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World Cup has been a good tournament for mavericks: Roebuck


March 31st, 2011 - 5:21 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Mar 31(ANI): The achievements of Yuvraj Singh, Zaheer Khan, Shahid Afridi and Jesse Ryder, among others in the ongoing World Cup on the Indian sub-continent, has proven that it has ... Read more...

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Southee to play for Chennai Super Kings in IPL


March 31st, 2011 - 2:11 pm ICT by ANI
Auckland, Mar 31(ANI): Chennai Super Kings (CSK) has signed New Zealand fast bowler Tim Southee for this year's Indian Premier League (IPL), assistant coach Steve Rixon has said.Former New Zealand captain ... Read more...

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Bangladesh cricket to undergo inquiry following World Cup failure


March 29th, 2011 - 1:50 pm ICT by ANI
Dhaka, Mar 29(ANI): An investigation is to be launched into the Bangladeshi cricket team's failures at the ongoing World Cup on the Indian sub-continent, the government has announced.The team failed to enter ... Read more...

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‘World Cup proves that 50-over cricket has a future,’ says Lorgat


March 29th, 2011 - 1:00 pm ICT by ANI
Colombo, Mar 29(ANI): International Cricket Council (ICC) Chief Executive Haroon Lorgat has said that the ongoing World Cup on the Indian sub-continent has demonstrated that 50-over cricket has a long and successful ... Read more...

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Pak’s impressive bowling and passion will ensure them World Cup glory: ex pacer Zahid


March 28th, 2011 - 6:27 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar 28(ANI): Former Pakistan fast bowler Mohammed Zahid believes that the Shahid Afridi-led team's bowling attack can help them win the ongoing World Cup on the Indian sub-continent."I genuinely can't ... Read more...

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Strauss has no plans to quit one-day cricket following Lanka WC pummeling


March 27th, 2011 - 12:24 pm ICT by ANI
Colombo, Mar 27(ANI): England captain Andrew Strauss has said he is not considering handing over the one-day leadership or retiring from the format after yet another World Cup failure.England has been knocked ... Read more...

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Oz ODI woes on Indian sub-continent grossly exaggerated: Fox Sports


March 24th, 2011 - 12:46 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Mar 24(ANI): The myth of Australia's woes on the Indian sub-continent is grossly exaggerated, especially when it comes to their one-day record, according to Fox Sports."The Aussies have lost only seven ... Read more...

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India for peaceful resolution of Iranian nuclear issue


March 23rd, 2011 - 11:52 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, March 23 (IANS) Expressing support for Iran's right to peaceful use of nuclear energy "consistent with their international obligations", India has called for intensification of efforts to address ... Read more...

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GMR group head Rao donates Rs.1,540 crore for philanthropy (Lead)


March 22nd, 2011 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 22 (IANS) India's leading infrastructure major GMR Group chairman G.M.R. Rao Tuesday pledged Rs.1,540 crore ($340 million) to create an endowment for philanthropic activities.The grant will be given ... Read more...

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Cricket Australia likely to end Ponting’s nine-year reign as captain


March 22nd, 2011 - 12:22 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Mar 22(ANI): Australian captain Ricky Ponting could be in the final week of his nine-year reign after a troubled build-up to the World Cup on the Indian sub-continent, a Cricket Australia ... Read more...

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Ponting confident of overhauling his troubled World Cup campaign


March 21st, 2011 - 12:34 pm ICT by ANI
Ahmedabad, Mar 21(ANI): Australian captain Ricky Ponting has said that he is confident of overhauling his troubled World Cup campaign, and bounce back to his best form in the 'big games' of ... Read more...

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Tredwell was concerned of not getting a chance in England’s WC campaign


March 20th, 2011 - 6:11 pm ICT by ANI
Chennai, Mar 20(ANI): England off-spinner James Tredwell, who took 4-48 against West Indies in their World Cup group match, has said that he was frustrated and was wondering if he would ever ... Read more...

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Woolmer made a big contribution to Pak cricket: Inzamam


March 19th, 2011 - 1:53 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar 19(ANI): Former Pakistan captain Inzamam-ul-Haq has urged the Shahid Afridi-led World Cup team against forgetting their former coach Bob Woolmer if they go on to win the tournament on the ... Read more...

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No conflict between Akhtar and Kamran: Afridi


March 19th, 2011 - 12:17 pm ICT by ANI
Colombo, Mar 19(ANI): Pakistan captain Shahid Afridi has dismissed suggestions that fast bowler Shoaib Akhtar had come to blows with Kamran Akmal after the wicketkeeper dropped catches off his bowling during ... Read more...

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‘Consistent’ Pak can win World Cup: Aravinda de Silva


March 18th, 2011 - 4:59 pm ICT by ANI
Colombo, Mar 18(ANI): Former Sri Lankan batsman Aravinda de Silva believes that if the Shahid Afridi-led Pakistan team plays consistently then they can go on to win the ongoing World Cup on ... Read more...

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Anybody can win this year’s World Cup: Sohail Tanvir


March 18th, 2011 - 4:39 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar 18(ANI): Pakistan fast bowler Sohail Tanvir believes that the ongoing World Cup is a very open event, and said that any team can win the six-week tournament on the Indian ... Read more...

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Kingfisher Airlines, Finnair enhance frequent flyer cooperation


March 18th, 2011 - 4:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 18 (IANS) Liquor baron Vijay Mallya-promoted Kingfisher airline has entered into a new agreement with Finnair for enhancing its frequent flyer programme, a senior official of the ... Read more...

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Die-hard fans keep away from Oz-Kenya tie


March 13th, 2011 - 3:05 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 13 (IANS) A week after the India-Ireland match brought them in droves to the Chinnaswamy Stadium here, die-hard fans are conspicuous by their absence Sunday for the Group ... Read more...

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Indian-Australian to contest polls for NSW seat


March 12th, 2011 - 1:47 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Mar. 12 (ANI): An Independent Indian community candidate has announced he will run against former New South Wales premier Nathan Rees in Toongabbie.Ashok Kumar, 56, the owner and editor of The ... Read more...

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Rajat Gupta takes leave from his PE firm


March 11th, 2011 - 10:45 am ICT by IANS
New York, March 11 (IANS) Amid charges of insider trading by US regulators, Rajat Gupta, former Indian-American director of Goldman Sachs Group has taken a leave of absence from a ... Read more...

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India seeks meaningful dialogue with Pakistan: Patil (Lead)


February 21st, 2011 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 21 (IANS) India Monday stressed that it will pursue a foreign policy which will ensure that its voice is heard in global fora and made it clear that ... Read more...

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India welcomes democracy in Egypt: President Patil


February 21st, 2011 - 3:15 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 21 (ANI): Welcoming the dawn of democracy elsewhere, President Pratibha Devisingh Patil on Monday said Egypt has recently seen momentous developments."Egypt has recently seen momentous developments. As a democracy ... Read more...

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Taylor keeps faith in Black Caps’ World Cup campaign despite warm-up defeat to India


February 17th, 2011 - 2:12 pm ICT by ANI
Chennai, Feb 17(ANI): New Zealand batsman Ross Taylor has said that despite the heavy defeat in the warm-up game against India, his team was capable of progressing deep into the World ... Read more...

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Cricket World Cup returns to the sub-continent Thursday (Preview)


February 16th, 2011 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
By Sirshendu Panth Dhaka, Feb 16 (IANS) No more England's preserve, the biggest event in the game of cricket - the World Cup - returns to its new power centre, the Indian ... Read more...

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Doull backs New Zealand to reach World Cup quarterfinals


February 14th, 2011 - 2:04 pm ICT by ANI
Bangalore, Feb 14(ANI): Former New Zealand fast bowler Simon Doull has said that the Black Caps should at least make the quarterfinals at the upcoming World Cup, but anything better than that ... Read more...

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Dave Currie’s New Zealand team manager position to be reviewed


February 14th, 2011 - 2:04 pm ICT by ANI
Auckland, Feb 14(ANI): New Zealand team manager Dave Currie's position will reportedly be reviewed by New Zealand Cricket (NZC) after the upcoming World Cup in the Indian sub-continent.According to Stuff.co.nz, Currie, ... Read more...

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David Hussey looking forward to World Cup’s intense pressure


February 12th, 2011 - 5:46 pm ICT by ANI
Bangalore, Feb 12(ANI): Australian all-rounder David Hussey has said that he is looking forward to be a dominant force for the reigning champions during the upcoming World Cup.Hussey had a strong one-day ... Read more...

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Murali’s Centre of Excellence stint would be a priceless for young Oz spinners: Healy


February 10th, 2011 - 3:15 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Feb 10(ANI): Former Australian wicketkeeper Ian Healy reckons that veteran Sri Lankan off-spinner Muttiah Muralitharan's stint with Cricket Australia's Centre of Excellence would help the future generation of spinners in the ... Read more...

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Ferguson looking forward to fill Hussey’s big boots in World Cup


February 9th, 2011 - 1:31 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Feb 9(ANI): South Australian batsman Callum Ferguson, who has replaced injured Michael Hussey in the 15-man Australian World Cup squad, has said that he is 'absolutely thrilled' over the opportunity to ... Read more...

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Imran ‘genuinely upset’ over ICC bans on ‘key, young and talented’ Pak players


February 7th, 2011 - 4:07 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Feb 7(ANI): Former Pakistan captain Imran Khan has said that he is "genuinely upset" at the International Cricket Council (ICC) anti-corruption tribunal's decision to ban former Pakistan skipper Salman Butt and ... Read more...

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British aerospace firms eye partnerships at air show


February 3rd, 2011 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 3 (IANS) About 40 leading British aerospace firms will participate in the Aero India 2011 trade expo from Feb 9-13 in this tech hub to forge partnerships and joint ventures ... Read more...

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Immigrants ‘must know English’, says British PM


February 3rd, 2011 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 3 (IANS) British Prime Minister David Cameron has pledged to introduce tougher rules to ensure that immigrants specially from the Indian sub-continent have a "reasonable standard" of English, a ... Read more...

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Karnataka setting up Aerospace Park near Bangalore


February 3rd, 2011 - 7:32 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 3 (IANS) The Karnataka government is setting up a dedicated Aerospace Park near the Bangalore international airport at Devanahalli on the city's outskirts to attract global majors and small and ... Read more...

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Seminar calls for more dialogue on impact of Silk Route


February 1st, 2011 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 1 (IANS) The two-day international seminar on "Silk Routes: Connecting the Cultures Beyond Borders", which concluded Tuesday, brought the spotlight back on the ancient Silk Route as a bridge ... Read more...

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Clarke says injured Ponting may yet take part in ongoing England ODI series


January 29th, 2011 - 4:00 pm ICT by ANI
Brisbane, Jan 29(ANI): Stand-in Australian captain Michael Clarke reckons that injured skipper Ricky Ponting may rejoin the squad ahead of next month's World Cup in the Indian sub-continent.Ponting had fractured the little ... Read more...

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