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World T20: McCullum’s record century powers New Zealand to 59-run win


September 21st, 2012 - 8:44 pm ICT by IANS
Pallekele, Sep 21 (IANS) Brendon McCullum's record-breaking century powered New Zealand to a 59-run win over Bangladesh in their first match of the World Twent20 cricket tournament at the Pallekele ... Read more...

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World T20: South Africa send Zimbabwe packing (Lead)


September 21st, 2012 - 12:32 am ICT by IANS
Hambantota, Sep 20 (IANS) South Africa cantered to a 10-wicket win over Zimbabwe, knocking them out of the World Twenty20 Championship, in a Group C encounter at the Mahinda Rajapaksa ... Read more...

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Unimpressive India beat Afghanistan by 23 runs


September 20th, 2012 - 1:07 am ICT by IANS
Colombo, Sep 19 (IANS) India survived a scare to beat Afghanistan by 23 runs in their opening match of the World Twenty20 at the R. Premadasa Stadium here Wednesday.Chasing a ... Read more...

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Windies will be gunning for Australia: Edwards


September 19th, 2012 - 2:19 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Sep 19 (IANS/CMC) Confident strike bowler Fidel Edwards says the West Indies will be firing from all cylinders in an effort to win their opening game against Australia in the ... Read more...

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No fallout expected from Windies loss: Gibson


September 14th, 2012 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Sep 14 (IANS/CMC) West Indies coach Ottis Gibson has downplayed the loss to Sri Lanka in the opening warm-up game ahead of the World Twenty20 Championship starting here next week.The ... Read more...

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Bangladesh women beat South Africa in T20 opener


September 11th, 2012 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Sep 11 (IANS) Bangladesh women defeated South Africa by seven wickets in the opener of their three-match T20 cricket series to take a 1-0 lead here Tuesday at the ... Read more...

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Afghanistan win in Caribbean ahead of World T20


September 11th, 2012 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
Port of Spain, Sep 11 (IANS/CMC) Afghanistan were adjudged winners of the Asia versus the Caribbean Twenty20 tournament after three teams won the same number of matches.The win is expected to ... Read more...

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Windies has attack for all seasons, says confident Gibson


September 8th, 2012 - 3:12 pm ICT by IANS
Bridgetown (Barbados), Sep 8 (IANS/CMC) Head coach Ottis Gibson believes the West Indies boasts a bowling attack that will thrive in whatever conditions the team meets during the World Twenty20 Championship ... Read more...

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Australia lose to Pakistan in dramatic finish


September 8th, 2012 - 2:24 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Sep 8 (IANS) Australia lost the second T20 cricket match against Pakistan by six wickets after the game went down to the wire.The match finished with a dramatic super ... Read more...

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Don’t create the hype around Yuvraj: Dhoni


September 7th, 2012 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
Visakhapatnam, Sep 7 (IANS) Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni said it was important that Yuvraj Singh should not burdened with the hype of his return to international cricket, after ... Read more...

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Women’s cricket: Bangladesh shock South Africa by two wickets


September 7th, 2012 - 5:04 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Sep 7 (IANS) The South African women's cricket team suffered a two-wicket defeat at the hands of hosts Bangladesh in the first One-day International (ODI) of the three-match series ... Read more...

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Not enough runs on board: Taylor


September 3rd, 2012 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 3 (IANS) Obviously disappointed at having lost the Test series 0-2 to India, New Zealand skipper Ross Taylor Monday felt that his team had its moments in ... Read more...

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Dhoni happy with team’s showing against New Zealand


September 3rd, 2012 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 3 (IANS) India skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni Monday ticked all the positive boxes while asserting that he was quite happy with the overall performances of the team ... Read more...

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Kiwis pin down India at lunch with double strike


September 3rd, 2012 - 2:05 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 3 (IANS) New Zealand struck a double blow, dismissing openers Virender Sehwag and Gautam Gambhir early in the Indian second innings on the fourth day of the ... Read more...

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Kohli optimistic of Indian win


September 2nd, 2012 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 2 (IANS) Playing "normal cricket" will be the key to India's success in the second Test against New Zealand if they have to chase a target of 250-plus, ... Read more...

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Kiwis in with a chance, feels coach Carter


September 2nd, 2012 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 2 (IANS) New Zealand have as good a chance as India to win the second Test given their array of fast bowlers who will have a major say ... Read more...

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India gain initiative in second Test (Tea Report)


September 2nd, 2012 - 4:00 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 2 (IANS) India had New Zealand on the ropes as the visitors slid to 123 for four at tea on the third day of the second Test ... Read more...

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Kiwis lead by 41 at lunch (Lead)


September 2nd, 2012 - 1:44 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 2 (IANS) Tim Southee took a career best 7/64 to help New Zealand take a 12-run first innings lead against India, who were dismissed for 353 on the ... Read more...

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NZ hope to strike with second new ball


September 1st, 2012 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 1 (IANS) After allowing India to get away from a tight corner, New Zealand are hoping that with the second new ball due on the third morning they ... Read more...

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Raina, Kohli to India’s rescue (Tea Lead)


September 1st, 2012 - 4:11 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 1 (IANS) India's young guns Suresh Raina (51 batting) and Virat Kohli (33 batting) guided the hosts to 168 for four at tea after New Zealand seamers ... Read more...

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Kiwi seamers test Indian batsmen (Lead)


September 1st, 2012 - 1:39 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 1 (IANS) India barely survived a tricky session to make 63/2 at lunch in response to New Zealand's impressive first innings total of 365 on the second ... Read more...

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I kept it simple: Ojha


August 31st, 2012 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 31 (IANS) Bowling in the right areas and keeping it simple paid rich dividends, said left-arm spinner Pragyan Ojha who came away with four wickets against New ... Read more...

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Karnataka, Kerala in Buchi final


August 31st, 2012 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 31 (IANS) Karnataka snatched a five-wicket win over Mumbai to enter the final of the Buchi Babu Trophy All-India cricket tournament here Friday.Karnataka will meet Kerala, who beat ... Read more...

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Positive intent paid off, says Guptill


August 31st, 2012 - 7:24 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 31 (IANS) A positive approach backed by aggression paid off for New Zealand, according to their opening batsman Martin Guptill as the Kiwis ended the first day ... Read more...

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Ojha strikes twice as Kiwis struggle (Lead)


August 31st, 2012 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 31 (IANS) New Zealand struggled to 108/3 at lunch despite a laboured 53 by Martin Guptill who was dropped twice on the first day of the second ... Read more...

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New Zealand 108/3 against India at lunch


August 31st, 2012 - 1:13 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 31 (IANS) New Zealand made 108/3 at lunch on the first day of their second cricket Test match against India at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium here Friday.Opener ... Read more...

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Fernandez, Babu belt centuries in Buchi Babu cricket


August 30th, 2012 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 30 (IANS) Thanks to centuries by Robert Fernandez (122) and Sachin Baby (151) and their 200-run partnership for the fourth wicket, Kerala piled up 401 for nine in ... Read more...

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Ashwin hopes India continues winning performance


August 26th, 2012 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 26 (IANS) Ravichandran Ashwin is pleased over India starting the season with a victory against New Zealand in the first cricket Test and hopes the team would ... Read more...

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U-19 victory: Unmukt Chand hails team effort


August 26th, 2012 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
Townsville (Australia), Aug 26 (IANS) India captain Unmukt Chand, who struck a match-winning century for his side in the Under-19 Cricket World Cup final here Sunday, chose to single out ... Read more...

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First Test: India four wickets away from win (Tea Report)


August 26th, 2012 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 26 (IANS) India claimed five wickets in the afternoon session to restrict New Zealand to 146/6 at tea on the fourth day of the first cricket Test ... Read more...

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India win U-19 World Cup as Chand-Patel overpower Australia (Lead)


August 26th, 2012 - 5:05 pm ICT by IANS
Townsville (Australia), Aug 26 (IANS) Skipper Unmukt Chand scored a spectacular hundred to help India upstage defending champions Australia by six wickets and win the Under-19 World Cup here Sunday. ... Read more...

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India vs New Zealand: Scoreboard at lunch on fourth day


August 26th, 2012 - 3:12 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 26 (IANS) Scoreboard at lunch on the fourth day of the first cricket Test match between India and New Zealand at the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium here Saturday:India ... Read more...

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New Zealand 92/1 at lunch against India (Lead)


August 26th, 2012 - 3:01 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 26 (IANS) Forced to follow on, New Zealand were 92/1 at lunch in their second innings on the fourth day of the first cricket Test against India here.The ... Read more...

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We were confident we could win: Smit Patel


August 26th, 2012 - 2:42 pm ICT by IANS
Towsville (Australia), Aug 26 (IANS) India's Smit Patel, who hit the winning runs in the ICC U-19 World Cup final against Australia, Sunday said he was always confident of victory."It ... Read more...

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Mumbai through to last 8 in Buchi Babu Trophy


August 26th, 2012 - 12:03 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 25 (IANS) Mumbai overcame TNCA XI by just three runs in a Group B match to book their berth in the quarter-finals of the Buchi Babu Trophy All-India ... Read more...

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