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Pakistan protests to ICC over Ajmal’s omission from award list


September 4th, 2012 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 4 (IANS) The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Tuesday filed a complaint to the International Cricket Council (ICC) over the omission of spinner Saeed Ajmal from the shortlist for ... Read more...

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Raina keen to cement Test berth


September 1st, 2012 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 1 (IANS) Branded as a One-day international and Twenty20 specialist, Suresh Raina said he was keen to shrug off the tag and cement his berth in the Indian ... Read more...

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Indian diaspora basks in U-19 win glory


August 30th, 2012 - 3:58 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Aug 30 (IANS) Indians in Australia are ecstatic over India being crowned the world champions in under-19 cricket, a win that reassured them that Indian cricket has "a great ... 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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Dravid’s retirement has created an irreplaceable void: Sachin


July 13th, 2012 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) Master blaster Sachin Tendulkar feels the retirement of his long-time teammate Rahul Dravid has created an irreplaceable void at number three position in the ... Read more...

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Gayle selection not my call, says Sammy


May 23rd, 2012 - 3:27 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 23 (IANS/CMC) West Indies captain Darren Sammy has sidestepped suggestions of a late call-up to the Test series for Chris Gayle, especially now that the opener's stint in the ... Read more...

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Pakistan cricketers starts preparations for upcoming Sri Lanka tour


May 17th, 2012 - 2:54 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 17 (IANS) Pakistan's national cricket team has started preparations for their upcoming Sri Lanka tour starting this month-end with a 10-day training session under Australian coach Dav Whatmore. ... Read more...

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Chanderpaul back as No.1 Test batsman


April 29th, 2012 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, April 29 (IANS) West Indies batsman Shivnarine Chanderpaul has regained the No.1 spot in the International Cricket Council (ICC) Test batsmen rankings after hitting two half-centuries in the ... 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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South Africa can dominate world cricket: Kirsten


March 29th, 2012 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, March 29 (IANS) South African coach Gary Kirsten feels the Proteas have the ability to dominate world cricket.Kirsten, who led India to the World Cup in 2011 and the ... Read more...

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Clarke admits role in Ponting’s axing


February 23rd, 2012 - 7:40 pm ICT by IANS
Hobart, Feb 23 (IANS) Australia captain Michael Clarke Thursday admitted to his role in axing of Ricky Ponting from the one-day team.Clarke is a member of John Inverarity headed National ... Read more...

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Pakistan cricket team lauded for series win


February 7th, 2012 - 12:50 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 7 (IANS) Pakistan's cricket team has been lauded for its historic win against England in the three-match Test series played at Dubai.Minister for Information and Broadcasting Firdous Ashiq ... Read more...

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India will come hard at us: Arthur


January 30th, 2012 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 30 (IANS) Australia coach Mickey Arthur warned that India would come hard against the hosts in the two Twenty20 internationals and the forthcoming tri-series, also involving Sri Lanka, ... Read more...

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We are heading to the top, says Clarke


January 28th, 2012 - 4:22 pm ICT by IANS
Adelaide, Jan 28 (IANS) Australia captain Michael Clarke says his team has a lot of ground to cover for regaining the number one spot in Tests and its 4-0 thumping ... Read more...

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Indian team motivated to win in Adelaide: Gambhir


January 22nd, 2012 - 2:39 pm ICT by IANS
Adelaide, Jan 22 (IANS) Indian openier Gautam Gambhir said Sunday that there was no lack of motivation and the team was focussed on winning the fourth and final Test ... Read more...

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Wasim Akram blasts India’s batting legends


January 19th, 2012 - 11:34 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 19 (IANS) Former Pakistan captain Wasim Akram Thursday blasted the ageing Indian batting legends calling them "physically inadequate" and termed the world No.2 Test team's humiliating defeat in ... Read more...

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Australia retain squad for Adelaide Test


January 17th, 2012 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 17 (IANS) Australia Tuesday announced an unchanged 12-member squad for the fourth and final Test in Adelaide starting Jan 24 as they chase a 4-0 whitewash of India.Having ... Read more...

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Batting failure caused debacle in Australia: Srikkanth


January 15th, 2012 - 10:20 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 15 (IANS) Selection committee chairman Krishnamachari Srikkanth Sunday lamented that India's "best team" failed miserably in Australia with two consecutive innings defeats, while cricket board president N. ... Read more...

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Ojha joins Mumbai Indians


January 14th, 2012 - 6:28 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 14 (IANS) Left-arm spinner Pragyan Ojha Saturday joined Mumbai Indians after four seasons with Deccan Chargers for the fifth edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) starting April ... Read more...

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Johnson eyeing IPL to resurrect his Test career


January 11th, 2012 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 11 (IANS) Australian fast bowler Mitchell Johnson has had a sudden change of heart and is eyeing the Indian Premier League (IPL) to regain his place in the ... Read more...

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Graham Onions may walk into first Test team


January 10th, 2012 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Jan 10 (IANS) Graham Onions, called in following an elbow injury to Tim Bresnan, may walk into the England team for the first cricket Test against Pakistan if he ... 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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Honoured to be part of Clarke’s great innings: Hussey


January 5th, 2012 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 5 (IANS) Australia's veteran middle-order batsman Mike Hussey was happy to be part of history with skipper Michael Clarke during their record 334-run unbroken stand for the fifth ... Read more...

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Warner, Marsh and Ponting victims of Yadav’s burst


December 26th, 2011 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Dec 26 (IANS) Umesh Yadav's fiery spell at the Boxing Day Test was reminiscent of his Indian teammate Ishant Sharma's spells of burst when India toured Down Under four ... 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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Kirk Edwrds defends Sammy, calls him a fighting cricketer


December 25th, 2011 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
Bridgetown (Barbados), Dec 25 (IANS/CMC) New Barbados captain Kirk Edwards has described his beleaguered West Indies skipper Darren Sammy as a "fighting cricketer who gives his all".Edwards, one of the West ... Read more...

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Ian Chappell concerned with lack of depth in Australian batting


December 22nd, 2011 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Dec 22 (IANS) Former captain Ian Chappell feels that lack of emerging talent in Australian batting was allowing struggling veteran players like Ricky Ponting to prolong their careers."It's an ... Read more...

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Cowan thanks mentor Roebuck for kick-starting his career


December 21st, 2011 - 6:48 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Dec 21 (IANS) Australia's new Test opener Ed Cowan thanked noted cricket columnist the late Peter Roebuck for helping him in his career.The 29-year-old from New South Wales, who ... Read more...

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Big Bash could affect Test team’s preparations: Inverarity


December 21st, 2011 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Dec 21 (IANS) Australia's chief cricket selector John Inverarity admitted that the Big Bash Twenty20 could compromise the preparation of players vying for a Test team berth this summer.The ... Read more...

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Preparation for Test series against India will be ideal: Ponting


December 17th, 2011 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Dec 17 (IANS) Former Australian captain Ricky Ponting, who is struggling with form, said his preparation for the Boxing Day Test against India will be the best but admitted ... Read more...

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Clarke not averse to recalling Katich in Australian team


December 16th, 2011 - 5:25 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Dec 16 (IANS) In a desperate move to shore up the injury-hit, out-of-form Australia Test team, skipper Michael Clarke seems inclined to recalling his estranged team mate Simon Katich.Katich, ... Read more...

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Bravo hopes to makes a splash in Big Bash


December 14th, 2011 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Dec 14 (IANS/CMC) Dwayne Bravo hopes his participation in the Big Bash League Twenty20 would spark his revival and spur his return to the West Indies team.The 28-year-old Bravo arrived ... Read more...

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Tough days ahead for Strauss-led England: Vaughan


December 11th, 2011 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 11 (IANS) Former England captain Michael Vaughan feels that tough days are ahead for Andrew Strauss-led England as they face Pakistan and India in Test series next ... Read more...

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Katich has no regrets about his comments on Clarke


December 6th, 2011 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Dec 6 (IANS) Former Test batsman Simon Katich says he has no regrets on his remarks about captain Michael Clarke which led to his being reprimanded by Cricket Australia ... Read more...

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Young batsmen should learn from Chanderpaul: Windies selector


November 10th, 2011 - 4:05 pm ICT by IANS
St. John's (Antigua), Nov 10 (IANS/CMC) West Indies selector Robert Haynes has asked young batsman to learn from veteran left-handed Shivnarine Chanderpaul how to adapt to new conditions.Chanderpaul unfurled a brilliant ... Read more...

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