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Pietersen hopes to be back for NZ tour


September 21st, 2012 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) Out of favour England batsman Kevin Pietersen tweeted Friday that he hopes to make a comeback for England's tour to New Zealand in February 2013.In ... Read more...

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World T20: Dwayne Bravo welcomes favourite tag


September 20th, 2012 - 12:59 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Sep 20 (IANS/CMC) All-rounder Dwayne Bravo has welcomed comments from some pundits who consider the West Indies to be among favourites to win the ICC world Twenty/20 tournament underway in ... Read more...

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Windies will be gunning for Australia: Edwards


September 19th, 2012 - 2:19 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Sep 19 (IANS/CMC) Confident strike bowler Fidel Edwards says the West Indies will be firing from all cylinders in an effort to win their opening game against Australia in the ... Read more...

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We can go all the way: Chris Gayle


September 13th, 2012 - 3:27 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Sep 13 (IANS/CMC) Talismanic opener Chris Gayle has backed the West Indies to reach the final of the World Twenty20 Championship beginning Sep 18.The big-hitting left-hander, the hottest commodity in ... Read more...

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Sachin Tendulkar joins Facebook


September 10th, 2012 - 11:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) Cricketing legend Sachin Tendulkar Monday joined the social networking site Facebook, attracting over 4.4 lakh 'Likes' within a few hours."I'll like to welcome you ... Read more...

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Pollard shrugs off favourites tag


September 6th, 2012 - 2:05 pm ICT by IANS
Bridgetown (Barbados), Sep 6 (IANS/CMC) Kieron Pollard has shrugged off the favourites tag being heaped on the West Indies side preparing for the ICC Twenty 20 World Cup in Sir ... Read more...

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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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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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Mohun Bagan to play in Jammu


August 28th, 2012 - 4:00 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Aug 28 (IANS) For the first time, Kolkata's famed football club Mohun Bagan will be in Jammu to play the "Goodwill Tournament" next month.Jammu and Kashmir Sports Minister R.S. ... Read more...

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We are capable of making a comeback: Kiwis’ Jeetan Patel


August 24th, 2012 - 10:37 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 24 (IANS) New Zealand spinner Jeetan Patel believes his team is capable of making a comeback in the first Test against India."We have to come back tomorrow and ... Read more...

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Olympics security guard accused of insulting soldier


July 31st, 2012 - 6:39 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, July 31 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A G4S security guard was recently accused of insulting a soldier. This incident occurred during the Olympic Games as they were both undertaking their duties. The ... Read more...

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Olympic archery: Talukdar is another Indian casualty


July 31st, 2012 - 4:13 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 31 (IANS) Indian archer Jayanta Talukdar got a 0-6 hammering from America's Jacob Wukie in the opening men's individual elimination round at the London Olympics here Tuesday.The archers' ... Read more...

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Olympic archery: Indian men’s team knocked out


July 28th, 2012 - 5:08 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 28 (IANS) Indian archers bowed out of the men's team event at the London Olympics after losing to Japan in the tie-breaker here Saturday.Both teams were tied at ... Read more...

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British cyclist Wiggins begins Olympics opening ceremony


July 28th, 2012 - 3:15 am ICT by IANS
London, July 28 (IANS) British cyclist Bradley Wiggins, the Tour de France champion, rang a huge bell at the Olympic Park to mark the beginning of the opening ceremony of ... Read more...

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Archery spectators turned away from Lord’s


July 28th, 2012 - 12:10 am ICT by IANS
London, July 27 (IANS) Hundreds of spectators for the archery event at the London 2012 Olympics Games were turned away from the Lord's cricket ground on the opening day, Friday, ... Read more...

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‘Blind’ archer helps set Olympics’ first world record (Lead)


July 27th, 2012 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 27 (IANS/RIA Novosti) World records started to tumble even before the opening ceremony of the London Olympics Friday, with a legally blind South Korean archer the star.Im Dong-Hyun ... Read more...

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Minor helps Delhi Police to solve murder mystery


July 26th, 2012 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) An 11-year-old boy helped Delhi Police solve a kidnapping-cum-murder case of the 25-year-old son of a property dealer, police said Thursday. Four people, including a ... Read more...

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Nothing to lose at the Olympics: Jai Bhagwan


July 26th, 2012 - 6:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) A late bloomer in the world of boxing, Jai Bhagwan took rapid strides to get to the pinnacle of sport in the country. In his ... Read more...

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‘Americans like cricket, if India, Pakistan play’


July 24th, 2012 - 10:37 am ICT by IANS
Washington, July 24 (IANS) Americans don't understand cricket, but they like it, particularly of the diplomatic variety between friend India and ally Pakistan."We're for cricket. We don't understand it, but ... Read more...

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Noted radio commentator Suresh Saraiya dies


July 19th, 2012 - 1:24 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 18 (IANS) Suresh Saraiya, well-known cricket commentator on radio, died following a heart attack Wednesday evening. He was 76 and survived by daughter Neeta.Saraiya was popular commentator ... Read more...

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Dhoni hoping for positive start for team in Sri Lanka


July 17th, 2012 - 10:57 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 17 (IANS) Admitting that break from cricket was very welcome, India skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni emphasised the need to win the series against Sri Lanka that would help ... Read more...

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Important to start well, says Dhoni


July 17th, 2012 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 17 (IANS) India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni Tuesday said it was important to be on the mark at the start of the season beginning with the One-day series ... Read more...

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We need to deliver, says Gambhir


July 16th, 2012 - 9:13 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 16 (IANS) Gautam Gambhir predicted a tough one-day series in Sri Lanka and stressed on the need to adopt a professional approach as the Indian team prepared ... Read more...

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Irfan Pathan replaces injured Vinay Kumar for Sri Lanka tour


July 13th, 2012 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) All-rounder Irfan Pathan has replaced injured fast bowler R.Vinay Kumar in India's squad for the upcoming Sri Lanka tour."R. Vinay Kumar suffered a right hamstring ... Read more...

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No need to push panic button, cautions skipper Sammy


July 12th, 2012 - 12:13 pm ICT by IANS
Basseterre (St Kitts), July 12 (IANS/CMC) West Indies captain Darren Sammy has said there was no need to press the panic button after his side collapsed to a disappointing 88-run ... Read more...

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Cook urges consistency, Clarke wants review


July 11th, 2012 - 9:42 pm ICT by IANS
Manchester, July 11 (IANS) England captain Alastair Cook wants his side to build on its 4-0 whitewash of Australia while his counterpart Michael Clarke has called for a performance review ... Read more...

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Sachin’s records will be broken one day: Kapil


July 8th, 2012 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 8 (IANS) Praising Indian batsman Sachin Tendulkar for his disciplined life and dedication to the game, former Indian skipper Kapil Dev Sunday said the maestro's records will ... Read more...

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Arjuna Award will be a great honour, says Yuvraj


July 7th, 2012 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) Indian cricketer Yuvraj Singh hopes to be second time lucky after being nominated for the Arjuna Award.The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) ... Read more...

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Not retiring from ODIs: Sachin


July 6th, 2012 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) Master blaster Sachin Tendulkar has said he has no plans to retire from One-day Internationals and that he opted out of the upcoming Sri ... Read more...

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BCCI bans Sudhindra for life, Shrivastava for 5 years


June 30th, 2012 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 30 (IANS) The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) Saturday banned Madhya Pradesh fast bowler T.P.S. Sudhindra for life, Uttar Pradesh fast bowler Salabh Srivastava ... Read more...

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‘West Indies favourites for T20 World Cup’


June 28th, 2012 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, June 28 (IANS) Australian all-rounder Shane Watson believes that the West Indies will be the team to beat in the ICC Twenty20 World Cup which kicks off in Sri ... Read more...

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Big B hooked onto Euro Cup


June 16th, 2012 - 4:08 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 16 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan confesses he is a sports lover and is currently enjoying the ongoing Euro Cup to the hilt. Apart from the passing of ... Read more...

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Johnson and Permaul maul India A by 125 runs


June 13th, 2012 - 1:24 am ICT by IANS
Kingstown (St Vincent), June 12 (IANS/CMC) Two left-armers, medium-pacer Delorn Johnson (6 for 34) and spinner Veerasammy Permaul (4 for 22) bowled West Indies A to a 125-run victory over India ... Read more...

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Blame game between BCCI and sports ministry on


June 7th, 2012 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 7 (IANS) The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) and the sports ministry Thursday got into a spat over official forms for nominating cricketers for ... Read more...

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When Ajay bumped into Sachin (With Image)


May 31st, 2012 - 7:42 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 31 (IANS) Bollywood star Ajay Devgn bumped into cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar during a shooting schedule at Mehboob Studios in Bandra here, and the two got down ... Read more...

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