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World Twenty20: Afghanistan opt to field against England


September 21st, 2012 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Sep 21 (IANS) Afghanistan captain Nawroz Mangal won the toss and opted to field against defending champions England in a group A match of the World Twent20 cricket tournament ... Read more...

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World T20: McCullum’s record century powers New Zealand to 59-run win


September 21st, 2012 - 8:44 pm ICT by IANS
Pallekele, Sep 21 (IANS) Brendon McCullum's record-breaking century powered New Zealand to a 59-run win over Bangladesh in their first match of the World Twent20 cricket tournament at the Pallekele ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka look to China to develop sports infrastructure


September 19th, 2012 - 1:40 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Sep 19 (IANS) A Chinese delegation will be visiting Sri Lanka later this week to explore opportunities to develop sports infrastructure in the island nation.A statement by the Sri ... Read more...

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Buchi Babu cricket: Karnataka on top against Kerala


September 2nd, 2012 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 2 (IANS) Karnataka, after dismissing Kerala for 137, were well on way to taking the first innings lead as they were 100 for four at stumps on the ... Read more...

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Karnataka, Kerala in Buchi final


August 31st, 2012 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 31 (IANS) Karnataka snatched a five-wicket win over Mumbai to enter the final of the Buchi Babu Trophy All-India cricket tournament here Friday.Karnataka will meet Kerala, who beat ... Read more...

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Former Sri Lankan cricketer slams premier league critics


August 31st, 2012 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Aug 31 (IANS) Former leading Sri Lankan cricketer and cricket selector Aravinda De Silva Friday slammed critics of the Sri Lankan Premier League (SLPL) Twenty20 cricket tournament, insisting that ... Read more...

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Fernandez, Babu belt centuries in Buchi Babu cricket


August 30th, 2012 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 30 (IANS) Thanks to centuries by Robert Fernandez (122) and Sachin Baby (151) and their 200-run partnership for the fourth wicket, Kerala piled up 401 for nine in ... Read more...

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Kerala upstage Saurashtra in Buchi Babu cricket (Lead, correcting intro)


August 28th, 2012 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 28 (IANS) Kerala hunted down a 398-run target to upstage Saurashtra by four wickets here Tuesday and qualify for the semi-finals of the Buchi Babu trophy All-India cricket ... Read more...

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Kerala edge out Saurashtra in Buchi Babu cricket


August 28th, 2012 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 28 (IANS) Kerala hunted down a 398-run target to upstage Saurashtra by four wickets here Tuesday and qualify for the semi-finals of the Buchi Babu trophy All-India cricket ... Read more...

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Shah’s ton puts Saurashtra on top


August 27th, 2012 - 9:14 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 27 (IANS) Skipper Jaydev Shah slammed a century (115) to put Saurashtra on top as they scored 397 for nine in their allotted 90 overs against Kerala in ... Read more...

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Mumbai through to last 8 in Buchi Babu Trophy


August 26th, 2012 - 12:03 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 25 (IANS) Mumbai overcame TNCA XI by just three runs in a Group B match to book their berth in the quarter-finals of the Buchi Babu Trophy All-India ... Read more...

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Cricket: Odisha rout Maharashtra


August 24th, 2012 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 24 (IANS) Odisha defeated Maharashtra by six wickets to top Group A on better net run rate in the Buchi Babu trophy all India cricket tournament here Friday.Batting ... Read more...

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Narrow win for Karnataka


August 22nd, 2012 - 8:25 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 22 (IANS) Karnataka scrambled to a three-wicket victory against Gujarat to pick up their first points in two matches in the Buchi Babu All-India Cricket Tournament here Wednesday.A ... Read more...

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Karnataka in dire strait in Buchi Babu


August 21st, 2012 - 10:57 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 21 (IANS) Karnataka's miserable run continued in the Buchi Babu All-India Cricket Tournament as they slid to 27 for four after dismissing Gujarat for 195 here Tuesday.Karnataka, who ... Read more...

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Chauhan, Jadav slam centuries


August 18th, 2012 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 18 (IANS) Centuries by Bhushan Chauhan of Saurashtra (111, 180b, 11x4, 1x6) and Kedar Jadav (103, 11x4, 2x6) of Maharashtra featured the opening day of the All India ... Read more...

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KSCA XI annex Darashah trophy


August 14th, 2012 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 14 (IANS) KSCA XI emerged champions in the Shafi Darashah All-India invitational cricket tournament when they took a decisive first innings lead against Mumbai Cricket Association as the ... Read more...

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SLC provides ICC with cricket corruption tapes


August 13th, 2012 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Aug 13 (IANS) The Sri Lankan cricket board Monday handed over a taped conversation to the International Cricket Council (ICC) which surrounds allegations of an alleged corruption attempt.Sri Lanka ... Read more...

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Mumbai CA in dire straits


August 13th, 2012 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 13 (IANS) KSCA XI were on the verge of snatching a first innings lead as they restricted Mumbai Cricket Association to 294 for seven, still 266 runs in ... Read more...

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Verma slams double ton in Shafi Darashah trophy


August 12th, 2012 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 12 (IANS) A double century by Amit Verma (213, 413b, 28x4, 1x6) powered KSCA XI to 556 for nine against Mumbai Cricket Association in their first innings at ... Read more...

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Samarth, Verma prop up KSCA


August 11th, 2012 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
Alur (Karnataka), Aug 11 (IANS) Thanks to half-centuries by opener Ravikumar Samarth (55) and Amit Verma (65 batting), KSCA XI were 229 for three against Mumbai Cricket Association at stumps ... Read more...

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Mumbai, KSCA XI in final


August 9th, 2012 - 8:53 pm ICT by IANS
Mysore, Aug 9 (IANS) Mumbai Cricket Association and KSCA XI qualified for the final of the Shafi Darashah All-India invitational cricket tournament by topping their respective group at the ... Read more...

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Hyderabad CA in command


August 8th, 2012 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
Mysore, Aug 8 (IANS) Hyderabad Cricket Association (CA) took a commanding 307-run first innings lead over KSCA President's XI after making 585 in the Shafi Darashah Trophy cricket tournament here ... Read more...

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Mahindra to sponsor Sri Lanka Premier League


August 8th, 2012 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 8 (IANS) Utility vehicle major Mahindra & Mahindra (M&M;) Wednesday announced its partnership with the Sri Lanka Premier League (SLPL) cricket tournament as their title sponsors.SLPL kicks off ... Read more...

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Laxman, Reddy slam tons for Hyderabad CA


August 7th, 2012 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
Mysore, Aug 7 (IANS) Veteran VVS Laxman warmed up for the new season with an unbeaten 102 and along with Akshath Reddy (105) helped Hyderabad make 253 for 4 in ... Read more...

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Mumbai check Rajasthan in Shafi Darashah cricket


August 6th, 2012 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
Mysore, Aug 6 (IANS) Mumbai Cricket Association (CA) pegged Rajasthan CA to 193 for four in their first innings on the first day of their four-day match in the Shafi ... Read more...

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Rajasthan, KSCA earn three points


August 4th, 2012 - 9:40 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 4 (IANS) Rajasthan CA and KSCA XI picked up three points apiece for first innings lead as they drew with KSCA President's XI and Baroda CA, respectively, in ... Read more...

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Mumbai, KSCA Colts prevail


August 3rd, 2012 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 3 (IANS) KSCA Colts and Mumbai Cricket Association registered outright victories to head their respective groups after two matches in the Shafi Darashah Trophy cricket tournament here Friday.The ... Read more...

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Rajasthan, Hyderabad share honours


July 30th, 2012 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
Mysore, July 30 (IANS) Expectedly, Rajasthan CA drew with Hyderabad CA in a high-scoring match of the Shafi Darashah Trophy cricket tournament here Monday.In Alur, Baroda CA and Bangladesh 'A' ... Read more...

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Hyderabad CA concede lead


July 29th, 2012 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
Mysore, July 29 (IANS) Centuries by Arjun Yadav (136) and Ahmed Quadri (106) went in vain for Hyderabad CA who conceded a 215-run lead to Rajasthan CA in the Shafi ... Read more...

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Kshemal bowls Mumbai to victory


July 28th, 2012 - 11:21 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 28 (IANS) Seamer Kshemal Waingankar took 10 for 82 as Mumbai CA defeated KSCA President's XI by an innings and 183 runs in the Shafi Darashah cricket tournament ... Read more...

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Deshpande slams ton for Rajasthan


July 28th, 2012 - 12:07 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 27 (IANS) Vaibhav Deshpande's century (126, 228b, 20x4) put Rajasthan CA in command as they made 343 for four in 90 overs against Hyderabad CA on the first ... Read more...

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Sri Lankan cricketers want contract issue settled early


July 17th, 2012 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, July 17 (IANS) Sri Lanka cricketers demanded that if they are to sign contracts to take part in a cricket tournament next month, the issue should be settled by ... Read more...

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Selectors to decide captaincy: Gambhir


June 8th, 2012 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 8 (IANS) After having thrown his hat in the ring, opening batsman Gautam Gambhir Friday refused to be drawn into the debate over India's Test captaincy ... Read more...

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When cricket became a saviour in battle-scarred Afghanistan (With Images)


May 12th, 2012 - 1:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 12 (IANS) Cricket has not caught on to any major extent in Afghanistan even 11 years after the Taliban was pushed out of Kabul in 2001. ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka seeks foreign players for T20 League


May 9th, 2012 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, May 9 (IANS) Sri Lanka has begun negotiations with foreign cricket boards to invite overseas players for the Sri Lankan Premier League (SLPL) Twenty20 cricket tournament to be held ... Read more...

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