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  • Assam beat Tripura by 7 wickets as opener Parvez Aziz shines November 7, 2014

    Kolkata: Opener Parvez Aziz scored 72 as Assam notched up a comfortable seven-wicket win over minnows Tripura in an East Zone leg match of the Vijay Hazare Trophy on Friday. Put into bat, Tripura managed a meagre 160 in 46.3 overs with Nirupam Sen Chowdhury scoring 50 and Yogesh Takawale chipping...
  • Michael Lumb becomes second Englishman to hit ton on ODI debut March 1, 2014

    North Sound, Antigua: Michael Lumb became only the second Englishman to make a century on his one-day international debut when he reached three figures against the West Indies on Friday. His superb century, however, failed to prevent England from losing their opening match against West Indies by 15 runs. Lumb, 34,...
  • Australia Ashes squad 'best of a bad lot' April 25, 2013

    Sydney: The recall of two 35yearold veterans for the Ashes shows the lack of quality coming through the Australian ranks, with the squad the "best of a bad lot", country's media said on Thursday. Selectors picked Brad Haddin and Chris Rogers, with five openers among seven specialist batsmen alongside just one...
  • Injured Tendulkar doubtful for Australia Test series September 20, 2008

    Mumbai: Sachin Tendulkar could miss the fourTest series against Australia starting in Bangalore on October 9 after he pulled out of the Irani Cup tie between Ranji Trophy Champions Delhi and the Rest of India due to stiffness in his elbow. "Sachin is still feeling slight stiffness in his elbow and...