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Armaan on pace at the Auto Speedway


April 18th, 2012 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
Fontana (California), April 18 (IANS) India's Armaan Ebrahim had his first taste of an oval circuit in the United States as he warmed up to the challenge by getting up ... Read more...

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West Indies call up Shillingford for Trinidad Test


April 13th, 2012 - 5:21 pm ICT by IANS
Port of Spain (Trinidad), April 13 (IANS/CMC) Windward Islands off-spinner Shane Shillingford has been called up for the second Test against Australia, starting here Sunday, on the heels of a disappointing ... Read more...

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All-pace attack can backfire: Siddle


December 30th, 2011 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Dec 30 (IANS) Australian fast bowler Peter Siddle says his team is open to an all-pace attack for the second Test against India in Sydney though the strategy ... Read more...

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Get the gorilla off your back: Ravi Shastri to Sachin


November 25th, 2011 - 2:55 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 25 (IANS) Sachin Tendulkar last hit a century in any form of the game on March 12, 2011 in Nagpur against South Africa in the World Cup. ... Read more...

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Indian offered Majeed $1.2m to lose Oval Test, court hears


October 11th, 2011 - 11:03 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 11 (IANS) A mysterious Indian contact offered Pakistan cricket agent Mazhar Majeed $1.2 million to arrange for Pakistan to throw a Test match against England, a court in ... Read more...

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Butt agreed to ‘bat maiden over’: Court


October 6th, 2011 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 6 (IANS) Former Pakistan skipper Salman Butt agreed to score no runs in an over during last year's Oval Test match against England as part of a betting ... Read more...

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Surprised Ojha not playing Test cricket: Surrey manager


September 15th, 2011 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 13 (IANS) Surrey manager Chris Adams is surprised that Pragyan Ojha has been left out of the Indian cricket Test squad and predicts that the left-arm spinner would ... Read more...

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BCCI should rotate players to cut injuries: Akram


August 31st, 2011 - 5:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) Former Pakistan captain Wasim Akram said that it is high time for the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) to rotate players ... Read more...

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India will have to bowl a lot better to win ODI series: Akram


August 29th, 2011 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) Pakistani bowling great Wasim Akram says India will have to bowl much better than what they managed in the Tests against England if they are ... Read more...

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Gambhir likely to be ruled out from ODI series


August 29th, 2011 - 3:38 pm ICT by IANS
Leicestershire, Aug 29 (IANS) India's opening batsman Gautam Gambhir is likely to return home as he is still struggling to recover from the concussion he suffered during the fourth ... Read more...

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We tried our best, Dhoni says


August 22nd, 2011 - 10:37 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 22 (IANS) India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni was left groping for words to explain his side's 0-4 series annihilation against England.India lost The Oval Test by an innings ... Read more...

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Dravid attributes team’s dismal run to rare batting failure


August 22nd, 2011 - 2:48 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 22 (IANS) Rahul Dravid, India's lone consistent performer in the ongoing Test series against England, has attributed his team's dismal performance to a "rare" collective batting failure.Dravid, who ... Read more...

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Healthy competition among English batsmen: Bell


August 21st, 2011 - 4:05 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 21 (IANS) Ian Bell, who scored his maiden double century in the ongoing fourth Test against India, feels there is a healthy competition among English batsmen to stack ... Read more...

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We have to win The Oval Test to restore pride: Dravid


August 17th, 2011 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 17 (IANS) Former captain Rahul Dravid has said India have to restore their pride by winning the fourth and final cricket Test of the series against England at ... Read more...

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Anderson should be fit for Oval Test, hopes Swann


August 16th, 2011 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 16 (IANS) England spinner Graeme Swann is hopeful that his team-mate James Anderson will be fit for the fourth and last Test against India, which begins at The ... Read more...

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Andrew Strauss to get ICC mace after Oval Test


August 15th, 2011 - 6:48 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 15 (IANS) England captain Andrew Strauss will receive the International Cricket Council's (ICC) mace for becoming the World No.1 Test side after the conclusion of the fourth Test ... Read more...

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Flower to take a short break after Test series


August 15th, 2011 - 3:27 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 15 (IANS) England coach Andy Flower will take a small break after the four-match Test series and will be missing his team's one-off ODI against Ireland in Dublin ... Read more...

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England announce unchanged squad for Oval Test


August 14th, 2011 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
Birmingham, Aug 14 (IANS) England have announced an unchanged 13-member squad for the final Test against India at The Oval starting Thursday.Jonathan Trott has not recovered from a shoulder injury ... Read more...

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England deserve to be No.1 Test team: ICC


August 13th, 2011 - 11:01 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Aug 13 (IANS) The International Cricket Council (ICC) Saturday lauded England for becoming the No.1 Test side in the world.ICC chief executive Haroon Lorgat, complimenting the England and Wales ... Read more...

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‘Banned’ Butt was under investigation for suspected 2010 T20 WC ’spot-fixing’ affair


February 10th, 2011 - 3:24 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 10(ANI): Former Pakistan captain Salman Butt, who has been banned for 10 years for his involvement in a spot-fixing scam, was also investigated by the International Cricket Council (ICC)'s anti-corruption ... Read more...

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‘Banned’ Salman Butt lands job as Pak TV channel’s World Cup expert


February 10th, 2011 - 2:22 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Feb 10(ANI): Former Pakistan captain Salman Butt, who was banned for 10 years for his involvement in a spot-fixing scam, has been signed up by Pakistan's Channel 5 to be their ... Read more...

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Steve Waugh hopes spot-fixing verdict will stamp out corruption from cricket


February 8th, 2011 - 1:51 pm ICT by ANI
Abu Dhabi, Feb 8(ANI): Former Australian captain Steve Waugh hopes that the ban imposed on three Pakistan cricketers over spot-fixing charges would stamp out corruption from international cricket."It sinks into the ... Read more...

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Butt says 10-year ban imposed by ICC is unacceptable and shocking


February 7th, 2011 - 12:49 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Feb 7(ANI): Former Pakistan captain Salman Butt has said that he is shocked at the 10-year ban imposed on him by the International Cricket Council (ICC) anti-corruption tribunal.The independent tribunal, chaired ... Read more...

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Corruption in cricket will never be tolerated, says ICC chief


February 6th, 2011 - 9:08 pm ICT by ANI
Doha (Qatar), Feb 6(ANI): International Cricket Council (ICC) Chief Executive Haroon Lorgat has expressed a hope that the findings and sanctions imposed on three Pakistan cricketers by an independent anti-corruption tribunal will ... Read more...

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Spot-fixing verdict should be a deterrent for players: ICC


February 6th, 2011 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Feb 6 (IANS) International Cricket Council (ICC) chief executive Haroon Lorgat Sunday expressed hope that the sanctions imposed on three Pakistani cricketers will act as a strong deterrent to others who ... Read more...

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Tainted Pak trio found guilty, get lengthy bans in spot-fixing case


February 6th, 2011 - 11:26 am ICT by ANI
Doha, Feb 6(ANI): The Anti-Corruption Tribunal hearing the spot-fixing case has found the Pakistani trio- Salman Butt, Mohammad Amir and Mohammad Asif- guilty of corruption and imposed a ten-year, a seven-year and ... Read more...

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Lorgat promises disclosure of spot-fixing probe details after verdict is out


January 16th, 2011 - 6:45 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 16(ANI): International Cricket Council Chief Executive Haroon Lorgat has promised that all details pertaining to spot-fixing investigations will be revealed, once the verdict is announced on February 5.According to ... Read more...

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Spot-fixing verdict won’t tarnish World Cup: Haroon Lorgat


January 16th, 2011 - 5:45 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 16(ANI): The verdict on spot-fixing case involving key Pakistani players will not tarnish the World Cup event, International Cricket Council Chief Executive Haroon Lorgat has said.According to an ICC press ... Read more...

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Tribunal’s decision to defer spot-fixing verdict may be “silver lining” for Aamir: Lawyer


January 14th, 2011 - 3:16 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Jan 14(ANI): The ICC Anti-Corruption Tribunal's decision to defer the spot-fixing verdict until next month can be a "silver lining" for suspended Pakistan fast bowler Mohammad Aamir, his lawyer has said.Shahid ... Read more...

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Spot-fixing case: Former ICC chief feels suspended Pak trio will be “harshly punished”


January 13th, 2011 - 1:43 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Jan 13(ANI): Former International Cricket Council (ICC) President Ehsan Mani has expressed his happiness with the way the anti-corruption tribunal has handled the spot-fixing case against the suspended Pakistani trio, and ... Read more...

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ICC defers spot fixing verdict on three Pakistani player


January 12th, 2011 - 4:53 pm ICT by IANS
Doha, Jan 12 (IANS) The International Cricket Council (ICC) has deferred its verdict on the spot-fixing investigation involving three Pakistani cricketers Salman Butt, Mohammad Asif and Mohammad Aamer in the Lord's Test ... Read more...

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Media bashed Ponting looking to turn things around in Adelaide Oval Test


December 2nd, 2010 - 2:35 pm ICT by ANI
Adelaide, Dec.2 (ANI): Australian captain Ricky Ponting has fond memories of the Adelaide Oval, which will be the venue of the second Ashes Test against England from Friday, and is hoping that ... Read more...

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Wahab Riaz ruled out of Pak-SA Test series due to injury


November 14th, 2010 - 2:38 pm ICT by ANI
Dubai, Nov 14 (ANI): Pakistan pacer Wahab Riaz has been ruled out of the remainder of the ongoing Test against South Africa after straining a muscle."Riaz has suffered a side strain on ... Read more...

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Hauritz says pressure will be England’s Swann to deliver in Ashes


November 10th, 2010 - 1:48 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Nov.10 (ANI): Australian off-spinner Nathan Hauritz is sparing no effort to pile on the pressure on his opposite number Graeme Swann, saying the England spinner will carry the weight of a ... Read more...

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England ready to scrap with Aussies for Ashes: Prior


October 21st, 2010 - 4:34 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct. 21 (ANI): England wicketkeeper-batsman Matt Prior has said that his team is ready to take on the Australians in this winter's Ashes scrap.Prior said: "Ricky is a tough competitor. He's ... Read more...

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