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Kiwis pin down India at lunch with double strike


September 3rd, 2012 - 2:05 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 3 (IANS) New Zealand struck a double blow, dismissing openers Virender Sehwag and Gautam Gambhir early in the Indian second innings on the fourth day of the ... Read more...

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Dortmund share point with Nuremberg


September 2nd, 2012 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, Sep 2 (IANS) Defending champions Borussia Dortmund came from behind to tie 1-1 against Nuremberg on the second match day of Bundesliga football.Home team Nuremberg opened scoring in the ... Read more...

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Kiwi seamers test Indian batsmen (Lead)


September 1st, 2012 - 1:39 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 1 (IANS) India barely survived a tricky session to make 63/2 at lunch in response to New Zealand's impressive first innings total of 365 on the second ... Read more...

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Top military dismissals are in Egypt’s interests: Morsi (Lead)


August 13th, 2012 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, Aug 13 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi Monday said the dismissal of the country's powerful defence minister and a top military general has been done in the country's ... Read more...

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Freak eye injury ends Boucher’s international career


July 11th, 2012 - 12:24 am ICT by IANS
London, July 10 (IANS) A freak eye injury forced South Africa's veteran wicketkeeper Mark Boucher to end his international cricket career, it was announced Tuesday.The 35-year-old Boucher, who suffered the ... Read more...

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Daredevils knock Kings XI out of IPL, top group stage (Lead)


May 19th, 2012 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, May 19 (IANS) David Warner played an electrifying knock to take Delhi Daredevils to a six-wicket win over Kings XI Punjab here Saturday and top the group stage in ... Read more...

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Batsmen struggle as India reach 73/4 at lunch (Lead)


January 13th, 2012 - 3:28 pm ICT by IANS
Perth, Jan 13 (IANS) India's batting line-up continued to falter in the series Down Under with Australia taking four wickets for 73 at lunch on the opening day of ... Read more...

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Australia convincingly win MCG Test (Second Lead)


December 29th, 2011 - 2:03 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Dec 29 (IANS) The Indian batting crumbled against a lively pace attack as Australia won the first Test at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) by 122 runs here ... Read more...

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We can chase anything under 300, says Sehwag


December 28th, 2011 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Dec 28 (IANS) India's vice-captain Virender Sehwag says India can chase anything less than 300 to win the first cricket Test after "the best bowling side I have ... Read more...

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India have the edge, admits Haddin


December 27th, 2011 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Dec 27 (IANS) Australian wicket-keeper batsman Brad Haddin conceded that India are slightly ahead in the first Test, though Sachin Tendulkar's prized scalp in the day's last over ... Read more...

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Warner, Marsh and Ponting victims of Yadav’s burst


December 26th, 2011 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Dec 26 (IANS) Umesh Yadav's fiery spell at the Boxing Day Test was reminiscent of his Indian teammate Ishant Sharma's spells of burst when India toured Down Under four ... Read more...

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Hughes opts out of Big Bash to focus on Test career


December 14th, 2011 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Dec 14 (IANS) Australia's beleaguered Test opener Phil Hughes has opted out of the Big Bash Twenty20 league with Sydney Thunder to concentrate on his technique.The 23-year-old is going ... Read more...

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Match evenly balanced for both teams: Sehwag


November 7th, 2011 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 7 (IANS) India's dashing opener Virender Sehwag said after the second day's play Monday that the Feroze Shah Kotla track was still good for batting and ... Read more...

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Jadeja, Dhoni rescue India in third ODI (Lead)


September 9th, 2011 - 11:19 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 9 (IANS) Skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni and Ravindra Jadeja steered India to a fighting 234 for seven after England's James Anderson ripped through the visitors' top-order in the ... Read more...

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Bell, Pietersen punish ragged India (Roundup)


August 20th, 2011 - 2:04 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 20 (IANS) Big centuries from Ian Bell and Kevin Pietersen put England in command at 457 for three in the first innings after the second day's play ... Read more...

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Pacers have to adapt to wicket with more bounce: Dhoni


June 27th, 2011 - 4:28 pm ICT by IANS
Bridgetown (Barbados), June 27 (IANS) India skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni feels that for his fast bowlers length and line would be the key on a bouncy track at the ... Read more...

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South Africa wicket-keeper Waite dies at 81


June 23rd, 2011 - 5:25 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, June 23 (IANS) John Waite, one of South Africa's greatest wicketkeepers, died at the age of 81 here Wednesday.Waite was famous for being the first player to complete 50 ... Read more...

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Kohli, Sharma propel India to 251 against West Indies (Lead)


June 17th, 2011 - 2:05 am ICT by IANS
Kingston (Jamaica), June 16 (IANS) Virat Kohli (94) and Rohit Sharma (57) helped India set West Indies a 252-run target in fifth and final One-day International (ODI) here Thursday.India were ... Read more...

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Strauss has no technical flaw against left arm pacers: Flower


June 9th, 2011 - 5:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 9 (IANS) England coach Andy Flower has said there is no technical flaw in the batting of England captain Andrew Strauss who is struggling for form in the ... Read more...

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Mexican city fires 400 cops


May 20th, 2011 - 11:19 am ICT by IANS
Ciudad Juarez (Mexico), May 20 (IANS/EFE) Some 400 police officers in this Mexican city have been dismissed since last October on suspicion they had ties to organised crime, Mayor Hector ... Read more...

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Giant-killers Tuskers tame Knight Riders by 17 runs (Lead)


May 5th, 2011 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, May 5 (IANS) Brad Hodge's final over burst and a double wicket maiden by Raiphi Gomez propelled Kochi Tuskers to a sensational 17-run victory over Kolkata Knight Riders ... Read more...

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UEFA may probe Mourinho over conspiracy insinuations


April 29th, 2011 - 3:19 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr. 29 (ANI): The European game's governing body, Uefa, has opened an investigation on alleged conspiracy insinuations levelled by Real Madrid coach Jose Mourinho, which could result in a raft of ... Read more...

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‘Butter-fingered’ keeper Kamran eyes comeback in Pak team as ’specialist batsman’


April 23rd, 2011 - 3:02 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, April 23(ANI): Discarded Pakistan wicketkeeper Kamran Akmal is eyeing a comeback to the national team as a "specialist batsman."Kamran's repeated follies behind the stumps- including some vital dropped catches- have cost ... Read more...

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Kamran, Razzaq must say goodbye to international cricket following WC debacle: Butt


April 9th, 2011 - 1:34 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, April 9(ANI): Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chief Ijaz Butt has cast a shadow of doubt over the future of faltering wicketkeeper Kamran Akmal and all-rounder Abdul Razzaq by saying that both ... Read more...

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Dhoni inspires Chennai Super Kings to victory (Lead)


April 9th, 2011 - 1:21 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 8 (IANS) Mahendra Singh Dhoni's inspired captaincy again played a key role as champions Chennai Super Kings snatched a dramatic two-run victory against Kolkata Knight Riders to ... Read more...

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Kamran’s replacement Salman aims to justify his selection in Pak team for Windies tour


April 8th, 2011 - 1:16 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, April 8(ANI): Mohammad Salman, who has replaced Kamran Akmal as the Pakistan wicketkeeper in both Twenty20 and one-day matches during the upcoming West Indies tour, has said that his inclusion in ... Read more...

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Reopening Zulfikar Ali Bhutto case will strengthen Pak judiciary: Awan


April 2nd, 2011 - 5:19 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, April 2(ANI): The reopening of the Zulfikar Ali Bhutto case will strengthen Pakistan's judiciary, Law Minister Babar Awan has said.On Friday, President Asif Ali Zardari signed the reference seeking to reopen ... Read more...

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Low skill, high pressure at India-Pakistan cricket: Pakistani daily


March 31st, 2011 - 11:58 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 31 (IANS) The India-Pakistan World Cup match "was an affair of low skill and high pressure", a leading Pakistani daily said, blaming its batsmen for "rash stroke ... Read more...

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England pegged to 243 by West Indies (Lead)


March 17th, 2011 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 17 (IANS) The West Indies combination of searing pace and gentle spin proved a tad too much for England, who were restricted to 243 in their concluding World ... Read more...

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Black Caps set bench mark for batting powerplay


March 14th, 2011 - 4:30 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 14 (IANS) New Zealand'S 74 runs for the loss of two wickets against Canada is the highest by any team in the batting powerplay in this World ... Read more...

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South African leggie Tahir unlikely to play against India


March 10th, 2011 - 4:44 pm ICT by IANS
Nagpur, March 10 (IANS) South Africa's potent spinner Imran Tahir has been advised 10 days rest to recover from his thumb fracture and is unlikely to turn out against India ... Read more...

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Dutchman Seelaar ecstatic at Tendulkar’s wicket


March 10th, 2011 - 1:03 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 9 (IANS) Left-arm spinner Pieter Seelaar had his moment of glory during the Netherlands' World Cup contest against India here Wednesday. Seelaar out-thought batting maestro Sachin ... Read more...

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We are not susceptible to pressure: Smith


March 6th, 2011 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 6 (IANS) South African captain Graeme Smith, while expressing disappointment at the six-run defeat to England chasing a target of 172 in the Cricket World Cup here Sunday, ... Read more...

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It was my best ODI innings: Strauss


February 28th, 2011 - 1:51 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 28 (IANS) England captain Andrew Strauss, who overshadowed Sachin Tendulkar's century, striking a brilliant 158 to help England snatch a tie against India, said it was a privilege to ... Read more...

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Smith slams Chennai pitch, happy with Tahir show


February 13th, 2011 - 12:27 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 12 (IANS) "Under-prepared", "slow" and "dead" was how South African captain Graeme Smith described the pitch at the refurbished M.A. Chidambaram Stadium where the Proteas strolled to an eight-wicket win ... Read more...

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