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India A lose to West Indies A


June 28th, 2012 - 12:25 pm ICT by IANS
St. George's (Grenada), June 28 (IANS/CMC) West Indies A beat India A by two wickets in a low-scoring first of the three match One-Day series at the National Stadium here.After being ... Read more...

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Davis, Khan reprimand Ramdin over Viv Richards taunt


June 13th, 2012 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
Port of Spain, June 13 (IANS/CMC) West Indies' former Test batsman Bryan Davis and team manager Omar Khan have both criticised Denesh Ramdin for his controversial gesture aimed at ... Read more...

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Rampaul rues Windies’ lack of killer instinct


May 12th, 2012 - 3:28 pm ICT by IANS
Northampton (England), May 12 (IANS/CMC) Fast bowler Ravi Rampaul was left rueing the West Indies lack of killer instinct after the Caribbean side let England Lions off the hook on the ... Read more...

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Usman Khawaja considering moving to Queensland


May 1st, 2012 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, May 1 (IANS) Out of favour, Australian Test batsman Usman Khwaja is mulling a move to Queensland after telling Bulls players he wants to move north.It's thought that a ... Read more...

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Chanderpaul back as No.1 Test batsman


April 29th, 2012 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, April 29 (IANS) West Indies batsman Shivnarine Chanderpaul has regained the No.1 spot in the International Cricket Council (ICC) Test batsmen rankings after hitting two half-centuries in the ... Read more...

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De Villiers, Clarke top-ranked Test batsmen; no Indian in top 10


March 30th, 2012 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, March 30 (IANS) South Africa's AB de Villiers has reached the number-one batting position for the first time in his career where he is joined by Australia captain ... Read more...

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8 Indians, 32 Australians, 30 South Africans for IPL-5 auction


January 30th, 2012 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Jan 30 (IANS) Eight Indians, including veteran Test batsman V.V.S. Laxman, 32 Australians and 30 South Africans will be among the 144 players up for sale in the Indian ... Read more...

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‘If confidence down, even good pitches create problems’


January 26th, 2012 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 26 (IANS) Former Indian captain Sourav Ganguly has blasted the team for putting up an ordinary batting display on a lifeless track at the Adelaide Oval in the ... Read more...

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We will keep India under pressure, says Hussey


December 23rd, 2011 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Dec 23 (IANS) Australia's veteran Test batsman Mike Hussey said that Indians will be kept under pressure during the four-match Test series starting with the Boxing Day Test here ... Read more...

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Ian Chappell concerned with lack of depth in Australian batting


December 22nd, 2011 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Dec 22 (IANS) Former captain Ian Chappell feels that lack of emerging talent in Australian batting was allowing struggling veteran players like Ricky Ponting to prolong their careers."It's an ... Read more...

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‘Tendulkar greater than Bradman’


December 22nd, 2011 - 3:13 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Dec 22 (IANS) India's batting great Sachin Tendulkar and not Australian legend Don Bradman is the greatest Test batsman who ever lived, a Gold Coast academic says.Griffith University ... Read more...

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Dravid fears Ponting’s comeback against India


December 21st, 2011 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Dec 21 (IANS) India's batting great Rahul Dravid insists that the visitors fear a comeback from former Australian captain Ricky Ponting who, he said, was surely not on ... Read more...

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David White appointed chief executive of New Zealand Cricket


December 6th, 2011 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
Auckland, Dec 6 (IANS) New Zealand Cricket (NZC) Tuesday confirmed the appointment of former Test batsman-turned-rugby union administrator David White as its new chief executive.White will begin his tenure as ... Read more...

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Katich has no regrets about his comments on Clarke


December 6th, 2011 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Dec 6 (IANS) Former Test batsman Simon Katich says he has no regrets on his remarks about captain Michael Clarke which led to his being reprimanded by Cricket Australia ... Read more...

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Zardari urged to review PCB chief Ashraf’s appointment


November 17th, 2011 - 3:06 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 17 (IANS) Former fast bowler Sarfraz Nawaz has urged President Asif Ali Zardari, the patron of the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB), to review the appointment of Zaka Ashraf ... Read more...

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Katich seeking legal advice over CA hearing


November 1st, 2011 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Nov 1 (IANS) Simon Katich's manager Robert Joske will be seeking legal advice on how to approach the Cricket Australia's (CA) compulsory disciplinary hearing over the former Test batsman's ... Read more...

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Cricket Australia launches global hunt for new coach


October 18th, 2011 - 4:26 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Oct 18 (IANS) Cricket Australia (CA) Tuesday launched a global hunt for a new coach with officials pledging to think "outside the square" in their search.CA launched the search ... Read more...

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Vishwanath credits Pataudi for his career


September 23rd, 2011 - 12:44 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 22 (IANS) Stylish former Test batsman Gundappa R. Vishwanath Thursday credited Mansur Ali Khan Pataudi for his cricketing career during the late '60s and the '70s."It was a ... Read more...

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India Emerging Players force New Zealand A to follow on


August 7th, 2011 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Aug 7 (IANS) India were heading for a big victory over New Zealand in the Emerging Players Cricket Tournament in Brisbane Sunday.After declaring their first innings at 404 for ... Read more...

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Walsh appointed West Indies U-19 team manager


July 5th, 2011 - 3:09 pm ICT by IANS
St John's (Antigua), July 5 (IANS) Legendary pacer Courtney Walsh has been appointed manager for the West Indies Under-19 team's tour of the US starting July 8. Walsh will manage ... Read more...

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Axeing of Katich is unfathomable: McGain


June 16th, 2011 - 4:20 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, June 16 (IANS) Australia's veteran leg-spinner Bryce McGain, who was discarded after playing a Test, feels the axeing of Test batsman Simon Katich shows the "blatant ageism" by ... Read more...

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RCA to file criminal complaint against Warne


May 15th, 2011 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, May 15 (IANS) Rajasthan Royals captain Shane Warne is in for more trouble. The Rajasthan Cricket Associtaion (RCA) Sunday decided to file a criminal complaint against the Australian for ... Read more...

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Pakistan capable of winning World Cup, says Aravinda de Silva


March 17th, 2011 - 5:15 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, March 17 (IANS) Former Sri Lanka captain Aravinda de Silva believes that if Pakistan play consistently then the 1992 champions can go on to win World Cup-2011.Legendary Test batsman ... Read more...

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Warne offers chance to fans to face him during Christchurch earthquake fund-raiser


March 8th, 2011 - 2:47 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, May 8(ANI): Australian leg-spin legend Shane Warne's fans are being offered the chance to bid to face an over from him to raise money for New Zealand's earthquake victims.The auction ... Read more...

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Warne signs up for Christchurch earthquake fund-raiser


March 4th, 2011 - 2:47 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Mar 4 (ANI): Shane Warne will captain a charity Twenty20 cricket match for earthquake-devastated Christchurch at Wellington's Basin Reserve."It's the least I can do," Warne posted on his Twitter account Warne888 ... Read more...

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Celebrities, cine stars, tycoons, make beeline at Chinnaswamy (World Cup Diary)


February 27th, 2011 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
By Fakir Balaji Bangalore, Feb 27 (IANS) Of the 40,000 spectators who were treated to some scintillating batting by Indian players at the Chinnaswamy stadium in a World Cup match against England ... Read more...

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Tait proves fitness, Ferguson added to Oz squad for ODIs against England


February 1st, 2011 - 1:40 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Feb 1 (ANI): Australia fast bowler Shaun Tait has recovered from his strained buttock muscle and is almost certain to play in Wednesday's sixth one-day match against England at the SCG.Tait's ... Read more...

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Usman Khawaja joins Derbyshire


January 21st, 2011 - 2:51 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Jan.21 (ANI): Australian Test batsman Usman Khawaja will join Derbyshire for the upcoming English County season.The 24-year-old left-hander will head to England from the beginning of the County campaign through to ... Read more...

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Humbled Khawaja recalls aspects of Test debut


January 9th, 2011 - 6:28 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Jan.9 (ANI): Newly blooded Test batsman Usman Khawaja, the bright light from Australia's crushing fifth Test loss in Sydney, for compiling 37 runs in a first innings that showed glimpses of ... Read more...

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Pak’s preliminary World Cup squad gets mixed reaction from former players


January 6th, 2011 - 5:00 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Jan 6(ANI): Pakistan's 30-member preliminary squad for World Cup 2011 has drawn mixed reactions from former national players.Former chief selector and Test leg-spinner Abdul Qadir said the decision to recall Kamran ... Read more...

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“I’ve presented all documents asked for by PCB Integrity Committee”: Kamran Akmal


January 1st, 2011 - 5:22 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Jan 1(ANI): Pakistan wicketkeeper Kamran Akmal has said he has presented full details regarding his movable and immovable properties, and activities other than cricket to the Pakistan Cricket Board."Whatever the PCB ... Read more...

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Ponting backs Khwaja for No.3 position


December 30th, 2010 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Dec 30 (IANS) Injured Australian captain Ricky Ponting Thursday backed New South Wales batsman Usman Khwaja, who replaced him in the fifth Ashes Test in Sydney, for a one-down ... Read more...

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Chappell had urged Ponting to bat at No.4 in Ashes opener


December 30th, 2010 - 1:05 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Dec 30(ANI): Australian captain Ricky Ponting has revealed that selector Greg Chappell had suggested that he should bat at No. 4 in the ongoing Ashes series."He [Chappell] mentioned something briefly about ... Read more...

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Amla recalled to SA’s Twenty20 squad


December 29th, 2010 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
Durban, Dec 29 (IANS) Hashim Amla was Wednesday recalled to South Africa's Twenty20 squad for the one-off match against India Jan 9 while Jacques Kallis, Dale Steyn and Morne Morkel were rested ... Read more...

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Oz opener Hughes told to tighten technique if he wants to retain spot


December 21st, 2010 - 1:35 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Dec. 21 (ANI): Australian opener Phil Hughes has been warned that his technique must keep getting tighter or he will be "left behind" as an international batsman.With Simon Katich still nursing ... Read more...

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