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Disappointed with loss, but lot of positives: Dhoni


September 12th, 2012 - 1:54 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 12 (IANS) India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni was disappointed with the team's one-run loss to New Zealand in Tuesday's Twenty20 international ahead of the World Twenty20 starting ... Read more...

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India lose but Yuvraj makes successful return (Roundup)


September 12th, 2012 - 1:01 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 11 (IANS) India faltered towards the end of their chase to lose the second and final Twenty20 International against New Zealand by a run here Tuesday. The ... Read more...

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Scoreboard: India vs New Zealand, Second T20


September 12th, 2012 - 12:33 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 11 (IANS) Following is the scoreboard of the second and final Twenty20 International between India and New Zealand here Tuesday.New ZealandRob Nicol b Khan 0 Martin Guptill ... Read more...

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Cancer over, Yuvraj enthrals his fans


September 11th, 2012 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 11 (IANS) The MA Chidambaram Stadium here erupted in frenzy Tuesday night as the poster boy of Indian cricket Yuvraj Singh stepped on to the field after overcoming ... Read more...

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Australia beat Pakistan by 94 runs, lose series 1-2


September 11th, 2012 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Sep 11 (IANS) Australia registered a commanding 94-run win in the third and final Twenty20 International against Pakistan after losing the first two games. A record 111-run opening stand ... Read more...

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Weather again in Yuvraj’s way (Preview)


September 10th, 2012 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 10 (IANS) The weatherman expects thundershowers to lash the city in the next 24 hours and that might further delay Yuvraj Singh's return to international cricket ... Read more...

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Windies, Australia to renew ODI rivalry


July 22nd, 2012 - 2:55 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, July 22 (IANS/CMC) The West Indies will renew their rivalry with Australia when they head Down Under for a five-match One-Day International series next February 2013.The tour will be ... Read more...

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Gibson says West Indies should cherish series win


July 18th, 2012 - 11:09 am ICT by IANS
Basseterre (St Kitts), July 18 (IANS/CMC) Head coach Ottis Gibson says West Indies' win over New Zealand in the recent One-day series is one to "cherish", adding that his side ... Read more...

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Rejuvenated Dwayne Bravo eyes Test return


July 5th, 2012 - 3:09 pm ICT by IANS
Kingston (Jamaica), July 5 (IANS/CMC) After an extended period out of Test cricket, energetic all-rounder Dwayne Bravo says he is keen on regaining his spot in the West Indies side for ... Read more...

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Tendulkar opts out; Sehwag, Zaheer back for Lanka tour (Lead)


July 5th, 2012 - 5:38 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 4 (IANS) India's batting great Sachin Tendulkar has opted out while Virender Sehwag and fast bowler Zaheer Khan made a comeback to the 15-member squad for the ... Read more...

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Tendulkar opts out of Sri Lanka tour


July 4th, 2012 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 4 (IANS) India's batting great Sachin Tendulkar has opted out while Ravindra Jadeha, Praveen Kumar and the Pathan brothers Irfan and Yusuf missed out on the 15-member ... Read more...

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Gayle leaps to fourth in T20 rankings


July 3rd, 2012 - 4:41 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, July 3 (IANS/CMC) Big-hitting opener Chris Gayle has vaulted 12 spots into the top five of the International Cricket Council (ICC) Twenty20 International batting rankings, less than two weeks after ... Read more...

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Skipper Sammy rues his team’s inconsistency


June 25th, 2012 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
Nottingham, June 25 (IANS/CMC) Dejected West Indies captain Darren Sammy has lamented the team's inconsistent displays after they slipped to another loss to finish their tour of England empty handed.The tourists ... 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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Johnson lucky to get a Cricket Australia central contract


June 22nd, 2012 - 5:08 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, June 22 (IANS) Cricket Australia (CA) provided pacer Mitchell Johnson a lifeline by giving him a central contract, which was formally cut from 25 to 17 here Friday.The new ... Read more...

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Narine says Test call up a dream come true


June 1st, 2012 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
Port of Spain, June 1 (IANS) Mystery off-spinner Sunil Narine has described his unexpected call up for the Test tour of England as a dream come true.The 24-year-old Trinidadian only ... Read more...

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Eighth-wicket stand gives Windies women series win


May 7th, 2012 - 4:37 pm ICT by IANS
Port of Spain (Trinidad), May 7 (IANS/CMC) A valiant, unbroken 24-run, eighth wicket partnership between Shemaine Campbelle and Tremayne Smartt fired the West Indies women's cricket team to a series-winning three-wicket ... Read more...

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South Africa beat India by 11 runs (Lead)


March 31st, 2012 - 2:46 am ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, March 31 (IANS) South Africa beat India by 11 runs via the Duckworth Lewis Method in the rain-marred one-off Twenty20 international at the Wanderers here Friday.India, while chasing ... Read more...

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South Africa beat India in rain marred Twenty20


March 31st, 2012 - 2:00 am ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, March 31 (IANS) South Africa beat India by 11 runs via the Duckworth Lewis Method in the rain-marred one-off Twenty20 international at the Wanderers here Friday.India were cruising ... Read more...

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Trying to develop young ODI and T20 squads, says Fletcher


March 28th, 2012 - 7:32 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, March 28 (IANS) India coach Duncan Fletcher Wednesday said he plans to develop a young ODI and Twenty20 squad and expose them to foreign conditions early in their career."We're ... Read more...

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Runako Morton laid to rest in homeland


March 19th, 2012 - 3:27 pm ICT by IANS
Charlestown (Nevis), March 19 (IANS/CMC) Former West Indies batsman Runako Morton was laid to rest here, following a five-hour service that was attended by several dignitaries and former cricketers.Morton died two ... Read more...

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India to play one-off Twenty20 in South Africa


March 5th, 2012 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 5 (IANS) India will be travelling to South Africa for a one-off Twenty20 international slated for March 30 in Johannesburg that will also be a tribute match ... Read more...

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Lee wants to bowl despite broken foot


March 1st, 2012 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, March 1 (IANS) Australian fast bowler Brett Lee wants to continue playing ODIs despite a sore right foot which scans have revealed is still broken.The 35-year-old admitted that the ... Read more...

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BCCI ropes in ex-president Manohar to solve Sahara crisis


February 14th, 2012 - 10:03 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 14 (IANS) The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) Tuesday roped in former president Shashank Manohar to solve the crisis over Sahara India's decision to pull ... Read more...

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India suffer crushing defeat in tri-series opener (Roundup)


February 5th, 2012 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Feb 5 (IANS) India were outplayed by Australia in the tri-series opener here Sunday in a rain-affected match reduced to 32 overs a side.The batting woes for the ... Read more...

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Lee ruled out of tri-series with broken toe


February 5th, 2012 - 3:06 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Feb 5 (IANS) Australian fast bowler Brett Lee has been ruled out of the One-day tri-series with a broken toe, sidelining him for around four to six weeks.Lee hurt ... Read more...

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Dhoni hails India’s exceptional fielding


February 3rd, 2012 - 10:42 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Feb 3 (IANS) India's cricket captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni commended his side for an exceptional fielding effort in the second Twenty20 International against Australia at the Melbourne Cricket Ground ... Read more...

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Ravindra Jadeja will be top draw in IPl auction


February 3rd, 2012 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 3 (IANS) India all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja will be the top draw when some 144 players from 11 countries go under the hammer at Saturday's auction for the 2012 ... Read more...

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India finally taste win Down Under, win second T20 (Lead)


February 3rd, 2012 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Feb 3 (IANS) India finally tasted success in Australia winning the second and last Twenty20 international by eight wickets with their outstanding outcricket at the Melbourne Cricket Ground ... Read more...

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Scoreboard: India vs. Australia, Second T20


February 3rd, 2012 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Feb 3 (IANS) The scoreboard of the second Twenty20 International between India and Australia at the Melbourne Cricket Ground here Friday.Australia innings: David Warner c Gambhir b Praveen 8 Aaron Finch ... Read more...

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India win second T20 by eight wickets


February 3rd, 2012 - 7:01 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Feb 3 (IANS) India won the second Twenty20 International against Australia by eight-wickets at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) here Friday.Chasing a target of 132, India made 135 ... Read more...

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Scoreboard of Australia’s innings against India in T20


February 3rd, 2012 - 5:21 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Feb 3 (IANS) The scoreboard of Australia's innings against India in the second Twenty20 International at Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) here Friday:Australia innings: David Warner c Gambhir b P.Kumar 8 Aaron Finch run ... Read more...

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India’s losing streak in Australia continues (Roundup)


February 1st, 2012 - 9:42 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Feb 1 (IANS) India's disastrous run in Australia continued as they lost the first Twenty20 international by 31 runs at the ANZ Stadium here Wednesday.India managed 140 for ... Read more...

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Scoreboard: India vs. Australia, First T20


February 1st, 2012 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Feb 1 (IANS) The scoreboard of the first Twenty20 International between India and Australia at the ANZ stadium here Wednesday.Australia innings: David Warner c Raina b Vinay Kumar 25 Mathew ... Read more...

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Pitch will be ready for Wednesday’s Twenty20: ANZ Stadium curator


January 30th, 2012 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 30 (IANS) ANZ Stadium curator Les Burdett expects the pitch to be ready for Wednesday's Twenty20 International between Australia and India.The Indians were left disappointed Monday morning during ... Read more...

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