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Yuvraj made an incredible comeback: Ganguly


September 13th, 2012 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 13 (IANS) Terming star Indian batsman Yuvraj Singh's comeback as incredible, former India captain Sourav Ganguly Thursday expressed satisfaction over the southpaw's performance in the recently concluded Twenty20 ... 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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West Indies coach Gibson wants to renew contract


September 12th, 2012 - 12:43 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Sep 12 (IANS/CMC) West Indies cricket coach Ottis Gibson says he has begun preliminary discussions with the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) with the aim of having his current three ... Read more...

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Weather again in Yuvraj’s way (Preview)


September 10th, 2012 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 10 (IANS) The weatherman expects thundershowers to lash the city in the next 24 hours and that might further delay Yuvraj Singh's return to international cricket ... Read more...

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Bangladesh seek confidence booster ahead of World T20


September 5th, 2012 - 3:01 pm ICT by IANS
Port of Spain, Sep 5 (IANS/CMC) The world's top-rated ODI all-rounder, Shakib Al Hasan, says Bangladesh is aiming for a confidence-boosting performance in this week's international T20 Tournament in Trinidad ahead ... Read more...

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Proteas women tour Bangladesh ahead of World T20


September 4th, 2012 - 9:14 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Sep 4 (IANS) The South African women's cricket team arrived here Tuesday to play six warm-up matches against Bangladesh ahead of the ICC T20 World Cup in Sri Lanka ... Read more...

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West Indies bring back Darren Bravo for T20 World Cup


August 23rd, 2012 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
St. John's (Antigua), Aug 23 (IANS/CMC) The return of left-handed stroke-maker Darren Bravo is the only difference in an otherwise predictable 15-man squad for next month's Twenty20 World Cup in Sri ... Read more...

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Pietersen to ECB: Let me play full IPL or else…


August 8th, 2012 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 8 (IANS) England batsman Kevin Pietersen is keen on playing the Indian Premier League's entire next edition at the expense of the home series against New Zealand, and ... Read more...

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Yuvraj eyes return against Kiwis before T20 World Cup


July 7th, 2012 - 5:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) Cricketer Yuvraj Singh, who has recovered from a rare germ cell cancer, says it is crucial for him to play in the T20 Internationals against ... 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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West Indies need to make winning start: Gayle


June 30th, 2012 - 4:25 pm ICT by IANS
Fort Lauderdale, June 30 (IANS/CMC) Talismanic West Indies opener Chris Gayle has stressed the importance of a winning start to the series against New Zealand this weekend. The left-hander said it ... Read more...

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‘West Indies favourites for T20 World Cup’


June 28th, 2012 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, June 28 (IANS) Australian all-rounder Shane Watson believes that the West Indies will be the team to beat in the ICC Twenty20 World Cup which kicks off in Sri ... Read more...

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T20 World Cup ticket sales exceed 100,000


June 28th, 2012 - 3:54 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, June 28 (IANS) More than 100,000 tickets have been sold for the ICC World Twenty20 Cup in Sri Lanka, the International Cricket Council (ICC) said in a statement here ... Read more...

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Malinga named ICC ambassador for T20 World Cup


June 8th, 2012 - 7:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 8 (IANS) The International Cricket Council (ICC) Friday unveiled Sri Lanka's star pacer Lasith Malinga as the official ambassador for the ICC World Twenty20 Sri Lanka ... Read more...

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We could have fielded better: Dravid


April 14th, 2012 - 2:41 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 14 (IANS) Rajasthan Royals captain Rahul Dravid Friday rued his pacers' lack of experience and blamed poor fielding for their loss against Kolkata Knight Riders(KKR) in the Indian ... Read more...

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Du Plessis seeks IPL push to Proteas Test squad


April 11th, 2012 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 11 (IANS) South African batting all-rounder Faf du Plessis wants to flourish in his role of opening for defending champions Chennai Super Kings in the Indian Premier ... Read more...

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Doeschate has no regrets for opting out of T20 cup qualifiers


March 30th, 2012 - 11:26 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 30 (IANS) Dutchman Ryan ten Doeschate is disappointed at the Netherlands not making the cut for the Twenty20 World Cup, but has no regrets for skipping the tournament ... Read more...

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Pune Warriors pick Tamim Iqbal to complete foreign quota


March 29th, 2012 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 29 (IANS) Pune Warriors have signed Bangladesh opener Tamim Iqbal for the fifth edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL), filling their quota of foreign players.Tamim's selection ... Read more...

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India will come hard at us: Arthur


January 30th, 2012 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 30 (IANS) Australia coach Mickey Arthur warned that India would come hard against the hosts in the two Twenty20 internationals and the forthcoming tri-series, also involving Sri Lanka, ... Read more...

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Veteran Hogg recalled to Australia’s Twenty20 squad


January 23rd, 2012 - 2:54 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 23 (IANS) Tasmanian George Bailey replaces Cameron White, who was dropped from the squad, as Australia's Twenty20 captain while veteran Brad Hogg, having retired from ODIs in 2008, ... Read more...

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Former conditioner says retired Hayden fit for T20 World Cup


December 11th, 2011 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Dec 11 (IANS) Former Cricket Australia (CA) conditioner Jock Campbell has advised former opener Mathew Hayden to come back from retirement and make himself available for selection in the ... Read more...

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Laurels, awards galore for Team India (Roundup)


April 4th, 2011 - 12:05 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 3 (IANS) Laurels and rewards flowed for the Indian cricket team Sunday, a day after it won the World Cup, with several state governments announcing cash ... Read more...

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Jharkhand Congress demands Bharat Ratna for Dhoni


April 3rd, 2011 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, April 3 (IANS) The Jharkhand unit of the Congress Sunday demanded that the Bharat Ratna, India's highest civilian award, be conferred on local boy Mahendra Singh Dhoni for ... Read more...

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Land for cricket academy, school for Dhoni in Jharkhand (Lead)


April 3rd, 2011 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, April 3 (IANS) Jharkhand Chief Minister Arjun Munda Sunday announced that land would be allotted to local boy and Indian cricket captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni to set up a ... Read more...

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Jharkhand to make him ‘Doctor’ Dhoni


April 3rd, 2011 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, April 3 (IANS) The Jharkhand government Sunday said that it would confer an honorary doctorate degree on local boy and Indian cricket captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni - who is ... Read more...

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It’s about winning four games in a row: Swann


March 14th, 2011 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 14 (IANS) England off-spinner Graeme Swann sees "light at the end of the tunnel" for his inconsistent team and says it is all about winning four games in ... Read more...

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Misbah should be Pak World Cup captain: Sikander Bakht


January 12th, 2011 - 2:54 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Jan.12 (ANI): Former Test cricketer Sikander Bakht has said that current Test captain Misbah-ul-Haq should captain the World Cup side instead of Shahid Afridi.Bakht has joined Zaheer Abass, Aamir Sohail and ... Read more...

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White appointed captain of Australia’s T20 team


January 7th, 2011 - 12:41 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Jan 7 (ANI): Victorian skipper Cameron White has been appointed captain of Australia for two T20 games against England next week, with Tasmanian wicketkeeper Tim Paine his deputy.White will captain Australia's ... Read more...

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Hussey backs Clarke to be an aggressive skipper during Sydney Test


January 2nd, 2011 - 1:57 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Jan 2(ANI): Australian batsman Michael Hussey reckons that Michael Clarke would be an aggressive captain during the fifth and final Test of the Ashes series, starting in Sydney on Monday.Clarke was ... Read more...

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Broad says he is a better bowler thanks to Yuvraj’s bashing in 2007 T20 World Cup


November 22nd, 2010 - 1:19 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Nov 22(ANI): England fast bowler Stuart Broad has admitted that being hit for six sixes in an over by Indian middle-order batsman Yuvraj Singh has helped him in his sharp progression ... Read more...

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“Pak Player Still Not Paid for T20 World Cup”: Geoff Lawson


November 17th, 2010 - 6:22 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Nov 17 (ANI): A Pakistani player has not yet received his payment for the Twenty20 World Cup, and this sort of unprofessionalism in the Pakistan cricket is the prime reason behind ... Read more...

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Clarke wants to play in 2012 IPL to prepare for Twenty20 World Cup


October 24th, 2010 - 5:05 pm ICT by ANI
Goa, Oct 24(ANI): Australian vice-captain Michael Clarke has said that he would like to take part in the 2012 Indian Premier League (IPL) to prepare for that year's Twenty20 World Cup in ... Read more...

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Pakistan bowler Umar Gul ties the knot


October 11th, 2010 - 1:10 am ICT by IANS
By Awais Saleem Islamabad, Oct 10 (IANS) Pakistani fast bowler Umar Gul hosted a grand reception for his family and friends in Peshawar, the capital of northwestern Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa province, Sunday to celebrate his ... Read more...

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‘India lover’ Lee eyeing 2011 World Cup return to Australia team


October 10th, 2010 - 6:06 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Oct 10(ANI): Injury-prone Australian pacer Brett Lee has said that his main goal is to be selected in the national squad for next year's World Cup in the Indian subcontinent."With ... Read more...

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Now, England’s T20 World Cup triumph comes under match fixing scanner


September 9th, 2010 - 1:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept.9 (ANI): England's triumph in the World Twenty20 is sensationally the latest event to come under the match-fixing microscope.Sun Sport has learned that the ICC is investigating the Pakistan squad that ... Read more...

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