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Sri Lanka-Windies Test series falls victim to IPL


September 12th, 2012 - 12:51 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Sep 12 (IANS/CMC) The International Cricket Council persistent refusal to provide a separate window for the lucrative Indian Premier League (IPL) is taking a toll on Test cricket.For the ... Read more...

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Women’s cricket: Bangladesh shock South Africa by two wickets


September 7th, 2012 - 5:04 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Sep 7 (IANS) The South African women's cricket team suffered a two-wicket defeat at the hands of hosts Bangladesh in the first One-day International (ODI) of the three-match series ... Read more...

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Bangladesh seek confidence booster ahead of World T20


September 5th, 2012 - 3:01 pm ICT by IANS
Port of Spain, Sep 5 (IANS/CMC) The world's top-rated ODI all-rounder, Shakib Al Hasan, says Bangladesh is aiming for a confidence-boosting performance in this week's international T20 Tournament in Trinidad ahead ... Read more...

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Australia beat Pakistan by four wickets in first ODI


August 29th, 2012 - 4:23 pm ICT by IANS
Sharjah, Aug 29 (IANS) Pacer Mitchell Starc took his maiden five-wicket haul in ODIs and helped Australia to a four-wicket win over Pakistan in their opening match here. Though Pakistan ... Read more...

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Harbhajan deserves to play for India in all formats: Ganguly


August 28th, 2012 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) Former India cricket captain Sourav Ganguly feels that off-spinner Harbhajan Singh has been kept away from the national team for too long and he ... 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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Pietersen to ECB: Let me play full IPL or else…


August 8th, 2012 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 8 (IANS) England batsman Kevin Pietersen is keen on playing the Indian Premier League's entire next edition at the expense of the home series against New Zealand, and ... Read more...

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India beats Sri Lanka by 39 runs in only T20


August 8th, 2012 - 1:00 am ICT by IANS
Pallekele, Aug 7 (IANS) India won the Twenty20 cricket match beating Sri Lanka by 39 runs at the Pallekele International Cricket here Tuesday.Asked to bat first, India made 155 for ... Read more...

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Series win against Sri Lanka takes India to second spot


August 5th, 2012 - 1:28 am ICT by IANS
Pallekele, Aug 4 (IANS) India jumped to the second spot in ODI rankings after they wrapped up the five-match series 4-1 beating Sri Lanka by 20 runs in ... Read more...

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India bowled out for 138 in second ODI


July 24th, 2012 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
Hambantota, July 24 (IANS) India were bundled out for 138 runs against Sri Lanka in the second One-day International (ODI) here Tuesday.Opener Gautam Gambhir top-scored with 65 and was ... Read more...

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India looking to extend lead against Sri Lanka


July 23rd, 2012 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, July 23 (IANS) India will look to building up on their 1-0 lead when they take on Sri Lanka in the second One-day International Tuesday at Mahinda Rajapaksa ... Read more...

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India defeat Sri Lanka by 21 runs


July 22nd, 2012 - 12:31 am ICT by IANS
Hambantota, July 21 (IANS) India defeated Sri Lanka by 21 runs in the first ODI of the five-match series at the Mahinda Rajapakse Stadium here Saturday.Chasing a target of ... Read more...

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India need a whitewash of Sri Lanka to be No. 1 ODI team


July 19th, 2012 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, July 19 (IANS) India go into the five-match series in Sri Lanka with a chance to leap from their current fourth place to number one in the ICC One-day ... Read more...

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Sammy praises ‘unplayable’ Narine


July 19th, 2012 - 7:42 pm ICT by IANS
Basseterre (St. Kitts), July 19 (IANS/CMC) Captain Darren Sammy has praised off spinner Sunil Narine as 'unplayable' and reliable following a career-best spell which swept the West Indies to a ... Read more...

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‘India-Pakistan series bigger than Ashes’


July 17th, 2012 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, July 17 (IANS) Praising the efforts of the two countries' cricket boards in reviving bilateral series, former Pakistan skipper and all-rounder Shahid Afridi said the popularity of India-Pakistan ... Read more...

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Irfan Pathan replaces injured Vinay Kumar for Sri Lanka tour


July 13th, 2012 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) All-rounder Irfan Pathan has replaced injured fast bowler R.Vinay Kumar in India's squad for the upcoming Sri Lanka tour."R. Vinay Kumar suffered a right hamstring ... Read more...

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Windies and Black Caps pay homage to Runako Morton


July 13th, 2012 - 1:26 pm ICT by IANS
Basseterre (St Kitts), July 13 (IANS/CMC) The West Indies and New Zealand players used the third One-Day International here to honour the late Runako Morton, the Leeward Islands and Trinidad ... Read more...

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Series remains alive after West Indies crash


July 12th, 2012 - 12:19 pm ICT by IANS
Basseterre (St Kitts), July 12 (IANS/CMC) Opener Chris Gayle has failed for the first time in five innings, triggering a miserable West Indies batting slide that culminated in their disappointing ... Read more...

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Good team won us World Cup, not just captaincy: Sehwag


July 6th, 2012 - 6:39 pm ICT by IANS
Noida, July 6 (IANS) India batsman Virender Sehwag Friday said Mahendra Singh Dhoni had a good side during the 2011 World Cup that helped him lead it to the ... Read more...

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Rejuvenated Dwayne Bravo eyes Test return


July 5th, 2012 - 3:09 pm ICT by IANS
Kingston (Jamaica), July 5 (IANS/CMC) After an extended period out of Test cricket, energetic all-rounder Dwayne Bravo says he is keen on regaining his spot in the West Indies side for ... Read more...

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Australian cricket team to play Afghanistan next month


July 2nd, 2012 - 1:52 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, July 2 (IANS) World No.1 ODI team, Australia will play the emerging Afghanistan in the Middle East next month in the latest step that recognises Afghanistan's increasing importance in ... Read more...

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ICC honours umpire Aleem Dar on completing 150 ODIs


June 30th, 2012 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 30 (IANS) International Cricket Council (ICC) has honoured Pakistan's Aleem Dar for becoming only the seventh umpire to officiate in 150 One-day Internationals when he took the field ... Read more...

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Struggling Windies seek success against Black Caps (Preview)


June 30th, 2012 - 4:44 pm ICT by IANS
Fort Lauderdale, June 30 (IANS/CMC) Following their recent disastrous tour of England, the West Indies will seek to brighten their summer when they face New Zealand in the ... Read more...

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ICC committee recommends mandatory DRS in Tests, ODIs


June 25th, 2012 - 5:25 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, June 25 (IANS) The International Cricket Council's (ICC) chief executive committee Monday recommended the universal application of the controversial Decision Review System (DRS), which has been fiercely opposed ... Read more...

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Skipper Sammy rues his team’s inconsistency


June 25th, 2012 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
Nottingham, June 25 (IANS/CMC) Dejected West Indies captain Darren Sammy has lamented the team's inconsistent displays after they slipped to another loss to finish their tour of England empty handed.The tourists ... Read more...

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Pakistan captain Misbah suspended from Galle Test


June 19th, 2012 - 11:06 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, June 19 (IANS) Pakistan captain Misbah-ul-Haq has been suspended from this week's Galle Test after his side was found guilty of a serious over-rate offence during the fifth and ... Read more...

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Injured Darren Bravo out of tour, returning home


June 19th, 2012 - 1:28 am ICT by IANS
London, June 18 (IANS/CMC) Injury has ruled West Indies batsman Darren Bravo out of the remainder of the England tour.The stylish left-handed batsman picked up a groin injury during the first ... Read more...

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Windies sweating on Bravo, Russell for second ODI


June 18th, 2012 - 4:10 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 18 (IANS/CMC) The West Indies are sweating on the fitness of batsman Darren Bravo and all-rounder Andre Russell but have been boosted by the news that talismanic opener Chris ... Read more...

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ICC rules out window for IPL in FTP


June 13th, 2012 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, June 13 (IANS) The International Cricket Council (ICC) has ruled out a window for the lucrative and the highly popular Indian Premier League (IPL) in its Future Tours Programme ... Read more...

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Australian capital to host maiden ODI


June 8th, 2012 - 11:54 am ICT by IANS
Canberra, June 8 (IANS) Cricket Australia (CA) and the Australian Capital Territory (ACT) government announced Friday that the men's cricket team will play its first ever one-day international match here ... Read more...

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Williams back as Trinidad and Tobago coach


June 6th, 2012 - 10:00 am ICT by IANS
Port of Spain (Trinidad), June 6 (IANS/CMC) David Williams, overlooked for the post of West Indies assistant coach, has been appointed head coach of the Trinidad and Tobago.The 48-year-old, who played ... Read more...

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After payments to male cricketers, women want their share


May 27th, 2012 - 4:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 27 (IANS) Former women players who turned out for the country have appealed to the Indian cricket board for a one-time payout as was done for their ... Read more...

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Rawat, Jain in semis of SVS junior snooker


May 17th, 2012 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 17 (IANS) Delhi's Laxman Rawat ended qualifier Mundir Sherazi's dream run with a 4-3 decision to enter the semi-finals of the SVS All-India invitational junior snooker tournament here ... Read more...

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Snooker - Delhi cueists in last 16


May 16th, 2012 - 11:56 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 16 (IANS) Qualifiers Nitesh Madan and Rishit Jain, both from Delhi, made it to the pre-quarter-finals of the SVS All-India invitational junior snooker tournament, here Wednesday.Also through to ... Read more...

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Badami on a winning spree in junior snooker


May 14th, 2012 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 14 (IANS) Kabil Badami of Maharashtra chalked up three wins in Group A league in the SVS All-India invitational junior snooker tournament here Monday to virtually book his ... Read more...

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