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Gayle wants birthday win against Australia


September 21st, 2012 - 3:01 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Sep 21 (IANS/CMC) One of the most feared batsmen in the shortest form of cricket, Chris Gayle wants to celebrate his 33rd birthday with a victory when the West Indies ... Read more...

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Disappointed with loss, but lot of positives: Dhoni


September 12th, 2012 - 1:54 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 12 (IANS) India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni was disappointed with the team's one-run loss to New Zealand in Tuesday's Twenty20 international ahead of the World Twenty20 starting ... Read more...

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Windies has attack for all seasons, says confident Gibson


September 8th, 2012 - 3:12 pm ICT by IANS
Bridgetown (Barbados), Sep 8 (IANS/CMC) Head coach Ottis Gibson believes the West Indies boasts a bowling attack that will thrive in whatever conditions the team meets during the World Twenty20 Championship ... Read more...

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Dhoni happy with team’s showing against New Zealand


September 3rd, 2012 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 3 (IANS) India skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni Monday ticked all the positive boxes while asserting that he was quite happy with the overall performances of the team ... Read more...

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Kiwis in with a chance, feels coach Carter


September 2nd, 2012 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 2 (IANS) New Zealand have as good a chance as India to win the second Test given their array of fast bowlers who will have a major say ... Read more...

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U-19 World Cup: Pakistan on track for worst finish


August 22nd, 2012 - 5:19 pm ICT by IANS
Townsville (Australia), Aug 22 (IANS) Two-time champions Pakistan are heading for their worst finish in the Under-19 Cricket World Cup after a 16-run loss to the West Indies at Endeavour ... Read more...

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ICC U-19 World Cup: Windies clash with Kiwis for semi-final spot


August 19th, 2012 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
Townsville (Australia), Aug 19 (IANS/CMC) Unbeaten West Indies team will chase a spot in the final four of the Under-19 cricket World Cup when they clash with New Zealand in their ... Read more...

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Gayle hoping to give home fans special treat


July 5th, 2012 - 2:44 pm ICT by IANS
Kingston (Jamaica), July 5 (IANS/CMC) Chris Gayle returns to Sabina Park with the West Indies for the first time in three years and is hoping he can deliver something special before ... Read more...

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Sekar hoping for better show against Super Kings


May 24th, 2012 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 24 (IANS) While promising a better performance Friday against the Chennai Super Kings in the Qualifier-2 game, TA Sekar, the Delhi Daredevils coach believed that his team ... Read more...

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Bichel doesn’t want to be Aussie bowling coach


May 18th, 2012 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, May 18 (IANS) Andy Bichel, bowling coach of Indian Premier League (IPL) side Chennai Super Kings, says he does not want to be Australia's next bowling coach because of ... Read more...

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Besieged Windies facing heavy defeat after limp display


May 12th, 2012 - 4:51 pm ICT by IANS
Northampton (England), May 12 (IANS/CMC) Embattled West Indies were facing the prospect of an innings defeat after their bowlers let England Lions off the hook and their batsmen then suffered their ... Read more...

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Sangakkara tips Knight Riders to win IPL


May 10th, 2012 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) Bottom-placed Deccan Chargers captain Kumar Sangakkara has predicted that Shahrukh Khan-owned Kolkata Knight Riders will win the fifth edition of the Indian Premier League ... Read more...

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Daredevils pace attack has blossomed under Simmons: Morkel


May 5th, 2012 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 5 (IANS) Delhi Daredevils fast bowler Morne Morkel said Saturday that their pace attack has blossomed under the guidance of coach Eric Simmons."Simmons is not just ... Read more...

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Sehwag not dropped, Kohli excellent future captain: Srikkanth


February 29th, 2012 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 29 (IANS) Indian chief cricket selector Krishnamachari Srikkanth Wednesday rated Virat Kohli as an "excellent future captain" and insisted that Virender Sehwag was not dropped and only ... Read more...

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Harris considering retirement from Test cricket


February 17th, 2012 - 5:39 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Feb 17 (IANS) Australian fast bowler Ryan Harris is contemplating retiring from Test cricket as injuries take a toll on his body.Harris, voted one of the best fast bowlers ... Read more...

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Jadeja, Vinay Kumar, Jayawardene top draws at IPL auction (Second Lead)


February 4th, 2012 - 4:55 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 4 (IANS) Ravindra Jadeja, R. Vinay Kumar and Mahela Jayawardene became the top draws while West Indies all-rounder Andre Russell and leggie Sunil Narine were the surprise buys ... Read more...

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Pakistani cricketer Aamer released from jail


February 2nd, 2012 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 2 (IANS) Pakistani cricketer Mohammad Aamer, convicted of spot-fixing, was released from a British jail after serving half of a six-month sentence for his part in the infamous ... Read more...

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‘BCCI will prepare fair wickets’


January 24th, 2012 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) president N. Srinivasan has said that sporting wickets and not rank turners would be prepared for ... Read more...

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Bowling to Indians a great challenge, says Lyon


January 22nd, 2012 - 3:06 am ICT by IANS
Adelaide, Jan 21 (IANS) Australia's off-spinner Nathan Lyon, who is likely to play in the Adelaide Test against India, says bowling to the best batsmen against spin has taught him ... Read more...

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Boots potential cause for foot injuries in pacers: CA


January 17th, 2012 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 17 (IANS) Cricket Australia (CA) suspects that the boots worn by speedsters Patrick Cummins, James Pattinson and Josh Hazlewood could be the reason behind their foot injuries.The trio ... Read more...

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Australia retain squad for Adelaide Test


January 17th, 2012 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 17 (IANS) Australia Tuesday announced an unchanged 12-member squad for the fourth and final Test in Adelaide starting Jan 24 as they chase a 4-0 whitewash of India.Having ... Read more...

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It wouldn’t be ‘wrong decision’ to play four quicks: WACA curator


January 12th, 2012 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
Perth, Jan 12 (IANS) WACA ground curator Cameron Sutherland Thursday said it wouldn't be a "wrong decision" to play four quicks in Perth.Asked whether Australia should play four fast bowlers ... Read more...

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Zaheer defends go-karting session, backs India to do well at Perth


January 10th, 2012 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
Perth, Jan 10 (IANS) India pace spearhead Zaheer Khan defended the team's go-karting rendezvous after embarrassing losses in the first two Tests, and is confident of bouncing back in ... Read more...

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Bounce India out from Sydney ground, says Clarke


December 31st, 2011 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Dec 31 (IANS) Australian captain Michael Clarke challenged his bowlers to bounce India out from the second Test that starts Tuesday at the Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG)."I love the ... Read more...

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India will come back strongly in Sydney: Ganguly


December 30th, 2011 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Dec 30 (IANS) Former captain Sourav Ganguly is confident India will bounce back in the second Test against Australia at the Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG) starting Tuesday.India suffered a ... Read more...

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McDermott hailed for turning around Australian pace attack


December 29th, 2011 - 6:43 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Dec 29 (IANS) Former Australian Test fast bowler Craig McDermott has done a great job with the pace battery since taking over in May as the bowling coach.The results ... Read more...

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India suffer batting collapse, Hilfenhaus bags maiden fifer (Lead)


December 28th, 2011 - 9:44 am ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Dec 28 (IANS) India suffered a batting collapse losing seven wickets for 68 runs before being bundled out for 268 runs in the first innings, in reply to Australia ... Read more...

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Australia fully prepared for India: Haddin


December 25th, 2011 - 6:11 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Dec 25 (IANS) Australian wicketkeeper-batsman Brad Haddin says the team has put behind it the recent loss to New Zealand and is fully prepared to take on India in ... Read more...

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Dhoni dismisses fitness concerns ahead of Boxing Day Test


December 24th, 2011 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Dec 24 (IANS) India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni has shrugged off fitness concerns in his team ahead of the first Test against Australia, beginning here Monday, and stressed ... Read more...

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Shane Warne’s bronze statue unveiled outside hallowed MCG


December 22nd, 2011 - 1:01 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Dec 22 (IANS) Shane Warne was immortalised in bronze Thursday with a new statue of the legendary Australian cricketer being unveiled outside the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG).Almost five years ... Read more...

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Experience will hold us in good stead: Dhoni


December 14th, 2011 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
Canberra, Dec 14 (IANS) Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni believes the experience in the team's ranks will hold it in good stead against Australia in the four-match Test series ... Read more...

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Rohit stars in India thrilling one-wicket win over West Indies (Roundup)


November 30th, 2011 - 12:53 am ICT by IANS
Cuttack, Nov 29 (IANS) Rohit Sharma starred with a match-winning half-century as India clinched a thrilling one-wicket win against the West Indies in a low scoring first ODI of ... Read more...

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Lawson criticises CA’s selection policy


November 28th, 2011 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Nov 28 (IANS) Former Australia pacer Geoff Lawson has lashed out at Cricket Australia's (CA) selectors for leaving out young pace sensation Pat Cummins from the first Test against ... Read more...

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Cummins has an uncanny similarity to Steyn: Arthur


November 22nd, 2011 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Nov 22 (IANS) Australian coach Mickey Arthur finds an uncanny similarity between teen sensation Pat Cummins and South African fast bowling star Dale Steyn.Arthur was the South Africa coach ... Read more...

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Our bowling looks very balanced: Dhoni


November 17th, 2011 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 17 (IANS) Indian skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni Thursday expressed happiness with the performance of his bowlers, saying the team has a balanced attack."I think the whole bowling unit ... Read more...

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