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Samit Patel says ‘improved’ England has finally broken Indian hoodoo

Samit Patel says ‘improved’ England has finally broken Indian hoodoo London, Jan 14 : England all rounder Samit Patel has said the team has worked hard to improve and end their one-day losing streak against India on their home turf.  Read more »

Patel overlooks IPL riches to secure place in England Test squad

Patel overlooks IPL riches to secure place in England Test squadLondon, Apr 19  : Samit Patel, who chose not to play IPL to secure a Test place, has maintained he is 100 per cent happy with his decision to stay at home.  Read more »

Fit again Samit Patel ready to fight for England Test spot

 Fit again Samit Patel ready to fight for England Test spotLondon, Mar 13 : Nottinghamshire all-rounder Samit Patel is happy to be on his first Test tour, and is no longer willing to let concerns over his fitness stand in the way of his England ambitions.  Read more »

All rounder Patel’s ‘weight’ issues hindering England career

All rounder Patel’s ‘weight’ issues hindering England career London, Feb 15 : England all rounder Samit Patel's England career is in jeopardy due to him being overweight.  Read more »

Samit Patel pulls out of IPL auction to improve England Test chances

Samit Patel pulls out of IPL auction to improve England Test chancesLondon, Dec 1: England all-rounder Samit Patel has withdrawn from the Indian Premier League (IPL) auction to focus his efforts on winning a place in the national Test side.  Read more »

Two defeats at hands of India forces England to resort to sledging

Two defeats at hands of India forces England to resort to sledging London,
Oct 19 : England all rounder Samit Patel has said his teammates will
carry on sledging against the Indians to get them out of their comfort
zone.  Read more »

Samit Patel vows to ‘show right attitude’ to overcome weight problems

Samit Patel vows to ‘show right attitude’ to overcome weight problemsLondon, Oct 6 : Samit Patel has admitted for the first time that he was to blame for his weight problems that almost wrecked his England career.  Read more »

Samit Patel likely to replace Broad in Old Trafford ODI against Sri Lanka

Samit Patel likely to replace Broad in Old Trafford ODI against Sri LankaLondon, July 9: England fast bowler Stuart Broad has been dropped from the squad for today's fifth and final ODI against Sri Lanka at Old Trafford after weeks of struggling for form.  Read more »

Samit Patel’s appetite for runs revives England dream

 Samit Patel’s appetite for runs revives England dream London, Apr 28: Samit Patel has sent another reminder to England selectors with an impressive all-round display in his team’s County Championship Division One game against Worcestershire.  Read more »

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Crystal Palace stuns Everton 3-2 in Premier League

Scott DannJohannesburg, Apr 17 - Crystal Palace has stunned top-ranked Everton with a 3-2 away win on Tuesday in the English Premier League at the Goodison Park, denting the visitors' hopes of Champions League football next season.  Read more »

Miami business body opposes Becks' plans for 'port-side' MLS stadium

Miami business body opposes Becks' plans for 'port-side' MLS stadiumJohannesburg, Apr 16 : A local group are reportedly leading an opposition against England football legend David Beckham's plans of playing his new Major League Soccer  Read more »

'Man of the Match' Kallis stars in KKR's 41-run win over Mumbai Indians in IPL opener

Jacques KallisJohannesburg, Apr 17 - Retired South African all-rounder Jacques Kallis and his former teammate Morne Morkel have led the Kolkata Knight Riders to a comprehensive, 41-run victory against defending  Read more »

Cook reveals 'places up for grabs' in Test squad to face Sri Lanka in June

Cook reveals 'places up for grabs' in Test squad to face Sri Lanka in JuneLondon, Apr 16 : England captain Alastair Cook has revealed that there are places up for grabs in the Test squad to face Sri Lanka in June this year.  Read more »

FIA uphold decision to disqualify Ricciardo

Daniel-RicciardoParis, April 15 : International automobile federation (FIA) announced Tuesday that it will uphold the decision on Red Bull driver Daniel Ricciardo's disqualification from last month's Formula 1 Australian Grand Prix.  Read more »

Mahindra's Oliveira bags a point in GP of Americas

Miguel-OliveiraAustin (United States), April 14 : Mahindra rider Miguel Oliveira showed fighting spirit at the Moto3 Grand Prix of the Americas to emerge from a multi-bike first corner melee -- that eliminated teammate  Read more »