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Pietersen hopes to be back for NZ tour


September 21st, 2012 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) Out of favour England batsman Kevin Pietersen tweeted Friday that he hopes to make a comeback for England's tour to New Zealand in February 2013.In ... Read more...

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Pietersen left out of England Test squad for India tour


September 18th, 2012 - 7:17 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 18 (IANS) Kevin Pietersen's name was missing from the English squad for India tour that was announced by the selectors Tuesday, who looked to the future with ... Read more...

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Mahela to lead Daredevils in T20 Champions League


September 14th, 2012 - 4:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 14 (IANS) Virender Sehwag Friday stepped down from captaincy of the Delhi Daredevils and Mahela Jayawardene will now lead the team in the Champions League Twenty20 ... Read more...

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Cricketing world wishes Yuvraj


September 8th, 2012 - 5:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 8 (IANS) Yuvraj Singh, who is making a comeback after recovering from a rare germ cell cancer, is being wished by the cricketing world before his first ... Read more...

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Is Andrew Strauss going to be a MP?


August 30th, 2012 - 9:49 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Aug 30 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Andrew Straus just quit cricket for good. Strauss who is 35 years old is a conservative party supporter who offered himself as an auction prize and won ... Read more...

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Ganguly picks India World T20 favourites, Windies dark horses


August 28th, 2012 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) Sourav Ganguly Tuesday said India have the firepower to win the Twenty20 World Cup in Sri Lanka next month and termed the West Indies ... Read more...

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Pietersen to feature in World T20 as commentator


August 24th, 2012 - 9:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) Axed from the national team, former England captain Kevin Pietersen, who was the star of the last Twenty20 World Cup, will still feature in this ... 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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England consolidate their lead in Test rankings


June 12th, 2012 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, June 12 (IANS) England claimed the series 2-0 against the West Indies and have now taken an outright lead as the number one team ahead of South Africa in ... Read more...

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We are open for cricket series against Pakistan: Dhoni


May 31st, 2012 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, May 31 (IANS) India's cricket captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni Thursday said Team India was open to play against arch-rivals Pakistan if the two boards agree to have a bilateral ... Read more...

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Kevin Pietersen retires from ODIs and T20s


May 31st, 2012 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 31 (IANS) England's star batsman Kevin Pietersen Thursday announced his retirement from all forms of one-day international cricket.The 31-year-old, who will continue to play tests, cited the increasing ... Read more...

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Sammy backs Roach to overcome no-ball problem


May 27th, 2012 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
Nottingham, May 27 (IANS/CMC) Captain Darren Sammy has backed fast bowler Kemar Roach to overcome the no-ball problem that haunted him on the second day of the second Test here Saturday ... Read more...

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ECB fines Kevin Pietersen for Twitter outburst


May 24th, 2012 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 24 (IANS) England's star batsman and former captain Kevin Pietersen was fined by the team management for his Twitter outburst against ex-cricketer and Sky commentator Nick Knight, the ... Read more...

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England retain same side for Trent Bridge Test


May 23rd, 2012 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 23 (IANS/CMC) England have named an unchanged 13-man squad for the second Test against the West Indies, starting at Trent Bridge Friday.Chief selector Geoff Miller said he was pleased ... Read more...

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Pietersen says ‘entertainer’ Gayle would be great for series


May 23rd, 2012 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 23 (IANS/CMC) England star batsman Kevin Pietersen says he would love to see the return of West Indies opener Chris Gayle for the Trent Bridge Test starting here Friday.Pietersen ... Read more...

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Chanderpaul defying England in Lord’s Test


May 20th, 2012 - 4:02 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 20, (IANS/CMC) England batsman Ian Bell has underscored the need to get Shivnarine Chanderpaul's wicket early on the fourth day as the hosts go in search of a comprehensive ... Read more...

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Uncapped Bairstow included in England Test squad


May 13th, 2012 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 13 (IANS) Middle-order batsman Jonny Bairstow has received his maiden call-up to the England Test squad for the series opener against the West Indies Thursday.Bairstow, who has ... Read more...

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Flower backs out-of-sorts Strauss on eve of squad announcement


May 13th, 2012 - 4:53 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 13 (IANS/CMC) England coach Andy Flower has given out-of-form captain Andrew Strauss a vote of confidence on the eve of the announcement of the squad to face West Indies ... Read more...

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Daredevils aim to again top the table (Preview)


May 9th, 2012 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 9 (IANS) Delhi Daredevils will be looking to top the points table once again as they take on an insipid Deccan Chargers in the Indian Premier League ... Read more...

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Knight Riders still have a long way to go: Gambhir


May 8th, 2012 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 8 (IANS) As Kolkata Knight Riders climbed the leaderboard, skipper Gautam Gambhir said the team still has a long way to go in the tournament and ... Read more...

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Focus is on maintaining top spot: Jayawardene


May 6th, 2012 - 11:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 6 (IANS) Delhi Daredevils vice captain Mahela Jayawardene said Sunday that they were not taking anything for granted and their aim was to maintain their top ... Read more...

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Table toppers Daredevils and Knight Riders clash Monday (Preview)


May 6th, 2012 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 6 (IANS) Sparks are bound to fly at the Ferozeshah Kotla here Monday when table toppers Delhi Daredevils clash with second-placed Kolkata Knight Riders in the ... Read more...

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Windies bowlers can handle England, says Gibson


May 5th, 2012 - 2:18 pm ICT by IANS
Hove (England), May 5 (IANS/CMC) West Indies head coach Ottis Gibson is backing his bowlers to win him the three-Test series against England and says the tourists will do their homework ... Read more...

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Out-of-form Ross Taylor sweats it out on off-day


May 4th, 2012 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 4 (IANS) Delhi Daredevils batsman Ross Taylor hit the nets at the Ferozeshah Kotla here Friday in his bid to regain form ahead of the team's ... Read more...

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Senior players helping Daredevils stay grounded: Irfan


May 4th, 2012 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 4 (IANS) Delhi Daredevils all-rounder Irfan Pathan feels his team has enough wise-heads to tackle the complacency issue for the remainder of the Indian Premier League ... Read more...

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Scoreboard: Rajasthan Royals vs Delhi Daredevils


May 2nd, 2012 - 1:53 am ICT by IANS
Jaipur, May 2 (IANS) The scoreboard of the match played between Rajasthan Royals and Delhi Daredevils in the Indian Premier League here Tuesday.Rajasthan Royals:Rahul Dravid b Morkel 57 Ajinkya ... Read more...

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Sehwag smashes fifth consecutive 50 in Daredevils’ comprehensive win (Lead)


May 2nd, 2012 - 1:53 am ICT by IANS
Jaipur, May 1 (IANS) Virender Sehwag smashed a recording-breaking fifth consecutive fifty to help Delhi Daredevils breeze past Rajasthan Royals by six wickets in the Indian Premier League here ... Read more...

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Daredevils trounce Royals by six wickets


May 2nd, 2012 - 12:41 am ICT by IANS
Jaipur, May 1 (IANS) Delhi Daredevils defeated Rajasthan Royals by six wickets in an Indian Premier League match here Tuesday.Captain Virender Sehwag smashed 73 off 38 balls while Kevin ... Read more...

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Rajasthan Royals opt to bat against Daredevils


May 1st, 2012 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, May 1 (IANS) Rajasthan Royals captain Rahul Dravid won the toss and elected to bat against Delhi Daredevils in their Indian Premier League (IPL) match at the Sawai ... Read more...

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Daredevils beat Rajasthan in last ball thriller (Lead)


April 29th, 2012 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 29 (IANS) Table toppers Delhi Daredevils won their seventh game in the Indian Premier League (IPL) in a thrilling last-ball one-run finish against Rajasthan Royals here ... Read more...

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IPL scoreboard: Delhi Daredevils vs Rajasthan Royals


April 29th, 2012 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 29 (IANS) Scoreboard of the Indian Premier League (IPL) match between Delhi Daredevils and Rajasthan Royals at the Feroze Shah Kotla here Sunday.Delhi Daredevils: Mahela Jayawardene c ... Read more...

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Daredevils opt to bat against Rajasthan Royals


April 29th, 2012 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 29 (IANS) Delhi Daredevils captain Virender Sehwag won the toss and opted to bat against Rajasthan Royals in their Indian Premier League (IPL) match at the ... Read more...

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Daredevils look to avoid complacency against Rajasthan


April 28th, 2012 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) Table toppers Delhi Daredevils, who are on a magic run, will look to avoid complacency when they take on Rajasthan Royals in their Indian ... Read more...

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Jayawardene enjoying his role as opener for Daredevils


April 28th, 2012 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) Daredevils vice-captain Mahela Jayawardene is happy opening the innings in the shortest format of the game in the Indian Premier League (IPL).Jaywardene struck a ... Read more...

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Sehwag stars in Daredevils’ 37-run win over Mumbai Indians (Lead)


April 28th, 2012 - 1:24 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) Delhi Daredevils consolidated their position at the top with a convincing 37-run win over Mumbai Indians in the Indian Premier League (IPL) at the ... Read more...

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