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  • India back as No.1 ranked T20I side in ICC rankings

    India back as No.1 ranked T20I side in ICC rankings

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    India have become the number-one ranked Twenty20 International (T20I) side after the annual update of the ICC T20I Team Rankings, which was announced on Thursday. India have swapped places with World Twenty20 champions Sri Lanka. In the past 12 months, India have lost just one…

  • Gambhir becomes father of a girl

    Gambhir becomes father of a girl

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    Kolkata Knight Riders skipper Gautam Gambhir on Thursday became the father of a baby girl as his wife Natasha gave birth to their first child.Gambhir's Indian Premier League franchise posted the news on their Twitter handle."Congratulations skipper Gautam Gambhir and Natasha Gambhir for becoming…

  • Ricky Ponting  joins Mumbai Indians as advisor

    Ricky Ponting joins Mumbai Indians as advisor

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    Former Australia captain Ricky Ponting has joined Indian Premier League (IPL) outfit Mumbai Indians in an advisory role.One of the best batsmen of the modern era, Ponting was part of the victorious Mumbai Indians side that lifted the IPL Trophy and led the team…

  • Sangakkara and Jayawardene face disciplinary action

    Sangakkara and Jayawardene face disciplinary action

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    Colombo: Sri Lanka stars Kumar Sangakkara and Mahela Jayawardene are facing disciplinary action for their public criticism of cricket board officials in a dispute over their retirement from Twenty20 internationals. Sri Lanka Cricket said in a statement on Tuesday that it decided to refer the…

  • Lots to learn from early defeat: Rohit

    Lots to learn from early defeat: Rohit

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    Mumbai Indians started off their Indian Premier League title defence on the wrong note but captain Rohit Sharma said there was a lot to learn from the 41-run loss to Kolkata Knight Riders."It's disappointing, first game of the season. Lots to learn from this…

  • We'll try the laundry to keep IPL clean: Dhoni

    We'll try the laundry to keep IPL clean: Dhoni

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    His deafening silence on the IPL spot-fixing scandal infuriated many but an unruffled Indian cricket captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni preferred to look at the lighter side of the controversy by suggesting that perhaps a laundry service could be tried to keep the event clean!"We…

  • Don't crucify Yuvraj, Tendulkar pleads

    Don't crucify Yuvraj, Tendulkar pleads

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    New Delhi: Cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar pleaded with fans not to crucify Yuvraj Singh for his lacklustre performance in the final of the World Twenty20 and warned against writing him off.Tendulkar wrote on his Facebook page that Yuvraj, who took 21 balls for his…

  • Spinners shining brightly in World Twenty20Spinners shining brightly in World Twenty20

    Spinners shining brightly in World Twenty20Spinners shining brightly in World Twenty20

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    Discarded off-spinner Harbhajan Singh must be a happy man watching others of his tribe doing well in the World Twenty20.Seven years ago, after India's success in the inaugural World Twenty20 in 2007, Harbhajan feared Twenty20 cricket would kill spinners.His fears were justified. Spinners…

  • Sachin upbeat about India's prospects in 2015 World Cup

    Sachin upbeat about India's prospects in 2015 World Cup

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    Retired batting great Sachin Tendulkar is optimistic about the chances of the under-performing Indian team successfully defending its World Cup crown next year, and wants the fans to lend it a whole-hearted support."I have no hesitation in saying we are a talented side and…

  • Afridi clinches thriller for Pakistan

    Afridi clinches thriller for Pakistan

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    Mirpur: Shahid Afridi slammed an unbeaten 18-ball 34 to give Pakistan a thrilling one-wicket win over India with two balls to spare at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium here Sunday.Chasing a target of 246, Pakistan almost lost the plot in the last few overs. They…

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