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Sachin Tendulkar: A diminutive man and colossal cricketer (Profile)

March 16th, 2012 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
A shy, diminutive 16-year-old cricketer with curly locks made his Test debut for India in Karachi on Nov 15, 1989. It was a momentous year in world history with communist ... Read more...

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Dhoni bags Spirit of Cricket award, Trott is Cricketer of the Year

September 13th, 2011 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 13 (IANS) Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni won the Spirit of Cricket Award at the International Cricket Council (ICC) Awards while England batsman Jonathan Trott was named ... Read more...

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Dhoni shortlisted for ICC People’s Choice Award

July 28th, 2011 - 6:21 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, July 28 (IANS) Indian skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni is among the five cricketers nominated for the second International Cricket Council (ICC) People's Choice Awards Thursday.The nominations are done ... Read more...

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Afridi hoping for result-oriented Pak tour to West Indies

April 4th, 2011 - 12:41 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Apr 4(ANI): Pakistan captain Shahid Afridi has said that his World Cup semi-finalist team is looking forward to a result-oriented tour to West Indies, which starts on April 18."Team is ... Read more...

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Gilani urges Pak team to show “best of sportsmanship and dedication to contest”

March 29th, 2011 - 1:03 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar 29(ANI): Pakistan Prime Minister Syed Yousuf Raza Gilani, Pakistan Muslim League-N (PML-N) chief Nawaz Sharif and Interior Minister Rehman Malik have separately talked to the national cricket team captain, ... Read more...

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Ponting asks players to be optimistic, says Oz pace trio best in WC

February 21st, 2011 - 12:35 pm ICT by ANI
Ahmedabad, Feb 21 (ANI): Australian skipper Ricky Ponting has asked his players to be optimistic about their World Cup prospects because no other team possesses a bowling attack as potent as theirs.Ponting ... Read more...

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IPL-4: No takers for Ganguly, Gayle; Gambhir gets record $2.4m (Afternoon lead)

January 8th, 2011 - 4:26 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Jan 8 (IANS) There were no takers for former India captain Sourav Ganguly and West Indian hard-hitter Chris Gayle while Gautam Gambhir fetched a record $2.4 million as corporate honchos, ... Read more...

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Cricketers auction for IPL 4 begins in Bangalore (Lead)

January 8th, 2011 - 12:50 pm ICT by IANS
By V.S. Karnic Bangalore, Jan 8 (IANS) Seated eight to a table at the over 7,000 sq ft pillar-less Mysore Hall of ITC Royal Gardenia Hotel here, business leaders and film stars ... Read more...

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Glitz, glamour and moolah will mark IPL auction

January 7th, 2011 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Jan 7 (IANS) Glitz, glamour and big money will be on display at the two-day Indian Premier League (IPL) auction here Saturday-Sunday as 350 cricketers go under the hammer for ... Read more...

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Australian media furious over ‘most humiliating’ Ashes loss

December 8th, 2010 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Dec 8 (IANS) A raging Australian media has ripped apart Ricky Ponting's team for their loss to England in the Adelaide Test, saying that baggy green's "cricket has not been in ... Read more...

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Experts say Australia’s Ashes hopes are in tatters

December 7th, 2010 - 8:16 pm ICT by ANI
Adelaide/Melbourne, Dec.7 (ANI): Cricket experts and fans say that the current Australia team can't reclaim the Ashes from England.The harsh reality of England's comprehensive victory at the Adelaide Oval on Tuesday (an ... Read more...

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Free beer for all if Australia wins Ashes

November 16th, 2010 - 12:28 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Nov 16 (IANS) Australian cricket sponsor Victoria Bitter has promised to give free beer to every Australian adult if the home team beats England in the upcoming Ashes series.If the Australian ... Read more...

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I’m not a casualty of Bangladesh debacle, says resigned Kiwi cricket GM Allott

November 2nd, 2010 - 3:15 pm ICT by ANI
Auckland, Nov 2(ANI): New Zealand Cricket's General Manager Geoff Allott has said that he has not resigned from his post over the Black Caps' recent embarrassing 0-4 ODI series loss to Bangladesh."I ... Read more...

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NZC General Manager resigns over humiliating Bangladesh ODI series

November 1st, 2010 - 4:32 pm ICT by ANI
Auckland, Nov 1(ANI): New Zealand Cricket's General Manager Geoff Allot has resigned from his post following the Black Caps' recent humiliating 0-4 ODI series loss to Bangladesh.According to, Allott will ... Read more...

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‘Clean’ Misbah installed as Test skipper only because ‘1st choice’ Younis out: Mohsin

October 9th, 2010 - 4:47 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Oct 9 (ANI): The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has bowled a yorker, stunning even cricket experts and critics by picking out of team batsman, Misbahul Haq, to lead the squad in ... Read more...

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India Vs Australia: Day 4 Updates

October 4th, 2010 - 9:05 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Oct 4, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The 4th day of the first test between India and Australia came to an end and it looks like that none of the teams will get ... Read more...

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Eyebrows raised over ‘mysterious’ injuries to Pak cricketers

August 18th, 2010 - 4:48 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug.18 (ANI): Pakistan's ongoing England tour has been marred by mysterious injuries to some of the star performers of the team which hardly has presented any resistance to the hosts, but ... Read more...

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Aamer confident of a good show against Australia

July 13th, 2010 - 6:25 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, July 13 (IANS) Pakistan's teenage pace sensation, Mohammad Aamer is hoping to capitalise on a couple of match-winning performances in Twenty20 internationals earlier this month during a two-Test series against Australia ... Read more...

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Sehwag admits of getting injured during IPL semi-finals

June 10th, 2009 - 10:42 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 10 (ANI): Indian cricket team Vice Captain Virendra Sehwag left cricket lovers surprised by saying that he was actually injured during the Indian Premiere League semi-finals in South Africa.According ... Read more...

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Hughes homemade batting technique draws praise from Oz experts

March 14th, 2009 - 1:36 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Mar 14 (ANI): Former Australian captain Greg Chappell and other cricket experts have dismissed the criticism about new opening sensation Phillip Hughes homemade batting technique.Ive felt for a long time ... Read more...

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Paks cricket coach, trainer leave for Australia on leave

September 8th, 2008 - 5:13 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Sept 8 (ANI): Geoff Lawson, Pakistan cricket teams coach and David Dyer, its trainer today left for Australia from Pakistan on leave.According to the Geo News, Pakistans Director of ... Read more...

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‘ICC decision on Oval Test a dangerous precedent’

July 4th, 2008 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
By Fakir Hassen Johannesburg, Jul 4 (IANS) The International Cricket Council's (ICC) decision to change the result of the controversial 2006 Oval Test from an England win to an "abandoned draw" -- which ... Read more...

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When Kapil’s Devils made a scribe eat his words (Revisiting 1983 World Cup)

June 21st, 2008 - 6:30 pm ICT by IANS
By Avishek Roy New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) When Kapil's Devils wrestled down the mighty West Indies for the historic World cup triumph 25 summers ago, many cricket pundits did not know ... Read more...

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