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Tendulkar should go out on a high: Imran


September 12th, 2012 - 3:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) Legendary Pakistan captain Imran Khan has advised India's batting great Sachin Tendulkar not be at the mercy of the selectors and asked him to ... Read more...

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Kiwis in with a chance, feels coach Carter


September 2nd, 2012 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 2 (IANS) New Zealand have as good a chance as India to win the second Test given their array of fast bowlers who will have a major say ... Read more...

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Harbhajan deserves to play for India in all formats: Ganguly


August 28th, 2012 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) Former India cricket captain Sourav Ganguly feels that off-spinner Harbhajan Singh has been kept away from the national team for too long and he ... Read more...

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Laxman declares international innings (Third Lead)


August 18th, 2012 - 11:59 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 18 (IANS) Stylish batsman V.V.S. Laxman Saturday ended all speculation about his career by announcing his retirement from international cricket with immediate effect, barely a week after he ... Read more...

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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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Laxman declares international innings (Second lead)


August 18th, 2012 - 8:47 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 18 (IANS) Stylish batsman V.V.S. Laxman Saturday ended all speculation about his career by announcing his retirement from international cricket with immediate effect, barely a week after he ... Read more...

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Laxman retires from international cricket (Lead)


August 18th, 2012 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 18 (IANS) India's top test cricketer V.V.S. Laxman Saturday announced his retirement from international cricket with immediate effect.Addressing a press conference at Uppal stadium here, the middle order ... Read more...

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Ganguly ’surprised’ at Yuvraj’s recall


August 10th, 2012 - 11:23 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, August 10 (IANS) Former India captain Sourav Ganguly Friday expressed surprise over the recall of stylish batsman Yuvraj Singh to the India squad for the upcoming World T20 championship ... Read more...

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Indian hockey’s worst performance ever: Olympic gold medallists


August 10th, 2012 - 11:07 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 10 (IANS) "The worst ever performance" is how former Olympic gold medallists described the Indian hockey team's disastrous campaign at the London Games."This is surely the worst ever ... Read more...

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Yuvraj returns for T20 World Cup, Harbhajan recalled (Second Lead)


August 10th, 2012 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 10 (IANS) Yuvraj Singh overcame cancer and now he has fought his way back into the Indian squad for next month's Twenty20 World Cup. His Punjab teammate ... Read more...

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Sammy plays down idea of second frontline spinner


July 25th, 2012 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
St.John's (Antigua), July 25 (IANS/CMC) West Indies captain Darren Sammy has down played the idea that another frontline spinner could have been included in the 13-man squad chosen to play ... Read more...

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Shillingford nabs five but Kiwis battle to draw


July 23rd, 2012 - 2:44 pm ICT by IANS
St. John's (Antigua), July 23 (IANS/CMC) Off-spinner Shane Shillingford's five-wicket haul on the final day of the three-day match against New Zealand Sunday was not enough to earn him ... Read more...

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Akram lauds decision to include Pathan in Indian team


July 21st, 2012 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 21 (IANS) Former Pakistan captain Wasim Akram Saturday praised the decision of Indian selectors to pick Irfan Pathan for the ongoing five match One-day series against Sri ... 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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No Bravo for warm-up match against Black Caps


July 15th, 2012 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
St. John's (Antigua), July 15 (IANS/CMC) Stylish West Indies left-hander Darren Bravo appears to be in a race against time to be fit for the opening Test against New Zealand ... Read more...

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Former BCCI chief Rungta dies


July 12th, 2012 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 12 (IANS) Former Indian cricket board president P.M. Rungta passed away here Thursday after a brief illness. He was 84.Rungta president of the Board of Control for Cricket ... Read more...

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Olympic dreams over, Kenyan racer targets Berlin Marathon


July 11th, 2012 - 5:40 pm ICT by IANS
Nairobi, July 11 (IANS) Having failed to qualify for the London Olympics marathon, world's fastest road racer Geoffrey Mutai is ready to answer his critics with an attempt at the ... Read more...

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Pakistan hockey team completes Olympic training at Abbottabad


July 9th, 2012 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 9 (IANS) Pakistan's 18-member hockey team has completed its 10-day training camp for the upcoming London Olympics in the northwestern city of Abbottabad, an official said Monday.The Green-shirts ... Read more...

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West Indies retain squad for third ODI


July 9th, 2012 - 5:47 pm ICT by IANS
Kingston (Jamaica), July 9 (IANS/CMC) The West Indies have named an unchanged side for the third One-Day International against New Zealand starting Wednesday at Warner Park in St Kitts.This comes ... Read more...

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Injury prone Jerome Taylor to play in SPL


July 6th, 2012 - 11:58 am ICT by IANS
Port of Spain (Trinidad), July 6 (IANS/CMC) Injury prone West Indies fast bowler Jerome Taylor has been snapped up as one of the overseas signings for the inaugural Sri Lanka Premier ... Read more...

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India A dismissed for 190 in first one-dayer


June 28th, 2012 - 1:48 am ICT by IANS
St. George's (Grenada), June 28 (IANS/CMC) India A, winning the toss, could muster only 190 off 49.5 overs in the first of their three-match One-Day series against West Indies A at ... Read more...

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Six changes to Windies A-team for one-dayers against India A


June 27th, 2012 - 3:07 pm ICT by IANS
St. George's (Grenada), June 27 (IANS/CMC) West Indies A have made six changes for their three-match one-day series against India A starting here Wednesday.Following on from the tied two-match Twenty20 series ... Read more...

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Maken retreats; AITA, Bhupathi back to square one (Roundup)


June 19th, 2012 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) Mahesh Bhupathi Tuesday stuck to his guns of not playing the London Olympics with his estranged friend Leander Paes after Sports Minister Ajay Maken ... Read more...

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Country comes before other commitments: Khanna


June 16th, 2012 - 5:26 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 16 (IANS) Asserting that the country supersedes all other considerations, All India Tennis Association president Anil Khanna hoped that "good sense prevails" and that Mahesh Bhupathi would ... Read more...

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Full text of AITA release


June 15th, 2012 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 15 (IANS) Here is the full text of the All India Tennis Association (AITA) statement that was released to Media here Friday soon after the selection committee ... Read more...

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Selectors to decide captaincy: Gambhir


June 8th, 2012 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 8 (IANS) After having thrown his hat in the ring, opening batsman Gautam Gambhir Friday refused to be drawn into the debate over India's Test captaincy ... Read more...

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Billy Doctrove announces retirement from umpires Elite Panel


June 7th, 2012 - 4:10 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, June 7 (IANS) West Indies umpire Billy Doctrove Thursday announced his retirment from the International Cricket Council's (ICC) Elite Panel.The ICC in a statement said Doctrove has announced his ... Read more...

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Davies drafted as cover for ailing Prior


June 7th, 2012 - 2:59 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 7 (IANS/CMC) England's selectors have called up wicketkeeper Steven Davies for the final Test against the West Indies, as a cover for Matt Prior who is struggling with an ... Read more...

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Chris Gayle recalled after high-level meeting


June 5th, 2012 - 9:27 am ICT by IANS
Bridgetown (Barbados), June 5 (IANS/CMC) The protracted standoff between the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) and beleaguered opener Chris Gayle ended with the selectors recalling the former captain to play in ... Read more...

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West Indies discards playing for recall


June 2nd, 2012 - 5:14 pm ICT by IANS
Bridgetown (Barbados), June 2 (IANS/CMC) The West Indies A side will face India A in a series opener four-day match starting here Saturday, with players from the home team looking to ... Read more...

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Fudadin keen to display his talent on England tour


June 2nd, 2012 - 3:59 pm ICT by IANS
Leicester (England), June 2 (IANS/CMC) The West Indies left-hander Assad Fudadin says he is hoping to rekindle his love affair with England once he gets a look-in during the ongoing series.The ... Read more...

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Gayle doesn’t rule out playing in third Test


May 30th, 2012 - 5:05 pm ICT by IANS
Bridgetown (Barbados), May 20 (IANS/CMC) Estranged West Indies batsman Chris Gayle has not ruled out making himself available for the third Test of the West Indies' ill-fated tour of England but ... Read more...

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Gayle selection not my call, says Sammy


May 23rd, 2012 - 3:27 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 23 (IANS/CMC) West Indies captain Darren Sammy has sidestepped suggestions of a late call-up to the Test series for Chris Gayle, especially now that the opener's stint in the ... Read more...

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Gibson, Sammy welcome Gayle’s return


May 4th, 2012 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
Hove (England), May 4 (IANS/CMC) West Indies head coach Ottis Gibson and captain Darren Sammy have warmly greeted talismanic opener Chris Gayle's decision to make himself available for the limited-overs leg ... 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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