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Laxman has given strong and clear message to selectors: Ganguly


August 18th, 2012 - 11:40 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 18 (IANS) Former Indian cricket captain Sourav Ganguly Saturday saluted V.V.S. Laxman for his contribution to the game and said he has given a "strong and clear" ... Read more...

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Taylor praises Clarke for putting team ahead of personal milestones


January 5th, 2012 - 3:41 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 5 (IANS) Former Australian captain Mark Taylor Thursday praised Michael Clarke for putting the team before his personal milestone during the second Test against India at the Sydney ... Read more...

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Important for Sehwag and Zaheer to fire together: Ian Chappell


December 17th, 2011 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Dec 17 (IANS) Former Australian captain Ian Chappell feels that India's bowling doesn't match up as well as the New Zealand attack did in favourable conditions to humble ... Read more...

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Clarke will smash doubts over his leadership credentials: Nielsen


December 31st, 2010 - 1:46 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Dec 31 (ANI): Australia's coach Tim Nielsen has said that Michael Clarke is a natural leader, and added that he will smash doubt over his leadership credentials from Test great Steve ... Read more...

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Fans rush to book last Boxing Day Test tickets


December 20th, 2010 - 2:37 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Dec. 20 (ANI): Melbourne Cricket Club (MCC) CEO Stephen Gough is excited that Boxing Day could produce a Test record crowd at the MCG, even as fans are keen to grab ... Read more...

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Dhoni says Kirsten ‘the best thing ever’ for Indian squad


December 15th, 2010 - 4:55 pm ICT by ANI
Durban (S. Africa), Dec. 15 (ANI): Indian skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni has said that having South African Gary Kirsten as his team's coach, has been a blessing and a wonderful experience.Describing Kirsten ... Read more...

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Ashes: Challenged Johnson must try to retain Ponting’s faith


November 15th, 2010 - 4:33 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Nov.15 (ANI): As the Ashes loom next week, Australian left-arm fast bowler Mitchell Johnson faces a short-term challenge of retaining skipper Ricky Ponting's faith in his abilities to effectively get ... Read more...

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Ponting would do well to spend time in the middle: Roebuck


October 2nd, 2010 - 2:46 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Oct.2 (ANI): Australian cricket captain Ricky Ponting looked in fine fettle on the first day of the first test played against India in Chandigarh's Mohali Stadium, and according to columnist Peter ... Read more...

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Pressure on out of form Cook to perform


August 15th, 2010 - 2:06 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 15 (ANI): Out of form England opener Alastair Cook has been warned that his position as vice-captain will not keep his position in the squad safe if he fails to ... Read more...

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Pak pace trio will worry Oz batsmen: Waqar


July 7th, 2010 - 5:11 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Jul 7 (ANI): Pakistan cricket coach Waqar Younis has said that pace trio of Mohammad Aamer, Mohammad Asif and Umar Gul will worry the Australian batsmen in English conditions during their ... Read more...

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Chris Martin relishing Aussie challenge


March 16th, 2010 - 1:06 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Mar.16 (ANI): New Zealand fast bowler Chris Martin is looking forward to the challenge of facing Australia in the first Test to be played in Wellington from Friday.Martin has a ... Read more...

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Tendulkar ’simply the best of all time, by some distance’: Parore


February 27th, 2010 - 1:28 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Feb 27 (ANI): Former New Zealand keeper Adam Parore has heaped praises on Indian master blaster Sachin Tendulkar after the cricket legend scored a double ton against South Africa, and ... Read more...

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Guptill, McCullum fall just shy of new world sixth wicket Test record


February 16th, 2010 - 2:49 pm ICT by ANI
Hamilton (New Zealand), Feb.16 (ANI): Batsman Mark Guptill and wicket-keeper batsman Brendon McCullum fell just short of setting a new world record for the sixth wicket in Test cricket, as New Zealand ... Read more...

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‘I just try and be someone Ricky Ponting can rely on,’ says North


November 28th, 2009 - 6:22 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Nov 28(ANI): Australian batsman Marcus North has said that the team has its share of 'bling boys', but he is happy to work in the shadows and be a dependable batsman.North ... Read more...

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Dyson eyes coaching job with New Zealand


November 2nd, 2009 - 2:34 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Nov 2 (ANI): Former Sri Lanka and West Indies coach John Dyson has the job of the New Zealand coach in his sights.Dyson has previously coached Sri Lanka and the West ... Read more...

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Ponting breaks Border’s Australian Test record


July 31st, 2009 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 31 (IANS) Australian captain Ricky Ponting Friday became the highest Australian Test run scorer in history. Ponting passed Allan Border's former record of 11,174 runs during the first innings in ... Read more...

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Strauss had a tricky decision to make


July 20th, 2009 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 20 (IANS) England skipper Andrew Strauss had a tricky decision to make Sunday -- the time to declare the second innings in the second Ashes Test against Australia at Lord's. ... Read more...

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Gillespie joins chorus to bring back Harmisson at Lord’s


July 13th, 2009 - 3:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 13 (IANS) Former Australian fast bowler Jason Gillespie has joined the chorus to bring back Steve Harmison in the England side for the second Ashes Test at Lord's starting Thursday. ... Read more...

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India deemed favourites in Test series against Kiwis


March 17th, 2009 - 5:58 pm ICT by ANI
Hamilton (New Zealand), Mar.17 (ANI): With New Zealand flunking in their first test against the much vaunted Indian batting line-up, bookies believe that India has a chance to alter its abysmal ... Read more...

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Upbeat India targeting Test redemption


March 16th, 2009 - 1:13 pm ICT by ANI
Auckland (New Zealand), Mar.16 (ANI): The Indian cricket team will look to alter its far from satisfactory Test record in New Zealand when the first Test gets underway in Hamilton from ... Read more...

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Pak skipper Younis Khan scores his first triple ton in Tests


February 24th, 2009 - 7:55 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Feb.24 (ANI): Karachi''s National Stadium was set alight on Tuesday by fireworks from Pakistan cricket captain Younis Khan''s bat. Taking full advantage of a dead pitch, Khan scored his maiden ... Read more...

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Ponting tells selectors to pick Hayden’s replacement early


February 4th, 2009 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Feb 4 (IANS) Australian captain Ricky Ponting wants the Australian selectors to make up their minds now on Matthew Hayden's replacement for the series against South Africa.The Australian squad for the ... Read more...

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Ponting calls on selectors to take quick decision on new Aussie opener


February 4th, 2009 - 4:21 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Feb.4 (ANI): Australias Test selectors should make a quick decision on who will replace Matthew Hayden as opener, said captain Ricky Ponting on Tuesday. The Australian squad for the three-Test tour ... Read more...

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Muralitharan equals Wasim Akrams record for most ODI wickets


February 3rd, 2009 - 9:36 pm ICT by ANI
Colombo , Feb. 3, (ANI): Sri Lankan cricketer Muttiah Muralitharan on Tuesday equaled the world record held for long by Pakistani cricketer Wasim Akram for most One Day International wickets at ... Read more...

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Haydens timing of retirement is right


January 13th, 2009 - 12:33 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 13 (ANI): Australian opener Matthew Hayden has got his timing right in the end by announcing his retirement, the Courier Mail has said.Haydens wonderful career deserves the rousing send-off ... Read more...

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South Africa shock Australia with a record-chase in Perth


December 21st, 2008 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
Perth, Dec 21 (IANS) A.B de Villiers and Jean-Paul Duminy stood like a rock as South Africa scripted one of its greatest cricketing triumphs, chasing the second biggest target of 414 against ... Read more...

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Anil Kumble’s Test record (Statistics)


November 2nd, 2008 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 2 (IANS) The following is Anil Kumble's bowling record in Tests, in which he claimed a total of 619 wickets. He announced his retirement from ... Read more...

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Mohali preparing to celebrate Tendulkar record


October 14th, 2008 - 3:34 pm ICT by IANS
Mohali (Punjab), Oct 14 (IANS) For batting maestro Sachin Tendulkar, reaching the record for the most runs in Tests 11,953 -- held by Brian Lara -- has become something like attempting to ... Read more...

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Ponting would love to have Symonds back in Oz side sooner rather than later


September 18th, 2008 - 2:09 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Sept 18 (ANI): Australian Test captain Ricky Ponting has said that that his team-mate Andrew Symonds, who has not been picked up for the forthcoming India tour, was a terrific ... Read more...

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Symonds showing signs of improvement: Ponting


September 17th, 2008 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Sep 17 (IANS) Australia skipper Ricky Ponting believes Andrew Symonds is mending his ways and wants him back in the team at the earliest.Symonds Tuesday apologised publicly for his behaviour and ... Read more...

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Ponting sees positive signs for Symonds return


September 17th, 2008 - 5:19 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney , Sept 17 (ANI): Australian Test captain Ricky Ponting has said that Andrew Symonds, who was sent home from Bangladesh last month for missing a crucial meeting for fishing, was ... Read more...

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Michael Vaughan steps down as England captain


August 3rd, 2008 - 10:39 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 3 (IANS) A tearful Michael Vaughan Sunday stepped down as England's captain, after his team's Test-series loss to South Africa at home. Vaughan, thus, brought the curtains down to a ... Read more...

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Former cricketers pay tribute to Ashok Mankad


August 1st, 2008 - 10:49 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 1 (IANS) Former Indian cricketers paid rich tribute to Ashok Mankad, who died here Friday, describing him as a prolific scorer in domestic cricket and possessing great tactical acumen in ... Read more...

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BCCI president condoles Mankad’s death


August 1st, 2008 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 1 (IANS) Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) president Sharad Pawar expressed condolences to the family of cricketer Ashok Mankad, who died here Friday. Pawar described Mankad as ... Read more...

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Ashok Mankad: Feared cricketer in domestic circuit (Obituary)


August 1st, 2008 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 1 (IANS) Former India Test cricketer Ashok Mankad, 61, had been a feared first-class cricketer, but with a modest Test record. He played only 22 Tests between 1969 and ... Read more...

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