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World T20: Dwayne Bravo welcomes favourite tag


September 20th, 2012 - 12:59 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Sep 20 (IANS/CMC) All-rounder Dwayne Bravo has welcomed comments from some pundits who consider the West Indies to be among favourites to win the ICC world Twenty/20 tournament underway in ... Read more...

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Windies has attack for all seasons, says confident Gibson


September 8th, 2012 - 3:12 pm ICT by IANS
Bridgetown (Barbados), Sep 8 (IANS/CMC) Head coach Ottis Gibson believes the West Indies boasts a bowling attack that will thrive in whatever conditions the team meets during the World Twenty20 Championship ... Read more...

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Yuvraj centre of attraction at Vizag T20 (Preview)


September 7th, 2012 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
Visakhapatnam, Sep 7 (IANS) All eyes would be on comeback man Yuvraj Singh when India take on New Zealand in the first of the two Twenty20 Internationals here Saturday, ... Read more...

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Don’t create the hype around Yuvraj: Dhoni


September 7th, 2012 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
Visakhapatnam, Sep 7 (IANS) Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni said it was important that Yuvraj Singh should not burdened with the hype of his return to international cricket, after ... Read more...

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Pollard shrugs off favourites tag


September 6th, 2012 - 2:05 pm ICT by IANS
Bridgetown (Barbados), Sep 6 (IANS/CMC) Kieron Pollard has shrugged off the favourites tag being heaped on the West Indies side preparing for the ICC Twenty 20 World Cup in Sir ... Read more...

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Bangladesh seek confidence booster ahead of World T20


September 5th, 2012 - 3:01 pm ICT by IANS
Port of Spain, Sep 5 (IANS/CMC) The world's top-rated ODI all-rounder, Shakib Al Hasan, says Bangladesh is aiming for a confidence-boosting performance in this week's international T20 Tournament in Trinidad ahead ... Read more...

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We need to rectify mistakes: Franklin


August 25th, 2012 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 25 (IANS) New Zealand all-rounder James Franklin hopes the batsmen would rectify mistakes they committed in the first inning."I think we started pretty well in the second inning. ... Read more...

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U-19 World Cup: India bounce back beating Zimbabwe


August 14th, 2012 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
Townsville, Aug 14 (IANS) Indian colts bounced back from Sunday's loss to the West Indies with a 68-run victory over Zimbabwe, despite a courageous century by all-rounder Malcolm Lake, in ... Read more...

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No injuries following crash, says Bravo


July 28th, 2012 - 1:29 pm ICT by IANS
Port of Spain, July 28 (IANS/CMC) The West Indies all-rounder Dwayne Bravo has dismissed reports that he sustained minor injuries following a vehicular accident Wednesday. The 29-year-old was reported to ... Read more...

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Dwayne Bravo injured in car accident


July 27th, 2012 - 1:45 am ICT by IANS
Port of Spain (Trinidad), July 27 (IANS/CMC) West Indies cricketer Dwayne Bravo has sustained minor injuries following a vehicle accident on a major highway running through central Trinidad.The 29-year-old all-rounder ... Read more...

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BCCI grants amnesty to Kapil Dev


July 25th, 2012 - 3:56 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 25 (IANS) The Indian cricket board Wednesday lifted the ban on former India captain and legendary all-rounder Kapil Dev, who sought amnesty saying he has resigned from Essel ... Read more...

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Narine breaks into ICC top 20


July 25th, 2012 - 3:11 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, July 25 (IANS/CMC) West Indies off-spinner Sunil Narine has broken into the top 20 for the first time in the International Cricket Council Player Rankings for ODI bowlers.Narine, buoyed ... Read more...

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Gayle returns to Sydney for Big Bash T20


July 24th, 2012 - 3:02 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, July 24 (IANS) West Indies batsman Chris Gayle has again signed with Sydney Thunder for another season of Australia's Twenty20 Big Bash.The 32-year-old left-hander turned out for the Thunder ... Read more...

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Kohli stars in India’s 21-run win over Sri Lanka (Lead)


July 22nd, 2012 - 1:02 am ICT by IANS
Hambantota, July 21 (IANS) Virat Kohli's 106 off 113 balls helped India beat Sri Lanka by 21 runs in the first One-day International of the five-match series here Saturday.Kohli ... Read more...

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‘India-Pakistan series bigger than Ashes’


July 17th, 2012 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, July 17 (IANS) Praising the efforts of the two countries' cricket boards in reviving bilateral series, former Pakistan skipper and all-rounder Shahid Afridi said the popularity of India-Pakistan ... Read more...

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No need to push panic button, cautions skipper Sammy


July 12th, 2012 - 12:13 pm ICT by IANS
Basseterre (St Kitts), July 12 (IANS/CMC) West Indies captain Darren Sammy has said there was no need to press the panic button after his side collapsed to a disappointing 88-run ... Read more...

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Windies gunning for whitewash, says Russell


July 6th, 2012 - 11:40 am ICT by IANS
Kingston (Jamaica), July 6 (IANS/CMC) All-rounder Andre Russell has said West Indies was eyeing a whitewash after brushing aside New Zealand by nine wickets in the opening One-Day International.Set a revised ... Read more...

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Smith, Gayle enable West Indies beat New Zealand


July 6th, 2012 - 11:27 am ICT by IANS
Kingston (Jamaica), July 6 (IANS/CMC) West Indies defied rain to make a winning start to their One-Day International series against New Zealand, cruising to an easy nine-wicket win thanks to explosive ... Read more...

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Windies will win series if they win opener, says Bravo


July 5th, 2012 - 2:48 pm ICT by IANS
Kingston (Jamaica), July 5 (IANS/CMC) The West Indies vice-captain Dwayne Bravo says the Caribbean side needs to break its worrying trend of slow starts to series if it is to beat ... Read more...

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Gayle leaps to fourth in T20 rankings


July 3rd, 2012 - 4:41 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, July 3 (IANS/CMC) Big-hitting opener Chris Gayle has vaulted 12 spots into the top five of the International Cricket Council (ICC) Twenty20 International batting rankings, less than two weeks after ... Read more...

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IPL is a big party, says Ryder


July 1st, 2012 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
Wellington, July 1 (IANS) New Zealand all-rounder Jesse Ryder Sunday called the Indian Premier League (IPL) a "big party".Ryder's international career hit a roadblock after he admitted to having ... Read more...

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BCCI bans Sudhindra for life, Srivastava for 5 years (Lead)


June 30th, 2012 - 7:29 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 30 (IANS) The Indian cricket board Saturday came down hard on five domestic cricketers for bringing the game into disrepute, banning T. P. Sudhindra for life, Shalabh Srivastava ... Read more...

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BCCI bans Sudhindra for life, Shrivastava for 5 years


June 30th, 2012 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 30 (IANS) The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) Saturday banned Madhya Pradesh fast bowler T.P.S. Sudhindra for life, Uttar Pradesh fast bowler Salabh Srivastava ... Read more...

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‘West Indies favourites for T20 World Cup’


June 28th, 2012 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, June 28 (IANS) Australian all-rounder Shane Watson believes that the West Indies will be the team to beat in the ICC Twenty20 World Cup which kicks off in Sri ... Read more...

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Bravo fined by ICC after criticising umpires


June 23rd, 2012 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 23 (IANS/CMC) West Indies vice-captain Dwayne Bravo was fined 20 per cent of his match fee by the International Cricket Council for criticising the umpires after Chris Gayle was ... Read more...

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Vettori to return to shortest format with World T20


June 20th, 2012 - 7:01 pm ICT by IANS
Wellington, June 20 (IANS) All-rounder Daniel Vettori has declared himself available for the Twenty20 World Cup in September, New Zealand Cricket (NZC) announced Wednesday.Last year, Vettori had opted out of ... Read more...

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Yuvraj eyes a comeback at T20 World Cup


June 20th, 2012 - 5:25 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, June 20 (IANS) Indian cricketer Yuvraj is in no mood to rush his comeback into the national side after undergoing cancer treatment. However, he hopes to be fit for ... Read more...

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Injured Darren Bravo out of tour, returning home


June 19th, 2012 - 1:28 am ICT by IANS
London, June 18 (IANS/CMC) Injury has ruled West Indies batsman Darren Bravo out of the remainder of the England tour.The stylish left-handed batsman picked up a groin injury during the first ... Read more...

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Windies sweating on Bravo, Russell for second ODI


June 18th, 2012 - 4:10 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 18 (IANS/CMC) The West Indies are sweating on the fitness of batsman Darren Bravo and all-rounder Andre Russell but have been boosted by the news that talismanic opener Chris ... Read more...

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Sammy hails return of Gayle for ODIs


June 7th, 2012 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
Birmingham, June 7 (IANS/CMC) West Indies captain Darren Sammy believes Chris Gayle's return will augur well for this side's fortunes in the upcoming three-match One-Day International series against England.Gayle Monday was ... Read more...

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Troubled Ryder parts ways with New Zealand cricket


May 31st, 2012 - 3:38 pm ICT by IANS
Wellington, May 31 (IANS) Troubled Jesse Ryder amicably parted ways with New Zealand Cricket (NZC) as the talented all-rounder made himself unavailable for the central contracts for the 2012-13 ... Read more...

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Knight Riders lift IPL trophy for first time (Lead)


May 28th, 2012 - 1:39 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 27 (IANS) Manvinder Sultansingh Bisla justified his late inclusion with a brilliant knock of 89 that carried Kolkata Knight Riders to a memorable five-wicket victory against Chennai ... Read more...

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Classy Super Kings defeat Daredevils to cruise into IPL final (Lead)


May 26th, 2012 - 1:12 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 25 (IANS) The Chennai Super Kings again underlined their class and batting prowess with opener Murali Vijay smashing a 58-ball 113 (15x, 4x6) as they drubbed a ... Read more...

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Sammy backs Gibson’s approach to team building


May 25th, 2012 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
Nottingham (England), May 25 (IANS/CMC) Captain Darren Sammy has come to the defence of under-fire West Indies head coach Ottis Gibson, contending that the Barbadian had transformed the side into ... Read more...

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Sekar hoping for better show against Super Kings


May 24th, 2012 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 24 (IANS) While promising a better performance Friday against the Chennai Super Kings in the Qualifier-2 game, TA Sekar, the Delhi Daredevils coach believed that his team ... Read more...

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