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Pune players will not suffer: Subrata Roy

Sahara supremo Subrata Roy on Tuesday said that the BCCI’s unfair treatment towards the Pune Warriors IPL franchise team members forced him to sever all ties with cricket. Roy, who hoped for a plausible solution to the issue between the … Continue reading

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Sangakkara, Prasanna foil Pakistan to earn draw

Kumar Sangakkara hit his eighth double hundred and Prasanna Jayawardene notched up a fighting century to thwart Pakistan’s hopes of victory to salvage a draw for Sri Lanka in the first Test. Sangakkara scored 211 during a marathon near eleven-hour … Continue reading

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Misbah blames sloppy fielding

Pakistan captain Misbah-ul Haq blamed sloppy fielding as the main reason for his team’s failure to win the first Test against Sri Lanka here on Saturday, saying it was the only negative to take from the match. Pakistan, led by … Continue reading

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Brendan Taylor century in vain as NZ win

For the second successive match, Zimbabwe captain Brendan Taylor hit an unbeaten century and finished on the losing side as New Zealand won the second one-day international by four wickets at Harare Sports Club on Saturday. Taylor made 107 not … Continue reading

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Preview: India vs England, 4th ODI

It’s been an interesting few days between matches in the India-England series. The action on field will resume with the fourth ODI, but the sound-bytes off-field have caused almost as much drama. While MS Dhoni took a not-so-subtle swipe at … Continue reading

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Majeed approached me, claims Afridi

Former Pakistan captain Shahid Afridi has revealed that the alleged bookmaker Mazhar Majeed, who is at the centre of a spot-fixing scandal since last year, approached him and tried to befriend him several times in the past. “He made several … Continue reading

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No central contracts for Gayle, Bravo and Pollard

Former captain Chris Gayle and all-rounders Dwayne Bravo and Kieron Pollard have been denied central contracts by the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) for 2011-12 season after the trio refused to accept them last year. Lendl Simmons and Denesh Ramdin, … Continue reading

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