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Gavaskar slams India-Pakistan cricket series’ revival


July 16th, 2012 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) Former India captain Sunil Gavaskar Monday questioned the timing of the India-Pakistan cricket series and need for reviving cricketing ties between the two countries when ... Read more...

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Best, Russell called up for Jamaica ODIs


July 2nd, 2012 - 5:18 pm ICT by IANS
St.John's (Antigua), July 2 (IANS/CMC) The West Indies selectors have called up fast bowler Tino Best and all-rounder Andre Russell to the 13-man squad for the first two One-Day Internationals against ... Read more...

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South Africa name unchanged Test squad for England series


June 13th, 2012 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, June 13 (IANS) Cricket South Africa (CSA) Wednesday showed faith in the Test squad that won their last series comprehensively against New Zealand when the selectors named an unchanged ... 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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Windies can impress but Shiv needs to bat higher, says Lara


May 17th, 2012 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 17 (IANS/CMC) Batting legend Brian Lara has predicted a tough England series for the West Indies and says veteran left-hander Shivnarine Chanderpaul needs to bat higher in the team ... Read more...

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Ranchi, Dharmasala to host ODIs against England


April 2nd, 2012 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 2 (IANS) India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni's hometown Ranchi and the popular hill station of Dharmasala will be hosting ODIs for their first time during the series against ... Read more...

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South Africa can dominate world cricket: Kirsten


March 29th, 2012 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, March 29 (IANS) South African coach Gary Kirsten feels the Proteas have the ability to dominate world cricket.Kirsten, who led India to the World Cup in 2011 and the ... Read more...

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Nicest guy Dravid phenomenal: Watson


March 9th, 2012 - 3:23 pm ICT by IANS
Adelaide, March 9 (IANS) Australian all-rounder Shane Watson has showered praise on retired Indian batsman Rahul Dravid, calling him a "phenomenal man" and the "nicest guy" he has ever met ... Read more...

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Malik axed from Pakistan’s Asia Cup side; Jamshed, Sarfraz recalled


March 3rd, 2012 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
Lahore, March 3 (IANS) Pakistan have dropped Shoaib Malik, Imran Farhat and Adnan Akmal for the Asia Cup beginning March 11 in Bangladesh, bringing in opener Nasir Jamshed and wicket-keeper ... Read more...

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Pakistan team training at Lahore for England series


January 6th, 2012 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, Jan 6 (IANS) Pakistan's national cricket team has been preparing hard at its week-long training camp for the upcoming series against England scheduled in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).The ... Read more...

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Tweets that made headlines (2011 In Retrospect)


December 28th, 2011 - 5:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 28 (IANS) Some kicked up a storm, others brought good news, while some gave instant fame. Welcome to the world of Twitter, where messages flout every ... Read more...

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Kumble steps down as NCA chief over conflict of interest (Roundup)


December 13th, 2011 - 12:05 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 12 (IANS) Former India cricket captain Anil Kumble stepped down chairman of the National Cricket Academy (NCA) here Monday after Indian cricket board members at a meeting ... Read more...

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My NCA vision not in alignment with other members: Kumble


December 12th, 2011 - 11:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 12 (IANS) Former India captain Anil Kumble, who Monday stepped down as the chairman of the National Cricket Academy (NCA), said that his vision for the premier ... Read more...

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Kumble quits as NCA chief over conflict of interest


December 12th, 2011 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 12 (IANS) Former India cricket captain Anil Kumble has quit as chairman of the National Cricket Academy (NCA) after Indian cricket board members at a meeting Monday ... Read more...

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Can’t go to Australia without match practice: Zaheer


November 11th, 2011 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 11 (IANS) India's pace spearhead Zaheer Khan, who is recovering from a hamstring and ankle injury, admits he can't go to Australia without any match practice ... Read more...

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Have to exploit slow and low Kotla track: Kohli


October 16th, 2011 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) Middle-order batsman Virat Kohli said Sunday that India will be exploiting the spinning conditions at the Ferozeshah Kotla but warned that dew could be a ... Read more...

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Revenge is a strong word, says Dhoni


October 15th, 2011 - 12:46 am ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Oct 14 (IANS) Despite the emphatic win against England in the first one-day international here Friday night, Indian captain M.S. Dhoni is not ready to see it as a ... Read more...

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Hot Spot blinks, no DRS for India-England series


October 7th, 2011 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 7 (IANS) The controversial Decision Review System (DRS) will not be used in the India-England One-day International series, beginning Oct 14 in Hyderabad.The Board of Control for Cricket ... Read more...

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England takes on Hyderabad XI in warm-up match Saturday


October 7th, 2011 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Oct 7 (IANS) Ahead of the five-match One-day series against India, the England cricket team hopes to get some good practice when it takes on Hyderabad XI in the ... Read more...

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No Hot Spot for India-England ODI series


October 6th, 2011 - 2:49 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderbad, Oct 6 (IANS) Hot Spot technology will be not be in use dduring the forthcoming five match One-day series between India and England that begins here Oct 14.Warren ... Read more...

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India should learn to live without Zaheer: Sourav


September 22nd, 2011 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 22 (IANS) Former captain Sourav Ganguly said Thursday the Indian team needs to find a bowler of the calibre of Zaheer Khan to stop relying too much ... Read more...

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Sourav, Sachin differ on ODI format


September 22nd, 2011 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 22 (IANS) Former India captain Sourav Ganguly is not on the same page as his former opening partner Sachin Tendulkar, who has suggested revamping of the One ... Read more...

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Dhoni sixth in ODI rankings after prolific series in England


September 18th, 2011 - 8:44 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Sep 18 (IANS) Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni has moved up to the sixth place in the International Cricket Council's rankings for ODI batsmen after producing a 'player ... Read more...

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Dravid gears up for his ODI swan song at Cardiff


September 15th, 2011 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
Cardiff, Sep 15 (IANS) Former captain Rahul Dravid is all set to bid adieu to One-Day Internationals and India hope to end their nightmarish English summer on a winning ... Read more...

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India wasted talented Aaron in England, says Akram


September 15th, 2011 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANS) Former Pakistan captain Wasim Akram feels that India wasted young express fast bowler Varun Aaron by not playing him in the One-Day Internationals against England."It ... Read more...

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England series not one of the toughest, says Sreesanth


August 20th, 2011 - 1:05 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 20 (IANS) India are staring at a whitewash in the four-match Test series against England but pacer Shantakumaran Sreesanth believes that the series was not one of the ... 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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Zaheer ruled out of England series, RP returns


August 7th, 2011 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 7 (IANS) India's pace bowling spearhead Zaheer Khan was Sunday ruled out of the rest of the England series with a hamstring strain and will be replaced by ... Read more...

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Dravid’s recall exposes India’s brittle batting order: Akram


August 7th, 2011 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 7 (IANS) Former Pakistan captain Wasim Akram feels that the recall of Rahul Dravid in India's ODI squad after a gap of two years exposes the ... Read more...

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Rahul Dravid to quit ODI and Twenty20 cricket after England series


August 7th, 2011 - 2:04 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 8 (IANS) Hours after the surprise recall to the India One-Day squad, Rahul Dravid Saturday announced his decision to quit the shorter versions of the game at ... Read more...

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Harbhajan, Yuvraj ruled out of England series


August 3rd, 2011 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 3 (IANS) India's off-spinner Harbhajan Singh and middle-order batsman Yuvraj Singh Wednesday were ruled out of the England series with injuries and have been replaced with Pragyan ... Read more...

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Shastri, Hussain in war of words over DRS


July 31st, 2011 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
Nottingham, July 31 (IANS) The Decision Review System (DRS) has generated so much heat in the ongoing India-England series that former cricketers Ravi Shastri and Nasser Hussain were engaged ... Read more...

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DRS back in spotlight in India-England series


July 31st, 2011 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
Nottingham, July 31 (IANS) The use of technology came under scanner on the second day of the second cricket Test when England were left unconvinced by the Hotspot technology ... Read more...

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Zaheer likely to miss second Test: Dhoni


July 26th, 2011 - 3:10 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 26 (IANS) Indian cricket captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni has said that given the hectic schedule of the England series, he would not risk the fitness of his ... Read more...

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Injured Zaheer could miss most of the England series


July 22nd, 2011 - 1:55 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 22 (IANS) India's pace spearhead Zaheer Khan could miss most part of the four-match Test series as he suffered hamstring pull on the first day of the 100th ... Read more...

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