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Pietersen hopes to be back for NZ tour


September 21st, 2012 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) Out of favour England batsman Kevin Pietersen tweeted Friday that he hopes to make a comeback for England's tour to New Zealand in February 2013.In ... Read more...

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Pietersen to ECB: Let me play full IPL or else…


August 8th, 2012 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 8 (IANS) England batsman Kevin Pietersen is keen on playing the Indian Premier League's entire next edition at the expense of the home series against New Zealand, and ... Read more...

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We are open for cricket series against Pakistan: Dhoni


May 31st, 2012 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, May 31 (IANS) India's cricket captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni Thursday said Team India was open to play against arch-rivals Pakistan if the two boards agree to have a bilateral ... Read more...

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Chanderpaul defying England in Lord’s Test


May 20th, 2012 - 4:02 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 20, (IANS/CMC) England batsman Ian Bell has underscored the need to get Shivnarine Chanderpaul's wicket early on the fourth day as the hosts go in search of a comprehensive ... Read more...

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Warner confident of filling in for Pietersen


May 5th, 2012 - 10:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 5 (IANS) Delhi Daredevils dashing Australian opener David Warner said he was confident of filling in the void created in the team with the departure of ... Read more...

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Boycott elected Yorkshire county president


March 26th, 2012 - 1:32 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 26 (IANS) Former England batsman Geoffrey Boycott has been elected president of the Yorkshire County Cricket Club by an overwhelming majority.The club said after the election at the ... Read more...

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Owais Shah replaces Shane Warne in Rajasthan Royals


March 7th, 2012 - 10:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 7 (IANS) England batsman Owais Shah replaced legendary Australian spinner Shane Warne in the Rajasthan Royals team for the fifth edition of the Indian Premier League.Warne, who ... Read more...

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Daredevils delighted with new acquisitions


February 4th, 2012 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 4 (IANS) Delhi Daredevils are happy with their new acquisitions - Sri Lanka captain Mahela Jayawardene and young all-rounders Andre Russell (West Indies) and Doug Bracewell (New ... Read more...

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Pune Warriors retain Ganguly for 2012 IPL


January 21st, 2012 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) Former India captain Sourav Ganguly has been retained by Pune Warriors ahead of Indian Premier League's (IPL) fifth edition.Ganguly, who was ignored at the 2011 ... Read more...

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Kohli fined 50 percent match fees for obscene gesture


January 5th, 2012 - 5:23 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 5 (IANS) Indian batsman Virat Kohli has been fined 50 percent of his match fees for showing a middle finger to a section of the crowd while fielding ... Read more...

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Dravid becomes top scorer of the year


November 14th, 2011 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 14 (IANS) Indian batting great Rahul Dravid Monday surpassed England batsman Ian Bell to become the most prolific scorer in Tests played so far this year. "The ... Read more...

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Pietersen reprimanded for ICC conduct breach


October 30th, 2011 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 30 (IANS) England batsman Kevin Pietersen has been reprimanded for breaching the International Cricket Council (ICC) code of conduct during the one-off Twenty20 international game against India Saturday.Pietersen ... Read more...

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Pietersen pilots England to six-wicket win (Roundup)


October 30th, 2011 - 12:04 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 29 (IANS) Kevin Pietersen piloted England to an emphatic six-wicket victory with a half-century in the one-off twenty20 Internatioanl against India here, as the visitors managed to salvage ... Read more...

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Board’s Grade A contract for Yuvraj, Ishant and Virat


October 29th, 2011 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 29 (IANS) The Indian cricket board rewarded Yuvraj Singh, Ishant Sharma and Virat Kohli for their consistent performance with promotion to Grade A contracts and added as ... Read more...

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Bell thanks India for recalling him in Trent Bridge Test


October 19th, 2011 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 19 (IANS) England batsman Ian Bell has publicly thanked India for recalling him after a controversial run-out during the Trent Bridge Test in August.Bell, who could turn out ... Read more...

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Asif’s lawyer accuses Butt of ‘pressurising’ him


October 18th, 2011 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 18 (IANS) Mohammad Asif's lawyer has accused former Pakistan cricket captain Salman Butt of "pressurising" him to bowl his infamous no-ball at the Lord's Test last year.Butt, who ... Read more...

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India have good chance of going past England in ODI rankings


October 12th, 2011 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Oct 12 (IANS) India will get the opportunity to surpass England in the International Cricket Council (ICC) One-day rankings when they face each other in the five-match series ... Read more...

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Bairstow delighted by comprehensive win


October 11th, 2011 - 11:41 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Oct 11 (IANS) England batsman Jonny Bairstow, who played a key role with a breezy century in the team's massive victory against Hyderabad XI in the second warm-up match ... Read more...

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England to take closer look at two-ball regulation


October 10th, 2011 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 10 (IANS) England will be using their final warm-up game against Hyderbad XI Tuesday to get a grip of the new bowling regulation ahead of the five-match One-day ... Read more...

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Pietersen eager to play in 2015 World Cup


October 8th, 2011 - 3:00 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Oct 8 (IANS) Though the rigours of international cricket take a toll on England batsman Kevin Pietersen from time to time, he is eager to continue playing till the ... Read more...

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Players, officials pay tributes to Dilley


October 6th, 2011 - 2:58 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 6 (IANS) Former England cricket captain Ian Botham has said he was shocked to hear of his former team mate Graham Dilley's passing away.Dilley, who shared a 117-run ... Read more...

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Bopara confident England will keep up winning momentum


October 6th, 2011 - 12:10 am ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Oct 5 (IANS) England batsman Ravi Bopara is confident of his team continuing the winning momentum against India by clinching the one-day series, beginning next week."We are here to ... Read more...

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Dhoni bags Spirit of Cricket award, Trott is Cricketer of the Year


September 13th, 2011 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 13 (IANS) Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni won the Spirit of Cricket Award at the International Cricket Council (ICC) Awards while England batsman Jonathan Trott was named ... Read more...

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Trott accused of foul-mouthing kids in Ireland


August 28th, 2011 - 8:53 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 28 (IANS) England batsman Jonathan Trott was accused of foul-mouthing a group of children during the team's ODI match in Ireland but it turned out to be a ... Read more...

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Dravid moves to 10th place in Test rankings, Sachin drops to 5th


August 23rd, 2011 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Aug 23 (IANS) England batsman Ian Bell has broken into the top-five of the ICC Test rankings for the first time in his career while India's Rahul Dravid has ... Read more...

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Cook climbs to career-best third spot in Test rankings


August 14th, 2011 - 6:41 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Aug 14 (IANS) England opener Alastair climbed eight spots to a career-best third position in the latest International Cricket Council (ICC) Player Rankings for Test batsmen released Sunday.Cook's ... Read more...

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Cook disappointed at missing triple century


August 13th, 2011 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
Birmingham, Aug 13 (IANS) England batsman Alastair Cook scored 294 to bat India out of the Edgbaston Test, but the left hander said he was disappointed at missing out on ... Read more...

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Cook’s marathon 294 shut India out of Edgbaston Test (Roundup)


August 13th, 2011 - 2:08 am ICT by IANS
Birmingham, Aug 13 (IANS) The No.1 Test ranking is slowly slipping out of India's grasp after Alastair Cook fell six short of triple century and took England to a ... 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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Bell looking to revel on his home soil of Edgbaston


August 9th, 2011 - 4:36 pm ICT by IANS
Edgbaston, Aug 9 (IANS) England batsman Ian Bell is relishing the prospect of helping the team become the World No.1 Test side at his home ground of Edgbaston with a ... Read more...

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Rauf’s quirk behind Bell’s bizarre run out: Morgan


August 7th, 2011 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 7 (IANS) England batsman Eoin Morgan Sunday blamed umpire Asad Rauf for his teammate Ian Bell's bizarre run out during the Trent Bridge Test against India.Morgan was at ... Read more...

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Ravi Bopara replaces injured Trott in third Test


August 6th, 2011 - 4:40 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 6 (IANS) England batsman Ravi Bopara has been recalled for the third Test against India replacing Jonathan Trott who is nursing a shoulder injury.Bopara, with a Test average ... Read more...

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Bell admits being naive


August 1st, 2011 - 5:49 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 1 (IANS) England batsman Ian Bell took the blame for his bizarre run out on the third day of the second cricket Test which almost soured relations between ... Read more...

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Dhoni did the right thing by recalling Bell: Kumble


August 1st, 2011 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 1 (IANS) Former India captain Anil Kumble feels that Mahendra Singh Dhoni's decision to call back England batsman Ian Bell after he was adjudged run out during ... Read more...

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Bell didn’t deserve a second life: Botham


August 1st, 2011 - 5:03 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 1 (IANS) Former England captain Ian Botham has said batsman Ian Bell didn't deserve to be called back by India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni after being run out ... Read more...

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