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Friday, October 08, 2004
Australia well in command
BANGALORE, OCT. 7. Michael Clarke on-drove Zaheer Khan to the fence and then signalled to the dressing room for his baggy green cap. For a batsman of his calibre, the New South Welshman had been on 92 for far too long. It couldn't have been ...
Aggression pays in India
BANGALORE, OCT. 7. A cricketing day has several shades and hues, and like the elements of the weather, they keep changing, carrying the fortunes of the teams with them. There are periods of sunshine when the arena is lit up with exceptional ...
Clarke is a class act
During the build up to this series, a lot of words like `burnout', `fatigue', `staleness' and `slumps' were liberally used. All these words have something in common with the basic reference made either to the players' state of mind or their ...
THE GREG CHAPPELL COLUMN
Good start for Australia
The last summit left for Australian cricket in the modern era is to win a Test series in India. During the last 15 years Australian cricket has dominated the game as only the West Indies has managed to do before it. The West Indies though, ...
A promise kept
BANGALORE, OCT. 7. When Michael Clarke discarded his helmet and wore the baggy green he was just keeping his promise. Long summers back when Clarke faced his grandfather Raymond Fox in a Sydney backyard they struck an agreement. "He said one ...
Muller shocks Nalbandian
TOKYO, OCT. 7. Gilles Muller of Luxembourg upset second-seeded David Nalbandian of Argentina, 7-6(4), 3-6, 6-4 on Thursday to book his berth at the Japan Open quarterfinals. Top seeded Lleyton Hewitt also advanced after rallying from a first ...
Indian hockey at a crossroads
AMRITSAR, OCT. 7. The press box at the Sector 42 Stadium in Chandigarh was spacious. "No less than 145 seats have been marked for you," we were told by an enthusiastic volunteer. "Are we at a cricket match," joked a colleague. But we discovered ...
Racing : Motor
Samresh in lead despite modest score
INDORE, OCT. 7.Defending champion Samresh Jung produced a below-par score by his standard on Thursday, but given the way others shot, he should safely make it to the eight-man final in the 50m free pistol event in the 48th National shooting ...
Sports : General
Another National record by Tanya
NEW DELHI, OCT. 7.For the third successive year, Tanya Ganguly set a National record in the three-metre springboard diving but sadly her vastly-improved showing was pushed to the background after three meet marks were re-written at the Talkatora ...
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