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Pietersen left out of England Test squad for India tour


September 18th, 2012 - 7:17 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 18 (IANS) Kevin Pietersen's name was missing from the English squad for India tour that was announced by the selectors Tuesday, who looked to the future with ... Read more...

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English Chess hit by race row over abuse of young Muslim players


August 16th, 2012 - 9:28 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Aug 16 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Three young Muslim chess players are said to have been abused by their supporters and other competitors in an English chess competition. The three players aged 13, ... Read more...

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British government to boycott Euro 2012


June 8th, 2012 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 8 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The British government will boycott Euro 2012, citing concerns about justice in co-host country Ukraine, the UK Foreign Office said.Senior politicians from Germany, France and ... Read more...

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England, New Zealand, Australia to tour India in 2012/13


May 22nd, 2012 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) India are all set to host three major international series from August 2012 to March 2013, involving ten Tests, five ODIs and four Twenty20 Internationals.The ... Read more...

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I always look forward to the IPL: Morgan


March 28th, 2012 - 11:13 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 28 (IANS) Kolkata Knight Riders player Eoin Morgan says he always looks forward to learning lessons from the Indian Premier League, which the left hander holds as a ... Read more...

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Ajmal passes doosra tips to Worcestershire team-mate


February 29th, 2012 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 29 (IANS) Pakistan spinner Saeed Ajmal, who tormented the England team in the recent cricket Test series, is happy passing on the secrets of the doosra to Worcestershire ... 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, Stuart checks in as caretaker England boss


February 9th, 2012 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 9 (IANS) With just five months left for the Euro 2012, England football is in turmoil with the resignation of national team manager Fabio Capello over differences with ... 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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Graham Onions may walk into first Test team


January 10th, 2012 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Jan 10 (IANS) Graham Onions, called in following an elbow injury to Tim Bresnan, may walk into the England team for the first cricket Test against Pakistan if he ... Read more...

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Swann: Prison sentences to Pak trio a ‘wake-up call’


November 14th, 2011 - 10:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 14 (IANS) England spinner Graeme Swann feels the punishment handed out to the three guilty Pakistani players will serve as a "massive wake-up call" for cricket.The Pakistani trio ... Read more...

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England No.1 T20 side, India 5th


October 24th, 2011 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Oct 24 (IANS) Reigning World Twenty20 champions England are the No.1 ranked side in the Twenty20 International (T20I) team rankings launched here Monday.England, which is also the top ranked ... Read more...

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Bresnan fined for showing dissent against umpires in Mohali


October 21st, 2011 - 4:51 pm ICT by IANS
Mohali, Oct 21 (IANS) England fast bowler Tim Bresnan was fined 7.5 percent of his match fees for breaching the International Cricket Council (ICC) code of conduct during the third ... 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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Flower slams timing of Swann’s autobiography


October 16th, 2011 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) England team director Andy Flower has slammed spinner Graeme Swann for the poor timing of his autobiography "The Breaks Are Off" which is being serialised ... Read more...

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India should open with Gambhir, says Wasim Akram


October 15th, 2011 - 10:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) Legendary Pakistan bowler Wasim Akram says India, after their emphatic win in the opening game, will only get better in the ODI series but ... Read more...

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IPL auction: English cricketers to be most sought after


October 9th, 2011 - 4:42 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 9 (IANS) The English cricketers' dominating performance against India is going to raise their profiles in the next seasons' Indian Premier League (IPL) auction with at least five ... Read more...

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England will stay No.1 for a long time: Harminson


October 8th, 2011 - 9:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 8 (IANS) Former England pace bowler Steve Harmison feels the current side will reign at the top of world cricket for years.Harmison, alongwith Andrew Flintoff, Marcus ­Trescothick and ... Read more...

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A fit Samit Patel raring to go


October 6th, 2011 - 2:55 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Oct 6 (IANS) Having overcome fitness problems which kept him out of England team for two-and-a-half years, Samit Rohit Patel is raring to go in the five-match One-day series ... Read more...

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England team arrives in Hyderabad


October 4th, 2011 - 12:44 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Oct 4 (IANS) The England cricket team arrived here Tuesday for a five-match one-day series and a Twenty20 game against India.The first one-day international is scheduled to be played ... Read more...

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Depleted Windies aim to punch up England in first T20I


September 23rd, 2011 - 12:57 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 23 (IANS/CMC) A vastly under-strength West Indies will contest the first of two Twenty20 Internationals when they face England at The Oval Friday.For various reasons, West Indies are shorn ... Read more...

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Gibson remains buoyant ahead of T20I in England


September 22nd, 2011 - 1:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 22 (IANS/CMC) West Indies got down to business Wednesday with their first training session ahead of the two Twenty20 International against England this weekend at The Oval.Coach Ottis Gibson ... Read more...

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BCCI stays mum on players’ no-show at ICC Awards


September 15th, 2011 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 15 (IANS) The Indian cricket board Thursday refused to comment on the team's no-show at the International Criket Council's (ICC) award function in London three days ago.Board of ... Read more...

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Lorgat slams Indian team for skipping ICC awards


September 13th, 2011 - 8:29 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 13 (IANS) Describing the Indian cricket team's skipping the ICC annual awards function here as a "shame", International Cricket Council chief Haroon Lorgat Tuesday said the Board of ... Read more...

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Indians were not prepared to deal with England: Kapil


August 28th, 2011 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 28 (IANS) Former captain Kapil Dev blasted the Indian cricket team for their failure to put up a fight and surrender their World No.1 Test crown to England.India ... Read more...

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Strauss praises team for splendid show


August 22nd, 2011 - 11:06 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 22 (IANS) England captain Andrew Strauss praised his team for the splendid show against India that saw them win the series 4-0 and also become the No.1 Test ... 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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India cricket team’s security upgraded


August 20th, 2011 - 1:05 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 20 (IANS) The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) is shelling out some extra money to upgrade the security of the Indian team following recent riots which have ... Read more...

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India can take heart from their record at the Oval


August 17th, 2011 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 17 (IANS) A crest-fallen Indian team returned to a relatively calmer London for the fourth and last cricket Test, starting Thursday, with high hopes against the just ... Read more...

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We are very optimistic, Anderson is fit to play: Strauss


August 17th, 2011 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 17 (IANS) England captain Andrew Strauss said Wednesday his pace spearhead James Anderson would be fit for the fourth and the final Test against India starting at The ... Read more...

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Andrew Strauss to get ICC mace after Oval Test


August 15th, 2011 - 6:48 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 15 (IANS) England captain Andrew Strauss will receive the International Cricket Council's (ICC) mace for becoming the World No.1 Test side after the conclusion of the fourth Test ... Read more...

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Meticulous long-term planning was key to England’s success: Anderson


August 14th, 2011 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
Birmingham, Aug 14 (IANS) England pace spearhead Jimmy Anderson has revealed that meticulous long-term planning was behind the Test team's climb to the World No.1 ranking and said the next ... Read more...

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England deserve to be No.1 Test team: ICC


August 13th, 2011 - 11:01 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Aug 13 (IANS) The International Cricket Council (ICC) Saturday lauded England for becoming the No.1 Test side in the world.ICC chief executive Haroon Lorgat, complimenting the England and Wales ... Read more...

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Playing four pacers a possibility: Dhoni


August 9th, 2011 - 9:00 pm ICT by IANS
Birmingham, Aug 9 (IANS) Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni did not rule out playing a four-pronged pace attack in the third Test against England beginning at Edgbaston here Wednesday."We ... Read more...

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Reaching No.1 spot is not the end of the journey: Swann


August 4th, 2011 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 4 (IANS) England's front-line spinner Graeme Swann feels that becoming the No.1 Test side will not be enough for the Andrew Strauss-led side.England, who lead the four-match Test ... Read more...

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