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Ritu to lead India in Champions Challenge 1


September 10th, 2012 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) Ritu Rani will lead the Indian team in the Women's Electric Ireland Hockey Champions Challenge 1 Dublin from Sep 29 to Oct 7 at the ... Read more...

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West Indies bring back Darren Bravo for T20 World Cup


August 23rd, 2012 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
St. John's (Antigua), Aug 23 (IANS/CMC) The return of left-handed stroke-maker Darren Bravo is the only difference in an otherwise predictable 15-man squad for next month's Twenty20 World Cup in Sri ... 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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German coach names players for Argentina friendly


August 10th, 2012 - 7:40 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, Aug 10 (IANS) German football coach Joachim Loew has appointed 17 players from the nation's Euro squad and two other youngsters for their upcoming friendly against Argentina, the ... Read more...

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Kohli rises to 2nd in ODI rankings, three Indians in top-10


August 5th, 2012 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
Pallekele (Sri Lanka), Aug 5 (IANS) India batsman Virat Kohli has achieved a career-best second position in the latest ICC one-day rankings released a day after the conclusion of ... Read more...

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Series win against Sri Lanka takes India to second spot


August 5th, 2012 - 1:28 am ICT by IANS
Pallekele, Aug 4 (IANS) India jumped to the second spot in ODI rankings after they wrapped up the five-match series 4-1 beating Sri Lanka by 20 runs in ... Read more...

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Edwards replaces Rampaul for Jamaica Test


July 31st, 2012 - 3:18 pm ICT by IANS
Kingston (Jamaica), July 31 (IANS/CMC) West Indies fast bowler speedster Fidel Edwards has replaced injured Ravi Rampaul in the 13-man West Indies squad for the second and final Test against New ... Read more...

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No injuries following crash, says Bravo


July 28th, 2012 - 1:29 pm ICT by IANS
Port of Spain, July 28 (IANS/CMC) The West Indies all-rounder Dwayne Bravo has dismissed reports that he sustained minor injuries following a vehicular accident Wednesday. The 29-year-old was reported to ... Read more...

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India looking to extend lead against Sri Lanka


July 23rd, 2012 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, July 23 (IANS) India will look to building up on their 1-0 lead when they take on Sri Lanka in the second One-day International Tuesday at Mahinda Rajapaksa ... Read more...

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Edwards out, Ramdin returns as Windies vice captain


July 23rd, 2012 - 2:47 pm ICT by IANS
St. John's (Antigua), July 23 (IANS/CMC) The West Indies selectors have announced a largely predictable squad for the opening Test against New Zealand starting here Wednesday, with the erratic Denesh ... Read more...

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Maxwell gets Australian team call-up


July 16th, 2012 - 6:48 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, July 16 (IANS) Victorian all-rounder Glenn Maxwell got his maiden call-up to the Australian national cricket team when they take on Pakistan in the United Arab Emirates next month.The ... Read more...

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No Bravo for warm-up match against Black Caps


July 15th, 2012 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
St. John's (Antigua), July 15 (IANS/CMC) Stylish West Indies left-hander Darren Bravo appears to be in a race against time to be fit for the opening Test against New Zealand ... Read more...

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Coach backs young Windies to excel in World Cup


July 13th, 2012 - 2:20 pm ICT by IANS
St. John's (Antigua), July 13 (IANS/CMC) Head coach Roddy Estwick says he has high hopes for the West Indies side at the next month's International Cricket Council's Under-19 World Cup ... Read more...

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Lawson to assist Afghan under-19 World Cup team


July 12th, 2012 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, July 12 (IANS) Former Australian fast bowler Geoff Lawson will assist the Afghanistan team as consultant during the Under-19 Cricket World Cup in Queensland August 11-26.Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB) ... Read more...

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India eves in final of junior Asia Cup


July 6th, 2012 - 1:18 am ICT by IANS
Bangkok, July 5 (IANS) India set up a final clash with China in the final of the junior women Asia Cup Championship after they beat Japan 2-1 via a golden ... 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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Windies will win series if they win opener, says Bravo


July 5th, 2012 - 2:48 pm ICT by IANS
Kingston (Jamaica), July 5 (IANS/CMC) The West Indies vice-captain Dwayne Bravo says the Caribbean side needs to break its worrying trend of slow starts to series if it is to beat ... 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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Chand to lead India in U-19 cricket World Cup


July 3rd, 2012 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 3 (IANS) Delhi boy Unmukt Chand will lead the 15-member Indian team at the International Cricket Council (ICC) Under-19 World Cup to be held in Australia in August.Uttar ... Read more...

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India eves in semis of Junior Asia Cup hockey


July 3rd, 2012 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
Bangkok, July 3 (IANS) India rallied from a goal down to beat Malaysia 2-1 in its final league match here Tuesday and booked a semi-final berth in the Junior Women's ... Read more...

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India A hammer West Indies A to level series at 1-1


June 30th, 2012 - 4:55 pm ICT by IANS
St. George's (Grenada), June 30 (IANS/CMC) Maharashtra left-arm spinner Akshay Darekar took a four-wicket haul to help India A beat the West Indies A by 108 runs in the second one-day ... Read more...

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Indian eves thrash Singapore 9-0 in junior Asia Cup hockey


June 29th, 2012 - 4:53 pm ICT by IANS
Bangkok, June 29 (IANS) Skipper Ritu Rani scored a hat-trick as India secured its second successive victory in the sixth women's Junior Asia Cup Hockey Championship with a thumping 9-0 ... Read more...

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Bravo fined by ICC after criticising umpires


June 23rd, 2012 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 23 (IANS/CMC) West Indies vice-captain Dwayne Bravo was fined 20 per cent of his match fee by the International Cricket Council for criticising the umpires after Chris Gayle was ... Read more...

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Jeje to lead India U-22 in AFC Championship qualifiers


June 20th, 2012 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 20 (IANS) Jeje Lalpekhlua will lead the India football team in the AFC U-22 Championship (Qualifiers) to be played in Muscat from June 23.Goalkeeper Gurpreet Singh Sandhu ... Read more...

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Bravo says West Indies must avoid clean sweep


June 20th, 2012 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 20 (IANS/CMC) Vice-captain Dwayne Bravo says the West Indies' sole objective will be avoiding a clean sweep after the Caribbean side conceded the three-match One-Day International series with a ... Read more...

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Chettri to lead Indian hockey team in Olympics (Lead)


June 11th, 2012 - 6:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 11 (IANS) Goalkeeper Bharat Chettri Monday was named captain of the Indian hockey team for the Olympics.The 16-member squad and two stand-bys were announced by Hockey ... Read more...

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Chettri to lead Indian hockey team in Olympics


June 11th, 2012 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 11 (IANS) Goalkeeper Bharat Chettri Monday was named captain of the Indian hockey team in the Olympics.The 16-member squad and two stand-bys was announced by Hockey ... Read more...

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Gibson backs top order but says Edwards technique exposed


June 7th, 2012 - 3:02 pm ICT by IANS
Birmingham, June 7 (IANS/CMC) Head coach Ottis Gibson continues to back the struggling West Indies top order despite its repeated failures in the first two Tests against England.None of the West ... Read more...

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Chand to lead India in U-19 Asia Cup


June 4th, 2012 - 8:19 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 4 (IANS) Delhi boy Unmukt Chand will lead the Indian team in the Under-19 Asia Cup cricket to be held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, June 23-July 2.Squad: Unmukt ... Read more...

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Clarke won’t play till late 30s


May 25th, 2012 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
Adelaide, May 25 (IANS) Australia's cricket captain Michael Clarke revealed that he won't play cricket into his late 30s due to a back problem that was diagnosed at the age ... Read more...

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Chanderpaul digs in at top; Samuels, Roach also move up


May 23rd, 2012 - 3:19 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, May 23 (IANS/CMC) World No. One batsman Shivnarine Chanderpaul has stretched his lead at the top of the latest International Cricket Council (ICC) batting rankings, following his two half-centuries in ... Read more...

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Chanderpaul defying England in Lord’s Test


May 20th, 2012 - 4:02 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 20, (IANS/CMC) England batsman Ian Bell has underscored the need to get Shivnarine Chanderpaul's wicket early on the fourth day as the hosts go in search of a comprehensive ... Read more...

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Too many wickets lost on opening day: Windies coach Gibson


May 18th, 2012 - 3:21 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 18 (IANS/CMC) West Indies' head coach Ottis Gibson has praised the team's batting effort but conceded that the side had lost too many wickets on the opening day of ... Read more...

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Daredevils beat Kings XI to march into IPL play-offs (Lead)


May 16th, 2012 - 1:28 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 15 (IANS) Table toppers Delhi Daredevils became the first team to qualify for the play-off stages of the Indian Premier League (IPL) as they beat Kings ... Read more...

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