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Permaul, Thomas rescue West Indies A against India A


June 3rd, 2012 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
Bridgetown (Barbados), June 3 (IANS/CMC) Captain Veerasammy Permaul and wicket-keeper Devon Thomas both struck cavalier half-centuries as they combined to pull West Indies A out of dire straits with a superb ... Read more...

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ICC increases participating teams for World Twenty20


April 16th, 2012 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, April 16 (IANS) The International Cricket Council (ICC) has decided to expand the 2014 World Twenty20 in Bangladesh from 12 teams to 16 to boost the associate members.The associate ... Read more...

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ICC dismisses Sunday Times’ match-fixing claims


March 12th, 2012 - 11:37 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, March 12 (IANS) The International Cricket Council (ICC) Monday rejected reports by Britain's Sunday Times claiming that the 2011 World Cup India-Pakistan semifinal was fixed. In a statement, ... Read more...

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Adelaide joins the race to host 2015 World Cup final


February 3rd, 2012 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
Adelaide, Feb 3 (IANS) Adelaide has joined Sydney and Melbourne in the race to host the 2015 ICC Cricket World Cup final.CA chief executive James Sutherland said the Melbourne Cricket ... 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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CA, NZC appoint Strong as chairman of 2015 World Cup organising committee


August 16th, 2011 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Aug 16 (IANS) Cricket Australia (CA) and New Zealand Cricket (NZC) Tuesday appointed James Strong as the chairman of the local organising committee for the 2015 ICC World Cup. ... Read more...

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No licence to any Indian channel: Pakistani minister


August 2nd, 2011 - 12:43 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 2 (IANS) No licence has been issued to any Indian or Indian content channels, a Pakistani minister has clarified.Minister for Information and Broadcasting Firdous Ashiq Awan Monday informed ... Read more...

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ICC reinstates minnows in Cricket World Cup (Lead)


June 28th, 2011 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
Hong Kong, June 28 (IANS) The International Cricket Council (ICC) in a U-turn Tuesday decided to allow the minnows to play in the 2015 World Cup, and also leave ... Read more...

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Minnows back only in 2015 World Cup, 2019 will have 10 teams (Roundup)


June 28th, 2011 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
Hong Kong, June 28 (IANS) The International Cricket Council (ICC) in a U-turn Tuesday decided to allow the minnows to play only in the 2015 World Cup and restrict the ... Read more...

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Qualification process for 2015 cricket World Cup


June 27th, 2011 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
Hong Kong, June 27 (IANS) The International Cricket Council's (ICC) chief executives' committee Monday gave a fresh lease of life for the associate nations by recommending a qualification process for ... Read more...

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Vettori takes indefinite break from limited-over cricket


June 25th, 2011 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
Wellington, June 25 (IANS) Former New Zealand captain Daniel Vettori Saturday announced his decision to take an indefinite break from limited-overs cricket to prolong his Test career.The 32-year old, ... Read more...

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ICC suspends Sri Lanka batsman Tharanga for three months


June 24th, 2011 - 11:32 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, June 24 (IANS) Sri Lanka's opening batsman Upul Tharanga was Friday found guilty of breaching International Cricket Council (ICC) Anti-Doping Code and was suspended from all forms of the ... Read more...

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ICC annual meet may be stormy over UDRS, World Cup format


June 24th, 2011 - 7:54 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, June 24 (IANS) The International Cricket Council's (ICC) five-day annual conference starting Sunday in Hong Kong is expected to be a stormy affair as controversial issues like compulsory use ... Read more...

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ICC accepts India’s stand on UDRS


June 4th, 2011 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 4 (IANS) International Cricket Council (ICC) chief executive Haroon Lorgat Saturday admitted that there are technical problems with the Umpires Decision Review System (UDRS), which will not be ... Read more...

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India-Pak WC semi-final on espnstar.com breaks Indian online streaming record


April 16th, 2011 - 12:43 am ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 15(ANI-Business Wire India): The live streaming of the India-Pakistan World Cup semi-final on espnstar.com shattered India's previous online streaming record for events delivered by Akamai Technologies.The live streaming ... Read more...

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Indian hockey team likely to tour Pakistan at 2011 end: Asif Bajwa


April 9th, 2011 - 2:39 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, April 9(ANI): The Indian hockey team is likely to tour Pakistan at the end of 2011, Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF) Secretary Asif Bajwa has said.Indian Hockey Federation Secretary Narinder Batra ... Read more...

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F1 Indian Grand Prix venue named ‘Buddh International Circuit’


April 9th, 2011 - 2:35 pm ICT by ANI
Sepang (Malaysia), Apr 9(ANI): The venue for the first Formula One Grand Prix in India has been named the 'Buddh International Circuit', race promoter Jaypee Sports International has announced.The circuit, about ... Read more...

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Super Kings better placed than other teams: Fleming


April 7th, 2011 - 10:53 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 7 (IANS) Title holders Chennai Super Kings are far better placed than the other nine teams in the Indian Premier League 2011 as they have retained their core ... Read more...

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BJP supports demand to confer ‘Bharat Ratna’ to Sachin


April 5th, 2011 - 9:59 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 5 (ANI): The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Tuesday supported the demand to confer 'Bharat Ratna' to batting maestro Sachin Tendulkar in view of his outstanding contribution to ... Read more...

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Bharat Ratna for Sachin, recommends Maharashtra assembly


April 5th, 2011 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 5 (IANS) In a rare gesture, the Maharashtra assembly Tuesday unanimously recommended that the central government should confer the Bharat Ratna, the country's highest civilian award, on ... Read more...

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It’s been one of the hardest good byes to say: Kirsten


April 5th, 2011 - 5:39 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Apr 5 (ANI): The outgoing coach of Team India, Gary Kirsten, appeared emotional on Tuesday as he bid adieu, saying it is one of the hardest goodbyes he has ever had ... Read more...

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Maharashtra Govt. to recommend Sachin’s name for ‘Bharat Ratna’


April 5th, 2011 - 4:47 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Apr 5 (ANI): Following Team India's historic win in the 2011 World Cup, theMaharashtra Government is going to recommend to the Centre that batting maestro Sachin Tendulkar should be given ... Read more...

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ICC drops associate countries from 2015 World Cup


April 5th, 2011 - 12:44 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 4 (IANS) Despite their success in the 2011 World Cup, associate countries won't be seen in action from the next edition of the mega event as the ... Read more...

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India awarded original trophy, says ICC (Roundup)


April 4th, 2011 - 11:09 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 4 (IANS) The International Cricket Council (ICC) Monday asserted the World Cup trophy presented to India after Saturday night's final at the Wankhede Stadium here was the original, ... Read more...

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US applauds cricket diplomacy, Dhoni and Sachin


April 4th, 2011 - 10:00 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 4 (ANI): U.S. Ambassador to India, Timothy J. Roemer, on Monday congratulated the leaders of both India and Pakistan for a very successful dialogue on the sidelines of ... Read more...

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Average run-rate highest in 2011 World Cup: ICC


April 4th, 2011 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 4 (IANS) The 2011 World Cup was the first in history to have an average run-rate of more than five per over, the International Cricket Council (ICC) said ... Read more...

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Trophy presented to Indian team not a replica: ICC (Lead)


April 4th, 2011 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 4 (IANS) The International Cricket Council (ICC) said Monday that the World Cup trophy presented to India after Saturday night's final at the Wankhede Stadium here was not ... Read more...

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ICC says original World Cup trophy presented to India


April 4th, 2011 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 4 (IANS) Squashing all rumours, the International Cricket Council (ICC) said Monday that the World Cup trophy presented to India after Saturday night's final at the Wankhede Stadium ... Read more...

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ICC confirms giving India original World Cup trophy


April 4th, 2011 - 2:15 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Apr. 4 (ANI): The International Cricket Council (ICC) on Monday rubbished some erroneous and mischievous media reports that the ICC had presented India with a duplicate World Cup trophy at the ... Read more...

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Delhi CM Dikshit announces Rs 2 cr reward for Dhoni


April 3rd, 2011 - 5:41 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 3 (ANI): Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit on Sunday announced an award of Rs two crore for Indian cricket team captain MS Dhoni and Rs one crore each ... Read more...

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Gujarat to honor Yusuf and Munaf with ‘Eklavya Award’


April 3rd, 2011 - 5:41 pm ICT by ANI
Ahmedabad, Apr 3 (ANI): The Gujarat Government will honor two of India's World Cup winning squad--Yusuf Pathan and Munaf Patel--with the 'Eklavya Award'.Yusuf is from Vadodara and Munaf is from Bharuch ... Read more...

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Proud parents of Indian cricketers share happiness


April 3rd, 2011 - 4:19 pm ICT by ANI
Kochi/ Moradabad, Apr 3 (ANI): Family members of cricketers S. Sreesanth and Piyush Chawla expressed their happiness and joy after India's victory over Sri Lanka in the World Cup final on Saturday.Sreesanth's ... Read more...

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US ambassador congratulates India


April 3rd, 2011 - 3:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 3 (IANS) US Ambassador to India Timothy J. Roemer Sunday congratulated India on its cricket World Cup victory over Sri Lanka and said he was proud ... Read more...

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Roemer congratulates India on World Cup win


April 3rd, 2011 - 1:11 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr. 3 (ANI): U.S. Ambassador to India Timothy J. Roemer has congratualted the Indian cricket team on its World Cup victory against Sri Lanka on Saturday.In a statement released ... Read more...

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President, PM congratulate Team India on World Cup victory


April 3rd, 2011 - 12:37 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 3 (ANI): President Pratibha Patil and Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh have led the nation in congratulating the Indian cricket team on its World Cup triumph saying it ... Read more...

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