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World T20: Kiwis set a target of 192 for Bangladesh


September 21st, 2012 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
Pallekele, Sep 21 (IANS) Brendon McCullum powered New Zealand to 191/3 against Bangladesh in the first Group D match of the World Twenty20 being held at the Pallekele International Cricket ... Read more...

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Fernandez, Babu belt centuries in Buchi Babu cricket


August 30th, 2012 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 30 (IANS) Thanks to centuries by Robert Fernandez (122) and Sachin Baby (151) and their 200-run partnership for the fourth wicket, Kerala piled up 401 for nine in ... Read more...

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U-19 victory: Unmukt Chand hails team effort


August 26th, 2012 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
Townsville (Australia), Aug 26 (IANS) India captain Unmukt Chand, who struck a match-winning century for his side in the Under-19 Cricket World Cup final here Sunday, chose to single out ... Read more...

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Happy Birthday Usain Bolt!


August 21st, 2012 - 6:41 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Kingston, Aug 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) It will be very enticing for Usain bolt who will be hosting a grand birthday party very soon. He has been declared as the world champion in ... Read more...

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‘Watergate’, ‘Chillax’ named as influential English words


August 20th, 2012 - 7:25 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Aug 20 (THAINDIAN NEWS) According to the study of Linguistics the words “Watergate” and “chillax” have been considered as one of the most important words in the study. A professor of ... Read more...

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Samarth, Verma prop up KSCA


August 11th, 2012 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
Alur (Karnataka), Aug 11 (IANS) Thanks to half-centuries by opener Ravikumar Samarth (55) and Amit Verma (65 batting), KSCA XI were 229 for three against Mumbai Cricket Association at stumps ... Read more...

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Series win against Sri Lanka takes India to second spot


August 5th, 2012 - 1:28 am ICT by IANS
Pallekele, Aug 4 (IANS) India jumped to the second spot in ODI rankings after they wrapped up the five-match series 4-1 beating Sri Lanka by 20 runs in ... Read more...

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Hyderabad CA concede lead


July 29th, 2012 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
Mysore, July 29 (IANS) Centuries by Arjun Yadav (136) and Ahmed Quadri (106) went in vain for Hyderabad CA who conceded a 215-run lead to Rajasthan CA in the Shafi ... Read more...

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India looking to extend lead against Sri Lanka


July 23rd, 2012 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, July 23 (IANS) India will look to building up on their 1-0 lead when they take on Sri Lanka in the second One-day International Tuesday at Mahinda Rajapaksa ... Read more...

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It’s not all about me in West Indies, says Gayle


July 11th, 2012 - 2:50 pm ICT by IANS
Basseterre (St/ Kitts), July 11 (IANS/CMC) Talismanic opener Chris Gayle has pushed back on suggestions that his wicket is key to the West Indies fortunes in the One-Day International series against ... Read more...

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Black Caps say Gayle’s wicket is key to winning series


July 9th, 2012 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
Kingston (Jamaica), July 9 (IANS/CMC) Desperate New Zealand have placed a large bounty on the head of in-form West Indies opener Chris Gayle.They believe getting the big-hitting left-hander cheaply will ... Read more...

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Rejuvenated Dwayne Bravo eyes Test return


July 5th, 2012 - 3:09 pm ICT by IANS
Kingston (Jamaica), July 5 (IANS/CMC) After an extended period out of Test cricket, energetic all-rounder Dwayne Bravo says he is keen on regaining his spot in the West Indies side for ... Read more...

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Chris Gayle puts controversy behind him


June 16th, 2012 - 3:34 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 16 (IANS/CMC) Talismanic opener Chris Gayle says he has put to rest the last 14 months of animosity with the cricket board and is now focussed on helping to ... Read more...

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Chanderpaul doubtful for Birmingham Test


June 8th, 2012 - 2:59 am ICT by IANS
Birmingham (England), June 8 (IANS/CMC) Veteran left-hander Shivnarine Chanderpaul is a doubt for the final Test against England after picking up a side strain.The 37-year-old was taken to hospital here Thursday ... Read more...

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Gibson backs top order but says Edwards technique exposed


June 7th, 2012 - 3:02 pm ICT by IANS
Birmingham, June 7 (IANS/CMC) Head coach Ottis Gibson continues to back the struggling West Indies top order despite its repeated failures in the first two Tests against England.None of the West ... Read more...

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West Indies discards playing for recall


June 2nd, 2012 - 5:14 pm ICT by IANS
Bridgetown (Barbados), June 2 (IANS/CMC) The West Indies A side will face India A in a series opener four-day match starting here Saturday, with players from the home team looking to ... Read more...

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Ancient shipwrecks unearthed in China


May 29th, 2012 - 7:06 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 29 (IANS) Archaeologists in China have unearthed two shipwrecks under an artificial waterway that remained buried for centuries.Over 600 artifacts have also been recovered from the site in ... Read more...

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Samuels has proven his point, says Gibson


May 29th, 2012 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
Nottingham, May 29 (IANS/CMC) West Indies head coach Ottis Gibson has praised the form of Marlon Samuels following the right-hander's outstanding batting in the second Test which finished inside four days ... Read more...

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Samuels and Sammy can bail us out again, says Rampaul


May 28th, 2012 - 3:10 pm ICT by IANS
Nottingham, England, May 28 (IANS/CMC) Fast bowler Ravi Rampaul said the West Indies had placed their confidence again in the pair of captain Darren Sammy and Marlon Samuels to bail the ... Read more...

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Chanderpaul digs in at top; Samuels, Roach also move up


May 23rd, 2012 - 3:19 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, May 23 (IANS/CMC) World No. One batsman Shivnarine Chanderpaul has stretched his lead at the top of the latest International Cricket Council (ICC) batting rankings, following his two half-centuries in ... Read more...

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Negative comments drained my confidence: Sarwan


May 22nd, 2012 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 22 (IANS/CMC) Out-of-favour batsman Ramnaresh Sarwan has criticised "certain individuals" in the West Indies set-up for the recent slump in his international career and says he is in no ... Read more...

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West Indies no walkovers, says Strauss


May 22nd, 2012 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 22 (IANS/CMC) England captain Andrew Strauss rubbished the talks that the West Indies were easy walkovers after his side was forced to fight before securing a five-wicket win in ... Read more...

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WI coach hails Samuels, seniors for maturity


May 21st, 2012 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
London (IANS/CMC), May 21 (IANS/CMC) The West Indies head coach Ottis Gibson says he is pleased with the manner in which the senior players have stepped up in order to compensate ... Read more...

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Sekar backs Daredevils to bounce back in style


May 14th, 2012 - 10:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 14 (IANS) Delhi Daredevils mentor T.A. Sekar was confident that the table toppers can bounce back well after their humiliating loss to defending champions Chennai Super ... Read more...

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Sehwag smashes fifth consecutive 50 in Daredevils’ comprehensive win (Lead)


May 2nd, 2012 - 1:53 am ICT by IANS
Jaipur, May 1 (IANS) Virender Sehwag smashed a recording-breaking fifth consecutive fifty to help Delhi Daredevils breeze past Rajasthan Royals by six wickets in the Indian Premier League here ... 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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Tendulkar meets Sonia amid possibility of Rajya Sabha nomination


April 26th, 2012 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) Batting maestro Sachin Tendulkar met Congress president Sonia Gandhi Thursday amid speculation in party circles that he would be nominated to the Rajya Sabha.Congress ... Read more...

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Birthday boy Tendulkar releases book on his 100th ton


April 24th, 2012 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, April 24 (IANS) Batting maestro Sachin Tendulkar, on his 39th birthday Tuesday, released a book commemorating his 100th international century titled 'Sachin - A Tribute To The Legend' ... Read more...

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Laptops for Pakistani students, but what about textbooks


April 10th, 2012 - 1:14 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 10 (IANS) Let them eat cake, French queen Marie Antoinette is presumed to have said when told that people did not have bread. Several centuries later, the anomaly ... Read more...

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Tendulkar would be happy to see an Indian break his record (Roundup)


March 25th, 2012 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 25 (IANS) India's batting legend Sachin Tendulkar Sunday said it would be tough to predict when and who will break his record of 100 international centuries but ... Read more...

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Tendulkar hopes an Indian would break his record


March 25th, 2012 - 4:59 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 25 (IANS) India's batting legend Sachin Tendulkar Sunday said it would be tough to predict when and who will break his record of 100 international centuries but ... Read more...

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Sri Lankan temple paintings in Delhi


March 24th, 2012 - 1:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 24 (IANS) About 110 replica of ancient Sri Lankan temple paintings and rock and wall paintings as well as interpretations in traditional style are on exhibition here.At ... Read more...

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No word of praise enough for Tendulkar: Dalmiya


March 16th, 2012 - 11:25 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 16 (IANS) Former International Cricket Council (ICC) chief Jagmohan Dalmiya Friday lauded batting great Sachin Tendulkar for scoring a century of centuries in international cricket saying no ... Read more...

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Speaker Meira Kumar congratulates Tendulkar


March 16th, 2012 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 16 (IANS) Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar Friday conveyed her "heartiest congratulations" to Sachin Tendulkar for being the first cricketer in the history of the game ... Read more...

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PM congratulates Tendulkar on 100th international ton


March 16th, 2012 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 16 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Friday congratulated batting maestro Sachin Tendulkar on his scoring his 100th international ton, saying that the cricketer had made India ... Read more...

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