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Saeed Ajmal becomes No.1 ranked ODI bowler


September 6th, 2012 - 10:58 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Sep 6 (IANS) Pakistan off-spinner Saeed Ajmal, who was ommitted by International Cricket Council (ICC) from the shortlist for Test player of the year, has moved up two places ... Read more...

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U-19: Australia, Pakistan, Windies win


August 13th, 2012 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
Townsville (Australia), Aug 13 (IANS) Competition heavyweights Australia, the West Indies and Pakistan swept aside their rivals from qualifying nations, while Sri Lanka got their campaign back on track in ... Read more...

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Harmeet shines in U-19 World Cup warm-ups


August 8th, 2012 - 4:53 pm ICT by IANS
Brisbane, Aug 8 (IANS) India Wednesday won their second warm-up ahead of their Under-19 World Cup, defeating Afghanistan by 52 runs here at Fred Kratzman Oval. India, who had won ... Read more...

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Fiery pacer Brett Lee retires from international cricket


July 13th, 2012 - 1:10 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, July 13 (IANS) It's official, I have retired from international cricket! Thanks for all your love and support. It's been an amazing 13 years -- so tweeted Australian ... Read more...

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Asif rules out taking asylum in UK


June 6th, 2012 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 6 (IANS) Former Pakistani paceman Muhammad Asif says he is not seeking asylum in Britain and wants to return home as soon as possible.Asif was released from prison ... Read more...

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Frenzied fans pray for RCB win (Sidelights)


May 6th, 2012 - 11:54 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 6 (IANS) Die-hards fans of Royal Challengers Bangalore flocked to the Chinnaswamy stadium late Sunday again praying for a win over underdogs Deccan Chargers in the Indian Premier ... Read more...

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CA has to improve communication with fans: Sutherland


February 18th, 2012 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Feb 18 (IANS) Cricket Australia (CA) chief executive James Sutherland admitted that it needs to improve communication between national selectors and the public to avoid situations like a public ... Read more...

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I have a lot more cricket left in me: Haddin


December 28th, 2011 - 4:20 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Dec 28 (IANS) Australia's Test vice-captain and wicketkeeper Brad Haddin believes that his place in the team is not under threat despite his unimpressive performance in the ongoing ... Read more...

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Everyone has to perform in the team now: Clarke


December 21st, 2011 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Dec 21 (IANS) Australian cricket captain Michael Clarke feels that the selection of Ed Cowan has sent a strong message to all the the players - perform or perish."Ed ... Read more...

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Hilfenhaus revives his hope of Test comeback


December 19th, 2011 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
Perth, Dec 19 (IANS) Tasmanian fast bowler Ben Hilfenhaus revived his hopes of a Test comeback with a Man of the Match performance in Hobart Hurricanes' 31-run triumph over the ... Read more...

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Pacer Mitchell Johnson may be ruled out for summer


November 30th, 2011 - 3:19 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Nov 30 (IANS) Australian fast bowler Mitchell Johnson is likely to be sidelined for the entire summer as he would require surgery on his left toe.Cricket Australia (CA) ... Read more...

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Will Harbhajan be the 17th player for Oz tour?


November 25th, 2011 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 25 (IANS) Harbhajan Singh's omission from the ODI team for the first three matches against West Indies is perhaps an indication that the off-spinner will not be ... Read more...

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Players, officials pay tributes to Dilley


October 6th, 2011 - 2:58 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 6 (IANS) Former England cricket captain Ian Botham has said he was shocked to hear of his former team mate Graham Dilley's passing away.Dilley, who shared a 117-run ... Read more...

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Learning tricks from Anderson: Asif


September 8th, 2011 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, Sep 8 (IANS) Banned Pakistani fast bowler Mohammad Asif says he has been closely following English paceman James Anderson's exploits against India and will use few of his tricks ... Read more...

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Tendulkar is not my bunny: Anderson


August 9th, 2011 - 7:01 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 9 (IANS) James Anderson might have dismissed Sachin Tendulkar seven times in Test but the fast bowler insists that the Indian batting maestro is not his bunny ... Read more...

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Tremlett to miss Edgbaston Test


August 9th, 2011 - 5:25 pm ICT by IANS
Edgbaston, Aug 9 (IANS) English paceman Chris Tremlett has been ruled out of the third Test against India here Wednesday because of a back injury.The England and Wales Cricket Board ... Read more...

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DRS back in spotlight in India-England series


July 31st, 2011 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
Nottingham, July 31 (IANS) The use of technology came under scanner on the second day of the second cricket Test when England were left unconvinced by the Hotspot technology ... Read more...

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Tremlett doubtful for second Test against India


July 28th, 2011 - 5:19 pm ICT by IANS
Nottingham, July 28 (IANS) England paceman Chris Tremlett may miss the second Test against India starting Friday here at Trent Bridge.The 6-foot 8-inch tall pacer Wednesday skipped the training owing ... Read more...

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Tremlett has a niggle, but expected to play second Test


July 26th, 2011 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 26 (IANS) England pacer Chris Tremlett, who bowled with a niggling hamstring in India's second innings in the first cricket Test at Lord's, is expected to be fit ... Read more...

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Bowlers’ fitness a worry for Dhoni


June 19th, 2011 - 2:54 pm ICT by IANS
Kingston (Jamaica), June 19 (IANS) India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni is worried about the fitness of his bowlers ahead of the three-match Test series against the West Indies that starts ... Read more...

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Aamer impresses Surrey club side


June 11th, 2011 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 11 (IANS) Mohammed Aamer might be in trouble for playing club cricket in Surrey but the players of the sides involved in the match were full of praise ... Read more...

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Zaheer Khan nominated for Arjuna award


May 3rd, 2011 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 3 (IANS) Paceman Zaheer Khan, who played a key role in India's World Cup triumph, has been nominated for this year's Arjuna award by the Board of ... Read more...

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Bowling consistently in right areas helped bag five wickets: Ishant


April 28th, 2011 - 12:20 pm ICT by ANI
Kochi, Apr 28 (ANI): Pacer Ishant Sharma, who bagged five wickets in a spirited bowling display as Deccan Chargers skittle Kochi Tuskers Kerala for 74 to register a 55-run victory in ... Read more...

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Daredevils can be the surprise package: Irfan


April 13th, 2011 - 10:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 13 (IANS) The new-look Delhi Daredevils are a pale shadow of their past and lost both their Indian Premier League matches so far, but Irfan Pathan believes ... Read more...

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Rajasthan Royals beat Daredevils to maintain IPL winning run (Lead)


April 12th, 2011 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, April 12 (IANS) Rajasthan Royals maintained their unbeaten run in the Indian Premier League (IPL) with a clinical six-wicket win over Delhi Daredevils at the Sawai Mansingh Stadium ... Read more...

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Tait retires from ODIs to focus on T20 career


March 28th, 2011 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, March 28 (IANS) Australian fast bowler Shaun Tait Monday announced his retirement from One-day cricket to concentrate on Twenty20s. "I have decided to retire from One-day cricket for both ... Read more...

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Tendulkar completes 18,000 runs in ODIs


March 24th, 2011 - 10:31 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedbad, March 24 (IANS) India's batting maestro Sachin Tendulkar Thursday completed 18,000 runs in One-day Internationals (ODI) during the World Cup quarterfinal against Australia.Tendulkar, who has 48 ODI hundreds, ... Read more...

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Yardy pulls out of World Cup quarter-final citing depression


March 24th, 2011 - 8:39 pm ICT by ANI
Colombo, Mar.24 (ANI): Depression has forced England spin bowler Michael Yardy to pull out of Saturday's World Cup quarter-final against Sri Lanka in Colombo."The Sussex all-rounder Michael Yardy has been withdrawn ... Read more...

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West Indies overpower Ireland to stay in the hunt (Roundup)


March 11th, 2011 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
Mohali, March 11 (IANS) The West Indies continued their resurgence in the World Cup with a hard fought victory over Ireland, who for a fair distance looked well on course ... Read more...

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Smith, Pollard take West Indies to 275 (Lead)


March 11th, 2011 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
Mohali, March 11 (IANS) Devon Smith struck his maiden ODI century and Kieron Pollard hit 94 off 55 balls as the West Indies recovered from a slow start to post ... Read more...

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Malinga claims hat-trick as Sri Lanka crush Kenya (Second Lead)


March 2nd, 2011 - 1:55 am ICT by IANS
Colombo, Feb 28 (IANS) Express-fast Lasith Malinga became the second player in as many days to claim a hat-trick 2011 World Cup as Sri Lanka thrashed Kenya by nine ... Read more...

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Karnataka assembly to discuss cricket match ticket chaos


March 2nd, 2011 - 1:52 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 1 (IANS) The chaotic scenes at the Chinnaswamy stadium last week for tickets to Sunday's India-England World Cup tie is turning out to be a major issue ... Read more...

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Malinga’s hat-trick bowls out Kenya for 142 (Lead)


March 1st, 2011 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Feb 28 (IANS) Sri Lankan fast bowler Lasith Malinga claimed the second hat-trick of the tournament as Sri Lanka bowled out Kenya for 142 in a World Cup Group A match ... Read more...

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World Cup: As crowds throng for tickets, cops cane them


February 24th, 2011 - 2:09 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 24 (IANS) Police Thursday used canes to control the milling crowds seeking tickets for Sunday's India-England World Cup match here as 7,000 tickets were sold out in three hours ... Read more...

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I am determined to clear my name, says Asif


February 23rd, 2011 - 3:14 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, Feb 23 (IANS) Banned Pakistani pacer Mohammad Asif says he is determined to clear his name from the spot-fixing scandal that shook world cricket last year.Asif along with former Test captain ... Read more...

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