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Salvi replaces Aaron in Delhi Daredevils squad


September 21st, 2012 - 2:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) Mumbai bowler Aavishkar Salvi replaced Varun Aaron at Delhi Daredevils after the Jharkhand pacer was advised he will need to have a tonsillectomy which will ... Read more...

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Windies will be gunning for Australia: Edwards


September 19th, 2012 - 2:19 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Sep 19 (IANS/CMC) Confident strike bowler Fidel Edwards says the West Indies will be firing from all cylinders in an effort to win their opening game against Australia in the ... Read more...

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Lara and Bakewell to be inducted in ICC Hall of Fame


September 13th, 2012 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Sep 13 (IANS) The International Cricket Council (ICC) Thursday announced that they will be inducting West Indies great Brian Lara and Englishwoman Enid Bakewell into its Hall of Fame.Lara ... Read more...

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India recover to end Day Two at 283/5


September 1st, 2012 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 1 (IANS) India were 283 for five in reply to New Zealand's 365 at stumps on day two of the second cricket Test here Saturday.Virat Kohli and ... Read more...

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New Zealand 108/3 against India at lunch


August 31st, 2012 - 1:13 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 31 (IANS) New Zealand made 108/3 at lunch on the first day of their second cricket Test match against India at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium here Friday.Opener ... Read more...

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Australia beat Pakistan by four wickets in first ODI


August 29th, 2012 - 4:23 pm ICT by IANS
Sharjah, Aug 29 (IANS) Pacer Mitchell Starc took his maiden five-wicket haul in ODIs and helped Australia to a four-wicket win over Pakistan in their opening match here. Though Pakistan ... Read more...

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First Test: India four wickets away from win (Tea Report)


August 26th, 2012 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 26 (IANS) India claimed five wickets in the afternoon session to restrict New Zealand to 146/6 at tea on the fourth day of the first cricket Test ... Read more...

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Heavy rains halt play in first Test (Lead)


August 25th, 2012 - 4:14 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 25 (IANS) Heavy rains disrupted play on the third day of the first cricket test between India and New Zealand at the Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium here ... Read more...

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Pakistan appoints new bowling coach


August 25th, 2012 - 1:55 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 25 (IANS) The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has confirmed the appointment of former fast bowler Muhammad Akram as the new bowling coach of the national team for one ... Read more...

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India end day one of Test at 307/5


August 23rd, 2012 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 23 (IANS) India were 307 for five at stumps on day one of the first cricket Test against New Zealand at the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium here ... Read more...

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Ishant hopes for a good show against New Zealand


August 20th, 2012 - 6:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) A fit-again Ishant Sharma will return to action with the two cricket Tests against New Zealand, hoping a good show paves way for his selection ... Read more...

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Narine undermines New Zealand as Windies win series 4-1


July 17th, 2012 - 1:17 pm ICT by IANS
Basseterre (S t Kitts), July 17 (IANS/CMC) Mystery off-spinner Sunil Narine's fifer bowled West Indies to a 20-run victory over New Zealand in the fifth and final One-Day International ... Read more...

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Southee drafted into New Zealand Test squad


July 14th, 2012 - 3:01 pm ICT by IANS
Basseterre (St Kitts), July 14 (IANS/CMC) Fast bowler Tim Southee has been drafted into the New Zealand squad for the two-Test series against the West Indies starting later this month.The ... Read more...

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Win has shifted momentum, says New Zealand skipper


July 13th, 2012 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
Basseterre (St Kitts), July 13 (IANS/CMC) Stand-in New Zealand captain Kane Williamson says their 88-run victory over the West Indies in the third One-Day International could now see the ... 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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Series remains alive after West Indies crash


July 12th, 2012 - 12:19 pm ICT by IANS
Basseterre (St Kitts), July 12 (IANS/CMC) Opener Chris Gayle has failed for the first time in five innings, triggering a miserable West Indies batting slide that culminated in their disappointing ... Read more...

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Gayle, Pollard shine as Windies break winless slide


July 1st, 2012 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
Fort Lauderdale (Florida), July 1 (IANS/CMC) Aggressive opener Chris Gayle stroked his second half-century in three innings since his return to the West Indies team as the Caribbean side broke ... Read more...

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Dinda stars in India A’s thrilling win over West Indies A


June 25th, 2012 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
Port of Spain, June 25 (IANS) Speedster Ashok Dinda bowled a brilliant super over to help India A level the two-match T20 series with the West Indies A at the ... Read more...

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New recruit Johnson eager for more success


June 18th, 2012 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
Gros Islet (St Lucia), June 18 (IANS/CMC) Almost from nowhere, left-arm West Indian pacer Delorn Johnson has emerged as one of the brightest fast bowling prospects in the region.If his performances ... Read more...

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Ramdin jumps 20 spots amidst controversy


June 13th, 2012 - 4:38 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, June 13 (IANS/CMC) Despite the swirling controversy over his ill-advised jibe at Sir Vivian Richards, West Indies wicketkeeper/batsman Denesh Ramdin was the biggest mover in the latest International Cricket Council ... Read more...

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Samuels, Ramdin hold West Indies together


June 10th, 2012 - 3:58 pm ICT by IANS
Birmingham, June 10 (IANS/CMC) In-form batsman Marlon Samuels stroked his third half-century in as many innings while the struggling Denesh Ramdin hit his first in three years to break a prolonged ... Read more...

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Malinga named ICC ambassador for T20 World Cup


June 8th, 2012 - 7:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 8 (IANS) The International Cricket Council (ICC) Friday unveiled Sri Lanka's star pacer Lasith Malinga as the official ambassador for the ICC World Twenty20 Sri Lanka ... 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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Brilliant Pujara carries India A to an exciting victory


June 6th, 2012 - 9:22 am ICT by IANS
Bridgetown (Barbados), June 6 (IANS/CMC) A superb unbeaten 96 by skipper Cheteshwar Pujara has carried India A to an exciting two-wicket victory over West Indies A on a tense final day ... Read more...

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Permaul, Thomas rescue West Indies A against India A


June 3rd, 2012 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
Bridgetown (Barbados), June 3 (IANS/CMC) Captain Veerasammy Permaul and wicket-keeper Devon Thomas both struck cavalier half-centuries as they combined to pull West Indies A out of dire straits with a superb ... Read more...

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IPL star Narine to replace Roach in West Indies squad


May 31st, 2012 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
Bridgetown (Barbados), May 31 (IANS/CMC) Indian Premier League (IPL) star off-spinner Sunil Narine could be set for his Test debut after he was called up to replace injured pacer Kemar Roach ... Read more...

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Australian woman pacer asked to chose between cricket or football


May 29th, 2012 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, May 29 (IANS) Australian top woman fast bowler Ellyse Perry, who is also an international footballer, has been asked by her football club, Canberra United, to choose between cricket ... Read more...

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Sammy backs Roach to overcome no-ball problem


May 27th, 2012 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
Nottingham, May 27 (IANS/CMC) Captain Darren Sammy has backed fast bowler Kemar Roach to overcome the no-ball problem that haunted him on the second day of the second Test here Saturday ... Read more...

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Lady luck shines for Delhi pacer Awana


May 26th, 2012 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) Lady luck finally shone on Parwinder Awana, who played for Kings XI Punjab, as the Delhi fast bowler Saturday was selected in the India A ... Read more...

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Rahul Sharma vows to give up cricket if found guilty (Lead)


May 21st, 2012 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai/Jallandhar, May 21 (IANS) Pune Warriors' players Rahul Sharma and Wayne Parnell claimed Monday that they don't use drugs and they were at the wrong place at the wrong time ... Read more...

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Daredevils beat Kings XI to march into IPL play-offs (Lead)


May 16th, 2012 - 1:28 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 15 (IANS) Table toppers Delhi Daredevils became the first team to qualify for the play-off stages of the Indian Premier League (IPL) as they beat Kings ... Read more...

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Kings XI’s Srivastava claims innocence in spot-fixing charges


May 15th, 2012 - 4:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 15 (IANS) Kings XI Punjab pacer Shalabh Srivastava, who was shown demanding Rs.10 lakh to bowl a deliberate no-ball in a sting operation by a TV channel, ... Read more...

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Eyes on struggling Windies pace duo ahead of Lord’s Test


May 15th, 2012 - 2:50 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 15 (IANS/CMC) Fitness concerns hover over the fast bowling pair of Kemar Roach and Ravi Rampaul ahead of Thursday's start of the first Test against England at Lord's.Roach did ... Read more...

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Bravo’s last ball six carries Super Kings to a thrilling win (Lead)


May 15th, 2012 - 1:31 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 14 (IANS) Dwayne Bravo struck a last ball six as titleholders Chennai Super Kings scraped past the Kolkata Knight Riders by five wickets in a nail-biting Indian ... Read more...

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Resurgent Super Kings to clash with Knight Riders (Preview)


May 13th, 2012 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 13 (IANS) Keyed up after an emphatic win over table toppers Delhi Daredevils, title holders Chennai Super kings need to maintain the momentum to stay afloat for ... Read more...

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