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Raina, Kohli to India’s rescue (Tea Lead)


September 1st, 2012 - 4:11 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 1 (IANS) India's young guns Suresh Raina (51 batting) and Virat Kohli (33 batting) guided the hosts to 168 for four at tea after New Zealand seamers ... Read more...

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Positive intent paid off, says Guptill


August 31st, 2012 - 7:24 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 31 (IANS) A positive approach backed by aggression paid off for New Zealand, according to their opening batsman Martin Guptill as the Kiwis ended the first day ... Read more...

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Ojha strikes twice as Kiwis struggle (Lead)


August 31st, 2012 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 31 (IANS) New Zealand struggled to 108/3 at lunch despite a laboured 53 by Martin Guptill who was dropped twice on the first day of the second ... Read more...

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Ashwin for enforcing follow-on after early wrap-up


August 24th, 2012 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 24 (IANS) Indian spinner Ravichandran Ashwin feels should New Zealand's first inngings fold up early, the hosts should enforce the follow-on keeping in view how the pitch is ... Read more...

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Best thrilled at role in series victory


July 16th, 2012 - 3:23 pm ICT by IANS
Basseterre (St Kitts), July 16 (IANS/CMC) Fast bowler Tino Best said he knew his second spell in Saturday's fourth One-Day International against New Zealand would have been crucial ... Read more...

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Brilliant Pujara carries India A to an exciting victory


June 6th, 2012 - 9:22 am ICT by IANS
Bridgetown (Barbados), June 6 (IANS/CMC) A superb unbeaten 96 by skipper Cheteshwar Pujara has carried India A to an exciting two-wicket victory over West Indies A on a tense final day ... Read more...

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Carter’s fiver overshadows Rohit Sharma’s 94 but India A take lead


June 4th, 2012 - 12:06 pm ICT by IANS
Bridgetown (Barbados), June 4, (IANS/CMC) Medium-pacer Jonathan Carter's superb bowling overshadowed a brilliant innings of 94 by Rohit Sharma as India A grabbed a narrow first-innings lead over West Indies A ... Read more...

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Bowlers lacked consistency: WI Coach


May 19th, 2012 - 3:54 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 19 (IANS/CMC) The West Indies bowlers failed to produce the disciplined effort required to limit England on the second day of the opening Test here at Lord's, assistant coach ... Read more...

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Windies seam attack fully fit for Lord’s opener


May 16th, 2012 - 4:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 16 (IANS/CMC) The West Indies look set to have a fully fit seam attack for the opening Test against England starting at Lord's here Thursday.There were worries over the ... Read more...

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Windies coach preaches patience to his seamers


May 16th, 2012 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 16 (IANS/CMC) West Indies coach Ottis Gibson has urged his pacemen to opt for patience over exuberance in the seamer-friendly English conditions starting with the first Test at Lord's ... Read more...

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Bravo sparkles but Windies collapse against Lions


May 11th, 2012 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
Northampton (England), May 11 (IANS/CMC) Rookie stroke-maker Darren Bravo hit a typically flashy half-century but West Indies suffered a familiar lower order collapse to be dismissed cheaply on the opening day ... Read more...

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‘If confidence down, even good pitches create problems’


January 26th, 2012 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 26 (IANS) Former Indian captain Sourav Ganguly has blasted the team for putting up an ordinary batting display on a lifeless track at the Adelaide Oval in the ... Read more...

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India suffer 7th consecutive overseas defeat at Perth (Roundup)


January 15th, 2012 - 3:21 pm ICT by IANS
Perth, Jan 15 (IANS) India stretched their away Test losing streak to seven as they lost the third cricket Test against Australia by an innings and 37 runs shortly after ... Read more...

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WACA curator predicts bouncy Perth track


January 9th, 2012 - 12:03 am ICT by IANS
Perth, Jan 8 (IANS) Western Australia Cricket Association (WACA) curator Cameron Sutherland has warned India to be prepared for a bouncy track for the third Test against Australia beginning at ... Read more...

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Sachin’s 100th hundred will be a blessing for Tests: Clarke


January 2nd, 2012 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 2 (IANS) Australia captain Michael Clarke feels Sachin Tendulkar's 100th international hundred will inject life in the dwindling popularity of Test cricket but also insisted that they ... Read more...

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Ponting or Hussey must make way: Taylor


December 22nd, 2011 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Dec 22 (IANS) Former Test captain mark Taylor feels that either Ricky Ponting or Mike Hussey must make way for young all-rounder Dan Christian or recovering batsman Shaun Marsh ... Read more...

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Indians will have trouble on quick pitches: Taylor


December 22nd, 2011 - 3:03 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Dec 22 (IANS) Former Australian captain Mark Taylor feels that Indian batsmen, who are pampered by flat tracks at home, will be exposed fast and bouncy pitches in ... Read more...

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Swann lauds Pietersen, Finn


October 30th, 2011 - 12:24 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 29 (IANS) After England clinched a six-wicket victory against India in the one-off Twenty20 international match, England's stand-in Twenty20 skipper Graeme Swann lauded batsman Kevin Pietersen who struck ... Read more...

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Tim Bresnan looking forward to new challenge


October 5th, 2011 - 11:26 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Oct 5 (IANS) Tim Bresnan, who will be spearheading England's bowling attack in the five-match one-day series against India, says he is looking forward to the challenge.He, however, ... Read more...

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Cook, Kieswetter power England to victory in second ODI (Third Lead)


September 7th, 2011 - 8:40 am ICT by IANS
Southampton, Sep 7 (IANS) Skipper Alastair Cook scored an unbeaten 80 as England stormed to a seven-wicket win over India in a rain-hit second one-dayer at the Rose Bowl.After the ... Read more...

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England inflict a humiliating 4-0 series loss on India (Lead)


August 22nd, 2011 - 10:29 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 22 (IANS) Sachin Tendulkar and Amit Mishra's brief resistance failed to save the day for India as the visitors lost the fourth and final Test by an ... Read more...

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India can take heart from their record at the Oval


August 17th, 2011 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 17 (IANS) A crest-fallen Indian team returned to a relatively calmer London for the fourth and last cricket Test, starting Thursday, with high hopes against the just ... Read more...

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We have to win The Oval Test to restore pride: Dravid


August 17th, 2011 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 17 (IANS) Former captain Rahul Dravid has said India have to restore their pride by winning the fourth and final cricket Test of the series against England at ... Read more...

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Akram blames India bowlers for pathetic performance


August 14th, 2011 - 3:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) Former Pakistan captain and legendary fast bowler Wasim Akram has blamed the Indian bowlers for failing to capitalise on the seam friendly English conditions and ... Read more...

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Never seen England pitches seam and swing so much: Fletcher (Lead)


August 11th, 2011 - 5:39 pm ICT by IANS
Birmingham, Aug 11 (IANS) India cricket coach Duncan Fletcher says he had not seen the English pitches swing and seam so much as they have in the ongoing series and ... Read more...

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Bresnan differs with Fletcher, says it didn’t swing much


August 11th, 2011 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
Birmingham, Aug 11 (IANS) English pacer Tim Bresnan differed with Indian coach Duncan Fletcher's observation that the Edgbaston pitch assisted a lot of swing and seam and hoped that the ... Read more...

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Never seen three pitches seam and swing so much: Fletcher


August 11th, 2011 - 2:44 pm ICT by IANS
Birmingham, Aug 11 (IANS) India coach Duncan Fletcher attributed his batsmen's poor show on the opening day of the third cricket Test here to the tough conditions and expressed his ... Read more...

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England’s superior bowling will win them series: Boycott


July 27th, 2011 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) Geoffrey Boycott feels India and England are at par in the batting department but says the hosts' superior bowling attack will take them to ... Read more...

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We can surprise India: Morgan


July 16th, 2011 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 16 (IANS) England batsman Eoin Morgan says they can "surprise" World No.1 India in the upcoming four-match Test series.The 24-year-old is hoping England can utilise their own ... Read more...

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‘New approaches helping Australian team’


July 14th, 2011 - 4:05 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, July 14 (IANS) Fast bowler Mitchell Johnson said the injection of new coaching staffs, who have brought new approaches, is helping the Australian squad.Johnson said after the disastrous Ashes ... Read more...

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Pressure got to me in Ashes, says Johnson


July 12th, 2011 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, July 12 (IANS) Australian fast bowler Mitchell Johnson Tuesday revealed that his desire to bowl flawlessly during his team's failed Ashes campaign backfired on him and led to his ... Read more...

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Dhoni praises Ishant for 10-wicket haul


July 3rd, 2011 - 5:12 pm ICT by IANS
Bridgetown (Barbados), July 3 (IANS) Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni was all praise for Ishant Sharma, who took 10 wickets in the second cricket Test against the West Indies.Ishant extracted ... Read more...

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Daredevils play on another fresh Kotla wicket


May 3rd, 2011 - 12:23 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 2 (IANS) Delhi Daredevils turned out on a new Ferozeshah Kotla square that had a fair sprinkling of grass in their Indian Premier League match ... Read more...

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Only form on the day matters: Fleming


May 1st, 2011 - 3:49 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 30 (IANS) Casting aside the track record and "paper strength", Chennai Super Kings coach Stephen Fleming emphasized the old saying in the shorter version of cricket that form ... Read more...

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Pitch will help seamers in the first 10 overs: Ganguly


April 2nd, 2011 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 2 (IANS) The Wankhede wicket will initially help the seamers in the India-Sri Lanka World Cup final here Saturday before the spinners come into play as the match ... Read more...

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