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Now Blake keen on playing in Australia’s Big Bash


August 17th, 2012 - 1:48 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 17 (IANS/CMC) Jamaican sprint sensation Yohan Blake says he bowls faster than Olympic champion Usian Bolt and that there is a "real possibility" that he could debut his international ... Read more...

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Gayle returns to Sydney for Big Bash T20


July 24th, 2012 - 3:02 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, July 24 (IANS) West Indies batsman Chris Gayle has again signed with Sydney Thunder for another season of Australia's Twenty20 Big Bash.The 32-year-old left-hander turned out for the Thunder ... Read more...

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South Africa set to host Champions League T20


June 26th, 2012 - 8:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 26 (IANS) South Africa is set to host the fourth edition of the Champions League Twenty20 (CLT20) tournament later in the year."South Africa will host CLT20 this ... Read more...

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My chances are running out, says Marsh


January 17th, 2012 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
Perth, Jan 17 (IANS) Australian batsman Shaun Marsh admitted he is in danger of losing his place in the Test side after a slew of failures in the ongoing series ... Read more...

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Sydney Sixers win Big Bash thriller


December 27th, 2011 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Dec 27 (IANS) Sydney Sixers registered their second victory in the Twenty20 Big Bash League here Tuesday after a thrilling two-run win over Melbourne Stars.Stars' number ten batsman Clint ... Read more...

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MacGill wants to play in IPL


December 26th, 2011 - 5:14 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Dec 26 (IANS) Former Australian spinner Stuart MacGill has nominated himself for the Indian Premier League (IPL) player auction in February, following his return to Twenty20 cricket after eight ... Read more...

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Hilfenhaus revives his hope of Test comeback


December 19th, 2011 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
Perth, Dec 19 (IANS) Tasmanian fast bowler Ben Hilfenhaus revived his hopes of a Test comeback with a Man of the Match performance in Hobart Hurricanes' 31-run triumph over the ... Read more...

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Preparation for Test series against India will be ideal: Ponting


December 17th, 2011 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Dec 17 (IANS) Former Australian captain Ricky Ponting, who is struggling with form, said his preparation for the Boxing Day Test against India will be the best but admitted ... Read more...

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Big Bash launch pales in comparison with IPL


December 17th, 2011 - 3:29 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Dec 17 (IANS) A spectator turnout of 12,285 at the Sydney Cricket Ground for the launch of the Big Bash League (BBL) may not have pleased Cricket Australia (CA) ... Read more...

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Bravo hopes to makes a splash in Big Bash


December 14th, 2011 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Dec 14 (IANS/CMC) Dwayne Bravo hopes his participation in the Big Bash League Twenty20 would spark his revival and spur his return to the West Indies team.The 28-year-old Bravo arrived ... Read more...

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MacGill returns to cricket with Big Bash League


December 2nd, 2011 - 5:50 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Dec 2 (IANS) Former Australian leg-spinner Stuart MacGill is the latest player to come out of retirement to feature in the domestic Twenty20 Big Bash league.MacGill, who has not ... Read more...

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Watson to play in Big Bash amid series against India


July 19th, 2011 - 1:25 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, July 19 (IANS) Australian vice-captain Shane Watson Tuesday signed up with Sydney Sixers for the inaugural season of the Twenty20 Big Bash League (BBL) in December, meaning he will ... Read more...

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Clark stands down from full-time cricket for administrative role


May 18th, 2011 - 3:00 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, May 18 (IANS) Australia's former Test seamer Stuart Clark Wednesday stepped down from full-time cricket commitments to balance his new role as the general manager of the Sydney Sixers ... Read more...

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Clark to choose between playing and heading new Sydney Big Bash franchise


May 2nd, 2011 - 3:21 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, May 2 (ANI): Former Australian Test seamer Stuart Clark may soon have to make the biggest decision of his sporting life. He reportedly has to choose between accepting an offer to ... Read more...

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Marsh blames loose bowling for Pune Warriors loss


April 18th, 2011 - 12:02 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Apr 18 (ANI): Geoff Marsh, coach of 'Pune Warriors', has blamed some loose bowling for the loss against Delhi Daredevils.'Delhi Daredevils' trounced 'Pune Warriors' by three wickets in a high ... Read more...

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Philadelphia 76ers sign up Doug Collins


May 21st, 2010 - 5:55 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar May21, (THAINDIAN NEWS) As per the latest reports suggest, the Philadelphia 76ers have signed up TV analyst Doug Collins as their new coach. Doug Collins who is presently a TNT ... Read more...

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John Wall Gets Selected The Top Draft Pick, Goes To Wizards


May 19th, 2010 - 6:58 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Kentucky, May 19, (THAINDIAN NEWS) John Wall was the number one pick in the NBA drafts, and the Washington Wizards won a lottery in the NBA drafts that won them ... Read more...

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Australia, Sri Lanka to fight for semi-final berth


May 8th, 2010 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
Bridgetown (Barbados), May 8 (IANS) Australia and Sri Lanka would be looking to seal a semi-final berth when they meet in their second Super Eights match of the World Twenty20 here Sunday. Australia ... Read more...

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Allen Iverson And His Spouse Tawanna Iverson To Get Divorced


March 5th, 2010 - 9:36 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
March 5, 2010 (Pen Men At Work): Basketball luminary Allen Iverson has, in the last few years, been strongly associated with news that his matrimonial alliance with Tawanna Iverson is ... Read more...

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‘3 Idiots’: From ‘Munnabhai’ maker, a young, vibrant film (Hindi Film Review - Rating: ****)


December 25th, 2009 - 2:04 pm ICT by IANS
By Subhash K. Jha Film: "3 Idiots"; Cast: Aamir Khan, Kareena Kapoor, R. Madhavan, Sharman Joshi, Boman Irani; Director: Rajkumar Hirani; Rating: ****By now, Aamir Khan has hit so many sixers in ... Read more...

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India Vs Sri Lanka: 1st ODI, Updated Till 1st Innings


December 15th, 2009 - 5:14 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Dec.15, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The first ODI match being held in Rajkot in India has taken Team India on a roll. The Sri Lankan team decided to field first after winning ... Read more...

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Thackeray to Tendulkar: Stay off politics, you don’t know Mumbai’s problems (Lead)


November 16th, 2009 - 5:25 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 16 (IANS) Taking strong exception to Sachin Tendulkar's recent comment that "Mumbai belongs to all", Shiv Sena supremo Bal Thackeray has warned the legendary cricketer to "keep off ... Read more...

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Bal Thackeray tells Tendulkar to ‘keep off political pitch’


November 16th, 2009 - 2:26 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 16 (IANS) Sachin Tendulkar should "keep off the political pitch" for his own well-being, Shiv Sena chief Bal Thackeray said Monday in response to the cricket maestro's comments last ... Read more...

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India vs Australia: 2nd ODI


October 28th, 2009 - 6:40 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Nagpur, India, Oct 28 (THAINDIAN NEWS) After winning the 1st ODI against India in Vadodara, the Australian cricket team is now playing [against India] at Nagpur. The match is already ... Read more...

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Pakistan shine but Test ends in a draw


February 25th, 2009 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, Feb 25 (IANS) Pakistan injected some life into the first cricket Test after posting a record 765-6 declared and then taking five quick Sri Lankan wickets on the fifth day but ... Read more...

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Gul reduces Sri Lanka to 54-3 at tea


February 25th, 2009 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, Feb 25 (IANS) Fast bowler Umar Gul took two wickets in quick succession to reduce Sri Lanka to 54-3 at tea after Pakistan declared their first innings for a record 765-6 ... Read more...

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Younis becomes first Pakistan captain to score triple century


February 24th, 2009 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, Feb 24 (IANS) Skipper Younis Khan Tuesday became the third Pakistani to score a triple century as the hosts looked set to save the first cricket Test against Sri lanka at ... Read more...

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Younis double ton takes Test towards a draw (Tea report)


February 24th, 2009 - 6:03 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, Feb 24 (IANS) Pakistan captain Younis Khan scored his second Test double hundred to carry the hosts to 453 for four at tea against Sri Lanka on the fourth day of ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka set 291-run target for Pakistan


January 21st, 2009 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, Jan 21 (IANS) In their bid to level the three-match ODI series, Sri Lanka posted a healthy 290 for eight against Pakistan, with Tillakaratne Dilshan scoring his first fifty in the ... Read more...

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Yuvraj reminds me of Sobers: Hanif Mohammad


July 9th, 2008 - 5:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 9 (IANS) Yuvraj Singh may disappointed that he has been dropped from the Test squad for the Sri Lanka tour but the left-hander has reasons to smile: Pakistan's great ... Read more...

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