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|Sri Lankan team arrives for four-match series
A 15-member Sri Lankan cricket team, led by Mahela Jayawardene, arrived
here today without key bowlers Muttiah Muralitharan and Chaminda Vaas,
to play against India a four-match ODI series beginning in Kolkata on February 8.
Off-spinner Muralitharan and left-arm pace bowler Vaas, Lanka's
|Ranji Trophy: Sachin hits ton against Bengal
Continuing his brilliant form, batting maestro Sachin Tendulkar slammed
his 60th first-class century in the final of the Ranji Trophy against Bengal
in Mumbai on Friday.
Mumbai are favourites to regain the national championship,
with the inclusion of several seasoned players making it ev....
|Sehwag should be included in WC squad: Borde
Former selection committee chief, Chandu Borde, today
backed out-of-form batsman Virender Sehwag, saying he would like to see
Sehwag in the 15-member World Cup squad as the third opener.
Sehwag needs to get back his confidence, but hes a contributor
to the teams cause. Like Sachin Ten....
|Ranji Trophy: Mumbai to take on Bengal in finals
Mumbai will today take on Bengal in the Ranji Trophy super league final starting
here at the Wankhede Stadium,
Mumbai are favourites to regain the national championship, with the inclusion
of several seasoned players- Sachin Tendulkar, Ajit Agarkar, Ramesh Powar
and Zaheer Khan comin....
|Sachin back among top-20 in ICC rankings
With the World Cup just around the corner, the master blaster Sachin Tendulkar
sounded warning to his opponents by moving back into the list of top-20 ODI batsmen
on the LG-ICC Player ranking released today.
Tendulkar, who hit his 41st hundred in the fourth and final
match of the one-day....
|Busy schedule awaits Indians after the WC
A very busy schedule waits for the Indian cricket team following the World Cup
in March-April, with a short tour of Bangladesh setting off a gruelling programme
right up to the summer of next year, sources said.
Talking to scribes, BCCI secretary Niranjan Shah
said: "The tour to the....
|India win 4th ODI by 160 runs
India bowled out the West Indies for 181 to win the fourth and final cricket
one-dayer by 160 runs and clinch the series 3-1 here today.
The Indians rode on Tendulkar's unbeaten ton to amass an imposing
341 for three and then bundled out the Caribbeans for 181 with more than eight
|Kapil against Team India's idea for experimenting
Indian cricket legend, Kapil Dev, today said he was against Team India's
idea of experimenting for the sake of losing.
Talking to media persons, Kapil Dev said, "I never want
experimentation for losing. If you experiment and lose, I won't like it. If
you win, then it's okay, and y....
|Lara defends decision to field first
West Indies skipper Brian Lara today sought to deflect criticism of his
decision to field first in the fourth and final cricket one-dayer against India
which the visitors lost by a huge 160-run margin here.
"Nothing wrong with the decision to field first. But our bowlers did not
|Dravid praises Tendulkar, team after series win
Sachin Tendulkar today earned lavish praise from captain Rahul Dravid who
said his unbeaten 100 in the fourth cricket one-dayer against the West Indies
should stop people from worrying about his form.
"I had said that we were not unduly worried about Sachin
Tendulkar's batting and a....
|Ganguly turns over a new leaf
Former Indian captain Sourav Ganguly has turned over a new leaf in the
last one month or so. He staged a successful comeback in Tests during the recently
concluded tour to South Africa and had a great run with the bat during
the ODI series against the West Indies which India wrapped up 3-1 tod....
|WC squad to be chosen on Feb 12: Shah
The Indian squad for the upcoming cricket World Cup in the
Caribbean would be selected on February 12 in Mumbai.
The list of 30 probables for the World Cup would be
pruned to final 15 members as February 13 is the last day to submit the names
to the International Cricket Council, ....
|I know my batting: Tendulkar
Having silenced his detractors with a classy one-day international century, Sachin Tendulkar
today said he had been in the game long enough to know about his
batting and never paid heed to others views.
"I always bat as I feel is the correct way to bat. I have
played long enough to ....
|Sachin slams 41st ODI century
Sachin Tendulkar today slammed 41st century in the One Day Internationals as India
piled on 341 runs for the loss of three wickets in 50.0 overs,
Sachin Tendulkar stroked his way to an unbeaten ton as India rode on some
class batting performance from the top order to amass 341 for three in th....
|Team India set for final countdown
Wednesday's match against the West Indies is a big one for India because its
one step closer to finalising their team for the World Cup.
And its equally big for the West Indies because it's
their last international match before the World Cup.
Harbhajan Singh, the Indian spinn....