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India to erect single row fence along Bangladesh border


September 18th, 2012 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Sep 18 (IANS) India will erect single row fencing instead of double row fencing in several areas along the border with Bangladesh, officials said here Tuesday.About 80 percent of ... Read more...

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Kiwis pin down India at lunch with double strike


September 3rd, 2012 - 2:05 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 3 (IANS) New Zealand struck a double blow, dismissing openers Virender Sehwag and Gautam Gambhir early in the Indian second innings on the fourth day of the ... Read more...

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Taylor leads Kiwi fight back


August 31st, 2012 - 6:56 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 31 (IANS) Skipper Ross Taylor backed his brave words with a solid century (113) to lead a New Zealand fight back as the visitors ended a truncated ... Read more...

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Ojha strikes twice as Kiwis struggle (Lead)


August 31st, 2012 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 31 (IANS) New Zealand struggled to 108/3 at lunch despite a laboured 53 by Martin Guptill who was dropped twice on the first day of the second ... Read more...

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Hyderabad gearing up to host India-New Zealand Test


August 16th, 2012 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 16 (IANS) The Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium at Uppal here is gearing up to host the first test between India and New Zealand, beginning Aug 23.The ... Read more...

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Mumbai to host World Series Hockey final April 2


March 28th, 2012 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 28 (IANS) The two semifinals of the Bridgestone World Series Hockey on April 1 will be held in Bangalore and Mumbai, which will also host the final the ... Read more...

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Floodlights fail during Kolkata soccer match


November 21st, 2011 - 1:17 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 20 (IANS) Kolkata was shamed as a power failure led to a 19-minute blackout and disruption in the I-League soccer game under floodlight between arch-rivals East Bengal and ... Read more...

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Richardson, Laxman pitch for floodlights in Tests


November 16th, 2011 - 12:23 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 15 (IANS) The loss of over an hour of playing time in the second India-West Indies Test match at the Eden Gardens Tuesday led to calls from players ... Read more...

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Bringing Indian hockey back to ‘consumer radar’


November 14th, 2011 - 4:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 14 (IANS) Ingenious sports administrators and corporate honchos have realised that an IPL-like razzmatazz can work in other disciplines, too. A World Boxing Series is already ... Read more...

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Nine venues selected for World Series Hockey


November 12th, 2011 - 6:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 12 (IANS) The Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium here is one of the nine venues that will host the World Series Hockey (WSH) next month.WSH is a ... Read more...

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England humiliate Hyderabad XI


October 11th, 2011 - 11:12 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Oct 11 (IANS) Scott Borthwick claimed five wickets and Stuart Meaker three to help England inflict a humiliating 253-run defeat on Hyderabad XI in the second warm-up match at ... Read more...

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Mumbai sweat to beat Trinidad in a thriller


September 27th, 2011 - 3:00 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 27 (IANS) In a thriller that went down to wires, spirited Mumbai Indians (MI) late Monday laboured hard to beat a defiant Trinidad & Tobago (T&T;) by ... Read more...

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Probe against Kerala Cricket Association officials


September 6th, 2011 - 5:24 pm ICT by IANS
Thrissur (Kerala), Sep 6 (IANS) A Kerala court Tuesday ordered a vigilance probe into complaints of alleged corruption of more than Rs.2 crore by the Kerala Cricket Association (KCA) officials.The ... Read more...

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All set for Messi magic Friday


September 1st, 2011 - 11:37 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 1 (IANS) An Indian history is only hours away from the making, with the first ever FIFA Official International Friendly in the country set to kick off Friday ... Read more...

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Lockerbie bomber found at mother’s house


August 29th, 2011 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 29 (IANS) The man who bombed a flight over Scotland's Lockerbie killing 270 people and was released from jail on compassionate grounds has been tracked down to his ... Read more...

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National hockey: Heat forces 7 a.m. start for quarterfinal


June 15th, 2011 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, June 15 (IANS) Soaring temperatures here have forced a 7 a.m. start for the first quarterfinal -- between Punjab and Bihar -- in the senior hockey national championship while ... Read more...

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Tamil Nadu take on Uttarakhand in opening match of national hockey


June 4th, 2011 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 4 (IANS) Tamil Nadu will take on Uttarakhand in the opening match of the inaugural Hockey India Senior Men's National Championship in Bhopal from June 10.In the ... Read more...

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Senior national hockey championship in Bhopal June 10-19


May 26th, 2011 - 5:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) The senior national hockey championship will be held at Bhopal from June 10 to 19.This is the first senior national championship organised by Hockey India ... Read more...

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Cricket carnival returns to India’s tech city


April 12th, 2011 - 11:47 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, April 12 (IANS) Nearly a month after the high-profile World Cup league matches, cricket frenzy gripped this tech hub late Tuesday with the home team Royal Challengers Bangalore ... Read more...

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RCB bet on home fans to maintain winning streak


April 12th, 2011 - 12:42 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, April 11 (IANS) An upbeat Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) are counting on support from their die-hard fans to maintain their winning streak when they take on an in-form Mumbai ... Read more...

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Fans pray, organise havans to ensure India’s win


March 28th, 2011 - 6:43 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 28 (IANS) Providing a literal display of the statement that cricket is a religion in India, fans all over the city are organising prayer sessions, havans and other ... Read more...

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Hoax bomb calls over India-Pakistan match venue


March 27th, 2011 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 27 (IANS) Officials at the Punjab Cricket Association (PCA) stadium in neighbouring Mohali went through anxious moments Sunday after a caller repeatedly told the police that a bomb ... Read more...

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Three held for black marketing India-Pakistan match tickets (Lead)


March 27th, 2011 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 27 (IANS) Chandigarh Police Sunday arrested three men for attempting to black-market tickets of the India-Pakistan cricket World Cup semifinal at Mohali May 30, police said here.Hemant Kumar, ... Read more...

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One held for black marketing India-Pakistan match tickets


March 27th, 2011 - 11:43 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 27 (IANS) A department store owner was arrested here for black marketing tickets of the crucial India-Pakistan World Cup semifinal match to be held at Mohali. He was ... Read more...

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Rs.15,000-ticket for India-Pakistan tie ’sells’ for Rs.100,000


March 27th, 2011 - 12:19 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 26 (IANS) World Cup cricket fever was at its peak here Saturday with a Rs.15,000 ticket of next week's India and Pakistan semi-final match at Mohali being sold ... Read more...

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India-Pakistan tie: Rs.1,000 tickets sell for Rs.7,000!


March 25th, 2011 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
Mohali, March 25 (IANS) With arch rivals India and Pakistan set to clash in the World Cup semi-finals here, prices of all tickets for the big match have soared in ... Read more...

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Floodights glitches at Wankhede


March 18th, 2011 - 11:19 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 18 (IANS) One of the four floodlight towers at the refursbished Wankhede Stadium breifly went off during the Sri Lanka-New Zealand World Cup Group A encounter here Friday. ... Read more...

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Canada take on Australia in near empty stadium


March 16th, 2011 - 6:30 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 16 (IANS) The last league match of the 2011 World Cup here began Wednesday between minnows Canada and defending champions Australia at the Chinnaswamy stadium, with a few ... Read more...

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Spirited Kenyans fight back to enliven listless match (World Cup Diary)


March 13th, 2011 - 11:31 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 13 (IANS) Minnows Kenyans staged a valiant fight Sunday against four-time champions Australia to enliven their lopsided World Cup league match into an interesting contest at the Chinnaswamy ... Read more...

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Who’s coming to Mohali for World Cup? Not fans


February 25th, 2011 - 10:55 am ICT by IANS
By Alkesh Sharma Mohali (Punjab), Feb 25 (IANS) The top class PCA Stadium here always sees a rush of spectators for international matches. But surprisingly, not even 1,000 tickets have been sold in ... Read more...

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Big time cricket returns to Kotla


February 24th, 2011 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
By Bharat Sharma Feb 24, New Delhi (IANS) As the sun set and the floodlights at the historic Ferozeshah Kotla were turned on, more spectators trickled into the stadium for the South ... Read more...

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PCA to build new stadium in near Chandigarh


February 23rd, 2011 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
Mohali (Punjab), Feb 23 (IANS) The Punjab Cricket Association (PCA), which owns a world-class stadium here, is all set to come up with another modern cricket stadium at Mullanpur village near Chandigarh."We ... Read more...

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Dhaka prepares to host cricket World Cup


February 3rd, 2011 - 5:01 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Feb 3 (IANS) Bangladesh Thursday gave car owners here one week to give their old vehicles a fresh coat of paint to make them shine in time for the ICC World ... Read more...

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Day-night test matches on cards: ICC


January 18th, 2011 - 4:59 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Jan 18 (ANI): The International Cricket Council has endorsed a move to trial a first class match in Pakistan under lights with a coloured ball, taking a step closer towards acceptance ... Read more...

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PCB should continue holding QEA Trophy matches in ‘day and night’ format: Raza


January 18th, 2011 - 4:51 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Jan 18(ANI): The Pakistan Cricket Board should continue holding future Quaid E Azam Trophy matches in the 'day and night' format, Habib Bank Limited captain Hasan Raza has said.Playing under floodlights, ... Read more...

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