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Darren Bravo eagerly eyeing World T20 return


September 4th, 2012 - 4:46 pm ICT by IANS
Bridgetown (Barbados), Sep 4 (IANS/CMC) Stylish West Indies batsman Darren Bravo is hoping to rekindle his love affair with Sri Lanka when he suits up for the Twenty20 World Cup later ... Read more...

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Kiwis pin down India at lunch with double strike


September 3rd, 2012 - 2:05 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 3 (IANS) New Zealand struck a double blow, dismissing openers Virender Sehwag and Gautam Gambhir early in the Indian second innings on the fourth day of the ... Read more...

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Kohli optimistic of Indian win


September 2nd, 2012 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 2 (IANS) Playing "normal cricket" will be the key to India's success in the second Test against New Zealand if they have to chase a target of 250-plus, ... Read more...

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Kiwis lead by 41 at lunch (Lead)


September 2nd, 2012 - 1:44 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 2 (IANS) Tim Southee took a career best 7/64 to help New Zealand take a 12-run first innings lead against India, who were dismissed for 353 on the ... Read more...

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Raina keen to cement Test berth


September 1st, 2012 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 1 (IANS) Branded as a One-day international and Twenty20 specialist, Suresh Raina said he was keen to shrug off the tag and cement his berth in the Indian ... Read more...

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Ojha strikes twice as Kiwis struggle (Lead)


August 31st, 2012 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 31 (IANS) New Zealand struggled to 108/3 at lunch despite a laboured 53 by Martin Guptill who was dropped twice on the first day of the second ... Read more...

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We need to rectify mistakes: Franklin


August 25th, 2012 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 25 (IANS) New Zealand all-rounder James Franklin hopes the batsmen would rectify mistakes they committed in the first inning."I think we started pretty well in the second inning. ... Read more...

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New Zealand on 106/5 on day two of first Test


August 24th, 2012 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 24 (IANS) New Zealand were struggling at 106 for five in reply to India's 438 by stumps on day two of the first cricket Test he re Friday.James ... Read more...

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India bowled out for 438 against New Zealand (Lead)


August 24th, 2012 - 5:19 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 24 (IANS) Riding on a fine 159 by Cheteshwar Pujara, India ended their first innings at 438 shortly before the tea session against New Zealand on the second ... Read more...

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India extend lead at lunch (Lead)


August 24th, 2012 - 2:29 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 24 (IANS) India extended their lead by 64 runs without loss to get to 371 for five in their first innings at lunch on the second day of ... Read more...

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Roach makes bright return as Black Caps struggle


July 21st, 2012 - 3:25 pm ICT by IANS
St. John's (Antigua), July 21 (IANS/CMC) West Indies fast bowler Kemar Roach made a successful return to action following injury, producing a four-wicket haul to limit New Zealand on a ... Read more...

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India A 30/3 in second knock after conceding 106-run lead


June 19th, 2012 - 1:12 am ICT by IANS
Gros Islet (St Lucia), June 18 (IANS/CMC) India A, trailing by 106 runs on first innings, were 30 for three at lunch on the third day of the third and final ... Read more...

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Windies sweating on Bravo, Russell for second ODI


June 18th, 2012 - 4:10 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 18 (IANS/CMC) The West Indies are sweating on the fitness of batsman Darren Bravo and all-rounder Andre Russell but have been boosted by the news that talismanic opener Chris ... Read more...

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India tottering at 57/4 chasing 220-run target


June 12th, 2012 - 10:11 am ICT by IANS
Kingstown (St Vincent), June 12 (IANS/CMC) India A were reeling at 57 for four at stumps on the third day of the four-day second cricket 'Test', chasing a 220-run victory target ... Read more...

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Patience has been the key: Samuels


June 10th, 2012 - 3:59 pm ICT by IANS
Birmingham, June 10 (IANS/CMC) In-form batsman Marlon Samuels says he owes his recent success against World No.1 England to a new patient attitude, especially in the challenging bowler-friendly English conditions.The right-hander ... Read more...

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Samuels, Ramdin hold West Indies together


June 10th, 2012 - 3:58 pm ICT by IANS
Birmingham, June 10 (IANS/CMC) In-form batsman Marlon Samuels stroked his third half-century in as many innings while the struggling Denesh Ramdin hit his first in three years to break a prolonged ... 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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Sangakarra happy over Chargers’ performance


May 20th, 2012 - 11:53 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 20 (IANS) Deccan Chargers may not have qualified for the play-offs of the Indian Premier League-V but captain Kumar Sangakkara is happy the way his team performed ... Read more...

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Daredevils knock Kings XI out of IPL, top group stage (Lead)


May 19th, 2012 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, May 19 (IANS) David Warner played an electrifying knock to take Delhi Daredevils to a six-wicket win over Kings XI Punjab here Saturday and top the group stage in ... Read more...

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Discarded Sarwan scores second century for Leicestershire


May 17th, 2012 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
Leicester, May 17 (IANS/CMC) Even as West Indies prepare to field a novice top order in the first Test against England, discarded batsman Ramnaresh Sarwan, a seasoned former member of their ... Read more...

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Injury concerns for West Indies after loss to Lions


May 14th, 2012 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
Northampton, May 14 (IANS/CMC) The West Indies suffered a crushing 10-wicket defeat against England Lions here Sunday, just four days ahead of their clash with World No.1 England in the opening ... Read more...

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Sharma blitzkrieg halts Knight Riders’ winning streak (Lead)


May 12th, 2012 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 12 (IANS) Riding on a scintillating maiden IPL-ton by Rohit Sharma, Mumbai Indians trumped Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) by 27 runs in their Indian Premier League match ... Read more...

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Rampaul rues Windies’ lack of killer instinct


May 12th, 2012 - 3:28 pm ICT by IANS
Northampton (England), May 12 (IANS/CMC) Fast bowler Ravi Rampaul was left rueing the West Indies lack of killer instinct after the Caribbean side let England Lions off the hook on the ... Read more...

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Bravo sparkles but Windies collapse against Lions


May 11th, 2012 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
Northampton (England), May 11 (IANS/CMC) Rookie stroke-maker Darren Bravo hit a typically flashy half-century but West Indies suffered a familiar lower order collapse to be dismissed cheaply on the opening day ... Read more...

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Little play for Windies as rain dents preparation


May 8th, 2012 - 2:33 pm ICT by IANS
Hove (England), May 8 (IANS/CMC) Rain wrecked the final day of West Indies' three-day match against Sussex here Monday, allowing just 16 more overs before washing out play at the Probiz ... Read more...

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Focus is on maintaining top spot: Jayawardene


May 6th, 2012 - 11:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 6 (IANS) Delhi Daredevils vice captain Mahela Jayawardene said Sunday that they were not taking anything for granted and their aim was to maintain their top ... Read more...

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Dwayne Smith wins last-ball thriller for Mumbai Indians (Lead)


May 6th, 2012 - 10:49 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 6 (IANS) Dwayne Smith pulled off a stunning last ball win for the Mumbai Indians over the Chennai Super Kings in the Indian Premier League (IPL) 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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Batsmen motivated to do well against Daredevils: Pollock


April 26th, 2012 - 11:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) Mumbai Indians mentor and coach Shaun Pollock Thursday backed his batsmen to do well against Delhi Daredevils, against whom they had suffered a humiliating ... Read more...

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Royal Challengers thrash Rajasthan Royals by 46 runs (Lead)


April 24th, 2012 - 1:38 am ICT by IANS
Jaipur, April 23 (IANS) An unbeaten century stand between Tillakaratne Dilshan and A.B. de Villiers gave Royal Challengers a resounding 46-run victory over Rajasthan Royals in the Indian Premier League ... Read more...

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Knight Riders cruise to eight-wicket win over Kings XI Punjab (Lead)


April 19th, 2012 - 1:42 am ICT by IANS
Mohali, April 19 (IANS) Kolkata Knight Riders took sweet revenge of their loss at home as they beat Kings XI Punjab comfortably by eight wickets in their return clash ... Read more...

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IPL: Royals outplay Knight Riders at home (Lead)


April 8th, 2012 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, April 8 (IANS) Rajasthan Royals put up an all-round performance to beat Kolkata Knight Riders by 22 runs in the India Premier League here Sunday for their second ... Read more...

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Edwards, Brathwaite 50s lift Windies


April 8th, 2012 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
Bridgetown (Barbados), April 8 (IANS/CMC) Vice captain Kirk Edwards and teenaged opener Kraigg Brathwaite stroked contrasting half-centuries to give the West Indies a strong start but rain forced an anti-climatic end ... Read more...

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Go for stylish holiday wear this summer (With Image)


March 29th, 2012 - 2:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 29 (IANS) Planning a holiday? Go for asymmetric hem shirts and wrap dresses, says designer Kiran Uttam Ghosh who feels vacation wear needs makeover in terms of ... Read more...

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In form Shukla wants Webster’s advice to better performance


March 26th, 2012 - 11:54 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 26 (IANS) Buoyed by his good all-round shows in the current domestic cricket season, Laxmi Ratan Shukla is now looking forward to interacting with Kolkata Kight Riders' new ... Read more...

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