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Yuvraj restless before T20 match


September 11th, 2012 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 11 (IANS) Hours before his first international cricket match Tuesday since November 2011, Yuvraj Singh said he is getting restless before stepping on to the field."Getting very restless! ... Read more...

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Australia lose to Pakistan in dramatic finish


September 8th, 2012 - 2:24 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Sep 8 (IANS) Australia lost the second T20 cricket match against Pakistan by six wickets after the game went down to the wire.The match finished with a dramatic super ... Read more...

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Australia win ODI series 2-1 against Pakistan


September 4th, 2012 - 2:24 pm ICT by IANS
Sharjah, Sep 4 (IANS) Australia won the third and final One Day International (ODI) cricket match against Pakistan here by three wickets, sealing the series 2-1.Michael Clarke won the toss ... Read more...

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Jayalalithaa’s Sri Lanka muddle will have consequences (Comment)


September 4th, 2012 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa appears dead set on taking on the ordinary Sinhalese for her inability to influence the Indian government to pursue a Sri Lanka policy of her ... Read more...

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India beats Sri Lanka by 39 runs in only T20


August 8th, 2012 - 1:00 am ICT by IANS
Pallekele, Aug 7 (IANS) India won the Twenty20 cricket match beating Sri Lanka by 39 runs at the Pallekele International Cricket here Tuesday.Asked to bat first, India made 155 for ... Read more...

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India beat Sri Lanka by 5 wickets


July 29th, 2012 - 12:26 am ICT by IANS
Colombo, July 28 (IANS) India beat Sri Lanka by five wickets in the third one-day international cricket match at the R Premadasa stadium here Saturday to lead the five-match ... Read more...

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BCCI bans Sudhindra for life, Srivastava for 5 years (Lead)


June 30th, 2012 - 7:29 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 30 (IANS) The Indian cricket board Saturday came down hard on five domestic cricketers for bringing the game into disrepute, banning T. P. Sudhindra for life, Shalabh Srivastava ... Read more...

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Cricket uniting blacks, whites in Zimbabwe


June 26th, 2012 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
Harare, June 26 (IANS) Cricket has become the biggest unifier of blacks and whites in Zimbabwe, a country that had seen the two races occupying different corners.The mingling ... Read more...

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Brangelina likely to attend street party


May 31st, 2012 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 31 (IANS) Hollywood couple Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie may attend a Diamond Jubilee street party near their home in Richmond here.The party is being organised Saturday ... Read more...

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Army chief calls for restoring India’s glory in hockey


May 28th, 2012 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 28 (IANS) Indian Army Chief V.K. Singh, who has hogged headlines for a controversy relating to his date of birth, Monday revealed another side of himself - ... Read more...

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Two killed, two injured in wall collapses


May 13th, 2012 - 10:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 13 (IANS) Two people, including a 25-year-old woman, were killed while two injured in two separate wall collapses in the capital, police said Sunday.Abhishek, 20, a resident ... Read more...

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Height of cricket diplomacy: Indian, British MPs play ball


April 14th, 2012 - 12:47 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, April 14 (IANS) It was cricket in the clouds with some diplomacy thrown in as well. A group of parliamentarians from India and Britain played a cricket match ... Read more...

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Dhoni lacks intelligence: Azhar


April 13th, 2012 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
Dharmasala, April 13 (IANS) Former India captain Mohammed Azharuddin Friday said skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni lacks "a bit of intelligence" when it comes to leading the team in Test cricket.Azharuddin ... Read more...

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Sachin best to decide his retirement: Azhar


April 13th, 2012 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, April 13 (IANS) Former India captain Mohammad Azharuddin Friday said it sould be left to Sachin Tendulkar to decide his own retirement.Azharuddin said retirement is a purely personal ... Read more...

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India elect to field against South Africa


March 30th, 2012 - 10:45 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, March 30 (IANS) India won the toss and elected to field against South Africa in the one-off Twenty20 International cricket match at the Wanderers stadium here Friday.The teams: South ... Read more...

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ANZ Stadium, MCG in running for 2015 World Cup final venue


January 30th, 2012 - 9:42 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 30 (IANS) Cricket Australia chief executive James Sutherland kept everybody guessing about the idea of ANZ Stadium in Sydney Olympic Park hosting the 2015 World Cup final.ANZ Stadium ... Read more...

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2000 cricket match-fixing probe gathers steam


November 16th, 2011 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 16 (IANS) Taking a leaf out of the swiftness with which London's Metropolitan Police cracked the 2010 spot-fixing case involving three Pakistani cricketers, the Delhi Police is ... Read more...

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Bowling wicket-to-wicket was the key: Sammy


November 7th, 2011 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 7 (IANS) West Indies captain Darren Sammy said Monday that bowling tight on a slow and low Ferozeshah Kotla track was the key for their success ... Read more...

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We need to invest in our youth: Yechury


October 29th, 2011 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 29 (IANS) Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) leader Sitaram Yechury Saturday said the country needed to invest more in its youth who can build a better and ... Read more...

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England elect to bat in third ODI against India


October 20th, 2011 - 4:05 pm ICT by IANS
Mohali, Oct 20 (IANS) England won the toss and elected to bat against India in their third ODI cricket match here Thursday.India lead 2-0 in the five-match ODI series.Teams: India: ... Read more...

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Court curbs on free cricket match passes in Delhi


October 17th, 2011 - 11:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 17 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Monday restrained the Delhi District Cricket Association (DDCA) from distributing more than 10,000 complementary passes for matches at the Ferozshah Kotla ... 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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CAB apprehensive of losing India-England match again


October 13th, 2011 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 13 (IANS) The Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB) which is awaiting governmental clearance for organising the Oct 25 one-day cricket match between India and England is apprehensive of ... Read more...

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Bengal cricket on sticky wicket over India-England tie


October 13th, 2011 - 12:10 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 12 (IANS) The Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB), which is awaiting the public works department's (PWD) no-objection certificate (NOC) to host the India-England One-Day International cricket match at ... Read more...

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PM hosts lunch for Tony Blair


September 28th, 2011 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Wednesday hosted a lunch at his residence for former British prime minister Tony Blair, who is here for a function ... Read more...

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I am a soccer fanatic: Blair


September 28th, 2011 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANS) Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair said here Wednesday that he is a soccer fanatic, and was also the captain of an under-13 cricket team.Blair, ... Read more...

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Class 9 student shoots at schoolmate


September 15th, 2011 - 3:03 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 15 (IANS) A Class 9 student shot at his schoolmate over a trivial dispute in a Uttar Pradesh town, police said Thursday. The victim is battling for life ... Read more...

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Messi match broadcast rights sold to 152 countries: Organisers


August 19th, 2011 - 11:33 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 19 (IANS) The first FIFA official friendly soccer match in cricket-crazy India between Argentina and Venezuela Sept 2 could turn out to be the most televised sports event ... Read more...

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Five Pakistanis murdered in Greece


August 13th, 2011 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 13 (IANS) At least five Pakistanis have been murdered in Greece in recent days, causing panic among the Pakistani community, a media report said Saturday.Three bodies have been ... Read more...

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Strauss hopes Test will bring back country’s feel good factor


August 9th, 2011 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
Birmingham, Aug 9 (IANS) England's skipper Andrew Strauss said the recent riots here have not affected the team's preparations and they are focused on Wednesday's Test against India to restore ... Read more...

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‘Potta Potti’ funny, but not engaging (IANS Tamil Film Review)


August 6th, 2011 - 3:19 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Potta Potti"; Cast: Sadagopan Ramesh, Harini, Mayilsami, R. Sivam, 'Avatar' Ganesh and Umar; Director: Yuvaraj; Producer: V. Muraliraman; Music: Aruldev; Cinematography: Gopi Amarnath; Rating: ** "Potta Potti" ... Read more...

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India played like Bangladesh, says Boycott


August 2nd, 2011 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
Nottingham, Aug 2 (IANS) Former England captain Geoffrey Boycott says India played like Bangladesh in parts of the second cricket Test at Trent Bridge and has predicted another England victory ... Read more...

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Scoreboard: India vs West Indies, fourth ODI


June 14th, 2011 - 7:27 am ICT by IANS
St John's (Antigua), June 14 (IANS) Scoreboard of the fourth ODI cricket match between India and West Indies here Monday: West Indies:Lendl Simmons run out (Tiwary) 67 Danza Hyatt c Tiwary ... Read more...

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Scoreboard: West Indies vs India, fourth ODI


June 14th, 2011 - 12:10 am ICT by IANS
St John's (Antigua), June 13 (IANS) The following is the scoreboard of the West Indies innings against India in the fourth ODI cricket match here Monday: West Indies: Lendl Simmons ... Read more...

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Three held for betting on cricket match


May 28th, 2011 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 28 (IANS) Three men accused of operating a betting racket involving a cricket match of the Indian Premier League (IPL) were arrested from west Delhi, police said ... Read more...

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