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India, Pakistan share U-19 Asia Cup after tied final


July 1st, 2012 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, July 1 (IANS) India Under-19 captain Unmukt Chand led from the front with a magnificent 121 in the thrilling tied final against Pakistan as both the countries shared ... Read more...

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Knight Riders beat Pune Warriors to finish as second-placed team (Lead)


May 20th, 2012 - 1:38 am ICT by IANS
Pune, May 19 (IANS) Kolkata Knight Riders cruised into the play-offs in style beating Pune Warriors by 34 runs in their last league encounter of the Indian Premier League ... Read more...

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Scoreboard: Kings XI vs Super Kings, IPL


April 28th, 2012 - 9:40 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 28 (IANS) The following is the scoreboard of the Indian Premier League (IPL) encounter between Kings XI Punjab and Chennai Super Kings at the M.A. Chidambaram Stadium here ... Read more...

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Sammy’s half-century in vain as Aussies wrap up series


April 28th, 2012 - 3:02 pm ICT by IANS
Roseau (Dominica), April 28 (IANS/CMC) Captain Darren Sammy posted his highest Test score in vain as the West Indies plunged to a 75-run defeat in the third and final Test against ... Read more...

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West Indies end five-year drought against Australia


March 19th, 2012 - 3:18 pm ICT by IANS
Kingstown (St. Vincent), March 19 (IANS/CMC) West Indies broke a five-year drought against Australia when they held their nerves to seal the second One-Day International in a tense finish at Arnos ... Read more...

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Windies slump to defeat after batting collapse


March 17th, 2012 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
Kingstown (St Vincent), March 17 (IANS/CMC) Spineless batting sent the West Indies crashing to yet another defeat, as they lost the opening One-day International of the five-match series against Australia by ... Read more...

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Ranji Trophy: Wickets tumble on opening day of semi-final ties


January 10th, 2012 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
In the other semi-final at the Wankhede Stadium, Tamil Nadu recovered from a precarious 139 for six to end the day at 250 without any further loss, thanks to a 111-run ... Read more...

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India lose Sehwag early while chasing 292 at MCG (Lead)


December 29th, 2011 - 9:38 am ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Dec 29 (IANS) India lost dashing opener Virender Sehwag early while chasing a target of 292, and were 24 for one in the second innings at lunch on ... Read more...

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Warne calls for fresh legs in Australian team


December 13th, 2011 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Dec 13 (IANS) After Australia's loss to New Zealand in the second Test, Shane Warne has called for more youngsters to be inducted in the Test side.Struggling veterans Ricky ... Read more...

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Loss to New Zealand a wake up call before India series: Clarke


December 12th, 2011 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Dec 12 (IANS) Australia have plenty to think about ahead of the Boxing Day Test against India. They lost to New Zealand at home after 25 years Monday, prompting ... Read more...

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Openers give India strong start; Ojha gets maiden five-wicket haul


November 7th, 2011 - 1:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 7 (IANS) Openers Gautam Gambhir and Virender Sehwag gave India a strong start after a maiden five-wicket haul by left-arm spinner Pragyan Ojha helped bowl out ... Read more...

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Ojha’s double strike restricts Windies to 69/2 (Lunch report)


November 6th, 2011 - 1:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 6 (IANS) A double strike by left-arm spinner Pragyan Ojha restricted the West Indies to 69 for two in their first innings at lunch on the first ... Read more...

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Irani Cup: ROI tightens grip over Rajasthan


October 2nd, 2011 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Oct 2 (IANS) Rest of India (ROI) tightened their grip on the Irani Cup match against Rajasthan by amassing 663 runs in the first innings and then reducing the ... Read more...

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Aamer impresses Surrey club side


June 11th, 2011 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 11 (IANS) Mohammed Aamer might be in trouble for playing club cricket in Surrey but the players of the sides involved in the match were full of praise ... Read more...

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Mumbai Indians knock out Knight Riders in IPL Eliminator (Lead)


May 26th, 2011 - 2:06 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 25 (IANS) Adrian Blizzard's blistering half century at the top and a six by Harbhajan Singh in the final over carried Mumbai Indians to a four-wicket win ... Read more...

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Raina’s fighting innings takes Super Kings to IPL final (Lead)


May 25th, 2011 - 1:35 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 24 (IBNS) Suresh Raina scored a fighting unbeaten 73 to guide defending champions Chennai Super Kings to the final of the Indian Premier League (IPL) with a six-wicket win ... Read more...

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Mumbai Indians top IPL with 32-run win over Daredevils (Lead)


May 8th, 2011 - 1:35 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 8 (IANS) Mumbai Indians stayed atop the Indian Premier League (IPL) with a comprehensive 32-run win over Delhi Daredevils at the Wankhede Stadium here Saturday.Chasing a target ... Read more...

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Pakistan justified ‘unpredictable side’ tag by losing T20 against Windies: Qadir


April 23rd, 2011 - 3:25 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, April 23(ANI): Pakistan have proved that they are appropriately tagged as an 'unpredictable side', by losing to the West Indies in their inaugural Twenty20 international clash on Thursday, former Test player ... Read more...

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Windies beat Pak in St. Lucia T20 international


April 22nd, 2011 - 12:25 pm ICT by ANI
Gros Islet (St. Lucia, West Indies), Apr. 22 (ANI): Leg-spinner Devendra Bishoo spun the West Indies to victory against Pakistan in the lone Twenty20 international in Saint Lucia on Thursday.Replying to the ... Read more...

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From slums to skycrapers, Mumbai celebrates World Cup win (Lead)


April 3rd, 2011 - 1:40 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 3 (IANS) From the cramped slums of Dharavi and Jogeshwari to the sprawling residential complexes and skyscrapers of Colaba and Bandra, Mumbai Saturday erupted into mad celebrations ... Read more...

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Wild celebrations in Mumbai as India wins


April 3rd, 2011 - 12:49 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 2 (IANS) Even before Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni hit a six to take India to victory over Sri Lanka in the World Cup final at the ... Read more...

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Gooch backs England’s ’scrappers’ to come good in later stages of World Cup


March 22nd, 2011 - 2:32 pm ICT by ANI
Colombo, Mar. 22 (ANI): England batting coach Graham Gooch believes the team is peaking at the right time in the 2011 World Cup.Though most are skeptical about England's form going into the ... Read more...

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Defending champions Australia in quarters with 60-run win over Kenya (Roundup)


March 14th, 2011 - 12:56 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 13 (IANS) Defending champions Australia cruised into the quarterfinals of the World Cup with a comfortable 60-run win over Kenya in a Group A match here Sunday.The ... Read more...

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Clarke, Hussey take Australia to 324/6 against Kenya (Lead)


March 13th, 2011 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 13 (IANS) Michael Clarke and recalled Mike Hussey hit crucial half-centuries to take Australia to a formidable 324 for six in 50 overs against Kenya in a Group ... Read more...

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Most disappointing loss of the World Cup: Kenyan captain


March 8th, 2011 - 1:04 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 7 (IANS) Kenyan captain Jimmy Kamande rated his team's painful five-wicket defeat to Canada Monday as the "most disappointing" loss in the 2011 World Cup. Kamande, who ... Read more...

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Zimbabwe spinners spell Canada’s downfall (Lead)


February 28th, 2011 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
Nagpur, Feb 28 (IANS) Zimbabwe spun a web around Canada, bowling them out for 123 to secure a 175-run victory in their Group A World Cup match at the Vidarbha Cricket Association ... Read more...

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Chawla not getting carried away with his good perfromance against Australia


February 14th, 2011 - 12:26 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 13 (IANS) Piyush Chawla may have made a strong claim for a place in the playing XI in the World Cup by taking four wickets against Australia in the warm-up ... Read more...

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Tamim, Shakib star in Bangladesh win in warm-up match


February 12th, 2011 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
Chittagong, Feb 12 (IANS) Tamim Iqbal scored a blistering half-century as Bangladesh crushed Canada by nine wickets in their first warm-up match at the Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury stadium here Saturday.Bangladesh, electing to ... Read more...

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Pak-New Zealand test set for exciting final day finish


January 18th, 2011 - 3:21 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Jan 18 (ANI): Pakistan needs 274 runs on the final day to win the second Test against New Zealand after bowling the hosts out for 293 late on the fourth ... Read more...

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Anderson’s sledging ‘fired me up’ in Perth Ashes Test: Johnson


December 18th, 2010 - 12:17 pm ICT by ANI
Perth, Dec 18(ANI): Australian fast bowler Mitchell Johnson has credited his England counterpart James Anderson's persistent sledging for inspiring his six-wicket haul that has revived the home team's Ashes campaign.Anderson sledged Johnson ... Read more...

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‘On fire’ Johnson dramatically swings Perth Test back in Australia’s favour


December 17th, 2010 - 6:08 pm ICT by ANI
Perth, Dec 17(ANI): Australian fast bowler Mitchell Johnson's six-wicket haul did the principal damage on Friday as England were bowled out for 187 on day two of the third Ashes Test being ... Read more...

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Delhi fighting for survival against Mumbai


December 16th, 2010 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 16 (IANS) Left-arm spinner Iqbal Abdullah's five-wicket haul on a green top left Delhi fighting for survival and helped defending champions Mumbai notch up the first innings lead on ... Read more...

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Time running out for Hauritz, as other Oz tweakers make Sheffield Shield impact


November 19th, 2010 - 6:30 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Nov.19 (ANI): Time appears to be running out for Test off-spinner Nathan Huaritz.In a match where he was supposedly playing for his Test future, Hauritz was not given the ball by ... Read more...

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Edgar Renteria Attributes To Giants Game 2 Victory


October 29th, 2010 - 7:37 pm ICT by GD
By Meena kar Oct 29, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Game 2 of the World Series was a real excitement for all San Francisco Giant fans as for the second time this team emerged victorious ... Read more...

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Spot-fixing: 39th and 40th overs of third Pak-England ODI under scrutiny


September 19th, 2010 - 1:03 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 19 (ANI): The International Cricket Council's investigations over spot-fixing allegations during the third one-day international between England and Pakistan at the Oval are believed to be focussing on two consecutive ... Read more...

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