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Afghanistan win in Caribbean ahead of World T20


September 11th, 2012 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
Port of Spain, Sep 11 (IANS/CMC) Afghanistan were adjudged winners of the Asia versus the Caribbean Twenty20 tournament after three teams won the same number of matches.The win is expected to ... Read more...

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Nepal beats Denmark for cricket WCL promotion


September 10th, 2012 - 2:43 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Sep 10 (IANS) Nepal registered its fifth consecutive victory in the International Cricket Council (ICC) World Cricket League (WCL) Division 4 tournament, defeating Denmark by 25 runs at ... Read more...

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New Zealand nose ahead despite Samuels’ century


August 4th, 2012 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
Kingston (Jamaica), Aug 4 (IANS/CMC) Narsingh Deonarine gave the West Indies a boost with two late wickets after Marlon Samuels emphasised his batting rebirth with a fourth Test century in the ... Read more...

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India tottering at 57/4 chasing 220-run target


June 12th, 2012 - 10:11 am ICT by IANS
Kingstown (St Vincent), June 12 (IANS/CMC) India A were reeling at 57 for four at stumps on the third day of the four-day second cricket 'Test', chasing a 220-run victory target ... Read more...

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Daredevils knock Kings XI out of IPL, top group stage (Lead)


May 19th, 2012 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, May 19 (IANS) David Warner played an electrifying knock to take Delhi Daredevils to a six-wicket win over Kings XI Punjab here Saturday and top the group stage in ... Read more...

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Rayudu, Pollard fashion sensational win for Mumbai Indians (Lead)


May 15th, 2012 - 12:00 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 14 (IANS) An unbeaten 122-run sixth-wicket partnership in 65 balls between Ambati Rayudu (81) and Kieron Pollard (52) helped Mumbai Indians beat hosts Royal Challengers Bangalore by ... Read more...

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Rajasthan thrash Pune to keep playoff hopes alive (Lead)


May 8th, 2012 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, May 8 (IANS) Rajasthan Royals cruised to a seven-wicket victory over Pune Warriors here Tuesday to stay on course for a playoff berth in the Indian Premier League (IPL).After ... Read more...

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Kings XI wary of Gayle ’storm’ in revenge game


May 2nd, 2012 - 12:03 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 1 (IANS) In spite of languishing at the eighth slot in the table with five defeats and four wins in nine games, an unfazed Kings XI Punjab will ... Read more...

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Mumbai Indians steal a thriller against Kings XI (Lead)


April 25th, 2012 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
Mohali, April 25 (IANS) After two consecutive defeats, Mumbai Indians got their Indian Premier League (IPL) campaign back on track with a thrilling four-wicket win over Kings XI Punjab ... Read more...

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Kings XI blown away by Gayle’s knock


April 21st, 2012 - 1:35 am ICT by IANS
Mohali, April 21 (IANS) Chris Gayle struck a brilliant 87 as Royal Challengers Bangalore comfortably beat Kings XI Punjab by five wickets in the Indian Premier League (IPL) match at ... Read more...

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Gayle sparkles again in Zimbabwe but in vain


December 4th, 2011 - 3:58 pm ICT by IANS
Harare, Dec 4 (IANS/CMC) Another exhilarating Chris Gayle half century went in vain as his Matabeleland Tuskers missed out a domestic Twenty20 final slot, going down by 23 runs to ... Read more...

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Captain Dhoni blazes India to challenging total (Lead)


October 25th, 2011 - 8:53 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 25 (IANS) Skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni led from the front with a blazing unconquered 75 off 69 balls as India recovered from a top order slump to ... Read more...

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Knight Riders suffer second consecutive defeat in Champions League (Lead)


September 28th, 2011 - 1:49 am ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 28 (IANS) Kolkata Knight Riders remained at the bottom of group B as they lost by 19 runs to South Australia Redbacks for their second consecutive defeat ... Read more...

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Gayle powers RCB to victory over Kochi Tuskers (Roundup)


May 8th, 2011 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 8 (IANS) Chris Gayle was on fire again, hitting five mighty sixes in his rampaging 44 off 16 balls and powering Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) to a nine-wicket ... Read more...

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Gayle, Dilshan power RCB to nine-wicket win over Tuskers (Lead)


May 8th, 2011 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 8 (IANS) Chris Gayle blazed 44 off 16 balls in Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) thumping nine-wicket victory over Kochi Tuskers Kerala (KTK) in the Indian Premier League (IPL) ... Read more...

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‘Gayle storm’ blows away Kings XI in one-sided game (Lead)


May 7th, 2011 - 2:05 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 7 (IANS) An all-round brilliant performance by Chris Gayle, first with the bat and then with the ball, saw Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) demolish Kings XI Punjab by ... Read more...

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Frenzied fans brew carnival atmosphere in Bangalore


May 6th, 2011 - 10:56 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 6 (IANS) A summer holiday, a cool night and a home team brought about 20,000 frenzied fans to the flood-lit Chinnaswamy Stadium late Friday to watch the Royal ... Read more...

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Kochi Tuskers overpower Mumbai Indians in pulsating tie (Lead)


April 16th, 2011 - 1:49 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 16 (IANS) Brendon McCullum and Mahela Jayawardene smashed 128 runs in their opening stand as Kochi Tuskers defeated Mumbai Indians by eight wickets at the Wankhede Stadium ... Read more...

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Australia trounce minnows Canada by seven wickets (Roundup)


March 16th, 2011 - 11:50 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 16 (IANS) Australian openers Shane Watson and Brad Haddin put up 183 runs as the defending champions coasted to a comfortable seven-wicket victory over minnows Canada in a ... Read more...

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Centuries from Amla, De Villiers power South Africa to 351/5 (Lead)


March 3rd, 2011 - 3:50 pm ICT by IANS
Mohali, March 3 (IANS) Centuries from Hashim Amla and AB de Villiers helped South Africa recover from a slow start and score 351 for five against the Netherlands in a ... Read more...

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West Indies score 330/8 against Netherlands


February 28th, 2011 - 7:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 28 (IANS) The West Indies piled up 330 for eight in their World Cup Group B match against the Netherlands here Monday.The West Indies top order made valuable contributions ... Read more...

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McCullum’s double ton helps New Zealand draw Test (Roundup)


November 16th, 2010 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Nov 16 (IANS) Brendan McCullum hit his maiden double century as New Zealand drew the second cricket Test against India at the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium here Tuesday.New Zealand ... Read more...

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New Zealand set India 327-run target (Tea Report)


November 16th, 2010 - 5:26 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Nov 16 (IANS) New Zealand declared their second innings at 448 for eight after Brendon McCullum slammed his maiden double century, setting India a target of 327 at tea on the ... Read more...

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McCullum double ton takes New Zealand to 448/8


November 16th, 2010 - 4:03 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Nov 16 (IANS) Brendon McCullum struck a double century as New Zealand reached 448 for eight at tea in their second innings on the fifth day of the second cricket Test ... Read more...

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India-Sri Lanka warm up match ends in a draw


July 15th, 2010 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, July 15 (IANS) The three-day warm up match between Sri Lanka Board President's XI and India ended in a draw here Thursday. Sri Lanka Board President's XI scored 260 for six in ... Read more...

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Afridi powers Pakistan to victory over Bangladesh


June 22nd, 2010 - 12:15 am ICT by IANS
Dambulla, June 21 (IANS) Shahid Afridi blasted his second century of the tournament as Pakistan crushed Bangladesh by 139 runs in an inconsequential Asia Cup match here Monday. Riding on skipper Afridi's ... Read more...

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Zimbabwe makes strong reply against India in Bulawayo ODI


May 28th, 2010 - 8:26 pm ICT by ANI
Bulawayo (Zimbabwe), May 28(ANI): Zimbabwe has made a strong reply to India's score of 285-5 in the first ODI of the tri-nations series match at the Queens Sports Club in Bulawayo.Zimbabwe was ... Read more...

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Sharma’s ton takes India to 285/5 against Zimbabwe


May 28th, 2010 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
Bulawayo, May 28 (IANS) Rohit Sharma struck a century as India scored 285 for five against Zimbabwe in the opening ODI of the tri-series here Friday. Sharma made 114 off 199 balls with ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka keep hopes alive with 14 run win over Zimbabwe (Lead)


May 4th, 2010 - 1:20 am ICT by IANS
Guyana, May 3 (IANS) Mahela Jaywardene sparkled with a century in Sri Lanka's 14-run win over Zimbabwe by the Duckworth-Lewis (D/L) method in a rain-interrupted Group B match of the World Twenty20 ... Read more...

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Watson helps Australia convincingly beat Pakistan by 34-runs


May 3rd, 2010 - 1:28 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, May 3 (ANI): Australian opener Shane Watson scored a blistering 81 to take his team to a commanding total of 191 and convincingly beat Pakistan by 34 runs in their opening ... Read more...

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Australia overwhelm Pakistan by 34 runs (Lead)


May 3rd, 2010 - 4:46 am ICT by IANS
Gros Islet (St. Lucia), May 3 (IANS) Australia began their World Twenty20 campaign in style as they outclassed defending champions Pakistan by 34 runs at the Beausejour stadium here Monday. If their shocking ... Read more...

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Australia beat Pakistan by 34 runs


May 3rd, 2010 - 3:52 am ICT by IANS
Gros Islet (St. Lucia), May 3 (IANS) Australia beat defending champions Pakistan by 34 runs in a Group A match of the World Twenty20 here Monday. Deciding to bat, Australia were all ... Read more...

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Australia set Pakistan 192-run target


May 3rd, 2010 - 2:28 am ICT by IANS
Gros Islet (St Lucia), May 3 (IANS) Australia were bowled out for 191 runs against Pakistan in a Group A match of World Twenty20 here Sunday. Shane Watson smashed 81 off 49 ... Read more...

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Styris stars in Black Caps amazing win against Windies in T20 WC warm-up tie


April 29th, 2010 - 2:16 pm ICT by ANI
Georgetown (Guyana), Apr 29(ANI): A four-wicket haul by New Zealand all-rounder Scott Styris led the Black Caps to a remarkable seven-run win against the West Indies in a Twenty20 World Cup ... Read more...

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Mumbai Indians beat Royal Challengers, enter IPL final (Lead)


April 22nd, 2010 - 1:52 am ICT by IANS
M0umbai, April 22 (IANS) Mumbai Indians relied on their rampaging form to outclass Royal Challengers Bangalore by 35 runs and romped into the final of the Indian Premier League (IPL) here ... Read more...

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