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Dhoni made $26.5 million last year, Tendulkar $18.6 million


August 1st, 2012 - 1:17 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 1 (IANS) India's "Captain Cool" Mahendra Singh Dhoni and batting maestro Sachin Tendulkar lead world's highest-paid cricketers with as many as six Indians making it to the ... Read more...

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‘India-Pakistan series bigger than Ashes’


July 17th, 2012 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, July 17 (IANS) Praising the efforts of the two countries' cricket boards in reviving bilateral series, former Pakistan skipper and all-rounder Shahid Afridi said the popularity of India-Pakistan ... Read more...

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T20 World Cup ticket sales exceed 100,000


June 28th, 2012 - 3:54 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, June 28 (IANS) More than 100,000 tickets have been sold for the ICC World Twenty20 Cup in Sri Lanka, the International Cricket Council (ICC) said in a statement here ... Read more...

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Davis, Khan reprimand Ramdin over Viv Richards taunt


June 13th, 2012 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
Port of Spain, June 13 (IANS/CMC) West Indies' former Test batsman Bryan Davis and team manager Omar Khan have both criticised Denesh Ramdin for his controversial gesture aimed at ... Read more...

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Malinga named ICC ambassador for T20 World Cup


June 8th, 2012 - 7:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 8 (IANS) The International Cricket Council (ICC) Friday unveiled Sri Lanka's star pacer Lasith Malinga as the official ambassador for the ICC World Twenty20 Sri Lanka ... Read more...

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Fans welcome KKR players to Kolkata


May 29th, 2012 - 1:12 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 28 (IANS) Over a thousand frenzied cricket fans, many of thembeating drums and chanting "KKR, KKR", welcomed Indian Premier League champions Kolkata Knight Riders' players as they ... Read more...

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Dharamsala plans ‘home stay’ for IPL fans


May 16th, 2012 - 1:58 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, May 16 (IANS) With fewer hotel rooms to accommodate thousands of Indian Premier League (IPL) fans, Himachalis will play good hosts by throwing open their doors for visitors for ... Read more...

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‘The God Of Big Things’ Sachin on TIME cover


May 10th, 2012 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 10 (IANS) Cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar has been featured on the cover of the upcoming South Pacific edition of TIME magazine with the inevitable question: What would ... Read more...

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Gayle snubs Somerset contract, makes himself available for Windies


May 3rd, 2012 - 3:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 3 (IANS) Former West Indies captain Chris Gayle scrapped his deal with Somerset county and made himself available for the national team and virtually ending his year-long ... Read more...

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Priyanka makes Bhajji dance at IPL opener


April 3rd, 2012 - 10:31 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 3 (IANS) Bollywood's "junglee billi" Priyanka Chopra took the packed audience at the opening ceremony of the fifth edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) by surprise ... Read more...

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IPL will not affect films, says Salman


April 2nd, 2012 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 2 (IANS) As the fifth season of Indian Premier League (IPL) begins Wednesday Bollywood actor Salman Khan said Monday that filmmakers should not shy away from releasing ... Read more...

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In IPL season, Chandigarh to play gully cricket


April 2nd, 2012 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, April 2 (IANS) Over 8,000 players, 552 teams, including 23 teams of girls, nearly 35 locations and more. As cricket fans get ready for the popular T20 Indian ... Read more...

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Pakistan jubilant over winning Asia Cup


March 23rd, 2012 - 12:10 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 23 (IANS) Pakistani cricket fans were jubilant after the country won the Asia Cup by beating Bangladesh in Dhaka Thursday night.Thousands of young excited Pakistanis came out on ... Read more...

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6 MIT scientists to address EmTech India in Bangalore


March 23rd, 2012 - 11:18 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 23 (IANS) Six outstanding scientists and researchers from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), including two Indian Americans, will participate in the fourth emerging technologies conference of MIT Technology ... Read more...

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Tendulkar subcontinent’s best batsman: Pakistani daily


March 18th, 2012 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 18 (IANS) India lost their match to Bangladesh in the Asia Cup, but the occasion was made highly special by the subcontinent's "best batsman" Sachin Tendulkar who ... Read more...

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Pakistani daily rues match fixing in cricket


March 15th, 2012 - 12:34 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 15 (IANS) Illegal bookies in India and elsewhere remain undeterred as the latest fixing claims focus on the role of Bollywood actresses being used as honey traps for ... Read more...

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Pakistani cricket squad departs for Asia Cup in Bangladesh


March 8th, 2012 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 8 (IANS) Pakistan's 15-member national cricket team left for Bangladesh late Wednesday night to participate in the upcoming Asia Cup 2012 scheduled to start March 11 in Mirpur.The ... Read more...

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CA has to improve communication with fans: Sutherland


February 18th, 2012 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Feb 18 (IANS) Cricket Australia (CA) chief executive James Sutherland admitted that it needs to improve communication between national selectors and the public to avoid situations like a public ... Read more...

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Haddin dropped due to poor form, says CA


February 17th, 2012 - 4:28 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Feb 17 (IANS) Cricket Australia (CA) chief executive James Sutherland confirmed that wicket-keeper Brad Haddin has been dropped from the ODI side due to poor form.Sutherland also said that ... Read more...

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Big Bash: Now watch cricket through eyes of the umpires


January 17th, 2012 - 4:03 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 17 (IANS) Now cricket fans can enjoy the game through the eyes of the umpires. Specially designed sunglasses for umpires will now act as cameras and will be ... Read more...

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Akshay supports Dhoni, says everyone faces bad phase


January 16th, 2012 - 4:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 16 (IANS) Actor Akshay Kumar, coming out in support of Mahendra Singh Dhoni after the India captain received criticism over his bad performance in the Australia ... Read more...

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Bumper crowd at MCG will bid farewell to famed Indian trio


December 21st, 2011 - 5:31 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Dec 21 (IANS) The Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) will have a bumper 75,000 crowd on the opening day of the Boxing Day Test to bid farewell to ... Read more...

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Maken, cricket authorities differ on Kambli’s charge (Roundup)


November 19th, 2011 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) Sports Minister Ajay Maken and the cricket authorities were on different wavelengths on former cricketer Vinod Kambli's charge that the 1996 World Cup semi-final ... Read more...

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BCCI should probe Kambli’s charge, says Maken


November 19th, 2011 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) Sports Minister Ajay Maken Saturday hinted that his ministry will have to probe former India player Vinod Kambli's charge that the controversial 1996 World Cup ... Read more...

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Repairing country’s cricket image new PCB chief’s top priority


October 13th, 2011 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 13 (IANS) Zaka Ashraf, the newly appointed chairman of the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB), said his top priority is to uplift the national team's status in the world ... Read more...

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Wisden India to be launched next year


October 10th, 2011 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 10 (IANS) India will get its own version of Wisden next year after publisher Bloomsbury signed a licensing deal with local firm FidelisWorld.Wisden India will be launched digitally ... Read more...

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Sachin Tendulkar moves into his ‘dream home’


September 28th, 2011 - 4:09 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 28 (IANS) Taking advantage of the auspicious occasion of the first day of the Navratri festival, cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar finally moved into his swank new 'dream ... Read more...

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Cricket fans want Gaddafi’s name removed from Lahore stadium


September 27th, 2011 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
Lahore, Sep 27 (IANS) Regardless of cricket's future in Pakistan, there is a growing movement to get embattled Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi's name removed from the Lahore cricket stadium, which ... Read more...

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Frenzied fans flock to stadium for Champions clash


September 23rd, 2011 - 11:57 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 23 (IANS) About 20,000 did-hard cricket fans late Friday flocked to the Chinnaswamy Stadium here to watch the first match of the Champions League Twenty20 between home team ... Read more...

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Kerala cricket fans shocked at termination of Kochi Tuskers


September 19th, 2011 - 7:26 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Sep 19 (IANS) Kerala's cricket lovers Monday were shocked at the Board of Control of Cricket in India (BCCI) decision to terminate the Kochi Tuskers' contract for defaulting ... Read more...

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Ticket sales start for India’s first F1 race


August 20th, 2011 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) Jaypee Sports International Limited (JPSI) Saturday opened ticket sales for India's first-ever Formula 1 race - Airtel Indian Grand Prix - to be held in ... Read more...

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Dhoni’s sloppy keeping typifies character of Indian team: Lloyd


August 13th, 2011 - 3:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 13 (IANS) Former England cricketer David Lloyd feels that India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni's tired wicketkeeping typifies the character of the Indian team which is either too ... Read more...

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Zaheer nominated in three categories for ICC award


August 10th, 2011 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Aug 10 (IANS) India's speedster Zaheer Khan has been nominated in three different categories of the LG International Cricket Council (ICC) awards 2011.Zaheer is among the six players ... Read more...

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Praveen involved in a spat with fans in Northampton


August 7th, 2011 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
Northampton, Aug 7 (IANS) India's medium pacer Praveen Kumar was heckled by cricket fans and had to be restrained by teammates Suresh Raina and Munaf Patel after the end of ... Read more...

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Lee happy that Twenty20 is taken seriously in Australia


August 4th, 2011 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Aug 4 (IANS) Speedster Brett Lee is happy that Australian players and cricket fans are taking the Twenty20 format seriously.Australia have come a long way since playing their first ... Read more...

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