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Cricketer Shaun Tait to make Bollywood debut?


September 10th, 2012 - 5:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) Australian cricketer Shaun Tait has been approached to step into the acting pitch in Bollywood with Abhishek Kapoor's directorial "Kai Po Che!" He is ... Read more...

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I like taking risks, says Sushant Singh Rajput


July 13th, 2012 - 2:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) Sushant Singh Rajput has proved himself as a dancer, a theatre artist and TV actor. Now he is ready to take on the big ... Read more...

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Cricket fervour missing, but6 India get big cheer (Sidelights)


October 14th, 2011 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Oct 14 (IANS) Too much cricket appears to be not only taking its toll on players but also killing fans' enthusiasm. The usual frenzy around the sport ... Read more...

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Aamir, SRK to add star power at Wankhede Stadium


April 1st, 2011 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 1 (IANS) One would have thought Bollywood stars would come out in full force at the Wankhede Stadium Saturday, but actors Shah Rukh Khan and Aamir Khan ... Read more...

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Mumbai halts to watch India-Pakistan cricket clash


March 30th, 2011 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 30 (IANS) Mumbai and other Maharashtra cities called it an early day Wednesday to watch the "mother of all cricket matches", the World Cup semifinal between India and ... Read more...

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Patriotic fervour peaks hours before match


March 30th, 2011 - 12:49 pm ICT by IANS
Mohali, March 30 (IANS) Partiotic fervour was at its peak in and around the stadium as cricket enthusiasts marched around with the Indian standard, painters made a fast buck ... Read more...

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Rain can play spoilsport in India-Pakistan semifinal


March 29th, 2011 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
Mohali, March 29 (IANS) The rain gods can dampen the spirits of tens of thousands of cricket fans and play spoilsport in the eagerly awaited World Cup semifinal between ... Read more...

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Cuppa of cheer: Delhi warms up to World Cup fever


March 29th, 2011 - 4:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 29 (IANS) There are no carpet bombings or the distant drone of gunfire. But it is a war, nevertheless - a battle of another kind on ... Read more...

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Cricket fan fires shots after India’s win, one hurt


March 25th, 2011 - 10:35 am ICT by IANS
Agra, March 25 (IANS) A businessman was hurt when an excited cricket enthusiast fired two shots from his pistol after India clinched the crucial quarterfinal against Australia in the ongoing ... Read more...

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Kallis is the most sought after South African


February 24th, 2011 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
By Bharat Sharma Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) Jacques Kallis is the most sought after cricketer of the South African fans gathered here at the Ferozeshah Kotla for their team's opening World Cup ... Read more...

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Cricket fans in Kohima wish Team India good luck


February 15th, 2011 - 4:15 pm ICT by ANI
Kohima, Feb 15 (ANI): Even though the game of cricket is not much popular in India's northeastern region, the ensuing ICC World Cup has aroused overwhelming interest among the enthusiasts of ... Read more...

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Cricket academy to come up in Srinagar with BCCI aid


December 25th, 2010 - 7:50 pm ICT by ANI
By Afzal BhatSrinagar, Dec.25 (ANI): The Jammu and Kashmir Cricket Association (JKCA) has commenced the setting up of the first cricket academy here with assistance from the Board of Control for Cricket ... Read more...

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Rain might play spoilsport at Kochi one-dayer


October 15th, 2010 - 1:24 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi Oct 15 (IANS) Sunday's One-Day International match between India and Australia here faces a sticky wicket as heavy downpour forced the Australian team to cancel their Friday morning's practice session.Even as ... Read more...

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Crowd furious after Kotla strip spoils Sunday party


December 27th, 2009 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 27 (IANS) For the packed crowd braving the northern wintry chill at the Ferozeshah , it turned out to be a damp Sunday as the fifth and the final ... Read more...

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Champions League organisers distribute passes to fill stands


October 9th, 2009 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 9 (IANS) In a bid to fill up the empty stands at different centres, the organisers of the Twenty20 Champions League are reportedly distributing complimentary passes to fetch spectators. A ... Read more...

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Top stars fail to draw crowds at Corporate Trophy cricket


September 6th, 2009 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
Mohali, Sep 6 (IANS) Despite the presence of stars like Mahendra Singh Dhoni and Harbhajan Singh, the Indian cricket board's Corporate Cup turned out to be a damp squib failing to ... Read more...

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South African advertising gurus laud IPL 2 campaign


June 2nd, 2009 - 9:58 pm ICT by IANS
By Fakir Hassen Johannesburg, June 2 (IANS) The South African advertising industry has hailed the success of Indian Premier League's (IPL) ad campaigns, which were conceptualised in just two weeks.The IPL, which ... Read more...

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Indians disappointed with change in venue of IPL matches.


March 25th, 2009 - 5:13 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi/ Mumbai, Mar 25 (ANI): The change in venue for the second edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) has brought disappointment to the Indians who were batting for the ... Read more...

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Title tattle for Yash Raj


March 19th, 2009 - 5:10 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Finding the right title for a film has always been an issue if one does not even have a right working title it can lead to bigger issues. Yash Raj Film's ... Read more...

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Vigilance team raids Kerala Cricket Association office


January 5th, 2009 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 5 (IANS) A team of the vigilance department raided the office of the Kerala Cricket Association (KCA) Monday, three days after a corruption case was registered against the sports body, ... Read more...

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Corruption case filed against Kerala cricket body


January 2nd, 2009 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Jan 2 (IANS) The state vigilance department Friday registered a case against office-bearers and others of the Kerala Cricket Association (KCA) after a cricket enthusiast complained to a special court about ... Read more...

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Probe ordered into Kerala cricket body corruption charges


November 10th, 2008 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
Trissur (Kerala), Nov 10 (IANS) A vigilance court here Monday ordered a vigilance probe into the running of the Kerala Cricket Association (KCA) after a cricket enthusiast approached the court highlighting several ... Read more...

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Cricket fans upbeat with India’’s performance


November 7th, 2008 - 10:38 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Nov 7 (ANI): Ahead of the seven-match one-day series against England, fans are confident that India would beat the visitors.England cricket team arrived in Mumbai on Thursday and attended their ... Read more...

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I-Day gift: Indian docs save life of Pakistani student


August 15th, 2008 - 12:50 pm ICT by IANS
By Prashant K. Nanda New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) At a time when tensions have flared up again between India and Pakistan, doctors in Delhi have saved the life of a young Pakistani ... Read more...

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Online petition to include cricket in London Olympics


August 8th, 2008 - 10:26 am ICT by IANS
By Dipankar De Sarkar Beijing, Aug 8 (IANS) An Asian member of the London assembly has launched an online petition to persuade sporting authorities to include an international 20-over cricket competition as part ... Read more...

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PCB chief says Pak cricket grounds as safe as anywhere in the world


July 11th, 2008 - 2:12 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, July 11 (ANI): In the wake of reports that the ICC was mulling over shifting the Champions Trophy (to be played in September) outside Pakistan, PCB chief Nasim Ashraf has ... Read more...

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Tennis ball boosts cricket in Taj Mahal city


June 12th, 2008 - 12:24 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, June 12 (IANS) Cricket has got hugely popular in the Taj Mahal city of Agra thanks to the light and safe tennis ball. With more and more young men taking to ... Read more...

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135-year-old cricket club facing ban over ‘too noisy practice sessions!


May 27th, 2008 - 5:54 pm ICT by admin
London , May 27 (ANI): The only noise one can associate with cricket is that of cohesive yells at a six or a wicket. But a cricket club being banned from ... Read more...

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Bangalore shrugs off row over cheerleaders


April 25th, 2008 - 11:07 pm ICT by admin
Bangalore, April (IANS) Bangaloreans seemed hardly interested in the controversy over cheerleaders' performances at India Premier League (IPL) matches, and said a "big fuss" was being made over nothing. Political parties were ... Read more...

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‘Cheerleaders in IPL are like item numbers in movies’


April 18th, 2008 - 11:04 pm ICT by admin
Mumbai, April 18 (IANS) Indian Premier League (IPL) opening ceremony in Bangalore Friday was an eye-popping event and with the cheerleaders from Washington Redskins performing, a new word will be added to ... Read more...

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IPLs Jaipur franchisee unveils team logo


March 28th, 2008 - 10:12 pm ICT by admin
Jaipur, Mar 28 (ANI): Indian Premier League (IPL) Jaipur franchisee Emerging Media unveiled the logo of the team 'Rajasthan Royals' on Friday, ahead of the league championship slated to begin from ... Read more...

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S. Africa send India on leather hunt in Chennai Test


March 26th, 2008 - 6:58 pm ICT by admin
Chennai, Mar 26 (ANI): South Africa on Wednesday sent Indian bowlers on a leather hunt, making 304 runs for the loss of four wickets on the first day of the Chennai ... Read more...

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Cricket fans say Team India will win Chennai Test against Proteas


March 26th, 2008 - 5:34 pm ICT by admin
Chennai, Mar 26 (ANI): Cricket fans and enthusiasts today said they were looking forward to an entertaining contest at the M.A. Chidambaram Stadium here between South Africa and India. South African skipper ... Read more...

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Dhoni’s hometown celebrates historic win


March 4th, 2008 - 9:41 pm ICT by admin
Ranchi, March 4 (IANS) Hundreds of fans of Indian skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni erupted in joy at his hometown here to celebrate the team's historic victory over Australia in the Commonwealth Bank ... Read more...

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Dhoti clad cricketers of Lucknow


February 17th, 2008 - 11:42 pm ICT by admin
By Kamna Mathur Lucknow, March 17 (ANI): Lucknows Baba Neem Karori Maharaj Ved Karmakand Shiksha Niketan to take education in Vedic culture and training to become priest. Students living at the institute have ... Read more...

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