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Salvi replaces Aaron in Delhi Daredevils squad


September 21st, 2012 - 2:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) Mumbai bowler Aavishkar Salvi replaced Varun Aaron at Delhi Daredevils after the Jharkhand pacer was advised he will need to have a tonsillectomy which will ... Read more...

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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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New Zealand set India 168-run target in T20


September 11th, 2012 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 11 (IANS) Put into bat, New Zealand made an imposing 167 for five against India in their second and final Twenty20 International at the M.A. Chidambaram Stadium ... Read more...

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Yuvraj centre of attraction at Vizag T20 (Preview)


September 7th, 2012 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
Visakhapatnam, Sep 7 (IANS) All eyes would be on comeback man Yuvraj Singh when India take on New Zealand in the first of the two Twenty20 Internationals here Saturday, ... Read more...

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Don’t create the hype around Yuvraj: Dhoni


September 7th, 2012 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
Visakhapatnam, Sep 7 (IANS) Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni said it was important that Yuvraj Singh should not burdened with the hype of his return to international cricket, after ... Read more...

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Mukund named India A captain for New Zealand tour


August 10th, 2012 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 10 (IANS) Tamil Nadu cricketer Abhinav Mukund will be leading the India A side for the upcoming cricket tour of New Zealand slated for September-October.Rajasthan player Ashok Menaria ... Read more...

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Sammy hopes to carry winning momentum into Test series


July 24th, 2012 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
St. John's (Antigua), July 24 (IANS/CMC) West Indies captain Darren Sammy said Monday his side would be going all out to win the Test series against New Zealand, starting here ... Read more...

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iStream Bags internet rights for India-Sri Lanka series


July 18th, 2012 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 18 (IANS) India's first online video service, iStream.com, has acquired the live streaming and video on demand rights for the India-Sri Lanka series starting July 21, in Sri ... Read more...

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India-Pakistan to resume cricketing ties after 5 years (Second Lead)


July 16th, 2012 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) Sub-continental cricketing ties, suspended in the wake of the 26/11 Mumbai attack, will resume after five years when Pakistan tours India in December-January for playing ... Read more...

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Pakistan to play 3 ODIs, 2 T20s in India in Dec-Jan (Lead)


July 16th, 2012 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) Pakistan will tour India in December-January to resume sub-continetal cricketing ties after five years, playing three One-dayers and two Twenty20 internationals.The Board of Control for ... 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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FICA backs legal action against Bangladesh on players’ dues


July 12th, 2012 - 2:12 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, July 12 (IANS) The Federation of International Cricketers' Association (FICA) has said it would support the legal action if the players who have not been paid for playing in ... Read more...

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Black Caps say Gayle’s wicket is key to winning series


July 9th, 2012 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
Kingston (Jamaica), July 9 (IANS/CMC) Desperate New Zealand have placed a large bounty on the head of in-form West Indies opener Chris Gayle.They believe getting the big-hitting left-hander cheaply will ... Read more...

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Guyana president slams move to play T20s in Florida


July 6th, 2012 - 12:13 pm ICT by IANS
Castries (St Lucia), July 6 (IANS/CMC) Guyana President Donald Ramotar has blasted the West Indies Cricket Board's (WICB) move to play last weekend's Twenty20 doubleheader against New Zealand in Florida.Labeling the ... Read more...

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Smith, Gayle enable West Indies beat New Zealand


July 6th, 2012 - 11:27 am ICT by IANS
Kingston (Jamaica), July 6 (IANS/CMC) West Indies defied rain to make a winning start to their One-Day International series against New Zealand, cruising to an easy nine-wicket win thanks to explosive ... Read more...

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West Indies eye series win against Black Caps


July 5th, 2012 - 3:11 pm ICT by IANS
Kingston (Jamaica), July 5 (IANS/CMC) Following a series of up-and-down performances in recent months, West Indies captain Darren Sammy called for consistency ahead of the five-match One-day International (ODI) series ... Read more...

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Gayle hoping to give home fans special treat


July 5th, 2012 - 2:44 pm ICT by IANS
Kingston (Jamaica), July 5 (IANS/CMC) Chris Gayle returns to Sabina Park with the West Indies for the first time in three years and is hoping he can deliver something special before ... Read more...

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Hunte says Florida T20s a bold, successful move


July 4th, 2012 - 1:43 pm ICT by IANS
Kingston (Jamaica), July 4 (IANS/CMC) West Indies Cricket Board president Julian Hunte says he is pleased with the impact of the two historic Twenty20 Internationals played in Florida, US, last weekend.For ... Read more...

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India Inc. buys all franchises in Sri Lankan T20 league


June 28th, 2012 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, June 28 (IANS) The India Inc. will own all the seven franchises in the Sri Lankan Premier League (SPL), ignoring the decision of the Indian cricket board not to ... 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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ICC asks Bangladesh, Sri Lanka to have anti-graft code


June 25th, 2012 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, June 25 (IANS) Taking strong note of reports of corruption in domestic cricket, the International Cricket Council (ICC) has asked Bangladesh and Sri Lanka to have an anti-corruption ... Read more...

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Sulieman Benn plays down talk of dream comeback


June 25th, 2012 - 6:41 pm ICT by IANS
Port of Spain (Trinidad), June 25 (IANS/CMC) Temperamental left-arm spinner Sulieman Benn has played down his last-over heroics which propelled the West Indies A to a thrilling three-wicket win over India ... 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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South Africa dump Boxing Day Test for T20s


June 6th, 2012 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, June 6 (IANS) South Africa for the first time in two decades have dumped the traditional Boxing Day Test, played in Durban since Proteas re-entered international sport in 1992, ... Read more...

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Danish Kaneria cleared of spot-fixing charges


June 5th, 2012 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 5 (IANS) Pakistan leg-spinner Danish Kaneria was cleared in a spot-fixing investigation of a local Twenty 20 tournament after a local inquiry committee of the Karachi City Cricket ... Read more...

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We are Champions League favourites: Tiwary


May 28th, 2012 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 28 (IANS) Crowing with delight at Kolkata Knight Riders finishing champions in the Indian Premier League (IPL), batsman Manoj Tiwary said Monday they would start favourites at the ... Read more...

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Gambhir can’t be compared to MSD as t20 captain: Ganguly


May 28th, 2012 - 3:24 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 28 (IANS) Calling M.S. Dhoni as India's best twenty20 skipper, former Indian cricket captain Sourav Ganguly Sunday said the time has not come to compare Gautam Gambhir ... Read more...

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England, New Zealand, Australia to tour India in 2012/13


May 22nd, 2012 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) India are all set to host three major international series from August 2012 to March 2013, involving ten Tests, five ODIs and four Twenty20 Internationals.The ... Read more...

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Irish cricketer Kevin disappointed at missing IPL


May 4th, 2012 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 4 (IANS) Ireland cricketer Kevin O'Brien, who holds the record for the fastest century in the World Cup, is disappointed at missing the Indian Premier League ... Read more...

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Gibson, Sammy welcome Gayle’s return


May 4th, 2012 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
Hove (England), May 4 (IANS/CMC) West Indies head coach Ottis Gibson and captain Darren Sammy have warmly greeted talismanic opener Chris Gayle's decision to make himself available for the limited-overs leg ... Read more...

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Former UP minister booked for duping sportsmen


May 3rd, 2012 - 11:59 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 3 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh police has filed a complaint against former minister and Mayawati aide Lalji Verma after several sportsmen accused him of duping them on the ... 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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West Indies-New Zealand to play T20 in Florida


May 1st, 2012 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
Auckland, May 1 (IANS) The West Indies and New Zealand will go head to head in two Twenty20 Internationals June 30 and July 1 at Lauderhill - a suburb of ... Read more...

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Pakistan cricket team to tour Sri Lanka in June


April 30th, 2012 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 30 (IANS) The Pakistan national cricket team is set to play 10 matches against Sri Lanka in a seven-week-long tour which is to start June 1.An official from ... Read more...

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Harbhajan concerned with his woeful form


April 28th, 2012 - 7:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Apr 28 (IANS) Mumbai Indians skipper Harbhajan Singh, who has been out of the national team since September last year, was concerned with his woeful form that ... Read more...

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