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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.

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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.

Jul 16, 2014

Cricket-India complaint threatens to sour relations with England

MUMBAI, July 16 (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.

Jul 12, 2014
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Jul 7, 2014

India drops plans for late 2019 Asian Games bid

MUMBAI (Reuters) – India has dropped its plan to submit a late bid for the 2019 Asian Games after failing to meet an extended deadline, the secretary general of the Indian Olympic Association told Reuters on Monday.

Hanoi was awarded the Games in November 2012 ahead of the Indonesian city of Surabaya but the Vietnamese capital stood down as hosts in April fearing the multi-sport event would not be financially viable.