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Sunday, March 02, 2003
Ganguly all praise for Tendulkar
CENTURION, MARCH 1."I took strike because it was a high pressure game and Wasim (Akram) is a great bowler. Last World Cup also I had taken the strike,'' said Tendulkar. Skipper Sourav Ganguly praised Sachin Tendulkar for his outstanding innings ...
Windies loses humdinger despite Sarwan's heroics
CAPE TOWN, MARCH 1.Heroics of different arts of the game and involving two players surfaced at Newlands on Friday night. The West Indies' young and upcoming star, Ramnaresh Sarwan rushed from the surgeon's table with a couple of stitches on his ...
Sport rises above animosities
PRETORIA, MARCH 1. India and Pakistan cricketers made a goodwill gesture before the game to reduce mounting tension at Saturday's crunch World Cup match in Centurion. Players from the two teams lined up on the ground and shook hands, while ...
'I'm getting quicker and quicker'
PORT ELIZABETH, MARCH 1. Australia fast bowler Brett Lee believes his World Cup spell against Namibia was his quickest ever, but he still thinks he can bowl faster. Lee bowled two balls recorded at 98.67 mph during his six-over stint against ...
Kenya moves into Super Six stage
JOHANNESBURG, MARCH 1. Kenya achieved an unlikely dream and qualified for the Super Six stage of the World Cup with an emphatic 32-run victory over Bangladesh at the Wanderers Stadium on Saturday. There were heroes aplenty for the East African ...
England seeks to end drought against Australia
PORT ELIZABETH, MARCH 1. The `Punter's position has not changed a wee bit since he has driven the Pakistan pace trio away with gay abandon at `The Wanderers' on February 11. His team has defeated all teams in the ICC World Cup so far, but he has ...
Proteas ready to turn things around
DURBAN, MARCH 1. A good performance from World Cup host South Africa is just around the corner, according to its coach Eric Simons. The South African squad is in Durban to prepare for its Group B match against Sri Lanka on Monday, a game it ...
Aussies in line or a record
JOHANNESRBURG, MARCH 1. World champion Australia will confirm its place as one of the greatest sides of all time on Sunday if it beats England to record a 12th successive one-day International win. Victory in its final World Cup group game in ...
**Dilhara Fernando became the 27th Sri Lankan and the 267th player in LOIs to appear in 50 or more matches. **Aravinda de Silva, who was appearing in his 30th WC match, has equalled the record of former teammate Arjuna Ranatunga, for the ...
Hooper has no regrets
CAPE TOWN, MARCH 1. West Indian captain Carl Hooper, contemplating an early departure from the World Cup, said he had no regrets about a controversial policy to select only three specialist bowlers. ``We've employed this policy for the past ...
Anand defeats Leko
CHENNAI, MARCH 1. World Cup champion Viswanathan Anand showed outstanding skills blending tactics with sound positional understanding to defeat overnight leader Peter Leko of Hungary and move into the lead after six rounds in the 20th City of ...
Thrilling win for Maharashtra
CHENNAI, MARCH 1. A sense of apprehension enveloped the Maharashtra camp when skipper Hrishikesh Kanitkar tossed the ball to Iqbal Siddiqui with Indian Railways needing 40 for victory from 36 deliveries. Siddiqui had gone for 34 in his first ...
Convincing win for Punjab
CHENNAI, MARCH 1. Back for his second spell on a hot Saturday afternoon, Punjab paceman Vineet Sharma moved the delivery away, Laxmi Ratan Shukla's extravagant attempted drive only resulted in the ball finding the edge, and `keeper Pankaj ...
East Bengal downs Agragami
KOLKATA, MARCH 1.Former champion Kingfisher East Bengal has almost cemented the chances of regaining its second National Football League title. The city giant got the better of its local opponent, DTDC Tollygunge Agragami 2-0 in a 17th round ...
India 'A' clinches title
BANGALORE, MARCH 1. The India `A' team of Keshav Misra and Jasjeet Singh annexed the team event in the Eveready all-India amateur golf tournament at the Karnataka Golf Association course here on Saturday. Leading by two strokes after the first ...
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