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U-19 World Cup: Australia beat South Africa, enter final


August 21st, 2012 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
Townsville (Australia), Aug 21 (IANS) Australia beat a tenacious South Africa by four wickets to secure their place in the Under-19 Cricket World Cup final here Tuesday. Australian captain Will ... Read more...

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Daley’s all-round effort lifts Windies to series win


April 30th, 2012 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
Lucas Street (Barbados), April 30 (IANS/CMC) Shanel Daley's spirited all-round performance fired the West Indies women's cricket team to a 45-run victory over Sri Lanka, under the Duckworth/Lewis (D/L) method, in ... Read more...

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Vijay Hazare: Harbhajan stars for Punjab, Delhi win easy (Lead)


March 5th, 2012 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 5 (IANS) Delhi and Punjab qualified for the quarterfinals of the Vijay Hazare cricket tournament by winning their respective pre-quarterfinal matches here Monday.Delhi thrashed Assam by ... Read more...

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Delhi, Punjab qualify for Vijay Hazare quarterfinals


March 5th, 2012 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 5 (IANS) Delhi and Punjab qualified for the quarterfinals of the Vijay Hazare cricket tournament with convincing wins in their respective pre-quarterfinal matches here Monday.Delhi thrashed ... Read more...

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Karnataka’s More destroys Goa in South Zone one-dayer


February 20th, 2012 - 8:25 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 20 (IANS) Debutant seamer Ronit Gajanan More took 6 for 18 as Karnataka drubbed Goa by eight wickets in the South Zone Subbaiah Pillai Trophy one-day tournament here ... Read more...

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Next 200 wickets would come soon: Harbhajan


July 8th, 2011 - 1:18 pm ICT by IANS
Roseau (Dominica), July 8 (IANS) Off-spinner Harbhajan Singh, who Friday became the third Indian bowler to get 400 Test wickets, hoped the next 200 wickets would come quickly as ... Read more...

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Uthappa hopeful of Pune Warriors’ comeback


May 5th, 2011 - 12:50 pm ICT by IANS
Navi Mumbai, May 5 (IANS) Pune Warriors batsman Robin Uthappa says he has not lost hope of making it to the knock-out stage, even as the new entrants suffered their ... Read more...

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IPL: Kolkata Knight Riders beat Rajasthan Royals by nine wickets


April 15th, 2011 - 10:28 pm ICT by ANI
Jaipur, Apr 15(ANI): Kolkata Knight Riders on Friday thrashed Rajasthan Royals by nine wickets in their Indian Premier League (IPL) match at Jaipur's Sawai Mansingh Stadium.Chasing 160 to win, Knight ... Read more...

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Gambhir, Kallis power Knight Riders to an easy win


April 15th, 2011 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, April 15 (IANS) Unbeaten half centuries by skipper Gautam Gambhir and Jacques Kallis powered Kolkata Knight Riders to a comfortable nine-wicket victory over Rajasthan Royals in the Indian ... Read more...

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Kolkata Knight Riders beat Rajasthan Royals by nine wickets


April 15th, 2011 - 9:00 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, April 15 (IANS) Kolkata Knight Riders beat Rajasthan Royals by nine wickets in a Indian Premier League (IPL) match at the Sawai Mansingh Stadium here Friday.Knight Riders achieved ... Read more...

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Daredvils’ captain Sehwag wants his batsmen to deliver


April 12th, 2011 - 10:16 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, April 12 (IANS) Delhi Daredevils captain Virender Sehwag wants his batsmen to deliver after his team suffered its second successive loss in the Indian Premier League (IPL) here ... Read more...

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Rajasthan Royals beat Daredevils to maintain IPL winning run (Lead)


April 12th, 2011 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, April 12 (IANS) Rajasthan Royals maintained their unbeaten run in the Indian Premier League (IPL) with a clinical six-wicket win over Delhi Daredevils at the Sawai Mansingh Stadium ... Read more...

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Rajasthan Royals beat Daredevils by six wickets


April 12th, 2011 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, April 12 (IANS) Rajasthan Royals defeated Delhi Daredevils by six wickets in a Indian Premier League (IPL) match at the Sawai Mansingh Stadium here Tuesday.Rajasthan Royals chased down the ... Read more...

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Jayawardene’s strikes century, Sri Lanka post 274/6 (Lead)


April 2nd, 2011 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 2 (IANS) Mahela Jayawardene struck a classy unconquered century to lead Sri Lanka out of a sluggish start to a challenging 274/6 in the cricket World Cup ... Read more...

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Jayawardene slams century as Sri Lanka set India 275-run target


April 2nd, 2011 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 2 (IANS) Mahela Jayawardene scored an unbeaten 103 as Sri Lanka set India a 275-run target in the World Cup final at the Wankhede Stadium here Saturday.Jayawardene ... Read more...

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In 42nd over, India 205/6 in World Cup semifinal


March 30th, 2011 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
Mohali, March 30 (IANS) India lost three quick wickets, including those of Sachin Tendulkar and skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni, and were reeling at 205/6 in the 42nd ... Read more...

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New Zealand crush Pakistan, roar back into World Cup (Intro Roundup, correcting first para)


March 9th, 2011 - 12:34 am ICT by IANS
Pallekele (Sri Lanka), March 8 (IANS) Sensational batting by birthday boy Ross Taylor and Jacob Oram, coupled with disciplined bowling, sawNew Zealand crush Pakistan by 110 runs and roar ... Read more...

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New Zealand roar back with crushing defeat of Pakistan (Roundup)


March 9th, 2011 - 12:23 am ICT by IANS
Pallekele (Sri Lanka), March 8 (IANS) Sensational batting by birthday boy Ross Taylor and disciplined bowling by Jacob Oram saw New Zealand crush Pakistan by 110 runs and roar ... Read more...

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Taylor, Oram plunder Pakistan (Lead)


March 8th, 2011 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
Pallekele (Sri Lanka), March 8 (IANS) Breathtaking hitting by century-maker Ross Taylor and Jacob Oram in the slog overs powered New Zealand to 302 against Pakistan in a World ... Read more...

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England a sniff away from retaining Ashes at MCG


December 28th, 2010 - 3:02 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Dec 28(ANI): England has moved closer to retaining the Ashes for the first time in 24 years following another dominant display against Australia on day three of the fourth Test being ... Read more...

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England on a roll ahead of Ashes opener with 10 wicket drubbing of Australia A


November 20th, 2010 - 1:51 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Nov 20 (ANI): England got a perfect boost for the first Test when they beat Australia A at the Bellerive Oval.England needed just nine runs in their second innings and ... Read more...

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‘Worst 48-run over ever’ by Nazir costs Pak ‘Super Sixes title’ as Australia lifts trophy


November 8th, 2010 - 12:52 pm ICT by ANI
Hong Kong, Oct 8 (ANI): Australia clinched the Hong Kong Super Sixes 2010 title by defeating Pakistan by a close margin of two wickets in the finals played at Kowloon Cricket Club ... Read more...

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PCB lifts ban on Rana Naved


October 10th, 2010 - 6:04 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Oct 10 (ANI): The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has lifted the one-year ban imposed on all-rounder Rana Navedul Hasan."Naved's ban has been overturned and fine halved after the one-man tribunal comprising ... Read more...

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Razzaq shines as Pakistan trounce Essex by 66 runs in practice match


July 3rd, 2010 - 12:26 pm ICT by ANI
Chelmsford, July 3 (ANI): Bowling all-rounder Abdul Razzaq's brilliant spell of three for 19 helped Pakistan trounce Essex by 66 runs in a practice T20 match here ahead of the next week's ... Read more...

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Sangakkara stars in Kings XI’s win over Mumbai Indians (Lead)


April 10th, 2010 - 1:51 am ICT by IANS
Mohali, April 10 (IANS) A scintillating 56 by skipper Kumara Sangakkara helped Kings XI Punjab beat table toppers Mumbai Indians by six wickets in the Indian Premier League (IPL) here Friday. ... Read more...

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We need an X-factor: Ganguly


March 23rd, 2010 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 23 (IANS) After a promising start in the third edition of Indian Premier League (IPL), Kolkata Knight Riders have again lost their way. With three losses on the trot, captain ... Read more...

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Kallis stars in Royal Challengers seven-wicket win (Lead)


March 21st, 2010 - 1:49 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 21 (IANS) Jacques Kallis struck a fine unbeaten 66 as Royal Challengers Bangalore romped home to a convincing seven-wicket win over Mumbai Indians in the Indian Premier League (IPL) ... Read more...

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ICC chief greets India for being No.1 in Test rankings


February 19th, 2010 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Feb 19 (IANS) International Cricket Council (ICC) chief executive Haroon Lorgat Friday congratulated India on finishing as No.1 team in the Test Championship table following their innings victory over South Africa ... Read more...

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Amla thanks good fortune, dropped catches for his success


February 18th, 2010 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 18 (IANS) South African middle-order bat Hashim Amla feels good fortune and dropped catches combined to his stupendous success in the tour, in which he piled up 490 runs and ... Read more...

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White’s century helps Australia thrash Pakistan by five wickets at Gabba


January 22nd, 2010 - 6:52 pm ICT by ANI
Brisbane, Jan 22(ANI): Riding high on Cameron White's splendid century, Australia thrashed Pakistan by five wickets in the opening game of the five match series here at the Gabba.Set a target of ... Read more...

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Sensational Pollard snatches victory for Trinidad and Tobago


October 17th, 2009 - 2:38 am ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Oct 17 (IANS) Kieron Pollard's sensational batting handed Trinidad and Tobago an unlikely four-wicket victory against New South Wales in the Champions League Twenty20 Super Eight match here Friday. The West Indian ... Read more...

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T20 cricket is about smart thinking and fitness: Tendulkar


May 21st, 2009 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
Centurion, May 21 (IANS) India's cricketing great Sachin Tendulkar says ageing players in the Indian Premier League (IPL) have showed Twenty20 cricket is all about "fitness and smart thinking", breaking the ... Read more...

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Yusuf blitz ends Daredevils’ winning streak (Lead)


April 29th, 2009 - 1:51 am ICT by IANS
Centurion, April 29 (IANS) Yusuf Pathan struck a blazing unbeaten half-century as defending champions Rajasthan Royals snapped Delhi Daredevils' winning streak with a five-wicket victory in the Indian Premier League (IPL) ... Read more...

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Dhoni, Harbhajan put India in command (Roundup)


April 3rd, 2009 - 2:22 pm ICT by IANS
Wellington, April 3 (IANS) Quick half-centuries by Mahendra Singh Dhoni and Harbhajan Singh helped India recover from middle-order blues and post a commanding 375 for nine in the first innings on ... Read more...

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India struggle against New Zealand after a good start (Tea Report)


April 3rd, 2009 - 11:39 am ICT by IANS
Wellington, April 3 (IANS) India made a breezy start but New Zealand bowlers struck back to leave the visitors struggling at 190 for five in the first innings at tea on ... Read more...

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