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List of 400+ innings scores in ODIs


December 8th, 2011 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
Indore, Dec 8 (IANS) Riding on Virender Sehwag's record 219, the highest individual score in 50-over cricket, India reached their highest total in ODI, 418 for five in 50 ... Read more...

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Strauss to practice in India for Pakistan series


November 17th, 2011 - 10:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 17 (IANS) England's Test captain Andrew Strauss will prepare for January's Test series against Pakistan in United Arab Emirates (UAE) by joining the touring England Performance Programme (EPP) ... Read more...

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New Zealand drown Kenya in a sea of records (Statistical highlights)


February 20th, 2011 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 20 (IANS) New Zealand pulverised Kenya in a World Cup Group A match to register their first ever 10-wicket victory in the history of cricket's most prestigious event.The other highlights: ... Read more...

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McGrath has most World Cup records (Statistics, World Cup Countdown)


February 7th, 2011 - 6:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 7 (IANS) Fast bowling legend Glenn McGrath leads the pack of Australian cricketers who have records to their names in the World Cup.Be it the maximum number of wickets, ... Read more...

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S.Africa to host first ICC Women’s Cricket Challenge


August 6th, 2010 - 12:49 pm ICT by ANI
Dubai, Aug.6 (ANI): The International Cricket Council (ICC) has announced that South Africa will host the first ICC Women's Cricket Challenge from October 6 to 16 in Potchefstroom.The tournament which is ... Read more...

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Spain must bounce back against Honduras


June 20th, 2010 - 6:26 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, July 20 (DPA) When the World Cup draw was made in Cape Town last December, most Spanish fans had their side's second Group H game against Honduras chalked down as ... Read more...

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Recharged Pietersen fresh after enforced break due to injury


October 30th, 2009 - 3:41 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 30 (ANI): England batsman Kevin Pietersen, who had an operation on his Achilles and faced the last ball on July 18, is refreshed and will bat for the first time ... Read more...

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India lose to New Zealand in Champions Trophy warm-up


September 21st, 2009 - 12:06 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, Sep 21 (IANS) India's tune-up to the Champions Trophy has hit a rocky note with the team losing to New Zealand by 103 runs in a warm-up game at the ... Read more...

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ICC announces umpires, match referees for warm-up matches and group stage of ICC Champions Trophy


September 13th, 2009 - 4:52 pm ICT by ANI
Dubai, Sep.13 (ANI): The ICC today announced details of the umpire and match referee appointments for the group stage of the upcoming ICC Champions Trophy in South Africa, which will take place ... Read more...

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Afghanistan on course to qualifying for cricket World Cup


April 3rd, 2009 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
Potchefstroom, April 3 (IANS) Giant-killers Afghanistan remained on course to securing a cricket World Cup berth as they beat Bermuda by 60 runs in the qualifying tournament here. Afghanistan's second win came a ... Read more...

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IPL matches will be held outside India: BCCI


March 22nd, 2009 - 2:37 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Mar 22 (ANI): The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Sunday announced that none of the Indian Premier League (IPL) season two matches will be held in ... Read more...

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Hughes likened to Sir Don, but its water of a duck’’s back for him


March 12th, 2009 - 1:03 pm ICT by ANI
Durban, Mar.12 (ANI): Australias new opener Phil Hughes is already being compared to Sir Donald Bradman after scoring two centuries in the Durban Test. Though he is not the Don, the similarities ... Read more...

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Pace could be best option at Joburg, says Booth


February 24th, 2009 - 5:10 pm ICT by ANI
Johannesburg, Feb.24 (ANI): Australian cricket selector David Boon has hinted that pace could be best option for the visitors in the upcoming first Test against the South Africans in Johannesburg. Boon isn''t ... Read more...

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Australia’’s North has announced his coming on international stage


February 24th, 2009 - 5:05 pm ICT by ANI
Johannesburg, Feb.24 (ANI): For too long it''s been Marcus Who? When Marcus North came on to bowl his first ball for Australia in Potchefstroom this week the ground announcer said it ... Read more...

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David Boons legendary defence hasnt weakened with age


February 24th, 2009 - 3:22 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Feb 24 (ANI): At the age of 48, former Aussie opener David Boon was as solid in his defence as he ever was, and made South African net bowlers sweat ... Read more...

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Clarke’s back shows signs of improvement


February 21st, 2009 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Feb 21 (IANS) It was a disappointing day for Australia on the first day of a practice match here, but the good news was that vice captain Michael Clarke was recovering ... Read more...

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A Pakistani leg-spinner to play for Proteas


February 19th, 2009 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Feb 19 (IANS) South Africa will soon have a Pakistani leg spinner in their side to strengthen their spin department. The leg spinner Imran Tahir is a prodigious turner of the ball, ... Read more...

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Pak-born leg spinner may soon make his debut for the Proteas


February 19th, 2009 - 5:27 pm ICT by ANI
Johannesburg, Feb.19 (ANI): Having waited for four years to be eligible to play for South Africa, Pakistan-born leg-spinner Imran Tahir is likely to make his debut for the national side sooner ... Read more...

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Oz coach Nielsen says team is not timid


February 19th, 2009 - 4:26 pm ICT by ANI
Potshefstroom (South Africa), Feb.19 (ANI): Australian cricket team coach Tim Nielsen has rebutted suggestions that his boys are timid and are no longer "cocksure" about their abilities as champion players. Nielsen, who ... Read more...

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Clarke doubtful for practice match in South Africa


February 19th, 2009 - 4:21 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Feb 19 (IANS) Persistent back injury has put Australian vice-captain Michael Clarke in doubt for Friday's tour match against South Africa President's XI. Due to the back injury, Clarke missed the last ... Read more...

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Series win more important than ICC Test Championship trophy: Ponting


February 17th, 2009 - 6:10 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Feb 17 (ANI): Australian skipper Ricky Ponting on his arrival in South Africa said that the ICC Test Championship trophy is important, but the team will play to win matches ... Read more...

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Media accreditation process opens for ICC Cricket World Cup Qualifier


February 10th, 2009 - 5:58 pm ICT by ANI
Dubai, Feb.10 (ANI): The accreditation process for all members of the media intending to cover the ICC Cricket World Cup Qualifier (CWCQ) is now open. Members of the media who wish to ... Read more...

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Venues and schedule confirmed for ICC Cricket World Cup Qualifier


February 10th, 2009 - 5:21 pm ICT by ANI
Dubai, Feb.10 (ANI): The ICC today confirmed the schedule for the ICC Cricket World Cup Qualifier 2009 to take place from 1 to 19 April in South Africa. With three ODI ... Read more...

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British hockey team in South Africa


February 28th, 2008 - 8:40 am ICT by admin
London, Jan 11 (IANS) With less than two months to go for the crucial Olympic qualifiers, Britain's hockey team is in South Africa for warm weather training and to play in a ... Read more...

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