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Noted radio commentator Suresh Saraiya dies


July 19th, 2012 - 1:24 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 18 (IANS) Suresh Saraiya, well-known cricket commentator on radio, died following a heart attack Wednesday evening. He was 76 and survived by daughter Neeta.Saraiya was popular commentator ... Read more...

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Lee’s international career in numbers


July 13th, 2012 - 1:28 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, July 13 (IANS) Australian fast bowler Brett Lee, who announced his retirement from international cricket Friday, played for his country for 13 years.Lee played in 76 Tests, 217 One-Day ... Read more...

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Gibson brushes off Windies favourites tag


June 15th, 2012 - 4:17 pm ICT by IANS
Southampton, June 15 (IANS/CMC) Head coach Ottis Gibson has dismissed suggestions that the West Indies will be favourites heading into the three-match One-Day International series against England starting here Saturday.The Caribbean ... Read more...

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Barath backs Narine to hurt England in final Test


June 6th, 2012 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS
Birmingham, June 6 (IANS) West Indies opening batsman Adrian Barath has tipped mystery off-spinner Sunil Narine to have a major impact in the final Test against England at Edgbaston starting ... 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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Chanderpaul back as No.1 Test batsman


April 29th, 2012 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, April 29 (IANS) West Indies batsman Shivnarine Chanderpaul has regained the No.1 spot in the International Cricket Council (ICC) Test batsmen rankings after hitting two half-centuries in the ... Read more...

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Rain plays spoilsport in Port of Spain Test


April 20th, 2012 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
Port of Spain (Trinidad), April 20 (IANS/CMC) Persistent rain spoiled what could have been an enthralling finish to the second cricket Test between the West Indies and Australia, forcing a stalemate ... Read more...

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Back injury may force Pattinson to miss remainder of series


April 19th, 2012 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
Port of Spain (Trinidad), April 19 (IANS) Exciting young Australian fast bowler James Pattinson has injured his back and will miss the remainder of the West Indies tour.Pattinson is not ... Read more...

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Sammy sees result in Oval pitch but no advantage


April 15th, 2012 - 5:15 pm ICT by IANS
Port of Spain, April 15 (IANS/CMC) West Indies captain Darren Sammy expects the Queen's Park Oval pitch to produce a result but does not believe it will offer a home advantage."A ... Read more...

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Chanderpaul moves to fifth in Test rankings


April 14th, 2012 - 3:55 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, April 14 (IANS/CMC) Veteran West Indies left-hander Shivnarine Chanderpaul is steadily making his way back to the top of world cricket, moving three spots to fifth in the latest International ... Read more...

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‘Ponting contemplating retirement from ODIs’


February 20th, 2012 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Feb 20 (IANS) National selector John Inverarity said Monday that it was unlikely that former skipper Ricky Ponting would be able to make his way back to the ... Read more...

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Kapil wants Sachin to retire immediately


February 20th, 2012 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 20 (IANS) India's 1983 World Cup winning captain Kapil Dev feels that the time has run out for Sachin Tendulkar and the batting maestro should immediately ... Read more...

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Three-four players have played their last Test: Gavaskar


January 27th, 2012 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
Adelaide, Jan 27 (IANS) Lashing out against the non-performing seniors, former India captain Sunil Gavaskar has said that three seniors have played their last Test series for the country.As India ... Read more...

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Australia four wickets away from 4-0 whitewash of India (Roundup)


January 27th, 2012 - 4:28 pm ICT by IANS
Adelaide, Jan 27 (IANS) India were Friday on the verge of suffering their second 0-4 whitewash in Test cricket in seven months with Australia four wickets away from a ... Read more...

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Stage set for Tendulkar to get his 100th century: Ganguly


January 25th, 2012 - 10:28 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 25 (IANS) Former India captain Sourav Ganguly says Sachin Tendulkar should end his last series against Australian by getting his 100th international century in Adelaide, the city ... Read more...

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Ashwin’s double strike leave Australia at 98/3 (Lead)


January 24th, 2012 - 10:15 am ICT by IANS
Adelaide, Jan 24 (IANS) Indian off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin struck twice to leave Australia at 98 for three at lunch on the opening day of the fourth Test at the ... Read more...

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India can take heart from their record at Adelaide Oval (Preview)


January 23rd, 2012 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
Adelaide, Jan 23 (IANS) India are left playing the fourth cricket Test against Australia, beginning here Tuesday, for pride after being beaten in the earlier three Tests by big ... Read more...

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Bopanna, Bhupathi aim to do well in all Slams before Olympics


January 18th, 2012 - 8:44 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 18 (IANS) Indian doubles tennis player Rohan Bopanna said Wednesday that the focus will be on all the Grand Slams ahead of the 2012 London Olympics.Bopanna, who ... Read more...

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Lyon to fine tune skills with Warne ahead of Adelaide Test


January 18th, 2012 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 18 (IANS) Australian spinner Nathan Lyon will be taking tips from spin wizard Shane Warne as he gears up for the fourth and the final Test against India ... Read more...

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Clarke, Ponting hit centuries to dominate India (Second Lead)


January 4th, 2012 - 12:01 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 4 (IANS) Centuries from skipper Michael Clarke and Ricky Ponting took Australia to a commanding 349 for four in the first innings, in reply to India's 191, ... Read more...

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Clarke, Ponting pile agony on India (Lead)


January 4th, 2012 - 9:27 am ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 4 (IANS) Australian captain Michael Clarke notched up his 18th Test century while Ricky Ponting was stranded on 97 as the hosts reached 236 for three in the ... Read more...

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Australian media digs up Monkeygate to tarnish Tendulkar’s image


January 2nd, 2012 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 2 (IANS) The Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG) is Sachin Tendulkar's favourite venue, looking at his staggering average here of 221, and there can't be a more perfect ... Read more...

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Tendulkar, Dravid hit half-centuries to lift India (Roundup)


December 27th, 2011 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Dec 27 (IANS) The fond hopes of Sachin Tendulkar's 100th international century were rudely cut short minutes before close of play on the second day of the first ... Read more...

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India lose openers early, trail Australia by 234 (Second Lead)


December 27th, 2011 - 12:34 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Dec 27 (IANS) A brisk half-century by Virender Shewag took India to 99 for two in the first innings, in reply to Australia's 333 at tea on the ... Read more...

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Ponting or Hussey must make way: Taylor


December 22nd, 2011 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Dec 22 (IANS) Former Test captain mark Taylor feels that either Ricky Ponting or Mike Hussey must make way for young all-rounder Dan Christian or recovering batsman Shaun Marsh ... Read more...

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Select Ponting on merit, not stature, says Mark Waugh


November 30th, 2011 - 4:14 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Nov 30 (IANS) Former Australian batsman Mark Waugh feels that Ricky Ponting's place in the team should be based on merit and not stature."Ricky Ponting is a great player, ... Read more...

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Clarke backs out-of-form trio


November 23rd, 2011 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Nov 23 (IANS) Australian captain Michael Clarke has backed beleaguered trio Ricky Ponting, Mitchell Johnson and Brad Haddin to play a key role in the upcoming home series against ... Read more...

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Fit-again Barath gearing up for Eden Gardens Test


November 13th, 2011 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 13 (IANS/CMC) West Indies opening batsman Adrian Barath says he has recovered from the hamstring injury that sidelined him for the two cricket Tests against Bangladesh last month and ... Read more...

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Ashraful feels he was not given a fair chance by selectors


October 20th, 2011 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Former Bangladesh skipper Mohammad Ashraful feels that he was not given a fair chance by the selectors after being dropped for the two cricket Tests ... Read more...

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Ponting fine with moving down the batting order


October 10th, 2011 - 5:00 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Oct 10 (IANS Ricky Ponting is fine with batting at number four in the Australian Test team and reveals that Shaun Marsh's elevation to the number three spot was part ... Read more...

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Sammy expects a tough series in Bangladesh


October 5th, 2011 - 12:51 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Oct 5 (IANS/CMC) West Indies cricket captain Darren Sammy said his side's month-long tour of Bangladesh will be quite challenging.Sammy and the rest of the West Indies side minus five ... Read more...

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Gambhir to miss KKR’s CLT20 qualifiers


September 13th, 2011 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) Gautam Gambhir, who suffered a concussion during the last Test against England, will miss Kolkata Knight Riders' (KKR) Champions League Twenty20 qualifying matches Sep ... Read more...

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Tendulkar, Mishra guide India to 216/3 (Lunch report)


August 22nd, 2011 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 22 (IANS) Sachin Tendulkar and nightwatchman Amit Mishra began in right earnest to save the fourth and last Test and remained unseparated at lunch with India reaching ... Read more...

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Gooch confident of Cook surpassing his record


August 19th, 2011 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 19 (IANS) England's batting coach Graham Gooch is confident his protege Alastair Cook will surpass him as the country's leading Test run-scorer.Gooch scored 8,900 from 118 Tests and ... Read more...

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Flintoff slams India’s lacklustre attitude


August 19th, 2011 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 19 (IANS) Former England skipper Andrew Flintoff slammed India's lacklustre approach to the ongoing cricket Test series and said the hosts looked far more a "professional side" even ... Read more...

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