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Thursday, March 06, 2003
Patil strikes a cautious note
CAPE TOWN, MARCH 5. Sandeep Patil is very realistic about the match, and Kenya's chances in the Super Six stage of the ICC Cricket World Cup. Even as he prepares himself for the glorious phase of Kenyan cricket, the former India coach expresses ...
Zaheer has come a long way
CAPE TOWN, MARCH 5. He is the strength and motivation of the Indian team. His smiling countenance radiates the man's intense desire to take wickets, because he does not bowl to contain. He bowls only to take wickets and this aggressive instinct ...
Why the Super Sixes won't be exciting
Unfortunately this World Cup has been spoilt by the conduct of the Western powers. An eagerly awaited competition that took a great deal of organising has been ruined by the posturing of senior teams. England and New Zealand must realise the ...
Rise and fall of the West Indies
JOHANNESBURG, MARCH 5. The West Indies players will soon return to their beaches and play dominoes. They will be far removed from the serious business of cricket they enjoyed playing while regaling crowds all over the world for many decades. ...
Akram feels it's time
BULAWAYO, MARCH 5. One of the world's greatest fast bowlers Wasim Akram will hang up his boots once he returns home, saying the time has come for him to `take a bow' following Pakistan's disappointing performance in the World Cup. ``The time ...
And now ... here is the Top Ten
The second best batsman in the world is on a flight home to the Caribbean, probably considering an unscheduled holiday around the time the second phase of the World Cup, leading up to the climax, hots up in South Africa. When Brian Charles Lara ...
South Africans will not let down World Cup: Ali Bacher
JOHANNESBURG, MARCH 5.The Chief Executive Officer of the ICC World Cup, Dr. Ali Bacher, said on Tuesday that South Africa would not let down cricket and the World Cup tournament even though the host nation had been eliminated from the ...
Tikolo's 56th LOI
** Steve Tikolo, playing in his 56th match, has become the most capped Kenyan player in LOIs. Thomas Odoyo, who did not play in this match, has so far appeared in 55 matches. This was the first time in six years and 5 months and in the last 50 ...
Now for a successor
LONDON, MARCH 5. The England selectors, on Wednesday, began their search for a successor to Nasser Hussain who quit as England one-day International captain immediately after learning that England had been knocked out of the World Cup. Hussain's ...
Pak needs someone like Sachin: Miandad
ISLAMABAD, MARCH 5. Pakistan is yearning for someone who can play cricket with even ``half the passion'' that Sachin Tendulkar has and the admission comes from no other than the India-bashing and pompous Javed Miandad. Licking the wounds of an ...
Four records rewritten on final day
CHENNAI, MARCH 5. Punjab and Central Reserve Police Force slugged it out on the final day to bag four gold medals each and shut out the others in the race for the top team honours. Punjab clinched the men's overall championship with 142 points ...
Exciting prospect on the cards
CHENNAI, MARCH 4. For the first time in Linares history there are four players in the race for the title and a tight finish is on the cards as the chess' premier competition draws to a close on Sunday. The 20th City of Linares chess tournament ...
Dasgupta's indiscretion costs Bengal dear
CHENNAI, MARCH 5. One false stroke and the match changed course. Takes us back to an old cricketing truth set batsmen have to finish the job. Bengal, in pursuit of Maharashtra's 236, was cruising at 174 for three when Deep Dasgupta ...
Karnataka wrests initiative
BANGALORE, MARCH 5. Debutant Sudhindra Shinde's good knock (84, 136b, 12x4, 1x6) helped Karnataka wrest a 103-run lead over Kerala on the second day of the Ranji Trophy Plate Division final at the Chinnaswamy Stadium. At close, the host posted ...
Tamil Nadu wins with bonus point
CHENNAI, MARCH 5. For a side that pulled off a sensational last-ball victory chasing Maharashtra's 254 at the same ground the previous day, Punjab's inept batting display against Tamil Nadu at the IIT-Chemplast ground on Wednesday did come as a ...
Titanium manages to beat AGORC
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, MARCH 5. Titanium, Thiruvananthapuram laboured to a 2-1 win over AG's Office Recreation Club, Chennai in the opening match of the second division National Football League South Zone preliminary leg at the Chandrasekharan Nair ...
Manav, Aparup bow out
BANGALORE, MARCH 5. Manav Jaini and Aparup Saikia failed to find their touch when it mattered most and bowed out of the Eveready all-India amateur golf championship at the KGA course here today. Jaini, a 19-year-old from Delhi, who had streaked ...
Smooth sailing for Cochin Port Trust
BANGALORE, MARCH 5. The coast seemed clear for Cochin Port Trust the moment the side set sail in the National League Volleyball Club championship at the Sree Kanteerava Indoor Stadium this evening. Up against local big cheese, AGORC, Port ...
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