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Wayne Rooney double helps Man United lift Old Trafford gloom

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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

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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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Srinivasan refuses to quit, leaves all in suspense

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N Srinivasan is looking set to stretch it to the last over. Belying expectations in cricket circles that the BCCI president would step down on Wednesday after the scathing comments made by Supreme Court the previous day, Srinivasan did not ...

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Kohli will break all the records, feels Zaheer Abbas

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Legendary Pakistan batsman Zaheer Abbas is the new entrant in the list of illustrious former cricketers, who feel that India’s premier batsman Virat Kohli is destined for greatness. “Virat Kohli is one batsman who will break all the records in ...

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Sachin Tendulkar voted Cricketer of the Generation

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One of the greatest batsmen of all time, the iconic Sachin Tendulkar was on Friday voted Cricketer of the Generation as he staved off stiff competition from spin legend Shane Warne and all-rounder par excellence Jacques Kallis at the ESPNcricinfo ...

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South Africa demanded Rs 180 crore to host IPL 7

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BCCI would have loved to host the IPL in South Africa but the plan was shelved because of the cost factor. According to sources, Cricket South Africa (CSA) was demanding close to Rs 180 crore to host the T20 event, though it could not be ...

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IPL 7 to be held from April 16 to June 1; first leg to be played in UAE

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United Arab Emirates will stage the initial phase of the IPL while Bangladesh was kept on standby for some of the matches by the BCCI, ending weeks of speculation over the venues of the high-profile event which was on Wednesday scheduled from ...

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Zaheer Khan is clearly past his prime, says Venkatesh Prasad

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Zaheer Khan is clearly past his prime and is struggling while bowling his second spell, former India player and bowling coachVenkatesh Prasad suggested on Tuesday. “Technically, Zaheer is fantastic and has an excellent seam position. But I have seen him struggle a ...

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Virat Kohli reclaims top spot in ODI batting rankings

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India’s Virat Kohli has reclaimed the number one position in the latest ICC Player Rankings for ODI Batsmen, which were released on Sunday after the conclusion of the Asia Cup. Kohli had entered the Asia Cup, trailing number one ranked South African ...

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