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No Indian in ICC Test team


August 30th, 2012 - 7:01 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Aug 30 (IANS) No Indian cricketer found a place in the International Cricket Council's (ICC) Test Team of the Year announced Thursday.The team announcement was made by ICC ... Read more...

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Olympic athletics: Jamaica, T&T; in hunt for relay glory


August 11th, 2012 - 2:41 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 11 (IANS/CMC) Jamaica and Trinidad and Tobago will vie for three medals after booking spots in Saturday's sprint and distance relay finals slated for the penultimate day of the ... Read more...

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Dhoni made $26.5 million last year, Tendulkar $18.6 million


August 1st, 2012 - 1:17 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 1 (IANS) India's "Captain Cool" Mahendra Singh Dhoni and batting maestro Sachin Tendulkar lead world's highest-paid cricketers with as many as six Indians making it to the ... Read more...

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Clarke won’t play till late 30s


May 25th, 2012 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
Adelaide, May 25 (IANS) Australia's cricket captain Michael Clarke revealed that he won't play cricket into his late 30s due to a back problem that was diagnosed at the age ... Read more...

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Super Kings opt to field against Daredevils


May 12th, 2012 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 12 (IANS) Chennai Super Kings captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni won the toss and elected to field against Delhi Daredevils in their Indian Premier League (IPL) encounter at ... Read more...

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Pune Warriors put RCB in to bat


May 11th, 2012 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, May 11 (IANS) Pune Warriors captain Steven Smith won the toss and elected to field against Royal Challengers Bangalore in the Indian Premier League (IPL) at the Subrata Roy ... Read more...

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RCB look to maintain momentum against hapless Warriors


May 10th, 2012 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, May 10 (IANS) Royal Challengers, who got back their Indian Premier League (IPL) campaign with a convincing win against Mumbai Indians, will be looking to strengthen their position ... Read more...

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Gambhir is just brilliant: Lee


May 7th, 2012 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 7 (IANS) Kolkata Knight Riders' Australian speedster Brett Lee lauded skipper Gautam Gambhir for leading from the front with strong individual performance."Gambhir is just brilliant. He ... Read more...

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Pune Warriors banking on Clarke against Mumbai Indians


May 2nd, 2012 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, May 2 (IANS) Pune Warriors will be banking on Australian captain Michael Clarke to bring back their Indian Premier League (IPL) campaign on track when they face Mumbai ... Read more...

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Wade and Starc rally Australia after Shillingford strikes


April 24th, 2012 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
Roseau (Dominica), April 24 (IANS/CMC) A four-wicket haul by off-spinner Shane Shillingford underlined a disciplined West Indies bowling effort while an unbroken 43-run eighth-wicket stand rallied Australia on the opening ... Read more...

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Clarke feels Ponting is victim of own high standards


April 21st, 2012 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
Port of Spain, April 21 (IANS) Australia captain Michael Clarke feels that his predecessor Ricky Ponting was a victim of the high standards he himself set.The 37-year-old Ponting, who retired ... Read more...

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Sammy’s fireworks rattled Aussies, says Clarke


April 21st, 2012 - 4:21 pm ICT by IANS
Port of Spain (Trinidad), April 21 (IANS/CMC) Australia captain Michael Clarke admitted he was slightly worried about losing the second Test against the West Indies, especially after the way his opposite ... Read more...

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ICC fines Gibson over DRS comments


April 21st, 2012 - 4:10 pm ICT by IANS
Port of Spain, Trinidad, April 21 (IANS/CMC) West Indies coach Ottis Gibson this week criticised the use of the controversial Decision Review System (DRS) but his comments have now seen him ... Read more...

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Rain ruins Roach party as West Indies keep Australia in check


April 19th, 2012 - 4:15 pm ICT by IANS
Port of Spain (Trinidad), April 19 (IANS/CMC) An outstanding spell from speedster Kemar Roach was the brightest spot on the rain-wrecked fourth day of the second Test between West Indies and ... Read more...

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Chanderpaul rallies Windies but Lyon triggers late slide


April 18th, 2012 - 3:55 pm ICT by IANS
Port of Spain (Trinidad), April 18 (IANS/CMC) A record fifth-wicket stand between veteran Shivnarine Chanderpaul and Narsingh Deonarine almost put the West Indies in charge of the second Test but ... 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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Windies keep lid on Australia despite Clarke’s 50


April 10th, 2012 - 1:59 pm ICT by IANS
Bridgetown (Barbados), April 10 (IANS/CMC) Captain Michael Clarke stroked a half-century to stabilise Australia but the West Indies bowlers made crucial strikes at key junctures, to stay in control on the ... 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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Nine IPL teams: Who will win?


April 3rd, 2012 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 3 (IANS) Chennai Super Kings will be chasing a hat-trick of titles in the Indian Premier League (IPL) that starts Wednesday. But the other seven franchises ... Read more...

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De Villiers, Clarke top-ranked Test batsmen; no Indian in top 10


March 30th, 2012 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, March 30 (IANS) South Africa's AB de Villiers has reached the number-one batting position for the first time in his career where he is joined by Australia captain ... Read more...

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Pune Warriors pick Tamim Iqbal to complete foreign quota


March 29th, 2012 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 29 (IANS) Pune Warriors have signed Bangladesh opener Tamim Iqbal for the fifth edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL), filling their quota of foreign players.Tamim's selection ... Read more...

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Pune Warriors sign Michael Clarke for IPL-V


March 28th, 2012 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 28 (IANS) Australia captain Michael Clarke has signed-up with Pune Warriors India for his debut season in the Indian Premier League (IPL), replacing marquee player Yuvraj Singh in ... Read more...

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Boycott elected Yorkshire county president


March 26th, 2012 - 1:32 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 26 (IANS) Former England batsman Geoffrey Boycott has been elected president of the Yorkshire County Cricket Club by an overwhelming majority.The club said after the election at the ... Read more...

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Clarke admits he is in talks with Pune Warriors


March 26th, 2012 - 1:10 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, March 26 (IANS) Australian cricket captain Michael Clarke admits that he is in talks with Indian Premier League (IPL) franchise Pune Warriors."That opportunity has been presented to my management ... Read more...

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Forrest, Wade in Australia’s Test squad; Haddin retained


March 14th, 2012 - 4:27 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, March 14 (IANS) Wicket-keeper Brad Haddin Wednesday retained his place in the 16-member Australia squad announced Wednesday for the first Test in the West Indies. Peter Forrest and Matthew ... Read more...

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We will have a couple of tricks up our sleeve: Arthur


March 7th, 2012 - 6:59 pm ICT by IANS
Adelaide, March 7 (IANS) Australia coach Micky Arthur Wednesday promised that his team will have some tricks up its sleeves to defeat Sri Lanka in Thursday's tri-series decider.The South African ... Read more...

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Clarke, Pattinson to miss deciding final


March 7th, 2012 - 2:57 pm ICT by IANS
Adelaide, March 7 (IANS) Injuries have sidelined Australian captain Michael Clarke and pacer James Pattinson for the third and deciding final Thursday of the Commonwealth Bank tri-series against Sri Lanka ... Read more...

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Clarke likely to sit out of MCG ODI


February 29th, 2012 - 2:55 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Feb 29 (IANS) Australia captain Michael Clarke is set to miss out the final group game Friday against Sri Lanka in the Commonwealth Bank tri-series ODI cricket tournament, the ... Read more...

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Australia recall Pattinson, drop Harris


February 28th, 2012 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Feb 28 (IANS) Young fast bowler James Pattinson Tuesday was recalled to the 13-member Australian squad, at the expense of Ryan Harris, for the remainder for the CB tri-series.Captain ... Read more...

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Warne to enter Oz Cricket Hall of Fame, Clarke favourite for Border medal


February 26th, 2012 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Feb 26 (IANS) Australia's legendary leg-spinner Shane Warne is set to be inducted into the Australian Cricket Hall of Fame at Monday's Allan Border Medal (ABM) function while current ... Read more...

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Clarke says Ponting’s ODI career may not be over (Lead)


February 24th, 2012 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Feb 23 (IANS) Australia captain Michael Clarke admitted Friday that he supports the decision to drop Ricky Ponting from the One-Day International squad but says the former captain's ODI ... Read more...

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Bellerive Oval doesn’t seem to miss Ponting


February 24th, 2012 - 2:51 pm ICT by IANS
Hobart (Australia), Feb 24 (IANS) Some Tasmanians may believe former skipper Ricky Ponting deserved a One-Day International farewell at his home ground Bellerive Oval, yet a near-capacity crowd turned up ... Read more...

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Relationship with Ponting won’t be strained: Clarke


February 24th, 2012 - 2:14 pm ICT by IANS
Hobart, Feb 24 (IANS) Australian captain Michael Clarke has said his role in dropping Ricky Ponting from the ODI squad will not strain his relationship with the ex-skipper.Clarke said he ... Read more...

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Clarke admits role in Ponting’s axing


February 23rd, 2012 - 7:40 pm ICT by IANS
Hobart, Feb 23 (IANS) Australia captain Michael Clarke Thursday admitted to his role in axing of Ricky Ponting from the one-day team.Clarke is a member of John Inverarity headed National ... Read more...

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‘Ponting contemplating retirement from ODIs’


February 20th, 2012 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Feb 20 (IANS) National selector John Inverarity said Monday that it was unlikely that former skipper Ricky Ponting would be able to make his way back to the ... Read more...

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