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Friday, November 05, 2004
THE PETER ROEBUCK COLUMN
Wankhede pitch an insult
Throughout this series the Indian camp has talked endlessly about pitches. Indeed it has been disconcerting to hear the hosts say so much about the surfaces and so little about batting and bowling. Suddenly it appeared that the supposed ...
I walk, therefore I am the Gilchrist principle
Adam Gilchrist did it again. Sure in his mind he had lost his wicket, the Australian vice-captain walked without waiting for the umpire's signal in the fourth Test against India in Mumbai on Thursday. Only the previous ball from Murali Kartik, ...
Wickets tumble like nine pins on day two
MUMBAI, NOV. 4. It was not the absence of a second medium-pacer alone that saw Rahul Dravid opt for Harbhajan Singh to open the bowling with Zaheer Khan. The pitch at the Wankhede Stadium was offering both bounce and turn on Thursday, and ...
A severe test of skill and temperament
MUMBAI, NOV. 4. A surface of brownish hue, the ball hissing off the pitch and turning at right angles, a ring of close-in fielders hovering around the bat in eager anticipation, vociferous shouts of `howzzat' breaking the hush that precedes the ...
China lifts Junior Asia Cup
HYDERABAD, NOV. 4. China won the Junior Asia Cup women's (under-21) hockey championship for the first time surprising the defending champion South Korea 3-2 in a golden goal rule in the final at Gachibowli Hockey Complex here today. The start ...
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