In an AFP report "Age cannot wither [Sanath] Jayasuriya" ("Sport", March 1, 2007), published in some editions, it should have been stated that Jayasuriya has completed 10,000 ODI runs, and not overs.

In The Hindu Crossword 8849 (March 1, 2007), clue 20 Down was "The Russian lost building to one advanced in age (7)". The solution (March 2, 2007) was "Oldster". A reader points out that the clue should have been "The German lost building to one advanced in age (7)"

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