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West Indies tour helped me prepare for comeback: Pujara


August 23rd, 2012 - 11:16 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 23 (IANS) Cheteshwar Pujara, who struck his maiden Test century here Thursday, said the recent India A's tour of the West Indies helped him prepare well for his ... Read more...

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Pujara’s ton keeps India on top against New Zealand (Roundup)


August 23rd, 2012 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 23 (IANS) Cheteshwar Pujara stamped his class on comeback with a maiden Test century that helped India to recover from a shaky start and reach 307 for ... Read more...

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New Zealand nose ahead despite Samuels’ century


August 4th, 2012 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
Kingston (Jamaica), Aug 4 (IANS/CMC) Narsingh Deonarine gave the West Indies a boost with two late wickets after Marlon Samuels emphasised his batting rebirth with a fourth Test century in the ... Read more...

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Gayle impressed with Powell’s century


July 31st, 2012 - 2:53 pm ICT by IANS
North Sound (Antigua), July 31 (IANS/CMC) Explosive West Indies batsman Chris Gayle says he is impressed with the tactics employed by fellow opener Kieran Powell to achieve his maiden Test century.Powell ... Read more...

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Sangakkara on a record breaking spree, beats Bradman


July 4th, 2012 - 2:21 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, July 4 (IANS) Sri Lankan cricketer Kumar Sangakkara has been on a record-breaking spree in the second Test against Pakistan here at the SSC grounds in the capital.Sangakkara ... Read more...

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Taylor working on fitness with hopes of recall


July 3rd, 2012 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
Kingston (Jamaica), July 3 (IANS/CMC) Injury-prone West Indies fast bowler Jerome Taylor says he is working his way back to full fitness, as he targets a recall to the Caribbean side. ... Read more...

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Sammy backs Roach to overcome no-ball problem


May 27th, 2012 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
Nottingham, May 27 (IANS/CMC) Captain Darren Sammy has backed fast bowler Kemar Roach to overcome the no-ball problem that haunted him on the second day of the second Test here Saturday ... Read more...

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Century-maker Samuels gives it back to Anderson


May 26th, 2012 - 4:14 pm ICT by IANS
Nottingham (England), May 26 (IANS/CMC) Batsman Marlon Samuels did not hesitate to poke fun at England seamer James Anderson, following his superb Test century that helped rescue the West Indies on ... Read more...

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Flower backs out-of-sorts Strauss on eve of squad announcement


May 13th, 2012 - 4:53 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 13 (IANS/CMC) England coach Andy Flower has given out-of-form captain Andrew Strauss a vote of confidence on the eve of the announcement of the squad to face West Indies ... Read more...

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Vengsarkar, Shiny Wilson presented lifetime achievement awards


April 27th, 2012 - 12:15 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 26 (IANS) Former Indian cricket captain Dilip Vengsarkar and ace middle distance runner Shiny Wilson were Friday presented the lifetime achievements award by the Calcutta Sports Journalists Club ... Read more...

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Radford hopes West Indies tail can follow Aussie lead


April 25th, 2012 - 3:25 pm ICT by IANS
Roseau (Dominica), April 25 (IANS/CMC) West Indies assistant coach Toby Radford says his side is hoping it can replicate Australia's lower order effort, as it looks to rebound Wednesday ... Read more...

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Chanderpaul moves to fifth in Test rankings


April 14th, 2012 - 3:55 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, April 14 (IANS/CMC) Veteran West Indies left-hander Shivnarine Chanderpaul is steadily making his way back to the top of world cricket, moving three spots to fifth in the latest International ... Read more...

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Chanderpaul hails West Indies’ rookies


April 9th, 2012 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
Bridgetown (Barbados), April 9 (IANS/CMC) Experienced West Indies batsman Shivnarine Chanderpaul has praised the maturity of the side's younger players and said their performance against Australia in the first Test here ... Read more...

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Chanderpaul’s 25th Test ton put West Indies on top


April 9th, 2012 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
Bridgetown (Barbados), April 9 (IANS/CMC) Shivnarine Chanderpaul's 25th Test century underpinned a gallant batting effort as West Indies battled their way into a strong position on the second day of the ... Read more...

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Career highlights of Rahul Dravid


March 9th, 2012 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 9 (IANS) The following is the list of statistics of India's batting great Rahul Dravid, who retired from international cricket here Friday:- Made his First Class debut ... Read more...

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Kohli blasts Australia for sledging


January 26th, 2012 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
Adelaide, Jan 26 (IANS) Young middle-order batsman Virat Kohli, who struck his maiden Test century Thursday, blasted the Australian team for their over-indulgence in sledging and also the local ... Read more...

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Australia in command despite Kohli’s maiden Test hundred (Roundup)


January 26th, 2012 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
Adelaide, Jan 26 (IANS) Virat Kohli's maiden Test ton and three quick wickets gave India something to cheer for, but Australia remained in command with a massive 382 runs ... Read more...

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Won’t be retiring at the end of this Test: Ponting


January 24th, 2012 - 5:45 pm ICT by IANS
Adelaide, Jan 24 (IANS) Former Australian captain Ricky Ponting Tuesday sent out a strong message to his detractors with his 41st Test century and said he won't be retiring after ... Read more...

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Australia dominate with centuries by Clarke, Ponting (Roundup)


January 24th, 2012 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
Adelaide, Jan 24 (IANS) Unbeaten centuries by skipper Michael Clarke and his predecessor Ricky Ponting took Australia to a mammoth 335 for three in the first innings after the ... Read more...

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Chanderpaul taught me how to play long innings: Warner


January 16th, 2012 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
Perth, Jan 16 (IANS) David Warner learnt the art of occupying the crease for a long time from West Indies' veteran Shivnarine Chanderpaul, whose fourth-fastest Test century was also equalled ... Read more...

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Don’t know where Indian cricket is headed: Warner


January 13th, 2012 - 11:00 pm ICT by IANS
Perth, Jan 13 (IANS) Australian opener David Warner said Friday that he fears about the future of Indian cricket once batting greats like Sachin Tendulkar and Rahul Dravid, who ... Read more...

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India crash yet again, Warner smashes 4th fastest Test century (Roundup)


January 13th, 2012 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
Perth, Jan 13 (IANS) On a pitch India were shot out for 161, explosive Australian opener David Warner smashed the fourth fastest Test century in an unbroken first-wicket stand ... Read more...

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Australia trail India by 12 runs at stumps


January 13th, 2012 - 5:16 pm ICT by IANS
Perth, Jan 13 (IANS) Australia were 149 for no loss in their first innings, trailing India by 12 runs, at stumps on the first day of the third cricket Test ... Read more...

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Not worried with Zaheer’s comments: Ponting


January 11th, 2012 - 7:26 pm ICT by IANS
Perth, Jan 11 (IANS) Former Australian captain Ricky Ponting is not bothered with Zaheer Khan calling him a grinder and said he was happy with his batting style."What Zaheer has ... Read more...

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India lose Sehwag early, trail Australia by 415 (Second Lead)


January 5th, 2012 - 12:23 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 5 (IANS) India lost opening batsman Virender Sehwag early and were 53 for one in the second innings, trailing Australia by 415 runs, at tea on the ... Read more...

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Clarke, Hussey grind India (Lead)


January 5th, 2012 - 9:30 am ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 5 (IANS) Captain Michael Clarke posted the highest Test score at the Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG) while Mike Hussey struck the third century of the innings to ... Read more...

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Australia 482/4 at stumps on second day


January 4th, 2012 - 2:25 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 4 (IANS) Australia were 482 for four in the first innings, in reply to India's 191, at stumps on the second day of the second cricket Test at ... Read more...

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Clarke, Ponting hit centuries to dominate India (Second Lead)


January 4th, 2012 - 12:01 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 4 (IANS) Centuries from skipper Michael Clarke and Ricky Ponting took Australia to a commanding 349 for four in the first innings, in reply to India's 191, ... Read more...

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Australia reach 349/4 in first innings at tea


January 4th, 2012 - 11:33 am ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 4 (IANS) Michael Clarke and Ricky Ponting hit centuries as Australia made 349 for four in first innings, in reply to India's 191, at tea on the second ... Read more...

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Clarke, Ponting pile agony on India (Lead)


January 4th, 2012 - 9:27 am ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 4 (IANS) Australian captain Michael Clarke notched up his 18th Test century while Ricky Ponting was stranded on 97 as the hosts reached 236 for three in the ... 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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Warner’s explosive hundred powers Thunder’s win


December 17th, 2011 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Dec 17 (IANS) Explosive opener David Warner smashed six boundaries and six sixes in an unbeaten 102 off 51 balls to give Sydney Thunder an easy six-wicket victory over ... Read more...

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Series against India will be highly competitive: Warner


December 13th, 2011 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 13 (IANS) Australian opener David Warner, who made his maiden Test century and was named man-of-the-match against New Zealand in the second cricket Test at Hobart ... Read more...

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Loss to New Zealand a wake up call before India series: Clarke


December 12th, 2011 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Dec 12 (IANS) Australia have plenty to think about ahead of the Boxing Day Test against India. They lost to New Zealand at home after 25 years Monday, prompting ... Read more...

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Dwayne Bravo says expect more runs from stylish brother


November 26th, 2011 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
Port of Spain, Nov 26 (IANS/CMC) Out-of-favour West Indies all-rounder Dwayne Bravo has warned of more runs to come from his younger brother Darren Bravo. The emerging batting star has scored ... Read more...

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