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India Cements eyes Hockey India League franchise


September 18th, 2012 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) After owning the most successful India Premier League (IPL) franchise Chennai Super Kings, India Cements looks set to add a Hockey India League (HIL) franchise.A ... Read more...

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‘Preity Zinta is a businesswoman in her head’


September 14th, 2012 - 12:24 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 14 (IANS) She is a successful actress, has represented many brands, co-owns an Indian Premier League (IPL) franchise and is now ready with her debut film production. ... Read more...

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Deccan Chronicle Holdings reject bid for Deccan Chargers


September 13th, 2012 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 13 (IANS) The Indian Premier League (IPL) team Deccan Chargers owned by Deccan Chronicle Holdings Ltd. (DCHL) remained unsold Thursday after the sole bid from PVP Ventures was ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka-Windies Test series falls victim to IPL


September 12th, 2012 - 12:51 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Sep 12 (IANS/CMC) The International Cricket Council persistent refusal to provide a separate window for the lucrative Indian Premier League (IPL) is taking a toll on Test cricket.For the ... Read more...

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Hats off to actors who work with newcomers: Preity Zinta


September 8th, 2012 - 11:08 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 8 (IANS) Working with newcomers is an uphill task, says Preity Zinta, who will be seen opposite debutant Rhehan Malliek in her maiden production venture "Ishkq In ... Read more...

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Former Sri Lankan cricketer slams premier league critics


August 31st, 2012 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Aug 31 (IANS) Former leading Sri Lankan cricketer and cricket selector Aravinda De Silva Friday slammed critics of the Sri Lankan Premier League (SLPL) Twenty20 cricket tournament, insisting that ... Read more...

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Ishant hopes for a good show against New Zealand


August 20th, 2012 - 6:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) A fit-again Ishant Sharma will return to action with the two cricket Tests against New Zealand, hoping a good show paves way for his selection ... Read more...

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Pietersen to ECB: Let me play full IPL or else…


August 8th, 2012 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 8 (IANS) England batsman Kevin Pietersen is keen on playing the Indian Premier League's entire next edition at the expense of the home series against New Zealand, and ... Read more...

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High profile board of HI’s league


July 25th, 2012 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) Indian Premier League (IPL) chairman Rajeev Shukla, senior BJP politician Arun Jaitley and eminent media personality Rajat Sharma have been named on the board of ... Read more...

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Tripura governor to see Olympics opening


July 24th, 2012 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, July 24 (IANS) A sports lover, Tripura Governor D.Y. Patil will visit London to witness the opening ceremony of the Olympics at his own expense."I have taken leave. (We) ... Read more...

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Narine signs with Sydney for Aussie T20 showpiece


July 22nd, 2012 - 2:59 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, July 22 (IANS/CMC) Exciting West Indies off-spinner Sunil Narine is headed to Australia's Twenty20 Big Bash League after signing with defending champions Sydney Sixers. The 24-year-old will join Australia ... Read more...

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Akram lauds decision to include Pathan in Indian team


July 21st, 2012 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 21 (IANS) Former Pakistan captain Wasim Akram Saturday praised the decision of Indian selectors to pick Irfan Pathan for the ongoing five match One-day series against Sri ... Read more...

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Archana eliminated from ‘Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 5′


July 14th, 2012 - 11:22 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 14 (IANS) Popular anchor Archana Vijaya became the latest contestant to be eliminated from dance reality show "Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 5" Saturday night.She was paired with choreographer ... Read more...

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Rejuvenated Dwayne Bravo eyes Test return


July 5th, 2012 - 3:09 pm ICT by IANS
Kingston (Jamaica), July 5 (IANS/CMC) After an extended period out of Test cricket, energetic all-rounder Dwayne Bravo says he is keen on regaining his spot in the West Indies side for ... Read more...

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IPL is a big party, says Ryder


July 1st, 2012 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
Wellington, July 1 (IANS) New Zealand all-rounder Jesse Ryder Sunday called the Indian Premier League (IPL) a "big party".Ryder's international career hit a roadblock after he admitted to having ... Read more...

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Narine still confident despite England travails


June 29th, 2012 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
Fort Lauderdale (Florida), June 29 (IANS/CMC) West Indies off-spinner Sunil Narine says his confidence has not been dented following a disappointing tour of England earlier this month.The Indian Premier League (IPL) ... Read more...

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Skipper Sammy rues his team’s inconsistency


June 25th, 2012 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
Nottingham, June 25 (IANS/CMC) Dejected West Indies captain Darren Sammy has lamented the team's inconsistent displays after they slipped to another loss to finish their tour of England empty handed.The tourists ... Read more...

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Minors kill grandmother to get cash for betting; 5 held


June 21st, 2012 - 4:53 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, June 21 (IANS) The Goa Police have claimed to have solved the murder of a 65-year-old woman with the arrest of five people, including two of her grandchildren. The ... 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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ICC rules out window for IPL in FTP


June 13th, 2012 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, June 13 (IANS) The International Cricket Council (ICC) has ruled out a window for the lucrative and the highly popular Indian Premier League (IPL) in its Future Tours Programme ... Read more...

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Johnson and Permaul maul India A by 125 runs


June 13th, 2012 - 1:24 am ICT by IANS
Kingstown (St Vincent), June 12 (IANS/CMC) Two left-armers, medium-pacer Delorn Johnson (6 for 34) and spinner Veerasammy Permaul (4 for 22) bowled West Indies A to a 125-run victory over India ... Read more...

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Selectors to decide captaincy: Gambhir


June 8th, 2012 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 8 (IANS) After having thrown his hat in the ring, opening batsman Gautam Gambhir Friday refused to be drawn into the debate over India's Test captaincy ... Read more...

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Malinga named ICC ambassador for T20 World Cup


June 8th, 2012 - 7:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 8 (IANS) The International Cricket Council (ICC) Friday unveiled Sri Lanka's star pacer Lasith Malinga as the official ambassador for the ICC World Twenty20 Sri Lanka ... Read more...

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Narine could be trump card in final Test, says Gibson


June 2nd, 2012 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
Leicester (England), June 2 (IANS/ CMC) Mystery off-spinner Sunil Narine could prove a huge asset to the West Indies attempts to avoid a whitewash against England, head coach Ottis Gibson has ... Read more...

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SRK eyes stake in I-League champions Dempo (Evening Lead)


June 1st, 2012 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) As Bollywood star Shah Rukh Khan eyes a stake in India's I-League champions Dempo, the football club hopes that the association will take them ... Read more...

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Only Knight Riders belong to Kolkata: Gambhir


June 1st, 2012 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) Indian Premier League (IPL) champions Kolkata Knight Riders' captain Gautam Gambhir says he never felt like an outsider in the state, which is obsessed ... Read more...

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Spot-fixing not setting good example: Tendulkar


June 1st, 2012 - 4:59 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 1 (IANS) India's batting great Sachin Tendulkar said Friday that spot-fixing incidents in the recently concluded Indian Premier League (IPL) were not setting a good example for ... Read more...

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Narine says Test call up a dream come true


June 1st, 2012 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
Port of Spain, June 1 (IANS) Mystery off-spinner Sunil Narine has described his unexpected call up for the Test tour of England as a dream come true.The 24-year-old Trinidadian only ... Read more...

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Troubled Ryder parts ways with New Zealand cricket


May 31st, 2012 - 3:38 pm ICT by IANS
Wellington, May 31 (IANS) Troubled Jesse Ryder amicably parted ways with New Zealand Cricket (NZC) as the talented all-rounder made himself unavailable for the central contracts for the 2012-13 ... Read more...

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IPL star Narine to replace Roach in West Indies squad


May 31st, 2012 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
Bridgetown (Barbados), May 31 (IANS/CMC) Indian Premier League (IPL) star off-spinner Sunil Narine could be set for his Test debut after he was called up to replace injured pacer Kemar Roach ... Read more...

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SRK mum on Poonam Pandey’s dare-bare act


May 30th, 2012 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 30 (IANS) Poonam Pandey tweeted a nude picture to celebrate Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) winning the fifth season of the Indian Premier League (IPL), but co-owner Shah ... Read more...

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I’ve realised I can also fail: SRK


May 30th, 2012 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 30 (IANS) Shah Rukh Khan, who is on a high after Kolkata Knight Riders' won the fifth season of Indian Premier League (IPL), says his bad experiences ... Read more...

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Gayle doesn’t rule out playing in third Test


May 30th, 2012 - 5:05 pm ICT by IANS
Bridgetown (Barbados), May 20 (IANS/CMC) Estranged West Indies batsman Chris Gayle has not ruled out making himself available for the third Test of the West Indies' ill-fated tour of England but ... Read more...

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CPI-M questions Mamata’s felicitation of KKR


May 30th, 2012 - 4:27 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 30 (IANS) The CPI-M Wednesday asked why the West Bengal government gave a rousing reception to a private corporate team Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) after it won ... Read more...

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Wrong to call me ‘badshah of cricket’, says SRK


May 30th, 2012 - 2:42 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 30 (IANS) Bollywood 'Badshah' Shah Rukh Khan refuses to be called the "badshah of cricket" following the recent title victory of his Indian Premier League (IPL) team ... Read more...

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