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iStream Bags internet rights for India-Sri Lanka series


July 18th, 2012 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 18 (IANS) India's first online video service, iStream.com, has acquired the live streaming and video on demand rights for the India-Sri Lanka series starting July 21, in Sri ... Read more...

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Dhoni hoping for positive start for team in Sri Lanka


July 17th, 2012 - 10:57 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 17 (IANS) Admitting that break from cricket was very welcome, India skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni emphasised the need to win the series against Sri Lanka that would help ... Read more...

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Former Pakistani cricketers hail revival of India series (Lead)


July 16th, 2012 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) The announcement of revival of sub-continental cricketing ties has not gone down well with former India captain Sunil Gavaskar, who has questioned its timing, but ... Read more...

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Lee’s international career in numbers


July 13th, 2012 - 1:28 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, July 13 (IANS) Australian fast bowler Brett Lee, who announced his retirement from international cricket Friday, played for his country for 13 years.Lee played in 76 Tests, 217 One-Day ... Read more...

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Davies drafted as cover for ailing Prior


June 7th, 2012 - 2:59 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 7 (IANS/CMC) England's selectors have called up wicketkeeper Steven Davies for the final Test against the West Indies, as a cover for Matt Prior who is struggling with an ... Read more...

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ECB signs seven-year deal with ESPN Star


June 4th, 2012 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 4 (IANS) The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) Monday signed a seven-year contract with ESPN Star Sports for multi-platform rights to broadcast its domestic and ... Read more...

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Kevin Pietersen retires from ODIs and T20s


May 31st, 2012 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 31 (IANS) England's star batsman Kevin Pietersen Thursday announced his retirement from all forms of one-day international cricket.The 31-year-old, who will continue to play tests, cited the increasing ... Read more...

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Uncapped Bairstow included in England Test squad


May 13th, 2012 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 13 (IANS) Middle-order batsman Jonny Bairstow has received his maiden call-up to the England Test squad for the series opener against the West Indies Thursday.Bairstow, who has ... Read more...

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NZC focus on workload as teams picked for Windies series


May 4th, 2012 - 3:06 pm ICT by IANS
Christchurch (New Zealand), May 4 (IANS/CMC) New Zealand Cricket (NZC) has announced three 15-man squads for the tour of West Indies, starting in June. It noted that it placed heavy ... Read more...

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West Indies eves see no surprises from Sri Lanka


April 24th, 2012 - 4:54 pm ICT by IANS
Bridgetown (Barbados), April 24 (IANS/CMC) West Indies women's cricket team is expecting no major surprises from Sri Lanka when the two sides meet in an eight-match limited overs series starting here ... Read more...

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Windies cricketer Runako Morton dies in road accident


March 5th, 2012 - 5:08 pm ICT by IANS
Port of Spain, March 5 (IANS) West Indies cricketer Runako Morton was killed in a car crash here Sunday night.The 33-year-old, one of the few cricketers to emerge from the ... 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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Bravo hopes to makes a splash in Big Bash


December 14th, 2011 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Dec 14 (IANS/CMC) Dwayne Bravo hopes his participation in the Big Bash League Twenty20 would spark his revival and spur his return to the West Indies team.The 28-year-old Bravo arrived ... Read more...

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Windies women’s cricketer gets five-month ban


November 19th, 2011 - 1:27 pm ICT by IANS
Bridgetown (Barbados), Nov 19 (IANS/CMC) West Indies batsman Tremayne Smartt has been slapped with a five-month ban by the International Cricket Council (ICC) for a doping violation. The 26-year-old Guyanese tested ... Read more...

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Rampaul keen to prove mettle away from home


October 8th, 2011 - 11:25 am ICT by IANS
Fatullah (Bangladesh), Oct 8 (IANS/CMC) West Indies pacer Ravi Rampaul says the Bangladesh series will be an important one for him as he seeks to excel in an away tour following ... Read more...

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Bangladesh Cricket Board director questions Shakib’s axing


September 18th, 2011 - 1:49 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Sep 18 (IANS/CMC) Bangladesh Cricket Board director Enayet Hossain Siraj has questioned the axing of Shakib Al Hasan as captain, as the authorities begin shopping for a new skipper ahead ... Read more...

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Gayle remains in limbo as uncertainty continues


September 18th, 2011 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
Bridgetown (Barbados), Sep 18 (IANS/CMC) Beleaguered opener Chris Gayle has admitted he is unsure about his future in West Indies cricket. The former Windies captain, who has been ignored by selectors ... Read more...

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Waqar Younis resigns as Pakistan coach


August 20th, 2011 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, Aug 20 (IANS) Waqar Younis has stepped down as Pakistan cricket team coach citing personal reasons and said the upcoming tour of Zimbabwe will be his last assignment.Younis, who ... Read more...

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Pakistan pick new faces for Zimbabwe tour


July 28th, 2011 - 8:29 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, July 28 (IANS) Pakistan's cricket selectors Thursday drafted several rookies in the country's 16-man squad for the tour of Zimbabwe in September.Mohsin Khan, Pakistan's chief selector, announced that ... Read more...

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International cricket umpire Clyde Duncan dies


July 28th, 2011 - 3:24 pm ICT by IANS
Bridgetown (Barbados), July 28 (IANS/CMC) International cricket umpire Clyde Duncan has died in Trinidad and Tobago following a brief illness.The 57-year-old Guyanese, who stood in two Tests, 21 One-Day Internationals and ... Read more...

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No DRS for Australia-Sri Lanka series for lack of sponsor


July 15th, 2011 - 3:34 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, July 15 (IANS) The much debated Umpires' Decision Review System (UDRS) won't be available for Sri Lanka's forthcoming Test series against Australia due to lack of a sponsor.Sri Lanka ... Read more...

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Nothing better than beating India to claim No.1 ranking: Cook


July 14th, 2011 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, July 14 (IANS) England's one-day captain Alastair Cook is confident of his team's chances against India in the upcoming four-match Test series and says there will be nothing "better" ... Read more...

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Vettori takes indefinite break from limited-over cricket


June 25th, 2011 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
Wellington, June 25 (IANS) Former New Zealand captain Daniel Vettori Saturday announced his decision to take an indefinite break from limited-overs cricket to prolong his Test career.The 32-year old, ... Read more...

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New Zealand to host Zimbabwe next year


June 24th, 2011 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
Wellington, June 24 (IANS) New Zealand Friday waived travel sanctions on Zimbabwe and will be hosting them for the first time in 11 years in January-February as part of ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka refuse to tour Pakistan


May 24th, 2011 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, May 24 (IANS) Sri Lanka has refused an offer to tour Pakistan citing security concerns.Pakistan has been starved of international cricketing action since 2009, when gunmen attacked the Sri ... Read more...

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No farewell match for Shoaib Akhtar


April 14th, 2011 - 3:05 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, April 14 (IANS) The Pakistan team management is averse to the idea of playing a 'farewell match' for controversial fast bowler Shoaib Akhtar. The News reported that Pakistani ... Read more...

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Batsmen need to show improvement: Waqar


April 13th, 2011 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, April 13 (IANS) Pakistan coach Waqar Younis wants the batsmen to show substantial improvement on the upcoming tour of the West Indies.Pakistan lost to traditional rivals India in the ... Read more...

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Pak capable of beating Windies in their backyard: Intikhab Alam


April 13th, 2011 - 6:39 am ICT by ANI
Lahore, Apr. 13 (ANI): Pakistan cricket team manager Intikahab Alam has said that if the team plays to its full potential, it can beat the West Indies in their own backyard.Leaving behind ... Read more...

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‘Dropped’ Razzaq blames Pak team management for his unimpressive WC performance


April 7th, 2011 - 1:29 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, April 7(ANI): Pakistan all-rounder Abdul Razzaq has hit out at the team management following his omission from the national squad for the West Indies tour, saying that he was not utilised ... Read more...

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Muralitharan takes blame for India’s dominating win over Sri Lanka


April 4th, 2011 - 12:30 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 4 (ANI): The highest wicket taker in one-day internationals and Tests, Muttiah Muralitharan, has blamed himself for India's dominating win over Sri Lanka in last Saturday's World Cup final ... Read more...

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Under Coach Wright, Black Caps get into winning habit at last


December 27th, 2010 - 2:22 pm ICT by ANI
Auckland (New Zealand), Dec. 27 (ANI): New Zealand fast bowler Tim Southee's hattrick helped his team register a victory against Pakistan in Sunday's Twenty20 international.New Zealand beat Pakistan by five wickets ... Read more...

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Pakistan likely to host Bangladesh full series next year


December 15th, 2010 - 6:17 pm ICT by IANS
By Omar Khalid Karachi, Dec 15 (IANS) Pakistan is confident of hosting Bangladesh in what will be a ground-breaking home series next year after its cricket chief had a fruitful meeting with Bangladesh ... Read more...

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David Hussey desperately wants to play against England in Ashes


December 10th, 2010 - 3:41 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Dec 10 (ANI): Victoria batsman David Hussey, who has a stunning average of 55.18 in 152 first-class games, has said that he desperately wants to play against England during the ongoing ... Read more...

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Bond takes first step towards fulltime coaching role


December 5th, 2010 - 2:25 pm ICT by ANI
Auckland, Dec 5(ANI): Former New Zealand fast bowler Shane Bond hopes that his new role as assistant coach with domestic team Central Districts is merely the "first step" in his journey towards ... Read more...

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PCB appoints Miandad as Pak team’s ‘batting consultant’


November 27th, 2010 - 4:35 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Nov 27 (ANI): Former Pakistan cricket captain and current Director General of the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Javed Miandad has been appointed as the batting consultant for the national cricket team. ... Read more...

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