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Weather again in Yuvraj’s way (Preview)


September 10th, 2012 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 10 (IANS) The weatherman expects thundershowers to lash the city in the next 24 hours and that might further delay Yuvraj Singh's return to international cricket ... Read more...

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Ishant hopes for a good show against New Zealand


August 20th, 2012 - 6:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) A fit-again Ishant Sharma will return to action with the two cricket Tests against New Zealand, hoping a good show paves way for his selection ... Read more...

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Yuvraj included in World T20 preliminary squad


July 18th, 2012 - 3:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 18 (IANS) Flamboyant left-hander Yuvraj Singh, who has recovered from cancer, made a surprise comeback Wednesday to India's 30-member preliminary squad for the Twenty20 World Cup ... Read more...

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Yuvraj, Dravid nominated for Arjuna and Khel Ratna


July 7th, 2012 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 7 (IANS) The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) Saturday nominated Rahul Dravid and Yuvraj Singh for the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna and Arjuna Award ... Read more...

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Yuvraj eyes return against Kiwis before T20 World Cup


July 7th, 2012 - 5:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) Cricketer Yuvraj Singh, who has recovered from a rare germ cell cancer, says it is crucial for him to play in the T20 Internationals against ... Read more...

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We want Yuvraj in T20 World Cup: Srikkanth


July 5th, 2012 - 5:38 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 4 (IANS) With India's flamboyant left-hander Yuvraj Singh back in training after undergoing operation for rare germ cell cancer, chief selector Kris Srikkanth was hopeful that the 2010 ... Read more...

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Lady luck shines for Delhi pacer Awana


May 26th, 2012 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) Lady luck finally shone on Parwinder Awana, who played for Kings XI Punjab, as the Delhi fast bowler Saturday was selected in the India A ... Read more...

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Pakistan cricketers starts preparations for upcoming Sri Lanka tour


May 17th, 2012 - 2:54 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 17 (IANS) Pakistan's national cricket team has started preparations for their upcoming Sri Lanka tour starting this month-end with a 10-day training session under Australian coach Dav Whatmore. ... Read more...

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Army organises Jammu Premier League for budding cricketers


May 9th, 2012 - 3:18 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, May 9 (IANS) It was Jammu's own 'premier league', where hundreds of young cricketers vied for a chance to play the game at the national and international level. And ... Read more...

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Sreesanth ruled out for five months


May 3rd, 2012 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 3 (IANS) India pacer S. Sreesanth has been ruled out of action for five months as he needs two surgeries on his toes.Sreesanth was part of the ... Read more...

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RCB hope to make up for twin losses


April 14th, 2012 - 11:27 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, April 14 (IANS) Hosts Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) hope to get back to winning ways after losing back-to-back matches when they take on Rajasthan Royals (RR) in an Indian ... Read more...

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Fletcher has interactive session with U-19 players


March 28th, 2012 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 28 (IANS) India coach Duncan Fletcher and other members of his support staff spent some quality time with the Under-19 cricket team at the National Cricket Academy ... Read more...

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Former captains pay rich tributes to Dravid at BCCI ceremony


March 27th, 2012 - 11:13 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 27 (IANS) The Indian cricket board, in a glittering ceremony Tuesday, felicitated former captain and legendary batsman Rahul Dravid, who retired from international cricket earlier in the month.Former ... Read more...

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Dravid’s son wields bat after he bids adieu


March 10th, 2012 - 12:04 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 9 (IANS) It was a poignant moment for India's cricketing icon Rahul Dravid to watch his seven-year-old elder son Samit wield the bat at the M. Chinnaswamy ... Read more...

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Whatmore to coach Pakistan’s cricket team


March 3rd, 2012 - 3:56 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 3 (IANS) Former Australian batsman Dav Whatmore, who coached Sri Lanka to victory in the 1996 cricket World Cup, has reached Pakistan to sign a coaching contract with ... Read more...

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BCCI to scout for bowling talent in Himachal


February 15th, 2012 - 1:17 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Feb 15 (IANS) The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) will be looking out for raw bowling talent in Himachal Pradesh for domestic matches, an official said ... Read more...

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Raina promises an improved show in tri-series


January 30th, 2012 - 5:25 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 30 (IANS) India batsman Suresh Raina Monday promised a better performance in the limited overs contest Down Under beginning with their first T20 International against Australia here Wednesday.India ... Read more...

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Padma Shri a great motivation: Jhulan


January 25th, 2012 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 25 (IANS) Describing the Padma Shri award as a "big motivation" to scale greater heights for the country in the cricket, Indian women's team captain Jhulan Goswami ... Read more...

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Tendulkar’s personal practice assistant keeps him busy


December 19th, 2011 - 9:40 pm ICT by IANS
Canberra, Dec 19 (IANS) The man who is keeping India's batting great Sachin Tendulkar busy at the nets has no credentials to warrant being part of the tour. But ... Read more...

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Gavaskar slams BCCI for u-turn on his contract


December 13th, 2011 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 13 (IANS) Former India captain Sunil Gavaskar has blasted the cricket board after its refusal to pay him $1 million fee per season for media activities involving ... Read more...

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Kumble steps down as NCA chief over conflict of interest (Roundup)


December 13th, 2011 - 12:05 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 12 (IANS) Former India cricket captain Anil Kumble stepped down chairman of the National Cricket Academy (NCA) here Monday after Indian cricket board members at a meeting ... Read more...

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Mumbai, Chennai, Mohali to get BCCI regional academies


December 12th, 2011 - 11:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 12 (IANS) In a bid to reduce the load on Bangalore's National Cricket Academy (NCA), the Indian cricket board will start regional academies in Mumbai, Mohali and ... Read more...

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My NCA vision not in alignment with other members: Kumble


December 12th, 2011 - 11:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 12 (IANS) Former India captain Anil Kumble, who Monday stepped down as the chairman of the National Cricket Academy (NCA), said that his vision for the premier ... Read more...

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Kumble quits as NCA chief over conflict of interest


December 12th, 2011 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 12 (IANS) Former India cricket captain Anil Kumble has quit as chairman of the National Cricket Academy (NCA) after Indian cricket board members at a meeting Monday ... Read more...

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Sharma excited at leading young Indian pace attack


November 13th, 2011 - 4:45 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 13 (IANS) India's lanky seamer Ishant Sharma is all buoyed up with his present role as the senior bowler of the team that has now three speedsters capable ... Read more...

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Can’t go to Australia without match practice: Zaheer


November 11th, 2011 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 11 (IANS) India's pace spearhead Zaheer Khan, who is recovering from a hamstring and ankle injury, admits he can't go to Australia without any match practice ... Read more...

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Selectors have to take a call on Harbhajan


October 28th, 2011 - 12:47 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 27 (IANS) The national cricket selectors will Friday have to decide whether they should bring Harbhajan Singh back to the India squad for the first two Tests ... Read more...

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My company’s ties with players not commercial: Kumble


October 13th, 2011 - 10:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 13 (IANS) Former India Test captain Anil Kumble said his firm Tenvic is a player management company which does not benefit commercially from the players' ... Read more...

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Rehab slow but positive, says Zaheer


October 3rd, 2011 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 3 (IANS) India's pace spearhead Zaheer Khan says his rehabilitation from the ankle surgery is slow but positive and he hopes to return soon to bowl ... Read more...

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Fitness will be properly scrutinised: Srikkanth


September 29th, 2011 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 29 (IANS) India's chief cricket selector Kris Srikkanth said Thursday that the 15-member squad for the first two ODIs was selected purely on the basis of fitness and ... Read more...

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Pakistan can get to the top of world rankings: Waqar


September 24th, 2011 - 4:21 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, Sep 24 (IANS) Waqar Younis, who quit as Pakistan cricket coach last week, says the squad he managed is highly capable of taking the country to the top of ... Read more...

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Sehwag made a secret visit to London ahead of Lord’s Test


August 5th, 2011 - 2:43 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 5 (IANS) India's opening batsman Virender Sehwag made a secret visit to London before the Lord's Test last month to meet his surgeon Andrew Wallace for a ... Read more...

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BCCI in talks with Infosys to prepare injury-database of players


June 13th, 2011 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 13 (IANS) Concerned at the rising number of injuries to players, the Indian cricket board is in talks with software giant Infosys to prepare an exhaustive injury-database.Board ... Read more...

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Foreign coach may be appointed in absence of Miandad: Afridi


April 11th, 2011 - 2:24 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Apr 11 (ANI): Pakistan Cricket captain Shahid Afridi has said that a foreign coach could be brought in if former captain Javed Miandad remains unavailable to fill the role for the ... Read more...

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We will fight for honours against Australia: Bagai


March 15th, 2011 - 10:27 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 15 (IANS) Undeterred by the invincible reputation of Australia, minnows Canada are determined to put a fight in their last 2011 World Cup league match here Wednesday."We have ... Read more...

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