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Is Andrew Strauss going to be a MP?


August 30th, 2012 - 9:49 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Aug 30 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Andrew Straus just quit cricket for good. Strauss who is 35 years old is a conservative party supporter who offered himself as an auction prize and won ... 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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Pietersen to feature in World T20 as commentator


August 24th, 2012 - 9:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) Axed from the national team, former England captain Kevin Pietersen, who was the star of the last Twenty20 World Cup, will still feature in this ... Read more...

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Kaka on Galaxy radar to replace Beckham


August 18th, 2012 - 2:47 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Aug 18 (IANS) Brazil football star Kaka is reportedly being sought by Los Angeles Galaxy as a possible replacement for Englishman David Beckham.Brazil's Estado de Sao ... 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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Beckham to be part of opening ceremony


July 25th, 2012 - 9:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 25 (IANS) Former England captain David Beckham has been given a role in Friday's London 2012 Olympic opening ceremony.The 37-year-old Beckham would not disclose any details of ... Read more...

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Cook urges consistency, Clarke wants review


July 11th, 2012 - 9:42 pm ICT by IANS
Manchester, July 11 (IANS) England captain Alastair Cook wants his side to build on its 4-0 whitewash of Australia while his counterpart Michael Clarke has called for a performance review ... Read more...

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Beckham banned for misconduct


July 6th, 2012 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 6 (IANS) Former England captain David Beckham will sit out the next game after he received a ban from Major League Soccer (MLS) for kicking a ball ... Read more...

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Beckham left out of Britain’s Olympic squad


June 28th, 2012 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 28 (IANS) Former England captain David Beckham has been left out of the Great Britain Olympic football squad by head coach Stuart Pearce.Beckham said: "Naturally I am ... 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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Gerrard compares debutant Oxlade-Chamberlain with Rooney


June 12th, 2012 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
Donetsk (Ukraine), June 12 (IANS) England captain Steven Gerrard has praised debutant Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, saying the Arsenal mid-fielder has showed that "if you are good enough you are old ... Read more...

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West Indies no walkovers, says Strauss


May 22nd, 2012 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 22 (IANS/CMC) England captain Andrew Strauss rubbished the talks that the West Indies were easy walkovers after his side was forced to fight before securing a five-wicket win in ... 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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Former India fast bowler Surendranath dead


May 5th, 2012 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 5 (IANS) Former India fast bowler Raman Surendranath died here Saturday morning after prolonged hospitalisation. He was 75.Surendranath, a retired colonel in the Indian Army, will be ... Read more...

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Thin crowd at Eden Gardens for KKR match


April 13th, 2012 - 11:49 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 13 (IANS) After witnessing a near-packed house during home team Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) opening Indian Premier League game April 5, the roar at the Eden Gardens was ... Read more...

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Near capacity crowd at Eden Gardens


April 6th, 2012 - 2:18 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 6 (IANS) The cheers and roars were back at the hallowed Eden Gardens as a near capacity crowd braved thundershowers to witness the home team Kolkata Knight Riders ... 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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I was tricked into spot-fixing: Aamer


March 20th, 2012 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 20 (IANS) Young Pakistani fast bowler Mohammad Aamer, who served a six months jail term after being convicted of spot-fixing, has broken his silence for the first time, ... Read more...

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Sehwag, Bhajji rubbish reports of match-fixing in World Cup semi-final


March 16th, 2012 - 5:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 16 (IANS) Ace cricketers Virender Sehwag and Harbhajan Singh Friday rubbished reports appearing in London's The Sunday Times claiming that the World Cup semi-final between India ... Read more...

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Cricketers should be educated about match-fixing: Gooch


March 12th, 2012 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 12 (IANS) Former England captain and now batting coach Graham Gooch said it was time to educate cricketers about match-fixing and feels prevention is preferable to prosecution."It's very ... Read more...

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Parker to captain England against Holland


February 29th, 2012 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 29 (IANS) Tottenham Hotspurs midfielder Scott parker has been named England captain for their friendly match against the Netherlands at Wembley here Wednesday night.Caretaker manager Stuart Pearce, taking ... Read more...

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I want to be England captain: Gerrad


February 26th, 2012 - 1:08 am ICT by IANS
London, Feb 25 (IANS) Liverpool captain Steven Gerrad has said he would be keen to lead the English national side for the European Championships 2012 to be co-hosted in Poland ... Read more...

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Capello resigns as England manager


February 9th, 2012 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 9 (IANS) Fabio Capello has resigned as the manager of England national team, the Football Association (FA) has confirmed.His resignation came after a meeting with FA chairman David ... Read more...

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Sahara’s withdrawal fresh crisis for beleaguered cricket, BCCI


February 4th, 2012 - 10:51 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 4 (IANS) Facing tough times following the Indian team's dismal performance, poor crowd response in home internationals, and challenge from Formula 1 racing, the Indian cricket board Saturday ... Read more...

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ICC, PCB should decide Aamer’s return: Misbah


February 3rd, 2012 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Feb 3 (IANS) Pakistan cricket captain Misbah-ul-Haq has said it was for the International Cricket Council (ICC) and Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) to decide if fast bowler Mohammad Aamer, ... Read more...

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FA likely to sack Terry as England captain


February 3rd, 2012 - 5:15 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 3 (IANS) The Football Association (FA) is likely to strip Jon Terry as England captain in their bid to stem the fallout from racism charges levelled against the ... Read more...

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QPR’s Ferdinand gets a bullet by post


January 28th, 2012 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 28 (IANS) English football club Queens Park Rangers received a "malicious package", reportedly a bullet, addressed to defender Anton Ferdinand ahead of the fourth-round FA Cup clash against ... Read more...

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Beckham set to stay with LA Galaxy


January 3rd, 2012 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Jan 3 (IANS) Former England captain David Beckham is likely to extend his contract with MLS side LA Galaxy, turning down the chance to play with the ... Read more...

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Terry’s last-gasp block helps Chelsea to draw with Spurs


December 23rd, 2011 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 23 (IANS) Chelsea captain John Terry blocked Tottenham Hotspur's last shot with a desperate slide tackle late Thursday night and earned the Blues a 1-1 away draw in ... Read more...

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Tough days ahead for Strauss-led England: Vaughan


December 11th, 2011 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 11 (IANS) Former England captain Michael Vaughan feels that tough days are ahead for Andrew Strauss-led England as they face Pakistan and India in Test series next ... Read more...

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Calls for Ponting’s retirement grow stronger


November 20th, 2011 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Nov 20 (IANS) Calls for Ricky Ponting's retirement from international cricket grew stronger with Test legend Doug Walters and former wicketkeeper Ian Healy joining the chorus saying the former ... Read more...

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Footballers’ association demands Blatter’s resignation on racism comments


November 17th, 2011 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 17 (IANS) FIFA president Sepp Blatter's suggestions that there is no racism in football has come under heavy fire from all quarters with the Professional Footballers' Association (PFA) ... Read more...

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David Beckham wins the MLS Comeback Player of the Year Award


November 15th, 2011 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
Houston, Nov 15 (IANS) David Beckham has boosted his chances of representing England in the Euro 2012. The US Major League Soccer (MLS) announced Los Angeles Galaxy's midfielder as ... Read more...

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Cricketing world welcomes jail for tainted Pakistanis


November 3rd, 2011 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 3 (IANS) The cricketing world Thursday welcomed the jail terms for tainted Pakistani players Salman Butt, Mohammad Asif and Mohammad Aamir, saying the punishments will serve as a ... Read more...

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The guilty should never play for Pakistan again: Raja


November 2nd, 2011 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 2 (IANS) Former Pakistan captain Ramiz Raja said the three cricketers found guilty of spot-fixing should never play for their country again.Pakistan trio Salman Butt, Mohammad Asif and ... Read more...

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