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Asia Cup: Eranga replaces Matthews in Sri Lanka squad


March 14th, 2012 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
Mirpur (Dhaka), March 14 (IANS) Sri Lanka suffered a major setback Wednesday after star all-rounder Angelo Mathews Wednesday ruled out of the ongoing Asia Cup with a calf injury. He ... Read more...

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Real Madrid face stiff test in Getafe


February 3rd, 2012 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Feb 3 (IANS) Real Madrid make the short trip to Getafe Saturday as they look to maintain their seven-point lead at the top of the Spanish Primera Liga football.Last ... Read more...

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Real Madrid crush Ajax in Champions League


September 28th, 2011 - 2:23 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Sep 28 (IANS) Real Madrid achieved a comfortable 3-0 win at home over Ajax in the second of their Champions League football group games Tuesday night.The trio of ... Read more...

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Injured Bennett says only ‘minor tweaks’ required in his action


March 23rd, 2011 - 2:19 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Mar 23 (ANI): New Zealand fast bowler Hamish Bennett has said that his ungainly action isn't to blame for the fact that injury has cut short his second straight tour.As ... Read more...

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Captain Vettori and McCullum fit to play against Kenya


February 19th, 2011 - 5:11 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 19 (IANS) Both skipper Daniel Vettori and off-spinner Nathan McCullum are fit and available to play for New Zealand against Kenya in their opening Group A fixture of the ICC ... Read more...

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Pitch was under-prepared: Ponting


February 14th, 2011 - 12:31 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 13 (IANS) After South African captain Graeme Smith slammed the Chennai pitch, it was Australian skipper Ricky Ponting who was not happy with the wicket at the M. Chinnaswamy ... Read more...

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How and Bennett now key Black Cap figures


January 21st, 2011 - 3:09 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington (New Zealand), Jan.21 (ANI): New Zealand cricketers Jamie How and Hamish Bennett now loom as key figures in their country's quest for the World Cup that is to be played in ... Read more...

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Delhi fighting for survival against Mumbai


December 16th, 2010 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 16 (IANS) Left-arm spinner Iqbal Abdullah's five-wicket haul on a green top left Delhi fighting for survival and helped defending champions Mumbai notch up the first innings lead on ... Read more...

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Delhi banks on Kohli and seamers to see them through


December 14th, 2010 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 14 (IANS) Hosts Delhi will be banking on Virat Kohli and a seaming surface when they take on defending champions Mumbai in a must-win match for a quarterfinal spot ... Read more...

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Gambhir retained as captain for rest of New Zealand series


December 2nd, 2010 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 2 (IANS) Gautam Gambhir has been retained as the India captain for the remaining three One-day Internationals against New Zealand.The senior selection committee that met Thursday also ... Read more...

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Beckham confirmed for Jets match in Australia


November 22nd, 2010 - 8:04 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Nov.22 (ANI): Former England football star David Beckham has been named in the LA Galaxy squad to play A-League side Newcastle Jets on November 27.According to Fox Sports, Beckham ... Read more...

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Vettori urges mates to deliver ‘more of the same’ against India at Hyderabad


November 9th, 2010 - 2:57 pm ICT by ANI
Ahmedabad, Nov.9 (ANI): New Zealand cricket captain Daniel Vettori has urged his players to deliver "more of the same" in the wake of a highly encouraging performance in the first test played ... Read more...

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New Zealand replace injured Bennett with Franklin for India Test series


November 9th, 2010 - 1:14 pm ICT by ANI
Hyderabad, Nov 9(ANI): New Zealand has recalled left-arm fast bowler James Franklin to replace injured Hamish Bennett for the ongoing Test series against India."New Zealand Cricket has advised that James Franklin has ... Read more...

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Rooney perfect role model for England team: Capello


May 21st, 2010 - 12:57 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 21(ANI): England manager Fabio Capello has hailed striker Wayne Rooney as the perfect role model for the Three Lions team.Capello also believes that it is Rooney's constant desire to improve ... Read more...

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Ferdinand set for Sunderland return


April 28th, 2010 - 6:23 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 28(ANI): Manchester United defender Rio Ferdinand has declared himself fit to return from injury for his club's Premier League game against Sunderland on Sunday.Ferdinand has missed the last ... Read more...

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Hauritz knows he needs to impress with ball, rather than bat


December 28th, 2009 - 2:36 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Dec. 28 (ANI): He may have shone with the bat, but Australian off-spinner Nathan Hauritz has realised that he must finally deliver with the ball and spin Australia to victory in ... Read more...

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Real Madrid to be without injured Kaka until January


December 7th, 2009 - 5:22 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Dec 7 (DPA) Real Madrid will be without Kaka until January, according to sports daily AS Monday. The Brazilian playmaker suffered an acute groin strain in Real's 1-0 defeat away to ... Read more...

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Kaka to miss Marseille trip with groin strain


December 7th, 2009 - 3:50 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Dec 7 (DPA) Spanish giants Real Madrid announced that playmaker Kaka will miss Tuesday's Champions League showdown at Olympique Marseille. Kaka, 27, has been out of action for a week with a ... Read more...

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Deportivo next target for rampant Barcelona


December 3rd, 2009 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Dec 3 (DPA) The next team in the gunsights of rampant Barcelona is Deportivo La Coruna in the Spanish Primera Liga. Barca will go to Riazor Saturday in their best form of ... Read more...

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Kaka doubtful for Marseille showdown with groin strain


December 2nd, 2009 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Dec 2 (DPA) Real Madrid playmaker Kaka might be out for up to 10 days with a groin strain, according to sports dailies AS and Marca Wednesday. Kaka, 27, suffered the ... Read more...

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Ganguly confident of India’s victory against Pakistan


September 26th, 2009 - 6:31 pm ICT by ANI
Kolkata, Sep. 26 (ANI): Former Indian captain Sourav Ganguly has expressed confidence about India's victory against Pakistan in their opening match of ICC Champions Trophy today."India will win; it will not ... Read more...

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Yuvraj out of Champions Trophy with broken finger


September 23rd, 2009 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, Sep 23 (IANS) India's middle-order batsman Yuvraj Singh has been ruled out of the Champions Trophy with a finger injury and will be replaced by Virat Kohli. Yuvraj injured the little ... Read more...

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Indian cricket team leaves for South Africa


September 18th, 2009 - 2:56 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Sept 18 (ANI): The Indian cricket team left for South Africa from here on Friday to participate in the Champions Trophy.South Africa has been a happing hunting ground for ... Read more...

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Gambhir’s return will boost the side: Dhoni


September 17th, 2009 - 11:10 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 17 (IANS) Indian cricket captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni said that Gautam Gambhir's return will boost the team in the Champions Trophy that begins in South Africa from September 22. Gambhir, ... Read more...

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Dravid, Tendulkar will give India the edge against New Zealand


September 10th, 2009 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Sep 10 (IANS) India had a setback on the eve of their opening match of the Compaq Cup tri-series against New Zealand here Thursday when prolific opener Gautam Gambhir was ... Read more...

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Injury rules Gambhir out of Sri Lanka tri-series


September 10th, 2009 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Sep 10 (IANS) India opener Gautam Gambir has been ruled out of the Sri Lanka One-day tri-series with a groin strain and he is replaced by fellow Delhi player Virat ... Read more...

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Shane Watson’s injury casts shadow over his Ashes chances


June 23rd, 2009 - 5:14 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, June 23 (ANI): The Ashes prospects of injury-plagued Australian all rounder Shane Watson have become bleak after he was too sore to train with the team in England today.Medical staff is ... Read more...

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Australia announces squad for Ashes series


May 20th, 2009 - 12:56 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, May 20 (ANI): Australia's selectors have named a 16-man squad to contest the five-Test Ashes series against England."We think we have chosen an exciting blend of youth and experience," chairman of ... Read more...

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Shane Watson’s Ashes hopes revived


May 14th, 2009 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, May 14 (IANS) Australian all-rounder Shane Watson's Ashes prospects have been boosted by the news that his groin injury is only minor, but he still faces an anxious wait to see ... Read more...

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Shane Watson’s fitness for Ashes in doubt


May 9th, 2009 - 3:27 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, May 9 (IANS) Shane Watson's chances of getting onto the Ashes plane are in doubt, though the injury-prone all-rounder makes light of his latest groin strain, saying he would ... Read more...

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Watson says he’ll soon be fit despite groin strain


May 9th, 2009 - 2:49 pm ICT by ANI
Brisbane, May 9 (ANI): Injury prone Australian all-rounder Shane Watson insists he has only a minor groin strain and will be fit for next month's Twenty20 World Cup in England.The Queenslander also ... Read more...

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Arthur says Durban ODI will be the key to how series against Oz goes


April 2nd, 2009 - 2:45 pm ICT by ANI
Durban (South Africa), Apr.2 (ANI): Proteas coach Mickey Arthur has described South Africa's first one-day-international (ODI) against Australia on Friday as "huge", and believes that it serve as a key indicator as ... Read more...

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Kallis may play ODIs against Australia


April 1st, 2009 - 2:50 pm ICT by ANI
Durban (South Africa), Apr.1 (ANI): South Africa have been buoyed by the news that all-rounder Jacques Kallis has been cleared of a groin strain and is rated a fair chance to play ... Read more...

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Flynn hopeful of return to New Zealand Test squad


February 24th, 2009 - 3:24 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 24 (ANI): New Zealand middle order batsman Daniel Flynn is hopeful that he will recover from a groin strain in time for the Test series against India, starting next ... Read more...

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Ponting seeks to lift spirits of Oz team in series against Kiwis


January 31st, 2009 - 1:07 pm ICT by ANI
Perth, Jan.31 (ANI): Australian cricket captain Ricky Ponting and other senior players will seek to boost the confidence of the younger players following Australia''s 4-1 one-day series loss to South Africa. Ponting ... Read more...

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