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Wednesday, March 16, 2005
Crunch match for both teams
KOLKATA, MARCH 15. Pakistan holds the psychological edge going into the second TVS Cup Test beginning here at the Eden Gardens on Wednesday. The game's history is dotted with instances of teams coming through tough situations gaining in ...
Hopefully our luck will hold at Eden
Heroes one day, villains the very next moment. This is a typical over-the-top reaction you get in the sub-continent if you happen to be a cricketer. Till the fourth day of the Mohali Test, just about everybody in India and Pakistan had written ...
Bucknor standing the `Test' of time
KOLKATA, MARCH 15. Steve Bucknor will not feature in a Hollywood Western for sure. He would be the slowest draw in the Wild West. But then, the umpire who might seem to take an eternity before arriving at a decision is on the road to cricketing ...
Four-wkt. win for SBT
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, MARCH 15. State Bank of Travancore `B' scored a four-wicket win over Kingpins CC in the Thiruvananthapuram district `B' division cricket league at the Medical College ground here on Tuesday. SBT `B' restricted Kingpins to 176 ...
Qadir XI wins again
PATNA, MARCH 15. Riding on Humayun Farhat's 79, Abdul Quadir XI beat Kapil Dev XI by 63 runs in the second 30-over exhibition cricket match between veteran cricketers of India and Pakistan at Moin ul Haque stadium here on Tuesday. Farhat, who ...
Davenport bounces back
INDIAN WELLS (USA), MARCH 15. Overcoming gusty winds that sent sand swirling around the court on Monday, Lindsay Davenport beat Meghann Shaughnessy in the Pacific Life Open. No. 1 Davenport bounced back after losing the second set and came away ...
A day to forget for Aqeel
KOLKATA, MARCH 15. The opening round of the ONGC-ITF Futures' singles main draw turned out to be a double disaster for Aqeel Khan. The genial Davis Cupper from Pakistan, seeded second in the tournament, first lost a three-setter to qualifier Wang ...
Elia to lead
HYDERABAD, MARCH 14. V. Elia will lead the State team in the 61st senior National hockey championship for men. The Hyderabad Hockey Association (HHA) selected the team after a three-day camp. The HHA president, Mr. Umesh Kumar, thanked the ...
Rangaswamy Cup from March 17
HYDERABAD, MARCH 15. The men's 61st senior National hockey championship for the Rangaswamy Cup will be held from March 17 to 30 on astro-turf at Gachibowli and Begumpet Police Stadium, according to Mr. Umesh Kumar, IPS and president Hyderabad ...
Fransa edges past Mohun Bagan
MARGAO, MARCH 15. Fransa Pax survived a late charge to down Mohun Bagan 2-1 and opened its second leg campaign on a bright note in the ONGC 9th National Football League, played at the Nehru Stadium, here on Tuesday. Fransa, which beat the ...
Billiards & Snooker
Four Indians in quarterfinals
MALTA, MARCH 15. There are four Indians left in the quarterfinals of the 2005 IBSF World billiards championship - points format. On Monday afternoon after all seven Indians qualified from their groups, the last 16 draw was made on the basis of ...
Umesh shines in Vijaya Bank's win
CHENNAI, MARCH 15.G.N. Umesh (six for 15) starred in Vijaya Bank's nine-wicket win over Central Bank of India in the BSB inter-bank (Southern Region) cricket tournament here on Tuesday. Indian Bank won the table tennis team championship in the ...
Racing : Motor
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