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  • Vernon Philander fastest South African to take 100 Test wickets 20-12-2013 05:08 PM

    Johannesburg: Vernon Philander became the fastest South African to 100 Test wickets on Friday, overtaking Dale Steyn by reaching the mark in his 19th match. Steyn took 20 matches. Philander removed Shikhar Dhawan at the start of India's second innings in the first Test at Johannesburg's Wanderers for the record....
  • Mohammad Shami records India's best fast-bowling debut 08-11-2013 04:39 PM

    It's difficult to recall when, if ever, did an Indian pacer bowled with the kind of fire Mohammad Shami breathed at the Eden Gardens on Friday. It not only decimated the West Indies, earned India an innings win inside three days and gifted Sachin Tendulkar a win in his 199th...
  • Mohammad Shami grabs Ishant's Test spot with both hands 06-11-2013 05:54 PM

    Not many called that: Mohammad Shami playing ahead of Umesh Yadav and Ishant Sharma in a Test match. But MS Dhoni had his cards sorted, close to the chest but sorted. And Shami turned out to be the ace in those cards with a four-wicket spell on debut at the...
  • Ravindra Jadeja completes 100 wickets in ODIs 30-10-2013 07:41 PM

    Nagpur: India allrounder Ravindra Jadeja on Wednesday touched a personal landmark of 100 wickets in one-day internationals as he dismissed two Australian batsmen to complete his century of wickets. Jadeja, who was expensive and was carted around by Australian captain George Bailey and Shane Watson grabbed both his wickets in...
  • CLT20: Rahane wins Golden Bat, Dwayne Smith Man of the Series 07-10-2013 08:43 AM

    New Delhi: Mumbai Indians' Dwayne Smith and Harbhajan Singh won the Man-of-the-Series and Man-of-the-match awards, respectively, after winning the Champions League Twenty20 (CLT20) title at the Feroz Shah Kotla stadium here on Sunday. With scores of 9, 63*, 48, 59 and 44, the in-form Smith bagged the Man-of-the-Series award. Harbhajan,...
  • Pravin Tambe living a fairytale life with Rajasthan Royals 05-10-2013 09:58 AM

    Little-known legspinner Pravin Tambe, who made his IPL debut at 41 years and 212 days - the oldest to do so in the league's short history, has fashioned Rajasthan Royals' maiden entry into the Champions League Twenty20 final, when his three-wicket spell plotted Chennai Super Kings' exit in the semi-final...
  • It was good to get Sachin Tendulkar's wicket early: Justin Langer 02-10-2013 09:48 PM

    New Delhi: Perth Scorchers coach Justin Langer was on Wednesday effusive in his praise for "star-studded" Mumbai Indians and said the presence of match-winners proved to be the difference between the two teams in the Champions League Twenty20 match. Riding on Rohit Sharma's blistering 51 not out and Dwayne Smith's...
  • Stuart Broad rejoices in 'amazing' Ashes win 13-08-2013 09:36 AM

    Chester-le-Street: Stuart Broad celebrated an "amazing" success after his match haul of 11 wickets saw England to a 74-run fourth Ashes Test win over Australia at Chester-le-Street on Monday. Australia, set 299 to win on the fourth day, collapsed to 224 all out with Broad taking six wickets for 50...
  • Onions takes nine wickets in an innings 17-08-2012 08:52 AM

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  • Dhoni points finger at Hambantota pitch 25-07-2012 10:31 AM

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  • Jayawardene lauds improved Perera 25-07-2012 09:30 AM

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  • Sehwag, Taylor fit for playoff: Simons 21-05-2012 08:25 PM

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  • Zaheer, Umesh calm Indian nerves 26-12-2011 08:40 PM

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