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Don’t create the hype around Yuvraj: Dhoni


September 7th, 2012 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
Visakhapatnam, Sep 7 (IANS) Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni said it was important that Yuvraj Singh should not burdened with the hype of his return to international cricket, after ... Read more...

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Dhoni happy with team’s showing against New Zealand


September 3rd, 2012 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 3 (IANS) India skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni Monday ticked all the positive boxes while asserting that he was quite happy with the overall performances of the team ... Read more...

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India lift Nehru Cup for third time in thrilling fashion (Lead)


September 2nd, 2012 - 11:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 2 (IANS) India lifted the Nehru Cup for the third consecutive time beating Cameroon 5-4 in a penalty shootout at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium here Sunday.Sunil Chhetri, ... Read more...

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Looking to start in a positive mood, says Dhoni


August 22nd, 2012 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 22 (IANS) Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni said the team was looking to start in a positive mode the two-match Test series against New Zealand, which begins ... Read more...

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Dhoni not invited to Laxman’s party


August 22nd, 2012 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 22 (IANS) Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni was not invited to a party which former test player V.V.S. Laxman hosted here for some senior members of the ... Read more...

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Airtel India-New Zealand trophy unveiled


August 22nd, 2012 - 12:04 am ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 21 (IANS) Airtel India-New Zealand Test and T20 cricket series trophy was unveiled at a function here Tuesday evening.Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni and New Zealand captain ... Read more...

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Chhetri signs for Sporting Lisbon reserves for a year (Lead)


July 5th, 2012 - 7:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 5 (IANS) Portuguese football giants Sporting Lisbon Thursday unveiled Sunil Chettri as their newest signing this year. However, the Indian captain will be not be starting for ... Read more...

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Champions League win my greatest achievement: Didier Drogba


June 17th, 2012 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 17 (IANS) Former Chelsea striker Didier Drogba, who left the club at the end of the 2012 season, said here Sunday that the greatest achievement in ... Read more...

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Aggression my plus point: Virat Kohli (With Image)


June 15th, 2012 - 3:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) Cricketer Virat Kohli, known for being aggressive on the field, says it is his strength and he does not think he should curb it."My aggression ... Read more...

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Despite loss, Dhoni best T-20 captain: Ganguly (Lead)


May 28th, 2012 - 3:46 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 28 (IANS) Calling M.S. Dhoni India's best T-20 skipper, former Indian captain Sourav Ganguly Sunday said the time had not come yet to compare Gautam Gambhir with ... Read more...

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KKR deserving champions: Ganguly


May 28th, 2012 - 2:48 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 28 (IANS) Describing Kolkata Knight Riders as "deserving winners" of the Indian Premier League, former Indian captain Sourav Ganguly praised Manvinder Bisla for his cracker of an ... Read more...

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Majority of Kolkatans to root for Dada, not KKR on May 5


April 29th, 2012 - 5:04 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 29 (IANS) Eden Gardens may be the official home venue for the Kolkata Knight Riders, but come May 5 a majority of Kolkatans - from celebrities to ... Read more...

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Ganguly defends Samuels’ bowling action


April 16th, 2012 - 11:04 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, April 16 (IANS) Pune Warriors captain Saurav Ganguly Monday defended the suspect bowling action of his off-spinner Marlon Samuels.Samuels has been warned by the Indian Premier League (IPL) organisers ... Read more...

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IPL season begins in Bangalore under tight vigil


April 7th, 2012 - 5:45 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, April 7 (IANS) As summer gets underway with hot days but cooler nights, the entertaining cricket season of the Indian Premier League (IPL) got off to a start Saturday ... Read more...

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Rohit can be a good finisher: Dhoni


March 19th, 2012 - 12:18 am ICT by IANS
Mirpur (Dhaka), March 18 (IANS) Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni Sunday praised his batsmen for a stellar performance but reserved special praise for the talented Rohit Sharma, who he ... Read more...

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Bangladesh played better: Dhoni


March 17th, 2012 - 12:23 am ICT by IANS
Mirpur (Dhaka), March 16 (IANS) Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni said that Bangladesh were clearly the better side and his bowlers felt the pressure during the Powerplay as the ... Read more...

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Ganguly eager to end losing streak in finals


March 11th, 2012 - 9:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 11 (IANS) Bengal have lost their three previous one-day finals and Sourav Ganguly, who has been part of one of them, looks determined to set the ... Read more...

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Tendulkar rubbishes retirement speculations: Reports


March 10th, 2012 - 11:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 10 (IANS) India's cricketing legend Sachin Tendulkar Saturday dismissed speculations that he would announce his retirement after getting his much awaited 100th international ton.Zee News reported ... Read more...

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Azharuddin proud of Rahul’s achievements


March 9th, 2012 - 10:48 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 9 (IANS) Former Indian captain Mohammad Azharuddin, under whose leadership Rahul Dravid made his Test cricket debut in 1996, Friday said he was sad that the Karnataka player ... Read more...

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Budding cricketers have lot to learn from Dravid: Ganguly


March 9th, 2012 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 9 (IANS) Saluting Rahul Dravid, who called time on his glittering international career Friday, his one-time teammate Sourav Ganguly described him as one of the greatest batsmen ... Read more...

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After cricket, Pepsi moves to football


March 1st, 2012 - 2:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 1 (IANS) The last time around five prominent cricketers, including Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni, promoted the "Youngistaani" concept during the 2011 World Cup. Building on ... Read more...

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I am now more determined: Dinda


March 1st, 2012 - 12:52 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 29 (IANS) Returning to the Indian squad after a gap of nearly two years, Bengal pacer Ashok Dinda Wednesday said he was now a more determined cricketer and ... Read more...

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We had the firepower to beat Sri Lanka: Dhoni


February 28th, 2012 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
Hobart, Feb 28 (IANS) Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni said Tuesday he was confident his team had the firepower and to chase down the imposing target set by Sri Lanka ... Read more...

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Ganguly moots multiple captaincy for each format


February 21st, 2012 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 21 (IANS) Former Indian captain Sourav Ganguly has criticised Mahendra Singh Dhoni's ledership and asked the selectors to consider appointing different captains for the three formats ... Read more...

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I must improve my batting, says Sehwag


February 21st, 2012 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
Brisbane, Feb 21 (IANS) Stand-in Indian captain Virender Sehwag lamented his own batting performance Tuesday after his side slumped to their second successive defeat in the One-day International tri-series ... Read more...

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Kapil wants Sachin to retire immediately


February 20th, 2012 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 20 (IANS) India's 1983 World Cup winning captain Kapil Dev feels that the time has run out for Sachin Tendulkar and the batting maestro should immediately ... Read more...

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Loss of early wickets cost us dear: Dhoni


February 19th, 2012 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
Brisbane, Feb 19 (IANS) Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni blamed the early loss of wickets for the crushing defeat against Australia in the seventh match of the One-day International ... Read more...

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Dhoni banned 1 match for slow over rate


February 19th, 2012 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
Brisbane, Feb 19 (IANS) Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni has been suspended for one match after the team was fined for a slow over rate for the second time in ... Read more...

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Umpire goof up cost India a win against Sri Lanka


February 14th, 2012 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
Adelaide, Feb 14 (IANS) A goof-up by umpires Simon Fry from Australia and England's Nigel Long in the 30th over robbed India of a win against Sri Lanka in Tuesday's ... Read more...

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India-Sri Lanka ODI tied


February 14th, 2012 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
Adelaide, Feb 14 (IANS) The fifth ODI of the tri-series between India and Sri Lanka ended in a tie at the Adelaide Oval here Tuesday.India made 239 for nine ... Read more...

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Dhoni criticizes batsmen’s shot selection


February 12th, 2012 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
Adelaide, Feb 12 (IANS) India registered their first win at the Adelaide Oval beating Australia by four wickets in the ODI tri-series Sunday. However, Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni ... 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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Dhoni hints at quitting Tests by 2013


January 12th, 2012 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
Perth, Jan 12 (IANS) Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni hinted that he may retire from Tests to prolong his career in the shorter versions of the game, keeping in mind ... Read more...

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India’s batting falters again in Sydney (Second Lead)


January 3rd, 2012 - 11:59 am ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 3 (IANS) Sachin Tendulkar was denied his 100th international century by young fast bowler James Pattinson while India limped to 178 for eight in the first innings ... Read more...

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India 178/8 against Australia at tea


January 3rd, 2012 - 11:27 am ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 3 (IANS) India were struggling at 178 for eight in the first innings against Australia at tea on the first day of the second cricket Test at ... Read more...

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