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Aug 1, 2014

Pressure mounts on Jadeja following week to forget

MUMBAI (Reuters) – As India licked their wounds following the humiliating defeat to England at Southampton on Thursday, Ravindra Jadeja was probably hurting more than most after enduring a miserable week both on and off the field.

The 25-year-old, considered an all-rounder with his modest left-arm orthodox action and ability to wield the bat lower down the order, has been thrust into the role of lead spinner for a country that tends to build its attack around slow bowlers.

Aug 1, 2014

Cricket-Pressure mounts on Jadeja following week to forget

MUMBAI, Aug 1 (Reuters) – As India licked their wounds following the humiliating defeat to England at Southampton on Thursday, Ravindra Jadeja was probably hurting more than most after enduring a miserable week both on and off the field.

The 25-year-old, considered an all-rounder with his modest left-arm orthodox action and ability to wield the bat lower down the order, has been thrust into the role of lead spinner for a country that tends to build its attack around slow bowlers.

Jul 27, 2014
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Jul 23, 2014

Interview – Afghan chief promises World Cup upsets

MUMBAI (Reuters) – Afghanistan’s triumph over Zimbabwe on Tuesday was far from a surprise to the man who runs the game in the war-torn nation and he has warned cricket’s establishment to brace itself for more shocks at the World Cup next year.

The Asian greenhorns beat Zimbabwe by two wickets in Bulawayo for their second win against a test-playing nation in the 50-over format, following a 32-run victory over Bangladesh in the Asia Cup in March.

Jul 23, 2014

Afghan chief promises World Cup upsets

MUMBAI (Reuters) – Afghanistan’s triumph over Zimbabwe on Tuesday was far from a surprise to the man who runs the game in the war-torn nation and he has warned cricket’s establishment to brace itself for more shocks at the World Cup next year.

The Asian greenhorns beat Zimbabwe by two wickets in Bulawayo for their second win against a test-playing nation in the 50-over format, following a 32-run victory over Bangladesh in the Asia Cup in March.

Jul 23, 2014

Cricket-Afghan chief promises World Cup upsets

MUMBAI, July 23 (Reuters) – Afghanistan’s triumph over Zimbabwe on Tuesday was far from a surprise to the man who runs the game in the war-torn nation and he has warned cricket’s establishment to brace itself for more shocks at the World Cup next year.

The Asian greenhorns beat Zimbabwe by two wickets in Bulawayo for their second win against a test-playing nation in the 50-over format, following a 32-run victory over Bangladesh in the Asia Cup in March.

Jul 19, 2014
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Jul 16, 2014

India complaint threatens to sour relations with England

MUMBAI (Reuters) – As England paceman Jimmy Anderson faces the prospect of a ban following a complaint from India, relations between the sides are in danger of becoming seriously soured in the wake of the latest contentious issue involving the Asian powerhouse.

The International Cricket Council (ICC) charged England’s bowling spearhead under level 3 of the code of conduct for allegedly “abusing and pushing Ravindra Jadeja” during the opening test of the five-match series in Nottingham last week.