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Explore an athlete’s dreams with ‘Khwaabb’


August 24th, 2012 - 3:28 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) If anyone of you thought sports-based movies were a well-explored topic in Bollywood, debutant director Zaid Ali Khan wants you to think again as he ... Read more...

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India’s who’s who tweet on Narang’s feat


July 30th, 2012 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 30 (IANS) From star cricketers to leading Bollywood personalities, congratulatory messages poured in thick and fast on the virtual world for shooter Gagan Narang, who clinched the ... 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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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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ICC comes to defence of Saeed Ajmal


March 19th, 2012 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
Mirpur (Dhaka), March 19 (IANS) The International Cricket Council has come out in defence of Pakistan's Saeed Ajmal after the Indian team reportedly expressed doubts over the legality of the ... Read more...

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Pepsi launches T20 football


March 14th, 2012 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 14 (IANS) Global beverage major Pepsi is all set to launch T20 football event to make the game attractive in cricket-crazy India.The seven-a-side amateur tournament is for ... Read more...

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Kohli blasts Australia for sledging


January 26th, 2012 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
Adelaide, Jan 26 (IANS) Young middle-order batsman Virat Kohli, who struck his maiden Test century Thursday, blasted the Australian team for their over-indulgence in sledging and also the local ... Read more...

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Replace Ashwin with Ojha for Perth Test: Ganguly


January 9th, 2012 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
Perth, Jan 9 (IANS) Former India captain Sourav Ganguly feels that the Indian bowling attack does not require a total overhaul but wants off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin replaced with left-arm spinner ... Read more...

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Indian cricketers to donate gear if they win Kolkata Test


November 17th, 2011 - 1:03 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 16 (IANS) The Indian cricketers would donate their cricketing gears for the proposed cricket museum at the Eden Gardens if the team wins the ongoing test against the ... Read more...

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Harbhajan, Yuvraj rubbish Majeed’s claims


October 11th, 2011 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 11 (IANS) Harbhajan Singh and Yuvraj Singh have rubbished the claims of Pakistani cricket agent Mazhar Majeed, who is being tried for spot-fixing charges at a ... Read more...

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England yet to know about their warm-up game opponents


October 5th, 2011 - 3:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 5 (IANS) The England cricket team, which arrived in Hyderabad Tuesday for the five-match One-day International (ODI) series against India, are yet to know who their opponents for ... Read more...

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Indian cricket pays rich tribute to Tiger Pataudi


September 23rd, 2011 - 12:05 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) Present and former cricketers paid rich tributes to former Indian captain Mansur Ali Khan Pataudi, who passed away here Thursday after battling a lung infection.Abbas ... Read more...

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Tiger played with straight bat on and off the field (Obituary)


September 22nd, 2011 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) Former India captain Mansur Ali Khan Pataudi always played the game with a straight bat and was equally forthright off the field.He will be remembered ... Read more...

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Amazed my donkey remark caused a furore in India: Hussain


September 8th, 2011 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 8 (IANS) Former England cricket captain Nasser Hussain says he is amazed to learn that his "donkey" remark caused a furore in India."There are one or two donkeys" ... Read more...

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Cabinet rejects proposed sports bill (Lead)


August 31st, 2011 - 12:22 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) The union cabinet Tuesday rejected the proposed National Sports Development Bill aimed at bringing more transparency and accountability in the functioning of the National ... Read more...

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Former cricketers wants BCCI to abide by sports bill


August 30th, 2011 - 7:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) Former Indian cricketers Tuesday supported the sports ministry's move to bring the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) under the purview of the ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka cricket officials rush to meet BCCI


June 21st, 2011 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, June 21 (IANS) Sri Lankan cricket officials will meet Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) bosses in Mumbai Wednesday to convince them to allow Indian players to ... Read more...

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Cricket Australia likely to send their players to SLPL


June 21st, 2011 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, June 21 (IANS) Cricket Australia (CA) is likely to allow its players to participate in next month's inaugural Sri Lanka Premier League (SLPL) Twenty20 tournament.CA's stand is in stark ... Read more...

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India opposes umpire decision review in England Tests


June 10th, 2011 - 3:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 10 (IANS) The Indian cricket board has reportedly sent an official notification to the England and Wales Cricket Board, opposing the use of the Umpire Decision ... Read more...

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India will win in West Indies, but England will be tough: Ganguly


June 3rd, 2011 - 3:02 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 3 (IANS) Former captain Sourav Ganguly feels that a depleted Indian cricket team will win the series in the West Indies, but beating England in the following series ... Read more...

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Rohit can be one of India’s greatest cricketers: Warne


May 12th, 2011 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 12 (IANS) Australian spin legend Shane Warne feels that Mumbai batsman Rohit Sharma could become one of the greatest Indian cricketers ever if he plays the ... Read more...

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Ganguly will play in the next game: Yuvraj


May 9th, 2011 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, May 9 (IANS) Pune Warriors captain Yuvraj Singh has said that Sourav Ganguly will play in the team's next Indian Premier League (IPLS) game against Deccan Chargers Tuesday.Ganguly ... Read more...

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Top Formula One drivers excited about Indian Grand Prix


May 9th, 2011 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
Istanbul, May 9 (IANS) Top Formula One drivers including reigning world champion Sebastian Vettel are excited about racing in the inaugural Indian Grand Prix scheduled Oct 28-30 in New Delhi.Vettel, ... Read more...

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Shame no Indian was found competent for coach’s job: Sangakkara


May 1st, 2011 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 1 (IANS) Former Sri Lankan captain Kumar Sangakkara Sunday said it is a "shame" that no Indian was found competent to coach the World champions.Sangakkara was ... Read more...

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Cricket Australia’s hopes of cashing on Indian cricketers for Big Bash dashed


April 30th, 2011 - 2:03 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Apr 30 (ANI): Cricket Australia will have to rely on West Indies players for international star power, as the Indian cricket board has refused to allow its players to participate in ... Read more...

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India should field full-strength side against West Indies: Lorgat


April 27th, 2011 - 2:04 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) International Cricket Council (ICC) chief executive Haroon Lorgat said they are looking forward to a full-stength Indian side on the West Indies tour as ... Read more...

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Pak has to ensure safety of Indian cricketers to resume cricket ties: Maken


April 15th, 2011 - 12:54 am ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 14 (ANI): Union Sports Minister Ajay Maken on Thursday said Islamabad will have to ensure the security of Indian cricketers if India resumes bilateral cricketing ties with Pakistan, which ... Read more...

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Indian cricketers may have to share goodies with taxman


April 10th, 2011 - 1:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 10 (IANS) They are being showered with rewards, titles and honorary doctorates after bringing cheer to 1.2 billion Indians by winning the World Cup after a ... Read more...

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Afridi’s comments will not affect Indo-Pak dialogue process: Omar Abdullah


April 6th, 2011 - 9:36 pm ICT by ANI
Jammu Apr 6 (ANI): Asserting that India is far more mature as a country, Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Wednesday said Pakistan cricket captain Shahid Afridi's reported comments ... Read more...

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Indian players don’t have large, clean hearts: Afridi


April 4th, 2011 - 4:40 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Apr. 4 (ANI): Pakistan cricket captain Shahid Afridi has stirred controversy again by saying that he did not find any of the Indian cricketers having large or clean hearts.Speaking days after ... Read more...

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Rs.10 lakh Kanshi Ram sports award for Raina, Chawla


April 4th, 2011 - 2:19 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, April 4 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati has honoured two Indian cricketers from the state, Suresh Raina and Piyush Chawla, with the Kanshi Ram International Sports Award which ... Read more...

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Proud parents of Indian cricketers share happiness


April 3rd, 2011 - 4:19 pm ICT by ANI
Kochi/ Moradabad, Apr 3 (ANI): Family members of cricketers S. Sreesanth and Piyush Chawla expressed their happiness and joy after India's victory over Sri Lanka in the World Cup final on Saturday.Sreesanth's ... Read more...

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Politicians, actors congratulate Team India on World Cup victory


April 3rd, 2011 - 12:38 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Apr 3 (ANI): Politicians and Bollywood personalities congratulated Team India on its World Cup triumph on Saturday.An ecstatic Minister of State for Commerce and Industry Jyotiraditya Scindia said the Indian ... Read more...

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Kolkatans enjoy World Cup final, miss Sourav


April 2nd, 2011 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 2 (IANS) The streets of Kolkata wore a deserted look as cricket-crazy fans were glued to their television sets as clock ticked towards the start of the World ... Read more...

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Kolkata wears a deserted look for India-Pakistan clash


March 30th, 2011 - 5:00 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 30 (IANS) The streets of Kolkata were deserted Wednesday as cricket-crazy Bengalis got glued to their television sets as clock ticked towards the start of the World Cup ... Read more...

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