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Dhoni blames injuries for nightmarish English summer


September 17th, 2011 - 5:28 pm ICT by IANS
Cardiff, Sep 17 (IANS) India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni said that injuries to key players was the main reason behind his team's disastrous performance during the winless English summer.Dhoni said ... Read more...

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Uganda jails two for roles in deadly World Cup bombing


September 17th, 2011 - 2:00 pm ICT by BNO News
KAMPALA (BNO NEWS) -- Uganda's High Court on Friday sentenced two men to 25 years and 5 years in jail for their involvement in the twin bombings which killed 76 people in ... Read more...

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Dravid gears up for his ODI swan song at Cardiff


September 15th, 2011 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
Cardiff, Sep 15 (IANS) Former captain Rahul Dravid is all set to bid adieu to One-Day Internationals and India hope to end their nightmarish English summer on a winning ... Read more...

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Pakistani fans happy with hockey team despite loss to India


September 14th, 2011 - 5:31 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 14 (IANS) The Pakistan hockey team may have lost to its arch-rivals India in Asian Hockey Championship final but most of the Pakistani people and hockey officials here ... Read more...

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Sarwan determined to bounce back after low point


August 3rd, 2011 - 3:25 pm ICT by IANS
Hamilton (Bermuda), Aug 3 (IANS/CMC) West Indies batsman Ramnaresh Sarwan has admitted he considered quitting international cricket recently but says he now intends to fight for his spot in the regional ... Read more...

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Batting on Caribbean wickets tough: Dravid


July 5th, 2011 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
Roseau (Dominica), July 5 (IANS) India's batting mainstay Rahul Dravid says the wickets in the West Indies are one of the toughest to bat on and it is difficult ... Read more...

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Sharma gives India a slender lead against the West Indies (Lead)


July 1st, 2011 - 8:15 am ICT by IANS
Bridgetown (Barbados), July 1 (IANS) Lanky fast bowler Ishant Sharma picked up career best six for 55 as India finished the third day of the second cricket Test with ... Read more...

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Indian cricket team leaves for West Indies


June 1st, 2011 - 2:11 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 1 (IANS) Led by Suresh Raina, a depleted Indian cricket team left for the West Indies in the early hours of Wednesday for a Twenty20 and the ... Read more...

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Dhoni praises Vijay, Hussey for laying foundation for victory


May 29th, 2011 - 2:53 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 29 (IANS) Chennai Super Kings skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni heaped praise on his team's opening batsmen - Murali Vijay and Michael Hussey for laying foundation of his team's triumph ... Read more...

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Misbah guides Pakistan to series-clinching victory over Windies in 3rd ODI


April 29th, 2011 - 5:31 pm ICT by ANI
Bridgetown, April 29(ANI): Pakistan have clinched the one-day international (ODI) series against the West Indies as Misbah-ul-Haq dragged the visiting team to a three-wicket victory in the third one-dayer of the five-match ... Read more...

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Pakistan confident of resuming international hockey during 2011


April 27th, 2011 - 1:05 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, April 27(ANI): Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF) Secretary Asif Bajwa has expressed confidence that international fixtures would be resumed in the country by the end of this year."We are confident of resuming ... Read more...

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Afridi lauds Shehzad for guiding Pakistan to victory over Windies in 2nd ODI


April 26th, 2011 - 12:54 pm ICT by ANI
Gros Islet (St.Lucia), April 26(ANI): Pakistan's limited-overs captain Shahid Afridi has lauded opening batsman Ahmed Shehzad for steering Pakistan to a seven-wicket win against the West Indies.Shehzad hit seven fours and one ... Read more...

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India’s commerce secretary to visit Pakistan next week


April 21st, 2011 - 1:31 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 21 (IANS) India's Commerce Secretary Rahul Khullar leading a six-member delegation will arrive here April 26 to hold talks on trade related issues.Khullar will hold talks ... Read more...

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Indo-Pak cricket rivalry bigger than Ashes: Waqar


April 15th, 2011 - 2:20 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, April 15(ANI): Pakistan cricket coach Waqar Younis has called for the resumption of Indo-Pak cricket ties, saying that a contest between the archrivals is more significant than the Ashes."The most ... Read more...

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No farewell match for Shoaib Akhtar


April 14th, 2011 - 3:05 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, April 14 (IANS) The Pakistan team management is averse to the idea of playing a 'farewell match' for controversial fast bowler Shoaib Akhtar. The News reported that Pakistani ... Read more...

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Pak team management against Shoaib Akhtar’s swansong appearance


April 14th, 2011 - 2:50 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, April 14(ANI): The Pakistan cricket team management is against the idea of giving a farewell match to legendary pacer Shoaib Akhtar, who retired during the ICC World Cup 2011 last ... Read more...

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Lashkar plan to strike World Cup was thwarted: Pillai


April 11th, 2011 - 6:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 11 (IANS) Pakistan-based terror outfit Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) planned to attack the cricket World Cup final in Mumbai, but the plot was thwarted by the Indian intelligence ... Read more...

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17 held for betting on cricket World Cup final


April 5th, 2011 - 12:53 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 4 (IANS) Seventeen people, including two students, were arrested and six syndicates busted for betting on the India-Sri Lanka cricket World Cup final match played in Mumbai, ... Read more...

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Obama hails India’s victory in World Cup: envoy


April 4th, 2011 - 11:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 4 (IANS) US President Barack Obama congratulated the Indian cricket team - "Kings of Cricket" - for bringing back the World Cup to the country ... Read more...

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Dhoni watched India-Lanka final on TV instead of partying after WC win


April 4th, 2011 - 10:48 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 4 (ANI): Skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni was busy watching the final match once again on TV and stayed away from celebrations when entire team and the country was celebrating ... Read more...

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Nadal face-off didn’t stop Federer from celebrating wife’s b’day in style


April 4th, 2011 - 6:51 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Apr 4 (ANI): Tennis hunk Roger Federer celebrated wife Mirka's birthday with a grand dinner despite having a semi-final match against top-ranked Rafael Nadal at the Sony Ericsson Open ... Read more...

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Chaat seller sacrifices goat in Nepal for India’s World Cup win


April 4th, 2011 - 4:37 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, April 4 (IANS) Did Team India win the World Cup Saturday because of the gritty batting by captain M.S. Dhoni or persistently good performance of Yuvraj Singh or the ... Read more...

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Bangladesh media lauds Indian victory


April 4th, 2011 - 12:23 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, April 4 (IANS) Newspapers in Bangladesh, which was a co-host for the cricket World Cup, have feted winners India, runners-up Sri Lanka and all those who contributed to the ... Read more...

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Delhiites continue World Cup celebrations (Lead)


April 3rd, 2011 - 10:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 3 (IANS) Some visited places of worship while others distributed sweets among friends and relatives, but one thing common to many Delhiites was that they were enjoying ... Read more...

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Jharkhand to make him ‘Doctor’ Dhoni


April 3rd, 2011 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, April 3 (IANS) The Jharkhand government Sunday said that it would confer an honorary doctorate degree on local boy and Indian cricket captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni - who is ... Read more...

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Euphoric fans throng Gambhir’s Delhi home


April 3rd, 2011 - 5:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 3 (IANS) A day after India clinched the World Cup, fans thronged outside ace batsman Gautam Gambhir's home in central Delhi Sunday to congratulate his family. ... Read more...

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Akhtar would have made a difference in WC semi-final against India: Amir


April 3rd, 2011 - 2:31 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, April 3(ANI): Pakistan pace bowler Mohammad Amir has said Shoaib Akhtar would have undoubtedly made a difference if he had been allowed to play in the crucial World Cup semi-final ... Read more...

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Happy next-door-brother India has won: Pakistan


April 3rd, 2011 - 2:05 pm ICT by IANS
Lahore, April 3 (IANS) It would have been wonderful if Pakistan had won the cricket World Cup but the Indian team deserved to win, said many Pakistanis who avidly ... Read more...

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World Cup win festivity continues Sunday


April 3rd, 2011 - 1:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 3 (IANS) After a night of fireworks, dancing and loud cheering, the World Cup win ecstasy continued Sunday with Delhiites determined to take the celebrations to another ... Read more...

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Indians in Canada celebrate World Cup win (Lead)


April 3rd, 2011 - 12:41 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, April 3 (IANS) Indians across Canada erupted in joy as Team India skipper M.S. Dhoni hit the winning six to lift the cricket World Cup. Many danced on the ... Read more...

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Gilani congratulates Manmohan on India’s World Cup win


April 3rd, 2011 - 12:39 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 3 (IANS) Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has congratulated Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on India winning the cricket World Cup final and expressed hope that the ... Read more...

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Gilani congratulates Manmohan on India’s World Cup victory


April 3rd, 2011 - 11:27 am ICT by ANI
Islamabad, April 3(ANI): Pakistan Prime Minister Syed Yusuf Raza Gilani has congratulated his Indian counterpart Dr Manmohan Singh on the Indian cricket team's victory in the ICC World Cup 2011.India, which ... Read more...

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Celebrations erupt in Canada over India’s victory


April 3rd, 2011 - 1:44 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, April 3 (IANS) Indians across Canada erupted in celebrations when skipper M.S. Dhoni hit the winning six to lift the cricket World Cup for the second time in 28 ... Read more...

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Eunuchs participate in ‘Kalash rally’ in Bhopal


April 2nd, 2011 - 7:25 pm ICT by ANI
Bhopal, Apr 2(ANI): Eunuchs from across the country participated in a special rally to create relationships among themselves in Bhopal on Saturday.Eunuchs said that the 'Kalash rally' holds a special significance for ... Read more...

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Sibal stresses on spreading distance education


April 2nd, 2011 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 2 (IANS) Human Resource Development Minister Kapil Sibal Saturday said the government was aiming to get at least seven million students, largely from the underprivileged sections, enrolled ... Read more...

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