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Bravo, Smith star in West Indies win


June 14th, 2012 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 14 (IANS/CMC) Stylish left-hander Darren Bravo returned to form with a polished unbeaten century while Dwayne Smith dazzled but fell just short of three figures, as the West Indies ... Read more...

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Flower backs out-of-sorts Strauss on eve of squad announcement


May 13th, 2012 - 4:53 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 13 (IANS/CMC) England coach Andy Flower has given out-of-form captain Andrew Strauss a vote of confidence on the eve of the announcement of the squad to face West Indies ... Read more...

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India asks Zimbabwe to ratify investment treaty


March 20th, 2012 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 20 (IANS) India Tuesday asked Zimbabwe to ratify their Bilateral Investment Promotion and Protection Agreement that was signed in 1999.During a meeting with Zimbabwean Vice President Joice ... Read more...

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India bats for generic drugs, seeks Africa’s support


March 18th, 2012 - 11:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 18 (IANS) Commerce Minister Anand Sharma Sunday said that India will resist any attempt made to malign the country's generic drugs industry as it provided a means ... Read more...

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It will be interesting how India bat at Perth: Arthur


January 7th, 2012 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 7 (IANS) Australia coach Mickey Arthur says it will be interesting to see how India bat on a bouncy wicket at Perth after struggling on a batting-friendly ... Read more...

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Sex with Facebook friend adds new twist to Roebuck’s death


November 14th, 2011 - 10:00 pm ICT by IANS
Cape Town, Nov 14 (IANS) The mysterious death of noted cricket columnist Peter Roebuck took an interesting twist after it was revealed that he allegedly sexually assaulted a friend ... Read more...

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Sania first Indian to reach women’s doubles Grand Slam final


June 2nd, 2011 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, June 2 (IANS) Sania Mirza created history by becoming the first Indian woman to enter a Grand Slam doubles final.Sania, who lifted a Grand Slam title when she won ... Read more...

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Not yet ready for a full-time coaching job: Fleming


April 23rd, 2011 - 6:21 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 23 (IANS) Former New Zealand captain Stephen Fleming, whose name is doing the rounds as a possible candidate for the Indian cricket team's coaching job, says he has ... Read more...

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Flower to get new ECB deal with less touring to fight off India interest


April 23rd, 2011 - 1:37 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr. 23 (ANI): The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) has reportedly worked out a new contract for coach Andy Flower that could see him travel less to avoid a burnout. ... Read more...

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Zimbabwe police fire tear gas to disperse prayer meeting


April 10th, 2011 - 1:10 am ICT by BNO News
HARARE (BNO NEWS) -- Police on Saturday stormed a church in Zimbabwe's capital and fired tear gas at dozens of parishioners praying for peace in the country.The Zimbabwean reported online that frightened ... Read more...

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Real game will start with World Cup quarterfinals: Waqar Younis


March 15th, 2011 - 4:49 pm ICT by ANI
Pallekele (Sri Lanka), Mar 15(ANI): Pakistan, who secured their place in the last-eight stage of the 2011 World Cup by beating Zimbabwe on Monday, will have to raise their game as the ... Read more...

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Ashes hero Duncan Fletcher could help Kiwis as specialist consultant on India tour


November 28th, 2010 - 12:31 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington (New Zealand), Nov.28 (ANI): Former England and South Africa coach Duncan Fletcher will reportedly join the Black Caps in India as a specialist consultant.Fletcher is the man who inspired England's famous ... Read more...

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Kiwi fringe cricketers on IPL radar


November 14th, 2010 - 3:00 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington (New Zealand), Nov.14 (ANI): Some of New Zealand's anonymous domestic cricketers are likely to make it to the cash-rich Indian Premier League franchises.Fairfax Media understands several IPL franchises have signalled ... Read more...

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Cheryl Cole Defends Decision To Put Cher Lloyd Through The Next Round


October 5th, 2010 - 7:10 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez "X Factor" judge Cheryl Cole found herself in the spotlight once again during last night's episode of the reality series when she took the decision of sending home fan ... Read more...

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Zimbabwean gov’t miscommunication causes drill to be reported as a real plane crash


August 5th, 2010 - 5:58 pm ICT by BNO News
HARARE (BNO NEWS) -- Confusion at Zimbabwe's Civil Aviation Authority on Thursday caused international news agencies to report that a Boeing 767 had been involved in an accident at Harare International Airport.David ... Read more...

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Oz cricket fraternity welcomes ethnic broadening of national selection


July 12th, 2010 - 1:05 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, July 12 (ANI): The Australian cricket fraternity has welcomed the broader selections at the national level over the past year, and according to those involved with the sport, it is being ... Read more...

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Paes wins Wimbledon mixed doubles for 12th Grand Slam (Lead)


July 5th, 2010 - 1:36 am ICT by IANS
London, July 5 (IANS) India's Leander Paes and Zimbabwe's Cara Black won the Wimbledon mixed doubles titles, overpowering Wesley Moodie of South Africa and American Lisa Raymond 6-4, 7-6 (7-5) here Sunday. The ... Read more...

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Wimbledon: Bopanna-Qureshi run ends in quarters


June 30th, 2010 - 11:27 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 30 (IANS) India's Rohan Bopanna and Pakistan's Aisam-Ul-Haq Qureshi went down 4-6, 6-7(3), 2-6 to Austria's Jurgen Melzer and Philipp Petzschner of Germany in the Wimbledon men's doubles quarterfinals ... Read more...

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Australia A set to play Zimbabwe A


June 17th, 2010 - 5:55 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, June 17 (ANI): Australia are set to host a Zimbabwe next year for the first time since 2003, following a meeting between Cricket Australia and Zimbabwean Sports Minister David Coltart.According to ... Read more...

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New Zealand may renew cricket ties with Zimbabwe following Sports Minister’s plea


June 15th, 2010 - 1:12 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington/Christchurch, June 15 (ANI): New Zealand Cricket is seriously considering a proposal to renew cricketing ties with Zimbabwe following an appeal to this effect from Zimbabwean Sports Minister David Coltart.Coltart met his ... Read more...

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North Korea’s Zimbabwe warm-up match called off after protests


June 1st, 2010 - 2:48 pm ICT by IANS
Harare, June 1 (DPA) The North Korea football team's controversial planned pre-World Cup warm-up session in Zimbabwe here has been called off following threats of protests in the African country, government sources ... Read more...

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French Open: Paes-Black in mixed doubles quarters


May 31st, 2010 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, May 31 (IANS) India's Leander Paes and Cara Black of Zimbabwe fought their way into the quarterfinals of the French Open tennis mixed doubles with a 7-5, 2-6, 10-8 defeat of ... Read more...

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Australia suffer shock loss to Zimbabwe in T20 World Cup warm-up game


April 28th, 2010 - 3:15 pm ICT by ANI
St. Lucia, Apr 28(ANI): Australia has suffered a stunning one-run loss against Zimbabwe in their opening T20 World Cup warm-up game at the Beausejour Stadium in St Lucia.Chasing Zimbabwe's 173 for ... Read more...

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‘Ambitious Chelsy Davy vows not to marry Prince Harry’


April 4th, 2010 - 11:29 am ICT by ANI
London, Apr 4 (ANI): Chelsy Davy wants a "proper" career, therefore, she has decided not to marry into the Royal Family, say reports.The 24-year-old reportedly told her pals that she loves Prince ... Read more...

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PM hails Tendulkar for ODI double ton


February 24th, 2010 - 8:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Wednesday congratulated Sachin Tendulkar on scoring the first ever double century in one-day internationals. Terming it a "magnificent achievement", the prime minister ... Read more...

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Tendulkar hits a record double ton in India’s 401/3


February 24th, 2010 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
Gwalior, Feb 24 (IANS) Batting legend Sachin Tendulkar became the first ever to hit a double century in One-Day International as India made 401 for three in 50 overs in the ... Read more...

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Waqar front runner for Pakistan coach’s job


February 23rd, 2010 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
By Omar Khalid Karachi, Feb 23 (IANS) After considering the names of high-profile international coaches like Greg Chappell and Mickey Arthur, the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) seems to have settled for former Test ... Read more...

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Paes moves up to seventh place in doubles rankings


February 1st, 2010 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 1 (IANS) Australian Open mixed doubles champion Leander Paes moved up one place to the seventh position in men's doubles rankings of the Association of Tennis ... Read more...

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Paes-Black battle their way to Australian Open final


January 29th, 2010 - 5:42 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 29 (IANS) India's Leander Paes and Cara Black of Zimbabwe battled past seventh seeds Lisa Raymond of US and Wesley Moodie of South Africa to enter the mixed doubles final ... Read more...

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Paes in mixed doubles semis, but out of doubles


January 27th, 2010 - 7:17 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 27 (IANS) Leander Paes and Cara Black stormed into the mixed doubles semifinals but the Indian's quest for a third doubles trophy in a Grand Slam with Czech Lukas Dlouhy ... Read more...

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Australian Open: Sania, Paes move on, Somdev-Prakash out


January 22nd, 2010 - 6:41 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 22 (IANS) India's Sania Mirza and Leander Paes advanced with their respective partners in the while Somdev Devvarman and Prakash Amritraj were shown the door in the doubles ... Read more...

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‘Dinosaur-sized’ shark eats tourist in Cape Town


January 14th, 2010 - 2:34 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 14 (ANI): In a horrific incident, a tourist in South Africa's most popular holiday destination, Cape Town, was eaten by a "gigantic" shark yesterday.Lloyd Skinner was pulled under the surf ... Read more...

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Paes-Dlouhy topple Bhupathi-Knowles to win US Open doubles (Lead)


September 14th, 2009 - 12:32 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 14 (IANS) India's Leander Paes claimed his 10th Grand Slam title when he and Czech Republic's Martin Damm made a remarkable comeback to beat Mahesh Bhupathi and Mark Knowles ... Read more...

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Here’s how Zimbabwe’s blind cricket commentator Dean du Plessis bowls audiences


September 12th, 2009 - 12:23 pm ICT by ANI
London, September 12 (ANI): He was born blind and has never seen a single match in his life, but has proved that all one requires to become a great cricket commentator is ... Read more...

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Paes, Bhupathi enter US Open doubles semi-finals


September 9th, 2009 - 1:06 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Sep.9 (ANI): Indian tennis stars Leander Paes and Mahesh Bhupathi are hoping to compete against each other in the doubles finals of the US OPen at Flushing Meadow after entering ... Read more...

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