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McCullum, Ajmal lead World T20 rankings


September 13th, 2012 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Sep 13 (IANS) New Zealand batsman Brendon McCullum and Pakistan off-spinner Saeed Ajmal have taken over as the leading batsman and bowler in the latest ICC Twenty20 player ... Read more...

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Gayle leaps to fourth in T20 rankings


July 3rd, 2012 - 4:41 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, July 3 (IANS/CMC) Big-hitting opener Chris Gayle has vaulted 12 spots into the top five of the International Cricket Council (ICC) Twenty20 International batting rankings, less than two weeks after ... Read more...

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Struggling Windies seek success against Black Caps (Preview)


June 30th, 2012 - 4:44 pm ICT by IANS
Fort Lauderdale, June 30 (IANS/CMC) Following their recent disastrous tour of England, the West Indies will seek to brighten their summer when they face New Zealand in the ... Read more...

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‘West Indies favourites for T20 World Cup’


June 28th, 2012 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, June 28 (IANS) Australian all-rounder Shane Watson believes that the West Indies will be the team to beat in the ICC Twenty20 World Cup which kicks off in Sri ... Read more...

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Paine replaces injured Haddin against England, Ireland ODIs


June 6th, 2010 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, June 6 (IANS) Tim Paine will replace an injured Brad Haddin in the Australian One-day International (ODI) squad for the upcoming matches against Ireland and England. Cricket Australia (CA) physiotherapist Alex ... Read more...

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Afghan bowler compares his team’s meteoric rise to boxing underdog Rocky Balboa


May 1st, 2010 - 1:10 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, May 1 (ANI): Afghanistan fast bowler Hamid Hassan has compared his team's rise to play the ICC Twenty20 World Cup in the Caribbean to the deeds of Hollywood's boxing underdog Rocky ... Read more...

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New Zealand taking a balanced side for ICC T20 World Cup


April 23rd, 2010 - 6:34 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Apr 23 (ANI): The New Zealand cricket team is taking a full-strength team to the West Indies for the 2010 ICC Twenty20 World Cup.Injuries concerns are over for team as ... Read more...

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We don’t need cricket to promote films: Arjun Rampal


April 15th, 2010 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 15 (IANS) Actor Arjun Rampal, who did a series of ads for the upcoming ICC World Twenty20 with his "Housefull" co-stars, says the film industry doesn't need cricket to promote ... Read more...

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ICC Twenty20 World Cup, ‘Houseful’ to be promoted together


April 15th, 2010 - 1:48 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 15 (IANS) ESPN Star Sports and Nadiadwala Grandson Entertainment have tied up to promote upcoming ICC Twenty20 World Cup and multi-starrer comedy "Houseful", both of which are opening April 30. "Cricket ... Read more...

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Injured Kiwi pacer Mills ruled out for four months


November 17th, 2009 - 5:13 pm ICT by ANI
Auckland, Nov 17(ANI): New Zealand fast bowler Kyle Mills has been ruled out of action for at least four months following a shoulder and knee injury.The 30-year-old will be required to have ... Read more...

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Pakistan upset after cricketers ignored for ICC Awards


October 3rd, 2009 - 10:52 pm ICT by IANS
By Omar KhalidKarachi, Oct 3 (IANS) Pakistan's cricket community reacted sharply Saturday after the country's players were "snubbed" at the International Cricket Council (ICC) Awards ceremony in Johannesburg earlier this week.Fans back ... Read more...

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Pak under tremendous pressure to do well in Champions Trophy: Afridi


August 31st, 2009 - 1:42 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Aug.31 (ANI) : Newly appointed Pakistan vice captain Shahid Afridi has said that being the ICC Twenty20 World Cup champions, Pakistan will be under tremendous pressure in the Champions Trophy.Expressing full ... Read more...

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New Zealand Cricket appoints Saqlain Mushtaq as spin consultant


August 9th, 2009 - 4:54 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Aug. 9 (ANI): Former Pakistan off-spinner Saqlain Mushtaq has been appointed as spin consultant for New Zealand Cricket (NZC) for the next 12 months.Saqlain's first assignment will be New Zealand's ... Read more...

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Woolmer’s son “delighted” over Younis Khan dedicating T20 win to late coach


June 27th, 2009 - 4:09 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, June 27 (ANI): The son of former Pakistan cricket coach Bob Woolmer, Dale Woolmer, has praised captain Younis Khan for dedicating the ICC Twenty20 Championship win to his late father.In his ... Read more...

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Razzaq, Yousuf bag PCB ‘A’ category central contracts, Aamir ignored


June 27th, 2009 - 4:08 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, June 27 (ANI): The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has awarded mid-term central contracts to all rounder Abdul Razzaq and middle order batsman Mohammed Yousuf, both of whom had terminated their respective ... Read more...

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BCCI’s Shukla defends Team India after its 20-20 World Cup exit


June 15th, 2009 - 4:50 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, June 15 (ANI): The Board of Control for Cricket in India's (BCCI) media and finance committee chairman Rajiv Shukla on Monday defended Team India and its skipper M S Dhoni, ... Read more...

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Boos of Indian fans inspired England win: Collingwood


June 15th, 2009 - 10:02 am ICT by IANS
London, June 15 (IANS) England skipper Paul Collingwood claims that his team's three run-win over India was driven by the boos of Indian fans just before the match. "It pretty much did it ... Read more...

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200 pound tickets for India-England match


June 14th, 2009 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 14 (IANS) Tickets for Sunday's ICC Twenty20 cricket match between India and England were going for an astounding 200 pounds. Desperate Indian supporters crowded the Lord's cricket venue for the Super ... Read more...

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Pak young guns eagerly waiting to fire in ICC Twenty20


June 12th, 2009 - 2:50 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 12 (ANI): Young Pakistan all-rounder Fawad Alam and opening batsman Shahzaib Hasan are hoping to get a chance in the super-eight match against Sri Lanka in the ICC World Twenty ... Read more...

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Sehwag’s shoulder injury rules him out of T20 World Cup


June 9th, 2009 - 6:56 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 9 (ANI): Indian opening batsman Virender Sehwag will not feature in ICC Twenty20 World Cup here, as he has a shoulder injury that requires surgery, sources said.Sehwag skipped ... Read more...

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Pakistan must defeat Netherlands by 60 runs to remain alive in T20 World Cup


June 9th, 2009 - 1:58 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 9 (ANI): Pakistan is on the verge of being eliminated from the ICC Twenty20 Championship, as they now need to win their match against The Netherlands by 60 runs to ... Read more...

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More problems for Pak cricket as Alam, Younis go poles apart


June 8th, 2009 - 1:45 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 8 (ANI): The Pakistan cricket team is never short of controversies, as barely six months after the change in captaincy, differences seems to have crept-in between Coach Intikhab Alam and ... Read more...

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Kiwis 170/7 despite Sharma’s four-wicket haul


June 2nd, 2009 - 1:25 am ICT by IANS
London, June 1 (IANS) New Zealand batsmen rustled up 170 runs for seven wickets against India in a warmup match of the ICC Twenty20 championship here Monday. Thirty one of the runs came ... Read more...

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ICC Twenty20 Championship would put Pakistan back on world stage: Khan


June 1st, 2009 - 2:59 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jun.1 (ANI): Pakistan cricket captain Younus Khan is hoping the ICC World Twenty20 tournament would open the door for his side to participate in international events.Khan said he was glad to ... Read more...

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PCB not to conduct dope tests ahead of T20 World Cup


May 27th, 2009 - 1:11 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, May 27 (ANI): The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) would not conduct any dope tests on its players ahead of the ICC Twenty20 World Cup, which starts in England from June 5.PCB ... Read more...

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Qadir rubbishes reports about rift with Younis Khan


May 13th, 2009 - 3:23 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, May 13 (ANI): The Chief selector of the Pakistan cricket team, Abdul Qadir, has rubbished media reports which claimed that he and captain Younis Khan are not on talking terms, as ... Read more...

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PCB hires psychologist to strengthen team’s mental resolve


May 13th, 2009 - 1:09 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, May 13 (ANI): Worried by reports of conflicts and the existence of two factions within the team, the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has hired a psychologist to help strengthen the squad's ... Read more...

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Pakistan team to get visas from Abu Dhabi for ICC T20


April 17th, 2009 - 2:07 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Apr.17 (ANI): A majority of the Pakistani players will apply for visas from Abu Dhabi to feature in the ICC Twenty20According to The Nation, about 22 players have already applied ... Read more...

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Oz to push for series whitewash, Ponting targets Proteas skipper Kallis


March 19th, 2009 - 2:38 pm ICT by ANI
Cape Town (South Africa), Mar.19 (ANI): Australia have made clear their intentions to push hard for a 3-0 sweep of their Test series against South Africa by suggesting that stand-in Proteas ... Read more...

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Daredevils score their highest IPL total(Statistical Highlights)


May 1st, 2008 - 2:10 am ICT by admin
New Delhi, May 01 (IANS) Delhi Daredevils' 191 for five against Bangalore Royal Challengers here Wednesday night is their highest total in the Indian Premier League (IPL) so far. Daredevils surpassed their ... Read more...

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Kallis remains humble after Wisden accolade


April 10th, 2008 - 6:20 pm ICT by admin
By Fakir Hassen Johannesburg, April 10 (IANS) All rounder Jacques Kallis remains humble in the wake of being the first South African to be named Cricketer of the Year 2007 by the Wisden ... Read more...

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Kallis bid surprises South African cricket boss


February 21st, 2008 - 9:29 pm ICT by admin
By Fakir Hassen Johannesburg, Feb 21 (IANS) Cricket South Africa chief executive Gerald Majola has said he was "pleasantly surprised" at the $900,000 bid for all-rounder Jacques Kallis to play in three seasons ... Read more...

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