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India extend lead at lunch (Lead)


August 24th, 2012 - 2:29 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 24 (IANS) India extended their lead by 64 runs without loss to get to 371 for five in their first innings at lunch on the second day of ... Read more...

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West Indies tour helped me prepare for comeback: Pujara


August 23rd, 2012 - 11:16 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 23 (IANS) Cheteshwar Pujara, who struck his maiden Test century here Thursday, said the recent India A's tour of the West Indies helped him prepare well for his ... Read more...

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Pujara’s ton keeps India on top against New Zealand (Roundup)


August 23rd, 2012 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 23 (IANS) Cheteshwar Pujara stamped his class on comeback with a maiden Test century that helped India to recover from a shaky start and reach 307 for ... Read more...

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Gayle impressed with Powell’s century


July 31st, 2012 - 2:53 pm ICT by IANS
North Sound (Antigua), July 31 (IANS/CMC) Explosive West Indies batsman Chris Gayle says he is impressed with the tactics employed by fellow opener Kieran Powell to achieve his maiden Test century.Powell ... Read more...

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Edwards out, Ramdin returns as Windies vice captain


July 23rd, 2012 - 2:47 pm ICT by IANS
St. John's (Antigua), July 23 (IANS/CMC) The West Indies selectors have announced a largely predictable squad for the opening Test against New Zealand starting here Wednesday, with the erratic Denesh ... Read more...

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Sammy backs Roach to overcome no-ball problem


May 27th, 2012 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
Nottingham, May 27 (IANS/CMC) Captain Darren Sammy has backed fast bowler Kemar Roach to overcome the no-ball problem that haunted him on the second day of the second Test here Saturday ... Read more...

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India test-flies naval version of LCA


April 27th, 2012 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, April 27 (IANS) India Friday conducted the maiden flight of the naval version of its Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) over this tech hub under a partially cloudy sky."With the ... Read more...

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Vengsarkar, Shiny Wilson presented lifetime achievement awards


April 27th, 2012 - 12:15 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 26 (IANS) Former Indian cricket captain Dilip Vengsarkar and ace middle distance runner Shiny Wilson were Friday presented the lifetime achievements award by the Calcutta Sports Journalists Club ... Read more...

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Radford hopes West Indies tail can follow Aussie lead


April 25th, 2012 - 3:25 pm ICT by IANS
Roseau (Dominica), April 25 (IANS/CMC) West Indies assistant coach Toby Radford says his side is hoping it can replicate Australia's lower order effort, as it looks to rebound Wednesday ... Read more...

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India loses Adelaide Test — another 0-4 whitewash (Lead)


January 28th, 2012 - 10:37 am ICT by IANS
Adelaide, Jan 28 (IANS) India suffered another 0-4 whitewash in seven months, losing the fourth and final Test against Australia by a massive 298 runs at the Adelaide Oval ... Read more...

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Kohli blasts Australia for sledging


January 26th, 2012 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
Adelaide, Jan 26 (IANS) Young middle-order batsman Virat Kohli, who struck his maiden Test century Thursday, blasted the Australian team for their over-indulgence in sledging and also the local ... Read more...

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Australia in command despite Kohli’s maiden Test hundred (Roundup)


January 26th, 2012 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
Adelaide, Jan 26 (IANS) Virat Kohli's maiden Test ton and three quick wickets gave India something to cheer for, but Australia remained in command with a massive 382 runs ... Read more...

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India all out for 272, Kohli hits ton


January 26th, 2012 - 1:18 pm ICT by IANS
Adelaide, Jan 26 (IANS) India were all out for 272 in the first innings, in reply to Australia's 604/7 declared, after Virat Kohli top scored with 116 on the third ... Read more...

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India’s batting falters again in Sydney (Second Lead)


January 3rd, 2012 - 11:59 am ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 3 (IANS) Sachin Tendulkar was denied his 100th international century by young fast bowler James Pattinson while India limped to 178 for eight in the first innings ... Read more...

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Baptiste, Bravo, Mohammed voted Trinidad and Tobago best


December 31st, 2011 - 2:33 pm ICT by IANS
Port of Spain (Trinidad), Dec 31 (IANS/CMC) Sprinter Kelly-Ann Baptiste and West Indies batsman Darren Bravo were named the Trinidad & Tobago Sportswoman and Sportsman of the Year.The 25-year-old Baptiste grabbed ... Read more...

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Warner’s explosive hundred powers Thunder’s win


December 17th, 2011 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Dec 17 (IANS) Explosive opener David Warner smashed six boundaries and six sixes in an unbeaten 102 off 51 balls to give Sydney Thunder an easy six-wicket victory over ... Read more...

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Series against India will be highly competitive: Warner


December 13th, 2011 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 13 (IANS) Australian opener David Warner, who made his maiden Test century and was named man-of-the-match against New Zealand in the second cricket Test at Hobart ... Read more...

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Loss to New Zealand a wake up call before India series: Clarke


December 12th, 2011 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Dec 12 (IANS) Australia have plenty to think about ahead of the Boxing Day Test against India. They lost to New Zealand at home after 25 years Monday, prompting ... Read more...

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Dwayne Bravo says expect more runs from stylish brother


November 26th, 2011 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
Port of Spain, Nov 26 (IANS/CMC) Out-of-favour West Indies all-rounder Dwayne Bravo has warned of more runs to come from his younger brother Darren Bravo. The emerging batting star has scored ... Read more...

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Ashwin century makes up for Tendulkar missing it (Roundup)


November 25th, 2011 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 25 (IANS) Off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin joined two illustrious Indians Vinoo Mankad and Polly Umrigar in scoring a hundred and taking five wickets in an innings, to offset ... Read more...

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Dravid scores classy 100, India poised for a big total


November 14th, 2011 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 14 (IANS) Classy Rahul Dravid cracked a flawless hundred as India set themselves up for a big first innings total on day one of the second cricket ... Read more...

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Chanderpaul, Brathwaite pull West Indies out of trouble (Roundup)


November 6th, 2011 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 6 (IANS) Old warhorse Shivnaraine Chanderpaul rescued the West Indies from a poor start with a patient century on the first day of the first Test against ... Read more...

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Chanderpaul, Brathwaite consolidate Windies’ innings (Tea report)


November 6th, 2011 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 6 (IANS) Veteran Shivnarine Chanderpaul and youngster Kraigg Brathwaite accumulated runs patiently as the West Indies crawled to 159 for three in their first innings at ... Read more...

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Attack best form of defence: Darren Bravo on maiden Test ton


November 1st, 2011 - 1:09 pm ICT by IANS
Mirpur (Bangladesh), Nov 1 (IANS/MC) "I thought attack was the best form of defence," says talented West Indies strokemaker Darren Bravo of his maiden Test hundred here in the second Test ... Read more...

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Ashwin in Indian team, Harbhajan kept out


October 29th, 2011 - 12:27 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 28 (IANS) The Indian selectors Friday inducted young off spinner Ravichandran Ashwin and picked several youngsters in the squad while seasoned pro Harbhajan Singh would have to ... Read more...

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Tiger was a true leader, great batsman: says Contractor


September 23rd, 2011 - 12:41 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 22 (IANS) Nari Contractor, who captained Tiger Pataudi in his debut Test and whose head injury propelled Mansur Ali Khan Pataudi to the hot seat of Indian cricket ... Read more...

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Pataudi the man that was - Fact file


September 22nd, 2011 - 11:13 pm ICT by IANS
* Mansur Ali Khan Pataudi was Born in 1941 in Bhopal.* He was son of former India captain and the eighth Nawab of Pataudi, Iftikhar Ali Khan, who also played for ... Read more...

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Dhoni’s decision to go for a draw surprising: Former players


July 12th, 2011 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) Indian cricket captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni's decision to settle for an early draw in the third Test against West Indies has sparked a debate on ... Read more...

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Sammy hails depleted attack for keeping India in check


July 9th, 2011 - 8:48 am ICT by IANS
Roseau (Dominica), July 9 (IANS/CMC) West Indies captain Darren Sammy has praised his side's character after they were reduced to just three frontline bowlers on the third day of the third ... Read more...

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Windies facing tall order as India build lead


July 9th, 2011 - 8:37 am ICT by IANS
Roseau (Dominica), July 9 (IANS/CMC) West Indies were already facing the prospect of fighting to save the third Test after India took control on the third day with a strong ... Read more...

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Mukund scores maiden half century as India reach 102/2 (Lunch report)


July 9th, 2011 - 12:45 am ICT by IANS
Roseau (Dominica), July 8 (IANS/CMC) Abinhav Mukund stroked his maiden Test half-century to keep India ahead at lunch on the third morning of the third Test here Friday.Two early wickets had ... Read more...

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India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni turns 30


July 7th, 2011 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) India's cricket captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni, who led the team to a World Cup win after 28 years, turned 30, Thursday.Dhoni, who is currently leading ... Read more...

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Fletcher to take over Indian cricket team after Windies tour (Lead)


April 27th, 2011 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 27 (IANS) Former England coach Duncan Fletcher was Wednesday named India's coach for the next two years and is likely to take charge after the two-month tour of ... Read more...

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Sports fans across India celebrate Tendulkar’s 38th birthday with fervour


April 24th, 2011 - 9:24 pm ICT by ANI
Allahabad/ Bhubaneswar, Apr 24(ANI): Sports fans across India marked the 38th birthday of cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar with fervour and gaiety on Sunday, conveying their wishes to the ace batsman through ... Read more...

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Bowlers’ fitness will be key to our success, says Dravid


December 9th, 2010 - 4:04 pm ICT by IANS
Cape Town, Dec 9 (IANS) India's premier batsman Rahul Dravid believes his team's pace attack, provided they remain fit, will give the visitors a good chance of winning its maiden Test ... Read more...

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