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Pietersen left out of England Test squad for India tour


September 18th, 2012 - 7:17 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 18 (IANS) Kevin Pietersen's name was missing from the English squad for India tour that was announced by the selectors Tuesday, who looked to the future with ... 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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Southee drafted into New Zealand Test squad


July 14th, 2012 - 3:01 pm ICT by IANS
Basseterre (St Kitts), July 14 (IANS/CMC) Fast bowler Tim Southee has been drafted into the New Zealand squad for the two-Test series against the West Indies starting later this month.The ... Read more...

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South Africa name unchanged Test squad for England series


June 13th, 2012 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, June 13 (IANS) Cricket South Africa (CSA) Wednesday showed faith in the Test squad that won their last series comprehensively against New Zealand when the selectors named an unchanged ... Read more...

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Australian Katich retires from first class cricket


June 12th, 2012 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, June 12 (IANS) Former Australian Test opener Simon Katich Tuesday announced his retirement from first class cricket at home.In a statement, Robert Joske Management, the agency that manages Katich ... Read more...

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Best looking to make most of his West Indies call-up


May 24th, 2012 - 3:09 pm ICT by IANS
Nottingham (England), May 24 (IANS/CMC) Fiery West Indies fast bowler Tino Best says he will be looking to utilise his knowledge of English conditions if he is fielded to play in ... Read more...

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Uncapped Bairstow included in England Test squad


May 13th, 2012 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 13 (IANS) Middle-order batsman Jonny Bairstow has received his maiden call-up to the England Test squad for the series opener against the West Indies Thursday.Bairstow, who has ... Read more...

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NZC focus on workload as teams picked for Windies series


May 4th, 2012 - 3:06 pm ICT by IANS
Christchurch (New Zealand), May 4 (IANS/CMC) New Zealand Cricket (NZC) has announced three 15-man squads for the tour of West Indies, starting in June. It noted that it placed heavy ... Read more...

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Adapt to English conditions to win: Walsh to Windies


May 2nd, 2012 - 12:52 pm ICT by IANS
Kingston (Jamaica), May 2 (IANS/CMC) Fast bowling legend Courtney Walsh believes the West Indies can be successful in England if they are consistent and quickly adapt to the local conditions.The West ... Read more...

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Brathwaite will be back, says Sammy


April 30th, 2012 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
Bridgetown (Barbados), April 30 (IANS/CMC) West Indies captain Darren Sammy has backed out-of-form teenage opener Kraigg Brathwaite to bounce back strongly after his axing from the cricket team's tour of England.The ... Read more...

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Pujara to lead India A for Caribbean tour


April 27th, 2012 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 27 (IANS) Cheteshwar Pujara will lead the India A contingent on a tour of the Caribbean in June when the West Indies A will host them to three ... Read more...

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Du Plessis seeks IPL push to Proteas Test squad


April 11th, 2012 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 11 (IANS) South African batting all-rounder Faf du Plessis wants to flourish in his role of opening for defending champions Chennai Super Kings in the Indian Premier ... Read more...

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Sammy clear about bowling role in West Indies side


April 10th, 2012 - 1:59 pm ICT by IANS
Bridgetown (Barbados), April 10 (IANS/CMC) West Indies captain Darren Sammy said he is in no doubt about the critical role he plays in the West Indies side as the third seamer, ... Read more...

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Clarke admits he is in talks with Pune Warriors


March 26th, 2012 - 1:10 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, March 26 (IANS) Australian cricket captain Michael Clarke admits that he is in talks with Indian Premier League (IPL) franchise Pune Warriors."That opportunity has been presented to my management ... Read more...

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Asia Cup: Eranga replaces Matthews in Sri Lanka squad


March 14th, 2012 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
Mirpur (Dhaka), March 14 (IANS) Sri Lanka suffered a major setback Wednesday after star all-rounder Angelo Mathews Wednesday ruled out of the ongoing Asia Cup with a calf injury. He ... 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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Tendulkar, Zaheer back in ODI fold, Irfan retained (Lead)


January 15th, 2012 - 10:37 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 15 (IANS) India's batting great Sachin Tendulkar and pace spearhead Zaheer Khan were picked for the ODIs for the first time since the 2011 World Cup while ... Read more...

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Harris returns to Australia Test squad


December 30th, 2011 - 5:23 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Dec 30 (IANS) Pace bowler Ryan Harris was Friday named in the 12-member Australian squad that will take on India in the second Test at the Sydney Crickt Ground ... Read more...

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Pre-season training with Tasmania bowling coach helped Hilfenhaus


December 28th, 2011 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Dec 28 (IANS) Australia pacer Ben Hilfenhaus, who bagged his maiden fifer in Tests, said Wednesday that pre-season training with Tasmania bowling coach Ali de Winter helped him emerge ... Read more...

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Katich resigns to his fate, says Cowan worthy successor


December 26th, 2011 - 11:04 am ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Dec 26 (IANS) Simon Katich has finally resigned to his fate of being an ex-Test player and has backed his former New South Wales teammate Ed Cowan, who made ... Read more...

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Australian cricket’s gain in Christian is rugby’s loss


December 22nd, 2011 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Dec 22 (IANS) Australian cricket's gain in all-rounder Dan Christian has been the loss for the country's National Rugby League (NRL).Christian has been selected for Australia in the Boxing ... Read more...

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Watson doubtful; Christian and Cowan’s chances now brighten (Lead)


December 20th, 2011 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Dec 20 (IANS) Shane Watson's hopes of playing in the Boxing Day Test suffered a set-back as he failed to take part in the opening day of Australia's batting ... Read more...

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Kohli, Ashwin shine for India in warm-up game


December 20th, 2011 - 6:35 pm ICT by IANS
Canberra, Dec 20 (IANS) India's young middle-order batsman Virat Kohli and off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin were impressive while opening batsman Ed Cowan strengthened his case for a call-up to Australia's Test ... Read more...

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Pattinson, Siddle nursing niggles, but sure to play Test


December 16th, 2011 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Dec 16 (IANS) Australian fast bowlers James Pattinson and Peter Siddle both have niggles and their injuries are being carefully monitored to make sure they are fit for the ... Read more...

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Australian top order asked to attend batting camp


December 14th, 2011 - 4:48 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Dec 14 (IANS) Concerned with the poor performance of the top order, Cricket Australia (CA) has asked skipper Michael Clarke, Ricky Ponting and Michael Hussey to attend a batting ... Read more...

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Ranji Trophy: Mukund puts Tamil Nadu in strong position


December 13th, 2011 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 13 (IANS) Centuries by Abhinav Mukund and Subramaniam Badrinath have put Tamil Nadu in the driver's seat against hosts Gujarat on the opening day of the Ranji ... Read more...

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Irfan Pathan keen to make return to national squad count


December 6th, 2011 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
Baroda, Dec 6 (IANS) Irfan Pathan, making a comeback into the Indian team after two years, is eager to cash in on the opportunity given by the national selectors.Pathan was ... Read more...

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Mithun replaces Praveen in Test squad for Australia tour


December 6th, 2011 - 1:55 am ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, Dec 6 (IANS) Karnataka pacer Abhimanyu Mithun has replaced injured Praveen Kumar, who is down with a fractured rib, in the 17-member Australia-bound Test squad for the four-match ... Read more...

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Sourav hopeful of Bhajji, Yuvraj comeback


November 26th, 2011 - 11:53 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 26 (IANS) Former India cricket captain Sourav Ganguly Saturday said off spinner Harbhajan Singh who has been dropped for the upcoming Australia tour will make a comeback ... Read more...

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Harbhajan left out of Australia squad


November 26th, 2011 - 2:23 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 26 (IANS) Off-spinner Harbhajan Singh was Saturday left out of India's Test squad for the tour to Australia next month.Harbhajan was dropped after the England tour because ... Read more...

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Pakistan drop Riaz over spot-fixing links


November 21st, 2011 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, Nov 21 (IANS) Pakistan have dropped Wahab Riaz from the squad for the tour of Bangladesh after the pacer's name was mentioned in the recent spot-fixing trial.Riaz was a ... Read more...

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No room for Harbhajan as selectors retain squad for Eden Test


November 10th, 2011 - 3:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 10 (IANS) Ace off-spinner Harbhajan Singh was overlooked again as the Indian selectors Thursday named an unchanged 15-member squad for the second cricket Test against the ... Read more...

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Nice to go into wedding after a good performance: Aswhin


November 9th, 2011 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 9 (IANS) Indian off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin, who made a dream Test debut with nine wickets against West Indies, said he was happy to go into his ... Read more...

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Lot of excitement, expectations from Ranji season


November 2nd, 2011 - 4:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 2 (IANS) No Ranji Trophy season in recent years has created so much excitement and expectations as the one starting Thursday. The buzz is created by ... Read more...

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Katich seeking legal advice over CA hearing


November 1st, 2011 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Nov 1 (IANS) Simon Katich's manager Robert Joske will be seeking legal advice on how to approach the Cricket Australia's (CA) compulsory disciplinary hearing over the former Test batsman's ... Read more...

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