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Raina keen to cement Test berth


September 1st, 2012 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 1 (IANS) Branded as a One-day international and Twenty20 specialist, Suresh Raina said he was keen to shrug off the tag and cement his berth in the Indian ... Read more...

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Dravid’s retirement has created an irreplaceable void: Sachin


July 13th, 2012 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) Master blaster Sachin Tendulkar feels the retirement of his long-time teammate Rahul Dravid has created an irreplaceable void at number three position in the ... Read more...

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Harbhajan Singh signs for Essex


July 3rd, 2012 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) India discard off-spinner Harbhajan Singh has been signed up by English county club Essex for the second half of the county season.The 31-year-old, who ... Read more...

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Pujara to lead India A for Caribbean tour


April 27th, 2012 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 27 (IANS) Cheteshwar Pujara will lead the India A contingent on a tour of the Caribbean in June when the West Indies A will host them to three ... Read more...

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US happy Pakistan informed India before missile test


April 26th, 2012 - 12:52 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 26 (IANS) The United States declined to criticise Pakistan too for test-firing a nuclear-capable missile less than a week after India tested a long range missile, but ... Read more...

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Ponting wary of Windies threat


April 3rd, 2012 - 5:23 pm ICT by IANS
Bridgetown (Barbados), April 3 (IANS/CMC) Former captain Ricky Ponting says Australia are bracing for a strong challenge from a rejuvenated West Indies and would spare no effort in thoroughly preparing for ... Read more...

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Mumbai celebrates Tendulkar’s 100th ton


March 16th, 2012 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 16 (IANS) Mumbaikars took to the streets to burst crackers and cheer after master blaster Sachin Tendulkar scored his elusive 100th international ton Friday in an Asia ... Read more...

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Ranji Trophy: Mukund puts Tamil Nadu in strong position


December 13th, 2011 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 13 (IANS) Centuries by Abhinav Mukund and Subramaniam Badrinath have put Tamil Nadu in the driver's seat against hosts Gujarat on the opening day of the Ranji ... Read more...

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Cricketer Harbhajan’s stolen bag recovered


December 13th, 2011 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
Karnal (Haryana), Dec 13 (IANS) Haryana Police Tuesday recovered international cricketer Harbhajan Singh's bag which was stolen from his SUV outside a popular cafe on National High No.1 ... Read more...

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Cricketer Harbhajan Singh robbed in Haryana


December 12th, 2011 - 11:07 pm ICT by IANS
Karnal (Haryana), Dec 12 (IANS) Thieves broke into cricketer Harbhajan Singh's car while he had stopped by at a popular cafe near Karnal town Monday evening and took away ... Read more...

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Nice to go into wedding after a good performance: Aswhin


November 9th, 2011 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 9 (IANS) Indian off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin, who made a dream Test debut with nine wickets against West Indies, said he was happy to go into his ... Read more...

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India 38 for no loss at tea


November 8th, 2011 - 3:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 8 (IANS) India, chasing a 276-run target, were 38 for no loss at tea on day three of their first cricket Test against the West Indies ... Read more...

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Indian Test squad chosen from the future point of view: Srikkanth


October 29th, 2011 - 1:33 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 29 (IANS) India's chief selector Krishnamachari Srikkanth Friday said that the Indian squad for the first Test against West Indies in Delhi has been chosen with an ... Read more...

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Ashwin to bide time for Test berth


September 19th, 2011 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 19 (IANS) Off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin made a fervent plea that Harbhajan Singh be left alone as he sought to downplay his own status as a replacement option ... Read more...

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Vaughan predicts a 4-0 whitewash of India


August 8th, 2011 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 8 (IANS) Former England skipper Michael Vaughan has said it would be tough for India to bounce back in the four-match cricket Test series and predicted a 4-0 ... Read more...

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Frenzied fans pack stadium for a Royal clash with Kings (IPL Diary)


May 22nd, 2011 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 22 (IANS) On a cool Sunday evening with clouds playing hide seek, thousands of frenzied fans thronged the M. Chinnaswamy Stadium here to watch a titanic clash ... Read more...

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Chargers look to carry form against Super Kings (Lead)


April 30th, 2011 - 3:09 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 30 (IANS) Deccan Chargers, fresh from their stunning win against the Kochi Tuskers earlier in the week, would be looking to put it across hosts Chennai Super ... Read more...

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Super Kings firm favourites against Chargers


April 30th, 2011 - 2:05 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 30 (IANS) Red hot from their stunning win against the Kochi Tuskers earlier in the week, the Deccan Chargers seem to have tasted blood and would be ... Read more...

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Sports fans across India celebrate Tendulkar’s 38th birthday with fervour


April 24th, 2011 - 9:24 pm ICT by ANI
Allahabad/ Bhubaneswar, Apr 24(ANI): Sports fans across India marked the 38th birthday of cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar with fervour and gaiety on Sunday, conveying their wishes to the ace batsman through ... Read more...

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Vettori to lead Royal Challengers in IPL


April 5th, 2011 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, April 5 (IANS) New Zealand skipper Daniel Vettori will lead the Royal Challengers Bangalore team in the fourth edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL).RCB chairman Vijay Mallya in ... Read more...

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Kenya disappointed but confidence up after chasing Aussies


March 14th, 2011 - 3:27 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 14 (IANS) A spirited Kenya was disappointed after losing to defending champions Australia by 60 runs late Sunday but their confidence got a boost by chasing an imposing ... Read more...

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Chawla should bowl from closer to the stumps: Prasanna (Interview, World Cup countdown)


February 15th, 2011 - 5:01 pm ICT by IANS
By Sirshendu Panth Kolkata, Feb 15 (IANS) Young India legspinner Piyush Chawla should bowl from closer to the stumps while offie Harbhajan Singh needs to flight the ball with a little more ... Read more...

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Tendulkar, India broke new ground in international cricket (2010 in Retrospect)


December 29th, 2010 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
By Abhishek Roy New Delhi, Dec 29 (IANS) The inimitable Sachin Tendulkar broke new ground in international cricket while the Indian Test team stayed at the No. 1 spot in 2010 ... Read more...

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‘Curb on sledging affecting Australia’s performance’


December 22nd, 2010 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Dec 22 (IANS) Cricketers' Association chief executive Paul Marsh has attributed Australia's recent dip in form to a crackdown on sledging by Cricket Australia (CA) after the controversial 2008 Sydney ... Read more...

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Kumble ‘elected’ KSCA president in tough fight (Lead)


November 22nd, 2010 - 3:40 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Nov 22 (IANS) Former Indian Test skipper Anil Kumble was early Monday declared "elected" president of the Karnataka State Cricket Association (KSCA) in a tough fight.Association sources told IANS well-past ... Read more...

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Elections for top KSCA posts held in Bangalore


November 21st, 2010 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Nov 21 (IANS) Elections for six top posts of the Karnataka State Cricket Association (KSCA), in which former Indian Test skipper Anil Kumble and former speedster Javagal Srinath are in fray ... Read more...

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Uncertain Oz selectors may name bigger squad for first Ashes Test


November 8th, 2010 - 2:14 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Nov 8 (ANI): The Australian selectors are still uncertain about the squad for the first Ashes Test in Brisbane, which may result in selection of as many as 15 players.The squad ... Read more...

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‘Win in South Africa must to be greatest Indian Test team ever’, says Kirsten


October 15th, 2010 - 12:05 pm ICT by ANI
Bangalore, Oct 15(ANI): Indian cricket team's coach Gary Kirsten has said that his team must win the upcoming Test series in South Africa to reach its greatest heights.Kirsten's comment came after India's ... Read more...

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Australia bundle out Indian Board President’s-XI for 177 runs


September 27th, 2010 - 12:51 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Sep 27 (IANS) Visitors Australia Monday bundled out the Indian Board President's XI team for just 177 runs, amassing a lead of 328 runs over the home side on the ... Read more...

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Disappointed Yuvraj questions his omission


September 20th, 2010 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
Patiala (Punjab), Sep 20 (IANS) India's middle-order batsman Yuvraj Singh Monday questioned his omission from the Indian Test cricket squad for the two-match series against Australia. "Selection is not in my hands. ... Read more...

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Yuvraj dropped, Pujara drafted in Indian Test squad (Lead)


September 20th, 2010 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 20 (IANS) All-rounder Yuvraj Singh has been dropped from the Indian cricket squad for the two Test series against Australia and in his place comes in young Saurashtra strokemaker ... Read more...

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It’s going to be a tough series: Sreesanth


September 20th, 2010 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 20 (IANS) Indian speedster S. Sreesanth was elated after hearing the news that he was being recalled to the Indian test team for the first cricket test against Australia . Speaking ... Read more...

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Kapil Dev offers to bring back Indian immigrant’s ashes from Australia


July 3rd, 2010 - 12:15 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, July 3 (ANI): Former Indian Test cricketer Kapil Dev has offered to go to Australia to bring back the ashes of an Indian immigrant who died in that country 63 years ... Read more...

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Yuvraj back, Badrinath axed from Test squad(Lead)


June 26th, 2010 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 26 (IANS) Yuvraj Singh is back in the Indian Test squad for the away series against Sri Lanka next month, barely three weeks after national selectors dropped him from ... Read more...

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Yuvraj back in cricket team for Sri Lanka


June 26th, 2010 - 1:23 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 26 (IANS) Yuvraj Singh Saturday returned to the Indian Test team for the away series against Sri Lanka later this month. Subramaniam Badrinath was dropped as the selectors, who met ... Read more...

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