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  • 2nd ODI: India hammer Sri Lanka with Ambati Rayudu blitz November 6, 2014

    India's batting dominance and penchant for successful chases continued in the second ODI against Sri Lanka on Thursday, as Ambati Rayudu celebrated his maiden ODI century to give India a 2-0 lead in the five-match series. Sri Lanka's competitive 274 looked minuscule in front of Rayudu's belligerence, who was promoted to...
  • Pak erred on Gul's overs, reckons Yuvraj December 28, 2012

    Ahmedabad: ManoftheMatch Yuvraj Singh on Friday said that Mohammed Hafeez's strategy to give Umar Gul an extra over earlier turned out to be decisive as it helped him target Saeed Ajmal at the death. Gul had bowled three of his four overs within the 16th over and it was Ajmal who...
  • Yuvraj helped us exceed our target: Dhoni December 28, 2012

    Ahmedabad: Yuvraj Singh's big hits in the death overs helped India score 10 runs in excess of what would have been expected, feels skipper MS Dhoni after the hosts registered a nervewrecking 11run win over Pakistan in the second T20 international here on Friday. "Yuvi was at his best; those big...
  • IndiaPakistan Ahmedabad T20 postponed by a day December 15, 2012

    New Delhi: The second T20 International between India and Pakistan scheduled for the 27th December to be played at the Sardar Patel Gujarat Stadium in Motera, Ahmedabad, has been rescheduled by a day. The game will now be played on Friday, 28 December 2012. The rest of the itinerary is...
  • I want the ball to turn from the start: Dhoni November 19, 2012

    Ahmedabad: India might have made merry at the Motera pitch while outplaying England in the opening Test but skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni was still not impressed with the track here and said he wants all the wickets to turn from the first ball itself. "I don't even want to see this...
  • India vs England, 1st Test: as it happened November 19, 2012

    Needing 77 to win, Virender Sehwag and Cheteshwar Pujara added 57 runs for the opening stand to make it an easy chase for the hosts. ...
  • Ind vs Eng, 1st Test, Day 3: as it happened November 17, 2012

    Trailing by 330 runs, Cook and Compton combined well to take the tourists in their second innings to 111 for 0 at stumps on day three at Ahmedabad....
  • Ind vs Eng, 1st Test, Day 2: as it happened November 16, 2012

    After Pujara's 206 not out propelled India to declare at 521/8, Ashwin and Ojha struck to reduce England to 41/3 at stumps on Day 2....
  • Tendulkar completes 23 years in international cricket November 15, 2012

    Ahmedabad: Sachin Tendulkar completed a mammoth 23 years in international cricket on Thursday when he took field on day one of the first Test against England at Ahmedabad. Tendulkar, who made his international debut against Pakistan on November 15, 1989, in Karachi, now has players of that age playing alongside him....
  • Motera, not a happy hunting ground for India November 14, 2012

    Ahmedabad: India have not won a single Test in seven years at Sardar Patel Stadium, venue of their seriesopener against England and the hosts would aim to reverse the trend and gain early initiative against the tourists. It was in December 2005 that India tasted their last Test win against...
  • IndWI, 3rd ODI: as it happened December 5, 2011

    India innings: 47th over: West Indies win! Ravi Rampaul does it again for West Indies, this time with the bat. The paceman takes four Indian wickets, including the last one of Abhimanyu Mithun to give his team a 16run win. A Mithun lbw b Rampaul 23 (16b) 44th over: Rohit goes and with...
  • Umesh Yadav aims to be India's McGrath December 4, 2011

    Ahmedabad: Inspired by Australian fast bowling legend Glenn McGrath, the newest addition to the Indian pace attack, Umesh Yadav, wants to be a line and length specialist. "I like Glenn McGrath personally. In my life I will try that I get as close as possible to his bowling," Yadav said ahead...
  • No threat to Sri Lankan team in Ahmedabad: Guj cops November 13, 2009

    Ahmedabad: Gujarat police on Friday said there was no specific threat of a terrorist attack on the Sri Lankan team which will be coming to the city on Saturday to play the first Test of a threematch series against India starting November 16. "There is no intelligence input of terrorist a...