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Asif released from British jail


May 3rd, 2012 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 3 (IANS) Pakistan cricket Mohammed Asif was released from a British jail Thursday after completing half of his 12-month sentence after being found guilty in a spot-fixing scandal.The ... Read more...

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F1 circuit drive ‘terrorised’ Dale Steyn


April 10th, 2012 - 10:53 pm ICT by IANS
Greater Noida, April 10 (IANS) South African speedster Dale Steyn creates the fear of god whenever he runs in at a batsman. But the World's No.1 Test bowler was ... Read more...

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Hilfenhaus to replace injured Lee in Australian ODI squad


February 6th, 2012 - 3:28 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Feb 6 (IANS) In-form Test bowler Ben Hilfenhaus has replaced Brett Lee in the Australia ODI squad for the ongoing cricket tri-series involving India and Sri Lanka.Lee has been ... Read more...

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Cummins may also miss ODI series: NSW chief


January 9th, 2012 - 12:09 am ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 8 (IANS) Cricket New South Wales (NSW) chief executive David Gilbert has said local teen Pat Cummins may miss the summer tri-nation ODI series even if he recovers ... Read more...

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Arthur says Harris ready for Perth


January 7th, 2012 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 7 (IANS) Australia coach Mickey Arthur has hinted at paceman Ryan Harris's return to the Australian playing eleven for the third Test beginning Friday at Perth.Harris, who has ... Read more...

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Swann thanks Fletcher for ignoring him for 7 years


July 19th, 2011 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 19 (IANS) England off-spinner Graeme Swann thanked India coach Duncan Fletcher for shaping his international career by repeatedly ignoring him during his eight-year tenure as coach with the ... Read more...

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Sachin and Kallis share top spot in Test rankings


June 10th, 2011 - 4:38 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, June 10 (IANS) Sachin Tendulkar and South African Jacques Kallis continue to jointly share the top spot in International Cricket Council (ICC) Test rankings for batsmen.They are followed ... Read more...

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Statistics make Brett Lee greatest bowler in World Cup history


February 18th, 2011 - 12:35 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Feb 18 (ANI): In the 36-year history of the cricket World Cup, no bowler has taken wickets as consistently, as Australia's Brett Lee, statistics indicate.Lee, who will lead Australia's attack during ... Read more...

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You don’t need to look like Tarzan if you bowl like Jane, Steyn tells budding pacers


February 16th, 2011 - 3:46 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Feb 16 (ANI): The world's leading fast bowler Dale Steyn ahs said that budding pacers must train their bodies for endurance, not bursts of power to avoid being plagued by injuries.South ... Read more...

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Chawla should bowl from closer to the stumps: Prasanna (Interview, World Cup countdown)


February 15th, 2011 - 5:01 pm ICT by IANS
By Sirshendu Panth Kolkata, Feb 15 (IANS) Young India legspinner Piyush Chawla should bowl from closer to the stumps while offie Harbhajan Singh needs to flight the ball with a little more ... Read more...

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Doherty ‘basically shafted’ by selectors despite being economical: Bailey


January 18th, 2011 - 1:37 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 18 (ANI): Tasmanian captain George Bailey has said spinner Xavier Doherty has been "basically shafted" by national selectors, being more economical in domestic one-day cricket this season.The left-arm tweaker was ... Read more...

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Selectors back Australia’s inconsistent pace attack


January 2nd, 2011 - 10:30 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 2 (IANS) Cricket Australia chairman of selectors Andrew Hilditch has backed the pace trio of Peter Siddle, Mitchell Johnson and Ben Hilfenhaus, despite their inconsistent run, ahead of the fifth ... Read more...

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Learnt a lot from Zaheer and Asif: Anderson


January 1st, 2011 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 1 (IANS) England pace bowler James Anderson Saturday attributed a part of his success to seamers Zaheer Khan and Mohammad Asif and said he learnt a lot watching them.Anderson has ... Read more...

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Bollinger eyeing big impact in Sydney Ashes Test to hit back at critics


January 1st, 2011 - 12:02 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Jan 1(ANI): Australian fast bowler Doug Bollinger has said that he would make a big impact if included in the final eleven for the fifth and final Test against England, starting ... Read more...

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Bollinger backed for a successful return


December 31st, 2010 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Dec 31 (IANS) Australian left-arm quick Doug Bollinger has been backed to make a successful return to Test cricket in the fifth and final Ashes Test against England starting Monday.Dumped after ... Read more...

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‘I’m fitter and faster than ever, so just… let me at the Aussies: Tremlett


December 15th, 2010 - 1:58 pm ICT by ANI
Perth, Dec. 15 (ANI): England may be keeping its cards close to its chest and not revealing which of its three reserve fast bowlers will replace injured Stuart Broad in the third ... Read more...

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Bowlers’ fitness will be key to our success, says Dravid


December 9th, 2010 - 4:04 pm ICT by IANS
Cape Town, Dec 9 (IANS) India's premier batsman Rahul Dravid believes his team's pace attack, provided they remain fit, will give the visitors a good chance of winning its maiden Test ... Read more...

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Swann better than Warne at this stage of his career


December 9th, 2010 - 1:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 9 (ANI): England spinner Graeme Swann has a better start to his Test career than Aussie legend Shane Warne with 122 wickets from his first 26 Tests compared to the ... Read more...

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Chastening reality pushes Oz selectors back to the drawing board


November 30th, 2010 - 1:36 pm ICT by ANI
Brisbane, Nov.30 (ANI): With the first Ashes Test held here drawn, and England seemingly coming out on top during the encounter in all departments of the game, the Australian selectors have been ... Read more...

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Vettori wants to be a better Test bowler


November 3rd, 2010 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, Nov 3 (IANS) New Zealand cricket captain Daniel Vettori will become the second player after Stephen Fleming to play 100 Tests for his country when he takes the field in ... Read more...

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Kaspro dares ‘Punter’ Ponting to go ‘crazy’ on Oz toughest frontier - India


September 22nd, 2010 - 5:14 pm ICT by ANI
Brisbane, Sept.22 (ANI): Retired Australian Test bowler Michael Kasprowicz has dared Ricky Ponting to embrace the 'crazy' in a bid to overcome Australia's failures on its toughest frontier in India next month. ... Read more...

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Disappointed Kaneria vows to make a strong comeback


August 4th, 2010 - 4:59 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Aug 4 (ANI): Pakistan leg-spinner Danish Kaneria has vowed to fight his way back into the national team after being released to join county side Essex ahead of their second Test ... Read more...

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Gillespie takes coaching job in Zimbabwe


July 23rd, 2010 - 2:42 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 23(ANI): Former Australian fast bowler Jason Gillespie is heading to Zimbabwe to take up the position as head coach of the Kwekwe-based MidWest Rhinos.The Midwest Rhinos' chief executive Kenyon ... Read more...

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Cricketer of the Year Swann enjoying his innings in the sun


May 25th, 2010 - 2:39 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 25 (ANI): England's Cricketer of the Year Graeme Swann is enjoying his innings in the after excelling on and off the field.He received the award at a Lord's dinner ... Read more...

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Injured Oz pacer Hilfenhaus eyes return against Pakistan


April 13th, 2010 - 3:05 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Apr 13 (ANI): Australian pacer Ben Hilfenhaus is still unable to bowl nearly five months after injuring his knee, but is hopeful of fighting his way back into the Test side ... Read more...

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New Zealand Cricket deny Howard snub over ICC vice-president role


March 24th, 2010 - 12:49 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Mar 24 (ANI): New Zealand cricket chief Justin Vaughan has said that there are plans to invite former Australian premier John Howard as a special guest at the NZC meeting in ... Read more...

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Injured Kiwi pacer Bond retires from Test cricket


December 23rd, 2009 - 1:13 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Dec. 23 (ANI): Black Caps fast bowler Shane Bond has announced his retirement from Test cricket,but will remain available for New Zealand in one-day and Twenty20 internationals.Bond, 34, was forced to ... Read more...

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Pak bowlers to trouble Aussie batsmen in Test series : Lawson


December 20th, 2009 - 5:25 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Dec. 20 (ANI) : Former Pakistan cricket coach Geoff Lawson has backed the Pakistani bowling line up for the forthcoming three match Test series against the Aussies.Lawson said Australian batsmen would ... Read more...

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Ex-Pak cricketers want younger team after ICC rout


October 5th, 2009 - 1:52 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Oct. 5 (ANI): In the wake of Pakistan's five-wicket rout against New Zealand in the Champions Trophy semi-final, former Pakistan captain Ramiz Raja has urged the Pakistan Cricket Board to start ... Read more...

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Cricketers honour Ranji, ‘greatest batsman of all time’


September 11th, 2009 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 11 (IANS) Legendary batsman Sunil Gavaskar has led eminent cricketers in London in honouring the original Indian cricketing hero, K.S. Ranjitsinhji, with one devotee describing him as the "greatest batsman ... Read more...

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Harmison puts his hands up for England as long as he is wanted


August 25th, 2009 - 3:13 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 25 (ANI): England fast bowler Stephen Harmison has said that he will gladly continue his international career for as long as he is wanted.But the 30-year-old Durham pacer is ... Read more...

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SL can move to 2nd place in ICC Test


August 17th, 2009 - 3:36 pm ICT by IBNS
Dubai, Aug 17 (IBNS) As Sri Lanka prepares to host New Zealand for the first of their two-match Test series in Galle and Colombo, Kumar Sangakkara’s men will want to keep a ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka can move to second place in Reliance Mobile ICC Test Championship


August 17th, 2009 - 3:20 pm ICT by ANI
Dubai, Aug.17 (ANI): If Sri Lanka wins its series against the Black Caps 2-0 it has the opportunity to go second in the Reliance Mobile Test Championship. This can only happen ... Read more...

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Denis Lillee hails the coming of age of protege Johnson


December 19th, 2008 - 4:51 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Dec 19 (ANI): Australian pace legend Dennis Lillee has hailed the coming of age of his young speed protege Mitchell Johnson who took eight South African wickets in the first ... Read more...

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Sourav adjudged Castrol Asian Cricketer of the Year


June 27th, 2008 - 9:14 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, June 27 (IANS) Former India captain Sourav Ganguly was Friday adjudged the Castrol Asian Cricketer of the Year for his memorable comeback in the national team last year. After being left ... Read more...

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