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Wednesday, March 19, 2003
Symonds, Lee do the star turn for Australia
PORT ELIZABETH, MARCH 18.Australia protected a small total with all force, fury and extraordinary catching skills to quell Sri Lanka's challenge in the first semifinal of the ICC World Cup at St. George's Park on Tuesday. When the rain came ...
This Cup is full of disappointments
DURBAN, MARCH 18. As it enters its decisive phase, the ICC Cricket World Cup reveals a shocking but steady decline in the game's quality. There has been a dearth of close contests and the format has also created a situation where top teams have ...
Pressure would be on India
The biggest impediment to India winning this World Cup will be India itself. If it believes it can win, it is the one team with the all round strength to win the final. Provided it gets past Kenya first. This will be one of those scary games. ...
Anand beats Morozevich in Rapid game
MONTE CARLO, MARCH 18 Leader Peter Leko's free scoring was checked by his Hungarian countryman Zoltan Almasi as 1-1 results dominated the proceedings of round three of the 12th Amber Chess Tournament being played at Vista Palace Hotel on ...
Two-wicket win for India `A'
KINGSTON, MARCH 18. India `A' defeated Jamaica by two wickets on Monday to keep alive hopes of qualifying for the Carib Beer cricket tournament's semifinals, which have been postponed by a week. The ninth-wicket pair of Lakshmipathy Balaji (28 ...
Sports : General
For God's sake, don't mix politics with sport
CHENNAI, MARCH 18. First Pakistan, now Malaysia, what next? Bangladesh? It is terribly disconcerting to note that sports is increasingly being used as a weapon by the Government to settle political and economic scores. The refusal to permit ...
Vijay Kannan rallies to win
MUMBAI, MARCH 18.Vijay Kannan's refusal to give up even when down for the count against seventh seed Jakub Hasek proved beneficial in the long run. The 23-year-old Indian scored one of his significant victories so far this year on the circuit, ...
Indian skeet shooters charged up
NEW DELHI, MARCH 18. After the euphoria of the exciting fare from Major Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore on the opening day, it will be up to the Indian trap and skeet shooters to retain the momentum in the shotgun World Cup, in progress at the Dr. ...
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