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India face South Africa in ICC Champions Trophy opener


August 21st, 2012 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 21 (IANS) India will face South Africa in the opening match of the ICC Champions Trophy in Cardiff, June 6.India and South Africa are in Group B along ... Read more...

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Windies cricketer Runako Morton dies in road accident


March 5th, 2012 - 5:08 pm ICT by IANS
Port of Spain, March 5 (IANS) West Indies cricketer Runako Morton was killed in a car crash here Sunday night.The 33-year-old, one of the few cricketers to emerge from the ... Read more...

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ICC CEO Lorgat to step down next year


November 22nd, 2011 - 4:43 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Nov 22 (IANS) International Cricket Council chief executive Haroon Lorgat will step down after June 30 next year.Lorgat has informed the ICC Nominations Committee, chaired by ICC President Sharad ... Read more...

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Dravid gears up for his ODI swan song at Cardiff


September 15th, 2011 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
Cardiff, Sep 15 (IANS) Former captain Rahul Dravid is all set to bid adieu to One-Day Internationals and India hope to end their nightmarish English summer on a winning ... Read more...

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Ajmal hoping to be man-of-the-match in Indo-Pak World Cup semifinal clash


March 26th, 2011 - 3:32 pm ICT by ANI
Dhaka, Mar 26(ANI): Pakistan off-spinner Saeed Ajmal has promised to give a match-winning performance against India if given a chance to feature in the much-awaited World Cup semi-final in Mohali on March ... Read more...

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New Zealand to seek inspiration from near miss at ICC Champions Trophy


February 13th, 2011 - 2:12 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Feb 13 (ANI): New Zealand is seeking inspiration from their near-miss at the ICC Champions Trophy, termed as mini World Cup, 16 months ago.The Black Caps against the odds ... Read more...

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PCB to receive 400,000 dollars for each World Cup match moved from Pakistan


February 4th, 2011 - 3:29 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Feb 4(ANI): The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) will be paid around 400,000 dollars for every match it was supposed to host in the World Cup 2010, despite not hosting them anymore ... Read more...

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Ferguson ‘thrilled’ at being recalled for ODI series against India


October 6th, 2010 - 3:11 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Oct 6 (ANI): Australia has recalled Callum Ferguson for the three-match ODI series against India.Playing for South Australia in the Champions League, Ferguson hit 200 runs in five matches with a ... Read more...

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Bengaluru prepares to host LG ICC Awards 2010


October 5th, 2010 - 8:30 pm ICT by ANI
Bengaluru (Karnataka), Oct. 5 (ANI): The seventh annual LG ICC Awards will be hosted tomorrow at Grand Castle, Bengaluru, with South Africa batsman AB de Villiers and his band providing some of ... Read more...

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LG ICC Awards 2010 set to take place in Bengaluru


August 17th, 2010 - 7:43 pm ICT by ANI
Dubai, Aug.17 (ANI): The International Cricket Council (ICC) today announced that the seventh LG ICC Awards ceremony would take place in Bengaluru on October 6, 2010.The event will be staged in ... Read more...

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‘Injury prone’ Akhtar keeping 2011 World Cup firmly in sight


August 10th, 2010 - 1:40 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Aug 10(ANI): Pakistan fast bowler Shoaib Akhtar, who is poised to make his return to international cricket in the two Twenty20 games against England, is eyeing a ODI comeback during ... Read more...

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Afridi for resumption of Indo-Pak bilateral cricket series


June 11th, 2010 - 2:45 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Jun.11 (ANI): Following coach Waqar Younis' call for resumption of bilateral cricket series between India and Pakistan, skipper Shahid Afridi also wants more encounters with the arch rivals.Afridi said India and ... Read more...

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Shoaib Akhtar all set to return to Pak team for Asia Cup


June 1st, 2010 - 1:15 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Jun 1 (ANI): Pakistani fast bowler Shoaib Akhtar is all set to make yet another return to international cricket on June 3 when Pakistan will name their 15-man squad for ... Read more...

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Proteas could take a lesson or two from England on T20 plans


May 13th, 2010 - 6:59 pm ICT by ANI
Cape Town (South Africa), May 13 (ANI): South Africa would do well to take lessons from England on Twenty20 international selection policy, a Sports24.com report has opined.Commonly no match for South Africa ... Read more...

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Collingwood-led team can end 35 years of hurt: Vaughan


April 30th, 2010 - 1:34 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 30 (ANI): Former England cricket skipper Michael Vaughan has said that Paul Collingwood-led team has the skill and power to finally end 35 years of hurt by lifting the ICC ... Read more...

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Hero Honda becomes ICC’s global partner


April 14th, 2010 - 6:11 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 14 (IANS) The International Cricket Council (ICC) Wednesday signed a three-year deal with Hero Honda Motors through which the two-wheeler major will become a global partner with a major presence ... Read more...

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Hero Honda named ICC global partner


April 14th, 2010 - 2:01 pm ICT by ANI
Dubai,Apr.14 (ANI): The International Cricket Council (ICC) and Hero Honda Motors Ltd, the largest two-wheeler manufacturer in the world, today announced a three-year partnership through which Hero Honda will become a global ... Read more...

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T20 helping cricket grow beyond traditional boundaries: ICC chief


April 12th, 2010 - 10:45 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 12 (ANI):International Cricket Council (ICC) Chief Executive Haroon Lorgat on Monday said that the World Twenty20 format is helping cricket to grow beyond its traditional boundaries.Lorgat's statement came during ... Read more...

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Put ex-PCB boss Naseem Ashraf’s name on ECL: Pak parliamentary committee


March 23rd, 2010 - 1:43 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Mar.23 (ANI): A Pakistan parliamentary committee has recommended putting former Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman Naseem Ashraf's name on the Exit Control List (ECL), as he is facing charges of mismanagement ... Read more...

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Audit reports unearths massive 500 m rupee financial scam in PCB


March 20th, 2010 - 1:01 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar.20 (ANI): An audit report of the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has revealed massive financial irregularities in the board amounting to over 500 million rupees.According to a report of the ... Read more...

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PCB boss Butt appoints controversial ‘close friend’ Yawar Saeed as team manager


March 19th, 2010 - 12:56 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Mar.19 (ANI): Notwithstanding previous controversies, the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman Ijaz Butt has appointed his 'close friend' Yawar Saeed as the manager of the national squad for the upcoming ICC ... Read more...

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Hauritz set to earn place in Oz Twenty20 World Cup squad


February 18th, 2010 - 11:08 am ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Feb.18 (ANI): Right-arm off-spinner Nathan Hauritz has been handed a chance to earn a spot in Australia's World Twenty20 team after being named in a 15-man national squad for the tour ... Read more...

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Watson, the man to beat for Allan Border Medal


February 15th, 2010 - 5:05 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Feb 15(ANI): Australian all-rounder Shane Watson has emerged as the man to beat for the Allan Border Medal.Watson's contributions in both Tests and ODIs in the voting period makes him an ... Read more...

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Paine, Voges to play in Sydney, Brisbane


February 10th, 2010 - 2:44 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Feb.10 (ANI): Western Australia batsman Adam Voges and Tasmanian wicketkeeper Tim Paine have been named in the Australian squad for games three and four of the one-day international series against the ... Read more...

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Intikhab Alam likely to be sacked as Pakistan coach


February 8th, 2010 - 6:44 pm ICT by IANS
By Omar Khalid Karachi, Feb 8 (IANS) Intikhab Alam's future as Pakistan coach is doubtful after he was ignored for a brief tour of Dubai where the team will play two Twenty20 Internationals ... Read more...

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Brit boxing champ Amir Khan vows to bring back international sports to Pak


January 8th, 2010 - 5:13 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Jan. 8 (ANI): British boxing champion Amir Khan has vowed to bring international sports back to Pakistan, saying that he would try to convince English cricketers to tour the terror-hit ... Read more...

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Asif gearing up for Test series in New Zealand


November 22nd, 2009 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
By Omar Khalid Karachi, Nov 22 (IANS) Pakistan fast bowler Mohammad Asif is hoping to make an emphatic showing in the three-match Test series against New Zealand starting in Dunedin from Tuesday.Asif, who ... Read more...

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India slip to third position in ODIs


November 11th, 2009 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 11 (IANS) India squandered a good chance to become the No.1 ODI team and slipped to the No.3 spot in the latest International Cricket Council (ICC) rankings after their ... Read more...

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Alam eyeing clean-sweep against New Zealand to silence critics


October 31st, 2009 - 1:59 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Oct.31 (ANI): Pakistan cricket coach Intikhab Alam is eyeing a clean-sweep against New Zealand in the UAE one-day series, beginning November 3, to silence the critics who had come down hard ... Read more...

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‘Worried’ PCB re-imposes media gag on team ahead of NZ series


October 30th, 2009 - 3:29 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Oct.30 (ANI): Worried by the widespread controversy that emanated following contradictory statements made by cricketers after the team's defeat in the ICC Champions Trophy, the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has re-imposed ... Read more...

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‘Confident’ Alam says Pak will beat NZ ‘comprehensively’ in UAE series


October 30th, 2009 - 2:13 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Oct.30 (ANI): A 'confident' Pakistan cricket coach Intikhab Alam has said that his team is well balanced and experienced enough to give the Kiwis a tough fight in the one-day series ... Read more...

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Younis wants cricketing ties with India to resume as soon as possible


October 30th, 2009 - 1:41 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Oct.30 (ANI): Pakistan cricket captain Younis Khan is eagerly waiting for cricketing ties between India and Pakistan to resume, and has expressed the hope that Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chief Ijaz ... Read more...

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Former Pakistan manager denies masterminding plot against Younis


October 27th, 2009 - 9:24 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Oct 27(ANI): Former Pakistan cricket team manager Yawar Saeed has denied reports that he had tried to oust Younis Khan as the skipper and bring in Shahid Afridi in his place."This ... Read more...

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India sets sights on number one position in Reliance Mobile ICC ODI Championship


October 23rd, 2009 - 7:43 pm ICT by ANI
Dubai, Oct. 23 (ANI): India has a chance to regain the number one position in the Reliance Mobile ICC ODI Championship for the third time in as many months when it takes ... Read more...

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PCB selection committee awaiting Younis Khan’s input for UAE series


October 22nd, 2009 - 3:00 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Oct.22 (ANI) : The Pakistan Cricket Board's (PCB) selection committee is awaiting captain Younis Khan's inputs before naming the squad for the one-day series against New Zealand which is scheduled to ... Read more...

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