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Taylor leads Kiwi fight back


August 31st, 2012 - 6:56 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 31 (IANS) Skipper Ross Taylor backed his brave words with a solid century (113) to lead a New Zealand fight back as the visitors ended a truncated ... Read more...

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India likely to retain winning team against Kiwis


August 30th, 2012 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 30 (IANS) An upbeat India are expected to retain the winning combination for the second cricket Test against New Zealand beginning at the Chinnaswamy stadium here Friday. "We ... Read more...

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Bad light stops play in Hyderabad Test


August 25th, 2012 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 25 (IANS) Bad light and rain stopped play on the third day of the first cricket Test between India and New Zealand at the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium, ... Read more...

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India bowled out for 438 against New Zealand (Lead)


August 24th, 2012 - 5:19 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 24 (IANS) Riding on a fine 159 by Cheteshwar Pujara, India ended their first innings at 438 shortly before the tea session against New Zealand on the second ... Read more...

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India extend lead at lunch (Lead)


August 24th, 2012 - 2:29 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 24 (IANS) India extended their lead by 64 runs without loss to get to 371 for five in their first innings at lunch on the second day of ... Read more...

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U-19 World Cup: Australia beat South Africa, enter final


August 21st, 2012 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
Townsville (Australia), Aug 21 (IANS) Australia beat a tenacious South Africa by four wickets to secure their place in the Under-19 Cricket World Cup final here Tuesday. Australian captain Will ... Read more...

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U-19 World Cup: India pip Pakistan to enter semis (Lead)


August 20th, 2012 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
Townsville (Australia), Aug 20 (IANS) India set up a semi-final clash against New Zealand after pipping arch-rivals Pakistan by one wicket in the Under-19 World Cup cricket here Monday. India ... Read more...

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ICC U-19 World Cup: Australia march into semis


August 19th, 2012 - 4:50 pm ICT by IANS
Townsville (Australia), Aug 19 (IANS) Australia pulled off a clinical five-wicket victory over Bangladesh Sunday to secure a spot in the semi-finals of the ICC under-19 cricket World Cup. Bangladesh, ... Read more...

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Golf: Rashid Khan leads by four strokes


August 7th, 2012 - 10:16 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 7 (IANS) Rashid Khan of Delhi fired a five-under-67 in extremely windy and overcast conditions to take the clubhouse lead in round one of the PGTI Players Championship ... Read more...

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Rain in Chandigarh, dry spell ends


July 5th, 2012 - 12:21 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 5 (IANS) Rains lashed Chandigarh and its surrounding areas Thursday morning, bringing an end to a prolonged dry spell that lasted over a month.Met officials said rains lashed ... Read more...

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Maximum temperatures dip across Punjab, Haryana


April 14th, 2012 - 10:27 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, April 14 (IANS) Maximum temperatures at most places in Punjab and Haryana and Chandigarh dipped Saturday by five to nine degrees Celsius below average owing to overcast conditions and ... Read more...

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Rain predicted in parts of Punjab, Haryana


February 19th, 2012 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Feb 19 (IANS) Cold wave conditions have abated in most parts of Punjab and Haryana but the met office here Sunday predicted rain and thundershowers in some places in ... Read more...

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Amit Dube wins Gujarat Kensville qualifier; Bajaj, Bhasin also make it


January 4th, 2012 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
Noida, Jan 4 (IANS) Local knowledge helped Amit Dube and Rahul Bajaj grab two of three spots from the qualifier Wednesday for the Euros 200,000 Gujarat Kensville Challenge. The duo ... Read more...

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Richardson, Laxman pitch for floodlights in Tests


November 16th, 2011 - 12:23 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 15 (IANS) The loss of over an hour of playing time in the second India-West Indies Test match at the Eden Gardens Tuesday led to calls from players ... Read more...

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Dhoni, Laxman shine, India in driver’s seat at Eden Gardens


November 15th, 2011 - 6:48 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 15 (IANS) Stylish batsman V.V.S Laxman and skipper M.S.Dhoni struck contrasting centuries as India piled up a mammoth total and then picked up two West Indies wickets to ... Read more...

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Jadeja putting pressure on Pathan: Akram


October 22nd, 2011 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) Former Pakistan captain Wasim Akram feels that India's young all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja is keeping pressure on the big-hitting Yusuf Pathan with his performances in ... Read more...

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England win third ODI to take unbeatable 2-0 lead


September 10th, 2011 - 10:17 am ICT by IANS
London, Sep 10 (IANS) England scraped to a three-wicket victory over India in the third One-day International and took an unassailable 2-0 lead in the NatWest Series here.It was a ... Read more...

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Jadeja, Dhoni rescue India in third ODI (Lead)


September 9th, 2011 - 11:19 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 9 (IANS) Skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni and Ravindra Jadeja steered India to a fighting 234 for seven after England's James Anderson ripped through the visitors' top-order in the ... Read more...

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Patel helps India set a fighting target in first ODI


September 3rd, 2011 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
Chester-le-Street (England), Sep 3 (IANS) A career best 95-run knock by Parthiv Patel and Suresh Raina's quickfire 38 in the death overs helped India get 274 for seven against England ... Read more...

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Indian batsmen struggle against England in Edgbaston Test (Roundup)


August 11th, 2011 - 1:22 am ICT by IANS
Birmingham, Aug 10 (IANS) Indian batsmen continued to struggle in seaming conditions as England gained firm control of the third Test after the first day's play here Wednesday.Put in, ... Read more...

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Dhoni leads India’s fight-back in Edgbaston Test (Lead)


August 10th, 2011 - 10:44 pm ICT by IANS
Birmingham, Aug 10 (IANS) Mahendra Singh Dhoni struck a fearless unbeaten half-century as India reached 205 for eight in the first innings against England at tea on the first ... Read more...

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Disastrous start for India in third Test (Lunch report)


August 10th, 2011 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
Birmingham, Aug 10 (IANS) Put in to bat, India made a disastrous start to the third cricket Test against England and crashed to 75 for four in the first ... Read more...

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Laxman’s half-century takes India to 117/2 (Lunch report)


July 30th, 2011 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
Nottingham, July 30 (IANS) A strokeful half-century by V.V.S. Laxman took India to 117 for two at lunch in reply to England's first innings 221 runs on the second ... Read more...

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Sreesanth attributes his success to stint with Donald


July 30th, 2011 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
Nottingham, July 30 (IANS) India's pacer Shanthakumaran Sreesanth says his stint with Warwickshire coach Allan Donald helped him exploit English conditions on the first day of the second cricket Test ... Read more...

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Pacers put India on top (Roundup)


July 30th, 2011 - 1:09 am ICT by IANS
Nottingham, July 29 (IANS) India pacers ran through England batting before a gutsy half-century by Stuart Broad helped the home team to recover from 124/8 to 221 all out ... Read more...

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Strauss and Pietersen steady England innings (Lunch report)


July 29th, 2011 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
Nottingham, July 29 (IANS) India took two wickets before Andrew Strauss and Kevin Pietersen survived probing spells to take England to 69/2 at lunch on the opening day of the ... Read more...

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Heavy rains at Rahul’s rally


July 9th, 2011 - 12:44 pm ICT by IANS
Aligarh, July 9 (IANS) Heavy rains lashed this Uttar Pradesh city Saturday ahead of Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi's farmers' rally even as organisers tried to boost the morale ... Read more...

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Rains in Chandigarh, Punjab, Haryana


June 1st, 2011 - 1:25 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, June 1 (IANS) There were moderate to heavy rains in Chandigarh and various parts of Punjab and Haryana Tuesday night and Wednesday morning, met officials said.Overcast conditions were still ... Read more...

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Rain forecast in Punjab, Haryana, Chandigarh


May 26th, 2011 - 7:26 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, May 26 (IANS) Overcast conditions prevailed in various parts of Punjab, Haryana and their joint capital city Chandigarh Thursday and the weatherman forecast light to moderate rainfall during the ... Read more...

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Weekend rains may give Punjab, Haryana some respite


May 20th, 2011 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, May 20 (IANS) People in Punjab and Haryana may get a brief respite from scorching heat as the weathermen here have forecast a light to moderate rainfall over the ... Read more...

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Overcast conditions delay harvesting in Punjab


April 17th, 2011 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, April 17 (IANS) Overcast skies accompanied by light to moderate rainfall and thunderstorms have delayed the harvesting of the wheat crop in various parts of Punjab, officials said.This has ... Read more...

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Force India bags maiden Q3 position at Chinese Grand Prix


April 16th, 2011 - 5:19 pm ICT by IANS
Shanghai, April 16 (IANS) Force India put up their best qualifying performance of the 2011 Formula One season as Paul di Resta (1:36.190) made it to Q3 for the first ... Read more...

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Rain threat dampens farmers’ mood in Punjab, Haryana


April 16th, 2011 - 4:13 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, April 16 (IANS) Ready to harvest their wheat crop, farmers in Punjab and Haryana are watching the overcast sky with worry. More rain and thunderstorm forecast over the next ... Read more...

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Eden track bit two-paced, but full of runs


March 15th, 2011 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 15 (IANS) The Eden Gardens pitch, that played the villain at the last World Cup game here 15 years ago, seemed a bit two-paced but was overall full ... Read more...

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Clinical Pakistan beat Zimbabwe to make World Cup quarters (Roundup)


March 15th, 2011 - 12:42 am ICT by IANS
Pallekele (Sri Lanka), March 14 (IANS) Debutant Asad Shafiq's unbeaten 78 guided Pakistan into the quarterfinals of the World Cup with a seven-wicket win over Zimbabwe in a rain-marred Pool ... Read more...

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