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Yuvraj made an incredible comeback: Ganguly


September 13th, 2012 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 13 (IANS) Terming star Indian batsman Yuvraj Singh's comeback as incredible, former India captain Sourav Ganguly Thursday expressed satisfaction over the southpaw's performance in the recently concluded Twenty20 ... Read more...

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India lose but Yuvraj makes successful return (Roundup)


September 12th, 2012 - 1:01 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 11 (IANS) India faltered towards the end of their chase to lose the second and final Twenty20 International against New Zealand by a run here Tuesday. The ... Read more...

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Yuvraj centre of attraction at Vizag T20 (Preview)


September 7th, 2012 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
Visakhapatnam, Sep 7 (IANS) All eyes would be on comeback man Yuvraj Singh when India take on New Zealand in the first of the two Twenty20 Internationals here Saturday, ... Read more...

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I only thought of saving my life: Yuvraj Singh


September 5th, 2012 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 5 (IANS) India's flamboyant cricketer Yuvraj Singh, who was battling with cancer, finally came out of it and now is all set to spread the awareness of early ... Read more...

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Ojha strikes twice as Kiwis struggle (Lead)


August 31st, 2012 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 31 (IANS) New Zealand struggled to 108/3 at lunch despite a laboured 53 by Martin Guptill who was dropped twice on the first day of the second ... Read more...

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Ganguly apprehensive about Yuvraj’s comeback


August 28th, 2012 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) Former India captain Sourav Ganguly is nervously hoping for Yuvraj Singh's success in the Twenty20 World Cup and says two Internationals against New Zealand before ... Read more...

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U-19 World Cup: India beat Pakistan in a thriller


August 20th, 2012 - 2:17 pm ICT by IANS
Townsville (Australia), Aug 20 (IANS) Indian colts defeated arch-rivals Pakistan by one wicket to enter the semifinals of the Under-19 Cricket World Cup here Monday.India, chasing a paltry 136, ended ... Read more...

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Olympic boxing: Shimizu and Alvarez claim bronze


August 10th, 2012 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 10 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Satoshi Shimizu of Japan and Cuba's Lazaro Alvarez lost their respective semifinals in the men's 56kg boxing competition to claim Olympic bronze medals here.Shimizu succumbed ... Read more...

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Yuvraj returns for T20 World Cup, Harbhajan recalled (Second Lead)


August 10th, 2012 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 10 (IANS) Yuvraj Singh overcame cancer and now he has fought his way back into the Indian squad for next month's Twenty20 World Cup. His Punjab teammate ... Read more...

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Focus is on maintaining my form: Mary Kom


July 21st, 2012 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 21 (IANS) India's five-time world champion female boxer M.C. Mary Kom said that she is fully prepared to take on the best pugilists at the London Olympic Games, ... Read more...

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Selectors to decide captaincy: Gambhir


June 8th, 2012 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 8 (IANS) After having thrown his hat in the ring, opening batsman Gautam Gambhir Friday refused to be drawn into the debate over India's Test captaincy ... Read more...

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Mission accomplished, says Gambhir


May 28th, 2012 - 2:53 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 28 (IANS) Kolkata Knight Riders captain Gautam Gambhir said unity helped his team win its maiden Indian Premier League title here Sunday.Knight Riders beat Chennai Super Kings ... 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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Daredevils knock Kings XI out of IPL, top group stage (Lead)


May 19th, 2012 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, May 19 (IANS) David Warner played an electrifying knock to take Delhi Daredevils to a six-wicket win over Kings XI Punjab here Saturday and top the group stage in ... Read more...

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Chandila takes first hat-trick of IPL-V as Royals trounce Warrios (Lead)


May 13th, 2012 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, May 13 (IANS) Off-spinner Ajit Chandila took the first hat-trick of the Indian Premier League-V in Rajasthan Royal's emphatic win over the listless Pune Warriors here Sunday, keeping ... Read more...

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RCB look to maintain momentum against hapless Warriors


May 10th, 2012 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, May 10 (IANS) Royal Challengers, who got back their Indian Premier League (IPL) campaign with a convincing win against Mumbai Indians, will be looking to strengthen their position ... Read more...

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Sangakkara tips Knight Riders to win IPL


May 10th, 2012 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) Bottom-placed Deccan Chargers captain Kumar Sangakkara has predicted that Shahrukh Khan-owned Kolkata Knight Riders will win the fifth edition of the 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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It was like playing an away game: Gambhir


May 5th, 2012 - 11:17 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 5 (IANS) With a packed Eden Gardens cheering their favourite son Sourav Ganguly, Kolkata Knight Riders' skipper Gautam Gambhir Saturday said it was like playing an away ... Read more...

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Punjab offers land to Yuvraj for sports academy


May 2nd, 2012 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, May 2 (IANS) The Punjab government Wednesday offered to allot 20 acres of land near Chandigarh to star cricketer Yuvraj Singh for setting up a world-class sports academy.Punjab Chief ... Read more...

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Kings XI wary of Gayle ’storm’ in revenge game


May 2nd, 2012 - 12:03 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 1 (IANS) In spite of languishing at the eighth slot in the table with five defeats and four wins in nine games, an unfazed Kings XI Punjab will ... Read more...

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Last ball win for Super Kings against Rajasthan Royals


April 21st, 2012 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 21 (IANS) Defending champions Chennai Super Kings chalked up their fourth win in seven matches as they beat Rajasthan Royals by seven wickets off the last ball in ... Read more...

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F1 circuit drive ‘terrorised’ Dale Steyn


April 10th, 2012 - 10:53 pm ICT by IANS
Greater Noida, April 10 (IANS) South African speedster Dale Steyn creates the fear of god whenever he runs in at a batsman. But the World's No.1 Test bowler was ... Read more...

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RCB hopes to build winning momentum (Preview)


April 9th, 2012 - 11:05 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, April 9 (IANS) An upbeat Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) hope to build a winning momentum in the league matches of the Indian Premier League (IPL-5) T20 when they take ... Read more...

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Yuvraj to return home Monday


April 8th, 2012 - 4:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 8 (IANS) Star batsman Yuvraj Singh is set to return home Monday following his treatment of a rare germ cell cancer in the United States.Yuvraj, who underwent ... Read more...

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Mumbai Indians cruise to victory in IPL opener


April 5th, 2012 - 12:53 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 4 (IANS) A 35-ball 50 (6x4, 3x6) by opener Richard Levi powered Mumbai Indians to an eight-wicket victory against defending champions Chennai Super Kings in the opening ... Read more...

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Bangladesh restrict Sri Lanka to 232


March 20th, 2012 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
Mirpur (Dhaka), March 20 (IANS) Bangladesh restricted Sri Lanka to 232 in a must-win Asia Cup tie at the Shere Bangla National Stadium here Tuesday. A Bangladesh win will ... Read more...

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Vijay Hazare Trophy: Toss proves decisive again as Delhi beat Railways (Lead)


March 7th, 2012 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 7 (IANS) The toss once again proved decisive in a Vijay Hazare Trophy last eight match here Wednesday as Delhi, opting to bowl, defeated Railways by ... Read more...

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India looking forward to Asia Cup: Gambhir


March 7th, 2012 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 7 (IANS) After a disastrous tour of Australia, India batsman Gautam Gambhir said the team was now looking forward to a better show in the Asia ... Read more...

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Vijay Hazare Trophy: Toss proves decisive again as Delhi trounce Railways


March 7th, 2012 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 7 (IANS) The side batting first once again cruised to an easy win at the Ferozeshah Kotla here Wednesday as Delhi defeated Railways by seven wickets ... Read more...

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Yuvraj feeling ‘weak’ after second round of chemotherapy


March 1st, 2012 - 6:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 1 (IANS) India cricketer Yuvraj Singh, currently undergoing treatment for a malignant lung tumour in the United States, is feeling "weak" after his second round of chemotherapy."Second ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka set India 290-run target (Lead)


February 21st, 2012 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
Brisbane, Feb 21 (IANS) Lahiru Thirimanne and captain Mahela Jayawardene scored fine fifties in Sri Lanka's 289 for six against India in the eighth match of the tri-series here ... Read more...

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BCCI didn’t bend rules for Sahara: IPL chief


February 16th, 2012 - 11:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 16 (IANS) Indian Premier League (IPL) chief Rajiv Shukla Thursday said the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) did not bend rules and all ... Read more...

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BCCI gives in, Sahara India back as Team India sponsor (Lead)


February 16th, 2012 - 10:29 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 16 (IANS) Sahara India was Thursday back as cricket Team India sponsor and the owner of Indian Premier League (IPL) franchise Pune Warriors after the Board of Control ... Read more...

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