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Wasim Akram was toughest bowler, says Laxman


August 19th, 2012 - 12:17 am ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 18 (IANS) India's stylish batsman V. V. S. Laxman, who announced his retirement from international cricket Saturday, said Pakistan's legendary fast bowler Wasim Akram was the toughest ... Read more...

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Delhi High Court blast: Accused records statement


May 2nd, 2012 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 2 (IANS) Amir Abbas Dev, an accused in the 2011 Delhi High Court blast case, recorded his statement before a magistrate Wednesday in an in-camera proceeding, sources ... Read more...

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Yuvraj is a fighter: Irfan Pathan


April 12th, 2012 - 1:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 12 (IANS) Indian pacer Irfan Pathan says Yuvraj Singh, who is recovering from cancer, is not just a fighter in the field but in real life too."He ... Read more...

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Consistent year of losing for Indian cricket: Akram


April 3rd, 2012 - 1:30 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 2 (IANS) Terming India's performance since the heady days of World Cup cricket victory in 2011 as a "consistent year of losing", former Pakistan speedster Wasim Akram ... Read more...

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KKR is a balanced side, will do well: Akram


April 3rd, 2012 - 1:29 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 2 (IANS) Describing the Kolkata Knight Riders as a balanced side, the Indian Premier League franchisee's bowling coach Wasim Akram Monday exuded hope that the team would ... Read more...

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Judicial custody of high court blast accused extended


March 28th, 2012 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 28 (IANS) A special National Investigation Agency (NIA) court Wednesday extended judicial custody of two accused in the 2011 Delhi High Court blast and deferred the hearing ... Read more...

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Delhi High Court blast: Charges filed against six (Lead)


March 13th, 2012 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 13 (IANS) The National Investigation Agency (NIA) Tuesday named six accused in a chargesheet filed here in connection with the 2011 Delhi High Court blast that killed ... Read more...

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Chargesheet filed in Delhi High Court blast case


March 13th, 2012 - 4:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 13 (IANS) The National Investigative Agency(NIA) Tuesday filed a chargesheet in the Delhi High Court blast case in an in-camera proceeding.The chargesheet names Amir Abbas Dev and ... Read more...

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Chargesheet in Delhi High Court blast Wednesday


March 12th, 2012 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 12 (IANS) The National Investigation Agency (NIA) is likely to file its chargesheet in the Sep 7, 2011 Delhi High Court blast on Wednesday against five people ... Read more...

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McDermott hailed for turning around Australian pace attack


December 29th, 2011 - 6:43 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Dec 29 (IANS) Former Australian Test fast bowler Craig McDermott has done a great job with the pace battery since taking over in May as the bowling coach.The results ... Read more...

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Delhi blast mastermind trapped in Kishtwar?


November 15th, 2011 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Nov 15 (IANS) One of the brains behind the Sep 7 Delhi High Court blasts has been "trapped" by a joint army-police team in a mountainous area of Jammu ... Read more...

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Delhi blast: NIA looks for Kishtwar suspect’s brother


October 20th, 2011 - 2:32 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Oct 20 (IANS) The National Investigation Agency (NIA), probing the Sep 7 Delhi High Court blast that killed 15 people, is looking for two more suspects in Kishtwar town ... Read more...

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India should open with Gambhir, says Wasim Akram


October 15th, 2011 - 10:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) Legendary Pakistan bowler Wasim Akram says India, after their emphatic win in the opening game, will only get better in the ODI series but ... Read more...

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Wasim Akram, Moin Khan rubbish match-fixing charges


October 11th, 2011 - 5:42 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, Oct 11 (IANS) Former Pakistan captains Wasim Akram and Moin Khan Tuesday termed as "ridiculous" and "nonsense" allegations by controversial British sports agent that a number of Pakistani cricket ... Read more...

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My son is innocent: Delhi blast accused’s father


October 8th, 2011 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Oct 8 (IANS) Father of Wasim Akram, a Jammu and Kashmir resident under National Investigation Agency (NIA) remand in connection with the Sep 7 Delhi High Court blast, Saturday ... Read more...

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India will have to bowl a lot better to win ODI series: Akram


August 29th, 2011 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) Pakistani bowling great Wasim Akram says India will have to bowl much better than what they managed in the Tests against England if they are ... Read more...

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I hate to be known as Wasim Akram’s girlfriend: Humaima


August 26th, 2011 - 4:32 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 26 (IANS) Pakistani model-turned-actress Humaima Malik, who will be seen in Shoaib Mansoor's "Bol", releasing next week, is not amused by being constantly linked with cricketer Wasim ... Read more...

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Four Indians figure in ‘All-time Greatest Test team’


July 18th, 2011 - 10:49 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, July 18 (IANS) Four Indians - Sachin Tendulkar, Virender Sehwag, Sunil Gavaskar and Kapil Dev - have made it to the 'Alltime Greatest Test team' through an online ... Read more...

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Sacking Afridi was a big mistake: Akram


May 21st, 2011 - 2:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) Former Pakistan skipper Wasim Akram feels that the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has committed a big mistake by sacking Shahid Afridi as the One-day captain.Akram ... Read more...

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Imran, Wasim, Walsh, Ambrose were my heroes, says Sajid Mahmood


May 2nd, 2011 - 6:31 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 2(ANI): England fast bowler Sajid Mahmood has said that growing up as a youngster in Lancashire, fast bowling legends Imran Khan, Wasim Akram, Courtney Walsh and Curtly Ambrose were his ... Read more...

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KKR’s past is past, we are looking forward to a good future: Balaji


April 18th, 2011 - 2:01 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 18 (IANS) Kolkata Knight Riders pacer Lakshmipathy Balaji, who played a crucial role in the team's emphatic eight-wicket win over the Rajasthan Royals at Eden Gardens Sunday, said ... Read more...

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Afridi refuses to blame ’sluggish’ Misbah for loss to India in WC semi-final


April 2nd, 2011 - 1:03 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, April 2(ANI): Pakistan's limited-overs captain Shahid Afridi has come to the rescue of Test skipper Misbah-ul-Haq, who received heavy criticism from all quarters following the team's 29-run defeat at the ... Read more...

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Flashback to 1996, and that joint India-Pakistan team


March 29th, 2011 - 2:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 29 (IANS) Cricket pitch or battleground? As excitement builds up to a frenzy ahead of the India-Pakistan World Cup semifinal and aggressive patriotism rises to the ... Read more...

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Aaqib Javed defends Pak’s World Cup strategy


March 19th, 2011 - 12:17 pm ICT by ANI
Colombo, Mar 19(ANI): Pakistan assistant coach Aaqib Javed has defended the team's strategy in the ongoing World Cup over criticism that they are playing a bowler short.Former captains Imran Khan and Wasim ... Read more...

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Akram offers to help Pak pacers Junaid, Wahab during World Cup 2011


February 24th, 2011 - 2:12 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Feb 24(ANI): Former Pakistan bowling great Wasim Akram has offered his services to the national team management to help groom two left-arm pacers in Pakistan's World Cup squad- Junaid Khan and ... Read more...

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Afridi takes “sound advice” from Imran, Wasim for successful World Cup campaign


February 12th, 2011 - 4:37 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Feb 12(ANI): Pakistan's limited-overs captain Shahid Afridi turned to his idols- Imran Khan and Wasim Akram- to seek advice for a successful World Cup campaign, and learnt from them that keeping ... Read more...

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ESPN STAR Sports to telecast live India’s WC preparatory matches against Australia, Kiwis


February 11th, 2011 - 6:05 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 11 (ANI/ Business Wire India): ESPN STAR Sports, ICC's Global Broadcast & Production Partner, will broadcast live India's preparatory matches against Australia and New Zealand as the teams get ... Read more...

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‘Talented’ Kiwis must beat ‘pretty average’ Pak in Wellington Test: McMillan


January 14th, 2011 - 1:58 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Jan 14(ANI): Former New Zealand batsman Craig McMillan insists that nothing less than a victory is acceptable for the national team against a "pretty average" Pakistan team in the second and ... Read more...

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Akram surprised that no IPL franchise picked Ganguly, Gayle


January 12th, 2011 - 4:43 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Jan.12 (ANI): Former Kolkata Knight Riders' bowling coach Wasim Akram has expressed surprise over Indian Premier League (IPL) owners not picking former Indian captain Saurav Ganguly for the fourth edition of ... 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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Yousuf to play league cricket in Bangladesh


December 25th, 2010 - 4:26 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Dec 25 (ANI): Pakistan batsman Mohammad Yousuf has signed up to play with a Bangladesh club, Mohammedan Sporting, in the Premier Division Cricket League of the country.The club brought in Yousuf ... Read more...

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ICC asks Salman Butt to file ‘fresh reply’ in spot-fixing scandal


December 18th, 2010 - 5:33 pm ICT by ANI
Doha, Dec 18 (ANI): The International Cricket Council (ICC) has asked suspended Pakistani cricketer Salman Butt to file a fresh reply to the spot-fixing charges against him.Aftab Gul, one of the lawyers ... Read more...

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“Cricket in Pakistan is in a ‘mess’, so is the country”: Imran Khan


December 10th, 2010 - 2:04 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 10 (ANI): Pakistan cricket is facing its biggest crisis so far, and the team stands little chance of winning the 2011 World Cup without fast bowlers Mohammad Aamir and ... Read more...

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Harbhajan creates record with his run fest (Statistical highlights)


November 14th, 2010 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Nov 14 (IANS) Harbhajan Singh's 269 runs in the ongoing Test series against New Zealand is a record by a number eight batsman and the Indian offspinner has surpassed former ... Read more...

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Exercise, healthy diet can combat diabetes: Experts (Nov 14 is World Diabetes Day)


November 14th, 2010 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 14 (IANS) With the largest number of diabetes patients in the world, India needs to promote a healthier lifestyle among its citizens if it has any chance of battling ... Read more...

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