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Australia can win World Cup but need to watch Pakistan: Bollinger


March 9th, 2011 - 1:39 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Mar 9 (ANI): Doug Bollinger, who left the World Cup squad due to injury, has said that Australia can win the Cricket World Cup, but need to watch out for Pakistan. ... Read more...

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PCB launches “freshly revamped” official website


March 8th, 2011 - 4:41 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar 8(ANI): The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has re-launched its official website with new features, including an extensive live scoressection."The site can be accessed on the World Wide Web at www.pcb.com.pk. ... Read more...

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Pietersen out with injury, Morgan is replacement (Lead)


March 7th, 2011 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 7 (IANS) England's star batsman Kevin Pietersen has been ruled out of the World Cup with a hernia condition and Eoin Morgan will replace him.Pietersen's hernia problem surfaced ... Read more...

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Kevin Pietersen ruled out of World Cup


March 7th, 2011 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 7 (IANS) England's star batsman Kevin Pietersen's World Cup dream was shattered as he is flying back home midway through the tournament for hernia surgery.Pietersen's hernia problem surfaced ... Read more...

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Hussey over the moon after getting call to join Oz World Cup squad


March 7th, 2011 - 12:51 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Mar 7 (ANI): Mike Hussey is "out of this world" after getting a call to join the Australian World Cup squadHussey was told of his World Cup recall during Sunday's ... Read more...

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Nannes to join Aussies as standby player for World Cup


March 7th, 2011 - 10:03 am ICT by ANI
Sydney, Mar 7(ANI): Australian chairman of selectors Andrew Hilditch has said that Victorian Bushrangers fast bowler Dirk Nannes will join the squad as a standby player for the World Cup.It comes after ... Read more...

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Hussey to replace Bollinger in Australia’s World Cup squad


March 6th, 2011 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, March 6 (IANS) The International Cricket Counci(ICC) Sunday approved batsman Michael Hussey as a replacement for injured fast bowler Doug Bollinger in the Australian World Cup squad.The ICC Technical ... Read more...

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Race to replace injured Bollinger in Oz World Cup squad down to three players


March 6th, 2011 - 12:38 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Mar 6 (ANI): Australia captain Ricky Ponting has said that pacers Peter Siddle and Dirk Nannes, as well as veteran Mike Hussey, were in the frame to join the World cup ... Read more...

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WC 2011: Siddle the ideal choice to replace injured Bollinger, says Clark


March 5th, 2011 - 10:16 am ICT by ANI
Sydney, Mar. 5 (ANI): Former Australian fast bowler Stuart Clark believes that Victorian fast bowler Peter Siddle would be the ideal replacement for injured Doug Bollinger in the Australian World Cup side, ... Read more...

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Mike Hussey should be definitely picked to replace Bollinger: David


March 4th, 2011 - 2:33 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Mar 4 (ANI): Australia batsman David Hussey, who is part of the World Cup squad, has said that his brother Mike is desperate to get back to the subcontinent for the ... Read more...

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Pak must include one more bowler in World Cup squad: Imran


March 2nd, 2011 - 4:48 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Mar 2(ANI): Pakistan may have won their first two matches of the 2011 World Cup, but "could feel the pinch against stronger opposition" unless one more bowler is included in the ... Read more...

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Arthur asks Oz selectors to recall Hussey for World Cup


March 2nd, 2011 - 2:19 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Mar 2 (ANI): Western Australia coach Mickey Arthur has called on national selectors to hand Mike Hussey a World Cup recall, claiming the 35-year-old is fit and ready to perform for ... Read more...

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Hussey ready for recall to Australia’s World Cup squad


March 2nd, 2011 - 1:20 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Mar 2 (ANI): Australian veteran Mike Hussey has said that he is injury-free and ready to perform at the 2011 World Cup if the selectors give him a recall.Hussey, one of ... Read more...

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Oz selectors delay replacement for Bollinger seeing Hussey’s optimism to return


March 1st, 2011 - 4:11 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Mar 1 (ANI): Mike Hussey's optimism about a stunning return to the Australian World Cup squad after being forced out by a hamstring injury, has forced Cricket Australia selectors' to delay ... Read more...

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Siddle, Nannes and Pattinson likely replacements for injured Doug Bollinger


March 1st, 2011 - 4:11 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Mar 1 (ANI): Victoria pace bowlers Peter Siddle, Dirk Nannes and James Pattinson are firming up as favourites to replace injured Doug Bollinger in the Australian World Cup squad.Cricket Australia is ... Read more...

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Guyanese leg spinner Bishoo to replace injured Bravo in Windies WC squad


February 28th, 2011 - 1:24 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb.28 (ANI): Guyanese leg spinner Devendra Bishoo has been nominated as a replacement for injured all rounder Dwayne Bravo in the West Indies' World Cup squad.Bravo injured his left knee ... Read more...

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Waugh slams selectors for dropping Hussey


February 27th, 2011 - 7:05 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Feb 27 (IANS) Former Australian captain Steve Waugh has slammed the selectors for dropping prolific scorer Michael Hussey from the World Cup squad. "If he was going to play in any ... Read more...

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Decision to dump Hussey would hurt Oz World Cup campaign: Steve Waugh


February 27th, 2011 - 3:09 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Feb 27(ANI): Former Australian captain Steve Waugh has described the selectors' decision to dump batsman Michael Hussey from the World Cup squad as "staggering".Hussey was dumped after being considered too big ... Read more...

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Hussey’s selection in Oz World Cup squad will undermine faith in batsmen: Shipperd


February 27th, 2011 - 12:49 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Feb 27(ANI): Victorian coach Greg Shipperd believes that including batsman Michael Hussey in Australia's 15-man World Cup squad in place of injured fast bowler Doug Bollinger would skew the balance of ... Read more...

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Siddle or Hastings to replace injured Bollinger in Oz World Cup squad


February 27th, 2011 - 12:14 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Feb 27(ANI): Australian fast bowlers Peter Siddle and John Hastings have emerged as frontline options to replace injured fast bowler Doug Bollinger in the World Cup team.Bollinger will return home after ... 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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Moin blasts Waqar over repeated ‘half-fit Shoaib’ statements in front of media


February 24th, 2011 - 1:44 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Feb 24(ANI): Former Pakistan captain Moin Khan has criticised national team coach Waqar Younis for "highlighting" the fitness issues of pace bowler Shoaib Akhtar in front of the media."I ... Read more...

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Shocked Black Caps send messages of support via Twitter to Christchurch victims


February 23rd, 2011 - 3:07 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Feb 23 (ANI): New Zealand cricketers, who are in India for the 2011 World Cup, have reacted in horror to the bad news that at least 65 people had died ... Read more...

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Chennai students use sand sculptures to honour Indian World Cup squad


February 22nd, 2011 - 7:46 pm ICT by ANI
Chennai, Feb.22 (ANI): School students here created sand sculptures to wish the Indian team luck for the cricket World Cup.About 60 students, with the help of sand artists, created sand sculptures consisting ... Read more...

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Left-hander Alam shocked over Pak World Cup squad omission


February 22nd, 2011 - 6:39 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb.22 (ANI): Having ended 2010 as Pakistan's third highest run scorer in ODIs, Fawad Alam and his fans were both surprised and stunned over his non-selection in the Pakistan World Cup ... Read more...

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Chappell says he never told Mike Hussey to retire


February 22nd, 2011 - 1:40 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Feb.22 (ANI): Australian cricket selector Greg Chappell has refuted suggestions in the media that he had advised Mike Hussey to retire.Labelling such a claim as "untrue", Chappell said that he had ... Read more...

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Chappell denies advising Hussey to retire


February 21st, 2011 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Feb 21 (IANS) Australian selector and former India coach Greg Chappell has denied advising experienced batsman Michael Hussey to retire.Hussey was dropped from the Australian World Cup squad as the selectors ... Read more...

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Team India is best World Cup squad of country till date: Kumble


February 19th, 2011 - 11:49 am ICT by ANI
Faridabad/Vadodara, Feb 19 (ANI): Former Indian skipper Anil Kumble has described the Team India World Cup squad as the best team till date.The ace spinner, who happens to be the highest Indian ... Read more...

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Hussey will be missed, but selectors made correct decision: Border


February 17th, 2011 - 3:19 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Feb 17 (ANI): The Rock of the Australian team, Mike Hussey, will be missed during the World Cup, but selectors made the correct decision by not picking the injured batsman in ... Read more...

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Panyangara replaces Rainsford in Zimbabwe World Cup squad


February 17th, 2011 - 12:18 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Feb 17 (IANS) The International Cricket Council (ICC) has confirmed Tinashe Panyangara as a replacement player for the injured Edward Rainsford in the Zimbabwe squad for the Feb 19-April 2 World ... Read more...

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Recovering well, Eoin Morgan tweets


February 15th, 2011 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 15 (IANS) England batsman Eoin Morgan, who was ruled out from the World Cup squad due to injury, Tuesday hinted he could have been fit for the mega event in ... Read more...

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Shoaib Malik sees spinners playing decisive role in World Cup in sub-continent


February 15th, 2011 - 4:30 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Feb 15(ANI): Former Pakistan captain Shoaib Malik has urged the national team to rely heavily on its spinners in the forthcoming World Cup, saying that spin bowlers will play a decisive ... Read more...

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Morgan’s ‘quicker than expected’ return to cricket leaves England camp ‘red faced’


February 15th, 2011 - 2:04 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 15 (ANI): Injured England batsman Eoin Morgan has said that he would be back to full fitness much sooner than anticipated, leaving the team's medical staff red faced.Ravi Bopara replaced ... Read more...

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Bopara hopes World Cup will ‘kick-start’ his career


February 13th, 2011 - 4:12 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 13(ANI): England batsman Ravi Bopara hopes that his inclusion in England's 15-man World Cup squad, as a replacement for injured Eoin Morgan, will 'kick-start his career'.Derided following his abject ... Read more...

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Lee says self-belief helped him make Oz World Cup squad


February 12th, 2011 - 11:11 am ICT by ANI
Bangalore, Feb.12 (ANI): Australian fast bowler Brett Lee has said that only a lot of self-belief helped him to make the grade for the upcoming World Cup.Lee, 34, said: "I think the ... Read more...

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