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33 Bangladeshi migrants held in Britain


July 5th, 2012 - 5:33 am ICT by IANS
Dhaka, July 4 (IANS) At least 33 illegal migrants, including a number of students, from Bangladesh have been arrested in police operations launched across Britain.The illegal migrants were arrested by ... Read more...

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ECB convicts Kaneria of spot-fixing


June 22nd, 2012 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 22 (IANS) Pakistani leg-spinner Danish Kaneria has been convicted by the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) of introducing his "young and vulnerable" Essex teammate Mervyn Westfield ... Read more...

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England can bounce back to win series 3-2: Finn


October 19th, 2011 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
Mohali, Oct 19 (IANS) England pacer Steve Finn said Wednesday the visitors still have the confidence to bounce back from 0-2 and win the five-match ODI series.On the eve of ... Read more...

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Strauss to play for Somerset against India


June 21st, 2011 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 21 (IANS) England Test captain Andrew Strauss will be playing for Somerset in a practice match against India to arrest his form slump and have an early look ... Read more...

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Surrey signs fast bowler Dirk Nannes


May 27th, 2011 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, May 27 (IANS) Australian pace bowler Dirk Nannes has joined Surrey for this season's English domestic Twenty20 tournament, the county announced Thursday.Nannes, 35, with 134 wickets is the leading-wicket ... Read more...

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Series against England toughest on earth: Sri Lanka coach


May 25th, 2011 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 25 (IANS) Sri Lanka's coach Stuart Law has described their forthcoming Test series against England as the "toughest deal on the planet".The former Australian admits that England are ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka recalls Maharoof as cover


May 24th, 2011 - 7:00 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 24 (IANS) Sri Lanka Tuesday recalled all-rounder Farveez Maharoof to join the squad as a cover for players with "nagging injuries" ahead of their first Test against England ... Read more...

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Sri Lankan cricketers will be monitored during England tour


May 18th, 2011 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 18 (IANS) In the wake of the allegations of match-fixing made by former captain Hashan Tillakaratne last month, Sri Lankan cricket officials will be watching the activities of ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

We are not here to lose: Sri Lanka coach


May 17th, 2011 - 7:41 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 17 (IANS) Sri Lanka's interim coach Stuart Law called England the "best Test team in the world" but warned the island nation could be a "devastating" unit and ... Read more...

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Tons by Dilshan, Strauss set tone for England-Lanka series


May 16th, 2011 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 16 (IANS) Centuries by captains Tillakaratne Dilshan and Andrew Strauss in a practice match have set the tone for an exciting Test series between Sri Lanka and England ... Read more...

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Dilshan to join Sri Lanka squad in England


May 2nd, 2011 - 2:30 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, May 2 (IANS) Sri Lanka's new captain Tillakaratne Dilshan will leave the Indian Premier League (IPL) early to join the national squad in England May 11, three days before ... Read more...

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Pacer Finn keen to rejig England selectors memory


April 12th, 2011 - 9:23 am ICT by ANI
London, Apr. 12 (ANI): Fast bowlwer Steven Finn has expressed a desire to grab his spot in the England team in time to take on Sri Lanka and India.The Middlesex star who ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Finn determined to reclaim England Test spot for India, Lanka Test series


April 9th, 2011 - 2:34 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 9(ANI): England fast bowler Steven Finn is determined to reclaim his place in time for the Test series against India and Sri Lanka.Finn was England's leading wicket-taker after three Tests ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Brit Army to get supergun to counter Taliban snipers


March 18th, 2011 - 5:46 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 18 (ANI): The British Army is testing rifles fitted with a "gunfire locator" pod which uses sonar to calculate an enemy's position within 1.3 seconds in order to counter ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Video gamers are terrible drivers: Study


February 1st, 2011 - 1:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 1 (ANI): A UK study has claimed that people who spend their spare time playing driving video games prove to be more dangerous when put behind the wheel of real ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

iPod sent to British MP’s attacker mistaken for bomb


January 10th, 2011 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 10 (IANS) A package sent to a woman convict, who had stabbed British MP Stephen Timms, sparked off a full-scale bomb alert in prison, but the parcel later turned out ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Gatting confident of England Ashes victory


November 23rd, 2010 - 3:06 pm ICT by ANI
London/Brisbane, Nov.23 (ANI): If England refuses to be daunted by life at the Gabba and avoids a meltdown like the one displayed by fast bowler Steve Harmison in 2006-07, it can win ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

‘Retired’ O’Brien tipped for New Zealand comeback


October 23rd, 2010 - 6:51 pm ICT by ANI
Auckland, Oct 23(ANI): New Zealand captain Daniel Vettori has kept all doors open for fast bowler Iain O'Brien to come out of retirement and be a part of the national squad.In December ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Finn ready for Australian verbal onslaught during Ashes


September 23rd, 2010 - 5:28 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Sep 23 (ANI): England pacer Steven Finn is ready for any verbal attack on him during the upcoming Ashes tour after Australia's Shane Watson said the 21-year-old seamer would be singled ... Read more...

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Drunk Indian-origin driver rams bus into low bridge


August 1st, 2010 - 5:19 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 1 (IANS) An Indian-origin schoolbus driver in Britain, who was drunk three times over the permissible limit, ran his double-decker bus into a low bridge, causing its roof to tear ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Hampshire snubs Pietersen


July 21st, 2010 - 2:58 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jul 21 (ANI): England batsman Kevin Pietersen has been snubbed by Hampshire and will have no match practice before next week's first Test against Pakistan.The county refused to pick Pietersen ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

England ’stupid’ to rest Ashes ’secret weapon’ Steven Finn: Warner


July 15th, 2010 - 12:38 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 15(ANI): Australian batsman David Warner has branded England 'stupid' for keeping their secret weapon for the Ashes, fast bowler Steven Finn, under wraps during the five-match ODI series between the ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Poor Ashes performance no excuse for not winning World Cup: Strauss


July 8th, 2010 - 5:23 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 8 (ANI): Captain Andrew Strauss has said that while no England team has won the cricket world cup since it was first played 35years ago, blaming a poor performance on ... Read more...

Posted in World |

‘Fastest man on wheels’ Button beaten by 15-year-old girl in triathlon!


July 6th, 2010 - 6:30 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 6 (ANI): Formula One champion Jenson Button was beaten by a 15-year-old athlete Sky Draper in a triathlon.According to The Daily Express Sky, who is the UK champ in her ... Read more...

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Ponting blames poor run from him, top-order for England ODI woes


June 25th, 2010 - 2:51 pm ICT by ANI
Cardiff (Wales), June 25(ANI): Australian skipper Ricky Ponting has put the responsibility on himself and the rest of team's batsmen to provide his inexperienced bowling attack with larger totals to defend in ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Strauss says it would be “unhealthy” if Pietersen not aligned with county side


June 22nd, 2010 - 5:03 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Jun 22 (ANI): Kevin Pietersen's decision to quit county side Hampshire has given rise to rumours that he will available for hire outside of his commitments to the national side, ... Read more...

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Gilchrist backs struggling Oz bowlers to do well against England


June 21st, 2010 - 1:18 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Jun 21 (ANI): Former wicket-keeping great Adam Gilchrist has backed Australian bowlers to do well against England after they failed to impress against Ireland and Middlesex batsmen.Australia begins its five-match series ... Read more...

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Gilchrist still world-class batsman, says Ponting


June 19th, 2010 - 4:37 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jun 19 (ANI): Ahead of Australia's match against Middlesex, captain Ricky Ponting has said that retired wicketkeeper Adam Gilchrist is still a world-class batsman capable of destroying high-quality attacks.The game against ... Read more...

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Pietersen leaves Hampshire


June 18th, 2010 - 7:13 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jun 18 (ANI): Kevin Pietersen has left Hampshire as it was becoming impossible to continue playing on the South Coast because he lived 80 miles away in London.Pietersen's determination to ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Cricket an easy target for match-fixers: Gilchrist


June 6th, 2010 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 6 (IANS) Former Australian wicketkeeper Adam Gilchrist has claimed cricket to be an easy target for match-fixers. Even though Gilchrist denied coming across such an incident in his career, he ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Players discussed threat of ‘match fixing’ during IPL: Gilchrist


June 5th, 2010 - 2:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 5(ANI): Former Australian wicket keeper and Deccan Chargers captain Adam Gilchrist has revealed that the threat of 'match fixing' was a topic of conversation among players in the Indian Premier ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

England may hide Finn from Australians ahead of Ashes


June 4th, 2010 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 4 (IANS) New bowling sensation Steven Finn may have to wait for his one-day debut as England wants to keep him under wraps to ensure that Ricky Ponting's side has ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

England to keep ’secret weapon’ Finn under wraps against Australia


June 4th, 2010 - 4:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 4(ANI): England's secret weapon for the Ashes, fast bowler Steven Finn, will be kept under wraps during the five-match ODI series against Australia starting on June 22.Finn, who made an ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

England’s latest fast bowling sensation Finn almost became a baskeballer


June 2nd, 2010 - 12:56 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jun 2 (ANI): England's six-feet-eight inch tall bowling sensation Steven Finn, who got the man of the match award during his home Test debut at Lord's, played basketball for Hertfordshire youth, ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

New bowling sensation Finn can help England win Ashes


June 2nd, 2010 - 12:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jun 2 (ANI): Six-feet-and eight inch tall bowling sensation Steven Finn, who played basketball for Hertfordshire youth, could spearhead England's attempt to win an Ashes series in Australia for the first ... Read more...

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