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Troubled Kenya out to make impression in World Cup (Team Profile, World Cup Countdown)
New Delhi, Feb 2 (IANS) Kenya, the first non-Test playing nation to play in the semi-finals of a World Cup, are battling poor form, lack of sponsors and shoddy governance, and are keen on making an impact in the 10th edition of the quadrennial event starting Feb 19 in the subcontinent.

Wednesday, February 02, 2011 4:31:09 PM

Fast bowlers will have a critical role in World Cup: Ashish Nehra (Interview, World Cup Countdown)
New Delhi, Feb 2 (IANS) India's death-overs exponent Ashish Nehra expects fast bowlers to play a critical role in the upcoming World Cup even though the wickets of the subcontinent are considered spinner-friendly.

Wednesday, February 02, 2011 4:25:42 PM

Decision review system won't please all teams: Dhoni
New Delhi, Feb 2 (IANS) India skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni feels that the introduction of the Umpire Decision Review System (UDRS) in the cricket World Cup won't make all teams happy.

Wednesday, February 02, 2011 3:20:09 PM

Dhoni backs Chawla to perform in World Cup
New Delhi, Feb 2 (IANS) India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni Wednesday defended the inclusion of Piyush Chawla in the World Cup squad saying the leg-spinner's experience of playing consistently in the domestic circuit would help the team in the tournament.

Wednesday, February 02, 2011 1:13:53 PM

Bangalore's Joshi takes lead in All India Amateur golf
Bangalore, Feb 1 (IANS) Teenager Khalin Joshi fired a four-under 68 to take the lead in the first round of the All India Amateur Championships at the KGA Golf Club Tuesday.

Tuesday, February 01, 2011 8:10:42 PM

Sports ministry to formulate National Sports Development law
New Delhi, Feb 1 (IANS) New sports minister Ajay Maken Tuesday said the government will come out with a National Sports Development Legislation that would force the sports federations to come down hard to age cheaters, dope offenders and handle cases of sexual harassment strictly.

Tuesday, February 01, 2011 8:05:16 PM

The team can perform under pressure: Dhoni
Mumbai, Feb 1 (IANS) Indian cricket captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni Tuesday said the team has always performed under pressure and it will be no different in the upcoming World Cup at home starting Feb 19.

Tuesday, February 01, 2011 7:52:21 PM

BJP's Shahnawaz Hussain appeals to ICC to reconsider Eden
Kolkata, Feb 1 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) national spokesperson Shahnawaz Hussain Tuesday appealed to the International Cricket Council (ICC) to reconsider the Eden Gardens as the venue of the India-England World Cup match keeping in mind not only the emotions of the cricket loving people of Kolkata, but of eastern India.

Tuesday, February 01, 2011 7:31:20 PM

Indian team wants to win World Cup for Tendulkar (Team Profile, World Cup Countdown)
New Delhi, Feb 1 (IANS) Sachin Tendulkar holds every conceivable cricket record in an illustrious career spanning over two decades, and the only thing missing from his portfolio is the World Cup. He makes no secret that he wants to be part of a victorious India team, playing in his record sixth and probably the last World Cup this spring.

Tuesday, February 01, 2011 6:56:15 PM

Playing at home motivates me: Virender Sehwag (Interview) (World Cup Countdown)
New Delhi, Feb 1 (IANS) Swashbuckling batsman Virender Sehwag says playing to 'pumped up' home crowds in packed stadiums 'motivate me' as he prepares for the coming World Cup like he does for all matches - by creating a 'virtual stadium in my mind'.

Tuesday, February 01, 2011 4:45:07 PM

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