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Davis, Khan reprimand Ramdin over Viv Richards taunt


June 13th, 2012 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
Port of Spain, June 13 (IANS/CMC) West Indies' former Test batsman Bryan Davis and team manager Omar Khan have both criticised Denesh Ramdin for his controversial gesture aimed at ... Read more...

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Chanderpaul taught me how to play long innings: Warner


January 16th, 2012 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
Perth, Jan 16 (IANS) David Warner learnt the art of occupying the crease for a long time from West Indies' veteran Shivnarine Chanderpaul, whose fourth-fastest Test century was also equalled ... Read more...

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India crash yet again, Warner smashes 4th fastest Test century (Roundup)


January 13th, 2012 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
Perth, Jan 13 (IANS) On a pitch India were shot out for 161, explosive Australian opener David Warner smashed the fourth fastest Test century in an unbroken first-wicket stand ... Read more...

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ICC starts poll for greatest team ahead of 2000th Test


July 11th, 2011 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, July 11 (IANS) The International Cricket Council (ICC) Monday started a fan poll to pick the greatest Test team of all time in the runup to the 2000th ... Read more...

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Edwards wants to be an important part of West Indies cricket


July 10th, 2011 - 8:44 am ICT by IANS
Roseau (Dominica), July 10 (IANS) Kirk Edwards, who scored a century on Test debut against India in the Third Test, said his goal is to become an important part of ... Read more...

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Watson hits record 15 sixes as Aussies thrash Bangladesh in Dhaka ODI


April 11th, 2011 - 6:20 pm ICT by ANI
Dhaka, Apr 11(ANI): All-rounder Shane Watson belted an unbeaten 185 off 96 balls, which included 15 sixes and 15 fours, to record the highest score by an Australian in ODI history, as ... Read more...

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Jaywardene’s century, first for a losing cause in World cup final


April 3rd, 2011 - 4:31 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 3 (IANS) If ever a century deserved to win the World Cup, it was Mahela Jayawardene's classic 103 in the final against India at the Wankhede Stadium ... Read more...

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Darren Bravo a Lara look-alike at the crease


February 24th, 2011 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
By Avishek Roy New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) The crouching stance of Brian Lara cannot be missed. His diminutive frame, the poise at the crease, the swift shuffle before playing the ball and ... Read more...

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No one annihilated Australia in the manner England did: Fletcher


January 15th, 2011 - 2:08 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 15 (ANI): Ashes-winning ex-England coach Duncan Fletcher has said that he has not seen any team annihilate Australia in the manner England did during the just concluded Ashes series.England ... Read more...

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England outplayed Australia in every department: Botham


January 9th, 2011 - 2:35 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 9(ANI): Former England all-rounder Ian Botham has scoffed at Cricket Australia's claims that there were positives to be taken from the humiliating Ashes series loss.Botham said Australia had a mountain ... Read more...

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Waugh ready to come to the aid of ‘hammered’ Aussies


January 8th, 2011 - 9:23 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Jan 8(ANI): Former Australian captain Steve Waugh has said that he would consider accepting the role of mentor to the national team."It's obviously got to get the go ahead from ... Read more...

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Oz ‘celebrities’ took their eyes off Ashes aim, says ex-Cricket Australia Chairman


January 8th, 2011 - 5:07 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 8(ANI): Former Cricket Australia (CA) Chairman Malcolm Gray believes that the current national team has become preoccupied with its "celebrity" status following which they took their eyes off the Ashes ... Read more...

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Ashes series-winning England comparable to world No. 1 India: Watson


January 7th, 2011 - 2:58 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Jan 7(ANI): Australian all-rounder Shane Watson believes that the Ashes series-winning England team is on par with world No. 1 ranked India.England wrapped up the five-match series 3-1 following their win ... Read more...

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England beat Australia to win Ashes series Down Under after 24 years


January 7th, 2011 - 12:58 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Jan 7(ANI): England's 24-year wait to win an Ashes series in Australia is over, as the visitors thrashed Australia by an innings and 83 runs in the fifth and final Test ... Read more...

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Sachin, Sehwag, Kapil in ODI dream team


January 5th, 2011 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Jan 5 (IANS) Master blaster Sachin Tendulkar, Virender Sehwag and Kapil Dev are the three Indians to figure in the all-time One-day Internationals (ODI) dream team chosen by fans in ... Read more...

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Roebuck urges Ponting to move to No.5 in batting order to prolong Test career


December 30th, 2010 - 4:49 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Dec 28(ANI): Australian captain Ricky Ponting should move down the batting order to prolong his Test career, according to noted cricket commentator Peter Roebuck.Ponting is in the middle of one of ... Read more...

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Collingwood backs England to overhaul ‘Gabba curse’ during Ashes opener


November 21st, 2010 - 1:04 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Nov 21(ANI): England middle-order batsman Paul Collingwood is confident that his team can overhaul 'the Gabba curse' when they play the Ashes opener against England from November 25.The Gabba in ... Read more...

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Gabba curse awaiting visiting England team for Ashes opener


November 20th, 2010 - 1:31 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Nov 20(ANI): The Gabba in Brisbane, which will host the first Ashes Test starting on November 25, is being viewed as the most dreaded venue for the visiting England team, ... Read more...

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Tendulkar named in ESPN-Cricinfo’s all-time Test World XI


October 25th, 2010 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) Sachin Tendulkar is the only Indian batsman to find a place in the ESPN-Cricinfo's all-time Test World XI.Tendulkar is also the lone player from the current ... Read more...

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Jones asks Aussies to learn the ‘art of cricket’ from ‘genius’ Tendulkar


October 16th, 2010 - 12:59 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Oct 16 (ANI): Master blaster Sachin Tendulkar's dominance in batting is well known, but what makes him a genius and separates him from other batsmen in world is his ability ... Read more...

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Tendulkar surpasses 14,000 mark in 171st Test match in Bangalore


October 10th, 2010 - 7:16 pm ICT by ANI
Bangalore, Oct.10 (ANI): Master Blaster Sachin Tendulkar achieved a significant feat here on Sunday, as he became the first ever player in the history of Test cricket to have scored 14,000 ... Read more...

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Delight in the game makes Tendulkar ‘the elite’ among elites: Roebuck


October 8th, 2010 - 1:37 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Oct 8(ANI): Noted cricket columnist Peter Roebuck has said that Indian batting maestro Sachin Tendulkar's delight in the game of cricket has kept him among the elite.In a syndicated column ... Read more...

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More Mohalis will keep Test cricket alive, says Viv Richards


October 6th, 2010 - 10:31 pm ICT by IANS
By Abhishek Roy New Delhi, Oct 6 (IANS) Cricket legend Viv Richards feels that Test matches like the one between India and Australia at Mohali will keep alive interest in the oldest form ... Read more...

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Time to change coaching manuals to incorporate unorthodox shots: Morgan


June 24th, 2010 - 2:25 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 24(ANI): England batsman Eoin Morgan, who has re-defined the art of batting with his range of unorthodox strokes, reckons that it is time to "change the coaching manuals".Since making his ... Read more...

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ODI cricket still attracts crowd: Lorgat


June 21st, 2010 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 21 (IANS) The One-day international (ODI) clash between Australia and England in Southampton Tuesday will be the 3,000th ODI and International Cricket Council (ICC) chief executive Haroon Lorgat said ... Read more...

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Clarke needs to choose between cricket and love: Roebuck


March 10th, 2010 - 1:58 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Mar. 10 (ANI): Noted cricket commentator Peter Roebuck has said that Australian vice-captain Michael Clarke needs to choose between a fraught personal life and his cricket career.According to Roebuck, ... Read more...

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Kapil Dev inducted into ICC Hall of Fame


March 9th, 2010 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, March 9 (IANS) Former India captain Kapil Dev has been inducted into the International Cricket Council(ICC) Hall of Fame. A commemorative cap was presented to Kapil by ICC president David Morgan, ... Read more...

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Hameed backs “talented” rookie Akmal to break his fastest 1000-run record


August 12th, 2009 - 1:50 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug .12 (ANI): Applauding young batsman Umar Akmal for his brilliant performance in the just concluded Sri Lanka One-Day International series, Pakistan opener Yasir Hameed has said Akmal has the potential ... Read more...

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Afridi wants to be remembered as Pakistan’s craziest cricketer


July 14th, 2009 - 5:00 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, July 14 (ANI): Pakistani all rounder Shahid Afridi, who is on a new high after helping his team win the Twenty20 World Cup, has said that he wants to be ... Read more...

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Hayden confirms his place among the all-time greats of the game


January 14th, 2009 - 5:13 pm ICT by ANI
Dubai, Jan.14 (ANI): Australias Matthew Hayden, who has just retired from representative cricket, can now look back on an international career that puts him in the top 10 Test batsmen and ... Read more...

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S.African pair Smith and Steyn top batting and bowling charts


December 31st, 2008 - 2:11 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Dec.31 (ANI): South African stars Graeme Smith and Dale Steyn may be focussing on overtaking Australia as the world''s No.1 Test cricket side, but they can also reflect on 2008 ... Read more...

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‘Is he human?’ British papers unite in praising Sachin


October 18th, 2008 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 18 (IANS) They may squabble over politics, but British newspapers sank their well-known political differences to heap praise on the genius of Sachin Tendulkar Saturday, with one former captain wondering: ... Read more...

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Viv Richards still shudders at that 1983 shot: Madan Lal


June 26th, 2008 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 26 (IANS) Twenty-five years after winning the cricket World Cup, team members sparkled as they talked about the key moments of the Lord's final that catapulted India to a world-beating ... Read more...

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MacGill denies booze forced his decision to retire from international cricket


June 2nd, 2008 - 10:39 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, June 2 (ANI): Australian leg-spinner Stuart MacGill and the team management have reportedly agreed that his decision to retire from international cricket was not because he was drunk, but because ... Read more...

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Viv Richards supports IPL, justifies Symonds’ price


February 23rd, 2008 - 11:26 pm ICT by admin
Sydney, Feb 23 (IANS) Legendary West Indian cricketer Vivian Richards has thrown his weight behind the money-splurging India business tycoons and Bollywood stars who spent millions of dollars on buying players for ... Read more...

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