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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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Trinamool’s Trivedi compares himself to Tharoor


August 12th, 2012 - 12:23 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 11 (IANS) In a jibe at party leader Mamata Banerjee, Trinamool Congress MP and former railway minister Dinesh Trivedi Saturday equated himself with ousted minister of state ... Read more...

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Maxwell gets Australian team call-up


July 16th, 2012 - 6:48 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, July 16 (IANS) Victorian all-rounder Glenn Maxwell got his maiden call-up to the Australian national cricket team when they take on Pakistan in the United Arab Emirates next month.The ... Read more...

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Players’ suspension not enough, BCCI must do more: Maken


May 16th, 2012 - 5:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) Sports Minister Ajay Maken Wednesday said suspending five domestic players allegedly involved in spot-fixing was not enough and the Indian cricket board needed to do ... Read more...

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Broad likely to miss IPL-5


March 30th, 2012 - 9:58 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, March 30 (IANS) Indian Premier League franchise Kings XI Punjab suffered a setback Friday as England pacer Chris Broad was ruled out of the second Test against Sri Lanka ... Read more...

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KKR appoints Rudy Webster as mental skills coach


March 5th, 2012 - 11:52 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 5 (IANS) Indian Premier League franchise Kolkata Knight Riders announced Monday they have roped in sports psychologist Rudi Webster, who managed the West Indies side led by Clive ... Read more...

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Daredevils come out in support of Sehwag


February 27th, 2012 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 27 (IANS) At a time when a majority of the sports fraternity is gunning for Virender Sehwag's head, his Indian Premier League franchise Delhi Daredevils have ... Read more...

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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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Premier Soccer League: Barasat sold for Rs.25.15 crore


January 30th, 2012 - 12:36 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 29 (IANS) Uro Infra Realty India Limited has bought Premier Soccer League franchise Barasat by paying a whopping Rs.25.15 crore, over 31 times of the base price of Rs.80 ... Read more...

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Whatmore quits as Knight Riders coach


January 1st, 2012 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 1 (IANS) Renowned cricket coach Dav Whatmore Sunday resigned as head coach of Indian Premier League franchise Kolkata Knight Riders. He is the front runner to become ... Read more...

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Warne announces comeback with Big Bash franchise Melbourne Stars


November 8th, 2011 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Nov 8 (IANS) Australian spin legend Shane Warne Tuesday announced his comeback to the cricket field, saying that he will play for Melbourne Stars in the inaugural Big Bash ... Read more...

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Shah Rukh forays into motorsports, takes Mumbai franchise of I1 Super Series


November 4th, 2011 - 9:40 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 4 (IANS) After owning a cricket team, Shah Rukh Khan has entered his maiden venture in motorsports. The bollywood actor will be the co-owner of the Mumbai ... Read more...

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Van der Merwe stars in Somerset’s win over Knight Riders


September 26th, 2011 - 1:23 am ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 25 (IANS) Roelof van der Merwe's sensational 73 off 40 balls helped Somerset pull-off a nine wicket win over Kolkata Knight Riders in a Group B fixture ... Read more...

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Geoff Marsh ends IPL stint to coach Sri Lanka


September 23rd, 2011 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Sep 23 (IANS) Former Australia batsman Geoff Marsh has been named the new coach of the Sri Lankan cricket team for a two-year term beginning Tuesday.Marsh is the sixth ... Read more...

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Controversies mark UPA’s second term (Timeline) (With Scams, price rise tarnish UPA-II image)


May 22nd, 2011 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) The second term of the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government has been marked by a few successes in assembly polls and a spate of ... Read more...

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Morgan to return to IPL if not picked for England squad


May 20th, 2011 - 7:30 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 20 (IANS) England batsman Eoin Morgan will return to play for his Indian Premier League franchise (IPL) Kolkata Knight Riders if he is not picked in the national ... Read more...

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Clark stands down from full-time cricket for administrative role


May 18th, 2011 - 3:00 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, May 18 (IANS) Australia's former Test seamer Stuart Clark Wednesday stepped down from full-time cricket commitments to balance his new role as the general manager of the Sydney Sixers ... Read more...

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Fastest WC century maker eyes IPL, says he used to play like that in garden


March 3rd, 2011 - 12:59 pm ICT by ANI
Bengaluru, Mar 3 (ANI): Ireland batsman Kevin O'Brien, who scored the fastest century of the World Cup to upset England, has said that he was playing as if he was playing in ... Read more...

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Symonds essays role in Bollywood flick ‘Patiala House’


February 10th, 2011 - 3:15 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Feb.10 (ANI): Semi-retired Australian all-rounder Andrew Symonds, it seems, is truly embracing India.He has essayed a role in a Bollywood film - Patiala House - which features noted actor Akshay ... Read more...

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Stephen Fleming tipped to be next India cricket coach


January 16th, 2011 - 2:33 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington (New Zealand), Jan.16 (ANI): As ex-India coach John Wright tries to rescue his country's cricket team, former Black Caps skipper Stephen Fleming is a top prospect to be named India's next ... Read more...

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Coach Fleming inks fresh three-year deal with Chennai Super Kings


October 29th, 2010 - 11:51 am ICT by ANI
Wellington/Chennai, Oct. 29 (ANI): Former New Zealand cricket captain and current coach of the Indian Premier League franchise Chennai Super Kings Stephen Fleming has inked a fresh three-year coaching deal with them.Fleming ... Read more...

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PM skips Tharoor’s reception, Gursharan blesses the couple (Lead)


September 4th, 2010 - 12:53 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sept 3 (IANS) Shahsi Tharoor may have lost his ministerial job, but he has not fallen out of favor with the prime minister. Gursharan Kaur, Manmohan Singh's spouse, was ... Read more...

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Mott asked to resign as NSW coach if he joins IPL Kochi team


August 26th, 2010 - 2:57 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 26 (ANI): Cricket New South Wales has asked coach Matthew Mott to resign if he accepts an offer to join new Indian Premier League franchise (IPL) Kochi.CNSW chief executive David ... Read more...

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Tharoor, Pushkar to tie the knot at ancestral home in Kerala


August 21st, 2010 - 4:12 pm ICT by ANI
Normal 0By Jehovah GPalakkad (Kerala), Aug 21 (ANI): Former Minister of State for External Affairs Shashi Tharoor will tie the knot with his fiancée Sunanda Pushkar in a quiet ... Read more...

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Flintoff likely to play Twenty20 in Australia and New Zealand


August 3rd, 2010 - 2:39 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 3 (ANI): England all rounder Andrew Flintoff is in negotiations with the Queensland Bulls to play in Australia's KFC Big Bash Twenty20 tournament in January, and could also sign for ... Read more...

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Court issues warrants against the co-owners of Kings XI Punjab


July 24th, 2010 - 8:38 pm ICT by ANI
Chandigarh, July 24 (ANI): A local court issued arrest warrants against actress Priety Zinta, industrialist Ness Wadia and Mohit Burman, the co-owners of the Indian Premier League franchise Kings XI Punjab.The trio ... Read more...

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UPA-II’s first year in power disappointing: BJP (Lead)


June 13th, 2010 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, June 13 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Sunday described the first year of the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government's second stint as disappointing, just like the "general unsatisfactory record" ... Read more...

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BCCI asked to explain why the rule change for IPL team(Lead)


May 7th, 2010 - 10:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi May 7 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday asked the Indian cricket board and its secretary N.Srinivasan to respond to former board chief A.C. Muthiah's challenge to the board's ... Read more...

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BCCI bosses bending rules for their convenience: Muthiah


April 22nd, 2010 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) Former Indian cricket board president A.C. Muthiah Thursday lashed out at the present set-up, saying the board circumvented its own regulations to allow its secretary N. Srinivasan ... Read more...

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Tharoor’s resignation sad, says Khurshid


April 20th, 2010 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 20 (IANS) Recalling Shashi Tharoor as a "very talented" and "outstanding" student of their alma mater, St. Stephen's College, Corporate Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid Tuesday said his decision ... Read more...

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England spinner Swann reckons Premier League club buying an IPL team


February 17th, 2010 - 12:57 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 17 (ANI): England spinner Graeme Swann is happy over reports of a Premier League football club buying an Indian Premier League team, provided it is not Sunderland.Manchester City may ... Read more...

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Learn from Amitabh Bachchan, Shiv Sena tells Shah Rukh Khan


January 30th, 2010 - 9:40 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Jan 30(ANI): Shiv Sena chief Bala Sahab Thackeray has asked Bollywood star Shah Rukh Khan to emulate the iconic actor Amitabh Bachchan, as Khan recently expressed his support to Pakistani ... Read more...

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Buttock injured Collingwood ruled out of Champions League


October 6th, 2009 - 5:30 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct.6 (ANI): England all-rounder Paul Collingwood has been ruled out of this month's Champions League tournament due to a torn muscle in one of his buttocks.Collingwood, 33, was due to ... Read more...

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Haddin helps Australia post a huge total against Kiwis


February 8th, 2009 - 2:57 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Feb.8 (ANI): Australian wicket-keeper batsman Brad Haddin on Sunday helped his team to a commanding score of 301 for nine against New Zealand in the third of five one-day internationals ... Read more...

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Delhi Daredevils qualification could see Warner battle home state in Champions League Twenty20


January 17th, 2009 - 4:34 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Jan 17 (ANI): Australias new batting sensation David Warner will play a crucial role in getting NSW qualified for the lucrative Champions League Twenty20, but he may end up battling ... Read more...

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