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Rest of India favourites to defend Irani Cup (Preview)


September 20th, 2012 - 1:26 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 20 (IANS) With the cricketing attention firmly on the Twenty20 World Cup in Sri Lanka, a truncated Rajasthan, the reigning Ranji Trophy champions, take on Rest of India ... 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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Not retiring from ODIs: Sachin


July 6th, 2012 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) Master blaster Sachin Tendulkar has said he has no plans to retire from One-day Internationals and that he opted out of the upcoming Sri ... Read more...

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Bosque to name Spanish squad after May 25


May 5th, 2012 - 4:06 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, May 5 (IANS) Spain coach Vicente del Bosque said his definitive squad for the European Champions will be named after the Copa del Rey final between Athletic Club ... Read more...

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Ranatunga’s take on IPL his own, says Mahela


April 20th, 2012 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 20 (IANS) Delhi Daredevils vice-captain Mahela Jayawardene Friday brushed off former Sri Lankan captain Arjuna Ranatunga's take on the Indian Premier League (IPL) as being his own ... Read more...

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Don’t know what the future holds: Yuvraj


April 11th, 2012 - 5:13 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, April 11 (IANS) Star Indian cricketer Yuvraj Singh, who has returned home Monday after undergoing three months of treatment in the US for a rare germ cell cancer, ... Read more...

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World Cup performance exceeded my expectations: Yuvraj


April 1st, 2012 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 1 (IANS) Yuvraj Singh, who made a telling contribution in India's World Cup triumph a year ago, says he never expected to do well in the ... Read more...

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It would have been selfish to retire after the World Cup high: Sachin


March 17th, 2012 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
Mirpur (Dhaka), March 17 (IANS) Sachin Tendulkar, the first and probably the last batsman to get to 100 international hundreds, says it would have been selfish of him to ... Read more...

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Tendulkar rubbishes retirement speculations: Reports


March 10th, 2012 - 11:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 10 (IANS) India's cricketing legend Sachin Tendulkar Saturday dismissed speculations that he would announce his retirement after getting his much awaited 100th international ton.Zee News reported ... Read more...

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More Spanish kids want to be professional footballers


February 16th, 2012 - 12:14 pm ICT by IANS
Barcelona, Feb 16 (IANS/EFE) Spain's high unemployment rate has sparked a sharp rise in the number of children and adolescents setting their sights on a career in professional soccer, with ... Read more...

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Get-well wishes pour in for Yuvraj


February 5th, 2012 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 5 (IANS) India's flamboyant cricketer Yuvraj Singh, who has been diagnosed with a malignant tumour in his lung has received support from all quarters.Yuvraj is currently ... Read more...

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Kapil ashamed but says time to back India team (Lead)


January 20th, 2012 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 20 (IANS) India's legendary all-rounder Kapil Dev Friday said he was ashamed with the cricket team's performance Down Under but felt that under-fire captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni ... Read more...

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We should support Dhoni and team, says Kapil


January 20th, 2012 - 5:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 20 (IANS) India's legendary all-rounder Kapil Dev said Friday that under-fire cricket captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni deserves to be backed as long as he leads the side."Dhoni ... Read more...

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England upset Spain 1-0 in football friendly


November 13th, 2011 - 5:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 13 (IANS) A Frank Lampard goal in the 49th minute was enough to secure an upset 1-0 win for England over world and European champions Spain in an ... Read more...

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Spanish coach to stay on till 2014 Football World Cup


September 8th, 2011 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Sep 8 (IANS) Spain coach Vicente del Bosque has confirmed that he would continue in his position until the 2014 Football World Cup finals in Brazil.Del Bosque was speaking ... Read more...

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Hometown Ranchi prays for Dhoni’s performance


August 10th, 2011 - 6:03 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Aug 10 (IANS) Indian cricket captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni, who has been going through a lean patch with the bat in England, got support from his hometown here ... Read more...

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Kohli, Patel guide India to victory in rain-marred second ODI (Lead)


June 9th, 2011 - 8:12 am ICT by IANS
Port of Spain, June 9 (IANS) Virat Kohli and Parthiv Patel scored half centuries after leg spinner Amit Misra took his career best figures to guide India to a ... Read more...

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Fletcher will add value to Indian team: Kirsten


May 12th, 2011 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, May 12 (IANS) Former India coach Gary Kirsten believes his successor Duncan Fletcher will add great value to the team and the players will enjoy working with him.Kirsten, who ... Read more...

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Zaheer Khan nominated for Arjuna award


May 3rd, 2011 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 3 (IANS) Paceman Zaheer Khan, who played a key role in India's World Cup triumph, has been nominated for this year's Arjuna award by the Board of ... Read more...

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Australian’s wary of Fletcher’s appointment as India’s coach


April 27th, 2011 - 11:16 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, April 27 (IANS) Duncan Fletcher's appointment as India's coach is likely to create some unease among the Australians who are now anticipating a heated four Test series agaisnt the ... Read more...

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World Cup-winning cricketers’ cash prize upped to Rs.2 crore


April 27th, 2011 - 6:25 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 27 (IANS) The cash prize for India's 2011 World Cup-winning squad has been doubled from Rs.1 crore to Rs.2 crore each, it was announced here Wednesday.The decision was ... Read more...

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PCB, Punjab Govt announce cash rewards for Pak cricket team selectors


April 16th, 2011 - 11:37 am ICT by ANI
Lahore, April 16(ANI): The Pakistan Cricket Board and the Punjab Government have announced cash rewards for the national selectors, close on the heels of chief selector Mohsin Khan's demand that the selectors ... Read more...

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Tendulkar named Wisden cricketer of the year


April 14th, 2011 - 12:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 14 (ANI): Indian batting maestro Sachin Tendulkar has been named Wisden's Cricketer of the Year for 2010, crowning a golden month for "the master blaster" which also saw him ... Read more...

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New and revamped IPL season to kick-off Friday


April 7th, 2011 - 6:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 7 (IANS) The World Cup triumph is still to sink in but the players are already sweating it out for the ten franchises of the Indian ... Read more...

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Never said I wanted to coach India: Warne


April 6th, 2011 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 6 (IANS) Australian spin legend Shane Warne has denied showing interest in taking over as the Indian cricket coach following the departure of South African Gary Kirsten ... Read more...

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Dhoni hopeful of retaining IPL title


April 6th, 2011 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 6 (IANS) A new-look Mahendra Singh Dhoni, shorn of hair following the World Cup triumph, looked set for another conquest as captain of the Chennai Super Kings team ... Read more...

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Sachin deserves Bharat Ratna: Dhoni


April 6th, 2011 - 5:16 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 6 (IANS) If any Indian cricketer deserves the Bharat Ratna, the country's highest civilian award, it is batting maestro Sachin Tendulkar, skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni said Wednesday.Speaking ... Read more...

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Indian cricketers return to their homes to grand welcome (Roundup)


April 4th, 2011 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 4 (IANS) India cricketers Monday got a rapturous welcome as they returned to their hometowns even as cash prizes continue to flow in following their World ... Read more...

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World Cup brought smiles to fans at home and abroad: Tendulkar


April 3rd, 2011 - 9:00 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 3 (IANS) Batting maestro Sachin Tendulkar has described India's World Cup triumph as the best moment of his career and said the title has brought smiles on ... Read more...

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Vice President congratulates Team India on World Cup victory


April 3rd, 2011 - 8:47 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 3(ANI): Vice President M. Hamid Ansari on Sunday congratulated the Indian cricket team on its World Cup triumph, saying that it would go down as one of the most ... Read more...

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Dhoni sports a bald look after World Cup triumph


April 3rd, 2011 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 3 (IANS) Less than 24 hours after India were crowned cricket's World champions, captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni was spotted with a bald look at the team's felicitation ... Read more...

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Kirsten and his merry men did India proud (Lead)


April 3rd, 2011 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 3 (IANS) When the Indian team carried aloft on their shoulders coach Gary Kirsten during their victory lap after their World Cup triumph, it was an acknowledgement of ... Read more...

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World Cup: Myriad forms of celebrations in Karnataka


April 3rd, 2011 - 5:16 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, April 3 (IANS) Saturday night was too short for cricket fans in Karnataka to celebrate India's World Cup triumph. After dancing and cheering the night away, the revellers were ... Read more...

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Cyberspace abuzz with Dhoni, World Cup searches


April 3rd, 2011 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 3 (IANS) India's World Cup triumph against Sri Lanka has created ripples in the virtual world as well, with 'World Cup 2011 photos', 'India world champions', and ... Read more...

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World Cup party continues in Kolkata


April 3rd, 2011 - 2:55 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 3 (IANS) The Saturday night fever in Kolkata after Team India's cricket World Cup triumph stretched to Sunday morning as motorcycle borne youngsters roamed the streets, waving the ... Read more...

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