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We are open for cricket series against Pakistan: Dhoni


May 31st, 2012 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, May 31 (IANS) India's cricket captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni Thursday said Team India was open to play against arch-rivals Pakistan if the two boards agree to have a bilateral ... Read more...

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CPI-M, Congress question Mamata’s felicitation of KKR (Lead)


May 30th, 2012 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 30 (IANS) The Congress Wednesday joined the CPI-M in asking why the West Bengal government gave a rousing reception to private corporate team Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) ... Read more...

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CPI-M questions Mamata’s felicitation of KKR


May 30th, 2012 - 4:27 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 30 (IANS) The CPI-M Wednesday asked why the West Bengal government gave a rousing reception to a private corporate team Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) after it won ... Read more...

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PCB chairman’s visit revives Pakistan’s IPL hopes


May 28th, 2012 - 12:35 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 27 (IANS) Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman Zaka Ashraf's presence as a guest for the final of the Indian Premier League-V has raised hopes for the participation of ... Read more...

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After payments to male cricketers, women want their share


May 27th, 2012 - 4:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 27 (IANS) Former women players who turned out for the country have appealed to the Indian cricket board for a one-time payout as was done for their ... Read more...

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BCCI honours 15 veteran cricketers


May 24th, 2012 - 2:17 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 24 (IANS) Recognising their yeoman contribution to the game in their heydays, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) Wednesday honoured 15 ex-cricketers and rewarded them ... Read more...

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ED investigating money laundering in IPL, says Pranab


May 21st, 2012 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) The Enforcement Directorate (ED) is probing the complaints of money laundering against Indian Premier League (IPL), Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee told the Rajya Sabha ... Read more...

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Banning IPL not the solution, says Maken


May 19th, 2012 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 19 (IANS) India's sports minister Ajay Maken feels banning the Indian Premier League (IPL) is not the solution and has made three suggestions to clear the ... Read more...

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MCA bans Shah Rukh from Wankhede; experts call it a rare decision (Roundup)


May 18th, 2012 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 18 (IANS) The Mumbai Cricket Association (MCA) Friday punished Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan for his alleged misbehaviour. Experts say it is a first-of-its-kind decision when a ... Read more...

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BCCI will decide on SRK ban: Rajiv Shukla


May 18th, 2012 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 18 (IANS) With the Mumbai Cricket Association (MCA) slapping a five-year ban on actor Shah Rukh Khan from entering the Wankhede Stadium,the Board of Control ... Read more...

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Shah Rukh banned from Wankhede for 5 years (Second Lead)


May 18th, 2012 - 2:18 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 18 (IANS) The Mumbai Cricket Association (MCA) Friday slapped a five-year ban on actor Shah Rukh Khan from entering the Wankhede Stadium over his alleged misbehaviour at ... Read more...

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SRK barred from Wankhede for five years (Lead)


May 18th, 2012 - 1:57 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 18 (IANS) Bollywood star Shah Rukh Khan has been banned from the Wankhede Stadium for five years, Mumbai Cricket Association (MCA) President Vilasrao Deshmukh announced Friday.The development ... Read more...

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Kirti Azad backs Shah Rukh


May 17th, 2012 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP and former cricketer Kirti Azad Thursday came in support of Bollywood star Shah Rukh Khan, saying cricket officials were ... Read more...

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MCA ban on Shah Rukh Khan not finalised: Rajiv Shukla


May 17th, 2012 - 1:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) The final decision to ban Bollywood star and Kolkata Knight Riders co-owner Shah Rukh Khan from entering Wankhede cricket stadium will be taken only ... Read more...

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Keep off IPL, Maken tells BCCI (Lead)


May 16th, 2012 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) Sports Minister Ajay Maken Wednesday said suspending the players allegedly involved in spot-fixing was not enough and the Indian cricket board needed to do more ... Read more...

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Players’ suspension not enough, BCCI must do more: Maken


May 16th, 2012 - 5:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) Sports Minister Ajay Maken Wednesday said suspending five domestic players allegedly involved in spot-fixing was not enough and the Indian cricket board needed to do ... Read more...

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Don’t question integrity of my players: Hussey


May 16th, 2012 - 3:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) Kings XI Punjab skipper David Hussey has said media should not question the integrity of his players amidst the sting operation conducted by a ... Read more...

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Pune Warriors’ Mishra admits making statement, apologises


May 16th, 2012 - 12:38 am ICT by IANS
New Delhim May 15 (IANS) Pune Warriors cricketer Mohnish Mishra, who was suspended by the Indian cricket board pending inquiry, Tuesday accepted the statements he made during the sting operation ... Read more...

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BCCI suspends five cricketers on charges of spot-fixing


May 15th, 2012 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 15 (IANS) The Indian cricket board has decided to immediately suspend five cricketers who have been linked to spot-fixing in a sting operation done by a TV ... Read more...

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Resolving IPL graft charges a challenge for BCCI: Maken


May 15th, 2012 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 15 (IANS) Sports Minister Ajay Maken Tuesday described the spot-fixing allegations in the Indian Premier League as a challenge for the Indian cricket board and expected it ... Read more...

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Pakistan’s domestic T20 winners to play in Champions League: BCCI


May 12th, 2012 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 12 (IANS) The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) Saturday decided to invite Pakistan's domestic Twenty20 champions for the Champions League tournament to be hosted by ... Read more...

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Pujara to lead India A for Caribbean tour


April 27th, 2012 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 27 (IANS) Cheteshwar Pujara will lead the India A contingent on a tour of the Caribbean in June when the West Indies A will host them to three ... Read more...

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Ranatunga’s take on IPL his own, says Mahela


April 20th, 2012 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 20 (IANS) Delhi Daredevils vice-captain Mahela Jayawardene Friday brushed off former Sri Lankan captain Arjuna Ranatunga's take on the Indian Premier League (IPL) as being his own ... Read more...

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IPL play-offs’ proceeds to be distributed among former cricketers


April 3rd, 2012 - 11:19 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 3 (IANS) Indian cricket board president N.Srinivasan Tuesday promised to help 185 Indian cricketers with the proceeds from the four play-off stage matches of the Indian Premier League ... Read more...

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Ranchi, Dharmasala to host ODIs against England


April 2nd, 2012 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 2 (IANS) India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni's hometown Ranchi and the popular hill station of Dharmasala will be hosting ODIs for their first time during the series against ... Read more...

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Star Group bags TV rights of BCCI


April 2nd, 2012 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 2 (IANS) The Rupert Murdoch-led Star Group Monday bagged the six-year broadcast and digital rights of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) for all international ... Read more...

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Pune Warriors sign Michael Clarke for IPL-V


March 28th, 2012 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 28 (IANS) Australia captain Michael Clarke has signed-up with Pune Warriors India for his debut season in the Indian Premier League (IPL), replacing marquee player Yuvraj Singh in ... Read more...

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Former captains pay rich tributes to Dravid at BCCI ceremony


March 27th, 2012 - 11:13 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 27 (IANS) The Indian cricket board, in a glittering ceremony Tuesday, felicitated former captain and legendary batsman Rahul Dravid, who retired from international cricket earlier in the month.Former ... Read more...

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No word of praise enough for Tendulkar: Dalmiya


March 16th, 2012 - 11:25 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 16 (IANS) Former International Cricket Council (ICC) chief Jagmohan Dalmiya Friday lauded batting great Sachin Tendulkar for scoring a century of centuries in international cricket saying no ... Read more...

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Cricketing world pays hearty tribute to Sachin


March 16th, 2012 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 16 (IANS) The cricketing world heaped praise on master blaster Sachin Tendulkar, who completed his 100th international hundred Friday in the Asia Cup match against Bangladesh.The ... Read more...

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Text of Rahul Dravid statement announcing his retirement


March 9th, 2012 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 9 (IANS) The following is the text of Rahul David's statement, announcing his retirement from international cricket, here Friday at the Chinnaswamy Stadium:I would like to announce my ... Read more...

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Congress in Goa will outperform Indian team Down Under: Shukla


March 1st, 2012 - 11:45 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, March 1 (IANS) The Congress will perform better in the March 3 Goa assembly elections than the Indian cricket team which was battered in Australia, said union minister and ... Read more...

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Irfan, media manager deny reports of rift in team


February 24th, 2012 - 4:40 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Feb 24 (IANS) Team India media manager G.S. Walia and all-rounder Irfan Pathan Friday denied any rift between skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni and his deputy Virender Sehwag and ... Read more...

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Pune Warriors sign Marlon Samuels


February 24th, 2012 - 4:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) Indian Premier League (IPL) franchise Pune Warriors have signed on West Indian all-rounder Marlon Samuels in a two-year deal.The West Indian becomes the first player ... Read more...

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BCCI steps in to sort out Dhoni-Sehwag differences


February 23rd, 2012 - 11:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) The Indian cricket board had to finally step in Thursday and asked India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni and his deputy Virender Sehwag to patch-up ... Read more...

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