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India lose to Iran in Asia Cup basketball


September 14th, 2012 - 4:32 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, Sep 14 (IANS) India went down to Iran 71-83 on the first day of fourth edition of the Asia Cup basketball here Friday.India did well to hustle the daylights ... Read more...

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India to make fresh start against New Zealand (Preview)


August 22nd, 2012 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 22 (IANS) The Indian cricket team will be without two of its finest stalwarts - Rahul Dravid and V.V.S. Laxman - when it takes the field against ... Read more...

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Olympics: India’s archers primed for glory (Preview)


July 26th, 2012 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 26 (IANS) Indian archers are primed for their first ever Olympic medal in London where they begin their challenge on the morning of the opening ceremony here Friday.A ... Read more...

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Delhi Daredevils coach defends Morkel’s omission


May 26th, 2012 - 12:35 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 26 (IANS) It took all of Delhi Daredevils coach Eric Simmons' skills to explain the shock decision to drop their bowling spearhead Morne Morkel, play rookie spinner ... Read more...

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Deccan Chargers keen to break the jinx at Uppal


May 7th, 2012 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 6 (IANS) As their poor run continues in the Indian Premier League (IPL), Deccan Chargers shift their campaign to their Uppal home ground here as they face ... Read more...

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Mumbai Indians beat Deccan Chargers by five wickets (Lead)


April 30th, 2012 - 2:21 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 30 (IANS) Mumbai Indians struggled to beat Deccan Chargers by five wickets in the Indian Premier League (IPL) at the Wankhede Stadium here Sunday.Mumbai Indians achieved the ... Read more...

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Pressure on Super Kings against Knight Riders


April 29th, 2012 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 29 (IANS) With three wins in the last four games, besides a no-result, the Kolkata Knight Riders would be looking to sustain the momentum when they take ... Read more...

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Jayawardene enjoying his role as opener for Daredevils


April 28th, 2012 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) Daredevils vice-captain Mahela Jayawardene is happy opening the innings in the shortest format of the game in the Indian Premier League (IPL).Jaywardene struck a ... Read more...

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Pakistan stretched by Bangladesh in Asia Cup opener


March 12th, 2012 - 2:46 am ICT by IANS
Mirpur, March 12 (IANS) Mohammad Hafeez and Umar Gul starred in Pakistan's 14-run win over Bangladesh in the Asia Cup opener at the Shere Bangla National Stadium here Sunday.Openers Hafeez ... Read more...

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Warner ton gives Australia narrow win over Sri Lanka (Lead)


March 4th, 2012 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
Brisbane, March 4 (IANS) Explosive opener David Warner blasted his maiden One-day hundred and guided Australia to a 15-run win over Sri Lanka in the first final of the ... Read more...

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Australia dominate with centuries by Clarke, Ponting (Roundup)


January 24th, 2012 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
Adelaide, Jan 24 (IANS) Unbeaten centuries by skipper Michael Clarke and his predecessor Ricky Ponting took Australia to a mammoth 335 for three in the first innings after the ... Read more...

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Zaheer defends go-karting session, backs India to do well at Perth


January 10th, 2012 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
Perth, Jan 10 (IANS) India pace spearhead Zaheer Khan defended the team's go-karting rendezvous after embarrassing losses in the first two Tests, and is confident of bouncing back in ... Read more...

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Lee lauds Australia’s latest pace sensation Pattinson


December 31st, 2011 - 12:55 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Dec 31 (IANS) Australia's former Test pace spearhead Brett Lee has praised the latest pace sensation James Pattinson, and has said he should continue his combative, intimidatory approach ... Read more...

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Zaheer, Ashwin restrict Australia to 333 in first innings (Lead)


December 27th, 2011 - 9:36 am ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Dec 27 (IANS) India's pace spearhead Zaheer Khan and off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin took two wickets each on the morning of the second day to bowl out Australia for ... Read more...

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Australia bowled out for 333 in the first innings


December 27th, 2011 - 8:43 am ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Dec 27 (IANS) Australia were bowled out for 333 in the first innings against India shortly before the lunch break on the second day of the first cricket Test ... Read more...

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Yadav picks up three; Cowan, Ponting 50s take Australia to 170/3 (Second Lead)


December 26th, 2011 - 1:11 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Dec 26 (IANS) Indian pacer Umesh Yadav picked up three wickets but impressive half-centuries by debutant Ed Cowan and an under-pressure Ricky Ponting took Australia to 170 for three ... Read more...

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I want to be the deciding factor, says Zaheer


December 21st, 2011 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
Canberra, Dec 21 (IANS) India's pace spearhead Zaheer Khan wants to make a difference this time in Australia after being let down by injuries on his previous two trips.The 33-year-old ... Read more...

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Kohli, Ashwin shine for India in warm-up game


December 20th, 2011 - 6:35 pm ICT by IANS
Canberra, Dec 20 (IANS) India's young middle-order batsman Virat Kohli and off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin were impressive while opening batsman Ed Cowan strengthened his case for a call-up to Australia's Test ... Read more...

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India will rely on swing: Zaheer


December 15th, 2011 - 6:39 pm ICT by IANS
Canberra, Dec 15 (IANS) India's pace spearhead Zaheer Khan says the bowling unit will depend on swing against the struggling Australian batting that has proved vulnerable to the moving ball ... Read more...

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Can’t go to Australia without match practice: Zaheer


November 11th, 2011 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 11 (IANS) India's pace spearhead Zaheer Khan, who is recovering from a hamstring and ankle injury, admits he can't go to Australia without any match practice ... Read more...

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Hype will make it tough for Tendulkar: West Indies coach


November 4th, 2011 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 4 (IANS) West Indies coach Ottis Gibson believes the hype around Sachin Tendulkar's 100th international century could make it tough for the batting maestro.The 42-year-old Gibson ... Read more...

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Morkel promises to take up challenge to Warner


October 12th, 2011 - 10:42 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Oct 12 (IANS) South African pace spearhead Morne Morkel has promised to take up his challenge to Australian opener and his Indian Premier League (IPL) teammate David Warner when ... Read more...

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Johnson hurts ankle in Sheffield Shield match


October 11th, 2011 - 6:30 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Oct 11 (IANS) Australia's bowling spearhead Mitchell Johnson injured his left ankle on the opening day of Western Australia's Sheffield Shield clash with Tasmania at the WACA Ground Tuesday.Johnson ... Read more...

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I have the form to rattle South Africa: Johnson


October 6th, 2011 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Oct 6 (IANS) Australia's pace spearhead Mitchell Johnson says his lacklustre performance in Sri Lanka was more a case of bad luck and that he is in form to ... Read more...

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Rehab slow but positive, says Zaheer


October 3rd, 2011 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 3 (IANS) India's pace spearhead Zaheer Khan says his rehabilitation from the ankle surgery is slow but positive and he hopes to return soon to bowl ... Read more...

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Trinidad and Tobago still in with a chance: Ramdin


September 30th, 2011 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 30 (IANS) On the ropes in the ongoing Champions League T20 tournament, Trinidad and Tobago are gearing up for a final push to stay in the hunt beginning ... Read more...

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England rest Anderson for ODI series in India


September 27th, 2011 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 27 (IANS) England have rested pace spearhead James Anderson for the five-match ODI series in India and have included promising Surrey seamer Stuart Meaker in the 15-man squad ... Read more...

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We are very optimistic, Anderson is fit to play: Strauss


August 17th, 2011 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 17 (IANS) England captain Andrew Strauss said Wednesday his pace spearhead James Anderson would be fit for the fourth and the final Test against India starting at The ... Read more...

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Farokh Engineer says Indian board ignored his offer


August 17th, 2011 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 17 (IANS) Former wicketkeeper-batsman Farokh Engineer believes India would not have fared so poorly in England had the Indian cricket board accepted his offer to work as an ... Read more...

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Flower now sets England’s sight on 50-over World Cup


August 14th, 2011 - 8:19 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 14 (IANS) After achieving the No.1 spot in Test cricket, England coach Andy Flower has now set World Cup as a new target for his team."There's no way ... Read more...

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Meticulous long-term planning was key to England’s success: Anderson


August 14th, 2011 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
Birmingham, Aug 14 (IANS) England pace spearhead Jimmy Anderson has revealed that meticulous long-term planning was behind the Test team's climb to the World No.1 ranking and said the next ... Read more...

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India will go into third Test with No.1 Test ranking at stake


August 9th, 2011 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
Birmingham, Aug 9 (IANS) Down 0-2 in the four-Test series, India's reputation as fearsome fighters and their World No.1 ranking will be on the line when they square up ... Read more...

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India looks to Sehwag to shore up batting


August 4th, 2011 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
Northampton, Aug 4 (IANS) All eyes will be on Virender Sehwag as the Indian cricket team look to get their act together in their two-day match against Northants beginning ... Read more...

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Sehwag to bolster Indian squad in England


August 2nd, 2011 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) Virender Sehwag will be leaving for England Wednesday morning to join the struggling Indian team which is 0-2 down in the four-match Test series.India ... Read more...

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Laxman’s half-century takes India to 117/2 (Lunch report)


July 30th, 2011 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
Nottingham, July 30 (IANS) A strokeful half-century by V.V.S. Laxman took India to 117 for two at lunch in reply to England's first innings 221 runs on the second ... Read more...

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