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It’s hard to imagine Pakistan cricket without Shoaib Akhtar: Azhar Ali


March 21st, 2011 - 1:50 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar 21(ANI): Pakistan's top order player Azhar Ali has expressed shock over fast bowler Shoaib Akhtar's decision to retire from international cricket after the ongoing ICC World Cup 2011, and ... Read more...

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Inzamam blasts PCB for dividing Pak team into Afridi and Misbah camps


January 25th, 2011 - 2:31 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Jan 25(ANI): Former Pakistan cricket captain Inzamamul Haq has slammed the Pakistan Cricket Board for creating factions within the national side by delaying the naming of a captain for next month's ... Read more...

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Hauritz doubtful for England series, World Cup


January 22nd, 2011 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 22 (IANS) Australian off-spinner Nathan Hauritz is doubtful to take part on the rest of the One-day series against England or the upcoming World Cup after dislocating his shoulder ... Read more...

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Pakistan names World Cup squad minus Yousuf, mystery prevails over skipper


January 19th, 2011 - 2:55 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Jan 19(ANI): The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has announced a 15-member squad for next month's World Cup, which is to be jointly hosted by India, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh.The ... Read more...

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Selectors unlikely to spring surprises in World Cup squad


January 16th, 2011 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 16 (IANS) Sachin Tendulkar's hamstring injury about four weeks ahead of the World Cup is indeed a cause of concern, but given the time in hand, the selection committee ... Read more...

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Smith excited about Tahir’s presence in ODI squad


January 11th, 2011 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
Durban, Jan 11 (IANS) South African skipper Graeme Smith said it was his dream to have an attacking spinner like Imran Tahir in the side and is excited to have the Pakistan-born ... Read more...

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Tahir makes the cut in South Africa’s ODI squad


January 6th, 2011 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, Jan 6 (IANS) Pakistan-born spinner Imran Tahir was Thursday named in the 14-member South African squad for the five One-day Internationals against India starting Wednesday.Batsman Farancois du Plessis is another newcomer ... Read more...

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30 best Pak players chosen for World Cup: Mohsin Khan


January 6th, 2011 - 6:37 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Jan 6(ANI): Pakistan's chief selector Mohsin Khan has expressed satisfaction over the balance and makeup of the preliminary 30-member squad for World Cup 2011."I feel we have selected the 30 best ... Read more...

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Spot-fixing case: Afridi will “stick” to his earlier statements at Doha hearing


January 4th, 2011 - 3:00 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Jan 4 (ANI): Pakistan's limited overs captain Shahid Afridi has made it clear that he will stick to his earlier statements recorded by the International Cricket Council (ICC) in the spot-fixing ... Read more...

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Afridi, Butt to discuss Pak World Cup probables, ODI squad for NZ series


January 3rd, 2011 - 2:12 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Jan 3(ANI): Pakistan ODI captain Shahid Afridi will meet Pakistan Cricket Board chairman Ijaz Butt at the PCB headquarters on Monday to finalise the probables for the 2011 World Cup as ... Read more...

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Afridi in Pakistan to discuss World Cup probables (Lead, Superseding earlier story)


January 2nd, 2011 - 3:09 pm ICT by IANS
By Omar Khalid Karachi, Jan 2 (IANS) Pakistan captain Shahid Afridi will meet board chairman Ijaz Butt at the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) headquarters in Lahore Monday to finalise the probables for the ... Read more...

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Afridi in Pakistan to discuss World Cup probables


January 2nd, 2011 - 2:07 pm ICT by IANS
By Omar Khalid Karachi, Jan 2 (IANS) Pakistan captain Shahid Afridi will meet board chairman Ijaz Butt at the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) headquarters in Lahore Monday to finalise the probables for the ... Read more...

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Pakistan delay announcing World Cup provisional squad


December 15th, 2010 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, Dec 15 (IANS) Pakistan Wednesday delayed naming its 30-man preliminary squad for the cricket World Cup 2011.Though the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) decided against giving a definite reason for the delay, ... Read more...

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In-form Kohli says can’t take his place for granted


December 14th, 2010 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
By Pragya Tiwari New Delhi, Dec 14 (IANS) Virat Kohli has forced his way into the top order of the Indian batting, pushing stronger candidates out on the back of his roaring form ... Read more...

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Franklin to replace injured Ryder for ODI series against India


November 24th, 2010 - 12:53 pm ICT by ANI
Nagpur, Nov 24(ANI): New Zealand fast bowler James Franklin has returned to the Black Caps' ODI squad in place of all-rounder Jesse Ryder, who has been ruled out of the upcoming ... Read more...

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Aussies in trouble, need to change and improve performance: SMH


November 6th, 2010 - 2:04 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Nov.6 (ANI): While captain Ricky Ponting feels that the Australian cricket team retains its positive frame of mind despite a Twenty20 loss and a one-day series loss to Sri Lanka, the ... Read more...

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Ponting, Watson, replace Warner, Ferguson for ODI series against Sri Lanka


October 26th, 2010 - 2:35 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Oct 26(ANI): Australian skipper Ricky Ponting and opening batsman Shane Watson have been recalled for the ODI series against Sri Lanka next month.The duo was rested from the squad for the ... Read more...

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In form Hodge builds up groundswell of support for Oz ODI squad return


October 21st, 2010 - 1:27 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Oct. 21 (ANI): In form Victoria batsman Brad Hodge has started his summer with back-to-back unbeaten one-day centuries, creating the traditional groundswell of support for him to return to the Australia's ... Read more...

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Hodge’s domestic form making him strong contender for World Cup return


October 18th, 2010 - 1:09 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Oct 18(ANI): Australian batsman Brad Hodge's extraordinary domestic one-day form may pave the way for his return to the national ODI squad in time for next year's World Cup.Hodge has scored ... Read more...

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Lee rules out Test comeback, but will try to make it to Oz ODI squad


October 7th, 2010 - 4:43 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Oct. 7 (ANI): Injury-prone Australian fast bowler Brett Lee has completely ruled out putting his hand up again for Test duty.Lee, 33, has suffered a series of injuries over the past ... Read more...

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Muralitharan included in Sri Lankan ODI squad


October 3rd, 2010 - 2:16 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Oct 3 (ANI): Highest wicket taker in ODIs and Test cricket Muttiah Muralitharan has been included in the Sri Lanka squad for the limited-overs tour of Australia.The off-spinner, who retired from ... Read more...

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ECB suspends Mascarenhas for 14 days for ‘foul’ Tweet


September 16th, 2010 - 2:01 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 16(ANI): The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) has suspended all-rounder Dimitri Mascarenhas from all cricket under its jurisdiction for a period of 14 days, as a punishment for his ... Read more...

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Time away from coaches doing things on my own saved my career, says Bopara


September 14th, 2010 - 4:52 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 14(ANI): England batsman Ravi Bopara believes that getting away from the English coaching system to New Zealand was the best thing that he could have done after his international career ... Read more...

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ECB to crack down on players “overstepping the mark” on Twitter


September 13th, 2010 - 5:12 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 13(ANI): After a string of controversies in recent weeks, the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) has now vowed to get tough with players who "overstep the mark" on micro-blogging ... Read more...

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Pietersen will have to fight hard for No.3 spot: Trott


September 12th, 2010 - 3:53 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 112(ANI): England batsman Jonathan Trott has warned Kevin Pietersen that he would not hand back the No. 3 batting spot without a fight.Trott has cemented his place in the ... Read more...

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Shafiq, Irfan to replace ‘tainted’ trio in Pak ODI squad


September 3rd, 2010 - 8:51 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Sep 3 (ANI): Pakistan has called batsman Asad Shafiq and fast bowler Mohammad Irfan to replace the suspended Test skipper Salman Butt, fast bowlers Mohammad Amir, and Mohammad Asif.Pakistan had dropped ... Read more...

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Pakistani trio dropped from ODI squad, get legal help (Round Up)


September 2nd, 2010 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
By Omar Khalid London, Sep 2 (IANS) Pakistan Thursday dropped the tainted trio of cricketers for the remainder of the England tour but decided to extend them all legal help, insisting that they ... Read more...

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More to Pietersen’s shock dumping than meets the eye: Watson


September 2nd, 2010 - 3:04 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Sep 2(ANI): Australian all-rounder Shane Watson believes that the dramatic axing of England batsman Kevin Pietersen is related to underlying issues within the team.Pietersen was dropped -for the first time in ... Read more...

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Waqar ‘miffed’ over Malik’s omission from ODI squad for series against England


August 28th, 2010 - 1:31 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Aug.28 (ANI): Pakistan's head coach Waqar Younis is reportedly upset over the selection panel's decision to axe all rounder Shoaib Malik from the one-day squad which would take on England ... Read more...

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Yousuf’s return to ODI squad would boost Pak’s chances: Akram


August 27th, 2010 - 4:15 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Aug.27 (ANI): Backing the selectors decisions recall veteran middle order batsman Mohammed Yousuf in the one-day team for the upcoming five match one-day series against England, former Pakistan captain Wasim Akram ... Read more...

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Tendulkar, Harbhajan rested; Yuvraj recalled in ODI squad


July 31st, 2010 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 31 (IANS) The senior selection committee Saturday decided to rest Sachin Tendulkar and Harbhajan Singh and recalled Yuvraj Singh in the 15-member Indian cricket squad for the tri-series in ... Read more...

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‘Wild Thing’ Tait to enjoy his call to Oz ODI squad


June 27th, 2010 - 6:32 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jun 27 (ANI): Shaun Tait, who was recalled in by the struggling Australian team to boost its bowling attack for the first time in 16 months, has said that he did ... Read more...

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T20 WC success will help England during Australia ODI series: Bell


June 20th, 2010 - 8:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 20(ANI): England batsman Ian Bell, who is part of the 13-man ODI squad for five-match series against Australia, has said that the vibe in the team is great, as the ... Read more...

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‘Beasted’ Broad backs ‘fearless’ England for Ashes, World Cup glory


June 11th, 2010 - 7:12 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 11(ANI): England fast bowler Stuart Broad has said that he spent his time out of the national team on working on his fitness, and announced that he is now prepared ... Read more...

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Paine replaces injured Haddin against England, Ireland ODIs


June 6th, 2010 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, June 6 (IANS) Tim Paine will replace an injured Brad Haddin in the Australian One-day International (ODI) squad for the upcoming matches against Ireland and England. Cricket Australia (CA) physiotherapist Alex ... Read more...

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