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World T20: McCullum’s record century powers New Zealand to 59-run win


September 21st, 2012 - 8:44 pm ICT by IANS
Pallekele, Sep 21 (IANS) Brendon McCullum's record-breaking century powered New Zealand to a 59-run win over Bangladesh in their first match of the World Twent20 cricket tournament at the Pallekele ... Read more...

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Gayle wants birthday win against Australia


September 21st, 2012 - 3:01 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Sep 21 (IANS/CMC) One of the most feared batsmen in the shortest form of cricket, Chris Gayle wants to celebrate his 33rd birthday with a victory when the West Indies ... Read more...

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McCullum, Ajmal lead World T20 rankings


September 13th, 2012 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Sep 13 (IANS) New Zealand batsman Brendon McCullum and Pakistan off-spinner Saeed Ajmal have taken over as the leading batsman and bowler in the latest ICC Twenty20 player ... Read more...

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India win U-19 World Cup as Chand-Patel overpower Australia (Lead)


August 26th, 2012 - 5:05 pm ICT by IANS
Townsville (Australia), Aug 26 (IANS) Skipper Unmukt Chand scored a spectacular hundred to help India upstage defending champions Australia by six wickets and win the Under-19 World Cup here Sunday. ... Read more...

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U-19 World Cup: India bounce back beating Zimbabwe


August 14th, 2012 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
Townsville, Aug 14 (IANS) Indian colts bounced back from Sunday's loss to the West Indies with a 68-run victory over Zimbabwe, despite a courageous century by all-rounder Malcolm Lake, in ... Read more...

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I seized the opportunity: Sunil Narine


July 16th, 2012 - 4:06 pm ICT by IANS
Basseterre (St Kitts), July 16 (IANS/CMC) West Indies off-spinner Sunil Narine says he had recognised the importance of Saturday's fourth One-Day International against New Zealand and had seized the ... Read more...

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Brilliant Gayle, Samuels give West Indies 2-0 lead


July 8th, 2012 - 5:25 pm ICT by IANS
Kingston (Jamaica), July 8 (IANS/CMC) Chris Gayle struck a record-breaking 20th One-Day International century while Marlon Samuels hammered his first in six years as the West Indies brushed aside hapless ... Read more...

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Narine bursts back as Windies clinch series


July 2nd, 2012 - 6:11 pm ICT by IANS
Fort Lauderdale( Florida), July 2 (IANS/CMC) Mystery off-spinner Sunil Narine burst back to life following a luckless England tour, bamboozling New Zealand with a four-wicket haul to hand West Indies a ... Read more...

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We must look to repeat performance: Gayle


July 1st, 2012 - 11:33 pm ICT by IANS
Fort Launderdale (Florida), July 1 (IANS/CMC) Opener Chris Gayle has praised the West Indies batting following their 56-run win over New Zealand in the opening Twenty20 International here but said ... Read more...

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Sulieman Benn plays down talk of dream comeback


June 25th, 2012 - 6:41 pm ICT by IANS
Port of Spain (Trinidad), June 25 (IANS/CMC) Temperamental left-arm spinner Sulieman Benn has played down his last-over heroics which propelled the West Indies A to a thrilling three-wicket win over India ... Read more...

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Bravo says West Indies must avoid clean sweep


June 20th, 2012 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 20 (IANS/CMC) Vice-captain Dwayne Bravo says the West Indies' sole objective will be avoiding a clean sweep after the Caribbean side conceded the three-match One-Day International series with a ... Read more...

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Smith, Tendulkar shine as Mumbai Indians demolish Royals (lead)


May 21st, 2012 - 2:05 am ICT by IANS
Jaipur, May 21 (IANS) Dwayne Smith and Sachin Tendulkar shared the highest opening stand in the Indian Premier League (IPL) to propel Mumbai Indians to a 10-wicket victory over ... Read more...

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Royal Challengers knoked out, Chennai in play-offs (Second Lead)


May 20th, 2012 - 10:19 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 20 (IANS) Royal Challengers Bangalore were knocked out of Indian Premier league (IPl) with their nine-run loss to Deccan Chargers at Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium here Sunday.Chasing ... Read more...

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Royal Challengers restrict Chargers to 132/7 in crunch game (Lead)


May 20th, 2012 - 8:53 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 20 (IANS) Disciplined bowling by Royal Challengers Bangalore restricted Deccan Chargers to 132 for seven in 20 overs in their must-win match in the Indian Premier League ... Read more...

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Keen tussle on cards as Chargers looks to spoil RCB’s party (Preview)


May 19th, 2012 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 19 (IANS) Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) would be under pressure of a must-win situation as they take on Deccan Chargers in their Indian Premier League (IPL) match ... Read more...

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Bravo’s last ball six carries Super Kings to a thrilling win (Lead)


May 15th, 2012 - 1:31 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 14 (IANS) Dwayne Bravo struck a last ball six as titleholders Chennai Super Kings scraped past the Kolkata Knight Riders by five wickets in a nail-biting Indian ... 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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Daredevils crush Chargers as Warner smashes blazing ton (Roundup)


May 10th, 2012 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 10 (IANS) David Warner hit a blistering unbeaten century and Naman Ojha a half-century as Delhi Daredevils crushed Deccan Chargers by nine wickets here Thursday to reclaim ... Read more...

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No score safe in IPL-V


May 10th, 2012 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) No score is safe in a Twenty20 game. Five games have been lost by sides after scoring 170 or more runs in the ongoing fifth ... Read more...

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Dhawan, White lift Chargers to a formidable total (Lead)


May 10th, 2012 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 10 (IANS) Shikhar Dhawan smashed an aggressive 84 and Cameron White 65 to take Deccan Chargers to 187 for four against Delhi Daredevils in an Indian Premier League ... Read more...

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RCB’s de Villiers tames Chargers for dramatic win (Lead)


May 7th, 2012 - 1:59 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 7 (IANS) AB de Villiers of Royal Challengers Bangalore pulled off a sensational victory against underdogs Deccan Chargers late Sunday at the Chinnaswamy stadium here to keep their ... Read more...

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Frenzied fans pray for RCB win (Sidelights)


May 6th, 2012 - 11:54 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 6 (IANS) Die-hards fans of Royal Challengers Bangalore flocked to the Chinnaswamy stadium late Sunday again praying for a win over underdogs Deccan Chargers in the Indian Premier ... 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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Daredevils thrash Pune to avenge Kotla defeat (Lead)


April 24th, 2012 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, April 24 (IANS) Delhi Daredevils avenged their Ferozeshah Kotla defeat by Pune Warriors by thrashing them by eight wickets in the Indian Premier League (IPL) at the Subrata ... Read more...

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Ryder, Ganguly star in Pune Warriors’ big win over Daredevils (Second Lead)


April 22nd, 2012 - 1:59 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) A blistering knock from Jesse Ryder and an all-round performance by Sourav Ganguly gave Pune Warriors a convincing 20-run win over Delhi Daredevils in ... Read more...

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Ryder, Ganguly star in Pune Warriors’ big win over Daredevils (Lead)


April 22nd, 2012 - 1:32 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) A blistering knock from Jesse Ryder and an all-round performance by Sourav Ganguly gave Pune Warriors a convincing 20-run win over Delhi Daredevils in ... Read more...

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What happened to Mongoose bats?


April 12th, 2012 - 4:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 12 (IANS) The long handle-short blade Mongoose bat that was made famous in the third season of the Indian Premier League (IPL) by Australian legend Matthew Hayden ... Read more...

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Pollard shines in Mumbai’s win over Rajasthan (Lead)


April 12th, 2012 - 2:02 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 12 (IANS) A blistering fifty and a four-wicket haul by Kieron Pollard helped Mumbai Indians get past a fighting Rajasthan Royals by 27 runs in an Indian Premier ... Read more...

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Rohit stars for Mumbai Indians in a last-ball finish (Lead)


April 10th, 2012 - 1:52 am ICT by IANS
Visakhapatnam, April 10 (IANS) Rohit Sharma hit a match winning unbeaten 73 to guide Mumbai Indians to a five-wicket win over Deccan Chargers in a last-ball finish in the ... Read more...

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Irfan stars as Baroda beat Punjab in Mushtaq Ali final


March 27th, 2012 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 27 (IANS) All-rounder Irfan Pathan played a cameo with the bat and then starred with the ball to help Baroda beat Punjab by eight runs in the ... Read more...

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Pollard’s century gives Windies series lead


March 24th, 2012 - 3:19 pm ICT by IANS
Gros Islet (St.Lucia), March 24 (IANS/CMC) Big-hitting batsman Kieron Pollard smashed a brilliant century as West Indies beat Australia by 42 runs in the fourth One-day international to take a crucial ... Read more...

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Maxwell, Bodi join Daredevils as replacements for Ingram, Birt


March 19th, 2012 - 3:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 19 (IANS) Delhi Daredevils Monday announced Australian all-rounder Glenn Maxwell and the experienced South African Gulam Bodi as replacements for Colin Ingram and Travis Birt in their ... 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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Sehwag’s record 219 earns him ‘VS’ series bat


February 14th, 2012 - 1:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 14 (IANS) India's dashing opener Virender Sehwag's record-breaking 219 against the West Indies in a One-Day International in Indore last year has earned him a special series ... Read more...

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Yadav’s maiden fifer gives India something to cheer (Second Lead)


January 14th, 2012 - 4:24 pm ICT by IANS
Perth, Jan 14 (IANS) Umesh Yadav's maiden fifer in Tests gave India something to cheer about on a dismal tour as Australia were bowled out for 369 in the ... Read more...

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