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World T20: New Zealand beat Bangladesh by 59 runs


September 21st, 2012 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
Pallekele (Sri Lanka), Sep 21 (IANS) New Zealand beat Bangladesh by 59 runs in the Group D opener of the World Twenty20 cricket at the Pallekele International Cricket Stadium here ... Read more...

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Mahela to lead Daredevils in T20 Champions League


September 14th, 2012 - 4:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 14 (IANS) Virender Sehwag Friday stepped down from captaincy of the Delhi Daredevils and Mahela Jayawardene will now lead the team in the Champions League Twenty20 ... Read more...

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We are eager to do well in World T20: Dhoni


September 12th, 2012 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Sep 12 (IANS) India cricket captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni Wednesday said it was important for the team to do well in the World Twenty20 tournament after the triumph ... Read more...

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South Africa beat New Zealand to finish third in U-19 cricket


August 25th, 2012 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
Townsville (Australia), Aug 25 (IANS) South Africa beat New Zealand by eight wickets to finish third at the U-19 cricket World Cup in the third-fourth position playoff at the Endeavour ... Read more...

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U-19 World Cup: India set up title clash with Australia (Lead)


August 23rd, 2012 - 4:44 pm ICT by IANS
Townsville (Australia), Aug 23 (IANS) In-form opener Prashant Chopra and Baba Aparajith helped India chalk out a nine-run win over New Zealand here Thursday and enter the Under-19 Cricket World ... Read more...

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Sangakkara banks on home advantage at World T20


July 27th, 2012 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, July 27 (IANS) Sri Lanka wicket-keeper batsman Kumar Sangakkara believes playing at home will give his side added inspiration to win the World Twenty20 in September.Speaking to ICC ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka annihilate India to level series (Lead)


July 24th, 2012 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
Hambantota, July 24 (IANS) Sri Lanka hammered India in the second One-day International here Tuesday to level the five-match series 1-1.The Indian batsmen, bundled out for 138 in 33.3 ... Read more...

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India A struggling at 77 for six


June 6th, 2012 - 2:15 am ICT by IANS
Bridgetown (Barbados), June 6 (IANS/CMC) India A, chasing 186 for victory, were 77 for six at lunch on the fourth day of their four-day 'Test' against West Indies A at Kensington ... Read more...

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Permaul, Thomas rescue West Indies A against India A


June 3rd, 2012 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
Bridgetown (Barbados), June 3 (IANS/CMC) Captain Veerasammy Permaul and wicket-keeper Devon Thomas both struck cavalier half-centuries as they combined to pull West Indies A out of dire straits with a superb ... Read more...

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Daredevils knock Kings XI out of IPL, top group stage (Lead)


May 19th, 2012 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, May 19 (IANS) David Warner played an electrifying knock to take Delhi Daredevils to a six-wicket win over Kings XI Punjab here Saturday and top the group stage in ... Read more...

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Rajasthan Royals knocked out, Chargers win finally (Lead)


May 19th, 2012 - 1:32 am ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 19 (IANS) Former champions Rajasthan Royals were knocked out of the fifth edition of Indian Premier League following their five wicket defeat by Deccan Chargers at Rajiv ... Read more...

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Chargers restrict Rajasthan Royals to lowest total (Lead)


May 19th, 2012 - 12:12 am ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 18 (IANS) An impressive bowling performance by Deccan Chargers restricted Rajasthan Royals to 126 for eight in their Indian Premier League (IPL) match at the Rajiv Gandhi ... Read more...

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Chandila takes first hat-trick of IPL-V as Royals trounce Warrios (Lead)


May 13th, 2012 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, May 13 (IANS) Off-spinner Ajit Chandila took the first hat-trick of the Indian Premier League-V in Rajasthan Royal's emphatic win over the listless Pune Warriors here Sunday, keeping ... Read more...

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Boucher likely to retire after England tour


May 11th, 2012 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, May 11 (IANS) South Africa could replace their long standing wicket-keeper Mark Boucher with the talented Thami Tsolekile after the tour to England in July and August.Boucher, 35, has ... Read more...

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Gilchrist still doubtful for Tuesday’s match


May 7th, 2012 - 11:25 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 7 (IANS) Kings XI Punjab's full-time captain Adam Gilchrist, who is recovering from hamstring injury, is still not sure of playing Tuesday's match against Deccan Chargers.He told reporters ... Read more...

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RCB’s de Villiers tames Chargers for dramatic win (Lead)


May 7th, 2012 - 1:59 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 7 (IANS) AB de Villiers of Royal Challengers Bangalore pulled off a sensational victory against underdogs Deccan Chargers late Sunday at the Chinnaswamy stadium here to keep their ... Read more...

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Frenzied fans pray for RCB win (Sidelights)


May 6th, 2012 - 11:54 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 6 (IANS) Die-hards fans of Royal Challengers Bangalore flocked to the Chinnaswamy stadium late Sunday again praying for a win over underdogs Deccan Chargers in the Indian Premier ... Read more...

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RCB hopes to maintain winning spree


April 25th, 2012 - 12:18 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, April 24 (IANS) With three wins on the trot - two away and one at home - an upbeat Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) will take on defending champions Chennai ... Read more...

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Nobody is unbeatable in IPL: Gilchrist


April 14th, 2012 - 10:30 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 14 (IANS) Describing Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) as tough and dangerous opponents, Kings' XI Punjab captain Adam Gilchrist Saturday, however, said no team in the Indian Premier League ... Read more...

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Gilchrist lauds team effort for Kings XI’s first win


April 13th, 2012 - 12:38 pm ICT by IANS
Mohali, April 13 (IANS) Captain Adam Gilchrist has attributed Kings XI Punjab's first win in the fifth season of the Indian Premier League (IPL) to a complete team effort.Kings XI ... Read more...

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Forrest, Wade in Australia’s Test squad; Haddin retained


March 14th, 2012 - 4:27 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, March 14 (IANS) Wicket-keeper Brad Haddin Wednesday retained his place in the 16-member Australia squad announced Wednesday for the first Test in the West Indies. Peter Forrest and Matthew ... Read more...

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Advantage Mumbai in Vijay Hazare Trophy final


March 11th, 2012 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 11 (IANS) Mumbai will hold the edge when they take on Bengal in the final of the Vijay Hazare Trophy at the Ferozshah Kotla here Monday.Mumbai registered ... Read more...

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Fletcher’s advice has helped me, says Saha


March 10th, 2012 - 10:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 10 (IANS) Bengal wicketkeeper-batsman Wriddhiman Saha, who has been enjoying a good form with the bat, Saturday attributed his success to India coach Duncan Fletcher.Saha, who ... Read more...

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Malik axed from Pakistan’s Asia Cup side; Jamshed, Sarfraz recalled


March 3rd, 2012 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
Lahore, March 3 (IANS) Pakistan have dropped Shoaib Malik, Imran Farhat and Adnan Akmal for the Asia Cup beginning March 11 in Bangladesh, bringing in opener Nasir Jamshed and wicket-keeper ... Read more...

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Harris, Starc dropped from Windies tour, Haddin recalled


February 29th, 2012 - 4:42 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Feb 29 (IANS) Pacers Ryan Harris and Mitchell Starc have been omitted from the Australian squad for the one-day and Twenty20 cricket tour of the West Indies.Harris was dropped ... Read more...

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Wade beat cancer to become top Australia keeper


February 25th, 2012 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Feb 25 (IANS) Australian cricketer Mathew Wade battled cancer to become the national squad's number one gloveman. As a 16-year-old, when most youngsters worry about what they are going ... Read more...

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Pune Warriors sign Marlon Samuels


February 24th, 2012 - 4:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) Indian Premier League (IPL) franchise Pune Warriors have signed on West Indian all-rounder Marlon Samuels in a two-year deal.The West Indian becomes the first player ... Read more...

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Ponting axed from Australia’s ODI squad, Watson returns


February 20th, 2012 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Feb 20 (IANS) Veteran batsman and former captain Ricky Ponting was Monday dropped from a 13-man Australian squad for the One-Day Internationals while all-rounder Shane Watson makes a return ... Read more...

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Mumbai Indians add five uncapped players


February 18th, 2012 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 18 (IANS) Mumbai Indians Saturday inducted five uncapped players in their squad ahead of the fifth edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL). Apoorva Wankhede, Sujit Nayak, Sushant ... Read more...

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Haddin dropped due to poor form, says CA


February 17th, 2012 - 4:28 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Feb 17 (IANS) Cricket Australia (CA) chief executive James Sutherland confirmed that wicket-keeper Brad Haddin has been dropped from the ODI side due to poor form.Sutherland also said that ... Read more...

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Ireland drop O’Brien as he opts for Bangladesh T20 League


February 10th, 2012 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
Nairobi, Feb 10 (IANS) Ireland cricket selectors have left wicket-keeper Niall O'Brien out of the side going to Kenya as he was not available for the entire duration of the ... Read more...

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Duleep Trophy semifinal: Central Zone in command


February 5th, 2012 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 5 (IANS) Central Zone took a firm grip on the Duleep Trophy semifinal against South Zone by stumps on the second day with an overall lead of 237 ... Read more...

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Australian players fear state boards may thwart CA reforms


February 3rd, 2012 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Feb 3 (IANS) Australian cricketers fear that some of the state boards may block the much needed reforms in Cricket Australia (CA).As CA gears up for its first major ... Read more...

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India’s losing streak in Australia continues (Roundup)


February 1st, 2012 - 9:42 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Feb 1 (IANS) India's disastrous run in Australia continued as they lost the first Twenty20 international by 31 runs at the ANZ Stadium here Wednesday.India managed 140 for ... Read more...

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Wade propels Australia to 171/4 in first T20 (Lead)


February 1st, 2012 - 6:11 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Feb 1 (IANS) A sizzling 72 from Matthew Wade took Australia to 171 for four against India in their first T20 International at the ANZ Stadium here Wednesday.Wade, who ... Read more...

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