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Kohli leads strong Indian response (Roundup)


September 1st, 2012 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 1 (IANS) Indian middle-order revelled in summer sunshine as the home team overcame a shaky start to post 283 for five at stumps in reply to New ... Read more...

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Raina, Kohli to India’s rescue (Tea Lead)


September 1st, 2012 - 4:11 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 1 (IANS) India's young guns Suresh Raina (51 batting) and Virat Kohli (33 batting) guided the hosts to 168 for four at tea after New Zealand seamers ... Read more...

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Kiwi seamers test Indian batsmen (Lead)


September 1st, 2012 - 1:39 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 1 (IANS) India barely survived a tricky session to make 63/2 at lunch in response to New Zealand's impressive first innings total of 365 on the second ... Read more...

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India-New Zealand First Test: India loses both openers at lunch (Lead)


August 23rd, 2012 - 1:53 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 23 (IANS) India were 97 for two at lunchon the first day of the first cricket test against New Zealand at the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium here.Electing ... Read more...

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ICC U-19 World Cup: Australia march into semis


August 19th, 2012 - 4:50 pm ICT by IANS
Townsville (Australia), Aug 19 (IANS) Australia pulled off a clinical five-wicket victory over Bangladesh Sunday to secure a spot in the semi-finals of the ICC under-19 cricket World Cup. Bangladesh, ... Read more...

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Laxman, India’s crisis man (Profile)


August 18th, 2012 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 18 (IANS) V.V.S. Laxman has always been a fighter, never known to throw in the towel. He has done things his way, either bashing the Australians ... Read more...

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Roach, Gayle fire West Indies to victory


July 30th, 2012 - 3:13 pm ICT by IANS
North Sound (Antigua), July 30 (IANS/CMC) Kemar Roach put the chains in motion before Chris Gayle coolly navigated the West Indies to a nine-wicket victory over New Zealand in the first ... Read more...

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Gayle, Powell centuries give Windies control


July 28th, 2012 - 1:14 pm ICT by IANS
North Sound (Antigua), July 28 (IANS/CMC) Openers Chris Gayle and Kieran Powell plundered career-defining hundreds with dominant batting, putting the West Indies in a superior position against New Zealand ... Read more...

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Shillingford nabs five but Kiwis battle to draw


July 23rd, 2012 - 2:44 pm ICT by IANS
St. John's (Antigua), July 23 (IANS/CMC) Off-spinner Shane Shillingford's five-wicket haul on the final day of the three-day match against New Zealand Sunday was not enough to earn him ... 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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Permaul, Thomas rescue West Indies A against India A


June 3rd, 2012 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
Bridgetown (Barbados), June 3 (IANS/CMC) Captain Veerasammy Permaul and wicket-keeper Devon Thomas both struck cavalier half-centuries as they combined to pull West Indies A out of dire straits with a superb ... Read more...

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IPL champions KKR party through the night


May 28th, 2012 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 28 (IANS) With team co-owner Shah Rukh Khan taking the lead, the Kolkata Knight Riders players and support staff partied up to the early hours Monday after ... 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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Gambhir on rampage, but Knight Riders restricted to 158/6 (Lead)


May 14th, 2012 - 11:42 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 14 (IANS) Skipper Gautam Gambhir blasted his eighth half-century of the tournament, but the Kolkata Knight Riders failed to follow up on an explosive start and finished ... Read more...

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Knight Riders manage 150 against Pune at Eden derby


May 5th, 2012 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata May 5 (IANS) Kolkata Knight Riders failed to fully utilise a rollicking start and were restricted to 150/5 on a slow Eden Gardens surface against Pune Warriors in ... Read more...

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On cart: Economy, sports, food & drama (IANS books this week)


April 28th, 2012 - 5:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) Exercise the intellect with an inspiring cache of books this weekend. Browse with IANS...1.Book: "The Blue Sweater"; Written by Jacqueline Novogratz; Published by Harper Collins-India; ... Read more...

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Wade and Starc rally Australia after Shillingford strikes


April 24th, 2012 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
Roseau (Dominica), April 24 (IANS/CMC) A four-wicket haul by off-spinner Shane Shillingford underlined a disciplined West Indies bowling effort while an unbroken 43-run eighth-wicket stand rallied Australia on the opening ... Read more...

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IPL: Royals outplay Knight Riders at home (Lead)


April 8th, 2012 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, April 8 (IANS) Rajasthan Royals put up an all-round performance to beat Kolkata Knight Riders by 22 runs in the India Premier League here Sunday for their second ... Read more...

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Australia ease to comfortable victory in tour match


April 5th, 2012 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
Cave Hill (Barbados), April 5 (IANS/CMC) Apart from a couple of early wickets for the WICB President's XI, there was little or no drama as Australia duly completed an eight-wicket victory ... Read more...

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Vijay Hazare Trophy: Jaffer, Nayar power Mumbai into final


March 10th, 2012 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 10 (IANS) Wasim Jafer's sublime knock and late fireworks by Abhishek Nayar ensured a 140-run win for Mumbai over Delhi in the semi-finals of the Vijay Hazare ... Read more...

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Dhoni criticizes batsmen’s shot selection


February 12th, 2012 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
Adelaide, Feb 12 (IANS) India registered their first win at the Adelaide Oval beating Australia by four wickets in the ODI tri-series Sunday. However, Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni ... Read more...

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Rajasthan in driver’s seat in Ranji Trophy final


January 22nd, 2012 - 3:06 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 21 (IANS) Holders Rajasthan took three quick wickets to exert control over the Ranji Trophy final against Tamil Nadu, who were struggling at 66 for three at stumps ... Read more...

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Ryder smashes record 16 sixes against Australia A


November 27th, 2011 - 7:30 pm ICT by IANS
Brisbane, Nov 27 (IANS) New Zealand batsman Jesse Ryder made a mockery of his critics who ridiculed him for being too fat to play cricket by smashing a world ... Read more...

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Dravid scores classy 100, India poised for a big total


November 14th, 2011 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 14 (IANS) Classy Rahul Dravid cracked a flawless hundred as India set themselves up for a big first innings total on day one of the second cricket ... Read more...

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Kohli’s ton, double century stand with Gambhir see India victorious


October 18th, 2011 - 12:16 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 17 (IANS) Riding on a stroke-filled Virat Kohli century and his unbroken double-century third-wicket partnership with Gautam Gambhir, India coasted to an emphatic eight-wicket victory ... Read more...

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Somerset beat Knight Riders, both teams qualify for CLT20


September 22nd, 2011 - 1:28 am ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 21 (IANS) Kolkata Knight Riders lost to Somerset by 11 runs in their last qualifying match pool A match here at the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium here Wednesday ... Read more...

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Umpires abandon match after players show dissent over boundary


September 20th, 2011 - 7:32 pm ICT by IANS
Hamilton (Bermuda), Sep 20 (IANS/CMC) Two Barbados-born umpires abandoned a match amid a row over a boundary as fresh controversy hit the game on the island.Hector Watson and Melvin Best called ... Read more...

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Raina, Dhoni propel India to 280/5 in fourth ODI (Lead)


September 11th, 2011 - 9:42 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 11 (IANS) Suresh Raina and Mahendra Singh Dhoni shared a blistering 169-run partnership for the fifth wicket to propel India to 280 for five against England in the ... Read more...

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Cook, Kieswetter power England to victory in second ODI (Third Lead)


September 7th, 2011 - 8:40 am ICT by IANS
Southampton, Sep 7 (IANS) Skipper Alastair Cook scored an unbeaten 80 as England stormed to a seven-wicket win over India in a rain-hit second one-dayer at the Rose Bowl.After the ... Read more...

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Rahane, Raina power India to 187 in second ODI (Lead)


September 7th, 2011 - 3:58 am ICT by IANS
Southampton, Sep 7 (IANS) Ajinkya Rahane's 54 and Suresh Raina's blistering 40 off 19 balls took India to 187 for eight against England in the rain-hit second One-day International against ... Read more...

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England take control of second Test (Roundup)


August 1st, 2011 - 2:11 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 1 (IANS) England batted themselves to a commanding position in the second cricket Test, reaching 441/6 at stumps in the second innings, on a day when the ... Read more...

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Bell survives bizarre run out to guide England (Tea report)


July 31st, 2011 - 11:06 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 31 (IANS) Ian Bell scored a magnificent 137 before being involved in a bizarre run out drama on the last ball of the second session as England entered ... 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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Chanderpaul leads defiant West Indies to a draw


July 11th, 2011 - 8:51 am ICT by IANS
Roseau (Dominica), July 11 (IANS/CMC) Shivnarine Chanderpaul's typically defiant 23rd Test hundred, and two crucial wickets for Ravi Rampaul helped West Indies escape with a draw in the third and ... Read more...

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Chanderpaul’s 23rd ton keeps Windies fighting (Lunch report)


July 11th, 2011 - 12:00 am ICT by IANS
Roseau (Dominica), July 10 (IANS/CMC) Shivnarine Chanderpaul reached his 23rd Test hundred to carry the fight for the West Indies and extend their lead to 151 at lunch on the ... Read more...

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