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India look to level terms in Dhoni’s Hometown-Ranchi

After three exhilarating ODI games, India and Australia head to the eastern Indian state of Jharkhand to play the fourth One Day International (ODI) of the seven-match ODI series. Australia snatched a victory against all odds on Saturday to come out on top in a game that saw heroic performances from players on both sides. It is Australia as a ...

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ICC World T20 Qualifiers

[table] Date and Time Match Weather Fri Nov 15 06:00 GMT | 10:00 local 11:00 PKT 1st Match, Group A – Ireland v Namibia Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi N/A Fri Nov 15 06:00 GMT | 10:00 local 11:00 PKT 2nd Match, Group A – United Arab Emirates v Uganda Sheikh Zayed Stadium Nursery 1, Abu Dhabi N/A Fri Nov ...

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The Ashes 2013-2014

[table] Date Match Details Time Venue D/N GMT IST PKT Ground City Nov 21 Thu – Nov 25 Mon Australia v England, 1st Test 00:01 05:31 05:01 The Gabba Brisbane Dec 05 Thu – Dec 09 Mon Australia v England, 2nd Test 00:01 05:31 05:01 Adelaide Oval Adelaide Dec 13 Fri – Dec 17 Tue Australia v England, 3rd Test ...

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Rain forces early Stumps at Dhaka.Bangladesh on 228/5

Persistent rain forced early curtains to the 1st day’s play of the 2nd test match between Bangladesh and New Zealand. But Bangladesh would see it as a blessing in disguise as it stopped a batting collapse from going further. Opener Tamim Iqbal fell five runs short of his century hampering the home side’s plans of putting up a large first ...

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Varun Aaron fit and preparing to play Ranji match

Young speedster Varun Aaron, who was out of action for 16 months because of a back injury which needed surgery, is now fit and raring to play against Delhi in the Ranji trophy opener from October 27. “I am completely fit and will put up my best against Delhi in the four-day Ranji match.I am feeling great and facing no ...

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Younis Khan surprised at ODI exclusion

Pakistan batsman Younis Khan was left shocked and surprised after selectors dropped him for the five-match one-day series against South Africa.He said he’s fitter than he was at 24 and was not happy about being left off the team for the 50-over format of the game. “It was shocking news for me,” Khan said.  He retired from the shortest format ...

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South Africa’s bowling coach returns home mid-way

South Africa’s bowling coach Allan Donald returned home from the tour of the UAE. Donald, who was appointed bowling coach in June 2011, left  on an “extended leave of absence” due to personal reasons, and team manager Moosajee said that they are not sure when he will return.Barnes, the former bowling coach who is now in charge of Cricket South Africa’s ...

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Umar Akmal,Wahab Riaz recalled for South Africa ODIs

Pakistan batsman Umar Akmal and seamer Wahab Riaz were recalled to the ODI squad for the five-match series against South Africa to take place in UAE. Sohaib Maqsood, the right-handed batsman who played two T20s against Zimbabwe in Zimbabwe recently, was also named in the 16-member squad. The selectors left out three players who featured in the Zimbabwe ODIs, including seamers Anwar Ali and ...

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Pradeep Sangwan banned for 18 months

Pradeep Sangwan, the Delhi seamer, has been banned for 18 months from taking part in any BCCI run tournament till  November 5, 2014 for violating the anti-doping regulations during the course of IPL 2013. The BCCI-appointed anti-doping panel found that Sangwan’s sample showed the presence of stanozolol, a prohibited steroid. Random tests are conducted during the IPL, like in ICC tournaments. The ...

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