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Jayalalithaa’s Sri Lanka muddle will have consequences (Comment)


September 4th, 2012 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa appears dead set on taking on the ordinary Sinhalese for her inability to influence the Indian government to pursue a Sri Lanka policy of her ... Read more...

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You make us proud: Sachin lavishes praise on Narang


July 30th, 2012 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 30 (IANS) Cricketing maestro Sachin Tendulkar Monday saluted shooter Gagan Narang for winning the first medal for India at the London Olympics.In a tweet, soon after Narang ... Read more...

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Indian archers adjusting well to London weather


July 24th, 2012 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 24 (IANS) Indian archers are adjusting well to the unpredictable London weather and look in top shape ahead of the Olympic competition beginning at the iconic Lord's cricket ... Read more...

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‘Americans like cricket, if India, Pakistan play’


July 24th, 2012 - 10:37 am ICT by IANS
Washington, July 24 (IANS) Americans don't understand cricket, but they like it, particularly of the diplomatic variety between friend India and ally Pakistan."We're for cricket. We don't understand it, but ... Read more...

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Former Pakistani cricketers hail revival of India series (Lead)


July 16th, 2012 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) The announcement of revival of sub-continental cricketing ties has not gone down well with former India captain Sunil Gavaskar, who has questioned its timing, but ... Read more...

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Bisla family rejoices in son’s feat


May 28th, 2012 - 10:30 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, May 28 (IANS) His talent was never in doubt for his family and cricketing friends. But when Manvinder Sultan Singh Bisla exploded for Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) in ... Read more...

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Pakistan sore at Bangladesh canceling cricket tour


April 20th, 2012 - 4:13 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 20 (IANS) Pakistani cricket officials and fans were left disappointed after Bangladesh decided to cancel its team's planned tour later this month due to security concerns.Bangladesh Cricket Board ... Read more...

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Jaypee Cement signs Indian hockey stars


April 14th, 2012 - 11:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 14 (IANS) Jaypee Cement has expanded its sponsorship support to three Indian hockey players - Sardara Singh, Sandeep Singh, and Shivendra Singh.Cricketing legend Sachin Tendulkar remains ... Read more...

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It would have been selfish to retire after the World Cup high: Sachin


March 17th, 2012 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
Mirpur (Dhaka), March 17 (IANS) Sachin Tendulkar, the first and probably the last batsman to get to 100 international hundreds, says it would have been selfish of him to ... Read more...

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Enjoy the game and chase your dreams, says Sachin


March 16th, 2012 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
Mirpur (Dhaka), March 16 (IANS) "Enjoy the game and chase your dreams" was batting maestro Sachin Tendulkar's message to budding cricketers after he achieved his 100th international hundred against ... Read more...

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Tendulkar rubbishes retirement speculations: Reports


March 10th, 2012 - 11:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 10 (IANS) India's cricketing legend Sachin Tendulkar Saturday dismissed speculations that he would announce his retirement after getting his much awaited 100th international ton.Zee News reported ... Read more...

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Dravid’s son wields bat after he bids adieu


March 10th, 2012 - 12:04 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 9 (IANS) It was a poignant moment for India's cricketing icon Rahul Dravid to watch his seven-year-old elder son Samit wield the bat at the M. Chinnaswamy ... Read more...

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Rahul ‘The Wall’ Dravid hangs up Test boots (Roundup)


March 9th, 2012 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 9 (IANS) The curtains finally came down on "The Wall" as India's favourite cricketing son and icon Rahul Sharad Dravid announced his retirement from international and first-class ... Read more...

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Dravid, the ultimate team man (Tribute)


March 9th, 2012 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 9 (IANS) Sport and fairytales do not always go hand in hand, and for Rahul Dravid, an otherwise glorious international cricketing career did not end in a ... Read more...

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Dravid ‘The Wall’ calls it a day from Tests (Second Lead)


March 9th, 2012 - 4:51 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 9 (IANS) One of India's favourite cricketing sons and icon Rahul Sharad Dravid announced his retirement from international and first-class domestic cricket at a packed media conference ... Read more...

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Rahul Dravid, a gentleman-cricketer to the core (Profile)


March 9th, 2012 - 4:11 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 9 (IANS) Rahul Dravid never believed in half measures. He tried to be perfect in everything he did both on and off the field. For 16 years, ... Read more...

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Pregnant Shilpa Shetty hopes to cheer her IPL team


March 6th, 2012 - 2:41 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 6 (IANS) Actress Shilpa Shetty, who is expecting her first child with husband Raj Kundra in May, is looking forward to cheer her Rajasthan Royals team in ... Read more...

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Sans Zaheer, India’s bowling attack will be in trouble: Clarke


December 23rd, 2011 - 4:23 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Dec 23 (IANS) Australian captain Michael Clarke feels that without pace spearhead Zaheer Khan, the Indian bowling attack will be surely in great trouble during the four-match Test ... Read more...

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Richards lambasts WICB for its handling of Gayle issue


December 16th, 2011 - 2:58 pm ICT by IANS
St. John's (Antigua), Dec 16 (IANS/CMC) Cricketing legend Vivian Richards has lambasted the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) for its inept handling of the dispute with former captain Chris Gayle.He said ... Read more...

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South African-born England all-rounder Basil D’Oliveira dead


November 19th, 2011 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 19 (IANS) South African-born English cricketer Basil D'Oliveira passed away early Saturday morning. D'Oliveira, 80, was not keeping well for some time. He came into the limelight in ... Read more...

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Furious Azhar, backed by teammates, lashes out at Kambli


November 18th, 2011 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) Former India captain Mohammad Azharuddin rubbished claims by his ex-teammate Vinod Kambli that the 1996 World Cup semi-final against Sri Lanka at the Eden Gardens ... Read more...

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Tendulkar completes 22 years in international cricket


November 15th, 2011 - 4:14 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 15 (IANS) Batting genius Sachin Tendulkar Tuesday completed 22 marathon years in international cricket, still awaiting a record 100th international ton. The Mumbaikar has gone without a ... Read more...

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Edwards again eyeing Tendulkar’s wicket


November 12th, 2011 - 11:37 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 12 (IANS) Elated after having grabbed Indian master batsman Sachin Tendulkar's wicket in the series opener, West Indies fast bowler Fidel Edwards hopes for an encore in ... Read more...

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Schumacher keen to meet Tendulkar at Indian Grand Prix


October 27th, 2011 - 6:59 pm ICT by IANS
Greater Noida, Oct 27 (IANS) Legendary Formula One driver Michael Schumacher is looking forward to his second meeting with India's cricketing legend Sachin Tendulkar, a die-hard fan of ... Read more...

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Simpson, Hadlee to be honoured


October 26th, 2011 - 3:55 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Oct 26 (IANS) Cricketing legends Bob Simpson and Richard Hadlee will be honoured at the annual Bradman Foundation Gala Dinner Wednesday night at the Sydney Cricket Ground.Simpson has an ... Read more...

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There is renewed self-belief in West Indies camp: Coach Gibson


October 15th, 2011 - 3:02 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Oct 15 (IANS/CMC) West Indies coach Ottis Gibson says there is renewed self-belief in the Caribbean cricketing side following their convincing win in the opening One-Day International against Bangladesh here ... Read more...

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Bollywood mourns Tiger Pataudi’s death


September 22nd, 2011 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) "Legend", "great captain", "style icon", "gentleman" -- that's how the Bollywood brigade remembered former Indian cricket captain Mansur Ali Khan Pataudi on receiving news ... Read more...

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Warne considering offer of playing in Big Bash


September 1st, 2011 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Sep 1 (IANS) Spin legend Shane Warne has hinted at playing in Australia's Twenty20 Big Bash League and is considering offers from three franchises.Warne, who played for the last ... Read more...

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Bhaichung Bhutia: A fairytale journey (Profile)


August 24th, 2011 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 24 (IANS) From the sleepy Tinkitam village in mountainous Sikkim to playing professional football in England, striking genius Bhaichung Bhutia has traversed many unchartered territories in Indian soccer ... Read more...

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England out to challenge India’s Test supremacy (Preview)


July 20th, 2011 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 20 (IANS) India are the No.1 cricketing nation in every respect and England are out to challenge this on the field in a cracker of a four-Test ... Read more...

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India and England cricket boards to celebrate 100th Test


July 20th, 2011 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 20 (IANS) The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) and the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) will celebrate the 100th Test match between the two ... Read more...

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Dhoni’s record as India’s captain remarkable: Atherton


July 17th, 2011 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 17 (IANS) Former England captain Michael Atherton is moved by India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni's leadership qualities.Atherton in his column in The Times said the "defining cricketing image ... Read more...

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Can’t understand India’s opposition to DRS: Tremlett


June 14th, 2011 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 14 (IANS) England fast bowler Chris Tremlett feels India are wrong in opposing the Decision Review System (DRS) and cannot understand why the cricketing superpower is so vehemently ... Read more...

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De Villiers has a sharp cricketing mind: Jennings


June 8th, 2011 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, June 8 (IANS) Former skipper Ray Jennings feels that AB de Villiers has the potential to become a good South African cricket captain.Jennings, coach of Royal Challengers Bangalore, said ... Read more...

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Associates welcome cricket committee’s recommendation


May 12th, 2011 - 6:44 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 12 (IANS) The associate cricketing nations have welcomed the recommendation of the International Cricket Council (ICC) cricket committee to have qualifiers for the 2015 World Cup.The recommendation to ... Read more...

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