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Ritu to lead India in Champions Challenge 1


September 10th, 2012 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) Ritu Rani will lead the Indian team in the Women's Electric Ireland Hockey Champions Challenge 1 Dublin from Sep 29 to Oct 7 at the ... Read more...

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Kohli leads strong Indian response (Roundup)


September 1st, 2012 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 1 (IANS) Indian middle-order revelled in summer sunshine as the home team overcame a shaky start to post 283 for five at stumps in reply to New ... Read more...

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Koevermans includes Chettri in Nehru Cup probables


August 7th, 2012 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 7 (IANS) India's chief football coach Wim Koevermans has included skipper Sunil Chettri in the 27-probables for the Nehru Cup after the striker got an assurance from ... Read more...

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Play Indian-style attacking hockey: Vasudevan Baskaran (Interview)


July 23rd, 2012 - 6:41 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 23 (IANS) Vasudevan Baskaran, who led India to its last Olympic hockey gold 32 years ago, feels the team needs to adopt the aggressive "Indian style of play" ... Read more...

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ICC declines to make DRS mandatory, retains current format


June 27th, 2012 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, June 27 (IANS) The International Cricket Council (ICC) executive board Wednesday rejected its chief executives' committee's (CEC) decision to make the controversial Decision Review System (DRS) mandatory for ... Read more...

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Royal Challengers restrict Chargers to 132/7 in crunch game (Lead)


May 20th, 2012 - 8:53 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 20 (IANS) Disciplined bowling by Royal Challengers Bangalore restricted Deccan Chargers to 132 for seven in 20 overs in their must-win match in the Indian Premier League ... Read more...

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Knight Riders manage 150 against Pune at Eden derby


May 5th, 2012 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata May 5 (IANS) Kolkata Knight Riders failed to fully utilise a rollicking start and were restricted to 150/5 on a slow Eden Gardens surface against Pune Warriors in ... Read more...

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Bowlers standing tall in IPL


May 3rd, 2012 - 3:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 3 (IANS) The high-octane Indian Premier League (IPL) is seen as an inviting field for bludgeoning, slashing and slogging batsmen. However, it is no longer so heavily ... Read more...

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Gambhir powers KKR to an imposing total (Lead)


April 28th, 2012 - 11:47 pm ICT by IANS
by Anurag Dey Kolkata, April 28 (IANS) Captain Gautam Gambhir's stroke filled 93 powered Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) to an imposing 190/4 in their Indian Premier League (IPL) match against Royal ... Read more...

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Super Kings chalk up third win (Lead)


April 20th, 2012 - 1:41 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 20 (IANS) Chennai Super Kings turned in a fine all-round performance to beat Pune Warriors by 13 runs here at the M.A. Chidambaram Stadium Thursday to notch ... Read more...

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India ride on Kohli and Gambhir’s brilliance to beat Sri Lanka (Lead)


March 13th, 2012 - 11:42 pm ICT by IANS
Mirpur (Dhaka), March 13 (IANS) Riding on centuries from Gautam Gambhir and Virat Kohli, India defeated Sri Lanka by 50 runs in the second ODI of the Asia Cup ... Read more...

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Gambhir, Kohli hit centuries as India set Sri Lanka 305 to chase (Lead)


March 13th, 2012 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
Mirpur (Dhaka), March 13 (IANS) A double century stand between centurions Gautam Gambhir and Virat Kohli took India to a competitive 304 for three in 50 overs against Sri ... Read more...

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Warner, Hussey, Wade take Australia to 252/9 (Lead)


February 26th, 2012 - 3:46 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Feb 26 (IANS) Australia made 252 for nine in a must-win match for India, thanks to fifties from David Warner, Matthew Wade and David Hussey.Warner (68) provided the ... Read more...

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BCCI steps in to sort out Dhoni-Sehwag differences


February 23rd, 2012 - 11:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) The Indian cricket board had to finally step in Thursday and asked India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni and his deputy Virender Sehwag to patch-up ... Read more...

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Ganguly moots multiple captaincy for each format


February 21st, 2012 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 21 (IANS) Former Indian captain Sourav Ganguly has criticised Mahendra Singh Dhoni's ledership and asked the selectors to consider appointing different captains for the three formats ... Read more...

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Clarke strikes double hundred; Australia 469/3 at lunch (Lead)


January 25th, 2012 - 10:11 am ICT by IANS
Adelaide, Jan 25 (IANS) Michael Clarke scored his double hundred of series and shared a record-breaking 385-run stand with Ricky Ponting to guide Australia to 469 for three at lunch ... Read more...

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Akram fears another 0-4 drubbing for India


January 9th, 2012 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 9 (IANS) Former Pakistan captain and fast bowling legend Wasim Akram fears India will suffer another whitewash against Australia after their horrendous English summer when they not ... Read more...

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Expected us to do better in Australia, says Dravid


January 5th, 2012 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 5 (IANS) India's batting great Rahul Dravid said he expected his team to perform better in Australia than what it did on the disastrous summer tour of England.India ... Read more...

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Big Bash launch pales in comparison with IPL


December 17th, 2011 - 3:29 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Dec 17 (IANS) A spectator turnout of 12,285 at the Sydney Cricket Ground for the launch of the Big Bash League (BBL) may not have pleased Cricket Australia (CA) ... Read more...

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No killer instinct: Pollard


December 12th, 2011 - 12:29 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 11 (IANS) Kieron Pollard was all but inconsolable after his maiden One-day century went in vain as the West Indies went down to India by 34 runs here ... Read more...

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India look to seal series against Windies Monday


December 4th, 2011 - 6:59 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, Dec 4 (IANS) India would look to seal the series against the West Indies when they they clash in the third One-dayer at the Sardar Patel Gujarat Stadium ... Read more...

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Warner credits Sehwag for Test berth


November 29th, 2011 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Nov 29 (IANS) Explosive Australian batsman David Warner is all set to make his Test debut after playing his first limited overs game almost three years ago. And ... Read more...

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Mindless diving is of no use: Jonty Rhodes


October 20th, 2011 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) His flexibility and quick reflex actions had left many people in awe but Jonty Rhodes, one of the greatest fielders of cricket, says mindless diving ... Read more...

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New rules confusing, but will make game interesting: Kohli


October 16th, 2011 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) India's middle-order batsman Virat Kohli said Sunday that the new playing rules introduced by the International Cricket Council (ICC) are confusing but would make the ... Read more...

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Indian girls win bronze in U-18 Asia Cup hockey


September 25th, 2011 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
Bangkok, Sep 25 (IANS) India defeated defending champions South Korea 2-0 in the bronze medal play-off at the girls Under-18 Asia Cup hockey tournament here Sunday. The goal scorers for ... Read more...

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Indian cricket pays rich tribute to Tiger Pataudi


September 23rd, 2011 - 12:05 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) Present and former cricketers paid rich tributes to former Indian captain Mansur Ali Khan Pataudi, who passed away here Thursday after battling a lung infection.Abbas ... Read more...

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Dhoni bags Spirit of Cricket award, Trott is Cricketer of the Year


September 13th, 2011 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 13 (IANS) Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni won the Spirit of Cricket Award at the International Cricket Council (ICC) Awards while England batsman Jonathan Trott was named ... Read more...

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Amazed my donkey remark caused a furore in India: Hussain


September 8th, 2011 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 8 (IANS) Former England cricket captain Nasser Hussain says he is amazed to learn that his "donkey" remark caused a furore in India."There are one or two donkeys" ... Read more...

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Nasser Husain’s ‘donkey’ remark upsets Big B (Movie snippets)


September 4th, 2011 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) Former England cricket captain Nasser Hussain's "donkey" remark about Indian fielders has upset Amitabh Bachchan.?Did not like Nasir Hussain, ex-cricket Captain of UK (Britain), refer ... Read more...

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Signs good for England, they can dominate the world: Warne


August 15th, 2011 - 4:07 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 15 (IANS) Australia's legendary spinner Shane Warne feels the England side is capable of dominating world cricket like Australia did for over a decade."It is hard to make ... Read more...

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We have not played to our potential: Dhoni


August 13th, 2011 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
Birmingham, Aug 13 (IANS) India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni admitted that his team didn't play to its potential as the visitors surrendered their World No.1 Test crown to England ... Read more...

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Bresnan differs with Fletcher, says it didn’t swing much


August 11th, 2011 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
Birmingham, Aug 11 (IANS) English pacer Tim Bresnan differed with Indian coach Duncan Fletcher's observation that the Edgbaston pitch assisted a lot of swing and seam and hoped that the ... Read more...

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Bell admits being naive


August 1st, 2011 - 5:49 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 1 (IANS) England batsman Ian Bell took the blame for his bizarre run out on the third day of the second cricket Test which almost soured relations between ... Read more...

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England take control of second Test (Roundup)


August 1st, 2011 - 2:11 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 1 (IANS) England batted themselves to a commanding position in the second cricket Test, reaching 441/6 at stumps in the second innings, on a day when the ... Read more...

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When Indian team turned from villains to heroes


July 31st, 2011 - 11:40 pm ICT by IANS
Nottingham, July 31 (IANS) They were the villains of the piece on a day of high drama and suspense Sunday, but within minutes the Indian team and captain Mahendra Singh ... Read more...

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