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Pollard shrugs off favourites tag


September 6th, 2012 - 2:05 pm ICT by IANS
Bridgetown (Barbados), Sep 6 (IANS/CMC) Kieron Pollard has shrugged off the favourites tag being heaped on the West Indies side preparing for the ICC Twenty 20 World Cup in Sir ... Read more...

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Bangladesh seek confidence booster ahead of World T20


September 5th, 2012 - 3:01 pm ICT by IANS
Port of Spain, Sep 5 (IANS/CMC) The world's top-rated ODI all-rounder, Shakib Al Hasan, says Bangladesh is aiming for a confidence-boosting performance in this week's international T20 Tournament in Trinidad ahead ... Read more...

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DMK to submit Tamil meet resolutions to UN: Karunanidhi


September 4th, 2012 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 4 (IANS) DMK president M.Karunanidhi Tuesday said that his party will send the resolutions passed at the Tamil Eelam Supporters Organisation (TESO) meet here to the United Nations ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka to boost domestic cricket


September 3rd, 2012 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Sep 3 (IANS) The Sri Lankan Cricket Board Monday said it will take measures to boost their domestic cricket after its first ever Sri Lanka Premier League (SLPL) concluded ... Read more...

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Under-19 cricketers’ welcome ends in chaos in Kolkata


August 29th, 2012 - 10:40 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 29 (IANS) A heroes' welcome to two members of India's Under-19 World Cup winning squad ended in chaos Wednesday following an ugly quarrel between the police and a ... Read more...

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Ganguly apprehensive about Yuvraj’s comeback


August 28th, 2012 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) Former India captain Sourav Ganguly is nervously hoping for Yuvraj Singh's success in the Twenty20 World Cup and says two Internationals against New Zealand before ... Read more...

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Work on international stadium at Lucknow gains momentum


August 25th, 2012 - 2:59 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 25 (IANS) The ambitious project of building an international class stadium and cricket academy in the state capital has gained momentum with the appointment of three companies as ... Read more...

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BCCI extends payout to stalwarts


August 22nd, 2012 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 22 (IANS) The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has decided to extend its one-time benefit scheme to Gundappa Viswanath, Mohinder Amarnath, Dilip Vengsarkar and Syed ... 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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BCCI grants amnesty to Kapil Dev


July 25th, 2012 - 3:56 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 25 (IANS) The Indian cricket board Wednesday lifted the ban on former India captain and legendary all-rounder Kapil Dev, who sought amnesty saying he has resigned from Essel ... Read more...

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Dhoni hoping for positive start for team in Sri Lanka


July 17th, 2012 - 10:57 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 17 (IANS) Admitting that break from cricket was very welcome, India skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni emphasised the need to win the series against Sri Lanka that would help ... Read more...

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New training gear for Indian cricket team


July 17th, 2012 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 17 (IANS) The Sri Lanka-bound Indian cricket team will be kitted with new training apparel that was formally launched here Tuesday.Six cricketers Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma, Ravichandran Aswin, ... Read more...

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Amnesty for More, BCCI wants Kapil too back in fold


July 16th, 2012 - 11:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) The Indian cricket board Monday formally ratified the amnesty plea of Kiran More, former India wicketkeeper, who had gone over to the rebel Indian Cricket ... 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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We need to deliver, says Gambhir


July 16th, 2012 - 9:13 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 16 (IANS) Gautam Gambhir predicted a tough one-day series in Sri Lanka and stressed on the need to adopt a professional approach as the Indian team prepared ... Read more...

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Former Tamil Tigers picked for SAF Games


July 12th, 2012 - 3:00 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, July 12 (IANS) Sri Lankan authorities have picked eight former Tamil Tigers in the national squad, and some of them will take part in the South Asian Federation (SAF) ... Read more...

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Saba Karim opens cricket academy


July 6th, 2012 - 9:42 pm ICT by IANS
Noida, July 6 (IANS) Former India wicketkeeper Syed Saba Karim Thursday inaugurated his state-of-the-art academy at the Genesis Global School here.The academy, which will be known as Sab Karim ... 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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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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Butt calls for fresh trial in Pakistan


June 29th, 2012 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 29 (IANS) Former Pakistan captain Salman Butt, who was released this month from jail in England, is planning to appeal for an open trial against him in Pakistan, ... Read more...

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India Inc. buys all franchises in Sri Lankan T20 league


June 28th, 2012 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, June 28 (IANS) The India Inc. will own all the seven franchises in the Sri Lankan Premier League (SPL), ignoring the decision of the Indian cricket board not to ... Read more...

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Sulieman Benn plays down talk of dream comeback


June 25th, 2012 - 6:41 pm ICT by IANS
Port of Spain (Trinidad), June 25 (IANS/CMC) Temperamental left-arm spinner Sulieman Benn has played down his last-over heroics which propelled the West Indies A to a thrilling three-wicket win over India ... Read more...

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44 at Juhu rave party test positive for drugs


June 22nd, 2012 - 11:58 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 22 (IANS) Over a month after 96 people were detained for allegedly consuming drugs at a Mumbai hotel, 44 people tested positive for drugs as the results for ... Read more...

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ECB convicts Kaneria of spot-fixing


June 22nd, 2012 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 22 (IANS) Pakistani leg-spinner Danish Kaneria has been convicted by the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) of introducing his "young and vulnerable" Essex teammate Mervyn Westfield ... Read more...

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ICC rules out window for IPL in FTP


June 13th, 2012 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, June 13 (IANS) The International Cricket Council (ICC) has ruled out a window for the lucrative and the highly popular Indian Premier League (IPL) in its Future Tours Programme ... 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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Malinga named ICC ambassador for T20 World Cup


June 8th, 2012 - 7:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 8 (IANS) The International Cricket Council (ICC) Friday unveiled Sri Lanka's star pacer Lasith Malinga as the official ambassador for the ICC World Twenty20 Sri Lanka ... Read more...

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Blame game between BCCI and sports ministry on


June 7th, 2012 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 7 (IANS) The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) and the sports ministry Thursday got into a spat over official forms for nominating cricketers for ... Read more...

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Tendulkar fourth cricketer now in parliament


June 4th, 2012 - 4:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 4 (IANS) Sachin Tendulkar, who took oath as a Rajya Sabha member Monday, is the fourth international cricketer now in the Indian parliament.But unlike him, the ... Read more...

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Spot-fixing not setting good example: Tendulkar


June 1st, 2012 - 4:59 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 1 (IANS) India's batting great Sachin Tendulkar said Friday that spot-fixing incidents in the recently concluded Indian Premier League (IPL) were not setting a good example for ... Read more...

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SRK’s video strategy worked wonders for KKR


May 28th, 2012 - 11:05 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 28 (IANS) Was it a motivational video that Shah Rukh Khan showed to the Kolkata Knight Riders hours before the Indian Premier League final that helped charge ... Read more...

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PCB chairman’s visit revives Pakistan’s IPL hopes


May 28th, 2012 - 12:35 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 27 (IANS) Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman Zaka Ashraf's presence as a guest for the final of the Indian Premier League-V has raised hopes for the participation of ... Read more...

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Mumbai rave party organiser remanded to police custody (Lead)


May 21st, 2012 - 5:17 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 21 (IANS) Vishesh Handa, organiser of the rave party in Mumbai where nearly 100 people including two Indian Premier league (IPL) players were detained late Sunday night, was ... Read more...

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Banning IPL not the solution, says Maken


May 19th, 2012 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 19 (IANS) India's sports minister Ajay Maken feels banning the Indian Premier League (IPL) is not the solution and has made three suggestions to clear the ... Read more...

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Banning IPL? Ridiculous, says Shilpa Shetty


May 19th, 2012 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 19 (IANS) Actress Shilpa Shetty, who part owns Indian Premier League (IPL) team Rajasthan Royals, is upset with negative news around the league. She has spoken out ... Read more...

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