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Wednesday, June 16, 2004
The swashbuckler prefers the middle-order
BANGALORE, JUNE 15. On a hot day at Multan in March, Virender Sehwag slammed a six and traipsed past the 300 mark. His 309 is the highest individual score by an Indian batsman and it set the base for India's 2-1 Test series victory over Pakistan. ...
Probables list: Afridi out, Shoaib in
LAHORE, JUNE 15. Swashbuckling all-rounder Shahid Afridi has been dropped from the initial probables list for next month's Asia Cup in Sri Lanka, while express bowler Shoaib Akhtar finds a place subject to his passing a fitness test. The ...
Indians advance with ease
NEW DELHI, JUNE 15. The Satellite circuit is a tough grind. Richard Irwin of Britain, the energetic 18-year-old who had made it to the final of the first leg last week, had a first hand experience of it, as he bowed out in the first round of the ...
Agassi pulls out of Wimbledon
LONDON, JUNE 15.Former champion Andre Agassi pulled out of Wimbledon on Tuesday with a hip injury, tournament officials said. Agassi informed Wimbledon officials of his decision in a statement. "I have been struggling with a hip injury for the ...
Jugraj out of Olympics
NEW DELHI, JUNE 15."I am certain that he won't make it to the Olympics,'' said the President of the Indian Hockey Federation (IHF), K. P. S. Gill. "But the way Jugraj has come up, I am sure he will be back to his best in future,'' Mr. Gill ...
Delhi to host Indian leg opener
NEW DELHI, JUNE 15.Five years after India and Pakistan played in front of a sell-out crowd at the historic National Stadium, the two teams face off at the same venue in the opening match of the Indian leg of the eight-match hockey Test series, on ...
Larsson leads Swedish goal-glut
LISBON, JUNE 15. Sweden entered its opening Euro 2004 match careful not to underestimate its opponent Bulgaria. It paid off: it left with a stunning 5-0 victory, only its third ever in a European Championship final, and its best result at a major ...
India wins relay silver
IPOH, JUNE 15. India won a relay silver and added two more bronze medals to its tally on the concluding day of the 11th Asian junior athletics championships here on Tuesday. The Indian men's team of Pramod, Bacchu Durlav, R. Bangaraiah and ...
Billiards & Snooker
Rest of the World triumphs
MOSCOW, JUNE 15. Former World champion Viswanathan Anand drew his final round game with World No. 1 Garry Kasparov ensuring victory for the Rest of the World team against Armenia here o Tuesday. Anand completed the event with two wins, a lone ...
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