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Samuels rescues Windies

Posted by on 22/04/2015
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Samuels rescues Windies

Samuels rescues Windies

GRENADA: A patient 94 not out from Marlon Samuels helped West Indies recover against England to end the first day of the second Test on 188 for five in Grenada on Tuesday. While the tourists will be frustrated at not having made more inroads in the final session before bad light stopped play, West Indies […]

Bangladesh rout Pakistan – Sweep ODI series 3-0

Posted by on 22/04/2015
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Bangladesh rout Pakistan – Sweep ODI series 3-0

Bangladesh rout Pakistan – Sweep ODI series 3-0

Banned Butt to appear before corruption unit

Posted by on 21/04/2015
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Banned Butt to appear before corruption unit

Banned Butt to appear before corruption unit

KARACHI: Disgraced former Pakistan Test captain Salman Butt said yesterday he was due to appear before the anti-corruption unit of the game’s governing body next week to try to have his spot-fixing ban relaxed. The 32-year-old opener was banned for ten years with five years suspended conditionally, along with Mohammad Asif (seven years with two […]

Player dies in Kolkata after fielding collision

Posted by on 20/04/2015
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Player dies in Kolkata after fielding collision

Player dies in Kolkata after fielding collision

MUMBAI: Tragedy struck Indian cricket yesterday when a 20-year-old player died as a result of a freakish on-field collision with a team mate during a club match in the eastern city of Kolkata. Four months after Australia cricketer Phillip Hughes died after being hit by a bouncer, Ankit Keshri, a former captain for his state’s […]

Tamin stars in Bangladesh historic win over Pakistan

Posted by on 19/04/2015
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Tamin stars in Bangladesh historic win over Pakistan

Tamin stars in Bangladesh historic win over Pakistan

DHAKA: Tamim Iqbal smashed a second consecutive century to steer Bangladesh to their first ever one-day series win over Pakistan with an emphatic seven-wicket victory in Dhaka yesterday. The left-handed opener hit an unbeaten run-a-ball 116 as the hosts, chasing Pakistan’s 239 for six, cruised home in the 39th over to take an unbeatable 2-0 […]

Holder earns Windies draw despite Anderson record

Posted by on 18/04/2015
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Holder earns Windies draw despite Anderson record

Holder earns Windies draw despite Anderson record

ANTIGUA: Jason Holder struck his maiden first-class century to lead West Indies to a draw in the first test in Antigua on Friday after James Anderson had become England’s leading test wicket-taker. Denesh Ramdin and Holder shared a resolute seventh-wicket stand of 105 and although the former became Anderson’s 384th test victim in the final […]

Raja Company ‘Q8 Calicut NRI’s ‘clinche twin title – Indian cricket star Sreesanth graces presentation ceremony

Posted by on 15/04/2015
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Raja Company ‘Q8 Calicut NRI’s ‘clinche twin title – Indian cricket star Sreesanth graces presentation ceremony

Raja Company ‘Q8 Calicut NRI’s ‘clinche twin title – Indian cricket star Sreesanth graces presentation ceremony

KUWAIT: On a glorious Friday evening at TACK’s Doha Entertainment City Grounds, in the presence of international cricketer Santhakumaran Sreesanth and scores of cricket lovers; Kuwait Kerala Premier League (KKPL) concluded its 3rd successful season with colorful opening ceremony. Respective national anthems of Kuwait and India were played to mark the beginning which was followed […]

West Indies hold firm after early batting slump

Posted by on 15/04/2015
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West Indies hold firm after early batting slump

West Indies hold firm after early batting slump

ANTIGUA: West Indies trailed England by 244 runs at the close of the second day of the first test in Antigua on Tuesday after Shivnarine Chanderpaul applied the brakes to any potential batting slumps. England will feel in control of the test but new West Indies coach Phil Simmons will also be encouraged by the […]

Bell and Root rescue England in first Test

Posted by on 14/04/2015
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Bell and Root rescue England in first Test

Bell and Root rescue England in first Test

ANTIGUA: A fine innings of 143 from Ian Bell helped England to recover from a terrible start and finish the first day of the first test against West Indies on 341 for five in Antigua on Monday. After being put into bat, England made a shaky start at the Sir Vivian Richards Stadium and stumbled […]

Gillespie joy over Pujara a sign of county change

Posted by on 12/04/2015
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Gillespie joy over Pujara a sign of county change

Gillespie joy over Pujara a sign of county change

LONDON: There was a time when the notion of an Australian coach of Yorkshire getting excited by the arrival of an Indian batsman at Headingley would have been unthinkable. For most of their proud history, the White Rose club-the most successful side in the 125 years of England’s first-class County Championship with 31 titles-insisted upon […]

Boubyan Bank lifts KBC league trophy

Posted by on 09/04/2015
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Boubyan Bank lifts KBC league trophy

Boubyan Bank lifts KBC league trophy

KUWAIT: Boubyan Bank lived up to its reputation as one of the strongest bank teams in the current banking circuit as they outwitted the challenge of last year’s champion Kuwait Finance House in the Kuwait Banks Club league 2015, hosted by Kuwait Cricket at their Sulaibiya ground on April 4, 2015. Electing to bat first […]

England quells Pietersen talk ahead of West Indies tour

Posted by on 02/04/2015
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England quells Pietersen talk ahead of West Indies tour

England quells Pietersen talk ahead of West Indies tour

LONDON: England flew out to the Caribbean yesterday suppressing fevered talk about Kevin Pietersen’s possible international return and insisting the upcoming test series against the West Indies isn’t make or break for coach Peter Moores. Pietersen is once again the talk of English cricket after the incoming ECB chairman said the divisive batsman could get […]

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