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Women’s cricket: Bangladesh shock South Africa by two wickets


September 7th, 2012 - 5:04 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Sep 7 (IANS) The South African women's cricket team suffered a two-wicket defeat at the hands of hosts Bangladesh in the first One-day International (ODI) of the three-match series ... Read more...

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Proteas women tour Bangladesh ahead of World T20


September 4th, 2012 - 9:14 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Sep 4 (IANS) The South African women's cricket team arrived here Tuesday to play six warm-up matches against Bangladesh ahead of the ICC T20 World Cup in Sri Lanka ... Read more...

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Is Andrew Strauss going to be a MP?


August 30th, 2012 - 9:49 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Aug 30 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Andrew Straus just quit cricket for good. Strauss who is 35 years old is a conservative party supporter who offered himself as an auction prize and won ... Read more...

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Uttarakhand’s Rs.11 lakh for Unmukt Chand


August 29th, 2012 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
Dehradun, Aug 29 (IANS) Uttarakhand Wednesday announced a cash reward of Rs.11 lakh for Unmukt Chand, who led India to lift the 2012 U-19 World Cup.Sports Minister Dinesh Agarwal made ... Read more...

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Mamata hails Indian victory


August 26th, 2012 - 3:19 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 26 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Sunday congratulated the Indian Under-19 cricket team for winning the World Cup."Heartiest Congratulations for India winning U-19 World Cup ... Read more...

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Windies beat Zimbabwe by six wickets to reach quarters


August 17th, 2012 - 3:02 pm ICT by IANS
Townsville (Australia), Aug 17 (IANS/CMC) The West Indies under 19 cricket team recovered quickly from an early slump against Zimbabwe to register their third straight win in the ICC Youth World ... Read more...

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British boy falls to death in Malaysia


July 31st, 2012 - 1:37 am ICT by IANS
London, July 31 (IANS) A nine-year-old British boy has died after falling from a hotel window while holidaying in Malaysian capital Kuala Lumpur.Matthew Hamer, of York, was a popular member ... Read more...

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Cricket tour an excellent CBM: Pakistani daily


July 18th, 2012 - 12:09 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 18 (IANS) The proposed tour of Pakistan's cricket team to India will be an excellent confidence-building measure, said a leading daily while recalling that cricketing ties between ... Read more...

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Class 12 students win battle against school, board in apex court


July 16th, 2012 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 16 (IANS) Three Class 12 students have won a major battle against their school and the powerful Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations (CICSE) in the Supreme ... Read more...

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ICC hails Australia’s decision to play Afghanistan


July 2nd, 2012 - 7:06 pm ICT by IANS
Dublin, July 2 (IANS) International Cricket Council (ICC) president Alan Isaac has welcomed Australia's decision to play its first-ever game against Afghanistan in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) next month."This ... Read more...

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Call for legalising sports betting


June 6th, 2012 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 6 (IANS) Retired judge Mukul Mudgal former cricket Kirti Azad called for legalising sports betting so that so that the revenue generated can be used for development ... Read more...

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Dhoni visits Leh


June 5th, 2012 - 10:53 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 5 (IANS) Mahendra Singh Dhoni, brand ambassador of the Indian Army and captain of country's cricket team, Tuesday arrived at Leh town of Jammu and Kashmir.Dhoni, who is ... Read more...

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KKR felicitation a mix of politics, sports and entertainment (West Bengal newsletter)


June 1st, 2012 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June (IANS) It is time for out-of-the-box thinking, and in Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's West Bengal it is about mixing politics, sports and entertainment.All the three elements were ... Read more...

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Wrong to call me ‘badshah of cricket’, says SRK


May 30th, 2012 - 2:42 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 30 (IANS) Bollywood 'Badshah' Shah Rukh Khan refuses to be called the "badshah of cricket" following the recent title victory of his Indian Premier League (IPL) team ... Read more...

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Shah Rukh bats for Mamata, answers critics


May 29th, 2012 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 29 (IANS) As critics slammed Mamata Banerjee for giving a rousing welcome to a private corporate team like KKR, Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan Tuesday defended the ... Read more...

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Eighth-wicket stand gives Windies women series win


May 7th, 2012 - 4:37 pm ICT by IANS
Port of Spain (Trinidad), May 7 (IANS/CMC) A valiant, unbroken 24-run, eighth wicket partnership between Shemaine Campbelle and Tremayne Smartt fired the West Indies women's cricket team to a series-winning three-wicket ... Read more...

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Brathwaite will be back, says Sammy


April 30th, 2012 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
Bridgetown (Barbados), April 30 (IANS/CMC) West Indies captain Darren Sammy has backed out-of-form teenage opener Kraigg Brathwaite to bounce back strongly after his axing from the cricket team's tour of England.The ... Read more...

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Daley’s all-round effort lifts Windies to series win


April 30th, 2012 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
Lucas Street (Barbados), April 30 (IANS/CMC) Shanel Daley's spirited all-round performance fired the West Indies women's cricket team to a 45-run victory over Sri Lanka, under the Duckworth/Lewis (D/L) method, in ... Read more...

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West Indies eves see no surprises from Sri Lanka


April 24th, 2012 - 4:54 pm ICT by IANS
Bridgetown (Barbados), April 24 (IANS/CMC) West Indies women's cricket team is expecting no major surprises from Sri Lanka when the two sides meet in an eight-match limited overs series starting here ... Read more...

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Simmons asks Daredevils to guard against complacency


April 18th, 2012 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) Delhi Daredevils coach Eric Simmons Wednesday asked his boys to guard against complacency when they face Deccan Chargers in an Indian Premier League (IPL) clash ... Read more...

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Fletcher has interactive session with U-19 players


March 28th, 2012 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 28 (IANS) India coach Duncan Fletcher and other members of his support staff spent some quality time with the Under-19 cricket team at the National Cricket Academy ... 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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Anjum to lead Indian women’s team in home series against Australia


March 5th, 2012 - 6:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 5 (IANS) Veteran batswoman Anjum Chopra will lead the Indian women's cricket team in the home series against Australia beginning March 12.India and Australia are scheduled to ... Read more...

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Whatmore to coach Pakistan’s cricket team


March 3rd, 2012 - 3:56 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 3 (IANS) Former Australian batsman Dav Whatmore, who coached Sri Lanka to victory in the 1996 cricket World Cup, has reached Pakistan to sign a coaching contract with ... Read more...

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Delightful Sunday for hockey fans at National Stadium


February 27th, 2012 - 12:16 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 26 (IANS) Seldom have Delhi's hockey fans enjoyed a match like they did at the Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium Sunday night. And so did the Indian ... Read more...

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BCCI gives in, Sahara India back as Team India sponsor (Lead)


February 16th, 2012 - 10:29 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 16 (IANS) Sahara India was Thursday back as cricket Team India sponsor and the owner of Indian Premier League (IPL) franchise Pune Warriors after the Board of Control ... Read more...

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Sahara back as cricket Team India sponsor


February 16th, 2012 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 16 (IANS) Sahara India was Thursday back as cricket Team India sponsor and the owner of Indian Premier League (IPL) franchise Pune Warriors after sorting out most of ... Read more...

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Bollywood ups glamour quotient in Chennai at CCL


February 12th, 2012 - 1:19 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 11 (IANS) It is a land of Rajinikanth and Kamal Hassan, but the stars of the Hindi film industry were welcomed with equal enthusiasm as they landed ... Read more...

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Terminated Kochi Tuskers seek Kerala chief minister’s help


February 2nd, 2012 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 2 (IANS) The owners of Kochi Tuskers, the terminated Indian Premier League (IPL) franchise, have sought help from Kerala chief Minister Oommen Chandy to revive the state's Twenty20 ... Read more...

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Will Indian women’s cricket team get its first Keralite?


February 1st, 2012 - 2:42 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 1 (IANS) Her chances of making it to the national side are a bright 75 percent but leg-spinner Asha Joy's family is leaving nothing to chance and cajoling ... Read more...

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Paes brings cheer on a day cricketers cave in


January 28th, 2012 - 10:46 pm ICT by IANS
Adelaide/Melbourne, Jan 28 (IANS) Tennis veteran Leander Paes gave Indian fans in Australia something to cheer about by winning the Australian Open men's doubles title on a day when ... Read more...

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It’s my happiest moment: Badminton coach Arif (With Images)


January 25th, 2012 - 10:37 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Jan 25 (IANS) Sidelined in the cricket team during his college days, he decided to opt for a game in which he could personally excel. That is how ... Read more...

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Kapil ashamed but says time to back India team (Lead)


January 20th, 2012 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 20 (IANS) India's legendary all-rounder Kapil Dev Friday said he was ashamed with the cricket team's performance Down Under but felt that under-fire captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni ... Read more...

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Pakistani blind cricket team to visit India


January 12th, 2012 - 11:07 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 12 (IANS) A 16-member national blind cricket team from Pakistan will tour India in February.Bilal Sati, a senior official of the Pakistan Blind Cricket Council, said the team ... Read more...

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Tag of ‘poor tourists’ may haunt India again, fears Ganguly


January 11th, 2012 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 11 (IANS) Former India captain Sourav Ganguly fears that the cricket team will be dubbed poor tourists again as some of the big names in Indian cricket ... Read more...

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