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|Pathans alone world champion brothers in Indian cricket
India's triumph over Pakistan in the inaugural Twenty20 extravaganza last
night made Pathan siblings -- Irfan and Yusuf -- part of history as they become
the lone Indian brothers in a World Cup winning side.
Irfan and Yusuf, the latter representing the country for the first time, played
|Mahendra singh Dhoni Team work was the key in Twenty20 World Cup
Having made history by winning the inaugural Twenty20 World Cup after a dream
final against arch-rivals Pakistan, Indian skipper M S Dhoni attributed
the victory to the team work and the desire to do well.
"Whatever is destined to happen will happen. But I believe, unless your do
|Sell out cricket crowd for first India vs Australia ODI match in Bangalore
Four days ahead of the first match of the one-day series between India
and Australia here, excitement is already in the air as a sell-out crowd
gears up for the limited overs game.
Tickets for for the September 29 match were sold in no time, fuelled by India's
sterling performance in the T....
|Indians cannot do without the veterans in Twenty20 World Cup says Chris Cairns
India's young brigade may have been exceptional in the Twenty20 World Cup but
the side will have to fall back on veterans like Sachin Tendulkar and
Rahul Dravid once it returns to playing "serious cricket", feels former
New Zealand all-rounder Chris Cairns.
"Of course the yo....
|50 percent chances for injured Virender Sehwag to play in the Twenty20 World Cup final
The Indian team management is yet to take a decision on whether to include an
injured Virender Sehwag in the team for the final of the Twenty20 cricket
World Cup against arch-rivals Pakistan here today.
The Indian opener is nursing a groin injury and will have to clear a fitness test
|Yuvraj singh is focused for the Twenty20 World Cup final says Yograj singh
Ahead of the big final against acrhrivals Pakistan in the Twenty20 World
Cup, Yuvraj Singh is confident of playing a big innings and is focused
on his job, his father Yograj Singh said.
"Yuvraj is concentrating and focusing like Arjun (in 'Mahabharat') for the
all important final. The....
|Pakistan Cricket Board announces cash prize for cricket team
Pakistan Cricket Board has announced a cash prize of Rs 5 lakh for each player
of its team for making the summit clash of the ongoing Twenty20 World Cup.
"The PCB Chairman has announced 500,000 each for the players for winning
the semi-final. Obviously if we win the final there will be ....
|Shahid Afridi tops Player of Tournament table and Yuvraj singh alone Indian
Shahid Afridi leads the race for the Player of the Tournament award but tomorrow's
final of the Twenty20 World Cup gives Yuvraj Singh, lone Indian in hot
pursuit, yet another chance to pip the Pakistani to the honour.
Afridi has so far polled seven votes to top the table, but there are s....
|Pakistan greats back their team to land Twenty20 world cup 2007 title
Pakistan's cricket greats are backing their team to win the Twenty20 World Cup
title by beating arch rivals India in tomorrow's final in Johannesburg.
Be it Wasim Akram, Javed Miandad, Rameez Raja, Rashid Latif or Aaqib Javed, they
all believe Pakistan has the spirit and potential to beat In....
|Niranjan Shah says ICL is too small to challenge for cricket board
The rebel Indian Cricket League was too small an entity to challenge the
authority of BCCI, Board secretary Niranjan Shah said today.
"ICL is too small to challenge (BCCI), it is very small against the BCCI,"
He said the BCCI initiative to start the Indian Premier Leag....
|Kapil Dev says Indian Cricket League postponed until mid November
After the BCCI's multi-million dollar Twenty20 championship stole the thunder
from the Indian Cricket League, "teething problems" have forced
the rebel series to be postponed until mid-November.
ICL Executive Board chairman Kapil Dev said the tournament, originally
scheduled for ....
|BCCI feels Full time coach to be appointed before Pakistan odi series
India will play under an interim coach in the ODI series against
Australia and a full-time coach would take over before the home series
against Pakistan, BCCI Secretary Niranjan Shah said here today.
"We (BCCI) have received some applications for the job of coach which would
|Former Aussie players says a scared lot for Indian batsmen
Indian batsmen are a "scared species", making them an easy prey for
the Australian pace battery in the upcoming ODI series, feel former Aussie bowlers
Ray Bright and Rodney Hogg.
Former pacer Hogg and Bright -- a left-arm spinner of the 70's -- felt the Indians
would not get much....
|Former Pakistan captain Inzamam ul haq served summons in Oval law suit
Former Pakistan captain Inzamam-ul-Haq has been served witness summons
by a tribunal following umpire Darrel Hair's suing of ICC and PCB for racial discrimination
in the aftermath of the Oval controversy.
"The summons will compel his (Inzamam's) attendance for cross-examination
|Shahid Afridi lead the Player of Tournament table in 2020 WC 2007
With his aggressive approach to batting and his penchant for hitting sixes, they
said his game would be ideally suited to the Twenty20 format and true to form,
Shahid Afridi has not disappointed as he sits on top of the Player of the
Tournament ladder at the World Championship.
But the 27-y....