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Flower wants England to strive for World Test Championship


August 15th, 2011 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 15 (IANS) After conquering the No.1 spot in Test cricket, England coach Andy Flower has said the team's next target would be qualification for the new World Test ... Read more...

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Our performance should give England the confidence: Somerset coach


July 18th, 2011 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
Taunton, July 18 (IANS) Somerset coach Andy Hurry believes the county have given a psychological advantage to England against India in the upcoming Test series after "bullying" the visitors in ... Read more...

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I will learn from the Indian team: Fletcher


July 15th, 2011 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 15 (IANS) Indian cricket team coach Duncan Fletcher feels he can end up learning more from the players than teaching them.Fletcher, who was coach of the Ashes ... Read more...

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Struass questions ICC’s resolve to tackle match-fixing


May 25th, 2011 - 3:17 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 25 (IANS) England Test skipper Andrew Struass questioned the resolve of cricket administrators to tackle match fixing, calling the International Cricket Council's (ICC) anti-corruption body "woefully under-resourced".Strauss was ... Read more...

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Surrey seamer Dernbach included in England performance squad


March 30th, 2011 - 12:42 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar. 30 (ANI): Surrey seamer Jade Dernbach has been called up to England's performance squad.Dernbach, 24, is in the 27-man party ahead of this summer's visit of Sri Lanka and India, ... Read more...

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I was fixated with dead animals and death: Russell Brand


March 15th, 2011 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 15 (IANS) British comedian Russell Brand, labelled the sexiest vegetarian by PETA, says he was fixated with death and dead animals in the past.Brand shared his past with ... Read more...

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Irishman Kevin’s fastest 2011 World Cup century shocks England (Roundup)


March 3rd, 2011 - 12:43 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 2 (IANS) Kevin O'Brien smashed the fastest 2011 World Cup century as Ireland scripted a historic maiden win over neighbours England in a record chase in front of ... Read more...

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Tim Bresnan reprimanded, England fined


February 28th, 2011 - 5:25 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 28 (IANS) England's Tim Bresnan has been officially reprimanded for breaching the International Cricket Council's code of conduct during his side's tied match against India in the World Cup Sunday.The ... Read more...

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We cannot improve our fielding: Dhoni


February 28th, 2011 - 1:19 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 27 (IANS) After the dramatic World Cup tie against England, Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni admitted the team cannot improve its fielding, but can certainly do a lot in ... Read more...

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Bopara may be dropped for India tie despite timely cameo against Netherlands


February 25th, 2011 - 1:41 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 25 (ANI): England batsman Ravi Bopara is familiar with the pressure of playing in Bangalore and is convinced that he can thrive if given the opportunity to play against India ... Read more...

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Prior plans to be a hit in new finisher’s role for England during WC


February 21st, 2011 - 1:28 pm ICT by ANI
Nagpur, Feb.21 (ANI): England wicketkeeper Matt Prior wants to transform himself into a lethal finisher for the team during the World Cup.Prior is expected to bat at either six or seven, where ... Read more...

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Belgium Ice sculpture festival displayed Lord Shiv and Ganesh


January 22nd, 2011 - 5:22 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Jan 22 (ANI): Internationally renowned 10th annual UNESCO Brugge Snow and Ice Sculpture Festival in Belgium, which ended on January 16, displayed sculptures of Lord Ganesh and Lord Shiv.Distinguished ... Read more...

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No one annihilated Australia in the manner England did: Fletcher


January 15th, 2011 - 2:08 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 15 (ANI): Ashes-winning ex-England coach Duncan Fletcher has said that he has not seen any team annihilate Australia in the manner England did during the just concluded Ashes series.England ... Read more...

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Strauss urges mates to aim for ‘The Holy Grail’ of English cricket


December 30th, 2010 - 2:27 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Dec.30 (ANI): England cricket captain has urged his mates to strive to win "The Holy Grail" of cricket - The Ashes series - by emerging victorious in the Sydney cricket Test ... Read more...

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England’s best team can beat India every day of the week: Darren Gough


December 30th, 2010 - 12:56 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec.30 (ANI): Former Three Lions fast bowler Darren Gough has stirred controversy in cricket circles by saying that India are only champions on home turf, and that he fancies England beating ... Read more...

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England edge closer to Adelaide Test win


December 6th, 2010 - 3:19 pm ICT by ANI
Adelaide, Dec 6(ANI): Kevin Pietersen claimed a key wicket with the last ball of day four following his earlier heroics with the bat to give England real encouragement in their pursuit of ... Read more...

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Pietersen labels Adelaide groundsmen “pathetic


December 2nd, 2010 - 2:57 pm ICT by ANI
Adelaide, Dec.2 (ANI): Key England batsman Kevin Pietersen's tweet labeling Adelaide Oval groundsmen as pathetic has not gone down well with his team, or with Australian fans here.Key batsmen Pietersen fumed ... Read more...

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Smouldering Cook is England’s Toy wonder: Swann


December 1st, 2010 - 2:57 pm ICT by ANI
Adelaide (Australia), Dec. 1 (ANI): England opener Alastair Cook may not be the batsman you would go miles to watch, but his strong mentality and his ability to deliver in a telling ... Read more...

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‘Born again’ Johnson desperate to make up for ‘unfinished business’ with England


November 17th, 2010 - 1:26 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Nov 17(ANI): Australian fast bowler Mitchell Johnson insists that he is ready to "knock over" England batsmen when the first Ashes Test begins in Brisbane on November 25.Johnson was ridiculed for ... Read more...

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Ashes 2010: Cook confident of England win against ‘humbled’ Australia


November 1st, 2010 - 12:09 pm ICT by ANI
Perth (Australia), Nov. 1 (ANI): England opener Alastair Cook has expressed confidence about his team's chances of defending The Ashes Down Under in the wake of Australia losing the first of its ... Read more...

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Lee warns Aussies not to bait controlled aggressor KP during Ashes


October 20th, 2010 - 4:17 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Oct. 20 (ANI): Former Australian Test fast bowler Brett Lee has warned Ricky Ponting's team to cut out the insults and not sledge England's best batsman Kevin Pietersen during the ... Read more...

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‘Pay as you wish’ hotel in Austria ‘is a sewer pipe’


October 15th, 2010 - 5:17 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Oct 15 (ANI): Many hotels would stay clear of a sewer pipe for its view but not The Park Hotel in Ottensheim, Austria, which is built inside giant sewer pipes.Some believe ... Read more...

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JWoww All Set To Appear On TNA Wrestling


October 11th, 2010 - 8:00 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar The latest reports suggest that 'Jersey Shore' hottie, JWoww, whose real name is Jenni Farley has signed a deal with TNA. Among some of the details that have been ... Read more...

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England top-order batsmen are vulnerable: Ponting


August 29th, 2010 - 5:58 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Aug 29(ANI): Australian skipper Ricky Ponting has questioned the strength of England's batting line-up ahead of the Ashes series Down Under."They have a couple of vulnerable players. There are a few ... Read more...

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Dunedin Fashion Week To Commence On August 19


August 10th, 2010 - 11:20 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
August 10, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): The popular iD Dunedin Fashion Week will be announcing the new dates for the New Year on Thursday, August 19, 2010 at the Pier 24, St. ... Read more...

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England first-choice bowlers need to gel as team prior to Ashes: Fletcher


June 9th, 2010 - 6:50 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 9(ANI): Former England coach Duncan Fletcher has said that his successor Andy Flower and skipper Andy Strauss urgently need to work out on how they intend to combine a strong ... Read more...

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Collingwood hopes T20 victory will spur England to dominate world cricket


May 19th, 2010 - 1:51 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 19 (ANI): England's Twenty20 winning skipper Paul Collingwood is adamant that the team must use their victory as a springboard to dominate world cricket.Collingwood and his teammates returned to London ... Read more...

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England’s Broad says battering Bangladesh, Pakistan will scare Australia


April 19th, 2010 - 9:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr.19 (ANI): Fast bowler Stuart Broad has urged England to strike fear into Australian hearts by battering Bangladesh and pulverising Pakistan this summer."We have a fantastic opportunity this summer, with six ... Read more...

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England now better prepared to defend Ashes after Bangladesh series win: Cook


March 25th, 2010 - 5:15 pm ICT by ANI
Dhaka, Mar.25 (ANI): England stand-in captain Alastair Cook believes the series win against Bangladesh could serve his team well next winter, when they defend the Ashes in Australia."I think it's done us ... Read more...

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Cook says he will lead side in Bangladesh his way


February 16th, 2010 - 2:34 pm ICT by ANI
Dubai, Feb.16 (ANI): Essex opener Alastair Cook has said that he will do it his way as England captain during the team's tour of Bangladesh."I'll be my own man over the next ... Read more...

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The Final Episode Of Heroes Season 4 “Brave New World” Aired


February 9th, 2010 - 8:50 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Feb 9, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The final episode of the 4th season of the science fiction on NBC drama series "Heroes" named "Brave New World" was aired on February 8. "Brave ... Read more...

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England must tweak batting order, include more spinners to win Ashes Down Under: Vaughan


January 28th, 2010 - 4:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan.28 (ANI): Former England cricket captain Michael Vaughan thinks that there are only two small things that need to be sorted out if England are to contemplate retaining the Ashes urn ... Read more...

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Indian umpire to man review system, Strauss, Smith reveal doubts


December 16th, 2009 - 2:26 pm ICT by ANI
Cape Town (S. Africa), Dec. 16 (ANI): The review umpire at Centurion is one of the least experienced on the Test circuit, India's Amiesh Saheba, who has stood in only two Tests ... Read more...

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Smith believes England lacks sting without Harmison


December 15th, 2009 - 6:57 pm ICT by ANI
Cape Town, Dec 15(ANI): South Africa skipper Graeme Smith has said that England's bowling attack lacks the sting without fast bowler Steve Harmison.Harmison, who has taken 226 wickets in 63 Tests, ... Read more...

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England pacer Anderson proves he is Test match fit


December 13th, 2009 - 5:05 pm ICT by ANI
Cape Town (S. Africa), Dec. 13 (ANI): England fast bowler James Anderson has proved that he is match fit for first Test against South Africa at the Centurion next week.Anderson proved his ... Read more...

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