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World Twenty20: Afghanistan opt to field against England


September 21st, 2012 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Sep 21 (IANS) Afghanistan captain Nawroz Mangal won the toss and opted to field against defending champions England in a group A match of the World Twent20 cricket tournament ... Read more...

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Gayle leaps to fourth in T20 rankings


July 3rd, 2012 - 4:41 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, July 3 (IANS/CMC) Big-hitting opener Chris Gayle has vaulted 12 spots into the top five of the International Cricket Council (ICC) Twenty20 International batting rankings, less than two weeks after ... Read more...

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Bravo fined by ICC after criticising umpires


June 23rd, 2012 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 23 (IANS/CMC) West Indies vice-captain Dwayne Bravo was fined 20 per cent of his match fee by the International Cricket Council for criticising the umpires after Chris Gayle was ... Read more...

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England retain same side for Trent Bridge Test


May 23rd, 2012 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 23 (IANS/CMC) England have named an unchanged 13-man squad for the second Test against the West Indies, starting at Trent Bridge Friday.Chief selector Geoff Miller said he was pleased ... Read more...

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Broad breaks into top three of ICC Test rankings


May 22nd, 2012 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, May 22 (IANS) A maiden 10-wicket haul by England fast bowler Stuart Broad against the West Indies has given him a career-best ranking in the latest International Cricket ... Read more...

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Too many wickets lost on opening day: Windies coach Gibson


May 18th, 2012 - 3:21 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 18 (IANS/CMC) West Indies' head coach Ottis Gibson has praised the team's batting effort but conceded that the side had lost too many wickets on the opening day of ... Read more...

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Dwyer receives FIH ‘Player of the year’ award


December 10th, 2011 - 5:18 pm ICT by IANS
Auckland, Dec 10 (IANS) Australian hockey superstar Jamie Dwyer was honoured with the men's FIH Player of the Year for 2011 while compatriot Matthew Swann won the Young Player award.It ... Read more...

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Pattinson calls girlfriend ’sexy goddess’


December 6th, 2011 - 2:25 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 6 (IANS) Actor Robert Pattinson thinks his girlfriend and "Twilight" co-star Kristen Stewart is a "sexy goddess".The 25-year-old admitted that Stewart, 21, looked "amazing" when her alter-ego Bella ... Read more...

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End 50-over cricket, says England spinner Swann


December 1st, 2011 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 1 (IANS) England off-spinner Graeme Swann has called for an end to One-Day International (ODI), saying Tests and Twenty20 are the way forward for cricket.Swann admitted that he ... Read more...

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One should not write a book in mid-career: Pietersen


October 30th, 2011 - 1:09 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 29 (IANS) Taking an apparent dig at England stand-in twenty20 skipper Graeme Swann, batsman Kevin Pietersen Saturday said it was improper for a professional to write a book ... Read more...

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Swann lauds Pietersen, Finn


October 30th, 2011 - 12:24 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 29 (IANS) After England clinched a six-wicket victory against India in the one-off Twenty20 international match, England's stand-in Twenty20 skipper Graeme Swann lauded batsman Kevin Pietersen who struck ... Read more...

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India move ahead of England after 2-0 lead in ODI series


October 18th, 2011 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) World champions India have leapfrogged England to fourth place in the One-day International (ODI) rankings.England, who are trailing 0-2 in the five-match ODI series ... Read more...

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Flower slams timing of Swann’s autobiography


October 16th, 2011 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) England team director Andy Flower has slammed spinner Graeme Swann for the poor timing of his autobiography "The Breaks Are Off" which is being serialised ... Read more...

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Scoreboard: India vs England, first ODI (Lead)


October 15th, 2011 - 12:09 am ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Oct 14 (IANS) The scoreboard of the first one-day match between India and England here Friday:India:P.A. Patel run out (Finn) 9 A.M. Rahane st Kieswetter b Swann 15 G. Gambhir lbw ... Read more...

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Pietersen not the right man to captain England: Swann


October 10th, 2011 - 10:33 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 10 (IANS) Spinner Graeme Swann says Kevin Pietersen, despite his abundant talent, is not the right man to lead England.Swann said appointment of Andrew Strauss as the captain ... Read more...

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IPL auction: English cricketers to be most sought after


October 9th, 2011 - 4:42 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 9 (IANS) The English cricketers' dominating performance against India is going to raise their profiles in the next seasons' Indian Premier League (IPL) auction with at least five ... Read more...

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Its an honour to open bowling for England: Woakes


October 9th, 2011 - 2:02 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Oct 9 (IANS) All-rounder Chris Woakes, who played a key role in England's 56-run win in the warmup match against Hyderabad XI, feels it is an honour ... Read more...

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Panesar could play in Australia’s Sheffield Shield, Big Bash


October 4th, 2011 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Oct 4 (IANS) England left-arm spinner Monty Panesar could feature in Australia's premier domestic tournament Sheffield Shield and Big Bash T20 League besides playing grade cricket in Sydney.Panesar, who ... Read more...

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Scoreboard of India’s innings against England, fifth ODI


September 17th, 2011 - 12:25 am ICT by IANS
Cardiff, Sep 16 (IANS) The following is the scoreboard of India's innings against England in the fifth and the final ODI at Sophia Gardens here Friday.India:Parthiv Patel c Bresnan b ... Read more...

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Tie was a fair result: Cook


September 12th, 2011 - 2:05 am ICT by IANS
London, Sep 12 (IANS) England captain Alastair Cook said that the tie was a fair result in the rain-affected fourth One-day International against India at the Lord's here Sunday.The match ... Read more...

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England clinch ODI series against India as well (Lead)


September 12th, 2011 - 1:32 am ICT by IANS
London, Sep 11 (IANS) Rain robbed India a chance to end their losing streak as the fourth One-day International against England ended in a tie via the Duckworth Lewis Method ... Read more...

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Fourth ODI: India’s scoreboard against England


September 11th, 2011 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 11 (IANS) Scoreboard of India's innings against England in the fourth ODI at the Lord's here Sunday.India: Parthiv Patel c Bopara b Broad 27 Ajinkya Rahane lbw Broad 38 Rahul Dravid ... 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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Strauss praises team for splendid show


August 22nd, 2011 - 11:06 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 22 (IANS) England captain Andrew Strauss praised his team for the splendid show against India that saw them win the series 4-0 and also become the No.1 Test ... Read more...

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England inflict a humiliating 4-0 series loss on India (Lead)


August 22nd, 2011 - 10:29 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 22 (IANS) Sachin Tendulkar and Amit Mishra's brief resistance failed to save the day for India as the visitors lost the fourth and final Test by an ... Read more...

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Tendulkar, Mishra guide India to 216/3 (Lunch report)


August 22nd, 2011 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 22 (IANS) Sachin Tendulkar and nightwatchman Amit Mishra began in right earnest to save the fourth and last Test and remained unseparated at lunch with India reaching ... Read more...

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Lunch scoreboard: India vs England, Fourth Test, Day Five


August 22nd, 2011 - 7:26 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 22 (IANS) Scoreboard at lunch on the fifth day of the fourth and last cricket Test at The Oval here Monday:England first innings: 591/6 dec India first ... Read more...

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Dravid scores century, India falter again (Lead)


August 22nd, 2011 - 1:23 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 21 (IANS) India were staring at another huge loss and a series whitewash against England as they were left with seven wickets after the fourth day's play ... Read more...

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India 129/3 following on at end of day four


August 22nd, 2011 - 12:45 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 21 (IANS) Following on, India were 129/3 in their second innings at the end of fourth day's play of the fourth cricket Test against England at The ... Read more...

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Dravid stands tall with another century (Lunch report)


August 21st, 2011 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 21 (IANS) Rahul Dravid stood tall amid the ruins to bring up his 35th century and nudged India to 218/6 in the first innings at lunch on ... Read more...

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Lunch scoreboard: India vs England, Fourth Test, Day four


August 21st, 2011 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 21 (IANS) Scoreboard at lunch on the fourth day of the fourth and last cricket Test between India and England at The Oval here Saturday:England first innings: ... Read more...

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India struggling at 103/5 at third day’s end


August 21st, 2011 - 1:27 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 20 (IANS) Trailing by 488 runs, India were struggling at 103/5 at the end of third day's play of the fourth and the last cricket Test against England ... Read more...

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Anderson should be fit for Oval Test, hopes Swann


August 16th, 2011 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 16 (IANS) England spinner Graeme Swann is hopeful that his team-mate James Anderson will be fit for the fourth and last Test against India, which begins at The ... Read more...

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Strauss is my hero, says Swann


August 16th, 2011 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 16 (IANS) England spinner Graeme Swann said that his captain Andrew Strauss is his hero."I spend half my working life standing next to Andrew Strauss and I have ... Read more...

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