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Narine Undergoes Test again at Chennai, Returns to Kolkata, but skips KKR practice

After undergoing a repeat test for his suspect bowling action in Chennnai, Kolkata Knight Riders’ star spinner Sunil Narine arrived in the city but stayed away from the IPL team’s practice session on Friday as he was yet to get clearance. On Thursday, Narine had undergone the test at the International Cricket Council accredited centre Sri Ramachandra University for his ...

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ICC World Cup 2015 Opening Ceremony: More than 1 billion watched live globally

The 2015 cricket World Cup opening ceremony was held on Thursday, February 12, in Melbourne and Christchurch in Australia and New Zealand with Indian team represented by M.S. Dhoni and Virat Kohli. Besides players and fans, the ceremony was kicked off with performances by Jessica Hilda Mauboy, Tina Arena, Nathaniel and Daryl Braithwaite, while the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra showing the ...

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World Cup 2015 Certain to Boost ODI format: ICC chief

International Cricket Council (ICC) CEO David Richardson hopes the 11th World Cup will instil fresh energy into the One-Day International (ODI) format, whose popularity has been shrinking following the arrival of shorter Twenty20 version. Crowd figures in 50-over games have fallen in the recent past and there is a fear the concept will become irrelevant following the rise of T20 ...

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Star TV gears up for broadcasting World Cup 2015, adds 2 new channels, 4 more languages

The official audio-visual rights winner for ICC events from 2015 to 2023 Star India and Star Middle East are gearing up for the mega event with non-stop advertising stream on their respective TV channels, despite rumblings among advertisers over the timing of the key matches. This time, STAR TV is going more local as the live telecast will be available in ...

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