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Jayalalithaa’s Sri Lanka muddle will have consequences (Comment)


September 4th, 2012 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa appears dead set on taking on the ordinary Sinhalese for her inability to influence the Indian government to pursue a Sri Lanka policy of her ... Read more...

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Jayalalithaa orders Sri Lanka football teams to return


September 2nd, 2012 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 2 (IANS) Reinforcing her anti-Sri Lankan stance, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa Sunday ordered the return of two football teams from the island nation that are in ... Read more...

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India beats Sri Lanka by 39 runs in only T20


August 8th, 2012 - 1:00 am ICT by IANS
Pallekele, Aug 7 (IANS) India won the Twenty20 cricket match beating Sri Lanka by 39 runs at the Pallekele International Cricket here Tuesday.Asked to bat first, India made 155 for ... Read more...

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Cricket tour an excellent CBM: Pakistani daily


July 18th, 2012 - 12:09 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 18 (IANS) The proposed tour of Pakistan's cricket team to India will be an excellent confidence-building measure, said a leading daily while recalling that cricketing ties between ... Read more...

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(VM) India-Pakistan to revive cricketing ties after 5 years (Third Lead)


July 16th, 2012 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) India will host Pakistan for three One-dayers and Twenty20 Internationals in December-January, reviving cricketing ties amongst the arch-rivals after a gap of five ... Read more...

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Sangakkara on a record breaking spree, beats Bradman


July 4th, 2012 - 2:21 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, July 4 (IANS) Sri Lankan cricketer Kumar Sangakkara has been on a record-breaking spree in the second Test against Pakistan here at the SSC grounds in the capital.Sangakkara ... Read more...

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Pakistan cricketers starts preparations for upcoming Sri Lanka tour


May 17th, 2012 - 2:54 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 17 (IANS) Pakistan's national cricket team has started preparations for their upcoming Sri Lanka tour starting this month-end with a 10-day training session under Australian coach Dav Whatmore. ... Read more...

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Ranatunga’s take on IPL his own, says Mahela


April 20th, 2012 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 20 (IANS) Delhi Daredevils vice-captain Mahela Jayawardene Friday brushed off former Sri Lankan captain Arjuna Ranatunga's take on the Indian Premier League (IPL) as being his own ... Read more...

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Bangladesh will tour Pakistan: ICC


April 15th, 2012 - 7:17 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, April 15 (IANS) The International Cricket Council (ICC) said Sunday that Bangladesh has agreed to tour Pakistan for a One-day International and one Twenty20 international at the Gaddafi Stadium ... Read more...

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ICC may allow local match officials in Pakistan


March 7th, 2012 - 10:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 7 (IANS) The International Cricket Council (ICC) may allow local match officials for Bangladesh's proposed tour of strife-torn Pakistan because it feels appointing "non-neutral match officials" may ... Read more...

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Pakistan tour: Bangladesh Cricket Board satisfied with security


March 5th, 2012 - 4:12 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 5 (IANS) Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) chief Mustafa Kamal says he is satisfied over the security situation in Pakistan for international events and expressed his willingness to send ... Read more...

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Pakistan hopes to lure cricket teams with foolproof security


December 10th, 2011 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, Dec 10 (IANS) The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has reportedly finalized foolproof security plans for the visiting cricket teams, official sources revealed here Saturday.The first step for the PCB ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka confident of securing bid for 2018 Commonwealth Games


October 12th, 2011 - 5:22 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Oct 12 (IANS) With one month to go before the host city is selected, Sri Lanka Wednesday said it was confident of winning the bid to host the 2018 ... Read more...

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Sri Lankan team attack accused granted bail


October 8th, 2011 - 3:32 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 8 (IANS) An anti-terrorism court in Pakistan has released on bail a man accused of being involved in the attack on the Sri Lankan cricket team squad in ... Read more...

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PCB out to prove it can provide fool-proof security


September 27th, 2011 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, Sep 27 (IANS) The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) is out to tell the international cricket community that it could provide fool-proof security to any team playing in this ... Read more...

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Growing demand for Ijaz Butt’s removal as PCB chief


September 21st, 2011 - 10:20 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, Sep 21 (IANS) The opposition to Ijaz Butt's continuing as the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman is mounting with former players and officials demanding his removal.While the PCB ... Read more...

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Pakistan want to host ICC event in 2018


June 30th, 2011 - 12:50 am ICT by IANS
Hong Kong, June 29 (IANS) Pakistan, a no-go zone for international cricket teams since an attack on the Sri Lankan team in 2009, has requested the International Cricket Council (ICC) ... Read more...

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I still get flashbacks of Lahore attack: Jayawardene


May 24th, 2011 - 2:05 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 24 (IANS) Former Sri Lankan captain Mahela Jayawardene said the terrorist attack on the Sri Lankan team bus in 2009 still haunts him.In March 2009, the Sri ... Read more...

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Abbottabad removed as venue of Pakistan-Afghanistan cricket series


May 19th, 2011 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, May 19 (IANS) The much awaited Pakistan-Afghanistan cricket match in the garrison town of Abbottabad has been shifted to the capital city of Islamabad."The itinerary of Afghanistan national team's ... Read more...

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We lost after the 15th over: Parthiv Patel


May 19th, 2011 - 2:32 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 19 (IANS) Failure to accelerate in the latter part of the chase, besides inferior fielding, cost Kochi Tuskers Kerala their Indian Premier League game against Chennai Super ... Read more...

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Sri Lankan cricketers will be monitored during England tour


May 18th, 2011 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 18 (IANS) In the wake of the allegations of match-fixing made by former captain Hashan Tillakaratne last month, Sri Lankan cricket officials will be watching the activities of ... Read more...

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Abottabad venue for Af-Pak cricket match


May 10th, 2011 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, May 10 (IANS) Afghanistan will play a one-day cricket match against Pakistan A in the garrison city of Abbottabad, a few kilometres from the hideout where Al-Qaeda chief Osama ... Read more...

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Law doesn’t blame Malinga for choosing ‘lucrative’ IPL over Test cricket


April 30th, 2011 - 5:23 pm ICT by ANI
Colombo, Apr 30(ANI): Sri Lanka's interim coach Stuart Law has said that he does not hold any grudges over fast bowler Lasith Malinga's decision to quit Test cricket and to continue playing ... Read more...

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Jayawardene ready to take on Lankan teammate Sangakkara in IPL battle


April 27th, 2011 - 11:32 am ICT by ANI
Kochi, Apr 27 (ANI): Mahela Jayawardene, captain of Kochi Tuskers Kerala (KTK), has said that he is ready to face his good friend Kumar Sangakkara led Deccan Chargers (DC) ahead of ... Read more...

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Talha eyes comeback to Pak team after successful domestic season


April 24th, 2011 - 4:26 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, April 24(ANI): Pakistani pacer Mohammad Talha has expressed hope that his successful season in domestic cricket will impress the selection committee and earn him a much awaited recall to the national ... Read more...

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Pakistan to have full-fledged Bangladesh tour in December-January


April 23rd, 2011 - 3:01 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, April 23(ANI): The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has confirmed that the national team will go on a full-fledged tour to Bangladesh in December-January.The tour is part of the Future Tour Program ... Read more...

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Ex-PCB CEO rubbishes reward to vanquished Pak WC team


April 20th, 2011 - 1:36 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, April 20(ANI): Former Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Chief Executive Officer Colonel (retired) Rafi Nasim has expressed surprise over the Pakistan team receiving a hero's welcome for losing the 2011 World ... Read more...

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Pakistan planning tournament on lines of Indian Premier League: PCB official


April 12th, 2011 - 5:39 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, April 12(ANI): The Pakistan Cricket Board has been pushing the idea of a Pakistani tournament on the lines of the Indian Premier League, PCB's domestic cricket department chief Sultan Rana has ... Read more...

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No salary or match fee increment for Pak cricketers since two years


April 9th, 2011 - 2:38 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, April 9(ANI): The Pakistani cricketers, who have not got any salary raise during the last two years, have been denied an increment again in their latest six-month central contract applicable from ... Read more...

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Happy next-door-brother India has won: Pakistan


April 3rd, 2011 - 2:05 pm ICT by IANS
Lahore, April 3 (IANS) It would have been wonderful if Pakistan had won the cricket World Cup but the Indian team deserved to win, said many Pakistanis who avidly ... Read more...

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My decisions would have been questioned had they backfired: Dhoni (Lead)


April 3rd, 2011 - 3:55 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 3 (IANS) Indian skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni promoted himself in the batting order ahead of the in-form Yuvraj Singh to ensure a left hand-right hand combination in ... Read more...

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Diaspora also celebrates India’s World Cup win


April 3rd, 2011 - 1:42 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 3 (IANS) Wherever they were and whatever the local time, the Indian diaspora were keenly following the India-Sri Lanka final and were ecstatic as India lifted ... Read more...

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After Sehwag, Tendulkar’s exit, cheers give way to fears


April 2nd, 2011 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 2 (IANS) With the early dismissal of two of India's most promising batsmen - Virender Sehwag and Sachin Tendulkar - the cheers gave way to fears over ... Read more...

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Indo-Lankan final: Maha Govt. declares Apr. 2 a holiday


March 31st, 2011 - 10:27 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Mar 31 (ANI): Maharashtra Government has declared a holiday in government and semi-government offices in Mumbai and suburbs on April 2 on the occasion of the World Cup final to be ... Read more...

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India, Lankan teams arrive for WC final at Mumbai


March 31st, 2011 - 7:04 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Mar 31 (ANI): Cricket teams of both India and Sri Lanka team have arrived for the World Cup finals to be played in Mumbai on April 2.The Sri Lankan team arrived ... Read more...

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