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This year's edition of the Twenty20 Champions League tournament has been cancelled over security concerns following last month's Mumbai attacks, organisers said yesterday.

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As the game of musical chairs over venues continued yesterday, fresh doubt surrounded the participation of England's two strike bowlers. Wherever the Test series between India and England is played, it is still possible that Andrew Flintoff and Stephen Harmison will not be there.

India move test from Mumbai to Chennai

The Indian cricket board has switched the second test against England to Chennai from Mumbai in the wake of the Mumbai attacks.

PM backs Indian govenment over terror attacks

Gordon Brown tonight vowed a "vigorous response" to attacks in Mumbai which have left 78 people dead.

Pietersen angry after England let it slip

England 270-4 India 273-4 (India win by six wickets)

Parents pleaded with Indian media for help finding killer

Amid the heat and humidity of the monsoon season, Hannah Foster's parents sat in a packed room at the Press Club in Delhi and pleaded with the Indian media to help track down their daughter's killer.

Vaughan concern for slumping England

Michael Vaughan fears for England's fortunes in the coming Test series against India if they cannot reverse their run of successive defeats in the one-dayers.

On the Front Foot: Middlesex are caught in the middle of a right muddle

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Ponting leads Australia fightback

Battling half-centuries from Matthew Hayden, Simon Katich, Ricky Ponting and Michael Hussey put Australia within striking distance of averting the follow-on in the third Border-Gavaskar Test against India in Delhi.

Ponting puts Australia in charge

A century from captain Ricky Ponting, his first in India, helped Australia assume command on the first day of the first Test in Bangalore.

India's female detectives track down Internet cheats

However splendid everything appeared about his daughter's prospective husband, something in the pit of her father's stomach told him that something was wrong. The groom-to-be seemed upright and deeply religious – which was important to the Sikh family – but still, there was something amiss.

Vaughan admits contract is 'lucky' break

Michael Vaughan yesterday confirmed what most England cricket supporters have been thinking for the past week – he was extremely fortunate to be given one of the 12 central contracts handed out by the England and Wales Cricket Board.

Leading article: India must reject the forces of extremism

The bombs that went off this weekend in Ahmedabad and Bangalore, killing dozens of people who happened to be passing by the bicycles and tiffin boxes in which these devices were planted, are a worrying reminder of the ethnic and religious tensions tearing at the fabric of Asia's largest democracy. The choice of the targets appears ironic, for Ahmedabad was the birthplace of Gandhi, while Bangalore has become the shiny symbol of a new, high-tech India.

India leaders appeal for calm after Gujarat bombs

India leaders have appealed for calm after a series of co-ordinated bombings ripped through Ahmedabad, leaving at least 45 people dead and more than 100 wounded.

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