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India face South Africa in ICC Champions Trophy opener


August 21st, 2012 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 21 (IANS) India will face South Africa in the opening match of the ICC Champions Trophy in Cardiff, June 6.India and South Africa are in Group B along ... Read more...

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Rain ends Windies hopes of redemption as 3rd ODI abandoned


June 23rd, 2012 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
Leeds, June 23 (IANS/CMC) West Indies' quest to salvage pride from a wretched One-Day International series ended in disappointment when persistent rain washed out the third and final game without a ... Read more...

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England consolidate their lead in Test rankings


June 12th, 2012 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, June 12 (IANS) England claimed the series 2-0 against the West Indies and have now taken an outright lead as the number one team ahead of South Africa in ... Read more...

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Patience has been the key: Samuels


June 10th, 2012 - 3:59 pm ICT by IANS
Birmingham, June 10 (IANS/CMC) In-form batsman Marlon Samuels says he owes his recent success against World No.1 England to a new patient attitude, especially in the challenging bowler-friendly English conditions.The right-hander ... Read more...

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Samuels, Ramdin hold West Indies together


June 10th, 2012 - 3:58 pm ICT by IANS
Birmingham, June 10 (IANS/CMC) In-form batsman Marlon Samuels stroked his third half-century in as many innings while the struggling Denesh Ramdin hit his first in three years to break a prolonged ... Read more...

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Rain washes out play in Birmingham Test


June 8th, 2012 - 3:04 am ICT by IANS
Birmingham (England), June 8 (IANS/CMC) Rain has wrecked the opening day of the third and final Test between England and West Indies at Edgbaston here, forcing play to be abandoned without ... Read more...

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Chanderpaul doubtful for Birmingham Test


June 8th, 2012 - 2:59 am ICT by IANS
Birmingham (England), June 8 (IANS/CMC) Veteran left-hander Shivnarine Chanderpaul is a doubt for the final Test against England after picking up a side strain.The 37-year-old was taken to hospital here Thursday ... Read more...

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Barath backs Narine to hurt England in final Test


June 6th, 2012 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS
Birmingham, June 6 (IANS) West Indies opening batsman Adrian Barath has tipped mystery off-spinner Sunil Narine to have a major impact in the final Test against England at Edgbaston starting ... Read more...

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Gibson says Roach loss a huge blow but looks to Best, Edwards


May 31st, 2012 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
Leicester, May 31 (IANS/CMC) West Indies head coach Ottis Gibson has lamented the loss of fast bowler Kemar Roach for the rest of the England series but says he expects the ... Read more...

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West Indies losing mental battle against England: Gibson


May 30th, 2012 - 4:59 pm ICT by IANS
Nottingham (England), May 30 (IANS/CMC) West Indies cricket head coach Ottis Gibson says the team is losing the mental battle, after crashing to a nine-wicket loss in the second Test inside ... Read more...

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Bell part of Lions squad to face Windies


May 6th, 2012 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 6 (IANS/CMC) Batsman Ian Bell will beef up his preparation for the Test series against West Indies after being drafted into the England Lions squad for the injured Ben ... Read more...

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Sharma excited at leading young Indian pace attack


November 13th, 2011 - 4:45 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 13 (IANS) India's lanky seamer Ishant Sharma is all buoyed up with his present role as the senior bowler of the team that has now three speedsters capable ... Read more...

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Pakistani players return to court for sentencing


November 2nd, 2011 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 2 (IANS) The three Pakistan players found guilty of spot-fixing returned to court Wednesday ahead of their sentences.Salman Butt, the disgraced former Pakistan captain, and fast bowler Mohammad ... Read more...

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Chanderpaul among the runs again as Warwickshire draw


September 4th, 2011 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
Birmingham, Sep 4 (IANS/CMC) Shivnarine Chanderpaul?s rich county form for Warwickshire continued Saturday when he stroked an unbeaten half-century in a drawn game against Yorkshire. The veteran West Indies left-hander, ... Read more...

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Leicestershire, Somerset complete Champions League line-up


August 28th, 2011 - 3:06 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 28 (IANS) Leicestershire and Somerset have joined the Nokia Champions League Twenty20 field after winning their respective England domestic T20 semifinals at Edgbaston Saturday. On a remarkable day ... Read more...

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Sehwag, Ishant ruled out of ODI series


August 22nd, 2011 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) India opener Virender Sehwag and fast bowler Ishant Sharma have been ruled out of the One-day series against England.Mumbai batsman Ajinkya Rahane and Jharkhand ... Read more...

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Gooch confident of Cook surpassing his record


August 19th, 2011 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 19 (IANS) England's batting coach Graham Gooch is confident his protege Alastair Cook will surpass him as the country's leading Test run-scorer.Gooch scored 8,900 from 118 Tests and ... Read more...

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I hope BCCI’s inquiry is not a one-sided investigation: Akram


August 17th, 2011 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) Former Pakistan captain Wasim Akram has said it is time the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) looked towards investigating India's Test ... Read more...

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Anderson should be fit for Oval Test, hopes Swann


August 16th, 2011 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 16 (IANS) England spinner Graeme Swann is hopeful that his team-mate James Anderson will be fit for the fourth and last Test against India, which begins at The ... Read more...

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India’s defeat has deepened Test cricket’s crisis: Boycott


August 16th, 2011 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 16 (IANS) Former England captain Geoffrey Boycott believes India's defeat by the English team has deepened the crisis in Test cricket.England dislodged India from the World No.1 ranking ... Read more...

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Nobody to be blamed for India’s performance: Srikkanth


August 14th, 2011 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 14 (IANS) National cricket selection committee chairman Krishnamachari Srikkanth Sunday ruled out fatigue behind India's dismal performance against England and said "nobody is to be blamed" for it.India ... Read more...

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England announce unchanged squad for Oval Test


August 14th, 2011 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
Birmingham, Aug 14 (IANS) England have announced an unchanged 13-member squad for the final Test against India at The Oval starting Thursday.Jonathan Trott has not recovered from a shoulder injury ... Read more...

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India will go home with bruised ego and reputation: Stewart


August 14th, 2011 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 14 (IANS) Former England skipper and wicketkeeper Alec Stewart says India have been "shown up" in the English conditions and will go home with their "reputation and egos ... Read more...

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India’s cricket reputation lies in tatters


August 14th, 2011 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
Birmingham, Aug 14 (IANS) Indian cricket was at an all-time high barely four months ago when they won the World Cup to go with their World No. 1 Test ... Read more...

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Meticulous long-term planning was key to England’s success: Anderson


August 14th, 2011 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
Birmingham, Aug 14 (IANS) England pace spearhead Jimmy Anderson has revealed that meticulous long-term planning was behind the Test team's climb to the World No.1 ranking and said the next ... Read more...

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We’ve become World No.1 by taking small steps: Prior


August 14th, 2011 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 14 (IANS) England wicketkeeper Matt Prior says that being the World No.1 Test team was a long-cherished dream and was achieved Saturday by taking small steps and not ... Read more...

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Akram blames India bowlers for pathetic performance


August 14th, 2011 - 3:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) Former Pakistan captain and legendary fast bowler Wasim Akram has blamed the Indian bowlers for failing to capitalise on the seam friendly English conditions and ... Read more...

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Scoreboard: India vs England, Third Test, Day Four


August 13th, 2011 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
Birmingham, Aug 13 (IANS) The final scoreboard of the third cricket Test between India and England at Edgbaston here Saturday:India first innings: 224 all outEngland first innings: 710 for ... Read more...

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India humiliated in Edgbaston, England become No.1 in Tests


August 13th, 2011 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
Birmingham, Aug 13 (IANS) England grabbed the No.1 Test rankings, humiliating India by an innings and 242 runs in the third cricket Test with a day to spare here Saturday. ... Read more...

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Lunch scoreboard: India vs England, Third Test, Day Four


August 13th, 2011 - 7:26 pm ICT by IANS
Birmingham, Aug 13 (IANS) Scoreboard at lunch on the fourth day of the third cricket Test between India and England at Edgbaston here Saturday:India first innings: 224 all outEngland ... Read more...

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Let us accept we were very ordinary: Ganguly


August 13th, 2011 - 4:58 pm ICT by IANS
Birmingham, Aug 13 (IANS) Former India cricket captain Sourav Ganguly has said the World No.1 Test side have looked pretty ordinary against England in the ongoing four-match series.India suffered ... Read more...

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Scoreboard: India vs England, Third Test, Day Three


August 13th, 2011 - 1:19 am ICT by IANS
Birmingham, Aug 12 (IANS) Scoreboard at stumps on the third day of the third cricket Test between India and England at Edgbaston here Friday:India first innings: 224 all outEngland ... Read more...

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Tea Scoreboard India vs England, Third Test, Day Three


August 12th, 2011 - 10:37 pm ICT by IANS
Birmingham, Aug 12 (IANS) Scoreboard at tea on the third day of the third cricket Test between India and England at Edgbaston here Friday:India first innings: 224 all out England ... Read more...

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Lunch scoreboard: India vs England, Third Test, Day Three


August 12th, 2011 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
Birmingham, Aug 12 (IANS) Scoreboard at lunch on the third day of the third cricket Test between India and England at Edgbaston here Friday:India first innings: 224 all out England ... Read more...

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India look a pale shadow of an average team: Boycott


August 12th, 2011 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 12 (IANS) Former England batsman Geoffrey Boycott has said the Indian cricket team in the ongoing series against England has looked like a pale shadow of an average ... Read more...

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