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India look to extend winning run
Perth: The below-par performance in the tri-series involving Australia and England had snatched the favourites tag away from India going in to the World Cup.However, back-to-back wins against two top sides have put the defending champions right at the top of Pool B and back in contention. Having comprehensively defeated arch-rivals Pakistan and title contenders South Africa, India will now take...
'Sreesanth attacked with knife in jail'   
Kochi: Former Indian fast bowler S. Sreesanth was attacked with a knife while he was in jail after being arrested for his alleged involvement in IPL spot-fixing in 2013, his family said on Friday.He is currently facing trial in a Delhi court.His sister's husband Madhu Balakrishnan made this revelation to the media here."After he (Sreesanth) returned home following 26 days in Tihar jail...
Scotland fined for slow over-rate   
Perth: Scotland has been fined for maintaining a slow over-rate during their Pool A match against Afghanistan in the ICC Cricket World Cup at Dunedin in New Zealand. Scotland skipper Preston Mommsen was fined 20 per cent of his fees, while 10 per cent fine was imposed on the rest of the players after ICC Match Referee David Boon found them one over short in the stipulated time. "In...
Dilshan, Sangakkara power SL to 92-run win   26 February, 2015
Melbourne: Tillakaratne Dilshan and Kumar Sangakkara, playing in his 400th ODI, hit strokeful centuries to power Sri Lanka to a comfortable 92-run victory over Bangladesh in a Group A match of the cricket World Cup here.Electing to bat at the Melbourne Cricket Ground, Sri Lanka rode on Dilshan's 161 and Sangakkara's 105 to notch up a formidable 332 for one in the stipulated 50 overs.The...
SL minister urged to order fixing probe involving Indian player   26 February, 2015
Colombo: Sri Lanka's new sports minister Navin Dissanayake has been urged to order a probe into a match-fixing incident involving an Indian player during the Asia Cup tournament held in the country in June 2010.Shammi Silva, a member of Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) executive committee, in his letter dated February 20 and addressed to Dissanayake, stated that an Indian player was involved in...
De Villiers powers Proteas to 408/5 against Windies   27 February, 2015
Shami out of UAE match with knee strain   27 February, 2015
SL hammers Bangladesh, posts 332/1   26 February, 2015
Alonso leaves hospital 3 days after crash   26 February, 2015
Over-rate ban puts pressure on De Villiers   26 February, 2015
Wilson, O'Brien seal Ireland's thrilling win   25 February, 2015
Anwar's ton propels UAE to 278/9   25 February, 2015
Struggling Younis denies retirement tweet   25 February, 2015
Shenwari inspires Afghanistan to first win   26 February, 2015
Casino controversy: Moin Khan recalled   25 February, 2015
Rohit's double tons inspired me: Gayle   24 February, 2015
Alonso crash caused by wind   24 February, 2015
De Villiers on the edge of suspension   24 February, 2015
Petition filed against Pakistan's poor performance   24 February, 2015
We will defend our title, tooth and nail   21 February, 2015
Cricket, looking to grow, keeps shrinking World Cup   25 February, 2015
Kohli can break Sachin's record   21 February, 2015
Home advantage   21 February, 2015
Flexibility is Rahane's key strength: Dhoni   23 February, 2015
Gayle hits first-ever WC double hundred   24 February, 2015
Police arrest 15 bookies in Pakistan   23 February, 2015
'Srinivasan should have refrained from being BCCI chief'   23 February, 2015
Moeen Ali stars in England's crushing win   23 February, 2015
Qualifier postponed by a day due to rain   27 May, 2014
Sleeping giant Gayle ready to fire: Holder   23 February, 2015
Ranchi Rays wins Hockey India League   23 February, 2015
Sri Lanka scrapes past Afghanistan   22 February, 2015
'Never seen a coward captain like Misbah'   21 February, 2015
Shiv Kapur qualifies for US Open   27 May, 2014
Smiles and laughter return to Windies   21 February, 2015
Do or die time for Pakistan, says Misbah   21 February, 2015
Australia-Bangladesh match abandoned   21 February, 2015
We need to look in the mirror: Duminy   26 May, 2014
India breaks jinx, crushes SA by 130 runs   22 February, 2015
Steyn fit for India clash: S. Africa coach   20 February, 2015
Doordarshan to telecast all India matches   20 February, 2015
McCullum stunned by 'bizarre' win   20 February, 2015
Van Gaal has massive task: Scholes   22 May, 2014
IPL snub to Pak players dented India's image: Afridi   24 May, 2014
Phil Simmons set to be new WI coach   20 February, 2015
Southee, McCullum crush England   20 February, 2015
Russell stars in Windies thrashing of Pakistan   21 February, 2015
Messi, Ronaldo in race to be Spain's top scorer   20 February, 2015
Kumble to enter ICC's Hall of Fame   19 February, 2015
McCullum backs out-of form Morgan   19 February, 2015
SA 'confident' ahead of India clash   19 February, 2015
Coach Waqar vows Pakistan comeback   19 February, 2015
New Zealand beats England by 8 wickets   20 February, 2015
Ashwin, Kumar fit to face South Africa   19 February, 2015
Zimbabwe beats UAE by four wickets   19 February, 2015
Team needs to rally around Holder: Sammy   19 February, 2015
Feels great to open WC with win: Rahim   18 February, 2015
No rift between players, fielding coach: PCB   18 February, 2015
Bhuvneshwar's fitness still under cloud   18 February, 2015
Excluding Pollard, Bravo a self-inflicted blow: Lara   18 February, 2015
India can retain World Cup: Kirsten   17 February, 2015
Leather needs shine   14 February, 2015
Pak fielding coach quits over players' attitude   18 February, 2015
India, Pakistan cricket fans come to blows   16 February, 2015
Great joy to drape National Flag: Big B   16 February, 2015
No rift between Fletcher, others: media manager   18 February, 2015
NZ struggles to win against Scotland   17 February, 2015
Yuvraj, Dinesh Karthik sold for big bucks   16 February, 2015
Sammy, Mooney fined for swearing   16 February, 2015
Yuvraj's father blames Dhoni for son's omission   16 February, 2015
Zimbabwe put us under pressure: AB   15 February, 2015
Pakistan's jinx against India continues   15 February, 2015
Australia gets off to dominating start   14 February, 2015
WC opener: NZ thrashes Sri Lanka   14 February, 2015
Ireland shocks Windies, eases to 4-wkt win   16 February, 2015
Australia smashes 342/9 against England   14 February, 2015
Will miss wearing national jersey: Mahela   13 February, 2015
Modi tweets best wishes to Indian team   13 February, 2015
'We were nervous even after getting 331'   14 February, 2015
World Cup opens with colourful ceremony   12 February, 2015
Chappell opens up about fallout with Sachin   13 February, 2015
ISL has improved infrastructure: AIFF   12 February, 2015
India Cements shareholders will own CSK   12 February, 2015
Restructure SAI, says sports ministry   11 February, 2015
Don't write off India's chances: Clarke   07 February, 2015
'Absence of leg-spinner will cost India dear'   07 February, 2015
Morgan criticises proposed bat changes   07 February, 2015
Ajmal, Gazi bowling actions are legal: ICC   07 February, 2015
India Cements to transfer CSK   06 February, 2015
'India carrying too many injured players'   06 February, 2015
'FIFA's culture of intimidation must end'   03 February, 2015
Super sting   24 January, 2015
An honourable misconduct   19 January, 2015
Chucks and balances   19 January, 2015
Court of appeal   19 January, 2015
Straight drive   10 January, 2015
Give us our daily ball game!   03 January, 2015
Test drive   29 December, 2014
The brand maker   22 December, 2014
Court and bowled   16 December, 2014
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