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Unimpressive India beat Afghanistan by 23 runs


September 20th, 2012 - 1:07 am ICT by IANS
Colombo, Sep 19 (IANS) India survived a scare to beat Afghanistan by 23 runs in their opening match of the World Twenty20 at the R. Premadasa Stadium here Wednesday.Chasing a ... Read more...

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U-19 World Cup: Sri Lanka beat Afghanistan, win Plate Championship


August 24th, 2012 - 5:49 pm ICT by IANS
Brisbane, Aug 24 (IANS) Sri Lanka defeated Afghanistan by seven wickets to win the Plate Championship final of the Under-19 Cricket World Cup at the Allan Border Field here Friday. ... Read more...

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Laxman, Reddy slam tons for Hyderabad CA


August 7th, 2012 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
Mysore, Aug 7 (IANS) Veteran VVS Laxman warmed up for the new season with an unbeaten 102 and along with Akshath Reddy (105) helped Hyderabad make 253 for 4 in ... Read more...

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Bravo, Smith star in West Indies win


June 14th, 2012 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 14 (IANS/CMC) Stylish left-hander Darren Bravo returned to form with a polished unbeaten century while Dwayne Smith dazzled but fell just short of three figures, as the West Indies ... Read more...

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Permaul, Thomas rescue West Indies A against India A


June 3rd, 2012 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
Bridgetown (Barbados), June 3 (IANS/CMC) Captain Veerasammy Permaul and wicket-keeper Devon Thomas both struck cavalier half-centuries as they combined to pull West Indies A out of dire straits with a superb ... Read more...

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Knight Riders’ ‘mystery spinner’ Narine finally unlocked


May 28th, 2012 - 1:07 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 27 (IANS) Kolkata Knight Riders' mystery spinner Sunil Narine was finally unlocked by Chennai Super Kings as the Trinidadian leaked 37 runs from his four overs and remained ... Read more...

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Gilchrist dents Super Kings’ playoff chances


May 17th, 2012 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, May 17 (IANS) Kings XI Punjab severely dented the chances of Chennai Super Kings qualifying for the playoffs and kept themselves in the reckoning with a convincing six-wicket win ... Read more...

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Kings XI clinch a thriller against Royal Challengers (Lead)


May 3rd, 2012 - 1:40 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 3 (IANS) A sixer by left-arm spinner Piyush Chawla in the penultimate ball helped Kings XI Punjab snatch a dramatic win by four wickets over hosts Royal Challengers ... Read more...

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Gambhir guides Knight Riders to sixth win in IPL (Lead)


May 1st, 2012 - 1:53 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 1 (IANS) Skipper Gautam Gambhir struck his fourth half-century of the season and spearheaded Kolkata Knight Riders to a five-wicket win against Chennai Super Kings with two ... Read more...

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Gambhir guides KKR to sixth win


May 1st, 2012 - 1:27 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 30 (IANS) Skipper Gautam Gambhir struck his fourth half-century of the season as he spear-headed Kolkata Knight Riders to a five-wicket win against Chennai Super Kings with ... Read more...

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Indian MPs beat British MPs in Twenty20


April 13th, 2012 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, April 13 (IANS) A century by former India captain Mohammad Azharuddin and four wickets for 27 runs by skipper Anurag Thakur helped Indian Parliamentarians to score a 56 runs ... Read more...

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Asia Cup: Pakistan beat Sri Lanka with bonus point (Lead)


March 15th, 2012 - 10:49 pm ICT by IANS
Mirpur (Dhaka), March 15 (IANS) Captain Misbah-ul-Haq and Umar Akmal shared a 152-run stand to guide Pakistan to a six-wicket win over Sri Lanka in the Asia Cup here ... Read more...

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Shukla stars in Bengal’s maiden Vijay Hazare Trophy triumph


March 12th, 2012 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 12 (IANS) An all-round show by Laxmi Ratan Shukla - four wickets and a century - gave Bengal their maiden Vijay Hazare Trophy after a six-wicket ... Read more...

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Wade, David Hussey push Australia to 216/5 in 32 overs (Lead)


February 5th, 2012 - 4:55 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Feb 5 (IANS) Attacking fifties by Matthew Wade and David Hussey helped Australia set a daunting 217-run target against India in the ODI tri-series opener here Sunday, following heavy ... Read more...

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Wade propels Australia to 171/4 in first T20 (Lead)


February 1st, 2012 - 6:11 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Feb 1 (IANS) A sizzling 72 from Matthew Wade took Australia to 171 for four against India in their first T20 International at the ANZ Stadium here Wednesday.Wade, who ... Read more...

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Gayle shines in Zimbabwe T20 event


December 3rd, 2011 - 3:21 pm ICT by IANS
Harare, Dec 3 (IANS/CMC) Former West Indies captain Chris Gayle shone again but his Matabeleland Tuskers came up short once more, losing their Stanbic Bank T20 Series semi-final by seven wickets ... Read more...

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Kohli, Sharma star in India’s victory against West Indies


December 3rd, 2011 - 1:48 am ICT by IANS
Visakhapatnam, Dec 3 (IANS) Virat Kohli smashed a century and together with troubleshooter Rohit Sharma put up 163 runs for the fourth wicket as India overcame a resilent West ... Read more...

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Double century by Niraj Patel; tons by Tanmay, Mukund, Rayudu


November 11th, 2011 - 10:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 11 (IANS) Young Test opener Abhinav Mukund hammered a century for Tamil Nadu against Haryana, Rohit Sharma continued his great form with an unbeaten 55 off 59 ... Read more...

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Ashwin puts India in sight of victory in Kotla Test


November 8th, 2011 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 8 (IANS) Chasing a 276-run victory target, India still need 124 on the fourth day of the first cricket Test after debutant off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin (6/47) ... 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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Trott, Patel help England post a challenging total against India (Lead)


October 20th, 2011 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
Mohali, Oct 20 (IANS) Riding on an unbeaten 98 from Jonathan Trott and half centuries from Samit Patel and Kevin Pietersen, England posted a challenging 298 for four in 50 ... Read more...

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Finn’s hat-trick help England win first warm-up match


October 9th, 2011 - 3:36 am ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Oct 9 (IANS) A fine hat-trick by Steven Finn helped England defeat Hyderabad XI by 56 runs in their 50-over warm-up match at the Rajiv Gandhi Stadium here Saturday. Chasing ... Read more...

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Defiant Redbacks set 215 target for RCB


October 5th, 2011 - 11:26 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Oct 5 (IANS) A defiant South Australian Redbacks (SAR) late Wednesday set a stiff target of 215 for home team Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) in an eliminator of the ... Read more...

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RCB’s Gayle storm blows away Somerset in must-win tie


October 4th, 2011 - 2:23 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Oct 4 (IANS) On a cloudy late Monday with rain gods keeping away, home team Royal Challengers Bangalore's (RCB) Chris Gayle storm blew away English county Somerset by 51 ... Read more...

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Warriors romp to 50-run victory over Redbacks


September 25th, 2011 - 9:42 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderbad, Sep 25 (IANS) Opener Jon-Jon Smuts scored a fluent 88 as Warriors' romped to a 50-run wicket victory over South Australia in the Champions League Twenty20 match at the ... Read more...

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Cook, Kieswetter power England to victory in second ODI (Third Lead)


September 7th, 2011 - 8:40 am ICT by IANS
Southampton, Sep 7 (IANS) Skipper Alastair Cook scored an unbeaten 80 as England stormed to a seven-wicket win over India in a rain-hit second one-dayer at the Rose Bowl.After the ... Read more...

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Chanderpaul among the runs again as Warwickshire draw


September 4th, 2011 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
Birmingham, Sep 4 (IANS/CMC) Shivnarine Chanderpaul?s rich county form for Warwickshire continued Saturday when he stroked an unbeaten half-century in a drawn game against Yorkshire. The veteran West Indies left-hander, ... Read more...

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Chanderpaul torments Yorkshire with century


September 2nd, 2011 - 4:54 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 2 (IANS/CMC) Veteran left-hander Shivnarine Chanderpaul hammered his second successive century as Warwickshire flourished on the second day of their County Championship game against Yorkshire Thursday. The former West ... Read more...

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South Africa in command in Emerging Players cricket


August 7th, 2011 - 10:53 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Aug 7 (IANS) An unbeaten double century by Reeza Hendricks placed South Africa in a commanding position at the close of play onSunday, the second day of their three-day ... Read more...

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Pollard, Simmons take West Indies to 249/8 (Lead)


June 14th, 2011 - 12:49 am ICT by IANS
St. John's (Antigua), June 13 (IANS) Keiron Pollard and Lendl Simmons struck crucial half-centuries to take the West Indies to a competitive 249 for eight in 50 overs against India ... Read more...

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Sharma’s unbeaten 86 gives India a series win in West Indies


June 12th, 2011 - 7:34 am ICT by IANS
Antigua, June 12 (IANS) Rohit Sharma struck an unbeaten 86 to guide India to a series victory over the West Indies with their three-wicket win in the third one-day ... Read more...

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Deccan Chargers knock Kings XI Punjab out of IPL (Lead)


May 21st, 2011 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, May 21 (IANS) Deccan Chargers knocked Kings XI Punjab out of the Indian Premier League (IPL), scoring a massive 82-run victory here Saturday.Deccan Chargers scored a formidable 198 for ... Read more...

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CSK beat Kochi Tuskers, enter IPL play-offs (Lead)


May 19th, 2011 - 1:13 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 18 (IANS) Chennai Super Kings paraded the depth in their talent and all-round strength as they beat Kochi Tuskers Kerala by 11 runs Wednesday to enter the play-offs ... Read more...

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Hodge powers Tuskers to thumping victory against Rajasthan Royals (Lead)


May 16th, 2011 - 12:29 am ICT by IANS
Indore, May 15 (IANS) Brad Hodge's all-round performance saw Kochi Tuskers thump Rajasthan Royals by eight wickets in the Indian Premier League (IPL) here Sunday.Kochi Tuskers first bowled out Rajasthan ... Read more...

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Karthik stars in Kings XI’s win over Kochi Tuskers (Lead)


May 14th, 2011 - 1:42 am ICT by IANS
Indore, May 14 (IANS) An explosive knock of 69 off 33 balls by Dinesh Karthik helped Kings XI Punjab beat Kochi Tuskers by six wickets here Friday and kept alive ... Read more...

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