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Minnows battling, but not all the way
With the governing body looking to downsize the tournament in 2019, the associate nations have impressed with some of their performances at the 2015 World Cup, but UAE's attitude against Pakistan suggested something else might be driving the team.Do not get embarrassed. After going against conventional wisdom and choosing to field first on what is considered the best batting surface in New...
I have learnt a lot from Dhoni: Holder   
Perth: West Indies cricket team's young captain Jason Holder said that he has picked up subtle nuances of leadership from Mahendra Singh Dhoni while playing for his IPL franchise Chennai Super Kings."I have picked up a lot from Dhoni. He's a good leader. He's a guy who is respected in the dressing room," the 23-year-old fast bowler said on the eve of West Indies' ICC...
Ashwin plays trouble-shooter after Virat episode   
Perth: Amid the furore generated by Virat Kohli's abusive behaviour with an Indian journalist, off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin tried to diffuse the tension by lauding the fourth estate for its support and for "taking cricket back" to the country.Although Ashwin refrained from making any comments on the 'Virat Kohli abuse episode' but it did look like he tried his best in his...
Warner helps Aussies thrash Afghanistan   04 March, 2015
Perth: Opener David Warner (178) powered Australia to the World Cup's highest total—417/6 in 50 overs—as the hosts hammered Afghanistan by 275 runs in a Pool A match at the WACA here on Wednesday.Warner's 133-ball 178 was the highest score by an Australian in World Cup history. He shared a 260-run second-wicket partnership with Steven Smith (95), their highest in One-Day...
Maintain dignity of team: BCCI tells Kohli   05 March, 2015
Mumbai: Finally after all the hustle and bustle regarding the controversy surrounding Virat Kohli abusing a journalist, the BCCI on Thursday said that it has told Kohli "to maintain the dignity of the Indian team at all times".The incident involved Kohli verbally abusing Hindustan Times correspondent Jasvinder Sindhu during the Indian cricket team's practice session at Perth on...
Saina, Jwala-Ashwini through, Srikanth, Kashyap lose   05 March, 2015
Restoring BCCI's image my first priority: Dalmiya   04 March, 2015
Pakistan beats UAE by 129 runs   04 March, 2015
Team downplays Kohli's outburst against journalist   04 March, 2015
Bangladesh chases down record total against Scotland   05 March, 2015
'Can't do much when Gayle, AB is in form'   04 March, 2015
India can retain the World Cup   28 February, 2015
Having a ball.   28 February, 2015
Amla, du Plessis help SA post 411/4   03 March, 2015
Dalmiya elected prez; Srinivasan proves clout   03 March, 2015
Pakistan posts 339/6 against UAE   04 March, 2015
Amla, du Plessis hit tons in SA's run feast   03 March, 2015
Strong bench key to South Africa's WC campaign   03 March, 2015
Kohli, Dhoni slide down in ODI rankings   02 March, 2015
India beats UAE, earns third WC win   28 February, 2015
NZ clinches thriller against Australia   28 February, 2015
South Africa elects to bat against Ireland   03 March, 2015
India bowls out UAE for 102   28 February, 2015
UAE wins toss, opts to bat against India   28 February, 2015
Dalmiya returns as BCCI president   02 March, 2015
Dalmiya elected president, Anurag secretary   02 March, 2015
Defeat to India spurred me: De Villiers   27 February, 2015
India looks to extend winning run   27 February, 2015
De Villiers powers Proteas to 257-run win   27 February, 2015
Qualifier postponed by a day due to rain   27 May, 2014
Boult destroys Australia batting lineup   28 February, 2015
'Sreesanth attacked with knife in jail'   27 February, 2015
Dilshan, Sangakkara power SL to 92-run win   26 February, 2015
Srinivasan apologises to SC for chairing meet   27 February, 2015
Shiv Kapur qualifies for US Open   27 May, 2014
De Villiers powers Proteas to 408/5 against Windies   27 February, 2015
SL hammers Bangladesh, posts 332/1   26 February, 2015
We need to look in the mirror: Duminy   26 May, 2014
Alonso leaves hospital 3 days after crash   26 February, 2015
Wilson, O'Brien seal Ireland's thrilling win   25 February, 2015
Anwar's ton propels UAE to 278/9   25 February, 2015
Van Gaal has massive task: Scholes   22 May, 2014
Struggling Younis denies retirement tweet   25 February, 2015
IPL snub to Pak players dented India's image: Afridi   24 May, 2014
Shenwari inspires Afghanistan to first win   26 February, 2015
Rohit's double tons inspired me: Gayle   24 February, 2015
We will defend our title, tooth and nail   21 February, 2015
Kohli can break Sachin's record   21 February, 2015
Home advantage   21 February, 2015
Gayle hits first-ever WC double hundred   24 February, 2015
Police arrest 15 bookies in Pakistan   23 February, 2015
'Srinivasan should have refrained from being BCCI chief'   23 February, 2015
Moeen Ali stars in England's crushing win   23 February, 2015
Sleeping giant Gayle ready to fire: Holder   23 February, 2015
Sri Lanka scrapes past Afghanistan   22 February, 2015
'Never seen a coward captain like Misbah'   21 February, 2015
Smiles and laughter return to Windies   21 February, 2015
Do or die time for Pakistan, says Misbah   21 February, 2015
Australia-Bangladesh match abandoned   21 February, 2015
India breaks jinx, crushes SA by 130 runs   22 February, 2015
McCullum stunned by 'bizarre' win   20 February, 2015
Phil Simmons set to be new WI coach   20 February, 2015
Southee, McCullum crush England   20 February, 2015
Russell stars in Windies thrashing of Pakistan   21 February, 2015
New Zealand beats England by 8 wickets   20 February, 2015
Zimbabwe beats UAE by four wickets   19 February, 2015
No rift between players, fielding coach: PCB   18 February, 2015
Leather needs shine   14 February, 2015
Great joy to drape National Flag: Big B   16 February, 2015
NZ struggles to win against Scotland   17 February, 2015
Yuvraj, Dinesh Karthik sold for big bucks   16 February, 2015
Pakistan's jinx against India continues   15 February, 2015
Australia gets off to dominating start   14 February, 2015
WC opener: NZ thrashes Sri Lanka   14 February, 2015
Ireland shocks Windies, eases to 4-wkt win   16 February, 2015
Australia smashes 342/9 against England   14 February, 2015
'We were nervous even after getting 331'   14 February, 2015
ISL has improved infrastructure: AIFF   12 February, 2015
India Cements shareholders will own CSK   12 February, 2015
Super sting   24 January, 2015
An honourable misconduct   19 January, 2015
Chucks and balances   19 January, 2015
Court of appeal   19 January, 2015
Straight drive   10 January, 2015
Give us our daily ball game!   03 January, 2015
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The Chindian and Pitalian way
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Bullying the houses
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