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Pietersen to ECB: Let me play full IPL or else…


August 8th, 2012 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 8 (IANS) England batsman Kevin Pietersen is keen on playing the Indian Premier League's entire next edition at the expense of the home series against New Zealand, and ... Read more...

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Narine revives Windies with late wickets


July 26th, 2012 - 3:57 pm ICT by IANS
North Sound (Antigua), July 26 (IANS/CMC) Sunil Narine fought back for the West Indies in the final hour with two wickets - including Martin Guptill - in the first ... 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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Sangakkara reclaims top spot in Test rankings


July 5th, 2012 - 7:05 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, July 5 (IANS) Sri Lanka's Kumar Sangakkara has reclaimed the No.1 batting spot from the West Indies' Shivnarine Chanderpaul in the International Cricket Council (ICC) Test Rankings.Sangakkara struck ... Read more...

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Rain ends Windies hopes of redemption as 3rd ODI abandoned


June 23rd, 2012 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
Leeds, June 23 (IANS/CMC) West Indies' quest to salvage pride from a wretched One-Day International series ended in disappointment when persistent rain washed out the third and final game without a ... Read more...

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India A lose third ‘Test’ by 10 wickets, series 1-2


June 20th, 2012 - 12:54 am ICT by IANS
Gros Islet (St Lucia), June 19 (IANS/CMC) India A lost the third and final unofficial cricket Test against West Indies A by 10 wickets and with it the series 1-2 at ... Read more...

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Tiwari and Saha keep India afloat in third Test


June 19th, 2012 - 10:00 am ICT by IANS
Gros Islet (St Lucia), June 19(IANS/CMC) India A look like losing the third and final cricket 'Test' and with it the series to West Indies A after pacers Delorn Johnson and ... Read more...

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Put in, India A barely manage 230 in third ‘Test’ (Lead)


June 17th, 2012 - 8:47 am ICT by IANS
Gros Islet (St Lucia), June 17 (IANS/CMC) India A batsmen struggled yet again and managed to score 230 after being put in by West Indies A in the decisive third and ... Read more...

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Davis, Khan reprimand Ramdin over Viv Richards taunt


June 13th, 2012 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
Port of Spain, June 13 (IANS/CMC) West Indies' former Test batsman Bryan Davis and team manager Omar Khan have both criticised Denesh Ramdin for his controversial gesture aimed at ... Read more...

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My boys respect the greats: Windies skipper Sammy


June 12th, 2012 - 5:22 pm ICT by IANS
Birmingham (England), June 12 (IANS/CMC) Captain Darren Sammy was quick to reaffirm his young side's huge respect for former West Indies' greats after Denesh Ramdin was fined by the International Cricket ... Read more...

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West Indies look for confidence booster in tour match


June 2nd, 2012 - 3:58 pm ICT by IANS
Leicester (England), June 2 (IANS/CMC) Head coach Ottis Gibson says the West Indies will be looking for a confidence booster when they face English county Leicestershire in a two-day tour match ... Read more...

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Gibson says Roach loss a huge blow but looks to Best, Edwards


May 31st, 2012 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
Leicester, May 31 (IANS/CMC) West Indies head coach Ottis Gibson has lamented the loss of fast bowler Kemar Roach for the rest of the England series but says he expects the ... Read more...

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Gayle doesn’t rule out playing in third Test


May 30th, 2012 - 5:05 pm ICT by IANS
Bridgetown (Barbados), May 20 (IANS/CMC) Estranged West Indies batsman Chris Gayle has not ruled out making himself available for the third Test of the West Indies' ill-fated tour of England but ... Read more...

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Radford hopes West Indies tail can follow Aussie lead


April 25th, 2012 - 3:25 pm ICT by IANS
Roseau (Dominica), April 25 (IANS/CMC) West Indies assistant coach Toby Radford says his side is hoping it can replicate Australia's lower order effort, as it looks to rebound Wednesday ... Read more...

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Australia may fall back on quicks thrashed in last Ashes


April 21st, 2012 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
Port of Spain (Trinidad), April 21 (IANS) Australia may again fall-back to the quicks, who were thrashed during the Ashes, as they attempt to reclaim the urn from Andrew Strauss ... Read more...

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Clarke feels Ponting is victim of own high standards


April 21st, 2012 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
Port of Spain, April 21 (IANS) Australia captain Michael Clarke feels that his predecessor Ricky Ponting was a victim of the high standards he himself set.The 37-year-old Ponting, who retired ... Read more...

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Injured Siddle and Pattinson out for remainder of tour


April 20th, 2012 - 4:08 pm ICT by IANS
Port of Spain (Trinidad), April 20 (IANS/CMC) Australian fast bowlers Peter Siddle and James Pattinson have been ruled out of the remainder of the West Indies tour and will return home ... Read more...

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Warners’ return will make things tough for Daredevils: Taylor


April 13th, 2012 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 13 (IANS) A fit again Ross Taylor is confident of playing for the Delhi Daredevils during the entire fifth season of the Indian Premier League (IPL) ... Read more...

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Dravid role model for young cricketers: Kumble


March 9th, 2012 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 9 (IANS) Indian batsman Rahul Dravid, who Friday announced his retirement from Test cricket, was an inspiration and role model for young cricketers taking to the game, said ... Read more...

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India beat Sri Lanka, win first ODI overseas in 7 months (Roundup)


February 8th, 2012 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
Perth, Feb 8 (IANS) Virat Kohli struck a match-winning 77 as India finally tasted their first ODI win overseas in seven months, beating Sri Lanka by four wickets in ... Read more...

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India hit Adelaide Oval nets a day early


January 20th, 2012 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
Adelaide, Jan 20 (IANS) The Indian team hit the nets at the Adelaide Oval Friday, a day ahead than expected to prepare for the fourth and the final Test ... Read more...

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This Indian team can beat any side, says BCCI president


January 19th, 2012 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) Indian cricket board president N.Srinivsan backed the beleaguered team, saying the players selected for the Australia tour were the best in the country and have ... Read more...

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We have strangled India: Siddle


January 19th, 2012 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 19 (IANS) Australian pacer Peter Siddle doesn't want to be rested and said he would like to strangle India in the fourth and the final Test in Adelaide ... Read more...

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Warner in line for Australia’s Twenty20 captaincy


January 17th, 2012 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
Perth, Jan 17 (IANS) Australia's diminutive explosive batsman David Warner is in line for Twenty20 captaincy and selectors will have a tough time when they sit down next week to ... Read more...

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Why blame only Laxman, asks Gambhir


January 17th, 2012 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
Perth, Jan 17 (IANS) India's opening batsman Gautam Gambhir Tuesday said it was unfair to single out veteran batsman V.V.S. Laxman and admitted that the whole team has let ... 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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Akshay supports Dhoni, says everyone faces bad phase


January 16th, 2012 - 4:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 16 (IANS) Actor Akshay Kumar, coming out in support of Mahendra Singh Dhoni after the India captain received criticism over his bad performance in the Australia ... Read more...

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Clarke aims to take Australia back to the top


January 15th, 2012 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
Perth, Jan 15 (IANS) Australia captain Michael Clarke was upbeat about regaining the Number One spot in all formats of the game after his side thrashed India by an innings ... Read more...

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Dhoni hints at phasing out seniors after Adelaide


January 15th, 2012 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
Perth, Jan 15 (IANS) India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni Sunday hinted at phasing out senior players after the end of the cricket series in Australia.Calls for phasing out seniors ... Read more...

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Dhoni handed one Test ban for slow over-rate


January 15th, 2012 - 5:01 pm ICT by IANS
Perth, Jan 15 (IANS) India captain Mahendra Singh is certain to miss the Adelaide Test against Australia following a one Test ban for maintaining a slow over-rate in the ... Read more...

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Scoreboard: India vs. Australia, third Test, Day Three


January 15th, 2012 - 12:52 pm ICT by IANS
Perth, Jan 15 (IANS) The scoreboard on day three of the third cricket Test which India lost to Australia by an innings and 37 runs at the Western Australia ... Read more...

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India lose Perth Test by innings and 37 runs


January 15th, 2012 - 12:39 pm ICT by IANS
Perth, Jan 15 (IANS) India lost the third Test against Australia by an innings and 37 runs after being bowled out for 171 in their second innings on day three ... Read more...

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India on the brink of defeat at Perth (Lead)


January 15th, 2012 - 12:29 pm ICT by IANS
Perth, Jan 15 (IANS) India were on the brink of defeat in the third Test, with 165 for six at lunch on day three at the WACA Ground here Sunday, ... Read more...

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Lunch scoreboard: India vs. Australia, third Test, Day Three


January 15th, 2012 - 12:02 pm ICT by IANS
Perth, Jan 15 (IANS) The scoreboard at lunch on day three of the third cricket Test between India and Australia at the Western Australia Cricket Association Ground here Sunday:India ... Read more...

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Lorgat calls on cricketing world to challenge India


January 14th, 2012 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
Perth, Jan 14 (IANS) International Cricket Council (ICC) chief executive Haroon Lorgat Saturday said it was time for strong cricket boards like Australia to challenge India on important issues like ... Read more...

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