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Saeed Ajmal becomes No.1 ranked ODI bowler


September 6th, 2012 - 10:58 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Sep 6 (IANS) Pakistan off-spinner Saeed Ajmal, who was ommitted by International Cricket Council (ICC) from the shortlist for Test player of the year, has moved up two places ... Read more...

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Australia win ODI series 2-1 against Pakistan


September 4th, 2012 - 2:24 pm ICT by IANS
Sharjah, Sep 4 (IANS) Australia won the third and final One Day International (ODI) cricket match against Pakistan here by three wickets, sealing the series 2-1.Michael Clarke won the toss ... Read more...

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Mumbai CA in dire straits


August 13th, 2012 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 13 (IANS) KSCA XI were on the verge of snatching a first innings lead as they restricted Mumbai Cricket Association to 294 for seven, still 266 runs in ... Read more...

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Harbhajan Singh signs for Essex


July 3rd, 2012 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) India discard off-spinner Harbhajan Singh has been signed up by English county club Essex for the second half of the county season.The 31-year-old, who ... Read more...

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Knight Riders’ ‘mystery spinner’ Narine finally unlocked


May 28th, 2012 - 1:07 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 27 (IANS) Kolkata Knight Riders' mystery spinner Sunil Narine was finally unlocked by Chennai Super Kings as the Trinidadian leaked 37 runs from his four overs and remained ... Read more...

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PCB chairman’s visit revives Pakistan’s IPL hopes


May 28th, 2012 - 12:35 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 27 (IANS) Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman Zaka Ashraf's presence as a guest for the final of the Indian Premier League-V has raised hopes for the participation of ... Read more...

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Lady luck shines for Delhi pacer Awana


May 26th, 2012 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) Lady luck finally shone on Parwinder Awana, who played for Kings XI Punjab, as the Delhi fast bowler Saturday was selected in the India A ... Read more...

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Classy Super Kings defeat Daredevils to cruise into IPL final (Lead)


May 26th, 2012 - 1:12 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 25 (IANS) The Chennai Super Kings again underlined their class and batting prowess with opener Murali Vijay smashing a 58-ball 113 (15x, 4x6) as they drubbed a ... Read more...

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Super Kings start favourites against Daredevils (Preview)


May 24th, 2012 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 24 (IANS) The Chennai Super Kings juggernaut is well and truly rolling, and the Delhi Daredevils will have to play their best cricket yet to stop the ... Read more...

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Big win for Super Kings against Delhi Daredevils (Lead)


May 13th, 2012 - 12:58 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 12 (IANS) Defending champions Chennai Super Kings did the expected as they defeated high-fliers Delhi Daredevils by nine wickets to move up to the fourth spot on ... Read more...

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Focusing on bowling in the right areas: Narine


May 10th, 2012 - 11:17 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 10 (IANS) West Indies off-spinner Sunil Narine, who has played a big role in the Kolkata Knight Riders moving up in the fifth edition of the Indian Premier ... Read more...

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Daredevils aim to again top the table (Preview)


May 9th, 2012 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 9 (IANS) Delhi Daredevils will be looking to top the points table once again as they take on an insipid Deccan Chargers in the Indian Premier League ... Read more...

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Must win game for Super Kings and Rajasthan Royals


May 9th, 2012 - 8:19 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, May 9 (IANS) Rajasthan Royals will look to avenge their seven wicket loss to Chennai Super Kings when they play the defending champions in their home-match in the ... Read more...

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Former India fast bowler Surendranath dead


May 5th, 2012 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 5 (IANS) Former India fast bowler Raman Surendranath died here Saturday morning after prolonged hospitalisation. He was 75.Surendranath, a retired colonel in the Indian Army, will be ... Read more...

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Daredevils pace attack has blossomed under Simmons: Morkel


May 5th, 2012 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 5 (IANS) Delhi Daredevils fast bowler Morne Morkel said Saturday that their pace attack has blossomed under the guidance of coach Eric Simmons."Simmons is not just ... Read more...

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Pune look to bounce back against Deccan Chargers


April 30th, 2012 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
Cuttack, April 30 (IANS) Having suffered a defeat against bottom-placed Deccan Chargers in their previous game, Pune Warriors will look to come back to winning ways when they take ... Read more...

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Advantage Super Kings against Kings XI Punjab


April 27th, 2012 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 27 (IANS) Kings XI Punjab, with just six points from eight games, face a tough task in their bid to get their Indian Premier League (IPL) campaign ... Read more...

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Morne relishes role as Daredevils’ first-change bowler


April 11th, 2012 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 11 (IANS) South African fast bowler Morne Morkel has no complaints about coming in as the first-change bowler for Delhi Daredevils in the Indian Premier League (IPL).Morkel, ... Read more...

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Hilfenhaus to replace injured Lee in Australian ODI squad


February 6th, 2012 - 3:28 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Feb 6 (IANS) In-form Test bowler Ben Hilfenhaus has replaced Brett Lee in the Australia ODI squad for the ongoing cricket tri-series involving India and Sri Lanka.Lee has been ... Read more...

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Johnson a great buy, says Harbhajan


February 4th, 2012 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 4 (IANS) Mumbai Indians off-spinner Harbhajan Singh believes Australian pacer Mitchell Johnson, acquired at his base price of $300,000, was a great buy for the team but ... Read more...

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Rajasthan openers make merry in Ranji final


January 19th, 2012 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 19 (IANS) On a rather docile pitch, the highly experienced Rajasthan openers Akash Chopra and Vineet Saxena made the best of the conditions to pile on 221 for ... Read more...

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Ojha joins Mumbai Indians


January 14th, 2012 - 6:28 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 14 (IANS) Left-arm spinner Pragyan Ojha Saturday joined Mumbai Indians after four seasons with Deccan Chargers for the fifth edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) starting April ... Read more...

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Australia trail India by 12 runs at stumps


January 13th, 2012 - 5:16 pm ICT by IANS
Perth, Jan 13 (IANS) Australia were 149 for no loss in their first innings, trailing India by 12 runs, at stumps on the first day of the third cricket Test ... Read more...

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India 161 all out at Perth


January 13th, 2012 - 3:28 pm ICT by IANS
Perth, Jan 13 (IANS) India were bowled out for 161 on the opening day of the third Test against Australia at the Western Australia Cricket Association Ground here Friday.Virat ... Read more...

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All down to hard work: Dravid on getting Polly Umrigar Award


December 11th, 2011 - 12:18 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 10 (IANS) Presented the Polly Umrigar Award in recognition of the 1,285 runs with six centuries he made from 15 Tests between October 2010 and September 2011, ... Read more...

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Irfan Pathan keen to make return to national squad count


December 6th, 2011 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
Baroda, Dec 6 (IANS) Irfan Pathan, making a comeback into the Indian team after two years, is eager to cash in on the opportunity given by the national selectors.Pathan was ... Read more...

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Mithun replaces Praveen in Test squad for Australia tour


December 6th, 2011 - 1:55 am ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, Dec 6 (IANS) Karnataka pacer Abhimanyu Mithun has replaced injured Praveen Kumar, who is down with a fractured rib, in the 17-member Australia-bound Test squad for the four-match ... Read more...

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Ranji Trophy: Nehra bags six wickets, double ton for Yadav


November 30th, 2011 - 9:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) Puneet Bisht's unbeaten century and a six-wicket haul by pacer Ashish Nehra brought Delhi back into the match against Baroda while Suryakumar Yadav struck a ... Read more...

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Dravid named for Polly Umrigar best cricketer award


November 23rd, 2011 - 6:27 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 23 (IANS) India's veteran batsman Rahul Dravid will be honoured with the 'Polly Umrigar Award for India's best cricketer of 2010-11' at the Board of Cricket Control for ... Read more...

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Windies pick rookies Mohammed, Narine for ODIs against India


November 17th, 2011 - 2:31 pm ICT by IANS
St.John's (Antigua), Nov 17 (IANS/CMC) The West Indies selectors picked rookies Jason Mohammed and Sunil Narine in the 15-man squad for the five-match ODI series against India and left out leg-spinner ... Read more...

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Bowling wicket-to-wicket was the key: Sammy


November 7th, 2011 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 7 (IANS) West Indies captain Darren Sammy said Monday that bowling tight on a slow and low Ferozeshah Kotla track was the key for their success ... Read more...

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Muralitharan to play crucial role in Sri Lanka’s CWG bid


November 4th, 2011 - 3:25 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Nov 4 (IANS) Spin legend Muttiah Muralitharan is expected to play a key role in Sri Lanka' s bid to host the 2018 Commonwealth Games, the Sri Lankan government ... Read more...

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Ashwin in Indian team, Harbhajan kept out


October 29th, 2011 - 12:27 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 28 (IANS) The Indian selectors Friday inducted young off spinner Ravichandran Ashwin and picked several youngsters in the squad while seasoned pro Harbhajan Singh would have to ... Read more...

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India whitewash England 5-0, avenge humiliation (Roundup)


October 25th, 2011 - 11:49 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 25 (IANS) World champions India completed a 5-0 whitewash, mauling a hapless England by 95 runs in the final One-dayer Tuesday to avenge a similar humiliation in the ... Read more...

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Gandhi slams 92 in CK Nayudu Trophy


October 21st, 2011 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Oct 21 (IANS) Tamil Nadu, thanks to a fine 92 by skipper M Kaushik Gandhi, piled up 253 for nine in their first innings against Jharkhand on the first ... Read more...

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