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West Indies-New Zealand to play T20 in Florida


May 1st, 2012 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
Auckland, May 1 (IANS) The West Indies and New Zealand will go head to head in two Twenty20 Internationals June 30 and July 1 at Lauderhill - a suburb of ... Read more...

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Indian-origin doctor removes cancer from coach Flower’s eye


November 27th, 2010 - 12:24 pm ICT by ANI
Brisbane, Nov.27 (ANI): England cricket team coach Andy Flower missed the second day's play of the first Ashes Test at the Gabba as he was in hospital being operated by an Indian-origin ... Read more...

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Cricketers’ body to probe claims of pressure put on IPL foreign stars


April 19th, 2010 - 2:17 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr.19 (ANI): The Professional Cricketers' Association is investigating claims that players were pressured to go ahead with Saturday's Indian Premier League match between Royal Challengers and Mumbai Indians despite a bomb ... Read more...

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Bond all set to play in IPL-3


March 8th, 2010 - 2:51 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Mar 8 (ANI): New Zealand fast bowler Shane Bond is all set to declare himself available for the Indian Premier League, starting on March 12.New Zealand Cricket Players Association boss Heath ... Read more...

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Aussie players head for India to play in IPL


March 3rd, 2010 - 2:22 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Mar 3 (ANI): More Australian players are likely to follow Brett Lee, Damien Martyn and Shane Warne who are en route to play in the Indian Premier League as security tensions ... Read more...

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Australians told that India is safe for IPL


February 28th, 2010 - 12:52 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Feb.28 (ANI): Australian cricketers are set to play in the third edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) after a Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade official delivered a secret briefing ... Read more...

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Player unions want more adequate outline of security plans at IPL


February 25th, 2010 - 4:39 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Feb 25 (ANI): Player unions from Australia, New Zealand, England and South Africa are pressing for a more adequate outline of security at the Indian Premier League despite T20 tournament chief's ... Read more...

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Lee, now a victim of schism dividing Oz player participation in IPL


February 25th, 2010 - 3:01 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Feb.25 (ANI): Former Test spearhead Brett Lee is desperate to play in the third edition of the Indian Premier League that begins in India from March 12, and has involutarily become ... Read more...

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IPL chief Modi’s Twitter snigger on KKR cashiered Ponting


February 25th, 2010 - 1:29 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Feb.25 (ANI): Indian Premier League (IPL) Commissioner Lalit Modi launched a snide attack on Australian captain Ricky Ponting, saying that he is trying to prevent other Australian players from taking part ... Read more...

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Modi accuses Ponting of influencing Australian players


February 24th, 2010 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) Indian Premier League (IPL) commissioner Lalit Modi Wednesday accused Australian captain Ricky Ponting of putting pressure on his fellow players to skip the third edition of the ... Read more...

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Bond keeping an open mind on playing in Indian Premier League


February 24th, 2010 - 5:45 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Feb 24 (ANI): New Zealand pacer Shane Bond is keeping an open mind on playing in the Indian Premier League despite the lucrative Twenty20 tournament being targeted by terror threats.Al ... Read more...

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Lawson holds no fears for life ahead of India departure


February 24th, 2010 - 1:49 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Feb 24 (ANI): Former Australian Test cricketer Geoff Lawson will fly to India tomorrow to start a coaching stint despite security threats to the Indian Premier League.Despite Tuesday's meeting with the ... Read more...

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IPL security plans sufficient only on paper, says Dickason’s report


February 24th, 2010 - 12:58 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Feb 24 (ANI): Security expert Reg Dickason's report on the threat to the IPL says that while the security plans are sufficient on paper, the Indian state governments are yet to ... Read more...

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Modi allays cricketers’ security fears (Lead)


February 23rd, 2010 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 23 (IANS) Top international cricketers are negotiating a foolproof security if they have to play in the Indian Premier League (IPL) next month and IPL commissioner Lalit Modi insists that ... Read more...

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Australian participation in IPL uncertain, says Official


February 23rd, 2010 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Feb 23 (IANS) The participation of Australian cricketers in the Indian Premier League (IPL) next month was uncertain following a crisis meeting here between players and managers over the security ... Read more...

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Al-Qaeda threat to IPL still under review: Kiwi players’ association


February 23rd, 2010 - 2:10 pm ICT by ANI
Auckland, Feb 23(ANI): The New Zealand Cricket Players' Association manager Heath Mills insists that it's too early to talk of a mass withdrawal from the Indian Premier League despite threats from a ... Read more...

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It’s for Australian players to decide on IPL, says envoy


February 22nd, 2010 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Feb 22 (IANS) The decision to play in the Indian Premier League (IPL) scheduled March 12 rests solely with the Australian cricketers in the wake of security concerns raised by a ... Read more...

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English players mull IPL-3 participation following terror threat


February 19th, 2010 - 3:01 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 19 (ANI): England players are awaiting a security report as concern over terrorism threat grows from the Professional Cricketers' Association, and could determine their participation or non participation in the ... Read more...

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Hockey Australia happy with Delhi security, cricketers await advice


February 15th, 2010 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Feb 15 (IANS) The Australian hockey team's travel plans for the New Delhi World Cup remain unchanged in spite of Saturday's terror bombing in western Indian city Pune whereas Cricket Australia ... Read more...

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Twenty-20 World Cup to be played under strict security cover: Elworthy


March 9th, 2009 - 3:03 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Mar.9 (ANI): The terror attack on the Sri Lankan cricket players in Lahore last week has not only raised concerns over the 2011 cricket World Cup, but it also has ... Read more...

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England clears Mohali as second test venue


December 11th, 2008 - 1:12 pm ICT by ANI
Mohali, Dec 11 (ANI): The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) has given security clearance for Mohali as the venue for the second test in India. ECB''s Managing Director Hugh Morris has ... Read more...

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Indian, English security officials inspect Mohali Cricket Stadium


December 10th, 2008 - 1:02 pm ICT by ANI
Mohali/Chandigarh, Dec 10 (ANI): Security has been beefed up in Mohali ahead of the second cricket Test match between India and England, as six persons were arrested with explosives in nearby ... Read more...

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England team to donate match fees to Mumbai victims


December 10th, 2008 - 12:03 pm ICT by ANI
Chennai, Dec 10 (ANI): The England cricket teams will donate half of their match fees from the first Test against India starting on Thursday to victims of last month''s attacks in ... Read more...

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England team arrives in Chennai amidst tight security


December 8th, 2008 - 11:11 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 8 (IANS) The England cricket team, led by skipper Kevin Pietersen, arrived here Monday evening in two batches from Abu Dhabi for the first of the two Test matches against ... Read more...

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PCA hopeful of hosting second Test against England


December 8th, 2008 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Dec 8 (IANS) Even as England and Wales Cricket Board's (ECB) security advisor Reg Dickason postponed his visit to Punjab Cricket Association (PCA), the officials here are hopeful of getting a ... Read more...

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Indian cricket team trains under security cover


December 8th, 2008 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 8 (IANS) With England deciding to go ahead with the two-Test tour, the Indian team assembled here Monday and went through a two-hour training routine at the M.A Chidambaram Stadium ... Read more...

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Decision on India tour unanimous: Flintoff


December 8th, 2008 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Dec 8 (IANS) The decision to return to India for the Test series was unanimous and not taken only by senior players of the squad, England all-rounder Andrew Flintoff said."Throughout, ... Read more...

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Full strength England to arrive in Chennai; Mohali doubtful


December 8th, 2008 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Dec 8 (IANS) A full strength England cricket team will board the flight to Chennai Monday for the first Test starting Thursday but doubts still remain on Mohali as the ... Read more...

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Flintoff, Harmison still undecided on touring India


December 7th, 2008 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Dec 7 (IANS) Some England players including Andrew Flintoff and Steve Harmison are still undecided about returning to India for the Test series, said coach Peter Moores.England are camping here ... Read more...

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Rain hits England practice at Abu Dhabi


December 6th, 2008 - 10:53 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Dec 6 (IANS) England's training session for the two-Test series against India was cramped by heavy rains Saturday, restricting the practice to just half-an-hour. The England team is camping ... Read more...

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England’s tour to India will be cleared Sunday (Lead)


December 4th, 2008 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 4 (IANS) England captain Kevin Pietersen said a final decision on returning to India will be taken Sunday even as high security alert in Indian airports due to possible air-borne ... Read more...

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Pietersen very confident of playing tests in India


December 4th, 2008 - 7:54 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 4 (ANI): England captain Kevin Pietersen believes it is important for England to return to India for their rescheduled two-Test series as a show of support following the terror ... Read more...

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Asian Cricket Council to meet in Colombo Friday


December 4th, 2008 - 1:43 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Dec 4 (IANS) Members of the Asian Cricket Council (ACC) are meeting in Colombo Friday to discuss the development of the game among the member countries, even as India and the ... Read more...

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PCB says Englands return to India will be positive for subcontinent


December 4th, 2008 - 1:04 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Dec.4 (ANI): The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has said that if the England cricket team resumes its tour of India, it will send out a positive signal for cricket in ... Read more...

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We won’t allow terrorists to dictate cricket, says ECB chief


December 3rd, 2008 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 3 (IANS) England cricket board chief Giles Clarke said that under no circumstances cricket would be allowed to be dicated by terrorists, indicating the strong possibility of the team ... Read more...

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