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Indian engineering major to boost Ghana’s cricket standards (Lead)


August 23rd, 2012 - 2:05 pm ICT by IANS
Accra, Aug 23 (IANS) Indian engineering major Shapoorji Pallonji has pledged $2,631 to promote cricket in Ghana and help it prepare for an international tournament in Western Samoa."We appreciate the ... Read more...

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Indian engineering major pledges $2,631 to raise Ghana’s cricket standards


August 23rd, 2012 - 1:43 pm ICT by IANS
Accra, Aug 23 (IANS) Indian engineering major Shapoorji Pallonji has pledged $2,631 to promote cricket in Ghana and help it prepare for an international tournament in Western Samoa."We appreciate the ... Read more...

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Tendulkar conferred SCG honorary life membership


February 26th, 2012 - 4:45 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Feb 26 (IANS) Cricket Australia, the Government of New South Wales and the Sydney Cricket Ground Trust felicitated India's batting maestro Sachin Tendulkar with an honorary life ... Read more...

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Victoria batting for 2015 World Cup final at MCG


February 22nd, 2012 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 22 (IANS) Premier of Victoria state of Australia Ted Baillieu Wednesday announced that his government will be working hard to secure the 2015 Cricket World Cup final ... Read more...

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Historic SCG to get $186 million facelift


January 3rd, 2012 - 4:36 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 3 (IANS) The hostoric Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG) currently hosting its 100th Test is all set to get a $186 million facelift and will don a new look ... Read more...

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Pak poor in fielding because ‘bowling coach acting as fielding coach’: Rana Naved


April 24th, 2011 - 3:40 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, April 24(ANI): The main reason for Pakistan's poor fielding is that the national team has a bowling coach acting as a fielding coach, Pakistani pacer Rana Naved-ul-Hasan has said."I have noticed ... Read more...

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Bishoo wants to make it big in international cricket


April 22nd, 2011 - 4:46 pm ICT by IANS
Gros Islet (St. Lucia), April 22 (IANS) West Indies leg-spinner Devendra Bishoo, who took four wickets in the team's seven-run victory over Pakistan in the Twenty20 match Thursday, said his ... Read more...

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Experts express surprise, praise for India-Pakistan cricket diplomacy


March 30th, 2011 - 12:27 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar. 30 (ANI): Experts and analysts on South Asia have expressed both surprise and praise for Indian Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh's initiative to invite his Pakistani counterpart Yousuf ... Read more...

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Manmohan invites Zardari, Gilani for cricket — and peace (Intro Roundup)


March 25th, 2011 - 11:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 25 (IANS) In a replay of cricket diplomacy that could help resume their stalled peace process, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Friday invited Pakistani leaders Asif Ali ... Read more...

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Manmohan, Zardari, Gilani to watch cricket — for peace (Roundup)


March 25th, 2011 - 10:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 25 (IANS) In a replay of cricket diplomacy that could help resume their stalled peace process, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Friday invited Pakistani leaders Asif Ali ... Read more...

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Chappell denies ‘physical confrontation’ with Botham


December 12th, 2010 - 6:02 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Dec 12(ANI): Australian cricket legend Ian Chappell has denied that he was recently involved in a "physical confrontation" with Englishman Sir Ian Botham.Chappell's reaction follows reports that he and Botham had ... Read more...

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Ian Chappell, Botham renew their grudge in Adelaide Oval car park scuffle


December 7th, 2010 - 1:54 pm ICT by ANI
Adelaide, Dec.7 (ANI): Australian cricket legend Ian Chappell and Englishmen Sir Ian Botham renewed a 30-year-old grudge, when they had to be separated after having a dispute in the car park outside ... Read more...

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Congress seeks probe into Himachal IPL matches


May 10th, 2010 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, May 10 (IANS) The opposition Congress Monday demanded a probe into the financial affairs of the Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association (HPCA) and the conduct of two Indian Premier League matches ... Read more...

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Shoaib Malik barred from playing at Hyderabad ground


May 7th, 2010 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
By Mohammed Shafeeq Hyderabad, May 7 (IANS) There seems to be no end to controversies surrounding Pakistani cricketer Shoaib Malik. Now the Hyderabad Cricket Association (HCA) has banned his entry into Gymkhana Cricket ... Read more...

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Why was Modi given chopper, Congress asks Himachal government


April 20th, 2010 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, April 20 (IANS) The opposition Congress in Himachal Pradesh Tuesday accused the state government of extending special hospitality to Lalit Modi and asked why it had provided the IPL chairman ... Read more...

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For now, cricket edges out football in ‘Little Tibet’


April 15th, 2010 - 5:22 pm ICT by IANS
By Vishal Gulati Dharamsala, April 15 (IANS) Tibetans here are crazy about football. But with no less than spiritual leader Dalai Lama expected at an India Premier League (IPL) match here next week, ... Read more...

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New Zealand cricket board to broadcast warnings over public address system


February 13th, 2010 - 1:50 pm ICT by ANI
Auckland, Feb 13(ANI): New Zealand Cricket (NZC) will broadcast warnings over the public address system at cricket grounds during the upcoming series against Australia after a woman was seriously hurt during Thursday's ... Read more...

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Wasim Akram teaches Akshay Kumar to throw a fast one!


February 5th, 2010 - 5:59 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
By Subhash K JhaFeb 5, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): "Patiala House' which Akshay Kumar is currently shooting at Film City will shortly move to the outdoors of London, and with good reason.Akshay ... Read more...

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Massive scam behind woeful condition of 33 cricket grounds costing 65 ml rupees in Pak?


December 12th, 2009 - 5:17 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Dec. 12 (ANI): Following the objections raised in the audit report of the Auditor-General , the Pakistan Public Accounts Committee (PAC) has constituted a four-member fact-finding committee to examine the 33 ... Read more...

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West Indies ODI series under swine flu scanner


June 27th, 2009 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
Kingston, June 27 (IANS) The Jamaican health ministry has put the ongoing one-day series between India and the West Indies under "special swine flu surveillance" after the outbreak of influenza A(H1N1) in ... Read more...

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Coming soon, a perfume that smells like cricket ground


June 7th, 2009 - 1:56 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 7 (ANI): Move over floral, musky smells. Perfume makers have now captured scents from cricket grounds, including the changing rooms, cricket bats and kit, as well as from the cabins ... Read more...

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Pak fast bowlers fear sustaining injuries on sandy UAE grounds


April 11th, 2009 - 3:32 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Apr.11 (ANI): The sandy cricket grounds in Abu Dhabi and Dubai has made Pakistan pacers fear for injuries during the forthcoming five match one-day international series against Australia."We have to maintain ... Read more...

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Rowdy Indian fans head for Hamilton


March 10th, 2009 - 12:57 pm ICT by ANI
Hamilton (New Zealand), Mar.10 (ANI): Hamilton''s Indian community is expected to turn out in force to vocally voice their support for Mahendra Singh Dhonis boys during the fourth one day international ... Read more...

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Younis Khan blames PCBs poor facilities for absence of quality players


January 6th, 2009 - 4:28 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Jan.6 (ANI): Pakistans top middle order batsman, Younis Khan, has urged the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) to provide better sporting facilities at the domestic arena to uplift the standards of ... Read more...

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Pakistan cricket board considers Kuala Lumpur for Australia series


December 30th, 2008 - 2:58 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, Dec 30 (IANS) Kuala Lumpur has emerged as an offshore venue that could be selected to host Pakistan's 'home series' against Australia in April 2009.According to reports, the Pakistan Cricket Board ... Read more...

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Stern Test for England at Mohali (Preview)


December 18th, 2008 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
Mohali, Dec 18 (IANS) The reasons for the reluctance on part of the England cricket team to play at one of the best cricket grounds in India, the Punjab Cricket Association (PCA) ... Read more...

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Proteas pacer Steyns class will be on display in Australia, warns Smith


November 26th, 2008 - 3:04 pm ICT by ANI
Johannesburg, Nov.26 (ANI): As South Africa get ready to take on Bangladesh in the second Test at the Centurion Park, one of the oldest cricket grounds in South Africa, South African ... Read more...

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Ex-Pak captain Zaheer Abbas cautions PCB against staging night cricket


September 30th, 2008 - 1:11 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore , Sept 30 (ANI): International cricket matches should not be organized during late night hours in Pakistan under the prevailing security situation in the country, former Pakistan cricket captain Zaheer ... Read more...

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ICC to decide on final Champions Trophy venue today


August 20th, 2008 - 12:20 pm ICT by ANI
Dubai, Aug.20 (ANI): The International Cricket Council will decide today whether next months Champions Trophy will be held in Pakistan or in some other country. According to The Age, ICC officials continued ... Read more...

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London legislator heads for Beijing, wants cricket in 2012 Olympics


August 6th, 2008 - 10:47 am ICT by IANS
By Dipankar De Sarkar London, Aug 6 (IANS) An Asian member of the London Assembly is taking to Beijing his campaign to have Twenty20 cricket showcased in the 2012 London Olympics. "We should ... Read more...

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England miffed with itinerary of India tour


July 14th, 2008 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) The England and the Wales Cricket Board (ECB) is not happy with the itinerary of its November-December tour to India, which was released by the Board of ... Read more...

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England cricket board unhappy with India tour itinerary


July 14th, 2008 - 7:52 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, July 14 (ANI): England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) representatives have reportedly expressed disappointment over Mumbai''s Brabourne Stadium being used to host their first Test match against India in November ... 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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PCB could lose autonomy, be placed under Pak Sports Ministry


April 27th, 2008 - 3:19 pm ICT by admin
Islamabad , Apr.27 (ANI): The Pakistan Senates Standing Committee on Sports has reportedly warned the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) that it risks losing its autonomy and being placed under the control ... Read more...

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High voltage cricketing action on cards in Hyderabad


April 21st, 2008 - 2:55 pm ICT by admin
By Mohammed Shafeeq Hyderabad, April 21 (IANS) Cricket lovers are expected to be treated to a feast as the floodlit Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium here is all set to host the Indian ... Read more...

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