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Sangakkara on a record breaking spree, beats Bradman


July 4th, 2012 - 2:21 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, July 4 (IANS) Sri Lankan cricketer Kumar Sangakkara has been on a record-breaking spree in the second Test against Pakistan here at the SSC grounds in the capital.Sangakkara ... Read more...

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On cart: Economy, sports, food & drama (IANS books this week)


April 28th, 2012 - 5:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) Exercise the intellect with an inspiring cache of books this weekend. Browse with IANS...1.Book: "The Blue Sweater"; Written by Jacqueline Novogratz; Published by Harper Collins-India; ... Read more...

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Sachin will complete century of hundreds at Melbourne: Harbhajan


December 24th, 2011 - 1:08 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 23 (IANS) Discarded Indian off-spinner Harbhajan Singh Friday exuded confidence that master batsman Sachin Tendulkar will complete a century of international hundreds in the Boxing Day cricket ... Read more...

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India look for series win and Tendulkar’s 100th ton at Eden (Preview)


November 13th, 2011 - 2:29 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 13 (IANS) India go into the second cricket Test against the West Indies here at the Eden Gardens Monday, hoping their in-form young spinners will wrap up ... Read more...

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Sachin gorges on ‘bekti paturi’, prawns


November 13th, 2011 - 12:03 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 12 (IANS) After an on-field tune up for the Nov 14-18 Eden Gardens Test match against West Indies, master batsman Sachin Tendulkar Saturday night dipped into his ... Read more...

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Edwards again eyeing Tendulkar’s wicket


November 12th, 2011 - 11:37 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 12 (IANS) Elated after having grabbed Indian master batsman Sachin Tendulkar's wicket in the series opener, West Indies fast bowler Fidel Edwards hopes for an encore in ... Read more...

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Yes, Tendulkar was scared of Shoaib’s pace: Afridi


October 1st, 2011 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, Oct 1 (IANS) Though he himself has not been spared by Shoaib Akhtar in his book and interviews, former Pakistan captain Shahid Afridi supported the tearaway fast bowler's ... Read more...

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Tendulkar doubtful for Champions League T20


September 17th, 2011 - 4:52 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 17 (IANS) Sachin Tendulkar's participation in the forthcoming Champions League T20 tournament is still in doubt as his Mumbai Indians team coach Robin Singh declined to comment ... Read more...

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Tendulkar, Mishra guide India to 216/3 (Lunch report)


August 22nd, 2011 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 22 (IANS) Sachin Tendulkar and nightwatchman Amit Mishra began in right earnest to save the fourth and last Test and remained unseparated at lunch with India reaching ... Read more...

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Hype around Lord’s Test may affect Tendulkar: Anderson


July 18th, 2011 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 18 (IANS) England's pace spearhead James Anderson says the hype around the Lord's Test may affect Sachin Tendukar, who is geared up to score his 100th international ... Read more...

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Shirdi temple trust to honour Tendulkar


April 4th, 2011 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmednagar, April 4 (IANS) In a first-of-its-kind initiative, the Shri Saibaba Sansthan Trust which manages the famous Sai Baba temple at Shirdi said Monday it will confer an ... Read more...

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History beckons India, Sri Lanka at Wankhede (Preview)


April 1st, 2011 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 1 (IANS) Backed by an euphoric home crowd, India clash with Sri Lanka in the first all-Asian cricket World Cup final here Saturday with both teams relying ... Read more...

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Wankhede’s soul was in Mohali on Wednesday


March 30th, 2011 - 10:43 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 30 (IANS) The grand finale of the World Cup is only three days away and the workforce is busy getting the Wankhede Stadium ready. Their pace of ... Read more...

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Tendulkar, entertainer par excellence


March 12th, 2011 - 11:24 pm ICT by IANS
Nagpur, March 12 (IANS) The visual of a cherubic schoolboy, Sachin Tendulkar, talking to actor and cricketing enthusiast Tom Alter was repeatedly flashing on the electronic scoreboard at the ... Read more...

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Harbhajan poised for another century as India stretch lead (Roundup)


November 14th, 2010 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Nov 14 (IANS) Harbhajan Singh set himself up for a second successive century, smashing an unbeaten 85 off 82 balls, as India closed the third day on 436 for nine ... Read more...

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Tendulkar hits sixth double century in Tests


October 12th, 2010 - 12:10 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Oct 12 (IANS) India's master batsman Sachin Tendulkar scored his sixth double century in Tests on the fourth day of the second cricket Test against Australia here Wednesday.Tendulkar reached ... Read more...

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Tendulkar wins ICC Player of the Year award


October 6th, 2010 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Oct 6 (IANS) Sachin Tendulkar won the 'Player of the Year' award while Virender Sehwag was voted 'Test Player of the Year' in the International Cricket Council's award ceremony here ... Read more...

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Tendulkar climbs to third spot in ICC rankings


October 6th, 2010 - 7:12 pm ICT by ANI
Dubai, Oct. 6 (ANI): India's master batsman Sachin Tendulkar has moved into third position in the latest Reliance Mobile ICC Player Rankings for Test batsmen which were released on Wednesday.The 37-year-old ... Read more...

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Group Captain Tendulkar now part of Indian Air Force


September 3rd, 2010 - 7:09 pm ICT by ANI
By Praful Kumar SinghNew Delhi, Sep 3 (ANI): Master blaster Sachin Tendulkar today joined the Indian Air Force (IAF) with the rank of Honorary Group Captain on Friday.Welcoming Tendulkar into ... Read more...

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Sachin joins IAF as Group Captain


September 3rd, 2010 - 6:47 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep 3 (ANI): Welcoming Master Blaster Sachin Tendulkar into the Indian Air Force (IAF) family, Marshal of the Air Force, Arjan Singh, said on Friday that it was a ... Read more...

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Super Kings overpower fighting Mumbai for first IPL trophy


April 26th, 2010 - 2:26 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 26 (IANS) Chennai Super Kings overcame a resolute Sachin Tendulkar, playing with five stitches on his right hand, and a sensational Kieron Pollard to beat Mumbai Indians by 22 ... Read more...

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Tendulkar braves injury to play in IPL final


April 25th, 2010 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 25 (IANS) Mumbai Indians captain Sachin Tendulkar braved a finger injury to play in the Indian Premier League final against Chennai Super Kings here Sunday. Tendulkar was doubtful after he ... Read more...

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Tendulkar two Test short of becoming most capped player


April 23rd, 2010 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) Sachin Tendulkar, who turns 37 Saturday, is all set to cross another milestone as he is just two Tests away from becoming the most capped player ... Read more...

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President Patil congratulates Tendulkar on double century and world record


February 24th, 2010 - 10:01 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb.24 (ANI): President Pratibha Patil on Wednesday congratulated master blaster Sachin Tendulkar for his grand double achievement in the Gwalior One-Day International Cricket match against South Africa today."Sachin ... Read more...

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Queen’s Park Oval now has a cricket museum


January 22nd, 2010 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
By Paras Ramoutar Port-of-Spain, Jan 22 (IANS) Queen's Park Oval, the mecca of Caribbean cricket where Indians like Sachin Tendulkar and Sunil Gavaskar have created history, now has a cricket museum with ... Read more...

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Tendulkar’s twin strike brings India closer to victory (Lunch report)


April 7th, 2009 - 9:47 am ICT by IANS
Wellington, April 7 (IANS) India were in sight of a historic 2-0 series victory at lunch on the fifth and last day of the third and final cricket Test as New ... Read more...

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Laxman climbs six places in ICC rankings


March 31st, 2009 - 2:44 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, March 31 (IANS) India's V.V.S Laxman climbed six places to 15th in the Reliance Mobile International Cricket Council's (ICC) rankings for Test batsmen after his good show in the second ... Read more...

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Records to Tendulkar are mere numbers (Tribute)


October 17th, 2008 - 8:25 pm ICT by IANS
Even as fireworks rent the Mohali air to celebrate his accomplishment, Sachin Tendulkar piously looked into the sky, thanked the Almighty and his late father. Though he had surpassed Brian Charles Lara's ... Read more...

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President Patil congratulates Sachin on becoming highest run scorer in Test Cricket


October 17th, 2008 - 6:36 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct 17 (ANI): President Pratibha Patil today congratulated master batsman, Sachin Tendulkar on becoming the highest run scorer in Test Cricket today, during the first day of the Second ... Read more...

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India veterans save the Bangalore Test against Australia


October 13th, 2008 - 7:54 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Oct 13 (IANS) The Australians as so often in the past, once again found V.V.S. Laxman standing in the way between them and victory in the first cricket ... Read more...

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Tendulkar drops to lowest ranking in 15 years


August 13th, 2008 - 5:11 am ICT by ANI
Dubai, Aug 12 (ANI): Indias master batsman Sachin Tendulkar has dropped to his lowest ranking in 15 years in the Reliance Mobile ICC Player Rankings for Test batsmen after a disappointing ... Read more...

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Sharing dressing room with Sachin is a dream-come-true: Kohli


August 7th, 2008 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 7 (IANS) Though thrilled at the prospect of sharing the dressing room with master batsman Sachin Tendulkar, aggressive batting talent Virat Kohli is candid enough to admit he had ... Read more...

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Pakistan cricketers line up for dope tests


July 20th, 2008 - 4:05 pm ICT by IANS
By K. Hussain Karachi, July 20 (IANS) Pakistan's star cricketers lined up at the National Cricket Academy (NCA) in Lahore Sunday to undergo dope tests two months before the Champions Trophy. Two years ... Read more...

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Another milestone waiting for Tendulkar in Tests


July 14th, 2008 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 14 (IANS) The Indian cricket team, set to embark on a tour of Sri Lanka, is all too aware of a historic landmark that Sachin Tendulkar is poised to achieve, ... Read more...

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Tendulkar’s return to boost Mumbai Indians (Preview)


May 13th, 2008 - 11:02 pm ICT by admin
Mumbai, May 13 (IANS) Interest will revolve around the return of Sachin Tendulkar and whether the master batsman can explode into form after sitting out seven games when the Mumbai Indians take ... Read more...

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