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Laxman has given strong and clear message to selectors: Ganguly


August 18th, 2012 - 11:40 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 18 (IANS) Former Indian cricket captain Sourav Ganguly Saturday saluted V.V.S. Laxman for his contribution to the game and said he has given a "strong and clear" ... Read more...

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Olympic tennis captain Misra has high hopes from players


July 14th, 2012 - 6:59 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 14 (IANS) Shiv Prakash Misra, the team leader-cum-captain of Indian tennis team for the London Olympics, believes that the players would put behind the recent bickering over ... Read more...

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Gayle snubs Somerset contract, makes himself available for Windies


May 3rd, 2012 - 3:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 3 (IANS) Former West Indies captain Chris Gayle scrapped his deal with Somerset county and made himself available for the national team and virtually ending his year-long ... Read more...

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Himachal assembly passes Lokayukta bill (Lead)


April 6th, 2012 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, April 6 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh assembly Friday passed the Lokayukta bill in the absence of the opposition Congress, with Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal saying it is "more ... Read more...

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Tensions between Buchanan and Wright in New Zealand cricket


March 29th, 2012 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
Wellington, March 29 (IANS) There is tension simmering in New Zealand Cricket (NZC) between director of cricket John Buchanan and coach John Wright.NZC chief executive David White admitted that there ... Read more...

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Clarke says Ponting’s ODI career may not be over (Lead)


February 24th, 2012 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Feb 23 (IANS) Australia captain Michael Clarke admitted Friday that he supports the decision to drop Ricky Ponting from the One-Day International squad but says the former captain's ODI ... Read more...

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Relationship with Ponting won’t be strained: Clarke


February 24th, 2012 - 2:14 pm ICT by IANS
Hobart, Feb 24 (IANS) Australian captain Michael Clarke has said his role in dropping Ricky Ponting from the ODI squad will not strain his relationship with the ex-skipper.Clarke said he ... Read more...

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Clarke admits role in Ponting’s axing


February 23rd, 2012 - 7:40 pm ICT by IANS
Hobart, Feb 23 (IANS) Australia captain Michael Clarke Thursday admitted to his role in axing of Ricky Ponting from the one-day team.Clarke is a member of John Inverarity headed National ... Read more...

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Ponting retires from ODIs, vows to carry on in Tests (Lead)


February 21st, 2012 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Feb 21 (IANS) Former Australian captain Ricky Ponting retired from ODIs Tuesday, a day after he was dropped from the squad for the rest of the Commonwealth Bank Series, ... Read more...

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Ponting axed from Australia’s ODI squad, Watson returns


February 20th, 2012 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Feb 20 (IANS) Veteran batsman and former captain Ricky Ponting was Monday dropped from a 13-man Australian squad for the One-Day Internationals while all-rounder Shane Watson makes a return ... Read more...

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Bailey replaces Clarke for Sunday’s ODI against India (Lead)


February 17th, 2012 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Feb 17 (IANS) Australian skipper Michael Clarke will miss Sunday's ODI against India in Brisbane and has been replaced by George Bailey in the 14-member squad announced by Cricket ... Read more...

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Injury rules out Mitchell for rest of season


February 17th, 2012 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Feb 17 (IANS) Australia all-rounder Mitchell Marsh has been ruled out of cricket for months with a bone stress injury in his lower back, and he will miss the ... Read more...

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I’ve been dropped, not rested: Haddin


January 31st, 2012 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
Melboure, Jan 31 (IANS) Australia's National Selection Panel (NSP) chairman John Inverarity inists that ODI wicketkeeper Brad Haddin has been rested but the Test vice captain feels he has been ... Read more...

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Australia drop Marsh, rest Haddin for ODI tri-series


January 30th, 2012 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 30 (IANS) Australia's out-of-form batsman Shaun Marsh was dropped while wicketkeeper Brad Haddin was rested for the first three ODIs of the tri-series against India and Sri Lanka ... Read more...

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Veteran Hogg recalled to Australia’s Twenty20 squad


January 23rd, 2012 - 2:54 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 23 (IANS) Tasmanian George Bailey replaces Cameron White, who was dropped from the squad, as Australia's Twenty20 captain while veteran Brad Hogg, having retired from ODIs in 2008, ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka to sack Dilshan, Marsh for South African debacle


January 19th, 2012 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Jan 19 (IANS) Stung by the series loss in Tests and ODIs in South Africa, the Sri Lankan sports ministry is planning a wide-ranging overhaul in Sri Lanka Cricket ... Read more...

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Retain me for Adelaide Test: Harris pleads with team management


January 18th, 2012 - 6:25 pm ICT by IANS
Adelaide, Jan 18 (IANS) Amid speculation that Australia will field a three-man pace attack, pacer Ryan Harris pleaded with the team management to rettain him for the fourth and the ... Read more...

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Sri Lankan sports minister orders report on cricket crisis


January 17th, 2012 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Jan 17 (IANS) Sri Lanka's Sports Minister Mahindananda Aluthgamage has sought a report from the country's cricket board on the issues plaguing the national team.The sports minister Tuesday ordered ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka selectors must go, says Ranatunga (Lead)


January 16th, 2012 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Jan 16 (IANS) Sri Lanka's cricket selection panel should be axed following the team's shabby showing in South Africa and the United Arab Emirates (UAE), former captain Arjuna Ranatunga ... Read more...

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Ranatunga says SL selectors must resign over team’s poor performance


January 16th, 2012 - 3:27 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Jan 16 (IANS) Former Sri Lankan cricket captain-turned-politician Arjuna Ranatunga says the current national cricket selection panel should be sacked following the national team's poor performance in the United ... Read more...

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Pattinson ruled out of India series, Star named replacement


January 6th, 2012 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 6 (IANS) Australian fast bowler James Pattinson has been ruled out of remaining two Tests against India due to foot injury and has been replaced with Mitchell Star ... Read more...

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Arthur hints at retaining bowling attack for SCG Test


December 31st, 2011 - 12:30 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Dec 31 (IANS) Australia coach Mickey Arthur has hinted at retaining the same bowling attack for the second Test against India starting Jan 3 here at the Sydney Cricket ... Read more...

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How will the Lokpal work - some salient points


December 27th, 2011 - 12:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 27 (IANS) The Lokpal and Lokayuktas Bill 2011 provides a uniform vigilance and anti-corruption road map for the country, both at the centre and the states.The bill ... Read more...

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Team Anna writes to PM, seeks investigating powers for Lokpal (Second Lead)


December 25th, 2011 - 5:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 25 (IANS) Team Anna, in an open letter to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and parliamentarians Sunday, hoped the "best possible" anti-graft law will emerge from the ... Read more...

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Team Anna writes to PM, wants CBI under Lokpal (Lead)


December 25th, 2011 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 25 (IANS) Team Anna, in an open letter to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and parliamentarians Sunday, hoped the best possible anti-graft law will emerge from the ... Read more...

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Rod Marsh is manager of Australia’s cricket coaches


December 22nd, 2011 - 3:03 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Dec 22 (IANS) Former Australian wicketkeeper Rodney Marsh has been appointed manager of the country's cricket coaches.The newly-created role of the former head coach of the Global Academy in ... Read more...

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Big Bash could affect Test team’s preparations: Inverarity


December 21st, 2011 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Dec 21 (IANS) Australia's chief cricket selector John Inverarity admitted that the Big Bash Twenty20 could compromise the preparation of players vying for a Test team berth this summer.The ... Read more...

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Never called up selector: Katich


December 18th, 2011 - 12:59 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Dec 18 (IANS) Australia's veteran opener Simon Katich has not given up his hope of making a comeback to the Test side and denied reports that he had tried ... Read more...

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Katich calls up Inverarity to check his name


December 17th, 2011 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Dec 17 (IANS) Renegade veteran Simon Katich has called up national selector John Inverarity to check whether his name was mentioned in a selection meeting before the Boxing Day ... Read more...

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Gayle likely to miss Caribbean T20 event for Big Bash


December 10th, 2011 - 4:46 pm ICT by IANS
Kingston (Jamaica), Dec 10 (IANS/CMC) While explosive opener Chris Gayle is busy playing T20 cricket across the globe, he will be a non-starter for his home team Jamaica in the Caribbean ... Read more...

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Blake pips Usain Bolt for Jamaica’s top athlete award


December 10th, 2011 - 4:32 pm ICT by IANS
Kingston (Jamaica), Dec 10 (IANS/CMC) World champions Veronica Campbell-Brown and Yohan Blake were formally recognised as the toast of Jamaican track & field this year.The two claimed the Athlete-of-the-Year awards Friday, ... Read more...

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Dan Christian gets Australia call-up for second Test


December 5th, 2011 - 5:28 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Dec 5 (IANS) All-rounder Daniel Christian in place of injured fast bowler Ben Cutting was the only change in the 12-man Australia squad announced Monday for the second cricket ... Read more...

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Lawson criticises CA’s selection policy


November 28th, 2011 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Nov 28 (IANS) Former Australia pacer Geoff Lawson has lashed out at Cricket Australia's (CA) selectors for leaving out young pace sensation Pat Cummins from the first Test against ... Read more...

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Cummins has an uncanny similarity to Steyn: Arthur


November 22nd, 2011 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Nov 22 (IANS) Australian coach Mickey Arthur finds an uncanny similarity between teen sensation Pat Cummins and South African fast bowling star Dale Steyn.Arthur was the South Africa coach ... Read more...

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Calls for Ponting’s retirement grow stronger


November 20th, 2011 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Nov 20 (IANS) Calls for Ricky Ponting's retirement from international cricket grew stronger with Test legend Doug Walters and former wicketkeeper Ian Healy joining the chorus saying the former ... Read more...

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