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U-19 World Cup: India set up title clash with Australia (Lead)


August 23rd, 2012 - 4:44 pm ICT by IANS
Townsville (Australia), Aug 23 (IANS) In-form opener Prashant Chopra and Baba Aparajith helped India chalk out a nine-run win over New Zealand here Thursday and enter the Under-19 Cricket World ... Read more...

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India bowled out for 138 in second ODI


July 24th, 2012 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
Hambantota, July 24 (IANS) India were bundled out for 138 runs against Sri Lanka in the second One-day International (ODI) here Tuesday.Opener Gautam Gambhir top-scored with 65 and was ... Read more...

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India A hammer West Indies A to level series at 1-1


June 30th, 2012 - 4:55 pm ICT by IANS
St. George's (Grenada), June 30 (IANS/CMC) Maharashtra left-arm spinner Akshay Darekar took a four-wicket haul to help India A beat the West Indies A by 108 runs in the second one-day ... Read more...

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Legendary fast bowler Wes Hall knighted


June 17th, 2012 - 2:36 am ICT by IANS
Bridgetown (Barbados), June 17 (IANS/CMC) Wes Hall, the legendary West Indies fast bowler, who inspired successive generations of great Caribbean pace men, has been knighted in the Queen's Birthday honours list.The ... Read more...

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Bravo, Smith star in West Indies win


June 14th, 2012 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 14 (IANS/CMC) Stylish left-hander Darren Bravo returned to form with a polished unbeaten century while Dwayne Smith dazzled but fell just short of three figures, as the West Indies ... 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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Daredevils blown away by Gayle storm, hopes alive for Royal Challengers (Lead)


May 18th, 2012 - 1:48 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 18 (IANS) Chris Gayle destroyed Delhi Daredevils with an unbeaten century as Royal Challengers raised their hopes of making it to the play-off stages with a ... 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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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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Sehwag stars in Daredevils’ 37-run win over Mumbai Indians (Lead)


April 28th, 2012 - 1:24 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) Delhi Daredevils consolidated their position at the top with a convincing 37-run win over Mumbai Indians in the Indian Premier League (IPL) at the ... Read more...

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Pietersen rates maiden IPL century as best Twenty20 innings


April 19th, 2012 - 10:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) Delhi Daredevils' Kevin Pietersen, who smashed his maiden century in the Indian Premier League (IPL) against Deccan Chargers Thursday, rated the innings as his best ... Read more...

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Roach praises Malcolm Marshall’s legacy


April 19th, 2012 - 3:51 pm ICT by IANS
Port of Spain (Trinidad), April 19 (IANS/CMC) Kemar Roach, a member of the emerging generation of West Indies pacers, hailed Malcolm Marshall as one of the finest exponents of the art, ... Read more...

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We could have fielded better: Dravid


April 14th, 2012 - 2:41 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 14 (IANS) Rajasthan Royals captain Rahul Dravid Friday rued his pacers' lack of experience and blamed poor fielding for their loss against Kolkata Knight Riders(KKR) in the Indian ... Read more...

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Royal Challengers beat Daredevils by 20 runs (Second Lead)


April 7th, 2012 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, April 7 (IANS) Royal Challengers Bangalore beat Delhi Daredevils by 20 runs in their first match in the fifth season of Indian Premier League (IPL) at a jam-packed Chinnaswamy ... Read more...

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Super Kings bowled out for 112 in IPL opener


April 4th, 2012 - 11:29 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 4 (IANS) Mumbai Indians bowled out defending champions Chennai Super Kings for 112 in 19.5 overs in the opening match of the fifth season of the Indian ... Read more...

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Consistent year of losing for Indian cricket: Akram


April 3rd, 2012 - 1:30 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 2 (IANS) Terming India's performance since the heady days of World Cup cricket victory in 2011 as a "consistent year of losing", former Pakistan speedster Wasim Akram ... Read more...

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Gayle smashes 44-ball century in BPL


February 10th, 2012 - 10:19 pm ICT by IANS
Mirpur (Dhaka), Feb 10 (IANS) West Indies star batsman Chris Gayle struck an unbeaten 44-ball 101 to guide Barisal Burners to a 10-wicket win over Sylhet Royals in a Bangaldesh ... Read more...

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CA draws up three-year plan for Cummins


January 22nd, 2012 - 10:30 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 22 (IANS) Australian teenaged pace sensation Patrick Cummins' dream of playing in the Indian Premier League has taken a dent after Cricket Australia (CA) announced a three-year plan ... 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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Boots potential cause for foot injuries in pacers: CA


January 17th, 2012 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 17 (IANS) Cricket Australia (CA) suspects that the boots worn by speedsters Patrick Cummins, James Pattinson and Josh Hazlewood could be the reason behind their foot injuries.The trio ... Read more...

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Clarke, Ponting virtually bat India out of SCG Test (Roundup)


January 4th, 2012 - 3:28 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 4 (IANS) Skipper Michael Clarke notched up his maiden double hundred and Ricky Ponting ended his century draught to give Australia a massive 291-run first innings lead, ... Read more...

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Ranji Trophy quarters: Haryana’s Harshal Patel takes eight wickets


January 2nd, 2012 - 8:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 2 (IANS) Haryana medium-pacer Harshal Patel ran through the Karnataka first-innings for 151 taking eight wickets while another fast bowler Mumbai's Dhawal Kulkarni claimed a fifer against ... 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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We can chase anything under 300, says Sehwag


December 28th, 2011 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Dec 28 (IANS) India's vice-captain Virender Sehwag says India can chase anything less than 300 to win the first cricket Test after "the best bowling side I have ... Read more...

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India let Australia off the hook (Roundup)


December 26th, 2011 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Dec 26 (IANS) India let Australia off the hook and allowed them to end the first day in the first Test at 277 for six in the first innings ... Read more...

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Zaheer, Ishant fit and raring to go: Laxman


December 23rd, 2011 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Dec 23 (IANS) Ending all speculations, veteran India batsman V.V.S. Laxman Friday said pacers Zaheer Khan and Ishant Sharma are "fully fit and raring to go" in the Boxing ... Read more...

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Bowling will be India’s weak link: Warne


December 19th, 2011 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
Brisbane, Dec 19 (IANS) Australia's spin legend Shane Warne feels that bowling will be India's weak link in the four-Test series starting in Melbourne on Boxing Day.Warne said injuries to ... Read more...

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Late strike from Russell, Sammy propel West Indies to 260/5 (Lead)


December 5th, 2011 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, Dec 5 (IANS) The West Indies smashed 73 runs in the last five overs to post a competitive 260/5 in the third One-Day International against India here Monday.All-rounder Andre ... 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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Top-four hit 50s as West Indies reach 267/2 (Roundup)


November 22nd, 2011 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 22 (IANS) The West Indies ended the opening day of the third and last cricket Test against India at 267 for two in the first innings as their ... Read more...

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Cautious openers give West Indies a good start (Lunch Report)


November 22nd, 2011 - 1:33 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 22 (IANS) The West Indies were off to a good start as they reached 80 for no loss in their first innings at lunch on the first day ... Read more...

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Important we show confidence in Yuvraj: Dhoni


November 17th, 2011 - 9:13 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 17 (IANS) Stylish batsman Yuvraj Singh may not be in the best of form, but Indian skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni feels he needs backing as it is important ... 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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