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Tendulkar should go out on a high: Imran


September 12th, 2012 - 3:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) Legendary Pakistan captain Imran Khan has advised India's batting great Sachin Tendulkar not be at the mercy of the selectors and asked him to ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka-Windies Test series falls victim to IPL


September 12th, 2012 - 12:51 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Sep 12 (IANS/CMC) The International Cricket Council persistent refusal to provide a separate window for the lucrative Indian Premier League (IPL) is taking a toll on Test cricket.For the ... Read more...

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Yuvraj centre of attraction at Vizag T20 (Preview)


September 7th, 2012 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
Visakhapatnam, Sep 7 (IANS) All eyes would be on comeback man Yuvraj Singh when India take on New Zealand in the first of the two Twenty20 Internationals here Saturday, ... Read more...

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Not enough runs on board: Taylor


September 3rd, 2012 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 3 (IANS) Obviously disappointed at having lost the Test series 0-2 to India, New Zealand skipper Ross Taylor Monday felt that his team had its moments in ... Read more...

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Dhoni happy with team’s showing against New Zealand


September 3rd, 2012 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 3 (IANS) India skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni Monday ticked all the positive boxes while asserting that he was quite happy with the overall performances of the team ... Read more...

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Kohli, Dhoni carry India to victory (Lead)


September 3rd, 2012 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 3 (IANS) India survived some anxious moments following a middle-order slump to beat a brave New Zealand by five wickets and complete a 2-0 sweep in the ... Read more...

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It was time to move on: Laxman


September 2nd, 2012 - 4:50 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 2 (IANS) Reiterating his sudden decision to quit international cricket on the eve of the Test series against New Zealand, V.V.S. Laxman said he intends playing Ranji Trophy ... Read more...

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Taylor leads Kiwi fight back


August 31st, 2012 - 6:56 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 31 (IANS) Skipper Ross Taylor backed his brave words with a solid century (113) to lead a New Zealand fight back as the visitors ended a truncated ... Read more...

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We have to forget the defeat and move on: Taylor


August 30th, 2012 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 30 (IANS) New Zealand captain Ross Taylor said that his boys have to forget their huge defeat in the first Test as they brace up to take ... Read more...

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Ashwin achieves career-best ranking, Sachin out of top 10


August 27th, 2012 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Aug 27 (IANS) Indian off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin's match haul of 12 for 85 against New Zealand in the first Test in Hyderabad has helped him vault 19 places ... Read more...

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McCullum reprimanded for dissent


August 26th, 2012 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 26 (IANS) New Zealand batsman Brendon McCullum has been reprimanded for showing dissent at an umpire's decision during the first Test against India here Sunday.McCullum pleaded guilty to a ... Read more...

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U-19 World Cup: India face New Zealand for place in final (Preview)


August 22nd, 2012 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
Townsville (Australia), Aug 22 (IANS) As the Indian senior team takes on New Zealand in the first of the two-match Test series starting in Hyderabad, the colts from either side ... Read more...

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Looking to start in a positive mood, says Dhoni


August 22nd, 2012 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 22 (IANS) Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni said the team was looking to start in a positive mode the two-match Test series against New Zealand, which begins ... Read more...

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Airtel India-New Zealand trophy unveiled


August 22nd, 2012 - 12:04 am ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 21 (IANS) Airtel India-New Zealand Test and T20 cricket series trophy was unveiled at a function here Tuesday evening.Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni and New Zealand captain ... Read more...

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Badrinath replaces Laxman in India Test squad


August 19th, 2012 - 5:45 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 19 (IANS) The All-India Senior Selection Committee Sunday named Subramaniam Badrinath as V.V.S. Laxman's replacement in the Indian cricket team for the two-Test series against New Zealand starting ... Read more...

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Laxman declares international innings (Third Lead)


August 18th, 2012 - 11:59 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 18 (IANS) Stylish batsman V.V.S. Laxman Saturday ended all speculation about his career by announcing his retirement from international cricket with immediate effect, barely a week after he ... Read more...

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Cricket fraternity hails ‘Very Very Special’ Laxman


August 18th, 2012 - 10:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) The cricketing fraternity hailed Indian middle-order batsman as he drew the curtains over his brilliant career Saturday after having been picked for the home ... Read more...

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Laxman, India’s crisis man (Profile)


August 18th, 2012 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 18 (IANS) V.V.S. Laxman has always been a fighter, never known to throw in the towel. He has done things his way, either bashing the Australians ... Read more...

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Laxman declares international innings (Second lead)


August 18th, 2012 - 8:47 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 18 (IANS) Stylish batsman V.V.S. Laxman Saturday ended all speculation about his career by announcing his retirement from international cricket with immediate effect, barely a week after he ... Read more...

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Laxman retires from international cricket (Lead)


August 18th, 2012 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 18 (IANS) India's top test cricketer V.V.S. Laxman Saturday announced his retirement from international cricket with immediate effect.Addressing a press conference at Uppal stadium here, the middle order ... Read more...

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V.V.S. Laxman retires from international cricket


August 18th, 2012 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 18 (IANS) Indian cricketer V.V.S. Laxman Saturday announced his retirement from international cricket with immediate effect, ahead of the home Test series against New Zealand, starting Aug 23.Laxman, ... Read more...

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Yuvraj returns for T20 World Cup, Harbhajan recalled (Second Lead)


August 10th, 2012 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 10 (IANS) Yuvraj Singh overcame cancer and now he has fought his way back into the Indian squad for next month's Twenty20 World Cup. His Punjab teammate ... Read more...

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Pujara, Chawla get Test call-up


August 10th, 2012 - 5:42 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 10 (IANS) Ishant Sharma, Cheteshwar Pujara and Piyush Chawla were included in the 15-man squad named here Friday for the home Test series against New Zealand beginning ... Read more...

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West Indies on right track: Head coach Gibson


August 10th, 2012 - 2:52 pm ICT by IANS
Kingston (Jamaica), Aug 10 (IANS/CMC) West Indies head cricket coach Otis Gibson says he is deeply inspired by his side's recent series win against New Zealand in all three formats of ... Read more...

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Olympic hockey: India heading for lowest finish (Preview)


August 6th, 2012 - 2:11 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 6 (IANS) India will have to reconcile to playing for positions ninth to 12th and their result against Belgium on Tuesday would be of no consequence in the ... Read more...

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Roach leads Windies demolition of Black Caps


August 3rd, 2012 - 5:28 pm ICT by IANS
Kingston (Jamaica), Aug 3 (IANS/CMC) Kemar Roach underlined his role of strike bowler for the West Indies with another telling bowling performance, helping demolish New Zealand's fragile batting in the ... Read more...

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Sammy hopes to carry winning momentum into Test series


July 24th, 2012 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
St. John's (Antigua), July 24 (IANS/CMC) West Indies captain Darren Sammy said Monday his side would be going all out to win the Test series against New Zealand, starting here ... Read more...

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Edwards out, Ramdin returns as Windies vice captain


July 23rd, 2012 - 2:47 pm ICT by IANS
St. John's (Antigua), July 23 (IANS/CMC) The West Indies selectors have announced a largely predictable squad for the opening Test against New Zealand starting here Wednesday, with the erratic Denesh ... Read more...

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Nobbs looks at positives from dismal Euro tour


July 21st, 2012 - 9:00 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 21 (IANS) India's chief hockey coach Michael Nobbs said Saturday that the team's poor performance during its European tour was just a learning process ahead of the 2012 ... Read more...

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Roach makes bright return as Black Caps struggle


July 21st, 2012 - 3:25 pm ICT by IANS
St. John's (Antigua), July 21 (IANS/CMC) West Indies fast bowler Kemar Roach made a successful return to action following injury, producing a four-wicket haul to limit New Zealand on a ... Read more...

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Gibson says West Indies should cherish series win


July 18th, 2012 - 11:09 am ICT by IANS
Basseterre (St Kitts), July 18 (IANS/CMC) Head coach Ottis Gibson says West Indies' win over New Zealand in the recent One-day series is one to "cherish", adding that his side ... Read more...

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I got five wickets thanks to Gibson’s advice: Narine


July 18th, 2012 - 10:56 am ICT by IANS
Basseterre (St Kitts), July 18 (IANS/CMC) Mystery off-spinner Sunil Narine has praised the input of head coach Ottis Gibson following his five-wicket haul which fired West Indies to a 20-run ... Read more...

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Pakistan names cricket squad for T20 World Cup


July 18th, 2012 - 1:30 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 17 (IANS) The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Tuesday announced the 15-member squad for Twenty20 World Cup scheduled to be held in September in Sri Lanka.Addressing a news conference, ... Read more...

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Gavaskar slams India-Pakistan cricket series’ revival


July 16th, 2012 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) Former India captain Sunil Gavaskar Monday questioned the timing of the India-Pakistan cricket series and need for reviving cricketing ties between the two countries when ... Read more...

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England maintain lead in Test rankings, India slip to 5th


July 14th, 2012 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, July 14 (IANS) England extended their lead as the top team in the latest International Cricket Council (ICC) Test rankings released Saturday while India slipped one place to be ... Read more...

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