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Unmukt meets teachers at Modern School


September 4th, 2012 - 4:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) Unmukt Chand, who led India to victory at the Under-19 cricket World Cup, met his teachers at his former school here and sought their ... Read more...

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U-19 star Harmeet felicitated by his school


September 3rd, 2012 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 3 (IANS) Tucked away in a small non-descript alley of Gorai in northwest Mumbai, a school proudly flaunted a poster of Harmeet Singh, a former student who made ... Read more...

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The questions that Unmukt Chand raised (Comment)


September 2nd, 2012 - 12:37 pm ICT by IANS
On Aug 26, at 12.47 on the Sunday afternoon, Udit Bhatia, an old student of St. Stephen's College, became the first man on the planet to link Unmukt Chand, the ... Read more...

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Zardari, Manmohan meeting a mere ritual: Pakistani daily


September 1st, 2012 - 11:24 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 1 (IANS) Pakistan has to "dispel the impression that the procrastination of the Mumbai suspects' trial is on purpose", said a leading Pakistani daily that described President ... Read more...

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Unmukt allowed to move to second year: VC (Lead)


August 31st, 2012 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) U-19 cricket World Cup winning captain Unmukt Chand has been allowed to move to his second year at St. Stephen's College, but he has to ... Read more...

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Indian diaspora basks in U-19 win glory


August 30th, 2012 - 3:58 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Aug 30 (IANS) Indians in Australia are ecstatic over India being crowned the world champions in under-19 cricket, a win that reassured them that Indian cricket has "a great ... Read more...

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U-19 victory: Unmukt Chand hails team effort


August 26th, 2012 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
Townsville (Australia), Aug 26 (IANS) India captain Unmukt Chand, who struck a match-winning century for his side in the Under-19 Cricket World Cup final here Sunday, chose to single out ... Read more...

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BCCI cash prizes for U-19 winners


August 26th, 2012 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 26 (IANS) The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) Sunday announced a cash reward of Rs.20 lakh to each player and Rs.15 lakh to every ... Read more...

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South Africa beat New Zealand to finish third in U-19 cricket


August 25th, 2012 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
Townsville (Australia), Aug 25 (IANS) South Africa beat New Zealand by eight wickets to finish third at the U-19 cricket World Cup in the third-fourth position playoff at the Endeavour ... Read more...

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U-19 World Cup: Sri Lanka beat Afghanistan, win Plate Championship


August 24th, 2012 - 5:49 pm ICT by IANS
Brisbane, Aug 24 (IANS) Sri Lanka defeated Afghanistan by seven wickets to win the Plate Championship final of the Under-19 Cricket World Cup at the Allan Border Field here Friday. ... Read more...

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U-19 World Cup: India set up title clash with Australia (Lead)


August 23rd, 2012 - 4:44 pm ICT by IANS
Townsville (Australia), Aug 23 (IANS) In-form opener Prashant Chopra and Baba Aparajith helped India chalk out a nine-run win over New Zealand here Thursday and enter the Under-19 Cricket World ... Read more...

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U-19 World Cup: India face New Zealand for place in final (Preview)


August 22nd, 2012 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
Townsville (Australia), Aug 22 (IANS) As the Indian senior team takes on New Zealand in the first of the two-match Test series starting in Hyderabad, the colts from either side ... Read more...

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U-19 World Cup: Pakistan on track for worst finish


August 22nd, 2012 - 5:19 pm ICT by IANS
Townsville (Australia), Aug 22 (IANS) Two-time champions Pakistan are heading for their worst finish in the Under-19 Cricket World Cup after a 16-run loss to the West Indies at Endeavour ... Read more...

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U-19 World Cup: Australia beat South Africa, enter final


August 21st, 2012 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
Townsville (Australia), Aug 21 (IANS) Australia beat a tenacious South Africa by four wickets to secure their place in the Under-19 Cricket World Cup final here Tuesday. Australian captain Will ... Read more...

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U-19 World Cup: India beat Pakistan in a thriller


August 20th, 2012 - 2:17 pm ICT by IANS
Townsville (Australia), Aug 20 (IANS) Indian colts defeated arch-rivals Pakistan by one wicket to enter the semifinals of the Under-19 Cricket World Cup here Monday.India, chasing a paltry 136, ended ... Read more...

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ICC U-19 World Cup: Windies clash with Kiwis for semi-final spot


August 19th, 2012 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
Townsville (Australia), Aug 19 (IANS/CMC) Unbeaten West Indies team will chase a spot in the final four of the Under-19 cricket World Cup when they clash with New Zealand in their ... Read more...

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ICC U-19 World Cup: Australia and South Africa set for semifinal clash (Lead)


August 19th, 2012 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
Townsville (Australia), Aug 19 (IANS) Australia and South Africa continued their unbeaten run in the ICC U-19 Cricket World Cup with contrasting wins in their respective quarterfinals here Sunday.Defending champion ... Read more...

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ICC U-19 World Cup: India-Pakistan clash for place in semis


August 19th, 2012 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
Townsville (Australia), Aug 19 (IANS) A thrilling contest is on the cards Monday when India and Pakistan clash here at the Tony Ireland Stadium for a place in the semifinal ... Read more...

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ICC U-19 World Cup: Australia march into semis


August 19th, 2012 - 4:50 pm ICT by IANS
Townsville (Australia), Aug 19 (IANS) Australia pulled off a clinical five-wicket victory over Bangladesh Sunday to secure a spot in the semi-finals of the ICC under-19 cricket World Cup. Bangladesh, ... Read more...

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South Africa qualifies for U-19 Super League quarter-finals


August 15th, 2012 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
Brisbane, Aug 15 (IANS) South Africa topped Group D and qualified for the Super League quarter-final of the ICC U-19 Cricket World Cup 2012 after defeating Sri Lanka by four ... Read more...

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U-19 World Cup: India bounce back beating Zimbabwe


August 14th, 2012 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
Townsville, Aug 14 (IANS) Indian colts bounced back from Sunday's loss to the West Indies with a 68-run victory over Zimbabwe, despite a courageous century by all-rounder Malcolm Lake, in ... Read more...

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U-19: Australia, Pakistan, Windies win


August 13th, 2012 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
Townsville (Australia), Aug 13 (IANS) Competition heavyweights Australia, the West Indies and Pakistan swept aside their rivals from qualifying nations, while Sri Lanka got their campaign back on track in ... Read more...

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U-19 World Cup: India lose to West Indies by 4 wickets


August 12th, 2012 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
Townsville (Australia), Aug 12 (IANS) The West Indies' decision to base themselves in Australia ahead of the Under-19 Cricket World Cup provided an immediate outcome here Sunday, when they beat ... Read more...

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U-19 World Cup: Australia beat England by six wickets


August 11th, 2012 - 3:24 pm ICT by IANS
Townsville (Australia), Aug 11 (IANS) Australia had an ideal start in their defence of the Under-19 Cricket World Cup here Saturday when they beat arch-rivals England by six wickets. Australian ... Read more...

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Dhoni made $26.5 million last year, Tendulkar $18.6 million


August 1st, 2012 - 1:17 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 1 (IANS) India's "Captain Cool" Mahendra Singh Dhoni and batting maestro Sachin Tendulkar lead world's highest-paid cricketers with as many as six Indians making it to the ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka cricketers end battle for contracts


July 18th, 2012 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, July 18 (IANS) Sri Lankan cricketers have ended their battle against the authorities over signing of the contracts for the year 2012, an official said Wednesday."The contracts have been ... Read more...

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16 teams named for next month’s U-19 cricket World Cup


July 12th, 2012 - 4:26 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, July 12 (IANS) All 16 squads have now been named for the Under-19 cricket World Cup in Queensland August 11-26. Two-time champions India will be led by batsman Unmukt ... Read more...

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Lawson to assist Afghan under-19 World Cup team


July 12th, 2012 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, July 12 (IANS) Former Australian fast bowler Geoff Lawson will assist the Afghanistan team as consultant during the Under-19 Cricket World Cup in Queensland August 11-26.Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB) ... Read more...

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Sangakkara on a record breaking spree, beats Bradman


July 4th, 2012 - 2:21 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, July 4 (IANS) Sri Lankan cricketer Kumar Sangakkara has been on a record-breaking spree in the second Test against Pakistan here at the SSC grounds in the capital.Sangakkara ... Read more...

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Hilaire to quit top WICB job for diplomatic posting


July 4th, 2012 - 1:58 pm ICT by IANS
Fort Lauderdale (Florida), July 4 (IANS/CMC) Dr. Ernest Hilaire, the outspoken and often controversial chief executive officer of the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB), is leaving the job.Hilaire is expected to ... Read more...

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Chand to lead India in U-19 cricket World Cup


July 3rd, 2012 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 3 (IANS) Delhi boy Unmukt Chand will lead the 15-member Indian team at the International Cricket Council (ICC) Under-19 World Cup to be held in Australia in August.Uttar ... Read more...

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Gus Logie appointed Canada coach for second time


June 30th, 2012 - 5:08 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto (Canada), June 30 (IANS/CMC) Former West Indies batsman Gus Logie has been appointed Canada's coach for the second time.The 51-year-old, also a former Windies head coach, first led the side ... Read more...

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Champions League win my greatest achievement: Didier Drogba


June 17th, 2012 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 17 (IANS) Former Chelsea striker Didier Drogba, who left the club at the end of the 2012 season, said here Sunday that the greatest achievement in ... Read more...

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Australian capital to host maiden ODI


June 8th, 2012 - 11:54 am ICT by IANS
Canberra, June 8 (IANS) Cricket Australia (CA) and the Australian Capital Territory (ACT) government announced Friday that the men's cricket team will play its first ever one-day international match here ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka Cricket to trim staff by 60 percent


June 7th, 2012 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, June 7 (IANS) Sri Lanka's cricket governing board has decided to reduce its staff by 60 percent to reduce losses and improve management, the sports ministry said here Thursday.Sri ... Read more...

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