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|All not lost after warm-up loss, says Brian Lara
West Indian captain Brian Lara admitted that the nine-wicket loss to India
in the practice match on Friday was "devastating" but refused to believe
his side was down and out even before the World Cup started.
"We are not exactly down in the dumps as the tournament
|Habibul Bashar issues warning to India, Sri Lanka cricket teams
Bangladesh skipper Habibul Bashar is quietly confident that his side would be more
than a match for two of the formidable teams from the sub-continent, India and
Sri Lanka, when group matches of the cricket World Cup unroll next week.
"In one-day cricket, anything can happen. So we want....
|Indian cricket team have got an idea about their bowling attack for WC 07: Dravid
Impressed by the nagging discipline shown by the pacemen in their final warm-up
game against the West Indies, Indian captain Rahul Dravid said it
had given them an idea about their bowling attack for the World Cup matches.He
said even though the pitches in the Caribbean were expected to suit t....
|Virender Sehwag's form only worry for cricket world cup 2007
Virender Sehwag came a cropper again but India sent a strong warning to their
rivals with a thumping nine-wicket win against hosts West Indies in the
final warm-up match before the World Cup.While Sehwag's prolonged bad patch
was a worry for the Indian think-tank, Irfan Pathan's three-wicket h....
|Key players coming into their own just before WC: Rahul Dravid
Captain Rahul Dravid today said that the key players in his team where
coming into top form and fitness which augured well for India's chances at the
cricket World Cup.
"Most key players are finding form and fitness which is a good sign for
us," Dravid said after a convincing ni....
|India right on top of Windies in Cricket World Cup 2007 warm-up
India wrecked the West Indian top order reducing them to 54 for four after 15
overs in their final World Cup warm-up match at the Trelawny Stadium
here today. Openers Shivnarine Chanderpaul and Chris Gayle were
dismissed off successive deliveries before left-armer Irfan Pathan got the prize
|Younis Khan helps Pakistan beat South Africa in cricket world cup 07 warm up match
Younis Khan overcame a difficult pitch with an attractive half-century as Pakistan
whipped South Africa by seven wickets in the final ICC Cricket World
Cup warm-up match here on Friday. The top-order batsman smashed 79 to help
his team surpass South Africa's modest total of 199 with more than ....
|My relationship with Greg Chappell is good: Sourav Ganguly
Back in the team after his spat with coach Greg Chappell, Sourav Ganguly
says "lots of things" had happened but "time heals everything."
The former captain also says that being dropped from the Indian team for about
a year had changed his outlook towards the game and he rea....
|Pakistan Cricket Board, England Cricket Board to discuss compensation dispute
The dispute between the Pakistan Cricket Board and the England and
Wales Cricket Board over the payment of compensation amount for the forfeited
Oval Test last year is still unresolved and will be discussed at a meeting in
London later this month.
A well-placed source said that contrary to....
|Injured Sourav Ganguly likely to miss warm-up cricket world cup 2007 match
Hours before the start of the World Cup, Indian cricket team dealt with
a blow as opener Sourav Ganguly injured his ankle during net practice today
to be doubtful for the warm-up match against the West Indies.
Indian team sources said Ganguly hurt his ankle during the
practice session and....
|Minnows add charm to Cricket World Cup 07 says Rahul Dravid
Contrary to the view of some of his counterparts, Indian captain Rahul Dravid has
said minnows teams should be a part of the cricket World Cup for they add
character and charm to the competition.
They add a lot of character and charm to the event, Dravid
said after helping his team clinc....
|Yuvraj Singh wants to respond to Rahul Dravid's faith in Cricket world cup 2007
Montego Bay (Jamaica), Mar 8 (PTI) Yuvraj Singh is keen to justify captain
Rahul Dravid's faith in him as a solid middle order batsman by consistently
delivering with the bat at the crunch.
"I have a responsibility, sure. Whenever I go out to bat,
I tell myself that I need to bat til....
|rlon Samuels calls bookie Mukesh Kochar row a distraction, enjoys elevated role
Unfazed by the controversy surrounding his conversation with an alleged Indian bookie,
West Indies middle order batsman Marlon Samuels insists he is not
bothered by the "distraction" and is preparing to live up to captain
Brian Lara's expectations.
Samuels has had a good run in r....
|Bangladesh upsets New Zealand; Australia, Pakistan win cricket matches too
Bringing shock for Stephen Fleming's New Zealand squad, minnows
Bangladesh registered victory, shattering the joy of the kiwi's last month's
series win over Australia.
Fleming struggled to explain an upset two-wicket loss to Bangladesh
in a World Cup warm-up match yesterday, while Austra....
|India win against Netherlands in Cricket World Cup 2007 warm-up match
Skipper Rahul Dravid and Sachin Tendulkar struck impressive half-centuries
as India powered their way to a massive 182-run victory over minnows the Netherlands
in their first warm-up game in the lead-up to the Cricket World Cup here.
Apart from setting the mood perfectly for the tournament ....