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Rajasthan Royals get Rahul Dravid as captain

by staff on December 4, 2011

Rajasthan Royals announced last evening that Rahul Dravid will take over the captaincy of the team after the departure of talismanic Australian bowler Shane Warne from the franchise. Warne has chosen to bid goodbye to the Indian Premier League after a successful stint with the Rajasthan Royals, whom he led to victory in the first […]

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Jimmy Anderson wants to play IPL 2012

by staff on November 23, 2011

James Anderson, the spearhead of the England bowling attack in recent times, has made known his intention of playing in the IPL next year yesterday. Anderson also showed concern about the limited opportunities for English players in the cash rich tournament as England are usually involved in international matches during most of the IPL – […]

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1996 World Cup semi-final fixed: Vinod Kambli

by staff on November 19, 2011

Former Indian batsman Vinod Kambli who played for the national cricket team between the years 1989 and 2000 has claimed that the 1996 world cup semi final between India and Sri Lanka that was played in front of a packed house at the Eden Gardens was fixed. Kambli broke down in tears as he made […]

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The Eden Gardens has seen some wonderful batting from a particular pair in recent times. Right from that fateful 2001 test victory against Australia, Rahul Dravid and VVS Laxman have had their names etched in the Eden folklore. There is something special about this pair when the bat together at this venue and their consistent […]

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While there was good news for one Indian team, the other one collapsed out of the Champions League T20 on the penultimate group stage games of the tournament. Mumbai Indians made it through to the Champions League T20 semi-finals after the Trinidad and Tobago side defeated the Cobras, but Chennai Super Kings (along with Trinidad […]

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The Chennai Super Kings, who are the defending champions in the Champions League T20 2011, will go into their last game against the New South Wales Blues knowing that they are struggling to survive in the tournament. The Super Kings followed up their win over the Cobras with a loss against the Trinidad and Tobago. […]

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English county of Leicestershire and New Zealand’s Auckland Aces were both knocked out of the Champions League T20 when they lost both their games in the tournament qualifiers. Leicestershire went down to the Trinidad and Tobago rather easily in the first game that they played which meant that to qualify, they needed to at least […]

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Somerset may have qualified for the Champions League T20 qualifiers, but they may face an issue with respect to their squad for the tournament, as they may miss out on three of their most important players. Marcus Trescothick, their captain, will not travel to India to play in the tournament because of his issues with […]

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The Mumbai Indians will struggle in the forthcoming edition of the Champions League T20 after three of their main players may not be fully fit going into the tournament. It is still not known whether either of Sachin Tendulkar, Rohit Sharma and Harbhajan Singh, despite being named in the Mumbai Indians squad will be able […]

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