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Harbhajan Singh signs for Essex


July 3rd, 2012 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) India discard off-spinner Harbhajan Singh has been signed up by English county club Essex for the second half of the county season.The 31-year-old, who ... Read more...

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WACA curator defends drinking binge of his ground staff


January 13th, 2012 - 4:37 pm ICT by IANS
Perth, Jan 13 (IANS) WACA curator Cameron Sutherland defended the actions of his ground staff, who were filmed drinking and lying on the pitch here Thursday ahead of the third ... Read more...

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Clarke, Ponting dash India’s hopes after Zaheer strikes (Roundup)


January 3rd, 2012 - 3:21 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 3 (IANS) Triple strikes by Zaheer Khan raised a glimmer of hope for India only to be dashed by an unfinished fourth-wicket 79-run stand between Australian skipper ... Read more...

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Shane Warne’s bronze statue unveiled outside hallowed MCG


December 22nd, 2011 - 1:01 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Dec 22 (IANS) Shane Warne was immortalised in bronze Thursday with a new statue of the legendary Australian cricketer being unveiled outside the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG).Almost five years ... Read more...

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County stint helped me overcome pressure: Ojha


November 16th, 2011 - 10:00 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 16 (IANS) India's young left arm spinner Pragyan Ojha, who captured his 50th Test wicket Wednesday, is enjoying his partnership with offie Ravichandran Ashwin and says they complement ... Read more...

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County stint has taught me to overcome pressure: Ojha


November 16th, 2011 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 16 (IANS) India's young left arm spinner Pragyan Ojha, who captured his 50th Test wicket Wednesday, is enjoying his partnership with offie Ravichandran Ashwin and says they complement ... Read more...

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Dravid scores classy 100, India poised for a big total


November 14th, 2011 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 14 (IANS) Classy Rahul Dravid cracked a flawless hundred as India set themselves up for a big first innings total on day one of the second cricket ... Read more...

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Chanderpaul, Brathwaite pull West Indies out of trouble (Roundup)


November 6th, 2011 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 6 (IANS) Old warhorse Shivnaraine Chanderpaul rescued the West Indies from a poor start with a patient century on the first day of the first Test against ... Read more...

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Chanderpaul, Brathwaite consolidate Windies’ innings (Tea report)


November 6th, 2011 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 6 (IANS) Veteran Shivnarine Chanderpaul and youngster Kraigg Brathwaite accumulated runs patiently as the West Indies crawled to 159 for three in their first innings at ... Read more...

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Tendulkar is not my bunny: Anderson


August 9th, 2011 - 7:01 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 9 (IANS) James Anderson might have dismissed Sachin Tendulkar seven times in Test but the fast bowler insists that the Indian batting maestro is not his bunny ... Read more...

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Panesar defends his net session with Tendulkar


July 22nd, 2011 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 22 (IANS) England's left-arm spinner Monty Panesar defended his action of bowling to Sachin Tendulkar at the Lord's nets in the run-up to the 100th Test match ... Read more...

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Copying Zaheer’s action was a mistake, says Ishant


July 7th, 2011 - 7:01 pm ICT by IANS
Rouseau (Dominica), July 7 (IANS) Ishant Sharma has overcome testing times when he was thinking "too much technical" about his bowling. Now that he is back among wickets, the lanky ... Read more...

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I have learnt to stick to my strengths: Ishant


July 1st, 2011 - 9:02 am ICT by IANS
Bridgetown (Barbados), July 1 (IANS) India's young fast bowler, who picked up a career best six for 55 against the West Indies on the third day of the second ... Read more...

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Sharma gives India a slender lead against the West Indies (Lead)


July 1st, 2011 - 8:15 am ICT by IANS
Bridgetown (Barbados), July 1 (IANS) Lanky fast bowler Ishant Sharma picked up career best six for 55 as India finished the third day of the second cricket Test with ... Read more...

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Hope Murali continues his fairytale endings in Mumbai: Sangakkara


March 30th, 2011 - 2:06 am ICT by IANS
Colombo, March 30 (IANS) Sri Lankan skipper Kumar Sangakkara said it was an emotional moment for the team as Muttiah Muralitharan played his last ODI at home and hoped ... Read more...

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Martin overtakes McGrath to become slowest to reach 100 runs in Test


January 13th, 2011 - 2:29 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Jan 13 (ANI): New Zealand pace bowler Chris Martin became slowest player to reach 100 runs in Test cricket during last week's first Test against Pakistan in Hamilton.The 36-year-old veteran ... Read more...

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Aussies tried to cheat Cook out of his ton


January 5th, 2011 - 1:52 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Jan.5 (ANI): England opener Alastair Cook racked up another Ashes century on the third day of the final Test, despite the best efforts of Australia to cheat him out of it ... Read more...

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Afridi should not criticise players in public: Moin Khan


December 29th, 2010 - 2:24 pm ICT by IANS
By Omar Khalid Karachi, Dec 29 (IANS) Former Pakistan captain Moin Khan has advised current skipper Shahid Afridi to stop criticising his own players in public.Afridi rapped his batsmen for ... Read more...

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Dhoni exhorts his team to play consistent cricket


December 25th, 2010 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
Durban, Dec 25 (IANS) Caught in a must-win situation in the second Test against South Africa to keep the series alive after the drubbing at Centurion, India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni exhorted ... Read more...

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Dravid scores century, India take 193-run lead (Lunch report)


November 22nd, 2010 - 3:02 pm ICT by IANS
Nagpur, Nov 22 (IANS) Rahul Dravid smashed his 31st Test century as India reached 386 for five at lunch on the third day of the last cricket Test against New Zealand ... Read more...

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New Zealand fight back at lunch on day two of Test (Lunch report)


November 5th, 2010 - 2:25 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, Nov 5 (IANS) A late three-wicket burst by New Zealand spinners restricted India to 392 for six at lunch on the second day of the first cricket Test here Friday.India ... Read more...

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Muralitharan eager to play 2011 WC to help Lanka repeat 1996 success


August 20th, 2010 - 5:22 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Aug.20 (ANI): Legendary Sri Lankan off-spinner Muttiah Muralitharan has expressed his desire of playing in the 2011 World Cup to help his country repeat the success of 1996.Muralitharan, who retired from ... Read more...

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We have proved ourselves: Dhoni


August 7th, 2010 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Aug 7 (IANS) India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni said his team's five-wicket victory over Sri Lanka here Saturday in the series-levelling third cricket Test has vindicated the bowlers, who had ... Read more...

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Murali’s record tough to break: Sourav Ganguly


July 23rd, 2010 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 23 (IANS) Former Indian cricket captain Sourav Ganguly Friday congratulated Sri Lanka spin wizard Muttiah Murlitharan for his landmark feat of 800 Test wickets and said it would be ... Read more...

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Smith tweets praise on Murali


July 23rd, 2010 - 5:03 pm ICT by ANI
Cape Town (South Africa), July 23 (ANI): Proteas skipper Graeme Smith has congratulated Muttiah Muralitharan for taking his 800th Test wicket in Galle on Thursday.According to Sports24, writing on his social networking ... Read more...

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Difficult to surpass Murali’s record: Akram


July 22nd, 2010 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) Former Pakistan captain Wasim Akram Thursday called Sri Lanka spin king a "phenomenal" cricketer whose record of 800 Test wickets will be difficult to overhaul. Murali, who played ... Read more...

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Muralitharan ends Test career with a staggering 800 wickets (Lead)


July 22nd, 2010 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
Galle (Sri Lanka), July 22 (IANS) Sri Lankan off-spinner Muttiah Muralitharan brought the curtains down on his illustrious Test career, claiming his 800th Test wicket in his last match against India ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka beat India by 10 wickets at Galle


July 22nd, 2010 - 5:24 pm ICT by IANS
Galle, July 22 (IANS) Sri Lanka beat India by 10 wickets in the first cricket Test against India and took a 1-0 lead in the three match series here Thursday. Sri Lanka openers ... Read more...

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Muralitharan reaches 800 Test wicket landmark


July 22nd, 2010 - 4:32 pm ICT by ANI
Galle, July 22(ANI): Retiring Sri Lankan off-spinner Muttiah Muralitharan on Thursday reached the 800 Test wicket mark with the final delivery of his Test career.Muralitharan achieved the feat on the ... Read more...

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Muralitharan finishes with 800 Test wickets


July 22nd, 2010 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
Galle (Sri Lanka), July 22 (IANS) Sri Lankan off-spinner Muthiah Muralitharan made a perfect finish to a stellar career, claiming his 800th Test wicket in his last match against India here Thursday ... Read more...

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Muralitharan two short of 800 Test wickets as India struggle (Lead)


July 21st, 2010 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
Galle (Sri Lanka), July 21 (IANS) Sri Lanka's spin wizard Muttiah Muralitharan was just two short of a record 800 Test wickets as India were left struggling at 181 for five ... Read more...

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Muralitharan edges closer to 800 Test wickets as India struggle (Lunch Report)


July 21st, 2010 - 2:49 pm ICT by IANS
Galle (Sri Lanka), July 21 (IANS) Muttiah Muralitharan picked up three wickets to move closer to becoming the first bowler to get 800 Test wickets as India slumped to 260 for ... Read more...

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Murali’s achievements will inspire new generation of young cricketers: Pawar


July 17th, 2010 - 11:03 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 17(ANI): ICC President Sharad Pawar on Saturday paid tribute to Sri Lankan off-spinner Muttiah Muralitharan, who will play his final Test match when Sri Lanka face India at Galle ... Read more...

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Muralitharan does not deserve ‘highest wicket-taker’ record, Warne does: Emerson


July 8th, 2010 - 1:33 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, July 8(ANI): The Australian umpire, who called off-spinner Muttiah Muralitharan for chucking, does not believe that the Sri Lankan deserves to retire as the most prolific Test wicket-taker of all time."I ... Read more...

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Vettori asks not to write off ‘determined’ Martin yet


April 1st, 2010 - 5:17 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Apr 1 (ANI): Concerned over the lack of form of fast bowler Chris Martin, New Zealand skipper and selector, Daniel Vettori, has asked people not to write off the pacer ... Read more...

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