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End India’s domination of ICC: Tony Greig


May 17th, 2011 - 2:59 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 17 (IANS) Accusing India of dominating the International Cricket Council (ICC), former England skipper Tony Greig said it was silly to give the Indian Premier League (IPL) a ... Read more...

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Kiwis’ two Test tour to Bangladesh postponed till 2012 over oppressive conditions


March 24th, 2011 - 12:51 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Mar 24 (ANI): New Zealand's two scheduled tests in Bangladesh in May have been re-arranged for next year after the authorities sought a postponement due to the oppressive weather conditions in ... Read more...

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World Cup fever: No threat for entertainment channels!


February 16th, 2011 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
By Radhika Bhirani New Delhi, Feb 16 (IANS) The World Cup begins Saturday but entertainment channels are not fretting about losing too many viewers or advertising. They are safely banking on their dedicated ... Read more...

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‘Spot-fixing’ scam diverted attention from possible ‘home games’: Butt


November 3rd, 2010 - 1:16 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Nov 3(ANI): Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Chairman Ijaz Butt has said that the tour of England 'spot-fixing' scam has ruined the country's chances of holding 'home games'.Leading cricket teams have refused ... Read more...

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Oz players want cricket calendar changed for T20 Big Bash involvement


October 30th, 2010 - 12:51 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Oct 30(ANI): The Australian Cricketers Association (ACA) has informed Cricket Australia that leading players want the cricket calendar for the month of January revamped in order to join the Twenty20 Big ... Read more...

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Hayden calls for right balance of Test, 50-over matches


October 23rd, 2010 - 5:09 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Oct 23(ANI): New Cricket Australia (CA) Director Matthew Hayden has said that the cricket calendar should be rearranged to have a right balance between Test and 50-over matches.Hayden said that the ... Read more...

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Gillespie says 40-over cricket can revive 50-over game


February 10th, 2010 - 3:04 pm ICT by ANI
Brisbane, Feb.10 (ANI): Prospective England bowling coach Jason Gillespie believes 40-over cricket could help to revive the 50-over format of the game."I played County cricket and could see the absolute benefit of ... Read more...

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Aussie cricketers’ strip for new calendar


October 21st, 2009 - 1:41 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, October 21 (ANI): Nathan Bracken, Shane Watson, Mitchell Johnson, Simon Katich and Shaun Tait are set to leave women drooling after stripping off for a new calendar.The Australian cricketers posed for ... Read more...

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Drought for Pakistan cricket is over : PCB


September 16th, 2009 - 2:20 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Sep.16 (ANI): The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has expressed hope that the drought of international tournaments for the national squad would soon be over with several foreign tours and multi nation ... Read more...

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Lee in Australian squad for Champions Trophy


August 22nd, 2009 - 6:43 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Aug 22 (IANS) Despite being sidelined for the entire Ashes series due to injuries, fast bowler Brett Lee has found a place in the 15-member Australian squad for the Champions Trophy ... Read more...

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Australia names 15-member squad for Champions Trophy


August 22nd, 2009 - 3:07 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Aug. 22 (ANI): Nine of the players currently playing in the fifth Ashes Test at The Oval, have been included in Australia's 15-man squad for next month's Champion's Trophy to be ... Read more...

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And now, a Ranji Trophy in Ireland


July 24th, 2009 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
By Dipankar De Sarkar Dublin, July 24 (IANS) Sixtyfive years after Maharaja Ranjitsinhji became the first head of state to visit the country during a difficult time, modern Ireland is returning the favour ... Read more...

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Cricket South Africa refuses to host Pakistan ‘A’ team


April 18th, 2009 - 4:33 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Apr.18 (ANI): Cricket South Africa (CSA) has refused to host Pakistan 'A' team's tour citing a busy cricket calendar, the Dawn reports.The CSA has informed the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB)."The South ... Read more...

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Symonds contemplating playing full IPL season in 2009


January 29th, 2009 - 1:41 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan.29 (ANI): Australian all rounder and cricket''s original Twenty20 millionaire, Andrew Symonds, has been fined for abusing Kiwi wicketkeeper-batsman Brendon McCullum, and while his long-term future will be decided next ... Read more...

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Bangladesh in danger of losing Test status


January 3rd, 2009 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 3 (IANS) Minnows Bangladesh are in danger of losing their Test status as top teams are unwilling to play the five-day game against them in a cramped international cricket calendar ... Read more...

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Morkel is the danger man: Hayden


December 16th, 2008 - 5:21 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, dec.16 (ANI): Australian opening batsman Matthew Hayden has identified tall South African pacer Morne Morkel as the biggest threat to the home side in the first Test against South Africa ... Read more...

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Australia cricket stars snubbed on burn-out claims


December 15th, 2008 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Dec 15 (IANS) Australian cricket stars' claims of burnout have received strong reaction from the country's public.Test vice-captain Michael Clarke last week raised the issue of burnout, claiming a glut of ... Read more...

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Players unite to launch ICC Diversity Day


November 11th, 2008 - 3:24 pm ICT by ANI
Dubai, Nov.11 (ANI): Leading international cricketers from England, West Indies and Pakistan have helped launch ICC Diversity Day 2008. ICC Diversity Day, which was held for the first time last year during ... Read more...

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Indian cricketers will get VVIP security, assures Pakistan


October 29th, 2008 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, Oct 29 (IANS) The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Wednesday rejected speculations that its home series against India early next year could fall victim to the prevailing security situation in the country ... Read more...

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ICC told to have a rethink on Champions Trophy


August 25th, 2008 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, Aug 25 (IANS) It may be time for the International Cricket Council (ICC) to review the future of the Champions Trophy in view of the problems encountered with it, the chief ... Read more...

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ICC to closely monitor security in Pak ahead of Champions Trophy in Sept


June 19th, 2008 - 2:32 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore , June 19 (ANI): The International Cricket Council (ICC) has said that the forthcoming Champions Trophy would be held in Pakistan from September 11-28, but it would closely monitor security ... Read more...

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Miandad, Wasim say IPL will damage international cricket calendar


April 19th, 2008 - 2:46 pm ICT by admin
Karachi, Apr 19 (ANI): Two former Pakistan cricket captains Javed Miandad and Wasim Akram have flayed the BCCI-initiated Indian Premier League (IPL), saying it will damage the international crickets calendar.They ... Read more...

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Kingfisher sponsors IPL umpires for Rs.1.06 billion


March 20th, 2008 - 5:47 pm ICT by admin
Mumbai, March 20 (IANS) Vijay Mallya's Kingfisher Airlines will pay the Indian Premier League (IPL) Rs.106 crores (Rs.1.06 billion or $26.17 million) to sponsor the umpires for five years for the Twenty20 ... Read more...

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Kingfisher Airlines is Indian Premier League umpire partner


March 20th, 2008 - 4:56 pm ICT by admin
Mumbai, Mar 20 (ANI/Business Wire India): The DLF Indian Premier League (IPL) today announced that Kingfisher Airlines has bagged the rights to being the official umpire partner for the league. It will ... Read more...

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Bedi offers a word of advice to Ishant


March 16th, 2008 - 2:23 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, March 16 (IANS) India's new pace sensation Ishant Sharma may have taken giant strides in Australia, but former skipper Bishan Singh Bedi has a word of caution for the youngster. ... Read more...

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BCCI may ask ICC to reschedule tours for IPLs sake


February 23rd, 2008 - 1:17 pm ICT by admin
Sydney, Feb.23 (ANI): The influential Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) is likely to build pressure on the International Cricket Council (ICC) to reschedule tours from next year to ensure ... Read more...

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At 450,000 dollars, Warnie to be highest paid IPL player


February 20th, 2008 - 2:17 pm ICT by admin
Melbourne, Feb.20 (ANI): Former Australian leg-spinner Shane Warne will in all probability leave most of his former team mates in the shade by commanding the highest reserve price at today's historic player ... Read more...

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Brad Hogg believes he has Ganguly’s number


December 31st, 2007 - 3:26 pm ICT by admin
Sydney, Dec.31 (ANI): Australian spinner Brad Hogg isn't ready to publicly declare he has a grip on flamboyant Indian batsman Sourav Ganguly but his cheeky grin suggests otherwise. The wrist-spinner has collected the ... Read more...

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