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Open to coaching India: Ganguly


September 6th, 2012 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) Former India captain Sourav Ganguly Thursday expressed his willingness to coach the national cricket team if the board feels he is the best candidate ... Read more...

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England captain Strauss retires from professional cricket


August 29th, 2012 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 29 (IANS) England Test captain Andrew Strauss Wednesday announced his retirement from professional cricket with immediate effect.The 35-year-old Middlesex opening batsman, who led England to two Ashes victories ... Read more...

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Important to start well, says Dhoni


July 17th, 2012 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 17 (IANS) India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni Tuesday said it was important to be on the mark at the start of the season beginning with the One-day series ... Read more...

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New training gear for Indian cricket team


July 17th, 2012 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 17 (IANS) The Sri Lanka-bound Indian cricket team will be kitted with new training apparel that was formally launched here Tuesday.Six cricketers Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma, Ravichandran Aswin, ... Read more...

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We want Yuvraj in T20 World Cup: Srikkanth


July 5th, 2012 - 5:38 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 4 (IANS) With India's flamboyant left-hander Yuvraj Singh back in training after undergoing operation for rare germ cell cancer, chief selector Kris Srikkanth was hopeful that the 2010 ... Read more...

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Consistent year of losing for Indian cricket: Akram


April 3rd, 2012 - 1:30 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 2 (IANS) Terming India's performance since the heady days of World Cup cricket victory in 2011 as a "consistent year of losing", former Pakistan speedster Wasim Akram ... Read more...

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Fletcher has interactive session with U-19 players


March 28th, 2012 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 28 (IANS) India coach Duncan Fletcher and other members of his support staff spent some quality time with the Under-19 cricket team at the National Cricket Academy ... Read more...

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Trying to develop young ODI and T20 squads, says Fletcher


March 28th, 2012 - 7:32 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, March 28 (IANS) India coach Duncan Fletcher Wednesday said he plans to develop a young ODI and Twenty20 squad and expose them to foreign conditions early in their career."We're ... Read more...

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Fletcher’s advice has helped me, says Saha


March 10th, 2012 - 10:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 10 (IANS) Bengal wicketkeeper-batsman Wriddhiman Saha, who has been enjoying a good form with the bat, Saturday attributed his success to India coach Duncan Fletcher.Saha, who ... Read more...

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BCCI steps in to sort out Dhoni-Sehwag differences


February 23rd, 2012 - 11:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) The Indian cricket board had to finally step in Thursday and asked India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni and his deputy Virender Sehwag to patch-up ... Read more...

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Wet pitches hamper Indians’ practice session


January 30th, 2012 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 30 (IANS) The Indian cricket team's training session at the ANZ Stadium in Sydney Olympic Park here Monday was hampered due to damp and soft practice pitches ahead ... Read more...

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Laxman hits the nets after landing in Adelaide


January 19th, 2012 - 10:40 pm ICT by IANS
Adelaide, Jan 19 (IANS) India's out of form middle-order batsman V.V.S.Laxman preferred to hit the nets immediately after landing here Thursday while some of his teammates and their wives went ... Read more...

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Laxman nixes retirement reports


January 18th, 2012 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
Perth, Jan 18 (IANS) India's veteran middle-order batsman V.V.S. Laxman has squashed reports of his retirement following his poor performance in the ongoing Test series against Australia.Laxman, who has ... Read more...

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Dhoni, Shewag rubbish reports of rifts in Indian dressing room (Lead)


January 12th, 2012 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
Perth, Jan 12 (IANS) Saying that the Australians must be dreaming, India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni and senior batsman Virender Sehwag Thursday rubbished speculations in the media here of ... Read more...

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No rift in team, Australians must be dreaming: Dhoni


January 12th, 2012 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
Perth, Jan 12 (IANS) India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni Thursday rubbished speculations of a rift in the dressing room saying the Australians must be dreaming."Australians must be dreaming about ... Read more...

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Australian media accuses Sehwag of creating rift in team


January 10th, 2012 - 5:04 pm ICT by IANS
Perth, Jan 10 (IANS) The Australian media accused senior batsman Virender Sehwag of creating a rift in the Indian team, which is reeling under the stress of two embarrassing ... Read more...

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It will be interesting how India bat at Perth: Arthur


January 7th, 2012 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 7 (IANS) Australia coach Mickey Arthur says it will be interesting to see how India bat on a bouncy wicket at Perth after struggling on a batting-friendly ... Read more...

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India coach Fletcher rues lack of partnerships


January 3rd, 2012 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 3 (IANS) India coach Duncan Fletcher blamed the lack of big partnerships for his team's disappointing show in the Test series against Australia so far and asked the ... Read more...

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Fletcher has addressed how to tackle mind games: Ojha


December 21st, 2011 - 4:13 pm ICT by IANS
Canberra, Dec 21 (IANS) India's left-arm spinner Pragyan Ojha said that coach Duncan Fletcher has held a meeting with the team to discuss how to tackle mind games by ... Read more...

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Batting camp will make Australians ready for mind games


December 20th, 2011 - 9:42 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Dec 20 (IANS) The Australian batting camp that started here Tuesday at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) has not only been designed to help the top-order batsmen to ... Read more...

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Indian batsmen struggle in rain-affected warm-up game


December 19th, 2011 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
Canberra, Dec 19 (IANS) Indian batsmen failed to make the most of their last opportunity ahead of the Boxing Day Test at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG), slipping to ... Read more...

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India considered walking out of warm-up game in Canberra


December 19th, 2011 - 5:12 pm ICT by IANS
Canberra, Dec 19 (IANS) The Indian cricket team considered walking out Monday from their rain-affected second warm-up match here at the Manuka Oval.The match, however, started late due to rain ... Read more...

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Indian cricket team arrives in Australia


December 13th, 2011 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Dec 13 (IANS) The Indian cricket team led by Mahendra Singh Dhoni arrived here Tuesday for a gruelling tour of Australia that comprises four Tests, a tri-nation ODI ... Read more...

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Can’t be complacent against Australia, says Fletcher


December 12th, 2011 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 12 (IANS) Indian cricket coach Duncan Fletcher Monday asserted that India must not get complacent in the Test series down under and should not read much into Australia's ... Read more...

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Duncan’s suggestions have helped: Dravid


November 14th, 2011 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 14 (IANS) In rollicking form this season, India's star batsman Rahul Dravid Monday gave credit to coach Duncan Fletcher for helping him with good suggestions which have worked ... Read more...

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Indian Test squad chosen from the future point of view: Srikkanth


October 29th, 2011 - 1:33 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 29 (IANS) India's chief selector Krishnamachari Srikkanth Friday said that the Indian squad for the first Test against West Indies in Delhi has been chosen with an ... Read more...

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India focussed on Mumbai ODI, not 5-0 whitewash: Rahane


October 22nd, 2011 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 22 (IANS) India's talented opening batsman Ajinkya Rahane Saturday said his team prefers to take one match at a time and was not thinking about a 5-0 ... Read more...

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India good enough to bounce back: Kirsten


October 7th, 2011 - 3:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 7 (IANS) Former India coach Gary Kirsten admitted being disappointed by the team' recent performance in England but feels they are a good enough side to bounce ... Read more...

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We tried our best, Dhoni says


August 22nd, 2011 - 10:37 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 22 (IANS) India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni was left groping for words to explain his side's 0-4 series annihilation against England.India lost The Oval Test by an innings ... Read more...

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Flintoff slams India’s lacklustre attitude


August 19th, 2011 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 19 (IANS) Former England skipper Andrew Flintoff slammed India's lacklustre approach to the ongoing cricket Test series and said the hosts looked far more a "professional side" even ... Read more...

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Farokh Engineer says Indian board ignored his offer


August 17th, 2011 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 17 (IANS) Former wicketkeeper-batsman Farokh Engineer believes India would not have fared so poorly in England had the Indian cricket board accepted his offer to work as an ... Read more...

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Flower, Strauss owe England’s success to Fletcher


August 14th, 2011 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
Birmingham, Aug 14 (IANS) England captain Andrew Strauss and coach Andy FLower owe their success to India coach Duncan Fletcher, who must take some credit for laying the foundation of ... Read more...

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Never seen England pitches seam and swing so much: Fletcher (Lead)


August 11th, 2011 - 5:39 pm ICT by IANS
Birmingham, Aug 11 (IANS) India cricket coach Duncan Fletcher says he had not seen the English pitches swing and seam so much as they have in the ongoing series and ... Read more...

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Bresnan differs with Fletcher, says it didn’t swing much


August 11th, 2011 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
Birmingham, Aug 11 (IANS) English pacer Tim Bresnan differed with Indian coach Duncan Fletcher's observation that the Edgbaston pitch assisted a lot of swing and seam and hoped that the ... Read more...

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Never seen three pitches seam and swing so much: Fletcher


August 11th, 2011 - 2:44 pm ICT by IANS
Birmingham, Aug 11 (IANS) India coach Duncan Fletcher attributed his batsmen's poor show on the opening day of the third cricket Test here to the tough conditions and expressed his ... Read more...

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