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4th ODI: Kohli century seals series for India

August 1, 2012 | Cricket | | No Comments

There’s a truism with Virat Kohli in ODI cricket. When he scores a century, India win. Spurred on by another dominating batting performance from their man of the season, India beat Sri Lanka by six wickets at Colombo’s R Premadasa Stadium to take an unassailable lead in the five-match series. It was also India’s 400th ODI victory.

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Embrace pressure, don’t fight it: Sachin

July 29, 2012 | Cricket | | No Comments

Cricket superstar Sachin Tendulkar has simple advice to offer India’s medal hopefuls at the London Olympics – embrace pressure, don’t fight it.

The record-breaking batsman, who has himself shouldered the burden of expectations from cricket-crazy fans for more than two decades, said top sportspersons needed to get used to the pressure.

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3rd ODI: India beat SL by five wickets

July 29, 2012 | Cricket | | No Comments

An 11th ODI century for Gautam Gambhir and a breezy 65 from Suresh Raina helped India take the series lead at the Premadasa Stadium on Saturday as they beat Sri Lanka by five wickets, with two balls to spare.

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3rd ODI: Sri Lanka aim for 2-1 lead

July 28, 2012 | Cricket | | No Comments

When India beat Sri Lanka soundly in the series opener there was reason to believe they had hit their straps, albeit in familiar conditions and against a team they have regularly bossed since 2008, after a poor last year and in their current season opener.

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Pakistan cricket Board demands compensation from BCCI

July 26, 2012 | Cricket | | No Comments

The former Chairman of the Pakistan Cricket Board, Ijaz Butt has welcomed the planned revival of bilateral ties with India but insisted that Pakistan must ask the BCCI to compensate it financially for the cancelled series of 2009.

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Rohit’s time is running out

July 25, 2012 | Cricket | | No Comments

India’s nine-wicket defeat in the second ODI in Hambantota was an abject performance, leaving the five-match series at 1-1 heading into the next match in Colombo on Saturday. While India need to pick themselves up before that, there is one pressing issue that has to be addressed – the poor form of Rohit Sharma.

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Bangladesh push past Australia, Pakistan in T20 rankings

July 24, 2012 | Cricket | | No Comments

Bangladesh have moved up to No. 4* on the ICC’s Twenty20 rankings, after beating Ireland 3-0 on their tour of Europe. For now, only England, South Africa and Sri Lanka lie above Bangladesh in the rankings.

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India to host Pakistan for ODI series in December-January

July 17, 2012 | Cricket | | No Comments

India and Pakistan will resume bilateral ties with a “short series”, comprising three ODIs and two Twenty20 internationals, in December and January. The matches will be held between the Test and one-day legs of England’s tour of India and will form the first bilateral series between the two sides since Pakistan toured India in end-2007.

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India one spot down to fifth in Test rankings

July 15, 2012 | Cricket | | No Comments

India, who were the No. 1 Test side this time a year ago, have lost a position to slip to the fifth spot now in the latest ICC Test Championship rankings table after the annual update took place Saturday.

The Indian team that last played a Test match in January against Australia has swapped places with Pakistan.

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PCB’s Three Proposals to Resume Indo-Pak Ties

July 12, 2012 | Cricket | | No Comments

In a bid to resume bilateral cricket ties between India and Pakistan, the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has put forward three proposals to their Indian counterparts.

The Pakistan Cricket Board has proposed that India can tour Pakistan, play them at a neutral venue or allow PCB to host their home series in India.

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