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Rain ends Windies hopes of redemption as 3rd ODI abandoned


June 23rd, 2012 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
Leeds, June 23 (IANS/CMC) West Indies' quest to salvage pride from a wretched One-Day International series ended in disappointment when persistent rain washed out the third and final game without a ... Read more...

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Final day of Edgbaston Test washed out


June 11th, 2012 - 11:01 pm ICT by IANS
Birmingham, June 11 (IANS/CMC) The third and final Test between England and West Indies finished without a decision after rain forced the abandonment of the final day at Edgbaston here Monday.Persistent ... 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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Rain washes out second day’s play in Edgbaston Test


June 8th, 2012 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
Birmingham, June 8 (IANS/CMC) After washing out play without a ball bowled on the opening day, rain again forced the abandonment of the second day of the third and final Test ... Read more...

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Rain washes out play in Birmingham Test


June 8th, 2012 - 3:04 am ICT by IANS
Birmingham (England), June 8 (IANS/CMC) Rain has wrecked the opening day of the third and final Test between England and West Indies at Edgbaston here, forcing play to be abandoned without ... Read more...

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Chanderpaul doubtful for Birmingham Test


June 8th, 2012 - 2:59 am ICT by IANS
Birmingham (England), June 8 (IANS/CMC) Veteran left-hander Shivnarine Chanderpaul is a doubt for the final Test against England after picking up a side strain.The 37-year-old was taken to hospital here Thursday ... Read more...

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Sammy’s fireworks rattled Aussies, says Clarke


April 21st, 2012 - 4:21 pm ICT by IANS
Port of Spain (Trinidad), April 21 (IANS/CMC) Australia captain Michael Clarke admitted he was slightly worried about losing the second Test against the West Indies, especially after the way his opposite ... Read more...

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Rain plays spoilsport in Port of Spain Test


April 20th, 2012 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
Port of Spain (Trinidad), April 20 (IANS/CMC) Persistent rain spoiled what could have been an enthralling finish to the second cricket Test between the West Indies and Australia, forcing a stalemate ... Read more...

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Inclement weather forces cancellation of Caribbean T20 Big Swing


December 25th, 2011 - 5:28 pm ICT by IANS
Port of Spain, Dec 25 (IANS/CMC) Inclement weather has forced the organisers to call off a four-team Twenty20 Festival here Dec 28-30.Dubbed the Big Swing, it was scheduled to be held ... Read more...

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Pakistan floods hit crucial crops


October 8th, 2011 - 5:58 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 8 (IANS) Twenty-six percent of paddy, 75 percent of cotton and almost the entire melon crops in Pakistan's Sindh province have perished in floods. Sugarcane and banana also ... Read more...

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Heavy rains lash Mumbai, Maharashtra (Lead)


August 28th, 2011 - 11:08 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 28 (IANS) Heavy rains continued to lash Mumbai Sunday disrupting air, rail and road traffic and stranding commuters. More rain is likely in the next two days, ... Read more...

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Rain wrecks Windsor Park debut


July 7th, 2011 - 8:19 am ICT by IANS
Roseau (Dominica), July 6 (IANS/CMC) West Indies were offered temporary reprieve in the third and final cricket Test against India Wednesday, after persistent rain wrecked Windsor Park's inauguration.The hosts found themselves ... Read more...

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Rain delays start of India-South Africa Test


December 16th, 2010 - 4:05 pm ICT by IANS
Centurion, Dec 16 (IANS) The start of the first cricket Test between India and South Africa has been delayed Thursday due to a wet outfield at the SuperSport Park.The toss, scheduled for ... Read more...

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Kiwis wary of India’s batting depth and rain forecast (Preview)


November 19th, 2010 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
Nagpur, Nov 19 (IANS) After two draws in the series, New Zealand will like to grab a rare chance of pulling off a series win over India, but captain Daniel Vettori ... Read more...

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Pakistan beat India in HK Sixes preliminary match


November 7th, 2010 - 12:01 pm ICT by ANI
Hong Kong, Oct 7 (ANI): Pakistan beat India by 22 runs in the preliminary round match on the opening day of Hong Kong Cricket Sixes tournament."It's always good to start with a ... Read more...

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Rain curtails golf tournament


September 10th, 2009 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Sep 10 (IANS) Round One of the Players Championship presented by Chandigarh Golf Club that was incomplete, was cancelled Thursday due to adverse weather conditions. The green on hole No.5 caused the ... Read more...

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India trounce Ireland by 8 wickets


June 11th, 2009 - 12:18 pm ICT by ANI
Tent Bridge, June 11 (ANI): Brilliant individual performances by fast bowler Zaheer Khan and batsman Rohit Sharma helped India trounce Ireland by eight wickets in the rain-marred Group A tie of ... Read more...

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Rain washes out Knight Riders-Super Kings match


April 26th, 2009 - 12:37 am ICT by IANS
Cape Town, April 25 (IANS) For the second time in the Indian Premier League (IPL), rain played spoilsport and washed out the match between Kolkata Knight Riders and Chennai Super Kings without ... Read more...

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Ponting backs Haddins captaincy credentials


February 14th, 2009 - 3:27 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Feb 14 (ANI): Australian skipper Ricky Ponting has backed the captaincy credentials of Brad Haddin, saying that he is a thinking cricketer.Ponting, who agreed it was the best time for ... Read more...

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Residents cope with Gustav aftermath; more storms approach


September 3rd, 2008 - 11:24 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 3 (DPA) US Gulf coast residents were reeling from the impact of Hurricane Gustav, the monster storm that had two million people fleeing their homes before winding down to a ... Read more...

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Patriotic crowds greet Olympic torch in Hong Kong


May 2nd, 2008 - 11:20 am ICT by admin
DPA Hong Kong, May 2 (DPA) Flag-waving patriotic crowds turned out in heavy rain to greet the Olympic torch in Hong Kong Friday as a student brandishing a Tibetan flag was whisked away ... Read more...

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18 passengers die as bus overturns in Hong Kong


May 1st, 2008 - 9:15 pm ICT by admin
DPA Hong Kong, May 1 (DPA) Eighteen women passengers were killed in Hong Kong Thursday and 44 people injured when an overloaded tour bus crashed and rolled over after apparently suffering brake failure. ... Read more...

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Everton back in fourth place after win at Manchester City


February 26th, 2008 - 12:26 pm ICT by admin
DPA London, Feb 26 (DPA) Everton regained fourth spot in the English Premier League after they won 2-0 at Manchester City Monday. First-half goals from Yakubu and Joleon Lescott were enough to lift ... Read more...

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