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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Samit Patel pulls out of IPL auction to improve England Test chancesLondon, Dec 1: England all-rounder Samit Patel has withdrawn from the Indian Premier League (IPL) auction to focus his efforts on winning a place in the national Test side.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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Man U sign Daley Blind for 13.8 mln pounds from Ajax

Daley BlindLondon, Sep 02 - Versatile Netherlands international Daley Blind has moved from Dutch club AFC Ajax to Premier League side Manchester United in a 13.8 million-pound deal.  Read more »

'Excruciating pain' forced Gabriel Batistua to ask for leg amputation post retirement

Gabriel BatistutaLondon, Sep 01 - Former Fiorentina striker Gabriel Batistuta, who called time on his career in 2005, has revealed that he asked a specialist to amputate his legs following his retirement.  Read more »

Moores defends Cook, says skipper can be 'influential' batsman in ODIs

England cricket team coach Peter MooresLondon, Sep 02 - England cricket team coach Peter Moores has insisted that captain Alastair Cook can be an influential batsman in one-day cricket despite former England greats slamming the skipper for his approach.  Read more »

Varun Aaron to work under Glenn McGrath at MRF Pace Foundation

Varun AaronNew Delhi: India's fastest bowler Varun Aaron has started his 10-day training programme under Aussie legend Glenn McGrath at the MRF Pace Foundation as part of a tie-up between the BCCI and company.  Read more »

Miguel Oliveira finishes fourth at British GP in MotoGP

Miguel OliveiraSilverstone: Mahindra rider Miguel Oliveira missed a second top-three podium finish of the season by just five hundredths of a second at the British Grand Prix in Moto3 category of the MotoGP championship, here Sunday.  Read more »

Hamilton might consider quitting Merc due to increasing tension with Rosberg: Reports

Hamilton-RosbergWashington, Aug 26 : Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton is reportedly threatening to quit the team due to the clash that has been building all year between him and teammate Nico Rosberg, which reached its  Read more »