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John Wright to leave NZ coaching job after Windies tour


May 1st, 2012 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
Wellington, May 1 (IANS) New Zealand coach Joh Wright has decided to step down from his post after the team's tour of the West Indies next month.New Zealand Cricket (NZC) ... Read more...

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Growing demand for Ijaz Butt’s removal as PCB chief


September 21st, 2011 - 10:20 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, Sep 21 (IANS) The opposition to Ijaz Butt's continuing as the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman is mounting with former players and officials demanding his removal.While the PCB ... Read more...

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Afridi can’t be made captain again: Butt


July 8th, 2011 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, July 8 (IANS) Former Pakistan captain Shahid Afridi was left "weighing his options" after Pakistan Cricket Board chief Ijaz Butt fired a salvo at the allrounder, saying that he ... Read more...

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Afridi to return for hearing amid massive fanfare


June 5th, 2011 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, June 5 (IANS) Hundreds of Shahid Afridi's fans have started to assemble at the Karachi airport to receive the former captain who returns home from London to resolve his ... Read more...

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PCB panel summons Afridi


June 2nd, 2011 - 11:37 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, June 2 (IANS) The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Thursday formed a three-member disciplinary committee to hear the case of former captain Shahid Afridi, who is facing strict sanctions after ... Read more...

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Afridi urges Zardari to save Pakistani cricket


June 1st, 2011 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, June 1 (IANS) Former Pakistan captain Shahid Afridi has urged President Asif Ali Zardari to save cricket from the "clutches" of the Ijaz Butt-led Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB).Afridi told ... Read more...

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15-member Pak squad announced for Test series against Windies


May 3rd, 2011 - 7:08 pm ICT by ANI
ZCZCANI 158 (Sports)Lahore, May 3(ANI): Middle-order batsman, Younus Khan and fast bowler, Umar Gul have been named in the15-member Test squad for two matches against West Indies. Both were rested for the ... Read more...

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Astrologers predict India’s World Cup victory


April 1st, 2011 - 5:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 1 (IANS) After the exciting win against Pakistan in the cricket World Cup semifinals, the Indian team is all set for Saturday's final against Sri Lanka ... Read more...

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Astrologers predict India’s win at Wankhede


March 31st, 2011 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 31 (IANS) After the exciting win in the World Cup semifinals, the Indian cricket team is all set for Saturday's final against Sri Lanka and astrologers ... Read more...

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Karnataka celebrates after India defeats Pakistan


March 31st, 2011 - 12:56 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 30 (IANS) Karnataka erupted in celebrations with a burst of crackers across major towns to greet India's victory over Pakistan in the cricket World Cup semifinals at Mohali.Celebrations ... Read more...

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NIA claims breakthrough in Samjhauta blast case


March 30th, 2011 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 30 (IANS) The National Investigation Agency (NIA), India's premier anti-terror probe body, Wednesday claimed a "breakthrough" in the probe into the 2007 Samjhauta Express train blast ... Read more...

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Lucknow streets deserted on India-Pakistan match day


March 30th, 2011 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 30 (IANS) Several localities here wore a deserted look Wednesday as people preferred to stay indoors and watch India play Pakistan at the cricket World Cup semifinals.Vehicles virtually ... Read more...

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60 percent to miss office for India-Pakistan match: Survey


March 29th, 2011 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 29 (IANS) Six out 10 people in India Inc. will give office a miss when India takes on Pakistan in the World Cup semifinal in Mohali Wednesday, ... Read more...

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There’s no pressure on team: Afridi


March 29th, 2011 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
Mohali, March 29 (IANS) Pakistan captain Shahid Afridi, in a calculated move, says his side was not expected to enter the cricket World Cupsemifinals and thus are under no ... Read more...

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Black Caps ‘bad boy’ Ryder a hero at World Cup


March 27th, 2011 - 2:52 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Mar 27 (ANI): New Zealand cricket's one-time bad boy Jesse Ryder repaid teammates and bosses faith with master batting performance to help his team reach the World Cup semifinals."It was ... Read more...

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Hope problems with openers is over: Waqar


March 24th, 2011 - 12:46 am ICT by IANS
Dhaka, March 23 (IANS) Gung ho after his openers at last came good in the comprehensive ten-wicket victory over the West Indies in the first World Cup quarterfinal, Pakistan coach ... Read more...

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Awesome Pakistan breeze into World Cup semifinals


March 24th, 2011 - 12:32 am ICT by IANS
Dhaka, March 23 (IANS) Skipper Shahid Afridi bamboozled the West Indies with his leg-spin to capture four wickets as Pakistan breezed into the cricket World Cup semifinals with a crushing ... Read more...

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Afridi confident of Pak achieving aim of reaching World Cup semifinals


March 23rd, 2011 - 1:24 pm ICT by ANI
Dhaka, Mar 23(ANI): Pakistan's limited-overs captain Shahid Afridi has expressed his confidence that his team will achieve the target set at the start of the 2011 World Cup, which was to reach ... Read more...

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Spaniards keen to buy psychic octopus Paul


July 10th, 2010 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, July 10 (DPA) Spanish businessmen have offered 30,000 euros (about $38,000) to buy the world-famous psychic octopus Paul for use as a mascot at a gastronomic event, media reports said Saturday. The ... Read more...

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Dutch reach World Cup final after 3-2 win over Uruguay


July 7th, 2010 - 3:51 am ICT by BNO News
CAPE TOWN (BNO NEWS) -- Despite a last minute goal from Maximiliano Pereira, The Netherlands on Tuesday proceeded to the World Cup final after a 3-2 win over Uruguay.A thrilling game it ... Read more...

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Netherlands leads Uruguay 3-1 as end nears


July 7th, 2010 - 2:33 am ICT by BNO News
CAPE TOWN (BNO NEWS) -- Oh boy. After ending the first half of the match tied 1-1, the Netherlands managed to score two goals just minutes apart. The Dutch are already celebrating ... Read more...

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Fabregas desperate to play in Spain’s semi final starting line up


July 6th, 2010 - 6:56 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jul 6 (ANI): Spanish striker Cesc Fabregas is desperate to help his team beat Germany in the World Cup semifinals.Arsenal's skipper is yet to start a match in South ... Read more...

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German team is best: Spanish players


July 5th, 2010 - 1:02 pm ICT by IANS
Potchefstroom (South Africa), July 5 (IANS/EFE) Ahead of the match against Germany in the World Cup semifinals, Spanish players say that the German team is "the best" in the 2010 soccer ... Read more...

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Uruguay and South Korea eye World Cup glory


June 25th, 2010 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
Port Elizabeth, June 25 (DPA) Asia's most successful footballing nation, South Korea, faces off against Uruguay, a potentially resurgent powerhouse of South America, with both teams aware that a victory Saturday will ... Read more...

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Lack of match winners can ruin Pakistan’s chances at hockey world cup: Saqlain


February 23rd, 2010 - 2:51 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Feb. 23 (ANI): Former Pakistani hockey captain Mohammad Saqlain reckons that the current Pakistani squad lacks match-winners, and this will affect the team's chances in the Hockey World Cup, starting from ... Read more...

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Don’t expect miracles from Pak hockey team: former captain


February 22nd, 2010 - 6:53 pm ICT by IANS
By Omar Khalid Karachi, Feb 22 (IANS) Pakistan may be fancying its chances of winning a record fifth title in the upcoming hockey World Cup in New Delhi but former captain Mohammad Saqlain ... Read more...

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