of the five-match ... Read more...

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Afridi finds it “really difficult to prosper under the current ICC ranking system”


April 28th, 2011 - 5:44 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, April 28(ANI): Pakistan's limited-overs captain Shahid Afridi has expressed unhappiness over the International Cricket Council's One-Day International (ODI) Ranking System.Pakistan have taken a 2-0 lead in the five-match series against the ... Read more...

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Gayle hits back at Windies board over omission from national squad


April 21st, 2011 - 3:00 pm ICT by ANI
Bangalore, Apr. 21 (ANI): Ex-captain Chris Gayle has claimed he had been frozen out by the West Indies Cricket Board and was left with no option but to choose the money-spinning IPL ... Read more...

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A series of firsts for Ireland against England (Statistical Highlights)


March 3rd, 2011 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 3 (IANS) From their maiden win against England to the fastest century in the World Cup, Ireland had a series of firsts in their three-wicket win over their ... Read more...

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Sangakara’s best innings in World Cup (Statistical highlights)


February 21st, 2011 - 1:54 am ICT by IANS
Hambantota, Feb 21 (IANS) Sri Lanka beat Canada by 210 runs in a World Cup Group A match here Sunday.Stastical Highlights:* Sri Lankan skipper Kumar Sangakkara (92 off 87 balls) ... Read more...

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West Indies aims to reach World Cup semi-finals, says coach Gibson


January 28th, 2011 - 4:53 pm ICT by ANI
Bridgetown, Jan 28(ANI): West Indies coach Ottis Gibson believes his team can reach the semi-finals of the upcoming World Cup, something they have not achieved for 15 years.The West Indies has not ... Read more...

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US suspected Allen Stanford’s ‘Ponzi schemes’ long before ECB deal: WikiLeaks


December 21st, 2010 - 1:52 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 21(ANI): The United States was concerned about rumours of "bribery, money-laundering and political manipulation" surrounding Allen Stanford even before the Texan billionaire signed a 20 million deal with the England ... Read more...

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Mary Kom reaches quarterfinal of world boxing


September 12th, 2010 - 10:42 pm ICT by IANS
Bridgetown, Sep 11 (IANS) India's M.C.Mary Kom reached the quarterfinals of the women's world boxing championship, beating Australia's Jenny Smith in the 48-kg category here Sunday. The score was 9-0 in Mary Kom's ... Read more...

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Steyn to be investigated over spitting incident against Windies


June 30th, 2010 - 5:20 pm ICT by ANI
Bridgetown, June 30(ANI): South African fast bowler Dale Steyn will be investigated by match referee Jeff Crowe for allegedly spitting in the direction of West Indies spinner Sulieman Benn during the third ... Read more...

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Valuable knocks from De Villiers, Prince put South Africa on top against Windies


June 28th, 2010 - 12:53 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Jun 28 (ANI): Valuable batting contributions from A.B. de Villiers and Ashwell Prince have put South Africa on top in the third Test against the West Indies at Bridgetown.De Villiers fell ... Read more...

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Akshay hired private jet for T20 World Cup finals


May 20th, 2010 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 20 (IANS) Akshay Kumar recently took a break from his hectic shooting schedule and flew to Barbados in a private jet to enjoy the T20 World Cup finale ... Read more...

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I am not the right guy for number three: Clarke


May 17th, 2010 - 4:52 pm ICT by ANI
Bridgetown, May 17 (ANI): Australian skipper Michael Clarke, who suffered his only defeat of the World Twenty20 Cup in the final against England on Sunday, has said that he is not the ... Read more...

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Proteas could take a lesson or two from England on T20 plans


May 13th, 2010 - 6:59 pm ICT by ANI
Cape Town (South Africa), May 13 (ANI): South Africa would do well to take lessons from England on Twenty20 international selection policy, a Sports24.com report has opined.Commonly no match for South Africa ... Read more...

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Peterson third South African to hit debut century (Statistical Highlights)


February 14th, 2010 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 14 (IANS) Alviro Peterson Sunday became the third South African batsman to score a century on debut. Petersen, drafted into the playing XI after Mark Boucher was down with back spasm, ... Read more...

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Bangladesh 2009’s most successful test cricket team


January 1st, 2010 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 1 (IANS) Bangladesh was the most successful test cricket team in 2009, followed by Australia and India. Bangladesh played 3 test matches last year, winning two and losing one ... Read more...

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Pietersen unhappy with England’s performance, wants to return home


March 27th, 2009 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 27 (IANS) Disappointed at England's performance in the West Indies, Kevin Pietersen wants to return home as soon as possible. Pietersen said that England's tour of the Caribbean has been ... Read more...

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Younus Khan becomes No.1 Test batsman after scoring triple century


February 26th, 2009 - 6:20 pm ICT by admin
Dubai, Feb 26 (ANI): Pakistan skipper Younus Khan has jumped six places to overtake S. Chanderpaul at the top of the ICC Test Player Rankings.A triple-century from Pakistan's new captain Younus ... Read more...

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Ambrose to replace Prior


February 24th, 2009 - 5:46 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Feb 24 (ANI): England wicketkeeper Matt Prior has flown home after his wife gave birth to their first child on Sunday and Tim Ambrose will take his place in the ... Read more...

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Reliance Mobile ICC Test Rankings


July 21st, 2008 - 6:45 pm ICT by ANI
Dubai, July 21 (ANI): Following are the Reliance Mobile ICC Test rankings for batsmen. Rank Player Team Points Avge HS Rating 1 K.C.Sangakkara SL 893 55.19 938 v Eng at Kandy 2007 ... Read more...

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Reliance Mobile ICC Test Rankings


July 21st, 2008 - 6:43 pm ICT by ANI
Dubai, July 21 (ANI): Following are the Reliance Mobile ICC Test rankings for bowlers. Rank Player Team Points Avge HS Rating 1 M.Muralidaran SL 897 21.95 920 v Ban at Kandy ... Read more...

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Reliance Mobile ICC Test Rankings


July 21st, 2008 - 6:39 pm ICT by ANI
Dubai, July 21 (ANI): Following are the Reliance Mobile ICC Test rankings for all-rounders. All-rounders Rank Player Team Points HS Rating 1 Jacques Kallis SA 464 616 v Pak at Durban 2002 ... Read more...

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Yuvraj reminds me of Sobers: Hanif Mohammad


July 9th, 2008 - 5:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 9 (IANS) Yuvraj Singh may disappointed that he has been dropped from the Test squad for the Sri Lanka tour but the left-hander has reasons to smile: Pakistan's great ... Read more...

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Ponting airs players’ worries in going to Pakistan(Lead)


June 20th, 2008 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney/Bridgetown, June 20 (IANS) Skipper Ricky Ponting spoke up for his paranoid teammates on their security concerns in going to Pakistan to defend the Champions Trophy and Cricket Australia (CA) is dispatching ... Read more...

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Kallis helped me in negotiating spin: De Villiers


April 4th, 2008 - 9:26 pm ICT by admin
By Avishek Roy Ahmedabad, April 4 (IANS) South African middle-order batsman A.B. de Villiers Friday said that senior pro Jacques Kallis played a significant role in his maiden double century as the veteran ... Read more...

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Gilchrist crosses 300 runs in tri-series


February 29th, 2008 - 11:34 pm ICT by admin
(Match in Statistics)Melbourne, Feb 29 (IANS) Although Adam Gilchrist's fine 83 went waste as Australia lost to Sri Lanka in an inconsequential match here Friday, the left-hander became the first Australian to ... Read more...

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Memorable ODI for Praveen, Ishant and Dhoni


February 26th, 2008 - 9:57 pm ICT by admin
(Match in Statistics)Hobart (Australia), Feb 26 (IANS) On a day when Indians put up identical performances, pacers Ishant Sharma and Praveen Kumar took four-wicket hauls to bowl India to win over Sri ... Read more...

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Gilchrist’s ton extends his world record


February 15th, 2008 - 11:00 pm ICT by admin
(Statistical highlights)Perth, Feb 15 (IANS) Australia's Adam Gilchrist registered his 16th ton in One-Day Internationals (ODI), against Sri Lanka here Friday, to extend his record for most centuries by a wicketkeeper. The ... Read more...

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