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Saturday, October 09, 2004
An uphill task ahead of India
BANGALORE, OCT. 8. The Indian spinners Anil Kumble and Harbhajan Singh got the odd delivery to turn and jump in the last hour on Friday. A clear indicator that the dry, brown pitch at the Chinnaswamy Stadium here will be a difficult one to bat on ...
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India must raise its game or...
India has been outplayed in this match. Despite doughty contributions from tailenders young and old and a pitch likely to last as long as some marriages, the host faces heavy defeat at the Chinnaswamy ground in Bangalore. Nor is it any use ...
Pace is still the ace
BANGALORE, OCT. 8. Glenn McGrath wiped the sweat off his brow, pushed his hair back, walked back to the top of his run-up, head held high and straight, gait measured, and then steamed in. He was ready to look the sub-continental challenge in the ...
Sharapova enters final
TOKYO, OCT. 8. Wimbledon champion Maria Sharapova advanced to the Japan Open final on Friday with a convincing 6-2, 6-3 victory over Thailand's Tamarine Tanasugarn. Top seeded Lleyton Hewitt defeated France's Cyril Saulnier 7-5, 6-1 to set up ...
Aqeel and Vinod to vie for singles honours
NEW DELHI, OCT. 8. The spotlights may not be trained on him, but Aqeel Khan is not complaining. The 24-year-old Pakistani played with quiet efficiency while beating the 18-year-old Karan Rastogi 7-5, 6-1, 7-5 in the semifinals of the DSCL ...
Determined Pakistan wins series
AMRITSAR, OCT. 8. Two sensational strikes by Sohail Abbas and Rehan Butt sealed the fate of the India-Pakistan Dosti hockey series 2004 at the Guru Nanak Dev university ground here in front of a packed theatre. It may have been a working day in ...
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Sait, Patil set National records
NEW DELHI, OCT. 8.Saba Sait proved that she is more than just a pretty face. Twice on Friday, the Chennai girl set the pace unmatched by her challengers to come up with improved National records in the 50-metre breaststroke in the National ...
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