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Umpires, referees for World T20 group stage announced


September 9th, 2012 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Sep 9 (IANS) The International Cricket Council (ICC) Sunday announced details of the umpire and match referee appointments for the group stage of the upcoming Twenty20 World Cup beginning ... Read more...

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McCullum reprimanded for dissent


August 26th, 2012 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 26 (IANS) New Zealand batsman Brendon McCullum has been reprimanded for showing dissent at an umpire's decision during the first Test against India here Sunday.McCullum pleaded guilty to a ... Read more...

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Trinamool’s Trivedi compares himself to Tharoor


August 12th, 2012 - 12:23 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 11 (IANS) In a jibe at party leader Mamata Banerjee, Trinamool Congress MP and former railway minister Dinesh Trivedi Saturday equated himself with ousted minister of state ... Read more...

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Chinese Li takes TT gold in controversial final


August 2nd, 2012 - 12:05 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 1 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Li Xiaoxia of China beat teammate Ding Ning in a controversial Olympic women's singles table tennis final here Wednesday.Li, 24, won 11-8, 14-12, 8-11, ... Read more...

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Cricketer banned for five years over fresh assault threat


July 20th, 2012 - 2:58 pm ICT by IANS
Hamilton (Bermuda), July 20 (IANS/CMC) A Bermuda club cricketer has been banned for five years after being found guilty of a Level 4 offence for the second time this season.Toronto ... Read more...

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1988 Olympics: Another dismal finish for Indian hockey (Sports Special)


July 19th, 2012 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
Indian hockey was limping back to normalcy after the chaotic 1985 Asia Cup final that India lost to Pakistan - and more importantly, after half a dozen players were banned for ... Read more...

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ICC honours umpire Aleem Dar on completing 150 ODIs


June 30th, 2012 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 30 (IANS) International Cricket Council (ICC) has honoured Pakistan's Aleem Dar for becoming only the seventh umpire to officiate in 150 One-day Internationals when he took the field ... Read more...

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Pakistan captain Misbah suspended from Galle Test


June 19th, 2012 - 11:06 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, June 19 (IANS) Pakistan captain Misbah-ul-Haq has been suspended from this week's Galle Test after his side was found guilty of a serious over-rate offence during the fifth and ... Read more...

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Djokovic angry at Madrid’s blue clay court


May 9th, 2012 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, May 9 (IANS) World No.1 and defending champion Novak Djokovic criticised the condition of the blue clay playing surface in the Mutua Madrid Open after his 6-2, 2-6, ... Read more...

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Ashwin fined five percent of match fee


April 29th, 2012 - 6:27 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 29 (IANS) Chennai Super Kings spinner Ravichandran Ashwin Sunday was fined five percent of his match fee for violating the Indian Premier League (IPL) code of conduct during ... Read more...

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ICC fines Gibson over DRS comments


April 21st, 2012 - 4:10 pm ICT by IANS
Port of Spain, Trinidad, April 21 (IANS/CMC) West Indies coach Ottis Gibson this week criticised the use of the controversial Decision Review System (DRS) but his comments have now seen him ... Read more...

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Indian women miss bronze in four-nation meet (Lead, With corrections)


April 16th, 2012 - 11:34 pm ICT by IANS
Auckland, April 16 (IANS) Indian women's hockey team missed the bronze medal as they went down 1-2 to the US by a golden goal in the play-off at Harbour Hockey ... Read more...

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Indian women settle for bronze in hockey


April 16th, 2012 - 11:06 pm ICT by IANS
Auckland, April 16 (IANS) The Indian women's hockey team settled for the bronze medal going down 1-2 to the US by a golden goal in the play-off at Harbour Hockey ... Read more...

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Ganguly defends Samuels’ bowling action


April 16th, 2012 - 11:04 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, April 16 (IANS) Pune Warriors captain Saurav Ganguly Monday defended the suspect bowling action of his off-spinner Marlon Samuels.Samuels has been warned by the Indian Premier League (IPL) organisers ... Read more...

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Samuels reported for suspected bowling action


April 15th, 2012 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, April 15 (IANS) Pune Warriors India all-rounder Marlon Samuels has been reported for a suspected illegal action for bowling certain deliveries during his team's match against the Chennai Super ... Read more...

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Dilshan fined by ICC for excessive appealing


April 6th, 2012 - 3:27 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, April 6 (IANS) Sri Lanka's Tillakaratne Dilshan has been fined 10 per cent of his match fee after being found guilty of breaching the International Cricket Council (ICC) code ... Read more...

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Roach slapped with fine over Lee incident


March 27th, 2012 - 3:11 pm ICT by IANS
Gros Islet (St.Lucia), March 27 (IANS/CMC) West Indies fast bowler Kemar Roach has been fined half his match fee for his altercation with Australian speedster Brett Lee during the fifth One-Day ... Read more...

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Bangladesh to protest against Cheema’s obstruction


March 25th, 2012 - 6:48 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, March 25 (IANS) The Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) will lodge a complaint with the International Cricket Council (ICC) and the Asian Cricket Council (ACC) over the collision between Mahmudullah ... Read more...

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WSH: Karnataka Lions beat Delhi Wizards


March 25th, 2012 - 12:57 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 24 (IANS) Playing their third game in four days and their last home match, Karnataka Lions scrambled to a 3-1 win against Delhi Wizards in the World Series ... 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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Indian hockey team benefits from video referrals


February 27th, 2012 - 12:00 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 26 (IANS) While the Indian cricket team continues with its anti-referral stance the men's hockey team benefited from video reviewing in the 2012 London Olympic Qualifiers winning ... 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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Tendulkar likely to go for MRI scan


February 20th, 2012 - 8:19 pm ICT by IANS
Brisbane, Feb 20 (IANS) Sachin Tendulkar is likely to go for a MRI scan after he was hit on the head by a Brett Lee bouncer during the India-Australia ... Read more...

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Dhoni banned 1 match for slow over rate


February 19th, 2012 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
Brisbane, Feb 19 (IANS) Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni has been suspended for one match after the team was fined for a slow over rate for the second time in ... Read more...

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Umpire goof up cost India a win against Sri Lanka


February 14th, 2012 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
Adelaide, Feb 14 (IANS) A goof-up by umpires Simon Fry from Australia and England's Nigel Long in the 30th over robbed India of a win against Sri Lanka in Tuesday's ... Read more...

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Batting failures not helping India’s cause: Yadav


January 14th, 2012 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
Perth, Jan 14 (IANS) India's young fast bowler Umesh Yadav, who picked up his maiden fifer in Tests here Saturday, said repeated batting failure was not helping the team ... Read more...

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India is holding the world to ransom on DRS: Harper


December 30th, 2011 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
Adelaide, Dec 30 (IANS) Former Test umpire Daryl Harper, who was forced into premature retirement earlier this year in the West Indies, said India's ludicrous refusal to use cricket's electronic ... Read more...

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Boxing Day Test was like a dream come true: Pattinson


December 29th, 2011 - 6:59 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Dec 29 (IANS) Australia's young fast bowler James Pattinson Thursday said the Boxing Day Test against India was like a dream come true for him.Pattinson, who was adjudged ... Read more...

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Two Indian hockey officials to officiate in 2012 Olympics


December 28th, 2011 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 28 (IANS) Two Indian hockey officials R.V. Raghu Prasad and Claudius De Sales have been appointed by the International Hockey Federation (FIH) to officiate in the 2012 ... Read more...

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ICC should make DRS mandatory: Ponting


December 27th, 2011 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Dec 27 (IANS) Former Australian captain Ricky Ponting Tuesday fired a subtle shot at the Indian cricket board saying that the decision review system should be compulsory in Test ... Read more...

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Zaheer, Ashwin restrict Australia to 333 in first innings (Lead)


December 27th, 2011 - 9:36 am ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Dec 27 (IANS) India's pace spearhead Zaheer Khan and off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin took two wickets each on the morning of the second day to bowl out Australia for ... Read more...

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Kohli reprimanded for ’showing dissent’ on his dismissal


December 6th, 2011 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, Dec 6 (IANS) The International Cricket Council (ICC) has reprimanded India batsman Virat Kohli for "showing dissent at an umpire's decision" during the third One-day International against the West ... Read more...

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Bopanna-Qureshi lose to Llodra-Zimonjoc


November 22nd, 2011 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 22 (IANS) India's Rohan Bopanna and Pakistan's Aisam-Ul-Haq Qureshi wasted too many opportunities to go down 6-7(6), 3-6 to second seeds Michael Llodra of France and Nenad ... Read more...

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I played my natural game: Bravo


November 17th, 2011 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 17 (IANS) Talented batsman Darren Bravo has often been compared with his "cousin" cricket legend Brian Lara. Cricket pundits have found Bravo's high back-lift, playing the ball late ... Read more...

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Heartbreak at Eden as Sachin misses elusive 100th ton


November 14th, 2011 - 4:03 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 14 (IANS) West Indies players Devendra Bishoo and Marlon Samuels Monday turned villains for the Eden Gardens crowd which had begun to swell hoping Indian little master ... Read more...

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