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Cricket fraternity hails ‘Very Very Special’ Laxman


August 18th, 2012 - 10:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) The cricketing fraternity hailed Indian middle-order batsman as he drew the curtains over his brilliant career Saturday after having been picked for the home ... Read more...

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Olympic archery: Deepika’s loss completes dismal India show (Lead)


August 1st, 2012 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 1 (IANS) India's disastrous campaign in the London Olympics archery competitions came to an unceremonious end with world No.1 Deepika Kumari suffering a shock defeat in the opening ... Read more...

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Fletcher’s advice has helped me, says Saha


March 10th, 2012 - 10:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 10 (IANS) Bengal wicketkeeper-batsman Wriddhiman Saha, who has been enjoying a good form with the bat, Saturday attributed his success to India coach Duncan Fletcher.Saha, who ... Read more...

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Dilip Tirkey’s presence at camp is a boon: Sandeep Singh


February 7th, 2012 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 7 (IANS) India hockey players feel the presence of former captain Dilip Tirkey and goalkeeper A.B.Subbaiah as part of the back-up staff is helping them prepare better ... Read more...

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Laxman credits Upton after scoring hundred in easy situation


November 15th, 2011 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 15 (IANS) Regarded as the team's crisis man, V.V.S. Laxman was relieved at scoring a century at Eden Gardens Tuesday when the team was not under any pressure ... Read more...

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Azlan Shah team missed experienced players: Skipper Halappa


May 17th, 2011 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) Indian hockey captain Arjun Halappa says the lack of experienced players was one of the reasons for the team's disappointing performance in the Azlan Shah ... Read more...

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Daredevils coach expects clinical performance against Kings XI


April 22nd, 2011 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) Delhi Daredevils coach Greg Shipperd is expecting a clinical performance from his team against Kings XI Punjab in their Indian Premier League (IPL) match ... Read more...

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Pak capable of beating Windies in their backyard: Intikhab Alam


April 13th, 2011 - 6:39 am ICT by ANI
Lahore, Apr. 13 (ANI): Pakistan cricket team manager Intikahab Alam has said that if the team plays to its full potential, it can beat the West Indies in their own backyard.Leaving behind ... Read more...

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India need to win the big matches: Steve Waugh


February 11th, 2011 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 11 (IANS) Former Australia captain Steve Waugh rates a more "confident and aggressive" India highly and says they only need to learn how to win big matches like Australia.Waugh ... Read more...

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Fast bowlers will have a critical role in World Cup: Ashish Nehra (Interview, World Cup Countdown)


February 2nd, 2011 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
By Avishek Roy New Delhi, Feb 2 (IANS) India's death-overs exponent Ashish Nehra expects fast bowlers to play a critical role in the upcoming World Cup even though the wickets of the subcontinent ... Read more...

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World Cup winning captains relive historic moments


December 9th, 2010 - 9:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 9 (IANS) They ushered cricketing renaissaince in the sub-continent leading their teams to World Cup victories in 1983, 1992 and 1996. The legends -- Kapil Dev, Imran Khan and ... Read more...

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Coach Flower says KP will rise to the occasion during Ashes


November 23rd, 2010 - 7:13 pm ICT by ANI
Brisbane, Nov.23 (ANI): England cricket team coach Andy Flower believes middle-order batsman Kevin Pietersen will rise to the occasion and enjoy a run-drenched Ashes series.Rubbishing Aussie legend Shane Warne's claim that KP ... Read more...

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Coach Flower rejects Warne’s Pietersen is a outcast claim


November 22nd, 2010 - 2:07 pm ICT by ANI
Brisbane (Australia), Nov.22 (ANI): England cricket team coach Andy Flower has rejected former Australian leg-spinner Shane Warne's claim that Kevin Pietersen is an outcast from the touring team.Warne, a close friend of ... Read more...

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Ferguson campaigning for ManU legend Giggs’ knighthood


September 25th, 2010 - 6:54 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 25(ANI): Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson has admitted that he would love to see midfielder Ryan Giggs being made a knight just like himself."There is one accolade which ... Read more...

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Whistling at work makes you do a better job


September 22nd, 2010 - 4:16 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 22 (IANS) Whistling at work helps you do your job better - believe it or not. A leading psychologist suggests whistling or singing distracts the mind from trying too hard and ... Read more...

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Whistling while working makes you do your job better


September 22nd, 2010 - 1:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 22 (ANI): Whistling while you work could help you do your job better, suggests a new study.According to a leading psychologist, whistling or singing helps distract the mind from trying ... Read more...

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Blair hit the bottle under pressure as British PM


September 1st, 2010 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 1 (IANS) Tony Blair hit the bottle to help him cope with the pressures of being British prime minister. He used to have "stiff whisky or a gin and ... Read more...

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Eoin Morgan should effectively use T20 skills in Test format: Vaughan


May 25th, 2010 - 6:03 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 25 (ANI): Former England Test captain Michael Vaughan has said T20 specialist Eoin Morgan should exhibit all his natural shots in Tests."Eoin Morgan has already been a trailblazer in his ... Read more...

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‘Unorthodox’ Morgan picked for England Test squad


May 24th, 2010 - 3:50 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 24 (ANI): Middlesex left-hander Eoin Morgan, who has been included in England's squad for the First Test against Bangladesh at Lords on Thursday, is ready to become a proper Test ... Read more...

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Collingwood now wants two World Cup wins!


May 17th, 2010 - 1:54 pm ICT by ANI
Barbados, May 17 (ANI): Having helped England secure the World Twenty20 Cup this year, skipper Paul Collingwood has said he would now love to see the country's football stars lift the ... Read more...

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Pak has enough ‘firepower’ to defend T20 title: Raja


April 27th, 2010 - 3:23 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Apr.27 (ANI): Former Pakistan captain Ramiz Raja has said that though some of the key players are missing from the squad, it still has got the 'firpower' to defend the ICC ... Read more...

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England calls up hard hitters Lumb, Kieswetter for World 20-20 Cup


April 1st, 2010 - 1:17 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr.1 (ANI): The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) has called up Hampshire opening batsman Michael Lumb and Somerset wicketkeeper batsman Craig Kieswetter into final squad for next month's World Twenty20 ... Read more...

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Gangjee best Indian at ninth with a four-under 68


March 4th, 2010 - 10:03 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, March 4 (IANS) Three birdies in the first five holes saw Rahil Gangjee off to a flyer and he ended the day in four-under 68 to be placed tied ninth ... Read more...

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England can stun Pak in Dubai T20 series: Thorpe


February 11th, 2010 - 3:53 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb.11 (ANI): England's batting coach and former middle order batsman Graham Thorpe has said that his team has the ability to stun the World Twenty20 champions Pakistan in the next week's ... Read more...

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Workplace really does interfere with personal life


January 13th, 2010 - 2:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 13 (ANI): Workplace does interfere with personal life because as many as 50 per cent of people bring their work home with them regularly, according to a new study.Researchers measured ... Read more...

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Workplace woes do impact personal life


January 13th, 2010 - 1:56 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Jan 13 (IANS) Workplace woes do impact personal life because half the people regularly bring them home, according to a new study. Researchers measured the extent to which work was interfering ... Read more...

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Strauss to Proteas: Don’t underestimate an England without Flintoff


December 16th, 2009 - 4:37 pm ICT by ANI
Cape Town (S. Africa), Dec.16 (ANI): Captain Andrew Strauss has warned South Africa and its captain Graeme Smith not to underestimate a Freddie Flintoff-less England during the Test series that begins from ... Read more...

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India can defend Twenty20 title: Dhoni


May 29th, 2009 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 29 (IANS) Indian cricket captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni said Friday his team can retain the Twenty20 World Cup starting in England from June 5. "I've got a bunch of players ... Read more...

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Driving and hearing football matches live on radio don’t mix


May 27th, 2009 - 2:11 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 27 (ANI): Over two-million football fans, who listen to live matches on the radio while driving, have had an accident or near-miss, warned a study.Released to coincide with the Uefa ... Read more...

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More bowling options for World T20 post-IPL: Dhoni


May 24th, 2009 - 7:06 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, May 24 (IANS) Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni said the success of part-time bowlers in the Indian Premier League (IPL) has given him more choices to explore at next month's Twenty20 ... Read more...

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Sports minister recommends to Zardari changes in PCB


May 22nd, 2009 - 8:29 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, May 22 (IANS) Pakistan sports minister Pir Aftab Shah Jilani in a strong-worded letter to president Asif Ali Zardari has recommended sweeping changes in the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB). According to a ... Read more...

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Super Kings looking to take revenge against Mumbai Indians


May 15th, 2009 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
Port Elizabeth, May 15 (IANS) Last year's runners-up Chennai Super Kings will hope to book their semi-final berth when they face Mumbai Indians in the Indian Premier League (IPL) at the Sahara ... Read more...

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Intensity makes India-Australia clash exciting: Kirsten


October 27th, 2008 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 27 (IANS) Fierce competitors India and Australia have dished out some of the best Test matches in recent years because they play with intensity and that should not be ... Read more...

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Steve Waugh in Beijing on an Olympic assignment


August 8th, 2008 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
V Krishnaswamy Beijing, Aug 8(IANS) Known for his heroic performances whenever the Australian cricket team was in trouble, Steve Waugh is now busy passing on tips to his country's athletes on handling pressure ... Read more...

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`I want to make scoring double hundreds a habit, says Bell


July 12th, 2008 - 2:51 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 12 (ANI): A thrilled England batsman, Ian Bell, who scored 199 against the South Africans on Friday in the Lords Test, has said that he would like to score ... Read more...

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