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Court heard in disbelief Majeed’s series of boasts


October 10th, 2011 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 10 (IANS) The cricket agent Mazhar Majeed, who is at the centre of spot-fixing allegations, came up with a series of boasts to the undercover journalist who ... Read more...

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Four Indians in ICC’s ODI team, Dhoni captain


September 12th, 2011 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 12 (IANS) The 2011 ODI team of the year announced by the International Cricket Council (ICC) Monday features four Indians and has Mahendra Singh Dhoni as its ... Read more...

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Sachin, Gambhir nominated for ICC Awards


August 26th, 2011 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, August 26 (IANS) Last year's winner Sachin Tendulkar has been short-listed for the Cricketer of the Year award while his team mate Gautam Gambhir is in the ODI ... Read more...

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Dhoni shortlisted for ICC People’s Choice Award


July 28th, 2011 - 6:21 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, July 28 (IANS) Indian skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni is among the five cricketers nominated for the second International Cricket Council (ICC) People's Choice Awards Thursday.The nominations are done ... Read more...

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Axed Oz opener Hughes takes off from cricket, heads for farm


February 12th, 2011 - 12:09 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Feb.12 (ANI): Ex-Australia opener Phil Hughes has decided to go off cricket for a couple of months and has headed to his family farm in northern New South Wales after being ... Read more...

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England eyeing million-pound bonus for outright Ashes series win


January 2nd, 2011 - 2:51 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Jan 2(ANI): England's cricketers are in line to share an unprecedented one million pound bonus if they win the Ashes series outright.England took an unassailable 2-1 lead after crushing Australia at ... Read more...

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Gatting credits England’s Ashes success to Flower and Strauss


December 30th, 2010 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 30 (IANS) Former England captain Mike Gatting Thursday attributed the national side's success in retaining the Ashes to team director Andy Flower and said he along with captain Andrew Strauss ... Read more...

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Gatting urges England to be merciless against Australia in Sydney Test


December 30th, 2010 - 1:02 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 30 (ANI): England legend Mike Gatting has urged the team to be merciless in their pursuit of long-term success after he passed on a 24-year-old honour to Andrew Strauss.Gatting had ... Read more...

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‘Would love for Strauss to take my Ashes series winning skipper title,’ says Gatting


December 29th, 2010 - 1:35 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec. 29 (ANI): Mike Gatting has nothing but praise for Andrew Strauss, the current England captain, who he believes has delivered on the promise he showed as a youngster.Their paths ... Read more...

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Strauss now wants England Ashes series victory


December 29th, 2010 - 12:37 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Dec. 29 (ANI): England cricket captain Andrew Strauss has urged his side to win the Sydney Test and ensure an Ashes series victory after retaining the urn by winning the fourth ... Read more...

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Former England captains blast Ponting’s behaviour


December 28th, 2010 - 5:43 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 28 (IANS) England's former Test captains have criticised Australian skipper Ricky Ponting for his lengthy argument with Pakistani umpire Aleem Dar during the fourth Ashes Test at the Melbourne Cricket ... Read more...

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‘Australia needs an urgent review of their cricket setup’


December 28th, 2010 - 5:13 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Dec 28(ANI): The looming Ashes defeat in the fourth Test against England could be just the kick in the pants that Australia needs, a noted cricket columnist has said.Writing in the ... Read more...

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Chappell rules out Warne’s return


December 13th, 2010 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Dec 13 (IANS) Australian selector Greg Chappell said he is amused at the growing hype over the return of Shane Warne to revive the country's hopes of winning the Ashes series ... Read more...

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Gatting urges Ponting to walk away from Oz captaincy to prolong Test career


December 10th, 2010 - 12:34 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 10(ANI): Former England batsman Mike Gatting reckons that Australian captain Ricky Ponting can reinvent himself as a batting force and prolong his Test career if he walked away from his ... Read more...

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Ashes: England target Australia’s fortress at Brisbane


November 24th, 2010 - 5:27 pm ICT by ANI
Brisbane (Australia), Nov.24 (ANI): England has set their sights on targeting the Australian fortress at Brisbane.The Poms last victory was at the Gabba in 1986 when Mike Gatting led England to a ... Read more...

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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...

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1986 Ashes win was possible because England was a ‘damn good team’: Gatting


November 22nd, 2010 - 1:41 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov.22 (ANI): Former England cricket captain Mike Gatting has said that he has fond memories of England's last Ashes triumph in 1986-87, and would love for his country to stamp its ... Read more...

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Stuart Broad could win Ashes for England like dad Chris: Mark Waugh


November 12th, 2010 - 4:35 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Nov.12 (ANI): Stuart Broad could win Ashes for England like his dad Chris did in 1986, fears former Australian middle-order batsman Mark Waugh.England's last triumph in Australia in 1986-87 was decorated ... Read more...

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Ashes series in Australia, World Cup to test England team’s abilities: Collingwood


October 31st, 2010 - 6:27 pm ICT by ANI
Perth, Oct 31(ANI): England all-rounder Paul Collingwood has said that the current tour of Australia and next year's World Cup will be the ultimate experience for the Andrew Strauss-led squad."There are no ... Read more...

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Strauss vows to ‘grind Australia down’ to retain Ashes


October 31st, 2010 - 1:02 pm ICT by ANI
Perth, Oct 31(ANI): England captain Andrew Strauss has vowed that his side would grind the Ricky Ponting-lead Australia team down during the upcoming Ashes series.The England team arrived in Australia on Saturday ... Read more...

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Best chance for England to end Ashes win drought in Oz in two decades: Gatting


October 28th, 2010 - 2:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 28(ANI): Former England captain Mike Gatting is convinced that he is about to lose the mantle of England's last Ashes-winning captain in Australia.Gatting had captained England's to its last Ashes ... Read more...

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Gatting inspired Swann believes England will retain Ashes Down Under


October 23rd, 2010 - 2:47 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct. 23 (ANI): England off-spinner Graham Swann believes the Poms will retain the Ashes when they take on the Kangaroos Down Under from November 25.In an article for the Sun, Swann ... Read more...

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Botham backs England for ‘magnificent’ Ashes win over Australia


September 28th, 2010 - 1:41 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 28(ANI): Former cricket legend Ian Botham has predicted that England would beat Australia in the battle for the Ashes with out-of-favour batsman Kevin Pietersen being one of the key trump ... Read more...

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Ashes: Chief selector Miller quietly confident about ‘resilient’ England taking on Aussies


September 25th, 2010 - 1:37 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept.25 (ANI): Chief selector Geoff Miller has said that the squad doing duty for England for the upcoming Ashes series, is the most resilient to be sent to Australia in nearly ... Read more...

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England has the right cards to win Ashes Down Under


August 14th, 2010 - 2:36 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Aug. 14 (ANI): Most sports bookmakers and rank-and-file cricket fans are of the view that England won't be pushovers or hopeless in their quest to win The Ashes Down Under this ... Read more...

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Swann’s ‘brilliant off-break’ dubbed English “ball of 21st century”


August 10th, 2010 - 2:04 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug. 10 (ANI): England spinner Graeme Swann's brilliant off-break to bowl Pakistan opener Imran Farhat in the visitor's second innings at Edgbaston, has been declared as the ball of the 21st ... Read more...

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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...

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Former England captains praise Collingwood’s men


May 17th, 2010 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 17 (IANS) Former England captains lavished praise on Paul Collingwood's boys who won the country its first major world title with the World Twenty20 triumph Sunday. England were in irrepressible form ... Read more...

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Mike Gatting bats for kids with learning disabilities


February 27th, 2010 - 6:06 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 27(ANI): Former England cricket captain Mike Gatting is backing a 400,000 pound-play area project aimed at inspiring at least 30,000 children with learning disabilities and communication issues.The project, which ... Read more...

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Warne still holds centre stage, but as a commentator


August 13th, 2009 - 2:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug.13 (ANI): Former Australian leg spinner Shane Warne's delivery from behind the microphone is proving to be almost as compelling as with the ball in his heyday.According to the Daily Telegraph, ... Read more...

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Five ex-England captains back Strauss to lift Ashes


July 8th, 2009 - 5:01 pm ICT by ANI
Cardiff (Wales), July 8 (ANI): Andrew Strauss has been backed for Ashes glory by the only five England captains still alive who have lifted the urn.As Strauss leads his side into today's ... Read more...

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Warne’s ball of the century turned Mishra into leg-spinner


October 1st, 2008 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 1 (IANS) When Shane Warne slipped the "ball of the century" through his fingers, little did the spin wizard realise that he is spawning a generation of leg-spinners across ... Read more...

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UK launches Chance to Shine campaign to select budding cricketers


June 10th, 2008 - 11:29 am ICT by ANI
London , June 10 (ANI): A host of veteran and present British cricket stars, including former captain Mike Gatting, Gladstone Small and Womens captain Charlotte Edwards, launched a national drive yesterday ... Read more...

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Dravid, Kumble to miss MCC meeting due to IPL


May 8th, 2008 - 7:43 pm ICT by admin
London, May 8 (IANS) India's Rahul Dravid and Anil Kumble will miss a meeting of the high-profile World Cricket Committee of the Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) here next week due to commitments ... Read more...

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