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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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Senior citizen dies of swine flu in Lucknow


August 22nd, 2012 - 1:57 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 22 (IANS) Swine flu has claimed the life of a retired doctor here, an official said Wednesday. Dr S.B. Singh, a physiotherapist who had retired from the King ... Read more...

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Now Blake keen on playing in Australia’s Big Bash


August 17th, 2012 - 1:48 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 17 (IANS/CMC) Jamaican sprint sensation Yohan Blake says he bowls faster than Olympic champion Usian Bolt and that there is a "real possibility" that he could debut his international ... Read more...

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West Indies eyeing first clean sweep in ten years (Preview)


August 2nd, 2012 - 3:09 pm ICT by IANS
Kingston (Jamaica), Aug 2 (IANS/CMC) Inspired by the dream of a series sweep, the West Indies will be gunning for another win against New Zealand when the second and final ... Read more...

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Edwards replaces Rampaul for Jamaica Test


July 31st, 2012 - 3:18 pm ICT by IANS
Kingston (Jamaica), July 31 (IANS/CMC) West Indies fast bowler speedster Fidel Edwards has replaced injured Ravi Rampaul in the 13-man West Indies squad for the second and final Test against New ... Read more...

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Roach, Gayle fire West Indies to victory


July 30th, 2012 - 3:13 pm ICT by IANS
North Sound (Antigua), July 30 (IANS/CMC) Kemar Roach put the chains in motion before Chris Gayle coolly navigated the West Indies to a nine-wicket victory over New Zealand in the first ... Read more...

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Powell’s century leaves India A in a tight spot


June 18th, 2012 - 9:03 am ICT by IANS
Gros Islet (St Lucia), June 18 (IANS/CMC) India A will be hard put to save the third and final Test and the series after opener Kieran Powell's gritty century gave West ... Read more...

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West Indies A 127/2 at lunch on second day


June 18th, 2012 - 1:01 am ICT by IANS
Gros Islet (St Lucia), June 17 (IANS/CMC) West Indies A, responding to India A's first-innings score of 230, were 127 for two at lunch on the second day of the third ... Read more...

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India A struggling at 168 for 6


June 17th, 2012 - 2:49 am ICT by IANS
Gros Islet (St Lucia), June 17 (IANS/CMC) India A, sent in by West Indies A, were struggling at 168 for six at tea on the opening day of the third and ... Read more...

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Ramdin jumps 20 spots amidst controversy


June 13th, 2012 - 4:38 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, June 13 (IANS/CMC) Despite the swirling controversy over his ill-advised jibe at Sir Vivian Richards, West Indies wicketkeeper/batsman Denesh Ramdin was the biggest mover in the latest International Cricket Council ... Read more...

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England consolidate their lead in Test rankings


June 12th, 2012 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, June 12 (IANS) England claimed the series 2-0 against the West Indies and have now taken an outright lead as the number one team ahead of South Africa in ... Read more...

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Ramdin penalised by ICC over Viv jibe


June 11th, 2012 - 11:15 pm ICT by IANS
Birmingham, June 11 (IANS/CMC) West Indies wicketkeeper-batsman Denesh Ramdin has been slapped with a fine by the International Cricket Council (ICC) for his controversial jibe at Vivian Richards while celebrating his ... Read more...

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Ramdin penalised by ICC over Viv jibe


June 11th, 2012 - 11:15 pm ICT by IANS
Birmingham, June 11 (IANS/CMC) West Indies wicketkeeper-batsman Denesh Ramdin has been slapped with a fine by the International Cricket Council (ICC) for his controversial jibe at Vivian Richards while celebrating his ... Read more...

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Final day of Edgbaston Test washed out


June 11th, 2012 - 11:01 pm ICT by IANS
Birmingham, June 11 (IANS/CMC) The third and final Test between England and West Indies finished without a decision after rain forced the abandonment of the final day at Edgbaston here Monday.Persistent ... Read more...

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Ramdin apologises to legend Sir Viv for taunt


June 11th, 2012 - 2:46 pm ICT by IANS
Birmingham, June 11 (IANS/CMC) West Indies' wicketkeeper-batsman Denesh Ramdin has apologised to Sir Vivian Richards after taunting the legendary West Indies batsman while celebrating his century on the fourth day of ... Read more...

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Patience has been the key: Samuels


June 10th, 2012 - 3:59 pm ICT by IANS
Birmingham, June 10 (IANS/CMC) In-form batsman Marlon Samuels says he owes his recent success against World No.1 England to a new patient attitude, especially in the challenging bowler-friendly English conditions.The right-hander ... Read more...

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Samuels, Ramdin hold West Indies together


June 10th, 2012 - 3:58 pm ICT by IANS
Birmingham, June 10 (IANS/CMC) In-form batsman Marlon Samuels stroked his third half-century in as many innings while the struggling Denesh Ramdin hit his first in three years to break a prolonged ... Read more...

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Rain washes out second day’s play in Edgbaston Test


June 8th, 2012 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
Birmingham, June 8 (IANS/CMC) After washing out play without a ball bowled on the opening day, rain again forced the abandonment of the second day of the third and final Test ... Read more...

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Rain washes out play in Birmingham Test


June 8th, 2012 - 3:04 am ICT by IANS
Birmingham (England), June 8 (IANS/CMC) Rain has wrecked the opening day of the third and final Test between England and West Indies at Edgbaston here, forcing play to be abandoned without ... Read more...

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Chanderpaul doubtful for Birmingham Test


June 8th, 2012 - 2:59 am ICT by IANS
Birmingham (England), June 8 (IANS/CMC) Veteran left-hander Shivnarine Chanderpaul is a doubt for the final Test against England after picking up a side strain.The 37-year-old was taken to hospital here Thursday ... Read more...

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Gibson backs top order but says Edwards technique exposed


June 7th, 2012 - 3:02 pm ICT by IANS
Birmingham, June 7 (IANS/CMC) Head coach Ottis Gibson continues to back the struggling West Indies top order despite its repeated failures in the first two Tests against England.None of the West ... Read more...

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Davies drafted as cover for ailing Prior


June 7th, 2012 - 2:59 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 7 (IANS/CMC) England's selectors have called up wicketkeeper Steven Davies for the final Test against the West Indies, as a cover for Matt Prior who is struggling with an ... Read more...

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Barath backs Narine to hurt England in final Test


June 6th, 2012 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS
Birmingham, June 6 (IANS) West Indies opening batsman Adrian Barath has tipped mystery off-spinner Sunil Narine to have a major impact in the final Test against England at Edgbaston starting ... 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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Narine could be trump card in final Test, says Gibson


June 2nd, 2012 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
Leicester (England), June 2 (IANS/ CMC) Mystery off-spinner Sunil Narine could prove a huge asset to the West Indies attempts to avoid a whitewash against England, head coach Ottis Gibson has ... Read more...

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Narine says Test call up a dream come true


June 1st, 2012 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
Port of Spain, June 1 (IANS) Mystery off-spinner Sunil Narine has described his unexpected call up for the Test tour of England as a dream come true.The 24-year-old Trinidadian only ... Read more...

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IPL star Narine to replace Roach in West Indies squad


May 31st, 2012 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
Bridgetown (Barbados), May 31 (IANS/CMC) Indian Premier League (IPL) star off-spinner Sunil Narine could be set for his Test debut after he was called up to replace injured pacer Kemar Roach ... Read more...

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Gibson says Roach loss a huge blow but looks to Best, Edwards


May 31st, 2012 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
Leicester, May 31 (IANS/CMC) West Indies head coach Ottis Gibson has lamented the loss of fast bowler Kemar Roach for the rest of the England series but says he expects the ... Read more...

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West Indies losing mental battle against England: Gibson


May 30th, 2012 - 4:59 pm ICT by IANS
Nottingham (England), May 30 (IANS/CMC) West Indies cricket head coach Ottis Gibson says the team is losing the mental battle, after crashing to a nine-wicket loss in the second Test inside ... Read more...

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England retain same side for Trent Bridge Test


May 23rd, 2012 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 23 (IANS/CMC) England have named an unchanged 13-man squad for the second Test against the West Indies, starting at Trent Bridge Friday.Chief selector Geoff Miller said he was pleased ... Read more...

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Deonarine, Fudadin shine with 50s as visa wait continues


May 8th, 2012 - 4:46 pm ICT by IANS
Kingston (Jamaica), May 8 (IANS/CMC) Stranded West Indies batsmen Narsingh Deonarine and Assad Fudadin kept themselves in shape ahead of their trip to England with half centuries for the Kingston Cricket ... Read more...

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Injury doubts linger over Edwards but Sammy upbeat


May 6th, 2012 - 4:02 pm ICT by IANS
Hove, (England) May 6 (IANS/CMC) Fitness doubts remain over leading fast bowler Fidel Edwards as West Indies' tour of England formally started here, but captain Darren Sammy has backed the speedster ... Read more...

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Former England skipper Stewart gives Sammy high marks


May 4th, 2012 - 2:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 4 (IANS/CMC) Former England skipper Alec Stewart has praised the development of the West Indies side under current skipper Darren Sammy.Stewart, who captained his country in 15 of his ... Read more...

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Ponting not going anywhere: Micky Arthur


May 1st, 2012 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, May 1 (IANS) Australian coach Mickey Arthur said Tuesday that former captain Ricky Ponting was very much in the reckoning to play in next year's Ashes series in England.Ponting ... Read more...

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Sammy’s half-century in vain as Aussies wrap up series


April 28th, 2012 - 3:02 pm ICT by IANS
Roseau (Dominica), April 28 (IANS/CMC) Captain Darren Sammy posted his highest Test score in vain as the West Indies plunged to a 75-run defeat in the third and final Test against ... Read more...

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