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Monday, March 15, 2004
Bowlers will have to get their act together
ISLAMABAD, MARCH 14. On the placid, dry and the largely bald pitch at Karachi's National Stadium the batsmen held sway, even as the ball disappeared to the far corners of the field. A staggering 693 runs were scored in the first Samsung ODI ...
Well done, says Kalam
NEW DELHI, MARCH 14.The President of India, A.P.J. Abdul Kalam on Sunday congratulated the Indian cricket team on its memorable victory in the Karachi one-day International against Pakistan on Saturday. In a letter addressed to the Indian ...
Delight and relief for Wright
RAWALPINDI, MARCH 14. John Wright said India's thrilling five-run win over Pakistan in the first ODI in Karachi on Saturday resulted in a feeling of both "delight and relief.'' The Indian coach said, "it was a great way for us to start the ...
Somdev emerges champion
KOLKATA, MARCH 14.A double-fisted backhand return saw the ball take a whiff of the chalked line and fly out unchallenged to the advertisement board behind. The thud announced, like a clang of ceremonial gong, a `service break' and the completion ...
Hewitt, Agassi move up; Clijsters withdraws
INDIAN WELLS, MARCH 14.Two-time defending champion Lleyton Hewitt rolled to a 6-2, 6-3 victory over Thomas Johansson of Sweden in his opening match on Saturday night in the Pacific Life Open, just hours after fiancee Kim Clijsters withdrew ...
The Netherlands is champion
MADRID, MARCH 13. In a pulsating contest embellished by elegance and controlled aggression and counter-attacks, the Netherlands triumphed in the pre-Olympic hockey competition on a cloudy evening from a peach of a golden goal by Ronald ...
East Bengal, Dempo split points
KOLKATA, MARCH 14.It was status quo at the top as the leader East Bengal and second-placed Dempo Sports Club drew their 15th round NFL match goalless at the Salt Lake Stadium here on Sunday. The draw sees East Bengal three points clear of Dempo, ...
Thomas Cup, Uber Cup finals draw
BANGALORE, MARCH 14. The draw for the Mandiri Thomas Cup and Uber Cup finals, scheduled to be held from May 7, took place on Saturday in Jakarta. The host Indonesia has been drawn to meet China in the initial group phases of both the men's and ...
Sports : General
Chennai & Namakkal triumph
SIVAKASI, MARCH 14. While Chennai won the overall championship in the men's individual and team events, with 15 points and 10 points respectively, Namakkal won the overall championship in women's section in the individual and team events with 22 ...
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