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McCullum, Ajmal lead World T20 rankings


September 13th, 2012 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Sep 13 (IANS) New Zealand batsman Brendon McCullum and Pakistan off-spinner Saeed Ajmal have taken over as the leading batsman and bowler in the latest ICC Twenty20 player ... Read more...

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Series will be a massive challenge, says Cook


October 13th, 2011 - 10:27 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Oct 13 (IANS) England captain Alastair Cook feels his team will have a tough challenge on hand when it takes on India in their five-match One-day International (ODI) series, ... Read more...

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England play six Tests, 13 ODIs and four T-20s next summer


September 30th, 2011 - 3:03 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 30 (IANS) The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) has announced a hectic international schedule for next summer for World No.1 Test team England who play with the ... Read more...

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England rest Pietersen for one-day series against India


August 27th, 2011 - 3:38 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 27 (IANS) England rested their star batsman Kevin Pietersen for the five-match one-day series against India following their 4-0 Test series win. He has, however, been named in ... Read more...

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India look a pale shadow of an average team: Boycott


August 12th, 2011 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 12 (IANS) Former England batsman Geoffrey Boycott has said the Indian cricket team in the ongoing series against England has looked like a pale shadow of an average ... Read more...

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We can beat any side in the world, says Laxman


July 16th, 2011 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
Taunton, July 16 (IANS) India's seasoned middle-order batsman V.V.S. Laxman feels that the world No.1 side is capable of beating any team and predicted that the forthcoming four-match ... Read more...

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Not after Test captaincy: Alastair Cook


June 26th, 2011 - 10:41 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 26 (IANS) England's one-day captain Alastair Cook insists that he is not after the Test captaincy.Cook denied reports that he was taking his ODI captaincy as an audition ... Read more...

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Collingwood says England is world’s No.1 Twenty20 team


January 10th, 2011 - 2:40 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 10(ANI): England Twenty20 captain Paul Collingwood reckons that his 2010 Twenty20 World Cup-winning squad is the shortest form of the game's world No.1 team.England will be looking to stretch its ... Read more...

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Hussey eyeing series-levelling victory against England for ‘real moral victory’


January 1st, 2011 - 4:45 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Jan 1(ANI): Australian batsman Michael Hussey is doubtful whether a series-levelling victory against England in the fifth and final Test would erase the shame of the Ashes defeat.He, however, believes that ... Read more...

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Vaughan sees England replacing India as world number one


December 9th, 2010 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 9 (IANS) Former England captain Michael Vaughan feels the Andrew Strauss' side is well on its way to retaining the Ashes and if it maintains the level of play, the ... Read more...

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Terry ’stunned’ over commitment to England team doubts


November 13th, 2010 - 4:57 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 13 (ANI): Fabio Capello's right-hand man has questioned former skipper John Terry's commitment to the England team.England No.2 Franco Baldini questioned Chelsea skipper after he pulled out of the Euro ... Read more...

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Flower calls on ICC to crack down on Pak cricket match-fixing allegations


November 10th, 2010 - 2:41 pm ICT by ANI
Adelaide (Australia), Nov.10 (ANI): England cricket team coach Andy Flower has called on the International Cricket Council (ICC) to take action on match-fixing allegations involving the Pakistan cricket team.England is scheduled to ... Read more...

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Over 50 England, Australian swimmers sick in Delhi (Lead)


October 7th, 2010 - 3:38 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne/London, Oct 7 (IANS) More than 50 swimmers from England and Australia have taken ill at the Commonwealth Games, with at least two of the Australian swimmers pulling out of their events.Team ... Read more...

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Oz swimming coach confident of beating England in CWG


October 3rd, 2010 - 1:57 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct 3 (ANI): Australia's swimming head coach Leigh Nugent is confident of maintaining dominance of his team in the Delhi Commonwealth Games by overcoming the strong challenge posed by the ... Read more...

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India real force to reckon with during Delhi CWG: England chef de mission


October 2nd, 2010 - 2:03 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct 2(ANI): England's chef de mission Craig Hunter reckons that India would be a real force to be reckoned with during the Delhi Commonwealth Games.When asked which nation Team England ... Read more...

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Vomiting bug hits Brit players in Doha training camp ahead of Delhi CWG


October 1st, 2010 - 12:27 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 1(ANI): With less than three days to go for the Commonwealth Games to commence, British athletes have been reportedly struck down by a contagious vomiting bug at their training camp ... Read more...

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52-member Australian swimming team arrive for Commonwealth Games


September 30th, 2010 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) The strong 52-member Australian swimming team, which was training in Kuala Lumpur and had some security fears, flew down here Wednesday night. Australian swimmer Eamon Sullivan tweeted ... Read more...

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England Chef de Mission describes CWG accomodation as ‘dangerous’


September 23rd, 2010 - 1:18 pm ICT by ANI
London/New Delhi, Sept.23 (ANI): Craig Hunter, England's Chef de Mission for the XIXth Commonwealth Games to be held in New Delhi from October 3 to 14, has described some of the accommodation ... Read more...

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Team England to fly out to Delhi for Commonwealth Games


September 23rd, 2010 - 12:39 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 23 (ANI): Dispelling fears over the conduct of the 2010 Delhi Commonwealth Games, the England team is all set to fly out to India on Thursday.Earlier, Team England had admitted ... Read more...

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Zaheer Abbas vouches for “clean and fair” England cricketers


September 22nd, 2010 - 3:21 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi: Former Pakistan cricket captain Zaheer Abbas has applauded "clean and fair" England for continuing the ODI series with Pakistan, even after controversial remarks by Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman Ijaz Butt ... Read more...

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England Cricket Captain Andrew Strauss Refutes Match-Fixing Charges


September 20th, 2010 - 9:45 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Sep 20, (THAINDIAN NEWS) England Cricket team captain Andrew Strauss is not only unhappy with the statement made by Pakistan cricket chief Ijaz Butt but also "outraged" by it. Shortly ... Read more...

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Fans believe Capello has gone from god to d***head: Ancelotti


September 7th, 2010 - 4:49 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 7 (ANI): Chelsea boss Carlo Ancelotti has said that England fans think Three Lions manager Fabio Capello has gone from god to d***head.Capello had a disastrous World Cup campaign and ... Read more...

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World swimming, diving champs have no security fears ahead of CWG


September 4th, 2010 - 6:42 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep 4 (ANI): Britain's world diving champion Tom Daley has said that he has no security fears ahead of the 2010 Commonwealth Games, which kicks off on October 3.Sixteen-year-old Daley, ... Read more...

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Ponting cranks up Ashes war, taunts England about not being the real Poms


August 24th, 2010 - 10:49 am ICT by ANI
London, Aug. 24 (ANI): Australian captain Ricky Ponting has cranked up the Ashes war by taunting England about not being the "real Poms".Taking aim at Irish-born batter Eoin Morgan and the rest ... Read more...

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Ferdinand asks football fans to support England’s World Cup bid


August 22nd, 2010 - 2:57 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 22 (ANI): To gather support for England's bid to host the World Cup in 2018, Rio Ferdinand told football fans that the World Cup will benefit all areas of society, ... Read more...

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England cricketers stand exposed when opponents turn resilient


August 11th, 2010 - 5:12 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 11 (ANI): The England team may have registered its sixth Test victory in a row, but there are some heartening signs for Australia ahead of the forthcoming Ashes series.According to ... Read more...

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English media blast team for terrible display


June 28th, 2010 - 12:06 am ICT by IANS
London, June 27 (DPA) England media was too concerned with their team's dismal display against Germany to worry about Frank Lampard's first-half "ghost goal" in World Cup football pre-quarterfinals Sunday. BBC's team of ... Read more...

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Katy Perry says World Cup is ruining Russell Brand romance


June 26th, 2010 - 5:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 26 (ANI): Katy Perry has revealed that the World Cup has ruined her romantic life with fiancee Russell Brand, as he spends most of his time following games on ... Read more...

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‘Big gun’ Rooney can “explode” against Germany: Low


June 24th, 2010 - 3:05 pm ICT by ANI
Cape Town, June 24(ANI): Germany coach Joachim Low reckons that England striker Wayne Rooney could "explode" into life after a disappointing stint in the World Cup so far.Germany beat Ghana 1-0 to ... Read more...

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Three Lions to donate World Cup fees to charity


May 17th, 2010 - 2:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 17 (ANI): England's players have agreed to donate their World Cup match fees to charity and launch a new awareness ­campaign.Fabio Capello's team fly out to a pre-tournament training camp ... Read more...

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West Indies, Australia reach semis of women’s World T20


May 8th, 2010 - 4:51 pm ICT by IANS
Basseterre (St Kitts), May 8 (IANS) West Indies sent defending champions and tournament favorites England crashing out of the Women's World Twenty20 with an exciting last-over victory and stormed into the semi-finals. Defending ... Read more...

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Warne admits he was wrong about Collingwood


May 2nd, 2010 - 2:57 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 2 (ANI): Four years ago, former Australian spinner Shane Warne had mocked England all-rounder Paul Collingwood. Now, he is one of his biggest fans.In 2006-07, Warne taunted Collingwood for accepting ... Read more...

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Luke has to show he is the man to fill Freddie’s boots


December 9th, 2009 - 12:44 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec.9 (ANI): All-rounder Luke Wright has four days to show he is the man to fill Andrew Flintoff's boots in the England squad.Wright is in the frame for a dramatic ... Read more...

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Bring Strauss into T20 team after England’s dismal performance


November 11th, 2009 - 3:19 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 11 (ANI): A strong demand is being made to include Test and 50-over captain Andrew Strauss in the T20 team ahead of a crucial Friday match against the Proteas, after ... Read more...

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England pull out of badminton championship, police say no specific threat (Lead)


August 9th, 2009 - 10:31 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 9 (IANS) Team England Sunday withdrew from the World Badminton Championships beginning here Monday following reports of a Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) terrorist threat even as police clarified there was no ... Read more...

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