Online edition of India's National Newspaper
Thursday, February 27, 2003
Yuvraj and Dravid prop up India
DURBAN, FEB 26. India's batting display, regardless of the recovery mounted by the lower half, was a testimony to the fact that the learning process is not yet over. Gifting wickets away, scampering for ones and twos after having set a furious ...
New Zealand cruises to victory
KIMBERLEY, FEB. 26.New Zealand cruised to a seven-wicket victory over Bangladesh at the World Cup on Tuesday to jump back into contention for a place in the Super Sixes. A hard-hit 75 by Craig McMillan set up the New Zealand run chase after ...
Caribbean officials visiting South Africa
ANTIGUA, FEB. 26More than a dozen Caribbean cricket officials arrived in South Africa to observe operations at the World Cup in preparation for the Windies World Cup 2007, authorities said on Wednesday. The 17 delegates arrived in South Africa ...
A great bowler's marvellous feat
PAARL, FEB. 25. The crafty bowler finally got his 500th victim on Tuesday. It has been a week of anticipation for Wasim Akram, Pakistan and his followers after his five-wicket haul against Namibia. The memorable moment arrived with the seventh ...
Bevan may get a hit...finally
POTCHEFSTROOM, FEB. 26.Michael Bevan hopes to make a belated appearance at the World Cup when defending champion Australia take on minnows Namibia in a Group A match here on Thursday. The left-hander has not had a chance to bat, bowl or take a ...
ICC scotches rumours
JOHANNESBURG, FEB. 26. The International Cricket Council (ICC) has dismissed rumours that its anti-corruption unit (ACU) was investigating Sri Lanka's upset loss to Kenya. The ICC said it had heard a news report suggesting that Paul Condon, the ...
S. Africa hopes to let off steam by thrashing Canada
EAST LONDON, FEB. 26.South Africa, seeking two straight wins to stay in the World Cup, will play minnows Canada on Thursday, beset by reports of dissension in the team and questions about veteran pace bowler Allan Donald's place in the team. ...
Books before batting for now: Jan Burger
POTCHEFSTROOM, FEB. 26. Namibia batsman Jan-Berry Burger hopes that his impressive performances at this World Cup will pave the way for a career in cricket, but only after he completes his education. The 21-year-old, popularly known as JB, is ...
Senior Pollocks to Shaun's defence
KIMBERLEY, FEB. 26.While the World Cup tournament rolled on in South Africa, and the nation's fickle fans screamed for captain Shaun Pollock to be replaced, two men close to his heart quietly went about their usual lives. His father is Peter ...
De Leede on top of Dutch heap
** Pakistan became the first team to play the Dutch thrice in LOIs. England had earlier met the Dutch twice. ** The 42-run partnership between Yousuf Youhana and Shoaib Akhtar was a record for the eighth wicket at this ground bettering the ...
IOB clinches title
GIDHARBAHA (PUNJAB), FEB. 26. Harihara Sudan came up with two three-pointers in the climax to clinch a thrilling 78-75 victory for Indian Overseas Bank (IOB), Chennai, over host Punjab Police in the final of the fourth Raja Porus all-India ...
Kramnik keeps lead
CHENNAI, FEB. 26 Two of the world's top three players, Viswanathan Anand and Vladimir Kramnik of Russia met in round four and played an energy conserving 16-move draw in the 20th City of Linares Super Category chess tournament at Hotel Anibal in ...
Agragami settles for a draw
KOLKATA, FEB. 26. DTDC Tollygunge Agragami stretched its undefeated run to six consecutive games, playing out a 3-3 draw against Hindustan Aeronautics Limited SC (HALSC) in a 16th round match of the Oil PSU VII National Football League at the ...
Salgaocar holds Churchill
MARGAO, FEB. 26. A controversial goal in the 73rd minute by substitute Sebastiao Endro helped Salgaocar to hold Churchill Bros to a 2-2 draw and split points in the Oil PSU National Football League at Nehru stadium here on Wednesday. After ...
Read Today's supplements: | Life | Metro Plus | Sci Tech |
Send: Comments to: email@example.com
Letters to the Editor to: firstname.lastname@example.org with full postal address
News: Front Page | National | Southern States | Other States | International | Opinion | Business | Sport | Miscellaneous | Index | Features: Life | Magazine | Literary Review | Metro Plus | Open Page | Education | Book Review | Business | SciTech | Entertainment | Young World | Quest | Folio |
Copyright © 2003, The Hindu. Republication or redissemination of the contents of this screen are expressly prohibited without the written consent of The Hindu