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Coach happy with India’s start in Nehru Cup


August 23rd, 2012 - 12:09 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) Chief football coach Wim Koevermans was happy with India's 2-1 win over Syria in the rain-marred Nehru Cup opener at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium here ... Read more...

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Rain ends Windies hopes of redemption as 3rd ODI abandoned


June 23rd, 2012 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
Leeds, June 23 (IANS/CMC) West Indies' quest to salvage pride from a wretched One-Day International series ended in disappointment when persistent rain washed out the third and final game without a ... Read more...

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Septuagenarian bowler, nearing 3,000 wickets, felled by ball


June 14th, 2012 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 14 (IANS) A 71-year-old bowler in Britain, who had set himself a mammoth target of bagging 3,000 wickets, died 101 short of his target after being hit by ... Read more...

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Reds’ Todd Frazier loses his bat


May 29th, 2012 - 7:29 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, May 29 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Baseball can sometimes be an odd and surprising game. What happened last Sunday to Todd Frazier from the Cincinnati Reds evidences this argument. ... Read more...

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Little play for Windies as rain dents preparation


May 8th, 2012 - 2:33 pm ICT by IANS
Hove (England), May 8 (IANS/CMC) Rain wrecked the final day of West Indies' three-day match against Sussex here Monday, allowing just 16 more overs before washing out play at the Probiz ... Read more...

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Weather hits West Indies again, only 18 overs possible


May 7th, 2012 - 4:37 pm ICT by IANS
Hove (England), May 7 (IANS/CMC) The West Indies endured another miserable day on their tour of England when only 18 overs were possible on the scheduled second day of the rain-ravaged ... Read more...

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West Indies-New Zealand to play T20 in Florida


May 1st, 2012 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
Auckland, May 1 (IANS) The West Indies and New Zealand will go head to head in two Twenty20 Internationals June 30 and July 1 at Lauderhill - a suburb of ... Read more...

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KKR vs Deccan Chargers match at Kolkata washed out


April 25th, 2012 - 12:20 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 24 (IANS) The Indian Premier League match between Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) and Deccan Chargers (DC) was called off without even a ball being bowled after a ... Read more...

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Virat-Gautam stand was the base for victory: Dhoni


March 14th, 2012 - 12:07 am ICT by IANS
Mirpur (Dhaka), March 13 (IANS) India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni lauded that double-hundred stand between centurions Gautam Gambhir and Virat Kohli that was key in the team's 50-run win ... Read more...

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Conditions in Adelaide will suit Indians better: Clarke


January 23rd, 2012 - 4:46 pm ICT by IANS
Adelaide, Jan 23 (IANS) Australia captain Michael Clarke admitted Monday that conditions at the Adelaide Oval will suit the Indians more than the hosts in the fourth and the final ... Read more...

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Warner in line for Australia’s Twenty20 captaincy


January 17th, 2012 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
Perth, Jan 17 (IANS) Australia's diminutive explosive batsman David Warner is in line for Twenty20 captaincy and selectors will have a tough time when they sit down next week to ... Read more...

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Sehwag elated at going past Tendulkar (Lead)


December 9th, 2011 - 1:42 am ICT by IANS
Indore, Dec 9 (IANS) Virender Sehwag, who Thursday broke Sachin Tendulkar's record of highest individual score in One-day internationals, said he was elated at going past the cricketing great.Sehwag ... Read more...

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Have fulfilled expectations with 200: Sehwag


December 8th, 2011 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
Indore, Dec 8 (IANS) India's stand-in captain Virender Sehwag said Thursday that he has fulfilled the expectations by hitting a record 219, the highest individual score in ODIs.Sehwag's innings ... Read more...

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Revenge is a strong word, says Dhoni


October 15th, 2011 - 12:46 am ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Oct 14 (IANS) Despite the emphatic win against England in the first one-day international here Friday night, Indian captain M.S. Dhoni is not ready to see it as a ... Read more...

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Windies will make fresh start: Pollard


October 13th, 2011 - 3:04 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Oct 13 (IANS/CMC) Twenty20 specialist Kieron Pollard says the West Indies will start the One-day series against Bangladesh with a clean slate despite losing the one-off Twenty20 International to the ... Read more...

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Bairstow hopes to impress on his maiden England tour


October 7th, 2011 - 4:32 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 7 (IANS) Newcomer Jonny Bairstow says his getting picked for England was a proud moment for his family and he hopes to live up to the expectations if ... Read more...

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Heavy rain washes out Somerset-Redbacks CLT20 tie


October 1st, 2011 - 10:48 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Oct 1 (IANS) The Group B match between South Australian Redbacks (SAR) and English county Somerset in the Champions League Twenty20 (CLT20) at the Chinnaswamy Stadium here was ... Read more...

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Heavy rain holds up Bangalore CL T20 tie


October 1st, 2011 - 12:44 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sept 30 (IANS) Heavy rain for over a hour late Friday held up an exciting contest between spirited Mumbai Indians and underdogs Cape Cobras in the Champions League Twenty20 ... Read more...

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Mumbai set Cobras 177-run target in rain-hit tie


September 30th, 2011 - 11:34 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 30 (IANS) A spirited Mumbai Indians late Friday set a 177-run target for Cape Cobras from South Africa in rain-hit Champions League Twenty20 (CLT20) match at the Chinnaswamy ... Read more...

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We will look to cash in on home advantage, says Saha


September 21st, 2011 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 21 (IANS) Being a deputy wicket-keeper to Mahendra Singh Dhoni in the Chennai Super Kings squad, it is the lot of Wriddhiman Saha to bide his time and ... Read more...

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Ashwin to bide time for Test berth


September 19th, 2011 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 19 (IANS) Off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin made a fervent plea that Harbhajan Singh be left alone as he sought to downplay his own status as a replacement option ... Read more...

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Galle pitch not dangerous, says Sri Lanka cricket chief


September 7th, 2011 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Sep 7 (IANS) The Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) president does not consider the pitch for the first Test against Austrlia at Galle was dangerous as none was injured during ... Read more...

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Poor: Match referee Chris Broad on Galle pitch


September 5th, 2011 - 9:58 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Sep 5 (IANS) The International Cricket Council (ICC) Monday announced that the pitch for the Galle Test between Sri Lanka and Australia has been rated as poor by match ... Read more...

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O’Brien hoping for an encore of Bangalore knock


August 25th, 2011 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 25 (IANS) Ireland's charismatic batsman Kevin O'Brien said he would love to tonk the England side the way he did in Bangalore in the World Cup when the ... Read more...

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Edgbaston pitch will help spinners


August 8th, 2011 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
Edgbaston, Aug 8 (IANS) The pitch at Edgbaston will help the spinners and will also offer reverse swing to the pacers in the third cricket Test between India and England ... Read more...

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Quick outfield will help run-scoring: Dhoni


July 16th, 2011 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
Taunton, July 16 (IANS) India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni feels that the quick outfield of English grounds will help run-scoring in the forthcoming Test series starting Thursday with the first ... Read more...

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Dhoni praises Ishant for 10-wicket haul


July 3rd, 2011 - 5:12 pm ICT by IANS
Bridgetown (Barbados), July 3 (IANS) Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni was all praise for Ishant Sharma, who took 10 wickets in the second cricket Test against the West Indies.Ishant extracted ... Read more...

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Testing time for fans as rain plays spoilsport (IPL Diary)


May 14th, 2011 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 14 (IANS) Sudden showers after a hot afternoon disrupted play in the Indian Premier League match between Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) and Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR at the ... Read more...

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Rain gods ensure a royal washout in Bangalore (Lead)


April 20th, 2011 - 1:32 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, April 20 (IANS) The rain gods played spoilsport late Tuesday, forcing the umpires to call off the much-awaited Indian Premier League match between Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) and ... Read more...

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RCB-Rajasthan Royal’s match abandoned due to rain


April 20th, 2011 - 12:32 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, April 19 (IANS) Rain Tuesday forced the abandonment of the Indian Premier League Match between Royal Challengers Bangalore and Rajasthan Royals at the Chinnaswamy Stadium here.A wet outfield that ... Read more...

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Rain delays match between two Royals


April 19th, 2011 - 10:45 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, April 19 (IANS) A sudden downpour and intermittent rain since evening delayed the Indian Premier League match (IPL) between Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) and Rajasthan Royals (RR) at the ... Read more...

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Wankhede groundsmen spray anti-dew chemical


April 2nd, 2011 - 2:01 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 2 (IANS) Groundsmen at the Wankhede stadium here were seen spraying a chemical to reduce the effect of dew during the day-night cricket World Cup final between India ... Read more...

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Wankhede pitch will be a slow turner, says curator


March 31st, 2011 - 2:49 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 31 (IANS) The Wankhede Stadium wicket for Saturday's World Cup final will be a slow turner, like most wickets in the subcontinent during this time of the year, ... Read more...

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Rain threat to Sri Lanka-England quarterfinal


March 26th, 2011 - 12:49 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, March 26 (IANS) There were showers at daybreak here and the weatherman forecast a thunderstorm and more rain as the city prepared for the Cricket World Cup quarterfinal between ... Read more...

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Mirpur better than Eden Gardens, but Chennai is excellent, say scribes


March 19th, 2011 - 2:06 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, March 19 (IANS) One is an age-old cricketing venue having staged a Test match way back in 1934 besides the World Cup final 24 years back. The other is ... Read more...

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