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Darren Bravo has huge Lara shoes to fill


February 19th, 2011 - 10:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 19 (IANS) Darren Bravo is carrying a huge weight of expectations. The left-hander's style is likened to none other than legendary Brian Charles Lara, his second cousin, but the ... Read more...

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India to bat first in World Cup opener


February 19th, 2011 - 3:21 pm ICT by ANI
Mirpur, Feb 19 (ANI): Bangladesh won the toss and decided to field against India in the first match of the 2011 World Cup.MS Dhoni's men, who will now bat first, will ... Read more...

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This India team is better than 2003: Kumble


February 18th, 2011 - 3:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 18 (IANS) Former India captain Anil Kumble feels that the current crop is better than the team which made the final of the 2003 World Cup in South Africa.The ... Read more...

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World Cup: Scoreboard of India-New Zealand warm-up match


February 16th, 2011 - 11:56 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 16 (IANS) Scoreboard of the World Cup warm-up match between India and New Zealand here Wednesday:India: Virender Sehwag b Oram 23 Sachin Tendulkar b Southee 17 Gautam Gambhir c How b ... Read more...

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Fast bowlers will have a critical role in World Cup: Ashish Nehra (Interview, World Cup Countdown)


February 2nd, 2011 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
By Avishek Roy New Delhi, Feb 2 (IANS) India's death-overs exponent Ashish Nehra expects fast bowlers to play a critical role in the upcoming World Cup even though the wickets of the subcontinent ... Read more...

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India elect to field in Centurion ODI


January 23rd, 2011 - 2:44 pm ICT by IANS
Centurion, Jan 23 (IANS) Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni won the toss and elected to field in the fifth and final ODI against South Africa here Sunday.India have made one change ... Read more...

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Duminy prevents South Africa’s collapse, India need 266 to win (Lead)


January 22nd, 2011 - 12:27 am ICT by IANS
Port Elizabeth, Jan 21 (IANS) Jean Paul Duminy struck 71 and raised vital partnerships with the lower order as South Africa scored 265 for seven against India in the fourth ODI ... Read more...

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Army reviews situation in Jammu and Kashmir


January 19th, 2011 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Jan 19 (IANS) The Indian Army Wednesday reviewed the security situation in Jammu and Kashmir ahead of the forthcoming Republic Day Jan 26, which has come to greater attention this ... Read more...

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Munaf propels India to thrilling one-run victory against South Africa (Lead)


January 16th, 2011 - 3:42 am ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, Jan 16 (IANS) Indian bowlers staged a remarkable comeback to snatch a thrilling one-run victory against South Africa in the gripping second One-Day International cricket match here.South Africa, after bowling ... Read more...

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India look to bounce back against South Africa


January 14th, 2011 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, Jan 14 (IANS) India will look to bounce back here at the Wanderers after their 135-run humiliation in the first of the five-match One-day series against South Africa.Indian batsmen had ... Read more...

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India suffer sixth straight loss to Proteas (Statistical Highlights)


January 13th, 2011 - 4:07 pm ICT by IANS
Durban, Jan 13 (IANS) India suffered its second biggest and sixth straight loss to South Africa after going down by 135 runs in the first One-day International at the Kingsmead here.South Africa's ... Read more...

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India suffer a humiliating 135 run loss against South Africa (Lead)


January 13th, 2011 - 3:25 am ICT by IANS
Durban, Jan 13 (IANS) India suffered a crushing 135 runs loss against South Africa in the first One-day International at the Kingsmead Stadium here Wednesday.The result comes as a rude shock ... Read more...

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De Villiers, Duminy take South Africa to a challenging total (Lead)


January 12th, 2011 - 11:51 pm ICT by IANS
Durban, Jan 12 (IANS) South Africa coasted to a challenging 289 for nine against India in the first One-day international at the Kingsmead Stadium here Wednesday.Hashim Amla gave the Proteas a ... Read more...

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Sharma stars in India’s 21-run T20 win over Proteas


January 10th, 2011 - 12:42 am ICT by IANS
Durban, Jan 9 (IANS) Stylish Rohit Sharma smashed 53 runs off 38 balls as India scored a comprehensive 21-run victory over South Africa in the one-off Twenty20 International at the spectacular Mose ... Read more...

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India beat South Africa by 21 runs in T20


January 9th, 2011 - 10:50 pm ICT by IANS
Durban, Jan 9 (IANS) India registered a comfortable 21-run victory against South Africa in the one-off Twenty20 International here Sunday. In reply to India's 168 for six, the Proteas' innings ended at ... Read more...

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India bowl New Zealand out for 103 (Lead)


December 10th, 2010 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
By Anand Philar Chennai, Dec 10 (IANS) India showed off their variety and prowess in bowling and bundled New Zealand out for 103 in just 27 overs in their fifth and concluding One-day ... Read more...

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Kohli ton helps India beat New Zealand by 40 wickets


November 28th, 2010 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Nov 28 (IANS) Riding on young shoulders, India defeated New Zealand by 40 runs in the first One-day International here Sunday and took a 1-0 lead in the five-match cricket ... Read more...

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Scoreboard: India vs. New Zealand, 1st ODI


November 28th, 2010 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Nov 28 (IANS) Scoreboard of the first One-Day International between India and New Zealand at the Nehru Stadium here Sunday.India:Murali Vijay c Hopkins b Tuffey 29 Gautam Gambhir c How b ... Read more...

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Chance for youngsters to prove their mettle, says Gambhir


November 27th, 2010 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Nov 27 (IANS) India's stand-in skipper Gautam Gambhir Saturday said that in the absence of senior players in the first of the two One-day Internationals against New Zealand, the youngsters ... Read more...

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Haryana man killed over love affair, hunt on for attackers


November 3rd, 2010 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
Rohtak (Haryana), Nov 3 (IANS) Haryana Police are on the lookout for two youths who allegedly shot dead a 22-year-old for having an affair with a girl in their village. Raids are ... Read more...

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Clarke’s unbeaten century takes Australia to 289/3 (Lead)


October 20th, 2010 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
Visakhapatnam, Oct 20 (IANS) Captain Michael Clarke hit an unbeaten 111 as Australia overcame a poor start to score 289 for three in 50 overs against India in the second One-day International ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka elect to bat against India


August 16th, 2010 - 3:59 pm ICT by IANS
Dambulla, Aug 16 (IANS) Sri Lanka captain Kumar Sangakkara won the toss and elected to bat against India in the ODI tri-nation series tournament here Monday. Teams:India: Mahendra Singh Dhoni (captain ... Read more...

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Grappling with injuries, India to take on Sri Lanka


August 15th, 2010 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
Dambulla, Aug 15 (IANS) A depleted Indian team will have to raise their game by many notches, after suffering the heavy defeat against New Zealand, when they take on Sri Lanka ... Read more...

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John in Dehradun to attend Dhoni’s wedding


July 4th, 2010 - 5:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 4 (IANS) Bollywood actor John Abraham has reached Dehradun to attend Indian cricket captain Mahindera Singh Dhoni's wedding with Sakshi Singh Rawat, media reports say. Dhoni got engaged to ... Read more...

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Not surprised by India’s Asia Cup triumph: Gul


June 26th, 2010 - 4:54 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, June 26 (ANI): Pakistan speedster Umar Gul has said he is not surprised with India lifting the Asia Cup title, as the men in blue were far more experienced and better ... Read more...

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scoreboard: India Vs Sri Lanka, World Twenty20


May 12th, 2010 - 4:33 am ICT by IANS
Gros Islet (St Lucia) May 12 (IANS) Scoreboard of the Super Eights match between India and Sri lanka World Twenty20. IndiaDinesh Karthik c & b Malinga 13Gautam Gambhir c Sangakkara b ... Read more...

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India lose to Sri Lanka, out of World Twenty20


May 12th, 2010 - 3:38 am ICT by IANS
Gros Islet (St Lucia), May 12 (IANS) India were knocked out of the World Twenty20 as they went down by five wickets against Sri Lanka in a thrilling match in the crucial ... Read more...

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Easy victory for India, Afghanistan show promise (Lead)


May 1st, 2010 - 11:54 pm ICT by IANS
Gros Islet (St Lucia), May 1 (IANS) India galloped to a seven-wicket win over Afghanistan in their Group C World Twenty20 opener but not before the team from the war-ravaged nation ... Read more...

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Bowling key for India in World Twenty20


April 28th, 2010 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
Grost Islet (St. Lucia), April 28 (IANS) Before leaving for the World Twenty20 starting Friday, Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni said bowling would be the team's strength and his belief stems ... Read more...

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Deccan Chargers stay on to defend title, knock out Daredevils (Lead)


April 19th, 2010 - 1:36 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) Deccan Chargers remained on course to defend the title as they knocked Delhi Daredevils out of the semi-final race with an 11-run win in their last Indian ... Read more...

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Deccan Chargers set 146-run target for Daredevils


April 18th, 2010 - 11:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) Deccan Chargers made 145 for seven in 20 overs against Delhi Daredevils in their Indian Premier League (IPL) match at the Ferozeshah Kotla here Sunday. Andrew Symonds was ... Read more...

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Daredevils sweep to six-wicket win over Super Kings (Lead)


April 16th, 2010 - 1:30 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 15 (IANS) The Delhi Daredevils, thanks to an unbeaten 57 by skipper Gautam Gambhir and his 75-run partnership for the fourth wicket with Mithun Manhas (25 not out) swept ... Read more...

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Scoreboard: Mumbai Indians vs. Delhi Daredevils, IPL


April 13th, 2010 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 13 (IANS) The following is the scoreboard of the Indian Premier League (IPL) match between Mumbai Indians and Delhi Daredevils at the Brabourne Stadium here Tuesday: Mumbai Indians:Chandan Madan c ... Read more...

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Daredevils deny getting showcause notice from BCCI


March 25th, 2010 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 25 (IANS) Delhi Daredevils Thursday denied getting a showcause notice from the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) for allowing captain Gautam Gambhir and Ashish Nehra ... Read more...

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Injuries, form a concern ahead of World T20 selection


March 25th, 2010 - 8:53 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 25 (IANS) The national cricket selectors meeting here Friday will have a tough task on hand as they pick a 15-member Indian squad for the World Twenty20, beginning ... Read more...

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