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U-19 World Cup: India face New Zealand for place in final (Preview)


August 22nd, 2012 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
Townsville (Australia), Aug 22 (IANS) As the Indian senior team takes on New Zealand in the first of the two-match Test series starting in Hyderabad, the colts from either side ... Read more...

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Kiwis’ confidence up in absence of Dravid, Laxman


August 22nd, 2012 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 22 (IANS) New Zealand captain Ross Taylor said the confidence of his team has gone up in the absence of experienced Indian batsmen Rahul Dravid and V.V.S. ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka annihilate India to level series (Lead)


July 24th, 2012 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
Hambantota, July 24 (IANS) Sri Lanka hammered India in the second One-day International here Tuesday to level the five-match series 1-1.The Indian batsmen, bundled out for 138 in 33.3 ... Read more...

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Good team won us World Cup, not just captaincy: Sehwag


July 6th, 2012 - 6:39 pm ICT by IANS
Noida, July 6 (IANS) India batsman Virender Sehwag Friday said Mahendra Singh Dhoni had a good side during the 2011 World Cup that helped him lead it to the ... Read more...

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We have to be at our best against KKR: Rohit Sharma


May 11th, 2012 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 11 (IANS) Lauding his team captain Harbhajan Singh for doing a tremendous job as skipper, Mumbai Indian batsmen Rohit Sharma Friday said his team has to be ... Read more...

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We have emerged as the big boys in world cricket: Rahul Dravid


March 27th, 2012 - 11:47 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 27 (IANS) Former India captain Rahul Dravid Tuesday said during his 16-year-long career, the Indian team has emerged from being second class citizens on tours to becoming the ... Read more...

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Nicest guy Dravid phenomenal: Watson


March 9th, 2012 - 3:23 pm ICT by IANS
Adelaide, March 9 (IANS) Australian all-rounder Shane Watson has showered praise on retired Indian batsman Rahul Dravid, calling him a "phenomenal man" and the "nicest guy" he has ever met ... Read more...

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India suffer crushing defeat in tri-series opener (Roundup)


February 5th, 2012 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Feb 5 (IANS) India were outplayed by Australia in the tri-series opener here Sunday in a rain-affected match reduced to 32 overs a side.The batting woes for the ... Read more...

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India’s losing streak in Australia continues (Roundup)


February 1st, 2012 - 9:42 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Feb 1 (IANS) India's disastrous run in Australia continued as they lost the first Twenty20 international by 31 runs at the ANZ Stadium here Wednesday.India managed 140 for ... Read more...

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Three-four players have played their last Test: Gavaskar


January 27th, 2012 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
Adelaide, Jan 27 (IANS) Lashing out against the non-performing seniors, former India captain Sunil Gavaskar has said that three seniors have played their last Test series for the country.As India ... Read more...

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‘If confidence down, even good pitches create problems’


January 26th, 2012 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 26 (IANS) Former Indian captain Sourav Ganguly has blasted the team for putting up an ordinary batting display on a lifeless track at the Adelaide Oval in the ... Read more...

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Australia in command despite Kohli’s maiden Test hundred (Roundup)


January 26th, 2012 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
Adelaide, Jan 26 (IANS) Virat Kohli's maiden Test ton and three quick wickets gave India something to cheer for, but Australia remained in command with a massive 382 runs ... 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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India struggling to save follow-on in Adelaide Test (Lead)


January 26th, 2012 - 9:56 am ICT by IANS
Adelaide, Jan 26 (IANS) India were struggling to avoid follow-on as they were reduced to 122 for five in the first innings, in reply to Australia's 604 for seven ... Read more...

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We are still positive, says Ishant


January 25th, 2012 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
Adelaide, Jan 25 (IANS) India pacer Ishant Sharma said that the team remains positive despite trailing Australia by a huge 543 runs in the first innings on the second ... Read more...

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India can take heart from their record at Adelaide Oval (Preview)


January 23rd, 2012 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
Adelaide, Jan 23 (IANS) India are left playing the fourth cricket Test against Australia, beginning here Tuesday, for pride after being beaten in the earlier three Tests by big ... Read more...

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Sehwag realises patience is key against Australian quicks


January 23rd, 2012 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
Adelaide, Jan 23 (IANS) India's destructive opening batsman Virender Sehwag has finally realised that he has to show patience against Australia as the visitors gear up to play for ... Read more...

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Wasim Akram blasts India’s batting legends


January 19th, 2012 - 11:34 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 19 (IANS) Former Pakistan captain Wasim Akram Thursday blasted the ageing Indian batting legends calling them "physically inadequate" and termed the world No.2 Test team's humiliating defeat in ... Read more...

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Lyon to fine tune skills with Warne ahead of Adelaide Test


January 18th, 2012 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 18 (IANS) Australian spinner Nathan Lyon will be taking tips from spin wizard Shane Warne as he gears up for the fourth and the final Test against India ... Read more...

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Laxman nixes retirement reports


January 18th, 2012 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
Perth, Jan 18 (IANS) India's veteran middle-order batsman V.V.S. Laxman has squashed reports of his retirement following his poor performance in the ongoing Test series against Australia.Laxman, who has ... Read more...

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Batting failures not helping India’s cause: Yadav


January 14th, 2012 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
Perth, Jan 14 (IANS) India's young fast bowler Umesh Yadav, who picked up his maiden fifer in Tests here Saturday, said repeated batting failure was not helping the team ... Read more...

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India staring at third big defeat in Australia (Roundup)


January 14th, 2012 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
Perth, Jan 14 (IANS) Indian batting crumbled yet again after a good show by pacer Umesh Yadav, who bagged his maiden fifer, on the second day of the third ... Read more...

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Lara says Dhoni should get another chance


January 13th, 2012 - 8:53 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 13 (IANS) Legendary West Indies batsmen Brian Lara Friday backed beleaguered India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni saying he needs another chance despite the team's poor run in ... Read more...

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India crash yet again, Warner smashes 4th fastest Test century (Roundup)


January 13th, 2012 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
Perth, Jan 13 (IANS) On a pitch India were shot out for 161, explosive Australian opener David Warner smashed the fourth fastest Test century in an unbroken first-wicket stand ... Read more...

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No rift in Indian dressing room: Dravid


January 11th, 2012 - 5:05 pm ICT by IANS
Perth, Jan 11 (IANS) India's veteran batsman Rahul Dravid Wednesday rubbished Australian media reports of a rift in the dressing room and defended the decision of some of the players ... Read more...

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Australia may unleash Harris on a bouncy WACA track


January 5th, 2012 - 4:08 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 5 (IANS) Australa will be unleashing fast bowler Ryan Harris in a four-pronged pace battery in next week's third Test against India on a bouncy WACA track in ... Read more...

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We have intimidated Indian batsmen, says Pattinson


January 3rd, 2012 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 3 (IANS) Australia's young fast bowling sensation James Pattinson, who picked up four for 43, feels that the Indian batsmen have been intimidated with the aggression of ... Read more...

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Will SCG’s 100th Test inspire Sachin to score a ton?


December 30th, 2011 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Dec 30 (IANS) The second cricket Test between India and Australia here next week will be an ideal platform for Sachin Tendulkar, arguably the greatest contemporary batsman, to ... Read more...

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Triple strikes from Yadav trouble Australia (Second Lead)


December 28th, 2011 - 12:33 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Dec 28 (IANS) Umesh Yadav struck thrice reducing Australia to 81 for four in the second innings against India at tea on the third day of the first cricket ... Read more...

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India suffer batting collapse, Hilfenhaus bags maiden fifer (Lead)


December 28th, 2011 - 9:44 am ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Dec 28 (IANS) India suffered a batting collapse losing seven wickets for 68 runs before being bundled out for 268 runs in the first innings, in reply to Australia ... Read more...

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India have the edge, admits Haddin


December 27th, 2011 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Dec 27 (IANS) Australian wicket-keeper batsman Brad Haddin conceded that India are slightly ahead in the first Test, though Sachin Tendulkar's prized scalp in the day's last over ... Read more...

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Pattinson taps England bowling coach to tackle India


December 23rd, 2011 - 4:12 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Dec 23 (IANS) Australia's young fast bowler James Pattinson is taking advice from England's bowling coach David Saker to plot the downfall of the famed Indian batting order ... Read more...

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Indians will have trouble on quick pitches: Taylor


December 22nd, 2011 - 3:03 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Dec 22 (IANS) Former Australian captain Mark Taylor feels that Indian batsmen, who are pampered by flat tracks at home, will be exposed fast and bouncy pitches in ... Read more...

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Dhoni wins World Cup but India loses No 1 Test status (2011 in Retrospect - Cricket)


December 21st, 2011 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 21 (IANS) From the heights of winning the World Cup after 28 years to the despair of a disastrous tour of England, Indian cricket has swung ... Read more...

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Indian batsmen struggle in rain-affected warm-up game


December 19th, 2011 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
Canberra, Dec 19 (IANS) Indian batsmen failed to make the most of their last opportunity ahead of the Boxing Day Test at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG), slipping to ... Read more...

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