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Ajantha Mendis spins Sri Lanka to thumping win (Roundup)


September 19th, 2012 - 12:56 am ICT by IANS
Hambantota, Sep 18 (IANS) Sri Lanka started their World Twenty20 campaign in convincing fashion, spinning a clueless Zimbabwe out of the game by 82 runs here Tuesday. Off-spinner Ajantha Mendis ... Read more...

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Disappointed with loss, but lot of positives: Dhoni


September 12th, 2012 - 1:54 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 12 (IANS) India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni was disappointed with the team's one-run loss to New Zealand in Tuesday's Twenty20 international ahead of the World Twenty20 starting ... Read more...

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U-19 star Harmeet felicitated by his school


September 3rd, 2012 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 3 (IANS) Tucked away in a small non-descript alley of Gorai in northwest Mumbai, a school proudly flaunted a poster of Harmeet Singh, a former student who made ... Read more...

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Karnataka, Kerala in Buchi final


August 31st, 2012 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 31 (IANS) Karnataka snatched a five-wicket win over Mumbai to enter the final of the Buchi Babu Trophy All-India cricket tournament here Friday.Karnataka will meet Kerala, who beat ... Read more...

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India U-19 cricket team gets heroes welcome


August 28th, 2012 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 28 (IANS) The triumphant U-19 Indian cricket team arrived home to a euphoric reception here Tuesday afternoon.As Delhi boy and skipper Unmukt Chand, who hit a match-winning unbeaten ... Read more...

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Ashwin hopes India continues winning performance


August 26th, 2012 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 26 (IANS) Ravichandran Ashwin is pleased over India starting the season with a victory against New Zealand in the first cricket Test and hopes the team would ... Read more...

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India beat New Zealand by an innings and 115 runs


August 26th, 2012 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 26 (IANS) India beat New Zealand by an innings and 115 runs in the first cricket Test at the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium here Sunday.Following-on, New Zealand could ... Read more...

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Ojha in search of five-wicket haul


August 25th, 2012 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 25 (IANS) Indian spinner Pragyan Ojha is looking forward to a five-wicket haul on his home ground here in the ongoing first test against New Zealand.Ojha claimed ... Read more...

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We are capable of making a comeback: Kiwis’ Jeetan Patel


August 24th, 2012 - 10:37 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 24 (IANS) New Zealand spinner Jeetan Patel believes his team is capable of making a comeback in the first Test against India."We have to come back tomorrow and ... Read more...

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Ashwin for enforcing follow-on after early wrap-up


August 24th, 2012 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 24 (IANS) Indian spinner Ravichandran Ashwin feels should New Zealand's first inngings fold up early, the hosts should enforce the follow-on keeping in view how the pitch is ... Read more...

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New Zealand gearing up to put pressure on India


August 19th, 2012 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 19 (IANS) New Zealand will look to put India under pressure when the two teams clash here for the first cricket test beginning Wednesday.Despite the series loss ... Read more...

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KSCA XI annex Darashah trophy


August 14th, 2012 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 14 (IANS) KSCA XI emerged champions in the Shafi Darashah All-India invitational cricket tournament when they took a decisive first innings lead against Mumbai Cricket Association as the ... Read more...

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Narine revives Windies with late wickets


July 26th, 2012 - 3:57 pm ICT by IANS
North Sound (Antigua), July 26 (IANS/CMC) Sunil Narine fought back for the West Indies in the final hour with two wickets - including Martin Guptill - in the first ... Read more...

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Narine breaks into ICC top 20


July 25th, 2012 - 3:11 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, July 25 (IANS/CMC) West Indies off-spinner Sunil Narine has broken into the top 20 for the first time in the International Cricket Council Player Rankings for ODI bowlers.Narine, buoyed ... 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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Narine signs with Sydney for Aussie T20 showpiece


July 22nd, 2012 - 2:59 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, July 22 (IANS/CMC) Exciting West Indies off-spinner Sunil Narine is headed to Australia's Twenty20 Big Bash League after signing with defending champions Sydney Sixers. The 24-year-old will join Australia ... 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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McCullum says Black Caps need to find way to beat Windies


July 11th, 2012 - 2:54 pm ICT by IANS
Basseterre (St. Kitts), July 11 (IANS/CMC) Off-spinner Nathan McCullum says the beleaguered New Zealand have no choice but to win the third One-Day International at Warner Park here."We've just got to ... Read more...

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Injury prone Jerome Taylor to play in SPL


July 6th, 2012 - 11:58 am ICT by IANS
Port of Spain (Trinidad), July 6 (IANS/CMC) Injury prone West Indies fast bowler Jerome Taylor has been snapped up as one of the overseas signings for the inaugural Sri Lanka Premier ... Read more...

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Narine still confident despite England travails


June 29th, 2012 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
Fort Lauderdale (Florida), June 29 (IANS/CMC) West Indies off-spinner Sunil Narine says his confidence has not been dented following a disappointing tour of England earlier this month.The Indian Premier League (IPL) ... Read more...

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India A dismissed for 190 in first one-dayer


June 28th, 2012 - 1:48 am ICT by IANS
St. George's (Grenada), June 28 (IANS/CMC) India A, winning the toss, could muster only 190 off 49.5 overs in the first of their three-match One-Day series against West Indies A at ... Read more...

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‘A’ team’s programme paying dividends, says Windies selector


June 22nd, 2012 - 3:32 pm ICT by IANS
St.John's (Antigua), June 22 (IANS/CMC) Chief selector Clyde Butts has hailed the value of the A-team programme, following West Indies A's successful outing against India A in the three-Test series earlier ... Read more...

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Johnson and Permaul maul India A by 125 runs


June 13th, 2012 - 1:24 am ICT by IANS
Kingstown (St Vincent), June 12 (IANS/CMC) Two left-armers, medium-pacer Delorn Johnson (6 for 34) and spinner Veerasammy Permaul (4 for 22) bowled West Indies A to a 125-run victory over India ... Read more...

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Knight Riders’ ‘mystery spinner’ Narine finally unlocked


May 28th, 2012 - 1:07 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 27 (IANS) Kolkata Knight Riders' mystery spinner Sunil Narine was finally unlocked by Chennai Super Kings as the Trinidadian leaked 37 runs from his four overs and remained ... 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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Sekar hoping for better show against Super Kings


May 24th, 2012 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 24 (IANS) While promising a better performance Friday against the Chennai Super Kings in the Qualifier-2 game, TA Sekar, the Delhi Daredevils coach believed that his team ... Read more...

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Pomersbach’s lawyer denies he has confessed (Second Lead, Superseding earlier story)


May 21st, 2012 - 11:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) Counsel of Luke Pomersbach, the Australian player of IPL team Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB), Monday denied that the cricketer had confessed to police of having ... Read more...

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Pomersbach admits to molesting US woman (Lead)


May 21st, 2012 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) Four days after an American woman alleged she was molested by Australian cricketer Luke Pomersbach, playing in the Indian Premier League (IPL), the case took ... Read more...

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Rahul Sharma vows to give up cricket if found guilty (Lead)


May 21st, 2012 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai/Jallandhar, May 21 (IANS) Pune Warriors' players Rahul Sharma and Wayne Parnell claimed Monday that they don't use drugs and they were at the wrong place at the wrong time ... Read more...

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Luke Pomersbach admits to molesting US woman


May 21st, 2012 - 5:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) Four days after an American woman alleged she was molested by Australian cricketer Luke Pomersbach, playing in the Indian Premier League (IPL), the case took ... Read more...

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Was at the wrong place at wrong time: Parnell


May 21st, 2012 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 21 (IANS) Pune Warriors' South African fast bowler Wayne Parnell claimed Monday that he doesn't do drugs and was at the wrong place at the wrong time when ... Read more...

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Focusing on bowling in the right areas: Narine


May 10th, 2012 - 11:17 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 10 (IANS) West Indies off-spinner Sunil Narine, who has played a big role in the Kolkata Knight Riders moving up in the fifth edition of the Indian Premier ... Read more...

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Ashwin fined five percent of match fee


April 29th, 2012 - 6:27 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 29 (IANS) Chennai Super Kings spinner Ravichandran Ashwin Sunday was fined five percent of his match fee for violating the Indian Premier League (IPL) code of conduct during ... Read more...

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Harbhajan concerned with his woeful form


April 28th, 2012 - 7:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Apr 28 (IANS) Mumbai Indians skipper Harbhajan Singh, who has been out of the national team since September last year, was concerned with his woeful form that ... Read more...

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Daley, Mohammed star in West Indies eves’ win


April 26th, 2012 - 2:06 pm ICT by IANS
Bridgetown (Barbados), April 26 (IANS/CMC) Off-spinner Anisa Mohammed undermined the Sri Lanka batting with a five-wicket haul to spur West Indies women to a resounding 88-run win over Sri Lanka ... Read more...

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