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Under-19 cricketers’ welcome ends in chaos in Kolkata


August 29th, 2012 - 10:40 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 29 (IANS) A heroes' welcome to two members of India's Under-19 World Cup winning squad ended in chaos Wednesday following an ugly quarrel between the police and a ... Read more...

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CAB trying to rope in Kapil as bowling consultant


July 28th, 2012 - 11:42 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 28 (IANS) Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB) president Jagmohan Dalmiya said Saturday that the association is trying to rope in India's World Cup winning captain Kapil Dev as ... Read more...

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Dalmiya re-elected CAB president


July 28th, 2012 - 10:45 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 20 (IANS) Seasoned cricket administrator Jagmohan Dalmiya was re-elected Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB) president with a thumping majority at the cash-rich body's Annual General Meeting here Saturday.Dalmiya ... Read more...

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Dalmiya has a challenger in Samar Pal for top CAB post


July 21st, 2012 - 12:39 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 20 (IANS) Seasoned cricket administrator Jagmohan Dalmiya will be up against former association joint-secretary Samar Pal for the president's post in the Cricket Association of Bengal during its ... Read more...

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CAB joint secretary surrenders in court, gets bail


July 13th, 2012 - 10:16 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 13 (IANS) Cricket Association of Bengal joint secretary Biswarup Dey Friday surrendered before a city court which had issued an arrest warrant against him on a complaint made ... Read more...

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Court issues arrest warrant against CAB joint secretary


July 11th, 2012 - 12:25 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 10 (IANS) A city court Tuesday issued an arrest warrant against Cricket Association of Bengal joint secretary Biswarup Dey in a complaint made by the West Bengal fire ... Read more...

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Kolkata bracing up for extending warm felicitation to victorious Knights (Roundup)


May 28th, 2012 - 11:57 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 28 (IANS) Indian Premier League champion Kolkata KnightRiders - co-owned by Bollywood heartthrob Shah Rukh Khan - will be accorded a grand reception with offerings of ... Read more...

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Mamata, CAB felicitate golden boy Sachin (Lead)


May 12th, 2012 - 6:59 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 12 (IANS) With the crowd roaring "Sachin, Sachin", and leaflets and cut-outs saluting him, batting maestro Sachin Tendulkar was Saturday felicitated by West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata ... Read more...

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Mamata, CAB felicitate golden boy Sachin


May 12th, 2012 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 12 (IANS) With the crowd roaring "Sachin, Sachin", and leaflets and cut-outs saluting him, batting maestro Sachin Tendulkar was Saturday felicitated by West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata ... Read more...

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Sachin to be presented 100 guineas, golden bat by Mamata


May 11th, 2012 - 12:07 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 10 (IANS) Sachin Tendulkar will be presented a golden bat, ball and 100 guineas for scoring a century of international hundreds by West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata ... Read more...

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Kolkata Police throw a spanner in CAB’s giant screen plans


May 3rd, 2012 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 3 (IANS) The Cricket Association of Bengal's (CAB) plans to install giant screens across the city during the top-draw May 5 Indian Premier League (IPL) encounter between Kolkata ... Read more...

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Giant screens across Kolkata for IPL’s top draw


May 2nd, 2012 - 12:58 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 2 (IANS) With all tickets for Saturday's game between Kolkata Knight Riders and Pune Warriors India sold out, plans are afoot to install 12 giant screens across the ... Read more...

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Use more modern ground covers, Banerjee tells CAB


April 6th, 2012 - 12:05 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 5 (IANS) Unhappy over the plastic covers used on the Eden Gardens ground, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Thursday advised the Cricket Association of Bengal to ... Read more...

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KKR, Daredevils look for a new beginning (Preview)


April 4th, 2012 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 4 (IANS) Delhi Daredevils and Kolkata Knight Riders - two sides yet to reach the Indian Premier League (IPL) final even once despite being high on star ... Read more...

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After 100th ton, Sachin to donate bat to Eden Gardens


November 17th, 2011 - 8:25 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 17 (IANS) Batting genius Sachin Tendulkar has promised to donate the bat with which he scores his 100th international century to the proposed cricket museum at the ... Read more...

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Mamata’s tryst with the Eden


November 17th, 2011 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 17 (IANS) Taking a break from tackling tricky issues of governance, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Thursday spent some time on the cricket field feting Sachin ... Read more...

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Didi comes to Eden, says victory is hers!


November 17th, 2011 - 6:25 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 17 (IANS) Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Thursday descended on the famed Eden Gardens here and feted the Indian cricket team for its emphatic win over the West ... Read more...

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Indian cricketers to donate gear if they win Kolkata Test


November 17th, 2011 - 1:03 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 16 (IANS) The Indian cricketers would donate their cricketing gears for the proposed cricket museum at the Eden Gardens if the team wins the ongoing test against the ... Read more...

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Preethi watches hubby Ashwin at Eden


November 15th, 2011 - 10:50 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 15 (IANS) The Mehendi is still there on both her hands. It was a special moment for Chennai girl Preethi, who got married to young Indian offie ... Read more...

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Ticket sales fail to pick up, T-shirts with prayers for Sachin’s feat


November 13th, 2011 - 11:12 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 13 (IANS) Even as ticket sales remained abysmally low, the Jagmohan Dalmiya-led Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB) has distributed 100 t-shirts with prayers for Sachin Tendulkar's 100th ... Read more...

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Tendulkar unhappy with Eden sight screen, CAB agrees to increase height


November 12th, 2011 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 12 (IANS) The old problem of the sight screen returned to haunt Eden Gardens Saturday as batting maestro Sachin Tendulkar - one short of a historic century ... Read more...

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Poor ticket sales for Eden Test


November 12th, 2011 - 12:03 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 11 (IANS) Eden Gardens, known the world over for its large and boisterous crowd during international cricket matches, is again bracing for vacant stands with only 324 season ... Read more...

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Cancer awareness rally held in Kolkata


November 7th, 2011 - 11:19 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 7 (IANS) Over 500 people from various walks of life, including doctors, sports administrators, footballers, cancer patients and members of youth clubs, took part in a five-km procession ... Read more...

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CAB felicitates Indian team for Eden’s maiden T20


October 29th, 2011 - 11:42 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 29 (IANS) Indian cricket team captain M.S. Dhoni and his teammates were feted by the Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB) on the occasion of the first ever Twenty20 ... Read more...

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‘Who are you?’ ICC official asks Ganguly at Eden Gardens


October 26th, 2011 - 2:41 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 26 (IANS) Even in his worst nightmares, Sourav Ganguly would not have seen it coming. It was possibly for the first time in his long cricketing career that ... Read more...

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Lowest turnout in India ODI at Eden (Diary)


October 25th, 2011 - 6:56 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 25 (IANS) It was an unusual Eden Gardens on Tuesday. Known the world over for its cricket mad spectators who always scramble for tickets to savour the ball-willow ... Read more...

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CAB apprehensive of losing India-England match again


October 13th, 2011 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 13 (IANS) The Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB) which is awaiting governmental clearance for organising the Oct 25 one-day cricket match between India and England is apprehensive of ... Read more...

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Bengal cricket on sticky wicket over India-England tie


October 13th, 2011 - 12:10 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 12 (IANS) The Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB), which is awaiting the public works department's (PWD) no-objection certificate (NOC) to host the India-England One-Day International cricket match at ... Read more...

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PWD’s clearance procedure clumsy: CAB


October 12th, 2011 - 10:19 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 12 (IANS) The Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB), which is awaiting a state Public Works Department's (PWD) no objection certificate (NOC) to host an India-England ODI at the ... Read more...

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Champions League T20 matches shifted to Hyderabad, Bangalore


September 20th, 2011 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata/Hyderabad, Sep 20 (IANS) Four matches of Champions League Twenty20 (CLT20) have been shifted from Eden Gardens to Hyderabad and Bangalore due to monsoon rains lashing Kolkata almost daily. The Group ... Read more...

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Presidents, leaders, stars, industrialists at Wankhede


April 2nd, 2011 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 2 (IANS) The Presidents of India and Sri Lanka, Pratibha Patil and Mahinda Rajapakse respectively, Maharashtra Governor K. Sankaranarayanan and Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan were among the ... Read more...

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Security beefed up at Eden for World Cup matches


March 14th, 2011 - 11:23 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 14 (IANS) Kolkata Police have beefed up security arrangements at the Eden Gardens here following intelligence inputs of a terror attack during the cricket World Cup matches, a ... Read more...

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World Cup back at the Eden, but minus the fans


March 14th, 2011 - 10:38 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 14 (IANS) The World Cup is finally back at the historic Eden Gardens, which looks dazzling in its renovated avatar, but the legendary fans - the lifeline of ... Read more...

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Dalmiya takes a dig at Pawar


February 25th, 2011 - 12:12 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 24 (IANS) Targeting International Cricket Council (ICC) president Sharad Pawar for Eden Gardens losing out on the Feb 27 India-England World Cup game, Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB) chief Jagmohan ... Read more...

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Eden to host a T20 and an ODI


February 24th, 2011 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 24 (IANS) There is at last some good news for the cricket-loving public of Kolkata, who were left disappointed after the iconic Eden Gardens lost out on the crucial World ... Read more...

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