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Rest of India favourites to defend Irani Cup (Preview)


September 20th, 2012 - 1:26 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 20 (IANS) With the cricketing attention firmly on the Twenty20 World Cup in Sri Lanka, a truncated Rajasthan, the reigning Ranji Trophy champions, take on Rest of India ... Read more...

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Touring West Indies under fire from English media


May 3rd, 2012 - 2:46 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 3 (IANS/CMC) The West Indies cricket team touched down here Wednesday for their three-Test tour against the world's No.1 side, with English newspapers already launching their usual assault on ... Read more...

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Big Bash could affect Test team’s preparations: Inverarity


December 21st, 2011 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Dec 21 (IANS) Australia's chief cricket selector John Inverarity admitted that the Big Bash Twenty20 could compromise the preparation of players vying for a Test team berth this summer.The ... Read more...

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Warner credits Sehwag for Test berth


November 29th, 2011 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Nov 29 (IANS) Explosive Australian batsman David Warner is all set to make his Test debut after playing his first limited overs game almost three years ago. And ... Read more...

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Sad time for Pakistan cricket: Daily


November 3rd, 2011 - 12:24 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 3 (IANS) It is a sad time for Pakistan cricket with a London court finding former Pakistan captain Salman Butt and fast bowler Muhammad Asif guilty of corruption, ... Read more...

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Gayle could return as Jamaican captain


October 5th, 2011 - 12:31 pm ICT by IANS
Kingston (Jamaica), Oct 5 (IANS/CMC) Explosive opener Chris Gayle could be back in charge of the Jamaica national team for this month's WICB Regional Super50 Championship in Guyana.The Jamaica Observer newspaper ... Read more...

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Former Barbados all-rounder dies at 50


August 29th, 2011 - 1:29 pm ICT by IANS
Bridgetown (Barbados) Aug 29 (IANS/CMC) Former Barbados all-rounder Elvis Reifer passed away suddenly Saturday morning. He was 50.Reifer, a left-arm fast-medium bowler and a useful left-handed lower-order batsman, was one of ... Read more...

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Dalmiya accuses ICC of World Cup double standards


March 2nd, 2011 - 1:16 pm ICT by ANI
Kolkata, Mar.2 (ANI): Jagmohan Dalmiya, the president of Bengal Cricket Association (BCA), has accused the International Cricket Council (ICC) of double standards and claimed that Wankhede Stadium should not have got clearance ... Read more...

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North says nothing to hide from England ahead of Ashes


November 5th, 2010 - 1:49 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Nov 5 (ANI): Marcus North has said it would have been pointless to have withdrawn from today's tour match against England to deny the tourists a look at him before the ... Read more...

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Prior wants England to get into winning habit early on Ashes tour


November 5th, 2010 - 1:48 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 5 (ANI): England wicketkeeper Matt Prior has targeted a winning start to inspire a run of success on the challenging tour of Australia.England plays their first warm-up match on Friday ... Read more...

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England not interested in drawn Ashes: Prior


November 3rd, 2010 - 5:25 pm ICT by ANI
Perth (Australia), Nov.3 (ANI) England need only a draw to retain the Ashes after winning last year's series 2-1, but Andrew Strauss's team does not seem interested in such a possibility.With Australia ... Read more...

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England cricketer in ’safe house’ after betting mafia’s threat


September 12th, 2010 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 12 (IANS) England cricketer of Pakistani orgin Usman Afzaal was guarded in a 'safe house' by the local police after a betting syndicate posing as policemen tried to ransack his ... Read more...

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Ponting happy with his spinners


January 1st, 2010 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 1 (IANS) Australia cricket captain Ricky Ponting is happy with the way his spinners, especially Nathan Hauritz and newcomer Steve Smith, are improving. Ponting's comments come a month after he raised ... Read more...

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Australia on track on developing spin talent: Ponting


January 1st, 2010 - 11:49 am ICT by ANI
Sydney, Jan.1 (ANI): Captain Ricky Ponting believes Australia is finally on track with the development of slow bowlers.'I'm very happy with the way our spin bowling stocks are looking at the moment,' ... Read more...

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Strauss unhappy over choice of Cardiff first Ashes Test venue


July 5th, 2009 - 2:02 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 5 (ANI): England skipper Andrew Strauss is unhappy over selection of Cardiff as venue for the first Ashes Test, as he wants to capitalize on the home advantage during the ... Read more...

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Ponting counts on Ashes to lift team spirits


June 10th, 2009 - 2:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 10 (ANI): Australian cricket skipper Ricky Ponting believes he can use this year's Ashes to lift the spirits of the team.Australia's four-month stay in the UK has started on the ... Read more...

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Warner to make his first class debut


March 4th, 2009 - 6:20 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Mar. 4 (ANI): Left-hander David Warner will make his first-class debut for New South Wales in a Sheffield Shield match after opener Phil Jaques dropped out due to back soreness. ... Read more...

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Warner to make Sheffield debut after inter-state threat


March 4th, 2009 - 2:18 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, March 4 (IANS) David Warner, batting sensation in the short forms of cricket, will make his Sheffield Shield debut for New South Wales (NSW) Thursday as an injury replacement for Phil ... Read more...

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No first class status for Oz batting tyro Warner just yet


February 24th, 2009 - 4:36 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Feb.24 (ANI): New South Wales Cricket has decided to snub batting tyro David Warner for the teams upcoming Sheffield match against Queensland, putting a question mark on his future at ... Read more...

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Proteas express pity for Aussie David Warner


January 23rd, 2009 - 1:46 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Jan.23 (ANI): South African cricket team coach Mickey Arthur says he is amazed by the hype surrounding explosive Australian rookie David Warner and fears the expectations will crush the young ... Read more...

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Yellow card: Cricket goes the football way


November 12th, 2008 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 12 (IANS) Cricket is all set to go the football way with the introduction of yellow cards to prevent players from abusing umpires and excessive sledging.The rule will be put ... Read more...

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