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Kevin Pietersen says he is hungry for runs


May 25th, 2011 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 25 (IANS) England batting star Kevin Pietersen, who is returning from an injury, has warned critics not to write him off, saying he is still hungry for runs.Pietersen, ... Read more...

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Tough to manage a team of professionals and amateurs: Dutch coach


February 26th, 2011 - 11:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 26 (IANS) It takes more than a bat and a ball to keep their cricket alive. For the Netherlands coach Peter Drinnen and captain Peter Borren managing a team ... Read more...

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Ponting bats for ICC move to reduce World Cup playing teams


February 22nd, 2011 - 11:59 am ICT by ANI
Ahmedabad, Feb.22 (ANI): Australian captain Ricky Ponting is reportedly in favour of reducing the number of teams playing the World Cup and the Champions Trophy to ten from 14 at present.He believed ... Read more...

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Anderson defends ex-England coach Moores after Pietersen’s criticism


January 1st, 2011 - 5:23 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Jan 1(ANI): England fast bowler Jimmy Anderson has praised former coach Peter Moores, a day after batsman Kevin Pietersen claimed that the Three Lions' would not have retained the Ashes with ... Read more...

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Moores sacking came at the right time: Pietersen


December 31st, 2010 - 4:24 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Dec 31 (IANS) England batsman Kevin Pietersen Friday said his team would not have retained the Ashes had he not been in the forefront of a campaign to remove former coach ... Read more...

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My quitting as skipper laid England’s Ashes win foundation: Pietersen


December 31st, 2010 - 9:40 am ICT by ANI
Sydney, Dec. 31 (ANI): England middle-order batsman Kevin Pietersen has said that the foundations of the team's retention of the Ashes in Australia were laid by his messy departure as captain and ... Read more...

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Aussie debutant George dubbed as ‘Glenn McGrath with an outswinger’


October 9th, 2010 - 3:42 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Oct 9 (ANI): Australian pacer Peter George, who is replacing injured Doug Bollinger in the squad for the second Test against India, has been dubbed as "Glenn McGrath with an outswinger".George ... Read more...

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Indian golf team for Asian Games announced


September 7th, 2010 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) Rashid Khan will lead the Indian men's golf team for the Asian Games in Guangzhou, China from Nov 12. Abhijeet Chaddha, Rahul Bajaj and Abhinav Lohan are other ... Read more...

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Flintoff’s career not over: Moores


August 9th, 2010 - 2:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 9 (ANI): Lancashire coach Peter Moores has said all rounder Andrew Flintoff's career is not over, and added that he will be given every chance to return from injury.The long ... Read more...

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Anderson restoring dying art of swing bowling in cricket: Moores


August 3rd, 2010 - 1:33 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 3(ANI): Former England coach Peter Moores has said that fast bowler James Anderson is restoring one of cricket's dying arts - swing bowling.Moores reckons that Anderson's ability to deceive batsmen ... Read more...

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Medical team advises Flintoff to delay return from injury


August 3rd, 2010 - 12:53 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Aug 3 (ANI): The long-awaited return of England all rounder Andrew Flintoff, who underwent knee surgery, has been delayed on the advice of his county's medical team.Flintoff was set to ... Read more...

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Banned Younis likely to replace Sangakkara in Lancashire


April 10th, 2010 - 3:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr.10 (ANI): Banned former Pakistan captain Younis Khan may replace Sri Lankan skipper Kumara Sangakkara as Lancashire's overseas player during the next county season.With Sri Lanka having a packed schedule in ... Read more...

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Flintoff will play again, says Moores


March 9th, 2010 - 1:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 9 (ANI): England all-rounder Andrew Flintoff, who retired from Test cricket last year and is currently recovering from surgery, will play again, according to Lancashire coach Peter Moores.Flintoff has ... Read more...

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Waqar front runner for Pakistan coach’s job


February 23rd, 2010 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
By Omar Khalid Karachi, Feb 23 (IANS) After considering the names of high-profile international coaches like Greg Chappell and Mickey Arthur, the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) seems to have settled for former Test ... Read more...

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Pietersen gunning for England vice-captaincy in Tests against Bangladesh


February 16th, 2010 - 12:17 pm ICT by ANI
Dubai, Feb.16 (ANI): England's best bat Kevin Pietersen is reportedly in the running to be the team's vice-captain for Tests against Bangladesh.According to The Telegraph, coach Andy Flower has left the door ... Read more...

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Sangakkara to play for Lancashire


December 28th, 2009 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 28 (IANS) Sri Lankan captain Kumar Sangakkara will play for English county Lancashire next season. Sangakkara's early-season involvement will be disrupted by the Twenty20 World Cup in the West Indies ... Read more...

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England has improved massively since the two Andys took over: Prior


December 3rd, 2009 - 2:17 pm ICT by ANI
Johannesburg, Dec 3(ANI): England wicket keeper Matt Prior has said that teams spirit has improved massively since skipper Andrew Strauss and coach Andy Flower assumed charge.Prior's comments are an indirect criticism of ... Read more...

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Netherlands team arrive to play practice matches


November 27th, 2009 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Nov 27 (IANS) The Netherlands national cricket team arrived here Friday to play some practice matches against a local club. The 14-member team will play four 50-over matches and two Twenty20 ... Read more...

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Flintoff expresses joy over new Lancashire deal


November 6th, 2009 - 2:17 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov.6 (ANI): England all-rounder Andrew Flintoff has expressed his delight over a new three-year deal with English County cricket team Lancashire.Flintoff, 31, will play limited overs cricket for the county after ... Read more...

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I rejected coaching offers of two top nations: Fleming


October 12th, 2009 - 1:05 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Oct. 12 (ANI): Since his retirement from international cricket last year, former New Zealand skipper Stephen Fleming has rejected two plum-coaching offers, one believed to be England.Stuff.co.nz quoted Fleming as ... Read more...

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Fifth ranked England team cannot afford to rest on Ashes laurels: Flower


August 25th, 2009 - 3:12 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 25 (ANI): England coach Andy Flower has promised fans his Ashes-winning side will not rest on their laurels.The former Zimbabwe ace helped mastermind the 2-1 series victory over Australia ... Read more...

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England team won’t undertake open-top bus parade


August 24th, 2009 - 4:51 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug.24 (ANI): England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) Managing Director Hugh Morris has ruled out the possibility of the victorious England cricket team undertaking an open top bus parade similar to ... Read more...

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Flintoff back in action, says reserving best for Ashes


June 12th, 2009 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 12 (IANS) England all-rounder Andrew Flintoff Friday made a comeback to competitive cricket for Lancashire and is upbeat about his performance in the Ashes. Flintoff, surprisingly handed a starting slot by ... Read more...

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Collingwood likely to become England’s Twenty20 captain


April 26th, 2009 - 2:38 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 26 (ANI): Former England's one-day captain Paul Collignwood is likely to be named team's new Twenty20 skipper by the selectors.It will represent a remarkable U-turn from Collingwood, England's one-day captain ... Read more...

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Flower believes KP has the goods to deliver Ashes to England


April 16th, 2009 - 2:28 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr.16 (ANI): New England cricket team coach Andy Flower believes batsman Kevin Pietersen can help England regain The Ashes this year.The ex-Zimbabwe skipper, 40, insists that the talented but sometimes self-obsessed ... Read more...

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Dressing room atmosphere affected Monty’s performance: coach


April 10th, 2009 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 10 (IANS) The turbulent atmosphere of England dressing room is the reason behind Monty Panesar's lean patch. Panesar's perceived decline - he struggled in the two-Test series in India and was ... Read more...

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Moores hurt over Pietersen’s outburst


April 7th, 2009 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 7 (IANS) Sacked England coach Peter Moores said he was hurt by claims of Kevin Pietersen and others that he introduced an overly-regimented approach that did not take account of ... Read more...

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Pietersen unhappy with England’s performance, wants to return home


March 27th, 2009 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 27 (IANS) Disappointed at England's performance in the West Indies, Kevin Pietersen wants to return home as soon as possible. Pietersen said that England's tour of the Caribbean has been ... Read more...

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Playing for England more important than IPL: Flintoff


February 28th, 2009 - 7:07 pm ICT by ANI
Barbados (West Indies), Feb.28 (ANI): All rounder Andrew Flintoff has reiterated that as far as he is concerned, playing for England is the ultimate, though there is talk about him preferring ... Read more...

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IPL riches has distracted England, says Moores


February 14th, 2009 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 14 (IANS) Former England coach Peter Moores said that the national team has been de-stabilised due to the Indian Premier League (IPL) riches.Moores, who was sacked after a fallout with ... Read more...

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Lancashire looking to call Ashwell Prince as Laxman’s replacement


February 10th, 2009 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 10 (IANS) English county Lancashire is looking to call on South Africa batsman Ashwell Prince for the early stages of the season in place of star India playerV.V.S. Laxman ... Read more...

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Harmison can regain his form against the Windies, says Malcolm


January 25th, 2009 - 1:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan.25 (ANI): Former England pace bowler Devon Malcolm believes Steve Harmison can regain his form against the West Indies during the current tour. The Daily Star quoted Malcolm as saying: To ... Read more...

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Pietersen wanted me out: Flower


January 22nd, 2009 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 22 (IANS) England's cricket team's assistant coach Andy Flower Wednesday confirmed that Kevin Pietersen indeed wanted him sacked. "I have had a chat with Kevin. Kevin did want a ... Read more...

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England should start winning matches: Strauss


January 21st, 2009 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 21 (IANS) England captain Andrew Strauss has asked his teammates to put behind the bitter episode that portrayed the team as disjointed and take more responsibility to win games as ... Read more...

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England cricketers will have to show unity during Windies tour


January 20th, 2009 - 3:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan.20 (ANI): The England cricket team under new captain Andrew Strauss will have to prove to its fans and spectators both here and in the Caribbean that it has the ... Read more...

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