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West Indies speedster Roach ready to face Kiwis


July 24th, 2012 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
St. John's (Antigua), July 24 (IANS/CMC) Fit-again fast bowler Kemar Roach says he is looking to make a big impact when he returns to the Test side for the ... Read more...

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Gibson brushes off Windies favourites tag


June 15th, 2012 - 4:17 pm ICT by IANS
Southampton, June 15 (IANS/CMC) Head coach Ottis Gibson has dismissed suggestions that the West Indies will be favourites heading into the three-match One-Day International series against England starting here Saturday.The Caribbean ... Read more...

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Ramdin apologises to legend Sir Viv for taunt


June 11th, 2012 - 2:46 pm ICT by IANS
Birmingham, June 11 (IANS/CMC) West Indies' wicketkeeper-batsman Denesh Ramdin has apologised to Sir Vivian Richards after taunting the legendary West Indies batsman while celebrating his century on the fourth day of ... Read more...

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Pujara banking on de Villiers’ advice ahead of Windies tour


May 29th, 2012 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 29 (IANS) Cheteshwar Pujara, eying a comeback into the Test side, is hoping that South Africa one-day skipper Ab de Villers' advice will help him during India ... Read more...

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Consistency key for West Indies, says Ramdin


May 24th, 2012 - 4:43 pm ICT by IANS
Nottingham (England), May 24 (IANS/CMC) The West Indies wicketkeeper-batsman Denesh Ramdin has stressed the need for consistency if the Caribbean side are to get the better of England in the second ... Read more...

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Touring West Indies under fire from English media


May 3rd, 2012 - 2:46 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 3 (IANS/CMC) The West Indies cricket team touched down here Wednesday for their three-Test tour against the world's No.1 side, with English newspapers already launching their usual assault on ... Read more...

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Being part of Super Kings has helped enormously: Albie (Lead)


April 13th, 2012 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 13 (IANS) South African all-rounder Albie Morkel has failed to live-up to his expectations of being the next Lance Klusener. While his younger brother Morne has made ... Read more...

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Mellowed Albie Morkel optimistic about Test career


April 13th, 2012 - 5:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 13 (IANS) South African all-rounder Albie Morkel has failed to live-up to his expectations of being the next Lance Klusener. While his younger brother Morne has made ... Read more...

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Test rankings: England on top, India third


April 7th, 2012 - 5:21 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, April 7 (IANS) England will start its domestic international season as the No.1 Test side in the ICC Test Championship after a two-Test draw with Sri Lanka helped it ... Read more...

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Forrest, Wade in Australia’s Test squad; Haddin retained


March 14th, 2012 - 4:27 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, March 14 (IANS) Wicket-keeper Brad Haddin Wednesday retained his place in the 16-member Australia squad announced Wednesday for the first Test in the West Indies. Peter Forrest and Matthew ... Read more...

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Kapil wants Sachin to retire immediately


February 20th, 2012 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 20 (IANS) India's 1983 World Cup winning captain Kapil Dev feels that the time has run out for Sachin Tendulkar and the batting maestro should immediately ... Read more...

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Raina promises an improved show in tri-series


January 30th, 2012 - 5:25 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 30 (IANS) India batsman Suresh Raina Monday promised a better performance in the limited overs contest Down Under beginning with their first T20 International against Australia here Wednesday.India ... Read more...

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Australia will be back at the top, says ex-coach Nielsen


January 19th, 2012 - 11:34 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 19 (IANS) Former Australia coach Tim Nielsen feels that his former team is very close to be back at the helm of Test cricket within 12 months.Australia lead ... Read more...

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My chances are running out, says Marsh


January 17th, 2012 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
Perth, Jan 17 (IANS) Australian batsman Shaun Marsh admitted he is in danger of losing his place in the Test side after a slew of failures in the ongoing series ... Read more...

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Australia still undecided on bowling attack


January 12th, 2012 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
Perth, Jan 12 (IANS) Australia captain Michael Clarke Thursday said he would wait till Friday before deciding whether to field a four-match pace attack against India in the third cricket ... Read more...

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Cowan, Cummins, Pattinson likely to earn maiden CA contracts


January 9th, 2012 - 12:15 am ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 8 (IANS) Opening batsmen Ed Cowan is likely to get a $100,000-plus pay rise and is all set to qualify for his maiden Cricket Australia (CA) deal.Besides Cowan, ... Read more...

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Rotation policy helping Test team: Cricket Australia


January 8th, 2012 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
Melburne, Jan 8 (IANS) Cricket Australia (CA) high performance manager Pat Howard feels that its rotation policy will help strengthen the Test side rather than compromise on performance.Howard says CA ... Read more...

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Dhoni wins World Cup but India loses No 1 Test status (2011 in Retrospect - Cricket)


December 21st, 2011 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 21 (IANS) From the heights of winning the World Cup after 28 years to the despair of a disastrous tour of England, Indian cricket has swung ... Read more...

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Sharma proves his fitness in farcical draw


December 21st, 2011 - 3:19 pm ICT by IANS
Canberra, Dec 21 (IANS) The final day of the drawn three-day warm-up game here at the Manuka Oval between Indians and the Cricket Australia (CA) Chairman's XI turned farcical ... Read more...

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Never called up selector: Katich


December 18th, 2011 - 12:59 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Dec 18 (IANS) Australia's veteran opener Simon Katich has not given up his hope of making a comeback to the Test side and denied reports that he had tried ... Read more...

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Warne calls for fresh legs in Australian team


December 13th, 2011 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Dec 13 (IANS) After Australia's loss to New Zealand in the second Test, Shane Warne has called for more youngsters to be inducted in the Test side.Struggling veterans Ricky ... Read more...

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Time to introduce reforms in Pakistan cricket: Sohail


November 2nd, 2011 - 10:03 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 2 (IANS) Former Pakistan captain and opening batsman Aamer Sohail fears if the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) does not learn from the latest incident of spot-fixing, such things ... Read more...

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England No.1 T20 side, India 5th


October 24th, 2011 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Oct 24 (IANS) Reigning World Twenty20 champions England are the No.1 ranked side in the Twenty20 International (T20I) team rankings launched here Monday.England, which is also the top ranked ... Read more...

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Ashraful feels he was not given a fair chance by selectors


October 20th, 2011 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Former Bangladesh skipper Mohammad Ashraful feels that he was not given a fair chance by the selectors after being dropped for the two cricket Tests ... Read more...

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Australia picks Cummins for South Africa Test tour


October 17th, 2011 - 12:56 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Oct 17 (IANS) Teenage fast bowler Patrick Cummins was selected in the 15-member Australian squad for next month's Test tour of South Africa.The 18-year-old could become the second youngest ... Read more...

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England will stay No.1 for a long time: Harminson


October 8th, 2011 - 9:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 8 (IANS) Former England pace bowler Steve Harmison feels the current side will reign at the top of world cricket for years.Harmison, alongwith Andrew Flintoff, Marcus ­Trescothick and ... Read more...

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Pakistani cricketers face London trial for spot-fixing


October 3rd, 2011 - 10:36 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 3 (IANS) The trio of Pakistani cricketers -- Salman Butt, Mohammad Asif and Mohammad Aamer -- Tuesday will face the trial on the spot-fixing charges during the Test ... Read more...

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Depleted Windies aim to punch up England in first T20I


September 23rd, 2011 - 12:57 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 23 (IANS/CMC) A vastly under-strength West Indies will contest the first of two Twenty20 Internationals when they face England at The Oval Friday.For various reasons, West Indies are shorn ... Read more...

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Gibson remains buoyant ahead of T20I in England


September 22nd, 2011 - 1:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 22 (IANS/CMC) West Indies got down to business Wednesday with their first training session ahead of the two Twenty20 International against England this weekend at The Oval.Coach Ottis Gibson ... Read more...

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Dravid moves to 10th place in Test rankings, Sachin drops to 5th


August 23rd, 2011 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Aug 23 (IANS) England batsman Ian Bell has broken into the top-five of the ICC Test rankings for the first time in his career while India's Rahul Dravid has ... Read more...

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Vaughan wants England to become World No.1 in ODIs


August 17th, 2011 - 6:53 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 17 (IANS) Former England skipper Michael Vaughan feels it is now time for the new World No.1 Test side to set their eyes on dominating the One-day International ... Read more...

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Andrew Strauss to get ICC mace after Oval Test


August 15th, 2011 - 6:48 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 15 (IANS) England captain Andrew Strauss will receive the International Cricket Council's (ICC) mace for becoming the World No.1 Test side after the conclusion of the fourth Test ... Read more...

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Akram blames India bowlers for pathetic performance


August 14th, 2011 - 3:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) Former Pakistan captain and legendary fast bowler Wasim Akram has blamed the Indian bowlers for failing to capitalise on the seam friendly English conditions and ... Read more...

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England deserve to be No.1 Test team: ICC


August 13th, 2011 - 11:01 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Aug 13 (IANS) The International Cricket Council (ICC) Saturday lauded England for becoming the No.1 Test side in the world.ICC chief executive Haroon Lorgat, complimenting the England and Wales ... Read more...

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We have not played to our potential: Dhoni


August 13th, 2011 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
Birmingham, Aug 13 (IANS) India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni admitted that his team didn't play to its potential as the visitors surrendered their World No.1 Test crown to England ... Read more...

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