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Former England skipper Stewart gives Sammy high marks


May 4th, 2012 - 2:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 4 (IANS/CMC) Former England skipper Alec Stewart has praised the development of the West Indies side under current skipper Darren Sammy.Stewart, who captained his country in 15 of his ... Read more...

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Saqlain backs Ajmal’s doosra


January 24th, 2012 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Jan 24 (IANS) Former Pakistan spinner Saqlain Mushtaq, backing his compatriot Saeed Ajmal's bowling action, has said it is for the International Cricket Council (ICC) and not former ... Read more...

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Learning experience for youngsters, we need to improve: Cook


October 26th, 2011 - 12:25 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 25 (IANS) After India clinched a 5-0 series win, England skipper Alastair Cook said Tuesday it was a learning experience for the youngsters, adding that the team ... Read more...

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We will like to end the series on a good note: Dhoni


October 24th, 2011 - 12:39 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 23 (IANS) Indian skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni, after his side's six-wicket win over England, said they have improved as a fielding unit and will like to wrap up ... Read more...

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We are backing ourselves to chase any total: Dhoni


October 21st, 2011 - 1:25 am ICT by IANS
Mohali, Oct 20 (IANS) A relieved India skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni credited the top order batsmen for clinching the thrilling five-wicket victory over England in the third ODI and ... Read more...

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It is a concern for us after two heavy losses: Cook


October 18th, 2011 - 1:02 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 17 (IANS) England skipper Alastair Cook admitted that it was a "concern" for his team to lose heavily twice in a row after the visitors fell to ... Read more...

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Bell hits maiden double-century as England move to 591/6 (Lunch report)


August 20th, 2011 - 8:25 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 20 (IANS) Ian Bell stroked a maiden double century as England progressed to a massive 591/6 in their first innings at lunch on the third day ... Read more...

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Flintoff slams India’s lacklustre attitude


August 19th, 2011 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 19 (IANS) Former England skipper Andrew Flintoff slammed India's lacklustre approach to the ongoing cricket Test series and said the hosts looked far more a "professional side" even ... Read more...

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Vaughan wants England to become World No.1 in ODIs


August 17th, 2011 - 6:53 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 17 (IANS) Former England skipper Michael Vaughan feels it is now time for the new World No.1 Test side to set their eyes on dominating the One-day International ... 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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England to bowl first against India in third Test


August 10th, 2011 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
Birmingham, Aug 10 (IANS) England skipper Andrew Strauss won the toss and decided to bowl against India in the third cricket Test at Edgbaston here Wednesday.Ravi Bopara comes in ... Read more...

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Vaughan predicts a 4-0 whitewash of India


August 8th, 2011 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 8 (IANS) Former England skipper Michael Vaughan has said it would be tough for India to bounce back in the four-match cricket Test series and predicted a 4-0 ... Read more...

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We will face an improved Indian team in the next Test: Strauss


July 26th, 2011 - 12:54 am ICT by IANS
London, July 25 (IANS) England skipper Andrew Strauss called it an "outstanding" victory over India in the first cricket Test at Lord's but said they are prepared to face an ... Read more...

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Ishant takes three to bring India back in Lord’s Test (Lunch report)


July 24th, 2011 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 24 (IANS) Ishant Sharma brought India back into the Lord's Test with an incisive spell of fast bowling that fetched him three wickets and left England reeling ... Read more...

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Strauss to play for Somerset against India


June 21st, 2011 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 21 (IANS) England Test captain Andrew Strauss will be playing for Somerset in a practice match against India to arrest his form slump and have an early look ... Read more...

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Strauss calls Test win against Sri Lanka extraordinary


May 31st, 2011 - 6:11 pm ICT by IANS
Cardiff, May 31 (IANS) England skipper Andrew Strauss, who termed the rain-marred first Test against Sri Lanka "one of the drabbest", ended up calling it one of the most "extraordinary" ... Read more...

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End India’s domination of ICC: Tony Greig


May 17th, 2011 - 2:59 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 17 (IANS) Accusing India of dominating the International Cricket Council (ICC), former England skipper Tony Greig said it was silly to give the Indian Premier League (IPL) a ... Read more...

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Fletcher took being miserable to a new level: Veterans


April 28th, 2011 - 2:09 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr. 28 (ANI): Veteran cricketers who have known or interacted with newly appointed Indian cricket team coach Duncan Fletcher, have said that he will have to work on his interactive skills.At ... Read more...

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Terry says he was born to be a leader, looking forward to England-Wales clash


March 26th, 2011 - 12:53 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar. 26 (ANI): Chelsea football star and skipper John Terry has said he was born to be a leader, and added that the England squad has moved on from the captaincy ... Read more...

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England will have to play intelligent cricket to beat Sri Lanka: Strauss


March 26th, 2011 - 12:28 pm ICT by ANI
Colombo, Mar. 26 (ANI): England skipper Andrew Strauss has said that his team will have to play intelligent cricket to beat Sri Lanka in Saturday's final World Cup quarterfinal match at the ... Read more...

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Rio Ferdinand wishes new England captain Terry all the best


March 22nd, 2011 - 3:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar. 22 (ANI): Manchester United star Rio Ferdinand has told new England skipper John Terry that he has no problem with him leading the side and, looks forward to Terry leading ... Read more...

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Strauss praises substitute players for win against West Indies (Sidebar)


March 18th, 2011 - 2:00 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 18 (IANS) A hugely relieved England skipper Andrew Strauss said their gamble of playing three "substitute" players paid off by way of an 18-run win against the West ... Read more...

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We will go for broke, says ‘excited’ Strauss


March 16th, 2011 - 7:42 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 16 (IANS) With their backs to the wall and a game away from elimination from the 2011 cricket World Cup, England has no choice but to go for ... Read more...

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Win against South Africa will take us far: Strauss


March 6th, 2011 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 6 (IANS) England skipper Andrew Strauss said his team would benefit from the close and tense win against South Africa here Sunday as it would better prepare the ... Read more...

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Strauss hopeful of positive result


March 5th, 2011 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 5 (IANS) It was hardly a surprise that England skipper Andrew Strauss fielded more questions on his team's weaknesses than strengths, but he asserted that his players prefer ... Read more...

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India not taking Ireland lightly, says Dhoni


March 5th, 2011 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 5 (IANS) Ireland are no longer minnows for India after their dramatic victory over England, skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni admitted here Saturday."Defeat by Bangladesh in 2007 edition still ... Read more...

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England face stern test against South Africa (Preview)


March 5th, 2011 - 3:19 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 5 (IANS) England face a test of character when they take on South Africa in a crucial Group B fixture of the ICC Cricket World Cup here Sunday.Placed ... Read more...

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England skipper pats Ireland for sensational victory


March 3rd, 2011 - 2:35 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 3 (IANS) A distraught English skipper Andrew Strauss late Wednesday was gracious to acknowledge that minnows Ireland fully deserved victory in their Group B encounter in the ICC ... Read more...

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Kapil Dev slams bowlers for poor display against England


March 2nd, 2011 - 8:41 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Mar 2 (ANI): After the thrilling tie against England exposed India's weakness in the bowling department, former Indian skipper captain Kapil Dev on Wednesday criticized the bowlers for letting the ... Read more...

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World Cup: India-England match ends in a dramatic tie (Lead)


February 28th, 2011 - 1:08 am ICT by IANS
By Fakir Balaji Bangalore, Feb 27 (IANS) India and England shared the honours as their World Cup Group B encounter ended in a dramatic last-ball tie at the packed M. Chinnaswamy Stadium ... Read more...

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Hope gives to despair as defiant England chase Indian target


February 27th, 2011 - 11:34 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 27 (IANS) Thousands of frenzied fans rooting for India were turning from hope to despair late Sunday, as a defiant England chased the 339-run target set by the hosts ... Read more...

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We will love to spoil the Indian party: Strauss


February 26th, 2011 - 11:10 pm ICT by IANS
By Fakir Balaji Bangalore, Feb 26 (IANS) England skipper Andrew Strauss Saturday put a confident India on notice by asserting that the hosts would be under pressure in their World Cup clash ... Read more...

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Two spinners strong option for World Cup clash against India: Strauss


February 26th, 2011 - 7:29 pm ICT by ANI
Bangalore, Feb 26(ANI): England skipper Andrew Strauss on Saturday said that two spinners would be a 'very strong option' for his team for Sunday's World Cup Group B match against India in ... Read more...

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Injury-hit England have much to ponder over fitness (Team Profile, World Cup Countdown)


February 9th, 2011 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
By Pragya Tiwari New Delhi, Feb 9 (IANS) England's cricket fortunes nosedived in a matter of weeks. From a heady World Twenty20 championship last year to an Ashes triumph down under after 24 ... Read more...

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Strauss under pressure to find right balance for England bowling attack


February 3rd, 2011 - 5:13 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Feb 3 (ANI): England skipper Andrew Strauss has admitted he had the job ahead of finding the right balance for his bowling attack after they were unable to defend 6-333, as ... Read more...

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