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Sri Lanka-Windies Test series falls victim to IPL


September 12th, 2012 - 12:51 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Sep 12 (IANS/CMC) The International Cricket Council persistent refusal to provide a separate window for the lucrative Indian Premier League (IPL) is taking a toll on Test cricket.For the ... Read more...

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Nobbs looks at positives from dismal Euro tour


July 21st, 2012 - 9:00 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 21 (IANS) India's chief hockey coach Michael Nobbs said Saturday that the team's poor performance during its European tour was just a learning process ahead of the 2012 ... Read more...

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Cricket uniting blacks, whites in Zimbabwe


June 26th, 2012 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
Harare, June 26 (IANS) Cricket has become the biggest unifier of blacks and whites in Zimbabwe, a country that had seen the two races occupying different corners.The mingling ... Read more...

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Controversy - instant claim to fame for Bollywood wannabes


March 30th, 2012 - 1:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 30 (IANS) Starlets like Noopur Mehta, Poonam Pandey and Veena Malik have proved that there is nothing like a controversy to get instant fame. From fighting ... Read more...

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Change of pace and variation crucial in Twenty20: Umesh Yadav


March 27th, 2012 - 5:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 27 (IANS) Delhi Daredevils' young fast bowler Umesh Yadav feels that variation and change of pace will be crucial in the Indian Premier League (IPL).Umesh, who was ... Read more...

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Tendulkar defends rotation policy in Australia


March 25th, 2012 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 25 (IANS) India's batting maestro Sachin Tendulkar Sunday defended the controversial rotation policy during the tri-series in Australia saying it was the need of the hour to ... Read more...

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Kohli stars in India’s record ODI chase against Pakistan (Roundup)


March 18th, 2012 - 11:52 pm ICT by IANS
Mirpur (Dhaka), March 18 (IANS) Virat Kohli led the charge with a magnificent hundred in India's record chase of 330 runs to beat arch-rivals Pakistan by six wickets in ... Read more...

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Asia Cup: India looking to make a fresh start against Sri Lanka


March 12th, 2012 - 7:54 pm ICT by IANS
Mirpur (Dhaka), March 12 (IANS) Having suffered humiliation in the tour of Australia, India will look to make a fresh start when they face Sri Lanka in their opening ... Read more...

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Confident Australia arrive for Windies battle


March 11th, 2012 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
Kingstown (St. Vincent), March 11 (IANS/CMC) The Australian cricketers have arrived here bubbling with confidence and champing at the bit to face the West Indies in the five-match One-Day International series ... Read more...

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Australia beat Sri Lanka to win Commonwealth Bank tri-series (Lead)


March 8th, 2012 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
Adelaide, March 8 (IANS) Upul Tharanga's gritty 71 runs went in vain as Australia defeated Sri Lanka in the third and deciding final match to win the Commonwealth Bank tri-series ... Read more...

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Looking forward to IPL: Pragyan


March 7th, 2012 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 7 (IANS) Left-arm spinner Pragyan Ojha, overlooked for the Asia Cup squad, wants to use the forthcoming Indian Premier League (IPL) to make a comeback in the ... Read more...

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We will have a couple of tricks up our sleeve: Arthur


March 7th, 2012 - 6:59 pm ICT by IANS
Adelaide, March 7 (IANS) Australia coach Micky Arthur Wednesday promised that his team will have some tricks up its sleeves to defeat Sri Lanka in Thursday's tri-series decider.The South African ... Read more...

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Clarke, Pattinson to miss deciding final


March 7th, 2012 - 2:57 pm ICT by IANS
Adelaide, March 7 (IANS) Injuries have sidelined Australian captain Michael Clarke and pacer James Pattinson for the third and deciding final Thursday of the Commonwealth Bank tri-series against Sri Lanka ... Read more...

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Dilshan and Jayawardene give Lankans easy win


March 6th, 2012 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
Adelaide, March 6 (IANS) A 179-run first wicket partnership between Tillakaratne Dilshan and Mahela Jayawardene helped Sri Lanka thrash Australia by eight wickets to level the finals at 1-1 ... Read more...

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Poonam Pandey goes topless on twitter (With Image)


February 29th, 2012 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 29 (IANS) Model Poonam Pandey, who once grabbed headlines for stating that she will bare all if Team India wins the World Cup, has finally gone topless.Her ... Read more...

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Sehwag not dropped, Kohli excellent future captain: Srikkanth


February 29th, 2012 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 29 (IANS) Indian chief cricket selector Krishnamachari Srikkanth Wednesday rated Virat Kohli as an "excellent future captain" and insisted that Virender Sehwag was not dropped and only ... Read more...

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Sachin to play in Asia Cup, Sehwag rested (Lead)


February 29th, 2012 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 29 (IANS) Out-of-form opener Virender Sehwag was rested on "fitness grounds" while Sachin Tendulkar was included in the 15-man India squad named Wednesday for the Asia Cup ... Read more...

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Harris, Starc dropped from Windies tour, Haddin recalled


February 29th, 2012 - 4:42 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Feb 29 (IANS) Pacers Ryan Harris and Mitchell Starc have been omitted from the Australian squad for the one-day and Twenty20 cricket tour of the West Indies.Harris was dropped ... Read more...

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Clarke likely to sit out of MCG ODI


February 29th, 2012 - 2:55 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Feb 29 (IANS) Australia captain Michael Clarke is set to miss out the final group game Friday against Sri Lanka in the Commonwealth Bank tri-series ODI cricket tournament, the ... Read more...

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Best innings of my career, says Kohli


February 28th, 2012 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
Hobart, Feb 28 (IANS) India's Virat Kohli Saturday rated his career-best unbeaten 133 against Sri Lanka in the 11th match of the ODI tri-series here as his best.Riding on Kohli's ... Read more...

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Australia recall Pattinson, drop Harris


February 28th, 2012 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Feb 28 (IANS) Young fast bowler James Pattinson Tuesday was recalled to the 13-member Australian squad, at the expense of Ryan Harris, for the remainder for the CB tri-series.Captain ... Read more...

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Scoreboard: India vs. Sri Lanka, 11th ODI


February 28th, 2012 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
Hobart, Feb 28 (IANS) Scoreboard of the 11th ODI of the CB tri-series between India and Sri Lanka at the Bellerive Oval here Tuesday.Sri Lanka: Mahela Jayawardene c Sehwag b ... Read more...

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India set an improbable target by Sri Lanka (Lead)


February 28th, 2012 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS
Hobart, Feb 28 (IANS) India were Tuesday set an improbable 321-run target in 40 overs against Sri Lanka in the 11th ODI at the Bellerive Oval here if they ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka set 321-run target for India


February 28th, 2012 - 2:19 pm ICT by IANS
Hobart, Feb 28 (IANS) Twin centuries from Tillekaratne Dilshan and Kumar Sangakkara took Sri Lanka to a mammoth 320 for four in 50 overs against India in the eleventh ... Read more...

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Daredevils come out in support of Sehwag


February 27th, 2012 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 27 (IANS) At a time when a majority of the sports fraternity is gunning for Virender Sehwag's head, his Indian Premier League franchise Delhi Daredevils have ... Read more...

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Controversial run-outs unjustified: Dhoni


February 26th, 2012 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Feb 26 (IANS) India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni has criticised the two run-out decisions that went against the team during the 10th match of the tri-series versus Australia ... Read more...

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India fall flat against Australia, almost out of tri-series (Roundup)


February 26th, 2012 - 6:56 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Feb 26 (IANS) India succumbed to a 87-run defeat against Australia in the 10th match of the tri-series here Sunday and stare at exiting from the tournament.India's batting ... Read more...

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Shekhar Kapur wishes for Mr. India in cricket team


February 26th, 2012 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 26 (IANS) Internationally acclaimed filmmaker Shekhar Kapur was upset with the Indian cricket team's performance against Australia in Sydney Sunday and felt a Mr. India could have turned ... Read more...

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Warner, Hussey, Wade take Australia to 252/9 (Lead)


February 26th, 2012 - 3:46 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Feb 26 (IANS) Australia made 252 for nine in a must-win match for India, thanks to fifties from David Warner, Matthew Wade and David Hussey.Warner (68) provided the ... Read more...

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Scoreboard: Australia’s innings in tri-series ODI


February 26th, 2012 - 3:06 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Feb 26 (IANS) Scoreboard of Australia's innings against India in the 10th match of the ODI tri-series here Sunday.Australia: David Warner c Raina b Jadeja 68 Shane Watson ... Read more...

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Australia sets India 253 run target


February 26th, 2012 - 2:24 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Feb 26 (IANS) Australia made 252 for nine against India in the 10th match of the tri-series here Sunday.David Warner top scored with 68 while David Hussey and ... Read more...

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Australia bat against India in crucial tri-series match


February 26th, 2012 - 10:34 am ICT by IANS
Sydney, Feb 26 (IANS) Australia won the toss and decided to bat against India in the 10th match of the tri-series here Sunday.Teams:Australia: David Warner, Shane Watson (captain), Peter ... Read more...

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CA chief defends axed Ponting


February 26th, 2012 - 1:08 am ICT by IANS
Sydney, Feb 25 (IANS) Cricket Australia's chief executive James Sutherland came out in support of former captain Ricky Ponting over claims he acted selfishly after his axing from Australia's one ... Read more...

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No more rotational policy, says Dhoni


February 25th, 2012 - 6:30 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Feb 25 (IANS) India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni Saturday said it was time to end the rotational policy for the remainder of the tri-series and best eleven will take ... Read more...

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Jayawardene and Chandimal take Sri Lanka to top of table


February 24th, 2012 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
Hobart, Feb 24 (IANS) Sri Lanka moved to the top of the table in the Commonwealth Bank tri-series beating Australia by three wickets with four balls to spare at the ... Read more...

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