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Budding cricketers have lot to learn from Dravid: Ganguly


March 9th, 2012 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 9 (IANS) Saluting Rahul Dravid, who called time on his glittering international career Friday, his one-time teammate Sourav Ganguly described him as one of the greatest batsmen ... Read more...

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Afridi hopeful of positive end to spot-fixing saga


October 11th, 2010 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
By Awais Saleem Islamabad, Oct 11 (IANS) Pakistan's one-day and T20 captain Shahid Afridi hopes that the three cricketers reportedly involved in spot-fixing will come out clean in the International Cricket Council (ICC) ... Read more...

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Afridi rubbishes allegations of third ODI against England being fixed


September 19th, 2010 - 12:37 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad,Sept 19 (ANI): Pakistan's ODI and Twenty20 captain Shahid Afridi has dismissed allegations of spot-fixing following his team's 23-run win in the third one-dayer against England."I thought we played hard cricket and ... Read more...

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Mandira disturbed by cricket’s fixing scandal


September 13th, 2010 - 11:51 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 13 (IANS) Popular cricket presenter and Bollywood actress Mandira Bedi feels disturbed about the recent spot fixing scandal in the sport."I really feel disturbed about the recent spot fixing scandal. ... Read more...

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Cricketers not guilty until proven: PCB chief


September 9th, 2010 - 12:21 am ICT by IANS
By Awais Saleem Islamabad, Sep 8 (IANS) Despite questioning them for over nine hours, the Scotland Yard could not press any charges against three Pakistani cricketers accused of spot-fixing and they cannot be ... Read more...

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‘Shocked’ Trott says ’spot fixing’ scandal should not tarnish his Lord’s heroics


September 4th, 2010 - 2:33 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 4 (ANI): Jonathan Trott, who hit 184 and shared a world record eighth-wicket stand of 332 with Stuart Broad in the Lord's Test against Pakistan, admits that he is sickened ... Read more...

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ICC may probe ’suspicious’ Sydney Test between Australia-Pakistan


September 4th, 2010 - 1:48 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Sep 4 (ANI): The International Cricket Council could widen its investigations into the allegations against Mohammad Asif, Mohammad Aamir and Salman Butt whom it suspended late Thursday, to cover last year's ... Read more...

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Take appropriate action against players guilty of fixing: Tendulkar


September 3rd, 2010 - 7:46 pm ICT by ANI
By Praful Kumar SinghNew Delhi, Sep 3 (ANI): Master blaster Sachin Tendulkar, who joined the Indian Air Force as a Group Captain, said on Friday that the International Cricket Council ... Read more...

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Family, coach stand by embattled Pakistani pacer Aamer


September 1st, 2010 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
By Awais Saleem Islamabad, Sep 1 (IANS) The famiy and coach of 18-year-old Pakistani pace bowler Mohammad Aamer, one of the three Pakistan cricketers named in spot fixing scandal, insist he is innocent ... Read more...

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Ban ‘tainted’ Pak players from international cricket for life, says ex-Kiwi skipper Reid


September 1st, 2010 - 6:54 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Sep 1 (ANI): Former New Zealand skipper and match referee John Reid wants Pakistan to be thrown out of international cricket for alleged involvement of some its players in match fixing ... Read more...

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Watson blasts ICC anti corruption unit for its inability to act against match-fixers


September 1st, 2010 - 6:53 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Sep 1 (ANI): Australian opener Shane Watson has criticized the International Cricket Council's anti corruption unit over its inability to act against match-fixers, after Pakistani fast bowlers were alleged to have ... Read more...

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Butt, Amir and Asif claim spot fixing allegations are part of conspiracy


September 1st, 2010 - 1:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 1 (ANI): Pakistan Test skipper Salman Butt, and fast bowlers Mohammad Amir and Mohammad Asif have claimed that spot fixing allegations are part of a conspiracy against them.The Pakistan team ... Read more...

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PCB not to suspend cricketers till investigations are over


August 31st, 2010 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
By Awais Saleem Islamabad, Aug 31 (IANS) The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) said Tuesday that none of the four players accused of "spot fixing" in the Lords Test match in England will be ... Read more...

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North wants to chip in with bat before ball


July 19th, 2010 - 2:26 pm ICT by ANI
Leeds (UK), July 19 (ANI): He may have picked up six wickets in the just completed Lords Test against Pakistan, but Australian middle order batsman Marcus North still sees himself as a ... Read more...

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North, Watson Lords performance shows depth of Oz Test attack: Ponting


July 19th, 2010 - 1:59 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 19 (ANI): Australian cricket captain Ricky Ponting is of the view that the bowling performance of all-rounders Marcus North and Shane Watson in the recently concluded Lords Test against Pakistan, ... Read more...

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Australia to target Afridi in Lord’s Test: Ponting


July 9th, 2010 - 4:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 9(ANI): Australian skipper Ricky Ponting has said his side will target Pakistan captain Shahid Afridi in next week's Lords Test, as he will be playing his first Test match in ... Read more...

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Ashes: Australians concede they have been outfoxed in Lords Test


July 18th, 2009 - 1:13 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 18 (ANI): Having lost eight wickets for a paltry score of 156 on the second day of the second Ashes Tests being played at Lords here, Australia has conceded that ... Read more...

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Lara Bingle, Lee Furlong no-shows at WAG counselling session


May 27th, 2009 - 4:13 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, May 27 (ANI): Cricket WAGS Lara Bingle and Lee Furlong were no-shows at yesterday's special counselling seminar held at the team's pre-Ashes camp on the Sunshine Coast.The wives and girlfriends of ... Read more...

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`I want to make scoring double hundreds a habit, says Bell


July 12th, 2008 - 2:51 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 12 (ANI): A thrilled England batsman, Ian Bell, who scored 199 against the South Africans on Friday in the Lords Test, has said that he would like to score ... Read more...

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