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Saina as thrilled at Sindhu’s showing as her Rs.40 crore deal


September 19th, 2012 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) London Olympic bronze medallist Saina Nehwal is as delighted at her Andhra colleague Pusarla Venkata Sindhu's "brilliant showing" in the Chinese Masters Super Series as ... Read more...

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We are eager to do well in World T20: Dhoni


September 12th, 2012 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Sep 12 (IANS) India cricket captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni Wednesday said it was important for the team to do well in the World Twenty20 tournament after the triumph ... Read more...

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Upbeat West Indies geared up for World Twenty20


September 12th, 2012 - 12:35 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Sep 12 (IANS/CMC) West Indies cricket captain Darren Sammy said the team was looking forward to winning the World Twenty20 Championship and bringing back the smiles of fans in the ... Read more...

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Is Andrew Strauss going to be a MP?


August 30th, 2012 - 9:49 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Aug 30 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Andrew Straus just quit cricket for good. Strauss who is 35 years old is a conservative party supporter who offered himself as an auction prize and won ... Read more...

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Flunked by college, Unmukt finds support in Dhoni


August 30th, 2012 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) India cricket captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni Thursday came out in support of the U-19 World Cup winning skipper Unmukt Chand, who was barred from taking ... Read more...

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Harbhajan deserves to play for India in all formats: Ganguly


August 28th, 2012 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) Former India cricket captain Sourav Ganguly feels that off-spinner Harbhajan Singh has been kept away from the national team for too long and he ... Read more...

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Laxman has given strong and clear message to selectors: Ganguly


August 18th, 2012 - 11:40 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 18 (IANS) Former Indian cricket captain Sourav Ganguly Saturday saluted V.V.S. Laxman for his contribution to the game and said he has given a "strong and clear" ... Read more...

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South Korea the team to beat at Olympics: Rahul Banerjee


July 14th, 2012 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 14 (IANS) Olympic medal hopeful archer Rahul Banerjee Saturday pointed to South Korea as the toughest opponent and said the London weather will play a significant role at ... Read more...

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Butt arrives home, vows to clear his name


June 22nd, 2012 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
Lahore, June 22 (IANS) Former Pakistan cricket captain Salman Butt, who was released from a British jail Thursday, returned home Friday amidst a chaotic welcome and vowed to clear his ... Read more...

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Kumble hopes India’s Test reverses serve as wake-up call


June 17th, 2012 - 1:24 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 16 (IANS) Former Indian cricket captain Anil Kumble Saturday expressed frustration over India losing eight back to back Test matches,but hoped the reverses would serve as a ... Read more...

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Dhoni casts vote in Jharkhand by-poll


June 12th, 2012 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, June 12 (IANS) Indian cricket captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni Tuesday cast his vote here for the by-poll in Jharkhand's Hatia assembly constituency.Dhoni, who arrived in his hometown three ... Read more...

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Sanath Jayasuriya grooves to ‘Tama tama loge’


June 8th, 2012 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 8 (IANS) International cricket star Sanath Jayasuriya performed on a different pitch -- he took to the dance floor for forthcoming reality show "Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa" and ... Read more...

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Dhoni visits Kargil, pays homage to martyrs of 1999


June 6th, 2012 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, June 6 (IANS) Indian Cricket captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni Wednesday visited the theatre of the 1999 Kargil Conflict and wondered how Indian soldiers had pushed back Pakistanis from the ... Read more...

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Dhoni wants to serve army after his cricketing career ends (With Images)


June 3rd, 2012 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 3 (IANS) On his maiden visit to the Kashmir Valley, Indian cricket captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni, Sunday visited the Line of Control (LoC) in north Kashmir's Baramulla ... Read more...

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Dhoni meets soldiers on Kashmir border (Lead,With Image)


June 2nd, 2012 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, June 2 (IANS) Indian cricket captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni Saturday met soldiers on the Line of Control (LoC) on Jammu and Kashmir's border with Pakistan, an official said."He ... Read more...

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Dhoni visits border areas in Kashmir


June 2nd, 2012 - 2:00 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, June 2 (IANS) Indian cricket captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni Saturday visited the Line of Control (LoC) on the Jammu and Kashmir border to interact with soldiers, an official said.Dhoni, ... Read more...

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Dhoni to spend time with soldiers in Kashmir


June 1st, 2012 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) India's cricket captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni, conferred the honorary lieutenant colonel rank by the army, will perform his military duties for a week beginning ... Read more...

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We are open for cricket series against Pakistan: Dhoni


May 31st, 2012 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, May 31 (IANS) India's cricket captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni Thursday said Team India was open to play against arch-rivals Pakistan if the two boards agree to have a bilateral ... Read more...

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Gambhir can’t be compared to MSD as t20 captain: Ganguly


May 28th, 2012 - 3:24 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 28 (IANS) Calling M.S. Dhoni as India's best twenty20 skipper, former Indian cricket captain Sourav Ganguly Sunday said the time has not come to compare Gautam Gambhir ... Read more...

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Clarke won’t play till late 30s


May 25th, 2012 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
Adelaide, May 25 (IANS) Australia's cricket captain Michael Clarke revealed that he won't play cricket into his late 30s due to a back problem that was diagnosed at the age ... Read more...

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Vengsarkar, Shiny Wilson presented lifetime achievement awards


April 27th, 2012 - 12:15 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 26 (IANS) Former Indian cricket captain Dilip Vengsarkar and ace middle distance runner Shiny Wilson were Friday presented the lifetime achievements award by the Calcutta Sports Journalists Club ... Read more...

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Saif, Sharmila connect with Bhopalites beyond royal lineage


April 15th, 2012 - 3:54 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, April 15 (IANS) Seven months after the demise of former Indian cricket captain and Nawab of Pataudi Mansoor Ali Khan, who had a royal connection with Bhopal, his wife ... Read more...

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Indian women cricketer Anjum Chopra trains with KKR


March 31st, 2012 - 11:59 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 31 (IANS) Indian women's cricket captain Anjum Chopra is excited at being given the opportunity to train with the Indian Premier League franchisee Kolkata Knight Riders and says ... Read more...

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From pages to screen - ‘The Hunger Games’


March 22nd, 2012 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 22 (IANS) American author Suzaane Collins' novel "The Hunger Games" for young adults was launched here in the run-up to the release of its big screen ... Read more...

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Court tells Azhar to pay Rs.15 lakh cost


March 7th, 2012 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 7 (IANS) A Delhi court Wednesday directed former Indian cricket captain and MP Mohammed Azharuddin to pay Rs.15 lakh as cost for wasting the court's time after ... Read more...

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Time for Tendulkar to introspect: Chappell


March 3rd, 2012 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, March 3 (IANS) Former Australia cricket captain Ian Chappell said India's batting great Sachin Tendulkar has to take a look at himself and ask if he is playing ... Read more...

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Non-bailable warrant against Azharuddin


March 1st, 2012 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 1 (IANS) A Delhi court Thursday issued a non-bailable warrant against former Indian cricket captain-turned-MP Mohammed Azharuddin after he failed to appear in person before a court ... Read more...

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Surprised over Tiwary’s omission: Ganguly


February 15th, 2012 - 12:23 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 14 (IANS) Expressing surprise over Manoj Tiwary being kept out of the Indian team in the ongoing tri-series in Australia, former Indian cricket captain Sourav Ganguly Tuesday ... Read more...

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A car rally with blind navigators (With Images)


February 5th, 2012 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 5 (IANS) In a unique car rally, 100 enthusiastic blind navigators displayed their skills by directing their partner drivers through a 65 km route in the sixth edition ... Read more...

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Dhoni hails India’s exceptional fielding


February 3rd, 2012 - 10:42 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Feb 3 (IANS) India's cricket captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni commended his side for an exceptional fielding effort in the second Twenty20 International against Australia at the Melbourne Cricket Ground ... Read more...

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ICC, PCB should decide Aamer’s return: Misbah


February 3rd, 2012 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Feb 3 (IANS) Pakistan cricket captain Misbah-ul-Haq has said it was for the International Cricket Council (ICC) and Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) to decide if fast bowler Mohammad Aamer, ... Read more...

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Dhoni ready to give up Test captaincy for better replacement


January 31st, 2012 - 5:15 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 31 (IANS) India cricket captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni is ready to give up Test captaincy if there is a "better man" to replace him.Calls for his removal as ... Read more...

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Sachin should have retired after World Cup win: Imran


January 31st, 2012 - 12:40 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 30 (IANS) Former Pakistani cricket captain Imran Khan Monday said Indian batsman Sachin Tendulkar should have retired after India won the cricket World Cup last year."We all ... Read more...

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Rushdie’s writings painful: Imran Khan


January 31st, 2012 - 12:40 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 30 (IANS) Describing the writings of Salman Rushdie as "painful" for the Muslim community, Pakistani politician and former cricket captain Imran Khan Monday said no one had a ... Read more...

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We should support Dhoni and team, says Kapil


January 20th, 2012 - 5:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 20 (IANS) India's legendary all-rounder Kapil Dev said Friday that under-fire cricket captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni deserves to be backed as long as he leads the side."Dhoni ... Read more...

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