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Win has shifted momentum, says New Zealand skipper


July 13th, 2012 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
Basseterre (St Kitts), July 13 (IANS/CMC) Stand-in New Zealand captain Kane Williamson says their 88-run victory over the West Indies in the third One-Day International could now see the ... Read more...

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Series remains alive after West Indies crash


July 12th, 2012 - 12:19 pm ICT by IANS
Basseterre (St Kitts), July 12 (IANS/CMC) Opener Chris Gayle has failed for the first time in five innings, triggering a miserable West Indies batting slide that culminated in their disappointing ... Read more...

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McCullum says Black Caps need to find way to beat Windies


July 11th, 2012 - 2:54 pm ICT by IANS
Basseterre (St. Kitts), July 11 (IANS/CMC) Off-spinner Nathan McCullum says the beleaguered New Zealand have no choice but to win the third One-Day International at Warner Park here."We've just got to ... Read more...

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Gayle hoping to give home fans special treat


July 5th, 2012 - 2:44 pm ICT by IANS
Kingston (Jamaica), July 5 (IANS/CMC) Chris Gayle returns to Sabina Park with the West Indies for the first time in three years and is hoping he can deliver something special before ... Read more...

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Hunte says Florida T20s a bold, successful move


July 4th, 2012 - 1:43 pm ICT by IANS
Kingston (Jamaica), July 4 (IANS/CMC) West Indies Cricket Board president Julian Hunte says he is pleased with the impact of the two historic Twenty20 Internationals played in Florida, US, last weekend.For ... Read more...

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Nabil dominates JK races


July 2nd, 2012 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
Le Castellet (France), July 2 (IANS) While India's Aditya Patel, the guest driver, finished eighth and sixth, it was his Euro International team-mate Jeffri Nabil of Malaysia who dominated the ... Read more...

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West Indies keen on returning to winning ways


June 28th, 2012 - 12:33 pm ICT by IANS
Fort Lauderdale (Florida), June 28 (IANS/CMC) West Indies cricket team manager Richie Richardson said the under-fire Caribbean side was anxious to rebound from their wretched tour of England by beating New ... Read more...

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West Indies, Black Caps gear up for historic Florida T20s


June 27th, 2012 - 3:02 pm ICT by IANS
Fort Lauderdale (Florida), June 27, (IANS/CMC) The embattled West Indies cricket team has touched down here to prepare for two historic Twenty20 Internationals against New Zealand.For the first time, West ... Read more...

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Confident Australia arrive for Windies battle


March 11th, 2012 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
Kingstown (St. Vincent), March 11 (IANS/CMC) The Australian cricketers have arrived here bubbling with confidence and champing at the bit to face the West Indies in the five-match One-Day International series ... Read more...

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Coronation Street: Sophie and Sian elope!


December 2nd, 2011 - 11:36 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Dec 2 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Tonight’s episode of the Coronation Street will see Sophie and Sian eloping. The two decided to run away rather than wait until they are 18 years.Before ... Read more...

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Nine venues selected for World Series Hockey


November 12th, 2011 - 6:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 12 (IANS) The Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium here is one of the nine venues that will host the World Series Hockey (WSH) next month.WSH is a ... Read more...

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ICC announces 2012 World T20 schedule


September 21st, 2011 - 11:34 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Sep 21 (IANS) The International Cricket Council (ICC) Wednesday announced the match schedule and unveiled the event logo of the World Twenty20 to be staged in Sri Lanka from ... Read more...

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Rajini unstoppable in motorcycle racing


August 13th, 2011 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 13 (IANS) The third round of the MRF-FMSCI National Motorcycle Racing Championship saw Krishnan Rajini extending his dominance in the showpiece Group A Superbike class here Saturday.Rajini won ... Read more...

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Ratings prove one-day international cricket isn’t dead yet


January 25th, 2011 - 12:58 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan.25 (ANI): If fresh ratings are anything to go by, one-day international cricket has been given the 'kiss of life'.Figures released by industry body Free TV show the opening one-day international ... Read more...

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Saran Vikram tops in Formula Rolon


December 19th, 2010 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 19 (IANS) Saran Vikram of Mars Racing stamped his authority on the Formula Rolon class that could well have lived its final season by winning the title in the 13th ... Read more...

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National Racing Championship set for wet finish


December 17th, 2010 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 17 (IANS) The sixth and final round of the 13th JK Tyre National Racing Championship this weekend is set for a wet and exciting finish as the titles in all ... Read more...

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Auckland’s Eden Park authorities ban full-strength beer in stadium


December 5th, 2010 - 5:46 pm ICT by ANI
Auckland, Dec 5(ANI): Full-strength beer has been given the boot from Auckland's Eden Park for the upcoming Twenty20 international and the one-day series against Pakistan.The ban comes as fall-out continues from ... Read more...

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Armaan salvages one point in Formula 2 championships


September 6th, 2010 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
Oschersleben (Germany), Sep 6 (IANS) Armaan Ebrahim, the 21-year old from Chennai, managed to pick up one point from an otherwise disastrous weekend in the double-header eighth round of the Formula 2 ... Read more...

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Mumbai Indians to play in CLT20 opener


June 29th, 2010 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 29 (IANS) The Airtel Champions League Twenty20 (CLT20), the grand finale of Twenty20 cricket among the world's champion teams, will start Sep 10 with a Group B clash between ... Read more...

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Spotlight on Sehwag as Daredevils take on Victoria


October 8th, 2009 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 8 (IANS) The spotlight will be on Virender Sehwag when he turns out for Delhi Daredevils against Victorian Bushrangers in the Champions League Twenty20 Group B enocunter in ... Read more...

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Titles for Sudarshana, Devarag in National Road Racing Championship


October 3rd, 2009 - 11:01 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Oct 3 (IANS) Sudarshana Rao of Team TVS Girling did just enough to claim the title in the Formula LGB Swift class with a race to spare in the sixth ... Read more...

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Sweet timing Victorian left-hand bat could use Champions League to enter world stage


October 1st, 2009 - 5:39 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Oct.1 (ANI): Victorian coach Greg Shipperd believes the upcoming Champions League Twenty20 could catapult a low profile state player onto the world stage.Australia's two representatives, Victoria and NSW, start with a ... Read more...

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Ashwin, Ajay dominate motor races


September 12th, 2009 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 12 (IANS) Ashwin Sundar showed his newly developed racing muscles to make a mockery of the challenge in winning the Formula Rolon Chevrolet class in the fifth round of the ... Read more...

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Indian riders left in the shade in Petronas Asia Road Racing


September 5th, 2009 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
By Anand Philar Chennai, Sep 5 (IANS) Indian motorcyclists were given riding lessons as Thailand's Decha Kraisat (SuperSports 600cc) and Indonesia's Hokky Krisdianto (Underbone 115cc) took pole positions in their respective classes in ... Read more...

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England’s battle plan for Ashes decider uncovered


August 17th, 2009 - 4:36 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug.17 (ANI): England's battle plan for the Ashes finale at The Oval was allegedly uncovered when it was retrieved from a waste paper bin, reports The Mirror.Australia sources claim screwed-up paper ... Read more...

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Pakistan to start World Twenty20 title defence against Bangladesh


July 5th, 2009 - 2:29 pm ICT by ANI
Dubai, July 5 (ANI): Pakistan will begin the defence of its ICC World Twenty20 title in the Caribbean next year against Bangladesh in St Lucia on May1.And the side that defeated Sri ... Read more...

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Red Rooster sweep honours in national racing


June 8th, 2009 - 5:05 pm ICT by IANS
Coimbatore, June 8 (IANS) The Red Rooster Racing team from Bangalore swept the honours in the featured race for Group A (up to 750cc, 4-stroke) bikes in the first round of the ... Read more...

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IPL scholarships a boon for South African students


May 21st, 2009 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
By Fakir Hassen Pietermaritzburg, May 21 (IANS) The Indian Premier League scholarship programme could not have come at a better time for eight-year-old S'bonga Zuma, who only started school at the Bisley Park ... Read more...

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Mumbai Indians and Rajasthan Royals in must-win clash


May 13th, 2009 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
Durban, May 13 (IANS) Mumbai Indians and Rajasthan Royals will clash in a must-win game in Indian Premier League's double header Thursday. Rajasthan Royals, however, would be without their inspirational captain Shane ... Read more...

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ICC World Twenty20 organisers announce new release of tickets


May 7th, 2009 - 7:07 pm ICT by ANI
Dubai, May 7 (ANI): Organisers of this year's ICC World Twenty20 in England have announced a new release of tickets for every match day of the tournament.These newly available tournament tickets ... Read more...

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Deccan Chargers hope to bounce back against Rajasthan


May 1st, 2009 - 6:59 pm ICT by IANS
Port Elizabeth, May 1 (IANS) Deccan Chargers would be looking to rediscover their winning touch when they meet Rajasthan Royals in Saturday's double-header of the Indian Premier League here. Deccan Chargers have ruthlessly ... Read more...

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Challengers’ pacer Steyn out of IPL for another week


April 29th, 2009 - 3:23 am ICT by IANS
By Fakir Hassen Johannesburg, April 29 (IANS) The Royal Challengers, battling in the IPL (Indian Premier League) here with just one win after five games, will be without pacer Dale Steyn until next ... Read more...

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Flintoff flies home for knee surgery


April 24th, 2009 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
Durban, April 24 (IANS) Andrew Flintoff's stint with Chennai Super Kings has been cut short as the England all-rounder has flown back home to undergo a knee surgery. After Flintoff complained of discomfort ... Read more...

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New look Kings XI Punjab to gun for glory (Team Profile)


April 17th, 2009 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
Cape Town, April 17 (IANS) After making it to the semi-finals in the inaugural season, Kings XI Punjab under Yuvraj Singh will aim for nothing less than the title in the ... Read more...

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Chennai Super Kings a formidable side in IPL II (Team Profile)


April 17th, 2009 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
Cape Town, April 17 (IANS) Chennai Super Kings will have plenty of depth and star power in reserve when they take on Mumbai Indians in the opening day's double-header in the Indian ... Read more...

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