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Ireland drop O’Brien as he opts for Bangladesh T20 League


February 10th, 2012 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
Nairobi, Feb 10 (IANS) Ireland cricket selectors have left wicket-keeper Niall O'Brien out of the side going to Kenya as he was not available for the entire duration of the ... Read more...

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Selectors have to take a call on Harbhajan


October 28th, 2011 - 12:47 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 27 (IANS) The national cricket selectors will Friday have to decide whether they should bring Harbhajan Singh back to the India squad for the first two Tests ... Read more...

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Dravid back in ODI squad after two years (Lead)


August 6th, 2011 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 6 (IANS) In a desperate move, the national cricket selectors Saturday recalled the man for all seasons Rahul Dravid to India's One-Day Internationals (ODI) squad after ... Read more...

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Pakistan pick new faces for Zimbabwe tour


July 28th, 2011 - 8:29 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, July 28 (IANS) Pakistan's cricket selectors Thursday drafted several rookies in the country's 16-man squad for the tour of Zimbabwe in September.Mohsin Khan, Pakistan's chief selector, announced that ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka recall veteran Jayasuriya for ODIs and Twenty20 in England


June 9th, 2011 - 3:03 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, June 9 (IANS) In a stunning decision, the Sri Lankan cricket selectors Thursday recalled 41-year-old former captain Sanath Jayasuriya for the ODIs and the Twenty20 internationals against England ... Read more...

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Pakistan announce World Cup squad without a captain


January 18th, 2011 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
By Omar Khalid Karachi, Jan 18 (IANS) Pakistan cricket selectors Tuesday failed to name the captain and excluded senior batsman Mohammad Yousuf from the 15-member squad for the World Cup starting Feb ... Read more...

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Rohit out, Chawla in: No other surprises in World Cup squad (Second Lead)


January 17th, 2011 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
By Anand Philar Chennai, Jan 17 (IANS) The national cricket selectors, who met here Monday, gave a new tweak in picking the 15-member India squad for the World Cup next month by ... Read more...

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Selectors pick three spinners for India’s World Cup squad (Lead)


January 17th, 2011 - 4:11 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 17 (IANS) India's cricket selectors Monday ignored middle-order batsman Rohit Sharma and fast bowler Sreesanth, but included three spinners in the 15-member squad for the World Cup starting Feb ... Read more...

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Selectors announce 15-member India squad for World Cup


January 17th, 2011 - 2:56 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 17 (IANS) India's cricket selectors Monday selected a 15-member squad for the World Cup starting Feb 19 in the sub-continent.Squad: Mahendra Singh Dhoni (captain/wicketkeeper), Virender Sehwag (vice captain), Sachin ... Read more...

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World Cup: Selectors to pick 15-member Indian team Monday


January 14th, 2011 - 5:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, January 14 (IANS) India's cricket selectors will meet Monday to pick the 15-member squad for the World Cup that will be played in the sub-continent from February 19. ... Read more...

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India suffer a humiliating 135 run loss against South Africa (Lead)


January 13th, 2011 - 3:25 am ICT by IANS
Durban, Jan 13 (IANS) India suffered a crushing 135 runs loss against South Africa in the first One-day International at the Kingsmead Stadium here Wednesday.The result comes as a rude shock ... Read more...

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Axed from Oz 20-20 squad, Haddin fears for career


January 11th, 2011 - 2:05 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Jan.11 (ANI): Australia's cricket selectors are yet to inform wicketkeeper Brad Haddin about his axing from the national Twenty20 side, even as he fears that his cricket career may just be ... Read more...

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Pace bowler Sohail Tanvir included in Pakistan squad for New Zealand tour


December 28th, 2010 - 3:03 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Dec 28 (ANI): Pakistan cricket selectors have included injury-blighted paceman Sohail Tanvir in the national squad that is currently on the tour of New Zealand.Just two weeks after he was ... Read more...

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Pakistan to finalise preliminary squad for World Cup 2011 on December 30


December 25th, 2010 - 2:52 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Dec 25 (ANI): Pakistan cricket selectors will meet on December 30 to finalise the preliminary squad of 30 players for next year's World Cup.The selectors decided to meet on December ... Read more...

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NZ cricket teams named for Pakistan series, World Cup


December 22nd, 2010 - 2:10 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington (New Zealand), Dec. 22 (ANI): New Zealand's cricket selectors have included three new faces in the 14-man squad for the Twenty20 international clash against Pakistan.They have rested incumbent skipper Daniel ... Read more...

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World Cup probables announced


December 18th, 2010 - 5:17 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 18 (IANS) Indian national cricket selectors announced 30 probables for the World Cup in the subcontinent starting Feb 27, but left out Irfan Pathan.Pathan has been out of ... Read more...

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Yusuf may be ignored from Pakistan’s World Cup probables


November 30th, 2010 - 5:00 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, Nov 30 (IANS) Pakistan's cricket selectors are mulling the option of ignoring senior batsman Mohammad Yousuf for the World Cup 2011 because of his poor form and fitness.Yousuf, 36, is ... Read more...

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Lanka recalls pacer Kulasekara for second Test against Windies


November 21st, 2010 - 6:17 pm ICT by ANI
Colombo, Nov.21 (ANI): Sri Lanka's cricket selectors have recalled fast bowler Nuwan Kulasekara for the second Test against the West Indies starting in Colombo on Tuesday.Kulasekara, who played his last Test ... Read more...

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Adnan Akmal to replace Zulqarnain for Tests against South Africa


November 9th, 2010 - 6:27 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, Nov 9 (IANS) Pakistan's cricket selectors have decided to replace wicket-keeper Zulqarnain Haider, who fled Dubai fearing for his life, with uncapped youngster Adnan Akmal for the two-match Test series against ... Read more...

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Boon, Cox or Hughes face sack following Chappell’s CA full-time selector appointment


October 26th, 2010 - 1:06 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Oct 26(ANI): One of Australia's cricket selectors -David Boon, Jamie Cox or Merv Hughes - will reportedly be sacked after a Cricket Australia (CA) board meeting in Melbourne on Friday.The need ... Read more...

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Afridi wanted Shoaib Malik, not Younis Khan


October 21st, 2010 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, Oct 21 (IANS) Pakistan's cricket selectors ignored suggestions from the national team's captain Shahid Afridi and coach Waqar Younis by recalling former captain Younis Khan for the one-day International series against ... Read more...

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For the Ashes, size does matter for England


September 24th, 2010 - 1:19 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 24 (ANI):England cricket selectors have super-sized their fast bowling attack for the coming Ashes tour, recalling giant Chris Tremlett for the five-Test series starting on November 25 in Brisbane.The quick ... Read more...

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Vinay in, Ishant and Kohli miss out on T20 World Cup


March 26th, 2010 - 3:32 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 26 (IANS) Bangalore pacer Ranganath Vinay Kumar was the lone new face in the 15-member squad announced by the cricket selectors Friday for the Twenty20 World Cup. ... Read more...

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Injuries, form a concern ahead of World T20 selection


March 25th, 2010 - 8:53 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 25 (IANS) The national cricket selectors meeting here Friday will have a tough task on hand as they pick a 15-member Indian squad for the World Twenty20, beginning ... Read more...

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Australia recalls Watson to face West Indies in Brisbane ODI


February 13th, 2010 - 2:37 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Feb.13 (ANI): Australian cricket selectors have recalled all-rounder Shane Watson to the one-day squad for the fourth one-day international against the West Indies to be played at The Gabba in Brisbane.Watson ... Read more...

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New Zealand include new faces for Bangladesh series


January 25th, 2010 - 5:08 pm ICT by ANI
Auckland, Jan 25(ANI): New Zealand cricket selectors have included two new players for their ODI and Twenty20 squads for next month's series against Bangladesh.Left-arm fast bowler Andrew McKay is in line ... Read more...

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Punjab picks medium-pacer Lumba in place of Sharma


November 14th, 2009 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Nov 14 (IANS) Punjab cricket selectors Saturday picked medium-pacer Bharat Lumba in place of leg-spinner Rahul Sharma for the Ranji Trophy Super League match against Tamil Nadu from Nov 17. The ... Read more...

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Oz cricket selectors in dilemma as Mitch Johnson is last pacer left standing


November 5th, 2009 - 12:27 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Nov.5 (ANI): The jockeying for pace spots in the Australian cricket team that is to be selected for the home series against the West Indies could now be reduced to an ... Read more...

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Voges replaces injured Haddin in Australia ODI squad


September 1st, 2009 - 1:10 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Sep.1 (ANI): Australia's cricket selectors have added West Australian middle order batsman Adam Voges to the Australia one-day squad on the tour of England.Voges, 32, replaces injured wicket-keeper Brad Haddin, who ... Read more...

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Team India for Champions Trophy announced: Dravid, Tendulkar, Raina make a come back


August 16th, 2009 - 4:07 pm ICT by ANI
Chennai, Aug 16 (ANI): Indian cricket selectors have picked a 15-member squad for both the One-day International tri-series in Sri Lanka and the ICC Champions Trophy in South Africa, here on ... Read more...

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England flops told to play county cricket before Oval finale


August 11th, 2009 - 2:40 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug.11 (ANI): England's cricket selectors have sent five of their under performing players back to play for their counties in an attempt to find some form ahead of next week's decisive ... Read more...

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Asif’s crucial fitness test conducted


August 10th, 2009 - 3:27 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Aug. 10 (ANI): Pakistan's national cricket selectors Mohammad Illyas and Azhar Khan watched fast bowler Mohammad Asif bowl in a match in Lahore on Sunday."He bowled a seven-over spell and ... Read more...

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England likely to recall Bell for third test, Harmy may retire after Ashes


July 26th, 2009 - 3:38 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 26 (ANI): England's cricket selectors are likely to confirm Ian Bell as injured Kevin Pietersen's replacement for the third Ashes Test that gets underway from Thursday (July 30), even as ... Read more...

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A struggling Johnson may make way for Clark


July 26th, 2009 - 2:13 pm ICT by ANI
Northamptonshire (UK), July 26 (ANI): With just four days to go for the third Test at Edgbaston, Australia's cricket selectors have been placed in a quandry over what to do with their ... Read more...

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Dravid among 30 probables for Champions Trophy


July 6th, 2009 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 6 (IANS) Former India skipper Rahul Dravid stands to make it to the one-day squad after two years as the cricket selectors Monday included him among the 30 probables ... Read more...

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