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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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Darren Bravo eagerly eyeing World T20 return


September 4th, 2012 - 4:46 pm ICT by IANS
Bridgetown (Barbados), Sep 4 (IANS/CMC) Stylish West Indies batsman Darren Bravo is hoping to rekindle his love affair with Sri Lanka when he suits up for the Twenty20 World Cup later ... Read more...

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Edwards out, Ramdin returns as Windies vice captain


July 23rd, 2012 - 2:47 pm ICT by IANS
St. John's (Antigua), July 23 (IANS/CMC) The West Indies selectors have announced a largely predictable squad for the opening Test against New Zealand starting here Wednesday, with the erratic Denesh ... Read more...

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No Bravo for warm-up match against Black Caps


July 15th, 2012 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
St. John's (Antigua), July 15 (IANS/CMC) Stylish West Indies left-hander Darren Bravo appears to be in a race against time to be fit for the opening Test against New Zealand ... Read more...

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Narine delighted with form in wake of England slump


July 3rd, 2012 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
Fort Lauderdale (Florida), July 3 (IANS/CMC) Exciting off-spinner Sunil Narine says he has banished the demons of the England tour and is happy to be back in form for the West ... Read more...

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Narine bursts back as Windies clinch series


July 2nd, 2012 - 6:11 pm ICT by IANS
Fort Lauderdale( Florida), July 2 (IANS/CMC) Mystery off-spinner Sunil Narine burst back to life following a luckless England tour, bamboozling New Zealand with a four-wicket haul to hand West Indies a ... Read more...

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West Indies, Black Caps gear up for historic Florida T20s


June 27th, 2012 - 3:02 pm ICT by IANS
Fort Lauderdale (Florida), June 27, (IANS/CMC) The embattled West Indies cricket team has touched down here to prepare for two historic Twenty20 Internationals against New Zealand.For the first time, West ... Read more...

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Injured Darren Bravo out of tour, returning home


June 19th, 2012 - 1:28 am ICT by IANS
London, June 18 (IANS/CMC) Injury has ruled West Indies batsman Darren Bravo out of the remainder of the England tour.The stylish left-handed batsman picked up a groin injury during the first ... Read more...

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Hussey to miss England tour


June 10th, 2012 - 6:28 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, June 10 (IANS) Michael Hussey has opted out of Australia's upcoming tour of Ireland and England due to the birth of his fourth child. Peter Forrest has been named ... Read more...

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West Indies hit by poor decision-making: Gibson


June 5th, 2012 - 10:17 am ICT by IANS
Leicester (England), June 5 (IANS/CMC) Head coach Ottis Gibson says the embattled West Indies have played well in patches on the England tour, and if they were still hampered it is ... Read more...

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Fudadin keen to display his talent on England tour


June 2nd, 2012 - 3:59 pm ICT by IANS
Leicester (England), June 2 (IANS/CMC) The West Indies left-hander Assad Fudadin says he is hoping to rekindle his love affair with England once he gets a look-in during the ongoing series.The ... Read more...

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Gayle doesn’t rule out playing in third Test


May 30th, 2012 - 5:05 pm ICT by IANS
Bridgetown (Barbados), May 20 (IANS/CMC) Estranged West Indies batsman Chris Gayle has not ruled out making himself available for the third Test of the West Indies' ill-fated tour of England but ... Read more...

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Holding lambasts WICB, Gibson over handling of senior players


May 25th, 2012 - 1:49 pm ICT by IANS
Bridgetown (Barbados), May 25 (IANS/CMC) Legendary former West Indies fast bowler Michael Holding has yet again slammed the West Indies Cricket Board's (WICB) management of the sport in the ... Read more...

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Gayle selection not my call, says Sammy


May 23rd, 2012 - 3:27 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 23 (IANS/CMC) West Indies captain Darren Sammy has sidestepped suggestions of a late call-up to the Test series for Chris Gayle, especially now that the opener's stint in the ... Read more...

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Boucher likely to retire after England tour


May 11th, 2012 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, May 11 (IANS) South Africa could replace their long standing wicket-keeper Mark Boucher with the talented Thami Tsolekile after the tour to England in July and August.Boucher, 35, has ... Read more...

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Gibson staying out of Gayle-WICB fracas


May 3rd, 2012 - 2:28 pm ICT by IANS
Bridgetown (Barbados), May 3 (IANS/CMC) West Indies coach Ottis Gibson says he is staying out of the Chris Gayle dispute and will wait for the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) to ... Read more...

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Brathwaite will be back, says Sammy


April 30th, 2012 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
Bridgetown (Barbados), April 30 (IANS/CMC) West Indies captain Darren Sammy has backed out-of-form teenage opener Kraigg Brathwaite to bounce back strongly after his axing from the cricket team's tour of England.The ... 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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Rahul Dravid, a gentleman-cricketer to the core (Profile)


March 9th, 2012 - 4:11 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 9 (IANS) Rahul Dravid never believed in half measures. He tried to be perfect in everything he did both on and off the field. For 16 years, ... Read more...

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Age can never be a criterion for selection: Sangakkara


February 13th, 2012 - 7:26 pm ICT by IANS
Adelaide, Feb 13 (IANS) Former Sri Lanka captain and senior batsman Kumar Sangakkara Monday came out in defence of India's ageing players Sachin Tendulkar and Rahul Dravid contending that ... Read more...

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Dhoni relieved after India’s first ODI win overseas since June


February 8th, 2012 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
Perth, Feb 8 (IANS) India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni Wednesday heaved a sigh of relief after the World Champions won their first One-day International since June last year.India defeated Sri ... Read more...

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Tag of ‘poor tourists’ may haunt India again, fears Ganguly


January 11th, 2012 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 11 (IANS) Former India captain Sourav Ganguly fears that the cricket team will be dubbed poor tourists again as some of the big names in Indian cricket ... Read more...

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Hope England nightmare won’t be repeated: Dravid


January 11th, 2012 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
Perth, Jan 11 (IANS) Former India captain and veteran middle-order batsman Rahul Dravid hopes that the ongoing Test series against Australia doesn't turn out to be a nightmare like ... Read more...

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Dhoni prefers umpires to DRS


December 29th, 2011 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Dec 29 (IANS) India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni said Thursday the on-field umpires should be more consistent with their decisions rather than relying on the contentious Decision Review System ... Read more...

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Harbhajan left out of Australia squad


November 26th, 2011 - 2:23 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 26 (IANS) Off-spinner Harbhajan Singh was Saturday left out of India's Test squad for the tour to Australia next month.Harbhajan was dropped after the England tour because ... Read more...

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Will Harbhajan be the 17th player for Oz tour?


November 25th, 2011 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 25 (IANS) Harbhajan Singh's omission from the ODI team for the first three matches against West Indies is perhaps an indication that the off-spinner will not be ... Read more...

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Hype will make it tough for Tendulkar: West Indies coach


November 4th, 2011 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 4 (IANS) West Indies coach Ottis Gibson believes the hype around Sachin Tendulkar's 100th international century could make it tough for the batting maestro.The 42-year-old Gibson ... Read more...

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Hyderabad has done Delhi a good turn (Ferozeshsh Kotla diary)


October 17th, 2011 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 17 (IANS) The Delhi and District Cricket Association (DDCA) heaved a sigh of relief after India's emphatic victory over England in the first One-day International (ODI) in ... Read more...

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India have good chance of going past England in ODI rankings


October 12th, 2011 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Oct 12 (IANS) India will get the opportunity to surpass England in the International Cricket Council (ICC) One-day rankings when they face each other in the five-match series ... Read more...

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Rest required for Dhoni before Australia tour: Sourav


October 7th, 2011 - 7:41 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 7 (IANS) Former Indian cricket captain Sourav Ganguly says incumbent Mahendra Singh Dhoni should get adequate rest before the upcoming tour of Australia as he has to be ... Read more...

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Bairstow hopes to impress on his maiden England tour


October 7th, 2011 - 4:32 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 7 (IANS) Newcomer Jonny Bairstow says his getting picked for England was a proud moment for his family and he hopes to live up to the expectations if ... Read more...

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India will be the favourites: Bell


October 5th, 2011 - 4:02 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 5 (IANS) Ian Bell says India will be the favourites in the forthcoming five One-day Internationals and that the hosts' humbling during the disastrous England tour will amount ... Read more...

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Rehab slow but positive, says Zaheer


October 3rd, 2011 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 3 (IANS) India's pace spearhead Zaheer Khan says his rehabilitation from the ankle surgery is slow but positive and he hopes to return soon to bowl ... Read more...

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India will be itching to get revenge over England: Cook


September 30th, 2011 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 30 (IANS) Skipper Alastair Cook said India will be "itching" to get revenge over England who arrive there for a brief tour during which they will play ... Read more...

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I am a soccer fanatic: Blair


September 28th, 2011 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANS) Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair said here Wednesday that he is a soccer fanatic, and was also the captain of an under-13 cricket team.Blair, ... Read more...

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