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India in dire straits against Australia (Second Lead)


December 29th, 2011 - 12:24 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Dec 29 (IANS) Losing six wickets for 64 runs, Indian batting collapsed again for the second time in the match as the team chased the now improbable target ... Read more...

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Ponting, Hussey to play against India on Boxing Day, says Arthur


December 13th, 2011 - 5:08 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Dec 13 (IANS) Australian cricket coach Mickey Arthur feels that Ricky Ponting and Michael Hussey still have a lot to offer to the Australian team and are guaranteed a ... Read more...

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Rohit Sharma smashes 95, but India lose third ODI (Roundup)


December 6th, 2011 - 12:18 am ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, Dec 5 (IANS) Rohit Sharma's valiant 95 went in vain as the West Indies defeated India by 16 runs in the third One-Day International here Monday and kept ... Read more...

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Rohit Sharma smashes 95, but India lose third ODI (Lead)


December 6th, 2011 - 12:07 am ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, Dec 5 (IANS) Rohit Sharma's valiant 95 went in vain as the West Indies defeated India by 16 runs in the third One-Day International here Monday and kept ... Read more...

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India facing a series whitewash (Lead)


August 21st, 2011 - 2:32 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 21 (IANS) India find themselves facing the ignominy of a whitewash after England seamers ripped through the top order to leave the visitors struggling at 103/5 at ... Read more...

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(VM) India record maiden World Cup semifinal victory at home (Statistical highlights)


March 31st, 2011 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
Mohali, March 31 (IANS) India recorded their maiden World Cup semifinal win on home soil after they beat Pakistan at the Punjab Cricket Association Stadium here Wednesday. India had ... Read more...

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Pakistan on top after day one of Wellington Test against Kiwis


January 15th, 2011 - 3:21 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Jan 15(ANI): Pakistan were on top in the second Test against New Zealand, as the home team scrambled to 246-6 at the close of play on the first day at ... Read more...

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England bowlers decimate Australia on day one of Adelaide Ashes Test


December 3rd, 2010 - 2:56 pm ICT by ANI
Adelaide, Dec 3(ANI): England bowlers made a sensational start to the second Ashes Test at the Adelaide Oval by bowling out Australia for 245 in their first innings on day one on ... Read more...

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India thrash New Zealand, win series 1-0 (Lead)


November 23rd, 2010 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
Nagpur, Nov 23 (IANS) India thrashed New Zealand by an innings and 198 runs in the third and final cricket test to win the series 1-0 here Tuesday.Ishant Sharma and Harbhajan ... Read more...

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Ponting backs under-pressure Hussey to come good in Ashes


November 3rd, 2010 - 1:20 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Nov 3 (ANI): Australian cricket captain Ricky Ponting has backed under-pressure batsman Mike Hussey to regain form for the Ashes starting on November 25 in Brisbane, and also endorsed him to ... Read more...

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Ashes: Aussies will err if they leave out ‘Mr.Cricket’ Hussey, says Arthur


November 3rd, 2010 - 12:58 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Nov.3 (ANI): Former South African cricket team coach and now coach with Western Australia, Mickey Arthur has said Australia would be "wrong" if they failed to select out-of-form batsman Mike Hussey ... Read more...

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Pressure piling on North, Hussey to deliver before Ashes


November 1st, 2010 - 2:11 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Nov.1 (ANI): The Sheffield Shield failures of West Australian veterans Mike Hussey and Marcus North has heightened and intensified speculation about what the Australian middle-order is going to be for the ... Read more...

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Kohli hits ton as India win by five wickets (Lead)


October 21st, 2010 - 1:03 am ICT by IANS
Visakhapatnam, Oct 20 (IANS) Virat Kohli struck a fine 118 as India defeated Australia by five wickets in the second One-Day International and took a 1-0 lead in the three-match series here ... Read more...

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England preparing to cope with Pietersen’s absence


May 1st, 2010 - 5:02 pm ICT by IANS
Barbados, May 1 (IANS) England will be without their star batsman Kevin Pietersen if they cruise to the final of World Twenty20. He has been given permission to fly home to attend ... Read more...

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Ponting must think about retiring on his terms: Harvey


January 6th, 2010 - 1:00 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Jan 6 (ANI): Australian skipper Ricky Ponting, who failed with the bat for the second time in the Sydney Test against Pakistan, and is facing continuous pressure over his decision to ... Read more...

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Scanty rains affecting migratory birds in Aurangabad


October 31st, 2009 - 7:01 pm ICT by ANI
Kolkata, Oct. 31 (ANI): Scanty rainfall in Aurangabad, Maharashtra is affecting birds who have migrated to the area.The Salim Ali Lake in Aurangabad has remained an alternative habitat for migratory birds during ... Read more...

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Warne was right on Bopara being a `Test imposter’


August 9th, 2009 - 2:26 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Aug.9 (ANI): Former Australian leg-spinner Shane Warne said before the Ashes series started that England No. 3 Ravi Bopara was a Test imposter, and according to the Herald Sun, he has ... Read more...

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Daredevils crush Knight Riders, move to top of IPL table (Lead)


May 11th, 2009 - 1:36 am ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, May 10 (IANS) Delhi Daredevils produced a clinical performance to crush Kolkata Knight Riders by seven wickets in their Indian Premier League (IPL) tie here Sunday. Chasing a meagre 124 runs, ... Read more...

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Zaheer, Duminy star in Mumbai Indians’ win (Lead)


May 1st, 2009 - 10:37 pm ICT by IANS
East London, May 1 (IANS) Zaheer Khan struck three blows as Mumbai Indians outclassed Kolkata Knight Riders by nine runs in Indian Premier League (IPL) here Friday. Deciding to take first strike, ... Read more...

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Kiwi pacer Mills battling his demons and Tendulkar!


March 24th, 2009 - 2:12 pm ICT by ANI
Napier, Mar. 24 (ANI): Indias batting machine has dented the confidence of New Zealands fast bowlers so much, that a majority of them have owned up to not possessing the required ... Read more...

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Sports stars to bat for Victorian bushfire victims


February 23rd, 2009 - 6:35 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Feb.23 (ANI): About 20,000 Sydney residents turned up to watch a celebrity match to raise funds for victims of the Victorian bushfires on Sunday. Organized by Peter Garrett, the Federal ... Read more...

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Jayawardene completes 8,000 runs as Sri Lanka make 247/3 (Tea Report)


February 21st, 2009 - 6:17 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, Feb 21 (IANS) Mahela Jayawardene became the first Sri Lankan batsman to reach the 8,000-run mark in Test cricket as his team cruised to 247 for three in the first innings ... Read more...

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Warnapura, Sangakkara take Sri Lanka to 120/2 (Lunch Report)


February 21st, 2009 - 3:51 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, Feb 21 (IANS) Half-centuries from Kumar Sangakkara and Malinda Warnapure took Sri Lanka to 120 for two in the first innings at lunch on the opening day of the first Test ... Read more...

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Warnes advice to Smith on Oz top order weaknesses was spot on


December 18th, 2008 - 3:24 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Dec 18 (ANI): Legendary spinner Shane Warne should be made an honorary South African citizen after providing the secret information about dethroning Australias top batting order.Warne has always been a ... Read more...

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Steyn tipped to give Hayden a torrid time in Tests


November 25th, 2008 - 1:06 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Nov.25 (ANI): South Africas snarling pacer Dale Steyn is expected to give Australian opener Matthew Hayden a torrid time in next month''s marquee Test series.Pace ace Dale Steyn, 25, has ... Read more...

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Symonds gets golden duck as his team gets solid thrashing


October 23rd, 2008 - 3:30 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Oct 23 (ANI): Australias strapping all-rounder Andrew Symonds fell for a golden duck as Queensland were beaten by Victoria in the Sheffield Shield clash at the Gabba.The Bulls were bowled ... Read more...

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