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|India, Pak to play a friendly ODI at Lords
Pakistan and India will play a friendly one day cricket match at the Lords
on July 12 to raise funds for a charity headed by Prince Charles.
"The Lords game is confirmed and it is not only for a
good cause but will also provide Pakistani and Indians living in England
to watch their....
|I lost focus during tri-series finals: McGrath
Veteran Australian pace spearhead Glenn McGrath has conceded that thoughts
of retirement crossed his mind during the tri-series finals against England.
"When you announce your retirement, the last thing you want to do is actually
retire before you play your last game. I think I did l....
|Indian team has the potential to win the World Cup: Vengsarkar
Chief Selector Dilip Vengsarkar today said the Indian team picked for the Cricket World Cup was capable of winning cricket's biggest prize in the West Indies.
"This is the best available team that we have selected
and it has the potential to win the Cricket world cup," the former I....
|Akhtar in Pak World Cup squad despite injury woes
Pakistan have included injured fast bowlers Shoaib Akhtar and Umar Gul
in their 15-man squad for next month`s Cricket World Cup in the Caribbean.
"These two players will undergo fitness tests later this
month. If they are not passed fit, they will be replaced by reserves,"
|Kenya names 2007 Cricket World Cup squad
Kenya named the 15-man squad for the Cricket World Cup in the West Indies
retaining the same side that won the world cricket division one title they hosted
earlier this month.
Long-serving skipper Steve Tikolo retains his place
with all-rounder Thomas Odoyo as his deputy, but the selectio....
|Yuvi, Agarkar fit to play in must-win tie situation
India received a big boost ahead of the third cricket one-dayer against Sri Lanka with batsman Yuvraj Singh and all-rounder Ajit Agarkar
being declared fit for the must-win cricket game which gives some of the struggling
Cricket World Cup 2007 team members another chance to regain their touch.
|Virendra Sehwag is an innings away from coming good
As pressure builds up on an out-of-form Virender Sehwag to deliver the
goods, Indian captain Rahul Dravid today sought to motivate the Delhi batsman,
saying he was just one innings away from recapturing his form.
Dravid said the whole team was eager to see the swashbuckling
batsman find h....
|Gilchrist to miss warm up matches in icc cricket world cup west indies 2007
Adam Gilchrist will miss the warm-up matches when the defending champions begin
their icc cricket world cup west indies campaign in the Caribbean starting next
Gilchrist has reportedly been allowed to take compassionate
leave as his wife Mel is due to give birth to their third chil....
|It could have been a couple of ODIs ban said Shahid Afridi
Pakistan all-rounder Shahid Afridi has termed the four-match ODI ban imposed
on him by the International Cricket Council (ICC) as `harsh`, saying a
two-match ban would have sufficed.
``I think it was harsh decision. It could have been a couple
of ODIs ban,`` he was quoted as saying by the....
|England cricket players robbed in a Sydney Hotel
Five members of England cricket team including batsman Andrew Strauss and
a member of its medical staff were robbed in a Sydney hotel, a media report said
The four assailants broke into the Radisson Plaza Hotel and
forced staff to the ground. They demanded money and asked abou....
|Irfan Pathan, Anil Kumble, Sreesanth not to play Goa ODI
Some of Rahul Dravids men would not be able to touch Margaos
turf for 3rd cricket ODI against Sri Lanka as they are either down injured
or are out of the cricket team for personal reasons. Indian cricket captain said
this a day after the icc cricket world cup west indies 2007 squad....
|Post icc cricket world cup west indies 2007 selections, India-Sri Lanka ODI a rehearsal
With the Indian and Sri Lankan cricket teams for the icc cricket world cup west
indies 2007 announced, the third one day international between the two
countries here Wednesday will be little more than a rehearsal for next month's
mega cricket tournament.
Sri Lanka has taken a 1-0 lead with ....
|Symonds, Tait for icc cricket world cup west indies 2007 defence
Australia named a 15-man squad on Tuesday for their icc cricket world cup west
indies 2007 defence including injured all-rounder Andrew Symonds and fast
bowler Shaun Tait.
Symonds is likely to miss the opening matches of the tournament
as he continues his recovery from a ruptured bicep te....
|Shanthakumaran Sreesanth selected for icc cricket world cup west indies 2007
Kerala speedster Shanthakumaran Sreesanth today said it was a dream come
true for him to book a berth in the next month's icc cricket world cup west indies
2007 squad and a great opportunity to perform well.
"It is a dream come true for me. It is God's grace. It
is really a great opp....
|Security beefed up in Goa for 3rd one day international cricket match
Goa will have heavy security in place next fortnight for two major crowd pulling
events - the Feburay 14 India-Sri Lanka ODI.
Gun-wielding Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) coupled
with the Goa Police are deployed at different locations while local intelligence
has been put on ale....