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Cancer over, Yuvraj enthrals his fans


September 11th, 2012 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 11 (IANS) The MA Chidambaram Stadium here erupted in frenzy Tuesday night as the poster boy of Indian cricket Yuvraj Singh stepped on to the field after overcoming ... Read more...

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BCCI cash prizes for U-19 winners


August 26th, 2012 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 26 (IANS) The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) Sunday announced a cash reward of Rs.20 lakh to each player and Rs.15 lakh to every ... Read more...

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Laxman has given strong and clear message to selectors: Ganguly


August 18th, 2012 - 11:40 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 18 (IANS) Former Indian cricket captain Sourav Ganguly Saturday saluted V.V.S. Laxman for his contribution to the game and said he has given a "strong and clear" ... 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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Former BCCI chief P.M. Rungta passes away (Second Lead)


July 13th, 2012 - 12:41 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 12 (IANS) Purshottam Rungta, former president of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), died here Thursday after a prolonged illness. He was 84.Rungta was the ... Read more...

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Former BCCI chief PM. Rungta passes away (Lead)


July 12th, 2012 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 12 (IANS) Purshottam Rungta, former president of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), died here Thursday after prolonged illness. He was 84.Rungta was the BCCI ... Read more...

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Kumble hopes India’s Test reverses serve as wake-up call


June 17th, 2012 - 1:24 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 16 (IANS) Former Indian cricket captain Anil Kumble Saturday expressed frustration over India losing eight back to back Test matches,but hoped the reverses would serve as a ... Read more...

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Dhoni casts vote in Jharkhand by-poll


June 12th, 2012 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, June 12 (IANS) Indian cricket captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni Tuesday cast his vote here for the by-poll in Jharkhand's Hatia assembly constituency.Dhoni, who arrived in his hometown three ... Read more...

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Dhoni visits Kargil, pays homage to martyrs of 1999


June 6th, 2012 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, June 6 (IANS) Indian Cricket captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni Wednesday visited the theatre of the 1999 Kargil Conflict and wondered how Indian soldiers had pushed back Pakistanis from the ... Read more...

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Dhoni wants to serve army after his cricketing career ends (With Images)


June 3rd, 2012 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 3 (IANS) On his maiden visit to the Kashmir Valley, Indian cricket captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni, Sunday visited the Line of Control (LoC) in north Kashmir's Baramulla ... Read more...

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Dhoni meets soldiers on Kashmir border (Lead,With Image)


June 2nd, 2012 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, June 2 (IANS) Indian cricket captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni Saturday met soldiers on the Line of Control (LoC) on Jammu and Kashmir's border with Pakistan, an official said."He ... Read more...

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Dhoni visits border areas in Kashmir


June 2nd, 2012 - 2:00 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, June 2 (IANS) Indian cricket captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni Saturday visited the Line of Control (LoC) on the Jammu and Kashmir border to interact with soldiers, an official said.Dhoni, ... Read more...

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Gambhir can’t be compared to MSD as t20 captain: Ganguly


May 28th, 2012 - 3:24 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 28 (IANS) Calling M.S. Dhoni as India's best twenty20 skipper, former Indian cricket captain Sourav Ganguly Sunday said the time has not come to compare Gautam Gambhir ... 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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Its ‘whistle podu’ time at Chepauk


May 27th, 2012 - 11:58 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 27 (IANS) It was carnival time at the Chepauk, which was filled to its brim for the first time this season for the grand finale of the ... Read more...

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Drogba to visit India in June


May 22nd, 2012 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) Chelsea striker Didier Drogba will make his maiden visit to India next month.Drogba, who was instrumental in Chelsea's maiden Champion League triumph last week, is ... 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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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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Vengsarkar, Shiny Wilson presented lifetime achievement awards


April 27th, 2012 - 12:15 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 26 (IANS) Former Indian cricket captain Dilip Vengsarkar and ace middle distance runner Shiny Wilson were Friday presented the lifetime achievements award by the Calcutta Sports Journalists Club ... Read more...

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Saif, Sharmila connect with Bhopalites beyond royal lineage


April 15th, 2012 - 3:54 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, April 15 (IANS) Seven months after the demise of former Indian cricket captain and Nawab of Pataudi Mansoor Ali Khan, who had a royal connection with Bhopal, his wife ... Read more...

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Sachin has always inspired me: Yuvraj


April 11th, 2012 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, April 11 (IANS) India's 2011 World Cup hero Yuvraj Singh said Wednesday that he was touched when batting maestro Sachin Tendulkar paid him a surpirse visit in London, ... Read more...

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Big B’s fan - a four-month-old kid (Movie Snippets)


April 8th, 2012 - 4:11 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 8 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan, who has got a strong fan following both nationally and internationally, was amazed to when the father of a four-month-old stopped him ... Read more...

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Now Ranbir promotes football


April 5th, 2012 - 2:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 5 (IANS) After T20 cricket, T20 football is here! Bollywood star Ranbir Kapoor, brand ambassador of Pepsi, has urged the youth to be part of the ... Read more...

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Kohli, Jadeja under pressure to perform: Akram


April 4th, 2012 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 4 (IANS) Former Pakistani captain Wasim Akram, the bowling coach of the Kolkata Knight Riders, feels that Ravindra Jadeja and Virat Kohli would be under tremendous pressure to ... Read more...

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Modi to appeal against court order favouring Cairns


April 3rd, 2012 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
Wellington, April 3 (IANS) Former Indian Premier League (IPL) chairman Lalit Modi will be appealing against the High Court of London's verdict in the libel case filed against him by ... Read more...

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Consistent year of losing for Indian cricket: Akram


April 3rd, 2012 - 1:30 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 2 (IANS) Terming India's performance since the heady days of World Cup cricket victory in 2011 as a "consistent year of losing", former Pakistan speedster Wasim Akram ... 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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Former team mates hail Dravid ‘The Wall’ (Lead)


March 28th, 2012 - 12:02 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 27 (IANS) Former team mates Anil Kumble, Sourav Ganguly, V.V.S. Laxman and Mahendra Singh Dhoni paid rich tributes to Rahul Dravid for his immense contribution to Indian cricket.Ganguly ... 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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Chris wants to be involved in Kiwi cricket


March 27th, 2012 - 4:20 pm ICT by IANS
Wellington, March 27 (IANS) Former New Zealand all-rounder Chris Cairns hopes to be involved with New Zealand Cricket (NZC) after winning his libel case against former Indian Premier League (IPL) ... Read more...

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Ramnarine resigns as WIPA president


March 27th, 2012 - 2:52 pm ICT by IANS
Port of Spain (Trinidad), March 27 (IANS/CMC) Combative West Indies Players Association (WIPA) chief Dinanath Ramnarine has resigned as head of the organisation.In brief statement posted on the WIPA website Monday, ... Read more...

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From pages to screen - ‘The Hunger Games’


March 22nd, 2012 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 22 (IANS) American author Suzaane Collins' novel "The Hunger Games" for young adults was launched here in the run-up to the release of its big screen ... Read more...

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Sachin should keep going: Time


March 18th, 2012 - 10:25 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 18 (IANS) Hailing Sachin Tendulkar's feat of scoring 100 centuries, Time magazine has joined issue with those seeking his retirement saying the Indian cricket legend has "earned ... 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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Oomen Chandy congratulates Tendulkar


March 16th, 2012 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, March 16 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy Friday congratulated Sachin Tendulkar on completing his 100th hundred in international cricket.Speaking to IANS while travelling on a train to ... Read more...

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