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Pakistan debate Shoaib Akhtar recall against India


March 28th, 2011 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
Mohali, March 28 (IANS) Pakistan continues to debate recall of the retiring fast bowler Shoaib Akhtar in its line-up for the high-voltage World Cup semi-final clash against India here ... Read more...

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McKay replaces injured Mills in New Zealand World Cup squad


March 26th, 2011 - 4:54 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Mar 26(ANI): The International Cricket Council (ICC) on Saturday approved fast bowler Andy McKay as a replacement player for injured Kyle Mills in New Zealand's 15-man World Cup squad.The confirmation was ... Read more...

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Tuffey replaces injured Bennett in New Zealand World Cup squad


March 20th, 2011 - 8:04 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Mar 20(ANI): The International Cricket Council (ICC) on Sunday approved fast bowler Daryl Tuffey as a replacement player for injured Hamish Bennett in New Zealand's 15-man World Cup squad.The confirmation was ... Read more...

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Dernbach replaces injured Shahzad in England World Cup squad


March 18th, 2011 - 10:23 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Mar 18(ANI): The International Cricket Council (ICC) on Friday approved fast bowler Jade Dernbach as a replacement player for injured Ajmal Shahzad in England's 15-man World Cup squad.The confirmation was conveyed ... Read more...

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Shoaib Akhtar to retire after World Cup


March 17th, 2011 - 4:13 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, March 17 (IANS) Enigmatic Pakistani fast bowler Shoaib Akhtar will retire from international cricket after the ongoing World Cup.Team manager Intikhab Alam, a former Pakistan captain, told IANS ... Read more...

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Michael Hussey replaces injured Bollinger in Oz World Cup team


March 6th, 2011 - 9:00 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Mar 6(ANI): Australian batsman Michael Hussey has been recalled into the 15-man World Cup team a month after he was ruled out of it due to injury.It comes a week after ... Read more...

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Mike Hussey should be definitely picked to replace Bollinger: David


March 4th, 2011 - 2:33 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Mar 4 (ANI): Australia batsman David Hussey, who is part of the World Cup squad, has said that his brother Mike is desperate to get back to the subcontinent for the ... Read more...

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Hussey’s selection in Oz World Cup squad will undermine faith in batsmen: Shipperd


February 27th, 2011 - 12:49 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Feb 27(ANI): Victorian coach Greg Shipperd believes that including batsman Michael Hussey in Australia's 15-man World Cup squad in place of injured fast bowler Doug Bollinger would skew the balance of ... Read more...

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Morgan’s ‘quicker than expected’ return to cricket leaves England camp ‘red faced’


February 15th, 2011 - 2:04 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 15 (ANI): Injured England batsman Eoin Morgan has said that he would be back to full fitness much sooner than anticipated, leaving the team's medical staff red faced.Ravi Bopara replaced ... Read more...

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Bopara hopes World Cup will ‘kick-start’ his career


February 13th, 2011 - 4:12 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 13(ANI): England batsman Ravi Bopara hopes that his inclusion in England's 15-man World Cup squad, as a replacement for injured Eoin Morgan, will 'kick-start his career'.Derided following his abject ... Read more...

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Injured Hussey left out of Oz WC squad over uncertainty around recovery time: Ponting


February 10th, 2011 - 3:12 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Feb 10(ANI): Australia captain Ricky Ponting has said that the decision to leave injured Michael Hussey out of the 15-man World Cup squad was the right one.Hussey was dumped after being ... Read more...

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Bopara named as injured Morgan’s replacement in England World Cup squad


February 9th, 2011 - 1:09 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 9(ANI): Ravi Bopara has been called up to England's 15-man World Cup squad as a replacement for injured Eoin Morgan.Morgan has been ruled out of the two-month tournament after fracturing ... Read more...

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White to captain Aussies for first time in ODIs


February 4th, 2011 - 1:02 pm ICT by ANI
Perth, Feb.4 (ANI): Victorian all-rounder Cameron White will captain Australia for the first time in a one-day international in Perth against England on Sunday.With the series sealed in Australia's favour 5-1, the ... Read more...

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Black Caps pick uncapped Woodcock in World Cup squad


January 19th, 2011 - 2:44 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Jan 19 (ANI): New Zealand has picked uncapped spinner Luke Woodcock and fast bowler Hamish Bennett in the 15-man World Cup squad named today.Convener of selectors Mark Greatbatch said ... Read more...

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Tait backs CA’s one spinner policy for World Cup


January 19th, 2011 - 2:44 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Jan 19 (ANI): Australia fast bowler Shaun Tait has said he is not surprised that selectors have chosen only one specialist spinner for the World Cup.The decision to leave out Tasmania ... Read more...

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Hastings a surprise selection in Australia World Cup squad


January 18th, 2011 - 1:00 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 18 (ANI): Inexperienced all-rounder John Hastings has been a surprise selection in Australia's 15-man World Cup squad.Michael Hussey was also named despite suffering a serious hamstring injury on Sunday. Hussey ... Read more...

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Hastings in Australia’s World Cup squad, Siddle dropped


January 18th, 2011 - 12:20 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 18 (IANS) Fast bowler Peter Siddle was excluded while inexperienced all-rounder John Hastings found a berth in Australia's 15-man World Cup squad that was annunced here Tuesday.Skipper Ricky Ponting and ... Read more...

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No room for both Tait and Lee in Oz WC squad


January 14th, 2011 - 12:42 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan.14 (ANI): Australia's loss to England in the first of two Twenty20 matches in Adelaide a couple of days ago with both Brett Lee and Shaun Tait in the line-up, has ... Read more...

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Former Kiwi Mr. Dependable Elliot keen to make it to WC squad


January 9th, 2011 - 3:33 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington (New Zealand), Jan. 9 (ANI): Till under two years ago, Grant Elliot was touted as the most dependable man in New Zealand cricket. He was the rock in a Black Caps ... Read more...

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Queensland skipper Hopes aims to remind Oz selectors about his talent


October 29th, 2010 - 1:03 pm ICT by ANI
Brisbane (Australia), Oct. 29 (ANI): Queensland skipper James Hopes will be out to give a not-so-subtle reminder to the Australian selectors after being a surprise omission from the one-day squad despite being ... Read more...

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Two players snub Capello


August 9th, 2010 - 3:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 9 (ANI): England boss Fabio Capello was snubbed by two players who wre selected in his new-look Three Lions squad.Blackburn keeper Paul Robinson, 30, left Capello red-faced when he ... Read more...

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Australia coach grumpy over Kewell’s groin pains


June 3rd, 2010 - 3:28 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, June 3 (DPA) Australian football fans were told Thursday to stop worrying about striker Harry Kewell not overcoming a groin injury in time to play in the Socceroos' opening World Cup ... Read more...

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Maradona drops Coloccini, Lavezzi from Argentina squad


May 20th, 2010 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 20 (IANS) Argentina coach Diego Maradona has left out Newcastle defender Fabricio Coloccini and Napoli striker Ezequiel Lavezzi from his final 23-man World Cup squad. Liverpool right winger Maxi ... Read more...

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Terry shrugs off injury fears, to play in Saturday’s FA Cup final


May 13th, 2010 - 5:33 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 13 (ANI): Chelsea skipper John Terry, hurt his right foot tackling Daniel Sturridge in training, but is hoping to play in Saturday's FA Cup final after giving England manager ... Read more...

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Domenech drops Benzema, but includes out-of-form Henry


May 12th, 2010 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, May 12 (DPA) France coach Raymond Domenech dropped popular Real Madrid striker Karim Benzema from his 30-man World Cup squad, but has remained loyal to the side's out-of-form captain Thierry ... Read more...

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Argentina’s Zanetti, Cambiasso, Gago to miss World Cup


May 12th, 2010 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
Buenos Aires, May 12 (DPA) Javier Zanetti, Esteban Cambiasso, Gabriel Milito and Fernando Gago will not be playing in the World Cup in South Africa, The provisional 30-man squad that was ... Read more...

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Indian men’s recurve side delivers inconsistent show


August 6th, 2009 - 1:16 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 5 (IANS) Indian men's recurve team of Jayanta Talukdar, Rahul Banerjee and Mangal Singh Champia finished overall third in the World Cup archery (Stage IV) which began at China's Shanghai ... Read more...

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Australia’s unity will be team’s strength in World Twenty20: Clarke


May 4th, 2009 - 2:32 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, May 4 (ANI): Australia's 15-man World Cup squad, due to be named on Tuesday, will include the names of most of the players who participated in the one-day series against Pakistan ... Read more...

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