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Pietersen to ECB: Let me play full IPL or else…


August 8th, 2012 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 8 (IANS) England batsman Kevin Pietersen is keen on playing the Indian Premier League's entire next edition at the expense of the home series against New Zealand, and ... Read more...

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ICC calls for worldwide life ban on Kaneria, Westfield


June 27th, 2012 - 10:05 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, June 27 (IANS) The International Cricket Council (ICC) Board Wednesday called for a life-time ban on Pakistan spinner Danish Kaneria and England bowler Mervyn Westfield, who were punished ... Read more...

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ECB convicts Kaneria of spot-fixing


June 22nd, 2012 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 22 (IANS) Pakistani leg-spinner Danish Kaneria has been convicted by the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) of introducing his "young and vulnerable" Essex teammate Mervyn Westfield ... Read more...

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Promising cricketer Tom Maynarda’s body found on rail tracks


June 19th, 2012 - 1:53 am ICT by IANS
London, June 19 (IANS) Tom Maynard, a promising young Surrey batsman has been found dead on the tracks of the District Line in south London after a police chase.His body ... Read more...

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Danish Kaneria cleared of spot-fixing charges


June 5th, 2012 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 5 (IANS) Pakistan leg-spinner Danish Kaneria was cleared in a spot-fixing investigation of a local Twenty 20 tournament after a local inquiry committee of the Karachi City Cricket ... Read more...

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ECB signs seven-year deal with ESPN Star


June 4th, 2012 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 4 (IANS) The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) Monday signed a seven-year contract with ESPN Star Sports for multi-platform rights to broadcast its domestic and ... Read more...

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ECB fines Kevin Pietersen for Twitter outburst


May 24th, 2012 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 24 (IANS) England's star batsman and former captain Kevin Pietersen was fined by the team management for his Twitter outburst against ex-cricketer and Sky commentator Nick Knight, the ... Read more...

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England pacer Stuart Broad likely to miss IPL V (Lead, superseding earlier story)


March 30th, 2012 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, March 30 (IANS) Indian Premier League (IPL) franchise Kings XI Punjab suffered a setback Friday as England pacer Stuart Broad was ruled out of the second Test against Sri ... Read more...

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Broad likely to miss IPL-5


March 30th, 2012 - 9:58 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, March 30 (IANS) Indian Premier League franchise Kings XI Punjab suffered a setback Friday as England pacer Chris Broad was ruled out of the second Test against Sri Lanka ... Read more...

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Kaneria not cleared, say ICC and PCB


February 20th, 2012 - 11:57 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Feb 20 (IANS) The International Cricket Council (ICC) and the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) said Monday that leg-spinner Danish Kaneria was never cleared for his alleged involvement in match-fixing ... Read more...

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PCB to co-operate with ECB on Kaneria’s role


February 18th, 2012 - 6:25 pm ICT by IANS
Lahore, Feb 18 (IANS) The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) will co-operate with the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) if cricket officials in England decide to hold an inquiry into ... Read more...

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ICC would be silly to reject Woolf report: CA


February 17th, 2012 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Feb 17 (IANS) Cricket Australia (CA) chief executive James Sutherland said Friday that the International Cricket Council (ICC) executive board would be silly to reject the recommendations of the ... Read more...

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Pirate websites biggest threat for cricket: ECB


January 27th, 2012 - 7:00 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 27 (IANS) England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) chairman Giles Clarke said that pirate websites streaming live cricket illegally are the biggest threat to world cricket.The ECB last ... Read more...

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ECB offers three-month amnesty to whistleblowers


January 13th, 2012 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 13 (IANS) The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) has offered amnesty to players and officials till April 30 to report suspicious activities of corruption without any threat ... Read more...

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Pakistani, Australian cricket boards form anti-graft unit


November 16th, 2011 - 8:44 pm ICT by IANS
London/Melbourne, Nov 16 (IANS) In the wake of three Pakistani cricketers being convicted of spot-fixing, both the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) and Cricket Australia (CA) have set-up anti-corruption watchdogs ... Read more...

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Onions to replace injured Woakes


October 19th, 2011 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
Mohali, Oct 19 (IANS) England bowler Chris Woakes will miss the rest of the One-day International (ODI) series against India because of a thigh strain and will be replaced by ... Read more...

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Bopara, Dernbach and Kieswetter earn incremental contracts


October 8th, 2011 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
London, October 8 (IANS) The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) has awarded incremental 12-month central contracts to Ravi Bopara, Jade Dernbach and Craig Kieswetter.The trio played crucial roles in ... Read more...

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Players, officials pay tributes to Dilley


October 6th, 2011 - 2:58 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 6 (IANS) Former England cricket captain Ian Botham has said he was shocked to hear of his former team mate Graham Dilley's passing away.Dilley, who shared a 117-run ... Read more...

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England play six Tests, 13 ODIs and four T-20s next summer


September 30th, 2011 - 3:03 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 30 (IANS) The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) has announced a hectic international schedule for next summer for World No.1 Test team England who play with the ... Read more...

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Depleted Windies aim to punch up England in first T20I


September 23rd, 2011 - 12:57 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 23 (IANS/CMC) A vastly under-strength West Indies will contest the first of two Twenty20 Internationals when they face England at The Oval Friday.For various reasons, West Indies are shorn ... Read more...

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Broad likely to miss ODI series in India


September 13th, 2011 - 1:56 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 13 (IANS/CMC) England T20 captain Stuart Broad has been ruled out for the remainder of the home season and is likely to miss the five-match One-day series in India ... Read more...

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Bradhaw frontrunner for CA team performance chief’s post


September 11th, 2011 - 3:03 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Sep 11 (IANS) Outgoing Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) secretary Keith Bradshaw has emerged as the frontrunner to take over as Cricket Australia's (CA) first general manager for team ... Read more...

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Amazed my donkey remark caused a furore in India: Hussain


September 8th, 2011 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 8 (IANS) Former England cricket captain Nasser Hussain says he is amazed to learn that his "donkey" remark caused a furore in India."There are one or two donkeys" ... Read more...

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Bradshaw steps down as MCC’s chief executive


August 25th, 2011 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 25 (IANS) The Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) has launched a search for a new chief executive following Keith Bradshaw's surprise resignation Wednesday after five years in the job.Bradshaw ... Read more...

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ECB to sign a 20 million pound deal with Investec


August 20th, 2011 - 1:32 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 20 (IANS) The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) is likely to sign and four-year deal worth 20 million pounds with asset management banking company Investec to replace ... Read more...

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India cricket team’s security upgraded


August 20th, 2011 - 1:05 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 20 (IANS) The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) is shelling out some extra money to upgrade the security of the Indian team following recent riots which have ... Read more...

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ECB may stop counties from participating in Champions League Twenty20


August 19th, 2011 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 19 (IANS) England may stop counties from playing in next month's Champions League Twenty20 in India unless they are paid upfront by the Board of Control for Cricket ... Read more...

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England to call former cricketers for World No.1 celebrations


August 18th, 2011 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 18 (IANS) England will invite all the players involved in their journey to the top of Test cricket to attend the celebrations of their feat on the final ... Read more...

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Strauss is my hero, says Swann


August 16th, 2011 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 16 (IANS) England spinner Graeme Swann said that his captain Andrew Strauss is his hero."I spend half my working life standing next to Andrew Strauss and I have ... Read more...

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Flower, Strauss owe England’s success to Fletcher


August 14th, 2011 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
Birmingham, Aug 14 (IANS) England captain Andrew Strauss and coach Andy FLower owe their success to India coach Duncan Fletcher, who must take some credit for laying the foundation of ... Read more...

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England deserve to be No.1 Test team: ICC


August 13th, 2011 - 11:01 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Aug 13 (IANS) The International Cricket Council (ICC) Saturday lauded England for becoming the No.1 Test side in the world.ICC chief executive Haroon Lorgat, complimenting the England and Wales ... Read more...

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Tight security in Birmingham but business as usual in Edgbaston


August 10th, 2011 - 2:47 pm ICT by IANS
Birmingham, Aug 10 (IANS) Despite widespread riots in the city of Birmingham, it will be business as usual at Edgbaston where England take on India in the third cricket Test ... Read more...

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Strauss hopes Test will bring back country’s feel good factor


August 9th, 2011 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
Birmingham, Aug 9 (IANS) England's skipper Andrew Strauss said the recent riots here have not affected the team's preparations and they are focused on Wednesday's Test against India to restore ... Read more...

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Tremlett to miss Edgbaston Test


August 9th, 2011 - 5:25 pm ICT by IANS
Edgbaston, Aug 9 (IANS) English paceman Chris Tremlett has been ruled out of the third Test against India here Wednesday because of a back injury.The England and Wales Cricket Board ... Read more...

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Flower-Strauss partnership key to England’s success: Morris


August 8th, 2011 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 8 (IANS) England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) managing director Hugh Morris said the combination of team director Andy Flower and captain Andrew Strauss is the key to ... Read more...

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