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GroupM Expands Sports and Entertainment Offering under New Global Agency Brand ‘ESP’
Business Wire IndiaGroupM, the world’s leading media investment management company, today announced it is expanding its sports and entertainment offering under a new global agency brand, ESP.

ESIPL Signs Multi-year Distribution Agreement with Airtel Digital TV
ESPN Software India Pvt Ltd (ESIPL) has signed a multi-year agreement with DTH arm of the leading telecom operator Bharti Airtel - Airtel Digital TV to enable distribution of the six primary channels of ESPN STAR Sports (ESS) in India - STAR Cricket, STAR Sports, STAR Sports 2, ESPN, STAR Cricket HD and ESPN HD on Airtel Digital TV

Injured Dernbach to miss ODI series against Australia
Pacer Jade Dernbach will not play for England in the remaining ODIs against Australia after he suffered a side strain during the second match at The Oval.

Banned Kaneria unlikely to play in Pakistan, says PCB
The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has said that it is highly unlikely that leg spinner Danish Kaneria will be allowed to play now even if he appeals against his ban over a spot fixing charge.

England cricketers to face HMRC quiz on tax loophole
England cricket stars would be facing an tax investigation into a loophole that could be saving players thousands of pounds a year.

'Banned for life' Kaneria accuses ECB of 'discrimination' and 'unfair treatment'
Pakistan leg-spinner Danish Kaneria, who is facing a worldwide life ban from all forms of cricket, has accused the England and Wales Cricket Board's (ECB) disciplinary panel of 'discrimination' and 'unfair treatment'.

Kaneria wants open appeal against ECB life ban for fixing verdict
Pakistan leg-spinner Danish Kaneria's has called for an appeal against a life ban imposed on him by the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB), for a fair trial.

Warne criticises ECB 'egoistic' treatment of match winner Pietersen
Defending his former Hampshire teammate over a retirement row, spin legend Shane Warne has criticized the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) over their treatment of Kevin Pietersen.

Jobless youngsters in UK to be taught cricket to keep them from crime
Around 10,000 Neets (Not in Education, Employment and Training) will be taught the basic skills of cricket to gain sports qualifications, which would keep them out of trouble, by cricket's charity organisation.

Former Pak captain Mushtaq Mohammad calls life ban on 'fixer' Kaneria 'harsh'
Former Pakistan captain Mushtaq Mohammad has said the life ban imposed on leg spinner Danish Kaneria by the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) for being involved in a spot fixing case is too harsh.

PCB to wait for Kaneria's appeal result before taking any action
The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has decided to wait for the result of the appeal which Test leg-spinner Danish Kaneria is going to file against the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) verdict which banned him for life for corruption, before taking any action against the spinner.

Ex-Pak cricketers express disappointment over Kaneria ban
Former Pakistan cricket legends have expressed disappointment over leg-spinner Danish Kaneria being given a life ban, but stressed the need for tougher action against fixing to avoid such incidents in the future.

Twenty20 has affected technique of Pak players: Shoaib Akhtar
Former Pakistan fast bowler Shoaib Akhtar believes Twenty20 cricket has damaged Pakistan cricketers immensely, affecting their technique and fitness.

Kaneria to appeal against lifetime ban for role in spot-fixing scandal
Disgraced Pakistan leg-spinner Danish Kaneria, who was banned for life from English cricket on Friday, has said he would appeal against the ban handed down to him by the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) for his role in a spot-fixing scandal.

Ex-Pak spinner Danish Kaneria found guilty of spot-fixing
Former Pakistan leg-spinner Danish Kaneria has been found guilty of two corruption charges of encouraging former Essex team-mate Mervyn Westfield not to play to the best of his ability. Paceman Westfield was sentenced to four months in prison in February for spot-fixing offences in 2009.

Cook says England 'ready to move on as a team' following Pietersen's abrupt ODI exit
Miffed over Kevin Pietersen's abrupt exit from all forms of one-day international cricket, England's ODI skipper Alastair Cook has said that even though the world class batsman will be missed, the side will move on as a team.

'Gloomy' Flower hopes KP doesn't regret choice to quit ODIs, T20s in future
England coach Andy Flower has expressed his sadness over Kevin Pietersen's decision to quit the shorter versions of cricket, and hopes the South Africa born batsman doesn't regret his decision in future.

Pak leggie Kaneria to appear before ECB hearing into spot-fixing scandal
Pakistan leg spinner Danish Kaneria will leave for London this Thursday to appear before the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) hearing into spot-fixing from June 18.

Pietersen reveals 'falling out of love with ODIs' as reason for decision to quit
Explaining the reason for his opting to no longer play one day cricket, England batsman Kevin Pietersen has admitted that he had fallen out of love with ODIs.

Boycott says Pietersen was stripped from captaincy in 2009 by ECB
England Test legend Geoffrey Boycott has added a new twist in the ongoing Kevin Pietersen row by claiming that the dashing batsman was sacked in 2009 as captain over the phone by England managing director Hugh Morris.

Former Pak captain Waqar Younis targets Australian bowling coach job
Former Pakistan captain Waqar Younis is eyeing the position of Australia's vacant bowling coach spot after Craig McDermott resigned from the post following the conclusion of West Indies series.

ESPN STAR Sports Grants Al Jazeera Sport Rights to Broadcast first ever LIVE Cricket Content
ESPN STAR Sports, the exclusive Asian rights holder for the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) domestic and home international matches, has announced an agreement with Al Jazeera Sport for the television broadcast rights of the Friends Life Twenty20 2012

Daring English plan to use Bradman's technical brilliance to overcome Ashes rival Australia
Former English cricketer Tony Shillinglaw, who is regarded as an expert on Bradman the technician, believes that England can use the Australian great's technique to defeat The Ashes rival in the near future.

CA's revamped Twenty20 Big Bash League to test fans' allegiances
The founder of Twenty20 cricket has applauded Cricket Australia (CA)'s rebooting of its domestic Twenty20 competition, the Big Bash League, as innovative.

ECB performance director backs Lions youngsters to play for England in future
England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) performance director David Parsons has backed youngsters in the 16-man Lions squad to tour Bangladesh next month to stake an early claim to a place in the 2015 World Cup team.

Spinners to decide fate of England-Pakistan series
Former Pakistani leg spinner Mushtaq Ahmed has predicted a tough competition between spinners of England and Pakistan when the two teams meet for an upcoming series in Dubai and Abu Dhabi.

ECB denies snubbing Sharjah due to previous match fixing links
The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) has denied reports that the Sharjah Cricket Association Stadium had been ignored as a venue for the series against Pakistan due to its previous alleged match fixing links.

England pacer Bresnan may return for Tests against Pakistan
England right-arm fast bowler Tim Bresnan has undergone surgery on his elbow, but is expected to be fit for the Test series against Pakistan in the new year.

Lord's set for stand-by-stand redevelopment
The Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) committee have revealed that they have dropped plans for a 400 million pounds major redevelopment of Lord's in favour of a gradual upgrade on a stand-by-stand basis.

Pak tightens anti-corruption measures to avoid match fixing possibility
Pakistan will reportedly send its own anti-corruption officer with the team to Dubai to face England next year.

No fallout between Pietersen, Swann over 'poor captain' comment: ECB
The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) has attempted to play down talk of any fallout between batsman Kevin Pietersen and off-spinner Graeme Swann over his "poor captain" comment in his autobiography.

Flower backs Cook to lead England to repeat ODI whitewash over India
England coach Andy Flower believes the growing maturity of captain Alastair Cook will prove vital to the team's success in next month's five-match ODI series against India.

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