fitness issues

Injury prone Jerome Taylor to play in SPL


July 6th, 2012 - 11:58 am ICT by IANS
Port of Spain (Trinidad), July 6 (IANS/CMC) Injury prone West Indies fast bowler Jerome Taylor has been snapped up as one of the overseas signings for the inaugural Sri Lanka Premier ... Read more...

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Troubled Ryder parts ways with New Zealand cricket


May 31st, 2012 - 3:38 pm ICT by IANS
Wellington, May 31 (IANS) Troubled Jesse Ryder amicably parted ways with New Zealand Cricket (NZC) as the talented all-rounder made himself unavailable for the central contracts for the 2012-13 ... Read more...

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Negative comments drained my confidence: Sarwan


May 22nd, 2012 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 22 (IANS/CMC) Out-of-favour batsman Ramnaresh Sarwan has criticised "certain individuals" in the West Indies set-up for the recent slump in his international career and says he is in no ... Read more...

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A fit Samit Patel raring to go


October 6th, 2011 - 2:55 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Oct 6 (IANS) Having overcome fitness problems which kept him out of England team for two-and-a-half years, Samit Rohit Patel is raring to go in the five-match One-day series ... Read more...

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Fitness will be properly scrutinised: Srikkanth


September 29th, 2011 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 29 (IANS) India's chief cricket selector Kris Srikkanth said Thursday that the 15-member squad for the first two ODIs was selected purely on the basis of fitness and ... Read more...

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Yesterday once more for Camino


August 19th, 2011 - 1:43 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 19 (IANS) For Argentine assistant football coach Julian Camino, now on a visit to the city for surveying the preparedness for the Sept2 FIFA international friendly tie between ... Read more...

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Mahindra riders make top-15 finish in Czech Moto GP


August 14th, 2011 - 11:48 pm ICT by IANS
Brno (Cezch Republic), Aug 14 (IANS) India's Mahindra Racing bikers made top-15 finishes for the second time in the season, with Danny Webb at 12th place and Marcel Schrotter at ... Read more...

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Saina confident of making a mark in Indian Open


April 25th, 2011 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 25 (IANS) Saina Nehwal, favourite to win the Indian Open Super Series beginning Thursday, has brushed aside fitness issues and said she is confident of living up ... Read more...

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Malinga retires from Tests to prolong international career


April 22nd, 2011 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 22 (IANS) Sri Lankan express-fast bowler Malinga Friday announced his retirement from Test cricket prolong his career in ODIs and Twenty20s.Malinga, who was accused by his cricket board ... Read more...

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HI announces squad for Sultan Azlan Shah


April 19th, 2011 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) Hockey India (HI) Tuesday announced an 18-member squad with a new captain and coach at the helm for the Sultan Azlan Shah tournament starting May ... Read more...

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Pakistan want Shoaib to play only if he is fit


March 29th, 2011 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
Mohali, March 29 (IANS) Pakistan are seriously considering playing Shoaib Akhtar in Wednesday's World Cup semifinal against India, though skipper Shahid Afridi has left everyone guessing whether the feisty ... Read more...

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South African pacer Steyn doubtful for Dutch match


March 2nd, 2011 - 6:53 pm ICT by IANS
Mohali, March 2 (IANS) South Africa's pace spearhead Dale Steyn has a hip strain and is doubtful for their second World Cup match against the Netherlands here Thursday.Steyn strained his ... Read more...

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Moin blasts Waqar over repeated ‘half-fit Shoaib’ statements in front of media


February 24th, 2011 - 1:44 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Feb 24(ANI): Former Pakistan captain Moin Khan has criticised national team coach Waqar Younis for "highlighting" the fitness issues of pace bowler Shoaib Akhtar in front of the media."I ... Read more...

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Afridi hints at including an extra spinner in Pakistan team


February 14th, 2011 - 2:57 pm ICT by IANS
By Omar Khalid Dhaka, Feb 14 (IANS) Pakistan captain Shahid Afridi Monday hinted at playing an ‘extra spinner' in the team during the World Cup which gets underway Feb 19.The experienced all-rounder ... Read more...

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Yousuf gets a chance to make cut for World Cup probables


December 20th, 2010 - 4:20 pm ICT by IANS
By Omar Khalid Karachi, Dec 20 (IANS) Pakistan batsman Mohammad Yousuf has now a chance to prove his fitness and make the cut for his country's World Cup squad after the International Cricket ... Read more...

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“Yousuf should concentrate only on Test cricket”: Moin Khan


November 27th, 2010 - 5:00 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Nov 27 (ANI): Former Pakistan cricket captain Mohammad Yousuf should focus only on the Test format of the game, his compatriot and former wicketkeeper Moin Khan has said."Yousuf should concentrate only ... Read more...

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Cairns gets court’s nod to pursue Twitter libel case against Lalit Modi


November 17th, 2010 - 1:56 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 17 (ANI): Former New Zealand all-rounder Chris Cairns has won court approval to advance his Twitter libel case against former Indian Premier League (IPL) commissioner Lalit Modi.Cairns had alleged that ... Read more...

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Yuvraj dropped from Indian team for Test series against Australia


September 20th, 2010 - 6:07 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep. 20 (ANI): Middle-order batsman Yuvraj Singh was predictably dropped from the Indian team announced for the Test series against Australia.Yuvraj is battling both form and fitness issues. ... Read more...

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PCB snubs Afridi by ignoring Younis for ODI series against England


August 25th, 2010 - 1:40 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Aug.25 (ANI): Speculations regarding former captain Younis Khan making a comeback in the one-day side were laid to rest, with the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) selectors ignoring him for the ... Read more...

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Pak reserve keeper reveals fitness issues on Facebook


August 1st, 2010 - 6:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 1(ANI): Pakistan's reserve wicketkeeper Zulqarnain Haider has escaped punishment despite revealing details of his fitness problems on social networking site Facebook.Haider wrote on his profile page that he had ... Read more...

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Fitness issues for Harris ahead of India tour


July 10th, 2010 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, July 10 (IANS) Australian fast bowler Ryan Harris is in doubt for the team's tour to India in October because of a troublesome right knee. Harris, who made his international debut last ... Read more...

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Honeymooning Roddick to miss Rome for second straight year


April 23rd, 2010 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, April 23 (DPA) Andy Roddick will miss next week's Rome Masters for the second straight year as the world number seven celebrates his one-year wedding anniversary. The 2008 semi-finalist at the ... Read more...

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Oz players’ IPL fate set to be decided tomorrow-following ACA meet


February 22nd, 2010 - 12:55 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Feb 22 (ANI): Australian players will decide to play in the Indian Premier League after meeting Australian Cricketers' Association chief executive Paul Marsh in Sydney on Tuesday morning to discuss security ... Read more...

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Chris Cairns sues Lalit Modi for libel


January 25th, 2010 - 1:04 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan. 25 (ANI): Former New Zealand all rounder Chris Cairns has sued IPL chief Lalit Modi for libel in the High Court in London, following allegations by the latter that Cairns ... Read more...

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Lee slipping from Ashes reckoning


June 29th, 2009 - 6:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 29(ANI): Former Australian fast bowler Jason Gillespie believes that Australian bowling spearhead Brett Lee, who has been struggling with injuries, is in danger of falling out of the Australian team, ... Read more...

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Akhtar keen to make a comeback to Pak team for Oz series


March 29th, 2009 - 4:29 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Mar 29 (ANI): Controversial pacer Shoaib Akhtar is keen to make a comeback to the Pakistan team, which is gearing up to take on world champions Australia in One-day series ... Read more...

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Akhtar, Gul to face extensive tests to prove match-fitness prior to selection


March 28th, 2009 - 2:29 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Mar.28 (ANI): Pakistan pacers Shoaib Akhtar and Umar Gul, who are expecting a call for national duty ahead of the one-day series against Australia, will have to go through an ... Read more...

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PCBs central contract to Shoaib raises a stink


January 8th, 2009 - 3:55 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Jan.8 (ANI): Controversy doesnt seems to leave Shoaib Akhtar; just when it seemed that he was on his way back to the playing arena, another one is in the making ... Read more...

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Pak cricket skipper Malik backs Shoaib to fire in Champions Trophy


July 21st, 2008 - 2:37 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, July 21 (ANI): Pakistan captain Shoaib Malik expects comeback pacer Shoaib Akhtar to fire in the upcoming Champions Trophy in September. Describing the Rawalpindi Express as a match-winning bowler, Malik ... Read more...

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Skipper Malik backs Akhtar to fire in Champions Trophy


July 20th, 2008 - 4:17 pm ICT by IANS
K. Hussain Karachi, July 20 (IANS) Pakistan captain Shoaib Malik is anticipating that his comeback pacer Shoaib Akhtar will regain full fitness ahead of September's Champions Trophy. Malik said Sunday that Shoaib's expected ... Read more...

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South Africa confident of meeting Indian spin challenge in second Test


April 2nd, 2008 - 6:08 pm ICT by admin
Ahmedabad, Apr 1(ANI): South African team is confident to meet the Indian spin challenge in the second test beginning on Thursday in Ahmedabad, said coach Mickey Arthur.Addressing media in Ahmedabad on ... Read more...

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Pak keeper Akmal practising on simulated surfaces for India series


November 14th, 2007 - 2:35 am ICT by admin
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