left handers

Delhi Daredevils coach defends Morkel’s omission


May 26th, 2012 - 12:35 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 26 (IANS) It took all of Delhi Daredevils coach Eric Simmons' skills to explain the shock decision to drop their bowling spearhead Morne Morkel, play rookie spinner ... Read more...

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Vijay Hazare Trophy: Jaffer, Nayar power Mumbai into final


March 10th, 2012 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 10 (IANS) Wasim Jafer's sublime knock and late fireworks by Abhishek Nayar ensured a 140-run win for Mumbai over Delhi in the semi-finals of the Vijay Hazare ... Read more...

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Our rational thinking is affected by bodily quirks


February 15th, 2012 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 15 (IANS) We are actually kidding ourselves when we take pride in our rational thinking - who knows when it may be hijacked by quirks.One particularly powerful influence ... Read more...

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Felt cheated with lack of bounce at Wankhede: Ashwin


November 23rd, 2011 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 23 (IANS) India's off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin lamented the lack of bounce on the Wankhede track as the West Indies piled up a huge 575 for nine in the ... Read more...

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Tips from seniors helped me tackle bouncy deliveries: Raina


June 21st, 2011 - 3:43 pm ICT by IANS
Kingston (Jamaica), June 21 (IANS) India's middle-order batsman Suresh Raina said tips from senior players like Rahul Dravid helped him negotiate the short-pitched deliveries on a lively Sabina Park ... Read more...

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Gilchrist smashes century in Kings XI rout of RCB (Lead)


May 18th, 2011 - 2:04 am ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, May 18 (IANS) Skipper Adam Gilchrist struck a blistering century and shared a record 206-run stand with fellow Australian Shaun Marsh to set up an emphatic 111-run victory for ... Read more...

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Study reveals that left handed people are more affected by fear


May 3rd, 2011 - 7:36 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Edinburg, May 3 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A study has revealed that left handed people are more prone to fear when compared to their right handed counterparts. Psychologists conducted an experiment on a group ... Read more...

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Left-handed people more fearful


May 1st, 2011 - 5:26 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 1 (IANS) Left-handed people are more affected by fear than their right-handed counterparts, a study says. Psychologists found that people who watched an eight minute clip from a ... Read more...

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Zaheer is world’s best medium pacer: Kirsten


April 5th, 2011 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 5 (IANS) India's outgoing cricket coach Gary Kirsten feels Zaheer Khan is the best medium pacer in the World.The 43-year-old South African, in his farewell press conference Tuesday ... Read more...

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(VM) India record maiden World Cup semifinal victory at home (Statistical highlights)


March 31st, 2011 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
Mohali, March 31 (IANS) India recorded their maiden World Cup semifinal win on home soil after they beat Pakistan at the Punjab Cricket Association Stadium here Wednesday. India had ... Read more...

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Afridi confident of Pak achieving aim of reaching World Cup semifinals


March 23rd, 2011 - 1:24 pm ICT by ANI
Dhaka, Mar 23(ANI): Pakistan's limited-overs captain Shahid Afridi has expressed his confidence that his team will achieve the target set at the start of the 2011 World Cup, which was to reach ... Read more...

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Bangladesh will be under pressure at home: Smith


March 18th, 2011 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, March 18 (IANS) South African skipper Graeme Smith does not foresee a repeat of the shock 2007 loss to Bangladesh in Saturday's Cricket World Cup game and feels ... Read more...

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India not taking Ireland lightly, says Dhoni


March 5th, 2011 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 5 (IANS) Ireland are no longer minnows for India after their dramatic victory over England, skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni admitted here Saturday."Defeat by Bangladesh in 2007 edition still ... Read more...

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Ireland looking to replicate 2007 performance (Team profile, World Cup Countdown)


February 8th, 2011 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
By Bharat Sharma New Delhi, Feb 8 (IANS) Ireland, who made a dream World Cup debut by stunning Test playing nations Pakistan and Bangladesh in the 2007 edition, are looking to replicate their ... Read more...

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Umpire Decision Review System biggest single factor in recent rise of spinners: Swann


November 9th, 2010 - 3:12 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Nov 9(ANI): England off-spinner Graeme Swann reckons that the Umpire Decision Review System (UDRS) will help him scalp more wickets during the upcoming Ashes series."The introduction of the UDRS has been ... Read more...

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Australia will find Swann difficult to tackle: Emburey


October 26th, 2010 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 26 (IANS) Former England captain John Emburey said Graeme Swann will enjoy an upper hand against Australian batsmen in the upcoming Ashes series.Emburey, a member of the last England team ... Read more...

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Swann’s use of umpire referral system to sound death-knell for Oz in Ashes: Emburey


October 26th, 2010 - 1:58 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 26(ANI): Former England cricketer John Emburey believes that off-spinner Graeme Swann can capitalize on Australian conditions, and use the umpire referral system as a weapon during next month's Ashes series."With ... Read more...

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Being left-handed makes you angrier than average guy


September 19th, 2010 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 19 (IANS) Left-handed people seem to be angrier than their right-handed peers, a recent study has found. They seem to be at a disadvantage -- from daily items designed for ... Read more...

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Benaud urges fans to watch Australia-Pakistan Test match for ‘bizarre cricket’


July 18th, 2010 - 5:24 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, July 18(ANI): Former Australian all-rounder Richie Benaud reckons that if fans wants to see cricket served up in bizarre fashion then they must watch Australia play Pakistan at Test match level.Benaud's ... Read more...

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Sehwag stars with the ball in India’s win over Bangladesh (Lead)


June 17th, 2010 - 12:01 am ICT by IANS
Dambulla, June 16 (IANS) Virender Sehwag starred with the ball on his international return, claiming four wickets, while Gautam Gambhir smashed 82 as India crushed Bangladesh by six wickets in the ... Read more...

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Draw doesn’t detract from remarkable comeback by Windies: Roebuck


December 9th, 2009 - 2:56 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Dec.9 (ANI): Australia has plenty of headaches going into the Perth Test with the West Indies, feels noted columnist Peter Roebuck.According to Roebuck, Ponting's captaincy in the Adelaide Test lacked ... Read more...

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Anderson says Ponting let England off the hook


July 13th, 2009 - 3:09 pm ICT by ANI
Cardiff (Wales), July 13 (ANI): Batting hero Jimmy Anderson on Sunday claimed that Australian captain Ricky Ponting took his fingers off England's throat by bowling part-time spinner Marcus North in the dramatic ... Read more...

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Anderson and Ponting differ on end-game strategy


July 13th, 2009 - 2:01 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 13 (IANS) England's batting hero Jimmy Anderson said Australian captain Ricky Ponting got it wrong by bowling part-time spinner Marcus North in the dramatic final overs of the drawn Cardiff ... Read more...

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Galle knock propells Yousuf to top spot in cricket rankings


July 8th, 2009 - 8:47 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, July 8 (IANS) Pakistan's Mohammad Yousuf could not have asked for a more successful return to international cricket. Despite a year-long absence, the right-hander needed just a century to break ... Read more...

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Swann to Aussies: Don’t waste your time sledging Mr. Cool Strauss


May 20th, 2009 - 2:17 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 20 (ANI): England off-spinner Graeme Swann has told the Aussies they will be wasting their breath trying to sledge ice-cool England skipper Andrew Strauss."The Aussies are past masters at mind ... Read more...

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Mumbai Indians jump to fourth place with crushing victory (Lead)


May 13th, 2009 - 1:36 am ICT by IANS
Centurion, May 13 (IANS) Mumbai Indians kept their Indian Premier League (IPL) hopes alive with a commanding eight-wicket victory over Kings XI Punajb here Tuesday. Chasing a lowly 120, Mumbai Indians raced ... Read more...

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Lee will have to fight for his place in Ashes squad: Paper


May 1st, 2009 - 2:07 pm ICT by ANI
Abu Dhabi, May 1 (ANI): While Australian fast bowler Brett has already stated on his website that he is ready to assume the lead role for the Ashes Tests, The Age newspaper ... Read more...

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Warne says Flintoff key to England lifting Ashes


February 27th, 2009 - 1:26 pm ICT by ANI
Barbados, Feb.27 (ANI): Former Australian leg-spinner Shane Warne believes that all rounder Andrew Flintoff is crucial to Englands chances of winning the Ashes this year. Warne, a man who knows a ... Read more...

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I could have continued for at least a year: Ganguly


February 3rd, 2009 - 12:07 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 2 (IANS) Nearly four months after announcing his retirement from international cricket, former Indian captain Sourav Ganguly Monday said he could have continued in both forms of the game for ... Read more...

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Left-handed people more likely to be reserved, anxious (Re-ssue)


January 18th, 2009 - 6:07 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 18 (ANI): Left-handed people are more likely to be reserved, anxious, shy and embarrassed than their right-handed counterparts, according to a new study.Researchers at the University of Abertay in ... Read more...

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Left-handed people more likely to be reserved, anxious


January 16th, 2009 - 12:54 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 16 (ANI): Left-handed people are more likely to be reserved, anxious, shy and embarrassed than their right-handed counterparts, according to a new study.Researchers at the University of Abertay in ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka make solid start after bowling out India for 329 (Tea Report)


August 1st, 2008 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
By Rex Clementine Galle (Sri Lanka), Aug 1 (IANS) Left-handers Malinda Warnapura (60) and Kumar Sangakkara (59) anchored Sri Lanka's strong reply after India were all out for 329 in the first ... Read more...

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Cricket Australia, IPL squabble over Hussey, Hayden ahead of 20-20 Champions League


June 23rd, 2008 - 5:32 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, June 23 (ANI): Cricket Australia (CA) is embroiled in a club-versus-country tug of war against the powerful Indian Premier League (IPL) over star batsmen Mike Hussey and Matthew Hayden. The IPL ... Read more...

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Hadlee and Holding say switch-hitting is unfair


June 18th, 2008 - 4:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 18 (IANS) Two cricket greats, Sir Richard Hadlee and Michael Holding, feel that England batsman Kevin Pietersen has gained unfair advantage by switch-hitting Scott Styris for two sixes in England's ... Read more...

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Poor spellers with good phonetic skills more likely to be right-handed


May 30th, 2008 - 2:04 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 30 (ANI): Kids who have good phonetic skills the ability to recognize the individual sounds within words but arent so go when it comes to spelling those words, are ... Read more...

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