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Yuvraj made an incredible comeback: Ganguly


September 13th, 2012 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 13 (IANS) Terming star Indian batsman Yuvraj Singh's comeback as incredible, former India captain Sourav Ganguly Thursday expressed satisfaction over the southpaw's performance in the recently concluded Twenty20 ... Read more...

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Ashwin, Kohli achieve career-best rankings


September 4th, 2012 - 3:01 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Sep 4 (IANS) Off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin broke into the top 20 for the first time in the ICC rankings for Test bowlers released Tuesday.Virat Kohli, who scored 103 ... Read more...

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Laxman, India’s crisis man (Profile)


August 18th, 2012 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 18 (IANS) V.V.S. Laxman has always been a fighter, never known to throw in the towel. He has done things his way, either bashing the Australians ... Read more...

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Mahindra to sponsor Sri Lanka Premier League


August 8th, 2012 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 8 (IANS) Utility vehicle major Mahindra & Mahindra (M&M;) Wednesday announced its partnership with the Sri Lanka Premier League (SLPL) cricket tournament as their title sponsors.SLPL kicks off ... Read more...

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Sachin’s records will be broken one day: Kapil


July 8th, 2012 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 8 (IANS) Praising Indian batsman Sachin Tendulkar for his disciplined life and dedication to the game, former Indian skipper Kapil Dev Sunday said the maestro's records will ... Read more...

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Stars to watch out for in IPL-V


April 3rd, 2012 - 5:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 3 (IANS) The fifth edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) boasts a plethora of talent from all corners of the cricketing world. Players like Chris ... Read more...

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Sehwag denies reports of rift in Team India


March 10th, 2012 - 11:24 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 10 (IANS) Indian batsman Virender Sehwag Saturday denied reports of his rift with captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni saying he has no ambitions to lead the team.Sehwag blamed ... Read more...

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Dravid role model for young cricketers: Kumble


March 9th, 2012 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 9 (IANS) Indian batsman Rahul Dravid, who Friday announced his retirement from Test cricket, was an inspiration and role model for young cricketers taking to the game, said ... Read more...

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Sachin should have retired after World Cup win: Imran


January 31st, 2012 - 12:40 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 30 (IANS) Former Pakistani cricket captain Imran Khan Monday said Indian batsman Sachin Tendulkar should have retired after India won the cricket World Cup last year."We all ... Read more...

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Adelaide Test: Kohli hunts for ton but Australia in control (Second Lead)


January 26th, 2012 - 12:44 pm ICT by IANS
Adelaide, Jan 26 (IANS) Young middle-order batsmen Virat Kohli stayed in the hunt for becoming the first Indian batsman to get a century in the series but Australia were ... Read more...

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We don’t doctor pitches: Clarke


January 23rd, 2012 - 6:10 pm ICT by IANS
Adelaide, Jan 23 (IANS) Australia captain Michael Clarke Monday rubbished allegations by Indian batsman Gautam Gambhir that the hosts doctored cricket pitches to ensure the tourists' downfall."The pitches have ... Read more...

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Sachin a cricket god: Hussey


January 22nd, 2012 - 6:53 pm ICT by IANS
Adelaide, Jan 22 (IANS) Australian batsman Michael Hussey has termed India's batting great Sachin Tendulkar a "cricket god" ahead of the fourth and final Test beginning at the Adelaide ... Read more...

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Kohli fined 50 percent match fees for obscene gesture


January 5th, 2012 - 5:23 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 5 (IANS) Indian batsman Virat Kohli has been fined 50 percent of his match fees for showing a middle finger to a section of the crowd while fielding ... Read more...

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Ready to play in Sydney: Rohit Sharma


January 1st, 2012 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 1 (IANS) Indian batsman Rohit Sharma says he is fully prepared to play in the second Test against Australia in case he gets selected in the ... Read more...

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India face confident West Indies in fourth ODI


December 7th, 2011 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
Indore, Dec 7 (IANS) India will have to raise their game against a buoyant West Indies if they are to seal the series in the fourth One-day International at ... Read more...

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Dravid named for Polly Umrigar best cricketer award


November 23rd, 2011 - 6:27 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 23 (IANS) India's veteran batsman Rahul Dravid will be honoured with the 'Polly Umrigar Award for India's best cricketer of 2010-11' at the Board of Cricket Control for ... Read more...

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Gambhir to donate his body parts


November 10th, 2011 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 10 (IANS) Ace Indian batsman Gautam Gambhir Thursday pledged to donate his body organs to a Delhi hospital after his death."I hereby pledge to donate my ... Read more...

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Cricket fervour missing, but6 India get big cheer (Sidelights)


October 14th, 2011 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Oct 14 (IANS) Too much cricket appears to be not only taking its toll on players but also killing fans' enthusiasm. The usual frenzy around the sport ... Read more...

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Yuvraj launches his cricket academy


August 23rd, 2011 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) Indian batsman Yuvraj Singh Tuesday launched a cricket academy named after him in association with the Pathways World School.Yuvraj Singh Centres of Excellence (YSCE) aims ... Read more...

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India facing a series whitewash (Lead)


August 21st, 2011 - 2:32 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 21 (IANS) India find themselves facing the ignominy of a whitewash after England seamers ripped through the top order to leave the visitors struggling at 103/5 at ... Read more...

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The team wanted to protect the ’spirit of the game’: Dravid


August 1st, 2011 - 2:34 am ICT by IANS
Nottingham, Aug 1 (IANS) Veteran Indian batsman Rahul Dravid said it was an unanimous decision by the team to reinstate Ian Bell, who was run out in a bizarre manner, ... Read more...

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DRS back in spotlight in India-England series


July 31st, 2011 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
Nottingham, July 31 (IANS) The use of technology came under scanner on the second day of the second cricket Test when England were left unconvinced by the Hotspot technology ... Read more...

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Raina fined for showing dissent


June 30th, 2011 - 12:51 am ICT by IANS
Bridgetown (Barbados), June 29 (IANS) The International Cricket Council (ICC) has fined Indian batsman Suresh Raina 25 per cent of his match fees for showing dissent on his dismissal on ... Read more...

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Fight it out in middle, Dravid advises youngsters


June 23rd, 2011 - 4:59 pm ICT by IANS
Kingston (Jamaica), June 23 (IANS) After rescuing the Indian innings with a gritty century, Rahul Dravid advised the youngsters in the team to fight it out in the middle rather ... Read more...

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Tremlett could pose problems for Indian batsman: Boycott


June 21st, 2011 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 21 (IANS) Former England captain Geoffrey Boycott feels that fast bowler Chris Tremlett has the ability to trouble the Indian batsman during the forthcoming Test series at home.Boycott ... Read more...

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West Indies team lacks consistency and confidence, says Walsh


June 21st, 2011 - 6:03 pm ICT by IANS
Kingston (Jamaica), June 21 (IANS) Fast bowling legend Courtney Walsh feels that the West Indies cricket team lacks confidence and consistency.Walsh, however, said there is potential in West Indies ... Read more...

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Martin, Russell give West Indies consolation win over India (Second lead)


June 14th, 2011 - 8:12 am ICT by IANS
St. John's (Antigua), June 14 (IANS) Anthony Martin and Andre Russell bowled inspiring spells to hand India a crushing 103-run defeat against West Indies in the fourth ODI here Monday.Leg-spinner ... Read more...

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Mumbai Indians knock out Knight Riders in IPL Eliminator (Lead)


May 26th, 2011 - 2:06 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 25 (IANS) Adrian Blizzard's blistering half century at the top and a six by Harbhajan Singh in the final over carried Mumbai Indians to a four-wicket win ... Read more...

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Watson could do a Tendulkar soon, warns Hussey


April 13th, 2011 - 9:13 am ICT by ANI
Dhaka, Apr. 13 (ANI): Middle order Australian batsman Mike Hussey believes opener Shane Watson may soon overtake Indian batsman Sachin Tendulkar's top one-day international score of 200, after blasting the Australian ... Read more...

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Botha steers Rajasthan Royals to victory over Deccan Chargers (Lead)


April 9th, 2011 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, April 9 (IANS) Johan Botha struck a sparkling 67 not out as Rajasthan Royals cruised to a comfortable eight-wicket victory over Deccan Chargers in the Indian Premier League ... Read more...

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Lucknow clerics condemn Afridi’s remarks


April 5th, 2011 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, April 5 (IANS) Muslim clerics here have taken strong exception to Pakistani cricket skipper Shahid Afridi's remark about his countrymen being "more large-hearted" than Indians, terming him a ... Read more...

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Gambhir gets rapturous welcome home


April 4th, 2011 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 4 (IANS) Delhi's local boy Gautam Gambhir returned home Monday after the cricket World Cup win to a rapturous welcome by fans waving national flags.Crowds shouted ... Read more...

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India salutes cricket World Cup heroes


April 3rd, 2011 - 4:03 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai/Delhi, Apr 3 (ANI): Cricket fans across the nation cheered Team India and conveyed their best wishes a day after they lifted the tenth Cricket World Cup with a six-wicket victory ... Read more...

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Sehwag’s mother wishes good luck to Team India for World Cup final


April 2nd, 2011 - 8:24 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 2(ANI): Indian batsman Virender Sehwag's mother, Krishna, has conveyed her best wishes to the Indian team for the World Cup final being played against Sri Lanka at Mumbai's ... Read more...

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(VM) India record maiden World Cup semifinal victory at home (Statistical highlights)


March 31st, 2011 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
Mohali, March 31 (IANS) India recorded their maiden World Cup semifinal win on home soil after they beat Pakistan at the Punjab Cricket Association Stadium here Wednesday. India had ... Read more...

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