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Delhi Daredevils appoint Jayawardene vice-captain


February 22nd, 2012 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 22 (IANS) Indian Premier League franchise Delhi Daredevils have appointed Sri Lanka captain Mahela Jayawardene as the side's deputy for the 2012 edition.Jayawardene led Sri Lanka ... Read more...

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‘No bitterness or hatred’, IAF man’s daughter to Pakistani pilot


August 11th, 2011 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) In a profoundly humane gesture, the daughter of an Indian Air Force (IAF) pilot has accepted an apology from the Pakistan Air Force (PAF) ... Read more...

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Tactician Clarke needs to be ‘firm and formal’ with Oz players: Warne


April 1st, 2011 - 12:48 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Apr 1 (ANI): Former bowling legend Shane Warne has said that new Australia skipper Michael Clarke is a very good tactician, but will need to be more firm in terms of ... Read more...

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Ponting will be remembered as one of Australia’s great captains: Mark Waugh


March 29th, 2011 - 1:01 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Mar 29(ANI): Former Australian batsman Mark Waugh has said that Ricky Ponting's record as captain means that he will be remembered as one of the greats."His record as captain is ... Read more...

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England need to be ruthless to become top Test side: Warne


January 4th, 2011 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 4 (IANS) Former Australian spin king Shane Warne feels England need to be more ruthless to tip the likes of India and South Africa to be the world's best Test ... Read more...

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Strauss must stop ‘missing a lot tactically’ to gain world No.1 Test spot: Warne


January 3rd, 2011 - 1:58 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Jan 3(ANI): Australian leg-spin legend Shane Warne reckons that Andrew Strauss must stop "missing a lot tactically" if England are to achieve their goal of becoming the world's No.1 Test team.Strauss ... Read more...

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Warne questions Strauss’s leadership, says he ‘misses tricks’


December 21st, 2010 - 2:01 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Dec 21 (ANI): Legendary spinner Shane Warne has hit out at the functioning style of Andrew Strauss, saying that the England captain "misses tricks" when it comes to tactics.Warne believes Strauss ... Read more...

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Ponting an inspired leader and player, says ex-Victoria cricketer


October 30th, 2010 - 2:57 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Oct. 30 (ANI): Unabashed Ricky Ponting fan and former Victoria all-rounder Brendan McArdle has said that it is time for supporters to stand up and acknowledge Ponting's contribution to the game ... Read more...

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Why ‘poles apart’ Ponting and Warne are destined to end up sparring


October 18th, 2010 - 2:01 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Oct 18(ANI): The blow-up between Australian captain Ricky Ponting and former spinner Shane Warne has come as no surprise as the two are very different characters, a noted cricket columnist has ... Read more...

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Hilditch backs Ponting to continue until 2013 Ashes


March 27th, 2010 - 1:49 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Mar 27(ANI): Cricket Australia's chairman of selectors Andrew Hilditch has given skipper Ricky Ponting his backing to continue playing until the 2013 Ashes.Hilditch reckons that Ponting is the player who ... Read more...

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Dhoni, Smith target each other ahead of Kanpur Test


February 5th, 2010 - 7:06 pm ICT by ANI
Kanpur, Feb 5 (ANI): India plays its first Test match against South Africa from Saturday, but the verbal battle has begun between both sides as South African skipper Graeme Smith and his ... Read more...

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Vettori to play Twenty20 for Queensland


December 23rd, 2009 - 12:52 pm ICT by ANI
Brisbane (Australia), Dec. 23 (ANI): New Zealand captain Daniel Vettori will join Queensland as a guest player in the Twenty20 Big Bash tournament beginning next week.Left-arm spinner Vettori has agreed to a ... Read more...

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PM condoles death of Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister


September 3rd, 2009 - 4:11 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep.3 (ANI): The Prime Minister, Dr. Mammohan Singh, has condoled the tragic and untimely demise of the Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Dr. Y.S Rajasekhara Reddy.In his condolence message to ... Read more...

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Bangladesh High Commissioner pays tribute to ‘Sam’


July 1st, 2008 - 7:44 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi , July 1 (ANI): High Commissioner of Bangladesh in India Liequat Ali Chaudhury on Tuesday paid tribute to Field Marshal (Late) SHFJ Manekshaw.He signed off the condolence book ... Read more...

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