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Saturday, April 09, 2005
THE PETER ROEBUCK COLUMN
It's just not cricket
Bowling down the leg-side has about as much appeal as a parking ticket. Proper cricket shots cannot be played to deliveries that land a yard outside leg-stump. Only rough and ready clouts can be attempted against offerings of this sort. ...
BY SOURAV GANGULY
Once again, batsmen will call the shots
It's great to be 2-0 up in a six-match series and we go into the third ODI well aware of the fact that we can seal Pakistan's fate in Jamshedpur. For, if we win on Saturday, the series will be all but ours. What gives me even more satisfaction is ...
Can Younis Khan do it again for Pakistan?
JAMSHEDPUR, APRIL 8. Younis Khan's return is expected to lend the much-needed stability to Pakistan's batting department, and the visiting team hopes its Bangalore Test hero will fashion a turnaround in its fortune in the six-match Pepsi Cup ...
Wet and wacky start to the Masters
AUGUSTA, APRIL. 8. Opening day at the Masters brought some familiar sights on Thursday first the rain, then the names atop the leaderboard that included defending champion Phil Mickelson and world No. 1 Vijay Singh. But don't get the ...
Plucky Fleming does the rescue act
NAPIER, APRIL 8. New Zealand captain Stephen Fleming batted two-and-half hours with an injured hand on Friday to help his side avoid defeat in the drawn first cricket Test against Sri Lanka. The match ended when bad light at McLean Park forced ...
Orissa outplays Karnataka
MUMBAI, APRIL 8. Orissa scored a thumping win over Karnataka in the BCCI all-India one-day knock-out tournament at the Brabourne Stadium here on Friday. Thanks to a blazing start provided by B.B.C.C. Mahapatra and former Test opener Shiv ...
Yuki makes final
NEW DELHI, APRIL 8. Yuki Bhambri outplayed the seventh-seeded Cheng-Peng Hsieh of Chinese Taipei 6-2, 6-2 to sail into the final of the ITF Asian under-14 tennis championship at the DLTA Complex here on Friday. Living up to his new found status ...
TN still in the hunt
KOLKATA, APRIL 8. Tamil Nadu XI put up an improved display to beat Bombay XI by a solitary goal and stayed in contention for a place in the semifinals of the Indian Oil all-India 110th Beighton Cup hockey tournament at the CC&FC ground here ...
Billiards & Snooker
Tamil Nadu is champion
JAIPUR, APRIL 8. Tamil Nadu, represented by Dr. P.D. Boaz, K.R. Venkataraman, K. Krishna Kumar, Sree Krishnan, Kirubakaramoorthy and C.D. Badrinath, clinched the T.P. Khosla Trophy, beating WBBA `A' in the final of the team-of-four duplicate ...
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