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Monday, October 11, 2004
THE PETER ROEBUCK COLUMN
India should find inspiration from bright moments of Test
Time does not permit the defeated Indians to spend long thinking about their performance against the Australians on that bald and lifeless pitch at Chinnaswamy Stadium. It is the nature of modern tours that the next day is spent at airports ...
Australia completes formalities
BANGALORE, OCT. 10. It possibly had to do with providing Shane Warne an opportunity to regain the record for most number of Test wickets. But Australia did itself no good by introducing spearhead Glenn McGrath as late as in the 13th over on the ...
A FEW QUICK WORDS - JAVAGAL SRINATH
The Indians' home record under threat
India's highly successful record as home combatant is under serious threat after the crushing defeat in the first Test in Bangalore. The Australians, aiming to conquer the Final Frontier, have invaded the first province without facing much ...
Is Pathan the answer to the quest for an all-rounder?
BANGALORE, OCT. 10. His curly hair made a re-appearance as he removed the helmet. Soon the gloves were off, and, as he began the lonely trek to the pavilion, sweat dripping down his forehead, Irfan Pathan winced in disappointment. He was, in ...
The Bangalore bogey continues
BANGALORE, OCT. 10. The crowd dispersed back home for a late Sunday lunch and as the players boarded their team bus and got back to their hotels, silence swept across the Chinnaswamy Stadium after five days of claps, cheers, clanging cymbals and ...
Novak wins Japan Open
TOKYO, OCT. 10.Jiri Novak won the Japan Open tennis title with a 5-7, 6-1, 6-3 victory over American Taylor Dent at Ariake Colosseum on Sunday.
Sania claims title
NEW DELHI, OCT. 10. The second-seeded Sania Mirza defeated the third seed Tiffany Dabek of the U.S. 6-3, 5-7, 6-3 in the final to clinch the singles title in the $25,000 ITF women's tennis tournament in Lagos (Nigeria) on ...
India salvages some prestige
HYDERABAD, OCT.10. For a change, the Indians were in no mood to be too friendly at least in the final 'Test' against Pakistan in the eight-match Dosti Series as they carved out a methodical 2-0 win at the magnificent floodlit Gachibowli hockey ...
Painful win for Beckham's England
LONDON, OCT. 10. It was a bad night for Italy and Portugal in World Cup qualifiers. And it wasn't all that great for England captain David Beckham. In South America, Argentina and Brazil scored crushing victories, the former beating Uruguay ...
Billiards & Snooker
Double for Shankara and Appoorwa
HYDERABAD, OCT. 10.R.M. Shankara of Indian Airlines and S. Appoorwa of LIC bagged a double each, winning the singles and doubles titles, in the men's and women's sections respectively in the World carrom championship in Colombo, according to ...
Racing : Motor
Schumacher reclaims Japanese Grand Prix
SUZUKA, OCT. 10.Michael Schumacher won his first race since August and 13th of the season on Sunday by claiming the Japanese Grand Prix in a return to his domineering form. The seven-time world champion won 12 of the first 13 races with ...
Sports : General
Joshna finishes runner-up
CHENNAI, OCT. 11.Gritty Joshna Chinappa's campaign in the KCC Perrier Centenary Cup squash tournament ended when she lost to the top seeded Rebecca Chiu of Hong Kong 9-0, 9-2, 9-3 in Hong Kong on Sunday. The gallant run of the Chennai girl ...
Rana signs off in style
NEW DELHI, OCT. 10.Puneet Rana brought the curtains down on the 58th National aquatic championship in great style. The 21-year-old shattered Deepak Kumar's National record in the 200m breaststroke by more than four seconds to fish out his third ...
Shankar corners glory
INDORE, OCT. 10. The Border Security Force's M. Shankar defeated the Indian Army's Sushil Ghaley in an all-armed-forces final in the men's 50m free rifle prone event in the National shooting championship at the Reoti Ranges here on Sunday. M. ...
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