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Salman’s soft spot for Katrina (Movie Snippets)


August 3rd, 2012 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) Salman Khan continues to have a soft spot for his former lady love Katrina Kaif - a fact quite evident during a recent appearance ... Read more...

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New Zealand skipper Taylor sidelined by injury


July 2nd, 2012 - 4:59 pm ICT by IANS
Fort Lauderdale (Florida), July 2 (IANS/CMC) Injury has ruled New Zealand captain Ross Taylor out of the Jamaica leg of the five-match one-day series, starting next Thursday. Left-arm spinner Ronnie ... Read more...

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IPL final: Chennai Super Kings primed for hat-trick (Preview)


May 26th, 2012 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 26 (IANS) Chennai Super Kings, playing their fourth Indian Premier League (IPL) final in five seasons, look all primed to win their third consecutive title as they ... Read more...

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Mike Brearley, Ted Dexter, Ian Chappell for Pataudi Memorial Lecture


December 28th, 2011 - 6:30 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Dec 28 (IANS) Sharmila Tagore, the wife of former Indian Cricket captain late Mansur Ali Khan Pataudi, is excited about the plan of the Board of Cricket Control in ... Read more...

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Three different skippers will prove beneficial: Flower


October 2nd, 2011 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 2 (IANS) England cricket head coach Andy Flower feels the policy of three different captains for three formats can prove beneficial for the team in the future keeping ... Read more...

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Zaheer’s injury, a sign of excess cricket, say ex-skippers (Lead)


July 22nd, 2011 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 22 (IANS) Pace spearhead Zaheer Khan's hamstring injury in the first Test against England has led experts to reignite the debate on whether too much cricket is taking ... Read more...

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Zaheer’s injury, a sign of excess cricket, say ex-skippers


July 22nd, 2011 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 22 (IANS) Fast bowler Zaheer Khan's injury in the first Test against England has led experts to re-ignite the debate on whether too much cricket is taking a ... Read more...

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‘Semifinal contest between India’s batting and Pakistan’s bowling’


March 28th, 2011 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Mar 28 (IANS) Hoping that the India-Pakistan cricket World Cup semifinal in Mohali Wednesday would not be a one-sided game, several former World Cup winning skippers Monday said it ... Read more...

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Opening with spinners in World Cup matches “a terrific idea”: Kaneria


March 8th, 2011 - 2:39 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar 8(ANI): Opening the bowling attack with a spin bowler in the World Cup 2011 matches is "a terrific idea" due to the spin-friendly pitches of the subcontinent, Pakistani leg spinner ... Read more...

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Cricket captains to ride rickshaws to World Cup opening


February 16th, 2011 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Feb 16 (IANS) The rickshaw, the common man's traditional transport in Bangladesh, will occupy the centre stage in Thursday's Cricket World Cup opening ceremony here. The captains of all participating teams ... Read more...

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May enter Bengal cricket administration someday: Sourav


February 14th, 2011 - 12:52 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 13 (IANS) Former Indian skipper Sourav Ganguly said Sunday he might enter West Bengal's cricket administration "someday"."Honestly, I have not really though about it. It's a special place for me. ... Read more...

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Ganguly announces retirement from all forms of cricket


February 7th, 2011 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 7 (IANS) Three days after his chances of playing the fourth Indian Premier League (IPL) were dashed, former Indian captain Sourav Ganguly Monday announced his retirement from all forms of ... Read more...

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ICC should kick tainted ex-Pak skipper Butt out


February 7th, 2011 - 9:28 am ICT by ANI
Sydney, Feb.7 (ANI): A senior Australian sports journalist has criticized the International Cricket Council (ICC) for imposing what he called limited bans on tainted Pakistani cricketers -- Salman Butt, Mohamed Asif and ... Read more...

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Lee lynchpin of Oz World Cup attack: Chappell, Waugh


February 7th, 2011 - 8:54 am ICT by ANI
Sydney, Feb.7 (ANI): Former Australian Test skippers Greg Chappell and Steve Waugh have both rated fast bowler Brett Lee as the spiritual leader and lynchpin of Australia's World Cup attack after his ... Read more...

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KKR has made a mistake: Sourav’s brother Snehasish


January 10th, 2011 - 11:20 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 9 (IANS) Even as Sourav Ganguly remained tight-lipped after failing to get a buyer at the IPL auction, people close to him expressed their bewilderment at the franchises spurning ... Read more...

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Two former West Indies skippers find no takers in IPl-4


January 8th, 2011 - 6:11 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Jan 8 (IANS) Cricket legend Brian Lara joined his West Indies team mate Chris Gayle in the unsold category at the players' auction for the fourth edition of the Indian Premier ... Read more...

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Ganguly, Gayle go unsold at IPL-4 auction (Lead)


January 8th, 2011 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Jan 8 (IANS) Former Kolkata Knight Riders skippers Sourav Ganguly and Chris Gayle were the only two players to go unsold in the first two sessions of the Indian Premier League-4 ... Read more...

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Warne predicts cracker of an Ashes series as England is not intimidated by Australia


November 24th, 2010 - 2:40 pm ICT by ANI
Brisbane (Australia), Nov.24 (ANI): Former Australian leg spinner Shane Warne believes that a cracker of an Ashes Test series is likely between England and Australia, as the Poms no longer fear the ... Read more...

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Senior Pakistan hockey players to be replaced after Asian Games


October 27th, 2010 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, Oct 27 (IANS) Several senior Pakistan hockey players will be on their way out after the Nov 12-27 Asian Games, with chief selector Hanif Khan announcing plans to raise a young ... Read more...

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Pak hockey to dump experience for youth after Asian Games with eye on Olympics


October 27th, 2010 - 2:24 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Oct 27 (ANI): Pakistan is all set to rebuild its national hockey team after the Asian Games due next month, regardless of how the players perform in the quadrennial spectacle to ... Read more...

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Kannada Film Industry Plans T-20 Tournament For Dancers’ Association Funds


June 29th, 2010 - 3:06 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
June 29, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): The Kannada film industry is going to organize a T-20 cricket match for raising funds for its Dancers' Association. They need to arrange funds for the association ... Read more...

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PCB boss Butt defends decision to revoke ban, fine on players


June 7th, 2010 - 1:50 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Jun.7 (ANI): Notwithstanding the massive criticism that it has received from various quarters for first banning players and then revoking it later, Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman Ijaz Butt has defended ... Read more...

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All doors still open for Yousuf to comeback: PCB


June 6th, 2010 - 3:50 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Jun.6 (ANI): The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has kept all doors open for former captain Muhammad Yousuf to come out of retirement and be a part of the national squad.After revoking ... Read more...

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Abbas blasts PCB, says revoking punishments would encourage player politics


June 6th, 2010 - 2:59 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Jun.6 (ANI): Former Pakistan captain Zaheer Abbas has blasted the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) or first humiliating senior players by banning them and then revoking their punishment, saying such acts would ... Read more...

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Younis, Malik’s inclusion will not affect Pak dressing-room environment


June 1st, 2010 - 1:29 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Jun 1 (ANI): The return of former captains Younis Khan and Shoaib Malik, who faced disciplinary action, in the squad for Asia Cup and England tour will not affect the dressing-room ... Read more...

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Younis, Malik’s return won’t affect team harmony: Pak manager


May 31st, 2010 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, May 31 (IANS) Pakistan team manager Yawar Saeed believes the return of former captains Younis Khan and Shoaib Malik in the squad for Asia Cup and England tour will not affect ... Read more...

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Butt favourite to become Pakistan’s Test captain


May 18th, 2010 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, May 18 (IANS) Left-handed opener Salman Butt has emerged as the favourite to take over as Pakistan's new Test captain for England tour where the team will play back-to-back series ... Read more...

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Pak players have learnt their lessons from Australia tour: Waqar


May 1st, 2010 - 2:50 pm ICT by ANI
St. Lucia, May.1 (ANI): Pakistan cricket coach Waqar Younis believes that his side's laid back attitude, which was one of the prime reasons behind their disastrous performance during the Australia tour, has ... Read more...

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Zee TV launches DID L’il Masters-The Ultimate Dance Platform for Kids


April 30th, 2010 - 1:59 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
April 30, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Even before you could possibly catch your breath and get back to ground earth from the whirlwind of dance whipped up on your TV sets by ... Read more...

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Pak needs a ‘passionate’ coach: Akram


February 16th, 2010 - 1:50 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Feb.16 (ANI): Former Pakistan captain Wasim Akram has said the national cricket team needs a 'passionate' cricket coach,who can lift the squad after the debacle in Australia.Akram said it doesn't matter ... Read more...

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Strauss’s move to step aside as skipper a mistake: Vaughan


February 7th, 2010 - 1:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb.7 (ANI): Former England cricket captain Michael Vaughan has warned incumbent Andrew Strauss that his decision not to accompany the team to Dubai and Bangladesh is a mistake.Vaughan is the latest ... Read more...

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Circumstances forced us to name Yousuf as captain: PCB chairman


February 1st, 2010 - 5:50 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Feb 1(ANI): Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman Ijaz Butt has reiterated that circumstances prior to the tour of New Zealand had compelled the board to appoint Mohammad Yousuf as captain.Butt ... Read more...

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Yousuf not first choice skipper for Kiwi, Oz tour: Butt


January 31st, 2010 - 1:11 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Jan.31 (ANI): Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman Ijaz Butt has said Mohammed Yousuf was not the first choice skipper to lead the squad during the New Zealand and Australia tour rather ... Read more...

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Pak cricketers divided over IPL’s invitation to Razzaq


January 29th, 2010 - 1:30 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Jan.29 (ANI): While mystery still surrounds all-rounder Abdul Razzaq's participation in the Indian Premier League's (IPL) third season, former and present Pakistani cricketers are a divided lot over the issue.While former ... Read more...

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No international matches in Ferozshah Kotla until 2010 end: ICC


January 21st, 2010 - 10:32 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 21(ANI): The International Cricket Council (ICC) has banned Ferozshah Kotla in the national capital from hosting international matches for a year after match referee Alan Hurst reported the ... Read more...

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