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Wickets should be the same in UAE, believes Ishant

Having missed out on the recent World T20 and Asia Cup action, lanky pacer Ishant Sharma is fit and raring to go for Sunrisers Hyderabad in the seventh edition of IPL starting April 16 in Abu Dhabi. “Obviously, you feel ...

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I knew I’ll be back in India: Gary Kirsten

Gary Kirsten is back on Indian soil. On his last day of official duty as India coach back in April 2011, Kirsten had witnessed unprecedented scenes at the Wankhede when MS Dhoni lifted the World Cup. On Wednesday, the South ...

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Yuvraj is our greatest match-winner till date: Gambhir

Gautam Gambhir played crucial knocks in the finals of two world events that India have won – 2007 World T20 and 2011 World Cup. And in both these events, one man who played a major role in India’s triumph, was ...

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Yuvraj can be criticized, but he should not be crucified: Sachin

Sachin Tendulkar today stood firmly behind a beleaguered Yuvraj Singh, saying that the talented left-hander “is down but far from being out” and backed him to make it to the 2015 World Cup squad. Tendulkar, who has always been a ...

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Sri Lanka break finals jinx, thrash India to win World T20 title

The finals hoodoo has been broken. Sri Lankan supporters can finally smile. Their golden generation of cricketers, Mahela Jayawardene, Kumar Sangakkara, Tillakaratne Dilshan and captain for the last three matches Lasith Malinga have something to show for their efforts. After ...

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Controversies are part of Indian cricket, says MS Dhoni

Skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni was at his pragmatic best on the eve of the World T20 final against Sri Lanka as he said “controversies are big part in Indian cricket” and his name was associated with almost every good or ...

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World T20: India out to spook South Africa with spin

India will look to capitalize on South Africa’s two perennial problems — a weakness against spin and inability to win knockout matches in ICC events — as they go head to head in the second semifinal of the World T20 ...

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World Twenty20: MS Dhoni and Yuvraj Singh rediscover the magic

While they haven’t spoken much during training, India skipper MS Dhoni and Yuvraj Singh had frequent mid-pitch consultations during their match-turning 84-run stand in 42 balls against Australia on Sunday. Often, the conversation was initiated by the former. In the ...

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Wayne Rooney double helps Man United lift Old Trafford gloom

Wayne Rooney inspired Manchester United to come from behind and beat Aston Villa 4-1 on Saturday in a game marked by fresh protests against United manager David Moyes. A small aeroplane towing an anti-Moyes banner flew over Old Trafford shortly ...

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SC appoints Gavaskar interim BCCI chief for IPL 7

The Supreme Court installed batting legend Sunil Gavaskar as the interim head of India’s troubled cricket board on Friday after forcing the scandal-tainted incumbent N Srinivasan from office. Three days after warning Srinivasan they would order him to stand down ...

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