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England play six Tests, 13 ODIs and four T-20s next summer


September 30th, 2011 - 3:03 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 30 (IANS) The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) has announced a hectic international schedule for next summer for World No.1 Test team England who play with the ... Read more...

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India drop to fifth position in ICC rankings


September 17th, 2011 - 8:12 am ICT by IANS
Cardiff, Sep 17 (IANS) World champions India dropped to the fifth position in the Reliance ICC ODI Championship table after England won the five-match ODI series 3-0 here Friday.It is ... Read more...

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Manoj Tiwary replaces injured Sharma in India’s ODI squad


September 4th, 2011 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 4 (IANS) Middle-order batsman Manoj Tiwary was Sunday named as a replacement for the injured Rohit Sharma in India's One-day squad for the remaining four matches against England.Sharma ... Read more...

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Dhoni expresses doubts on Dravid’s dismissal


September 4th, 2011 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
Chester-le-Street, Sep 4 (IANS) Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni expressed his reservations on the accuracy of the Decision Review System after his team's senior batsman Rahul Dravid was controversially adjudged ... Read more...

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India still winless as first ODI abandoned (Roundup)


September 4th, 2011 - 12:28 am ICT by IANS
Chester-le-Street (England), Sep 3 (IANS) India were in control of the first One-day International against England before it was called off due to heavy rains here Saturday.England, chasing a 275-run ... Read more...

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Rain stops play in first India-England ODI


September 3rd, 2011 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
Chester-le-Street, Sep 3 (IANS) Rain stopped play in the first One-Day International between India and England here Saturday with the home team losing both the openers while chasing a 275-run ... Read more...

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Patel helps India set a fighting target in first ODI


September 3rd, 2011 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
Chester-le-Street (England), Sep 3 (IANS) A career best 95-run knock by Parthiv Patel and Suresh Raina's quickfire 38 in the death overs helped India get 274 for seven against England ... Read more...

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Scoreboard: India vs. England, first ODI


September 3rd, 2011 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
Chester-le-Street (England), Sep 3 (IANS) The scoreboard of India's innings against England in their first One-day cricket International at the Riverside Ground here Saturday.India: Parthiv Patel c Kieswetter b ... Read more...

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India set England 275-run target in first ODI


September 3rd, 2011 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
Chester-le-Street (England), Sep 3 (IANS) India made 274 for seven against England in their first One-day cricket International at the Riverside Ground here Saturday.Parthiv Patel top-scored for the visitors with ... Read more...

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England opt to bowl against India in first ODI


September 3rd, 2011 - 4:38 pm ICT by IANS
Chester-le Street (England), Sep 3 (IANS) England won the toss and put in India to bat in their first One-day cricket International at the Riverside Ground here Saturday. Sachin ... Read more...

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England hoping to blank India in ODIs too: Bresnan


August 30th, 2011 - 3:05 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 30 (IANS) All-rounder Tim Bresnan says that India being the World champions may be the favourites to win the ODI series but that won't stop England from going ... Read more...

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India will have to bowl a lot better to win ODI series: Akram


August 29th, 2011 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) Pakistani bowling great Wasim Akram says India will have to bowl much better than what they managed in the Tests against England if they are ... Read more...

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Edgbaston pitch will help spinners


August 8th, 2011 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
Edgbaston, Aug 8 (IANS) The pitch at Edgbaston will help the spinners and will also offer reverse swing to the pacers in the third cricket Test between India and England ... Read more...

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Bresnan says he needed cricket’s biggest stage to play his best


December 29th, 2010 - 2:05 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Dec. 29 (ANI): Having played only six Tests so far, England's right-arm fast bowler Tim Bresnan said he needed the Ashes campaign platform to play his best.Bresnan is so laid back ... Read more...

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Brit jobless dad-of-10 to have 4 more, get engaged for 3rd time in 3 months


November 29th, 2010 - 4:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 29 (ANI): Britain's infamous father-of-ten is now having another four children, and getting engaged for the third time in three months.Keith Macdonald, who pays just 5 pounds a week to ... Read more...

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“I’m a much better bowler than displays in England tour”: Pak pacer Mohammad Irfan


October 7th, 2010 - 6:41 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Oct 7(ANI): Pakistani fast bowler Mohammad Irfan, who made his international debut in the recent ODI series against England, feels that he could have done a lot better during the tour. ... Read more...

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Jobless Brit man fathers tenth child with tenth woman


September 20th, 2010 - 5:45 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 20 (ANI): A jobless man in Britain, who saddled taxpayers with a 1million pound benefits bill for his eight children from eight different women, is set to father a tenth ... Read more...

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Afridi banking on bowlers to help team bounce back against England in Oval ODI


September 17th, 2010 - 1:32 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 17(ANI): Pakistan ODI captain Shahid Afridi is confident that his team would bounce back during the third ODI at The Oval to keep their five-match ODI series against England alive.Pakistan ... Read more...

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Suspended Pakistani trio to fly back home


September 10th, 2010 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 10 (IANS) Three Pakistani cricketers, who have been provisionally suspended by the International Cricket Council (ICC) on charges of alleged spot-fixing, have been granted permission by the Metropolitan Police to ... Read more...

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Match fixing is a cancer for cricket: Strauss


September 10th, 2010 - 2:37 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept.10 (ANI): England captain Andrew Strauss has described the latest match-fixing scandal as "a cancer in the game" of cricket."Every one of these allegations hurts the game of cricket more. ... Read more...

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Pak team management looking to inject more experience for ODI series against England


August 5th, 2010 - 4:19 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Aug.5 (ANI): The overall shoddy performance by the batsmen, particularly their meek surrender in the first Test against England, has the Pakistani team management contemplating changes in the squad for the ... Read more...

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English counties opposed to Lord’s getting two-Test guarantee as part of redevelopment plan


February 5th, 2010 - 2:06 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb.5 (ANI): Plans to redevelop The Lord's cricket ground in London are facing strong county resistance, particularly over moves to guarantee two Test matches a year for the home of cricket. ... Read more...

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England underdogs at Champions Trophy, says Swann


September 20th, 2009 - 5:02 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 20(ANI): Spinner Graeme Swann reckons that the current England team would not be able to make it to the top honours of the upcoming Champions Trophy, and the maximum that ... Read more...

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England can avoid 7-0 drubbing in NatWest Series: Anderson


September 19th, 2009 - 4:45 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 19(ANI): England paceman James Anderson has said that the England team would be looking forward to avoid a humiliating 7-0 whitewash against Australia in the NatWest Series.England team has ... Read more...

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England rest Collingwood and Anderson for fourth ODI


September 11th, 2009 - 6:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 11 (ANI): Despite facing a three nil scoreline in the seven match ODI series against Australia, England have rested all-rounder Paul Collingwood and paceman James Anderson ahead of the must-win ... Read more...

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Broad eyes Ashes glory


May 12th, 2009 - 1:51 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 12 (ANI): England fast bowler Stuard Broad aims to join James Anderson and fire England to Ashes glory this summer.Pace ace Broad is determined to make the most of ... Read more...

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Younus regains top spot in Test batting


May 10th, 2009 - 6:04 pm ICT by ANI
Dubai, May 10 (ANI): Younus Khan regains number-one position after West Indies' Shivnarine Chanderpaul lost his number-one position in the latest ICC Player Rankings for Test batsmen after his side's 10-wicket ... Read more...

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British artist fined over two deaths caused by sculpture


March 27th, 2009 - 11:50 am ICT by IANS
London, March 27 (DPA) A British artist whose inflatable sculpture killed two women when it broke free from its moorings was Thursday fined 10,000 pounds ($14,457) by a court in Newcastle, north-east ... Read more...

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English bid to copy IPL faces strong opposition


July 12th, 2008 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 12 (IANS) English cricket authorities are facing strong resistance to an attempt to copy the Indian Premier League (IPL) model for an English Twenty20 championship that would do away with ... Read more...

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The boy who beat asthma by playing the euphonium


June 27th, 2008 - 2:11 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 27 (ANI): He would get breathless when just standing and talking. But now, Ryan Harrison, who was diagnosed with asthma as a child, has beaten the condition by taking ... Read more...

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Switch-hit will add to the fun of cricket (Commentary)


June 21st, 2008 - 11:06 am ICT by IANS
By K. Datta There is no law in cricket that prohibits the switch-hit, as the stroke with which Kevin Pietersen hit two sixes in England ODI victory over New Zealand at Chester-le-Street Sunday ... Read more...

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