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Open to coaching India: Ganguly


September 6th, 2012 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) Former India captain Sourav Ganguly Thursday expressed his willingness to coach the national cricket team if the board feels he is the best candidate ... Read more...

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Maxwell gets Australian team call-up


July 16th, 2012 - 6:48 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, July 16 (IANS) Victorian all-rounder Glenn Maxwell got his maiden call-up to the Australian national cricket team when they take on Pakistan in the United Arab Emirates next month.The ... 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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Pakistan cricket team to tour Sri Lanka in June


April 30th, 2012 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 30 (IANS) The Pakistan national cricket team is set to play 10 matches against Sri Lanka in a seven-week-long tour which is to start June 1.An official from ... Read more...

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Pakistani cricket squad departs for Asia Cup in Bangladesh


March 8th, 2012 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 8 (IANS) Pakistan's 15-member national cricket team left for Bangladesh late Wednesday night to participate in the upcoming Asia Cup 2012 scheduled to start March 11 in Mirpur.The ... Read more...

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Congress in Goa will outperform Indian team Down Under: Shukla


March 1st, 2012 - 11:45 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, March 1 (IANS) The Congress will perform better in the March 3 Goa assembly elections than the Indian cricket team which was battered in Australia, said union minister and ... Read more...

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Graham Ford confirmed as new Sri Lanka cricket coach


January 24th, 2012 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Jan 24 (IANS) South African Graham Ford has been named Sri Lanka's new coach in a series of changes aimed at improving the standard of the national cricket team, ... Read more...

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Sri Lankan sports minister orders report on cricket crisis


January 17th, 2012 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Jan 17 (IANS) Sri Lanka's Sports Minister Mahindananda Aluthgamage has sought a report from the country's cricket board on the issues plaguing the national team.The sports minister Tuesday ordered ... Read more...

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Pakistan team training at Lahore for England series


January 6th, 2012 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, Jan 6 (IANS) Pakistan's national cricket team has been preparing hard at its week-long training camp for the upcoming series against England scheduled in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).The ... Read more...

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Karzai congratulates Afghan team on winning Asia T20 Cup


December 12th, 2011 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Dec 12 (IANS) Afghan President Hamid Karzai Monday eulogized Afghan national cricket team over winning Asia Cricket Council (ACC) T20 Cup in Nepal."Afghan President Hamid Karzai in a telephone ... Read more...

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Pakistan cricket team lauded for Dhaka win


December 4th, 2011 - 12:45 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 4 (IANS) Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari and Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani lauded the national cricket team for their convincing 76-run victory in the second one-day ... Read more...

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Pakistan start training for Sri Lanka series


October 12th, 2011 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 12 (IANS) Pakistan's national cricket team assembled in Lahore for a short training camp under interim coach Mohsin Khan ahead of the series against Sri Lanka in the ... Read more...

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IPL a monster that will destroy international cricket: Ranatunga


June 1st, 2011 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, June 1 (IANS) Former Sri Lanka cricket captain Arjuna Ranatunga has described the Twenty20 Indian Premier League (IPL) as a "monster that will go on to destroy international cricket".Ranatunga ... Read more...

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Miandad turns down Pak team coaching offer


April 13th, 2011 - 7:10 am ICT by ANI
Karachi, Apr.13 (ANI): Former Pakistan cricket captain Javed Miandad has turned down an offer to become the national cricket team's batting coach.According to the Dawn, Miandad was approached by Pakistan's limited-overs captain ... Read more...

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Mohali match improved Pakistan-Indian ties: Gilani


April 12th, 2011 - 1:21 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 12 (IANS) The cricket World Cup semifinal match between India and Pakistan in Mohali has proved to be a catalyst for improving ties between the two countries, ... Read more...

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Pak’s World Cup cricketers get Rs one million each


April 12th, 2011 - 7:20 am ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Apr. 12 (ANI): Prime Minister Syed Yusuf Raza Gilani has presented a sum of Rs.one million each to each member of Pakistan's World Cup squad that managed to reach the semi-final ... Read more...

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Poor planning behind Pak’s World Cup defeat against India: Aleem Dar


April 4th, 2011 - 6:11 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Apr 4(ANI): Pakistani umpire Aleem Dar has said that the national cricket team's poor planning and guidance led to the defeat against India in the World Cup semi-final.Dar said that there ... Read more...

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Petition filed to refrain Shahbaz from hosting reception for Pakistan cricket team


April 3rd, 2011 - 4:16 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, April 3(ANI): An application has been filed in the Lahore High Court, seeking suspension of a reception event being hosted by Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif to acknowledge the performance of ... Read more...

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Pak cricket team deserves credit for reaching World Cup semi-final: Amir


April 3rd, 2011 - 2:59 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, April 3(ANI): Pakistan pace bowler Mohammad Amir feels the national cricket team deserves credit for reaching the last four stage of the ICC World Cup 2011."The boys did okay. They deserve ... Read more...

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India has shared Samjhauta probe report with Pakistan, will talk on Kashmir: Malik


April 2nd, 2011 - 11:12 am ICT by ANI
Islamabad, April 2(ANI): Interior Minister Rehman Malik has said that India has provided the Samjhauta Express train blast investigation report to Pakistan, and that both countries have agreed to talk on ... Read more...

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Gilani to invite Pakistan cricketers to acknowledge World Cup performance


April 1st, 2011 - 2:14 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, April 1(ANI): Pakistan Prime Minister Syed Yusuf Raza Gilani will invite the national cricket team members to acknowledge their performance in the World Cup and making to the semi-final stage.A spokesman ... Read more...

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Sohail blames Afridi’s ‘defensive captaincy’ for Pak’s World Cup semi-final loss


April 1st, 2011 - 11:50 am ICT by ANI
Islamabad, April 1(ANI): Former Pakistan captain Aamir Sohail has blamed Shahid Afridi's 'defensive captaincy' for the national cricket team's World Cup semi-final defeat against India.Chasing a modest total of 261 runs, ... Read more...

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Malik backtracks from ‘match-fixing’ warning to Pak team following furore


March 29th, 2011 - 1:04 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar 29(ANI): Pakistan Interior Minister Rehman Malik has backtracked from his match-fixing warning to the national cricket team after it backfired, inviting the wrath of former cricketers, critics and fans alike.The ... Read more...

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Gilani urges Pak team to show “best of sportsmanship and dedication to contest”


March 29th, 2011 - 1:03 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar 29(ANI): Pakistan Prime Minister Syed Yousuf Raza Gilani, Pakistan Muslim League-N (PML-N) chief Nawaz Sharif and Interior Minister Rehman Malik have separately talked to the national cricket team captain, ... Read more...

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Pak cricket team fumes over timing, manner of Malik’s match-fixing warning


March 29th, 2011 - 12:16 pm ICT by ANI
Mohali, Mar 29(ANI): Pakistan Interior Minister Rehman Malik's public warning to the national cricket team against match-fixing has left the visiting squad fuming over the timing of the statement.Sources in the national ... Read more...

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Zardari, Gilani congratulate Pakistan cricket team on reaching World Cup semifinal


March 24th, 2011 - 11:01 am ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar 24(ANI): Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari and Prime Minister Syed Yousuf Raza Gilani have congratulated the national cricket team on its big-margin win against West Indies in the 2011 ... Read more...

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Musharraf taps patriotic fervour to wish Pak cricket team ahead of World Cup 2011


February 19th, 2011 - 3:51 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Feb 19(ANI): Former Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf has wished the national cricket team good luck in their endeavour to lift the coveted ICC World Cup 2011 trophy.The video message shows ... Read more...

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Wright is the man with a World Cup plan for the Black caps


February 4th, 2011 - 2:53 pm ICT by ANI
Hamilton (New Zealand), Feb.4 (ANI): When New Zealand coach John Wright brings his country's national cricket team to the Indian subcontinent for the World Cup later this month, he will have two ... Read more...

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Frustrated Kiwi fans term Black Caps Black Craps on Wikipedia


February 4th, 2011 - 2:04 pm ICT by ANI
Hamilton (New Zealand), Feb.4 (ANI): Frustrated with New Zealand's latest cricket failure against Pakistan, local fans have used the encyclopedia website Wikipedia to call the Black Caps Black Craps.The Black Caps' 41-run ... Read more...

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Zardari, Gilani felicitate Pak cricket team for series victory against New Zealand


February 4th, 2011 - 1:07 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Feb 4(ANI): Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari and Prime Minister Syed Yusuf Raza Gilani have congratulated the national cricket team on winning the one-day series against New Zealand.Zardari, who is also ... Read more...

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Bangladesh World Cup team gets new sponsors


January 12th, 2011 - 1:16 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Jan 12 (IANS) The Beximco Group has replaced Grameenphone as the official sponsors of Bangladesh's cricket team for the forthcoming World Cup. Grameenphone, a joint venture between Norway-based Telenor and Grameen ... Read more...

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Cricket Players Shoot For Patiala House


January 8th, 2011 - 6:50 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
are Wasim Akram, Andrew Symonds, Matthew Hayden, Graham Gooch, Herschelle Gibbs, Brendon McCullum, Kamran Akmal, Tillakaratne Dilshan and Nasir Hussain to name a few.It was on the insistence of director ... Read more...

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Sikkim girls practise hard to get into national cricket team


December 20th, 2010 - 5:19 pm ICT by ANI
Gangtok, Dec.20 (ANI): Girls representing the Sikkim Cricket Association are practising hard to make their way into the national team."Cricket is a good game and women can learn the game easily ... Read more...

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Kiwi tour: Alam says team focusing on physical fitness, fielding


December 14th, 2010 - 5:56 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Dec.14 (ANI): Former double World Cup winning coach Intikhab Alam has said that the national cricket team's focus for the forthcoming tour of New Zealand will be on physical fitness and ... Read more...

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PCB must decide whether it wants “talented but ‘chor’ players” or honest ones: Ramiz


December 11th, 2010 - 4:49 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Dec 11(ANI): The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) must decide soon how it wants to save the integrity of the national cricket team, and whether it wants corrupt or honest players in ... Read more...

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