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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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West Indies bring back Darren Bravo for T20 World Cup


August 23rd, 2012 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
St. John's (Antigua), Aug 23 (IANS/CMC) The return of left-handed stroke-maker Darren Bravo is the only difference in an otherwise predictable 15-man squad for next month's Twenty20 World Cup in Sri ... Read more...

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Injury concerns for West Indies after loss to Lions


May 14th, 2012 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
Northampton, May 14 (IANS/CMC) The West Indies suffered a crushing 10-wicket defeat against England Lions here Sunday, just four days ahead of their clash with World No.1 England in the opening ... Read more...

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Daredevils pace attack has blossomed under Simmons: Morkel


May 5th, 2012 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 5 (IANS) Delhi Daredevils fast bowler Morne Morkel said Saturday that their pace attack has blossomed under the guidance of coach Eric Simmons."Simmons is not just ... Read more...

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Touring West Indies under fire from English media


May 3rd, 2012 - 2:46 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 3 (IANS/CMC) The West Indies cricket team touched down here Wednesday for their three-Test tour against the world's No.1 side, with English newspapers already launching their usual assault on ... Read more...

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Lyon to fine tune skills with Warne ahead of Adelaide Test


January 18th, 2012 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 18 (IANS) Australian spinner Nathan Lyon will be taking tips from spin wizard Shane Warne as he gears up for the fourth and the final Test against India ... Read more...

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Retain me for Adelaide Test: Harris pleads with team management


January 18th, 2012 - 6:25 pm ICT by IANS
Adelaide, Jan 18 (IANS) Amid speculation that Australia will field a three-man pace attack, pacer Ryan Harris pleaded with the team management to rettain him for the fourth and the ... Read more...

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Australia retain squad for Adelaide Test


January 17th, 2012 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 17 (IANS) Australia Tuesday announced an unchanged 12-member squad for the fourth and final Test in Adelaide starting Jan 24 as they chase a 4-0 whitewash of India.Having ... Read more...

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Tendulkar, Zaheer back in ODI fold, Irfan retained (Lead)


January 15th, 2012 - 10:37 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 15 (IANS) India's batting great Sachin Tendulkar and pace spearhead Zaheer Khan were picked for the ODIs for the first time since the 2011 World Cup while ... Read more...

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Dhoni handed one Test ban for slow over-rate


January 15th, 2012 - 5:01 pm ICT by IANS
Perth, Jan 15 (IANS) India captain Mahendra Singh is certain to miss the Adelaide Test against Australia following a one Test ban for maintaining a slow over-rate in the ... Read more...

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India crash yet again, Warner smashes 4th fastest Test century (Roundup)


January 13th, 2012 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
Perth, Jan 13 (IANS) On a pitch India were shot out for 161, explosive Australian opener David Warner smashed the fourth fastest Test century in an unbroken first-wicket stand ... Read more...

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Batsmen struggle as India reach 73/4 at lunch (Lead)


January 13th, 2012 - 3:28 pm ICT by IANS
Perth, Jan 13 (IANS) India's batting line-up continued to falter in the series Down Under with Australia taking four wickets for 73 at lunch on the opening day of ... Read more...

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India’s batting woes continue in Perth (Tea Report)


January 13th, 2012 - 3:28 pm ICT by IANS
Perth, Jan 13 (IANS) Virat Kohli and V.V.S. Laxman looked on course to resurrecting India's innings on the first day of the third Test against Australia until Peter Siddle ... Read more...

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India put into bat at Perth


January 13th, 2012 - 9:34 am ICT by IANS
Perth, Jan 13 (IANS) Australia won the toss and put India into bat in the third cricket Test at the Western Australia Cricket Ground here Friday.Both teams opted to ... Read more...

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Australia still undecided on bowling attack


January 12th, 2012 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
Perth, Jan 12 (IANS) Australia captain Michael Clarke Thursday said he would wait till Friday before deciding whether to field a four-match pace attack against India in the third cricket ... Read more...

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WACA curator predicts bouncy Perth track


January 9th, 2012 - 12:03 am ICT by IANS
Perth, Jan 8 (IANS) Western Australia Cricket Association (WACA) curator Cameron Sutherland has warned India to be prepared for a bouncy track for the third Test against Australia beginning at ... Read more...

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We have always put the team first: Clarke


January 6th, 2012 - 1:22 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 6 (IANS) Australian captain Michael Clarke said Friday that the philosophy of always putting the team first was key in the innings and 68 runs win over ... Read more...

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Australian bowling attack can be world’s best: Arthur


December 31st, 2011 - 6:21 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Dec 31 (IANS) Australia coach Mickey Arthur feels that his team's pace attack has the potential to be the best in the world and he's happy with his top ... Read more...

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Arthur hints at retaining bowling attack for SCG Test


December 31st, 2011 - 12:30 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Dec 31 (IANS) Australia coach Mickey Arthur has hinted at retaining the same bowling attack for the second Test against India starting Jan 3 here at the Sydney Cricket ... 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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McDermott hailed for turning around Australian pace attack


December 29th, 2011 - 6:43 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Dec 29 (IANS) Former Australian Test fast bowler Craig McDermott has done a great job with the pace battery since taking over in May as the bowling coach.The results ... Read more...

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Australia convincingly win MCG Test (Second Lead)


December 29th, 2011 - 2:03 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Dec 29 (IANS) The Indian batting crumbled against a lively pace attack as Australia won the first Test at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) by 122 runs here ... Read more...

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Australia opt to bat against India


December 26th, 2011 - 8:43 am ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Dec 26 (IANS) Australian captain Michael Clarke won the toss and elected to bat against India in the first Test of the five-match series at the Melbourne Cricket ... Read more...

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Fidel Edwards aiming to be fastest bowler on earth


December 18th, 2011 - 1:25 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Dec 18 (IANS) Speedster Fidel Edwards threatens to touch the 160 kmph-mark in the next one year and get closer to the fastest delivery ever unleashed by Pakistani ... Read more...

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Important for Sehwag and Zaheer to fire together: Ian Chappell


December 17th, 2011 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Dec 17 (IANS) Former Australian captain Ian Chappell feels that India's bowling doesn't match up as well as the New Zealand attack did in favourable conditions to humble ... Read more...

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Mithun replaces Praveen in Test squad for Australia tour


December 6th, 2011 - 1:55 am ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, Dec 6 (IANS) Karnataka pacer Abhimanyu Mithun has replaced injured Praveen Kumar, who is down with a fractured rib, in the 17-member Australia-bound Test squad for the four-match ... Read more...

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West Indies suffer batting collapse, reach 211/9 (Lead)


November 29th, 2011 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
Cuttack, Nov 29 (IANS) A middle-order batting collapse restricted the West Indies to 211 for nine in 50 overs against India in the first One-Day International (ODI) of the ... Read more...

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India aiming for a clean sweep of West Indies


November 21st, 2011 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 21 (IANS) India will be looking for a clean sweep of the three Test series against the West Indies when the last match gets underway at the ... Read more...

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County stint helped me overcome pressure: Ojha


November 16th, 2011 - 10:00 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 16 (IANS) India's young left arm spinner Pragyan Ojha, who captured his 50th Test wicket Wednesday, is enjoying his partnership with offie Ravichandran Ashwin and says they complement ... Read more...

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County stint has taught me to overcome pressure: Ojha


November 16th, 2011 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 16 (IANS) India's young left arm spinner Pragyan Ojha, who captured his 50th Test wicket Wednesday, is enjoying his partnership with offie Ravichandran Ashwin and says they complement ... Read more...

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Sharma excited at leading young Indian pace attack


November 13th, 2011 - 4:45 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 13 (IANS) India's lanky seamer Ishant Sharma is all buoyed up with his present role as the senior bowler of the team that has now three speedsters capable ... Read more...

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Kotla Test: India in trouble as 17 wickets tumble on 2nd day


November 7th, 2011 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 7 (IANS) The West Indies put India on the backfoot as they took a vital 95-run first-innings lead and while stretching it to 116 by stumps ... Read more...

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India struggling against West Indies in first Test (Tea report)


November 7th, 2011 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 7 (IANS) India failed to capitalise on a good start, suffering a sudden collapse to struggle at 151 for four in their first innings at tea ... Read more...

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Tendulkar back; big chance for India’s GenNext against Windies


November 5th, 2011 - 5:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 5 (IANS) It is not yet India's GenNext team, only injuries forced the selectors to inject fresh blood in the bowling attack. Still, the focus in ... Read more...

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West Indies confident of playing competitive game: Gibson


November 4th, 2011 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 4 (IANS) Riding high on a Test series win after eight years, the West Indies hope to give India a tough competition in the three Tests ... Read more...

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