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Narine delighted with form in wake of England slump


July 3rd, 2012 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
Fort Lauderdale (Florida), July 3 (IANS/CMC) Exciting off-spinner Sunil Narine says he has banished the demons of the England tour and is happy to be back in form for the West ... Read more...

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West Indies need to make winning start: Gayle


June 30th, 2012 - 4:25 pm ICT by IANS
Fort Lauderdale, June 30 (IANS/CMC) Talismanic West Indies opener Chris Gayle has stressed the importance of a winning start to the series against New Zealand this weekend. The left-hander said it ... Read more...

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ICC to retain DL Method, DRS


June 1st, 2012 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 1 (IANS) The International Cricket Council (ICC) cricket committee Friday decided to retain its controversial Duckworth-Lewis (D/L) Method, used for calculating targets in rain affected matches, and made ... 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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West Indies A hope to dominate Indians


May 30th, 2012 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
St.John's (Antigua), May 30 (IANS/CMC) West Indies A team manager Colin Borde says his charges will be looking to dominate the touring India A side in the upcoming "Test" and limited ... Read more...

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West Indies eves see no surprises from Sri Lanka


April 24th, 2012 - 4:54 pm ICT by IANS
Bridgetown (Barbados), April 24 (IANS/CMC) West Indies women's cricket team is expecting no major surprises from Sri Lanka when the two sides meet in an eight-match limited overs series starting here ... Read more...

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Team not embarrassed, hoping to fare better in ODIs: Ashwin


January 27th, 2012 - 7:41 pm ICT by IANS
Adelaide, Jan 27 (IANS) India off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin admitted that nothing went the team's way in the Test series against Australia and hoped a for a better performance in the ... Read more...

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Clarke hopes Watson gets fit by third ODI


October 25th, 2011 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Oct 25 (IANS) Shane Watson's injury for the second time in two ODIs has sent shockwaves in the Australian camp as it prepares for the final ODI and the ... Read more...

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Samuels eyeing prolific series after warm-up T20 century


October 11th, 2011 - 1:51 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Oct 11 (IANS/CMC) Resurgent West Indian stroke-maker Marlon Samuels, who hit a superb unbeaten century in a Twenty20 tour match on Sunday, is eagerly looking forward to the limited-overs and ... Read more...

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Gambhir likely to be ruled out from ODI series


August 29th, 2011 - 3:38 pm ICT by IANS
Leicestershire, Aug 29 (IANS) India's opening batsman Gautam Gambhir is likely to return home as he is still struggling to recover from the concussion he suffered during the fourth ... Read more...

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Confident England looking to upset world champions India


August 23rd, 2011 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 23 (IANS) Having outplayed India 4-0 in the cricket Test series, England captain Andrew Strauss said they are confident of beating the world champions in the limited overs ... Read more...

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Fit again Bollinger hopes for Test recall


August 16th, 2011 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Aug 16 (IANS) A fit again Doug Bollinger is hoping that his ODI performance against Sri Lanka will force the Australian selectors to consider him for the upcoming South ... Read more...

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India cannot ask for a greater occasion to stamp their authority (Comment)


July 20th, 2011 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
India are No.1 Test nation for over a year now. This is undisputed, and so is that India are the World Champions in the limited-overs cricket. Yet, there are murmurs ... Read more...

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Swann thanks Fletcher for ignoring him for 7 years


July 19th, 2011 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 19 (IANS) England off-spinner Graeme Swann thanked India coach Duncan Fletcher for shaping his international career by repeatedly ignoring him during his eight-year tenure as coach with the ... Read more...

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West Indies cricket stands to lose by not picking Gayle: Akram


June 19th, 2011 - 2:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) Former Pakistan captain Wasim Akram feels that West Indies selectors have gifted India the advantage by not picking the maverick Chris Gayle for the three-match ... Read more...

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Afridi denies rift within team management


May 10th, 2011 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, May 10 (IANS) Pakistan's limited-overs captain Shahid Afridi has played down reports of a rift within the team management involving him and coach Waqar Younis.A day after Afridi was ... Read more...

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Cricket Australia’s hopes of cashing on Indian cricketers for Big Bash dashed


April 30th, 2011 - 2:03 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Apr 30 (ANI): Cricket Australia will have to rely on West Indies players for international star power, as the Indian cricket board has refused to allow its players to participate in ... Read more...

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Afridi finds it “really difficult to prosper under the current ICC ranking system”


April 28th, 2011 - 5:44 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, April 28(ANI): Pakistan's limited-overs captain Shahid Afridi has expressed unhappiness over the International Cricket Council's One-Day International (ODI) Ranking System.Pakistan have taken a 2-0 lead in the five-match series against the ... Read more...

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‘PCB’s disastrous decisions ruining Pakistan cricket’


April 27th, 2011 - 1:20 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, April 27(ANI): The wrong decisions of the Pakistan Cricket Board's present and past managements and its previous chiefs have brought Pakistan cricket at the lowest ebb, historian Khawaja Hussain Sayed has ... Read more...

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Afridi blames Pak batsmen for T20 loss against Windies


April 23rd, 2011 - 2:19 pm ICT by ANI
Gros Islet (St.Lucia), April 23(ANI): Pakistan's limited-overs captain Shahid Afridi has blamed his batsmen for the defeat against the West Indies in their inaugural Twenty20 international clash on Thursday.Umar Akmal was the ... Read more...

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Afridi names Akram, Moin, Inzamam as his top three captains, Woolmer as best coach


April 20th, 2011 - 1:36 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, April 20(ANI): Pakistan's limited-overs skipper Shahid Afridi has named Wasim Akram, Moin Khan and Inzamamul Haq as his top three captains and the late Bob Woolmer as the "best coach" he ... Read more...

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Afridi admits Pak ‘needs to learn how to utilise batting powerplay’


April 20th, 2011 - 11:41 am ICT by ANI
Islamabad, April 20(ANI): Pakistan's limited-overs captain Shahid Afridi has acknowledged that his team faces the "problem" of losing wickets during batting powerplays, and said that he has "discussed this in detail" with ... Read more...

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Pak cricket team will be crowd pleasers: Intikhab Alam


April 18th, 2011 - 4:32 pm ICT by ANI
St Lucia, Apr 18(ANI): Pakistan team manager Intikhab Alam has said that West Indies cricket fans will be attracted to the style of play of the visiting team.The team, which arrived here ... Read more...

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PCB in talks with two foreigners for Pak batting coach job: Butt


April 15th, 2011 - 12:15 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, April 15(ANI): The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) is negotiating with two foreigners for the batting coach assignment following former captain Javed Miandad's refusal to take up the job."Yes, we are having ... Read more...

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PCB must look beyond Miandad for Pak batting coach: Waqar


April 14th, 2011 - 4:39 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, April 14(ANI): Pakistan cricket coach Waqar Younis has expressed his disapproval over the way the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has been trying to persuade former captain Javed Miandad to take up ... Read more...

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Broad signs fresh deal with Notts


April 13th, 2011 - 10:32 am ICT by ANI
London, Apr. 13 (ANI): England fast bowler Stuart Broad has signed a new three-year contract with his English county side Nottinghamshire.The deal will only come into force in the unlikely event of ... Read more...

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Miandad turns down Pak team coaching offer


April 13th, 2011 - 7:10 am ICT by ANI
Karachi, Apr.13 (ANI): Former Pakistan cricket captain Javed Miandad has turned down an offer to become the national cricket team's batting coach.According to the Dawn, Miandad was approached by Pakistan's limited-overs captain ... Read more...

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No plans of retirement as of now: Afridi


April 12th, 2011 - 11:41 am ICT by ANI
Islamabad, April 12(ANI): Pakistan's limited-overs captain Shahid Afridi has made it clear that he has no plans of retirement at the moment, and that he will keep playing for his country "for ... Read more...

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Miandad turns down Pakistan batting coach offer


April 10th, 2011 - 11:58 am ICT by ANI
Karachi, April 10(ANI): Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Director General Javed Miandad has declined the offer to take up the role of Pakistan's batting coach, limited-overs captain Shahid Afridi has said.Afridi said that ... Read more...

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Selection in Pak team for Windies tour “dream come true” for debutant Usman


April 9th, 2011 - 4:20 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, April 9(ANI): Uncapped Pakistan batsman Usman Salahuddin, who has been selected for the upcoming limited-overs series against the West Indies, has said it is a dream come true for him to ... Read more...

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Shahid Afridi rules out returning to Test cricket


April 9th, 2011 - 11:50 am ICT by ANI
Karachi, April 9(ANI): Pakistan's limited-overs captain Shahid Afridi has made it clear that he will never return to Test cricket- the longest format of the game that he had quit last year.Afridi ... Read more...

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PCB welcomes India’s willingness to promote cricketing contacts with Pakistan


April 8th, 2011 - 2:08 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, April 8(ANI): The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has welcomed the 'positive' comments of Indian Foreign Secretary Nirupama Rao, who indicated that India was open to sending its cricket team to the ... Read more...

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Afridi apologises to Pakistan on World Cup semi-final loss to ‘better side’ India


March 31st, 2011 - 12:05 pm ICT by ANI
Mohali, Mar 31(ANI): Pakistan limited-overs captain Shahid Afridi has apologised to his nation for losing the crucial 2011 World Cup semi-final to archrivals India and subsequently, getting ousted from the tournament.Afridi ... Read more...

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Afridi says his dream of winning World Cup for Pakistan becoming a reality


March 24th, 2011 - 2:32 pm ICT by ANI
Dhaka, Mar 24(ANI): Pakistan's limited-overs captain Shahid Afridi has said that his dream of winning the coveted World Cup trophy for his country is on its way to becoming a reality as ... Read more...

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Pak focussing on WC quarterfinal win without thinking of meeting India at semis: Afridi


March 23rd, 2011 - 1:08 pm ICT by ANI
Mirpur, Mar 23(ANI): Pakistan's limited-overs captain Shahid Afridi is least concerned about a possible showdown against India in the ongoing World Cup, saying that his immediate focus is on beating West Indies ... Read more...

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