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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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Amazed my donkey remark caused a furore in India: Hussain


September 8th, 2011 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 8 (IANS) Former England cricket captain Nasser Hussain says he is amazed to learn that his "donkey" remark caused a furore in India."There are one or two donkeys" ... Read more...

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Nasser Husain’s ‘donkey’ remark upsets Big B (Movie snippets)


September 4th, 2011 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) Former England cricket captain Nasser Hussain's "donkey" remark about Indian fielders has upset Amitabh Bachchan.?Did not like Nasir Hussain, ex-cricket Captain of UK (Britain), refer ... Read more...

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Strauss-led England better than 2005 team: Flintoff


August 4th, 2011 - 1:49 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 4 (IANS) Former England cricket captain Andrew Flintoff feels that the current side led by Andrew Strauss is even better than the 2005 team, and said they can ... Read more...

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Best England side I have seen, says Hussain


August 2nd, 2011 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
Nottingham, Aug 2 (IANS) Former England cricket captain Nasser Hussain feels the Andrew Strauss-led side is the best he has ever seen.Hussain praised the England team after its emphatic ... Read more...

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‘Playboy’ Prince Harry whispers sweet nothings to Pippa Middleton


April 30th, 2011 - 12:56 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 30 (ANI): Prince Harry switched on to his flirty best when he leaned over to whisper to his new sister-in-law Pippa Middleton about how beautiful she looked at the royal ... Read more...

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Pippa Middleton’s dress steals the show at the Royal wedding


April 30th, 2011 - 1:19 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, April 29 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Kate Middleton’s younger sister, Pippa, seems to have hogged the attention during the Royal Wedding on Friday. The 27-year-old was wearing a dress designed by Alexander McQueen.Though ... Read more...

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Handling the media will be Fletcher’s biggest challenge: Vaughan


April 27th, 2011 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 27 (IANS) Former England cricket captain Michael Vaughan feels that newly appointed India coach Duncan Fletcher's "biggest challenge" will be to handle the media in a cricket crazy ... Read more...

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Ex-England skipper Atherton believes Oz opener Hughes has turned the corner


January 4th, 2011 - 7:43 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Jan.4 (ANI): Former England cricket captain and now cricket correspondent for The Times Michael Atherton believes that stand-by Australian opener Phillip Hughes has turned the corner with his knock of 30-odd ... Read more...

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England can replace ageing India as top Test side: Vaughan


December 31st, 2010 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 31 (IANS) Former England cricket captain Michael Vaughan has tipped England to take over the position of No.1 Test side as India are an ageing side.Vaughan feels the other ... Read more...

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Strauss urges mates to aim for ‘The Holy Grail’ of English cricket


December 30th, 2010 - 2:27 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Dec.30 (ANI): England cricket captain has urged his mates to strive to win "The Holy Grail" of cricket - The Ashes series - by emerging victorious in the Sydney cricket Test ... Read more...

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Strauss now wants England Ashes series victory


December 29th, 2010 - 12:37 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Dec. 29 (ANI): England cricket captain Andrew Strauss has urged his side to win the Sydney Test and ensure an Ashes series victory after retaining the urn by winning the fourth ... Read more...

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Ashes: Strauss mulls over Melbourne changes


December 20th, 2010 - 12:45 pm ICT by ANI
London/Perth, Dec. 20 (ANI): England cricket captain Andrew Strauss is reported to be mulling over making changes to the team for the fourth Ashes Test to be played against Australia in Melbourne ... Read more...

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Vaughan: Cocky England took foot off the gas at Perth


December 20th, 2010 - 12:37 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec. 20 (ANI): Former England cricket captain Michael Vaughan believes that Andrew Strauss's boys took their foot off the gas to let Australia run away with the Perth Test.He believes that ... Read more...

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Adelaide won’t be the same as Brisbane, feels combative Strauss


December 2nd, 2010 - 2:13 pm ICT by ANI
Adelaide, Dec.2 (ANI): England cricket captain Andrew Strauss has reiterated his team's desire to get off to a strong start in the Ashes series.With the Brisbane Test ending in a draw and ... Read more...

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Ashes 2010: Strauss says England not complacent ahead of second Test


December 2nd, 2010 - 2:08 pm ICT by ANI
Adelaide, Dec.2 (ANI): England cricket captain Andrew Strauss is adamant that his team will not be swept away by Australia here as it was in 2006, nor would the squad be complacent ... Read more...

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Aussies have lost their aura


November 29th, 2010 - 1:55 pm ICT by ANI
Brisbane (Australia), Nov.29 (ANI): If England cricket captain Andrew Strauss is to be believed, the Australian team is on its last legs.Strauss and most of his team-mates are convinced that the Australians ... Read more...

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Johnson promises chin music for Strauss in Gabba Test


November 23rd, 2010 - 1:55 pm ICT by ANI
Brisbane (Australia), Nov.23 (ANI): Australian left-arm fast bowler Mitchell Johnson has promised to subject England cricket captain Andrew Strauss to some chin music during the first Test that is to be played ... Read more...

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1986 Ashes win was possible because England was a ‘damn good team’: Gatting


November 22nd, 2010 - 1:41 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov.22 (ANI): Former England cricket captain Mike Gatting has said that he has fond memories of England's last Ashes triumph in 1986-87, and would love for his country to stamp its ... Read more...

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Aussies, a sorry lot in ’saggy’ green caps: Atherton


November 19th, 2010 - 5:10 pm ICT by ANI
London Nov.19 (ANI): Former England cricket captain Michael Atherton has endorsed News Limited cricket writer Robert Craddock view that Australia's cricketers are too soft; are paid too much and their young players ... Read more...

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Ashes defeat would end Ponting’s reign: Vaughan


November 3rd, 2010 - 4:47 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov.3 (ANI): Former England cricket captain Michael Vaughan believes Australia captain Ricky Ponting will lose his job if he fails to secure an Ashes victory this winter.England have arrived Down ... Read more...

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Strauss wants team not individual effort from England players


October 31st, 2010 - 2:34 pm ICT by ANI
Perth (Australia), Oct. 31 (ANI): England cricket captain Andrew Strauss has said that he is looking for a team rather than an individual effort from the squad when they take on the ... Read more...

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Humiliation of 5-0 Ashes hiding still hurts: Strauss


October 30th, 2010 - 2:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct. 30 (ANI): England cricket captain Andrew Strauss has said that the humiliation of the five-nil hiding during the disastrous 2006-07 Ashes tour still hurts, and he would his all to ... Read more...

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Vaughan says England will have no excuse not to win the Ashes


October 29th, 2010 - 3:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct. 29 (ANI): Former England cricket captain Michael Vaughan has ramped up the pressure on England by claiming there will be "no excuses" should they fail to return from Australia with ... Read more...

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England captain threatens legal action against Butt


September 21st, 2010 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 21 (IANS) England cricket captain Andrew Strauss threatened legal action against Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman Ijaz Butt to clear his team's name from allegations of match-fixing. "We are going to ... Read more...

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England Cricket Captain Andrew Strauss Refutes Match-Fixing Charges


September 20th, 2010 - 9:45 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Sep 20, (THAINDIAN NEWS) England Cricket team captain Andrew Strauss is not only unhappy with the statement made by Pakistan cricket chief Ijaz Butt but also "outraged" by it. Shortly ... Read more...

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England skipper, board rebut Butt’s claim of tie fixing


September 20th, 2010 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 20 (IANS) England cricket captain Andrew Strauss was outraged after Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) president Ijaz Butt alleged that the hosts lost wickets deliberately in Friday's ODI at the Oval. ... Read more...

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Strauss insists series against Pak must go on despite new corruption claims


September 20th, 2010 - 2:43 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 20 (ANI): England cricket captain Andrew Strauss has said that the series against Pakistan must go on despite new corruption claims about bookies having details of innings before it began. ... Read more...

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Spot fixing case: England veterans hope ICC is lenient with Mohammad Aamer


September 5th, 2010 - 1:46 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep.5 (ANI): Former England cricket captain Michael Atherton has said that there is an air of disbelief and shock in veteran cricketer circles about young Pakistan fast bowler Mohammad Aamer being ... Read more...

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Collingwood thinks spinner Swann should open the batting


April 21st, 2010 - 6:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr.21 (ANI): England cricket captain Paul Collingwood thinks that ace off-spinner Graeme Swann's can work his golden magic touch with the bat as well in the Caribbean.According to The Mirror, Swann ... Read more...

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Mike Gatting bats for kids with learning disabilities


February 27th, 2010 - 6:06 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 27(ANI): Former England cricket captain Mike Gatting is backing a 400,000 pound-play area project aimed at inspiring at least 30,000 children with learning disabilities and communication issues.The project, which ... Read more...

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Strauss’s move to step aside as skipper a mistake: Vaughan


February 7th, 2010 - 1:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb.7 (ANI): Former England cricket captain Michael Vaughan has warned incumbent Andrew Strauss that his decision not to accompany the team to Dubai and Bangladesh is a mistake.Vaughan is the latest ... Read more...

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England must tweak batting order, include more spinners to win Ashes Down Under: Vaughan


January 28th, 2010 - 4:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan.28 (ANI): Former England cricket captain Michael Vaughan thinks that there are only two small things that need to be sorted out if England are to contemplate retaining the Ashes urn ... Read more...

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Botham revisits site of Tsunami devastation in Sri Lanka


December 26th, 2009 - 1:05 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec. 26 (ANI): Former England cricket captain Sir Ian Botham recently revisited Seenigama, near Galle in Sri Lanka, which faced the brunt of the December 26, 2004 Asian Tsunami that claimed ... Read more...

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Strauss urges team to forget Ashes success


December 16th, 2009 - 1:44 pm ICT by ANI
Cape Town, Dec.16 (ANI): England cricket captain Andrew Strauss has urged his team mates to forget their Ashes success and concentrate on winning the series against South Africa here.According to former England ... Read more...

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