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|Greg Chappell allays fears on Sourav Ganguly's injury
Indian team coach Greg Chappell has allayed fears on Sourav Ganguly's
ankle injury, saying the brief break gave the side a chance to be fully fit before
their opening game in the cricket World Cup scheduled against Bangladesh
on Saturday."We're prepared for it, and we are ready to go. Mos....
|Chris Gayle's lean patch worries West Indies in WC Opener
The West Indian opener Chris Gayle's bad run with the bat continued even in
the opening match of the World Cup against Pakistan at Sabina
Park here on Tuesday.
He was caught behind the wickets off Umar Gul on a paltry
2. Gayle's lean patch is a big worry for the West Indies team as he is....
|Brian Lara lauds young guns for shooting down Pakistan
West Indies looked determined to defy the "Curse of the Host" with their
young guns firing on all cylinders during the side's comprehensive 54-run win
against former champions Pakistan in the cricket World Cup opener.
Brian Lara's team of talented under-achievers did not
|Australia to take on Scotland at St Kitts for WC
World champions Australia will today take on minnows Scotland here in
the second match of the ICC World Cup 2007.
The Aussies, who have seen a series of defeats in the past,
are also plagued by injuries to key players. The two-time defending champions
lost five matches in a row last mont....
|Brian Lara's men wreck Pakistani ship in WC
The West Indies team lifted the mood in the Caribbean when they registered a 54-run
win over Pakistan in the first World Cup match here. All rounder Dwayne Smith dominated with bat and ball to ensure the World Cup hosts opened the
competition with a victory.
West Indies made 241 for nine and ....
|Windies win Cricket World Cup 2007 opening match
The West Indies rediscovered their winning form in time to register a comprehensive
54-run victory over former champions Pakistan in the cricket World Cup
opening one-dayer here on Tuesday.The hosts, coming off a series loss in India
and an uninspiring performance in the warm-up games, produce....
|Has Bob Woolmer decided to call it quits as Pakistan coach
Has Bob Woolmer finally decided to call it quits with the Pakistan Cricket
Board? This question is making the rounds in cricket circles of the country
ever since Woolmer vacated his room at the National Cricket Academy in Lahore
before leaving with the Pakistan team for the World Cup in the We....
|Sabina Park, West Indies is not ready for practice
Pakistan and West Indies were today forced to scrap plans to practice at
Sabina Park in Kingston, Jamaica, which hosts Tuesday's World
Cup opener between the sides, because the net facilities were not ready.
They instead trained at the nearby Kensington Oval in Kingston.
There was never a....
|Sourav Ganguly's sour ankle to be examined today for WC 07
Sourav Ganguly's sour right ankle will be tested by team physio John Gloster
during the nets today.
Ganguly reported of soreness in his ankle on the eve of their
warm-up match against the West Indies last week and took part for only
11 overs in the practice game.
Although Captain R....
|Windies to play against Pakistan in World Cup 2007 opener
Two time World champions West Indies will today take on 1992 champions
Pakistan in the opening match of the ninth ICC Cricket World Cup.
The Windies face pressure as no host country has ever won the
title since the World Cup was launched in 1975 in England. Brian Lara
and his men woul....
|Mr. Perfect Sunil Gavaskar, stop acting high and mighty: Ricky Ponting
Australian captain Ricky Ponting has hit back at Sunil Gavaskar's
comments that the World Champions were "an unpopular team" and said
the Indian legend was acting "high and mighty" in repeatedly criticising
his side for their on-field behaviour.Ponting said it was natural t....
|No clear favourites in Cricket World Cup 07: Stephen Fleming
New Zealand captain Stephen Fleming says that there are no clear favourites
in the World Cup and all the top teams will fancy themselves winning the
Fleming believes that the recent wins against Australia
have been a big confidence booster for his side but the poor show in....
|9th Cricket World Cup: Caribbean carnival begins on the 13th march 2007
A symphony of Reggae and Calypso rhythms formed the silhouette of a colourful
and extravagant opening ceremony of the ninth Cricket World Cup at the
Trelawny Stadium here today.
Titled 'West Indian Energy', the opening ceremony unfolded
in true West Indian style showcasing the rich cultur....
|Andhra pradesh fan builds Cricket bat-shaped car
With fans from across the country sending their wishes to Team India, an enthusiastic
cricket fan here has built a car shaped like a cricket bat to support India
in the World Cup.
According to the channel, the car can run at a speed of 50 km per hour.
"It took six months and Rs. 70,00....
|You can't be too sarcastic about the W/C team: Brian Lara
West Indian captain Brian Lara has said he could not be "too sarcastic"
about his team, which was trying to with their chronic middle order collapse to
bounce back in time at the cricket World Cup.
The West Indies, who lost their Champions Trophy title to Australia