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Tulisa Contostavlos to sue Chris Herbert


July 17th, 2012 - 8:17 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, July 17 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Tulisa Contostavlos is planning to sue Chris Herbert. It may be recalled that Tulisa has just won a legal battle against her former boyfriend MC Ultra in ... Read more...

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England maintain lead in Test rankings, India slip to 5th


July 14th, 2012 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, July 14 (IANS) England extended their lead as the top team in the latest International Cricket Council (ICC) Test rankings released Saturday while India slipped one place to be ... Read more...

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EC withdraws request to make IIIDEM autonomous


March 18th, 2012 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 18 (IANS) The Election Commission (EC) has written to the prime minister withdrawing its proposal for creating an autonomous society for the India International Institute of Democracy ... Read more...

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Cook an excellent leader: Flower


October 2nd, 2011 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 2 (IANS) England head coach Andy Flower feels the maturity of their One-day side's skipper Alastair Cook will prove vital to team's success in the forthcoming series against ... Read more...

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Swann and Anderson the key bowlers for England: Dravid


July 12th, 2011 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 12 (IANS) India's middle-order batsman Rahul Dravid picked off-spinner Graeme Swann and pace spearhead James Anderson as the key bowlers for England in the eagerly-awaited cricket Test series ... Read more...

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ICC’s decision to abolish runners is harsh: Yuvraj


July 1st, 2011 - 5:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) India's flamboyant middle-order batsman Yuvraj Singh feels that the International Cricket Council's (ICC) decision to abolish runners is harsh and would affect batting sides.Yuvraj, who ... Read more...

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Former Pak cricketers lash out at team selection


May 4th, 2011 - 2:48 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, May 4(ANI): Former Pakistan cricketers have taken the selection committee to task for excluding competent players like leg-spinner Danish Kaneria and wicket- keeper Adnan Akmal from the 15- memeber Test squad ... Read more...

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Early appointment of Fletcher will help us prepare better, says Shewag


April 29th, 2011 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 29 (IANS) India vice-captain Virender Sehwag said the early appointment of Duncan Fletcher as the India cricket coach will help the team prepare well for the ... Read more...

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Pakistan drop Razzaq, Kamran from ODIs, T20 side


April 6th, 2011 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, April 6 (IANS) Pakistan dropped Abdul Razzaq and Kamran Akmal and rested Umar Gul and Younis Khan from the ODI and Twenty20 squads for the forthcoming series in ... Read more...

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Sangakkara steps down from ODI, Twenty20 captaincy (Lead)


April 5th, 2011 - 7:32 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, April 5 (IANS) Sri Lankan skipper Kumar Sangakkara Tuesday stepped down from captaincy of the One-day Internationals (ODIs) and the Twenty20 sides, saying it was in the long-term ... Read more...

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Rachael Finch scared Lara Bingle might steal her boyfriend?


March 29th, 2011 - 5:04 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Mar 29 (ANI): Former Miss Universe hopeful Rachael Finch is said to have banned her boyfriend from being partnered with model Lara Bingle on Dancing With The Stars.Finch, 22, has told ... Read more...

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Lara Bingle set to make the best of 2011


January 10th, 2011 - 3:34 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 10 (ANI): Despite last year being the one of the most turbulent years of her life, Oz model Lara Bingle has high hopes for a career makeover in 2011.Bingle, ... Read more...

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30 best Pak players chosen for World Cup: Mohsin Khan


January 6th, 2011 - 6:37 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Jan 6(ANI): Pakistan's chief selector Mohsin Khan has expressed satisfaction over the balance and makeup of the preliminary 30-member squad for World Cup 2011."I feel we have selected the 30 best ... Read more...

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Afridi wants to hang up his boots on a 2011 World Cup high


December 11th, 2010 - 4:49 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Dec 11(ANI): Pakistan's one-day captain Shahid Afridi has expressed his desire to end his career on a high after having led his side to the 2011 World Cup title.Talking to media ... Read more...

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Cameron tells England cricketers ‘whole country behind them’ in Ashes defence quest


November 24th, 2010 - 4:39 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 24 (ANI): British Prime Minister David Cameron has conveyed support to the England cricket team as they prepare to defend the Ashes, through a personal video message saying, "The ... Read more...

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Selectors’ hesitance to take hard calls has made Australia vulnerable: Fleming


November 18th, 2010 - 4:55 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Nov 18(ANI): Former Australian fast bowler Damien Fleming has said that the reluctance of national selectors to take a tough stance following the 2009 Ashes series defeat in England has made ... Read more...

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‘Magnificent’ Ponting sailing Oz Ashes ship on his own: Botham


November 18th, 2010 - 2:33 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Nov 18(ANI): Former England all-rounder Ian Botham insists that a third Ashes series defeat out of four against England for Australian captain Ricky Ponting would not be his fault.Botham had ... Read more...

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I am not a ‘rubber stamp’ selector: Mohsin Khan


October 21st, 2010 - 6:00 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Oct 21(ANI): Pakistan's chief selector Mohsin Khan has dismissed talks that he is a 'rubber stamp' worker, who follows Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Chairman Ijaz Butt's orders.Mohsin also denied that former ... Read more...

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Misbah’s performance crucial for upcoming South Africa series: Waqar


October 17th, 2010 - 4:19 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Oct 17 (ANI): Pakistan cricket coach Waqar Younis has said that the performance of new Test captain, Misbahul Haq, will be important in the forthcoming series against South Africa in the ... Read more...

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‘PCB constitution does not demand selection input from captain or coach’


October 16th, 2010 - 5:57 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Oct 16(ANI): Pakistan chief selector Mohsin Khan has hit back at ODI captain Shahid Afridi and coach Waqar Younis over criticism that they were not consulted for selection of the squad ... Read more...

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Younus ‘expected a lot more in PCB conciliatory letter”


October 14th, 2010 - 6:53 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Oct 14 (ANI): Former Pakistan skipper Younus Khan has expressed his disappointment over the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) letter asking him to meet chairman Ijaz Butt and sort out the issue ... Read more...

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Misbah has ‘best cricket brain’ in Pak: Lawson


October 12th, 2010 - 7:16 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Oct 12(ANI): Former Pakistan coach Geoff Lawson believes that Misbah-ul-Haq has the 'best cricket brain' in Pakistan, and is well-placed to handle the Test captaincy in the forthcoming series against South ... Read more...

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PCB sends show-cause notice to Shahid Afridi


October 12th, 2010 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
By Awais Saleem Islamabad, Oct 12 (IANS) The Pakistan Cricket Board Tuesday sent a show-cause notice to Shahid Afridi for allegedly violating the central contract."Shahid Afridi has violated the central contract," ... Read more...

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Misbah ‘delighted, extremely proud’ over Pak Test captaincy


October 12th, 2010 - 4:24 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Oct 12(ANI): Misbah-ul-Haq has said that he is delighted over his appointment as the captain of the Pakistan Test team for the forthcoming series against South Africa in the United Arab ... Read more...

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Afridi hopeful of positive end to spot-fixing saga


October 11th, 2010 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
By Awais Saleem Islamabad, Oct 11 (IANS) Pakistan's one-day and T20 captain Shahid Afridi hopes that the three cricketers reportedly involved in spot-fixing will come out clean in the International Cricket Council (ICC) ... Read more...

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Younis likely to make comeback for upcoming series against Proteas


October 7th, 2010 - 5:45 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Oct 7 (ANI): Pakistani Test batsman Younis Khan is likely to make a comeback in the national squad for the forthcoming series against South Africa, as he and the Pakistan Cricket ... Read more...

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PCB in talks with ICC for preliminary hearing against tainted trio before upcoming series


October 3rd, 2010 - 2:25 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Oct 3 (ANI): The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) is reportedly holding talks with the International Cricket Council (ICC), wanting it to conduct its preliminary hearing into the provisional suspensions on the ... Read more...

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Butt, Asif and Aamer will be hard to replace: Pak chief selector


October 2nd, 2010 - 6:27 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, Oct 2 (IANS) Pakistan chief selector Mohsin Hasan Khan fears that he and fellow selectors will find it hard to replace the tainted trio of Salman Butt, Mohammad Asif and Mohammad ... Read more...

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Mohsin admits finding substitutes for Pak’s tainted trio “really tough”


October 2nd, 2010 - 3:17 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Oct 2 (ANI): Pakistan's former Test opener and incumbent chief selector Mohsin Khan has acknowledged that it will be "really tough" for the selectors to find replacements of the tainted trio- ... Read more...

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Younus must as Test captain to see Pak cricket through challenging times: Zaheer Abbas


September 30th, 2010 - 5:46 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Sep 30 (ANI): Former Pakistan batsman Zaheer Abbas has urged the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) to reappoint Younus Khan as the Test team captain, calling him the 'ideal' replacement for Salman ... Read more...

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Afridi vows to put aside spot-fixing scandal


September 2nd, 2010 - 12:22 pm ICT by IANS
By Omar Khalid Taunton, Sep 2 (IANS) Pakistan's one-day cricket captain Shahid Afridi vowed to put aside a raging betting scandal allegedly involving three of his key players and lead his side from ... Read more...

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ICC’s anti-corruption unit had been keeping an eye on Pak players


August 31st, 2010 - 2:26 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 31 (ANI): The International Cricket Council's anti-corruption unit had been keeping an eye on the Pakistani players for several months, according to a source within the ICCThe Pakistan team is ... Read more...

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South Africa to play additional T20 against Pak for flood relief during UAE series


August 27th, 2010 - 2:55 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Aug.27 (ANI): South Africa has agreed to play an additional T20 match against Pakistan during the forthcoming series in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to raise funds for the people affected ... Read more...

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Cheryl Cole to help create malaria awareness in Africa


August 15th, 2010 - 3:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 15 (ANI): Girls Aloud singer Cheryl Cole is helping a charity in Africa in its fight against the deadly disease malaria.She is to become a charity ambassador and will help ... Read more...

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Cheryl Cole to help create malaria awareness in Africa


August 15th, 2010 - 3:00 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 15 (IANS) Singer Cheryl Cole, who is recuperating after being struck by malaria, has vowed to help battle the killer disease in the poorest parts of Africa. "It is a ... Read more...

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