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  • Shane Jurgensen resigns as Bangladesh cricket coach April 28, 2014

    Dhaka: Bangaldesh cricket team's Australian coach Shane Jurgensen on Monday tendered his resignation in the wake of the national team's disastrous performance in the ICC World T20 where they even lost to minnows Hong Kong. Jurgensen took up the Bangladesh job permanently in February 2013 after being the interim coach for...
  • 'Kholi marry me!' Danielle Wyatt, member of England's women's cricket team, proposes to Virat Kohli on Twitter April 5, 2014

    Danielle Wyatt, a member of the women's cricket team in England, seems completely smitten by cricketer Virat Kohli and has proposed marriage to him on Twitter. This came soon after Kohli helped India secure a place in the ICC World T20 final on Friday. Danielle tweet got Twitter buzzing and not...
  • England made right decision to axe Pietersen, says Alastair Cook April 2, 2014

    England made the right decision to end Kevin Pietersen's international career when the batsman was axed in February, the country's test captain Alastair Cook was quoted as saying by British media on Tuesday. "Of course you think back and ask if it was the right decision given all that was going...
  • BCCI to speak to coach Duncan Fletcher on team's poor run: sources March 13, 2014

    Stung by the growing calls for sacking the Indian coach, the BCCI, it seems, has finally woken up and has decided to speak to Duncan Fletcher shortly - sources told CNN-IBN. CNN-IBN has learnt the board has decided to speak to the under-fire Fletcher on the sidelines of the forthcoming World...
  • Rahul Dravid best man to coach Team India: Sunil Gavaskar March 10, 2014

    Former captain Sunil Gavaskar on Monday lashed out at chief coach Duncan Fletcher and called for his immediate ouster while suggesting the name of Rahul Dravid as the next coach of the Indian cricket team. "For me, Duncan Fletcher would get 1.5 in a scale of 10 as far as his...
  • Is it time to show Duncan Fletcher the door? February 23, 2014

    The concept of coaching has changed over the years as the coaches are no more considered background staff and in every way are responsible for a team's success and failure. India in the past had never been tolerant with the coaches, Greg Chappell's sacking comes to mind after India's early exit...
  • Indian Blind cricket team tours Pak, hopes to improve ties February 15, 2014

    Karachi: Pakistan and India might have suspended bilateral cricket ties but the Indian blind cricket team which has reached Pakistan via the Wagah border is hoping to change this trend. Their captain Shekar Naik said that people in both nations were very passionate about Indo-Pak cricket matches and wanted to see...
  • Cricket going to have 11th Test nation? January 31, 2014

    The ICC Board has floated the idea of adding another Test nation to the existing ten during its two-day meeting in Dubai, ESPNCricinfo has reported. According to the report, the Associate nation winning ICC's Intercontinental Cup would play the lowest-ranked Test nation on a home-and-away basis. A win for the Associate...
  • West Indies refuse to play in Bangladesh, citing security concerns December 8, 2013

    Dhaka: Citing security concerns, the West Indies Under-19 cricket team Sunday declined to play Bangladesh U-19 in Chittagong, 242 km southeast of capital Dhaka. The visitors expressed their reluctance after a bomb blast Saturday night in front of their hotel in the seaport city Chittagong, where the West Indies team...
  • Afghanistan seek World Cup boost from India, Pakistan October 5, 2013

    Afghanistan coach Kabir Khan is pleading with India and Pakistan to help his team make an impact in their maiden World Cup appearance in 2015 in Australia and New Zealand. Afghanistan booked their place in the game's global showpiece by beating Kenya by seven wickets on Friday and now will look...
  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey October 5, 2013

    Catch the day's top stories with Bhupendra Chaubey on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: Election Commission announces poll dates for five states October 14, 2013

    Five states - Rajasthan, Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh, Delhi and Mizoram - will go to polls between November 11 and December 4. The counting of the votes in all the five states will take place on December 8. With the announcement of the election schedule, the model code of conduct has...
  • Mohammad Azharuddin agrees to coach Jammu and Kashmir August 23, 2013

    New Delhi: Former India captain Mohammad Azharuddin is ready for his second innings in cricket as the coach of the Jammu & Kashmir team, Firstpost.com reported on Friday. Azhar, as he is popularly known, has accepted the offer made by Jammu & Kashmir Cricket Association (JKCA) president, Farooq Abdullah; however, it...
  • Azharuddin offered to coach Jammu and Kashmir cricket team August 16, 2013

    New Delhi: Former Indian captain Mohammad Azharuddin has been offered the job of coaching Jammu and Kashmir cricket team and he was considering whether to take it up or not, a report said. According to the report, Jammu and Kashmir Cricket Association President Farooq Abdullah offered Azharuddin the position that has...
  • BCCI must quickly bridge the trust deficit it faces: Ayaz Memon August 14, 2013

    With three back-to-back overseas ODI series wins, India are peaking at the right time for the tour of South Africa. Is the Indian cricket team shaping up well after a poor 2012? Cricket analyst Ayaz Memon joined IBNLive readers for an interaction on the issue. Q. Will the IPL and BPL...
  • News briefs: Women’s tennis ball cricket team wins gold, men settles for silver in Jaipur August 11, 2013

    Rajasthan tennis ball cricket women’s team won the gold medal while the men’s team bagged silver medal at the 3rd west zone tennis ball cricket championship 2013 at Panaji. The tournament was organised from August 3 to 5. Sri Ganganagar: MG University students protest against unsatisfactory results The students of Maharaja Gangasingh...
  • Indian blind cricket team to tour Pakistan August 6, 2013

    Lahore: The body running cricket for the blind in Pakistan said on Monday it has persuaded its counterparts in India to come on tour in February next year. The trip would be the Indian blind team's third tour to their arch-rivals, the last coming in December 2011 when they lost...
  • Indian cricket has a bright future: Borde July 27, 2013

    Mumbai: Former India captain Chandu Borde said India has such an abundance of cricket talent today that it can easily field two national squads of equal strength. "We have so much talent in our country today that we can easily field two teams," Borde said while inaugurating a cricket academy named...
  • I will strive hard to bounce back: Harbhajan July 18, 2013

    Chandigarh: Shocked at constantly being ignored by the selectors, off-spinner Harbhajan Singh on Thursday said he would make every bit of effort in the next few months to make a comeback into the national side. "I will strive hard in the next 2-3 months and do every bit to bounce back...
  • India retain No.1 ODI ranking July 12, 2013

    Dubai: India's back-to-back title triumphs have helped the World Champions retain their top position in the ICC ODI rankings following the annual update of the list announced on Friday. After a successful ICC Champions Trophy campaign in England, India also emerged victorious in the just-concluded tri-series in the West Indies. The annual...
  • Deep Dasgupta in the running for Bengal coach's job July 4, 2013

    Kolkata: The CAB is likely to zero in on either former Bengal captain Deep Dasgupta or current Saurashtra coach Debu Mitra as the possible replacement of outgoing coach W V Raman. With Raman all set to return to his home state Tamil Nadu, the CAB bosses are searching for a worthy...
  • India to open Champions Trophy campaign against South Africa May 1, 2013

    New Delhi: India will begin their campaign in the the last edition of the ICC Champions Trophy with their Group B match against South Africa at Cardiff on June 6. The biennial tournament is being wound up as the ICC is unable to slot it in the crowded cricketing calendar. India...
  • TWTW: Cyrus Broacha takes on Italian marines, boxer Vijender Singh March 17, 2013

    Also on the show, Cyrus Broacha takes on the Australian cricket team and Pope Francis. ...
  • No concern over accommodation: Pak women's cricket team January 29, 2013

    Pakistan women's cricket team found itself embroiled in a controversy when media reports claimed they were put up in sub-standard accommodation in Cuttack. CNN-IBN found otherwise. ...
  • Odisha: ABVP protests against Pak women's cricket team visit January 22, 2013

    Bhubaneswar: The ABVP's Odisha unit on Tuesday protested outside the Bhubaneswar airport over the participation of the Pakistani cricket team in the upcoming women's world cup tournament. The activists protested outside the airport where BCCI members arrived earlier on Tuesday morning. They are to assess preparations for the matches. On Monday,...
  • Sana to lead Pakistan in women's cricket WC 2013 January 2, 2013

    Islamabad: The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has announced a 15-member women's cricket squad for the upcoming World Cup 2013 to be held in India later this month. The PCB retained Sana Mir as captain of the team while senior player Bisma Maeroof was appointed as her deputy, reports Xinhua. The Women's...
  • Parvinder Awana: Conquering against all odds December 10, 2012

    When the Indian cricket team was selected on Sunday, one man had particular reason to be pleased. Fast bowler Parvinder Awana has made a remarkable climb from the dusty bylanes of a UP village. ...
  • Pak blind cricket team captain discharged, apology from hotel averts row December 8, 2012

    Bangalore: The captain of the visually-impaired cricket team of Pakistan, Zeeshan Abbas, was on Saturday admitted to a hospital in Bangalore after he drank cleaning liquid that he mistook for water at breakfast before a match with Bangladesh. The incident threatened to escalate into a bigger crisis with some sections...
  • Bangalore: Pak blind cricket team captain discharged December 8, 2012

    Bangalore: The captain of Pakistan's blind cricket team, who was hospitalised on Saturday after mistakenly consuming phenyl, has been discharged. Before leaving hospital, Zeeshan Abbas said that he had consumed the liquid by mistake and that no one had given it to him. Meanwhile, the hotel where the incident happened...
  • Pak blind cricket team captain drinks phenyl, hospitalised December 8, 2012

    Bangalore: The captain of Pakistan's blind team was hospitalised in Bangalore on Saturday morning after he drank diluted phenyl by mistake. Police have claimed that Zeeshan Abbas consumed the diluted phenyl in a hurry after a hotel cleaning staff left the bottle on a table by mistake. Team manager Bilal...