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|Nimbus knocks HC doors fearing action by Centre
Sports broadcaster Nimbus Communication Ltd has approached the Delhi High Court
seeking protection from the Centre's alleged threat to cancel its licence if it
did not respond to the government's show cause notice by Thurdsay.
The matter was mentioned before Justice B D Ahmed, who, however,....
|Canada hoping to make waves at Cricket World Cup 2007
Even though Canada are rank outsiders for next month's World
Cup in the Caribbean, coach Andy Pick believes his side are capable of pulling
off an upset or two.
"I'm happy that if we play our best game we will put a
lot of pressure on (Group C rivals) England and New Zealand beca....
|Brett Lee in doubt for New Zealand opener
Australian fast bowler Brett Lee is a doubt for Friday's opening Chappell-Hadlee
Trophy one-day match against New Zealand after rolling his ankle in training
on Thursday. The 30-year-old paceman was taken to hospital for scans on his knee
and ankle after tripping over during fielding practice ....
|Andrew Symonds warned about rushing comeback
Australia all-rounder Andrew Symonds has been warned not to try and rush
back from his shoulder injury too soon in order to play in the World Cup.
Symonds has been named in Australia's squad despite undergoing
bicep surgery only last week and he looks certain to miss the opening matches
|Mahmood included in Pakistan World Cup reserves
All rounder Azhar Mahmood has been added to Pakistan's reserves for the
World Cup starting in West Indies next month after clearance from
National selector Iqbal Qasim said that Mahmood had
been included in place of uncapped spinner Mansoor Amjad as cover for pace bowlers
|Younis to have an early dope test
Pakistan Cricket Board would conduct an early dope test on vice captain Younis
Khan as the date of his marriage clashes with the pre-scheduled dope tests
Younis had apprised the PCB of his unavailability for the dope
tests session to be conducted in Lahore on Friday, saying tha....
|India post five-wicket win against Sri Lanka
India defeated Sri Lanka by 5 wickets in the third cricket one-day international
at Nehru Stadium here today.
The hosts level the four-match series 1-1 with the last match
to be played in Visakhapatnam on Saturday.
Skipper Rahul Dravid (66) and M.S. Dhoni (67
not out) scripted the Ind....
|Zaheer is key for the World Cup: Dravid
Shane Warne suffered an injury scare in practice on Tuesday in Perth ahead of
the third Ashes Test.
Warne hurt his right elbow during fielding practice.
However, after treatment the 37-year-old appeared to recover quickly and team
bosses were quick to play down any concerns about his abi....
|Dravid applauds Dhoni for his mature knock
Indian skipper Rahul Dravid on Wednesday showered accolades on Mahendra Singh
Dhoni, saying that the Jharkhand wicketkeeper-batsman has become a mature
cricketer and has learnt to adapt his game to situation.
"He (Dhoni) has a mature head. He plays different cricket
for different sit....
|England gamble on injured players for Cricket World Cup 2007
The England World Cup squad that lands in the West Indies next month could look
very different from the one announced by Chairman of selectors David Graveney
The selectors decided it was worth the risk of naming captain
Michael Vaughan and seamers Jon Lewis and James Anderso....
|Netherlands name Cricket World Cup squad
Netherlands have named the same squad that played in the World Cricket League
for the World Cup in west Indies next month.
The team will play its opening match against South Africa on February 16 after
playing two warm-up matches.
Squad: Luuk van Troost (capt), Peter Borren, Daan van
|Zimbabwe name 15 man squad for Cricket World Cup 2007
Friday Kasteni is the one surprise name in the 15-man Zimbabwe squad for
the World Cup.
The 18-year-old left-hander has limited experience, but impressed
during the Under-19 World Cup in Sri Lanka last year, and has
been preferred to 23-year-old Hamilton Masakadza.
The latter has been....
|Mother Teresa comes to rescue philosophical Fletcher
England coach Duncan Fletcher said Mother Teresa`s inspirational
words kept him going during the bleakest period of the Ashes.
``Mother Teresa said that when you are successful, you win
some unfaithful friends and some genuine enemies,`` Fletcher said. ``I am quite
philosophical about i....
|Nimbus to get notice over not sharing live cricket feed
A show-cause notice for Live Cricket Feed is being issued
today by the government to Nimbus for non-compliance of the ordinance
making it mandatory to share its live feed with Prasar Bharti,
Information and Broadcasting Minister P.R. Dasmunsi said.
Interacting with reporters here, Das....
|Zaheer rattles Lankan batters
Indian speedster Zaheer Khan claimed a five-wicket haul as Sri Lanka managed
a modest total of 230 runs in the third One Day International of the four-match
Left-arm seamer Zaheer blasted the Lankan top order in a sensational
opening spell when he had 3-4 in his first three ....