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World T20: South Africa send Zimbabwe packing (Lead)


September 21st, 2012 - 12:32 am ICT by IANS
Hambantota, Sep 20 (IANS) South Africa cantered to a 10-wicket win over Zimbabwe, knocking them out of the World Twenty20 Championship, in a Group C encounter at the Mahinda Rajapaksa ... Read more...

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Narine undermines New Zealand as Windies win series 4-1


July 17th, 2012 - 1:17 pm ICT by IANS
Basseterre (S t Kitts), July 17 (IANS/CMC) Mystery off-spinner Sunil Narine's fifer bowled West Indies to a 20-run victory over New Zealand in the fifth and final One-Day International ... Read more...

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India tottering at 57/4 chasing 220-run target


June 12th, 2012 - 10:11 am ICT by IANS
Kingstown (St Vincent), June 12 (IANS/CMC) India A were reeling at 57 for four at stumps on the third day of the four-day second cricket 'Test', chasing a 220-run victory target ... Read more...

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Pujara’s 50 fails to stop West Indies from taking lead


June 11th, 2012 - 12:24 pm ICT by IANS
Kingstown (St Vincent), June 10 (IANS/CMC) India A skipper Cheteshwar Pujara's 50 and defiant tail could not prevent West Indies A from taking a slender 15-run first-innings lead on the second ... Read more...

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Permaul, Thomas rescue West Indies A against India A


June 3rd, 2012 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
Bridgetown (Barbados), June 3 (IANS/CMC) Captain Veerasammy Permaul and wicket-keeper Devon Thomas both struck cavalier half-centuries as they combined to pull West Indies A out of dire straits with a superb ... Read more...

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Rayudu, Pollard fashion sensational win for Mumbai Indians (Lead)


May 15th, 2012 - 12:00 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 14 (IANS) An unbeaten 122-run sixth-wicket partnership in 65 balls between Ambati Rayudu (81) and Kieron Pollard (52) helped Mumbai Indians beat hosts Royal Challengers Bangalore by ... Read more...

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RCB outclass Warriors to go third in IPL standings (Lead)


May 12th, 2012 - 2:40 am ICT by IANS
Pune, May 12 (IANS) Royal Challengers Bangalore thumped Pune Warriors by 35 runs here Friday to move up to third place in the Indian Premier League standings.The RCB bowlers restricted ... Read more...

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Outstanding Taylor fires Windies to second straight win


May 3rd, 2012 - 2:05 pm ICT by IANS
Bridgetown (Barbados), May 3 (IANS/CMC) Captain Stafanie Taylor's excellent all-round performance inspired the West Indies women's team to a seven-run win over Sri Lanka in the second game of their five-match ... Read more...

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Kings XI clinch a thriller against Royal Challengers (Lead)


May 3rd, 2012 - 1:40 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 3 (IANS) A sixer by left-arm spinner Piyush Chawla in the penultimate ball helped Kings XI Punjab snatch a dramatic win by four wickets over hosts Royal Challengers ... Read more...

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Fans root for RCB as clouds hang over


May 2nd, 2012 - 11:29 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 2 (IANS) Undeterred by a cloudy sky and threat of rain, thousands thronged the Chinnaswamy stadium late Wednesday to root for home team Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) against ... Read more...

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Deccan Chargers beat Pune Warriors for first IPL win


April 27th, 2012 - 1:30 am ICT by IANS
Pune, April 26 (IANS) Deccan Chargers tasted their first win of the fifth season of the Indian Premier League (IPL) as they beat Pune Warriors by 19 runs at the ... Read more...

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Wade and Starc rally Australia after Shillingford strikes


April 24th, 2012 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
Roseau (Dominica), April 24 (IANS/CMC) A four-wicket haul by off-spinner Shane Shillingford underlined a disciplined West Indies bowling effort while an unbroken 43-run eighth-wicket stand rallied Australia on the opening ... Read more...

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Windies go down fighting as series ends tied


March 26th, 2012 - 12:40 pm ICT by IANS
Gros Islet (St.Lucia), March 25 (IANS/CMC) A valiant West Indies fought to the end but their dreams of beating Australia in a one-day series for the first time in nearly two ... Read more...

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Vijay Hazare Trophy: Dinda’s fifer takes Bengal to semis


March 6th, 2012 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 6 (IANS) Medium pacer Ashok Dinda's five-wicket haul took Bengal into the semi-finals of the Vijay Hazare Trophy with a 15-run win over Madhya Pradesh in the ... Read more...

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Forrest, Hussey guide Australia to 288/5 (Lead)


February 19th, 2012 - 3:55 pm ICT by IANS
Brisbane, Feb 19 (IANS) Peter Forrest and Mike Hussey struck fifties in Australia's daunting 288 for five against India in the seventh match of the ODI tri-series here Sunday.Forrest ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka thrash Australia by eight wickets


February 17th, 2012 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Feb 17 (IANS) Sri Lanka recorded their first victory in the Commonwealth Bank Tri-Series, beating Australia by eight-wickets in a rain-marred match at Sydney Cricket Ground Friday.Australia were ... Read more...

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Gayle sparkles again in Zimbabwe but in vain


December 4th, 2011 - 3:58 pm ICT by IANS
Harare, Dec 4 (IANS/CMC) Another exhilarating Chris Gayle half century went in vain as his Matabeleland Tuskers missed out a domestic Twenty20 final slot, going down by 23 runs to ... Read more...

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Australia win a thriller against South Africa


November 21st, 2011 - 10:54 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, Nov 21 (IANS) Australia pulled off a thrilling two wicket victory over South Africa in the fiercely contested second Test to square the series 1-1.Eighteen-year-old debutant Pat Cummins (13), ... Read more...

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Rahane shines as India take 3-0 lead against England (Roundup)


October 21st, 2011 - 12:48 am ICT by IANS
Mohali, Oct 20 (IANS) India took an unassailable 3-0 lead in the five-match here Thursday, beating England by five wickets in the third One-day International.Chasing England's 298 for four, ... Read more...

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England humiliate Hyderabad XI


October 11th, 2011 - 11:12 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Oct 11 (IANS) Scott Borthwick claimed five wickets and Stuart Meaker three to help England inflict a humiliating 253-run defeat on Hyderabad XI in the second warm-up match at ... Read more...

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RCB overcome blues to beat NSW, enter CLT20 final


October 8th, 2011 - 1:26 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Oct 7 (IANS) Home team Royal Challenger Bangalore (RCB) late Friday survived a scare to beat New South Wales Blues (NSW) by six wickets at the Chinnaswamy stadium ... Read more...

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NSW Blues set 204-run target for RCB in CLT20 semis


October 7th, 2011 - 11:35 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Oct 7 (IANS) A defiant New South Wales Blues (NSW) set a target of 204 runs for home team Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) in the first semi-final of the ... Read more...

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Knight Riders declared winner as rain-hit CLT20 tie abandoned


October 2nd, 2011 - 2:18 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Oct 2 (IANS) Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) was declared winner against Warriors of South Africa late Saturday, as the group A match was called off due to heavy ... Read more...

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Warriors set 156-run target for Knight Riders


October 2nd, 2011 - 12:00 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Oct 1 (IANS) Warriors of South Africa Saturday set a target of 156 for Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) in the Group A match of the ICC Champions League Twenty20 ... Read more...

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Rain-hit Mumbai-Cobras match abandoned


October 1st, 2011 - 1:50 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Oct 1 (IANS) Heavy and unabated rain late Friday washed out an exciting contest between spirited Mumbai Indians and South African Cape Cobras in the ICC Champions League Twenty20 ... Read more...

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Mumbai set Cobras 177-run target in rain-hit tie


September 30th, 2011 - 11:34 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 30 (IANS) A spirited Mumbai Indians late Friday set a 177-run target for Cape Cobras from South Africa in rain-hit Champions League Twenty20 (CLT20) match at the Chinnaswamy ... Read more...

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T&T; outclass Leicester to qualify for main CL T20 stage


September 20th, 2011 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 20 (IANS) Trinidad and Tobago (T&T;) thrashed Leicestershire by 51 runs in a Champions League T20 qualifier here Tuesday to advance to the main stage of the ... Read more...

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Raina, Dhoni propel India to 280/5 in fourth ODI (Lead)


September 11th, 2011 - 9:42 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 11 (IANS) Suresh Raina and Mahendra Singh Dhoni shared a blistering 169-run partnership for the fifth wicket to propel India to 280 for five against England in the ... Read more...

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Dravid stands tall with another century (Lunch report)


August 21st, 2011 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 21 (IANS) Rahul Dravid stood tall amid the ruins to bring up his 35th century and nudged India to 218/6 in the first innings at lunch on ... Read more...

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Dhoni leads India’s fight-back in Edgbaston Test (Lead)


August 10th, 2011 - 10:44 pm ICT by IANS
Birmingham, Aug 10 (IANS) Mahendra Singh Dhoni struck a fearless unbeaten half-century as India reached 205 for eight in the first innings against England at tea on the first ... 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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Kohli, Patel guide India to victory in rain-marred second ODI (Lead)


June 9th, 2011 - 8:12 am ICT by IANS
Port of Spain, June 9 (IANS) Virat Kohli and Parthiv Patel scored half centuries after leg spinner Amit Misra took his career best figures to guide India to a ... Read more...

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Gambhir credits bowlers for the win


May 1st, 2011 - 3:49 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 30 (IANS) After clinching a victory over Kings XI Punjab, Kolkata Knight Riders skipper Gautam Gambhir Saturday gave full credit to his bowlers."The most important thing is ... Read more...

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Bollinger, Badrinath star in Super Kings’ win over Pune Warriors (Lead)


April 27th, 2011 - 10:45 pm ICT by IANS
Navi Mumbai, April 27 (IANS) Stunning performances by Doug Bollinger and Subramaniam Badrinath saw Chennai Super Kings thrash Pune Warriors by eight wickets in an Indian Premier League (IPL) ... Read more...

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Gayle fury sweeps away Kolkata Knight Riders (Lead)


April 22nd, 2011 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 22 (IANS) Chris Gayle smashed a blistering century as Royal Challengers Bangalore cruised to a nine-wicket victory against Kolkata Knight Riders in their Indian Premier League (IPL) ... Read more...

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