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iStream Bags internet rights for India-Sri Lanka series


July 18th, 2012 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 18 (IANS) India's first online video service, iStream.com, has acquired the live streaming and video on demand rights for the India-Sri Lanka series starting July 21, in Sri ... Read more...

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Important to start well, says Dhoni


July 17th, 2012 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 17 (IANS) India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni Tuesday said it was important to be on the mark at the start of the season beginning with the One-day series ... Read more...

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Sammy eyeing fight-back in Trinidad Test


April 14th, 2012 - 4:40 pm ICT by IANS
Bridgetown, April 14 (IANS/CMC) Captain Darren Sammy is convinced the West Indies will learn from Wednesday's three-wicket loss to Australia in the opening Test and bounce back strongly in Trinidad.The West ... Read more...

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BCCI-Sahara truce (Fact file)


February 16th, 2012 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 16 (IANS) The salient features of the agreement between Sahara India and the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) struck here Thursday:* Sahara will continue to ... Read more...

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Padma Shri a great motivation: Jhulan


January 25th, 2012 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 25 (IANS) Describing the Padma Shri award as a "big motivation" to scale greater heights for the country in the cricket, Indian women's team captain Jhulan Goswami ... Read more...

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Brazil to play five friendlies in preparation for Olympics


January 13th, 2012 - 5:11 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Jan 13 (IANS) The Brazilian Confederation of Soccer (CBF) has announced a series of five friendly matches in preparation for the 2012 London Olympic Games.Brazil's first match ... Read more...

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Renowned international footballers in Premier League Soccer


December 22nd, 2011 - 11:36 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 22 (IANS) In a bid to make the game more attractive at the national level, the Indian Football Association (IFA) Thursday launched Premier League Soccer (PLS) - which ... Read more...

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Strauss concerned with the future of Tests


October 18th, 2011 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 18 (IANS) England Test captain Andrew Strauss fears that Test cricket might be killed due to an overdose of ODIs and Twenty20s.Strauss, who led England to the No.1 ... Read more...

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Pakistan leave for UAE to play against Sri Lanka


October 15th, 2011 - 10:53 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, Oct 15 (IANS) The Pakistani cricket team departed for the United Arab Emirates (UAE) Saturday to play a bilateral series against Sri Lanka, starting with the first Test Tuesday.The ... Read more...

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Bengal cricket on sticky wicket over India-England tie


October 13th, 2011 - 12:10 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 12 (IANS) The Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB), which is awaiting the public works department's (PWD) no-objection certificate (NOC) to host the India-England One-Day International cricket match at ... Read more...

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PWD’s clearance procedure clumsy: CAB


October 12th, 2011 - 10:19 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 12 (IANS) The Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB), which is awaiting a state Public Works Department's (PWD) no objection certificate (NOC) to host an India-England ODI at the ... Read more...

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West Indies to play first Test at Kotla


October 11th, 2011 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 11 (IANS) Delhi's Feroz Shah Kotla will host the first of the three Tests between India and the West Indies, beginning Nov 6.The other two Tests will take ... Read more...

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Bairstow hopes to impress on his maiden England tour


October 7th, 2011 - 4:32 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 7 (IANS) Newcomer Jonny Bairstow says his getting picked for England was a proud moment for his family and he hopes to live up to the expectations if ... Read more...

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Cook an excellent leader: Flower


October 2nd, 2011 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 2 (IANS) England head coach Andy Flower feels the maturity of their One-day side's skipper Alastair Cook will prove vital to team's success in the forthcoming series against ... Read more...

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India will be itching to get revenge over England: Cook


September 30th, 2011 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 30 (IANS) Skipper Alastair Cook said India will be "itching" to get revenge over England who arrive there for a brief tour during which they will play ... Read more...

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England play six Tests, 13 ODIs and four T-20s next summer


September 30th, 2011 - 3:03 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 30 (IANS) The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) has announced a hectic international schedule for next summer for World No.1 Test team England who play with the ... Read more...

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Wasim Akram lashes out at Shahid Afridi


September 23rd, 2011 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) Former Pakistan captain Wasim Akram has lashed out at maverick all-rounder Shahid Afridi for announcing retirement and wanting to come back in a whimsical manner.Afridi, ... Read more...

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East Bengal slam AIFF for not promoting Fed Cup


September 16th, 2011 - 12:15 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 15 (IANS) City based East Bengal football club Thursday criticised the sport's governing body All India Football Federation (AIFF) for its failure to promote its premier tournament Federation ... Read more...

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All the best Ali, says KJo (Movie Snippets)


September 6th, 2011 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) Pakistani actor-singer Ali Zafar has received good luck from popular filmmaker Karan Johar for his second Indian movie "Mere Brother Ki Dulhan", coming out ... Read more...

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Win in Sri Lanka will restore our reputation: White


August 5th, 2011 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Aug 5 (IANS) Australia's Twenty20 captain Cameron White believes that success in Sri Lanka will be the former world champions' first step to get among the best and restore ... Read more...

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India to host Pakistan for a cricket series in 2012


June 30th, 2011 - 12:50 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 29 (IANS) India will host Pakistan for three Tests and five One-Day Internationals in March-April 2012 for the first time since 2007, according to the Future Tours Programme ... Read more...

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Eden Gardens to host three international matches


June 18th, 2011 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 18 (IANS) Kolkata's Eden Gardens will be the venue for three international matches during the home series against West Indies and England October-December this year.The Eden Gardens will ... Read more...

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Karisma to play five characters spanning 500 years


June 18th, 2011 - 2:58 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 18 (IANS) This comeback will be a whammy for Karisma Kapoor. For Vikram Bhatt's "Dangerous Ishq", the actress is going to play five roles in five different ... Read more...

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Edwards eyeing return to top flight cricket


May 9th, 2011 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
Georgetown (Guyana), May 9 (IANS) West Indies fast bowler Fidel Edwards is looking to make a successful comeback to international cricket after being sidelined with a back injury for close ... Read more...

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Pakistan justified ‘unpredictable side’ tag by losing T20 against Windies: Qadir


April 23rd, 2011 - 3:25 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, April 23(ANI): Pakistan have proved that they are appropriately tagged as an 'unpredictable side', by losing to the West Indies in their inaugural Twenty20 international clash on Thursday, former Test player ... Read more...

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Bishoo wants to make it big in international cricket


April 22nd, 2011 - 4:46 pm ICT by IANS
Gros Islet (St. Lucia), April 22 (IANS) West Indies leg-spinner Devendra Bishoo, who took four wickets in the team's seven-run victory over Pakistan in the Twenty20 match Thursday, said his ... Read more...

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Kamran, Razzaq, Younis likely to be axed from Pak squad for West Indies series


April 6th, 2011 - 12:57 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, April 6(ANI): The Pakistan cricket team for the upcoming series against the West Indies will be finalised on Wednesday.Earlier, the national selection committee failed to announce the squad even after seven-hour-long ... Read more...

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Too many matches causing player injuries: Katich


March 14th, 2011 - 12:08 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Mar. 14 (ANI): The cramming of domestic cricket matches into the three months between October and December is a possible reason for players getting injured more frequently,feels Australian Test opener Simon ... Read more...

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IPL-4 will have 70 league matches


January 8th, 2011 - 10:36 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Jan 8 (IANS) The fourth season of the Indian Premier League will have 70 matches in the league stage, beginning April 8."The 10 teams will play seven matches at home, and ... Read more...

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Strauss dreams of two more Ashes series wins under his captaincy


January 8th, 2011 - 1:26 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 8 (ANI): England skipper Andrew Strauss has said he should still be around in 2013 when England play successive home and away series against Australia, and added that he has ... Read more...

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Ashes 2010: Fletcher says England must stick to their guns


December 24th, 2010 - 2:40 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec. 24 (ANI): Former England cricket team coach Duncan Fletcher has said that though the loss of Stuart Broad has upset the balance of the four-man pace attack, England must not ... Read more...

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My role in a team is to bowl over 150ks to intimidate batsmen, take wickets: Lee


December 14th, 2010 - 3:20 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Dec 14(ANI): Australian fast bowler Brett Lee, who is in New Zealand to play five matches for Wellington in a domestic Twenty20 championship, has said that his role in that team ... Read more...

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Clive Rice tips India to win Test series


December 9th, 2010 - 4:54 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, Dec 9 (IANS) Former South Africa captain Clive Rice finds India a more balanced side than the current Proteas team and has picked the visitors to win the Test series beginning ... Read more...

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New Zealand names two uncapped players for India Tests


October 24th, 2010 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
Wellington, Oct 24 (IANS) Uncapped Kane Williamson and Hamish Bennett have been included in the three-match Test tour of India starting next month.Bennett, 23, has been drafted in place of experienced ... Read more...

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New Zealand announces two new Test caps for India tour


October 24th, 2010 - 12:44 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington (New Zealand), Oct. 24 (ANI): Two new caps have been included in the New Zealand test cricket squad to tour India next month.Young Northern Districts batsman Kane Williamson and Canterbury ... Read more...

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