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Viv blasts woeful Windies, says Ramdin has ‘deteriorated’


May 29th, 2012 - 4:22 pm ICT by IANS
Nottingham, May 29 (IANS/CMC) West Indies' legendary captain Sir Vivian Richards has blasted the Caribbean side's disastrous batting in the second Test at Trent Bridge against England and has criticised ... Read more...

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Sarwan plays down interest in West Indies tour


May 4th, 2012 - 2:55 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 4 (IANS/CMC) Experienced West Indies batsman Ramnaresh Sarwan has brushed aside suggestions of a late call-up to the team for the current tour of England.Sarwan is one of the ... Read more...

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Dhoni criticizes batsmen’s shot selection


February 12th, 2012 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
Adelaide, Feb 12 (IANS) India registered their first win at the Adelaide Oval beating Australia by four wickets in the ODI tri-series Sunday. However, Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni ... Read more...

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Duleep Trophy semifinal: Central Zone in command


February 5th, 2012 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 5 (IANS) Central Zone took a firm grip on the Duleep Trophy semifinal against South Zone by stumps on the second day with an overall lead of 237 ... Read more...

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Chanderpaul taught me how to play long innings: Warner


January 16th, 2012 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
Perth, Jan 16 (IANS) David Warner learnt the art of occupying the crease for a long time from West Indies' veteran Shivnarine Chanderpaul, whose fourth-fastest Test century was also equalled ... Read more...

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Kotla Test: India in trouble as 17 wickets tumble on 2nd day


November 7th, 2011 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 7 (IANS) The West Indies put India on the backfoot as they took a vital 95-run first-innings lead and while stretching it to 116 by stumps ... Read more...

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Warner credits Langer for improving his consistency


August 8th, 2011 - 11:42 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Aug 8 (IANS) Australian batsman David Warner says working with former Test opener Justin Langer, who is now team's batting coach, has made him more consistent.Warner, 24, has been ... Read more...

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Poor shot selection cost us the match: Raina


June 14th, 2011 - 2:34 pm ICT by IANS
St. John's (Antigua), June 14 (IANS) Indian captain Suresh Raina has said poor shot selection saw the visitors losing the fourth ODI against the West Indies by 103 runs at ... Read more...

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Pollard, Simmons take West Indies to 249/8 (Lead)


June 14th, 2011 - 12:49 am ICT by IANS
St. John's (Antigua), June 13 (IANS) Keiron Pollard and Lendl Simmons struck crucial half-centuries to take the West Indies to a competitive 249 for eight in 50 overs against India ... Read more...

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Afridi says top order still an issue in Pak’s World Cup campaign


March 7th, 2011 - 12:02 pm ICT by ANI
Kandy, Mar 7(ANI): Pakistan captain Shahid Afridi has admitted that his team is facing some problems at the top of the batting order which New Zealand will aim to exploit in their ... Read more...

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Tackling spin still tricky for Australian batsmen: Ponting


February 23rd, 2011 - 3:31 pm ICT by ANI
Nagpur, Feb.23 (ANI): Australian captain Ricky Ponting is happy with the way his pace attack is shaping up, but admits his batsmen need to keep working on their shot selection against spin.The ... Read more...

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Pakistan simply awful in eerily empty stadium


January 23rd, 2011 - 6:49 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington (New Zealand), Jan.23 (ANI): Pakistan's resistance against New Zealand in the first one-day international played here on Saturday, was as truly dismal as their 124 all out from 37.3 overs suggests.Only ... Read more...

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Batsmen could have avoided glory shots: Smith


January 16th, 2011 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, Jan 16 (IANS) South Africa lost the second ODI against India from a dominating position and captain Graeme Smith blamed poor shot selection for letting the team down.South Africa were coasting ... Read more...

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India suffer a humiliating 135 run loss against South Africa (Lead)


January 13th, 2011 - 3:25 am ICT by IANS
Durban, Jan 13 (IANS) India suffered a crushing 135 runs loss against South Africa in the first One-day International at the Kingsmead Stadium here Wednesday.The result comes as a rude shock ... Read more...

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Obviously didn’t show enough discipline, says Clarke


December 27th, 2010 - 3:13 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Dec 27 (IANS) Australian vice-captain Michael Clarke slammed the performance of his side after they were bowled out for a paltry 98 runs in the first innings of the fourth Ashes ... Read more...

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Langer criticizes Oz batsmen for poor batting


December 27th, 2010 - 1:13 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Dec 27 (ANI): Australia's batting coach Justin Langer has criticized his batsmen for their poor performance at the MCG.Loose strokes by Phillip Hughes and Brad Haddin, and impatient prods by Michael ... Read more...

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Pietersen is destined to be England’s first great cricketer since Botham: Roebuck


December 6th, 2010 - 12:43 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Dec 6(ANI): England batsman Kevin Pietersen's true destiny is to become his adopted country's first great cricketer since Ian Botham, according to noted cricket commentator Peter Roebuck.Pietersen struck a double century ... Read more...

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Dravid has rediscovered form via Twenty20 cricket: Roebuck


October 4th, 2010 - 5:47 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Oct.4 (ANI): There was a time, when the Australians could not help feeling that Indian middle-order batsman Rahul Dravid had lost the ability to hit the ball. They felt he looked ... Read more...

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Muralitharan two short of 800 Test wickets as India struggle (Lead)


July 21st, 2010 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
Galle (Sri Lanka), July 21 (IANS) Sri Lanka's spin wizard Muttiah Muralitharan was just two short of a record 800 Test wickets as India were left struggling at 181 for five ... Read more...

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Tendulkar, Dravid do the repair act against Sri Lanka (Tea Report)


July 21st, 2010 - 6:03 pm ICT by IANS
Galle (Sri Lanka), July 21 (IANS) India's hopes rested on Rahul Dravid and Sachin Tendulkar after they were reduced to 68 for two in the second innings, following-on, at tea on ... Read more...

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Muralitharan edges closer to 800 Test wickets as India struggle (Lunch Report)


July 21st, 2010 - 2:49 pm ICT by IANS
Galle (Sri Lanka), July 21 (IANS) Muttiah Muralitharan picked up three wickets to move closer to becoming the first bowler to get 800 Test wickets as India slumped to 260 for ... Read more...

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Sehwag keep India in the game against Sri Lanka (Roundup)


July 20th, 2010 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
Galle (Sri Lanka), July 20 (IANS) India were struggling at 140 for three in reply to Sri Lanka first innings total of 520 for eight declared at the end of third ... Read more...

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Yuki terrific, but needs to be aggressive: Bollettieri


July 12th, 2010 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) Tennis guru Nick Bollettieri wants India's rising tennis star Yuki Bhambri to be more aggressive mentally to succeed at the international circuit. Yuki,17, is a gradute ... Read more...

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Chandimal ton knocks out India (Lead)


June 5th, 2010 - 10:55 pm ICT by IANS
Harare, June 5 (IANS) India crashed out of the traingular series with a six-wicket defeat against Sri Lanka in the fifth One-day International here Saturday. Dinesh Chandimal scored a sparkling 111 as Sri ... Read more...

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Super Kings halt Mumbai Indians’ winning streak (Lead)


April 7th, 2010 - 1:52 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 7 (IANS) A revamped Chennai Super Kings halted the winning streak of Mumbai Indians with a 24-run victory in the Indian Premier League (IPL) Tuesday. It was their fifth win ... Read more...

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Knight Riders start IPL campaign with a stunning win


March 13th, 2010 - 1:54 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 13 (IANS) A stunning display of powerful batting from Angelo Matthews and Owais Shah guided Kolkata Knight Riders to a comprehensive 11-run win over defending champions Deccan Chargers in the ... Read more...

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Jayawardena guides Sri Lanka to victory in final (Lead)


January 13th, 2010 - 11:48 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Jan 13 (IANS) Sri Lanka survived some tense moments before Mahela Jayawardene guided them to victory against India in the final of the tri-nation series tournament here Wednesday. Chasing a victory ... Read more...

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India lose tri-series final in Dhaka by four wickets


January 13th, 2010 - 11:19 pm ICT by ANI
Dhaka, Jan 13(ANI): A dismal batting and bowling performance in the tri-series final in Dhaka cost the Indian team dearly, as they lost the series to Sri Lanka by four wickets.Chasing ... Read more...

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Raina, Jadeja save India the blushes (Lead)


January 13th, 2010 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Jan 13 (IANS) Sri Lankan pacers wrecked the Indian batting before Suresh Raina's fighting century saw the visitors finish at 245 in the final of the tri-nation ODI series here ... Read more...

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Kohli’s ton guides India to a comfortable win (Lead)


January 11th, 2010 - 11:57 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Jan 11 (IANS) Youngster Virat Kohli continued his fine run in the tri-nation ODI series with his unbeaten 102 as India defeated Bangladesh by six wickets in the dead rubber ... Read more...

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Captain’s knock takes Bangladesh to 247/6


January 11th, 2010 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Jan 11 (IANS) A captain's knock of 85 from Shakib al Hasan guided Bangladesh to a challenging 247 for six in 50 overs against India in the inconsequential sixth One-Day International ... Read more...

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Dilshan, Matthews put Sri Lanka in comfort zone (Roundup)


December 2nd, 2009 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 2 (IANS) Tillekaratne Dilshan and Angelo Matthews played crucial knocks to put Sri Lanka at a comfortable 366 for eight in the first innings against India after the end ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka falter after good start against India (Tea Report)


December 2nd, 2009 - 4:37 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 2 (IANS) Sri Lankan batsmen faltered against India at tea after a solid start by the openers on the first day of the third and the final cricket Test ... Read more...

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Dhoni backs bowlers ahead of Kanpur Test


November 23rd, 2009 - 9:00 pm ICT by IANS
Kanpur, Nov 23 (IANS) India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni backed his bowlers ahead of the second cricket test against Sri Lanka that starts here Tuesday. Asked whether there would be any change ... Read more...

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England can avoid 7-0 drubbing in NatWest Series: Anderson


September 19th, 2009 - 4:45 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 19(ANI): England paceman James Anderson has said that the England team would be looking forward to avoid a humiliating 7-0 whitewash against Australia in the NatWest Series.England team has ... Read more...

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