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Cricket carnival returns to tech hub with a bang (Sidelights)


April 16th, 2012 - 12:22 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, April 15 (IANS) With the season's first Indian Premier League (IPL) match played under lights at the Chinnaswamy Stadium late Sunday, the cricket carnival returned to this tech hub, ... Read more...

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We got players to beat any team: Dravid


April 15th, 2012 - 12:15 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, April 14 (IANS) Unfazed by two back-to-back reverses, Rajasthan Royals (RR) captain Rahul Dravid sounded upbeat ahead of a tough match against hosts Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) late Sunday ... Read more...

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Small fire in eastern stand delays start of IPL match


April 10th, 2012 - 6:30 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, April 10 (IANS) A burst of fire and smoke in front of the eastern stand in the Chinnaswamy stadium here Tuesday delayed the start of the Indian Premier League ... Read more...

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Anelka’s Chinese league debut ends in loss


March 17th, 2012 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 17 (IANS) French striker Nicolas Anelka put on an impressive show in his Chinese Super League (CSL) debut but it was not enough to save Shanghai Shenhua from ... Read more...

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Super Kings have their task cut out against Cobras


September 27th, 2011 - 3:46 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 27 (IANS) After the huge letdown in their opening game when they lost to Mumbai Indians in the last over, Chennai Super Kings have their task cut out ... Read more...

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Cricket Australia reinstate tri-series with India and Sri Lanka


June 14th, 2011 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourbe, June 14 (IANS) After a four-year hiatus, Cricket Australia (CA) have reinstated the ODI tri-series with India and Sri Lanka in February in their summer schedule for the 2011-12 ... Read more...

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Defending champs Super Kings are favourites to lift IPL crown, again


May 27th, 2011 - 4:15 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 27 (IANS) Having tasted blood in their own den, the Chennai Super Kings, with a Lion as their motif, are hungry for another kill in the Indian Premier ... Read more...

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PCB’s axing of players instead of management “joke of the century”: Pak newspaper


April 7th, 2011 - 6:15 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, April 7(ANI): The Pakistan Cricket Board's decision of retaining its team management that officiated during the recently concluded World Cup is laughable, a Pakistani newspaper has said.This is probably the joke ... Read more...

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Indian players don’t have large, clean hearts: Afridi


April 4th, 2011 - 4:40 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Apr. 4 (ANI): Pakistan cricket captain Shahid Afridi has stirred controversy again by saying that he did not find any of the Indian cricketers having large or clean hearts.Speaking days after ... Read more...

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Bangladesh media questions captain’s decision


February 20th, 2011 - 12:40 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Feb 20 (IANS) Sections of Bangladesh media Sunday questioned skipper Sakib al Hasan's decision to send India to bat first in the World Cup opener. It also gave full credit to ... 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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Winning Adelaide Test will be Ponting’s greatest challenge: Warne


December 1st, 2010 - 3:16 pm ICT by ANI
Adelaide (Australia), Dec.1 (ANI): Former Australian leg-spinner Shane Warne believes that the host team's bid to win the second Ashes Test in Adelaide will be skipper Ricky Ponting's greatest challenge.According to Warne, ... Read more...

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Pakistan cricket team no more a crowd-puller: Sohail


October 31st, 2010 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 31 (IANS) Former captain Aamir Sohail said the Pakistan cricket team is no more a crowd-puller in world cricket and that is the reason why top international teams are not ... Read more...

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Afridi hoping for spinner-friendly track in England


July 3rd, 2010 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, July 3 (IANS) Pakistan captain Shahid Afridi is hoping that curators in England will make pitches that suit the team's Test series against Australia this month. Due to security fears, Pakistan is ... Read more...

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World Cup not over for South Africans


June 23rd, 2010 - 3:21 pm ICT by ANI
Johannesburg, June 23 (ANI): The South African Football Association (SAFA) reminded South Africans that the World Cup was not yet over."Our efforts are not over. Our challenge is to continue to host ... Read more...

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S. Africans burning, brewing and smoking to help Bafana Bafana go ahead


June 21st, 2010 - 2:48 pm ICT by ANI
Johannesburg, June 21 (ANI): South African fans are burning, brewing and smoking a mixture of herbs, plants and animal parts, such as vulture brains and aloe in the hope of changing the ... Read more...

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African teams struggle at World Cup on home soil


June 18th, 2010 - 7:06 pm ICT by IANS
Pretoria, June 18 (DPA) With a record six teams at the 2010 football World Cup in South Africa, this was to be the "African World Cup." Since the big kick-off a week ... Read more...

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FIFA not to ban vuvuzela


June 14th, 2010 - 11:38 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, June 14 (DPA) Football's governing FIFA sprang to the defence of the much-maligned vuvuzela Monday with president Joseph Blatter ruling out the favourite accessory of South African football fans being banned ... Read more...

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Mexico Versus South Africa Game Kicks Off World Cup


June 11th, 2010 - 6:42 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Johannesburg, June 11, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The opening match of the world's most watched and most anticipated sports event takes place tonight for the first time in African soil.The two ... Read more...

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CSK fans await Hayden’s mongoose magic at home


March 20th, 2010 - 3:54 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 20 (IANS) The fans are awe-struck with Matthew Hayden and his Mongoose bat following his 43-ball blitz Friday night at the Feozeshah Kotla and they look forward to another ... Read more...

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Shivendra’s suspension reduced to two matches on appeal (Second Lead)


March 2nd, 2010 - 4:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 2 (IANS) Indian centre forward Shivendra Singh's suspension from the ongoing World Cup has been reduced from three matches to two by the International Hockey Federation (FIH) Tuesday following ... Read more...

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Steven Holcomb Drove To Victory Half Blind


February 28th, 2010 - 9:03 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Whistler, Feb 28, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Steven Holcomb, who led USA-1 bobsleigh along with three other members to victory on Saturday at Vancouver Olympic Winter Games has reportedly revealed that he ... Read more...

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Dukes Rule Over UNC In Chapel Hill


February 11th, 2010 - 8:39 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Chapel Hill, Feb 11, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The basketball game of the Tar Heels of the University of North Carolina against the Duke Blue Devils did not go well for the ... Read more...

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Pakistan beat Kiwis in Wellington Test


December 6th, 2009 - 12:49 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington (New Zealand), Dec. 6 (ANI): Pakistan has beaten New Zealand by 141 runs in the second test on day four at the Basin Reserve today to level their three-match series ... Read more...

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San Diego In Finale Of Great Alaska Shootout 2009


November 28th, 2009 - 7:02 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Anchorage, Alaska, Nov. 28, (THAINDIAN NEWS) San Diego Toreros successfully clinched a victory upon the Houston Cougars on the Friday match and secured their position to play the final match ... Read more...

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Champions League will boost club cricket, says Lalit Modi


October 8th, 2009 - 10:43 pm ICT by ANI
Bangalore, Oct 8(ANI): Indian Premier League (IPL) Commissioner Lalit Modi on Thursday said that the launch of the league matches would lead to a rapid growth of the game at the club ... Read more...

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Speedy Koreans sink India in Asian basketball


September 17th, 2009 - 9:40 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 17 (IANS) For all the pre-tournament hype, India were out of depth against defending champions South Korea who won the Level-1 game 102-46 in the Asian Basketball Championship for women ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka Vs India: India Wins The Compaq Cup


September 15th, 2009 - 12:31 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez In today's final of the Compaq Cup triangular one day series which is being held in Colombo, played out between India and Sri Lanka at the R. Premdasa Stadium, the ... Read more...

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Bagan may rest key players in AFC Cup tie


March 16th, 2009 - 8:53 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 16 (IANS) Mohun Bagan coach Karim Bencharifa is toying with the idea of resting his key players in the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Cup group B tie against Jordan's Al ... Read more...

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Gul reduces Sri Lanka to 54-3 at tea


February 25th, 2009 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, Feb 25 (IANS) Fast bowler Umar Gul took two wickets in quick succession to reduce Sri Lanka to 54-3 at tea after Pakistan declared their first innings for a record 765-6 ... Read more...

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Pakistan cruise to 662-6 against Sri Lanka (Lunch Report)


February 25th, 2009 - 3:13 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, Feb 25 (IANS) Pakistan captain Younis Khan fell in his chase for a world record but enabled his team to get past Sri Lanka's mammoth 644-7 declared in the first innings ... Read more...

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Younis double ton takes Test towards a draw (Tea report)


February 24th, 2009 - 6:03 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, Feb 24 (IANS) Pakistan captain Younis Khan scored his second Test double hundred to carry the hosts to 453 for four at tea against Sri Lanka on the fourth day of ... Read more...

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Younis gives hope to Pakistan against Sri Lanka (Lunch report)


February 23rd, 2009 - 3:04 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, Feb 23 (IANS) Captain Younis Khan steered Pakistan to 123 for two at lunch on the third day of the first Test against Sri Lanka at the National Stadium here Monday. At ... Read more...

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Pakistan eye successful return to Test arena


February 20th, 2009 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, Feb 20 (IANS) Pakistan will make a welcome return to the Test arena after almost 14 months by hosting Sri Lanka in a two-match series opener beginning Saturday on their favourite ... Read more...

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India hockey coach targets 2010 World Cup


February 9th, 2009 - 11:24 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Feb 9 (IANS) After India finished runners-up to the Netherlands in the Punjab Gold Cup hockey tournament, the host team's coach Harender Singh is eyeing 2010 World Cup."We have learned many ... Read more...

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