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BA sets new world record for ‘highest stand-up comedy gig in the world’


March 14th, 2011 - 2:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 14 (ANI): British Airways has set a new Guinness World Record for the 'highest stand-up comedy gig in the world' in aid of Comic Relief.Comedians including Dara O Briain joined ... Read more...

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Fans hope Ireland’s win will boost cricket at home


March 3rd, 2011 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 3 (IANS) Ireland' sensational three-wicket win over England in the World Cup has sparked massive celebrations at home as many hope the triumph willl force the authorities ... 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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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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IPL auction: Ganguly, Gayle go unsold, Pune Warriors buy Uthappa, Smith


January 8th, 2011 - 2:49 pm ICT by ANI
Bangalore, Jan 8(ANI): Former Indian captain Sourav Ganguly and West Indies batsman Chris Gayle became the first two players to be unsold in the first round of the Indian Premier League ... Read more...

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IPL auction: KKR buys Gambhir, Yusuf Pathan


January 8th, 2011 - 1:23 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 8 (ANI): Kolkata Knight Riders bought Gautam Gambhir for Rs. 11.04 crore and Yusuf Pathan for Rs. 9.66 crore during the ongoing bidding for leading cricket players for ... Read more...

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Lara calls Tendulkar ‘Bradman of this era’


November 30th, 2010 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Nov 30 (IANS) Former West Indies captain Brian Lara has called Indian batting maestro Sachin Tendulkar the Don Bradman of this era.Lara, himself a great batsman who broke the world ... Read more...

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Lara joins Zimbabwe as batting consultant


November 18th, 2010 - 1:27 pm ICT by ANI
Harare, Nov 18(ANI): Former West Indies captain Brian Lara has said that he has been signed by Zimbabwe Cricket to work with their national team as a batting consultant."It's a well-structured contract. ... Read more...

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Surrey in talks with Vettori, Lara for Twenty20 call-up


April 18th, 2010 - 2:45 pm ICT by ANI
Aucland/London, Apr 18(ANI): The Surrey County Club is in negotiations with New Zealand skipper Daniel Vettori and former West Indies captain Brian Lara to play in the Friends Provident Twenty20 tournament, which ... Read more...

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Surrey in negotiations with Lara for Twenty20 return


April 16th, 2010 - 3:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 16(ANI): The Surrey County Club is in negotiations with former West Indies captain Brian Lara to play in the Friends Provident Twenty20 tournament, which starts in June.Lara, who has not ... Read more...

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Lara predicts India or Pakistan will win Twenty/20 World Cup


March 20th, 2009 - 9:13 am ICT by IANS
By Paras Ramoutar Port-of-Spain, March 19(IANS) India or Pakistan could win this year's Twenty/20 World Cup, according to former West Indies captain Brian Lara.He told the media that even though he projects a ... Read more...

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`Hard to pick winner for ICC World Twenty20, says Lara


March 16th, 2009 - 10:14 am ICT by ANI
Trinidad (West Indies), Mar.16 (ANI): Former West Indies captain Brian Lara lifted the ICC World Twenty20 trophy in Trinidad on Sunday and then admitted it was tough to pick a side ... Read more...

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Ponting’s 35th century takes him past Gavaskar, Lara


May 23rd, 2008 - 4:01 pm ICT by admin
Sydney, May 23 (IANS) Australian captain Ricky Ponting, scoring his 35th Test century in the first Test against West Indies, has gone past cricket greats Sunil Gavaskar and Brian Lara and moved ... Read more...

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I left the team on my own terms: Lara


April 16th, 2008 - 5:18 pm ICT by admin
Port of Spain, April 16 (IANS) Legendary West Indies cricket captain Brian Lara who bid adieu to international cricket last year amidst speculations of being left out by selectors from the England ... Read more...

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Martyn to lead Ahmedabad Rockets in ICL


March 3rd, 2008 - 10:28 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, March 3 (IANS) Former Australian Test players Damien Martyn and Pakistan captain Inzamam-ul Haq will lead Ahmedabad Rockets and Lahore Badshahs, the two new teams that will compete in the ... Read more...

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Don Bradman is still numero uno among cricket players in better ranking system


December 20th, 2007 - 3:08 pm ICT by admin
Melbourne, Dec.20 (ANI): The current system of ranking the world's greatest cricket batsmen doesn't reflect players' real value to their teams, say researchers. They say there are better statistical methods for deciding ... Read more...

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