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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Samit Patel pulls out of IPL auction to improve England Test chancesLondon, Dec 1: England all-rounder Samit Patel has withdrawn from the Indian Premier League (IPL) auction to focus his efforts on winning a place in the national Test side.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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Wilshere says Arsenal's returning WC heroes will kick-start their season

jack-wilshereLondon, Aug 21 : England midfielder Jack Wilshere has claimed that Arsenal's returning World Cup heroes from Germany would kick-start the club's season.  Read more »

FIFA rejects Barca's appeal against transfer ban

FIFALondon, Aug 21 : FIFA has rejected Barcelona's appeal against a transfer ban that would unable the club to sign players until January 2016 once the current transfer window shuts.  Read more »

Kallis to focus on IPL this season rather than Proteas' domestic cricket league

Jacques KallisJohannesburg, Aug 22 - South African all-rounder Jacques Kallis is highly likely to wrap up his illustrious cricket career with Twenty20 commitments in India instead of being a part of his home domestic team Cape Cobras this season.  Read more »

Former New Zealand captain Daniel Vettori to play in Champions Trophy

Daniel VettoriFormer New Zealand captain Daniel Vettori will play for Northern Districts province at next month`s Champions League Twenty20 cricket tournament in India.  Read more »

'Eager' Button admits there is 'no better place' than Belgium for F1 to resume

Jenson-ButtonLondon, Aug 21 : McLaren driver Jenson Button has said that he is raring to get back on the track after the long summer break and admits that there is no place better than Belgium for the championship to resume.  Read more »

Lewis Hamilton compares 'intense' F1 battle with Rosberg to poker

Lewis-HamiltonLondon, Aug 20 : British Formula One racing driver Lewis Hamiton compares his Formula One title battle with Mercedes team-mate Nico Roseberg to a game of poker and thinks that it is more 'intense' than his earlier fights.  Read more »