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Rishi Kapoor’s autobiography to release next year


September 2nd, 2012 - 3:51 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 2 (IANS) Actor Rishi Kapoor, who has been around for more than four decades, will release his autobiography in 2013.In the book, he will look back on his ... Read more...

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Ajmal passes doosra tips to Worcestershire team-mate


February 29th, 2012 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 29 (IANS) Pakistan spinner Saeed Ajmal, who tormented the England team in the recent cricket Test series, is happy passing on the secrets of the doosra to Worcestershire ... Read more...

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Saqlain backs Ajmal’s doosra


January 24th, 2012 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Jan 24 (IANS) Former Pakistan spinner Saqlain Mushtaq, backing his compatriot Saeed Ajmal's bowling action, has said it is for the International Cricket Council (ICC) and not former ... Read more...

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Harbhajan has highly suspicious action, claims Hair


August 24th, 2011 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Aug 24 (IANS) Former Australian umpire Darrell Hair, who called spinner Muttiah Muralitharan for throwing, has said in his book that several international bowlers, including India's Harbhajan Singh, have ... Read more...

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Indian Americans rally in Hazare’s support


August 22nd, 2011 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 22 (IANS) Thousands of Indian Americans across US have come out in support of social activist Anna Hazare's crusade against corruption in India with rallies, parades, sit-in ... Read more...

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Anna supporters take out candle light vigils


August 16th, 2011 - 9:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) Angry over his arrest, thousands of supporters of social activist Anna Hazare shouted slogans in his support as they held candle light vigils at several ... Read more...

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Harbhajan thanks Tendulkar for adding variety to his bowling


July 8th, 2011 - 2:27 pm ICT by IANS
Roseau (Dominica), July 8 (IANS) Indian off-spinner Harbhajan Singh, who has become the 11th bowler to pick up 400 wickets in Tests, says it was batting legend Sachin Tendulkar ... Read more...

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Big B abuses in ‘Bbuddah…’, but in amusing way!


June 21st, 2011 - 5:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) Bollywood is often incorporating cuss words in dialogues and songs, but megastar Amitabh Bachchan is not comfortable with it and has found a new ... Read more...

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Doosra cannot be bowled legally: Holding


April 27th, 2011 - 5:47 pm ICT by IANS
Barbados, April 27 (IANS) Pakistani spinners, with their bowling doosras, have played a significant role in the team's two easy wins against the West Indies in the current One-day series, ... Read more...

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“Doosra” cannot be bowled legally: Michael Holding


April 27th, 2011 - 2:52 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, April 27(ANI): Former Jamaican fast bowling legend-turned-commentator Michael Holding has questioned the legality of "doosra", saying that he believes it cannot be bowled legally.Pakistan's spinners have been a major force in ... Read more...

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Sangakkara, Muralitharan combine to crush New Zealand (Intro Roundup)


March 19th, 2011 - 1:02 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 18 (IANS) Kumar Sangakkara struck his maiden World Cup century and Muttiah Muralitharan ran through the New Zealand middle order as Sri Lanka warmed-up for thequarterfinals with ... Read more...

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Sangakkara, Muralitharan star in massive Sri Lankan victory (Roundup)


March 19th, 2011 - 12:11 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 18 (IANS) Sri Lanka cruised to a massive 112-run victory over New Zealand in their last World Cup Group A match at the Wankhede Stadium here Friday.... Read more...

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If ICC is voice, BCCI is invoice: Pataudi


December 15th, 2010 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 15 (IANS) Former India captain Mansur Ali Khan Pataudi had a dig at the Indian cricket board Wednesday, saying the International Cricket Council (ICC) is the "voice" of the ... Read more...

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Railways off-spinner Parida calls it a day


November 13th, 2010 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) Railways off-spinner Kulamani Shankar Parida, 33, Saturday announced his retirement from first-class cricket.Parida left the Karnail Singh Stadium a disappointed man as his bowling action has come ... Read more...

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Ajmal to target ‘key man’ Kallis in Test series against South Africa


October 16th, 2010 - 4:58 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Oct 16(ANI): Pakistan off-spinner Saeed Ajmal has set his sights on all-rounder Jacques Kallis, as he feels that he is the key to South Africa's batting order in the upcoming Test ... Read more...

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I’ve not been recognised as an actor in my own country: Rishi Kapoor


September 20th, 2010 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
By Subhash K. Jha Mumbai, Sep 20 (IANS) Yesteryears' star Rishi Kapoor is happy that South Africa is playing host to a retrospective of his films, but feels sad that he is ... Read more...

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‘Saeed Ajmal can be a match-winner with little variation,’ says ex-Pak spinner


August 12th, 2010 - 2:44 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Aug 12(ANI): Former Pakistan cricketer Tauseef Ahmed reckons that off-spinner Saeed Ajmal has the capability to become a match-winner if he works on certain aspects of his game.Tauseef said that ... Read more...

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I hold no grudge against anyone: Muralitharan


July 22nd, 2010 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) Legendary Sri Lanka off-spinner Muttiah Muralitharan, who Thursday brought curtains to his illustrious Test career with a staggering 800 wickets, said he holds no grudge against the ... Read more...

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Pak team may replace Kaneria with Ajmal for Headingley Test against Australia


July 19th, 2010 - 2:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 19(ANI): Pakistan may drop leg-spinner Danish Keneria and bring in off-spinner Saeed Ajmal for the second and final Test against Australia, starting at Headingley from Wednesday.According to a Pakistan team ... Read more...

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Kaneria eager to play in Sydney Test


January 1st, 2010 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 1 (IANS) Pakistan leg-spinner Danish Kaneria is eager to put his team's campaign back on track in the second Test against Australia beginning Sunday. Kaneria has vowed to revitalise his team ... Read more...

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Hauritz looking to repeat five-wicket haul at SCG


December 31st, 2009 - 6:35 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Dec. 31 (ANI): Thrilled with his second innings five wicket haul against Pakistan in the just concluded MCG Test, Australian off-spinner Nathan Hauritz believes that he can repeat the same feat ... Read more...

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Doosra essential to survive in international cricket: Pak tweaker Ajmal


December 22nd, 2009 - 1:08 pm ICT by ANI
Hobart (Tasmania, Australia), Dec. 22 (ANI): Pakistan off-spinner Saeed Ajmal has said that having a "Doosra" in your bag of tricks is essential for any spinner to survive in international cricket these ... Read more...

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Oz spinner Hauritz working to improve his doosra


November 24th, 2009 - 5:32 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov. 24 (ANI): Australian off-spinner Nathan Hauritz has revealed that he's got a doosra, but is not confident about using it in a game."I can do it in the nets, ... Read more...

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Oz spinner Krejza pulls out ‘doosra’ in bid for recall


November 23rd, 2009 - 5:25 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Nov 23(ANI): Tasmania spinner Jason Krejza has pulled out his version of the 'doosra' in bid for a recall to the national squad.Krejza used the 'doosra' during a Sheffield Shield match ... Read more...

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Australia ropes in Saqlain to hone Hauritz’s spinning skills ahead of Ashes decider


August 18th, 2009 - 3:40 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug. 18 (ANI): Australia has roped in former Pakistan off-spinner Saqlain Mushtaq to work with Nathan Hauritz ahead of the fifth and final Ashes Test at the Oval.Saqlain was seen giving ... Read more...

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Sessions with Saqlain has worked wonders: Jeetan Patel


August 16th, 2009 - 5:02 pm ICT by ANI
Colombo, Aug.16 (ANI): New Zealand off-spinner Jeetan Patel is excited about the training sessions he is having with former Pakistan off-spinner Saqlain Mushtaq, who has been appointed as part-time bowling advisor of ... Read more...

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Muralitharan was interested in my ‘doosra’: Saeed Ajmal


August 15th, 2009 - 11:39 pm ICT by IANS
By Omar Khalid Karachi, Aug 15 (IANS) Pakistan off-spinner Saeed Ajmal said Saturday that Sri Lankan spin legend Muttiah Muralitharan took a lot of interest in his 'doosra' delivery.Ajmal was quoted as saying ... Read more...

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Murali interested in my style of ‘doosra’ : Ajmal


August 15th, 2009 - 5:47 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Aug.15 (ANI): Satisfied with his performance in the just concluded Sri Lankan tour, Pakistan off-spinner Saeed Ajmal said he had some very useful talks with the legendary Lankan off-spinner Muttiah Muralidaran ... Read more...

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Saqlain ‘available’ for Pak team if it ‘needs’ him


August 10th, 2009 - 3:53 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Aug. 10 (ANI): Former Pakistan off-spinner Saqlain Mushtaq, who has been appointed as spin consultant for the New Zealand team, has expressed a keenness to work with the Pakistani cricket team."The ... Read more...

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Ajmal looking forward to unleashing his Doosra’s on spin friendly Lankan pitches


June 29th, 2009 - 2:27 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, June 29 (ANI): After his spectacular performance in the Twenty20 World Cup, Pakistani off-spinner Saeed Ajmal has said that he is now aiming to fulfill his lifelong ambition of earning a ... Read more...

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ICC clears Pak off-spinner Saeed’s bowling action


May 25th, 2009 - 3:03 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, May 25 (ANI): The International Cricket Council (ICC) on Sunday cleared the bowling action of Pakistan off-spinner Saeed Ajmal who was reported for a suspect action during the one-day international series ... Read more...

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Botha signs up with Rajasthan Royals


May 14th, 2009 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
Durban, May 14 (IANS) South Africa's one-day vice-captain Johan Botha, who was cleared by the International Cricket Council (ICC) to play in the World Twenty20 despite banning his doosra, has been signed ... Read more...

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Swann’s spin may be England’s secret weapon against the Aussies


May 13th, 2009 - 1:55 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, May 13 (ANI): Cricket observers in Australia have admitted for the first time in 16 years that England possesses the most threatening spin bowler, off-spinning extrovert Graeme Swann.Spin coach Terry Jenner ... Read more...

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Proteas spinner Botha can play, but cannot bowl his `Doosra’


May 12th, 2009 - 2:09 pm ICT by ANI
Cape Town (S. Africa), May 12 (ANI): Proteas' off-spinner Johan Botha has received the green light to play again, but has not been given permission to bowl his variety of "Doosra".Botha was ... Read more...

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Questions about Clarke captaincy, bring on Warne, says Dean Jones


April 29th, 2009 - 6:55 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Apr.29 (ANI): Former Australian batsman Dean Jones believes that there are still questions in the minds of many about whether Michael Clarke is ready to be a full time captain of ... Read more...

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